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Congratulations! Dr Edward Chow chosen as Associate Scientific Advisor for STM Journal

We would like to extend our warmest congratulations to Dr Edward Kai-Hua Chow, who has been selected as Associate Scientific Advisor for Science’s sister journal, Science Translational Medicine. This appointment allows outstanding early-career translational scientists to act as research advisors for 2013, and publish 10-12 pieces of their work in the journal. Advisors will also

Targeting MnSOD in Basal Breast Carcinoma using Agonists of PPARγ: a new strategy for enhancing chemosensitivity (Antioxid Redox Signal)

Aim: Whereas earlier reports highlighted a tumor suppressor role for MnSOD, recent evidence indicates increased expression in a variety of human cancers including aggressive breast carcinoma. In the present report, we hypothesized that MnSOD expression is significantly amplified in the aggressive breast carcinoma basal subtype and targeting MnSOD could be an attractive strategy for enhancing

Dr Melissa Fullwood appointed President of Singapore Institute of Biology (SIBiol)

Once a participant herself in the Singapore Institute of Biology’s (SIBiol) national Olympiad more than a decade ago, Dr Melissa Fullwood has recently been appointed the Institute’s president – the youngest in its history – and will oversee its overall management, operations and activities. Commemorating its 40th anniversary this year, the SIBiol aims to promote