Dr Guo Huili
Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), A*STAR
Huili Guo graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2005 with a B.A. degree in Natural Sciences. In 2011, she received the Ph.D. degree in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her lab focuses on RNA biology, with particular emphasis on how dysregulation of protein synthesis in the cell can affect human health and disease. Huili is an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore. She has been an Ambassador for the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programme run by the Singapore Committee for UN Women since 2013. Huili is a recipient of the L’Oréal Singapore For Women In Science National Fellowship (2014) and the President’s Young Scientist Award (2016). In 2018, Huili was named one of four emerging female stars in the STEM world by the Diversity Action Committee in Singapore.