Daniel LEE

Senior Lab Officer

Tel: +65 6319 4926

Email: dlee@imre.a-star.edu.sg

Senior Lab Officer, NanoBio Lab, Singapore, 2018-present

Senior Lab Officer, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Singapore, 2012-2018

Patent Associate, Exploit Technologies Pte Ltd, Singapore, 2010-2012

Senior Lab Officer, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Singapore, 2006-2010

Customer Service Manager, ST Assembly and Test Services Ltd, 2002-2004

M.Sc. in Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems Engineering, Nanyang Technological University and Ecole Superieure d'Ingenieurs en Electronique et Electrotechnique, France, 2006

Post-Grad Dip. in Business Administration, National University of Singapore, 1996

B.Sc. in Physics, National University of Singapore, 1989


  1. Y. Zhang, D. Y. S. Lee, A. Farwin, J. Y. Ying, “Sieve-Through Vertical Flow Platform for Efficient Liquid Exchange in Particle-Based Assays,” Analytica Chimica Acta, 1051 (2018) 94-102

  2. S. L. Kong, X. Liu, N.-A. Mohamed Suhaimi, K. Koh, M. Hu, D. Lee, I. Cima, W. M. Phyo, E. Lee, J. A. Tai, Y. M. Foong, J. Vo, P. K. Koh, T. Zhang, J. Y. Ying, B. Lim, M.-H. Tan, A. M. Hillmer, “Molecular Characterization of Circulating Colorectal Tumor Cells Defines Genetic Signatures for Individualized Cancer Care,” Oncotarget, 8 (2017) 68026-68037

  3. I. Cima, S. L. Kong, D. Sengupta, I. B. Tan, W. M. Phyo, D. Lee, M. Hu, C. Iliescu, I. Alexander, W. L. Goh, M. Rahmani, N.-A. Mohamed Suhaimi, J. H. Vo, J. A. Tai, J. H. Tan, C. Chua, R. Ten, W. J. Lim, M. H. Chew, C. A. E. Hauser, R. M. van Dam, W.-Y. Lim, S. Prabhakar, B. Lim, P. K. Koh, P. Robson, J. Y. Ying, A. M. Hillmer, M.-H. Tan, “Tumor-Derived Circulating Endothelial Cell Clusters in Colorectal Cancer,” Science Translational Medicine, 8[345] (2016) 345ra89

  4. N.A. Mohd Suhaimi, Y.M. Foong, D.Y.S. Lee, W.M. Phyo, I. Cima, E.X.W. Lee, W.L. Goh, W.Y. Lim, K.S. Chia, S.L. Kong, M. Gong, B. Lim, A.M. Hillmer, P.K. Koh, J.Y. Ying, M.H. Tan, “Non-Invasive Sensitive Detection of KRAS and BRAF Mutation in Circulating Tumor Cells of Colorectal Cancer Patients,” Molecular Oncology, 9[4] (2015) 850-860

  5. G. Xu, D. Y. S. Lee, H. Xie, D. Chiew, T.-M. Hsieh, E. Mohamed Ali, X. L. Looi, M.-H. Li, J. Y. Ying, “A Self-Contained Polymeric Cartridge for Automated Biological Sample Preparation,” Biomicrofluidics, 5 (2011) 034107

  6. D. Lee, P. Sukumar, A. Mahyuddin, M. Choolani, G. Xu, “Separation of Model Mixtures of Epsilon-Globin Positive Fetal Nucleated Red Blood Cells and Anucleate Erythrocytes Using a Microfluidic Device,” Journal of Chromatography A, 1217[11] (2010) 1862-1866

  7. G. Xu, T.-M. Hsieh, D. Y. S. Lee, E. Mohamed Ali, H. Xie, X. L. Looi, E. S.-C. Koay, M.-H. Li, J. Y. Ying, “A Self-Contained All-in-One Cartridge for Sample Preparation and Real-Time PCR in Rapid Influenza Diagnosis,” Lab Chip, 10 (2010) 3103-3111

  8. D. Lee, G. Xu, Y. Tng, K. Z. Htet, C. Yang, J. Y. Ying, “Large Distance Liquid Pumping by AC Electro-Osmosis for the Delivery of Biological Cells and Reagents in Microfluidic Devices,” Proceedings of SPIE, 6836 (2008) 68360A.1-68360A.14 (Invited Paper)

  9. D. Lee, G. Xu, H. K. Tay, C. Yang, J. Y. Ying, “Microfluidic Device with Asymmetric Electrodes for Cell and Reagent Delivery,” in Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 6415, Micro- and Nanotechnology: Materials, Processes, Packaging, and System III, edited by J.-C. Chiao, A. S. Dzurak, C. Jagadish, and D. V. Thiel, (Adelaide, Australia, 2006), pp. 64150U-1-64150U-6


  1. M.-H. Li, J. Y. Ying, G. Xu, D. Y. S. Lee, E. Mohamad Ali, T.-M. Hsieh, “Method and Device for Accurate Reagent Aliquot,” US Patent Granted in July 2017

  2. M.-H. Li, J. Y. Ying, G. Xu, Y. S. Lee, E. Mohamed Ali, T.-M. Hsieh, “Method and Device for Accurate Reagent Aliquot,” China Patent Granted on July 8, 2015

  3. J. Y. Ying, G. Xu, D. Y. S. Lee, “Microfluidic Separation System,” Singapore Patent Granted on August 19, 2010; Germany, France and UK Patents Granted February 2015