Hendriksen, R.S. et al. (2019).Global monitoring of antimicrobial resistance based on metagenomics analyses of urban sewage. Nature Communications, 10, Article Number 1124 (2019).




Bohnes, F.A., Hauschild, M.Z., Schlundt, J., & Laurent, A. (2018). Life cycle assessments of aquaculture systems: a critical review of reported findings with recommendations for policy and system development. Reviews in Aquaculture, 1-9, doi: 10.1111/raq.12280.

Chaudhary P.P., Schlundt J., & Conway, P.L. (2018). Methanogens in Humans: Potentially Beneficial or Harmful for Health. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 102(7): 3095-3104​.


Conway, P, Schlundt, J (2018) You are what your bacteria eat. Innovation, Vol 16(1)


Ding, Y., Zwe, Y.H., Chin, S.F., Kohli, G.S., Drautz-Moses, D.I., Givskov, M., Schlundt, J., Schuster, S.C., Yuk, H., & Yang, L. (2018). Characterization of a novel multidrug resistance plasmid pSGB23 isolated from Salmonella enterica subspecies enterica serovar Saintpaul. Gut Pathogens, 10:20;

Esvaran, M, Conway, PL (2018) Lactobacilli can attenuate inflammation in mouse macrophages exposed to polyethylene particles in vitro. BMC Res Notes 11:567


Guo, S., Feng, M.T.Y., Kyaw, A., Seow, K.S.L., Chau, M.L., Gutiérrez, R.A., Ng, L.C., Schlundt, J. (2018). Phenotypic and Genomic Analysis of Antimicrobial Resistant E. coli Isolated from Ready-to-Eat Food in Singapore. The 5th International One Health Congress.

Hernández-Pérez, J., Serra, A., Sze, S.K., Conway P.L., Schlundt, J.,  & Benavides, J. (2018). Identification of Arenin, a Novel Kunitz-Like Polypeptide from the Skin Secretions of Dryophytes arenicolor.  International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 19, 3644; doi:10.3390/ijms19113644.

Schlundt, J., Shi, J., Seow, K.L.G. (2018). Food for the Future: Quality, Safety and Sustainability. ISBN: 978-981-11-7149-9

Schlundt, J. (2018). Next-Generation Sequencing and Its Application in Food Microbiology and One Health. P. 1-16 In Trends in Food safety and Protection, Eds. V. Ravishankar & JA Bai, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group.

Yang, N., Tay, M., Hu, C., & Chen, L. (2018). Food Safety Risk Assessment Meeting Report. Available at:

Yang, N., & Tay, M. (2018). 11th Global Microbial Identifier Meeting Report. Available at:






Chaudhary P.P., Schlundt, J. (2017). Exercise and Gut Microbiome. Journal of Molecular Microbiology, Vol.1 No.1:7.


Lee, Y. K., Conway, P., Pettersson, S., Nair, G. B, Surono, I., Egayanti, Y., Amarra, M. S. (2017). "ILSI Southeast Asia Region Conference Proceedings: The Gut, Its Microbes and Health: Relevance for Asia." Asia Pac J Clin Nutr, 26(5): 957-971.


Schlundt, J. and Aarestrup, F.M. (2017). Commentary: Benefits and Risks of Antimicrobial Use in Food-Producing Animals. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, Article 181.


Schlundt, J., Conway, P., Yang, N., Feng, M.T.Y., Ghee, K.S.L., Shi, J., Guo, S., Yang, Z., Heilmann, M., Takeuchi, M., Ben Embarek, P., Savelli, C. (2017). New Science for Food safety: Supporting Food Chain Transparency for Improved Health. ISBN: 978-981-11-3189-9


Yang, N., Ashton, J., Gorczyca, E. & Kasapis, S. (2017). In-vitro Starch Hydrolysis of Chitosan, Whey Protein and Wheat Starch Composite Gels. Heliyon, 3, 1-16.


Yang, N. & Feng, M.T.Y. (2017). 10th Global Microbial Identifier Meeting Report. Available at:






Dar, O., Hasan, R., Schlundt, J., Harbarth, S., Caleo, G., Dar, F., Littman, J., Rweyemamu, M., Buckley, E., Shahid, M., Kock, R., Li, H.L., Giha, H., Khan, M., So, A., Bindayna, K.M., Kessel, A., Bak Pedersen, H., Permanand, G., Zumla, A., Heymann, D.L. (2016). Effective Antimicrobials in an Era of Growing Resistance: Exploring the Evidence Base for Policy Interventions. The Lancet, 397(10015), 285-295.


Deshpande, G., Rao, S., Athalye-Jape, G., Conway, P., Patole, S. (2016). "Probiotics in Very Preterm Infants: The PiPS Trial." The Lancet, 388(10045): 655.


Esvaran, M. and Conway, P. (2016). "Factors that Influence the Immunological Adjuvant Effect of Lactobacillus fermentum PC1 on Specific Immune Responses in Mice to Orally Administered Antigens." Vaccines, 4(3): 24.


Wielinga, P.R., Hendriksen, R.S., Aarestrup, F.M., Lund, O., Smits, S.L., Koopmans, M.P.G. & Schlundt, J., 2. Global Microbial Identifier. In Applied Genomics of Foodborne Pathogens, Deng, X., den Bakker, H.C., Hendriksen, R.S. (Eds.), Springer International Publishing, 2016, Pages 13-32.


Yang, N., Sampathkumar, K. & Loo, J.S.C. (2016). Recent Advances in Complementary and Replacement Therapy with Nutraceuticals in Combating Gastrointestinal Illnesses. Clinical Nutrition, 36, 968-979.



iFood Initiative Project Publications 2015 – 2018




Food Safety


Ben Haddada, M. Hu, D., Salmain, M., Zhang, L. Peng, C., Wang, Y., Liedberg, B. & Boujiday, S. 2017. Gold Nanoparticle-Based Localized Surface Plasmon Immunosensor for Staphylococcal Enterotoxin A (SEA) Detection. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 409, 6227-6234.


Chen, P.; Liu, X.; Goyal, G.; Tran, N.T.; Ho, J.C.S.; Wang, Y.; Aili, D.; Liedberg, B. 2018. Nanoplasmonic Sensing from the Human Vision Perspective. Anal. Chem. 90, 4916-4924.


Chen, P., Tran, N.T., Wen, X., Xiong, Q.;Liedberg, B. 2017. Inflection Point of the Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Peak: A General Method to Improve the Sensitivity. ACS Sens, 2, 235-242. 


Ding, R., Liu, H., Zhang, X., Kishor, R., Sun, H., Gao, F., Feng, X., Zheng, Y., Xiao, J., Chen, J., Zhu, B., Chen, G., Chen, X. & Sun, X. 2016. Flexible Piezoelectric Nanocomposite Generators Based on Formamidinium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanoparticles. Advanced Functional Materials, 26, 7708-7716.


Gao, F., Feng, X., Zhang, R., Liu, S., Zheng, Y., Bai, L., Tham, H.P., Zhang, Y., Zhao, L. & Zhao, Y. 2016. Remarkable In Vivo Nonlinear Photoacoustic Imaging Based on Near-Infrared Organic Dyes. Small, 12(38), 5239-5244.


Huang, X., Yu, H., Liu, X., Jiang, Y. & Yang, M.2015. A Single-Frame Superresolution Algorithm for Lab-on-A-Chip Lensless Microfluidic Imaging. IEEE Design and Test, 32, 32-40.


Huang, X., Yu, H., Liu, X., Jiang Y., Yan, M. & Wu, D. 2015. A Dual-Mode Large-Arrayed CMOS ISFET Sensor for Accurate and High-Throughput pH Sensing in Biomedical Diagnosis. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, 62, 2224-33.


Jiang, Y., Liu, X., Dang, T.C., Huang, X., Feng, H., Zhang, Q. & Yu, H. 2018. A High-Sensitivity Potentiometric 65-nm CMOS ISFET Sensor for Rapid E. coli Screening. IEEE Trans Biomed Circuits Syst, 12, 402-415.


Kishor, R., Gao, F., Sreejith, S., Feng, X., Seah, Y.P., Wang, Z., Stuparu, M.C., Lim, T.T., Chen, X. & Zheng, Y. 2016. Photoacoustic Induced Surface Acoustic Wave Sensor for Concurrent Opto-Mechanical Microfluidic Sensing of Dyes and Plasmonic Nanoparticles. RSC Advances, 6, 50238-50244.


Kishor, R., Seah, Y.P., Zheng, Y.J., Xia, H.M., Wang, Z.F., Lu, H.J. & Lim, T.T. 2015. Characterization of an Acoustically Coupled Multilayered Microfluidic Platform on SAW Substrate Using Mixing Phenomena. Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, 233, 360-367.


Liu, X., Huang, X., Jianh, Y., Xu, H., Guo, J., Hou, H.W., Yan, M. & Yu, H. 2017. A Microfluidic Cytometer for Complete Blood Count With a 3.2-Megapixel, 1.1- mum-Pitch Super-Resolution Image Sensor in 65-nm BSI CMOS. IEEE Trans Biomed Circuits Syst, 11, 794-803.


Tan, C., Yu, P., Hu, Y., Chen, J., Huang, Y., Cai, Y., Luo, Z., Li, B., Lu, Q., Wang, L., Liu, Z. & Zhang, H. 2015. High-Yield Exfoliation of Ultrathin Two-Dimensional Ternary Chalcogenide Nanosheets for Highly Sensitive and Selective Fluorescence DNA Sensors. J Am Chem Soc, 137, 10430-6.


Tan, C. & Zhang, H. 2015. Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Nanosheet-Based Composites. Chem Soc Rev, 44, 2713-31.


Wang, Y.; Liu, X.; Chen, P.; Tran, N. T.; Zhang, J.; Chia, W.S.; Boujday, S.; Liedberg, B. 2016. Smartphone Spectrometer for Colorimetric Biosensing. Analyst,141, 3233-3238. 


Wang, Y., Zhao, M., Ping, J., Chen, B., Cao, X., Huang, Y., Tan, C., Ma, Q., Wu, S., Yu, Y., Lu, Q., Chen, J., Zhao, W., Ying, Y. & Zhang, H. 2016. Bioinspired Design of Ultrathin 2D Bimetallic Metal-Organic-Framework Nanosheets Used as Biomimetic Enzymes. Adv Mater, 28, 4149-55.


Zhang, Y., Zheng, B., Zhu, C., Zhang, X., Tan, C., Li, H., Chen, B., Yang, J., Cheng, J., Huang, Y., Wang, L. & Zhang, H. 2015. Single-Layer Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Nanosheet-Based Nanosensors for Rapid, Sensitive, and Multiplexed Detection of DNA. Adv Mater, 27, 935-9.


Zhao, M., Wang, Y., Ma, Q., Huang, Y., Zhang, X., Ping, J., Zhang, Z., Lu, Q., Yu, Y., Xu, H., Zhao, Y. & Zhang, H. 2015. Ultrathin 2D Metal-Organic Framework Nanosheets. Adv Mater, 27, 7372-8.


Zheng, Y., Feng, X., Gao, F., Kishor, R. & Zheng, Y. 2015. Coexisting and Mixing Phenomena of Thermoacoustic and Magnetoacoustic Waves in Water. Scientific Reports, 5, 11489.




Nutrition and Health


Adav, S.S., Adav, S.S., Sze, S.K., Hwa, H.H. & De Kleijn, D. 2015. Improving Blood Plasma Glycoproteome Coverage by Coupling Ultracentrifugation Fractionation to Electrostatic Repulsion-Hydrophilic Interaction Chromatography Enrichment. Journal of Proteome Research, 14(7), 2828-2838.


Adav, S.S., Ravindran, A. & Sze, S.K. 2015. Quantitative Proteomic Study of Aspergillus Fumigatus Secretome Revealed Deamidation of Secretory Enzymes. Journal of Proteomics, 119, 154-168.


Chen, C., Gallart-Palau, X., Serra, A., Lai, M.K.P., Gallart-Palau, X., Serra, A., Wong, A.S.W., Sandin, S., Sze, S.K., Lai, M.K.P., Chen, C.P. & Kon, O.L. 2015. Extracellular Vesicles Are Rapidly Purified from Human Plasma by Protein Organic Solvent Precipitation (PROSPR). Scientific Reports, 5, 14664.


Gallart-Palau, X., Serra, A. & Sze, S.K. 2016. Enrichment of Extracellular Vesicles from Tissues of The Central Nervous System by PROSPR. Molecular Neurodegeneration, 11, 1-13.


Oteng, A.B, Kersten, S., Bhattacharya, A., Qi, L., Brodesser, S. & Tan, N.S. 2017. Feeding Angptl4-/ Mice Trans Fat Promotes Foam Cell Formation in Mesenteric Lymph Nodes without Leading to Ascites. Journal of Lipid Research, 58, 1100-1113.


Park, J.E., Sun, Y., Tam, J.P., Sze, S.K., Lim, S.K., Dekker, M. & Chen, H. 2017. Dietary Phytochemical PEITC Restricts Tumor Development via Modulation of Epigenetic Writers and Erasers. Scientific Reports, 12(7) 40569.


Phua, T., Sng, M.K., Tan, E.H.P., Chee, D.S.L., Li, Y., Wee, J.W.K., Teo, Z., Chan, J.S.K., Lim, M.M.K., Zhu, P., Tan, N.S., Arulampalam, V. & Tan, C.K. 2017. Angiopoietin-like 4 Mediates Colonic Inflammation by Regulating Chemokine Transcript Stability via Tristetraprolin. Scientific Reports, 7,44351.


Phua, T., Sng, M.K., Tan, E.H.P., Chee, D.S.L., Li, Y., Wee, J.W.K., Teo, Z., Chan, J.S.K., Lim, M.K., Zhu, P., Tan, N.S., Arulampalam, V. & Tan, C.K. 2017. Angiopoietin-like 4 Mediates Colonic Inflammation by Regulating Chemokine Transcript Stability via Tristetraprolin. Scientific Reports, 7, 44351.


Serra, A., Gallart-Palau, X., See-Toh, R.S.E., Hemu, X., Tam, J.P. & Sze, S.K. 2016. Commercial Processed Soy-Based Food Product Contains Glycated and Glycoxidated Lunasin Proteoforms. Scientific Reports, 6, 26106.


Sunil, S.A., Anita, R. & Siu Kwan, S. 2015. Data for iTRAQ Secretomic Analysis of Aspergillus Fumigatus in Response to Different Carbon Sources. Data in Brief, Vol 3,175-179.


Zhang, S., Weng, T., Guo, T., Chan, H., Sze, S.K., Koh, C.G. & Cheruba, E. 2017. Phosphatase POPX2 Exhibits Dual Regulatory Functions in Cancer Metastasis. Journal of Proteome Research, 16, 698-711.




Production and Processing


Wang, Y., El-Deen, A.G., Li, P., Oh, B.H., Guo, Z., Khin, M.M., Vikhe, Y.S., Wang, J., Hu, R.G., Boom R.M., Kline, K.A., Becker, D.L., Duan, H., Chan-Park, M.B. 2015. High-Performance Capacitive Deionization Disinfection of Water with Graphene Oxide-graft Quaternized Chitosan Nanohybrid Electrode Coating. ACS Nano, 9(10), 10142-57.


El-Deen, A.G., Duan, H., Chan-Park, M.B., Boom, R.M., Kim, H.Y. & Choi, J.H. 2016. Flexible 3D Nanoporous Graphene for Desalination and Bio-decontamination of Brackish Water via Asymmetric Capacitive Deionization. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 8, 25313-25325.


Goh, K., Jiang, W., Karahan, H. E., Zhai, S., Wei, L., Yu, D., Fane, A. G., Wang, R., Chen, Y. 2015. All carbon Nano-Architectures as High Performance Membranes with Superior Stability, Advanced Functional Materials, 25, 7348-7359.


Goh, K., Heising, J.K., Yuan, Y., Karahan, H.E., Wei, L., Zhai, S., Koh, J.X., Htin, N.M., Zhang, F., Wang, R., Fane, A.G., Dekker, M., Dehghani, F., Chen, Y. 2016. Sandwich-Architectured Poly(lactic acid)-Graphene Composite Food Packaging Films, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8, 9994–10004.


Hemu, X., Qiu, Y., Nguyen, G.K. & Tam, J.P. 2016. Total Synthesis of Circular Bacteriocins by Butelase 1. J Am Chem Soc, 138, 6968-71.


Jiang, W., Zhai, S., Qian, Q., Yuan, Y., Karahan, H.E., Wei, L., Goh, K., Ng, A.K., Wei, J., Chen, Y. 2016. Space-Confined Assembly of All-Carbon Hybrid Fibers for Capacitive Energy Storage: Realizing a Build-To-Order Concept for Micro-Supercapacitors, Energy & Environmental Science, 9, 611-622.


Jiang, W., Zhai, S., Wei, L., Yuan, Y., Yu, D., Wang, L., Wei, J., Chen, Y., 2015. Nickel Hydroxide-Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites as Supercapacitor Electrodes: Crystallinity Dependent Performances, Nanotechnology26, 314003.


Karahan, H.E., Wei, L., Goh, K., Christian, W., Liu, Z., Xu, C., Jiang, R., Wei, J., Chen, Y. 2016.  Synergism of Water Shock and a Biocompatible Block Copolymer Potentiates the Antibacterial Activity of Graphene Oxide; Small, 12, 951-962.


Nguyen, G.K., Hemu, X., Quek, J.P. & Tam, J.P. 2016. Butelase-Mediated Macrocyclization of Amino-Acid-Containing Peptides. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, 55, 12802-6.


Nguyen, G.K., Qiu, Y., Cao, Y., Hemu, X., Liu, C.F. & Tam, J.P.2016. Butelase-Mediated Cyclization and Ligation of Peptides and Proteins. Nat Protoc, 11, 1977-1988.


Wei, L., Karahan, H. E., Goh, K., Jiang, W., Yu, D.S., Birer, O., Chen, Y. 2015. High Performance Metal-Free Electrocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction from Bacteria Derived Carbon, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3, 7210-7214. 


Wei, L., Liu, B., Wang, X., Gui, H., Yuan, Y., Zhai, S., Ng, A. K., Zhou, C., Chen, Y. 2015. Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes from Aqueous Two-Phase Separation for Thin Film Transistor Applications, Advanced Electronic Materials, 1, 1500151. 


Wei, L., Karahan, H.E., Zhai, S., Yuan, Y., Qian, Q., Goh, K., Ng, A.K., Chen, Y. 2016. Microbe-Derived Carbon Materials for Electrical Energy Storage and Conversion; Journal of Energy Chemistry, 25, 189-196.


Yu, D.S., Zhai, S., Jiang, W., Wei, L., Goh, L., Chen, X., Jiang, R., Chen, Y. 2015. Transforming Pristine Carbon fiber tows into high performance solid-state fiber supercapacitors, Advanced Materials, 27, 4895–4901.


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