Associate Professor


Subhra Kumar Biswas.jpgDr. Biswas  completed his Ph.D. in Biotechnology (Cellular Immunology) in 2002  at Banaras Hindu University, India. Thereafter, he was a postdoctoral visiting scientist at the Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche "Mario Negri", Milan (Italy) working in the group of Profs. A. Mantovani and A. Sica. During this period, he was awarded a fellowship of the Alfredo Lenardi and G. Pfeiffer Foundation (2003). His principal research contribution includes the first molecular characterization of tumor associated macrophages. In 2005, he joined the Bioinformatics Institute (A*STAR) in Singapore as Research Scientist (In-Charge) of the Cell Interaction group, before moving to Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), A*STAR in 2007 to head the Human Innate Immunity lab. Dr. Biswas is also an adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. Dr. Biswas research focuses on the biology of monocytes-macrophages and its role in human disease.