Curious minds and the power of zebrafish

Several dozen students from Clementi Town Secondary School were in for an exciting learning experience of a lifetime, embarking on an exclusive tour around the institute on 26th May. Part of their school’s “Learning Journey” series to learn more about cancer research, the students aged between 14 and 15 were hosted by Dr Takaomi Sanda,

CSI attachment student tops Life Sciences cohort and elected valedictorian

It is no easy task juggling academic duties as a final year undergraduate and handling the demands of research, projects and examinations all at the same time. Fiona Wong, a student attached to CSI, has fulfilled not just these requirements but emerged as top student in the Life Sciences cohort, with the highest academic score

Metabolic requirements for the maintenance of self-renewing stem cells (Nat Rev MCB, April 2014)

A distinctive feature of stem cells is their capacity to self-renew to maintain stemness. Studies of genetically-engineered mouse models and recent advances in metabolomic analysis, particularly in haematopoietic stem cells, have deepened our understanding of the contribution made by metabolic cues to the regulation of stem cell self-renewal. Many types of stem cells heavily rely