Yuan Kun Lee

Lee Yuan Kun

  • Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Co-Director, Singapore Peking University Research Centre for a Sustainable Low-Carbon Future
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, Queen Elizabeth College, University of London, United Kingdom
  • MSc, Nanyang University, Singapore
  • BSc (Hons), Nanyang University, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Microbiome
  • Microbe-host Interaction
  • CO2 Fixation
  • Lipid Biofuels
  • Photobioreactor
Recent Publications
  • 1. Lin H, Lee YK. 2017 Dec. Genetic engineering of medium-chain-length fatty acid synthesis in Dunaliella tertiolecta for improved biodiesel production. J Appl Phycol. 29(6):2811-2819. doi: 10.1007/s10811-017-1210-7.
  • 2. Low JSY, Soh S-E, Lee YK, Kwek KYC, Holbrook JD, Van der Beek EM, Shek LP, Goh AEN, Teoh OH, Godfrey KM et al. 2017 Oct. Ratio of Klebsiella/Bifidobacterium in early life correlates with later development of paediatric allergy. Benef Microbes. 8(5):681-695. doi: 10.3920/BM2017.0020.
  • 3. Kwon SU, Kwon SU, Lee JY, Cho KH, Jung JM, Kim YJ, Kim YJ, Seo WK, Seo WK, Lee SH et al. 2017 Sep. Design and Rationale of the Intima-Medial Thickness Sub-Study of the PreventIon of CArdiovascular Events in iSchemic Stroke Patients with High Risk of Cerebral hemOrrhage (PICASSO-IMT) Study. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 26(9):1892-1898. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.06.035.
  • 4. Ma X, Yao L, Yang B, Lee YK, Chen F, Liu J. 2017 Sep. RNAi-mediated silencing of a pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase enhances triacylglycerol biosynthesis in the oleaginous marine alga Nannochloropsis salina. Sci Rep. 7(1):11485. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-11932-4.
  • 5. Zhang Z, Sun D, Wu T, Li Y, Lee Y, Liu J, Chen F. 2017 Jul. The synergistic energy and carbon metabolism under mixotrophic cultivation reveals the coordination between photosynthesis and aerobic respiration in Chlorella zofingiensis. Algal Research. 25:109-116. doi: 10.1016/j.algal.2017.05.007.