Jeffrey Cheah Distinguished Speakers Series

Re-socializing Our Understanding of Disease: The Social Anatomy of the HIV and TB Epidemics in Southern Africa

Sir Jeffrey Cheah Distinguished Speakers Series: Re-socializing our understanding of disease: The social anatomy of the HIV and TB epidemics in southern Africa by Professor Keshavjee and Professor Becerra.

Better Together: How Multi-Institutional Consortia Can Transform Biomedicine and Public Health

The traditional model for biomedical discovery funded by a single government agency or foundation has served us well for many decades but it is not equipped to address the big global challenges we face.

Artificial Intelligence: Impact and Opportunities for Entrepreneurship

While artificial intelligence has been developed for some time, it was the remarkable breakthrough and the availability to mass usage that has aroused the interests of many people, including individuals, industries and government entities.

A 21st Century Odyssey in Life Sciences: From Genes and Stem Cells to the Tiangong Space Station

In this lecture, Professor Kee will share his illustrious and exciting journey in his 30 years of learning and studying life sciences.

Why Does Mitochondrial Dysfunction Target Specific Cell Types?

Mitochondrial dysfunction is seen in many common and rare diseases, but given their central role in cell homeostasis, it remains puzzling why this targets some cell-types and not others.

Private International Law in England Post BREXIT

Withdrawing from the European Union on 31st December 2020 had seismic effects on the landscape of Private International Law rules in the UK.

Computational Materials Design with Machine Learning and Atomistic Simulations

The computational techniques of atomistic simulation and machine learning (ML) offer an avenue to rapidly invent new materials which is vital for addressing pressing societal challenges in health, energy and sustainability.

Precision medicine – what does it mean for drug development and disease prevention?

Recent advances in biotechnology coupled with a rapidly increasing understanding of the fundamental genetic causes of disease are not only identifying those at risk of disease but also revealing new drug targets.

Nature vs Nurture: The Influence of Environmental Stressors on Cancer Risk and How Your Genes Work

Recent advances in epigenetics and epigenomics have a tremendous impact on our understanding of biological phenomena and have galvanized the research of complex diseases, notably cancer. 

Bulk Superconductors: Revolution or Red Herring?

The discovery of the so-called High Temperature Superconductors in 1987, which in bulk forms are able to conduct very high electrical currents and hence generate extremely high magnetic fields at liquid nitrogen temperatures, was heralded as the most significant scientific breakt Tough since the…

Documentary as a Form of Untold Stories or Stories That Needed to be Told

Documentary as a Form of Untold Stories or Stories That Needed to be Told