NISB Members


Research Group




Research Interest

Assoc Prof Surajit Bhattacharyya


  • Application of NMR in protein structure, interactions and drug design.


Asst Prof Shashi Bhushan


  • 3D structures of macromolecular protein complexes and their functions and mechanism.


Assoc Prof Curtis Alexander Davey


  • Nucleosome structure and stability, molecular recognition in chromatin and chromatin drug development.


Assoc Prof Peter Droge


  • Biological and structural functions of DNA, RNA and human embryonic stem cell.


Assoc Prof Gao Yonggui


  • Structure and function of ribosome, structure-based drug design, glycobiology towards biofuel and pathogen virulence.


Assoc Prof Julien Lescar


  • Structural biology, infectious diseases and structure-based drug design.



Assoc Prof Lim Sierin



  • Design, engineering, and development of hybrid nano/micro-scale devices from biological parts by utilizing protein engineering as assembly tool.


Assoc Prof Liu Chuan Fa


  • Chemical biology of biopolymers.


Asst Prof Alexander Ludwig


  • Mechanisms that establish and maintain apico-basal polarity of epithelial cells. Understanding how membrane compartmentalization controls cell polarity, on the cellular, molecular, and structural level.


Assoc Prof Luo Dahai


  • Study of the intracellular pathogenic RNA sensing and responding process.



Assoc Prof Ali Gilles Tchenguise Miserez



  • Molecular, physio-chemical, and structural principles from unique biological materials.


Assoc Prof Mu Yuguang


  • Molecular dynamics simulation method and data analysis (AI and machine learning) method development to investigate protein-drug, RNA/DNA dynamics and folding mechanism, and DNA-protein and DNA-counterions interaction

Assoc Prof Oliver Martin Mueller-Cajar


  • Biochemistry and mechanism of CO2-fixation related machinery.


Prof Lars Nordenskiöld 


  • Chromatin biochemistry and biophysics: mechanisms and regulation of chromatin compaction.


Assoc Prof Konstantin Pervushin


  • NMR development and applications.


Prof Phan Anh Tuan


  • Combination of physical, chemical and computational methods to investigate and manipulate properties of biomolecules.



Prof Daniela Rhodes



  • Structure and function of chromatin and telomeres.


Prof James Tam


  • Design and development of therapeutics, biologics and immunologics of anti-infectives and synthetic vaccines.


Prof (Adj) Chandra Shekhar Verma


  • Structural/functional dynamics of biological molecules, peptide/anti-microbial design and virtual screening.


Asst Prof Wu Bin


  • Combination of biochemical, structural and cellular approaches to study specific innate immune signaling pathways.


Prof Yoon Ho Sup


  • Apoptosis; Molecular chaperones in cancer, malaria, and neurodegenerative diseases; Peptidylprolyl cis-trans isomerase (PPIase); NMR; Structure-based drug design.