Awards & Achievements

CSI PhD Students Bag Two Awards at the Global Breast Cancer Conference 2017

July 30, 2017

Congratulations to our CSI PhD students, Eve Wang Chao and Shreya Kar, from Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group for winning awards at the 10th Global Breast Cancer Conference! Hosted by the Korean Breast Cancer Society and supported by the Korean Breast Cancer Foundation, this conference took place in Jeju Island, South Korea, from 20-22 April […]

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CSI Research Fellow Awarded at EMBO Workshop

July 30, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Toh Tan Boon, Research Fellow from Dr Edward Chow’s group, who recently received a travel award to attend and present his research at the EMBO Workshop “Metabolic Disorders and Liver Cancer”! This EMBO Workshop aims to provide the most important and up-to-date research in the field of liver cancer and metabolism, and […]

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CSI PhD Student Awarded People’s Choice Award

October 20, 2016

Eve Wang Chao, PhD student of Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group, was awarded the People’s Choice Award at the McDonnell International Scholars Academy Symposium following her achievement as the 1st runner up of the annual NUS Three Minute Thesis (3MT). In this competition, competitors have to send in a self-recorded video explaining their research topic […]

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CSI PhD Student Receives EMBO Travel Grant from EMBO Conference Wnt 2016

October 13, 2016

Congratulations to Cai Wanpei, CSI graduate student of Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group, for being a recipient of the EMBO Travel Grant awarded by the EMBO Conference Wnt 2016. This meeting is an annual international conference that aims to provide a platform for scientists from all over the world to exchange their latest results and […]

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2016 Best Student Publication Award

August 30, 2016

Congratulations to Huang Kie Kyon, PhD student from Prof Patrick Tan’s group, for winning the Best Student Publication Award. This competition, held internally, calls for the submission of abstracts by CSI Singapore’s graduate students. Out of all the submitted abstracts, his outstanding publication in Gut was selected by the CSI Graduate Programme Academic Committee and […]

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CSI Singapore Bags Multiple Awards at NCAM 2016

August 18, 2016

CSI Singapore congratulates our PhD graduate students and staff for receiving several awards during the 3rd NCIS Annual Research Meeting (NCAM) 2016. This conference, co-organised by National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) and CSI Singapore, was held on 1st July 2016 at National University Health System, Singapore. This annual meeting is a full day program […]

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Thuya Win Lwin, CSI Graduate Student, Wins Best Poster Presentation Award at Pharm@Asia Symposium

July 21, 2016

Congratulations to Mr Thuya Win Lwin, graduate student from Prof Goh Boon Cher’s group at CSI Singapore, for winning the AAPS-NUS Best Poster Presentation Award at the PharmSci@Asia symposium! The PharmSci@Asia symposium is a joint annual symposium by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist (AAPS) – National University of Singapore (NUS) Student Chapter. It serves […]

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CSI PhD Student Excels in NUS Three Minute Thesis

July 20, 2016

Congratulations to Eve Wang Chao, CSI graduate student from Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group, for achieving the 1st runner-up award of the annual NUS Three Minute Thesis (NUS 3MT). NUS 3MT, organized by The Graduate Students’ Society (GSS) in NUS, aims to select the best candidate to represent NUS at the Universitas 21 (U21) 3MT […]

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CSI Principal Associate, Dr. Alan Prem Kumar, Receives Korean Breast Cancer Foundation Scholarship

June 9, 2016

CSI Singapore is delighted to congratulate our Principal Associate, Dr Alan Prem Kumar for receiving the Korean Breast Cancer Foundation Scholarship for his outstanding oral presentation and active participation in the Global Breast Cancer Conference 2016. This conference was held on 28 -30 April 2016 in Jeju Island, Korea. The Global Breast Cancer Conference is […]

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CSI Graduate Students Awarded at YLLSoM 6th Annual Graduate Scientific Congress

February 22, 2016

The NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine 6th Annual Graduate Scientific Congress took place on 26th January 2016 at NUHS Tower Block Auditorium. This is an annual gathering for graduate students to interact, share and showcase their scientific discoveries through oral and poster presentations. Congratulations to our very own CSI graduate students for doing […]

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CSI Graduate Student Receives Outstanding Poster Award at the 13th Asia Pacific Federation of Pharmacologist Meeting

February 20, 2016

CSI PhD Student, Ms Wang Chao, from Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group has recently won The Outstanding Poster Award at the 13th Asia Pacific Federation of Pharmacologist Meeting (APFP 2016) in Bangkok. Ms Wang Chao’s exceptional poster stood out amongst 208 poster presenters to receive this award reserved for best presentation. The theme of the […]

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Congratulations to CSI PhD Student for Winning Multiple Awards at SLAS 2016 Conference

February 15, 2016

We congratulate Masturah Bte Mohd Abdul Rashid, a PhD student from Dr Edward Chow’s group, for receiving both the SLAS Tony B. Travel Award and SLAS 2016 Best Student Poster Award at the SLAS 2016 Conference. SLAS 2016 Conference is an annual gathering of life sciences R&D professionals dedicated to discovery and technology. It was […]

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CSI PhD Student Nominated to Attend Global Young Scientists’ Summit

February 15, 2016

Congratulations to Hong Huiqi, a PhD student in Dr Polly Chen’s group for being successfully nominated to attend the Global Young Scientists’ Summit (GYSS) @one-north. She was one of the highly motivated and passionate PhD students and postdoctoral associates under 35 year old chosen from all over the world to participate in GYSS@one-north. GYSS@one-north is […]

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CSI PhD Student Receives Scholar-in-Training Travel Award at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2015

December 22, 2015

Congratulations to Ms Cai Wanpei, a PhD student from Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group for receiving the highly competitive and prestigious Avon-AACR International Scholar-in-Training Travel Award that amounts to USD$2,000 to attend and present her PhD work at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2015. She was selected to receive this award because her exceptional […]

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CSI PhD Student Selected to Attend HOPE Meetings 2016

December 7, 2015

CSI is proud to have Ms Wang Chao, a PhD student in Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group, selected to participate in the 8th HOPE Meeting to be held in Japan in March 2016. She will be joining 74 other carefully selected Asian-Pacific and African participants to attend this meeting. HOPE Meetings have been organized annually […]

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CSI Research Fellow Dr Bernadette Asuncion Bags Developing Nations Award at 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC)

October 7, 2015

The 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) was held on 6-9 September 2015 in Denver, Colorado. Organized by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) and a local organizing committee, the WCLC is the world’s largest meeting dedicated to lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies. Dr Bernadette Reyna Asuncion, Research Fellow […]

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CSI Principal Investigators Receive Top National Honours for Outstanding Research Contributions

September 18, 2015

CSI Singapore congratulates Professor Patrick Tan, Professor Teh Bin Tean and Dr Yvonne Tay!  Young Scientist Award Recognition for Pioneering Work on Non-Coding RNAs CSI Principal Investigator Dr Yvonne Tay has received the 2015 Young Scientist Award for her outstanding work on non-coding RNAs, which has contributed to a better understanding of the roles that […]

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CSI Student Wang Xin Wins Best Paper Award at BASCO 2015

August 5, 2015

Congratulations to Wang Xin, a PhD student from Dr. Edward Chow’s group, for winning 1st prize of Best Paper Award at the Best of ASCO (BASCO) 2015 – 1st SSO Annual Scientific Meeting, a conference organized by the Singapore Society of Oncology from 31 July to 1 August 2015. The theme for this year’s BASCO […]

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Celebrating Our First Graduation at CSI!

July 20, 2015

Congratulations to the inaugural graduating class of the CSI Graduate Program in Cancer Biology! Drs. Koh Cai Ping, Ho Caifeng Jolene, Tay Lavina Sierra, Phyllis Chong, Qiao Yiting, Sun Wendi and Chung Vin Yee were conferred the Doctorate Degree in Philosophy (Medicine) during the NUS Commencement Ceremony on 12 July 2015, which marked the beginning […]

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CSI Staff and Students Bag Multiple Awards at NCAM 2015

July 9, 2015

  The 2nd NCIS Annual Research Meeting (NCAM) 2015, co-organized by CSI Singapore, was held at the NUHS Tower Block on 3 July 2015. The conference attracted over 260 participants. The primary goal of the conference was to promote the research culture, nurture junior clinician investigators, foster interactions between clinicians, clinician-researchers, and basic researchers, and showcase […]

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