NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering


Research Areas
Brief Description of Research
1. Human Nutrition.
2. Mineral and Trace Element Metabolism.
3. Inorganic Mass Spectrometry.
4. Isotope Sciences.


1. Element absorption and bioavailability.
2. Isotopic labeling of the human body for the assessment of element losses, turnover and requirements.
3. Systematics of iron isotope effects in the human body.
4. Assessment of iron requirements in major Asian ethnicities by stable isotope techniques.
5. Deciphering of the iron isotope message in human blood.
6. Exploration of calcium isotope effects as a possible tool for studying calcium metabolism in humans.