Clockwise: Group photo at our annual 2017 lab retreat; Visit to a stream in Keelung, Taiwan, 2013 (Photo credit: Henrietta Woo); Visit to Lake Taal after the Phillipine Symposium of Freshwater Biodiversity and Ecosystems 2016

Principal Investigator

  Darren YEO Chong Jinn
  Associate Professor and Assistant Head of Department (Research and Graduate Matters), Department of Biological Sciences
  Deputy Head, Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

  ResearchGate profile

  Research interests:
  Freshwater ecology and biodiversity
  Aquatic invasions
  Freshwater decapod crustaceans


Research Staff

 Jeffrey KWIK
 Senior Research Fellow

 Research interests:
 Fish reproductive biology
 Growth in tropical fish
 Ecological aspects of fish venom
 Trophic interactions in fish communities


 Tommy TAN

 Lab Technologist


 Clare WILKINSON

 Research Fellow

 Research interests:
 Freshwater fish
 Management of freshwater ecosystems
 in the tropics


 LOW Bi Wei

 Research Fellow

 Research interests:
 Ecology/taxonomy of SEA freshwater fish
 Biological invasions
 Freshwater community ecology



 Rayson LIM

 Research Assistant; PhD

 Research interests:
 Benthic macroinvertebrates
 Freshwater ecology
 Chironomidae ecology


 Rochelle CHAN

 Research Assistant

 Research interests:
 Aquatic ecology


 LAI Kean Sim

 Research Assistant

 Research interests:
 Aquatic ecology
 Bio-monitoring


 GOH Yi Le

 Research Assistant

 Research interests:
 Aquatic ecology
 Aquatic ecosystems
 Freshwater plankton


 Sherry HUNG

 Research Assistant

 Research interests:
 Plants
 Horticulture
 Conservation

 Rebecca LOH
 Research Assistant

 Research interests:
 DNA metabarcoding
 Water environmental DNA
 Ephemeral ponds
 Singapore freshwater reservoirs


Graduate Students

 Kenny CHUA
 PhD student

 Research interests:
 Functional ecology
 Conservation biology
 Aquatic invasions

 Darren SIM
 PhD student

 Research interests:
 Freshwater ecology
 Plant physiology
 Behavioural ecology
 Decapod taxonomy


 Rayson LIM

 Research Assistant; PhD student

 Research interests:
 Benthic macroinvertebrates
 Freshwater ecology
 Chironomidae ecology


 Lydia GAN

 Masters' student

 Research interests:
 Behavioural ecology
 Freshwater ecology