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Molecular biologist

Filip Lim, Singaporean, Spanish molecular biologist. Recipient prize for journal article, Pfizer Foundation, 2001; fellow, Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation, 1989, 1992, European Molecular Biology Organization, 1989-1991, 1996, Spanish Ministry Of Science, 1995; scholar, Australian Commonwealth Board, 1985-1988.


Lim, Filip was born on April 5, 1963 in Singapore.


Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University Adelaide, Australia, 1988.


Research assistant Flinders University, Adelaide, 1983—1984. Phd fellow Adelaide University, 1985—1988. Research fellow European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany, 1989—1993, Harvard University, Children's Hospital, Boston, 1993—1995.

Visiting scientist University Valladolid, Spain, 1995—1995. Research fellow Centro De Biologia Molecular, Madrid, since 1996.


  • Achievements include patents for helper-free herpesvirus vector packaging system. Research in sequence and domain structure of yeast pyruvate carboxylase. Research in mechanism of oncogenic activation in viral ets protein.

    Research in high-titer packaging system for herpesvirus amplicon vectors. Research in demonstration of long-term persistence of Herpes simplex virus amplicon vectors by helper re-activation. Research in novel integrating retrovirus/Herpes simplex virus chimeric amplicon vector.

    Research in transgenic mouse Alzheimer'S disease model with brain tau filaments and lysosomal abnormalities. Research in high Efficiency in vivo gene transfer into Purkinje cells. Research in immortalised olfactory bulb glia and a retinal culture system demonstrating their neuroregenerative properties.