Viewing Awards & Achievements

CSI Research Scientist Awarded the ASH Abstract Achievement Award!

Congratulations to Dr Xie Zhigang, Research Scientist from Prof Chng Wee Joo’s team, who recently received a travel award from the American Society of Hematology (ASH) to attend and present his research titled “MMSET I Acts As an Oncoprotein and Regulates GLO1 Expression in T(4;14) Multiple Myeloma Cells” at the 59th ASH Annual Meeting and

CSI Singapore Won Three Awards at the Scientific Frontiers in Natural Product Based Drugs 2017

Congratulations to our CSI Research Assistants, Ms Madhu Mathi Kanchi and Ms Eve Wang Chao, and PhD student, Ms Shreya Kar, from Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group for winning awards at the International Conference on Scientific Frontiers in Natural Product Based Drugs (SFNPBD) 2017! This conference was co-organized by the Department of Pharmacology, Yong Loo

CSI Staff Awarded at NUSMed Awards Ceremony 2017

Prof. Chng Wee Joo - Researcher of the Year, Dr. Polly Chen - Young Researcher of the Year, Dr. Alan Prem Kumar - Graduate Student Mentor of the Year Congratulations to Professor Chng Wee Joo, Dr. Polly Chen and Dr. Alan Prem Kumar, who were awarded for their research achievements at the NUS Medicine (NUSMed)

CSI Research Fellow Awarded at EMBO Workshop

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

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

CSI PhD Student Selected to Give a Presentation at the Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference!

Congratulations to our CSI PhD student Tham Cheng Yong from Dr Touati Benoukraf’s lab! Cheng Yong's abstract titled ‘Characterizing Structural Variants in Acute Myeloid Leukemia using Long and Short Read Sequencing’ was selected for presentation at the 12th Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (GLBIO). He will be heading to the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA in

Prof Chng Wee Joo Awarded the Prestigious STaR Investigator Award

Congratulations to our Deputy Director, Professor Chng Wee Joo, for being awarded the prestigious Singapore Translational Research (STaR) Investigator Award. The STaR Investigator Award, an initiative by the Ministry of Health’s National Medical Research Council (NMRC), is one of Singapore’s top scientific honours that provides research and salary funding to researchers over a period of

Outstanding CSI Clinician-Scientists Win NMRC Awards

At the National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Awards 2017, CSI Principal Investigator Dr David Tan and Principal Associate Dr Anand Jeyasekharan were awarded the Clinician Scientist Award and Transition Award respectively. The NMRC Awards aim to recognise clinician scientists and researchers for their outstanding achievements and contributions, and to support them in developing breakthrough research

CSI PhD Student Selected to Give a Presentation at 5th Heidelberg Forum for Young Life Scientists!

Congratulations to our CSI PhD student Hong Huiqi from Dr Polly Chen’s lab! Huiqi’s abstract titled ‘DEAH Box Helicase 9 (DHX9) as a Bidirectional Regulator of Adenosine-to-Inosine (A-to-I) Editing’ was selected for presentation at the 5th Heidelberg Forum for Young Life Scientists. Along with the selection of her abstract, Huiqi was also awarded a travel

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