News from the lab

Wenchen joins the lab!

Kazuyuki Kasahara
16 October 2023

Wenchen joined the lab as a Visiting PhD Student. She is a PhD student at the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the Harbin Institute of Technology, and continues her studies in our lab under the financial support of the China Scholarship Council (CSC) scholarship.

Singhealth Duke-NUS Scientific Congress 2023

Kazuyuki Kasahara
23 September 2023

Kazu had an opportunity to present at the Singhealth Duke-NUS Scientific Congress 2023. The session was “Microbiome Symposium: Harnessing the Microbiota to Fortify Health and Treat Disease” chaired by Dr Tan Chin Yee and Asst Prof Neil K Surana from Duke University.

7th Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Congress Asia

Kazuyuki Kasahara
12 September 2023

Kazu presented at the 7th Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Congress Asia in Seul. His title was ‘Deciphering the Influence of gut microbiome on individual responses to dietary fibre in cardiometabolic health’.

Attending Prof. Ramnik Xavier's Seminar

Kazuyuki Kasahara
16 August 2023

We were fortunate to have the valuable opportunity to attend a seminar by Prof. Ramnik Xavier at NUS. Prof. Xavier holds a significant role as a core institute member at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. He not only serves as the director of the Klarman Cell Observatory but also holds the positions of director for the Broad’s Immunology Program and co-director for the Broad’s Infectious Disease and Microbiome Program.

YiRou's 1st TAC

Kazuyuki Kasahara
24 July 2023

The 1st Thesis Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting for YiRou was conducted today. Thanks to her hard work and Dayang’s assistance, she was able to conclude the meeting smoothly.