Associate Professor Eric Chun Yong CHAN

BSc (Pharm) (Hons), PhD, National University of Singapore

Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore
18 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543
Tel: +65 6516 6137
Fax: +65 6779 1554
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Professor Eric Chan is a pharmaceutical scientist and an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore (2011-current). Eric is appointed the Dean’s Chair Professorship in the Faculty of Science (2015-2018). He serves as a member of the Faculty Promotion and Tenure Committee (FPTC, 2016-2018) and an adjunct principal investigator at the Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS, 2016-2019). Eric is a registered pharmacist under the Singapore Pharmacy Council, Ministry of Health (2001 to current). He is an editorial board member of the international Journal of Chromatography B (Elsevier, 2008-current) and the grant review board member and referee panel for the Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) in Hong Kong (2013-current). Eric is also the Scientific Affairs Committee member of the International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSX, 2014-current) and a member of the American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET).

Eric was four times a recipient of the Faculty of Science Teaching Excellence Award and thrice the NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Award. Eric also received the Faculty of Science Young Scientist Award (2010) and Outstanding Scientist Award (2014). Eric was awarded the NUS Overseas Attachment Programme (OAP) and the National Medical Research Council (NMRC) research training fellowships at the Imperial College London (2008) and University of Washington (2012) respectively. Eric was Chair of the Department Safety Committee (2008-2011), Assistant Dean (Undergraduate Programmes, 2011-2013) and Vice Dean (Undergraduate Studies and Student Life, 2013-2014). Eric served previously as the editorial board member for the Journal of Proteome Research (American Chemical Society, 2013-2016) and Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry (Wiley, 2006-2016).

Prior to his tenure, Eric was an assistant professor (2006-2011) in the same department, senior market development manager (2004-2006) at Waters Corporation and group leader (2000-2004) at S*BIO. Eric earned his PhD in Pharmaceutical Science under the supervision of Professor Paul Chi Lui Ho at the National University of Singapore (2001). He obtained his Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy with Honors (1997) and Merits (1996) from the same department. His passion in science and research was nurtured at a young age by the inspiring teachers at the Hwa Chong Institution in Singapore.