Bachelor of Science, National University Singapore, 1997. Bachelor of Science with honours, National University Singapore, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy, National University Singapore, 2005.
Company quartermaster sergeant Singapore Arm Forces, 1991—1994. Junior research fellow Institute Molecular Agrobiology, 1998—2005. Research fellow Institute Molecular & Cell biology, 2005—2008, senior research fellow, since 2008.
Associate University tutor Singapore Institute Management University, since 2006.
Member of International Society Development Neurosci., British Bio-chemical Society, British Society Development Biology, Society Development Biology, International Researchers Club.
Married Hoon-Hoon Tan, November 22, 2003. Children: Jing-Hui, Jing-Ying, Jing-Quan.