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The Life Sciences Institute is a research centre dedicated to the understanding of fundamental biological pathways in human health and disease, environmental science and industrial processes.

We promote scientific discovery through creative and multidisciplinary approaches in an environment that is highly collaborative. We also seek to integrate our pioneering basic research with the application and exploitation of new research discoveries. LSI brings together scientists and clinicians from five NUS faculties and supports advanced core facilities and cutting-edge research infrastructure.

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IUPESM Fellowship

Prof James Goh, from NUS Tissue Engineering Programme, was awarded on 20 November 2020 the International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine (IUPESM) Fellowship. This is in recognition of the most prominent international leaders of the profession of medical physicists and biomedical engineers. Congratulations!

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Singapore Spine Society Award

Congratulations to Prof Wong Hee Kit, of NUS Tissue Engineering Program, who received the First Prize Award conducted by the Singapore Spine Society on 23 January 2021. This is for his research on "The Longitudinal Impact of Intervertebral Disc Distraction on Disc Health – A Preliminary, in VIVO Study Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging in a Rabbit Model".

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NRF Investigatorship 2019 Award

Assoc Prof Matthew Chang, Director of NUS Synthetic Biology for Clinical and Technological Innovation (SynCTI), was one of the four recipients of the NRF Investigatorship 2019.

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Dr. Anne K Bendt, Principal Investigator at the Life Sciences Institute and the Associate Director of the Singapore Lipidomics Incubator (SLING), has been awarded a scholarship by the DAAD, the German Academic Exchange Service.

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A research paper from Dr. Saji Kumar Sreedharan's lab is now published in PNAS. The work is about the precise timing (Spike Timing Dependent Plasticity (STDP)) for long-term associative memory formation at neural networks.

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Research Highlights

News and Views

A study led by Prof A. Vathsala, co-director of the National University Centre for Organ Transplantation at NUH, and Assoc Prof Paul MacAry, director of the NUS Life Sciences Institute, could lead to new inhibitors to prevent or treat chronic transplant rejection. An article written on this appeared in The Straits Times. You can read it here.