American Journal of Biochemistry

American Journal of Biochemistry is a peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to provide an active forum to the global scientific community for publishing and disseminating high quality research work in the field of biochemistry.

Sierin Lim Lim

Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Biochemistry

Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Division of Bioengineering, Singapore

Research Areas

Biomolecules, Protein Engineering, Controlled Release, Nanomedicine


2000-2004Ph.D Biomedical Engineering, university of california, los angeles
1997-2000B.S.Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering option, university of california, los angeles


2007-presentAssistant Professor, School of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, nanyang technological university, singapore
2005-2007Postdoctoral Researcher, Chemical Engineering & Materials Sciences Department, university of california, irvine

Publications: Journals

[1]  Li Y, Widodo J, Lim S*, Ooi CP (2011) Synthesis and cytocompatibility of manganese (II) and iron (III) substituted hydroxyapatite nanoparticles. Journal of Materials Science, accepted.
[2]  Meng F, Jiang L, Zheng K, Goh CF, Lim S, Hng HH, Boey F, Chen X (2011) Protein-based memristive nanodevices, Small, accepted.
[3]  Peng T, Lim S (2011) Trimer-based design of pH-responsive protein cage results in soluble disassembled structures. Biomacromolecules, in press. [Journal][Free access]
[4]  Sana B, Johnson E, Sheah K, Poh CL, Lim S (2010) Iron-based ferritin nanocore as a contrast agent. Biointerphases 5(3):FA48-FA52 [Journal] Ranked 4th on the journal's Top 20 Most Downloaded Articles in Feb 2011[Link]
[5]  Dalmau M, Lim S, Wang S-W (2009) pH-Triggered disassembly in a caged protein complex . Biomacromolecules 10(12):3199–3206. [Pubmed][Journal] Highlighted on Biopolymers 93(2): iii (Feb 2010). [Journal]
[6]  Dalmau M, Lim S, Wang S-W (2009) Design of a pH-dependent molecular switch in a caged protein platform. Nano Letters 9(1):160-166 [PubMed][Journal]
[7]  Lim S, Springstead JR, Yu M, Bartkowski W, Schroder I, Monbouquette HG (2009) Characterization of a key trifunctional enzyme for aromatic amino acid biosynthesis in Archaeoglobus fulgidus. Extremophiles 13:191-198 [PubMed][Journal]
[8]  Dalmau M, Lim S*, Chen H, Ruiz C, Wang S-W (2008) Thermostability and molecular encapsulation within an engineered caged protein scaffold. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 101:654-664. *Co-first authors [PubMed][Journal]; issue"Spotlight" [Journal]; cover art for Dec 1, 2008 edition [Journal].
[9]  Schroder I, Vadas A, Johnson E, Lim S, Monbouquette HG (2004) A novel archaeal alanine dehydrogenase homologous to ornithine cyclodeaminase and mu-crystallin. Journal of Bacteriology 186:7680-7689 [PubMed][Journal]
[10]  Lim S, Schroder I, Monbouquette HG (2004) A thermostable shikimate 5-dehydrogenase from the archaeon Archaeoglobus fulgidus. FEMS Microbiology Letters 238:101-106 [PubMed][Journal]