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

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

GRHL2-miR-200-ZEB1 Maintains the Epithelial Status of Ovarian Cancer through Transcriptional Regulation and Histone Modification. (Scientific Reports, Feb 2016)

Vin Yee Chung1, Tuan Zea Tan1, Ming Tan1, Meng Kang Wong1, Kuee Theng Kuay1, Zhe Yang1, Jieru Ye1, Julius Muller2, Cheryl M. Koh2, Ernesto Guccione2, Jean Paul Thiery1, 2, 3 & Ruby Yun-Ju Huang1, 4, 5 1Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore 2Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR 3Department of Biochemistry,

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

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

World Cancer Day – We Can. I Can.

Every February 4th, World Cancer Day unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer. It aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about the disease, pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action. From 2016, it embarks on a three years campaign with the theme

Dioxonaphthoimidazoliums AB1 and YM155 Disrupt Phosphorylation of p50 in the NF-κB Pathway. (Oncotarget, Feb 2016)

Ho SH1*, Ali A2*, Chin TM2, Go ML1 1Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore. 2Cancer Science Institute, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore. *both authors contributed equally Abstract: The NF-κB pathway is overexpressed in non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC) and contributes to the poor prognosis and high mortality characterizing

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

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