Prof. Hew Choy Leong, Emeritus Professor at NUS and Senior Advisor to the Mechanobiology Institute, was recently honoured with an Outstanding Alumni Award for Academic Achievement from Simon Fraser University, Canada.
On Friday 28 June 2019, MBI held an appreciation dinner for Prof. Michael Sheetz to mark his time as Director of MBI. Prof. Sheetz has been MBI Director since its inception, having been recruited by Prof. Hew Choy Leong to lead a new RCE in Mechanobiology in 2008.
MBI Director Prof. Li Rong has been awarded the 2019 Sandra K. Masur Senior Leadership Award from the American Society of Cell Biology (ASCB). This award recognizes cell biology researchers whose “outstanding scientific achievements are coupled with a record of active leadership in mentoring both men and women in scientific careers.”
MBI Research Associate Visalatchi Thiagarajan has been chosen as one of the top ten laboratory technicians in Singapore, in the inaugural Lab Tech of the Year 2019 awards given out by Asian Scientist Magazine.
MBI Senior Research Fellow Rishita Changede wins the Best Presentation award at the TOPIM Winter Conference 2019, for her presentation on the role of integrin nanoclusters as the basis for the formation of cell-matrix adhesions that aid in sensing the mechanical properties, such as rigidity, of the underlying tissue.
For the fifth year in a row, researchers at NUS have been crowned as some of the most influential in the world. MBI Principal Investigator Lim Chwee Teck is one of those honored in 2018.
In recognition of his high impact research program, MBI Principal Investigator Yusuke Toyama has been appointed the Dean’s Chair in the Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore.
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The MBI proudly congratulates Prof Linda Kenney, Principal Investigator at the Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore, for being elected to the American Academy of Microbiology (AAM).
Congratulations to MBI’s own Tan Bee Lay for her award of the Long Service Medal by the President of the Republic of Singapore in recognition of her contributions to the University.
Prof Lim elected to American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows