June 2014 | ISSUE 12
Upcoming events

Lecture Series: Hedgehog signalling regulation of the hair follicle microenvironment

To be held on Wednesday, 25 June 2014, the LKCMedicine Lecture will be held at the LKCMedicine Headquarters at Novena Campus. Assistant Professor Woo Wei Meng from the Dermatology and Skin Biology research theme will be delivering a lecture titled Hedgehog signalling regulation of their hair follicle microenvironment.

Date: 25 June 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 5:30 – 6:30pm
Venue: Seminar Room, Level 2, LKCMedicine Headquarters, Novena Campus
           11 Mandalay Road, Singapore 308232

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Outbreak Investigations & Management Course

To be held from 23 to 27 June 2014, this course aims to promote understanding of disease outbreak investigations and management in the context of a hospital environment. The course will build skills in outbreak investigation and in-depth knowledge of current investigatory methods and tools for outbreak detection, investigation and response.

Date: 23 – 27 June 2014 (Monday – Friday)
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Venue: LKCMedicine Headquarters, Novena Campus
           11 Mandalay Road, Singapore 308232

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Inaugural LKCMedicine students’ Dinner & Dance

To be held on Thursday, 3 July 2014, the Inaugural LKCMedicine Students’ Dinner & Dance will be held at The Legends at Fort Canning Park. The event will feature performances by staff and students, as well as games, an awards ceremony, photo booth and lucky draw.

Date: 3 July 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 6:30 – 10:00pm
Venue: The Legends at Fort Canning Park

IntroDOCtion freshmen orientation camp

The LKCMedicine IntroDOCtion freshmen orientation camp will be held from 8 to 12 July. It will not only introduce freshmen to their new surroundings and provide a fresh start to medical school, but also mark their first step into the medical fraternity and, by extension, the values that it is recognised for.

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School talks

LKCMedicine will be organising informational talks on our MBBS programme from 14 – 18 July 2014. During this period, LKCMedicine faculty will be giving talk on the curriculum, BMAT and admissions to prospective students from various junior colleges, schools and polytechnics. Two of these talks will be held at the School’s Headquarters at Novena Campus.

More details coming soon!

Fourth NTU/LKCMedicine-NHG joint research seminar on dermatology & skin biology

The NTU/LKCMedicine-National Healthcare Group (NHG) joint research seminar will be held on Thursday, 24 July 2014, at the LKCMedicine Novena Campus. The theme of the seminar is dermatology and skin biology.

Date: 24 July 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 5:30 – 8:30pm
Venue: Toh Kian Chui Annex Lecture Theatre, LKCMedicine Headquarters, Novena Campus
           11 Mandalay Road, Singapore 308232

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LKCMedicine welcome reception for second cohort

To be held on the first day of the new academic year, Monday, 4 August 2014, the reception will be held to extend a warm welcome to the second cohort of LKCMedicine students. The reception will also give them the opportunity to interact with the School’s faculty.

Date: 4 August 2014 (Friday)
Time: 5:30pm
Venue: LKCMedicine @ Research Techno Plaza, Level 4 Rooftop Garden
           50 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637553

NTU freshmen welcome ceremony

To be held on Wednesday, 6 August 2014, the Freshmen Welcome Ceremony is an annual event specially organised by NTU at the Lee Kong Chian Lecture Theatre to officially welcome all freshmen. This is an important rite of passage for freshmen inducted into the University. The day offers an exciting programme and an attractive freshmen pack to commemorate the freshmen’s induction into the NTU's fraternity.

Date: 6 August 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 1:30 – 5:00pm
Venue: Lee Kong Chian Lecture Theatre, Basement 2, South Spine, NTU
(Block SS3 SS3-B2-10)

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LKCMedicine commemorative run

August 2014 marks the first anniversary of LKCMedicine’s inaugural cohort of 54 students. To celebrate this milestone, the students have organised a Commemorative Run to be held during the first week of Academic Year 2014/15, 4 – 8 August 2014.

More details coming soon!

LKCMedicine White Coat Ceremony 2014

To be held on 13 August at NTU’s School of Art, Design & Media Auditorium, the LKCMedicine White Coat Ceremony 2014 will welcome the second cohort of 78 students to the LKCMedicine family. The event will mark the beginning of their journey as medical students and future doctors.

Date: 13 August 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:30 – 5:00pm
Venue: NTU School of Art, Design & Media Auditorium