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Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean's visit to ETC

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean's visit to ETC on 13 Feb 2017

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean visited A*STAR on Monday- 13 February 2017- to learn more about Singapore’s drug discovery and development landscape. He toured the Singapore Screening Centre which is critical to A*STAR’s drug discovery efforts. The Singapore Screening Centre is a drug screening platform within A*STAR’s Experimental Therapeutics Centre (ETC) that provides a full spectrum of state-of-the-art automation technologies to biomedical researchers- enabling highly efficient drug screening in one location. The Singapore Screening Centre conducts high-throughput screening to identify potential drug candidates against disease- using a library of over 500-000 chemical compounds.