IMCB wishes to congratulate Ms Samantha Lee who has received the Philip Yeo Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Research on 8th Nov, 2010. Ms Lee is one of two recipients of the award from a total of 34 entries from the Biomedical Research Council (BMRC) and the Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC).
Launched in 2007, the Philip Yeo Prize recognises outstanding scholars who make significant research contributions. This year, the 2010 prize was open to a range of scholars currently pursuing their PhD, working in A*STAR research institutes or undertaking postdoctoral attachments, including students from NSS (National Science Scholarships), AGS (A*STAR Graduate Scholarships) and AIF (A*STAR International Fellowships).
Scientific manuscripts, either being considered by journals or already accepted, were reviewed by a panel consisting of Dr. Sydney Brenner (Panel Chair), Prof. Lee Eng Hin (Executive Director, BMRC), Prof. Low Teck Seng (Executive Director, SERC) and Dr. Lim Khiang Wee (Executive Director, A*STAR Graduate Academy, A*GA), and the prize awarded to one scholar from each council.
Ms Lee is currently enrolled as a PhD student under the Karolinksa Institutet – A*STAR partnership scholarship in Prof. Philip Ingham’s laboratory.
For more information on Prof. Philip Ingham’s laboratory, please click here.