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NUSMed 6th Annual Graduate Scientific Congress 2016 Awards

Best Oral Presentation Award ($500 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Peh Hong Yong Pharmacology Wong Wai-Shiu Fred
1st Runner-up Oral Presentation Award ($300 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Deepa Rajagopalan Biochemistry Sudhakar Jha
2nd Runner-up Oral Presentation Award ($200 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Ng Yi Siu Junice Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health Wong Mee Lian
3rd Runner-up Oral Presentation Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Yeo Kim Pin Microbiology & Immunology Veronique Angeli
Merit Oral Presentation Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Gan Shuyi Esther Duke-NUS Medical School Ooi Eng Eong
Best Poster Presentation Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Bingbing Ren Biochemistry Chen Ee Sin
Chan Tze Khee Pharmacology Wong Wai-Shiu Fred
Chang Xuling Paediatrics Heng Chew Kiat
Charannya Sozheesvari Subhramanyam Anatomy Hu Qidong
Chow Ai Lee Biochemistry Long Yun Chau
Dong Jinrui Pharmacology Wong Wai-Shiu Fred
Gu Yue NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS) Paul A Macary
Lim Jia Pei Anatomy Bay Boon Huat
Lim Sheau Yng Microbiology & Immunology Veronique Angeli
Malavika Srikanth Pharmacology Deron Raymond Herr
Ow Jin Rong NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS) Reshma Taneja
Puja Khanna Anatomy Baeg Gyeong Hun
Regina Wong Wan Ju Cancer Science Institute of Singapore Takaomi Sanda
Seshadri Ramya Anatomy S Thameem Dheen
Tee Jie Kai NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS) Ho Han Kiat
Tesfahun Dessale Admasu Biochemistry Jan Gruber
Wang Chao Pharmacology Alan Prem Kumar
Wei Qianru Microbiology & Immunology Nicholas Gascoigne
Yang Fan Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health Luo Nan
Yu Yang Physiology Hanry Yu
Wong Hock Boon Society Best Poster Presentation Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
  1. Ong Siong Gim (MBBS)
  2. Tan Wei Quan Bryce (MBBS)
  3. Tan Yong Chuan (MBBS)
  4. Toh Zhi Hong (MBBS)

NUS Medicine FY 2015/2016 Best International Graduate Oral Presentation Award and Best Graduate Research Publication Award

Best International Graduate Oral Presentation Award ($100 Cash Prize each)
Name Department Supervisor
Bao Chaolemeng Obstetrics & Gynaecology Mahesh A Choolani
Saima Hilal Pharmacology Christopher Chen Li Hsian
Best Graduate Research Publication Award ($200 Cash Prize each)
Name Department Supervisor
Chin Wai Loon Desmond Cancer Science Institute of Singapore Motomi Osato
Prashant Rai Microbiology & Immunology Vincent Chow
Zhang Jianbin Physiology Shen Han Ming

NUS Medicine student is winner of the Chua Toh Hua Memorial Gold Medal for Academic Year 2014/2015

Dr Ng Cheng Teng has been awarded the Chua Toh Hua Memorial Gold Medal for Academic Year 2014/2015. This is a university level award given to the Doctor of Philosophy graduate with the most outstanding research work done in Life Sciences

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NUSMed 5th Annual Graduate Scientific Congress 2015 Awards

Best Oral Presentation Award ($500 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Chin Wai Loon Desmond Cancer Science Institute of Singapore Motomi Osato
1st Runner-up Oral Presentation Award ($300 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Shweta Pradip Jadhav Anatomy S Thameem Dheen
2nd Runner-up Oral Presentation Award ($200 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Xiong Jingwei NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS) Bruno Reversade
3rd Runner-up Oral Presentation Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Wang Chao Pharmacology Alan Prem Kumar
Best Poster Presentation Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Jianbin Zhang Physiology Shen Han Ming
Lam Yuk Man Biochemistry Barry Halliwell
Marianne Sheila D/O Suriakumaran Pharmacology Gavin Dawe
Prashant Rai Microbiology Vincent Chow
Shalini D/O Suku Maran Anatomy Ong Wei Yi
Tan Wan Shun Daniel Pharmacology Fred Wong Wai-Shiu
Wang Xin Pharmacology Edward Chow
Zhang Peng Pharmacy Chen Yu Zong
Zhang Yanzhou Cancer Science Institute of Singapore Sudhakar Jha
Zhao Wei Biochemistry Deng Lih-Wen
Zhao Xiang Microbiology Nicholas Gascoigne
Singapore Medical Association-Wong Hock Boon Society Best Poster Presentation Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
  1. Janice Lim Wan Lin (MBBS)
  2. Tan Wei Quan Bryce (MBBS)
Singapore Medical Association Clinical Research Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Yip Wan Fen Ophthalmology Wong Tien Yin
Zhao Yang (MBBS)    
Singapore Medical Association Public Health Research Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Chua Yu Lin Sharon Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health Saw Seang Mei
Sim Zheng Ting Jordan (MBBS)    

NUSMed FY 2014 Best International Graduate Research Publication and Oral Presentation Award

Best Oral Presentation Award ($100 Cash Prize each)
Name Department Supervisor
Radhika Patnala Anatomy S Thameem Dheen
Shweta Pradip Jadhav Anatomy S Thameem Dheen
Best Research Publication Award ($200 Cash Prize each)
Name Department Supervisor
Li Yingying Otolaryngology Wang De Yun
Meng Xuan Medicine H Phillip Koeffler
Xu Liang Cancer Science Institute of Singapore H Phillip Koeffler

AY2014/2015 Yeoh Seang Aun Graduate Prize (in Tuberculosis and Infectious Diseases) ($1,000 Cash Prize)

 
Name Department Supervisor
Dr Ramandeep Kaur Virk Medicine Paul Anantharajah Tambyah
Yeoh Seang Aun Prizes (in Tuberculosis and Infectious Diseases)

The Yeoh Seang Aun Prizes (in Tuberculosis and Infectious Diseases) is established by Dr Yeoh Seang Aun's family members and friends in 2013. The Prizes are for award to one medical undergraduate student and one medical graduate student annually. The value of each annual award is S$1,000. The Graduate Prize will be awarded to the best medically qualified (MBBS or equivalent) PhD student in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine with the most outstanding research work done in tuberculosis and/or infectious diseases, based on the recommendation of a selection committee appointed by the School.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3 below, the Prize will be awarded to a medically qualified (MBBS or equivalent) PhD student in the School with the most outstanding research work done in tuberculosis and/or infectious diseases. The Heads of Departments will nominate candidates for this purpose.
  2. The prize will be awarded by the School on the recommendation of a School appointed Selection Committee and the approval by the Dean..
  3. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.

About Dr Yeoh Seang Aun
Dr Yeoh Seang Aun (13 June 1920 - 21 May 2013)

Dr Yeoh was born in Telok Anson (now Teluk Intan), Perak in 1920. He studied at the King Edward VII College of Medicine in Singapore before the Second World War and graduated with MBBS, after the War in 1951. In the 1950s, tuberculosis was a scourge and Dr Yeoh found his calling as a chest physician. He proceeded to Britain in 1956 on a scholarship for MRCP and was elected to FRCP in 1969. Dr Yeoh was the first Singaporean Head and Physician of Unit II (now the Department of General Medicine) at Tan Tock Seng Hospital.


YLLSOM 4th Annual Graduate Scientific Congress 2014 Award Winners

Best Oral Presentation Award ($500 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Peh Hong Yong Pharmacology Fred Wong Wai-Shiu
1st Runner-up Oral Presentation Award ($300 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Hu Tao Orthopaedic Surgery Wong Hee Kit
2nd Runner-up Oral Presentation Award ($200 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Heidi Shiow Chyong Liou Physiology Eilyeen Goh Lay Keow
3rd Runner-up Oral Presentation Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Faranak Ghazi Sherbaf Biochemistry Edison Liu
Best Poster Presentation Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Chan Tze Khee Pharmacology Fred Wong Wai-Shiu
Chew Wee Siong Anatomy Ong Wei Yi
Chin Wai Loon Desmond Cancer Science Institute of Singapore Osato Motomi
Cynthia Ong Anatomy Bay Boon Huat
Lai Junyun Microbiology Paul McAry
Lau Wai Hoe Pharmacology Peter Edward Lobie
Lauretta Low Danwei Paediatrics Yap Hui Kim
Li Feng Pharmacology Gautam Sethi
Mandakhalikar Kedar Diwakar Microbiology Tan Yee Joo
Ng Oi Wing Microbiology Tan Yee Joo
Ooi Yin Yin Anatomy Samuel Tay Sam Wah
Shweta Jadhav Anatomy S Thameem Dheen
Tan Wan Shun Daniel Pharmacology Fred Wong Wai-Shiu
Woo Sin Tung Vivien Pathology Ellen Birgitte Lane
Yip Lian Yee Pharmacy Eric Chan Chun Yong
Zahra Kabiri Biochemistry David Marc Virshup
Zhang Jianbin Physiology Shen Han-Ming
Zhao Wei Biochemistry Deng Lih Wen
Singapore Medical Association-Wong Hock Boon Society Best Poster Presentation Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
  1. Tan Jun Hao (MBBS)
  2. Tan Wei Quan Bryce (MBBS)
Singapore Medical Association Clinical Research Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Ke Tingjing Paediatrics Heng Chew Kiat
Germaine Loo Jie Min (MBBS)    
Singapore Medical Association Public Health Research Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Wang Pei Saw Swee Hock
School of Public Health
Luo Nan
Tan Pinhong (MBBS)    

YLLSoM Best International Graduate Research Publication and Oral Presentation Award-FY2013/2014

Best Oral Presentation Award ($100 Cash Prize each)
Name Department Supervisor
Chong Shu Yun Phyllis Cancer Science Institute Of Singapore Chng Wee Joo
Ho Caifeng Jolene Cancer Science Institute of Singapore Lorenz Poellinger
Best Research Publication Award ($200 Cash Prize each)
Name Department Supervisor
Ma Hui Biochemistry Wu Qiang
Marco Bezzi Biochemistry Ernesto Guccione
Xu Liang Cancer Science Institute of Singapore H Phillip Koeffler
PhD student's abstract selected for plenary presentation at the 14th International Myeloma Workshop

Mr BI Chonglei's abstract was selected for the plenary presentation at the 14th International Myeloma Workshop held from
3 – 7 April 2013 at Kyoto, Japan.

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Ong Hin Tiang Scholarship in Cancer Research

In 2013, the Ong Hin Tiang and Ong Sek Pek Foundation donated a gift to the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (YLLSoM) to award a research scholarship to one Malaysian candidate doing PhD studies in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, working in Cancer Research.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. The candidate must be a Malaysian citizen at the time of application and for the entire duration of the scholarship.
  2. The candidate must meet the prevailing YLLSoM admission criteria for PhD and award criteria for research scholarship as outlined at http://medicine.nus.edu.sg/postgrad/index.html and http://medicine.nus.edu.sg/prospective-students/scholarship-and-financial-aids.shtml.
  3. No award will be made unless there is a student of sufficient merit.
  4. The award cannot be held together with other scholarships or top-up funding.

Submission of Application

Application for the August 2013 intake is now open. Interested applicants may email Miss Kum Yi Zi at . Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend a selection interview.


YLLSOM 3rd Annual Graduate Scientific Congress 2013 Award Winners

Best Oral Presentation Award ($500 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Chong Mun Keat Microbiology Ng Mah Lee Mary
1st Runner-up Oral Presentation Award ($300 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Jaspreet Singh Kochhar Pharmacy Kang Lifeng
2nd Runner-up Oral Presentation Award ($200 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Chung Vin Yee Cancer Science Institute Thiery Jean Paul/td>
Best Poster Presentation Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Anupama Medicine Paul Anantharajah Tambyah
Deepak Raghothaman Orthopaedic Surgery Lee Eng Hin
Fahad Karim Kidwai Faculty of Dentistry Cao Tong
Izzuddin Bin Mohd Aris Paediatrics Lee Yung Seng
Jin Yu Physiology Reshma Taneja
Lee Zheng Wei Biochemistry Deng Lih Wen
Liang Junxin Biochemistry Fu Xin-Yuan
Pang Junxiong Vincent Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health Chen I-Cheng Mark
Qi Lihua Cancer Science Institute Daniel G. Tenen
Rohit Surana Pharmacology Alan Prem Kumar
Shweta Jadhav Anatomy S Thameem Dheen
Sonia Baig Obstetrics & Gynaecology Mahesh A Choolani
Tan Yong Hua Physiology Reshma Taneja
Tang Peng Microbiology Zhang Yongliang
Wee Soon Huat, Alvin Microbiology Ho Bow
Yip Lian Yee Pharmacy Chan Chun Yong Eric
Singapore Medical Association-Wong Hock Boon Society Best Poster Presentation Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
  1. Ang Chuan Han (MBBS)
  2. Tan Wei Quan Bryce (MBBS)
Singapore Medical Association Clinical Research Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Chen Luxi Pharmacology Alan Prem Kumar
Zhao Yang (MBBS)    
Singapore Medical Association Public Health Research Award ($100 cash + Certificate of Award)
Name Department Supervisor
Ho Wanxing Eugene Saw Swee Hock
School of Public Health
Ong Choon Nam
Ho Fu Wah Andrew (MBBS)    

Best Graduate Research Publication and Oral Presentation Award – FY2012/2013

2 Best Oral Presentation Award ($100 Cash Prize each)
Name Department Supervisor
Janani Manivannan Anatomy S Thameem Dheen
Sonia Baig Obstetrics & Gynaecology Mahesh A Choolani
3 Best Research Publication Award ($200 Cash Prize each)
Name Department Supervisor
Carine Bonnard Pathology Ellen Birgitte Lane
Goh Kah Yee Biochemistry Takao Inoue
Narendra Bharathy Physiology Reshma Taneja
Ray Wu Prize 2012

Ms Kong Say Li has been awarded the prestigious Ray Wu Prize (2012). The Ray Wu Prize is an international prize awarded each year to graduate students for excellence in life science research.

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Chua Toh Hua Memorial Gold Award for Academic Year 2011/2012

Sugunavathi d/o Sepramaniam has been awarded the Chua Toh Hua Memorial Gold Medal for Academic Year 2011/2012. This is a university level award given to the Doctor of Philosophy graduate with the most outstanding research work done in Life Sciences.

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Johnson & Johnson Asia Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award

Hay Hui Sin has been awarded 2nd Prize in the 2012 Johnson & Johnson Asia Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award in Bio-tech. This is a highly competitive international award and she is one of the two students who won from NUS. Hui Sin is currently a PhD student in Dr Alan Prem Kumar's laboratory.

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YLLSOM 2nd Annual Graduate Scientific Congress 2012 Award Winners

Best Oral Presentation Award
Name Department Supervisor
Tham Yih Chung Ophthalmology Cheng Ching-Yu
1st Runner-up Oral Presentation Award
Name Department Supervisor
Chong Shu Yun Phyllis Cancer Science Institute of Singapore Chng Wee Joo
2nd Runner-up Oral Presentation Award
Name Department Supervisor
Ho Wanxing Eugene Saw Swee Hock
School of Public Health
Ong Choon Nam
Best Poster Presentation Award
Name Department Supervisor
Hou Qian Biochemistry Chung Ching Ming Maxey
Suruchi Arora Physiology Lim Hsiu Kim Lina
Tao Lin Pharmacology Wong Wai-Shiu Fred
Wu Wei Biochemistry Chung Ching Ming Maxey
Phong Wai Yee Microbiology Sylvie Alonso
Shi Yin Saw Swee Hock
School of Public Health
Shen Han Ming
Tan Si Zhen Paediatrics Heng Chew Kiat
Aweya Jude Juventus Microbiology Tan Yee Joo
Guru Girijha R Anatomy Charanjit Kaur
Shweta Jadhav Anatomy Shaikali Thameem Dheen
Singapore Medical Association-Wong Hock Boon Best Poster Award
  • Guo Jiwei
  • Wee Liang En Ian
  • Soh Harn Wei Crystal
  • Chee Ying Jie
  • Cai Zhengyang Elijah
  • Chen Hui Lionel Raphael
Singapore Medical Association Clinical Research Award
Name Department Supervisor
Aniza Puteri Mahyuddin Obstetrics & Gynaecology Mahesh A Choolani
Lin Siqi Jaymie Medicine Dan Yock Young
Singapore Medical Association Public Health Research Award
  • Nazirul Hannan
  • Chan Ng Poh Lin Pauline

YLLSOM Best Graduate Publication and Oral Presentation Award-FY2011/2012

Best Oral Presentation Award
Name Department Supervisor
Nongpiur Monisha Esther Ophthalmology Aung Tin
Teng Gim Gee Saw Swee Hock
School of Public Health
Koh Woon Puay
Best Research Publication Award
Name Department Supervisor
Valentina Migliori Biochemistry Ernesto Guccione
Miao Hui Saw Swee Hock
School of Public Health
Mikael Hartman
Sim Xueling Saw Swee Hock
School of Public Health
Chia Kee Seng