Chen, Swaine Lin

Lin Chen, Swaine

  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Group Leader, Infectious Diseases Group, Genome Institute of Singapore, A*STAR
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, Stanford University
  • MD, Stanford University
Research Interest(s)
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Bacterial Genomics
  • Genomic Outbreak Analysis
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Host-pathogen Interactions
Recent Publications
  • 1. Batty, E. M., Chaemchuen, S., Blacksell, S., Richards, A. L., Paris, D., Bowden, R., . . . Salje, J. (2018). Long-read whole genome sequencing and comparative analysis of six strains of the human pathogen Orientia tsutsugamushi. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 12(6). doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0006566
  • 2. Ennis, S. S., Guo, H., Raman, L., Tambyah, P. A., Chen, S. L., & Tiong, H. Y. (2018). Premenopausal women with recurrent urinary tract infections have lower quality of life. International Journal of Urology. doi:10.1111/iju.13698
  • 3. Bergin, S. M., Periaswamy, B., Barkham, T., Chua, H. C., Mok, Y. M., Fung, D. S. S., . . . Marimuthu, K. (2018). An Outbreak of Streptococcus pyogenes in a Mental Health Facility: Advantage of Well-Timed Whole-Genome Sequencing Over emm Typing. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 1-9. doi:10.1017/ice.2018.101
  • 4. Hertzog, B. B., Kaufman, Y., Biswas, D., Ravins, M., Ambalavanan, P., Wiener, R., . . . Hanski, E. (2018). A Sub-population of Group A Streptococcus Elicits a Population-wide Production of Bacteriocins to Establish Dominance in the Host. CELL HOST & MICROBE, 23(3), 312-+. doi:10.1016/j.chom.2018.02.002
  • 5. Duraiswamy, S., Chee, J. L. Y., Chen, S., Yang, E., Lees, K., & Chen, S. L. (2018). Purification of Intracellular Bacterial Communities during Experimental Urinary Tract Infection Reveals an Abundant and Viable Bacterial Reservoir. INFECTION AND IMMUNITY, 86(4), 15 pages. doi:10.1128/IAI.00740-17