Asst. Prof. Timothy Saunders, MBI Principal Investigator and Department of Biological Sciences, NUS has been selected to join the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) Global Investigator Network.
MBI Deputy Director Professor GV Shivashankar has been elected as an Associate Member of EMBO (the European Molecular Biology Organization) making him the first scientist from NUS, and only the third Singapore-based Scientist, to be elected to the prestigious EMBO membership.
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.
SNU students toured the MBI labs, familiarizing themselves with the methodology and applications of state-of-the art techniques like microfabrication, micropatterning, and superresolution microscopy through demonstrations conducted by MBI researchers.
On August 16th, a group of 13 students from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China visited the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI), National University of Singapore to learn more about scientific research in Singapore.
In August, 2017, MBI welcomes our latest incoming class of doctoral students, ten highly qualified candidates from schools both here in Singapore and abroad
As part of the Physics Colloquium for Olympiad Students program, MBI hosted a group of high school students from different schools across Singapore to learn more about interdisciplinary sciences such as Mechanobiology and to get better insights into the application of physical principles in order to answer complex biological questions.
Recent meeting brings together scientists to discuss research on the physical basis of disease