Our second minisymposium in the Neuroscience Singapore 2020 series happened on Monday 14th December, 2:00 to 3:30 PM SGT. It was on Motivation and Emotion, and moderated by Adam Claridge-Chang (Duke-NUS Medical School). There were three talks, including one international speaker: The Hourglass of EmotionsErik CambriaNanyang Technological University Teaching the brain to fearJoshua JohansenRiken Center for Brain Science, Japan . . . read more
On 9th December 2020, the Chapter held a mini-sympoisum on Brains in Social Interaction. Using second-person neuroscience to develop a 21st century social psychiatryLeonhard Schilbach, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry Inter- and intra-personal neural mechanisms of social learning during infancyVictoria Leong, Nanyang Technological University The session was moderated by George Augustine of LKC NTU
On 4th December 2020, the Singapore Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience held a half-day symposium organized by Hong Xu, Ajay Mathuru, Caroline Wee, Sarah Luo, and Adam Claridge-Chang. The Keynote speaker was Christof Koch of the Allen Brain Institute. The program also included Flash talks by Singapore-based scientists. Attendance peaked during Professor Koch’s talk, . . . read more
Population Spike-timing Dependent Plasticity and Synaptic Tagging and Capture in Hippocampal area CA1 presented by Karen Pang, Kumar Lab, National University of Singapore (NUS) More information here.
A proteome profiling approach uncovers early markers of Alzheimer’s disease linked to neurotoxicity by John Jia En Chua (NUS Physiology). Presented at Neuroscience Singapore 2019 in Session 1 – Generation and degeneration of the nervous system, chaired by Zhang Suchun (Duke-NUS, Singapore). http://medicine.nus.edu.sg/phys/Staff_Fac_Acad_Chua.html
Traumatic brain injury: the patient perspective Jonathan Liu Founder Beyond Broken Brains Twitter: @brokenbrainsco Web: https://www.brokenbrains.sg/ Talk given at Neuroscience Singapore 2019 Friday 26th September https://www.sfn.sg/ns2019-day-one/ Symposium organized by Society for Neuroscience, Singapore Chapter.Introduction by Dr Ajay Mathuru, Yale-NUS.
Hongyan Wang Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School speaking on Waking up “sleeping” neural stem cells.
Today we released a video overview of our annual symposium from last year. Students, organizers and speakers say what they appreciated about the event. Video features Ajay Mathuru, Hui Min Tan, Yu Fengwei, Zhang Suchun, Adam Claridge-Chang, Rukhmini Dhara, Karen Pang, Jazmine, and Stanislav Ott.
On 8 November 2019, the Neuroscience and Behavioural Disorders Program of Duke-NUS Medical School held their annual retreat at the Temasek Club. The SFN-SG Chapter sponsored the prizes for best poster and data blitz session. The winners were: Loke Yng Minn – Best Poster Award Xiong Ding – Best Data Blitz Award Mahekta Rajeshkumar Gujar . . . read more
All photos by Sangyu Xu, PhD. and Jurga Mituzaite. Neuroscience Singapore 2018 was held over 1.5 days on the 26th and 27th of September. Here are some photos from Day Two, a full day of sessions and networking meals. Session 3 was chaired by Christine Cheung (NTU).Session 4 was chaired by Andrew Tan (NUS). Session . . . read more