Ng Chen Seng


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Dr Ng Chen Seng received his Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology in 2008. He then further completed his Master and Doctorate of Science in Life Science from the Kyoto University (Japan) in 2014. After finishing his postdoctoral training in University of California Los Angeles and University of British Columbia, Dr. Ng started his faculty appointment as a Senior Lecturer in 2022 under the Division of Medical Biosciences, School of Science, Monash University. Dr. Ng has published numerous international peer-reviewed papers and most of these have been appeared in leading journals, including Cell Death and Differentiation, Autophagy, Journal of Virology, and PLoS Pathogens. 

Research interests

Dr. Ng's laboratory has a broad interest in the application of cutting-edge ideas and technology to the study of disease-relavant models. Major directions include innate immunity, virology, cell death, autophagy, signal transduction, and neuro-inflammation. Clinical issues of interest include autoimmune diseases, infection and inflammation.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Viral Immunology , Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences, Kyoto University

Viral Immunology , Master of Science in Life Sciences, Kyoto University

Research area keywords

  • Innate and Adaptive Immunity
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Pathogen recognition receptors
  • Virology

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