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The Life Sciences Institute (LSI) is a research centre dedicated to the understanding of fundamental biological pathways in human health and disease, environmental science and industrial processes.

We promote scientific discovery through creative and multidisciplinary approaches in an environment that is highly collaborative. We also seek to integrate our pioneering basic research with the application and exploitation of new research discoveries. LSI brings together scientists and clinicians from five NUS faculties and supports advanced core facilities and cutting-edge research infrastructure.

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NRF Investigatorship 2019 Award

Assoc Prof Matthew Chang, Director of NUS Synthetic Biology for Clinical and Technological Innovation (SynCTI), was one of the four recipients of the NRF Investigatorship 2019.

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Scientists harness machine learning to uncover new insights into the human brain

An inter-disciplinary research team led by Asst Prof Thomas Yeo, from SINAPSE NUS, has successfully employed machine learning to uncover new insights into the cellular architecture of the human brain.

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Walter Shaw Young Investigator Award in Lipids

Assoc Prof Chng Shu Sin, Assistant Head, Research and Education at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, NUS, has won the Walter Shaw Young Investigator Award in Lipids.

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Congratulations goes out to Miss Lim Sheau Yng from LSI Immunology Programme on winning the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Best Graduate Research Publication Award 2019.

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A research paper from Dr. Saji Kumar Sreedharan's lab is now published in PNAS. The work is about the precise timing (Spike Timing Dependent Plasticity (STDP)) for long-term associative memory formation at neural networks.

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News and Views

A study led by Prof A. Vathsala, co-director of the National University Centre for Organ Transplantation at NUH, and Assoc Prof Paul MacAry, director of the NUS Life Sciences Institute, could lead to new inhibitors to prevent or treat chronic transplant rejection. An article written on this appeared in The Straits Times. You can read it here.


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