Department Seminar



Synaptic input to single cortical neurons in rodents and the behaving primate
SpeakerAssociate Professor Dr Andrew Tan Yong-Yi, Department of Physiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS.
DateMonday, October 30th 2017
Time12 PM
VenueMD 7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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A course on research ethics for PhD students in NGS - What, how and why?
SpeakerAssociate Professor Tang Bor Luen, Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS.
DateWednesday, September 4th 2017
Time12 PM
VenueMD 7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Inter-kingdom bacterial-fungal biofilms and clinical Implications
SpeakerProfessor Gordon Ramage, Editor in Chief of Critical Reviews in Microbiology, University of Glasgow, UK.
DateWednesday, July 19th 2017
Time12:30 PM
VenueMD 7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Mechanisms and regulation of bacterial cell wall growth
SpeakerProfessor Waldemar Vollmer, Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences
DateThursday, July 13th 2017
Time3:30 PM-4:30 PM
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Integration of host and bacterial signals leads to production of group a streptococcal bacteriocins contributing to niche control
SpeakerProfessor Emanuel Hanski, NUS-HUJ Program on Cellular & Molecular Mechanisms of Inflammation
DateMonday, 24 April 2017
Time12 PM - 1 PM
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Metabolic rewiring during liver regeneration
SpeakerDr Philipp Kaldis, Senior Principal Investigator, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB)
DateMonday, 27 March 2017
Time12 PM - 1 PM
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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GSuper-resolution imaging of Salmonella SPI-2 regulation: a view from 30,000 feet to 20 nm
SpeakerProfessor Linda J. Kenney, Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore
DateMonday, 06 March 2017
Time12 PM - 1 PM
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Glycosylated Beta-peptides as Promising Antimicrobial Peptides and Potentiating Agent for Antibiotics
SpeakerProfessor Mary B. Chan-Park , School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Centre for Antimicrobial Bioengineering, NTU
DateMonday, 27 February 2017
Time12 PM
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Sox17 : a Sox F transcription factor in oligodendrocyte development and regeneration
SpeakerChew Li Jin , Center for Neuroscience Research, Children's National Medical Center, George Washington University
DateThursday, 23 February 2017
Time1 PM
VenueMD6-01-02
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Towards high value chemicals production harnessing Synthetic Biology
SpeakerEriko Takano , Professor of Synthetic Biology at the University of Manchester, School of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology.
DateWednesday, 15 February 2017
Time11 am
VenueCeLS Auditorium, 28 Medical Drive, Centre for Life Sciences Singapore 117456
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CoQ10, a biologically and commercially important compound
SpeakerMakoto Kawamukai , Professor, Vice dean, Life and Environmental Science, Shimane University.
DateMonday, 06 February 2017
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Synthetic biology biosensors for healthcare applications
SpeakerPaul Freemont , Professor, Department of Medicine, Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation, Imperial College London.
DateThursday, 26 January 2017
Time2 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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A targeted LCMS - multiplex biomarker approach to the study of a cardio-regenerative peptide in Singaporean heart failure patients
SpeakerDr Chester Lee Drum , Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
DateMonday, 23 January 2017
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Imaging how cells decide their fate, shape and position in the living mouse embryo
SpeakerDr Nicolas Plachta, Senior Principal Investigator, Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology, A*Star
DateMonday, 09 January 2017
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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DNA methylation and metabolic disturbances: beyond genetics
SpeakerMarie Loh, Principal Investigator, Translational Laboratory in Genetic Medicine, A*Star
DateMonday, 28 November 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Epigenetic Regulation of Embryonic Fate Specification and Differentiation
SpeakerLim Chin Yan, Junior Principal Investigator, Institute of Medical Biology, A*Star
DateMonday, 21 November 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Forbidden Kingdom: Role of the mycobiome and fungus-host interactions in human skin disease
SpeakerDr Thomas L. Dawson, Jr., Senior Principal Investigator, Agency for Science, Technology and Research Institute of Medical Biology
DateMonday, 14 November 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Identification of Cell Cycle-Regulating MicroRNAs, Per Hydbring and Peter Sicinski
SpeakerProf Peter Sicinski, Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
DateWednesday, 09 November 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Immune Pore-forming Proteins: The New Bug Exterminators
SpeakerJudy Lieberman, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
DateTuesday, 01 November 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Speaker 1: Transcriptomic and translatomic analyses of the model antibiotic producer Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2)
Speaker 2: Rewiring the metabolic pathways using synthetic expression regulators
Speaker 1Byung-Kwan Cho, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea
Speaker 2Gyoo Yeol Jung, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Head of Interdisciplinary School of Bioscience and Bioengineering (I-Bio), POSTECH, Korea
DateMonday, 31 October 2016
Time4 pm
VenueCeLS auditorium, Center for Life Sciences, 28 Medical Drive, NUS
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Chemical Biology Approaches for Biofilm Eradication
SpeakerLiang Yang, Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences, Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
DateMonday, 24 October 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Engineering biocatalysts for green and sustainable pharmaceutical manufacturing
SpeakerA/P Zhi Li, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
DateMonday, 17 October 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Using active-learning strategies to improve student learning experience and student feedback
SpeakerA/P Thilo Hagen, A/P Yew Wen Shan, A/P Yeong Foong May, Department of Biochemistry
DateMonday, 10 October 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Bacterial outer membrane lipid trafficking and homeostasis
SpeakerChng Shu Sin, Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry National University of Singapore
DateMonday, 03 October 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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“Enterohemorrhagic E. coli sings: pour some sugar on me!”
SpeakerProf Vanessa Sperandio, Professor of Microbiology and Biochemistry UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX, USA
DateMonday, 26 September 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Red oleaginous yeast as a microbial cell factory: the current status
SpeakerDr Ji Lianghui, Program Director/Senior Principle Investigator, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore
DateMonday, 29 August 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Dynamics of Macromolecular Assemblies by Mass Spectrometry: From Domain Motions to Virus Maturation
SpeakerDR Ganesh S. Anand, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore
DateMonday, 22 August 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Dietary Regulation of Lipid Metabolism and Oxidative Stress in Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
SpeakerProfessor Karmin O, Professor, Department of Animal Science, Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, University of Manitoba, Canada Principal Investigator, St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre
DateMonday, 20 June 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Synthetic small intestines for treating and studying intestinal disease
SpeakerProfessor John C. March, Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University
DateThursday, 16 June 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Microbial engineering for the production of advanced biofuels and bioproducts
SpeakerDr Taek Soon Lee,Director of Metabolic Engineering, Deputy Vice President of Fuels Synthesis Division, Joint BioEnergy Institute Biological Systems and Engineering Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
DateWednesday, 1 June 2016
Time12 pm
VenueCeLs Auditiorium
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Early life influences on cardio-metabolic disease risk in Singaporean children: A Developmental Origins of Health and Disease perspective
SpeakerIzzuddin Bin Mohd Aris, Postdoctoral Fellow, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS)Singapore
DateMonday, 30 May 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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The Age of Aging Can We Intervene
SpeakerProfessor Brian Kennedy, CEO, Buck Institute for Research on Aging
DateThursday, 27 May 2016
Time11.30 am
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Oral and Fungal Biofilms: Resistance mechanisms and new therapies
SpeakerDr Chaminda Jayampath, Department of Oral Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore
DateMonday, 23 May 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Two techniques that allows us to map pair-wise RNA interactions Genome-Wide and to detect RNA sensors in diverse organisms
SpeakerDr Yue Wan, Junior Principal Investigator/GIS fellow, Genome Institute of Singapore, A*STAR
DateMonday, 25 April 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Research Seminar | Lipidomics for bioand geochemistry: Examples from molecular fossils and growth of pathogens in chronic infections
SpeakerDr Cajetan Neubauer, California Institute of Technology, Pasadeda, CA, USA
DateTuesday, 19 April 2016
Time2-3 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Teaching Seminar | Mechanism of protein synthesis and its inhibitors
SpeakerDr Cajetan Neubauer, California Institute of Technology, Pasadeda, CA, USA
DateMonday, 18 April 2016
Time3-4 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Immunophilins: Structures, Mechanisms and Ligands
SpeakerHo Sup Yoon, Professor, School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
DateMonday, 11 April 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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De novo human artificial chromosomes for the advancement of mammalian synthetic biology
SpeakerDr Y. Alina Chan, Human Frontier Science Program, Harvard University
DateTuesday, 22 March 2016
Time2 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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SynCTI Frontiers Seminar Series
Speakers Prof Eiichiro Fukusaki, A/P Shuichi Shimma and Assist Prof Sastia Prama Putri, Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
DateFriday, 18 March 2016
Time2 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
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Constructing Synthetic Microbial Consortia for Production of Natural Products
SpeakerKang Zhou, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore
DateMonday, 14 March 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Invisible Influence: How the Indoor Microbiome Influences Health
SpeakerJack A Gilbert, Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
DateTuesday, 08 March 2016
Time2 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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The sweet spot of post-translational modifications – understanding the role of the glycosylation in diseases and health
SpeakerHyun Joo An, Professor, Graduate School of Analytical Science & Technology, ChungNam National University, Daejeon, KOREA
DateWednesday, 02 March 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Keeping inflammation in check: Negative regulation of NOD2 signaling during acute and chronic pathway stimulations
SpeakerDr Bindu Sukumaran, DUKE-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore
DateTuesday, 29 February 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Protein scaffold Technology: addressing the synthetic biology problem in the terms of protein
SpeakerPingyu Zhong, Senior Principal Investigator, Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), Biomedical Sciences Institutes, Singapore
DateMonday, 15 February 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Gaining control of Escherichia coli’s osmoregulatory network
SpeakerTeuta Pilizota, Chancellors Fellow, Centre for Synthetic and Systems Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
DateMonday, 01 February 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Writing learning outcomes
SpeakerSoong Swee Kit, Alan, Assistant Director (Learning Design & Research) at CDTL, NUS
Gan Joo Seng, Mark, Senior Education Specialist at CDTL, NUS
DateWednesday, 27 January 2016
Time2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2,Conference Room
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From Vesicles to Synthetic Cells: Osmoregulation, Shape Morphogenesis, and Search for Broad-spectrum Antivirals
SpeakerProf Atul N. Parikh, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA
DateMonday, 25 January 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Novel posttranslational modifications in bacteria-host interaction
SpeakerDr Feng Shao, Investigator and Deputy Director, National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing, China
DateFriday, 22 January 2016
Time11 am
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Exporting the Toulouse vision of microbial biotechnology to Singapore
SpeakerProf Nicholas David Lindley, Senior Research Director, CNRS
DateFriday, 15 January 2016
Time12 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
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Writing learning outcomes
SpeakerSoong Swee Kit, Alan, Assistant Director (Learning Design & Research) at CDTL, NUS
Gan Joo Seng, Mark, Senior Education Specialist at CDTL, NUS
DateTuesday, 12 January 2016
Time10 am - 12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Cell Metabolism of Hematopoietic Stem Cells
SpeakerProf Toshio Suda, Cancer Science Institute, National University of Singapore
DateMonday, 11 January 2016
Time12 pm
VenueMD7, Level 2, Seminar Room M9, NUS
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Bio-based production of chemicals and materials from renewable resources
SpeakerProf Sang Yup Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
DateMonday, 04 January 2016
Time2 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
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Bacterial Systems Biology: Genome, Transcriptome, Translatome, and Interactome
SpeakerA/P Byung-Kwan Cho, Department of Biological Sciences and KAIST Institute for the BioCentury, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
DateThursday, 03 December 2015
Time3 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Designing Biology for a healthy world
SpeakerProfessor Pamela A. SILVER, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School & The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University
DateWednesday, 25 November 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditiorium, NUS
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Presentation cum workshop on Good practices in designing MCQs
SpeakerMr Alan Soong Swee Kit,Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning, National University of Singapore
DateMonday, 23 November 2015
Time10:00 AM
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Ezh2 Controls Cell Adhesion and Migration through Direct Methylation of Talin
SpeakerDr Su I-Hsin, Assistant Professor, Division of Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology, School of Biological Sciences, College of Science, NTU
DateMonday, 16 November 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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The role of Protein Glutathionylation in Acetaminophen-Induced Liver injury
SpeakerCHAN Chun Yong, Eric, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy, NUS
DateMonday, 9 November 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Our microbial identity and why it matters
SpeakerDr Niranjan NAGARAJAN, Group Leader & Associate Director, Computational and Systems Biology, A*STAR
DateMonday, 2 November 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Genetic susceptibility to common diseases. How far we have come, and how much more there is to do
SpeakerDr KHOR Chiea Chuen, Department of Biochemistry & Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, NUS. Genome Instittute of Singapore (GIS), A*STAR
DateMonday, 26 October 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Transcriptional regulatory network in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
SpeakerDr Takaomi SANDA, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, NUS & Department of Medicine, NUS Medicine
DateMonday, 19 October 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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News from the Metabolic Disorders, Obesity and Cancer (MDOC) programme: Tuning the ECM microenvironment architecture in vitro unlocks brown adipogenic potential in adult human mesenchymal progenitor cells
SpeakerA/P Michael RAGHUNATH, Department of Biochemistry, NUS Medicine & Department of Biomedical Engineering (primary appointment), Faculty of Engineering, NUS.
DateMonday, 12 October 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Metabolomics reveals metabolic disease mechanisms and targets
SpeakerProfessor Christopher B. Newgard, Jointly hosted by the Department of Biochemistry and the Department of Medicine, NUS Medicine
DateWednesday, 7 October 2015
Time10:30 am
VenueMD6-CeTM, Level 4, SMART CLASSROOM, NUS
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SynCTI Workshop - Tools from the Enzyme Function Initiative for Discovering Functions of Unknown Enzymes
SpeakerProfessor John A. Gerlt, Gutgsell Chair, Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry, Institute for Genome Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
DateTuesday, 6 October 2015
Time3:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditiorium
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E Unum Pluribus (From One Enzyme to >50M Proteins)
SpeakerProfessor John A. Gerlt, Gutgsell Chair, Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry, Institute for Genome Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
DateMonday, 5 October 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Targeted Proteomics, the tool for multiplexed protein quantification in biological systems
SpeakerDr Manfred RAIDA, Senior Research Fellow, SLING, NUS
DateMonday, 28 September 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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New insight in the pathogensis of periodontal disease
SpeakerDr TAN Kai Soo, Faculty of Dentistry, NUS
DateMonday, 21 September 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Role of Conformational Dynamics in HIV Reverse Transcriptase Specificity and Evolution of Drug Resistance
SpeakerA/P Marius SUDOL, Department of Physiology, NUS Medicine
DateMonday, 14 September 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Role of Conformational Dynamics in HIV Reverse Transcriptase Specificity and Evolution of Drug Resistance
SpeakerProfessor Kenneth Johnson, Roger J. Williams Centennial Professor of Biochemistry, University of Texas, USA
DateMonday, 7 September 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Harnessing human antibodies for treatment of viral and bacterial infections
SpeakerDr Tan Man Wah, Associate Director, Infectious Diseases Genentech, USA
DateMonday, 31 August 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Protein and genetic engineering driven by pathogenic bacteria
SpeakerDr Swaine Chen, Department of Medicine, NUS & Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), A*STAR
DateMonday, 24th August 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Implication of caspase 3 activation in the hormetic effect of reactive oxygen species on cellular aging
SpeakerA/P Marie-Veronique Clement, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
DateMonday, 17th August 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Molecular genetics of communication between two sexes, the neural circuitry and evolution of the mating system
SpeakerDr King Chow, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
DateMonday, 8th June 2015
Time3:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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BRD4 in Gene-Specific Targeting and Cancer Therapeutics
SpeakerProfessor Cheng-Ming Chiang, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
DateMonday, 6th July 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Application of metabolomics to high resolution phenotype analysis
SpeakerProfessor Eiichiro Fukusaki, Osaka University
DateMonday, 4th June 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
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The Berkeley Center for Structural Biology: Past, Present and Future
SpeakerDr Corie Ralston,, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
DateTuesday, 2nd June 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
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Surviving apoptosis: cell-to-cell variability and life-death-inflammatory signaling in response to the death ligand TRAIL
SpeakerDr Deborah Flusberg, Department of Systems Biology Harvard Medical School
DateMonday, 25th May 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Molecular genetics of communication between two sexes, the neural circuitry and evolution of the mating system
SpeakerDr Sophie Bellanger, Institute of Medical Biology, A*STAR Singapore
DateMonday, 18th May 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Interrogating the Hallmarks of Cancer Stem Cells
SpeakerDr Tam Wai Leong,, Principal Investigator, Genome Institute of Singapore,
DateThursday, 14th May 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Seeing how mammalian life starts: Quantitative imaging in living mouse embryos.
SpeakerDr Nicolas Plachta,, Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR)
DateMonday, 11th May 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Microbial production of advanced biofuels
SpeakerDr Taek Soon Lee, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
DateWednesday, 6th May 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditiorium
LinkPoster
Biomass to chemicals : Current status and challenges for commercialization
SpeakerDr Choi Won Jae, A-STAR, Singapore
DateTuesday, 28th April 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium, NUS
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A journey worth considering – a personal experience in forming a Singapore spin-off
SpeakerA/P Too Heng-Phon, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
DateMonday, 20th April 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition: From Yin and Yang to A Full Spectrum
SpeakerDr Ruby Yun-Ju HUANG, Principal Associate, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore
NUS Resident Physician & Clinician Scientist, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, NUHS
DateMonday, 13th April 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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How human gut microbiome is influenced by diet and ethnicity
SpeakerA/P Lee Yuan Kun, NUS, Singapore
DateMonday, 6th April 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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A novel role of HEXIM1, a P-TEFb inhibitor, in cancer
SpeakerDr Sheng-Hao Chao, Bioprocessing Technology Institute, A*Star
Date>Monday, 30th March 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Regression and Management of Canine Mast Cell Tumour using Combination Therapy, Designated KELtherapy
SpeakerDr Keat Chye Cheah, KELtherapy
DateMonday, 24th March 2015
Time3:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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New Wine from Old Barrels: Tales of Synthetic Enzymology
SpeakerA/P Yew Wen Shan, Department of Biochemistry, National University of Singapore
DateMonday, 23rd March 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Upstream regulation of Wnt signaling: Science and Therapy
SpeakerProf. David Virshup, Program in Cancer and Stem Cell Biology, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
DateMonday, 9th March 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Regulatory Mechanisms in Development and Regeneration of Skeletal Muscle.
SpeakerA/P Reshma Taneja, Department of Physiology National University of Singapore
DateMonday, 2nd March 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Inositol pyrophosphate a small messenger molecule: Signaling and Targeting
SpeakerDr Rao Feng, Johns Hopkins University
DateFriday, 27th February 2015
Time2:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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High density protein microarray technology and its application on developing ultra-specific mAbs for diagnostic application
SpeakerDr Donghui Ma,OriGene Technologies Inc
DateMonday, 23rd February 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Bacterial P450(CYP) Reactions: Systems and Synthetic Biology
SpeakerProf. Byung-Gee Kim, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea
DateThursday, 12th February 2015
Time1:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
Strain Improvement by Rational and Evolutionary Metabolic Engineering Using Synthetic Regulators
SpeakerA/P Gyoo Yeol Jung, Department of Chemical Engineering, POSTECH, Korea
DateWednesday, 11th February 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
Mixed Lineage Leukemia 5: from cell cycle regulation to carcinogenesis
SpeakerA/P Deng Lih Wen, Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
DateMonday, 9th February 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Decoding cancer-immune dynamics: from analytic to synthetic approaches
SpeakerDr Paul Jongjoon CHOI, Ph.D., Genome Institute of Singapore, A*Star
DateMonday, 2nd February 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Identification of miRNA targets and funcation using Pulldown technology
SpeakerTan Shen Mynn, Ph.D, Lieberman Lab, Harvard Medical School, Thermo Fisher Scientific
DateMonday, 12th January 2015
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Synthetic Biology
SpeakerProfessor Christopher A. Voigt, Department of Biological Engineering, Synthetic Biology Center and the Broad Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
DateFriday, 5th December 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
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Brewing-up tomorrow’s technologies with synthetic biology
SpeakerDr Tom Ellis, Senior Lecturer and Group Leader, Centre for Synthetic Biology and Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London, UK
DateFriday, 28th November 2014
Time3:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
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>Deconstructing endocytic trafficking
SpeakerDr Wu Min, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, FOS, NUS, Principal Investigator, Centre for Bioimaging Sciences (CBIS), Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore (MBI)
DateMonday, 17th November 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
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Exposing the proteome in full glory through advances in enabling technologies
SpeakerProfessor Albert J.R. Heck, Biomoleculaire Massaspectrometrie and Proteomics, Bijvoet Center for Biomolecular Research, Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, and Netherlands Proteomics Centre
DateThursday, 13th November 2014
Time4:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Engineering Red Blood Cells as Novel Therapeutic Agents
SpeakerDr Jiahai Shi, Postdoctoral Fellow, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research / Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
DateWednesday, 12th November 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Molecular Basis for Activity-Dependent Synaptic Plasticity
SpeakerDr Shawn Je, Assistant Professor, Program in Neuroscience and Behavioral Disorders, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, University of Singapore.
DateMonday, 10th November 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
miRNAs in Hepatocellular Carcinoma
SpeakerA/P Caroline LEE, Associate Professor, DUKE-NUS Graduate Medical School,
Principal Investigator, National Cancer Centre
DateMonday, 27th October 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Nutrition, nuclear receptors, and transcriptional control of metabolism
SpeakerProfessor Walter Wahli, Principal Investigator, Lee Kong Chian School Of Medicine, NTU
DateMonday, 13th October 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
Adipose tissues: the molecular development of fat tissues, its biological funcations and contributions to obesity
SpeakerDr Nguyen Long, Research Fellow, Duke NUS
DateTuesday, 30th September 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD6 Smart Classroom, #04-01A
LinkPoster
Discovery of a DHA transporter in brain
SpeakerDr Nguyen Long, Research Fellow, Duke NUS
DateMonday, 29th September 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD6 Active Learning Room #01-02
LinkPoster
Epigenetic regulatory mechanisms of centromeric chromatin
SpeakerDr Chen Ee Sin, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
Supervisor, NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS), NUS
DateMonday, 22nd September 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD6-04-01A
LinkPoster
Chromatin remodeling in transcription and repair
SpeakerDr Sudhakar Jha, Junior Principal Investigator, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, NUS
DateMonday, 15th September 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD6-01-02
LinkPoster
The STAT Pathway: Programming for Stem Cells and Development
SpeakerProfessor Fu Xin-Yuan, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
DateMonday, 1st September 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Investigating molecular mechanisms of ageing in nematodes – insights and limitations
SpeakerDr Jan Gruber, Assistant Professor, Science Division, Yale-NUS College
DateMonday, 25th August 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD6-01-02
LinkPoster
Big Data and Biomedicine: From Predicting Patterns to Molecular Mechanisms
SpeakerProfessor Kelvin White, Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago
DateTuesday, 19th August 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD6, Level 1, #01-02 Active Learning Room
LinkPoster
A 4-Year Postdoc Experience Towards the Identification of a Novel Function for a Transcription Factor, CUX1
SpeakerDr Zubaidah Ramdzan, PhD, Goodman Cancer Research Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
DateMonday, 4th August 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD6, Level 4, #04-01A
LinkPoster
Protein Architecture: The Role of Flexible Loops in Enzyme Activation
SpeakerProfessor John Richard, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, the University at Buffalo, USA
DateTuesday, 3rd June 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD6, Level 4, #04-01A
LinkPoster
Research Seminar by Faculty Candidate: Delineation of molecular mechanisms of heart diseases using an adeno-associated virus mediated delivery system
SpeakerDr Jiang Jianming, Department of Genetics, Havard Medical School
DateThursday, 29th May 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD6, #01-01A Learning Room
LinkPoster
Teaching Seminar by Faculty Candidate: Morphogenesis and Molecular Mechanisms during Heart Development
SpeakerDr Jiang Jianming, Department of Genetics, Havard Medical School
DateWednesday, 28th May 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD6, #01-01A Learning Room
LinkPoster
MAP kinase phosphatase 5 in inflammation and insulin resistance
SpeakerAssistant Professor Dr Zhang Yong Liang, Department of Microbiology, YLLSoM, NUS
DateMonday, 26th May 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
Immuno-biology of arthralgia-inducing alphaviruses: from bed to bench and back
SpeakerA/P Scott Andrew Summers, Duke University School of Medicine
DateMonday, 19th May 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
Immuno-biology of arthralgia-inducing alphaviruses: from bed to bench and back
SpeakerAdjunct A/P Lisa Ng Fong Poh, Department of Biochemistry, YLLSoM, NUS
Singapore Immunology Network, A*STAR
DateMonday, 14th April 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
Hunting for gene regulatory control in heart failure
SpeakerA/P Roger Foo, Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), A*STAR
National University Heart Centre Singapore (NUHCS)
DateMonday, 7th April 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD11, CRC SymposiumRoom 2&3
LinkPoster
Rab23 and the primary cilia
SpeakerA/P Tang Bor Luen, Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
Deputy Executive Director, NGS, NUS
DateMonday, 31th March 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
Mind the fingers: ZFPs in stem cell identity and reprogramming
SpeakerDr Wu Qiang, epartment of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
DateMonday, 24th March 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
Synthetic Biology for Synthetic Chemistry
SpeakerThe Hubbard Howe Jr. Distinguished Professor of Biochemical Engineering Jay Keasling, Departments of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley
Synthetic Biology Department, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley
Joint BioEnergy Institute, Emeryville
DateTuesday, 18th March 2014
Time3:00 pm
VenueLT35, MD6, CeTM
LinkPoster
Mechanisms of crippling human actin-dependent phagocytosis by Yersinia YopO
SpeakerA/P Robert C. Robinson, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR
DateMonday, 17th March 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
Use of the I-switch, a novel FRET DNA-based biosensor, to monitor intracellular pH in response to environmental stress ideas on how to target drugs to specific tissues and cell types
SpeakerProfessor Linda J Kenney, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois-Chicago, USA. Mechanobiology Institute, NUS
DateMonday, 10th March 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
Post-transcriptional regulation of the tumor suppressor PTEN
SpeakerDr Yvonne Tay, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Daeconess Medical Center, Boston, USAy
DateWednesday, 5th March 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD6 #04-01A, Smart Classroom
LinkPoster
Ideas on how to target drugs to specific tissues and cell types
SpeakerA/P Thilo Hagen, Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
DateMonday, 3rd March 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
What is Synthetic Biology and Why is it Different?
SpeakerProfessor Richard I Kitney, Co-Director, The EPSRC Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation (CSynBI) and the IKC in Synthetic Biology, Imperial College, London, UK
DateFriday, 21th February 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
Cancer Proteomics: Challenges and Future Prospects
SpeakerA/P Chung Ching Ming Maxey, Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
DateMonday, 17th February 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
Genetic Basis of Human Obesity: Lessons from the Experiments of Nature
SpeakerA/P Lee Yung Seng, Paediatrics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
DateMonday, 10th February 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
NUS-POSTECH Symposium in Biochemistry
SpeakerPIs from POSTECh and Biochemistry, NUS
DateWednesday, 5th February 2014
Time1pm - 5pm
VenueNUS Clinical Research Centre, MD11 Symposium Rooms 2&3
LinkPoster
Probing diabetes disease mechanisms with the use of human induced pluripotent stem cells
SpeakerDr Adrian Teo Kee Keong, Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School
DateWednesday, 29th January 2014
Time11:00 am
VenueMD6-01-01A–CeTM–LEARNING RM
LinkPoster
Synthetic biological widgets: engineered yeasts for producing fuels and chemicals
SpeakerDr Yong-Su Jin, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
DateWednesday, 22th January 2014
Time3:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
Synthetic Biology: Foundations and Applications
SpeakerTimothy Lu, MD, PhD, MIT Synthetic Biology Center
DateTuesday, 21th January 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
Microfluidic platforms for epigenetic analysis of low cell number samples
SpeakerDr William F. Burkholder, Microfluidics Systems Biology Lab, Instittute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), A*STAR
DateMonday, 20th January 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster
Synthetic genomics: from Parts to Genomes
SpeakerDr Patrick Cai Yizhi, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK
DateMonday, 13th January 2014
Time12:00 pm
VenueCeLS Auditorium
LinkPoster


Expanding the Boundaries of Synthetic Biology
SpeakerProf Huimin Zhao, Departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Chemistry, and Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Institute for Genomic Biology, and Center for Biophysics and Computational Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
DateWednesday, 27th November 2013
Time11:00 am
VenueMD6-04-01A, CeTM - Smart Classroom
LinkPoster
Making and Breaking Bonds; Chemistry-based Strategies for Antigen Identification
SpeakerAssistant Professor Gijsbert M Grotenbreg, Departments of Microbiology and Biological Sciences, NUS
DateMonday, 25th November 2013
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD9-01-02H, Department of Physiology
LinkPoster
Dual Genome Cross Talk in Health Disease, and Cancer
SpeakerProf Lee-Jun C Wong, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
DateMonday, 11th November 2013
Time2:00 pm
VenueMD9-01-02H, Department of Physiology
LinkPoster
A site for direct integrin α v β 6* uPAR interaction from structural modelling and docking
SpeakerProf Shoba Ranganathan, Adjunct Department of Biochemistry, YLLSoM, NUS
DateFriday, 27th September 2013
Time12:00 pm
VenueCRC, MD 11 Symposium Room
LinkPoster
Role of Nutrition in management and Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome
SpeakerProf Jeyakumar Henry, Singapore Institute of Clinical Sciences, A*STAR
DateWednesday, 28th August 2013
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD6, #01-02 Active Learning Room
LinkPoster
Regulation of brown fat development by microRNAs
SpeakerSun Lei, PhD, Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
DateMonday, 15th July 2013
Time12:00 pm
VenueCRC, MD 11 Symposium Room
LinkPoster
Lymphatics as a new active player in preventing excess cholesterol in tissues
SpeakerVeronique Angeli, PhD, Associate Professor, LSI Immunology Programme, National University of Singapore
DateThursday, 10th June 2013
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Runx family genes, DNA repair and leukemogenesis
SpeakerMotomi Osato, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Cancer Science Institute, National University of Singapore
DateThursday, 27th May 2013
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Synthetic microbes for engineering applications
SpeakerDr Matthew W. Chang, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
DateThursday, 23th May 2013
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Epigenetic control of skeletal muscle differentiation
SpeakerA/Prof Reshma Taneja, Department of Physiology, YLLSoM, NUS
DateMonday, 20th May 2013
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Investigating the molecular mechanisms underlying chemotherapeutic drug resistance using fission yeast
SpeakerDr Chen Ee Sin, Asst Prof, Department of Biochemistry, YLLSoM, NUS
DateMonday, 6th April 2013
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Microfluidic platforms for epigenetic analysis of low cell number samples
SpeakerDr Edward Kai-Hua Chow, Junior Principal Investigator, CSI, NUS & Asst/Prof Department of Pharmacology, YLLSoM, NUS
DateMonday, 22nd April 2013
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Role of aneuploidy in cellular adaptation
SpeakerDr Giulia Rancati, Institute of Medical Biology, A*STAR Singapore
DateMonday, 8th April 2013
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Involvement of G12 Proteins in Signaling Processes Impacting Oncogenesis and Metastasis
SpeakerPatrick J. Casey, PhD, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore
DateMonday, 18th March 2013
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Designing the Heart of a New Medicine: the NUS Drug Development Unit
SpeakerA/P Brian W Dymock, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, NUS
DateMonday, 25th February 2013
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Global Regulation of Chromatin Structure and Gene Transcription by Nuclear Hormone Receptors and Coregulators
SpeakerDr Edwin Cheung, Senior Research Scientist, Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), A*STAR
DateWednesday, 20th February 2013
Time1:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Molecular control of calcium-dependent hormone secretion
SpeakerA/P Han Weiping, Honorary Joint Appoinment Department of Biochemistry, YLLSoM, NUS
DateMonday, 4th February 2013
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster


P53 and Runx3: Similarities and differences
SpeakerYoshiaki Ito, MD PhD, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore
DateMonday, 22th October 2012
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
In vivo functions of cyclin-dependent kinases (Cdks) in development, cancer, and neural stem cell differentiation
SpeakerDr Philipp Kaldis, Principal Investigator, IMCB, A*STAR
DateMonday, 8th October 2012
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
p21-activated kinase and Wnt signaling through the Ror receptor tyrosine kinase
SpeakerDr Takao Inoue, Department of Biochemistry, YLLSoM, NUS
DateMonday, 24th September 2012
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
New Roles for Mediator and AMPK in Transcription and DNA Repair
SpeakerDr. Norbert Lehming Staatsexamen, Department of Microbiology, YLLSoM, NUS
DateMonday, 10th September 2012
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Misuse of Hormones
SpeakerDr. Lee Kok Onn, Professor and Senior Consultant, Endocrinology, NUS
DateMonday, 27th August 2012
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Group A streptococcus triggers a metabolic change in the host that is sensed by the bacteria and promotes its proliferation
SpeakerProfessor Emanuel Hanski, Dept. of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, The Hebrew University, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Research Centre on Inflammatory Diseases, CREATE, NUS
DateMonday, 30th July 2012
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Investigating the roles of Akt targets in cholesterol regulation and protein transport
SpeakerLaura Jane Sharpe, Ph.D, School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences University of New South Wales, Australia
DateMonday, 23rd July 2012
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Studies in understanding and treating Rett syndrome
SpeakerAssistant Professor Eyleen Goh, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
DateMonday, 7th May 2012
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
"Of Chance and Necessity", Invention disclosures spun off from fortuitous research studies
SpeakerA/P Too Heng-Phon, Department of Biochemistry, YLLSoM, NUS
DateMonday, 23rd April 2012
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Digital dissection of mitotic picoplankton by electron tomography
SpeakerAssistant professor Lu Gan, Department of Biological Sciences, NUS
DateMonday, 9th April 2012
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Chromatin Remodeling @ TIP60.com
SpeakerDr Sudhakar Jha, Department of Biochemistry and Caner Science Institute of Singapore
DateMonday, 26th March 2012
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Mitotic errors as a cause of DNA breaks and chromosome pulverisation
SpeakerDr Karen Carmelina Crasta, Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology (IMCB), A*STAR
DateMonday, 12th March 2012
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Proteins do not work alone in a cell - Methods to analyse protein complexed
SpeakerManfred Roman Raida Ph.D, Group leader Mass Spectrometry, ETC, A*STAR
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
DateMonday, 5th March 2012
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Frustrations in Research: Contradictory Results
SpeakerAssistant Professor Thilo Hagen, Department of Biochemistry, YLLSoM, NUS
DateMonday, 6th February 2012
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Identification of ovarian cancer associated genes using an integrated gene expression and protein interaction network approach in a Boolean framework
SpeakerProfessor Shoba Ranganathan, UNESCO Chair of Biodiversity Informatics, Macquarie University
President of Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet)
Chairperson, International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
DateWednesday, 11th January 2012
Time12:15 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Bedside to Bench: Clinical questions about the liver that we need scientists to answer
SpeakerAssistant Professor Dan Yock Young, Department of Medicine, YLLSoM, NUS
Senior Consultant, Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, NUH
DateMonday, 9th January 2012
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster


Myelin repair strategies and assessment in animal models of brain white matter diseases
SpeakerProfessor Said Ghandour, Director Biopathology and Imaging of Myelin (University of Strasbourg)
DateMonday, 19th December 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Integrative analysis of transcriptome, proteome and phosphoproteome in human pluripotent stem cells
SpeakerDr Jonathan Loh Yuin Han, Institute of Medical Biology, A*STAR (Singapore)
DateMonday, 28th November 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Late life Depression and Dementia: Exploring etiologic pathways and neurobiology substrates in the Singapore Longitudinal Aging Studies
SpeakerA/P Tze-Pin Ng, Department of Psychological, YLLSoM, NUS
DateMonday, 17th October 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Major Healthcare-Associated MRSA Clones in Singapore
SpeakerAssistant Professor Hsu Li Yang, Department of Medicine, YLLSoM, NUS
DateMonday, 3rd October 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Electrostatic and Molecular Mechanisms in Chromatin Folding and Self-Association and the Effects of Histone H4 Tail Acetylations
SpeakerProfessor Lars NordenskiÖld, Associate Dean, College of Science, School of Biological Sciences, NTU
DateMonday, 19th September 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Genetic Dissection of the Role of microRNAs and Other Non-coding RNAs in Cancer
SpeakerDr Mathijs Voorhoeve, Honorary Joint Appoinment Department of Biochemistry, YLLSoM and Duke-NUS
DateMonday, 5th September 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Gene expression profiling of human hepatocellular carcinoma: “omics” strategies for predictive and personalized medicine
SpeakerProfessor Hui Kam Man, National Cancer Centre Singapore
DateMonday, 22nd August 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Adipose Tissue as Sources for Diabetic Therapy and Regenerative Medicine: Role of Nuclear Receptors
SpeakerDr Shigeki Sugii, Singapore Bioimaging Consortium, A*STAR
DateMonday, 15th August 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Integrated Epigenetic and Transcriptional Control of Pluripotency
SpeakerAng Yen-Sin, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
DateMonday, 20th June 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Divergent strategies of the nuclear membrane management during mitosis
SpeakerDr. Snezhana Oliferenko, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory
DateMonday, 6th June 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Studies on the mechanism of phosphorylation of human immunodeficiency virus -1 (HIV-1)-encoded Vpu protein by a comprehensive kinome analysis
SpeakerProfessor Naoki Yamamoto MD, PhD, Department of Microbiology, YLLSoM, NUS
DateMonday, 30th May 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Harnessing Transposons for Prostate/Breast Cancer Gene Discovery and Validation
SpeakerDr. Kenneth Ban, MBBS, PhD, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A-STAR
DateMonday, 25th May 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
To live or die: the role of autophagy in cell death
SpeakerAssociate Professor Shen Han-Ming, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, YLLSoM, NUS
DateMonday, 16th May 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Quantitative Proteomics for the Elucidation of Cellular/Molecular mechanisms
SpeakerAssistant Professor Lin Qingsong, Department of Biological Sciences, NUS
DateMonday, 9th May 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Genomic analysis of estrogen receptor-mediated transcription in breast cancer cells
SpeakerDr. Edwin Cheung, Genome Institute of Singapore
DateMonday, 25th April 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Understanding Chromatin Structure with Genomic Technologies
SpeakerDr. Melissa J. Fullwood, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
DateMonday, 18th April 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
The Role of the ARF-mediated Mitochondrial Signaling Pathway in Cancer
SpeakerAssistant Professor Koji Itahana, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
DateMonday, 11th April 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Pre-mRNA Alternative Splicing and Editing for Optimal Calcium Channel
SpeakerAssociate Professor Soong Tuck Wah, Department of Physiology, YLLSoM, NUS
DateMonday, 4th April 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Identification of disease-associated cis-regulatory elements in Runx family genes
SpeakerAssociate Professor Osato Motomi, MD, Cancer Sciences Institute, NUS
DateMonday, 28th March 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Cell Cycle Arrest Induced by Afu from Artemia by the Regulation of tRNA Trafficking and Checkpoint
SpeakerProfessor Wei-Jun Yang, Marine Biology, Zhejiang University
DateMonday, 17th March 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
p53-activated Sestrins link genotoxic stress to autophagy and metabolism
SpeakerDr Andrei Budanov, Postdoc Fellow @ Prof. Michael Karin’s lab
DateWednesday, 9th March 2011
Time1:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Regulation of NF-kB by Methylation
SpeakerDr Ea Chee-Kwee, Postdoc Fellow @ Prof. Baltimore's lab
DateWednesday, 16th February 2011
Time1:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
The role of insulin receptor substrate signaling in skeletal muscle metabolic flexibility
SpeakerDr Long Yun Chau, PhD (Karolinska Institute, Sweden)
DateMonday, 14th February 2011
Time12:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Codon Optimization to improve gene expression in E.coli, Yeast, Fungal, Plant, and Mammalian hosts
SpeakerMadhuri Ganta, PhD, MBA, DNA2.0 Inc
DateWednesday, 19th January 2011
Time3:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster
Biochemical characterization of a bi-lobed structure required for organelle duplication and cell division in Trypanosoma brucei
SpeakerAssistant Professor Cynthia Y. He, Department of Biological Sciences, NUS
DateMonday, 17th January 2011
Time3:00 pm
VenueMD7, L2, M9 Seminar Room, Department of Biochemistry, NUS
LinkPoster

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