- Scholarship in 2005 at University of Leeds
Ngai Yi Mok received his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Leeds in the UK. As an undergraduate Mok studied Chemistry and Pharmacology, going on to pursue Chemical Biology at master’s level, followed by a PhD in Computational and Medicinal Chemistry.
After his PhD studies, he worked in the Drug Discovery Unit at the University of Dundee, specialising his research in the application of computational chemistry in the discovery of drugs for neglected diseases.
He then worked at the Institute of Cancer Research in Surrey near London, UK. His work focused on the design and optimisation of chemical compounds that act as the active ingredient(s) in various potential anti-cancer therapies using a computational chemistry approach.
He is now with BenevolentAI.