The region’s first CTC CoRE, Circulating Tumour Cell Centre of Research Excellence, opens at the Academia, within Singapore General Hospital’s 12,000sqm Pathology Department.


A collaboration between the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) and Clearbridge BioMedics, in partnership with the Pathology Department at Singapore General Hospital (SGH), has resulted in the establishment of the region’s first Circulating Tumour Cell Centre of Research Excellence (CTC CoRE). This new Centre facilitates the use of circulating tumour cells (CTCs) in clinical diagnostics, in order for new technologies to be applied by healthcare institutions.


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Singapore’s 20 hottest startups to watch in 2014.


Clearbridge Biomedics has made it, to the top of the list of Singapore’s 20 hottest startups to watch in 2014, on Singapore Business Review, Feb/Mar 2014.


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Applause to our 'Long Service' Staff, who are continuously dedicated in furthering and contributing, to the achievements in NUS's, Department of Biomedical Engineering


Office of Human Resources [OHR]'s list of eligible staff members (Academic, Research, Executive & Professional and Non-Academic) as at 31 December 2013, who will be receiving their Long Service Award, this year in 2014.

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Biomedical inventions which can aid in the field of physiotherapy Prof Yu Haoyong who works on robotics at the university’s biomedical engineering department and the Singapore institute of Neurotechnology (Sinapse), had developed a series of robotic rehabilitation devices that can sense weaknesses in a stroke patient’s leg, and apply just the right amount of force to nudge him into walking with a nautical gait.


Research team, led by Associate Professor Huang Zhiwei, had invented the 'In-Vivo Molecular Diagnostic System', which is the first in the world that has been clinically proven to be used safely and effectively in patients.

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Undergraduate Student Club

BME , Welcome's Our Freshmen of 2014.

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Undergraduate Student Club

BME , Welcome's Our Freshmen of 2014.

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Welcome Prospective Students


We are delighted that you are considering NUS for your further education. NUS has a range of joint, double and concurrent degree programmes with some of the best universities in the world. As a leading research-intensive university, there are many opportunities for our students to interact and work with faculty and graduate students at the cutting edge of knowledge creation in a wide range of fields. We invite you to discover the multi-dimensional educational experience at NUS.



Undergraduate Programme

The aim of the Biomedical Engineering undergraduate degree programme is to produce engineers with a strong foundation in the relevant engineering, sciences and technology, who are able to contribute to the Biomedical Sciences through innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership. Our educational programme in Biomedical Engineering provides an excellent foundation for a range of careers such as research and development, product design and manufacturing in the Biomedical Engineering industries or for further graduate education. At the undergraduate level, the Department of Biomedical Engineering offers a four‐year engineering curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Biomedical Engineering Design‐based and research‐based projects are an integral part of the curriculum. They help to develop the spirit of innovation and inquiry, integrative skills, and critical thinking skills in the students. A portion of the curriculum is also set aside for non- engineering modules in areas such as engineering professionalism and human relations. These are intended to equip our graduates with the knowledge to function effectively in tomorrow’s workplace. v

Below are the some useful links for undergraduate programme.:





Graduate Programme

The Department offers research-based graduate programmes at Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) levels. Our aim is to impart our graduates with:

• A core knowledge and understanding of engineering principles and concepts, and their   integration and application to biology and medicine;
• Basic analytical skills and a multi-disciplinary approach to solving bioengineering problems;
• The ability to perform research projects independently;
• Critical thinking in fundamental biomedical science and technology.

The goal of our postgraduate curriculum through the M.Eng. and Ph.D. programmes is to nurture researchers/scientists with the following characteristics:

• The ab0ility to solve bioengineering problems encountered in academia and in industry;
• A creative and curious mind for biomedical science and technology;
• An enthusiasm and desire to make an impact in academia and industry.

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Job as a VP Technology / Engineering Manager Algorithms and Biomedical Informatics, Applied Research at RESMED, Singapore

 

Job Duties:

o Research and development of biomedical signal processing and pattern recognition algorithms and translate algorithms into computer code in a clinical setting.

oWriting of documents intellectual property, explain how algorithms should be implemented, verified etc.

oThe supervision of research projects and mentoring of more junior engineers working in the team.

o Working with other groups within ResMed Quality System in particular Applied Research, Sydney and ResMed Sensor Technologies, Dublin. Maintain standards and training requirements.

o Monitoring the literature of interest and FDA regulatory requirements, broadly in the areas of medicine and engineering.

o Outreach to Singaporean universities and research institutes.

o Being ever mindful of the requirements of the wider market and ResMed stakeholders.


Requirements:


o Minimum
- A degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics or related fields.


o Preferred
- Post-graduate research experience (Masters or PhD) in a field encompassing biomedical signa lprocessing and pattern recognition or biomedical informatics.
- Alternatively 5 – 10 years relevant industry experience, preferably within the medical device industry. Relevant experience gained in other industries, such as Finance, may also be considered

 

Specific Skills :

o Experience with the development of algorithms for biomedical signal processing and pattern recognition.
o Experience with algorithm development in Matlab or a similar environment.
o Good software development skills (for instance in C or C++).
o Database skills and experience, including experience with data mining techniques and statistical
analysis.
o A background in or exposure to biomedical engineering, medical science or physiology.
o Good technical writing and presentation skills.

 

Interested party should apply through the following personnel :

Mr.  Steven Farrugia (Vice President, Technology)  email  : steven.farrugia@resmed.com.au
Ms. Wong Wei Yin (Human Resource) email : weiyin.wong@resmed.com.au


Singapore-Stanford Biodesign :: A*STAR :: 61 Biopolis Drive, #01-02, Proteos, Singapore 138673 ::

For further information see this link: http://www.bioeng.nus.edu.sg/job/Dept.html


Job as a Investment Manager / AVP, Biomedical Sciences

 

Key Responsibilities:
o Identify and originate investment opportunities to achieve investment mandates
o Assess commercial viability, conduct due diligence on investment targets
o Structure investments and negotiate investment terms
o Guide portfolio companies to grow value and achieve higher return on investment
o Advise portfolio companies on strategy implementation, management selection and business development


Requirements:
o Master/ Bachelor Degree in Medicine, Bioengineering, Biological Science or Pharmacy
o At least 5 years of investment experience and working industry knowledge in medical devices and digital healthcare sectors
o Relevant industry/operation background would be a significant advantage
o Excellent relationship management capabilities, communication and presentation skills
o Teamplayer with strong abilities to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment

 

If you want to work in a dynamic environment and are keen to make an impact on Singapore’s economy.
Email your covering letter and comprehensive resume detailing your academic qualifications, working experience and current/expected salaries to recruitment@edbi.com.


For further information see this link: http://www.bioeng.nus.edu.sg/job/Dept.html


Position as a Research Assistant for Microengineered
Human Embryo (µ-HUE) Project

 

We are looking for bright and enthusiastic candidates to assist in the development of microengineered human stem cell chips for a new generation of animal-alternative drug toxicity tests. The position is part of an inter-disciplinary team working closely with a pharma collaborator, and provides many learning opportunities.

 

The selected candidate will be responsible for:
o Directed differentiation of human embryonic stem cells into neural crest stem cells (NCSCs)
o Optimization of conditions for expansion and storage of human NCSCs
o Optimization of procedures for micropatterning of human NCSCs
o Procurement and lab management

 

Interested candidates should email their CV to:
Dr. Toh Yi-Chin at email : biety@nus.edu.sg


For further information see this link: http://www.bioeng.nus.edu.sg/job/Dept.html


Position as a Regulatory in Histoindex, a local startup company.

 

Job Scope

    Work with external consultants to set up quality assurance, quality management and other regulatory frameworks within HistoIndex.
    Work with product development and production teams to set up and maintain relevant support documents.
    Assist in designing and managing clinical trials. 

 

Desired skills and knowledge

    Bachelors / Masters in Biology or Pharmaceutical related disciplines.
    Keen to pick up new knowledge

 

Interested candidates should email their CV to:
Dr. Gideon Ho at email : gideon.ho@histoindex.com


For further information see this link: http://www.bioeng.nus.edu.sg/job/Dept.html


Research Engineer Position in Biomedical Microfluidics


 We are seeking to hire a motivated student (B.Sc. or M.Sc.) with background in Biomedical, Biological or Bioengineering to work a Microfluidic project for one/two years. Experience in microfluidic or microscale technologies, cell culture techniques, microscopy and image analysis is preferred but not mandatory. The PI's lab is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and has access to top notch facilities in NUS. The lab is dedicated to Microfluidics research and is involved in the areas of Cancer research, Point-of-care diagnostics, Cell based assays and Microengineering.


Why is this a great opportunity:

o Opportunity to develop real-world applications with potential to be an inventor of commercial products for personalized medicine and cancer management.

o Collaborations with renowned researchers at NUS, SMART NUHS, NTU and MIT.

o A friendly and collaborative environment.

o Attractive salary.

 

Interested candidates should email a CV, cover letter describing research experience and interests and the names and email addresses of two references to:


Professor Lim Chwee Teck, (ctlim@nus.edu.sg)
Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore


For further information see this link: http://www.bioeng.nus.edu.sg/job/Dept.html


Post-doctoral Fellowship Position in Cell Mechanics

 

We are seeking to hire a motivated individual with a PhD in Biological Sciences or Biomedical Engineering or to work on cell mechanics and cell adhesion research for one/two years. Experience in microfabricated technologies, cell culture techniques, microscopy and image analysis is preferred but not mandatory. The PI's lab is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and has access to top notch facilities in NUS. The lab is dedicated to cell mechanics research related to Cancer research, Point-of-care diagnostics, Cell based assays and Microengineering.

 

Interested candidates should email a CV, cover letter describing research experience and interests and the names and email addresses of two references to:


Professor Lim Chwee Teck, (ctlim@nus.edu.sg)
Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore


For further information see this link: http://www.bioeng.nus.edu.sg/job/Dept.html


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