Dr. Lim Theam Soon
Dr. Lim Theam Soon is an Associate Professor at Universiti Sains Malaysia. His doctoral thesis on antibody phage display was conducted at Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics. He was a recipient of the International Society of Infectious Diseases Research Grant for early career researchers. He is currently serving on the editorial board of Communications Biology and Molecular Biotechnology. Dr Lim’s research focus is on the design and characterisation of human antibodies against various target antigens. His team also develops naïve and immune human antibody libraries for diagnostics and therapeutic applications. His research group also develops molecular methods to initiate mutagenesis for molecular evolution. Dr Lim’s current work focuses on the relationship of antibody gene usage in infectious diseases.