Yue Wang

Senior Principal Investigator

A*STAR Infectious Diseases Labs (ID Labs)

Yue Wang obtained his PhD from the University of Minnesota in 1988. In 1989, he joined IMCB as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. He was promoted to Senior Scientist in 1993 to lead a group in the study and utilisation of equatorial microbial diversity to discover novel bioactive compounds. In 2010, he was promoted to Research Director, whose research revolves around studying the human fungal pathogen Candida albicans. On 01 April 2022, he joined A*STAR Infectious Diseases Labs as a Senior Principal Investigator to continue his research on fungal pathogens. For his outstanding research efforts, Wang was awarded the President’s Science Award in 2012.

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