The Asian Scientist 100
Duke-NUS Medical School
Wang received the 2021 President’s Science Award for his foundational work in bat biology, such as his team’s discovery that bats are a SARS-CoV-1 reservoir— paving the way for a more effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- 2021 President's Science Award (PSA)
Supporting Safe And Efficient Work With cPass™ Testing
GenScript’s cPass serology test helped one construction firm, AcroMeta Group, ensure employees could make informed decisions on their individual COVID-19 risk and prevention.
Five Receive 2021 President’s Science And Technology Awards In Singapore
Singapore has recognized five researchers with the 2021 President’s Science and Technology Awards for pushing the country's frontiers in biomedicine and engineering.
Southeast Asian Bats and Pangolins Harbor SARS-CoV-2-related Coronaviruses
Experts have found evidence of coronaviruses related to SARS-CoV-2 circulating in bats and pangolins in Southeast Asia.
How Bats Can Carry Viruses Without Getting Sick
Scientists in Singapore have discovered that a subdued immune response may be the reason why bats can harbor deadly viruses without batting an eyelid.
Singapore Develops COVID-19 Kit That Detects Neutralizing Antibodies
The cPass kit, which is the first of its kind in the world, can detect neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in an hour.
The ABCs Of Why Bats Rarely Get Cancer
The low incidence of cancer in bats can be attributed to high ABCB1 gene expression, according to research by scientists in Singapore.
Bats Confirmed As Source Of SARS
Scientists have isolated a very close relative of the SARS coronavirus from bats in China, confirming them as the origin of the pandemic.
SARS, MERS …? Preparing For The Next Coronavirus Pandemic
Linfa Wang and Gary Crameri examine how lessons learnt from SARS and MERS can help us prepare for the next coronavirus epidemic.
International Partnership To Fight Deadly Viruses
An international partnership has been set up to help pre-empt and prepare the world for the next human pandemic.