Professor Barry Halliwell - A radical reformist of NUS Research landscape
Professor Barry Halliwell is a man who constantly transforms the research landscape at the National University of Singapore where he is rightly placed in the University Hall as the Deputy President for Research & Technology and as the Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Professor of Biochemistry. He has garnered international attention for his work in the field of Free Radical Biology in the 90s and at the right time, was spotted on the radar of NUS which has always been eyeing for top international talents. NUS's decision was right as he has already helped drive the development of the Life Sciences/Translational Medicine initiatives at NUS over the past ten years and is now driving initiatives in ageing research. In fact, Prof Halliwell started his journey with free radicals research in 1970s and published a number of articles in internationally reputed journals. Recently, he was honoured with the "Lifetime Achievement Award" by the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine in the USA for overall sustained excellence in the field. His laboratory is also ranked number as 1 worldwide with the highest citation score in Free Radical Research. Despite his busy schedule, he readily accepted to meet us when approached him for this interview. Read on to know the story of a boy from a "working class" background, who went on to become the number 1 scientist in free radical research. Read more...
SNA Lifetime Achievement Award
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SNA Symposium 2017
The SNA Symposium 2017 is a one-day symposium organized by the Singapore Neuroscience Association on Wednesday 5th July 2017.
The symposium will comprise of talks on recent advancements in neuroscience including neuroimmunology, glial biology, neurodevelopment and neurochemistry of aging and CNS disease. The symposium will bring together renowned neuroscientists, young post-docs and graduate students and will provide a fantastic opportunity to network and discuss research ideas and the latest developments in neuroscience.
A poster presentation session will give students an opportunity to present their work and selected participants may be invited to present an oral talk at the symposium. For more details...
Singapore BrainBee Challenge
The International Brain Bee is a non-profit neuroscience competition for high school students. Its aim is to motivate students to learn about the brain, to capture their imagination, and to inspire them to pursue careers in biomedical brain research.—SNA is the official Singapore National Brain Bee Coordinator. Contact us for more details...
SNA Travel Award
SNA has set aside funds to support its members traveling to and presenting at international Neuroscience conferences.
Apply for SNA Travel Award.
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|Nov. 11-15, 2017||SFN 2017|