Select Biosciences South East Asia is pleased to present Advances in qPCR and dPCR. Having successfully run the event in Boston, USA, Frankfurt, Germany, Daejeon, Korea and Barcelona, Spain, we look forward to bringing the meeting to Singapore. The event will take place on the 21-22 May 2015.
The Singapore Bioimaging Consortium and Select Biosciences South East Asia are pleased to report on the success of The Clinical Applications of Stem Cells, which took place at The Academia, Singapore General Hospital Campus, Singapore on the 26-27 February 2015.
Press Release from Pollutech 2014: This is what this year’s 3rd Sustainable City Focus at Pollutec sets out to demonstrate. The proposed programme has been drawn up in collaboration with a steering committee1 consisting of local authority associations, institutions, and trade associations. Taking the requirements of urban stakeholders as a starting point, the decision has been taken to adopt a cross-sector approach drawing on the expertise of the trades represented at the show in order to highlight solutions for high performance urban services, the smart fitting out of building and spaces, as well as new governance models to demonstrate, “How to work together to do it better, quicker and cheaper”, in France and internationally.
News: University of Malaya marine biologist awarded prestigious Pew Fellowship 2014 to study dugong ecology
Dr. Louisa Shobini Ponnampalam from UM has received the prestigious Pew Fellowship to study the impact of rapid, large-scale development in the coastal areas of Peninsula Malaysia on dugong ecology. She is the first Malaysian to be awarded this competitive international grant for marine conservation, a testament to her capabilities and contributions as a scientist and marine conservationist.
Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) is working to collaborate with both the United Kingdom (UK) and Japan in financing projects related to science, technology and innovation (STI) in Malaysia.
The ReactionFinder is the online search engine for the ChemInform Reaction Library (CIRX), a part of the ChemInform family. CIRX contains over 1.7 million reactions and covers data from 1990 to the present. CIRX is produced by organic chemists as a useful tool for the synthetic organic chemist. Data are selected from about 100 journals by precise selection criteria.
After more than a decade abroad, Malaysian scientist Dr. Woo Wei-Meng has returned home to commence her new position as Senior Research Fellow in the University of Malaya. Originally a Biology graduate from the National Cheng-Kung University in Taiwan, Dr. Woo completed an MSc in Biochemistry at the National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan before moving to Santa Cruz, USA for her PhD in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at the University of California. Her career in academia began at the Stanford University School of Medicine, where she served as a Post-Doctoral Fellow for six years before being promoted to Research Associate in 2010.
News: University of Malaya and the National Institute of Health teaming up to investigate amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and/or frontotemporal dementia (ALSFTD)
The National Institute of Health (NIH) in the United States has established a collaborative research effort with the University of Malaya (UM) to characterise the C9ORF72 gene in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and/or frontotemporal dementia (ALSFTD). The objective of this project is to search for a possible explanation on why patients with ALSFTD have different degrees of disease severity.