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19
Apr 2018

Visit by NUS Cellular Bioengineering Students

BTI hosted 11 students from National University of Singapore on 19 April 2018, studying the Cellular Bioengineering module taught by Dr Andre Choo (Institute Scientist, Stem Cell 1). The visit to BTI is relevant to their course as it shows them how the theory behind cellular engineering is applied in the industry.

05
Feb 2018

Visit by Sungkyunkwan (SKKU) Students

BTI hosted a group of 16 students and 4 professors from Sungkyunkwan (SKKU), South Korea on 5 February 2018. These 3rd and 4th year college students are studying materials science and chemical engineering and are interested to learn more about BTI as a cutting edge research institute and viewing BTI’s research facilities.

27
Sep 2017

Visit by École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Students

BTI hosted a group of 19 students and 1 professor from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland on 4 September 2017. These 4th year college students are studying Chemical Engineering and are interested to learn more about A*STAR and the type of research activities.

05
Jul 2017

Visit by Singapore Polytechnic Students

On 5 July, BTI hosted 2 classes of Singapore Polytechnic students studying the Diploma of Biotechnology course. The purpose of the visit was to introduce biologics research to the students and to show how the knowledge they are learning in school can be applied to research and also in biomanufacturing industries.

05
Apr 2017

Visit by Tembusu College (National University of Singapore)

On 5 April 2017, BTI hosted a group of 15 students from Tembusu College. Tembusu College is a residential college at University Town (National University of Singapore). The students who were from different backgrounds such as Arts and Social Sciences, Law, Business, Engineering and Life Sciences, were taught a seminar style module called Biomedicine and Singapore Society where they study what biomedicine is and what it does for Singapore. To further enrich the knowledge of the students, they were given the opportunity to visit BTI to learn more about the kind of research done here.

30
Mar 2017

Visit by NUS Cellular Bioengineering Students

BTI hosted 15 students from National University of Singapore on 30 March 2017, studying the Cellular Bioengineering module taught by Dr Andre Choo (Principal Scientist, Stem Cell 1). The visit to BTI is relevant to their course as it shows them how the theory behind cellular engineering is applied in the industry. The students are shown the processes involved in scaling up the production of protein based-drugs and how it is purified before it is sold to the public.

20
Mar 2017

Visit by Nanyang Technological University Students

On 20 March 2017, BTI hosted a group of students from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) These students are taking the Microbial Biotechnology and by visiting BTI, they are able to have a better understanding of how bioprocessing is done in the lab.

23
Nov 2016

Visit by Nobel Science Camp Participants

BTI hosted a visit for 20 participants from the Nobel Science Camp on 23 November 2016. Nobel Science Camp 2016 is organised by NUS High School of Mathematics and Science. During this camp, the participants, students and teachers from various secondary schools and junior colleges, visited Biopolis and Fusionopolis to learn more about the research capabilities of the various institutes in A*STAR.

02
Nov 2016

Visit by Nanyang Polytechnic Students

BTI hosted a visit for 23 students from Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) on 2 November 2016. The students are studying Diploma in Biologics & Process Technology and will be taking a module on introduction to biologics in the coming semester.

16
Sep 2016

Visit by Nanyang Technological University Students

BTI hosted a visit for 38 students from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on 16 September 2016. The visit was organised by NTU Career & Attachment office. Their role was to equip the students with necessary career skills and to help them to find meaningful attachment or internship experience and transition to a job of their interest and expectations upon graduation.

15
Jun 2016

Visit by Research Exposure Programme Students

On 15 June 2016, BTI hosted 20 students from the Research Exposure Programme (REP). This programme was initiated in 2011 for A*STAR Science Award (Upper Sec) holders over the June holidays and was jointly organised by A*STAR and the Singapore Science Centre. The programme which takes place over three days includes science research workshops as well as tours to A*STAR Research Institutes and FusionWorld.

25
May 2016

Visit by Singapore Polytechnic Students

On 25 May, BTI hosted 2 classes of Singapore Polytechnic students studying the Diploma of Biotechnology course. The purpose of the visit was to introduce biologics research to the students and to show how the knowledge they are learning in school can be applied to research and also in biomanufacturing industries.

06
Apr 2016

Visit by Republic Polytechnic Students

BTI hosted a visit for 24 students from Republic Polytechnic (RP) on 6 April 2016. The purpose of the visit was to introduce the BTI laboratories to the students and for them to gain a better insight of the nature of scientific research.

21
Mar 2016

Visit by International Science Youth Forum (ISYF) Students

Over the past few years, Hwa Chong Institution and Institute of Advance Studies (Nanyang Technological University) have organised the International Science Youth Forum (ISYF). This successful event for the 8th year running aims to inspire passion inspire passion for science amongst youths, establish cooperation and friendship amongst young science talents and to build capacities of science educators.

15
Oct 2015

Visit by NUS Cellular Bioengineering Students

On 15 October 2015, BTI hosted 27 students from National University of Singapore. They are studying the Cellular Bioengineering module taught by Dr Andre Choo (Principal Scientist, Stem Cell 1). The visit to BTI is relevant to their course as it shows them how the theory behind cellular engineering is applied in the industry. The students are shown the processes involved in scaling up the production of protein based-drugs and how it is purified before it is sold to the public.

10
Jun 2015

Visit by Research Exposure Programme Students

On 10 June 2015, BTI hosted 20 students from the Research Exposure Programme (REP). This programme was initiated in 2011 for A*STAR Science Award (Upper Sec) holders over the June holidays and was jointly organised by A*STAR and the Singapore Science Centre. The programme which takes place over three days includes science research workshops as well as tours to A*STAR Research Institutes and FusionWorld.

20
May 2015

Visit by Singapore Polytechnic Students

On 20 June, Singapore Polytechnic students studying in the Diploma of Biotechnology course visited BTI to learn more about bioprocess technology. The Diploma in Biotechnology course provides an inquiry-focus curriculum for self-discovery learning and equips students with current and relevant skills for application in the field of translational and life sciences, research and the bio-pharmaceutical industries through state-of-the-art training facilities.

08
May 2015

Visit by Singapore Chinese Girls’ School Students

32 Secondary Three students who are in the Integrated Programme from the Math and Science Academy took this opportunity to visit BTI and were given a lab tour where they were introduced to the laboratories at BTI and had the chance to meet and speak with the researchers to gain a better insight into the nature of scientific research. Some among them are completing research projects for their module, Drug Discovery, in collaboration with other A*STAR Institutes.

19
Jan 2015

Visit by International Science Youth Forum (ISYF) Students

The 7th International Science Youth Forum (ISYF) was jointly organized by Hwa Chong Institution and Nanyang Technological University Institute of Advanced Studies (NTU IAS) to inspire passion for science amongst youths, establish cooperation and friendship amongst young science talents and to build capacities of science educators.

09
Oct 2014

Visit by NUS Cellular Bioengineering Students

BTI hosted a visit for 30 students from National University of Singapore (NUS) on 9 Oct 2014. These students were taking the 4403 Cellular Bioengineering module, which was lectured by Dr Andre Choo (Principal Scientist, Stem Cell Group) in NUS. The students taking this module were studying the processes that occur on a cellular level. The visit to BTI is relevant to their course and will provide a better insight to the kinds of research conducted on biotechnology.

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