Dr. Minh Le
Scientific Co-Founder & Advisor
Dr. Minh Le graduated with an honours degree in Life Sciences from the National University of Singapore. She received a Ph.D. degree in Computational and Systems Biology from the Singapore-MIT Alliance under the guidance of Prof. Bing Lim and Prof. Harvey Lodish.
From 2010 to 2015, she worked as a postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Judy Lieberman at Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School in the United States of America. Dr. Le is well-recognized for her contributions to the field of microRNAs, extracellular vesicles, and cancer biology. She was one of the first three recipients of the L’Oréal Singapore for Women in Science National Fellowship. During her training at Harvard Medical School, she was awarded the prestigious postdoctoral Jane Coffin Childs Fellowship.
In her previous appointment, Dr. Le led a research group of more than 10 people at City University of Hong Kong. The group focused on the functions of extracellular vesicles in the cancer microenvironment and in the applications of red blood cell extracellular vesicles in anti-cancer therapies. Dr. Le is also a co-founder of the Hong Kong RNA club and the coordinator of the “Molecular Cell Biology” Vietnamese textbook translation project.
Dr. Minh Le is presently an Assistant Professor and the Graduate Program Director at the Department of Pharmacology at the National University of Singapore. She is also the Associate Editor of the Journal of Extracellular Vesicles.