Joanne Chan S.H.

Peter KC Ong Adjunct Assistant Professor

Food Science and Technology Programme
c/o Department of Chemistry
National University of Singapore

Director (Food Safety Division), Health Sciences Authority

Email: chmcshj@nus.edu.sg

 

Educational Qualifications

Master of Science (National University of Singapore),

Bachelor of Sciences with Honours (National University of Singapore)

Current key appointment

Director (Food Safety Laboratory)
Co-chair, National Food Defence Laboratory Network – Chemical Subgroup
Member, Singapore Accreditation Council (1 Apr 15 – 31 Mar 18)
Chair, Council Committee for Laboratory Accreditation (1 Jul 16 – 3 Jun 18)
Member, Panel of Advisors – Chemical Metrology Division, HSA, Proficiency Testing Programme in Chemical Testing (1 Apr 15 – 31 Mar 17)
Head, WHO Collaborating Centre of Food Contamination Monitoring (29 Sep 16 – 29 Sep 20)
Head, ASEAN Reference Laboratory on Mycotoxins Testing (Current)

Expertise & Research Areas

Food Contaminants particularly mycotoxins & phytotoxins, Food Contact Materials and Food Authentication or Food Fraud

Selected Publications

  1. Chee Wei Lim , Tomoya Yoshinari , Jeff Layne , and Sheot Harn Chan, “Multi-Mycotoxin screening reveals separate occurrence of aflatoxins and ochratoxin A in Asian rice”, Journal Agriculture and Food Chemistry, 27 February 2015, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.5b00471.

  2. L. J. Bay,   S. H. Chan and   T. Walczyk, “ Isotope ratio analysis of carbon and nitrogen by elemental analyser continuous flow isotope ratio mass spectrometry (EA-CF-IRMS) without the use of a reference gas”, J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2015, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C4JA00284A.

  3. Ukena, T., Matsumoto, E., Nishimura, T., Harn, J.C, Lee, C.A., Rojanapantip, L., Mayteeyonpiriya, N., Suthilucksanavanish, K., Yamada, Y., “Speciation and Determination of Inorganic Arsenic in Rice using Liquid Chromatography-Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry: Collaborative Study”, Journal of AOAC International (2014),  Vol 97, No. 3, 2014, pp 1-10.

  4. Lim, C.W., Chan, S.H., “Single laboratory method validation comparing MS3 and FI/MS fingerprinting and quantitation strategies for the accurate determination of ochratoxins in beer”, World Mycotoxin Journal, 6(3), Aug 2013, pp 281-290.

  5. Li, A., Yat, Y.W., Yap, W.K., Lim, C.W., Chan, S.H., “Discriminating authentic Nostoc flagelliforme from its counterfeits by applying alternative ED-XRF and FTIR techniques”, Food Chemistry (2011), Volume 129 (2), pp528-532.

  6. Sun C, Chan SH, Lu D, Lee HM, Bloodworth BC, “Determination of isopropyl-9H-thioxanthen-9-one in packaged beverages by solid-phase extraction clean-up and liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry detection”,J Chromatogr A. 2007 Mar 2;1143(1-2):162-7. Epub 2007 Jan 10.

  7. Sun C, Leong LP, Barlow PJ, Chan SH, Bloodworth BC, “Single laboratory validation of a method for the determination of Bisphenol A, Bisphenol A diglycidyl ether and its derivatives in canned foods by reversed-phase liquid chromatography”, J Chromatogr A. 2006 Sep 29;1129(1):145-8. Epub 2006 Sep 1.

  8. Bloodworth, B.C., Chan, S.H., Chua, T.H., Yio, O.B., “Liquid Chromatographic Determination of trans-10-hydroxy-2-decenoic acid content of Commercial Products Containing Royal Jelly”, JAOAC Int. 1995; 78(4), 1-5.