Kanchanawong Lab

Mechanobiology Institute
National University of Singapore
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Singapore 117411

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News Archives

  • Tony gave an invited talk at the 6th International Conference on Bioimaing, Teikyo University, Japan (2019/9)

  • Tony gave a  Seminar at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), Japan. (2019/8)

  • Tony was an invited speaker at the 2nd East Asian Symposium on Single-Molecule Biological Sciences, Seoul National University, South Korea, (2019/7)

  • Sam Barnett gave a talk at the Frontiers in Mechanobiology Symposium, Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore (2019/7)

  • Tony was an invited speaker at the 2nd Mechanobiology Conference: When Physics meet Biology, Quy Nhon, Vietnam (2019/7)

  • Tony was an invited speaker at Cellular Machines at Work, a symposium celebrating the induction of Dr. Clare Waterman to the National Academy of Sciences, NIH, (2019/5)

  • Tony lectured in the Workshop on Quantitative single molecule imaging, Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore (2019/3)

  • Tony was a Keynote speaker at 16th International Membrane Research Forum at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology.  Thank you Kusumi-sensei for the invitation! (2019/3)

  • Congratulations to Dr. Xia Shumin for the successful defense of her Ph.D. Thesis! (2019/1)

  • Congratulations to Dr. Azita Gorji for the successful defense of her Ph.D. Thesis! (2018/11)

  • Tony gave an invited symposium talk at the Center for Engineering Mechanobiology, University of Pennsylvania (2018/9)

  • Tony was a Keynote Speakar at the World Congress of Biomechanics 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. (2018/7)

  • Tony is promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure. (2018/7) 

  • Congratulations to Cristina Bertocchi for her new independent position: Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, in Santiago, Chile  (2018/6).

  • Tony gave a keynote talk at the 2018 Joint annual meeting of the Japan Society for Cell Biology & Japan Society for Developmental Biology in Tokyo (2018/6)

  • Tony gave invited seminars at RIKEN BDR in Kobe and Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine (2018/6)

  • Farewell to Cristina, Shuangru, and Gary. (2018/4)

  • Congratulations to Dr. Zhang Zhen for successful defense of his thesis. (2018/1)

2017

  • Tony conducted a workshop and gave an invited talk at the Croucher summer course in bioimaging, Hong Kong University (2017/8)

  • Warm Welcome to Dr. Wang Wei ! He's joining us from the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. (2017/8)

  • Tony gave an invited talk at the Gordon Research Conference: Cell Contacts and Adhesions at Proctor Academy (2017/6)

  • Tony gave an invited talk at the Biophysical Society Thematic Meeting in Taipei (2017/6)

  • Tony gave an invited talk at the Joint Singapore-Japan Symposium on Bioimaging & The 5th International Bioimaging Symposium (2017/5)

  • Zhang Zhen's Article is published in BMC Bioinformatics. Congratulations! (2017/5)

  • Tony joins the Editorial Board of Biology of the Cell

  • Cristina is promoted to Senior Research Fellow. Congratulations! (2017/2)

  • Cristina's Article is published in Nature Cell Biology.  Congratulations!

2016

  • Cristina gave a MiniSymposium Talk at ASCB 2016 in San Francisco (2016/12)

  • Huang Shuangru joins our lab. Welcome! (2016/12)

  • Zhang Zhen won 3rd place in MBI microscopy contest.  Congratulations! (2016/11). 

  • Congratulations to Cristina for the acceptance of her paper at Nature Cell Biology! Details soon. (2016/11).

  • Congratulations to Zhang Zhen and Yukako for the acceptance of their paper at Molecular Biology of the Cell! Details soon. (2016/11)

  • Congratulations to Cristina for being selected for a mini-symposium talk at the ASCB 2016 in San Francisco, USA. (2016/12).

  • Congratulations to Zhang Zhen for being selected for two talks at the Bioimage Informatics Conference 2016 at Biopolis, Singapore. (2016/10)

  • Tony gave an invited talk at Duke-NUS (Host: Shawn Je). (2016/10).

  • Congratulations to Cristina for Best Poster Award at the Biophysical Society thematic meeting: Mechanobiology of Diseases. (2016/9)

  • Farewell to Yilin, who has moved on to a new position at the South University of Science and Technology of China, Shenzhen. (2016/8).

  • Farewell to Wah Ing, who has moved on to the microscopy core facility at A*-STAR IMB. (2016/8).

  • Warm welcome to Christine Low, who joined our group as a research assistant. (2016/8)

  • Congratulations to Dr. Wu Yao for graduation from the MBI Ph. D. programme (2016/7).

  • Tony gave talks at the MBI-Institut Curie meeting in Aussois, France. (2016/5).

  • Tony gave talks at the MBI-IFOM meeting in Milan. (2016/5)

  • Tony gave an invited talk at the 11th Asia-Pacific Microscopy Conference in Phuket, Thailand. (2016/5)

  • Wah Ing just completed the AQLM Microscope Course at Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole. (2016/5)

2015

  • Tony gave a colloquium at Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University (Host: Alex Dunn). (2015/12)

  • Warm welcome to Azita Gorji and Gary Guo, MBI Ph. D. students. (2015/12)

  • Our paper on Talin as the molecular basis for Focal adhesions architecture is published in PNAS. (2015/8).

  • Farewell to Teo Shijia, who's continuing her Master's at University of Strasbourg, France (2015/8).

  • Find our previous Focal Adhesions/iPALM paper in Nature Methods's Nobel Chemistry 2014 Collections 

  • Tony gave an invited seminar at the 7th World Association of Chinese Biomedical Engineer, U-Town, NUS (2015/7)

  • Congratulations to Dr. Cristina Bertocchi for being selected for Oral Presentation at the Gordon Research Seminar: Cell Contact and Adhesion, Proctor Academy, NH (2015/6)

  • Tony gave a Keynote seminar at the Andor Academy, SingHealth Singapore, (2015/6)

  • Tony gave an invited seminar at the Superresolution Microscopy workshop, A* IMB, Singapore (2015/6)

  • Warm Welcome to Christine Low from NTU, who's joining us as a summer intern (2015/5).

  • Congratulations to Xia Shumin for passing the Qualifying Examination and becomes a Ph. D. candidate (2015/2)

  • A collaborative study with the Zaidel-Bar lab using Superresolution Microscopy to probe the adherens junctions is now on line at Developmental Cell. (2015/1)

2014

  • Congratulations to Dr. Cristina Bertocchi for being selected for a MiniSymposium oral presentation at ASCB 2014 in Philadelphia (2014/12)

  • Warm welcome to Sophie Tian, our new MBI graduate student (2014/12)

  • Warm welcome to Chaw Su Thwin and Teo Shijia, our new research assistants (2014/10)

  • Congratulations to Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell, and W.E. Moerner for the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Super-resolution Microscopy! (2014/10)

  • Tony’s iPALM image has been selected for display at the ASCB exhibit, Life:Magnified, Washington Dulles airport. (2014/6-11)

  • Congratulations to Zhang Zhen for passing the Qualifying Examination and becomes a Ph. D. candidate (2014/3)

  • Dr. Cristina Bertocchi has been selected for oral presentation at APOCB 2014 at Biopolis, Singapore (2014/2)

2013

  • Congratulations to our former intern, Ratul Chowdhury, who has just started his Ph.D. study in Chemical Engineering at Penn State (2013/9)

  • Warm welcome to Xia Shumin, our new MBI graduate student! (2013/8)

  • Yilin just completed the AQLM Microscope Course at Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole. (2013/5)

  • Warm welcome to Dr. Yukako Nishimura (Joint Research Fellow with the Bershadsky Lab)! (2013/1)

  • Warm welcome to Zhang Zhen, our first MBI graduate student! (2013/1)

2012

  • Congratulations to Talgat for winning 1st prize in the 4th MBI Microphotography competition! (2012/9)

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