Ming Tatt Cheah

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Ming Tatt Cheah (simplified Chinese: 谢明达; traditional Chinese: 謝明達; pinyin: Xiè Míng Dá, born March 14, 1983) is a biologist specializing in immunology and genetics. Born and raised in Malaysia, Cheah attended Chung Ling High School, Butterworth, and later moved to the US, where he attended Yale University and graduated with an M.S./B.S. degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology in four years, after which he moved to Stanford University where he obtained his doctorate (Ph.D.) in Immunology. Cheah was also a recipient of Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Future Scientists Fellowship for his work on RNA splicing, and his contributing research was published in the May 2007 issue of Nature.[1]

Ming T. Cheah worked as an immunobiologist at the Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in the Stanford University School of Medicine before making a career change in 2014 as an associate at McKinsey (Atlanta office).