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Limsoon Wong is a provost's chair professor in the School of Computing and a professor in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore. Before that, he was the Deputy Executive Director for Research at A*STAR's Institute for Infocomm Research. He is currently working mostly on knowledge discovery technologies and is especially interested in their application to biomedicine. Prior to that, he has done significant research in database query language theory and finite model theory, as well as significant development work in broad-scale data integration systems. Limsoon has written about 150 research papers, a few of which are among the best cited of their respective fields. In recognition for his contributions to these fields, he has received several awards, the most recent being the 2003 FEER Asian Innovation Gold Award for his work on treatment optimization of childhood leukemias and the 2006 Singapore Youth Award Medal of Commendation for his sustained contributions to science and technology. He serves on the editorial boards of Information Systems (Elsevier), Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (ICP), Bioinformatics (OUP), IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Drug Discovery Today (Elsevier), and Journal of Biomedical Semantics (BMC). He is a scientific advisor to Semantic Discovery Systems (UK), Molecular Connections (India), and CellSafe International (Malaysia). He received his BSc(Eng) in 1988 from Imperial College London and his PhD in 1994 from University of Pennsylvania.