Welcome to SINAPSE

Singapore Institute for Neurotechnology (SINAPSE) brings together engineers, scientists and clinical researchers with a common goal of making an impact on society. SINAPSE focuses on Neurotechnologies for basic science, clinical application and commercialization.

Vision Statement

Our overarching vision is to house, under one inspirational roof, an Institute focused on research at the frontiers of cognitive science, technology development, and clinical and commercial translation. The Institute brings together basic scientists, computational scientists, experimentalists and clinicians, engineers, innovators and entrepreneurs. Foundation of SINAPSE research: fundamental work involved in the frontiers of neuroscience, engineering, and medicine will enable discoveries and innovative solutions for the society.

Cognitive Neuroengineering
NeuroChip
Neurodevices
NeuroPhotonics
Neuromorphic Engineering
Neuroprosthetics / Robotics

Latest News

Student Renick Lee (Bioengineering) wins Innovation & Research Award

FYP Student Renick Lee participated in the 27th Innovation & Research Merit Award held by the Faculty of Engineering at NUS and won the 2nd place prize for his project “Structural connectivity analysis reveals topological aberrations in patients with schizophrenia“. Supervisor: Dr. Yu SUN

Best poster award, http://lsgcc.ieee.org/outstanding-poster-awards/

Y. SUN, S. Chen, F. Miao, A. Bezerianos, N. Thakor, J. Sun, “Revealing relationship between the functional and structural connectivity: a multimodal neuroimaging study,” IEEE LSGCCY. SUN

Best paper award of Neurotechnology Consortium workshop, IEEE, 2013

Y. SUN, R. Lee, K. Shen, N. Thakor, A. Bezerianos, K. Sim, “Structural connectivity analysis reveals topological aberrations in patients with schizophrenia,” 35th IEEE EMBS

Publications

Student Renick Lee (Bioengineering) wins Innovation & Research Award

FYP Student Renick Lee participated in the 27th Innovation & Research Merit Award held by the Faculty of Engineering at NUS and won the 2nd place prize for his project “Structural connectivity analysis reveals topological aberrations in patients with schizophrenia“. Supervisor: Dr. Yu SUN

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Best poster award, http://lsgcc.ieee.org/outstanding-poster-awards/

Y. SUN, S. Chen, F. Miao, A. Bezerianos, N. Thakor, J. Sun, “Revealing relationship between the functional and structural connectivity: a multimodal neuroimaging study,” IEEE LSGCCY. SUN

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Best paper award of Neurotechnology Consortium workshop, IEEE, 2013

Y. SUN, R. Lee, K. Shen, N. Thakor, A. Bezerianos, K. Sim, “Structural connectivity analysis reveals topological aberrations in patients with schizophrenia,” 35th IEEE EMBS

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Publication accepted to PNAS

In Dr. Chia-Hung Chen’s recently accepted publication in PNAS, his team used microfluidic platform to speed up the paths of biomarker finding. Droplet based microfluidic technology was demonstrated as a useful platform for system biology to study the activities of protease ADAM-10 and -17, which regulate endometriotic cell migration via concerted ligand and receptor shedding…

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Integrated Microfluidic Biotechnology

“Near-infrared photothermal activation of microgels incorporating polypyrrole nanotransducers through droplet microfluidics” R. C. Luo, S. Ranjan, Y. Zhang and C. H. Chen*, Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 7887-7889 was selected as a back cover in Chem Commun (Impact factor: 6.5). | View announcement

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NUS among Asia’s most innovative universities

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Conferment of Provost’s Chair, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

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