Staff Awards

Staff Awards

Welcome to the Staff Awards website, where we recognise and celebrate the achievements of our faculty and staff. If you wish to share any prizes or awards received, new appointments or memberships in prestigious boards or societies, and other notable achievements in the last six months, we would love to hear from you.

02 August 2019

Prof Dario Campana’s immunotherapy research wins Gabbay Award

Professor Dario Campana from the Department of Paediatrics at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine has received the prestigious Gabbay Award for his groundbreaking CAR-T cell immunotherapy research. The international Jacob and Louise Gabbay Award in Biotechnology and Medicine recognises scientists in academia, medicine or industry whose work contributes to outstanding scientific content and significant practical consequences in the biomedical sciences.

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25 July 2019

Assoc Prof Praveen Linga elected UK chemistry fellow

Associate Professor Praveen Linga, Dean’s Chair Associate Professor at the NUS Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, one of the oldest and most reputable professional bodies based in the UK.

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Prof Wirtz (centre) with his award
24 July 2019

Prof Jochen Wirtz receives most prestigious service honour

Professor Jochen Wirtz from the Department of Marketing at NUS Business School has been named the 2019 winner – the first from an Asian university – of the Christopher Lovelock Career Contributions Award. The highest accolade of the service community, the award is presented annually to an individual whose research, practice, teaching and service have a long-term impact on the service discipline.

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Assoc Prof Chng (left) receiving the award
23 July 2019

Young investigator award in lipid research

Associate Professor Chng Shu Sin from the Department of Chemistry at NUS Faculty of Science is the 2019 recipient of the prestigious Walter A Shaw Young Investigator Award in Lipid Research. This honour is bestowed by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) on one young scientist each year for making outstanding research contributions in the area of lipids.

 

Associate Professor Chng Shu Sin from the Department of Chemistry at NUS Faculty of Science is the 2019 recipient of the prestigious Walter A Shaw Young Investigator Award in Lipid Research. This honour is bestowed by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) on one young scientist each year for making outstanding research contributions in the area of lipids.

Assoc Prof Chng was cited for his contribution to the understanding of bacterial lipid trafficking, and that he “has already cemented himself as a world leader in his field”. He delivered an award lecture at the ASBMB annual meeting in Orlando, US, sharing his group’s research towards understanding outer membrane biogenesis and antibiotic resistance in bacteria.

18 July 2019

MBI Director receives cell biology leadership award

Professor Li Rong, Director of the Mechanobiology Institute at NUS, has received the 2019 Sandra K Masur Senior Leadership Award from the American Society of Cell Biology (ASCB). This accolade recognises cell biology researchers whose outstanding scientific achievements are coupled with a record of active leadership in mentoring both men and women in scientific careers. It is one of three awards sponsored by the ASCB’s Women in Cell Biology committee.

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17 July 2019

Six NUS clinicians recognised for medical contributions

Six outstanding NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine doctors have received the Distinguished Senior Clinician Awards from the Singapore Ministry of Health. Associate Professor Allen Yeoh, Associate Professor Daniel Goh, Associate Professor James Yip, Associate Professor Lau Tang Ching, Associate Professor Patrick Tseng and Associate Professor Thomas Loh are recognised as role models among eminent senior clinicians who have made exemplary contributions to the medical profession, public healthcare and the international community in the domain areas of clinical practice, education and research.

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