Principal Investigator:

Kimberly Kline 


Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE)
School of Biological Sciences
Nanyang Technological University

Tel: +65 6592 7943
Fax: +65 6316 7349
kkline [at]

Kimberly was born and raised in the state of North Dakota in the USA. She earned her PhD from Northwestern University and did her post-doc in the laboratory of Scott Hultgren at Washington University in St. Louis in collaboration with Birgitta Henriques-Normark and Staffan Normark at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. During that time, Kim was an American Heart Association Fellow, Carl Tryggers Fellow, and NIH K99 recipient. In 2011, Kim received and NRF Fellowship in Singapore, and in 2014 she was awarded an ICAAC Young Investigator Award by the American Society of Microbiology. In 2016, Kim received the Nanyang Teaching Award. When not in lab, Kim enjoys cooking, playing with her dogs, and exploring Asia with her husband.

Post docs:

Mark Veleba

Irina Afonina

Haris Antypas

Ronni da Silva

Claudia Stocks

Zeus Nair

Adeline Yong

Aaron TAN Ming Zhi

Research Staff:


Ho Foo Kiong

Zhichao Chen

Alicia TAN Qian Ler
Alicia TAN Qian Ler

Cheryl NEO Jia Yi
Cheryl NEO Jia Yi

PhD students:

WONG Jun Jie

Patrick Kao

Bala Davient

Casandra Tan

Thong Chor Ming
Thong Chor Ming

CHUA Yong Jie Jerome
CHUA Yong Jie Jerome

Navin S/O Jeyabalan
Navin S/O Jeyabalan

Frederick Reinhart TANOTO
Frederick Reinhart TANOTO