Dr Adrian Teo
Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), A*STAR
Dr Adrian Teo is currently a Principal Investigator at the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), A*STAR, and an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Department of Medicine, NUS. He obtained his B.Sc. (1st Class) from NUS and then worked on human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) with Ray Dunn, Ph.D., and Alan Colman, PhD at ES Cell International Pte. Ltd. In April 2008, he joined the laboratory of Ludovic Vallier, Ph.D., at the University of Cambridge to pursue his PhD under the AGS(O) scholarship and honorary Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship. After obtaining his PhD, Dr Teo joined the laboratory of Rohit Kulkarni, M.D. Ph.D., at Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, under a JDRF fellowship. At A*STAR, he runs the Stem Cells and Diabetes Laboratory with a major focus on differentiating human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) into pancreatic cells and cell types affected in diabetic complications.