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【柔性引进人才】Prof. Peng Chen
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Chen Peng

Head, Division of Bioengineering

 

Assoc Professor

Division of Bioengineering

School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

College of Engineering

 

Email: CHENPENG@ntu.edu.sg

Phone: (+65)6514 1086

Office: N1.3-B3-08

Lab website: http://www3.ntu.edu.sg/home/chenpeng/

 

Education 

PhD (ElectEng) University of Missouri-Columbia 2002

MS Zhejiang University 1995

BS Zhejiang University 1992

 

Biography

Dr Chen completed his doctorate in electrical engineering with research focus on electrophysiology at University of Missouri in 2002. Then he did his post-doctoral training in Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University where he conducted research on nanopore based single-molecule sensing. In 2005, Dr. Chen joined Division of Bioengineering at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) as an assistant professor. He is now an associate professor of bioengineering. Dr. Chen’s group works at the interface of nanotechnology, biophysics, and biology in the efforts to develop novel biosensors and to study cell membrane physiology. He has published >50 papers in leading journals such as Advanced Materials, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Nano Letters, Physical Review Letters, Small, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, ACS Nano, Analytical Chemistry, Biophysical Journal, Journal of General Physiology, etc.

 

Research Interests

(Bio)nanotechnology, biosensors, membrane physiology, biophysics

 

Research Grant 

A*STAR Science and Engineering Research Council (2011-) [by A*STAR Science & Engineering Research Council (SERC)]

Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (2013-) [by MOE]

Academic Research Fund Tier 2 (2009-)

Academic Research Fund Tier 2 (2012-) [by MOE]

NRF Competitive Research Program (2008-) [by National Research Foundation (NRF)]

National Medical Research Council (2009-)

National Medical Research Council (2011-2014) [by National Medical Research Council (NMRC)]

 

Current Projects 

Angiotensin II receptors on adipocytes: study of the physiological functions and therapeutic potentials for metabolic diseases

De Novo Approaches for Glycobiology-driven Oligosaccharide Synthesis

Graphene Based Nanoelectronics and Its Applications in Biosensing

Investigating the Emerging Regulatory Roles of Apelin on Adipose Tissue Inflammation and Oxidative Stress, and the Implications in Metabolic Diseases

Printed Electronic Circuits and Components

To Win the War Against H1N1 Influenza A: Breaking Through the Limitations of Significant Side Effects and Resistance of Current Anti-Flu Drugs

Towards manufacturability of carbon nanotube-based printed electronics- Contact issues

Towards manufacturability of carbon nanotube-based printed electronics- Metallic and semiconducting SWNT separation and dispersion

 

Selected Publications

Sudibya HG, Ma J, Dong X, Ng S, Li LJ, Liu X, Chen P. (2009). Interfacing Glycoslyated Carbon Nanotube Network Devices with Living Cells to Detect Dynamic Secretion of Biomolecules. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 48, 2723-2726.

Chen P, Gu J, Brantin E, Kim YR, Wang Q, Branton D. (2004). Probing single DNA molecule transport using fabricated nanopores. Nano Letters, 4, 2293-2298.

Chen P, Mitsui T, Farmer DB, Golovchenko J, Gordon RG, Branton D. (2004). Atomic layer deposition to fine-tune the surface properties and diameters of fabricated nanopores. Nano Letters, 4, 1333-1337.

Yang Y, Udayasankar S, Dunning J, Chen P, Gillis KD. (2002). A highly Ca2+-sensitive pool of vesicles is regulated by protein kinase C in adrenal chromaffin cells. PNAS, 99, 17060-17065.