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SEOW Wei Jie

Affiliation:

  • Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

Research Areas:

  • Epidemiology of chronic diseases
  • Environmental epidemiology, Biomarkers

Teaching Areas:

  • Cancer Epidemiology
  • Molecular Epidemiology

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

  • ScD (2013), Harvard School of Public Health
  • MSc (2011), Harvard School of Public Health
  • BSc (2007), National University of Singapore

Awards/Honours (Post-PhD):

  • National Institutes of Health Fellows Award for Research Excellence (2016)
  • American Association for Cancer Research Bristol-Myers Squibb Scholar-in-Training Award (2015)
  • American Association for Cancer Research Takeda Millennium Scholar-in-Training Award (2014)

Career History:

  • Assistant Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore (2016 - present)
  • Research Fellow, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, USA (2015 - 2016)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, USA (2013 - 2015)

Professional/Consulting Activities:

  • Program Committee Member for the AACR Associate Member Council (2016 - present)
  • AACR Molecular Epidemiology Group (2014 - present)
  • International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (2011 - present)

Major Publications:

  • Seow WJ et al, Association between GWAS-identified lung adenocarcinoma susceptibility loci and EGFR mutations in never-smoking Asian women, and comparison with findings from Western populations. Human Molecular Genetics. 2016.
  • Seow WJ et al, Telomere length in white blood cell DNA and lung cancer: a pooled analysis of three prospective cohorts. Cancer Research. 2014.
  • Seow WJ et al, Epigenome-wide DNA methylation changes with development of arsenic-induced skin lesions in Bangladesh: a case-control follow-up study. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis. 2014.
Assistant Professor
Email ephswj@nus.edu.sg
Tel 66011243

 

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