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WELCOME to the BioMicroSystems Laboratory (Hoµ Lab)@ NTU, Singapore!

Established in 2018 and located at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) Novena campus, we are interested in exploring new frontiers and applications in biomedicine using microfluidics and biomimetic organ-on-chip technologies for advancing healthcare and precision medicine. As engineers, we collaborate extensively with biologists and clinicians in this interdisciplinary translational research to understand disease pathophysiology and develop novel biomarkers for disease diagnostics and risk stratification.

Research overview

LATEST NEWS!

17 June 2022
Congratulations to Prof Hou for receiving the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE) Early Career Award at the recent IUPESM World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (WC2022) held at Marina Bays Sand Singapore.

12 – 17 June 2022
Congratulations to Lingyan, Linwei, Sheng Yuan and Hong Boon for their splendid Oral Presentations at the IAMBE WC2022 conference held at Marina Bays Sand Singapore.

24 May 2022
Congratulations to Prof Hou for receiving the 2022 CoE Research – Young Faculty Award (Special Mention)! Check out the featured articles on NTU College of Engineering Facebook and Instagram pages!

24 May 2022
Congratulations to Prof Hou, Wan Wei and Hui Min for clinching the First place in the recent CoE Video Competition! They have also won the Top 5 Most Popular award as well, bringing home 2 trophies! Thank you everyone who have cast their votes for us! Check out the featured articles on NTU College of Engineering Facebook and Instagram pages!

15 May 2022
Congratulations to Lingyan for winning a $200 book prize at the A*STAR Advances in Cell and Gene Therapy (A*CGT) Symposium, for her selected talk “Integrated microfluidics for impedance-based cellular monitoring and real-time actuated sorting of single microcarriers”!

8 March 2022
Congrats to Chaykorn for his publication in Small! Check out his publication HERE!

17 February 2022
Congrats to Dr. Su Chengxun who has successfully passed her defense!

26 January 2022
Shengyuan’s publication in Small has been featured on WeChat! Check out the article HERE!

5 January 2022
Congrats to Shengyuan for his publication in Small! Check out his publication HERE!

10 December 2021
Congrats to Chengxun for her publication in Biosensors! Check out her publication HERE!

7 September 2021
Chengxun’s publication in Lab on a Chip has been featured on several media outlets!
Check them out here!:
Singapore builds 3D model to study cardiovascular diseases – by Biospectrum Asia
3D model to study vascular diseases – by Mirage News
Singapore researchers develop novel 3D model to study vascular diseases – by Vascular News
Novel 3D Model Aids Vascular Disease Research – by Labmate Online
新加坡研究人员开发了新的3D模型来研究血管疾病 – by e-Biotrade
3D model to study vascular diseases – by NTU
Radio Interview by CNA938

17 August 2021
Hui Min’s publication in Lab on a Chip has been featured on several media outlets!
Check them out here!:
南大研发芯片 可快速评估糖尿病患者血管健康 – by Zaobao
Assessing risk of vascular inflammation for diabetes patients – by Medical Xpress
Radio Interview by CNA938
Featured on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn – by NTU