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Our lab has strong interest in two main areas:

* Understanding the role of metabolites in model biological systems.
* Understanding the ecology of mixed microbial communities in different environmental settings to develop an applied solution for bioremediation and environmental monitoring.

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  • Researchers from the NUS Environmental Research Institute (NERI) and the Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have discovered that the untapped natural ability of microbial communities could be harnessed to treat raw water even before undergoing treatment..

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  • "Peat is basically partially decayed material. When you have deep peat and water is drained out, the fire will actually go below ground" - A/P Sanjay Swarup in Channel News Asia.

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  • Publications

    • Seneviratne, C.J., Suriyanarayanan, T., Swarup, S., Chia, K.H.B., Nagarajan, N., and Zhang, C. (2017). Transcriptomics Analysis Reveals Putative Genes Involved in Biofilm Formation and Biofilm-associated Drug Resistance of Enterococcus faecalis. Journal of Endodontics.

    • Keogh, D., Lam, L.N., Doyle, L., Matysik, A., Pavagadhi, S., Umashankar, S., Dale, J.L., Boothroyd, C.B., Dunny, G.M., and Swarup, S. (2017). Extracellular Electron Transfer Powers Enterococcus faecalis Biofilm Metabolism. bioRxiv, 130146.

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  • Events

    Conferences Atttending:

    June 2017

    American Society of Plant Biologists

    June 2017 - July 2017

    Scelse Summer Course