Victor Joo Chuan TONG

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Affiliations

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS.
Research Manager, SAP, Singapore.

Education

Degree and Institution Year(s)
PhD, Department of Biochemistry, NUS 2007

Professional Experience

Position and Institute Year(s)
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS 2009-Present
SAP, Singapore 2012-Present
Principal Investigator, Data Mining Department, Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR 2008-2012
Assistant Department Head, Data Mining Department, Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR 2007-2012
Senior Innovation Advisory Board Member, Pfizer, Singapore 2009-2010
Co-Principal Investigator, Knowledge Discovery Department, Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR 2005-2007

Research Interest

* Computational immunology.
* Computational epigenetics.
* Development of structural databases for structure prediction and modeling.
* Designed libraries – Development of virtual combinatorial library for the design, management and analysis of small molecules.
* Protein-protein interactions.
* Computer modeling of biological systems.
* Complex systems analysis.

Selected Publications

  1. C. M. Song, P. H. Bernardo, C. L. L. Chai and J. C. Tong. (2009) CLEVER: pipeline for designing in silico chemical libraries. J. Mol. Graph. Model., 27, 578-583.

  2. J. C. Tong, P. T. J. Tan, E. C. Ren and A. A. Sinha. (2008) BEID: database for sequence-structure-function information on antigen-antibody interactions. Bioinformation, 3, 58-60.

  3. J. C. Tong and M. T. Tammi. (2008) Methods and protocols for the assessment of protein allergenicity and cross-reactivity. Front. Biosci. 13: 4882-4888.

  4. J. C. Tong, T. W. Tan and S. Ranganathan. (2007) In silico grouping of peptide/HLA class I complexes using structural interaction characteristics. Bioinformatics 23: 177-183.

  5. J. C. Tong, G. L. Zhang, T. W. Tan, J. T. August, V. Brusic and S. Ranganathan. (2006) Prediction of HLA-DQ3.2b ligands: Evidence of multiple registers in class II binding peptides. Bioinformatics 22: 1232-1238.

  6. J. C. Tong, T. W. Tan and S. Ranganathan. (2004) Modeling the structure of bound peptide ligands to major histocompatibility complex. Protein Sci. 13:2523-2532.