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Geneticist , researcher

Winston Soon Guan Tan, Malaysian geneticist, researcher. Recipient Johan Setia Mahkota, Government of Malaysia, 2000; grantee, East West Center, Honolulu, 1972-1975. Member of Malaysian Fisheries Society, Malaysian Nature Society, Malaysian Society Biochemistry (life), Genetics Society Malaysia (life).

Background

Tan, Winston Soon Guan was born on December 28, 1947 in Malacca, Malaysia. Son of George Eng Siang Tan and Rose Yan Neo Chua.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 1968—1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1972—1975. Certified of Population Studies, University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1972—1975.

Career

Lecturer University Pertanian Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia, 1976—1985. Associate professor University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia, 1986—1994, professor, genetics, since 1995.

Membership

Member of Malaysian Fisheries Society, Malaysian Nature Society, Malaysian Society Biochemistry (life), Genetics Society Malaysia (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, gardening, travel.

Connections

Married Lucy Chooi-King Khor, January 3, 1974. Children: Ronald Bee Chuan, Randolph Bee Loong, Rebecca Bee Ee.

father:
George Eng Siang Tan

mother:
Rose Yan Neo Chua

spouse:
Lucy Chooi-King Khor

child:
Ronald Bee Chuan Tan

child:
Randolph Bee Loong Tan

child:
Rebecca Bee Ee Tan