The 2017 BIOS Biological Symposium is brought to you by the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore (MBI) Women in Science (WIS) Initiative to explore and promote research in biological sciences.

The symposium is free and open to all and we look forward to your participation.

The Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) Women in Science (WIS) is hosting the second of BIOS series, BIOS 2017, on Friday, the 15th of September 2017. This is a free biology symposium that aims to promote biological sciences by bringing together scientists from diverse realms of life sciences research in Singapore. BIOS2017 is a one-of-a kind symposium that will feature work of women researchers from institutes such as NUS, IMCB, CSI, DUKE-NUS, IMB and NTU. With a specific focus on junior careers in academia, BIOS 2017 will also have a panel discussion towards the end of the symposium.

The keynote speaker is Dr Clare M Waterman, an NIH Distinguished Investigator at the Laboratory of Cell and Tissue Morphodynamics, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), USA.

Topics in BIOS2017 include:

  • Cell signaling
  • Cytoskeleton
  • Infectious diseases
  • Cancer and drug discovery