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Ngee Kiat (Jake) Chua

PhD Student at UNSW.

Ngee Kiat (Jake) Chua completed his Bachelor of Science (Honours) at UNSW Sydney with support from the UNSW Golden Jubilee Scholarship. In 2015, he undertook his Honours year under the supervision of Professor Andrew Brown, graduating with a First Class Honours and the University Medal in Molecular and Cell Biology. His Honours work contributed to a publication in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Now entering his fourth year, he has published as the first author in the Journal of Biological Chemistry and Science Translational Medicine. His first Journal of Biological Chemistry paper in his PhD was selected as Editors’ Pick, representing the top 2% of papers published in the journal. This work was featured in the journal in a special virtual issue ‘Focus on Australasia’ as one of the recent exciting advances from Australia and New Zealand, honoring the 2018 Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function. He has also presented in numerous local and international conferences, receiving poster and oral presentation prizes.

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See also: Academia University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Public Research university.

Details last updated 20-Dec-2019

Ngee Kiat (Jake) Chua News

Molecular destruction code found in an enzyme involved in cholesterol synthesis - 17-May-2019

Could be used to develop more effective drugs to lower cholesterol levels