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Conference Archive

2017 Joint Symposium on Bioimaging Between Singapore and the Bioimaging Society of Japan

A Joint Symposium on Bioimaging between Singapore and Japan is being organized jointly by NUS Centre for Bioimaging Sciences, Mechanobiology Institute and the Japan Bioimaging Society on the 20-21st May 2017.The organizers of the Symposium are Paul Matsudaira and Kazuo Suzuki. As part of the Symposium, a “Women in Science” Symposium is being co-organized by Linda Kenney, Naoko Iida-Tanaka, and Kahoko Hashimoto. More information

SYMPOSIUM
20-21 May 2017
NUS, Singapore

2016 Biophysical Society-MBI Conference: Mechanobiology of Disease

The Biophysical Society thematic meeting on the Mechanobiology of Disease brought together an interdisciplinary set of researchers, technology partners and world leaders to identify scientific areas of impact in understanding and treating disease, as well as inspire the development of drug screening tools, diagnostics and therapeutics that target or exploit the mechanobiology of cells.

CONFERENCE
27-30 September 2016
NUS, Singapore

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ACT 2015: The 14th Asian Conference on Transcription

The 14th Asian Conference on Transcription was held at the National University of Singapore on Dec 3-4, 2015. This conference brought together scientists from all over the world to discuss the latest developments in prokaryotic and eukaryotic transcription.

CONFERENCE
3 & 4 December 2015
NUS, Singapore

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BIOS 2015: Biological Symposium by the MBI WIS Initiative

From the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) Women in Science (WIS) Initiative, BIOS2015 promotes biological sciences by bringing together scientists from diverse life sciences research in Singapore. The symposium showcased work from top research institutes including NUS, D3, IMB, NNS, NTU, NNI, DUKE NUS and TLL, spanning research in basic sciences, translational sciences and drug discovery.

SYMPOSIUM
16 October, 2015
NUS, Singapore

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2015 Bootcamp on Mechanobiology: An Integrative Approach to Understand Cell Functions

This 2-week “bootcamp” style course will introduce researchers from biology or physical science backgrounds to key fundamental concepts and practical approaches in understanding cellular functions. The focus is to develop a breadth of knowledge that allows bio-science researchers to pursue further depth in their respective research work.

WORKSHOP
July 27  –  6 August, 2015
NUS, Singapore

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MBI-Japan Symposium on the Mechanobiology of Development and Multicellular Dynamics

The 2014 MBI-Japan Joint Symposium on The Mechanobiology of Development and Multicellular Dynamics brought together experts from different fields to pursue an integral and mechanical view of development.

The symposium featured 27 invited talks and 12 short talks selected from the abstracts, given by scientists from Japan, Singapore and 4 additional countries. In addition, over 20 posters were presented mainly by young scientists.

SYMPOSIUM
December 2-4, 2014
NUS, Singapore

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MBI Bootcamp on  Mechanobiology

The MBI Bootcamp on Mechanobiology was specially designed for students and researchers of MBI wishing to obtain a better grasp of key theoretical and practical aspects of molecular and cell biology, physical and mathematical biology and computational modeling.

BOOTCAMP
27 October – 10 November, 2014
MBI, NUS, Singapore

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The IFOM-MBI Conference on Mechanobiology and Cancer

In May 2014, a new partnership was formed between the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI), Singapore, and the FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology (IFOM), Italy, to establish a ‘Joint Research Laboratory’, to be headed by Prof GV Shivashankar, deputy-director of the MBI. IFOM-MBI’s first conference was held on July, 2014.

CONFERENCE
July 15-16, 2014
Milan, Italy

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The Manchester-MBI Joint Symposium

Joint effort involving scientists from Manchester University, primarily from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell-Matrix Research, and the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore (MBI) to discuss exciting developments and potentially develop collaborations with the long-term goal of developing a joint PhD program.

SYMPOSIUM
18-19 November, 2013
Singapore

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Dynamic Architecture of Cells and Tissues

Joint MBI/Weizmann Mechanobiology Conference coinciding with the seventh Mechanobiology Conference organized by the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS), Israel, and theMechanobiology Institute, Singapore (MBI)

CONFERENCE
21 – 24 October, 2013
Singapore

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The Mechanobiology of Chromatin and Transcription

Sixth annual Mechanobiology Conference organized by the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore (MBI)

CONFERENCE
12 – 14 November, 2012
Singapore

WORKSHOP
7 – 10 November, 2012

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The Mechanobiology of Multicellular Systems

Fifth annual Mechanobiology Conference organized by the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore (MBI)

CONFERENCE
9 – 11 November, 2011
Singapore

WORKSHOP
12 – 15 November, 2011

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3rd Mechanobiology Conference

Third annual Mechanobiology Conference jointly organized by the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore (MBI), the Life Sciences Institute, the Division of Bioengineering and theDepartment of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore

CONFERENCE
3 – 5 November 2009
Singapore

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2nd Mechanobiology Conference

Second annual Mechanobiology Conference jointly organized by the NUS Mechanobiology Research Group in collaboration with the Life Sciences Institute, Department of Biological Sciences, and the Division of Bioengineering, National University of Singapore

CONFERENCE
3 – 5 November 2008
Singapore

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1st Mechanobiology Workshop

First annual Mechanobiology Conference jointly organized by the Office of Life Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences, and the Division of Bioengineering, National University of Singapore

WORKSHOP
16 – 18 October 2007
Singapore

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Mechanical Manipulations and Responses on the Scale of Cells and Beyond

Jointly organized by the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences and the National Centre for Biological Sciences of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, and the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore

CONFERENCE
15 – 26 April 2013
Bangalore, India

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Mechanical Manipulations and Responses on the Scale of Cells and Beyond

Jointly organized by the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences and the National Centre for Biological Sciences of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, and the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore

CONFERENCE
15 – 26 April 2013
Bangalore, India

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Cryo Electron Microscopy Workshop at the National University of Singapore

Jointly sponsored by the National Center for Macromolecular imaging, Baylor College of Medicine , theCentre for Bioimaging Sciences and the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore, National University of Singapore

WORKSHOP
9 – 13 October, 2012

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Recent Advances in Chemical and Physical Biology

Organized by the Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, India, and the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore. Themes include biochemistry, biophysical chemistry, cell biology, chemical biology, computational biology, mechanobiology and structural biology.

CONFERENCE
5 – 7 March, 2012