In Young Hwang

Research Fellow - National University of Singapore
In Young Hwang

In Young Hwang

Research Fellow - National University of Singapore

Biography

Dr. In Young Hwang received her PhD from the University of Auckland (New Zealand), in the field of cancer biology and therapeutics. She then joined the Institute of Medical Biology (IMB) at A-STAR, Singapore to continue her research in the field of cancer and stem cell. She has expanded her research interest to Synthetic Biology by working with Matthew Chang. She is currently a Senior research fellow at the National University of Singapore, leading therapeutic cell and mammalian synthetic biology research clusters at the Synthetic Biology for Clinical and Technological Innovation (SynCTI). Dr Hwang has recently published work in ACS synthetic paper in 2014 and Nature Communications in 2017, which involved engineering microbes to fight against human infectious pathogen. Her work was also mentioned in various media including Nature news and The Economist.