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SFU Outstanding Alumni Award- Emeritus Professor Hew Choy Leong

Emeritus Professor Hew Choy Leong has again been conferred another very prestigious Outstanding Alumni Award, this time by Simon Fraser University (SFU) for his Academic Achievement. Congratulations!  | LINK to citation | Link to video

4 October 2019

Indian cobra genome sequenced and venom genes decoded

Professor R. Manjunatha Kini from NUS Biological Sciences, along with a team of international collaborators from academia and industry, have reported the sequencing and assembly of a high-quality genome of one of these ‘big four’ — the Indian cobra (Naja naja). These results were published in the prestigious journal Nature Genetics on 6 Jan 2019. |  LINK

7 January 2020

Dartmouth College's 250th Celebration of the Sciences Lecture: Paul Matsudaira

Professor Paul Matsudaira has the honor of being invited by Dartmouth College to give a Public Lecture entitled "From the Crypt: What Zebrafish Can Tell Us About the Evolution of Our Intestine".    The Lecture scheduled on 18 October 2019, is in conjunction with Dartmouth College's 250th year celebration.  | LINK


2 October 2019

A/P Frank Rheint led a team and discovered 10 new bird taxa in little-explored islands of Wallacea

The results of the study, which were published in the journal Science on 9 January 2020, provide evidence that our understanding of species diversity of complex areas such as Wallacea remains incomplete even for relatively well-known groups such as birds. The findings also suggest that modern exploration to find undescribed species diversity can be targeted to areas of high promise. Link

10 Jan 2020

Environmentalist wins ASEAN Youth Eco-Champions Award

Dr Toh Tai Chong, alumni of DBS, Lecturer and Academic Director at the NUS College of Alice & Peter Tan, has been conferred the inaugural ASEAN Youth Eco-Champions Award. This prestigious award recognises the efforts of youth in promoting environmental education and sustainable development towards a clean and green community.   | LINK

22 October 2019

Timothy Saunders selected as EMBO Global Investigator

Asst. Prof. Timothy Saunders, MBI Principal Investigator and Department of Biological Sciences, NUS has been selected to join the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) Global Investigator Network. This new EMBO Programme, launched in 2019, aim to identify and support the next generation of scientific leaders that have started their laboratories in EMBC Associate Member States or in a country or territory covered by a cooperation agreement with EMBC. | LINK

4 December 2019

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