Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016

October is dedicated to breast cancer. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign that aims to increase awareness of breast cancer and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. For this month, CSI Singapore would like to debunk some myths shrouding breast cancer. MYTH #1: Men do

Bioinformatics Club

The Bioinformatics Club in CSI Singapore is a journal club that has been recently set up to bring together people with expertise in both cancer research and experimental biology. This club provides a relax atmosphere to facilitate the discussion of the latest advancements in the analysis of genomic data and the practical recommendations on the

Targeting SALL4 by Entinostat in Lung Cancer (Oncotarget, Sep 2016)

Yong KJ1, Li A2, Ou WB2,3, Hong CK1, Zhao W2, Wang F2, Tatetsu H2, Yan B4, Qi L1, Fletcher JA2, Yang H1, Soo R1, Tenen DG1,5, Chai L2 1Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore, Singapore. 2Department of Pathology, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. 3Zhejiang Provincial Key Laboratory

Diamonds, Digital Health, and Drug Development: Optimizing Combinatorial Nanomedicine. (ACS Nano, Sep 2016)

Ho D1,2, Zarrinpar A1,2, Chow EK1,2 1Division of Oral Biology and Medicine, School of Dentistry, ‡The Jane and Jerry Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology, §Department of Bioengineering, Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, ∥California NanoSystems Institute, ⊥Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, #Department of Surgery, Division of Liver and Pancreas Transplantation, David Geffen School of

The GAS6-AXL Signaling Network is a Mesenchymal (Mes) Molecular Subtype-Specific Therapeutic Target for Ovarian Cancer. (Sci Signal, Oct 2016)

Antony J1, Tan TZ2, Kelly Z3, Low J4, Choolani M4, Recchi C3, Gabra H3, Thiery JP5, Huang RY6 1Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117599, Singapore. NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117456, Singapore. Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London W120NN,

CSI PhD Student Awarded People’s Choice Award

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

CSI Open House 2016

On 30th September, CSI Singapore hosted the annual Open House and opened its doors to tertiary students. These students who came from varied backgrounds - from Junior College students to current NTU and NUS undergraduates and graduates – have a common interest in cancer science and the PhD programs we offer. They were warmly welcomed

Identification of Stem Cells in the Epithelium of the Stomach Corpus and Antrum of Mice. (Gastroenterology, Sep 2016)

Matsuo J1, Kimura S2, Yamamura A2, Koh CP1, Hossain MZ1, Heng DL1, Kohu K1, Chih-Cheng Voon D3, Hiai H4, Unno M5, Yan So JB6, Zhu F7, Srivastava S1, Meng T8, Yeoh KG9, Osato M10, Ito Y11 1Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore, 14 Medical Drive, Singapore 117599. 2Cancer Science Institute of Singapore,

CSI PhD Student Receives EMBO Travel Grant from EMBO Conference Wnt 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