Research DirectorInstitute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB)
Vinay Tergaonkar obtained his PhD (2001) from NCBS Bangalore through an international cancer society (UICC) fellowship for collaborative research at Tufts University, Boston, USA. He has been a fellow (2001-2004) and a special fellow (2004-present) of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America and conducted his postdoctoral studies at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California. He currently serves as Research Director at A*STAR’s Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) and Professor at the School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore. He serves on the Editorial Boards of 1) Science Advances (AAAS), 2) Molecular and Cellular Biology (American Society for Molecular Biology), 3) Biochemical Journal (Portland Press). Work from his lab has received international recognition including the British council development award (2014), the Premiers’ fellowship from Government of South Australia (2015) and University of Macau Distinguished Professorship (2019).