Perspectives from the Frontlines of COVID-19 testing: Post-event write-up

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Zoom WebinarWritten by:  Shainan Hora COVID-19 has made an unprecedented impact on the lives of millions worldwide and put to test healthcare systems and biotech resources across many developed countries. Biotech Connection Singapore (BCS) hosted its first webinar on 12thMay 2020 and had the pleasure to speak with A/Prof Timothy Barkham, Senior Consultant and Clinical Microbiologist from the Department of Laboratory Medicine at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). The event, moderated by Dr Natasha Ng, President of BCS, included an hour-long candid conversation about Dr. Barkham’s experience working at the frontlines in the laboratory during the COVID-19 pandemic, and insights on how the healthcare sector can learn from the current outbreak. The webinar started with Dr. Barkham highlighting the challenges he and his team were facing being on the frontlines from day one. He shared the importance of collaborative work, addressing the right…

The Cell Therapy Revolution: Event Write Up

Monday, October 21, 2019 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM 250 North Bridge Road, Level 21 Raffles City Tower, Singapore 179101 The Singapore Biotech Insights series is a new initiative jointly organized by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and Biotech Connection Singapore (BCS). This series of events aims to foster stronger connections within the local biotech community in Singapore through featuring several current and exciting topics in biotech. Thereby bringing together various stakeholders in healthcare, tech and other sectors to participate in rich, interactive and enlightening discussions with experts in the field, and providing a networking platform to catalyze the formation of valuable new partnerships. The first event of this series- “The Cell Therapy Revolution” was held on the 21st October 2019 and jointly organized by BCS, EDB and SGInnovate and partnered with A*STAR A*ccelerate and Enterprise Singapore. The event aimed…