We are currently recruiting post-doc, graduate students and research assistants from diverse background (including synthetic chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, and animal work) to join us!

Please email Yuan at if you are interested!

Dec. 2021

We welcome our newest postdoc Allan, who will be providing the molecular biology and immunological expertise to the team!


Big congratulations to Chenyu, who passed her QE with flying colors! Now officially a PhD candidate in the Qiao lab!


Huong gave a research update at BUG in Oct 2021, before leaving for new position in Duke-NUS Medical School. We wish her luck.


Claresta made her 'first and sadly last' presentation at BUG in Aug 2021. Good job!


Welcome Ruifen, Hoang and Joleen to join us as summer students.

Chua Rui Fen (Year 2)

Vu Hoang (Year 1)

Joleen Yeoh (Year 1)


See our blog on "Antibiotics, microbiota-derived peptidoglycan, and Candida albicans infections.


In collaboration with IMCB, our new paper on "A peptidoglycan storm caused by β-lactam antibiotic’s action on host microbiota drives Candida albicans infections" is published in Nature communication.


Hiro presented his research at the Dec series of SGBUG. Good job!


Our brand new Akta Go is set up and ready to go!


September is a good month. We have four new members joining us! Welcome Chenyu, Claresta, Huong and Deborah!!


Training session for the new gel imager. Woo-hoo!


We welcome two intern students from Nanyang Polytechnic to conduct their 6-months internship in our lab. Welcome, Hui Woon and Claudia!


Yuan gave a seminar at the STEM graduate student seminar in NTU, entitled "The Chemistry Between Mircobiota and Humans".


Our lab is officially funded by National Research Foundation, Singapore! Congratulations!