Matthew Chang

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, NUS Medicine

A/Prof Mathew Chang is at the forefront of synthetic biology, leading a multi-disciplinary team of international researchers to develop medical solutions by re-programming cells to perform new and useful biological functions. His lab seeks to precisely edit the genomes of bacteria that live within the human body to create living medicine for a variety of diseases. Matthew’s biggest dream as a scientist is to be able to harness the power of science and biology to make a positive impact on human lives and help as many children as possible.