Brenda Tien

Brenda Tien

PhD
Nanyang Technological University
Btien002 [at] e.ntu.edu.sg



Brenda was born and raised in Singapore. She first joined the Kline lab as a Final Year Project student. Brenda came back after graduation and entered the PhD program in 2015. Her project aims to understand mechanisms of immune modulation by Enterococcus faecalis. Brenda loves listening to music, playing violin, going to movies, and travelling to different countries. She also enjoys catching up with friends during her free time.

1. The composition and function of Enterococcus faecalis membrane vesicles, Afonina I, Tien B, Nair Z, Matysik A, Lam LN, Veleba M, Jie AKJ, Rashid R, Cazenave-Gassiot A, Wenk M, Wai SN, Kline KA; microLife (2021)
2. Enterococcus faecalis Promotes Innate Immune Suppression and Polymicrobial Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection. Infection and immunity, Tien BYQ, Goh HMS, Chong KKL, Bhaduri-Tagore S, Holec S, Dress R, Ginhoux F, Ingersoll MA, Williams RBH, & Kline KA; Infect Immun. (2017)