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Shee-Mei Lok

 

Shee-Mei Lok is a structural biologist and an Associate Professor in the Emerging Infectious Diseases Programme at Duke-NUS Medical School, who specialises in studying the structure of flaviviruses such as dengue in order to find and exploit ways to weaken them. This year Prof Lok was at the forefront of Zika virus research in Singapore as she uncovered important details about the virus' structure, which gave hope and arsenal to the researchers and scientists working to counter it. The National Research Foundation (NRF) recently featured Prof Lok's personal and academic journey in NRF's Scientists Profiles, which you can read here

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