Ong Eng Shi

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Telephone: +65 6499 4513
Research Background:
Biology, Chemistry,

Pillar / Cluster: Science, Mathematics and Technology


Ong Eng Shi pursued a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Bristol, UK. His main research interests lie in Green Chemistry for Analytical Chemistry and Metabolites Profiling.


  • PhD, Chemistry, University of Bristol, UK, 2004
  • MSc, Chemistry, University of Bristol, UK, 1994
  • BSc, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1994


  • Extraction technologies such as pressurized liquid extraction and pressurized hot water extraction.
  • Separation techniques such as gas chromatography, gas chromatography/mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography, capillary electrophoresis, tandem mass spectrometry and other analytical techniques.
  • Molecular mechanism and signal transduction pathway in the inhibitory effects of drugs, natural products and botanicals in animal or human cancer cell lines.
  • Evaluation of toxicity of drugs, natural products and botanical extracts in mouse/rat model with metabonomics investigation of urine.
  • Biomakers in human disease model with metabonomics.

Selected Publications