DR CHEW FOOK TIM
(11th SARC 2020 Faculty)
Associate Professor, Vice Dean (Faculty of Science)
Department of Biological Sciences
National University of Singapore
Dr Chew Fook Tim obtained his PhD from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1998. He was formerly a Research Fellow at the Department of Paediatrics, NUS before joining the Department of Biological Sciences (NUS) in July 2001. He is currently the Principal Investigator of the Functional Genomics Laboratories and an Associate Professor of the Department of Biological Sciences, NUS. He is also currently the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Science at NUS, taking care of the Undergraduate Curriculum and Student Life sections.
His laboratory has established itself to be a leading laboratory in the field of genetics, allergy and immunology, and has research collaborations and links with many basic academic research groups, allergen manufacturers / industry, regulatory bodies and clinicians worldwide. He has spoken widely around the world in his area of expertise and has published more than 150 scientific articles to-date and more than 300 international conference presentations. He is a popular speaker both locally and internationally with more than 200 invited lectures, speaking on topics ranging from genetics and genomics, allergens, asthma and allergies, environmental health, education, thinking, entrepreneurship, leadership, life sciences and biomedical sciences. He is also currently the lead scientific consultant to several companies in the field of genetics, allergenicity and immunology.