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Staff Profile: Amy Chou (Dr)


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Amy Chou (Dr)
Lee Wee Nam Library
50 Nanyang Avenue NS3-05-43
Nanyang Technological University
(S) 639798
(65) 6513-8550


Amy is a Manager with the Research Data Management Team. She provides advocacy on research data and related matters, conducts Data Management Plan workshops, and manages library guides and FAQs.

Educational Qualifications

  • PhD, Graduate School of Integrative Sciences and Engineering, National University of Singapore
  • BSc (Cell and Molecular Biology), Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore

Professional Experience, Specialisation & Memberships

Amy is a member of the Research Data Management (RDM) Team at NTU Library since Feb 2020. Prior to this, she was a Medical cum Scholarly Communications Librarian at the National University of Singapore, from 2016-2020. She gave talks on research data documentation and storage at Research Compliance and Integrity Townhalls and post-graduate lectures at the Faculties of Medicine and Engineering. Before entering librarianship, she spent a year as Scientific Officer at a clinical diagnostics laboratory, managing a research database and operations. She also has 8 years of post-doctoral research experience at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research. 

She is currently a member of the Research Data Access & Preservation (RDAPAssociation USA.

Skills & Interests

  • NICF - Data Governance and Protection (SF), NUS-ISS, 13-15 May 2020
  • Data Analytics and Visualisation for Managers, NUS SCALE, 18-20 Sep 2019
  • Research Data Access & Preservation (RDAP) Summit, Florida, USA, 14-17 May 2019
  • Australian Evidence Based Practice Librarians Institute, Sydney, Australia, 12-16 Nov 2018
  • Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) Research Training, Singhealth, 2016
  • ​Human Subjects Research, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative, 2015

Publications, Presentations & Works

Selected publications:

  • Pu FC, Kho SY, Low KK, Chou A. Researcher Unbound and National University of Singapore (NUS) Libraries' Evolving Role in Supporting University Research: Going Beyond Service. In Fernández-Marcial, V., & González-Solar, L. (Ed.), Cases on Research Support Services in Academic Libraries, 216-246. IGI Global, 2021. http://doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-4546-1.ch010 
  • Chou AM, Sem KP, Lam WJ, Ahmed S, Lim CY. Redundant functions of I-BAR family members, IRSp53 and IRTKS, are essential for embryonic development. Sci Rep. 7:40485, 2017. 
  • Chou AM, Sem KP, Wright GD, Sudhaharan T, Ahmed S. Dynamin1 interacts with IRSp53 protein and works with mammalian enabled (Mena) protein and Eps8 to regulate filopodial dynamics. J Biol Chem. 289(35): 24383-96, 2014. 
  • Chou AM, Sae-Lim V, Hutmacher DW, Lim TM. Tissue Engineering of a Periodontal Ligament-Alveolar Bone Graft Construct. The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, 21: 526–534, 2006.

Guides created by Amy