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We are a multidisciplinary team of engineers, biologists, and material scientists

passionate about guiding the nanoscale organization of cells & their components,

and determined to develop new technologies advancing health & life science.

Welcome to w.t.zhao Lab @ SCBE . NTU

We are actively looking for talents from diverse backgrounds.

Group  Updates  :

2022/09/14       #Celebrate# Sin Yi's FYP-URECA paper is awarded the Regional Winner for Asia in the Life Sciences of the Global Undergraduate Awards 2022. Congratulations to Sin Yi and her mentor Xinwen!


2022/09/01       #Farewell# Farewell to Jiawei returning back to China! We will miss you...

2022/08/15       #Paper# Our work on "Guiding Irregular Nuclear Morphology on Nanopillar Arrays for Malignancy Differentiation in Tumor Cells." is now published in Nano Letters as Supplementary Cover. Congratulations to Yongpeng! [DOI]

2022/08/15       #Welcome# Welcome Vivian to officially join us as Research Assistant!

2022/08/12       #Paper# Our collaborated work with other pioneering groups on "Biointerface design for vertical nanoprobes" is now published in Nature Review Materials. Congratulations to Xiangfu! [DOI]

2022/08/11       #Welcome# Welcome Wang Hao to officially join us as Ph.D. student!

2022/08/10       #Celebrate# Marie is awarded the prestigious NTU Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship!. BIG Congratulations!

2022/07/20       #Welcome# Welcome Marie to officially join us as Research Fellow!

2022/07/04       #Celebrate# Huanwen successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis! BIG Congratulations to Dr. Mu!

2022/05/31       #Farewell# Farewell to Benjamin moving to a new position in the industry! Congratulations!

2022/02/17       #Celebrate# Yongpeng successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis! BIG Congratulations to Dr. Zeng!

2022/02/08       #Paper# Our work on "Revealing the heterogeneity in neuroblastoma cells via nanopillar-guided subnuclear deformation" is now published in Nanoscale as Inside Front Cover. Congratulations to Yongpeng! [DOI]

2022/01/19       #Paper# Our work on "Patterning of Oncogenic Ras Clustering in Live Cells Using Vertically Aligned Nanostructure Arrays" is now accepted in Nano Letters. Congratulations to Huanwen! [DOI]

2021/12/13       #Grant# Our project on "Nanotopography Engineering for Deciphering the Cell Membrane Disruption by Antimicrobial Conjugated Oligoelectrolytes (COEs)" is funded by the Ministry of Education. Congratulations to the Team!

2021/12/01       #Grant# Our project on "Nanopillar-based Nuclear Grading for Digital Cancer Pathology" is funded by the NTUitive Pte Ltd. Congratulations to the Team!

2021/09/21       #Welcome# Welcome Mengya to officially join us as Research Fellow!

2021/09/01       #Welcome# Welcome Jesslyn to officially join us as Research Assistant!

2021/08/30       #Celebrate#  Congratulations to Li Qi for receiving the URECA Undergraduate Research Excellence Award  2021

2020/08/23       #Paper# Our collaborated work with 4 other pioneering groups on "Tutorial: using nanoneedles for intracellular delivery" is accepted in Nature Protocols. Congratulations to Huanwen! [DOI]


2021/08/16       #Welcome# Welcome Jiawei (Visiting Student)   to join us!

2021/08/05       #Welcome# Welcome Xiangfu (Ph.D student) and Lizhen (Master Student) to join us!

2021/08/01       #Media# Dr. Zhao joined Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) as a Co-PI. [link]

2021/07/01       #Grant# We are part of the team funded by the Ministry of Education Tier 3 Project!

2021/06/01       #Welcome# Welcome Benjamin to officially join us as Research Assistant!

2021/04/01       #Grant# We are awarded the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Young Investigator Grant jointly with Dr. Xiaolei SU @ Yale and Dr. Francesca BOTTANELLI @ Freie Universität Berlin!

2021/02/03       #Celebrate# Congratulation to Xinwen for passing her PhD Qualify Exam!

2021/02/03       #Paper# Our collaboration work with Dr. Seok Woo Lee @ EEE in NTU on "Tear-Based Aqueous 

Batteries for Smart Contact Lenses Enabled by Prussian Blue Analogue Nanocomposites" is published in Nano Letters. Congratulations to Yongpeng! [DOI]

2021/02/01       #Welcome# Welcome Runbing to officially join us as Student Assistant!

2021/02/01       #Farewell# Farewell to Dr. Li returning back to China! We will miss you...

2021/01/02       #Welcome# Welcome Susanti to officially join us as Student Assistant!

2020/12/04       #Media# Dr. Zhao shared her experience on review writing in Nature Career. [link]

2020/12/16       #Grant# Our project on "Engineering the Nanoscale Membrane Topography to Pattern Oncogenic

Ras Clustering on Cell Membrane" is funded by the Ministry of Education. Congratulations to the Team!

2020/10/01       #Paper# Our work collaborate with Dr. Min Wu @ Yale on the intrinsically disordered region (IDR) of FBP17 is accepted in iScience. Congratulations to Yinyin, Xinwen, and Yongpeng! [DOI]

2020/09/18       #Celebrate# Sin Yi's URECA paper emerged as Highly Commended Entrant of the Global UA 2020. Congratulations to Sin Yi and her mentor Xinwen!


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Dr. ZHAO Wenting 

Assistant Professor

School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CCEB)
College of Engineering

Nanyang Technological University


Address: 70 Nanyang Drive Singapore 637457

Office:  N1.3-B3-10   

Lab:     N1.3-B3-23

Tel:      (+65) 6514-1028


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