Hanting CHUA

Having received his B.Sc in Biological Sciences from Nanyang Technological University, Hanting is passionate about how academic research could be commerialised to provide real solutions for more people. He took pride in keeping abreast with with the latest market trends in biotech/ healthcare, and enjoys networking with like-minded individuals to discover new opportunities within the local startup scene. Occasionally, Hanting writes for Biotechin.asia where he shares his passion for writing and science with a larger audience. Being a BCS Ambassador, Hanting hopes to forge lasting relationships with more clients, and aims to grow BCS as a reputable organisation for life sciences in Singapore.

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Puja Khanna

Research Scholar, Department of Anatomy, NUS Medicine, National University of Singapore

Puja received her B.Sc. degree in life sciences from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, India, following which she went on to obtain her M.Sc. degree in biotechnology from Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India. Having received her undergraduate and master’s degree in life sciences, Puja has always had a keen interest in translational research and is currently pursuing her doctoral research in identifying novel biomarkers in gastric cancer from the National University of Singapore, Singapore. During her doctoral studies, she has been a part of the organising committee for several scientific and non-scientific events and has also served as the President of the Graduate Students Society for the Department of Anatomy, NUSMed. Puja is interested in the commercialization of basic research and is keen on facilitating technology transfer from academia to the industry. Outside of work, she also enjoys traveling, dancing and water sports.

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