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Double Act

Identical twin brothers Lim Xin Xiang and Lim Xin Shan, both research fellows at DBS, graduated with their PhDs at the same ceremony on July 13, 2018

16 July 2018

Minister's Award

Dr Darren Yeo, was part of the Freshwater Crab Conservation Working Group (led by NParks, and including members from WRS and NUS) which received a Minister’s Award (Team) in recognition for work on species recovery/conservation of the critically endangered Singapore freshwater crab. This was presented by the Minister at the MND National Day Observance Ceremony.

9 August 2018

Emeritus Professor Hew Choy Leong was presented with two distinguished awards for his lifelong contributions towards Life Sciences

The 2 awards are Outstanding Contribution Award, and Special Contribution Award, and were presented on 30 June 2018 by Xiamen University, School of Life Sciences in recognition of his assistance to their University.


3 July 2018

Upcoming Events


Biology Colloquium - Schedule (Aug-Nov 2018)

Aug - Nov 2018 | Details

Events, Conferences and Workshops


Global Science Summer Programme in Data Analytics and Forensic Science

16 July - 27 July 2018 | Website

DBS International Residential Summer Course

16 July - 3 Aug 2018 | Website

DBS Learning Workshop for Freshman 2018

21 Aug 2018 | To Register | Publicity poster

Workshop on Zebrafish and Medaka Models for Human Diseases

10 - 14 December 2018 | Website