In the News

The NUS Early Career Award went to Dr Lau On Sun

Dr Lau On Sun's project titled "Towards optimizing carbon and water usage in plants: Deciphering the developmental plasticity of stomata" was awarded the NUS Early Career Research Award (NUS ECRA) by the Office of the Deputy President, Research & Technology (ODPRT), NUS. Congratulations!

7 Sept 2017

Public health benefits of tropical forest conservation

A paper in The Lancet Planetary Health - NUS researchers led by Dr Roman Carrasco have found empirical evidence linking deforestation and health outcomes, with implications for public health and environmental conservation.

28 Aug 2017

NUS scientists combine antimalarial drug with light sensitive molecules for promising treatment of cancer

A team led by Dr Lin Qingsong from DBS, together with Dr Wang Jigang and Professor Shen Han-Ming from the Department of Physiology, recently discovered that a combination of artemisinin and ALA could kill colorectal cancer cells and suppress tumour growth more effectively than administering artemisinin alone.  The story was picked up by Straits Times and many other media.

18 Sept 2017

Upcoming Events



Danny Chi Yeu Leung
Division of Life Science Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

22 September 2017 | Details


Events, Conferences and Workshops

Aquatic Invasive Alien Species in Southeast Asia (AIASSEA) Symposium

26 - 27 July 2017 | Website

Singapore Science Festival (SSF)

20 July - 19 Aug 2017 | Website

3rd International Symposium on Mechanobiology

11 - 14 December 2017 | Website

22nd Biological Sciences Graduate Congress

19 - 21 December 2017 | Website