Nanyang Assistant Professor, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine)

Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS)

[3] Farokhzad OC, Salvador-Morales C, Gao W, Zhang L, Chan JM, Langer RS. Particles with multiple functionalized surface domains. Patent Publication No.: US 2012/0156135 Patent licensed to Blend Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA.

[2] Alexis F, Zhang L, Chan J, Basto P, Levy-Nissembaum E, Langer R, Farokhzad OC. Poly (Amino Acid)-Targeted Drug Delivery. Patent Publication No.: US 2009/0074828 Patent licensed to Selecta Biosciences and BIND Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA.

[1] Chan JM, Langer R, Farokhzad OC. Endothelial Basement Membrane Targeting Peptide Ligands for Nanoparticle Delivery of Therapeutic Agents. Patent Publication No.: US 2011/0143993

[19] Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, Class of 2015

[18] Recipient, Singapore50 Celebration Fund Grant, 2015

[17] Science and Technology (STS) Forum 2015 Future Leaders Program (10 junior faculty around the world)

[16] MIT Technology Review TR35’s 10 Innovators Under 35 (Asia) 2014

[15] Prestige Singapore Forty Under 40 list 2013

[14] Recipient, 30th World Cultural Council Special Recognition Award (S$5,000 research grant)

[13] Recipient, Singapore Youth Award 2013 (S$8,000 community project grant)

[12] Recipient, Nanyang Assistant Professorship 2013 (S$1 million start-up grant)

[11] Winner, Junior Chamber International Singapore (JCI) Ten Outstanding Young Persons Of The Year 2013

[10] Winner, 2011-2012 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science (FWIS) National Fellowships (Singapore) (S$30,000 fellowship grant)

[9] Winner, Singapore Women’s Weekly Great Women of Our Time Award, 2010 (Science & Technology category)

[8] Honorary Fellow, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust, Cambridge University

[7] Christ College Scholar, Cambridge University

[6] S. W. Greig Prize for Natural Sciences Part II, 2005, Cambridge University

[5] 2005 College Prize (Christ’s College, Cambridge University)

[4] S. W. Greig Prize for Natural Sciences Part IB, 2004, Cambridge University

[3] 2004 College Prize (Christ’s College, Cambridge University)

[2] Sir Hans Kornberg Travel Award for Research, 2004, Cambridge University

[1] Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore B.S.-Ph.D. National Science Fellowship


Ph.D. in Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.
Advisor: Robert Langer, Sc.D., David H. Koch Institute Professor, MIT
& Omid Farokhzad, M.D., Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Harvard Medical School
Dissertation: Spatiotemporal Controlled Delivery of Nanoparticles to Injured Vasculature.

B.A., M.A., double First Class Honors in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
Christ’s College, Cambridge University, U.K.
Advisor: Richard J. Jackson, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge University
Dissertation: Reinitiation of Eukaryotic mRNA Translation After Puromycin-induced Termination.