Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
Xue received the 2018 Young Scientist Award for her research on how genes are controlled during development. (Photo: Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology)
These 26 female scientists are all movers and shakers in their chosen fields, from mathematics to materials science.
Each year, Asian Scientist Magazine highlights 100 outstanding thinkers and innovators from Asia who are pushing the envelope with their research.
Using frogs and fish as model organisms, Dr. Xue Shifeng is shedding light on some of the most fundamental processes in developmental biology.
The awards recognize scientists who have helped place Singapore on the map of global research.