We are pleased to announce the following are awarded the Marine Science Research and Development Programme (MSRDP) funding:


Award No.
PI Host Institution
 Partner Institution
Project Title
Research Thrust
MSRDP-P01
Dr Bae SungwooNUS
 Development of a mobile microfluidic platform for in situ and real-time
monitoring of microbial pollutants in ballast water
MTP
MSRDP-P03 Dr Huang Danwei NUS NTU Adaptation and resilience of coral reefs to environmental change in Singapore.
MEB
MSRDP-P04
Dr Ooi Seng KeatNUS
NTUBiota effects on the environment: an impact source neglected in EIAsEIM
MSRDP-P05 Dr Peter Todd NUS
NTU, IMRE
Ecologically engineering Singapore’s seawalls to enhance biodiversity
CEE
MSRDP-P07 Dr Serena Teo NUS   Tropical Model Marine Organisms for Experimental Marine Science
MEB, MTP
MSRDP-P08 Dr Esther Clews NUS   A cross-discipline user-focused data management platform for data collected under the Marine Science Research & Developmental Program
EIM, MTP
MSRDP-P11 A/P Nathalie Goodkin NTU   Physical and biogeochemical effects of sediment transport on coral reefs
MEB, EIM
MSRDP-P12A/P Scott A. Rice
NTUNUS
Microbially Induced CorrosionMTP
MSRDP-P13 A/P Federico Lauro NTU NUS Understanding the viral composition of phytoplankton blooms in Singapore coastal waters
MEB, EIM
MSRDP-P15 Dr Tan Lik Tong NIE NUS, NTU
Genomic and Metabolomic Approach to the Discovery of Functional Metabolites from Marine Actinomycetes
MTP
 MSRDP-P18Dr László OrbanTLLNUSCODEFISH-SG: Building a foundation for a unified marine biodiversity knowledge base by analyzing Singapore’s marine ichthyofauna using morphological and molecular tools
MEB
 MSRDP-P19Prof Byrappa VenkateshA*STAR (IMCB)NUS, RP
Population-genomic and habitat study of horseshoe crabs of SingaporeMEB
 MSRDP-P20A/P Mandar Chitre
NUS Passive Acoustic Monitoring of Coral Reef Ecosystem HealthMTP
 MSRDP-P21Prof Christina Chai
  Towards the design and development of a prototype device for real-time monitoring of algal toxins via biomimetic chemical sensorsMTP
 MSRDP-P22Prof Alex IpNUSNIEMolecular biology of inorganic carbon absorption, transport and assimilation in the fluted giant clam, Tridacna squamosaMEB
 MSRDP-P25
Dr Tan Koh SiangNUS Biodiversity of Marine Mussels (Bivalvia - Mytilidae) In Southeast AsiaMEB, EIM
 MSRDP-P28A/Prof Wu Ping
SUTDNUSEffect of strain-engineered superhydrophobicity on adhesion of marine organismsMTP
 MSRDP-P29
A/P Ali Miserez
NTU Bioinspired Liquid Infused Coatings to Prevent Marine Biofouling in the Tropical EnvironmentMTP
 MSRDP-P30
Dr Cao BinNTU Biodiversity and Bioprospecting of Magnetotactic Bacteria - An Overlooked Biotechnological Resource in the Tropical Marine Environment of Singapore
MTP
 MSRDP-P32Dr Patrick Martin
NTU Ocean acidification in Singapore: assessing and monitoring the impact of peatland-derived dissolved organic carbon on the seawater carbonate systemEIM
 MSRDP-P33Prof Stefan WuertzNTU Microbe-sediment interactions in the coastal marine environment: fate and transport of pathogens relevant to health and farmingEIM, CEE
 MSRDP-P34Dr Yang LiangNTU NUS, NIE
Discovery of antimicrobials from marine micro-algae for biofilm infection controlMEB




Photos courtesy of Prof Peter Ng & Dr. Tan Heok Hui