Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS
BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Amirah Amir obtained her MBBS from University of Malaya in 2008. After completing her compulsory service under Ministry of Health, she pursued her PhD in Parasitology and currently holds the post of Medical Lecturer in Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. She has published 28 research papers in peer-reviewed journals with H-index of 8 and a total of 161 citations. Her topic of interest is malaria, zoonotic malaria and medical parasitology. She has also contributed several book chapters on Problem Based Learning and has published a textbook with Springer titled ‘Medical Parasitology – A Textbook’.

Dr. Amirah has been the recipient/co-recepient of several research grant including the UM Research Fund Assistance (BKP), Hubert Curien Partnership (PHC-Hibiscus) Grant, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), and Long Term Research Grant Scheme (LRGS).

Dr. Amirah is currently the coordinator of the Parasitology Diagnostic Unit in University Malaya Medical Centre where she provides consultation on medical parasitology. She also serves as the advisory committee chair and coordinator for the malaria screening program under Laboratory Quality Assurance Scheme (LABQAS).

Dr. Amirah is passionate about teaching and is the department’s coordinator for Master of Pathology (MPath), University Malaya Medical Programme (UMMP) and is part of the faculty’s Problem Based Learning (PBL) team. Dr. Amirah is currently an Editor for the Journal of Health and Translational Medicine (JUMMEC) and Associate Editor for Asia Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (APJMBB). She is also the Honorary Treasurer for Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. She is a member of Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine and life member of Malaysian Medical Association.

Dr. Amirah has been awarded twice for both the UM Excellent Service Award  (2018 & 2021) and Certificate of Excellent Service (2017 and 2020). She also won the Bronze medal in Knovasi: Kongress & Pertandingan Inovasi Pengajaran & Pembelajaran, UKM, 2020 for her contribution in generating solutions for problem-based learning (PBL) beginners.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 01/04/2021 to present
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 12/08/2020 to 11/08/2022
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 01/07/2020 to 30/06/2022
  • Acting Head of Department, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 24/05/2021 to 20/08/2021
  • Ahli jawatankuasa siasatan kes salah laku UMMP Stage 3 (committee member, investigation of cases of misconduct) , Faculty, 13/08/2021 to present
  • Ahli jawatankuasa siasatan kes salah laku UMMP Stage 2 (committee member, investigation of cases of misconduct), Faculty, 23/07/2021 to present
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 24/05/2021 to 20/08/2021
  • COACH UM TEAMS FOR SIMPICSED COMPETITION 2021, International, 09/12/2020 to 14/03/2021
  • CHAIRMAN, International, 13/07/2020 to 03/06/2021
  • QUALITY MANAGER, Faculty, 01/04/2019 to 31/03/2021
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 01/04/2019 to 31/03/2021
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 01/04/2019 to 31/03/2021
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 01/04/2019 to 31/03/2021
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 01/04/2019 to 31/03/2021
  • PROGRAMME COORDINATOR, Faculty, 13/04/2018 to 13/04/2021
  • Conjoint Exam Committee MPath (Part 1 and Part II), National, 23/09/2020 to 09/11/2020
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 26/06/2020 to 26/06/2020
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 02/03/2020 to 02/03/2020
  • Coordinator, Faculty, 01/09/2019 to 11/08/2020
  • PROGRAMME COORDINATOR, Faculty, 10/08/2018 to 09/08/2020
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 13/04/2018 to 13/04/2020
  • Exam Invigilator, Faculty, 08/01/2019 to 08/01/2019
  • PROGRAMME COORDINATOR, Faculty, 01/10/2017 to 30/09/2019
  • PROGRAMME COORDINATOR, Faculty, 20/09/2017 to 19/09/2019
  • TRAINING SECTION MANAGER, Faculty, 24/05/2017 to 24/03/2019
  • Deputy Quality Manager, Faculty, 16/08/2016 to 16/08/2019
  • Coordinator for Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Parasitology), Faculty, 01/08/2016 to 31/07/2019
  • PBL Module Coordinator, Faculty, 09/09/2016 to 09/09/2018
  • PEGAWAI PERUBATAN PENILAI (MEDICAL EVALUATION OF ANIMAL CONTACT), Faculty, 09/08/2016 to present
  • Coordinator (acting) for Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Parasitology), Faculty, 01/04/2016 to 05/06/2016
  • QUALITY MANAGER, Faculty, 01/01/2016 to present
  • Member of Diagnostic Committee, Faculty, 22/10/2015 to present
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa PBL case design, Faculty, 18/03/2013 to 18/03/2015
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PhD, MEDICINE, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • MBBS, PERUBATAN DAN PEMBEDAHAN, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Honorary Treasurer of the MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY (MSMBB), Treasurer, 2021 to present (National)
  • Asia-Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (APJMBB), Associate Editor, 2020 to 2022 (International)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, Honorary Treasurer, 2021 to present (National)
  • LABQAS'S Malaria Advisory Committee Chair & Coordinator for the Malaria Screening program, Advisory Board, 2020 to 2022 (National)
  • Members of the Editorial Board in each issue of the journal as well as on the website., Associate Editor, 2020 to 2022 (National)
  • MALAYSIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, Member, Since 2008 (National)
  • Journal of Health and Translational Medicine, Assistant Editor, 2020 to 2022 (International)
  • Pembantu Editor JUMMEC, Associate Editor, 2020 to 2022 (University)
  • Honorary treasurer of Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (MSMBB), Treasurer, 2021 to present (National)
  • Member of Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (MSMBB), Member, 2021 to 2021 (National)
  • Honorary Treasurer MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, Treasurer, 2019 to 2021 (National)
  • Asia-Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Associate Editor, 2018 to 2020 (University)
  • Journal of Health and Translational Medicine, Editorial Board Member, 2018 to 2020 (University)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF PARASITOLOGY AND TROPICAL MEDICINE, Registered Member, 2014 to 2020 (National)
  • Asia Pacific Association on Problem Based Learning in Health Sciences, Malaysia, Assistant Secretary, 2018 to 2019 (International)
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology , Associate Editor, 2017 to 2019 (International)
  • Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Academic Advisor, 2017 to 2019 (University)
  • Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Committee Members, 2017 to 2019 (National)
  • Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Academic Advisor, 2016 to 2018 (University)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • PARASITOLOGY (Malaria; non-human primate malaria;malaria culture & invasion assay; Anopheles colonization, artificial mating and infection; Medical parasitology)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • MPATH - Slides demonstration, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • UMMP - Microbiology of STD, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • MPath - Mock Exam, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • MPath - Slide demonstration, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 1 )
  • UMMP - PBL Block 5, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 2 )
  • UMMP - Parasitic infections of CNS & eyes, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 1 )
  • MPath - , Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 2 )
  • UMMP - Common tropical infectious disease: Malaria, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021 - 2 )
  • Mpath - Malaria and babesiosis, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 1 )
  • UMMP - UMMP PBL Tutor Recruitment, Ummp Pbl Tutor Recruitment, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021 - 1 )
  • MPath - Tutorial malaria (2nd year oncall), Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021 - 1 )
  • MID1010 - Microbiology & Parasitology, Bachelor, University of Malaya (UM) (2021 - 1)
  • MIC2014 - Diagnostic Parasitology, Bachelor, University of Malaya (UM) (2021 - 2)
  • MIC3012 - Advanced diagnostic parasitology, Bachelor, University of Malaya (UM) (2021 - 2)
  • MIC3012 - ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (seminar 2), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • MJEB3402 - ADVANCED COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY: CONASS I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 2 )
  • ummp - PBL tutor orientation Block 11, Pbl Tutor Orientation Block 11, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • GIM1001 - BASIC PARASITOLOGY (Blood aliens), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • MPath - Slide demonstration (revision), Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 1 )
  • MIC1006 - PARASITOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • MIC2014 - DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (Parasite diagnostic lab), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • UMMP - Remedial Stage 2, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - )
  • UMMP - University Malaya Medical Programme: PBL Tutor Orientation Block 6, Pbl Tutors, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 1 )
  • GIM1001 - BASIC PARASITOLOGY (Blood aliens), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • MID1010 - MICROBIOLOGY AND PARASITOLOGY: Blood parasites (malaria) & Toxoplasma, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 2 )
  • MJEB3403 - BASIC DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY: Diagnosis of Malaria, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 2 )
  • MIB1007 - MICROBIOLOGY AND PARASITOLOGY (tissue protozoa), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • MIC2014 - DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (Malaria staining), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • MIC3012 - ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (Malaria zoonosis and its control), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • MID1010 - MICROBIOLOGY AND PARASITOLOGY (Blood parasites & Toxoplasma), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • MPath - Slide demonstration, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • UMMP - , Pbl Block 4 Tutor Orientation Ummp, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • UMMP - , First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 1 )
  • MIC1006 - Parasitology, Bachelor, University of Malaya (UM) (2021 - 2)
  • MIB1007 - MICROBIOLOGY AND PARASITOLOGY (tissue protozoa), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • MIC1006 - PARASITOLOGY (Babesia, leishmania, trypanosomes), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • MID1010 - MICROBIOLOGY AND PARASITOLOGY (Blood parasites & Toxoplasma), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • UMMP - University Malaya Medical Programme Block 5: PBL 5.4, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 2 )
  • GIM1001 - Parasitology Asas, Bachelor, University of Malaya (UM) (2021 - 2)
  • UMMP - University Malaya Medical Programme Block 11: PBL 11.1, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • MIC2014 - DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY: CONASS II (SAT), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 2 )
  • MIC1006 - PARASITOLOGY: CONASS I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 2 )
  • MIB1107 - Mikrobiologi Farmaseutikal: Other blood parasites, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 2 )
  • GIM1001 - BASIC PARASITOLOGY: Pets & Parasites, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 2 )
  • Teaching Activity
  • MIC3012 - ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • MIC3012 - ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2022)
  • GIM1001 - BASIC PARASITOLOGY, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2022)
  • PBL - Block 5 Respiratory Sciences, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2022)
  • UMMP - Block 8 Endocrine, Nutrition and sexual health, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2022)
  • MIC2014 - DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • MIC2014 - DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2022)
  • MPATH - MASTER OF PATHOLOGY, Master, University Malaya (2021)
  • MID1010 - MICROBIOLOGY AND PARASITOLOGY, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2022)
  • MPath - Mpath February 2022, Master, University Malaya (2022)
  • MPath - MPath July 2022, Master, University Malaya (2022)
  • MPath - MPath Part 2 final year , Master, University Malaya (2022)
  • MIC1006 - PARASITOLOGY, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • MIC1016 - PARASITOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2022)
  • MID1010 - PARASITOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • PBL - PBL Blo ck 10 Gastroenterology & Nutrition, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2022)
  • UMMP - UMMP Intro to Infectious Diseases, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • UMMP - UMMP Stage 1,2 and 3.3, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    WoS
    2021
    • Salleh, N. H. M., Rahman, M. F. A., Samsusah, S., De Silva, J. R., Tan, J. H., Amir, A., & Lau, Y. L. (2021). Complications of Sub-microscopic Plasmodium vivax Malaria among Orang Asli in Pos Lenjang, Kuala Lipis. Tropical Biomedicine, 38(1), 33-35. doi: 10.47665/tb.38.1.006
    • Amir, A., Lai, M. Y., Sarip, F., Omar, H., Ismail, W. H. W., Grover, C. S., . . . Mahmud, R. (2021). Enteral myiasis causing acute dysentery: A case report. Tropical Biomedicine, 38(1), 142-144. doi: 10.47665/tb.38.1.024
    2020
    • Amir, A., Shahari, S., Liew, J. W. K., de Silva, J. R., Khan, M. B., Lai, M. Y., . . . Lau, Y. L. (2020). Natural Plasmodium infection in wild macaques of three states in peninsular Malaysia. Acta Tropica, 211, 6. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105596
    • Salleh, N. H. M., Rahman, M. F. A., Samsusah, S., De Silva, J. R., Ng, D. C. E., Ghozali, A. H., . . . Lau, Y. L. (2020). Case report: recurrence of Plasmodium vivax malaria due to defective cytochrome P450 2D6 function in Pos Lenjang, Pahang, Malaysia. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 114(9), 700-703. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/traa042
    • Mahendran, P., Liew, J. W. K., Amir, A., Ching, X. T., & Lau, Y. L. (2020). Droplet digital polymerase chain reaction (ddPCR) for the detection of Plasmodium knowlesi and Plasmodium vivax. Malaria Journal, 19(1), 10. doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03314-5
    • Ponnampalavanar, S., Kukreja, A., Amir, A., Mahmud, R. (2020). First case report of paragonimiasis in a Malaysian man. Tropical Biomedicine, 37(1), 24-28.
    2019
    • van Schalkwyk, D. A., Blasco, B., Nunez, R. D., Liew, J. W. K., Amir, A., Lau, Y. L., . . . Sutherland, C. J. (2019). Plasmodium knowlesi exhibits distinct in vitro drug susceptibility profiles from those of Plasmodium falciparum. International Journal for Parasitology-Drugs and Drug Resistance, 9, 93-99. doi:10.1016/j.ijpddr.2019.02.004
    • de Silva, J. R., Amir, A., Lau, Y. L., Ooi, C. H., Fong, M. Y. (2019). Distribution of the Duffy genotypes in Malaysian Borneo and its relation to Plasmodium knowlesi malaria susceptibility. Plos One, 14(9), 11. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0222681
    2018
    • Amir, A., Cheong, F. W., de Silva, J. R., Liew, J. W. K., Lau, Y. L. (2018). Plasmodium knowlesi malaria: current research perspectives. Infection and Drug Resistance, 11, 1145-1155. doi:10.2147/idr.s148664
    • Amir, A., Cheong, F. W., De Silva, J. R., Lau, Y. L. (2018). Diagnostic tools in childhood malaria. Parasites Vectors, 11, 12. doi:10.1186/s13071-018-2617-y
    Refereed Journals
    2021
    • Mat Salleh, N.H., Abdul Rahman, M.F., Samsusah, S., De Silva, J.R., Tan, J.H., Amir, A., Lau, Y.L. (2021) Case report: Complications of sub-microscopic Plasmodium vivax malaria among Orang Asli in Pos Lenjang, Kuala Lipis. Tropical Biomedicine, 38 (1). (WoS)
    • Amir, A., Lai, M.Y., Sarip, F., Omar, H., Wan Ismail, W.H., Grover, C.S., Lau, Y.L. and Mahmud, R (2021). Enteral myiasis causing acute dysentery: A case report. Tropical Biomedicine, 38(1). (WoS)
    2020
    • Mat Salleh, N. H., Rahman, M. F. A., Samsusah, S., De Silva, J. R., Ng, D. C. E., Ghozali, A. H., Tan, J.H., Amir, A., Liew, J.W.K., & Lau, Y. L. (2020). Case report: recurrence of Plasmodium vivax malaria due to defective cytochrome P450 2D6 function in Pos Lenjang, Pahang, Malaysia. Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. (WoS)
    • Amir, A., Shahari, S., Liew, J. W. K., de Silva, J. R., Khan, M. B., Lai, M. Y., ... & Lau, Y. L. (2020). Natural Plasmodium infection in wild macaques of three states in Peninsular Malaysia. Acta Tropica, 105596. (WoS)
    • Mahendran, P., Liew, J. W. K., Amir, A., Ching, X. T., & Lau, Y. L. (2020). Droplet digital polymerase chain reaction (ddPCR) for the detection of Plasmodium knowlesi and Plasmodium vivax. Malaria Journal, 19(1), 1-10. (WoS)
    2019
    • van Schalkwyk, D. A., Blasco, B., Nu ez, R. D., Liew, J. W., Amir, A., Lau, Y. L., ... & Sutherland, C. J. (2019). Plasmodium knowlesi exhibits distinct in vitro drug susceptibility profiles from those of Plasmodium falciparum. International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance. 9:93-99. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpddr.2019.02.004. (WoS)
    • de Silva JR, Amir A, Lau YL, Ooi C-H, Fong MY (2019) Distribution of the Duffy genotypes in Malaysian Borneo and its relation to Plasmodium knowlesi malaria susceptibility. PLoS ONE 14(9): e0222681. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0222681 (WoS)
    • Ponnampalavanar, S., Kukreja, A., Amir, A. and Mahmud, R. (2020) First case report of paragonimiasis in a Malaysian man. Tropical Biomedicine (WoS)
    2018
    • Amir A, Cheong FW, Jeremy RDS, Lau YL. (2018). Diagnostic Tools in Childhood Malaria. Parasites & Vectors. 11:53 (WoS)
    • Bridget E Barber, Bruce Russell, Matthew Grigg, Rou Zhang, Timothy William, Amirah Amir, Yee Ling Lau, Mark Chatfield, Arjen Dondorp, Nicholas Anstey, and Tsin Yeo (2018). Reduced red blood cell deformability in Plasmodium knowlesi malaria. Blood Advances. Blood Advances 2018 2:433-443. (WoS)
    • Amir, A., Cheong, F.W., de Silva, J.R., Liew, J.W.K., Lau, Y.L. (2018). Plasmodium knowlesi malaria: current research perspectives. Infection and Drug Resistance. Accepted. (WoS)
    2017
    • Rai, V., Phang, L. F., Sia, S. F., Amir, A., Veerakumaran, J. S., Kassim, M., Othman, R., Tah, P. C., Loh, P. S., Jailani, M., & Ong, G. (2017). Effects of immunonutrition on biomarkers in traumatic brain injury patients in Malaysia: a prospective randomized controlled trial. BMC anesthesiology, 17(1), 81. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12871-017-0369-4 (WoS)
    • Lim KL, Amir A, Lau YL, Fong MY (2017). The Duffy binding protein (PkDBP II) of Plasmodium knowlesi from Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo show different binding activity level to human erythrocytes. Malaria Journal 16: 331 (WoS)
    • Arine Fadzlun Ahmad, Romano Ngui, Jaxinthe Ong, Farikha Sarip, Wan Hafiz Wan Ismail, Zurainee Mohamed Nor, Amirah Amir, Yvonne Ai-Lian Lim, Rohela Mahmud. Case report: A symptomatic case of Hymenolepis diminuta infection in an urban-dwelling adult in Malaysia. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2017, 97(1): 163-165. (WoS)
    2016
    • Lau YL, Lee WC, Chen J, Zhong Z, Jian J, Amir A, Cheong FW, Sum JS, Fong MY (2016). Draft genomes of Anopheles cracens and Anopheles maculatus: Comparison of simian malaria and human malaria vectors in Peninsular Malaysia. PLoS One 11: e0157893 (WoS)
    • Amir A, Ngui R, Wan Ismail WH, Wong KT, Ong J, Lim YAL, Rohela M (2016). A case report of anisakiosis causing acute dysentery in Malaysia. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (WoS)
    • Amir A, Russell BM, Liew JWK, Moon RW, Fong MY, Vythilingam I, Subramaniam V, Snounou G, Lau YL (2016). Invasion characteristics of a Plasmodium knowlesi line newly isolated from a human. Scientific Reports. (WoS)
    • Angal, L., Lim, Y.A., Yap, N.J., Ngui, R., Amir, A., Kamarulzaman, A. and Rohela, M. 2016. Toxoplasmosis in HIV and non HIV prisoners in Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 33(1): 159 169. (WoS)
    • Robert W. Moon, Hazem Sharaf, Claire H. Hastings, Yung Shwen Ho, Mridul B. Nair, Zineb Rchiad, Ellen Knuepfer, Abhinay Ramaprasad, Franziska Mohring, Amirah Amir, Noor A. Yusuf, Joanna Hall, Neil Almond, Yee Ling Lau, Arnab Pain, Michael J. Blackman and Anthony A. Holder. 2016. Normocyte binding protein required for human erythrocyte invasion by the zoonotic malaria parasite Plasmodium knowlesi. PNAS (WoS)
    2015
    • Rajoo Y, Rohela M, Ng RX, Sharifah FSO, Kumar G, Lim YAL, Arine FA, Amirah A, Zurainee MN, Ngui R (2015). Liver cirrhosis and splenomegaly associated with Schistosoma mansoni in a Sudanese woman in Malaysia: A case report. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine: 334-336 (WoS)
    • Liew J, Amir A, Chen Y, Fong MY, Lau YL. Autoantibody profile of patients infected with knowlesi malaria, Clin Chim Acta (2015) (WoS)
    • Ng KF, Tan KH, Ngui R, Lim YAL, Amirah A, Rajoo Y, Hamimah H, Rohela M (2015). Fatal case of amoebic liver abscess in a child. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 8(10):878 880. (WoS)
    • Lorainne Angal, Rohela Mahmud, Sajideh Samin, Nan- Jiun Yap, Romano Ngui, Amirah Amir, Init Ithoi, Adeeba Kamarulzaman and Yvonne AL Lim. 2015. Determining intestinal parasitic infections (IPIs) in inmates from Kajang Prison, Selangor, Malaysia for improved prison management. BMC Infect Dis.15:467 (WoS)
    2014
    • Amir A, Lee YL. (2014). A case of acute kidney injury by near-drowning.Malays Fam Physician;8(3);34-6 (SCOPUS)
    • Romano Ngui, Sarala Ravindran, Diana Bee Lan Ong, Tak Kuan Chow, Kah Pin Low, Zaidi Syeda Nureena, Yamuna Rajoo, Yuee Teng Chin, Amirah Amir, Arine Fadzlun Ahmad, Yvonne Ai Lian Lim, Rohela Mahmud (2014). Enterobius vermicularis salpingitis seen in the setting of ectopic pregnancy in a Malaysian patient: A case report. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. (WoS)
    • Jia-Siang Sum, Wenn-Chyau Lee, Amirah Amir, Kamil Ali Braima, John Jeffery, Noraishah M. Abdul-Aziz, Mun-Yik Fong and Yee-Ling Lau (2014). Phylogenetic study of six Anopheles mosquitoes in Peninsular Malaysia based on inter-transcribed spacer region 2 (ITS2) of ribosomal DNA. Parasit Vectors. (WoS)
    2013
    • Amir A, Sum JS, Lau YL, Vythilingam I, Fong MY. (2013) Colonization of Anopheles cracens: a malaria vector of emerging importance. Parasit Vectors, 28;6:81 (WoS)
    2009
    • M Rohela, I Jamaiah, T T Hui, J W Mak, I Ithoi, A Amirah. 2009. Dirofilaria causing eye infection in a patient from Malaysia. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 40(5):914-8. (WoS)
    Non-Refereed Journals
    2020
    • Wong KH, Foong CC, Amir A (2020). Generating Solutions for Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Beginners, 1:13-14. ISSN: 2660-8114
    Book
    2018
    • Mahmud, R., Lim, Y.A.L. and Amir, A. (2018). Medical Parasitology: A Textbook. Springer.
    Book Chapter
    2020
    • Sim, D.S.M., Tan, C.H., Amir, A. (2020) To change or not to change- Moving from traditional teaching to problem-based learning at University Malaya medical school. In Shahbodin, F, & Jano, Z., Problem Based Learning Best Practices, Research and Development (pp. 93-104). University Press, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka.
    2019
    • Sim et al (2018). Enhancing Student Learning in Medical Schools. Problem-Based Learning (pp. 31-40). Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press,
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
  • Characterising the zoonotic potential of Plasmodium cynomolgi, a malaria parasite prevalent in macaques in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, Consultant, 2020 - 2023 (National)
  • Towards Malaria Elimination: A Proposal to Kickstart Plasmodium knowlesi Vaccine Development, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020 (National)
  • In Vitro And Ex Vivo Anti-plasmodial Activity Of Vernonia Amygdalina Against Plasmodium Knowlesi, Co-Researcher, 07/09/2021 to 06/09/2024, Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi (KPT) (Government)
  • Characterising The Zoonotic Potential Of Plasmodium Cynomolgi, A Malaria Parasite Prevalent In Macaques In Malaysia And Southeast Asia, Co-Researcher, 01/11/2020 to 30/04/2024, Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT) (Government)
  • PERINTIS 2019/2020
  • Genetic diversity and natural selection of circumsporozoite surface protein in Plasmodium knowlesi , Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2020 (National)
  • MyPAIR2019 HUBERT CURIEN PARTNERSHIP (PHC) - HIBISCUS FRANCEMALAYSIA
  • Epidemiology and Biodiversity of the Non-Human Malaria Parasites of Malaysia - A Proposal for Preservation, Dissemination and Scientific Exploitation, Consultant, 2019 - 2021 (International)
  • Long Term Research Grant Scheme (LRGS)
  • A multi-pronged approach in combating knowlesi malaria, Consultant, 2018 - 2022 (National)
  • Zoogeographical Distribution, Epidemiology, And Multilocus Genotyping Of Plasmodium Knowlesi Among Primates In Peninsular Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/01/2019 to 30/09/2023, Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT) (Government)
  • International Funding
  • Mypair Hibiscus : Epidemiology And Biodiversity Of The Non-human Malaria Parasites Of Malaysia - A Proposal For Preservation, Dissemination And Scientific Exploitation, Co-Researcher, 01/05/2019 to 31/03/2022, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM) (Government)
  • Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP)
  • Binding affinity of Duffy Binding Protein (PkDBP II) of Plasmodium knowlesi clinical isolates from Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah & Sarawak, Principal Investigator(PI), 16/03/2016 to 16/03/2018, Research University (Government)
  • SUPERVISION
    Academic Adviser
    (Total of Student),(No. of Contact Hours),(Academic Session)
  • 3, 6, 2016/2017
  • Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • BINDING AFFINITY OF DUFFY BINDING PROTEIN (PkDBPall) OF PLASMODIUM KNOWLESI CLINICAL ISOLATES FROM PENINSULAR MALAYSIA AND MALAYSIAN BORNEO, LIM KHAI LONE, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • THE BIODIVERSITY OF PLASMODIUM KNOWLESI IN WILD MACAQUES FROM PENINSULAR MALAYSIA AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PLASMODIUM KNOWLESI IN VITRO CULTURE, SHAHHAZIQ SHAHARI, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • Risk factors associated with intestinal parasitic infections among HIV patients in Hospital Melaka: A cross-sectional overview, Cassandra Anne binti Abot,, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • THE GENETIC DIVERSITY STUDY AND IMMUNOGENICITY PROFILING OF PLASMODIUM KNOWLESI SURFACE PROTEIN ALTERED THROMBOSPONDIN REPEATED DOMAIN (PKSPATR), UMMI WAHIDAH BINTI AZLAN, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • In vitro and ex vivo anti-plasmodial activity of Vernonia amygdalina against Plasmodium knowlesi, Nur Zulaikha Zulkefli, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • phylogenetic and erythrocyte binding studies on plasmodium cynomolgi duffy binding protein 2, EIra nurfarisha binti mohd latif, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    Completed
    • -, CASSANDRA ANNE BINTI ABOT, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • BINDING ACTIVITY OF DUFFY BINDING PROTEIN (PKDBPaII) OF PLASMODIUM KNOWLESI CLINICAL ISOLATES FROM PENINSULAR MALAYSIA AND MALAYSIAN BORNEO, LIM KHAI LONE, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    UG Student/Clinical Fellowship
    (Title of Thesis),(Academic Session)
    Completed
    • Biomed FYP: Establishment of in vitro culture of Plasmodium knowlesi gametocytes, 2018
    • Biomed FYP: Droplet digital polymerase chain reaction (ddPCR) for the detection of Plasmodium knowlesi and Plasmodium vivax, 2018
    • GENETIC DIVERSITY OF PLASMODIUM CYNOMOLGI DUFFY BINDING PROTEIN 1 (II) GENE, 2019/2020
    • UMMP Research Elective Posting: The accuracy of NS1 antigen rapid diagnostic test to detect dengue NS1 antigen by using capillary blood sample, 2018/2019
    • Phylogenetic analysis of geographically isolated Plasmodium knowlesi in wild macaques of Peninsular Malaysia, 2021
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • FMSA Donation Drive for Sabah (fight against Covid), 27/10/2020 to 27/10/2020
    • Donated Covid support to Dignity for Children Foundation, 15/04/2020 to 15/04/2020
    • Donation for students affected by MCO (derma covid-19 UM), 23/03/2020 to 23/03/2020
    • Donated to MERCY Malaysia Covid-19 fund, 23/03/2020 to 23/03/2020
    • Donated 15 Papaya seedlings to Free Tree Society Kuala Lumpur, 18/01/2020 to 18/01/2020
    • Participated in Sentul Festival Workshop in support of Dignity for Children, 17/08/2019 to 18/08/2019
    • Supporting children in UNICEF, 02/10/2017 to 31/12/2018
    • Contribution to Rohingya Selayang Shelter, April 2017, 28/04/2017 to 28/04/2017
    COURSE ATTENDED
    (Course Title),(Venue),(Duration),(Level)
    Internal / External Course
  • WORKSHOP ON VIDEO EDITING USING MICROSOFT PHOTOS, Via Google Meet, 27/11/2020 to 27/11/2020
  • COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS MODULE, Online, 06/04/2020 to 06/04/2020
  • PBL TUTOR TRAINING WORKSHOP, Cube, Faculty of Medicine, Um, 11/03/2020 to 12/03/2020
  • FACILITATION OF A THEME SESSION WORKSHOP, Cube, Faculty of Medicine, Um, 16/01/2020 to 16/01/2020
  • MALARIA WORKSHOP: CURRENT TOOLS TO COMBAT MALARIA WITH SPECIAL FOCUS ON PLASMODIUM KNOWLESI, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Um, 14/10/2019 to 18/10/2019
  • PBL GROUP DYNAMICS & CASE DESIGN WORKSHOP, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak Campus, Kota Samarahan, 02/10/2019 to 03/10/2019
  • PBL GROUP DYNAMICS & CASE DESIGN WORKSHOP, Detar Putra Hall, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 02/10/2019 to 03/10/2019
  • MALARIA WORKSHOP: CURRENT TOOLS TO COMBAT MALARIA WITH SPECIAL FOCUS ON PLASMODIUM KNOWLESI, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 04/03/2019 to 08/03/2019
  • BENGKEL RISK PROCESSORS, OPERATION, MITIGATION, SAFETY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH FOR ISO9000, Blk Serbaguna, Aras 4, Pejabat Dekan, Fakulti Perubatan, 26/09/2018 to 26/09/2018
  • WORKSHOP ON PLASMODIUM CYNOMOLGI ASEXUAL BLOOD STAGE CULTURE, Distinction Dunedin Hotel, Dunedin, New Zealand, 11/09/2018 to 15/09/2018
  • ASIA PACIFIC CONFERENCE ON PROBLEM BASED LEARNING IN HEALTH SCIENCES AND HIGHER EDUCATION, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia, 03/08/2018 to 05/08/2018
  • ASIA PACIFIC CONFERENCE ON PROBLEM BASED LEARNING IN HEALTH SCIENCE AND HIGHER EDUCATION 2018., Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia, 02/08/2018 to 05/08/2018
  • THE ART OF LIVING WITH DR. VENGA - CONTROLLING ANGER & STRESS - BEFORE IT CONTROLS YOU, Auditorium Tj Danaraj Fakulti Perubatan, 09/11/2017 to 09/11/2017
  • 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, Paum Clubhouse, Kuala Lumpur, 01/11/2017 to 02/11/2017
  • UNGKU-OMAR-NEWTON FUND RESEARCHER WORKSHOP. "NEGLECTED DISEASES IN SEA: BUILDING CAPACITY IN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL MODELLING", Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 28/08/2017 to 01/09/2017
  • PBL WORKSHOP FOR TUTORS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 26/07/2017 to 27/07/2017
  • 2ND BASIC AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY COURSE, Faculty of Medicine, 05/07/2017 to 09/07/2017
  • ELSEVIER - WORKSHOP ON DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS, The Cube, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 13/02/2017 to 13/02/2017
  • ACADEMIC SOCIAL NETWORKING (RESEARCHGATE & ACADEMIA) AND THE RESEARCH IMPACT, Computer Lab, Level 2, Institute of Research Management & Monitoring (Ippp), 25/01/2017 to 25/01/2017
  • HOW TO ENGAGE YOUR STUDENTS USING SPECTRUM, Computer Lab Ict 2, Level 6, Mercu Alam Bina, Um, 16/01/2017 to 16/01/2017
  • HOW TO ENGAGE YOUR STUDENTS THROUGH SPECTRUM, Makmal Komputer Ict2, Mercu Alam Bina, 16/01/2017 to 16/01/2017
  • WORKSHOP ON DEVELOPMENT OF BIOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT FORM, Medical Biotechnology Lab Lecturre Hall, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 08/12/2016 to 08/12/2016
  • E-PROCUREMENT WORKSHOP, Computer Lab 2, Faculty of Medicine, 24/05/2016 to 24/05/2016
  • BIOSAFETY & BIOSECURITY TRAINING PROGRAM SESSION II/2016, Wisma R&D University Malaya, 12/04/2016 to 13/04/2016
  • MID YEAR SEMINAR OF MSPTM 2015, Auditorium Perhilitan Cheras, 10/09/2015 to 10/09/2015
  • MST SHORT SEMINAR SERIES: AN ESSENTIAL INTRODUCTION TO SNAKES, VENOM & ENVENOMATION, Clinical Auditorium, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 19/03/2014 to 19/03/2014
  • PROBLEM BASED LEARNING TUTOR WORKSHOP FOR UMMP, Faculty of Medicine, 23/10/2013 to 24/10/2013
  • EDITING YOUR MANUSCRIPT FOR PUBLICATION: WORKSHOP FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS, Faculty of Medicine, 12/09/2012 to 14/09/2012
  • TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR NEW LECTURERS, Aras 3 Dan Aras 12 Wisma R & D, 26/07/2012 to 09/08/2012
  • PROBLEM BASED LEARNING, Faculty of Medicine, 04/04/2012 to 10/04/2012
  • BASIC MICROSCOPY KNOWLEDGE AND MAINTENANCE COURSE NOT INVOLVING OPTICAL CALIBRATION, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 16/02/2012 to 16/02/2012
  • ESTABLISHING ANOPHELES DIRUS COLONY IN THE LABORATORY, Mahidol University, Thailand, 28/11/2011 to 23/12/2011
  • ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Academic/Professional Services
    (Contribution),(Duration),(Level),(Role)
  • Treasurer, ICMBB 2022, 07/06/2022 to 09/06/2022, International, (Event Organiser)
  • Participant, 11/11/2021 to 13/11/2021, International, (Participant)
  • PEMERIKSA DALAM BAGI PEPERIKSAAN BAHAGIAN I DAN II (ULANGAN) BAGI PROGRAM DOKTOR PAKAR PATOLOGI SESI 2020/2021, 22/10/2021 to 31/12/2021, National, (Internal Examiner)
  • First observations of Plasmodium malariae and its evolution during the parasitological evaluation of the long-term village scale malaria vector control program in the Balombo area of Angola, 12/09/2021 to 20/09/2021, International, (Reviewer)
  • Advisor (subject matter expert) to review course: MDC3003 Parasitologi Perubatan for Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology at College of Health Sciences UMMC, 16/06/2021 to 25/06/2021, University, (Reviewer)
  • Examiner Biomed FYP: Mohamad Aizuddin bin Mohd Yusoh, 11/06/2021 to 11/06/2021, University, (Internal Examiner)
  • Examiner Biomed FYP: Syaza Izzati, 10/06/2021 to 10/06/2021, University, (Internal Examiner)
  • Thesis seminar WAN NAJDAH WAN MOHAMAD ALI: INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE STATUS AND ENZYMATIC ACTIVITY OF AEDES AEGYPTI AND AEDES ALBOPICTUS FROM DENGUE HOTSPOT AREAS IN KUALA LUMPUR AND SELANGOR, MALAYSIA: MAPS OF THEIR DISTRIBUTION., 09/06/2021 to 09/06/2021, University, (Internal Assessor)
  • Chairperson, 01/06/2021 to 03/06/2021, International, (Event Organiser)
  • Participant, 21/05/2021 to 21/05/2021, International, (Participant)
  • Ahli jawatankuasa pemeriksa dalam semester II Program ijazah sarjana muda sains kejururawatan, 20/05/2021 to 31/10/2021, University, (Internal Examiner)
  • Ahli jawatankuasa pemereiksa dalam semester II program ijazah sarjana muda sains bioperubatan, 22/04/2021 to 31/10/2021, University, (Internal Examiner)
  • Involvement as a member of advisory council for the malaria QA program, 16/05/2016 to 31/12/2022, National, (Expert Advisor)
  • Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Thesis Seminar Wan Najdah Wan Mohamad Ali: Insecticide resistance status and enzymatic activity of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus from dengue hotspot areas in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, Malaysia: Maps of their distribution., 2021 to 2021 (Thesis)
  • Proposal defence (PhD Project): Bionomics of simisn malaria vectors and molecular characterisation of its parasites in Peninsular Malaysia , 2020 to 2020 (Proposal defence)
  • Proposal defence (PhD Project) - Genetic variation and spatial distribution of the simian malaria vectors of Peninsular Malaysia, 2020 to 2020 (Proposal Defence)
  • Assessor for master candidate conversion to PhD, 2020 to 2021 (Conversion to PhD)
  • Review article in Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Review article in JUMMEC, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Review article in Journal of Physiological Anthropology, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Penemuduga bagi kemasukan ke program Pengajian Peringkat Ijazah Sarjana Muda Ambilan Sesi Akademik 2020/2021, 2020 to 2020 (MBBS Entrance)
  • Proposal defense (PhD Project) Genetic diversity and immunogenicity profilling of Plasmodium knowlesi surface protein altered thrombospondin repeated domain (PkSPATR) and rhoptry associated protein 1 (PkRAP1), 2020 to 2020 (Proposal defense)
  • Proposal defence (PhD Project): Genetic diversity and immunogeneticity profiling (in animal models) of Plasmodium knowlesi apical membrane antigen 1 (PkAMA-1) from Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo., 2020 to 2020 (Proposal defence)
  • Review article in Tropical Biomedicine , 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Ahli jawatankuasa pemeriksa dalam semester II sesi 2020/2021 program ijazah sarjana muda sains bioperubatan, 2020 to 2021
  • Ahli jawatankuasa pemeriksa dalam semester II sesi 2020/2021 program ijazah sarjana muda sains kejururawatan, 2020 to 2021
  • Final Year Project, Bachelors in Biomedical Science, Semester II, Session 2020/2021, 2020 to 2021 (Project)
  • Review article in Malaysian Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • External Examiner for the Bachelor in Medical Sciences Program: Characterisation and histopathological evaluation of Syrian golden hamsters in response to Plasmodium berghei, 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • Review article in Tropical Biomedicine, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Proposal Defence Masters Project - Binding activity of PkDBP alpha II of P. knowlesi clinical isolates in respective to different level of parasitaemia, 2019 to 2019 (Proposal Defence)
  • judges for RESEARCH POSTER COMPETITION, 2019 to 2019 (Poster)
  • Proposal Defence PhD Project - Genetic diversity, binding affinity and immunogenecity profiling of PkNBPXaII corresponding to high and low parasitaemia level, 2019 to 2019 (Proposal Defence)
  • Examiner for OSCE UMMP Stage 1, 2019 to 2019 (OSCE UMMP Stage 1)
  • Experimental study of Plasmodium knowlesi normocyte binding protein Xa region II for erythrocyte binding, 2019 (Thesis)
  • Examiner for Master of Pathology (MPath) , 2019 to 2019 (Master of Pathology (MPath))
  • Poster Judge at the 3rd International Conference on Molecular Biology & Biotechnology 2019, 2019 to 2019 (Poster)
  • Insecticide status of field collected Aedes aegypti from Selangor and its underlying mechanisms, 2019 to 2019 (Thesis)
  • Review article in Tropical Biomedicine, 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Ahli jawatankuasa panel penilai Proposal defense: Processes of academic failure among year 1 struggling medical students in the undergraduate medical programme of University of Malaya , 2018 to 2018 (Masters in Medical Science)
  • Examiner OSCE, Barrier Assessment Stage 1 (MBBS) , 2018 to 2018 (OSCE)
  • Examiner Masters of Pathology (Medical Microbiology) , 2018 to 2018 (Masters of Pathology)
  • Detection of resistance status of Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) from Selangor, Malaysia, using bioassays, biochemical and molecular tools , 2018 to 2018 (Examinor for Candidature Defence)
  • Oral and thesis examiner Biomedical Science Final Year Project (SEM for Anopheles subgroup Leucosphyrus eggs in Malaysia), 2018 to 2018 (Project)
  • Oral and thesis examiner Biomedical Science Final Year Project (In silico and in vitro evaluation of inhibitory effects of selected bioflavonoids against Dengue virus), 2018 to 2018 (Project)
  • Review article in BMC Infectious Diseases, 2017 to 2017 (Article in Journal)
  • Examiner for Barrier assesment Stage 1 MBBS, OSCE , 2017 to 2017
  • Review article in BMC Research Notes Journal , 2017 to 2017 (Article in Journal)
  • Oral and thesis examiner Biomedical Science Final Year Project (Studies on Blastocystis sp. (subtype 1) isolated from Urban and Orang Asli individuals) , 2017 to 2017 (Project)
  • Examiner for OSCE 3rd MBBS Examination 2015/2016, 2016 to 2016 (OSCE)
  • Review article in Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Research, 2016 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Expert Linkages
    (Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • Koordinator Unit Diagnostik Parasitolog, Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya, 2019 (Others)
  • Modul PBL University Malaya Medical Program - Ahli Jawatankuasa PBL , Faculty of Medicine, 2019 (Others)
  • Academic/Technical Contribution
    (Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • Invigilator Stage 3.2 UMMP, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 2019 -  (Invigilator)
  • Invigilator RSA 1 Stage 2 UMMP 2018/2019, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 2019 -  (Invigilator)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • Coach, Team of University of Malaya Medical Students Who Won top two positions in the Individual Category and the champions of the Group Category At The 10th Inter-Varsity Medic Olympiad (IVMO) 2021 , Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Sg Buloh Campus, 2021 (COMPETITION)
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2021 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Coach, Team of University of Malaya Medical Students Who Won 2 Silver Medals & 1 Bronze Medal (Individual Category) and Emerged as Semifinalists (Team Category) At The Siriraj International Medical Microbiology, Parasitology and Immunology Competition (Simpic) 2021 Competition, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand & International Federation of Medical Students Associations-Thailand, 2021 (COMPETITION)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2020 (CERTIFICATE)
    • kNOVASI: Kongress & Pertandingan Inovasi Pengajaran & Pembelajaran, UKM, 2020 (EDUCATION)
    • Besraya Highway Challenge, IJM & Allianz, 2019 (SPORTS)
    • Janamanjung Fellowship Ride 2019 (121 km ride), TNB Janamanjung Sdn. Bhd., 2019 (SPORTS)
    • Completion of Power Man Asian Championships Malaysia, Asian Triathlon Confederation, 2019 (SPORTS)
    • Certificate of Participation and Completion of Joy 4 Klang 2018 ride, Angkatan Pertahanan Awam Malaysia Unit Sg. Pinang, 2018 (SPORTS)
    • Completion of KL Duathlon 2018, DBKL, 2018 (SPORTS)
    • Completion of 10km E10 NPE Highway Challenge (28th Place), IJM & Allianz, 2018 (SPORTS)
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2018 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Certificate of appreciation as Quiz Master in Intervarsity Parasitology Quiz and Oratorical Competition 2017, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 2017 (OTHERS)
    • Climbing certificate for reaching the summit of Mount Kinabalu, Sabah Parks, 2017 (SPORTS)
    • Certificate of conquest of Mount Pulag, trail adventours, 2017 (SPORTS)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2017 (CERTIFICATE)
    • completion of ultra aquathlon putrajaya 2016 (2nd place), ultra aquathlon, 2016 (SPORTS)
    • certificate of appreciation as member of the secretariat committee of dengue control: paradigm shift, department of parasitology, faculty of medicine, university malaya, 2016 (OTHERS)
    • certificate of appreciation as Quiz Master in Intervarsity parasitology quiz and oratorical competition 2016, Parasitology department, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, 2016 (OTHERS)
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • Advisory council malaria QA program, Laboratory Quality Assurance Scheme, 01/12/2018 to 01/12/2019 (National)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    INVITED SPEAKER
  • (1) PBL Thinking Tools (2) Mechanism Flowchart and Management Plan, Problem based learning (PBL) Basic tutor workshop for UMMP, 01/11/2021 to 02/11/2021, MERDU, Faculty of Medicine (National)
  • (1) PBL Thinking Tools (2) Mechanism Flowchart and Management Plan, PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING (PBL) BASIC TUTOR WORKSHOP FOR UMMP, 27/07/2021 to 28/07/2021, MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT UNIT (MERDU), FACULTY OF MEDICINE (University)
  • Implementation of online PBL in Medical Education, PBL for meaningful remote learning, 18/11/2020 to 18/11/2020, Malaysian Association of Problem Based Learning (International)
  • Mechanism flowcharts and management plan, PBL tutor training workshop for UMMP, 11/03/2020 to 12/03/2020, MERDU (University)
  • Morphological differentiation of Plasmodium species, Malaria Workshop: Current Tools to Combat Malaria with Special Focus on Plasmodium knowlesi, 14/10/2019 to 18/10/2019, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, UM (International)
  • Best Practices on PBL in Medical Education, PBL for Education 4.0, 16/08/2019 to 16/08/2019, Malaysian Association of Problem Based Learning and Engineering Education Interest Group, UPM (National)
  • Handling malaria disease in the era of resistance, Symposium Airlangga Medical Scientific Week 2018, 05/08/2018 to 05/08/2018, Airlangga University (International)
  • PBL to enhance the thinking of the 21st century learners, Pre-conference Workshop, Asia Pacific Conference on Problem Based Learning in Health Sciences and Higher Education, 03/08/2018 to 03/08/2018, APC-PHS (International)
  • Areas of expertise and services offered by Department of Parasitology, Science Cafe (Infectious diseases and immunity research thrust), 06/02/2018 to 06/02/2018, Research Management Centre (University)
  • MECHANISM FLOWCHART AND MANAGEMENT PLAN, UMMP PBL WORKSHOP FOR TUTORS, 19/01/2017 to 19/01/2017, MERDU, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (University)
  • Doctor, there's blood in my excreta!, CME, Department of Medicine, 20/09/2016 to 20/09/2016, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya (University)
  • Doctor, there's blood in my excreta!, Journal Club, Department of Parasitology, 14/09/2016 to 14/09/2016, Department of Parasitology (University)
  • The Construction of Mechanism Flowchart, UMMP PBL Workshop for Tutors, 10/08/2016 to 11/08/2016, MERDU (University)
  • Evaluation and assessment in PBL, PBL Workshop, 18/12/2014, College of Health Sciences, UMMC (University)
  • EVENT ORGANISER
  • Emcee and moderator, MSMBB Seminar Series, 26/11/2020 to 26/11/2020, Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology AND Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya (National)
  • Welcome and Introduction, UMMP PBL Workshop for Tutors, 08/08/2019 to 09/08/2019, MERDU (University)
  • Publicity Committee, 3rd International Conference on Molecular Biology & Biotechnology 2019, 24/04/2019 to 25/04/2019, MSMBB & UCSI (International)
  • Morphological differentiation of Plasmodium species, Current Tools to Combat Malaria -with Special Focus on Plasmodium knowlesi , 04/03/2019 to 08/03/2019, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya (International)
  • Event Organizer, Malaria Workshop:Current Tools to Combat Malaria with Special Focus on Plasmodium knowlesi, 04/03/2019 to 08/03/2019, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (International)
  • Fascilitator, Open and close-ended questions/ attentive listening, Essential Skills in Communication workshop for Stage 1 Cohort 2018, 25/09/2018 to 27/09/2018, MERDU (University)
  • Social (Organising committee), 2018 International Conference on Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 15/08/2018 to 16/08/2018, Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology AND Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (International)
  • Problem Based Learning Tutor Training Workshop for UMMP, Problem Based Learning Tutor Training Workshop for UMMP, 09/08/2018 to 10/08/2018, MERDU, Faculty of Medicine, UM (University)
  • Event Organiser, Student PBL Training Workshop for UMMP, 03/11/2017 to 10/11/2017, MERDU, Faculty of Medicine (University)
  • ORGANIZING COMMITTEE, 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 01/11/2017 to 02/11/2017, MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY (International)
  • Organizing Committee, 2nd Basic and Clinical Immunology Course, 05/07/2017 to 09/07/2017, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya (International)
  • Fascilitator, UMMP PBL WORKSHOP FOR TUTORS, 18/01/2017 to 19/01/2017, MERDU, FACULTY OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA (University)
  • Organizing Committee, National Parasitology Curriculum Review Meeting, 28/11/2016 to 28/11/2016, Department of Parasitology (National)
  • Secretariat Committee, Dengue control: paradigm shift, 15/08/2016 to 16/08/2016, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (National)
  • Facilitator, UMMP PBL Workshop for Tutors, 10/08/2016 to 11/08/2016, MERDU (University)
  • Facilitator, Facilitator Student PBL Training Workshop (Stage 1, 2014), 17/12/2014 to 19/12/2014, MERDU (University)
  • ORAL PRESENTER
  • Diversity of intestinal parasitic infections (IPIS) in HIV and non- HIV prison inmates in Selangor, Malaysia , 6th ASEAN congress of tropical medicine and parasitology, 07/03/2014, malaysian society of parasitology and tropical medicine (International)
  • POSTER PRESENTER
  • DISTRIBUTION AND PREVALENCE OF MALARIA IN WILD LONG-TAILED MACAQUES OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA, WILDLIFE AND PARKS 2021 WEBINAR, 27/10/2021 to 28/10/2021, PERHILITAN & Kementerian tenaga dan sumber asli (National)
  • DISTRIBUTION AND PREVALENCE OF MALARIA IN WILD LONG-TAILED MACAQUES OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA, WILDLIFE AND PARKS 2021 WEBINAR, 27/10/2021 to 28/10/2021, PERHILITAN & Kementerian Tenaga dan Sumber Asli (National)
  • A Peculiar Souvenier: A case report of an imported Plasmodium malariae from Africa to Malaysia by a Malaysian, 55th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 13/03/2019 to 14/03/2019, MSPTM (National)
  • Colonization of Anopheles cracens; malaria vector of emerging importance, 6th Asean Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 05/03/2014 to 07/03/2014, Malaysian society of parasitology and tropical medicine (International)
  • phylogeny of anopheles species in peninsular Malaysia based on ITS2 rDNA sequence, 6th ASEAN congress of tropical medicine and parasitology, 05/03/2014 to 07/03/2014, Malaysian society of parasitology and tropical medicine (International)
  • PRESENTER
  • Plasmodium cynomolgi: The 6th human malaria? , Continuing Medical Education, Medical Microbiology, 05/10/2020 to 05/10/2020, Department of Medical Microbiology (University)
  • Mechanism flowcharts and management plan, UMMP PBL Workshop for Tutors, 08/08/2019 to 09/08/2019, MERDU (University)
  • Mechanism Flowchart and Management Plan, PBL Basic Tutor Workshop , 11/03/2019 to 12/03/2019, MERDU, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya (University)
  • Basic malaria microscopy , Current Tools to Combat Malaria -with Special Focus on Plasmodium knowlesi , 04/03/2019 to 08/03/2019, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya (International)
  • Mechanism flowchart and management plan, Problem Based Learning Tutor Training Workshop for UMMP, 09/08/2018 to 10/08/2018, MERDU, Faculty of Medicine, UM (University)
  • Strategies to enhance PBL Process, Student PBL Training Workshop for UMMP, 03/11/2017 to 10/11/2017, MERDU, Faculty of Medicine (University)
  • Knowledge and Perception of Medical Doctors on Parasitology: A Questionnaire Survey, National Parasitology Curriculum Review Meeting, 28/11/2016 to 28/11/2016, Department of Parasitology (National)
  • the construction of mechanism flowchart, PBL tutors training workshop for UMMP, 11/08/2015 to 13/08/2015, MERDU (University)
  • OTHERS
  • Facilitator for Hackathon: Group work, Hackathon! Co-Create eLearning Objects, 05/11/2020 to 05/11/2020, Faculty of medicine & MERDU (University)
  • Participant, International E-Conference on Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, and Biomedicine 2020, 24/08/2020 to 26/08/2020, Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, AIMST University, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia (International)
  • COMMUNICATION SKILLS HISTORY TAKING WORKSHOP, COMMUNICATION SKILLS HISTORY TAKING WORKSHOP, 04/11/2019 to 07/11/2019, MERDU, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya (University)
  • Facilitator: Opening a case. Closing a case., UMMP PBL Workshop for tutors, 08/08/2019 to 09/08/2019, MERDU (University)
  • Quiz Master, Intervarsity Parasitology Quiz and Oratorical Competition 2016, 20/04/2016 to 20/04/2016, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (University)