Chen, Swaine Lin

Lin Chen, Swaine

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Senior Consultant Scientist, Division of Infectious Disease,  Department of Medicine, National University Health System
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Senior Research Scientist, Infectious Diseases Group, Genome Institute of Singapore, A*STAR
Academic Qualifications
  • MD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Bacterial Genomics
  • Genomic Outbreak Analysis
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Host-pathogen Interactions
Recent Publications
  • 1. Eshaghi M, Sun G, Grüter A, Lim CL, Chee YC, Jung G, Jauch R, Wohland T, Chen SL. 2015 Nov. Rational Structure-Based Design of Bright GFP-Based Complexes with Tunable Dimerization. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 54(47):13952-6. doi: 10.1002/anie.201506686. 26447926.
  • 2. Mehershahi KS, Hsu LY, Koh TH, Chen SL. 2015 Oct. Complete Genome Sequence of Streptococcus agalactiae Serotype III, Multilocus Sequence Type 283 Strain SG-M1. Genome Announc. 3(5). doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01188-15. 26494662.
  • 3. Dikshit N, Bist P, Fenlon SN, Pulloor NK, Chua CE, Scidmore MA, Carlyon JA, Tang BL, Chen SL, Sukumaran B. 2015 Aug. Intracellular Uropathogenic E. coli Exploits Host Rab35 for Iron Acquisition and Survival within Urinary Bladder Cells. PLoS Pathog. 11(8):e1005083. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005083. 26248231.
  • 4. Khetrapal V, Mehershahi K, Rafee S, Chen S, Lim CL, Chen SL. 2015 Jul. A set of powerful negative selection systems for unmodified Enterobacteriaceae. Nucleic Acids Res. 43(13):e83. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkv248. 25800749.
  • 5. Greene SE, Hibbing ME, Janetka J, Chen SL, Hultgren SJ. 2015 Jun. Human Urine Decreases Function and Expression of Type 1 Pili in Uropathogenic Escherichia coli. MBio. 6(4):e00820. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00820-15. 26126855.