Singapore Women in Science

SgWIS Events

A listing of regular events which the Singapore women in science network host for women in science, technology and the medical research industry looking to network and advance their careers.

The Singapore women in science network hosts monthly talks and networking events, the details of which can be found below.

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SgWIS event with Dr. Shawn Lim

  • Breakthrough theatrette Level 4, Matrix, Biopolis Singapore (map)

Our next speaker for the Women In Science series, is Shawn LIM, Deputy Director, Advanced Research at L’Oreal Research and Innovation Singapore.


Shawn leads a team that undertakes both biological and clinical research to explore and develop novel concepts for skin care with the goal of supporting product innovation for the modern Asian consumer. Prior to joining L’Oréal, Shawn completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Genome Institute of Singapore, and devised an in vitro, stem cell model for the earliest developmental stages of the hematopoietic system.


She received her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, under the support of an A*STAR National Science Scholarship. Shawn is a multidisciplinary scientist with patents and publications in the fields of biomaterials, stem cells and developmental biology, and skin immunology. She was previously awarded the EDB Exxon-Mobil Scholarship for undergraduate studies, and was named a 2010 Siebel Scholar.

Later Event: June 20
June WIS networking happy hour