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Boon Lim

Boon Lim

DPhil Student

COLLEGE: St Cross College


Boon is a DPhil student in Professor Wei Huang's and Professor Antonis Papachristodoulou's group. On top of his DPhil work,he has been active in the entrepreneurial and start-up scene within the UK and helped set up an Oxford spin-out company, Oxsed.

Research Interests

  • Synthetic biology
  • Microbiology
  • Cancer biology
  • Control theory

Current Projects

Diagnostic and potential treatment of colorectal cancer using engineered bacteria.