Publications
    1. Poquita-Du RC, Ng CSL, Loo JB, Afiq-Rosli L, Tay YC, Todd PA, Chou LM, Huang D. 2017. New evidence shows that Pocilloporadamicornis-like’corals in Singapore are actually Pocillopora acuta (Scleractinia:Pocilloporidae). Biodiversity Data Journal, 5: e11407.doi:10.3897/BDJ.5.e11407

    2. Tan JL, Goh PC, Blackwood DJ. 2017. Influence of H2S-producing chemical species in culture medium and energy source starvation on carbon steel corrosion caused by methanogens. Corrosion Science. 119: 102-111. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.corsci.2017.02.014

    3. Jogdeo P, Chai R, Sun S, Saballus M, Constancias F, Wijesinghe SL, Thierry D, Blackwood DJ, McDougald D, Rice SA, Marsili E. 2017. Onset of Microbial Influenced Corrosion (MIC) in Stainless Steel Exposed to Mixed Species Biofilms from Equatorial Seawater. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 164(9): C532-C538. http://jes.ecsdl.org/content/164/9/C532.full
    4. Bauman AG, Hoey AS, Dunshea G, Feary DA, Low J, Todd PA. 2017. Macroalgal browsing on a heavily degraded, urbanized equatorial reef system. Scientific Reports 7: 8352. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-08873-3

    5. Zhu MK, Wu P, Li QL, Xu B. 2017. Vacancy-induced brittle to ductile transition of W-M co-doped Al3Ti (M=Si, Ge, Sn and Pb) Scientific Reports. 7: 13964. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-14398-6

    6. Hartmann AC, Baird AH, Knowlton N, Huang D. 2017. The paradox of environmental symbiont acquisition in obligate mutualisms. Current Biology 27: 3711–3716. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.10.036

    7. Ip YK, Koh CZY, Hiong KC, Choo CYL, Boo MV, Wong WP, Neo ML, Chew SF. 2017. Carbonic anhydrase 2‐like in the giant clam, Tridacna squamosa: characterization, localization, response to light, and possible role in the transport of inorganic carbon from the host to its symbionts. Physiological Report 5(23): e13494. doi: 10.14814/phy2.13494

    8. Huang D, Goldberg EE, Chou LM, Roy K. 2018. The origin and evolution of coral species richness in a marine biodiversity hotspot. Evolution, 72(2): 288–302. doi: 10.1111/evo.13402

    9. Jiang D, Lee S, Bae SW, Park SY. 2018. Smartphone integrated optoelectrowetting (SiOEW) for on-chip sample processing and microscopic detection of water quality. Lab on a Chip. (18): 532 - 539  DOI: 10.1039/c7lc01095h

    10. Chénard C, Chan AM. 2018. Isolation and Purification of Viruses Infecting Cyanobacteria Using a Liquid Bioassay Approach. Bio-protocol 8(2): e2691. DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.2691. 

    11. Acerbi E, Chénard C, Schuster SC, Lauro FM. 2018. Supervised classification of short DNA fragments reveals the existence of light-dark oscillations during infection of phytoplankton by viruses. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Bioinformatics Models, Methods and Algorithms, 2018, SciTePress.

    12. Lai S, Loke LHL, Chisholm RA, Todd PA. 2018. Biodiversity surveys and stable isotope analyses reveal key differences in intertidal assemblages between tropical seawalls and rocky shores. Marine Ecology Progress Series: 41- 53 https://doi.org/10.3354/meps12409

    13. Mirzaei A, Kwon YJ, Wu P, Kim SS, Kim HW. 2018. Converting the Conducting Behavior of Graphene Oxides from n-Type to p-Type via Electron-Beam Irradiation. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 10 (8): 7324-7333
      https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsami.7b16458

    14. Doyle LE, Marsili E. 2018. Weak electricigens: A new avenue for bioelectrochemical research. Bioresource Technology. 258: 354-364. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.02.073

    15. Jeong JI, Yang JH, Jung JH, Lee KH, Kim HJ, Jung YH, Kim TY, Lee MH, Hwang SH, Wu P, Kim JH, Kim SS. 2018. Super anticorrosion of aluminized steel by a controlled Mg supply.Scientific Reports. 8(3760) https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-22097-z

    16. Doyle L, Williams RBH, Rice SA,  Marsili E, Lauro FM. 2018. Draft genome sequence of Enterobacter sp. EA-1, an electrochemically-active microorganism isolated from tropical sediment. Genome Announcements. 6 (9):    e00111-18. http://genomea.asm.org/content/6/9/e00111-18.full

    17. Ip YK, Hiong KC, Lim LJY, Choo CYL, Boo MV, Wong WP, Neo ML, Chew SF. 2018. Molecular characterization, light-dependent expression, and cellular localization of a host vacuolar-type H+-ATPase (VHA) subunit A in the giant clam, Tridacna squamosa, indicate the involvement of the host VHA in the uptake of inorganic carbon and its supply to the symbiotic zooxanthellae. Gene 659: 137-148 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2018.03.054

    18. Bhargava S, Lee SCS, Ying LSM, Neo ML, Teo LMS, Valiyaveettil S. 2018.
      Fate of Nanoplastics in Marine Larvae: A Case Study Using Barnacles, Amphibalanus amphitrite.
      ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. ,6(5): 6932-6940 https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b00766

    19. Koh CZY, Hiong KC, Choo CYL, Boo MV, Wong WP, Chew SR, Neo ML, Ip YK. 2018. Molecular characterization of a Dual Domain Carbonic Anhydrase from the ctenidium of the giant clam, Tridacna squamosa, and its expression levels after light exposure, cellular localization, and possible role in the uptake of exogenous inorganic carbon. Frontier in Physiololgy. 9: 281 https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.00281

    20. Lee S, Bae SW. 2018. Evaluating the newly developed dye, DyeTox13 Green C-2 Azide, and comparing it with existing EMA and PMA for the differentiation of viable and nonviable bacteria. Journal of Microbiological Methods doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2018.03.018

    21. Chan YKS, Toh TC, Huang D. 2018. Distinct size and distribution patterns of the sand-sifting sea star, Archaster typicus, in an urbanised marine environment. Zoological Studies. 57 (28) http://zoolstud.sinica.edu.tw/Journals/57/57-28.html

    22. Sze Y, Miranda LN, Sin TM, Huang D. 2018. Characterising planktonic dinoflagellate diversity in Singapore using DNA metabarcoding. Metabarcoding and Metagenomics. 2: e25136. https://mbmg.pensoft.net/articles.php?id=25136

    23. Joy SY, Wong YK, Chan SCS, Ng L, Tun KPP, Darling ES, Huang D. 2018. Comparing patterns of taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic diversity in reef coral communities. Coral Reefs. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00338-018-1698-6

    24. Chénard C, Kolundžija S, Lauro FM. 2018. Complete genome sequence of the cyanophage S-PRM1 isolated from Singapore coastal waters. Marine Genomics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margen.2018.08.005

    Conference Presentations

    1. Todd PA. 2016. Ecologically engineering Singapore’s seawalls to enhance biodiversity. 1st International Workshop on Eco-shoreline Designs for Sustainable Coastal Development. 16 November 2016. Hong Kong.

    2. George C, Chénard C, Wong SM, Leong CY, Rice S, McDougald D, Martin P, Drillet G,  Trottet A, Low SM, Lauro F. 2017.  Using portable DNA Sequencers for rapid and precise characterization of phytoplankton blooms. Asia-Pacific Aquaculture conference. 24 - 27 July 2017. Malaysia.

    3. Tan WT. 2017. Do Singapore's seawalls host non-native marine molluscs? Aquatic Alien Invasive Species in Southeast Asia (AIASSEA). 26 July 2017. Singapore.

    4. Marsili, E. 2017. The other guys: characterization of weak electricigens biofilms. Extracellular Electron Transfer: Mechanisms and Opportunities. 21 - 23 August 2017. UK.

    5. Ong MJF, Lim SC, Pang LM, Tan CAZ, Chin JSF, Tan KS, Liang ZX, Yang L, Glukhov E, Gerwick W, Tan LT. 2017. Biological and Metabolomic Approaches to Drug Discovery from Microbes Associated with Deep Water Marine Sponges from Singapore. 10th European Conference on Marine Natural Products. 3-7 September 2017. Greece.

    6. Lauro F. 2017 Molecular Methods for Coastal Monitoring and Biological Control of Phytoplankton Blooms. Global Marine Science Summit Coastal Resilience and the Blue Economy. 7 November 2017. USA.

    7. Bhargava S, Ahmad SK, Turaga SP, Bettiol AA, Valiyaveettil S. 2017. Encapsulation of Two Perylene Dyes in Polymer Nanoparticles for FRET Interactions. MRS 2017 Fall Meeting. 26 November - 1 December 2017. USA

    8. Sriramulu D, Turaga SP, Ang XY, Bettiol AA, Valiyaveettil S. 2017. Superhydrophobic Self-Cleaning NIR Reflective Silica Nanoparticles. MRS 2017 Fall Meeting. 26 November - 1 December 2017. USA

    9. Valiyaveettil S. 2017. Comparing the Optical Properties of Ordered and Disordered Perylene Dyes Inside the Silica Nanoparticles. MRS 2017 Fall Meeting. 26 November - 1 December 2017. USA

    10. Wu P. 2017. Surface modelling for semiconductors and alloys based on physical and mechanical chemistry. Surface Treatment and Modification Technologies. 22 November 2017. South Korea.

    11. Gurskaya A, Smith EG, Hume BCC, McParland DM, Voolstra CR, Todd PA, Bauman AG, Burt JA. 2017. Characterisation of symbiont communities from the marginal reefs of Singapore. European Coral Reef Symposium. 13 - 15 December 2017. UK

    12. Feary DA, Bauman AG, Hoey AS. 2017. Ecological versatility in structuring success in marginal reefs. European Coral Reef Symposium. 13 - 15 December 2017. UK

    13. Poquita-Du RC, Chou LM, Huang D, Todd PA. 2017. Molecular and photo-physiological responses of Pocillopora acuta to elevated temperature and sediments exposure. European Coral Reef Symposium. 13 - 15 December 2017. UK

    14. Quek ZBR, Jain SS, Neo ML, Huang D. 2017. Phylogenomics of corals: the potential of transcriptomes in bait design for target DNA enrichment. 22nd Biological Sciences Graduate Congress. 19 - 21 December 2017. Singapore.

    15. Jenny, Bauman AG, Todd PA. 2017. Dynamics of coral–macroalgal interactions on Singapore’s heavily impacted reef systems. 22nd Biological Sciences Graduate Congress. 19 - 21 December 2017. Singapore.


    16. Acerbi E, Chénard C, Schuster SC, Lauro FM. 2018. Supervised classification of short DNA fragments reveals the existence of light-dark oscillations during infection of phytoplankton by viruses. BIOINFORMATICS 2018. 19 January 2018. Portugal - Won best paper award

    17. Marsili E. 2018. Microbially influenced corrosion. Biofilms – Fundamental and Applications. 1 - 2 February 2018. Italy.

    18. Moynihan M, Amini S, Tanzil T, Chua IJQ, Fabbro G, Fan TY, Schmidt DN, Miserez AGT, Goodkin NF. 2018. Mechanical properties of Porites corals reveal large variability across environments in Asia. Ocean Sciences. 11 - 16 February 2018. USA.

    19. Ooi SK, Sin TM, Clews E, Su M. 2018. Understanding local impacts through the use of regional data – the need for reliable, long-term regional data sets. Management and Conservation Workshop. 1 - 3 March 2018. Malaysia

    20. Bae SW, Lee S. 2018. Rapid and real-time detection on microbial contamination using a Smart Technology. The 3rd International Forum on Asian Water Environment Technology (IFAWET). 2 - 3 March 2018. Singapore.

    21. Chénard C. 2018. Structuring of viral communities by nutrient availability in marine coastal environments.  Joint Academic Microbiology Seminars. 21 March 2018. Australia.

    22. Loke LHL, Chisholm RA, Todd PA. 2018. How much enhancement is enough? Effect of habitat area and fragmentation on tropical seawall biodiversity at a landscape scale. 2nd International Workshop on Eco-Shoreline Designs for Sustainable Coastal Development. 28 May 2018. Hong Kong.

    23. Heery EC, Todd PA. 2018. Designing artificial structures with an eye on detrital production and flux. 2nd International Workshop on Eco-Shoreline Designs for Sustainable Coastal Development. 29 May 2018. Hong Kong.

    24. Heery EC, Browne NK, Hoeksema BW, Reimer JD, Ang PO, Friess DA, Huang D, Chou LM, Bauman AG, Loke LHL, Todd PA. 2018. Urban coral reefs of East and Southeast Asia. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    25. Kikuzawa YP, Ng CSL, Sam SQ, Sim WT, Wee TW, Toh TC, Lee YL, Chou LM, Tan KS. 2018. Subtidal scleractinian assemblages are more diverse on sloping than vertical seawalls. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    26. Taira D, Heery EC, Loke LHL, Bauman AG, Todd PA. 2018. Response of coral reef fishes to small-scale habitat enhancement on tropical seawalls. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    27. Deignan LK, Jenny, Todd PA, McDougald D. 2018. Coral-algal interactions: how do prokaryotic symbionts mediate the holobiont response? 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    28. Yip ZT, Quek ZBR, Huang D. 2018. Reconstruction of the phylogenetic and diversification patterns of the circumtropical macroalgae Sargassum. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    29. Chang JJM, Tay YC, Ip YC, Ang HP, Tun KPP, Chou LM, Meier R, Huang D. 2018. Same but different: DNA barcoding reveals cryptic diversity in marine invertebrate species. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    30. Jain S, Phua JW, Huang D. 2018. Characterising the relative abundances of Symbiodinium clades C and D among Pachyseris speciosa colonies during the 2016 bleaching event. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    31. Chow GSE, Chan YKS, Huang D. 2018. Environmental drivers of depth-associated distribution of corals on sediment-stressed reefs. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    32. Lim SSQ, Huang D, Soong K, Neo ML. 2018. Diversity of Symbiodinium in two species of giant clams, Tridacna maxima and Tridacna noae, from Dongsha Atoll, northern South China Sea. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    33. Poquita-Du RC, Chou LM, Huang D, Todd PA. 2018. Short-term exposure to heat and sediment triggers changes in coral gene expression pattern and photo-physiological performance. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    34. Ang ACF, Chan YKS,  O'Leary MJ,  Bufarale G, Browne N, Bauman AG, Todd PA, Huang D. 2018. Reconstructing Singapore's coral communities through the Holocene. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    35. Januchowski-Hartley FA, Bauman AG, Huang D, Todd PA. 2018. Accreting coral reefs in a highly urbanized setting. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    36. Quek ZBR, Jain S, Neo ML, Huang D. 2018. Phylogenomics of corals: Transcriptome-based target hybrid enrichment in Scleractinia. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    37. Chan YKS, Chou LM, Ang POJr, Chen AC, Kuo CY, Lam VYY, Long NV, Nañola CL, Tun K, Yeemin T, Kimura T, Huang D. 2018. Decline in coral reef cover in East and Southeast Asia over the last 32 years. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    38. Bauman AG, Dunshea G, Fong J, Todd PA, Hoey AS. 2018. Predator fear influences macroalgal browser foraging behavior and group size effects. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    39. Jenny, Bauman AG, Todd PA. 2018. Dynamics of coral-macroalgal interactions on Singapore’s highly impacted reef systems. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    40. Seah CLJ, Bauman AG, Fong J, Todd PA. 2018. Macroalgal density and predation risk interact to alter macroalgal removal. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    41. Lim ZW, Fong J, Bauman AG, Chen Z, Valiyaveettil S, Todd PA. 2018. Allelopathic effects of different macroalgae on survival and settlment of Pocillopora acuta larvae. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    42. Ong MR, Tanzil JTI, Goodkin NF. 2018. Using coral Sr/Ca, Mg/Ca and δ18O to track environmental changes in the Singapore Straits. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    43. Tanzil JTI, Goodkin NF, Sin TM, Chen ML, Boyle EA, Toh KB, Fabbro G. 2018. Multi-colony coral proxies from Singapore’s urban reefs: relationship of skeletal Ba/Ca and luminescence with contemporaneous in-situ seawater parameters. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    44. Huang D. 2018. Conserving coral reefs through the lens of ecological and evolutionary history. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.
    45. Teo YSA, Todd PA. 2018. Simulating the effects of colony density and intercolonial distance on fertilisation success in broadcast spawning scleractinian corals. 4th Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. 4 - 8 June 2018. Philippines.

    46. Heery EC, Browne NK, Hoeksema BW, Reimer JD, Ang PO, Friess DA, Huang D, Chou LM, Bauman AG, Loke LHL, Todd PA. 2018. Urban coral reefs of East and Southeast Asia: A case study approach. 5th International Marine Conservation Congress. 26 June 2018. Malaysia.

    47. Loke LHL, Todd PA. 2018. Effect of habitat area and fragmentation on tropical seawall biodiversity: A landscape scale experimental study. 5th International Marine Conservation Congress. 26 June 2018. Malaysia

    48. Ding GCY, Ong MJF, Kohli GS, Yang L, Glukhov E, Gerwick W, Tan LT. 2018. New Bioactive Compounds From Singapore's Marine Cyanobacteria and Sponge-Associated Actinomycetes. American Society of Pharmacognosy Annual Meeting 2018. 21-25 July 2018. USA.

    49. Wu YT, Liu PLF, Hwang KS, Hwung HH. 2018. A unified runup formula for breaking solitary waves on a uniform beach. 36th International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Baltimore, Maryland. 30 July - 3 August 2018. USA.

    50. Zhao K, Yuan J, Liu PLF. 2018. Modeling tide’s influence on seawall’s surface temperature in tropical regions. 36th International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Baltimore, Maryland. 30 July - 3 August 2018. USA.

    51. Chénard C, Acerbi E, Lauro FM. 2018. Structuring of viral communities by nutrient availability in marine coastal environments. 17th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. 12 - 17 August 2018. Germany.

    52. George C, Chénard C, Kaur A, Trottet A, Leong CY, Lauro F. 2018. Early Detection And Characterization Of Eukaryotic Algal Blooms With Third Generation Sequencing. 17th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. 12 - 17 August 2018. Germany.

    53. Wijaya W, Chénard C, Kaur A, George C, Lauro FM. 2018. The Monsoon Season affects the Microbial Community Structure of Singapore Coastal Waters. 17th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. 12 - 17 August 2018. Germany.

    54. Doyle LE, Hinks J, Chai R, Rice SA, Marsili E, Lauro FM. 2018. Hydrostatic pressure affects extracellular electron transfer in the deep sea. 17th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. 12 - 17 August 2018. Germany.

    55. Kow ZS,  Chénard C, Kolundžija S, Chai RMY, Lauro FM. 2018. Genomic insights into the piezotolerant properties of Photobacterium leiognathi strain A-1 isolated from tropical coastal waters. 17th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. 12 - 17 August 2018. Germany.