Lab Location: #7-12   Email: jayanthag@imcb.a-star.edu.sg  Tel: 65869697 

Jayantha Gunaratne obtained his Ph.D. in Biosciences from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan in 2003 where he received training on gas and liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry and NMR technologies. He has received several scientific awards including the prestigious Japanese Government International Graduate Scholarship, and Yasumasu and Inoue Foundation Young Scientist awards in Japan (2001 & 2003). In 2004, he was offered a postgraduate research scholar position at Scripps Institution, University of California San Diego, USA to pursue his postdoctoral work on genome annotation, proteomics and biochemical analysis in developmental biology. In 2007, he moved to Singapore as a founder member of the Mass Spectrometry and Systems Biology Laboratory in IMCB and pioneered the establishment of high-resolution advanced quantitative proteomics technology in Singapore. He is currently a Principal Investigator heading translational biomedical proteomics research in IMCB and also an adjunct Associate Professor in Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.