Curriculum Vitae

DR. LAU BENG FYE

Senior Lecturer
  • Institute of Biological Sciences
    Faculty of Science

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • FOOD ANALYSIS
    bioctive compounds
  • SOLID SUBSTRATE TECHNOLOGY
    mushroom cultivation

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), (Medical Biotechnology)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • SARJANA MUDA SAINS LULUS DENGAN KEPUJIAN (CEMERLANG), (Biotechnology)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Programme Coordinator
    01 Oct 2023 - 31 Dec 2025 (Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science)
  • Coordinator
    21 Dec 2022 - 31 Dec 2025 (Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science)
  • Committee Members
    20 Sep 2023 - 19 Sep 2025 (Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science)
  • Committee Members
    27 Sep 2023 - 30 Sep 2024 (Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science)
  • Coordinator, International Student Affairs
    05 Jul 2019 - 04 Jul 2021 (Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science)
  • Committee Member, Curriculum Review for Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management
    02 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2020 (Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science)
  • AJK, Mesyuarat Penilaian Teknikal dan Harga Bagi Pembaharuan dan Pembatalan Pangkalan Data Tahun 2021
    04 Nov 2020 - 04 Nov 2020 (University Malaya)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • MEMBER OF THE MALAYSIAN NATURAL PRODUCTS SOCIETY, MEMBER
    2021 to 2022 (National)
  • MEMBER OF THE MALAYSIAN MUSHROOM RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, MEMBER
    2021 to 2022 (National)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • Certificate of Reviewing - Elsevier Reviewer Recognition
    Elsevier, 2020 (International)
  • Certificate of Outstanding Contributions in Reviewing, Food Chemistry
    Elsevier, 2018 (International)
  • Certificate of Reviewing, Bioresource Technology
    Elsevier, 2018 (International)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Abd Rashid, Nur Ayuni; Lau, Beng Fye; Kue, Chin Siang (2022). Differential toxicity and teratogenic effects of the hot water and cold water extracts of Lignosus rhinocerus (Cooke) Ryvarden sclerotium on zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryos, JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY. 285. doi:10.1016/j.jep.2021.114787
  2. Cheng, S. Y., Show, P. L., Juan, J. C., Chang, J. S., Lau, B. F., Lai, S. H., . . . Ling, T. C. (2021). Landfill leachate wastewater treatment to facilitate resource recovery by a coagulation-flocculation process via hydrogen bond. Chemosphere, 262, 9. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.127829
  3. Lim, J. H. K., Gan, Y. Y., Ong, H. C., Lau, B. F., Chen, W. H., Chong, C. T., . . . Klemes, J. J. (2021). Utilization of microalgae for bio-jet fuel production in the aviation sector: Challenges and perspective. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 149, 22. doi: 10.1016/j.rser.2021.111396
  4. Ajeng, A. A., Abdullah, R., Ling, T. C., Ismail, S., Lau, B. F., Ong, H. C., . . . Chang, J. S. (2020). Bioformulation of biochar as a potential inoculant carrier for sustainable agriculture. Environmental Technology & Innovation, 20, 22. doi: 10.1016/j.eti.2020.101168
  5. Ajeng, A. A., Abdullah, R., Malek, M. A., Chew, K. W., Ho, Y. C., Ling, T. C., . . . Show, P. L. (2020). The Effects of Biofertilizers on Growth, Soil Fertility, and Nutrients Uptake of Oil Palm (Elaeis Guineensis) under Greenhouse Conditions. Processes, 8(12), 16. doi: 10.3390/pr8121681
  6. Cheng, S. Y., Show, P. L., Juan, J. C., Ling, T. C., Lau, B. F., Lai, S. H., & Ng, E. P. (2020). Sustainable landfill leachate treatment: Optimize use of guar gum as natural coagulant and floc characterization. Environmental Research, 188, 8. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.109737
  7. Cheng, S. Y., Tan, X. F., Show, P. L., Rambabu, K., Banat, F., Veeramuthu, A., . . . Ling, T. C. (2020). Incorporating biowaste into circular bioeconomy: A critical review of current trend and scaling up feasibility. Environmental Technology & Innovation, 19, 16. doi: 10.1016/j.eti.2020.101034
  8. Lau, B. F., Kong, K. W., Leong, K. H., Sun, J., He, X. M., Wang, Z. X., . . . Ismail, A. (2020). Banana inflorescence: Its bio-prospects as an ingredient for functional foods. Trends in Food Science Technology, 97, 14-28. doi: 10.1016/j.tifs.2019.12.023
  9. Cheng, S. Y., Show, P. L., Lau, B. F., Chang, J. S., Ling, T. C. (2019). New Prospects for Modified Algae in Heavy Metal Adsorption. Trends in Biotechnology, 37(11), 1255-1268. doi:10.1016/j.tibtech.2019.04.007
  10. Cheng, Sze Yin; Show, Pau-Loke; Lau, Beng Fye; Chang, Jo-Shu; Ling, Tau Chuan (2019). New Prospects for Modified Algae in Heavy Metal Adsorption, TRENDS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY. 37(11), 1255-1268. doi:10.1016/j.tibtech.2019.04.007
  11. Rusdi, N. A., Kue, C. S., Yu, K. X., Lau, B. F., Chung, L. Y., Kiew, L. V. (2019). Assessment of Potential Anticancer Activity of Brown Seaweed Compounds Using Zebrafish Phenotypic Assay. Natural Product Communications, 14(6), 5. doi:10.1177/1934578x19857909
  12. Tan, P. J.; Lau, B. F.; Krishnasamy, G.; Ng, M. F.; Husin, L. S.; Ruslan, N.; Song, D. S. S.; Velaithan, V.; Okuda, K. S.; Patel, V. (2018). Zebrafish embryonic development-interfering macrolides from Streptomyces californicus impact growth and mitochondrial function in human colorectal cancer cells, PROCESS BIOCHEMISTRY. 74, 164-174. doi:10.1016/j.procbio.2018.07.007
  13. Zainal, Nur Syafinaz; Gan, Chai Phei; Lau, Beng Fye; Yee, Pei San; Tiong, Kai Hung; Rahman, Zainal Ariff Abdul; Patel, Vyomesh; Cheong, Sok Ching (2018). Zerumbone targets the CXCR4-RhoA and PI3K-mTOR signaling axis to reduce motility and proliferation of oral cancer cells, PHYTOMEDICINE. 39, 33-41. doi:10.1016/j.phymed.2017.12.011
  14. Lau, Beng Fye; Abdullah, Noorlidah (2017). Bioprospecting of Lentinus squarrosulus Mont., an underutilized wild edible mushroom, as a potential source of functional ingredients: A review, TRENDS IN FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY. 61, 116-131. doi:10.1016/j.tifs.2016.11.017
  15. Yu, Kai Ling; Lau, Beng Fye; Show, Pau Loke; Ong, Hwai Chyuan; Ling, Tau Chuan; Chen, Wei-Hsin; Ng, Eng Poh; Chang, Jo-Shu (2017). Recent developments on algal biochar production and characterization, BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY. 246, 2-11. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2017.08.009
  16. Lau, Beng Fye; Abdullah, Noorlidah (2016). SCLEROTIUM-FORMING MUSHROOMS AS AN EMERGING SOURCE OF MEDICINALS: CURRENT PERSPECTIVES, MUSHROOM BIOTECHNOLOGY: DEVELOPMENTS AND APPLICATIONS. , 111-136. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-802794.3.00007-2
  17. Lau, B. F., Abdullah, N., Aminudin, N., Lee, H. B., Yap, K. C., Sabaratnam, V. (2014). The Potential of Mycelium and Culture Broth of Lignosus rhinocerotis as Substitutes for the Naturally Occurring Sclerotium with Regard to Antioxidant Capacity, Cytotoxic Effect, and Low-Molecular-Weight Chemical Constituents, Plos One. 9(7), 15
  18. Abdullah, N., Haimi, M. Z. D., Lau, B. F., Annuar, M. S. M. (2013). Domestication of a wild medicinal sclerotial mushroom, Lignosus rhinocerotis (Cooke) Ryvarden, Industrial Crops and Products. 47, 256-261
  19. Lau, B. F., Abdullah, N., Aminudin, N. (2013). Chemical Composition of the Tigers Milk Mushroom, Lignosus rhinocerotis (Cooke) Ryvarden, from Different Developmental Stages, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61(20), 4890-4897
  20. Lau, B. F., Abdullah, N., Aminudin, N., Lee, H. B. (2013). Chemical composition and cellular toxicity of ethnobotanical-based hot and cold aqueous preparations of the tigers milk mushroom (Lignosus rhinocerotis), Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 150(1), 252-262
  21. Abdullah, N., Ismail, S. M., Aminudin, N., Shuib, A. S., Lau, B. F. (2012). Evaluation of Selected Culinary-Medicinal Mushrooms for Antioxidant and ACE Inhibitory Activities, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. (1-12), Article
  22. Lau, B. F., Aminudin, N., Abdullah, N. (2011). Comparative SELDI-TOF-MS profiling of low-molecular-mass proteins from Lignosus rhinocerus (Cooke) Ryvarden grown under stirred and static conditions of liquid fermentation, Journal of Microbiological Methods. 871(56-63), Article
Others
  1. Lau, B.F., Abdullah, N., Aminudin, N., Lee, H.B. & Tan, P.J. 2015. Ethnomedicinal uses, pharmacological activities, and cultivation of Lignosus spp. (tiger's milk mushoroms) in Malaysia - A review. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 169: 441-458.
  2. Abdullah N., Dzul Haimi M.Z., Lau B.F., M. Annuar M.S., 2013. Domestication of a wild sclerotial medicinal mushroom, Lignosus rhinocerotis (Cooke) Ryvarden. Industrial Crops and Products 47: 256-261
  3. Lau, B.F., Abdullah, N. & Aminudin, N. 2013. Chemical composition of the tiger's milk mushroom, Lignosus rhinocerotis (Cooke) Ryvarden, from different developmental stages. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 61(20): 4890-4897
  4. Lau, B.F., Abdullah, N., Aminudin, N. & Lee, H. B. 2013. Chemical composition and cellular toxicity of ethnobotanical-based hot and cold aqueous preparations of the tiger′ s milk mushroom (Lignosus rhinocerotis). Journal of Ethnopharmacology 150(1): 252-262
  5. Lau, B.F., Abdullah, N., Aminudin, N. & Tan, A.B.B. 2013. Proteomic approaches for mushroom protein profiling: ProteinChip and SELDI-TOF complement electrophoretic analysis. Journal of Health and Translational Medicine 16(3): 63.
Chapter in Books
  1. Kong, K. W., Lau, B. F. & Ismail, A. (2017). Pink guava by-product: The power of lycopene. In, Azlan, A. & Ismail, A. (eds.), Functional Foods: Wonder of the World (Evidence-Based Functional Foods in Health and Disease), pp. 319-340. Universiti Putra Malaysia Press. ISBN 978-967-344-737-4.
  2. Lau, B.F. & Abdullah, N. 2015. Sclerotium-forming mushrooms as an emerging source of medicinals: Current perspectives. In, Petre, M. (ed.), Mushroom Biotechnology: Developments and Applications, pp. 111-129. Elsevier.
Article in Proceeding
  1. Abdullah, N., Abdul Wahab, A.I., Lau, B.F., Abidin, N.Z. & Aminudin, N. 2010. Anti-cervical cancer activity and SELDI-TOF-MS analysis of proteins from Lignosus rhinocerus (tiger's milk mushroom) grown in stirred tank reactor. Peptide Science-Proceedings of the Fifth International Peptide Symposium 47: 78.

RESEARCH INTEREST


  • Mushroom Biotechnology

PAPER PRESENTED


ORAL PRESENTER
  1. The dichloromethane fractions of Lignosus rhinocerotis from submerged fermentation suppress proliferation and induce apoptosis in cancer cells, International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology (ICMSM 2013) (12 Dec 2013 - 15 Dec 2013)
POSTER PRESENTER
  1. Comparative toxicity of hot, cold, wild and cultivated Lignosus rhinocerotis sclerotial extracts on zebrafish embryos, 13th International Medical, Pharmaceutical, Cosmeceutical and Health Science Symposium, Medical and Health Science Cluster, Management & Science University  (National) (01 Dec 2019 - 01 Dec 2019)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2022) Reviewer for Manuscript(S) Submitted to Journal of Ethnopharmacology, International, (Reviewer)
  2. (2022) Reviewer for Manuscript(S) Submitted to Food Chemistry, International, (Reviewer)
  3. (2020) Internal Examiner for Master of Science (Biotechnology) Dissertation - Fatehah binti Mohamad Zaid (SGF150010) , (Internal Examiner)
  4. (2020) Manuscript(s) submitted to Frontiers in Microbiology, (Reviewer)
  5. (2020) Manuscripts submitted to Malaysian Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences , (Reviewer)
  6. (2020) Manuscript(s) submitted to Bioresource Technology , (Reviewer)
  7. (2020) Manuscripts submitted to Journal of Water Process Engineering , (Reviewer)
  8. (2020) Manuscript(s) submitted to International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, (Reviewer)
  9. (2020) Manuscript(s) submitted to International Food Research Journal , (Reviewer)
  10. (2020) Manuscript(s) submitted to All Life , (Reviewer)
  11. (2020) Manuscript(s) submitted to Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, (Reviewer)
  12. (2020) Manuscript(s) submitted to Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry , (Reviewer)
  13. (2020) Manuscript(s) submitted to Food Research International, (Reviewer)
  14. (2020) Manuscript(s) submitted to Food Chemistry, (Reviewer)
  15. (2020) Internal Examiner for Master of Science (Biotechnology) Dissertation - Muhammad Faris Bin Sahardin (SGF150009) , (Internal Examiner)
  16. (2019) Manuscript(s) submitted to Food Chemistry, (Reviewer)
  17. (2019) Manuscript submitted to Bioresource Technology, (Reviewer)
  18. (2019) Manuscript submitted to PeerJ, (Reviewer)
  19. (2019) Manuscript(s) submitted to International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture, (Reviewer)
  20. (2019) Manuscript submitted to Food Research International , (Reviewer)
  21. (2019) Manuscript submitted to Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, (Reviewer)
  22. (2019) Manuscript submitted to Frontiers in Microbiology, (Reviewer)
  23. (2018) Manuscript submitted to Food Chemistry , (Reviewer)
  24. (2018) Jury for PERINTIS 2018 , (Jury)
  25. (2018) Manuscript submitted to PeerJ , (Reviewer)
  26. (2018) Manuscript submitted to Food Research International , (Reviewer)
  27. (2017) Manuscript submitted to Food Research International, (Reviewer)
  28. (2017) Manuscript submitted to Journal of Medicinal Plants Research , (Reviewer)
  29. (2017) Manuscript submitted to Natural Product Letters, (Reviewer)
  30. (2017) Manuscript submitted to Frontiers in Nutrition , (Reviewer)
  31. (2016) Manuscript submitted to Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, (Reviewer)
  32. (2016) Manuscript submitted to Journal of Medicinal Plants Research , (Reviewer)
  33. (2016) Manuscript submitted to Food Research International , (Reviewer)
  34. (2015) Manuscript submitted to African Journal of Biotechnology, (Reviewer)
  35. (2015) Manuscript submitted to Chiang Mai Journal of Science, (Reviewer)
  36. (2015) Manuscript submitted to International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture, (Reviewer)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2020) Industrial Collaboration , Ganofarm R&D, National
  2. (2020) Research Collaboration, Management & Science University (MSU), Shah Alam, National
  3. (2020) Industrial Collaboration, Mushroom Industry, Negeri Sembilan, University
  4. (2020) Candidature Defence for Master of Science (Biotechnology) Candidate(s) , Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Malaya
  5. (2020) Proposal Defence for Master of Science (Environmental Management Technology) Candidate(s), Institute of Biological Sciences
  6. (2020) Thesis Seminar by Doctor of Philosophy candidate - Mohammed Falah Hamada El Turk (17020916/1), Institute of Biological Sciences
  7. (2020) Panel Temuduga MyBrainSc , Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi Malaysia
  8. (2020) Proposal Defence for Master of Science (Biotechnology) Candidate(s) - Tay Hui Yee Zoe (172010871/1), Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Malaya
  9. (2019) Proposal Defense for Master of Science (Environmental Management Technology) candidates, Institute of Biological Sciences
  10. (2019) 24th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress (19-21 December 2019), Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya
  11. (2018) Research collaboration, Management & Science University, University
  12. (2011) Research collaboration, Cancer Research Malaysia, University

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2019) BIOSORPTION OF HEAVY METALS ONTO Chlorella vulgaris NANOPARTICLES, CHENG SZE YIN
Master
  1. (2020) RECYCLING OF Sms as green constr. mat., Loginy Loganathan
  2. (2020) COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITIES AND CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF SELECTED Schizophyllum commune Fr. NATURAL, GAMMA-IRRADIATED AND HYBRID STRAINS, ALYAA ABBAS FADHIL ALKHAFAJI
  3. (2020) ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITIES AND CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF HOT WATER-SOLUBLE EXTRACTS AND FRACTIONS OF SELECTED Schizophyllum commune Fr. STRAINS, ALYAA SALAH RASHID AL-SALIHI
  4. (2019) INVESTIGATION OF ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTIES OF HOT WATER EXTRACT OF Schizophyllum commune HYBRIDS, ALYAA SALAH RASHID AL-SALIHI
  5. (2019) BIOACTIVITIES OF SELECTED EDIBLE-MEDICINAL MUSHROOM EXTRACTS, ALYAA ABBAS FADHIL ALKHAFAJI

TEACHING


Master
  1. (2022) SQH7001 - Research Methodology in Environmental Management Technology
  2. (2021) SQH7001 - Research Methodology in Environmental Management Technology
Bachelor
  1. (2022) SIE1002 - Bioethics and Safety
  2. (2022) SIH2006 - Biological Monitoring
  3. (2022) SIH3018 - Environmental Microbiology
  4. (2022) SIH2004 - Environmental Pollution
  5. (2022) SIH1004 - Environmental Sustainability
  6. (2022) SIH1001 - Population Biology
  7. (2022) SIH2002 - Scientific Writing Method
  8. (2021) SIE1002 - Bioethics and Safety
  9. (2021) SIH2006 - Biological Monitoring
  10. (2021) SIE1001 - Biology of Organisms
  11. (2021) SIX1003 - Biostatistics
  12. (2021) SIH2004 - Environmental Pollution
  13. (2021) SIX1002 - Ethics and Safety
  14. (2021) SIH2010 - Limnology
  15. (2021) SIH1001 - Population Biology
  16. (2021) SIH2002 - Scientific Writing Method

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Program Khidmat Masyarakat Isb Bersama Komuniti Bagan Pinang, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, (02 Mar 2019 - 02 Mar 2019)
  • Program Lestari Bakau, Pantai Cahaya Negeri, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, (25 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018)