Prof. Hew Choy Leong honoured with the 2019 Outstanding Alumni Award for Academic Achievement

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.

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Appreciation evening for MBI’s Founding Director

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.

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MBI Director honoured with ASCB Senior Leadership Award

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.”

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MBI Senior Research Fellow Rishita Changede wins Best Presentation at TOPIM

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.

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Professor Lim Chwee Teck and team awarded the Human Frontier Science Program Research Grant

MBInsights Home Science Features News Awards Outreach Events Awards Professor Lim Chwee Teck and team awarded the Human Frontier Science Program Research Grant MBI SCI COMS | MARCH 2018 An international team of scientists, led by [...]

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About the Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore

About MBIOne of four Research Centres of Excellence at NUS, MBI is working to identify, measure and describe how the forces for motility and morphogenesis are expressed at the molecular, cellular and tissue level.