Lok Shee-Mei

Dr Shee-Mei Lok is an Associate Professor in the Emerging Infectious Disease program, Duke-NUS Medical School. She was a National Research Foundation Fellow in year 2009 to 2014 and is now a NRF Investigator. She is a structural virologist specializing in X-ray crystallography and cryo-electron microscopy. Her research focuses on the structural changes of dengue virus during its infection cycle and the effect of antiviral therapeutics on the virus particle.

She obtained her PhD from NUS in 2004 specializing on x-ray crystallography. She did her post-doctoral training in Purdue University under the supervision of Prof Michael Rossmann from 2004 till 2009. She served as visiting Assistant Professor in Baylor College of Medicine in the year 2010 in the laboratory of Prof Wah Chiu.