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.
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.
MBI hosted BIOS2017 on Friday, the 15th of September. The scientific talks were followed by an hour-long panel discussion that was aimed at bringing out the various contributing factors towards gender gaps at work place.
MBI NUS hosted BIOS2017 on 15th of September. BIOS, a MBI Women in Science initiative, is a unique national-level biology symposium that aims to bring together women researchers in Singapore from diverse realms of life sciences research.
The symposium explored multi-pronged approaches to tackle gender gaps in STEM education at the individual, family & peers, schools/educational institutions, society and government levels.
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.
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.
As part of the recently held 2017 Joint Symposium on Bioimaging between Singapore and Japan, a Women in Science segment was organized to explore gender equality issues in STEM.
MBI Science Communications editor Laskhmi Ramachandran represented the MBI Women in Science Initiative at 2017's Gender Summit 10.
Biological Symposium by the MBI Women in Science Initiative
MBI WIS joined the festivities at Hong Lim Park for 2015's All Fired Up! a celebration of International Women’s Day
Prof Hartland from the University of Melbourne on pursuing a high level career in the sciences