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CURRICULUM VITAE
PERSONAL DETAILS

Name
  Associate Prof. Dr. Subha A/P Bhassu
Designation
  Associate Professor
Department
  Institute of Biological Sciences
Faculty
  Faculty of Science
Tel. No. (Office)
  603 - 79675829
Fax No.
  79675908
E-mail Address
  subhabhassu@um.edu.my
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9843-2010
Address(Office)
  Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).
PhD (Molecular Biology)(UPM)(2003), UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA (UPM)
BSc(Hons)(Biomedical)(UKM)(1996), UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA, K.LUMPUR

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION/MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).

Appointment as CEBAR Biosafety Commitee(CBC) Member, Committee Member, 2010, (National)

2010 International Fish Genomic Research Conference, Research, 2010, (National)

2010 International Fish Genomic Research Conference, Research, 2010, (National)

Industrial Training Biotechnology Research Institute, Universiti Malaya Sabah, Coordinator, 2010, (National)

Fish Health Group Meeting, Director, 2010, (National)

Malaysian Society of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Honorary Secretary, 2009, (National)

Persatuan Genetik Malaysia, Life Member, 2006-2010, (National)

Malaysian Fisheries Society, Committee Member, 2006-2009, (National)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


Head Of Section, University Malaya, 15-Apr-13 - 14-Apr-14

Commitee Member, University Malaya, 04-Jan-13 - 31-Dec-13

Commitee Member, University Malaya, 04-Jan-13 - 31-Dec-13

Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Tinggi, ISB, Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science, 21-Feb-11 - 31-Dec-14

Head Coordinator, University Malaya, 04-Jan-11 - 01-Sep-11

Cebar Biosafety Commitee Member, Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science, 01-Sep-10 - 30-Sep-12

Penyelaras Program Genetik dan Biologi Molekul, Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science, 01-Jan-10 - 31-Dec-12

Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Program Sarjana Bioteknologi, Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science, 01-Jan-10 - 31-Jan-12

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).

Population Genetics (Genomics, Quantitative Genetics and Evolutionary Biology)

Inland Fisheries (Ecological Genetics and Morphometric and Conservation genetics)

Genomic (Genome Informatics for Eukaryotic System)

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).
 
Book
 
2009

P. Sivakumar, Rofina Yasmin Othman, Jennifer Ann Harikrishna and Subha Bhassu (2009). Genetic approaches in grain legume improvement: an overview, Vol.I (Bioscience publication, India), (ISBN: 978-81-906221-9-6), Pp:27-40. 
 
Article In Academic Journals
 
2013

Article Source:In-Depth Tanscriptomic Analysis on Giant Freshwater Prawns Mohd-Shamsudin MI, Kang Y, Lili Z, Tan TT, Kwong QB, et al. (2013) In-Depth Tanscriptomic Analysis on Giant Freshwater Prawns. PLoS ONE 8(5): e60839. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060839 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Lee Hong Tnah, Soon Leong Lee, Kevin Kit Siong Ng, Chai Ting Lee ,Subha Bhassu, Rofina Yasmin Othman (2013) Phylogeographical pattern and evolutionary history of an important Peninsular Malaysian timber species, Neobalanocarpus heimii (Dipterocarpaceae)"J Hered (2013) 104 (1): 115- 126. doi: 10.1093/jhered/ess076 Oxford University Press (ISI-Cited Publication)

Farhat Ahmadi Avin, Subha Bhassu and Vikineswary Sabaratnam. (2013). A simple and low-cost technique of DNA extraction from edible mushrooms examined by molecular phylogenetics. Research on Crops. 14: (ISI-Cited Publication)

Tian Tian Tan, Maoshan Chen, Jennifer Ann Harikrishna, Norliana Khairuddin, Maizatul Izzah Mohd Shamsudin1, Guojie Zhang and Subha Bhassu (2013). miRNAs in gill and hepatopancreas of giant freshwater prawn. Fish and Shellfish Immunology (accepted). (ISI-Cited Publication)

Hasmahzaiti Omar, Rosli Hashim, Subha Bhassu, Manuel Ruedi. 2013. Morphological and genetic relationships of the Crocidura monticola species complex (Soricidae: Crocidurinae) in Sundaland. Mammalian Biology 78:446 454. (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2012

Arockiaraj, J. Easwaran, S. Vanaraja, P., Singh, A, Othman, RY and Bhassu, S. 2011 Effect of infectious hypodermal and haematopoietic necrosis virus (IHHNV) infection on caspase 3c expression and activity in freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii . doi :10.1016/j.fsi.2011.11.006 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Arockiaraj, J. Easwaran, S. Vanaraja, P., Singh, A, Othman, RY and Bhassu, S. 2011. Bioinformatic characterization and gene expression pattern of apoptosis inhibitor from Macrobrachium rosenbergii challenged with infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis virus. Fish & Shellfish Immunology (September 2011) doi:10.1016/j.fsi.2011.09.008 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Arockiaraj, J. Easwaran, S. Vanaraja, P., Singh, A, Othman, RY and Bhassu, S. 2011.Propehenoloxidase activating enzyme III from giant freshwater prawns ,M.rosenbergii: characterization, expression and specific enzyme activity. Molecular biology Report ( Online) (ISI-Cited Publication)

Maizatul Izzah Mohd-Shamsudin, Maryam Zahedi Farda, b Peter B. Mather, Zaini Suleiman, Rosly Hassan, Rofina Yasmin Othman, Subha Bhassu (2011)Molecular characterization of relatedness among colour variants of Asian Arowana (Scleropages formosus), Gene, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2011.08.025 (ISI- Cited Publication) (ISI-Cited Publication)

Tnah Lee Hong,Lee Soon Leong, Kevin Ng, Subha Bhassu, Rofina Yasmin Othman (2011), DNA extraction from dry wood of Neobalanocarpus heimii (Dipterocarpaceae) for forensic DNA profiling and timber tracking (submitted) Wood Science and Technology,Vol46(1), pp 813-825 0447-6, Online First.Pbls Springer (ISI-Cited Publication)

Farhat Ahmadi Avin, Subha Bhassu, Tan Yee Shin & Vikineswary Sabaratnam. 2012. Molecular classification and phylogenetic relationships of selected edible Basidiomycetes species.Molecular Biology Reports.DOI 10.1007/s11033-012-1567-2 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Jesu Arockiaraja,Farhat Ahmadi Avinb, Puganeshwaran Vanaraja,Sarasvathi Easwvaran,Arun Singh,Rofina Yasmin Othman &Subha Bhassu (2012), Immune role of MrNF - an I family member characterized in prawn M. rosenbergii. Fish& Shellfish Immunology, Volume 33, Issue 3, September 2012, Pages 619 625. PblsElseiver (ISI-Cited Publication)

Jesu Arockiaraj, Sarasvathi Easwvaran, Puganeshwaran Vanaraja, Arun Singh, RofinaYasmin Othman, Subha Bhassu(2012) Molecular cloning, characterization and gene expression of an antioxidant enzyme catalase (MrCat)from Macrobrachium rosenbergii. Fish and Shellfish immunology 32(5)670-682 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Jesu Arockiaraj, Sarasvathi Easwvaran, Puganeshwaran Vanaraja, Arun Singh, Rofina Yasmin Othman and Subha Bhassu (2012), Effect of infectious hypodermal and haematopoietic necrosis virus (IHHNV) infection on caspase 3c expression and activity in freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. Volume 32, Issue 1, January 2012, Pages 161 169 (ISI cited) (ISI-Cited Publication)

M. K. Hazreen Nita, B. C. Kua, S. Bhassu and R. Y. Othman (2011), Detection and genetic profiling of infectious hypodermal and haematopoietic necrosis virus (IHHNV) infections in wild berried freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii collected for hatchery production, Molecular Biology Reports DOI: 10.1007/s11033-011-1155-x (ISI-Cited Publication)

Jesu Arockiaraj, Puganeshwaran Vanaraja, Sarasvathi Easwvaran, Arun Singh, Rofina Yasmin Othman and Subha Bhassu 2012, Gene expression and functional studies of small heat shock protein 37 (MrHSP37) from Macrobrachium rosenbergii challenged with infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHHNV) Molecular Biology Reports Volume 39, Number 6 (2012), 6671-6682, DOI: 10.1007/s11033-012-1473-7 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Jesu Arockiaraja, Sarasvathi Easwvarana, Puganeshwaran Vanarajaa,Arun Singh,RofinaYasmin Othman, Subha Bhassu (2012) First report on interferon related developmental regulator-1 from Macrobrachium rosenbergii: Bioinformatic analysis and gene expression. Fish & Shellfish Immunology Volume 32, Issue 5, May 2012, Pages 929 933 (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2011

Faruq Golam, Alamgir M.A, Rahman M.M, Subha B and Motior M.R. Evaluation of genetic variability of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) from different geographic origins using morpho-agronomic traits and multivariate analysis. Aust J Crop Sci 5(13):1882-1890 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Tayebeh Azam Saedi ,Hassan Moeini Wen Siang Tan, Khatijah Yusoff Hassan Mohd Daud , Kua Beng Chu,Soon Guan Tan ,Subha B. Detection and phylogenetic profiling of nodavirus associated with white tail disease in Malaysian Macrobrachium rosenbergii de Man. Mol Biol Rep DOI 10.1007/s11033-011-1389-7 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Arockiaraj, J. Easwaran, S. Vanaraja, P., Singh, A, Alinerjad,T., Othman, RY and Bhassu, S. Gene profiling and characterization of Arginine Kinase 1 ( Mr AK-1) from freshwater giant prawn ( M.rosenbergii).Fish Shellfish Immunology 2011: Jul 31( 1) (ISI-Cited Publication)

Omar, H., Adamson, E.A.S., Bhassu, S., Goodman, S.M., Soarimalala, V., Hashim, R. and Ruedi, M. 2011. Phylogenetic relationships of Malayan and Malagasy Pygmy Shrews of the genus Suncus (Soricomorpha: Soricidae) inferred from mitochondrial cytochrome b gene sequences. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 59(2): 237-243. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Maizatul Izzah Mohd-Shamsudina, Maryam Zahedi Farda, b Peter B. Mather, Zaini Suleiman, Rosly Hassan, Rofina Yasmin Othman, Subha Bhassu (2011)Molecular characterization of relatedness among colour variants of Asian Arowana (Scleropages formosus), Gene, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2011.08.025 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Jesu Arockiaraj . Puganeshwaran Vanaraja . Sarasvathi Easwvaran . Arun Singh . Tahereh Alinejaid . Maizatul Izzah Shamsudin . RofinaYasmin Othman . Subha Bhassu (2011) Gene profiling and characterization of arginine kinase-1 (MrAK-1) from freshwater giant prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) Fish and Shellfish Immunology (in press) doi:10.1016/j.fsi.2011.04.004 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Jesu Arockiaraj, Puganeshwaran Vanaraja, Sarasvathi Easwvaran, Arun Singh, Rofina Yasmin Othman, Subha Bhassu (2011) Bioinformatic characterization and gene expression pattern of apoptosis inhibitor from Macrobrachium rosenbergii challenged with infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis virus.Fish & Shellfish Immunology. 31 (2011) 1259-1267 (ISI-Cited Publication)

18.Manoharan B,Z. Sulaimen, F. Omar, R.Y. Othman, S.Z. Mohamedand S. Bhassu (2011). Isolation and characterization of novel microsatellite markers in commercialselected golden malaysian arowana fish, Scleropages formosus(Osteoglossidae), Genetics and Molecular Research 10 (2): 712-716 (2011) (ISI-Cited Publication)

Chu KB, Choong, FC, Nita, MKH , Bhassu, S. 2011. Screening of parasitic and IHHNV infections in wild giant freshwater prawns, M.rosenbergii from Rejang River at Kuching, Sarawak. Tropical Biomedicine Volume 28. Issue 1, Pages 85-89. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Virus-like particles of Macrobrachium rosenbergii nodavirus produced in bacteria Zee Hong Goha, Soon Guan Tanb, Subha Bhassuc, Wen Siang Tana,d,∗Journal of Virological Methods, 175, 74- 76 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Isolation and characterization of novel microsatellite markers in commercial selected golden Malaysian arowana fish, Scleropages formosus (Osteoglossidae)> Genetics and Molecular Research 10(2):712-716 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Detection and genetic profiling of infectious hypodermal 4 and haematopoietic necrosis virus (Ihhnv) infections in wild 5 berried freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii collected 6 for hatchery production. Molecular Biology Reports; In press (ISI-Cited Publication)

Novel polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers from Malaysian Giant Freshwater prawns. GENETIKA 2011 (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2010

Banana, ginger and papaya cell culture for high throughput agriculture (2010), Norzulaani Khalid, Wong Wei Chee, Fhaizal Bokhari, Tan Siew Kiat, Farah Diana Idris, Malisa Mo hamad, Halijah Ibrahim, Suffian Annuar, Rofina Yasmin Othman, Noorsaadah Abd Rahman, AsPac J. Mol. Biol. Biotechnol. 2010 Vol. 18 (1): 75-76 (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

4.Faruq Golam, K. NorZulaani, A. H. Jennifer, B. Subha, M. Zulqarnain, Mohamad Osman A. M. Nazia, M. Zulqarnian and O. Mohammad (2010). Evaluation of kernel elongation ratio and aroma association in global popular aromatic rice cultivars in tropical environment. African Journal of Agricultural Research 5(12) pp. 1515 - 1522 (ISI cited journal) (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2009

N. Ghiasi, ,Z. A. Rashid, S. Hooshmand, K. Yusoff ,S.G.Tan and S. Bhassu. The Use of Locus Specific Microsatellite Markers for Detecting Genetic Variation in Hatchery bred Probarbus jullienii. Biotechnology 2009: 1SSN: 1682-296X (ISI-Cited Publication)

3.Lee Hong Tnah, Soon Leong Lee, Kevin K.S.Ng, Naoki Tan, Subha Bhassu, Rofina Yasmin Othman. 2009. Geographical Traceability of an important tropical timber ( Neobalanocarpus heimii) inferred from chloroplast DNA . Forest Ecology and Management. Foreco-11778. In press (ISI-Cited Publication)

See L.M., , R. Hassan and Tan S.G. Bhassu S 2009. Development of microsatellite markers from an enriched genomic library for genetic analysis in Malaysian giant freshwater prawns, Macrobrachium rosenbergii .Biochemical Genetics. In Press (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2008

S. Bhassu , Y. Bakar, Z.A. Rashid 2008 Isolation of dinucleotide microsatellite markers in commercially threatened Malaysian Mahseer, Tor tambroides. Accepted for publication in Russian Jounal of Genetics. Inpresss (ISI-Cited Publication)

Subha Bhassu and Zulkafli Abd Rashid. 2008. Molecular and morphological approaches in discrimination of endangered Probarbus jullieni of Malaysia and Thailand stocks. Accepted for publication in Russian Jounal of Genetics. Inpress (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2006

The Malaysia Kelah Puzzle rapid Identification of Closely related species. International Mahseer Symposium 

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Source), (Level).

Elucidating the Shrews-Filarial Interplay Inhabiting Different Environments using Functional Genomics Approach., Principal Investigator(PI), 2014-2017, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), National

Ihhnv Capsid Gene Silencing And Host Pathogen Study In M.Resenbergii, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/01/2013, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 31/12/2015

Utilization Of Expressed Sequence Tag Simple Sequence Repeat (Est-Ssr) And Cythochrome Oxidase I Mitochondrial (Mtcoi) In Genetics Study Of Macrabrachium Rosenbergii (Freswater Prawn) In Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 06/09/2013, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 05/09/2016

STABILITY ANALYSIS OF FOUR COMPOSITE CORN LINES AND THEIR POTENTIALITY AS FERMENTED CORN, Co-Researcher, 23/09/2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AFR (Frontier Science), 23/09/2014

An Interectome and Proteomic Approach on Immune system activation in giant freshwater prawn infected with Infections Hemopoietic Necrosis Virus.Macrobrachium rosenbergii, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/06/2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AFR (Frontier Science), 31/05/2014

1.Detection of efficient mating partners In Pleurotus sajor-caju for producing hybrid using molecular techniques 2.Biodiversity and biology of bioluminescent fungi, Co-Investigator, 2011-2013, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), National

Analysis of Boesenbergia rotunda genome for identification of metabolic engineering targets, Co-Investigator, 2011-2013, MOSTI (GENOMICS & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY R&D INITIATIVES, 2010), National

Trasncriptome Profiling Targetting Novel Immune Related Genes and Proteins in M.rosenbergii Disease Prawns, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011-2013, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), National

APPLICATION OF EST MICROSATELLITE IN MACROBRACHIUM ROSENBERGII BREEDING FAMILIES, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/11/2010, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), 31/10/2011

POPULATION STRUCTURE OF PROBARBUS JULLEINI TEMOLEH USING MICROSATELLITE AND MITOCHONDRIAL MARKERS, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/11/2010, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), 31/10/2011

MORPHOLOGICAL AND PHYLOGENETICS STUDIES OF CALIGUS SPP ISOLATED FROM CULTURED ASIAN SEABUSS, LATES CALCARIFER IN MALAYSIA, Principal Investigator(PI), 15/04/2010, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), 14/04/2011

GENETIC CHARACTERIZATION OF MUNG BEAN GERMPLASM USING MICROSATELLITE MARKERS, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/11/2010, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), 31/10/2011

IDENTIFICATION OF FUNCTIONAL PROTEIN FROM THE CELLULASE GENE OF THE GIANT FRESWATER PRAWN, MACROBRACHIUM ROSENBERGII, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/12/2010, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), 30/11/2011

DISCOVERY OF IMMUNE-RESPONSIVE PROTEINS VIA COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF PROTEOMICS IN IHHNV-INFECTED AND NON-INFECTED, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/11/2010, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), 31/10/2011

APPLICATION OF MICROSATELLITE DNA MARKERS FOR GENETICS DIVERSITY ANALYSIS IN WILD STOCK AND DOMESTICATED STOCK OF FRESHWATER PRAWNS (MACROBRACHIUM ROSENBERGII), Principal Investigator(PI), 18/08/2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 17/08/2010

STANDARDIZATION OF LARVAL TECHNOLOGY OF FRESHWATER PRAWNS, MACROBRACHIU, ROSENBERGII IN CLOSED RECIRCULATING SYSTEM USING BIOTECHNOLOGICAL APPROACHES, Principal Investigator(PI), 18/08/2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 17/08/2010

STANDARDIZATION OF LARVAL TECHNOLOGY OF FRESHWATER PRAWNS, MACROBRACHIU, ROSENBERGII IN CLOSED RECIRCULATING SYSTEM USING BIOTECHNOLOGICAL APPROACHES, Principal Investigator(PI), 18/08/2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 17/08/2010

INDIVIDUAL & FAMILY PARENTAL ASSIGNMENT FOR M. ROSENBERGII USING MICROSATELLITE MARKERS, Principal Investigator(PI), 18/08/2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 17/08/2010

INDIVIDUAL & FAMILY PARENTAL ASSIGNMENT FOR M. ROSENBERGII USING MICROSATELLITE MARKERS, Principal Investigator(PI), 18/08/2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 17/08/2010

APPLICATION OF MICROSATELLITE DNA MARKERS FOR GENETICS DIVERSITY ANALYSIS IN WILD STOCK AND DOMESTICATED STOCK OF FRESHWATER PRAWNS (MACROBRACHIUM ROSENBERGII), Principal Investigator(PI), 18/08/2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 17/08/2010

MOLECULAR IDENTIFICATION OF AROWANA USING MITOCHONDRIAL CYTOCHROME B AND CYTHOCHROME C OXIDASE I (COI) GENES, Principal Investigator(PI), 18/08/2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 17/08/2010

MOLECULAR IDENTIFICATION OF AROWANA USING MITOCHONDRIAL CYTOCHROME B AND CYTHOCHROME C OXIDASE I (COI) GENES, Principal Investigator(PI), 18/08/2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 17/08/2010

IDENTIFICATION OF A PUTATIVE CELLULASE GENE IN THE GIANT FRESHWATER PRAWNS, .ACROBRACHIUM ROSENBERGII, Principal Investigator(PI), 20/04/2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 19/04/2010

Isolation and Identification of microsatellites and functional genes in Channa striata, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009-2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

IDENTIFICATION OF A PUTATIVE CELLULASE GENE IN THE GIANT FRESHWATER PRAWNS, .ACROBRACHIUM ROSENBERGII, Principal Investigator(PI), 20/04/2009, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), 19/04/2010

DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH YIELDING AND PRE-HARVEST SPROUT RESISTANT MUNGBEANS FOR MALAYSIA USING MICROSATELLITE MARKERS, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/04/2009, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), 31/03/2010

Systematics and Biogeography of Shrews (Soricomorpha: Soricidae) in Peninsular Malaysia, SUPERVISOR 2, 2008-2011, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), National

Isolation of microsatellite markers and its application on selective breeding families, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008-2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), National

Biotechnology and Genetics for the Improvement for the Malaysian Giant Freshwater Prawns,M.rosenbergii, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008-2011, Mosti (TOP DOWN), International

BIOTECHNOLOGY AND GENETICS FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MALAYSIAN GIANT FRESHWATER PRAWN (MACROBRACHIUM ROSENBERGII, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/09/2008, Mosti (TOP DOWN), 31/08/2010

Identification of putative cellulase in the giant freshwater prawns,M.rosenbergii, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008-2010, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), National

ISOLATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF MICROSATELLITES IN CHANNA STRIATA, Principal Investigator(PI), 15/08/2008, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 14/08/2009

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).

Tutor for Biokimia asas 3000, Boichemistry 3200, Microbiology and worked as research assistant on cloning and sequencing of the L gene, Tutor, 1996-2000, University Putra Malaysia

Tutor for Biokimia asas 3000, Biochemistry 3200 aand Microbiology worked as research assistant on cloning and sequencing of the L gene, Tutor, 1996-2000, University Putra Malaysia

Teaching Physical and Organic Chemistry, Biology, researcher the project entitled as Applications of Isozymes in Jasmine, attended workshop, attended Corporate training program, participated in Effective Time management workshop, developed course structure and lab manuals, attended training for marking papers and attended a classroom communication skills workshop., Lecturer, 2000-2004, INTI college university

The Biotechnology and Genetics of Freshwater Prawns, that is Genetic Mapping of Freshwater Prawns., Researcher, 2004-2005, Freshwater Fisheries Research Centre

Cell Biology and cellular Biochemistry, General genetics and Microbial Diversity and Physiology, Current Issues in Education and Teknik- teknik asa dan Keselamatan Dalam Makmal, Tutor, 2004-2008, Open University

Pertanika, Journal of Biological Sciences and Malaysian Fisheries Journal, editor, 2004-2005, Freshwater Fisheries Research Centre

The Marine Genetics Group Research Group in FRI, Penang, Consultant, 2004-2005, Freshwater Fisheries Research Centre

Bio Valley Discussion group in Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan., Expert Advisor, 2004-2005, Freshwater Fisheries Research Centre

Genetic Improvement Program of Red Talipia, Researcher, 2004-2005, Freshwater Fisheries Research Centre

The Genetics Characterization of endangered Probarbus jullieni and indigenous Freshwater Fishes of Sungai Pahang, Researcher, 2004-2005, Freshwater Fisheries Research Centre

Developing DNA barcoding for freshwater fishes and arowana, Advisor, 2008-2011, Freshwater Fisheries Research Centre ,Department of Fisheries

Reviewer for Journal of Bitechnology, Expert Advisor, 2008-2010, Science Alert

Panel bagi Lawatan Tapak Projek Dana Tekno, Advisor, 2010-2010, Kementerian Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi

Appointment as Post Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Malaya, Researcher, 2010-2010, Institute of Biology Science

Feldo Penyelidik Pasca Doktoral Universiti Malaya, 2010-2010, Bahagian Sumber Manusia

Penyelia Tambahan untuk Calon Ijazah Kedoktoran, Consultant, 2010-2010, Fakulti Sains

Jemputan dan Lantikan sebagai Panel Teknikal bagi Lawatan YB Menteri Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi, 2010-2010, YB Menteri Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).

Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, Universiti Malaya, 2010, (UNIVERSITY)

BioMalaysia 2011, National Level, 2011, (INTERNATIONAL)

Ekspo Penyelidikan, Rekacipta dan Inovasi 2009, Universiti Malaya, 2009, (NATIONAL)

Reviewer for PLOS One, Aquaculture, Elsevier and PLos ne, 2013, (INTERNATIONAL)

Reviewer for PLOS One, Aquaculture, Elsevier and PLos one, 2013, (INTERNATIONAL)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).
 
Invited Speaker

Guest Lecture Series, Programmes about cutting-edge techniques and advancement in the field of biotechnology, 02 Nov 2010 to 02 Nov 2010

4.S.Bhassu . 2008. Breeding and Genomics in Aquaculture and Fisheries:Technology Offer Initiative by CEBAR at Auditorium IPS, University Malaya, 4th December 2008., CEBAR Seminar, 04 Dec 2008 to 04 Dec 2008, CEBAR, (National)

Role of Genetics for Improvement in aquculture via molecular,population and quantitative approaches, Asian Pacific Aquaculture Conference 2009, 05 Nov 2009 to 05 Nov 2009, Asian Fisheries Society, (International)

Freshwater Prawns-a candidate species for aquaculture: A genetics and Genomics Approach for its improvement strategies, 38th Annual PSBMB Convention, 09 Dec 2011 to 09 Dec 2011, Philippine society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and University of Santo Tomas, (International)

Unlocking the genetic and genomic potential for freshwater prawns, m.rosenbergii, 2nd International Conference on the Progress of 1000 Plant and Animal reference genomes Project, 10 Jul 2011 to 15 Jul 2011, BGI shenzhen, (International)

A Genetics and Genomic Approach in Improving Freshwater prawns,M.rosenbergii, Agrigenomics Seminar, 13 Oct 2011 to 17 Feb 2012, Illumina, (International)

The application of genomics in aquaculture field, PGM scientific Seminar for 2012 for Genetics, 15 Mar 2012 to 15 Mar 2012, Genetics Society of Malaysia, (National)

Penghargaan sebagai Penceramah Outreach Universiti Malaya, Program Outreach Universiti Malaya, 19 Jul 2010 to 19 Jul 2010

Realtime PCR analysis for IHHNV, Bengkel Analisis Molekular Virus Udang kepada kakitangan Makmal biosekuriti perikanan, 24 Jul 2011 to 29 Jul 2011, jabatan Periikanan malaysia, (National)

Realtime PCR analysis for IHHNV, Bengkel Analisis Molekular Virus Udang kepada kakitangan Makmal biosekuriti perikanan, 24 Jul 2011 to 29 Jul 2011, jabatan Periikanan malaysia, (National)

EST Microsatellites and Transcriptomics of M.rosenbergii, 2010 international Fish Genomics Conference, 25 Sep 2010 to 27 Sep 2010, BGI and Chinese Acdemyy of Sciences, (International)

Genetics and Genomics insights in Freshwater Prawn species, 20th Scientific Meeting of MSMBB, 26 Jun 2013 to 27 Jun 2013, Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and biotechnology, (National)
 
Event Organiser

Program Genetik & Biologi Sel, Pelantikan sebagai Penyelaras, Program Genetik & Biologi Sel, Institut Sains, 04 Jan 2010 to 03 Jan 2011

International Masheer Conference, International Masheer Conference, 31 Mar 2006 to 31 Mar 2006
 
Oral

Development of Microsatellites using Partial genomic library approaches in Malaysian Snakehead, Channa striata, Malaysain Genetic Congress, 04 Aug 2009 to 06 Aug 2009, The national genetic Scoiety, (National)

Development of Microsatellites using enriched genomic library method in Scleropages formusus, malaysian genetic Congress, 04 Aug 2009 to 06 Aug 2009, The Malaysian Genetic Society, (National)

Screening of Viral Infection in wild berried Freshwater Prawns, M.rosenbergii for Hatchery Production, Hazreen Nita M.K, Kua B.C, Choong F.C. R.Y. Othman, Bhassu, S., 2009. Screening of Viral Infection in wild berried Freshwater Prawns, M.rosenbergii for Hatchery Production. 1st Malaysian Association Veterinary Pathology Conference yang akan diadakan pada 15-17 Mei 2009, di Harbour View Hotel, Kuching, Sarawak., 15 May 2009 to 17 May 2009

Caligus Muller, 1785 parasitizing cultured Lates calcarifer Bloch, 1970 in Malaysia, 8th Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture, 21 Nov 2011 to 25 Nov 2011, Asian Aquaculture Society, (International)

Subha Bhassu. 2008. Molecular Markers in Freshwater Aquaculture, MSMBB Saujana Kuala Lumpur : 23-25th May 2008. Oral Presentations, 18th MSMBB Conference, 23 May 2008 to 25 Dec 2009, MSMBB, (National)

Transcriptomics of M.rosenbergii of the Malaysain Giant Freshwater Prawns, 2010 International Animal genetics Conference, 24 Jul 2010 to 30 Jul 2010, Animal Genetics Society, (International)

Insights in Genetics and Genomics of Channa striata, My 1 Bio conference, 31 Oct 2010 to 30 Oct 2010, MSMBB, (National)
 
Poster

Occurence of IHHNV infections in wild caught freshwater prawns,M.rosenbergii in Sungai Rubana, Perak and Sungai Timun, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, DAAVIII, 21-25 Nov 2011, College of Fisheries, Mangalore, India, 21 Nov 2011 to 25 Nov 2011, Asian aquaculture Society, (International)

Genetics of Freshwater Prawns, Macrobrachium rosenbergii: A Candidate species for Aquaculture in Malaysia., S.Bhassu, R.Y.Othman, K.Q.Bi, G.Kuppusamy, L.M. See, R. Hassan,Z.A...Rashid,S.Hoosmand, S.G. Tan and P. Mather . Genetics of Freshwater Prawns, Macrobrachium rosenbergii: A Candidate species for Aquaculture in Malaysia. ISGA Bangkok, 22-26 June 2009 : Poster, 22 Jun 2009 to 26 Jun 2009

putative cross species novel miRNA in Channa striata, My1 bio conference 2010, 30 Oct 2010 to 31 Oct 2010, MSMBB, (National)
 
Presenter

Panel Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Universiti Malaya, Pergerakan Gaji untuk tahun 2010, 01 Jan 2010 to 01 Jan 2010

central institute of freshwater aquaculture, Quantitative Genetics and Application to Aquaculture, 01 Sep 1998 to 21 Sep 1998

Pegawai Penyelidik Gred Q41, Pengesahan Dalam Perkhidmatan, 05 Oct 2005 to 05 Oct 2005

Data Mining EST Microsatellites of Macrobracahium rosenbergii: DeNova Assembly of Short Read Sequences., 2.K. Qi Bin, O.S.Shaun, T.T.Tian, M.N.M.Isa, R.Y.Othman and S.Bhassu. 2009. Data Mining EST Microsatellites of Macrobracahium rosenbergii: DeNova Assembly of Short Read Sequences. Abstract submitted for SYMBIO Singapore, 07 Sep 2009 to 11 Sep 2009

faculty of life science, molecular approach to measuring genetic diversity, 09 Nov 1998 to 14 Nov 1998

3.S.Bhassu, L.M.See, S.D. Ramachandran and S.G.Tan. Novel Microsatellites of Freshwater Prawns, M.rosenbergii Cross Amplified Across Nine Prawn Species, IBS, 2008, Dalian China, 12th to 17th October 2008, International Biotechnolgy Symposium, 12 Nov 2008 to 17 Dec 2008

Malaysia Genome Institute, Genome Informatics, 13 Dec 2010 to 17 Dec 2010

Malaysia Genome Institute, Genomic Informatics, 13 Dec 2010 to 17 Dec 2010

Professor with Peter Mather, Postgraduate Workshop for Animal Breeding, 15 Nov 2010 to 16 Nov 2010

An approach to identify microRNA in Macrobrachium rosenbergii at transcriptome level using short-reads sequences., MSMBB, 18 Aug 2009 to 20 Dec 2009, MSMBB, (National)

Identification of putative cellulase gene in giant freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii, MSMBB conference, 18 Aug 2009 to 20 Aug 2009, MSMBB, (National)

Detection of short sequence repeats from contigs assembled using de Novo assembly of RNA short reads and functional determination of the contigs with short sequence repeats for Macrobrachium rosenbergii, 19th MSMBB conference, 18 Aug 2009 to 20 Dec 2009, MSMBB, (National)

Kursus Pengurusan Kewangan, Kursus Pengurusan Kewangan, 18 Jun 2010 to 18 Jun 2010

faculty of medicine, Principles, Protocols and Pitfalls of Fluorescence, 18 Nov 1999 to 23 Nov 1999

Rimba Ilmu, University of Malaya, The Agri-Genomics Data Management Symposium, 21 Aug 2009 to 22 Aug 2009

Bahagian Sumber Manusia, International Animal Genetics Conference 2010, 24 Jul 2010 to 30 Jul 2010

Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences and BGI, International Fish Genomics Research Conference, 25 Sep 2010 to 27 Sep 2010

Edinburgh Conference Centre, Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics, 26 Jul 2010 to 30 Jul 2010

Immunohistochemistry workshop, Tyramide Signal Amplification, 28 Oct 1997 to 29 Oct 1997

Immunohistochemistry workshop, Tyramide Signal Amplification, 28 Oct 1997 to 29 Oct 1997

Immunohistochemistry workshop, Tyramide Signal Amplification, 28 Oct 1997 to 29 Oct 1997

Immunohistochemistry workshop, Tyramide Signal Amplification, 28 Oct 1997 to 29 Oct 1997

Incidence and Genetic Diversity of human Metapneumovirus in Patients Admitted for Respiratory Illness in Malaysia, 9th Malaysia Genetic Congress, 28 Sep 2011 to 30 Sep 2011, University Malaysia Sarawak and Persatuan Genetik Malaysia, (National)

DNA barcoding of freshwater fishes of Malaysia, 9th Malaysia Genetics Congress, 28 Sep 2011 to 30 Sep 2011, University Malaysia Sarawak and Persatuan genetik Malaysia, (National)

Deep parallel sequencing reveals two conserved and 35 novel miRNAs in giils and hepatopancrease of M.rosenbergii, Asian Regional Conference on System biology, 29 Nov 2010 to 01 Dec 2010, UKM, (International)

System Biology Modelling of Transcriptome of M.rosenbergii, Asian Regional on System Biology, 29 Nov 2010 to 01 Dec 2010, UKM, (International)

My1Bio Conference 2010, Accelerating Biotechnology through Innovative Research, 30 Oct 2010 to 31 Oct 2010
 
Others

World Fish Center, Quantitative Genetics, 01 Sep 2006 to 12 Sep 2006

International Networking of Young Population, International Networking of Young population, 12 Feb 2006 to 12 Feb 2006

national genetic congress, national genetic congress, 30 May 2007 to 30 May 2007

My1Bio Conference 2010, Accelerating Biotechnology through Innovative Research, 30 Oct 2010 to 31 Oct 2010

SUPERVISION

 
Post Graduate Level
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed

Masters Degree, See Leng Min, Isolation and Chracterization of Microsatellite loci from the giant freshwater Prawns, 2007/2008

Masters Degree, Somayeh Hoosmand, Microsatellite Development and Cross Amplification for Characterization of the Giant Freshwater Prawns (M.rosenbergii), 2007/2008

Masters Degree, Nagmeh Ghiasi, Microsatellite Development and Cross Species Amplification for Characterization of hatchery bred Probarbus jullieni, 2007/2008

Masters Degree, Mohd Faizul Helmi Bin Ahmad Hasmi, Molecular Phylogenetics of Caligus spp., 2009/2010

Masters Degree, Khor Sheau Shean, Identification of miRNA genes in Peneaus varnamei, 2008/2009

Masters Degree, Fatemeh Abna, Genetic Characterization of Mung Bean Gemplasm Using Microsatelite Markers, 2010/2011

Masters Degree, Hazreen Nita Binti Mohd Khalid, In-Situ Hybiridsation(Ish) Detection of Ihhnv with DNA probes, 2010/2011

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Dr Md Mahfujur Rahman, Offer a Admission to Postgraduate Programme, 2010/2011

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Hasmahzaiti Binti Omar, Systematics and Molecular Phylogenetics of Shrews, 2009/2010

Ongoing

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Tnah Lee Hong, Phylogeography and Evolution of an important tropical timber ( Neobalanocarpus heimii) inferred from chloroplast DNA, 2008/2009

Masters Degree, Faiza Bt Omar, Isolation and Chracterization of Microsatellite loci from Channa Striata, 2008/2009

Masters Degree, Rathimalar Ayakannu, Isolation and Chracterization of Microsatellite loci from Endangered Temoleh,Probarbus Jullieni, 2008/2009

Masters Degree, Tayebeh El Saedi, Detection of Nodavirus associated with white tail disease in M.rosenbergii by RTPCR and Histopathological Methods, 2007/2008

Masters Degree, Ong Shen Shaun, Identification of putative cellulase in M.rosenbergii, 2008/2009

Masters Degree, Giva Kuppusamy, Isolation aand Characterization of Microsatellite in M.rosenbergii Breeding families, 2009/2010

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Farhat Ahmadi Avin, Molecular Identification in Phleoratus sp., 2009/2010

Masters Degree, Tan Tian Tian, Isolation and identification of MiRNAs in M.rosenbergii, 2009/2010

Masters Degree, Tahereh Alinerjed, Identification of immune related genes and proteins in infected and non infected M.rosenbergii, 2009/2010

Masters Degree, Yesmeen Salah Mahmoud Salah, Microsatellites Data Mining in Channa Striata, 2009/2010

Masters Degree, Fazirah Bt Abdullah, Identification of microorganasima in hatchery system of M.rosenbergii, 2009/2010

Masters Degree, Nurriza Abd Latif, Characterization of mirosatellite in wild and domesticated M.rosenbergii, 2009/2010

Masters Degree, Thamayanthi A/P Nada Raja, Characterization of microsatellite in domesticated M.rosenbergii stocks, 2009/2010

Masters Degree, Maryam Zahedifard, Molecular Identification of arowana using mitochondrial cytochrome B and cytochrome oxidase I ( COI ) gene, 2009/2010

Masters Degree, Mohd Azwan Bin Jaafar, Approval for Post Graduate Research Fund(PPP) Cycle, 2010/2011

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Md Ali Alamgir, Offer a Admission to Postgraduate Programme, 2010/2011

Masters Degree, Nurulnazreena Bt Mohammad Hasan, Tawaran Kemasukan ke Program Ijazah Tinggi, 2010/2011

Masters Degree, Sarasvathi Easwvaran, Tawaran Kemasukan ke Program Ijazah Tinggi, 2010/2011

Masters Degree, Song Lim Min, Tawaran Kemasukan ke Program Ijazah Tinggi, 2010/2011

Masters Degree, Vinomarlini A/P Gunasagaran, Tawaran Kemasukan ke Program Ijazah Tinggi, 2010/2011

Masters Degree, Ilamangai Nagaretnam, Immune response of freshwater prawns due to parasitic infection, 2012/2013

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Farhana Binti Mohd Ghani, Biological response of Marine shrimps against viral infection, 2013/2014

Masters Degree, Gayatri Thergarajan, Genetics and Biological response of Blastocystis hominis due to heat response, 2012/2013

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
(Product Name), (Type), (Reference), (Year), (Level).

Real time PCR detction kit for IHHNV, Patent, 2012, (International)

A Method For Detecting Infectious Hypodermal And Haematopoeitic Necrosis Virus, Patent, PI 2011 002235 , (National)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).

Research Collabration, Queensland University of Technology, 2009, 36, (International)

Research Collabration, Macquiarie University, 2009, 24, (International)

Reserach Collabration, Beijing Genome Institute, 2009, 12, (International)

Research Collabration, AgroBiotechnology Institute, 2009, 12, (National)

Research Collabration, Monash University, 2009, 12, (National)

Research Collabration, Department of Fisheries, 2008, 36, (National)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).

Jawatan Kuasa Ijazah Tinggi, Institute of Biological Sciences, Committee Member, 2009-Present, 2009, (University)

MQF drafting for curriculum for Genetics and Molecular Biology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Committee Member, 2008-2009, (University)

MQF drafting for Masters of Biotechnology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Coordinator for Animal Biotechnolgy, 2009-present,2009, (University)

Plant Biotechnology facilites launching, CEBAR, Institute of biological Sciences, U.Malaya, Committee Member, 2009-2009, (University)

Workshop and Roundtable on the Future of Rice Research in Malaysia, CEBAR, U.Malaya, Committee Member, 2009-2009, (National)

MSMBB Malaysian Society for Post Conference Seminar,21st-22nd August 2009, Malaysian Society of Molecular Biotechnology, Chairman, 2009-2009, (International)

Malaysian Society of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 18 to 20th August 2009, MSMBB, Head of Scientific Commitee, 2009-2009, (National)

Strategies for Fisheries Economics via Genetic Improvement: sustanance dan conservation, CEBAR,ISB, U.Malaya, Chairman, 2009-2009, (National)

Jawatan Kuasa Ijazah Tinggi, Institute of Biological Sciences,University of Malaya, Secretary, 2008-August ,2009, (University)

Ahli Jawatankuasa Keinstutisian BioKeselamatan ( IBC), University Malaya, Researcher, 2012-2013, (National)

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


Post Graduate

AQUACULTURE BIOTECHNOLOGY, 2008/2009(2), 8, 7

First Degree

2344, 2007/2008(2), 33, 14

POPULATION AND QUANTITATIVE GENETICS, 2007/2008(2), 56, 16

PLANT GENETICS AND ANIMAL, 2009/2010(1), 26, 35

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).

Assessment of Molecular markers associated with resistance of susceptibilty to Fusarium wilt T$ in Musa Acuminate Spp, Thesis ,  (2009-2009)

Isolation And Characterization of Microsatellites in Giant Freshwater Prawns, Thesis ,  (2007-2008)

Malaysian Society of Biology, Article In Journal ,  (2009-2009)

Isolation of Microsatellites in Probarbus jullieni, Thesis ,  (2007-2008)

Microsatellite Development And Cross Amplification For Characterization Of The Giant Freshwater Prawns (M.Rosenbergii, Thesis ,  (2007-2008)

Identification of miRNA genes in P.varnamei, Thesis ,  (2008-2009)

Phylogeography And Evolution Of An Important Tropical Timber ( Neobalanocarpus Heimii) Inferred From Chloroplast Dna, Thesis ,  (2008-2009)

Advisor panel for RND for MOSTI projects, Project ,  (2011-2013)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).

teacher for spritual value for children for SAI BABA organization, (Community), 01-Feb-10 until 31-Dec-14

Developing a kit for farmers in detecting viral detection for IHHNV, (Country), 23-Nov-11

COMMERCIALISATIONS
(Company Name), (Product Name), (Commercial Type), (Investment Amount (RM)), (Project Research Code).

Giant Freshwater Prawns, M.Rosenbergii, (Hypodermal And Hematopoeitic Necrosis Virus), No Record