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researcher , science educator

Sho Tone Tom Lee, Myanmar science educator, researcher. Achievements include mechanisms of heavy metal resistance, receptor identification of parasite-host interaction and vaccine against Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) (United States of America and Taiwan patents); genomic research in parasitology, immunology and drug resistance.

Background

Lee, Sho Tone Tom was born on March 5, 1939 in Myikyina, Kachin, Myanmar. Son of Chan Tiak Lee and Pe-Chin Ho.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 1973.

Career

Assistant professor University Manitoba, Winnipeg, 1976—1988. Associate fellow Institute biomedical Sciences, Academy Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, 1988—1993, research fellow, since 1994, professor, since 1994, deputy director, 2000—2002, acting director, 2002—2003.

Achievements

  • Achievements include mechanisms of heavy metal resistance, receptor identification of parasite-host interaction and vaccine against Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) (United States of America and Taiwan patents). Genomic research in parasitology, immunology and drug resistance.

Membership

Member of Societies Parasitology, Immunology, Cellular and Molecular Biology (national research review board member 1989—2002, grants since 1988).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Calligraphy, poetry.

Connections

Married Chin Hwan Ivy Lee, November 23, 1964. Children: Dennis, Nancy.

father:
Chan Tiak Lee

mother:
Pe-Chin Ho

spouse:
Chin Hwan Ivy Lee

child:
Dennis Lee

child:
Nancy Lee