DR. SUSEELA A/P YELUMALAI

Dr Suseela Yelumalai obtained a Bachelors degree in Biotechnology from University College Sedaya International (Malaysia) in 2007 and Masters degree (by research) in Medical Sciences (Obstetrics and Gynaecolg) from the University of Malaya (Malaysia) in 2011. Upon completion of her Masters degree, Dr Suseela received prestigious scholarship from the University of Malaya and the Ministry of Education (Malaysia) to pursue her DPhil degree in the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (NDOG), University of Oxford under the supervision of Dr. Kevin Coward. Dr Suseela's DPhil research predominantly involved investigating the potential effects of iatrogenic damage incurred during assisted reproductive technology (ART) upon the expression and function of key sperm proteins. During her DPhil program in Oxford, Dr Suseela published several articles in high impact academic journals, a book chapter, and presented papers at conferences/meetings in the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Dr Suseela was also awarded an academic travel grant from the University of Oxford Examination School during her 1st year to allow her to carry out research in vitro maturation (IVM) in a collaborators laboratory in University of Murcia, Spain. Dr Suseela also won an award for best poster pesentation in NDOG during a department coference in the University of Oxford. Dr Suseela returned to Malaysia in April 2015 and was appointed as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology under the mentorship of Professor Dr Siti Zawiah Omar. Dr Suseela is actively involved in the supervision, teaching, mentoring undergraduate medical students and postgraduate students under an on-going high-impact research project in the department and Faculty of Medicine. Dr Suseela also incharged of the research laboratory management and biosafety/biosecurity. Furthermore, Dr Suseela performs administrative duties for the postgraduate (by research) students. Currently, Dr Suseela has established a research collaboration with Dr Coward to investigate the role of oocyte activation factor, PLCzeta, in human infertility among Malaysian Community. Dr Suseela has also established several internal collaboration within the University of Malaya, including the Department of Physiology, Department of Molecular Medicine and Department of Medical Microbiology. In general, Dr Suseela majored in the field of Reproductive Biology and Human Infertility, with particular interest upon investigating male factor infertility and sperm function. In addition, Dr Suseela's research also predominantly aims to investigate factors contributing to pregnancy complications and to study the structure and function of gametes leading to human infertility.

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ASSOCIATE PROF. IR. DR. MOHD FAIZUL BIN MOHD SABRI

Dr Faizul graduated with a B.Eng and M.Eng in Mechanical Systems Engineering from Kitami Institute of Technology, Japan in 1999 and 2001, respectively. He obtained his Ph.D in the field of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) from Tohoku University, Japan in 2009. He is a member of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK and a Chartered Engineer (CEng) with the Institution of Engineers, UK. He has been appointed a member of Young Scientists Network - Academy of Sciences Malaysia (YSN-ASM) for a period of 2015-2018. In terms contribution of his research expertise, he is a reviewer for more than 15 peer reviewed journals and has served in a number of conferences as a technical committee member. His research interests are in thermoelectric materials and generators, lead-free solder alloys, and MEMS. He has published over 100 scientific articles and filed 7 patents on the mentioned research topics.

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ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. MOHAMMED ABDULLAH MAHDI ALSHAWSH

Dr. Mohammed Alshawsh is currently working as Associate Professor at Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He obtained his PhD in Immunology from Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya in 2012. After his one year postdoc at University of Malaya, he joined Department of Pharmacology, University of Malaya in 2013. Since then he has been doing preclinical research in the area of metabolic syndrome, cancer and safety pharmacology. His current field of research interest mainly focuses on pharmacological and toxicological evaluation of natural products for the treatment of colorectal cancer, obesity, diabetes, and fatty liver diseases using in vivo (animal models) and in vitro (cell culture) studies and investigating the gene expression profiling to unravel the underlying molecular mechanisms involved. He is also doing safety and toxicology studies in particular acute, subacute, and chronic toxicities, genotoxicity, teratogenicity and postnatal developmental toxicity. Dr Alshawsh is a member of Italo-Latin American Society of Ethnomedicine, Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology and American Society for Microbiology. He served as a reviewer of several international journals, such as BMC Complementary Alternative Medicine, European Journal of Clinical Investigation, Journal of European Food Research and Technology and International Journal for Integrative Biology. Currently, he is supervising 8 PhD students and 1 Master student. He has published over 25 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has given over 15 oral and poster presentations at international conferences. He has an h-index of 10 and citations of more than 300 (Google Scholar) and obtained several research grants, such as UMRG, PPP and FRGS.

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RECENT PUBLICATION

  • Yaqoob, I; Ahmed, E; Gani, A; Mokhtar, S; Imran, M (2017). Heterogeneity-Aware Task Allocation in Mobile Ad Hoc Cloud. IEEE Access


  • Ahmad, H; Ghasemi, M; Amiri, IS; Ariannejad, MM; Norizan, SF; Latif, AA; Soltanian, MRK (2017). Gold Cone Metasurface Mic Sensor With Monolayer of Graphene and Multilayer of Graphite. Plasmonics


  • Leong, YK; Show, PL; Lan, JCW; Loh, HS; Lam, HL; Ling, TC (2017). Economic and Environmental Analysis of Phas Production Process. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy


  • Mo, KH; Goh, SH; Alengaram, UJ; Visintin, P; Jumaat, MZ (2017). Mechanical, Toughness, Bond and Durability-Related Properties of Lightweight Concrete Reinforced With Steel Fibres. Materials and Structures


  • Monirul, IM; Kalam, MA; Masjuki, HH; Zulkifli, NWM; Shahir, SA; Mosarof, MH; Ruhul, AM (2017). Influence of Poly(Methyl Acrylate) Additive On Cold Flow Properties of Coconut Biodiesel Blends and Exhaust Gas Emissions. Renewable Energy


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