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Research opportunities

The Xu lab welcomes applications from prospective Ph.D. students, research assistants, and research fellows (postdoctoral researchers). Potential applicants should first contact Dr. Jian Xu (dbsxj@nus.edu.sg). Formal applications for Ph.D. research scholarship should be directed to the Department of Biological Sciences (DBS) postgraduate program.

Fellowships available for research in Singapore

EMBO Fellowships

Applications are invited for short-term fellowships (application accepted throughout the year) and long-term fellowships (application accepted throughout the year).

Human Frontier Science Program

Applications are invited for long-term fellowships and cross-disciplinary fellowships.


Jian Xu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences &
Center for BioImaging Sciences
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore
14 Science Drive 4
Singapore 117543

Office: S1A #06-13B
Lab: S1A #06-19
Tel: (65)6516-7835 (Office)

Email: dbsxj@nus.edu.sg


We are located in the Lee Wee Kheng building (S1A), which is accessible by road from Science Drive 4, off Lower Kent Ridge Road. Click here for a searchable campus map.