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Scientific peer reviewed publications:

Illustration HK oyster shell cross section .jpg
Illustration of cross section of Hong Kong oyster juvenile shell (drawn based on SEM EBSD 
Major part of Hong Kong oyster shell contains foliated microstructure.
  1. Chandra Rajan, K., Li, Y., Dang, X., Lim, Y. K., Suzuki, M., Lee, S. W., & Vengatesen, T. (2023). Directional fabrication and dissolution of larval and juvenile oyster shells under ocean acidification. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 290(1991), 20221216.

  2. Chandra Rajan, K., Meng, Y., Yu, Z., Roberts, S. B., & Vengatesen, T. (2021). Oyster biomineralization under ocean acidification: From genes to shell. Global Change Biology, 27(16), 3779-3797.

  3. Rajan, K. C., & Vengatesen, T. (2020). Molecular adaptation of molluscan biomineralisation to high-CO2 oceans–The known and the unknown. Marine Environmental Research, 155, 104883. 

  4. Fitzer, S. C., Bin San Chan, V., Meng, Y., Rajan, K.C., Suzuki, M., Not, C., ... & Fal, L. (2019). Established and Emerging Techniques for Characterising the Formation, Structure and Performance of Calcified Structures under Ocean Acidification. In Oceanography and Marine Biology. Taylor & Francis.

Peer reviewer:

  • Frontiers in Marine Science

  • Marine Pollution bulletin

  • Marine Environmental Research

  • Marine and Freshwater Research

Conferences, Presentations and workshops:

  1. Invited speaker at the Global biodiversity festival 2022. Oyster biomineralization under ocean acidification. 

  2. Oral presentation at American Malacological Society Annual meeting June 2021 (Virtual due to COVID-19 pandemic) - Oyster Biomineralization under ocean acidification: from genes to shells. 

  3. Oral presentation at BiominXV – the 15th International Symposium on Biomineralization, at Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Bavaria, Germany (9 to 13th September 2019) on the title - Oyster biomineralisation in acidifying oceans.

  4.  Visiting Scholar – South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China (June 2019).

  5.  Participated in one-week Bioinformatics training at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden (November 2018), organised by Dr Pierre De Wit.

  6. Organizing Committee member, GRAMMER 2019 (Graduate symposium on Marine Environmental Research) by the State Key Laboratory of Marine Pollution Hong Kong and the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR.

  7. Poster presentation at XMAS’2017 (Xiamen symposium on Marine Environmental Sciences) on the title: Will ocean  acidification affect molluscan shell?

  8.  Organizing Committee member, ISOACC 2016 (Interdisciplinary Symposium on Ocean Acidification and Climate Change) by Dr Rajan’s lab, The Swire Institute of Marine Science, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong.

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