Special Programme in Science (SPS)

Ng Wei Jie

Current Profession

  • PhD student in NUS FOE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Currently discussing a project with A/P Bae Sungwoo and A/P Hu Jiangyong regarding the effects of monochloramine treatment on bacterial biofilm communities (composition and maybe transcriptome, proteome changes) in water distribution systems

Past Research

  • Differential Research Program in Temasek Polytechnic: Effects of Functional Food on the Immunity and Antioxidant Properties in Mice
  • Final Year Project in Temasek Polytechnic: Development of immuno-detection kit for Edwardsiella tarda (fish pathogen)
  • SPS integrated Science Project: Effects of Diffusible Signal Factor (DSF) on Dispersal of Bacterial Biofilms
  • NUS Final Year Project: A Molecular Study of the Mechanisms of High Environmental Ammonia Tolerance of the Brain of the Swamp Eel, Monopterus Albus

Academic Interest

  • Evolution
  • Animal physiology (including microbes)
  • Biofilms