Adison Wong is a lecturer in the department of Chemical Engineering and Food Technology at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). His research interests include genome and strain engineering of microorganisms. Prior to joining SIT, Adison served as the inaugural program manager of SynCTI, a synthetic biology research program anchored at the National University of Singapore. He was actively involved in the discussion of research initiatives with government agencies and had organized several workshops to promote synthetic biology in Singapore. Adison earned a PhD in Bioengineering from Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University for his seminal work on reprogramming commensal microbe for infectious disease treatment.