Youth SynBioSG Scientific Symposium (YS3)

From mRNA vaccines to cultured meat, we are already reaping the benefits of synthetic biology and its applications.

But as we navigate a world shaped by both COVID-19 and the ongoing climate crisis, how else can synthetic biology help address society’s most pressing issues? What role can the youth play in advancing innovations in synthetic biology?

Discover the answers to these burning questions at the Youth SynBioSG Scientific Symposium (YS3)! With the theme “Synthetic Biology and our future”, YS3 aims to equip the youth on the tools needed to understand the basics of Synthetic Biology and discover how the field is shaping our future.

Organised by the Society for Synthetic Biology (Singapore) (SynBioSG) and in partnership with the NUS Synthetic Biology for Clinical and Technological Innovation (SynCTI) and the Singapore Consortium for Synthetic Biology (Sinergy), YS3 will be held on 22 June 2022, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm at 28 Medical Drive at the National University of Singapore.

Register for YS3 HERE. Limited tickets available!

A registration fee of $15 will be charged for students, and $25 for all other attendees. This fee is inclusive of one year of SynBioSG membership.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Tang Meng How, PhD
Tang Meng How, PhDNanyang Technological University
Rishita Changede, PhD
Rishita Changede, PhD TeOra Pte Ltd
Linus Tan
Linus TanNational University of Singapore

What To Expect

Engaging talks from scientists leading synthetic biology in Singapore and the world!

Network with industry partners, up-and-coming startups, and established experts

Flex your communication chops through oral and poster presentations and win prizes!

Brainstorm innovative solutions with fellow synthetic biology enthusiasts

ACTIVITIES

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Participants can showcase their research via the 5MT (five
minute thesis) oral presentations or through poster
presentations.

Abstract Submission

Interested participants should submit their abstract to
[email protected] with the subject “Full Name –
Abstract for YS3
” by 31 May 2022.

The abstract template can be downloaded HERE.

Topic coverage:
Biotherapeutics, Bioproduction/Biomanufacturing, Protein
Engineering, Genetic Engineering, Metabolic and
Biomolecular Engineering, Next-Generation Food,
Bioinformatics, Bioremediation, Computational Biology,
Machine Learning, Systems Biology, Plasmid Engineering,
etc.

BRAINSTORMING SESSIONS

Challenge your creative thinking and collaborative skills through YS3‘s brainstorming session! In groups, participants will come together to propose an innovative solution to a critical issue in synthetic biology. To add to the fun, the best group presentation will be awarded a prize!

LUNCH AND LEARN

You heard it here first: lunch at YS3 will be a treat for the stomach—and the mind! Divided into small groups, participants will get the chance to hear straight from the experts at the forefront of Singapore’s buzzing synthetic biology ecosystem.

SPEAK WITH SPECIALISTS

Step outside your comfort zone and learn about the diverse disciplines enabling advances in synthetic biology. From entrepreneurship to communications, there’s something for everyone

YS3 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Ryan De Sotto, PhD
Ryan De Sotto, PhDChair
NUS SynCTI
Jasmeet Khanijou, PhD
Jasmeet Khanijou, PhDVice Chair
Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI), A*STAR
Kami Navarro
Kami NavarroSecretary
NUS SynCTI
Deepti Sharma, PhD
Deepti Sharma, PhDTreasurer
Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI), A*STAR
Linus Tan
Linus TanEvent Manager
National University of Singapore
Bryan Sim
Bryan SimEvent Manager
Temasek Polytechnic

ABOUT THE SOCIETY FOR SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY (SINGAPORE)

(SYNBIOSG)

The Society for Synthetic Biology (Singapore) (SynBioSG) was founded in October 2019 by members in the academia and industry with a strong interest to promote the advancement of synthetic biology in Singapore.

We organize activities and events to increase the interaction between synthetic biologists and the public and to raise public interest and awareness of the impact and advancements in the field of synthetic biology.

Members of the executive committee can be reached at [email protected]

Follow SynBioSG’s socials here: LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook

SYNBIOSG EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Poh Chueh Loo, PhD
Poh Chueh Loo, PhDPresident
NUS SynCTI
Maurice Ling, PhD
Maurice Ling, PhDVice President
Temasek Polytechnic
Kumar Selvarajoo, PhD
Kumar Selvarajoo, PhDHonorary Secretary
Bioinformatics Institute (BII), A*STAR
Foo Jee Loon, PhD
Foo Jee Loon, PhDHonorary Treasurer
NUS SynCTI