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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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University Research Recognition Award

Prof Markus Wenk, Director of Singapore Lipidomics Incubator (SLING), was presented with 2019 University Research Recognition Award.

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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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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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Dr. Anne K Bendt, Principal Investigator at the Life Sciences Institute and the Associate Director of the Singapore Lipidomics Incubator (SLING), has been awarded a scholarship by the DAAD, the German Academic Exchange Service.

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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.