Prof. Hilary Lappin-Scottvisiting MBI on 27th November, 2019, for an afternoon of talks, discussion and networking opportunities.
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 welcomes Professor Li Rong, as MBI's new director. Professor Li joins us from Johns Hopkins University, where she has been a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the School of Medicine and the Whiting School of Engineering since 2015. Professor Li is also the director of the Center for Cell Dynamics at the School of Medicine’s Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences.
MBI Principal Investigator and Deputy Director Professor GV Shivashankar is featured in the Channel News Asia documentary series, Becoming Human: Unnatural Genius to discuss how his lab uses AI and and nuclear mechanogenomic architecture to detect early stage cancer cells.
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.
MBI Women in Science welcomes Jane Clarke, Professor of Molecular Biophysics and President of Wolfson College
Jane Clarke is a distinguished biophysical chemist recognised internationally for her multidisciplinary work advancing the understanding of protein folding and misfolding. Prof Clarke will be visiting MBI on December 5th, 2018, to give a seminar on her research and career.
One of five Research Centres of Excellence established by the NRF and MOE, the Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore, was created 10 years ago. This November MBI will celebrate its 10th with the following events: Women in Science Satellite Meeting on the 6th, MBI's 10th Anniversary Conference from the 7th to 11th, and our Graduate Student Congress from the 11th to the 12th.