Awards & Achievements

Prestigious STaR Award Renewed for Prof Toshio Suda

April 29, 2019

Find out more about Prof. Suda’s first STaR award in 2014 here: https://www.csi.nus.edu.sg/web/prestigious-star-award-for-translational-research-awarded-to-two-csi-pis   Find out more about the NMRC awards here: http://www.nmrc.gov.sg/grants/talent-development/stria

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11th Hope Meeting with Nobel Laureates Inspires CSI PhD Student

March 7, 2019

Organized by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), the 11th Hope Meeting with Nobel Laureates was held in Okinawa, Japan from 4-8 March 2019. Shreya Kar, Presidents’ Scholar PhD student from Dr. Alan Prem Kumar’s group, was privileged to be selected to attend this meeting.At the Hope Meetings each year, outstanding graduate students are selected from countries and areas in the Asia-Pacific and Africa to converge for a time of dynamic discussions and the opportunity to learn from a lineup of distinguished Nobel Laureates. The annual symposium aims to foster the next generation of researchers and enhance their research capabilities.

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CSI Research Fellow Nominated to Attend Global Young Scientists’ Summit

February 27, 2019

Congratulations to Dr Xianning Lai, a research fellow in Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group for being successfully nominated to attend the Global Young Scientists’ Summit (GYSS) @one-north from 20 to 25 January. She was one of the highly motivated and passionate PhD students and postdoctoral associates under 35 chosen from all over the world to […]

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NUS Staff Receive NUSMed Awards 2018

July 5, 2018

Prof Daniel Tenen – Researcher of the Year Dr EdwardChow – Young Researcher of the Year Congratulations to Prof Daniel Tenen and Dr Edward Chow, who were awarded for their research achievements at the NUSMed Awards 2018. The NUSMed Awards recognises and celebrates the success of outstanding commitment and contribution to research, teaching and mentorship. […]

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Student Receives Award at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BES) 12th Scientific Meeting

June 5, 2018

Congratulations to Benjamin Paik, attachment student from Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group, who received the Gold Award for Best Podium Presentation at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BES) 12th Scientific Meeting held on 19 May 2018, National University of Singapore. The BES 2018 is an annual symposium organized to provide a platform for students from junior […]

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CSI Research Fellow Wins Best Poster Award at FASEB Conference!

June 5, 2018

Congratulations to Dr Ng Li Mei, Research Fellow from Teh Bin Tean’s group! Li Mei clinched the Best Poster Award after presenting her research work at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) 4th International Conference on Retinoids. This conference was held from 10-15 June 2018 in Colorado, USA. This conference is the […]

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CSI Research Scientist Receives Travel Award at International Society for Stem Cell Research Annual Meeting 2018

June 5, 2018

Congratulations to Dr Junichi Matsuo, Research Scientist from Prof Yoshiaki Ito’s group! Dr Matsuo’s abstract titled ‘RUNX1 Enhancer Element eR1 Marks Tissue Stem Cells in Mouse’, was selected from out of 1,400 abstracts as a winner of a travel award for the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR). The travel […]

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CSI Student Receives Gold Award at the Singapore Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) 2018 Ceremony

May 5, 2018

Our warmest congratulations to Benjamin Paik, attachment student from Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group who clinched the Gold Award at the Singapore Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) 2018, held from 7-8 March 2018. He received the award at the joint A*STAR Talent Search and Singapore Science and Engineering Fair Award Ceremony held on 26 April […]

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CSI Singapore Conferred Two Awards at the Global Breast Cancer Conference 2018

March 5, 2018

Congratulations to Dr Alan Prem Kumar, CSI Principal Associate who clinched the Outstanding Oral Presentation Award at the recent Global Breast Cancer Conference (GBCC), hosted by the Korean Breast Cancer Society and supported by the Korean Breast Cancer Foundation, which was held on 5-7 April 2018 at Incheon, South Korea. Marked as one of the […]

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CSI Graduate Students Win Awards for Excellent Oral Presentations at the New Zealand Breast Cancer Symposium!

December 7, 2017

Congratulations to CSI Graduate Students Eve Wang Chao and Shreya Kar who recently won awards at the New Zealand Breast Cancer Symposium (NZBCS)! Eve and Shreya, who are from Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group, attended the NZBCS which was held from 12-14 November in Auckland. NZBCS-2017 is the New Zealand’s first breast cancer symposium with […]

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CSI Graduate Students Win Awards for Excellent Oral Presentations at the New Zealand Breast Cancer Symposium!

December 5, 2017

Congratulations to CSI Graduate Students Eve Wang Chao and Shreya Kar who recently won awards at the New Zealand Breast Cancer Symposium (NZBCS)! Eve and Shreya, who are from Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group, attended the NZBCS which was held from 12-14 November in Auckland. NZBCS-2017 is the New Zealand’s first breast cancer symposium with […]

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CSI Deputy Director, Prof Chng Wee Joo, Appointed Provost’s Chair at NUSMed

November 7, 2017

CSI extends our heartiest congratulations to our Deputy Director, Prof Chng Wee Joo, who has been appointed Provost’s Chair at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS!Prof Chng, who is also Director of the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS), has made significant contributions towards research on hematologic malignancies such as Multiple Myeloma and Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).

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CSI Research Scientist Awarded the ASH Abstract Achievement Award!

November 7, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Xie Zhigang, Research Scientist from Prof Chng Wee Joo’s team, who recently received a travel award from the American Society of Hematology (ASH) to attend and present his research titled “MMSET I Acts As an Oncoprotein and Regulates GLO1 Expression in T(4;14) Multiple Myeloma Cells” at the 59th ASH Annual Meeting and […]

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CSI Research Scientist Awarded the ASH Abstract Achievement Award!

November 5, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Xie Zhigang, Research Scientist from Prof Chng Wee Joo’s team, who recently received a travel award from the American Society of Hematology (ASH) to attend and present his research titled “MMSET I Acts As an Oncoprotein and Regulates GLO1 Expression in T(4;14) Multiple Myeloma Cells” at the 59th ASH Annual Meeting and […]

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CSI Singapore Won Three Awards at the Scientific Frontiers in Natural Product Based Drugs 2017

September 7, 2017

Congratulations to our CSI Research Assistants, Ms Madhu Mathi Kanchi and Ms Eve Wang Chao, and PhD student, Ms Shreya Kar, from Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group for winning awards at the International Conference on Scientific Frontiers in Natural Product Based Drugs (SFNPBD) 2017! This conference was co-organized by the Department of Pharmacology, Yong Loo […]

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CSI Singapore Won Three Awards at the Scientific Frontiers in Natural Product Based Drugs 2017

September 5, 2017

Congratulations to our CSI Research Assistants, Ms Madhu Mathi Kanchi and Ms Eve Wang Chao, and PhD student, Ms Shreya Kar, from Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group for winning awards at the International Conference on Scientific Frontiers in Natural Product Based Drugs (SFNPBD) 2017! This conference was co-organized by the Department of Pharmacology, Yong Loo […]

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Outstanding CSI Clinician-Scientists Win NMRC Awards

August 10, 2017

At the National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Awards 2017, CSI Principal Investigator Dr David Tan and Principal Associate Dr Anand Jeyasekharan were awarded the Clinician Scientist Award and Transition Award respectively. The NMRC Awards aim to recognise clinician scientists and researchers for their outstanding achievements and contributions, and to support them in developing breakthrough research […]

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Prof Chng Wee Joo Awarded the Prestigious STaR Investigator Award

August 10, 2017

Congratulations to our Deputy Director, Professor Chng Wee Joo, for being awarded the prestigious Singapore Translational Research (STaR) Investigator Award. The STaR Investigator Award, an initiative by the Ministry of Health’s National Medical Research Council (NMRC), is one of Singapore’s top scientific honours that provides research and salary funding to researchers over a period of […]

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CSI Staff Awarded at NUSMed Awards Ceremony 2017

August 5, 2017

Prof. Chng Wee Joo – Researcher of the Year, Dr. Polly Chen – Young Researcher of the Year, Dr. Alan Prem Kumar – Graduate Student Mentor of the Year Congratulations to Professor Chng Wee Joo, Dr. Polly Chen and Dr. Alan Prem Kumar, who were awarded for their research achievements at the NUS Medicine (NUSMed) […]

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CSI Staff Awarded at NUSMed Awards Ceremony 2017

August 2, 2017

Prof. Chng Wee Joo – Researcher of the Year, Dr. Polly Chen – Young Researcher of the Year, Dr. Alan Prem Kumar – Graduate Student Mentor of the Year Congratulations to Professor Chng Wee Joo, Dr. Polly Chen and Dr. Alan Prem Kumar, who were awarded for their research achievements at the NUS Medicine (NUSMed) […]

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