In the last instalment of Making a Mark for Women in Science, we meet NTU School of Biological Sciences immunology scientist Chen Qi, who is a recipient of the 2020 Women in Engineering, Science, and Technology (WiEST) Conference Grant. Chen Qi sheds some light on her research, and her thoughts on women in science. Read more
NTU School of Biological Sciences student Vanessa Koh took part in the Amgen Scholars Programme in 2019. The programme is specially designed by Harvard University and the Amgen Foundation to promote research to its scholars, and is heavily focused on lab attachments and industrial visits, and gives scholars the opportunity to be immersed in cultural experiences. Vanessa shares with us her meaningful experience in Kyoto University! Read more
Jonathan Ng is a second-year Nanyang Research Scholar at the NTU School of Biological Sciences (SBS), where he is currently working on his Ph.D. project, involving the development of machine learning models to identify the functions of plant genes, such as those involved in the biosynthesis of secondary metabolites. Read more
Meet NTU School of Biological Sciences student Samuel Loo! Samuel took part in the one week summer programme in Kobe University, Japan in 2019. Samuel had the opportunity to experience research in Kobe University, sea training on the University’s training ship Fukaemaru, and even got his hands dirty with agricultural training! Read more
Making a mark for Women in Science: In the spirit of International Women’s Day held recently in March, we meet some of the recipients of the 2020 Women in Engineering, Science, and Technology (WiEST) Conference Grant. First up is NTU School of Biological Sciences PhD student Chinmayi Prasanna. She shares with us how she got to where she is now, and her views on women in science. Read more
During organ transplantation, the donor organ is almost always recognised as foreign by the recipient’s immune system. When organ rejection is cell-mediated, it can be treated with steroids. Alloantibody-mediated organ rejection, however, often leads to transplantation failure. Read more
In first place of the CoS Science Communication Writing Competition is Lim Boon Yee from the School of Biological Sciences! Boon Yee wrote about “Plant Oil – Uses, Potential Applications & A Sustainable Way to Increase Yield.” Congratulations, Boon Yee! Read more
Richard Sugrue is an Associate Professor at the School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research focuses on the biology of RNA viruses. In particular, his lab is trying to understand, at the molecular level, the role that host-cell factors play during specific stages of the virus replication cycle, such as virus replication and assembly. Read more
And the third winner of the Merit Prize in the CoS Science Communication Writing Competition, Devika Menon from the School of Biological Sciences! She wrote about “L-P Polymerase Inhibitors- The Possible Doom Of Pneumonia.” Congratulations, Devika! Read more
Announcing the winners of the #CoSScienceArt Competition!
Held from 21st October to 13th December 2019, students, staff and faculty of CoS were invited to create original, science-inspired artworks.
The winners were presented a prize by the Dean of Science, Professor Simon Redfern, at CoS Day 2020. Read more