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CURRICULUM VITAE
PERSONAL DETAIL

Name
  Umaiyal A/P Munusamy
Designation
  Post Doctoral Research Fellow
Department
  Centre For Research in Biotechnology For Agriculture (Cebar)
Faculty
  Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation)
E-mail Address
  yal23@um.edu.my
Address(Office)
  Centre For Research in Biotechnology For Agriculture (Cebar), Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).
Doctoral Degree (PhD), UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA (UPM) (Lain-Lain Bidang Sains Dan Teknologi)
Masters Degree, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA (UM) (Sains)
BACELOR SAINS (BIOTEKNOLOGI), UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA (UPM)

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

PERSATUAN GENETIK MALAYSIA, Member, 2010, (National)

CAREER HISTORY
(Post), (Organisation), (Period).


Pengajar Sambilan, INSTITUT SAINS BIOLOGI, FAKULTI SAINS, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 03/01/2005 until 31/10/2008

Pembantu Penyelidik Sementara , INSTITUT SAINS BIOLOGI, FAKULTI SAINS, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 08/03/2004 until 30/06/2008

Guru Ganti, SEKOLAH MENEGAH SEKSYEN 5 WANGSA MAJU KUALA LUMPUR, 23/06/2003 until 21/08/2003

Kerani Sementara, AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL ASSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED, 30/04/2003 until 09/05/2003

Pembantu Penyelidik Sementara (Latihan Industri), PUSAT PENYELIDIKAN SENR MARDI PETI SURAT 202 PEJABAT POS UPM 43400 UPM SERDANG SELANGOR, 18/03/2002 until 11/05/2002

Kerani Sementara, GREAT EASTERN LIFE ASSURANCE MALAYSIA BERHAD, 01/04/2001 until 31/05/2001

Guru Ganti, SK WANGSA MAJU SEKSYEN 2 KUALA LUMPUR, 17/01/2000 until 23/02/2000

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).
 
Article In Academic Journals
 
2013

Munusamy U, Abdullah SNA, Abd Aziz M, Khaazai H (2013) Female reproductive system of Amaranthus as the target for Agrobacterium-mediated transformation. Adv Biosci Biotechnol 4:188-192 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Munusamy ,U., Abdullah SNA., Abdul Aziz, M., Khazaai, H. and Seong LM. (2013). INDUCED PRODUCTION OF α- TOCOTRIENOL BY COSUPPRESSION OF TOCOPHEROL CYCLASE GENE IN VEGETABLE CROPS. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 9:355-364. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)
 
2008

Umaiyal Munusamy, Vikineswary Sabaratnam, Sekaran Muniandy, Noorlidah Abdullah, Ashok Pandey and E.B.G. Jones (2008). Biodegradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Laccase of Pycnoporus sanguineus and Toxicity Evaluation of Treated PAH. Biotechnology 7(4):669-677. (ISI-Cited Publication) (ISI-Cited Publication)

Umaiyal Munusamy, Vikineswary S., M. Sekaran, Noorlidah Abdullah, A. Pandey and E.B.G. Jones. (2008).Characterisation of Laccase from Pycnoporus sanguineus KUM60953 and KUM60954. Journal of Bioliogical Sciences. 8(5): 866 - 873. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication) (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

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

PERENNIAL CROPS WITH ADDED NUTRITIONAL VALUE, Plant Biotechnology USA, 07 Aug 2013 to 08 Aug 2013, Informa Life Science, (International)
 
Oral

Isolation and Cloning of Biologically Active fragment of Homogentisate phytyltransferase from Elaeis guineensis., 9th Malaysia Genetics Congress-Appreciating the richness of nature through genetics, 28 Sep 2011 to 30 Sep 2011, PERSATUAN GENETIC MALAYSIA, (International)
 
Poster

Engineering primary metabolite production by silencing homogentisate phytyltransferase gene in amaranth and leek, Genetics & Genomics of Global Health and Sustainability, 13 Apr 2013 to 18 Apr 2013, HUGO and IGF, (International)