The genetically modified (GM) salmon created by Emeritus Prof Hew Choy Leong from NUS Biological Sciences and Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore is the world’s first GM animal to be approved for human consumption by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Students from universities across Asia converged at NUS for the inaugural Temasek Foundation Leadership Enrichment and Regional Networking (TF LEaRN) Young Asian Leaders Forum. Themed “Developing Youth Leadership for Good Governance in Asia”, the flagship event of the TF LEaRN Programme seeks to groom the next generation of student leaders in Asia.
The University’s contribution to Singapore’s technology scene received recognition at the recent Huawei Innovation Day, held in Asia for the very first time.
NUS is strongly committed to transforming the translational impact of its research to improve lives, with many research partnerships with industry and government entities.