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Time Programme Location
9:00am

Welcome Address
by Prof Thomas Coffman,
Dean, Duke-NUS Medical School

Auditorium
Level 1,
Academia

9:05am

Keynote #1
A.M. Turing Award Winner Leslie Valiant

Moderated by Prof Stuart Cook,
Director, National Heart Research Institute of Singapore and Director, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disorders Signature Research Programme, Duke-NUS

10:15am

SingHealth Duke-NUS Research Team Awards
Presented by Prof Ivy Ng, Group CEO, SingHealth

10:40am

Break

Concourse
Level 1,
Academia
11:00am

Keynote #2
Nobel Laureate Ada Yonath
Moderated by Assistant Prof Lok Shee Mei,
Emerging Infectious Diseases Signature Research Programme, Duke-NUS

Auditorium
Level 1,
Academia
12:10pm

Lunch

Concourse
Level 1,
Academia

1:30pm SingHealth Duke-NUS Research Appreciation Awards
Click to view nominee list!
2:00pm

Best of Young Scientists

Dr Yung Chee Fu,
Consultant, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Lee Ha Yin,
Research Fellow, Cancer & Stem Cell Biology, Duke-NUS

Dr Tan Jing,
Senior Research Scientist, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Zhou Ke,
MD-PhD Candidate, Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS

Auditorium
Level 1,
Academia
3:10pm

SingHealth-NTU Research Collaboration Showcase

Presentation 1:
Conductive microneedle-mediated iontophoresis for non-invasive and painless local anesthesia in dentistry
A/Prof Goh Bee Tin, National Dental Centre Singapore and Asst Prof Xu Chenjie, Nanyang Technological University

Presentation 2:
Developing 3D nanofiber scaffold and microfluidic chamber to efficiently model the Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis
Dr Zeng Li, National Neuroscience Institute and Asst Prof Zhang Yilei, Nanyang Technological University

Presentation 3:
Concomitant delivery of radiosensitizing and brachytherapeutic agents for targeted cancer treatment
Prof Pierce Chow, National Cancer Centre Singapore

4:10pm End

* Programme subject to changes.

Exhibition showcasing AMC's research capabilities will be held throughout the event at Level 1, Academia

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