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Visit by New Zealand Minister for Science and Innovation The Honourable Steven Joyce

Visit by New Zealand Minister for Science and Innovation The Honourable Steven Joyce

(L to R) Prof Low Teck Seng- Managing Director- A*STAR- The Honourable Steven Joyce- New Zealand Minister for Science and Innovation

The Honourable Steven Joyce- New Zealand Minister for Science and Innovation visited A*STAR  on 2 July 2012.  He was accompanied by the New Zealand High Commissioner H.E. Peter Hamilton- Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Science and Innovation- Mr Murray Bain- and the Chief Scientific Advisor to the New Zealand Prime Minister and Programme Director of A*STAR’s Singapore Institute of Clinical Sciences- Sir Peter Gluckman.  The New Zealand delegation was given an overview on A*STAR and hosted to lunch by A*STAR Managing Director Prof Low Teck Seng.  The delegation was also given a lab tour to the Genome Institute of Singapore hosted by its Executive Director Dr Ng Huck Hui- and the Fusionopolis Skygarden.  Both sides held discussions and committed on collaborating in the area of Food and Nutrition.

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