Shigeki SUGII


Shigeki Sugii leads the Laboratory of Fat Metabolism and Stem Cells as a Principal Investigator at the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB). Shigeki also holds a joint appointment at Duke-NUS Medical School. He was a Group Leader at Singapore Bioimaging Consortium (SBIC), A*STAR (2011-19) and at Institute of Bioengineering and Bioimaging (IBB), A*STAR (2019-2021), before joining IMCB. Shigeki graduated with B.S. in Agricultural Chemistry from Kyoto University, Japan and received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at Dartmouth Medical School, USA. He then moved to the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA to conduct his postdoctoral research with Prof. Ronald Evans. He is a recipient of Kakiuchi Yoshinobu Memorial Award from Japanese Society for Science and Technology Studies in 2009. Shigeki serves an executive committee member (Secretary) of Stem Cell Society Singapore and several other scientific committees. He was a co-founder of Celligenics Pte. Ltd. in Singapore.