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CSI Singapore Welcomes our New Graduate Students in RNA Biology!

New year, new semester – In January 2018, CSI warmly welcomed four new PhD students who joined our graduate program in RNA Biology. The PhD program, offered by the RNA Biology Center (RBC) at CSI Singapore, supports graduate students working in the field of RNA Biology and cancer. These students will undergo a rigorous five-year

CSI Student Hosts Speaker from FCS 2016

Azad Saei, CSI PhD student from Dr Pieter Eichhorn’s group, attended Frontiers in Cancer Science (FCS) 2016 and he was honoured to host one of the speakers, Professor Jean-Christophe Marine from VIB-KU Leuven, Belgium for dinner. Azad believes that the development of scientific community and sharing knowledge among each other is a critical aspect of

Success at NCAM 2016

Leong Wei Zhong, a PhD student from Dr Takaomi Sanda’s lab, was selected to present his scientific research findings at the 3rd NCIS Annual Research Meeting (NCAM 2016), which is jointly organised by Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) and National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS). He felt a sense of satisfaction as he

2016 Best Student Publication Award

Congratulations to Huang Kie Kyon, PhD student from Prof Patrick Tan’s group, for winning the Best Student Publication Award. This competition, held internally, calls for the submission of abstracts by CSI Singapore’s graduate students. Out of all the submitted abstracts, his outstanding publication in Gut was selected by the CSI Graduate Programme Academic Committee and

CSI Welcomes New Graduate Students

CSI Singapore warmly welcomes our newly admitted graduate students on 1st August 2016. Our Academic Year 2016/2017 batch of 18 students are a good mix of international backgrounds as they come from Singapore, Mexico, Vietnam, India and Korea. This cultural diversity of our graduate programme fosters and encourages a global exchange of ideas. During the

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Congratulations to the Class of 2016! After years of hard work and late nights, CSI Singapore is proud to see our 2nd batch of PhD students graduate. On 8 Jul 2016, the Class of 2016 attended our Graduation Tea Party before their commencement ceremony to mark the end of their PhD journey in CSI Singapore.

Thuya Win Lwin, CSI Graduate Student, Wins Best Poster Presentation Award at Pharm@Asia Symposium

Congratulations to Mr Thuya Win Lwin, graduate student from Prof Goh Boon Cher’s group at CSI Singapore, for winning the AAPS-NUS Best Poster Presentation Award at the PharmSci@Asia symposium! The PharmSci@Asia symposium is a joint annual symposium by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist (AAPS) - National University of Singapore (NUS) Student Chapter. It serves

CSI PhD Student Excels in NUS Three Minute Thesis

Congratulations to Eve Wang Chao, CSI graduate student from Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group, for achieving the 1st runner-up award of the annual NUS Three Minute Thesis (NUS 3MT). NUS 3MT, organized by The Graduate Students’ Society (GSS) in NUS, aims to select the best candidate to represent NUS at the Universitas 21 (U21) 3MT

Where Do Ideas Come From?

Cai Wanpei, PhD student from Dr Alan Kumar’s group, recently attended a lecture by Nobel Laureate Professor Olivier Smithies at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School. Professor Smithies, together with Mario Capecchi and Sir Martin Evans, were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2007 for their discovery on introducing specific gene modifications into mice

The 5th Asia-Pacific Breast Cancer Summit: A Clinical Conference from the Perspective of a Fledgling Scientist

Patrick Jaynes, a PhD student from Dr Pieter Eichhorn’s group recently attended the 5th Asia Pacific Breast Cancer Summit. This summit was held in Singapore from 26 to 28 February 2016 and it aims to bring together international and regional faculty experts in breast cancer to cover surgical, radiation and medical oncology related topics on