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National University of Singapore

Department of Pharmacy

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Lab news

April 2017

  • Sybil wins Best postgraduate research project at the 2017 Pharmacy Research Awareness Symposium. Congratulations, Sybil!

  • Mei Wen wins 2nd prize (PT domain) at the 2017 Pharmacy Research Awareness Symposium for her Final Year Project (FYP). Congratulations, Mei Wen!

July 2016

  • Sybil and Ying are heading out to Seattle, Washington for the 2016 CRS Annual Meeting to present their work.

  • Ying will also be going on a stint as a research exchange student in Johns Hopkins University under the supervision of Prof Hai-Quan Mao.

March 2016

  • We welcome Ms. Johanna Quambusch to our lab as a visiting scholar! Johanna is a chemist by training and has just completed her Masters degree at Ulm University, Germany.

Oct 2015

  • Wang Ying is awarded the 2016 NUS President's Graduate Fellowship. Congratulations!

  • We welcome Ms. Bettina Fleck to our lab as a visiting scholar! Bettina, a chemical biologist by training, is currently pursuing a Masters degree at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.

Aug 2015

  • We welcome Ms. Patricia Kammerer to our lab as a visiting scholar! Patricia, a chemist by training, is currently pursuing a Masters degree at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.

May 2015

  • Jasmeet is selected to attend the Gordon Research Conference: Antimicrobial Peptides, Tuscany, Italy. Congratulations, Jasmeet!

April 2015

  • Priti joins the Future Leader’s Programme in R&D Vaccines at GlaxoSmithKline Belgium as a Manager. She is one of the 4 candidates selected out of 500+ applicants worldwide. She will start her new job in September 2015. Congratulations, Priti!

  • Our FYP student, Samuel Rocky Candra, receives the Best Poster Award at the 2015 Annual Pharmacy Research Awareness Symposium. Congratulations, Rocky!

​March 2015

  • Luqi starts her new career as the Product Manager at JN Medsys, Singapore, a company specializing in Digital PCR. Congratulations, Luqi!

Dec 2014

  • Dr. Ee is awarded the DAAD Research Fellowship to pursue research at Ulm University in Germany in the lab of Prof. Tanja Weil.

Nov 2014

  • Priti and Luqi successfully defend their PhD dissertation. Congratulations, Dr. Bahety and Dr. Zhang!

Oct 2014

  • We welcome Dr Amgad Rezk to our lab as a visiting scholar! Dr Rezk is a research fellow who specializes in microfluidics and surface acoustic waves at the School of Civil, Environmental and Chemical Engineering in RMIT Australia. He is the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Winston Churchill Fellowship.

Sep 2014

  • Dr. Ee is invited to give a talk on "Modulation of WNT signaling for neuroprotection" at the 8th International Symposium on Cell/Tissue Injury and Cytoprotection/Organoprotection at Budapest, Hungary.

August 2014

  • Jasmeet is awarded the President's Graduate Fellowship to continue his PhD work. Congratulations, Jasmeet!

June 2014

  • Dr. Ee is one of the 26 awardees for the Banco Santander/UCLA W30 Program Award: Developing Women Leaders in University Administration by UCLA Anderson School of Management to attend a three-day intensive program that supports the development of the next generation of women leaders in higher education administration. Congratulations, Dr. Ee!

  • Priti gets awarded the Best Presentation Award at the 9th AAPS-NUS PharmSci@Asia Symposium, China.

  • Dr. Ee is invited by University of Illinois at Chicago, her graduate university, to give a talk on "Peptide- and polymer-based biomaterials for antimicrobial therapeutics and cell delivery".

  • Dr. Ee is invited to give a talk on “Antimicrobial peptides in tuberculosis: therapeutic possibilities and perspectives” at Imperial College London, UK.

May 2014

  • Jasmeet presents his research work at the 24th European Congress on Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at Barcelona, Spain.

April 2014

  • Dr. Ee is invited to give a talk on "Design and function of engineered peptide- and polymer-based biomaterials for antimicrobial therapeutics" at FIP Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress 2014 at Melbourne, Australia.

  • Our FYP student, Ong Wan Qin, receives the Best poster award at the 2014 Annual Pharmacy Research Awareness Symposium. Congratulations, Wan Qin!

March 2014

  • Dr. Ee is invited to give a talk on "Engineered peptide- and polymer-based biomaterials for antimicrobial therapeutics and tissue engineering" at Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) at Daejeon, South Korea.

  • Priti and Luqi present their research work at the 13th International Springfield/Geneva International Symposium on Advances in Alzheimer’s Therapy at Geneva, Switzerland.

Jan 2014

  • Zhan Yuin is selected to receive the prestigious Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship 2013. She is ranked amongst the top 13% worldwide and will embark on a 2 year fellowship at Imperial College London in 2014. Congratulations, Zhan Yuin!

  • Priti and Luqi get Travel Awards for presenting their work at the 18th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress 2014 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Congratulations, Priti and Luqi!

  • Sybil joins the lab group as a PhD student. Welcome, Sybil!

Sep 2013

  • Dr. Ee is invited by Department of Pharmacy at NUS to give a talk about her research journey to the graduate students.

​August 2013

  • Dr. Ee is invited to give a talk on "Synthetic cationic a-helical peptides as new antimycobacterials" at Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Melbourne, Australia.

  • Wang Ying re-joins the lab group as a PhD Graduate. Re-welcome, Wang Ying!

July 2013

  • Dr. Ee is invited to give a talk on “Synthetic hydrogels for stem cell differentiation” at University of Zagreb, Croatia.

  • Li Yan starts her career as a Product Vigilance Manager at Procter & Gamble, Singapore. Congratulations, Li Yan!

  • Ashita Nair joins the lab group as a Research Assistant. Welcome, Ashita!

May 2013

  • Li Yan successfully defends her PhD dissertation. Congratulations, Dr. Li!

April 2013

  • Luqi receives a Podium Presentation Award to present her research work at the 2013 Annual Pharmacy Research Awareness Symposium. Congratulations, Luqi!

March 2013

  • Priti attends the 11th International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases at Florence, Italy.