Our lab members presented in the following conferences in 2019 (underlined names refer to presenter/s):
Science at SAFE, 27–29 March 2019, London, United Kingdom
6th Fresh Blood for Fresh Water Conference, 23–27 April, Tihany, Hungary



Our lab members presented in the following conferences in 2018 (underlined names refer to presenter/s):
15th International Symposium on Aquatic Plants, 18–23 February 2018, Queenstown, New Zealand
55th Annual Meeting of the Association of Tropical Biology & Conservation, 1–5 July 2018, Kuching, Malaysia
International Society of Limnology XXXIV Congress, 19–24 July 2018, Nanjing, China
International Postgraduate Conference on Biotechnology 2018, 27–29 August 2018, Terengganu, Malaysia
Marine and Freshwater Invasive Species Conference, 27–29 August 2018, Beijing, China
Australian Society for Fish Biology Conference, 7–11 October 2018, Melbourne, Australia
2nd Philippine Symposium on Freshwater Biodiversity and Ecosystems, 11–14 December 2018, Diliman, Philippines
23rd Biological Sciences Graduate Congress, 18–20 December 2018, Bangkok, Thailand



Our lab members presented in the following conferences in 2017 (underlined names refer to presenter/s):
The Crustacean Society Mid-Year Meeting 2017, 19–22 June 2017, Barcelona, Spain
  • Darren CJ Yeo & Zeng Y. Climate change increases the risk of invasive crayfish impacts on freshwater crabs in Southeast Asia.
Aquatic Invasive Alien Species in Southeast Asia Symposium, 26–27 July 2017, Singapore
  • Darren ZH Sim & DCJ Yeo. Friend or foe: Exotic aquatic macrophytes in tropical lakes.
  • Darren CJ Yeo. Investigating the ecology of invasive alien species in Singapore's fresh waters.
  • Yiwen Zeng, RCQ Tan, KK Shakir & DCJ Yeo. The Singapore crayfish story: understanding the drivers and impacts of the Cherax quadricarinatus invasion.
Annual Meeting of the Asian Society of Icthyologists 2017, 22–24 August 2017, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Kenny WJ Chua & DCJ Yeo. Functional diversity and vulnerability of freshwater fishes in Sundaland: making fair comparisons across unevenly sampled ecoregions.
Third International Conference on Southeast Asian Gateway Evolution, 28 August–1 September 2017, Bogor, Indonesia
  • Rebecca K Loh, NKM Lim, DCJ Yeo & R Meier. Environmental DNA signatures in two Singapore reservoirs across time.
  • Bi Wei Low, JH Liew, A Ahmad, HH Tan & DCJ Yeo. Stranger in the house: invasive African sharptooth catfish have displaced native counterparts in the Malay Peninsula.
  • JH Liew, JTB Kwik, RBH Lim & Darren CJ Yeo. Biodiversity and food webs in Singapore: novel assemblages in natural patterns.
  • Yiwen Zeng & DCJ Yeo. Spatial patterns of Southeast Asian freshwater crabs: assessing vulnerability to invasive alien species and climate change.
The 8th Asian Pacific Phycological Forum, 8–13 October 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Jerome WK Kok, DCJ Yeo & SCY Leong. Raphidophyte bloom potential in the tropics.
20th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species, 22–26 October 2017, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
  • DCJ Yeo. Aquatic invasive species in Singapore: Perspectives from a highly urbanised tropical city.
  • Yiwen Zeng & DCJ Yeo. Understanding the drivers and impacts of Cherax quadricarinatus invasion in Singapore.
10th Annual Conference of the Australasian Bayesian Network Modelling Society (ABNMS2017), 20–23 November 2017, Melbourne, Australia
  • Rayson BH Lim, JH Liew, JTB Kwik & DCJ Yeo. Integrative approach in aquatic food web management using stable isotopes and Bayesian Belief Network.
22nd Biological Sciences Graduate Congress, 19–21 December 2017, Singapore
  • Jerome WK Kok, DCJ Yeo & SCY Leong. Potential survival strategy of Heterosigma akashiwo (Raphidophyceae) under tropical conditions.
  • Rayson BH Lim, JH Liew, JTB Kwik & DCJ Yeo. Using Bayesian Belief Network for food web biomanipulation: prediction, validation, and management.
     Runner-Up for Best Oral Presentation (Biodiversity, Ecology and Environmental Biology Category)



Our lab members presented in the following conferences in 2016 (underlined names refer to presenter/s):
International Conference on Life Science and Engineering, 8–10 March 2016, Bangkok, Thailand
IsoEcol 2016: 10th International Conference on the Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies,
3–8 April 2016, Tokyo, Japan
Marine & Freshwater Invasive Species: Ecology, Impact and Management, 2–4 May 2016, Bueno Aires, Argentina
ECOspeak 2016 - Managing Invasive Species in the Tropics – North Queensland and South East Asia, 3 June 2016, Singapore
4th National Tsing Hua University-National University of Singapore Bilateral Meeting, 18–20 May 2016, Pingtung, Taiwan
1st Philippine Freshwater Symposium on Freshwater Biodiversity and Ecosystems, 7–10 June 2016, Manila, Philippines
Conservation Asia 2016: Sustainable Landscapes for People, Business and Biodiversity, 29 June–2 July 2016, Singapore
The Crustacean Society Mid-Year Meeting 2016, 11–13 July 2016, Singapore
World Congress of Malacology, 18–24 July 2016, Penang, Malaysia
10th International Conference on Toxic Cyanobacteria, Oct 23–28 2016, Wuhan, China
Biological Sciences Graduate Congress, 15–16 December 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


The Crustacean Society and International Association of Astacology 2015 Mid-Year Meeting (TCS IAA 2015), 19–23 July 2015, Sydney, Australia
Biodiversity of Singapore Symposium IV, 1 Aug 2015, Singapore.
12th Annual Meeting of the Asia Ocenia Geosciences Society, 2–7 Aug 2015, Singapore
Asian Fish Biodiversity Conference, 21–24 Aug 2015, Guilin, China


18th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress, 6–8 Jan 2014, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Asian Fish Biodiversity Conference, 12–13 Feb 2014, Penang, Malaysia
Climate Change Adaptation: Aquatic Invasive Species-Coastal Restoration Symposium, 26–27 Feb 2014, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore
8th International Crustacean Conference, 18–23 Aug 2014, Frankfurt, Germany
Isotope Ecology Conference (IsoEcol), 3–8 Aug 2014, Perth, Australia
28th Annual Australasian Society for Phycology and Aquatic Botany (ASPAB) Meeting, 28–30 Oct 2014, Wellington, New Zealand
16th International Conference on Harmful Algae (ICHA), 27–31 Oct 2014, Wellington, New Zealand


Association for Tropical Biology & Conservation, Asia-Pacific Chapter Annual Meeting 2013, 18–22 Mar 2013, Banda Aceh, Indonesia
  • Daniel JJ Ng, DCJ Yeo, N Sivasothi & PKL Ng. Conservation challenges and efforts for a conservation icon - the critically endangered freshwater crab, Johora singaporensis.

International Conference on Challenges in Aquatic Sciences, 15–21 Mar 2013, Keelung, Taiwan
  • Jia Huan Liew, Tan HH, Yeo DCJ (2013) Aquatic food webs of lentic habitats in Southeast Asia.

  • Bi Wei Low, HH Tan & DCJ Yeo. To each his own: evidence that ontogenetic dietary shifts in native and introduced Trichopodus gouramies facilitate coexistence.

  • Jeffrey TB Kwik, RP Quek & DCJ Yeo. Tropical natural freshwater streams: the last refuge for native fishes in an urbanised country.

  • Maxine AD Mowe, SM Mitrovic, RP Lim, A Furey & DCJ Yeo. Tropical cyanobacterial blooms : a review of prevalence, problem taxa, toxin production and causes.

  • Ting Hui Ng, SK Tan, SY Chan, HH Tan & DCJ Yeo. Freshwater molluscs in the aquarium trade and the implications for conservation.

  • Darren CJ Yeo, E Clews, KYW Tan & HH Tan. Dammed if we do, dammed if we don't: inevitable biotic changes in urbanised fresh waters.

  • Yiwen Zeng, KY Chong & DCJ Yeo. Pre-introduction selection of traits in crayfish: forgotten factors in trait-based assessments of invasives.

2nd International Congress on Biological Invasions, 23–27 October 2013, Qingdao, China
  • Jeffrey TB Kwik, ZY Kho, BS Quek, HH Tan & DCJ Yeo. Urban stormwater ponds in Singapore: potential pathways for spread of alien freshwater fishes.

PD 2013: International Conference on Sustainable Development of Tropical Coastal Zones-A Case Study of Port Dickson’s Marine Ecosystem
  • Jerome WK Kok, DCJ Yeo & SCY Leong. Changes in growth rates and nutrient characteristics of Singapore strain of Heterosigma sp. in response to varying nitrogen sources.


Second Conference for Regional Cooperation in Ocean and Earth Science Research in the South China Sea, 21–24 Oct 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • ESM Chong, SLM Teo & Darren CJ Yeo. Potential incoming ballast-transported invasive species to the South China Sea.

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2012, 3–7 December 2012, San Francisco, USA
  • Mason O Stahl, MH Tarek, B Badruzzaman, DCJ Yeo & CF Harvey. Crab burrows as a short-circuit path for surface water input to Bangladeshi aquifers: results from water and stable isotope balances.


16th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress, 12–13 Dec 2011, NUS, Singapore
  • Jia Huan Liew, TH Ng, YYW Kwang, HH Tan & DCJ Yeo. Ecology of introduced fishes in Singapore’s fresh waters.

  • Maxine AD Mowe, SM Mitrovic, & DCJ Yeo. Cyanobacteria blooms in Southeast Asian fresh waters.


7th International Crustacean Congress, June 20–25 2010, Qingdao, China
  • Darren CJ Yeo, PKL Ng & SLM Teo. Pathways of alien crustacean introduction into Singapore.

  • N Cumberlidge, PKL Ng, Darren CJ Yeo, T Naruse & LJ Esser. Diversity, endemism, and conservation of the freshwater crabs of tropical Asia with special reference to China.

  • Darren CJ Yeo, Naruse T , XQ Nguyen & PKL Ng. Recent developments in Vietnamese freshwater crab taxonomy (Decapoda: Brachyura).

5th International Conference on Ballast Water Management, 1–4 Nov 2010, Singapore
International Senckenberg Conference on the Biology of Freshwater Decapods, 8–10 Dec 2010, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Darren CJ Yeo, D Wowor & PKL Ng. On the freshwater and terrestrial crabs of Pulau Natuna Besar, Indonesia.

  • Sammy De Grave, DCJ Yeo, C Magalhães, N Cumberlidge, KA Crandall & PKL Ng. Global trends in the description of freshwater Decapoda, 1758–2010.

Singapore International Water Week 2010, Singapore