Dr. Ray Dunn and group members transferred to the Skin Research Institute of Singapore
on the 1st May 2020.
Dr. Ray Dunn obtained his Ph.D. in Cell Biology in 1999 from Vanderbilt University under the supervision of Brigid Hogan, PhD FRS. His thesis described how the TGFb-related growth factor BMP4 controls primordial germ cell formation in the early mammalian embryo. He then completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the laboratory of Elizabeth Robertson, PhD FRS at Harvard University, where he studied the growth factor Nodal and its intracellular effector proteins Smad2 and Smad3 during early axis formation and early germ layer patterning in the mouse. In 2004, he joined ES Cell International Pte Ltd as a Research Scientist in the Diabetes Group, eventually being named Program Manager in 2005. In July 2007, he was appointed as a Principal Investigator in the Institute for Medical Biology and Singapore Stem Cell Consortium. He also holds an Adjunct Assistant Professor position at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine at Nanyang Technological University (NTU).