NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering

David Leong Tai Wei

Research Areas
Brief Description of Research
1. Novel biological mechanisms of nanoparticles
2. Nanosafety
3. DNA as an engineering material


1. Nanoparticle induced endothelial cell leakiness: Nanoparticles  
taking the easy way out. (Setyawati et al. Nature Comms 2013).
2. Epithelial mesenchymal transitions by a nanoparticle?
3. Measuring safety of nanoparticles in realistic 3D cell models.
4. DNA nanostructures for clean water applications.
5. DNA nanostructures as a nano-synthesis tool.
6. DNA nanostructures as cellular drug mules.
7. DNA nanostructures as precise tuned scaffolds as sensors.