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2018 new TU











Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Mechanobiology,
National University of Singapore

Cell Mechanics










涂庭源 (TU Ting-Yuan)

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醫工系 5748B


06-2757575 ext.63440







Integrated MechanoBioSystems Lab


• Ph.D., Institute of Mechanobiology,

 National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2015


• M.S., Institute of Applied Mechanics,

 National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 2009


• B.S., Department of Energy and AC&R,
 National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan, 2007


Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 2016-present

• Application Scientist, Clearbridge Biomedics, Singapore, 2014-2016

• Research Assistant, BioSyM, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), Singapore, 2010-2014

• Research Assistant, Institute of Applied Mechanics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 2009-2010


• Microfluidics

• Tumor Microenvironment

• 3D Cell Culture

• Circulating Tumor Cells

• Rapid Prototyping


  1. Jing Bai; Giulia Adriani; Truong-Minh Dang; Ting-Yuan Tu; Hwei-Xian Leong Penny; Siew-Cheng Won; Roger D Kamm; Jean-Paul Thiery. Contact-dependent carcinoma aggregate dispersion by M2a macrophages via ICAM-1 and β2 integrin interactions.Oncotarget, 2015, 6(28): 2529525307
  2.  Jing Bai*; Ting-Yuan Tu*; Choong Kim; Jean Paul Thiery; Roger D. Kamm. Identification of drugs as single agents or in combination to prevent carcinoma dissemination in a microfluidic 3D environment. Oncotarget 2015, 6(34):36603–36614 (* co-first author)
  3.  Heejin Choi; Dushan N Wadduwage; Ting Yuan Tu; Paul Matsudaira; Peter TC So. Threedimensional image cytometer based on widefield structured light microscopy and highspeed remote depth scanning. Cytometry Part A 2015, 87(1): 4960
  4. Ting-Yuan Tu; Zhe Wang; Jing Bai; Wei Sun; Weng Kuan Peng; Ruby Yun-Ju Huang; Jean Paul Thiery; Roger D. Kamm. Rapid prototyping of concave microwells for the formation of 3D multicellular cancer aggregates for drug screening. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2014, 3(4): 609–616. (back cover)
  5. Young K. Park; Ting-Yuan Tu; Sei Hien Lim; Ivan J. M. Clement; and Se Y. Yang; Roger D. Kamm. In Vitro Microvessel Growth and Remodeling within a Three-Dimensional Microfluidic Environment. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, 2014, 7(1), 15-25
  6. Ting-Yuan Tu*; Chang-Yu Chen*; De-Shien Jong; Andrew M. Wo. An integrated electrophysiological and optical approach for ion channel study in a microfluidic system enabling intra- and extra-cellular solution exchange. Sensors and Actuators B, 2013, 185: 496–503 (* co-first author)
  7. Amir R Aref; Ruby Yun-Ju Huang; Weimiao Yu; Kian-Ngiap Chua; Wei Sun; Ting-Yuan Tu; Jing Bai; Wen-Jing Sim; Ioannis K Zervantonakis; Jean Paul Thiery; Roger D Kamm. Screening Therapeutic EMT Blocking Agents in a Three-Dimensional Microenvironment. Integrative Biology, 2013, 5(2): 381–389.
  8. Chang-Yu Chen; Ting-Yuan Tu; De-Shien Jong; Andrew M Wo. Ion channel electrophysiology via integrated planar patch-clamp chip with on-demand drug exchange. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2011, 108(6): 1395–1403
  9. Chang-Yu Chen; Chang-Hung Chen; Ting-Yuan Tu; Cheng-Ming Lin; Andrew M. Wo. Electrical isolation and characteristics of permanent magnet-actuated valves for PDMS microfluidics. Lab on a Chip, 2011, 11(4): 733–737
  10. Chang-Yu Chen; Ting-Yuan Tu; Chang-Hung Chen; De-Shien Jong; Andrew M Wo. Patch clamping on plane glass—fabrication of hourglass aperture and high-yield ion channel recording. Lab on a Chip, 2009, 9(16): 2370–2380


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