NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering

MOK Yu Keung Henry

Research Areas
Brief Description of Research
1. Infectious Diseases
2. Structural & Chemical Biology
3. Protein Engineering
4. Protein Crystallization
5. Biophysics


My laboratory has been working on structural-functional relationship of proteins involved in host-pathogen interaction from bacterial type III and VI secretion systems of pathogenic bacteria using both Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and X-ray crystallography. My group has recently been awarded a MOE Tier 3 grant to work on structures and functions of salivary proteins in mosquitoes that are involved in enhancing transmission of dengue virus. These salivary proteins are potential vaccine and drug targets.