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CSI Student Receives Gold Award at the Singapore Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) 2018 Ceremony

"Our warmest congratulations to Benjamin Paik, attachment student from Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group who clinched the Gold Award at the Singapore Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) 2018, held from 7-8 March 2018. He received the award at the joint A*STAR Talent Search and Singapore Science and Engineering Fair Award Ceremony held on 26 April at

CSI Singapore Conferred Two Awards at the Global Breast Cancer Conference 2018

Congratulations to Dr Alan Prem Kumar, CSI Principal Associate who clinched the Outstanding Oral Presentation Award at the recent Global Breast Cancer Conference (GBCC), hosted by the Korean Breast Cancer Society and supported by the Korean Breast Cancer Foundation, which was held on 5-7 April 2018 at Incheon, South Korea. Marked as one of the

CSI Graduate Students Win Awards for Excellent Oral Presentations at the New Zealand Breast Cancer Symposium!

Congratulations to CSI Graduate Students Eve Wang Chao and Shreya Kar who recently won awards at the New Zealand Breast Cancer Symposium (NZBCS)! Eve and Shreya, who are from Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group, attended the NZBCS which was held from 12-14 November in Auckland. NZBCS-2017 is the New Zealand’s first breast cancer symposium with

CSI Deputy Director, Prof Chng Wee Joo, Appointed Provost’s Chair at NUSMed

CSI extends our heartiest congratulations to our Deputy Director, Prof Chng Wee Joo, who has been appointed Provost’s Chair at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS! Prof Chng, who is also Director of the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS), has made significant contributions towards research on hematologic malignancies such as Multiple Myeloma

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