Carnegie Mellon University

Annette Vincent

Assistant Teaching Professor

Office: 2194 (CMU-Q)

Phone: 4454-8523


Annette Vincent


Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry, The National University of Singapore, Singapore
B.Sc. (Hons), Biochemistry, The National University of Singapore, Singapore
Teaching in Higher Education Certificate, Learning Academy, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore
Problem-based Learning Facilitation Certificate, Learning Academy, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore

Teaching Overview

Laboratory instructor for Experimental Techniques in Molecular Biology, Experimental Biochemistry and Phage Genomics Research; Stem Cell Engineering


  • Using bacteriophages as biomonitoring tools for water quality measurements
  • Metagenomics
  • Effect of artificial sweeteners on the human kidney


Biotechnology Explorer Program - an outreach program for secondary school students in Qatar to experience laboratory experiments and to learn about the Biological Sciences program at Carnegie Mellon.

Summer College Preview Program - Biological Sciences Projects in SCPP offers students an opportunity to explore emerging fields and is designed for students in their last few years of secondary school

Additional Roles

  • Program Director for Biological Sciences at CMU-Q

  • Academic advisor for Biological Sciences at CMU-Q

  • Outreach Coordinator for Biological Sciences at CMU-Q

  • CMU-Q subcommittee of the task force on CMU Student Experience

  • Career Advisory Council in CMU-Q


Sulfite-mediated oxidative stress in kidney cells. Annette S Vincent, Beng Gek Lim, Jasmine Tan, Matthew Whiteman, Nam Seng Cheung, Barry Halliwell and Kim Ping Wong . Kidney Int. 65 pp 393-402, 2004.

A mechanism of sulfite neurotoxicity: direct inhibition of glutamate dehydrogenase. Xin Zhang, Annette S Vincent, Kim Ping Wong. J. Biol. Chem. 279(41) pp 43035-43045, 2004.

Action of diclofenac on kidney mitochondria and cells. Ng LE, Annette S Vincent, Halliwell B and Kim Ping Wong. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 378 pp 494-500, 2006.

Mitochondrial activities in peripheral tissues in Type 1 diabetes. HY Lim, Annette S Vincent, Kim Ping Wong. Mitochondrion 6(5):13-13, 2006.

Nephrotoxicity of diclofenac. Lin Eng Ng, Hwee Ying Lim, Annette S Vincent, Barry Halliwell, Kim Ping Wong.Mitochondrion 6(5):13-14, 2006.

Human skin fibroblasts display bioenergetics of cancer cells. Annette S. Vincent, Than T. Phan, Anandaroop Mukhopadhyay, Hwee Y. Lim, Barry Halliwell and Kim Ping Wong. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 128 pp 702-709, 2008.

The role of stem cell factor and c-KIT in keloid pathogenesis: do tyrosine kinase inhibitors have a potential therapeutic role? Mukhopadhyay A, Do DV, Ong CT, Khoo YT, Masilamani J, Chan SY, Vincent AS, Wong PK, Lim CP, Cao X, Lim IJ, Phan TT Br J Dermatol. 2011 Feb;164(2):372-86.