WWT Lab would like to extend a very warm welcome to Aaron Tan Tze Kai! Aaron is an A*Star scholar that is returning to Singapore after completing his Bachelors in University of Edinburgh. He will be doing a 1 year stint in the WWT lab as a Research Officer attached to Dr Dennis Tan.
The start of the new university calendar year after the end of the summer has brought to the WWT lab lots of fresh faces and a familiar one!
We welcome back Justin Tan from his 6 month Student Exchange Programme to Ankara, Turkey to do his FYP in the WWT Lab. He will continue working with Dr Lau Mei Sheng as his mentor.
We are also welcoming 2 new students from NUS!
First up is Zuo Heng, a Year 2 Pharmacy student who will be working on an 8MC UROPS project attached to Dr Lau Kah Weng.
Next, we have Joshua Lam, a Year 1 Life Science student who will be attached to Dr Chung Hwa Hwa to work on his project.
A very warm welcome to all our new students!
Turns out that we have three May babies in our lab!
We celebrated the birthdays of Wee Wei, Meisheng and Benjamin by surprising them with a cake after lab meeting. Turns out cake and meetings make a good pairing!
Here's wishing them a good year ahead with many good publications to come!
We have another new member in our lab, this brings our total headcount to 10 strong!
Dr Dennis Tan has just returned to Singapore upon completing his PhD at University of Western Australia under the supervision of Prof. Ryan Lister. He specialises in techniques involving NGS and sequence targeting using Crispr/Cas9.
Dr Tan is a self professed Gamer and Gym-rat. His latest console is a PS4.
We have a new member in our lab!
Dr Lau Kah Weng is an MD/PhD Research Clinician who specialises in Lung Cancer Pathology.
He is also an associate consultant with the Department of Anatomical Pathology, SGH. In the Tee lab, Dr Lau will be looking into epigenetics in lung tumours.
He is an avid photographer and an early riser! We're very excited to welcome him into the Tee Lab.
We welcome Dr Lau Mei Sheng to the Wee Wei Tee Lab!
Dr Lau is a returning A*Star Scholar who graduated with a PhD in Genetics from Harvard University. She has a passion for research into genetic regulation at the chromatin level.
Justin Chan is a Year 2 student with NUS and will be here with us for a year doing an 8MC UROPS project! He will be supervised by Dr Lau Mei Sheng.
How fast 4 weeks have passed and Ms. Loi's attachment to the WWT lab has ended. Thank you for spending your holidays with us and injecting so much fun into our lab environment.
All the best when you're back to school!
We warmly welcome Ms. Loi Yen Siew to the WWT lab. She is here on a 1 month attachment under the Local Research Attachment Programme (LRAP) (ASTAR-MOE). She teaches biology in addition to heading the molecular biology program at Dunman Secondary School