Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS
ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Head of Department, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 19/11/2020 to present
  • Member, UMHealth Task Force 1, University Malaya, 17/09/2021 to present
  • PROJECT COORDINATOR FOR THE INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES (C3BIRD) PROGRAMME, International, 07/07/2021 to 06/06/2022
  • Penasihat akademik tahun 1 , Faculty, 07/01/2020 to 06/01/2022
  • UM culture collection directory, Faculty, 03/11/2021 to 03/11/2021
  • Head of Department, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 19/11/2018 to 18/11/2020
  • PELANTIKAN SEBAGAI AHLI JAWATANKUASA KURIKULUM FAKULTI (JKKF) BAGI PROGRAM IJAZAH TINGGI, Faculty, 06/04/2017 to 05/04/2020
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA BIOKESELAMATAN DAN BIOSEKURITI (IBBC) UM, University Malaya, 01/04/2017 to 31/03/2020
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA BIOKESELAMATAN DAN BIOSEKURITI (IBBC) UM, University Malaya, 01/04/2017 to 31/03/2019
  • Organizer for Biosafety workshop for Clinical Microbiology Laboratories , National, 24/10/2018 to 25/10/2018
  • Reviewer Peringkat IPPP- FRGS , University Malaya, 01/05/2018 to 30/06/2018
  • Ahli Lembaga Penasihat Good Laboratory Practices, Faculty, 02/05/2016 to 30/04/2018
  • Reviewer University of Malaya Research Grant (Programme) 2017 , University Malaya, 19/10/2017 to 27/10/2017
  • Dental Coordinator, Faculty, 01/09/2016 to 01/08/2017
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA BIOKESELAMATAN DAN BIOSEKURITI (IBBC) UM, University Malaya, 01/04/2015 to 31/03/2017
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penasihat Tetap Tabung MMB, Faculty, 30/11/2016 to present
  • JKIT Coordinator, Faculty, 01/09/2016 to present
  • Internal auditor, University Malaya, 06/05/2014 to 23/05/2014
  • Coordinator- Dental, Faculty, 01/09/2012 to 31/08/2014
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilaian Harga Untuk Kelulusan Pembelian Alat, Faculty, 01/01/2012 to 31/12/2014
  • Jawatankuasa Penilaian dan Pemantauan Geran Penyelidikan (JPPGP) Fakulti Perubatan, Faculty, 18/10/2013 to present
  • Internal auditor, University Malaya, 01/07/2013 to present
  • Secretary, Chikungunya conference, University Malaya, 01/01/2013 to 30/10/2013
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Koordinator, Pusat Haiwan makmal, Faculty, 01/12/2012 to 01/12/2013
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Biosafety and Biosecurity, Faculty, 01/01/2007 to 31/12/2012
  • Penyelaras Kursus Program Bioperubatan MFEB2404- Introductory Diagnostic Virology, Faculty, 02/07/2007 to 30/09/2011
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PhD, MOLECULAR VIROLOGY, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • BBMedSc, SAINS BIOPERUBATAN, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • ALUMNI GLOBAL YOUNG ACADEMY, Member, 2009 to 2012 (International)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • GENOMIC (human viruses, microbiology, phylogenetics, bioinformatics, synthetic biology)
  • VIROLOGY (enterovirus 71, chikungunya virus, respiratory syncytial virus, respiratory viruses)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • MIC4010 - DIAGNOSTIC VIROLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 2 )
  • UMMP - UMMP Virology Theme session, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - )
  • MIC2006 - BIO-RISK MANAGEMENT FOR BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 1 )
  • UMMP - UMMP Theme session-Introduction to infectious diseases, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 1 )
  • MIC3011 - ADVANCES IN MEDICAL VIROLOGY, First Degree (2019/2020 - 2 )
  • DIA2005 - MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 1 2 )
  • UMMP - PBL, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 1 2 )
  • GIM2003 - INTRODUCTION TO INFECTIOUS DISEASES, First Degree (2019/2020 - )
  • MIC2006 - BIO-RISK MANAGEMENT FOR BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021 - 1 )
  • UMMP - PBL, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021 - 1 2 )
  • UMMP - UMMP Theme session-Introduction to infectious diseases, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021 - 1 )
  • DIA2005 - MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021 - 1 2 )
  • UMMP - UMMP Virology theme session, Bachelor, University of Malaya (UM) (2021 - 1)
  • MFEB2401 - MICROBIAL INFECTION, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • DIA2005 - MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 1 2 )
  • MFEB3401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • GIM2003 - INTRODUCTION TO INFECTIOUS DISEASES, First Degree (2018/2019 - )
  • UMMP - PBL block Hematology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - )
  • MFEB2404 - INTRODUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC VIROLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 2 )
  • DIA2007 - Dental Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 2 3 )
  • SOC 7006 - Current Issue and Technology in Biotechnology, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 1 )
  • DIA2005 - Dental Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 1 )
  • DJED2101 - Dental Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 1 2 3 )
  • UMMP - PBL, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 1 2 )
  • UMMP Virology Theme session, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - )
  • MFEB2404 - INTORDUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC VIROLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - )
  • MFEB2404 - INTORDUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC VIROLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 2 )
  • DJED2101 - Dental Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 1 2 )
  • UMMP - UMMP Virology Theme session, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • MFEB3403 - Advance Diagnostic Microbiology (Virology), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • UMMP - UMMP PBL, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - )
  • GIM2003 - INTRODUCTION TO INFECTIOUS DISEASES, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - )
  • MIC2007 - MICROBIAL INFECTIONS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 1 )
  • MIC2006 - BIO-RISK MANAGEMENT FOR BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 1 )
  • MFEB3403 - Advance Diagnostic Microbiology (Virology), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - )
  • UMMP PBL , First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - )
  • MFEB2401 - MICROBIAL INFECTION , First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - )
  • MIC4010 - DIAGNOSTIC VIROLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • MIC3011 - ADVANCES IN MEDICAL VIROLOGY, First Degree (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • MFEB3401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 1 )
  • UMMP - UMMP Virology Theme session, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - )
  • MBBS Paraclinical Core, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2007/2008 - 1 )
  • DJED2102 - Dental Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2007/2008 - 1 )
  • MFEB3403 - Advance Diagnostic Microbiology (Virology), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 1 )
  • DJED2102 - Dental Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2011/2012 - 1 2 )
  • MBBS Paraclinical core, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2011/2012 - 1 2 )
  • MFEB2404 - INTORDUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC VIROLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013 - )
  • MFEB3401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013 - 1 )
  • DJED2102 - Dental Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013 - 1 2 )
  • MBBS Paraclinical core, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013 - 1 2 )
  • MFEB3401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014 - 1 )
  • MBBS Paraclinical core, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013 - )
  • MFEB2401 - MICROBIAL INFECTION , First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014 - 1 )
  • MFEB3403 - Advance Diagnostic Microbiology (Virology), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014 - 1 )
  • PBL Year 2, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014 - 1 2 )
  • DJED2102 - Dental Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014 - 1 2 )
  • UMMP PBL block 2, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014 - )
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2010/2011 - 1 )
  • MBBS Paraclinical core, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2010/2011 - 1 2 )
  • MFEB3404 - Advance Diagnostic Microbiology (Virology), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009 - 1 )
  • DIA2005 - Dental Medical Microbiology, Bachelor, University of Malaya (UM) (2021 - 1)
  • MFEB2401 - MICROBIAL INFECTION (B), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2007/2008 - 1)
  • MTEJ2102 - CLINICAL SCIENCES 1, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2010/2011 - 1 )
  • MFEB3404 - Advance Diagnostic Microbiology (Virology), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2010/2011 - 1 )
  • MFEB3404 - ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2010/2011 - 2 )
  • MFEB3402 - ADVANCED MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2010/2011 - 2 )
  • MFEB2401 - MICROBIAL INFECTION , First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2010/2011 - 1 )
  • MFEB3401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009 - 1 )
  • MFEB3403 - Advanced Diagnostic Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2009/2010 - 2 )
  • MFEB3402 - Advanced Medical Microbiology (Bacteriology), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2009/2010 - 2 )
  • DMLT1053 - Clinical microbiology, Diploma (If Applicable), UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2009/2010 - 1 )
  • MFEB2404 - INTRODUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC VIROLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2009/2010 - 2 )
  • MBBS Paraclinical Core, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2009/2010 - 1 2 )
  • DJED2102 - Dental Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2009/2010 - 1 2 )
  • DJED2102 - Dental Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2010/2011 - 1 2 )
  • MFEB3401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2010/2011 - 1 )
  • DMLT1053 - Clinical microbiology, Diploma (If Applicable), UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2010/2011 - 1 )
  • MTEJ2102 - CLINICAL SCIENCES 1, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009 - 1 )
  • MFEB2404 - INTORDUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC VIROLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2010/2011 - 2 )
  • MFEB2404 - INTRODUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC VIROLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009 - 2 )
  • MFEB2401 - MICROBIAL INFECTION , First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009 - 1 )
  • DMLT1053 - Clinical microbiology, Diploma (If Applicable), UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009 - 1 )
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009 - 1 )
  • MBBS Paraclinical core, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 1 )
  • MFEB2401 - MICROBIAL INFECTION , First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 1 )
  • MTEJ2102 - CLINICAL SCIENCES 1, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2007/2008 - 1)
  • PBL, Bachelor, University of Malaya (UM) (2021 - 1)
  • MFEB2404 - INTRODUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC VIROLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2007/2008 - 2 )
  • MFEB3402 - Advanced Medical Microbiology (Bacteriology), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2007/2008 - 2 )
  • MFEB3401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2007/2008 - 2)
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2007/2008 - 1)
  • Teaching Activity
  • DIA2005 - MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • - - UMMP, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • MIC3011 - ADVANCES IN MEDICAL VIROLOGY, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • MIC2006 - BIO-RISK MANAGEMENT FOR BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • MIC1011 - BIOSAFETY AND BIOSECURITY, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • GIM2003 - INTRODUCTION TO INFECTIOUS DISEASES, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • MIC2007 - MICROBIAL INFECTIONS, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    WoS
    2022
    • Fu, Jolene Yin Ling; Chong, Yoong Min; Sam, I-Ching; Chan, Yoke Fun (2022). SARS-CoV-2 multiplex RT-PCR to detect variants of concern (VOCs) in Malaysia, between January to May 2021, JOURNAL OF VIROLOGICAL METHODS. 301(), . doi:10.1016/j.jviromet.2022.114462
    • Chee, Yun Shan; Fouzi, Nadiah Ahamad; Chong, Yoong Min; Sam, I-Ching; Chan, Yoke Fun; Chua, Chong Long; Wang, Qi Yuee (2022). Chikungunya encephalopathy and pneumonia in a young infant presenting with septic shock, JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRICS AND CHILD HEALTH. (), . doi:10.1111/jpc.15858
    2021
    • Chong, DWQ; Jayaraj, VJ; Ng, CW; Sam, IC; Said, MA; Zaki, RA; Hairi, NN; Farid, NDN; Hoe, VCW; Isahak, M; Ponnampalavanar, S; Omar, SFS; Kamaruzzaman, SB; Ong, HC; Hasmukharay, K; Hasnan, N; Kamarulzaman, A; Chan, YF; Chong, YM; Rampal, S (2021). Propagation of a hospital-associated cluster of COVID-19 in Malaysia, BMC INFECTIOUS DISEASES. 21(1), . doi:10.1186/s12879-021-06894-y
    • Chong, Y. M., Chan, Y. F., Jamaluddin, M. F. H., Hasan, M. S., Pang, Y. K., Ponnampalavanar, S., . . . Sam, I. C. (2021). Detection of respiratory viruses in adults with suspected COVID-19 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Journal of Clinical Virology, 145, 8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2021.105000
    • Mazur, N. I., Lowensteyn, Y. N., Willemsen, J. E., Gill, C. J., Forman, L., Mwananyanda, L. M., . . . Grp, R. G. S. (2021). Global Respiratory Syncytial Virus-Related Infant Community Deaths. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 73, S229-S237. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab528
    • Dass, S., Ngui, R., Gill, B. S., Chan, Y. F., Sulaiman, W. Y. W., Lim, Y. A. L., . . . Sam, I. C. (2021). Spatiotemporal spread of chikungunya virus in Sarawak, Malaysia. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 115(8), 922-931. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trab053
    • Pang, Y. K., Ismail, A. I., Chan, Y. K. F., Cheong, A., Chong, Y. M., Doshi, P., . . . Taurel, A. F. (2021). Influenza in Malaysian adult patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia, acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma: a multicenter, active surveillance study. Bmc Infectious Diseases, 21(1), 14. doi: 10.1186/s12879-021-06360-9
    • Tee, H. K., Zainol, M. I., Sam, I. C., & Chan, Y. F. (2021). Recent advances in the understanding of enterovirus A71 infection: a focus on neuropathogenesis. Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy, 19(6), 733-747. doi: 10.1080/14787210.2021.1851194
    • Sam, I. C., Jaafar, N. A., Wong, L. P., Nathan, A. M., de Bruyne, J. A., & Chan, Y. F. (2021). Socioeconomic costs of children <5 years hospitalised with acute respiratory infections in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Vaccine, 39(22), 2983-2988. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.04.010
    • Lee, M. H. P., Tan, C. W., Tee, H. K., Ong, K. C., Sam, I. C., & Chan, Y. F. (2021). Vaccine candidates generated by codon and codon pair deoptimization of enterovirus A71 protect against lethal challenge in mice. Vaccine, 39(12), 1708-1720. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.02.024
    • Lee, M. H. P., Chong, Y. M., Tay, C. G., Koh, M. T., Chem, Y. K., Noordin, N., . . . Chan, Y. F. (2021). Detection of enteroviruses during a 2018 hand, foot and mouth disease outbreak in Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine, 38(1), 150-153. doi: 10.47665/tb.38.1.026
    2020
    • Subakir, H., Chong, Y. M., Chan, Y. F., Hasan, M. S., Jamaluddin, M. F. H., Pang, Y. K., . . . Sam, I. C. (2020). Selective media and real-time PCR improves diagnosis of melioidosis in community-acquired pneumonia in a low-incidence setting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 69(1), 49-51. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.001108
    Refereed Journals
    2021
    • Tee HK, Zainol MI, Sam IC, Chan YF. (2021). Recent advances in the understanding of enterovirus A71 infection: a focus on neuropathogenesis. Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy https://doi.org/10.1080/14787210.2021.1851194 (WoS)
    • Sam IC, Chong YM, Tan CW, Chan YF. (2021). Low post-pandemic wave SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, Malaysia. Journal of Medical Virology 93 (2), 647-648 (WoS)
    • Yuan Liang Woon, Yee Leng Lee, Yoong Min Chong, Nor Aliya Ayub, Swarna Lata Krishnabahawan, June Fei Wen Lau, Ramani Subramaniam-Kalianan, I-Ching Sam, Yoke Fun Chan, Raj Kumar Sevalingam, Azura Ramli, Chuan Huan Chuah, Hani Mat-Hussin, Chee Loon Leong, Suresh Kumar Chidambaram, Kalaiarasu M Peariasamy, Pik Pin Goh. (2021). Serology surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among healthcare workers in COVID-19 designated facilities in Malaysia. The Lancet Regional Health-Western Pacific 9, 100123 (WoS)
    2020
    • Chong, Y. M., Sam, I., Ponnampalavanar, S., Syed Omar, S. F., Kamarulzaman, A., Munusamy, V., Wong, C. K., Jamaluddin, F. H., Gan, H. M., Chong, J., Teh, C. S. J., Chan, Y. F. (2020) Complete Genome Sequences of SARS-CoV-2 Detected in Malaysia. Microbiology Resource Announcements, 9 (20) e00383-20 (WoS)
    • Haida Subakir, Yoong Min Chong, Yoke Fun Chan, M Shahnaz Hasan, Mohamad Fadhil Hadi Jamaluddin, Yong Kek Pang, Sasheela Ponnampalavanar, Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar, I-Ching Sam. (2020). Selective media and real-time PCR improves diagnosis of melioidosis in community-acquired pneumonia in a low-incidence setting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Journal of Medical Microbiology 69 (1), 49-51 (WoS)
    • Hsieh CF, Jheng JR, Lin GH, Chen YL, Ho JY, Liu CJ, Hsu KY, Chen YS, Chan YF, Yu YM, Hsieh PW, Chern JH & Horng JT. (2020): Rosmarinic Acid Exhibits Broad Anti-Enterovirus A71 Activity by Inhibiting the Interaction between the Five-Fold Axis of Capsid VP1 and Cognate Sulfated Receptors, Emerging Microbes & Infections, DOI: 10.1080/22221751.2020.1767512. (WoS)
    • Nyee Huey Ong, Chong Long Chua, Jonathan Wee Kent Liew, Wan Yusoff Wan Sulaiman, Yoke Fun Chan, I-Ching Sam, Indra Vythilingam. (2020). Vector Competence of Malaysian Aedes Aegypti to Zika Virus and Impact of Sequential Arbovirus Infections. Acta Tropica 208:105472. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105472 (WoS)
    • Yap PSX, Tan TS, Chan YF, Tee KK, Kamarulzaman A, Teh CSJ. An overview of the genetic variations of the SARS-CoV-2 genomes isolated in Southeast Asian countries. J Microbiol Biotechnol 2020 (In press) (WoS)
    • Sam IC, Chong J, Kamarudin R, Jafar FL, Lee LM, Kahar Bador M, Chew YY, Tan MP, Chan YF. (2020). Providing a laboratory diagnostic service for pandemic SARS-CoV-2 in a developing country. Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, traa037, https://doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/traa037. (WoS)
    • Chong YM, Sam IC, Chong J, Kahar Bador M, Ponnampalavanar S, Syed Omar SF, Kamarulzaman A, Munusamy V, Wong CK, Jamaluddin FH, Chan YF. SARS-CoV-2 lineage B.6 was the major contributor to early pandemic transmission in Malaysia. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2020; 14: e0008744. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008744 (WoS)
    • Chiu ML, Luo ST, Chen YY, Chung WY, Duong V, Dussart P, Chan YF, Perera D, Ooi MW, Thao NTT, 6, Truong HK, Lee MS. (2020). Establishment of Asia-Pacific Network for Enterovirus Surveillance. Vaccine 38: 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.09.111 (WoS)
    2019
    • Tee HK, Tan CW, Yogarajah T, Lee MHP, Chai HJ, Hanapi NA, Yusof SR, Ong KC, lee VS, Sam IC, Chan YF. (2019) Electrostatic interactions at the five-fold axis alter heparin-binding phenotype and drive EV-A71 virulence in mice. PLoS Pathog 15: e1007863. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1007863 (WoS)
    • Yoong Min Chong Xiu Hui Tan Poh Sim Hooi Lu Mei Lee I Ching Sam Yoke Fun Chan. (2019). Evaluation of rapid influenza diagnostic tests for influenza A and B in the tropics. Journal of Medical Virology. J Med Virol. 2019;91:1562-1565. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmv.25495 (WoS)
    • Kam Leng Aw-Yong, Nik Mohd Nasir NikNadia, Chee WahTan, I-Ching Sam, Yoke Fun Chan. Immune responses against enterovirus A71 infection: Implications for vaccine success. Reviews in Medical Virology 2019;29:e2073. (WoS)
    • Chong Long Chua, Yoke Fun Chan, Eva SG Soh Andu, Jeffrine J Rovie-Ryan, Frankie Thomas Sitam, Khebir Verasahib, I Ching Sam. (2019). Little Evidence of Zika Virus Infection in Wild Long-Tailed Macaques, Peninsular Malaysia.Emerging infectious diseases 225(2):374-376. (WoS)
    • Tan CW, Hor C, Kwek SS, Tee HK, Sam IC, Goh E, Ooi EE, Chan YF, Wang LF. (2019). Cell surface 2,3-linked sialic acid facilitates Zika virus internalization. Emerging microbes and Infection. 8:1,426-437, DOI: 10.1080/22221751.2019.1590130 (WoS)
    • Sam IC, Noraini W, Singh Sandhu , Norizah I, Selvanesan S, Thayan R, Yusof MA, Hassan A, Jafar FL, Chan YF. Seasonal influenza activity based on laboratory surveillance in Malaysia, 2011-2016. J Med Virol. 2019;91:498-502. doi: 10.1002/jmv.25313. (WoS)
    • Fu JYL, Chua CL, Vythilingam I, Wan Sulaiman WY, Wong HV, Chan YF, Sam IC. (2019). An amino acid change in nsP4 of chikungunya virus confers fitness advantage in human cell lines rather than in Aedes albopictus. Journal of General Virology 100(11):1541-1553. DOI 10.1099/jgv.0.001338 (WoS)
    • Sam IC, Montoya M, Chua CL, Chan YF, Pastor A, Harris E. (2019). Low seroprevalence rates of Zika virus in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 113: 678-684. https://doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trz056 (WoS)
    2018
    • NikNadia N, Tan CW, Ong KC, Sam IC, Chan YF. (2018). Identification and characterization of neutralization epitopes at VP2 and VP1 of enterovirus A71. Journal of Medical Virology 90:116-1167. DOI: 10.1002/jmv.25061. (WoS)
    • Teo,FMS., Nyo,N., Wong, AA., Tan, NWH, Koh,MT., Chan,YF., Chu,JJH. (2018). Cytokine and Chemokine Profiling in Patients with Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease in Singapore and Malaysia. Scientific Reports 8: 4087. Online Publication doi:10.1038/s41598-018-22379-6 (WoS)
    • Ng KT, Oong XY, Lim SH, Chook JB, Takebe Y, Chan YF, Chan KG, Hanafi NS, Pang YK, Kamarulzaman A, Tee KK. Viral Load and Sequence Analysis Reveal the Symptom Severity, Diversity, and Transmission Clusters of Rhinovirus Infections. Clinical Infectious Diseases 67: 261 268. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy063 (WoS)
    • Saki Takahashi, C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Yuzo Arima, Tsuguto Fujimoto, Hiroyuki Shimizu, H. Rogier van Doorn, Tan Le Van, , Yoke-Fun Chan, Jeremy J. Farrar, Kazunori Oishi and Bryan T. Grenfell. Epidemic dynamics, interactions and predictability of enteroviruses associated with hand, foot and mouth disease in Japan. J. R. Soc. Interface 15: 20180507. (WoS)
    • Lim LM, Woo YY, de Bruyne JA, Nathan AM, Kee SY, Chan YF, et al. (2018) Epidemiology, clinical presentation and respiratory sequelae of adenovirus pneumonia in children in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. PLoS ONE 13(10): e0205795. (WoS)
    • Oong XY, Chook JB, Ng KT, Chow WZ, Chan KG, Hanafi NS, Pang YK, Chan YF, Kamarulzaman A, Tee KK. The role of human Metapneumovirus genetic diversity and nasopharyngeal viral load on symptom severity in adults. Virol J 2018; 15:91. (WoS)
    2017
    • Oong XY, Ng KT, Tan JL, Chan KG, Kamarulzaman A, Chan YF, Sam IC, Tee KK. (2017) Whole-Genome Phylogenetic Analysis of Influenza B/Phuket/3073/2013-Like Viruses and Unique Reassortants Detected in Malaysia between 2012 and 2014. PLoS ONE 12: e0170610. (WoS)
    • Tan CW, Sam IC, Chong WL, Lee VS, Chan YF. (2017). Polysulfonate suramin inhibits Zika virus infection. Antiviral Research 143: 186-194. (WoS)
    • Lai JKF, Sam IC, Verlhac P, Baguet J, Eskelinen EE, Faure M, Chan YF. (2017). 2BC non-structural protein of enterovirus A71 interacts with SNARE proteins to trigger autolysosome formation. Viruses 9: 169. (WoS)
    • Chua CL, Sam IC, Chiam CW, Chan YF. (2017). The neutralizing role of IgM during early Chikungunya virus infection. PLoS ONE 12: e0171989. (WoS)
    • Aw-Yong, KL., Sam, IC., Koh, MT., Chan, YF. (2017). Causative agents of hand, foot and mouth disease in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2012-2013 (WoS)
    • Tan CW, Sam IC, Lee VS, Wong HV, Chan YF. 2017. VP1 residues around the five-fold axis of enterovirus A71 mediate heparan sulfate interaction. Virology; 501: 79-87. (WoS)
    2016
    • Wong HV, Vythilingam I, sulaiman WY, Lulla A, Merits A, Chan YF, Sam IC. (2016). Detection of Persistent Chikungunya Virus RNA but not Infectious Virus in Experimental Vertical Transmission in Aedes aegypti from Malaysia. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 94:182-186. (WoS)
    • Khaw YS, Chan YF, Norlijah O, Jafar JL, Chee HY. (2016).Comparative Genetic Analyses of Human Rhinovirus C (HRV-C) Complete Genome from Malaysia. Frontiers in Microbiology 7, 543. (WoS)
    • Sam IC, Chan YF, Vythilingam I, Wan Sulaiman WY. (2016). Zika virus and its potential reemergence in Malaysia. Medical Journal of Malaysia 71: 68-70. (SCOPUS)
    • Chua CL, Sam IC, Merits A, Chan YF. (2016). Antigenic Variation of East/Central/South African and Asian Chikungunya Virus Genotypes in Neutralization by Immune Sera. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 10: e0004960. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004960 (WoS)
    • Vythilingam I, Sam JI-C, Chan YF, Khaw LT and Wan Sulaiman WY (2016) New Paradigms for Virus Detection, Surveillance and Control of Zika Virus Vectors in the Settings of Southeast Asia. Front. Microbiol. 7:1452. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01452 (WoS)
    • Tan CW, Tee HK, Lee MHP, Sam IC, Chan YF. (2016). Enterovirus A71 DNA-launched infectious clone as a robust reverse genetic tool. PLoS One 11: e0162771. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0162771. (WoS)
    • NikNadia N,Sam IC, Kahidir N, Ngui R, Lim YAL, Goh XT, Choy SH, Chan YF. (2016). Risk Factors for Enterovirus A71 Seropositivity in Rural Indigenous Populations in West Malaysia. PLoS ONE 11: e0148767. (WoS)
    • Lai JKF, Sam IC, Chan YF. (2016). The Autophagic Machinery in Enterovirus Infection. Viruses 2016, 8, 32. (WoS)
    • NMN NikNadia, I-Ching Sam, Sanjay Rampal, WMZ WanNorAmalina, Ghazali NurAtifah1, Khebir Verasahib, Chia Ching Ong, MohdAidinniza MohdAdib, Yoke Fun Chan. (2016). Cyclical Patterns of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Caused by Enterovirus A71 in Malaysia. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 10(3): e0004562 (WoS)
    • Aw-Yong KL, Tan CW, Koh MT, Sam IC, Chan YF. Diagnosis of human enterovirus A71 infection in Malaysia using a commercial IgM-capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and an IgM-colloidal gold immunochromatographic assay. Tropical Biomedicine 2016; 33(2): 238-245. (WoS)
    • Kim Tien Ng, Jack Bee Chook, Xiang Yong Oong, Yoke Fun Chan, Kok Gan Chan, Nik Sherina Hanafi, Yong Kek Pang, Adeeba Kamarulzaman & Kok Keng Tee. (2016). Performance of a Taqman Assay for Improved Detection and Quantification of Human Rhinovirus Viral Load. Scientific Reports | 6:34855 | DOI: 10.1038/srep34855 (WoS)
    • AwYong KL, Tan CW, Koh MT, Sam IC, Chan YF. (2016) Diagnosis of human enterovirus A71 infection in Malaysia using a commercial IgM-capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and an IgM-colloidal gold immunochromatographic assay.Tropical Biomedicine. Tropical Biomedicine 33(2): 238 245 (WoS)
    • Chow WZ, Chan YF, Oong XY, Ng LJ, Nor E SS, Ng KT, Chan KG, Pang YK, Kamarulzaman A, Tee KK. (2016). Genetic diversity, seasonality and transmission network of human metapneumovirus: Identification of a unique sub-lineage of the fusion and attachment genes. Scientific Reports 6:27730. (WoS)
    2015
    • I-Ching Sam,Beate M. Kummerer,Yoke-Fun Chan,Pierre Roques,Christian Drosten and Sazaly AbuBakar. Updates on Chikungunya Epidemiology,Clinical Disease, and Diagnostics. VECTOR-BORNE AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES 2015; 15: 223-230. (WoS)
    • Sam IC, Su YC, Chan YF, Nor'E SS, Hassan A, Jafar FL, Joseph U, Halpin RA, Ghedin E, Hooi PS, Fourment M, Hassan H, AbuBakar S, Wentworth DE, Smith GJ. (2015). Evolution of influenza B virus in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia between 1995 and 2008. Journal of Virology Jul 1. pii: JVI.00708-15 (WoS)
    • Chan SY, Sam IC, Jeffrey Lai KF, Chan YF. (2015). Cellular proteome alterations in response to enterovirus 71 and coxsackievirus A16 infections in neuronal and intestinal cell lines. Journal of Proteomics 125: 121- 130. (WoS)
    • Chiam CW, Chan YF, Ong KC, Wong KT, Sam IC. Neurovirulence comparison of chikungunya virus isolates of the Asian and East/Central/South African genotypes from Malaysia. J Gen Virol. 2015 Aug 12. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000263. [Epub ahead of print] (WoS)
    • Sam IC, Chua CL, Rovie-Ryan JJ, Fu JYL, Tong C, Sitam FT, Chan YF. (2015). Chikungunya virus in macaques, Malaysia. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 21: 1683-1685. (WoS)
    2014
    • Chua CL, Chan YF, Sam IC. (2014). Characterisation of mouse monoclonal antibodies targeting linear epitopes on Chikungunya virus E2 glycoprotein. Journal of Virological Methods 195: 126-133. (WoS)
    • Tan CW, Chan YF, Quah YW, Poh CL. (2014). Inhibition of enterovirus 71 infection by antisense octaguanidinium dendrimer-conjugated morpholino oligomers. Antiviral Research 107:35-41. (WoS)
    • Tan CW, Lai JKF, Sam IC, Chan YF. (2013). Recent developments in antiviral agents against enterovirus 71 infection. Journal of Biomedical Science 21:14. (WoS)
    • Nor e, S.S., Sam, I.C., Mohamad Fakri, E.F., Hooi, P.S., Nathan, A.M., de Bruyne, J.A., Jafar, F., Hassan, A., AbuBakar, S.and Chan, Y.F.Phylogenetic analysis of human metapneumovirus among children with acute respiratory infections in Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 31(3): 562 566 (2014) (WoS)
    2013
    • Mohd Zim MA, Sam IC, Syed Omar SF, Chan YF, AbuBakar S, Kamarulzaman A. (2012). Chikungunya infection in Malaysia: comparison with dengue infection in adults and predictors of persistent arthralgia. Journal of Clinical Virology 56: 141-145. (WoS)
    • Sam IC, Shaw R, Chan YF, Hooi PS, Hurt AC, Barr IG. Seroprevalence of seasonal and pandemic influenza A in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2008-2010. Journal of Medical Virology 2013; 85: 1420-1425 (WoS)
    • Chiam CW, Chan YF, Loong SK, Sara Su JY, Hooi PS, Sam IC. (2013). Real-time polymerase chain reaction for diagnosis and quantitation of negative strand of chikungunya virus. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 77: 133-137. (WoS)
    • Tan CW, Poh CL, Sam IC, Chan YF. Enterovirus 71 uses cell surface heparan sulfate glycosaminoglycan as an attachment receptor. Journal of Virology 2013; 87: 611- 620. (WoS)
    • Tan CW, Chan YF. (2013). Enterovirus 71 receptors: Promising drug targets? Expert Review Anti-Infective Therapy 11: 547-549. (WoS)
    • Khor CS, Sam IC, Hooi PS, Chan YF (2013). Displacement of predominant respiratory syncytial virus genotypes in Malaysia between 1989-2011. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 14: 357-360. (WoS)
    2012
    • Kam YW, Lum RM, Teo TH, Lee W, Simarmata D, Harjanto S, Chua CL, Chan YF, Wee JK, Chow A, Lin R, Leo YS, Le Grand R, Sam IC, Tong JC, Roques P, Wiesmuller KH, Renia L, Rotzschke O, Ng LFP. Early neutralizing IgG response to Chikungunya virus in infected patients targets a dominant linear epitope on the E2 glycoprotein. EMBO Molecular Medicine 2012. 4: 14. (WoS)
    • Sam IC, Loong SK, Michael JC, Chua CL, Wan Sulaiman WY, Vythilingam I, Chan SY, Chiam CW, Yeong YS, AbuBakar S, Chan YF. Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of Chikungunya virus of different genotypes from Malaysia. PLoS One 2012; 7: e50476. (WoS)
    • Tan CW, Chan YF, Sim KM, Tan EL, Poh CL. (2012). Inhibition of Enterovirus 71 (EV-71) Infections by a Novel Antiviral Peptide derived from EV-71 Capsid Protein VP1. PLOS One. 7:5. (WoS)
    • Chan Y.F., Wee, K.L., Chiam, C.W., Khor, C.S., Chan, S.Y., Wan Nor Amalina W.M.Z., Sam, I.C. (2012). Comparative Genetic Analysis of VP4, VP1 and 3D Gene Regions of Enterovirus 71 and Coxsackievirus A16 Circulating in Malaysia between 1997-2008. Tropical Biomedicine 29: 451-466. (WoS)
    • Chan YF, Jafar FL, Nathan AM, de Bruyne JA, Hassan A, No re SS, AbuBakar S. Sam IC. (2012). Diverse human rhinoviruses A and C from children with respiratory infections in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.Journal of Infection 64:633-636. (WoS)
    • Khor CS, IC Sam, Hooi PS, Quek KF, Chan YF. (2012). Epidemiology and seasonality of respiratory viral infections in hospitalized children in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: a retrospective study of 27 years. BMC Paediatrics 12:32. (WoS)
    2011
    • Sam IC,Chua CL, Chan YF.(2011). Chikungunya virus diagnosis in developing world: A pressing need.Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy 2011; 9: 1089- 1091 (WoS)
    • Chan YF, Sam IC, Wee KL, AbuBakar S. (2011). Enterovirus 71 in Malaysia: A decade later. Neurology Asia 16: 1-15. (WoS)
    2010
    • IC Sam, Abdul-Murad A, Karunakaran R, Rampal S, Chan YF, Nathan AM, Ariffin H. Clinical features of Malaysian children hospitalised with community-acquired seasonal influenza. IJID 14S(2010)e36-e40 (WoS)
    • Chan YF, Sam IC and AbuBakar S. (2010). Phylogenetic designation of enterovirus 71 genotypes and subgenotypes using complete genome sequences. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 10:404-412. (WoS)
    • Sam IC, Abdul-Murad A, Karunakaran R, Rampal S, Chan YF, Nathan AM, Ariffin H. (2010). Clinical features of Malaysian children hospitalised with community- acquired influenza. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 14S: e36 e40. (WoS)
    • Sam IC, Kamarulzaman A, Ong GSY, Veriah RS, Ponnampalavanar S, Chan YF, AbuBakar S. Chikungunya virus-associated death in Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 2010; 27: 343-347. (WoS)
    • Tee KK, Lam TT, Chan YF, Bible JM, William Tong CY, Kamarulzaman A, and Takebe Y, Pybus OG. (2010). Evolutionary Genetics of Human Enterovirus 71: Origin, Population Dynamics, Natural Selection and Periodicity. Journal of Virology 84: 3339 3350. (WoS)
    • Mas Ayu S, Lai LR, Chan YF, Hatim A, Hairi N, Ayob A, Sam IC. Seroprevalence Survey of Chikungunya Virus in Bagan Panchor, Malaysia. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 83: 1245-1248. (WoS)
    • Chiam CW, Chan YF, Sam IC. Changing trends of genital herpes in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1982-2008. International Journal of STD & AIDS 2010; 21: 450-451. (WoS)
    2009
    • Sam IC, Chan YF, Chan SY, Loong SK, Chin HK, Hooi PS, Ganeswrie R, Abubakar S. (2009). Chikungunya virus of Asian and Central/East African genotypes in Malaysia. Journal of Clinical Virology 46: 180-183. (WoS)
    2008
    • Sam IC, Kahar-Bador M, Chan YF, Loong SK, Mohd Nor Ghazali F. (2008). Multisensitive community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in Malaysia. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 62: 437-439. (WoS/SCOPUS)
    • Sam IC, Tariman H, Chan YF, Kahar Bador M, Mohd Yusof MY, Hassan H. (2008). Varicella-zoster virus seroprevalence in healthcare workers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Medical Journal of Malaysia 63: 355-356 (WoS/SCOPUS)
    2006
    • Yoke-Fun C, AbuBakar S (2006). Phylogenetic evidence for inter-typic recombination in the emergence of human enterovirus 71 subgenotypes. BMC Microbiology 6: 74.
    2005
    • Chan YF, AbuBakar S (2005). Human enterovirus 71 subgenotype B3 lacks coxsackievirus A16-like neurovirulence in mice infection. Virology Journal 2: 74.
    • Chan YF and AbuBakar S. "Virucidal activity of Virkon S on Enterovirus 71", 2005, Med J Malaysia Vol. 60, pg. 246-248,
    2004
    • Chan YF and AbuBakar S, "Recombinant human enterovirus 71 in hand, foot and mouth disease patients", 2004, Emerg Infect Dis, Vol. 10, pg. 1468-1470,
    2003
    • Chan YF, AbuBakar S (2003). Microscopic detection of Enterovirus 71-induced apoptosis in Vero cells. Annals of Microscopy 3: 117-123.
    • Chan YF and AbuBakar S., "Enterovirus 71 induces apoptosis in Vero cells", 2003, Malaysian J Pathol Vol. 3, pg. 117-123,
    2002
    • AbuBakar S, Wong PF and Chan YF., "Emergence of Dengue 4 genotype IIA in Malaysia", 2002, Journal Gen Virol Vol. 83, pg. 2437-2442,
    2001
    • Chan YF, Tan KL, Wong YC, Wee YC, Yap SF and Tan JAMA. , "The use of the amplification refractory mutation system (ARMS) in the detection of rare beta-thalassemia mutations in the Malays and Chinese in Malaysia", 2001, Southeast Asia J Trop Med Vol. 32, pg. 872-879,
    2000
    • AbuBakar, S, Chan YF and Lam SK., "Outbreaks of Enterovirus 71 infection.", 2000, New Eng J Med Vol. 342, pg. 355-356,
    Book Chapter
    2016
    • Chua CL, Sam IC, Chan YF. Expression and purification of E2 glycoprotein from insect cells (Sf9) for use in serology. In: Chu J and Ang SK, eds. Chikungunya Virus: Methods and Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1426. New York: Humana Press (Springer Science+Business Media); 2016. p 51-61. Available from: http://www.springer.com/la/book/9781493936168. eBook ISBN 978-1-4939-3618-2
    • Chiam CW, Sam IC, Chan YF, Wong KT, Ong KC. Immunohistochemical detection of chikungunya virus antigens in formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded tissues. In: Chu J and Ang SK, eds. Chikungunya Virus: Methods and Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1426. New York: Humana Press (Springer Science+Business Media); 2016. p 235-240.
    • Wong HV, Chan YF, Sam IC, Wan Sulaiman WY, Vythilingam I. Chikungunya virus infection of Aedes mosquitoes. In: Chu J and Ang SK, eds. Chikungunya Virus: Methods and Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1426. New York: Humana Press (Springer Science+Business Media); 2016. p 119-128.
    Article in Proceedings
    2010
    • Circulation Patterns of Human Respiratory Syncytial Viruses in Malaysia. XII International Symposium on Respiratory Viral Infections, Taipei, Taiwan 11-14 march 2010.
    2008
    • Sam IC, Kahar-Bador M, Chan YF, Loong SK, Fadzilah MNG, Chong J. Multisensitive Panton-Valentine Leukocidin-Positive Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 13th International Congress of Infectious Diseases. Kuala Lumpur, 19-22 June 2008. (WoS)
    • Loong SK, Chan YF and Sam IC. Replication Kinetics of Chikungunya Virus in Two Different Cell Lines. 17th Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Meeting. Subang Jaya, 23-25 June, 2008. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Chan YF & Wee KL. Inter-typic Recombination in enterovirus 71 and other human enterovirus A. 14th International Bioinformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology, Capetown, South Africa, 1-5 September 2008. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2007
    • 29th Symposium of Malaysian Society For Microbiology, 24-26 November, 2007, Kuala Terengganu, p15. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
  • Identification of amino acids important for receptor binding in HRV-C that facilitates development of suitable cell culture system , Consultant, 2014 - 2017 (National)
  • Genetic changes associated with Chikungunya virus adaptation to Aedes mosquitoes , Consultant, 2013 - 2015 (National)
  • Activation of Unfolded Protein Response Induced Autophagy in the Replication of Enterovirus 71 , Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2014 (National)
  • Pathogenesis of Severe Co-infections of Respiratory Syncytial Virus with Human Metapneumovirus , Principal Investigator(PI), 2010 - 2012 (National)
  • Pathogenesis of Chikungunya virus neurovirulence, Consultant, 2010 - 2012 (National)
  • Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS)
  • Characterization of heparan sulfate binding domains located on the human enterovirus 71 viral capsid protein VP1 , Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2015
  • NONE
  • A longitudinal observational follow-up of children post-adenovirus infection: A review of the therapeutic effects and possible long term pulmonary complications , Consultant, 2013 - 2014
  • SANOFI
  • Prospective study of influenza virus infection, and clinical and socioeconomic costs in hospitalised children in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Investigators: Jamal I-Ching Sam (principal), Anna-Marie Nathan, Jessie de Bruyne,, Consultant, 2012 - 2015 (National)
  • Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP)
  • The Role of Enterovirus 71 2BC and 3A Proteins in Activation of Autophagy (Jeffrey Lai)and Mapping and characterization of linear B-cell epitopes on Chikungunya virus structural proteins recognized by human immune sera from Malaysian cohorts (Chua Chong Long) , Consultant, 2012 - 2016 (National)
  • Evolutionary dynamics of coxsackievirus A16 in the past decade , Consultant, 2010 - 2011 (National)
  • Predictors of severity for respiratory syncytial virus infection , Consultant, 2010 - 2011 (National)
  • Development of rapid assay targeting multiple genomic regions for coxsackievirus A16 and enterovirus 71 identification by real time reverse-transcription PCR , Consultant, 2009 - 2010 (National)
  • Serological responses to Chikungunya virus of Asian and East/Central/South African genotypes in human and mice (RM 30,000) , Consultant, 2008 - 2009 (National)
  • Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
  • Role of 3AB non-structural protein in RNA replication: Comparative analysis betweeen enterovirus 71 and coxsackievirus A16 , Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2013 (National)
  • Genotypic and phenotypic differences in respiratory syncytial virus subtypes A and B, Consultant, 2011 - 2013 (National)
  • Discovery of antiviral peptides against Enterovirus 71 using the phage display strategy, Consultant, 2010 - 2012 (National)
  • Dissecting enterovirus 71 entry via endocytosis pathway, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009 - 2010 (University)
  • Production and characterisation of Chikungunya virus proteins for serodiagnosis (RM 95,000) (Virology) , Consultant, 2009 - 2010 (National)
  • UM-MOHE HIR
  • Genomics and Molecular Characterization of Tropical Infectious Disease Agents (HIR MOHE) , Consultant, 2011 - 2016
  • Influenza Genome Sequencing Project, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2012
  • European Union FP7 grant
  • Integrated Chikungunya Research (Total 64,545 euros) , Consultant, 2010 - 2015
  • high Impact research Grant allocation
  • Virus entry and trafficking in human monocytes: A comparative study with enterovirus 71 and coxsackievirus A16, Principal Investigator(PI), 2010 - 2012 (National)
  • FP7 EU funding
  • Integration of Chikungunya Research , Consultant, 2010 - 2012 (International)
  • High Impact Research (HIR)
  • Age-dependent cellular responses in Chikungunya virus virulence in mice, Consultant, 2010 - 2012 (National)
  • Virus entry and trafficking in human monocytes: a comparative study with enterovirus 71 and coxsackievirus A16 (RM 280,500), Principal Investigator(PI), 2010 - 2012 (National)
  • MOSTI IPHARM R&D Initiatives
  • Mapping the Dymanics of Genetic Variations of Malaysian Inluenza Viruses Towards the Development of New Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies , Consultant, 2009 - 2012 (National)
  • Top Down MOSTI (iPHARM)
  • Mapping the dynamics of genetic variation of Malaysia Influenza virus towards the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies, Consultant, 2009 - 2011 (National)
  • Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical R&D Initiatives, MOSTI
  • Mapping the dynamics of genetic variations of Malaysian influenza viruses towards the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies , Consultant, 2009 - 2009 (National)
  • Malaysian Toray Science Foundation
  • Quantitative estimation of Chikungunya virus replication kinetics in different cell lines (RM 30,000) , Consultant, 2008 - 2009 (National)
  • UM
  • Identification of Disease Associated Proteins in Enterovirus 71 Infection , Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2009 (National)
  • Vivantis
  • Investigation of Recovery Efficiency of Viral Nucleic Acids Extraction Kit Produced by Vivantis Technologies Sdn Bhd, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2007 (Others)
  • MOSTI (FRGS)
  • Evaluation of Effects of Small Interfering RNA for Chikungunya Virus Infection , Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2009 (National)
  • MOSTI (ScienceFund)
  • Mapping Of Sequences Within the Viral 3D RNA Polymerase and 3'-Untranslated Region Involved in the Virulence of Enterovirus 71 and Coxsackievirus A16 , Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2009 (National)
  • SUPERVISION
    External Supervision
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • Identification of receptor-binding amino acids in rhinovirus C for cell culture system development, Chan Shie Yien, Universiti Putra Malaysia (Upm) (Post Graduate Student)
    • RSV genotyping, Dylan Leong LiYao, Sunway University (Under Graduate Student)
    Completed
    • Genetic Determination of Malaysian human rhinovirus C contributing towards future vaccine development, Khaw Yam Sim, M0100103 (Post Graduate Student)
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • impact of chikungunya virus e1-226a and e1-226v strains on spatiotemporal spread and effectiveness of wolbachia in ae. aegypti in malaysia, Izzati Kausar Azman, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • EFFECTS OF A SINGLE MUTATION IN CHIKUNGUNYA NON-STRUCTURAL PROTEIN ON VIRAL DISSEMINATION AND TRANSMISSION IN AEDES ALBOPICTUS, JOLENE FU, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • DEVELOPMENT OF A PROOF-OF-CONCEPT VIRAL VACCINE WITH CODON AND CODON-PAIR DEOPTIMIZATION: ENTEROVIRUS A71 ATTENUATED VACCINE, MICHELLE LEE HUI PHENG, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • ETIOLOGY OF COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS IN ADULTS IN KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, CHONG YOONG MIN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Epidemic dynamics and interactions between enteroviruses associated with hand, foot and mouth disease, Hooi Yee Chang, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Comparison of Malaysian lineages of SARS-CoV-2: cell binding, entry and immune responses, JOLENE FU YIN LING, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • ETIOLOGY OF COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS IN ADULTS IN KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, CHONG YOONG MIN, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • persistence, survival and transmission of enterovirus a71 in the environment, SITI NUR AMINA NAJWA BINTI BAHARIN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • ROLE OF CAPSID LOOPS AS CONFORMATIONAL NEUTRALIZATION EPITOPES OF ENTEROVIRUSES, TAN XIU HUI, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • DEVELOPMENT OF A PROOF-OF-CONCEPT VIRAL VACCINE WITH CODON AND CODON-PAIR DEOPTIMIZATION: ENTEROVIRUS A71 ATTENUATED VACCINE, MICHELLE LEE HUI PHENG, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • ROLE OF CAPSID LOOPS AS CONFORMATIONAL NEUTRALIZATION EPITOPES OF ENTEROVIRUSES, TAN XIU HUI, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • -, TEE HAN KANG, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • DEVELOPMENT OF A PROOF-OF-CONCEPT VIRAL VACCINE WITH CODON AND CODON-PAIR DEOPTIMIZATION: ENTEROVIRUS A71 ATTENUATED VACCINE, MICHELLE LEE HUI PHENG, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • THE ROLE OF 3AB PRECURSOR PROTEIN IN THE FORMATION OF MEMBRANOUS RNA REPLICATION COMPLEX OF ENTEROVIRUS 71, JEFFREY LAI KAM FATT, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    Other
    • Dissecting the Role of Recombination in Viral Fitness: A Comparative Analysis between Enterovirus A71 and Coxsackievirus A16, TEE HAN KANG, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • THE ROLE OF 3AB PRECURSOR PROTEIN IN THE FORMATION OF MEMBRANOUS RNA REPLICATION COMPLEX OF ENTEROVIRUS 71, JEFFREY LAI KAM FATT, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • THE ROLE OF 3AB PRECURSOR PROTEIN IN THE FORMATION OF MEMBRANOUS RNA REPLICATION COMPLEX OF ENTEROVIRUS 71, JEFFREY LAI KAM FATT, University of Malaya (PhD)
    Completed
    • EVALUATING THE IMMUNOGENICITY OF CODON AND CODON-PAIR DEOPTIMIZED ENTEROVIRUS A71 IN MICE, MICHELLE LEE HUI PHENG, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • DETECTION OF ENTEROVIRUS D68 INFECTION AMONG MALAYSIAN POPULATION USING A PRELIMINARY LUCIFERASE-BASED SERONEUTRALIZATION TEST, NUR ELENA BINTI MAT NAYAN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Effects of a single mutation in chikungunya virus non-structural protein on virus infection in Aedes albopictus and mammalian cell lines., JOLENE FU YIN LING, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Cellular proteome alterations in response to enterovirus 71 and coxsackievirus A16 infections in neuronal and intestinal cell lines, CHAN SHIE YIEN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Genetic changes associated with chikungunya virus adaptation to Aedes mosquitoes, WONG HUI VERN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Characterisation of human antibody responses to chikungunya virus infection, CHUA CHONG LONG, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • HEPARAN SULFATE BINDING AND VIRULENCE OF ENTEROVIRUS 71 IN MICE., TEE HAN KANG, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • Seroepidemiology and Characterization of Neutralization Escape Mutants of Enterovirus A71, NIK NADIA BINTI NIK MOHD NASIR, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Genetic changes associated with chikungunya virus adaptation to Aedes mosquitoes, WONG HUI VERN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Characterization of the adaptive immune responses in enterovirus A71 infection, AW YONG KAM LENG, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Neurovirulence Variation Among The Two Genotypes of Chikungunya Virus in Malaysia., CHIAM CHUN WEI, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Development of Diagnostic Assay for Chikungunya Virus, Nishakanthi Gopalan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Characterization of the adaptive immune responses in enterovirus A71 infection, AW YONG KAM LENG, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Respiratory infections by respiratory syncytial virus and influenza virus in children in Malaysia, ZAHRA NOROUZBABAEI, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Seroepidemiology and Characterization of Neutralization Escape Mutants of Enterovirus A71, NIK NADIA BINTI NIK MOHD NASIR, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Characterisation of human antibody responses to chikungunya virus infection, CHUA CHONG LONG, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • THE ROLE OF CELL SURFACE HEPARAN SULFATE IN ENTEROVIRUS A71 INFECTION AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANTIVIRAL AGENTS TARGETING VIRAL ATTACHMENT AND RNA TRANSLATION INITIATION, TAN CHEE WAH, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Genotypic and phenotypic differences in respiratory syncytial virus subtypes A and B, KHOR CHEE SIENG, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS: REPLICATION IN DIFFERENT CELL TYPES AND POTENTIAL INHIBITION BY RNA INTERFERENCE, LOONG SHIH KENG, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    UG Student/Clinical Fellowship
    (Title of Thesis),(Academic Session)
    Completed
    • COMPLETE GENOME SEQUENCES OF CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS ISOLATED IN MALAYSIABachelor of Biomedical Sciences, 2006/2007
    • Serological Diagnosis of Chikungunya Virus Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences, 2007/2008
    • 1. GENETIC DIVERSITY OF ENTEROVIRUS 71 AND COXSACKIEVIRUS A162.SEROLOGICAL DIAGNOSIS OF CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS INFECTION Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences, 2007/2008
    • Preliminary study of viral protein synthesis and host protein regulation in enterovirus 71 and coxsackievirus A16 infections, 2009/2010
    • CLONING, EXPRESSION AND PURIFICATION OF CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS PROTEINS Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences, UM, 2008/2009
    • Seroprevalence of Enterovirus A71 Infection in Suburban and Rural Areas of Malaysia. Nasibah Binti Khaidir (MEB 100018), 2013/2014
    • Molecular cloning, expression and serological analysis using enterovirus 71 recombinant VP1 protein, 2009/2010
    • Industrial training: Nurfarahin binti Nazim 4 July-23 Sept 2016, 2015/2016
    • THE P1 CAPSID REGION IS THE MAJOR NEUTRALIZATION DETERMINANT OF ENTEROVIRUS A71 AND COXSACKIEVIRUS A16: Michael Yeo Kai Sheng, 2013/2014
    • Industrial training- KTAR- Low Hui Ching, 2018/2019
    Ongoing
    • Eva Stefy: Arboviruses in monkeys and mosquitoes, Malaysia, 2016/2017
    • AHMAD AINUDDIN BIN MUSTAFAR KAMAL: MOLECULAR DIVERSITY OF RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS (RSV) ASSOCIATED WITH ACUTE RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS, 2016/2017
    • Diong Wan Voon: Seroprevalence of enteroviruses associated with hand, foot and mouth disease in Malaysia using luciferase-based seroneutralization assay, 2016/2017
    • Survival of enterovirus A71 on Materials Found in Kindergarten, 2019/2020
    • HAND, FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE (HFMD) : INFLUENCES OF METEOROLOGICAL PARAMETERS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY IN MALAYSIA, 2021
    • Epidemiology and seasonality of respiratory viral infections in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2021
    PATENT/IPR
    (Product Name),(Type),(Level)
    • Enterovirus 71 Antiviral Peptides, PATENT
    • ENTEROVIRUS A71 LIVE ATTENUATED VACCINES AND PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, PATENT
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Interview for MyxChange Dialogue Series: Science as The Future of Youths, 28/08/2021 to 28/08/2021 (National)
    • Panel speaker "Apa itu Variant?" in Sense with Science, 13/06/2021 to 13/06/2021 (National)
    • COVID vaccine public awareness talk for corporate employees of Novartis Malaysia, 21/05/2021 to 21/05/2021
    • Techdome talk: Women in Zcience (WIZ) 2021, 06/04/2021 to 06/04/2021
    • Speaker for Webinar of The V(We) Project 2021: Vaccinated, Or Not Vaccinated?, 26/03/2021 to 17/04/2021
    • Universiti Malaya Strategy in building high impact research culture: From Trial to Triumph, 16/12/2020 to 16/12/2020
    • Article in PULSE UM (The ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2020), 01/10/2020 to 01/10/2020
    • Saving the world with science | The Star, 25/09/2020 to 25/09/2020
    • Harian Metro| Dr Chan menang hadiah sains ASEAN-AS , 15/09/2020 to 15/09/2020
    • SAYS: Malaysian's Vaccine Research Won Her The ASEAN-US Science Prize For Women 2020, 02/09/2020 to 02/09/2020
    • The Rojak Daily| Girl Power: Malaysian Scientist Wins Coveted Asean-US Science Prize for Women 2020, 02/09/2020 to 02/09/2020
    • Berita harian: Malaysia menang Hadiah Sains ASEAN-AS 2020, 02/09/2020 to 02/09/2020
    • Malaysian Gazetter: Malaysia menang Hadiah Sains Asean-AS kategori wanita, 02/09/2020 to 02/09/2020
    • The Sun: Malaysian wins Asean-US science award, 02/09/2020 to 02/09/2020
    • Article in Pulse UM 2020/1 - Covid special section (Complete Genome Sequences of SARS-CoV-2 Strains Detected in Malaysia), 01/06/2020 to 01/06/2020
    • Responsible and Research compliance clinic, 26/11/2019 to 26/11/2019
    • L’ORÉAL-UNESCO For Women In Science National Fellowship Roadshow 2019 - Sharing Session, 29/03/2019 to 29/03/2019
    • Careers in Science” talk, organized by the Science and Mathematics Society of Kolej Yayasan UEM, 07/03/2019 to 07/03/2019
    • Article in PULSE UM, 01/01/2019 to 01/01/2019
    • National Science Challenge 2018 (KL State), 02/07/2018 to 02/07/2018
    • National Science Challenge 2017 (Kuala Lumpur State), 01/04/2017 to 31/07/2017
    • Asian Scientist: Top 100 Scientist 2015, 2022
    • National Science Challenge 2016 KL State, 01/03/2016 to 31/05/2016
    • Her World magazine: The Science of Success, 2022
    • Marie Claire: The year of wonder woman, 2022
    • Asian Scientist Magazine: Asia's Rising Scientist, 2022
    • The Malay Mail: Anti viral paint to combat HFMD,H1N1, 01/09/2015 to 01/09/2015
    • The Sun: Safety and style with Nippon VirusGuard, 26/08/2015 to 26/08/2015
    • Berita Harian: NCWO iktiraf 9 tokoh wanita, 25/08/2015 to 25/08/2015
    • Malaysian Women's weekly: Dedicated, Inspiring and Brilliant, 01/07/2015 to 01/07/2015
    • Malaysian Womens Weekly: Dedicated, brilliant and inspiring, 2022
    • Chan YF. Perkongsian Pengalaman Pegawai Muda Perkhidmatan Awam, Putrajaya International Convention Centre, 17 June 2015., 17/06/2015 to 17/06/2015
    • New Straits time: Understanding enterovirus, 13/05/2015 to 13/05/2015
    • Malaysian Tatler April 2015: The Beauty of Science, 01/04/2015 to 30/04/2015
    • Nona: Wanita dan Sains saling melengkapi, 01/01/2015 to 01/01/2015
    • The Star: Prized for their passion, 04/12/2014 to 04/12/2014
    • Citta Bella: Enterovirus 71, 01/12/2014 to 31/12/2015
    • New Strait Times: CAREERS: Lending a voice to inspire women, 16/11/2014 to 16/11/2014
    • Sin Chew Jit Poh, 11/11/2014 to 11/11/2014
    • Harian Metro: Sokongan keluarga beri hasil terbaik, 04/11/2014 to 04/11/2014
    • BFM: Preventing hand, foot and mouth disease, 03/11/2014 to 03/11/2014
    • The Edge: SPOTLIGHT ON WOMEN IN SCIENCE, 01/11/2014 to 01/11/2014
    • Loreal Women in Science, 30/10/2014 to 30/10/2014
    • Focus Malaysia: Breaking-boundaries-in-SCIENCE, 28/10/2014 to 28/10/2014
    • Chan YF. Biomedical Sciences: A Career in Research. Guest speaker for 2nd National Biomedical Science Gathering 2014, UTAR, Kampar, Perak, 18 October 2014., 18/10/2014 to 18/10/2014
    • Invited lecture: Enterovirus 71: A decade later in 9th Biennial Convention of the Asean Neurological Association (ASNA) , 02/11/2012 to 05/11/2011
    • Invited lecture: Phylogenetic designation of EV71 genotypes and subgenotypes in The 1st International Symposium of Vaccine Development against Human Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Diseases, 04/09/2011 to 05/09/2011
    • National Science challenge State level organized by Academy of sciences, Malaysia, 18/08/2008 to 23/08/2008
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Academic/Professional Services
    (Contribution),(Duration),(Level),(Role)
  • Codeblue : Experts: Mass Covid-19 Boosters Not Backed By Evidence, 04/10/2021 to 04/10/2021, National, (Interview)
  • The Edge Prop: fighting COVID-The multi-layered way, 13/08/2021 to 13/08/2021, National, (Interview)
  • Nature News: Delta threatens rural regions that dodged earlier COVIDwaves, 06/08/2021 to 06/08/2021, International, (Interview)
  • Sin Chew Jit Poh: Delta variant mortality 10X higher for the unvaccinated, 03/08/2021 to 03/08/2021, National, (Interview)
  • UM Research Bulletin, 01/07/2021 to 31/07/2021, University, (Interview)
  • The Star: Instilling Vaccine confidence, 09/06/2021 to 09/06/2021, National, (Interview)
  • IIRG4, 11/05/2021 to 11/05/2021, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  • Interview with The ASEAN Magazine, 01/01/2021 to 01/01/2021, International, (Interview)
  • Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • PhD thesis Hooi Yuan Teng: PATHOGENETIC STUDIES AND MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF COXSACKIEVIRUS A16 INFECTION USING ANIMAL MODELS AND IN VITRO ASSAYS , 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • PhD thesis Mamun Al Mahtab: EPIDEMIOLOGY, PATHOGENESIS, CLINICAL MANIFESTATION, VIROLOGY, AND DEVELOPMENT OF AN INNOVATIVE DRUG FOR CHRONIC HEPATITIS B , 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • The Role of Human Herpesvirus (HHV) Infections and Persistent Immune Activation in Antiretroviral Therapy-Treated HIV-Infected Individuals , 2018 to 2018 (Thesis)
  • National University of Singapore: PhD thesis: Parveen Kaur: ANTIVIRAL THERAPY OF CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS INFECTION , 2017 to 2017 (Thesis)
  • PhD thesis: Phyu Win Kyaw; Enterovirus A71 squamous epitheliotropism and infection in a hamster model, human organotypic and primary squamous cell culture systems , 2017 to 2017 (Thesis)
  • Loreal-UNESCO Women in Science Malaysia Fellowship: Preliminary Jury , 2017 to 2017 (Project)
  • Health and Medical Research Fund Hong Kong 2017, 2017 to 2017 (Project)
  • Grant Reviewer 2017: Jazan University, Saudi Arabia , 2017 to 2017 (Project)
  • MSc thesis: Exploration Towards Finding The Novel Antiviral Compound Against Chikungunya Virus Among Bioflavonoids by Rafidah Binti Lani, 2016 (Thesis)
  • Expert Linkages
    (Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • TECHNICAL WRITING AND GRANTSMANSHIP WORKSHOP, Biological Threat Reduction Program, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, 2020 (International)
  • Workshop on development of a National code of conduct for biosecurity, Academy Sciences of Malaysia, STRIDE, 2015 (National)
  • biothreat & biorisk seminar, ASM &STRIDE, 2014 (National)
  • President's Forum of Southeast and South Asia and Taiwan Universities Joint Research scheme, President's Forum of Southeast and South Asia and Taiwan Universities , 2012 (International)
  • Academic/Technical Contribution
    (Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • Grant reviewer- Jazan University UAE, Jazan University, 2020 - 2020 (Reviewer)
  • The Malaysian Thoracic Society Virtual Annual Congress (MTS Congress 2020) 10th to 13th December 2020= The biology of SARS-CoV2, Malaysian Thoracic Society, 2020 - 2019 (Speaker)
  • Webinar-Universiti Malaya Strategy in building high impact research culture: From Trial to Triumph, Clarivate Web of Science, 2020 - 2020
  • Invitation to Speak at Careers in Science Talk at Kolej Yayasan UEM, Kolej Yayasan UEM, 2019 - 2019 (Speaker)
  • L OR AL-UNESCO For Women In Science National Fellowship Roadshow 2019 - Sharing Session, L OR AL, UM and YSN, 2019 - 2019 (Panel Speaker)
  • Invited Speaker: INTERNATIONAL MEETING & 42nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, THE MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 2017 - 2017
  • Faculty at Emerging and reemerging infectious disease workshop at NCKU, Taiwan on 21-25 August, 2017, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 2017 - 2017 (Speaker)
  • Meet the Expert Session: 42nd MSBMB Conference 2017, Malaysian Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology , 2017 - 2017
  • Participant for Science Foo Camp, Google, O'Reilly, Digital Sciences, 2017 - 2017
  • Science Forum Moderator: 42nd MSBMB Conference, Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2017 - 2017 (Moderator)
  • Hati Akar UMBI: Focus group discussion- Science & Technology, National Councils Women Organisation Malaysia, 2016 - 2016 (Focus Group)
  • Pembentang Sudut Bicara bagi Program Persada Transformasi Perkhidmatan Awam, Jabatan Perkhidmatan awam, 2015 - 2015 (Invited Speaker)
  • 2nd National Biomedical Science Gathering: Guest speaker, UTAR , 2014 - 2014 (Guest Speaker)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • BEST RAPID ORAL AWARD (CONSOLATION PRIZE) Joanne Lau: International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2021 (ICMSM2021), International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology , 2021 (BEST PRESENTATION)
    • THE ASIAN SCIENTIST 100, Asian Scientist Magazine, 2021 (NOTABLE FIGURE)
    • Best neuroscience award, UM, 2021 (BEST PAPER AWARD)
    • Johan Mahkota Wilayah, Wilayah Persekutuan, 2021 (GENERAL ACHIEVEMENTS)
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2021 (CERTIFICATE)
    • The Brand Laureate Awards - The World's First e-Branding Awards 2020 - BrandLeadership Award to Associate Prof. Dr. Chan Yoke Fun, Brand Laureate, 2020 (OTHERS)
    • Winner ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2020. https://scienceprize4women.asean.org/ , ASEAN, USAID, UL, 2020 (RESEARCH)
    • ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2020. Malaysia Finalist. , ASEAN, USAID, UL, 2020 (OTHERS)
    • Guest editor PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2019 (RESEARCH)
    • Faculty of Medicine- Best Publication in Basic Neuroscience 2017, Faculty of Medicine, UM, 2019 (RESEARCH)
    • Asian women Entrepreneurs Leadership Award: Category Science and Environment, Malaysia Chinese Women Entrepreneurs Association, 2019 (OTHERS)
    • Associate Editor BMC Infectious Diseases- Virology, BMC Infectious Diseases, 2018 (RESEARCH)
    • Poonawalla travel grant for Europic 2018, European Study Group on the Molecular Biology of Picornaviruses (EUROPIC), 2018 (RESEARCH)
    • Fellowship for18th IVI Vaccinology course, 3-7 September 2018, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, 2018 (RESEARCH)
    • 3rd place for Best Thesis Award: International Congress of Malaysian Society for Microbiology (ICMSM 2017) Student: Diong Wan Voon, International Congress of Malaysian Society for Microbiology (ICMSM 2017), 2017 (RESEARCH)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2017 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Marie Claire Amazing Women Award, Marie Claire magazine, 2016 (OTHERS)
    • Asian Scientist: Top 100 Scientists, Asian Scientist, 2016 (RESEARCH)
    • ANUGERAH TOKOH WANITA MUDA (Young Women award) National Council of Women's Organizations Malaysia 2015 category Science and Technology, National Council of Women's Organizations Malaysia (NCWO), 2015 (RESEARCH)
    • Loreal-UNESCO International Rising Talent 2015, loreal-UNESCO, 2015 (RESEARCH)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2014 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Loreal-UNESCO for Women in Science Malaysia Fellowship, 2014., Loreal-UNESCO, 2014 (RESEARCH)
    • UM biasiswa: Jeffrey Lai Kam Fatt, UM, 2012 (SPECIAL)
    • Student: Tan Chee Wah. Young Investigator Award, Biotechnology Category. MSMBB 2012, Malaysian Society fo Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 2012 (RESEARCH)
    • Student: Chiam Chun Wei 9th Asia-Pacific Congress of Medical Virology, Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia, Australia; 6-8th June 2012; awarded Young Investigator Scholarship, 9th Asia-Pacific Congress of Medical Virology, 2012 (RESEARCH)
    • MOHE PhD scholarship: Chua Chong Long, MOHE, 2012 (RESEARCH)
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2012 (CERTIFICATE)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2011 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Award Training : Emory Biorisk Management (BEP), Biosecurity Engagement Program, USA, 2011 (SPECIAL)
    • Train-the Trainer Course: Laboratory biosafety principles and practices, National biosafety and biocontainment training pogram, national institute of health, USA, 2010 (SPECIAL)
    • BSL3 Science and Safety Course. Emory University, Atlanta, USA, US Department of State, 2010 (SPECIAL)
    • Student: Khor Chee Sieng National Science Fellowship, MOSTI, 2010 (RESEARCH)
    • Student: Chiam Chun Wei National Science Fellowship, MOSTI, 2010 (RESEARCH)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2010 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Student: Chan Shie Yien National Science Fellowship, MOSTI, 2009 (RESEARCH)
    • 2nd Interacademy Panel Conference for Young Scientists in conjunction with the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions, Dalian, China, 10-12 September 2009, Interacademy Panel, 2009 (RESEARCH)
    • Student: Loong Shih Keng Skim Biasiswa Universiti Malaya, Universiti Malaya, 2008 (RESEARCH)
    • Best Oral Presenter for 29th Symposium of Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 29th Symposium of Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 2007 (RESEARCH)
    • Selected as participant for Novartis Biotechnology Leadership Camp, Novartis, 2007 (RESEARCH)
    • Selected as delegate to 57th Meeting of Nobel Laureates With Young Scientists, Academy Science Malaysia, 2007 (RESEARCH)
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • Asia-Pacific Network for Enterovirus Surveillance, National Health Research Institute, Taiwan, 01/09/2017 to 01/09/2019 (International)
    • Internal auditor, QMEC, 01/01/2011 to 01/01/2013 (National)
    • Bengkel Percambaha n Fikiran Penyediaan dan Penetapan Biological Weapons (BW) Selected Agents List pada 24-25 Oktober 2011, STRIDE, 01/04/2011 to 01/04/2011 (National)
    • Emory Biorisk Management Training, biosecurity engagment program, USA, 01/04/2011 to 01/04/2011 (International)
    • Antiviral Study Gammex Powder-Free with AMT Antimicrobial Technology, Ansell Shah Alam Sdn Bhd , 01/07/2010 to 01/07/2011 (International)
    • Investigation of Recovery Efficiency of Viral Nucleic Acids Extraction Kit Produced by Vivantis Technologies Sdn.Bhd. , Vivantis Technologies Sdn Bhd, 01/09/2006 to 01/09/2007 (Others)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    INVITED SEMINAR
  • Session on Infectious Diseases, Science Foo Camp 2017, 04/08/2017 to 06/08/2017, Google, O'Reilly, Digital Sciences (International)
  • Inhibition of Enterovirus 71 (EV-71) Infections by a Novel Antiviral Peptide derived from Capsid Protein VP1, Seminar in Infectious Disease and Signal Transduction center, National Chen Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, 27/04/2012 to 27/04/2012, Infectious Disease and Signal Transduction center, National Chen Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan (International)
  • INVITED SPEAKER
  • Vaccines and Immunity: when can we achieve herd immuntiy? , ASEAN Diagnostics (Dx) Preparedness Webinar Series, 08/10/2021 to 08/10/2021, ASEAN Dx Initiative (International)
  • Genomics studies of SARS-CoV2 in Malaysia, JAMS 10th Annual Symposium (JAMS10), 23/08/2021 to 24/08/2021, JAMS (International)
  • ASEAN Women in STEM Webinar: Addressing the COVID19 Pandemic through Science, Technology, and Innovation, ASEAN Women in Stem Webinar: Addressing the COVID-19 Pandemic through Science, Technology, and Innovation, 11/08/2021 to 11/08/2021, ASEAN-USAID IGNITE (International)
  • The Winning Proposal, L Or al-UNESCO FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE AWARD CLINIC SESSION, 23/07/2021 to 23/07/2021, UM IPPP (University)
  • Science for COVID-19 recovery, Women in Science Session, 14/06/2021 to 14/06/2021, COSTI (International)
  • Episode 18: The Big Idea, The Big Idea, 11/05/2021 to 11/05/2021, US mission to ASEAN (International)
  • Beyond Gender: The Role and Impact of Women in Science and Technology., Women Scientists at the Forefront: 2021 International Day of Women and Girls in Science, 11/02/2021 to 11/02/2021, Department of Education, Philippines (International)
  • Hand, foot and mouth disease epidemiology in Malaysia, 2019 Taiwan Public Health Association Annual Meeting, 27/09/2019 to 27/09/2019, Taiwan Public Health Association  (International)
  • Chan YF. The role of heparan sulfate in enterovirus A71 infection. Pirbright Institute seminar, 9 April, 2018., Pirbright Institute Seminar, 09/04/2018 to 09/04/2018, Pirbright Institute (International)
  • Chan YF. Cyclical patterns of hand, foot and mouth disease in Malaysia. Emerging and reemerging infectious disease workshop at National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan August 21-25, 2017., Chan YF. Cyclical patterns of hand, foot and mouth disease in Malaysia. Emerging and reemerging infectious disease workshop at National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan August 21-25, 2017., 21/08/2017 to 25/08/2017, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan (International)
  • Cyclical patterns of hand, foot and mouth disease in Malaysia , Emerging and reemerging infectious disease workshop at NCKU, Taiwan, 21/08/2017 to 25/08/2017, National Cheng Kung University (International)
  • Enterovirus A71 Uses Cell Surface Heparan Sulfate Glycosaminoglycan as an Attachment Receptor, 42TH MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGYCONFERENCE, 16/08/2017 to 16/08/2017, THE MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (National)
  • Cyclical patterns of hand, foot and mouth disease in Malaysia, Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease International Conference 2016, 25/07/2016 to 26/07/2016, COHESIA (International)
  • Virus and Host Factors in Human Enterovirus 71 pathogenesis, 24th Annual Scientific Meeting of Malaysia Society of Neurosciences, 14/06/2013 to 16/06/2013, Malaysia society of Neurosciences (National)
  • Inhibition of enterovirus 71 infections by a novel peptide derived from enterovirus 71 capsid protein VP1. , 7th National Infectious Diseases and Seminar and Workshop (NIDSAW), 06/11/2012 to 06/11/2012, Faculty of Medicine, UPM (National)
  • Enterovirus 71: a decade later, 9TH BIENNIAL CONVENTION OF THE ASEAN NEUROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (ASNA): NEUROINFECTION SYMPOSIUM, 02/11/2011 to 05/11/2011, THE ASEAN NEUROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (ASNA) (International)
  • Phylogenetic designation of EV71 genotypes and subgenotypes, The 1st International Symposium of Vaccine Development against Human Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Diseases , 04/09/2011 to 05/09/2011, National Health Research and Vaccinology Institute (International)
  • ORAL PRESENTER
  • Lai JKF, Sam IC, Chan YF. (2015). Enterovirus A71 triggers autophagosome-lysosome fusion to facilitate viral replication. , 10th Asia-Pacific Congress of Medical Virology, Taipei, Taiwan, 15-18 October 2015. , 15/10/2015 to 18/10/2015, Asia-Pacific Society of Medical Virology (International)
  • Chua CL, Chan YF, Sam IC. (2015). Immune individuals infected with either East/Central/South African or Asian chikungunya virus genotypes have distinct genotype-specific cross-protective antibody immunity. , International Meeting on Arboviruses and their Vectors. University of Glasgow, United Kingdom, 7-8 September 2015. , 07/09/2015 to 08/09/2015, University of Glasgow (International)
  • Tan CW, Sam IC, Poh CL, Chan YF. Enterovirus 71 uses cell surface heparan sulfate glycosaminoglycan as an attachment receptor., Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MSMBB) 2012, 30/10/2012 to 30/10/2012, MSMBB (National)
  • Enterovirus 71 Infection of Various Cell Lines, 29th Symposium of Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 24/11/2007 to 26/11/2007, Malaysian Society for Microbiology (National)
  • POSTER PRESENTER
  • Tan CW, Tee HK, Lee MHP. Sam IC, Chan YF (2016). Enterovirus A71 DNA-launched infectious clone as a robust reverse genetic tool. Hand, foot and mouth disease International Conference. 25-26 July, 2016, Biopolis, Singapore., Hand, foot and mouth disease International Conference., 25/07/2016 to 26/07/2016, NUS (International)
  • AhmadJaafar N, Wong LP, Chan YF, Nathan AR, deBruyne J, Sam IC. (2015). Socioeconomic costs of children less than 5 years admitted with acute respiratory infections in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia., 10th Asia-Pacific Congress of Medical Virology, Taipei, Taiwan, 15-18 October 2015. , 15/10/2015 to 18/10/2015, Asia-Pacific Society of Medical Virology (International)
  • Wong HV, Vythilingam I, Sulaiman WY, Lulla A, Merits A, Chan YF, Sam IC. (2015). Characterization of two infectious clones of chikungunya virus in Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus from Malaysia. , 51st Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 3 & 4 March, 2015, Grand Seasons Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia., 03/03/2015 to 04/03/2015, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (National)
  • Tan CW, Chan YF, Quah YW, Poh CL.(2014). In vitro antiviral and resistance selection of octaguanidium conjugated morpholino oligomers against enterovirus 71 infection. Europic 2014: 18th International Picornavirus Meeting,Blankerberge, Belgium, 9-14 March 2014. , Europic 2014: 18th International Picornavirus Meeting,, 09/03/2014 to 14/03/2014, University of Leuven (International)
  • Ngui R, Gill BS, Lim YAL, Chan YF, Mudin R, Sam IC. Geographic information system analysis reveals that the chikungunya outbreak in Malaysia in 2009 occurred mainly in rural areas. Chikungunya 2013, Langkawi, Malaysia, 28-30 October, 2013., Chikungunya 2013, 28/10/2013 to 30/10/2013, UM and ICRES (International)
  • Chiam CW, Chan YF, Ong KC, Wong KT, Sam IC. Variation in neurovirulence and gene expression profiles in mice infected with different Chikungunya genotypes. Chikungunya 2013, Langkawi, Malaysia, 28-30 October, 2013., Chikungunya 2013, 28/10/2013 to 30/10/2013, UM and ICRES (International)
  • Chua CL, Chan YF, Sam IC. Characterisation of mouse monoclonal antibodies targeting linear epitopes on Chikungunya virus E2 glycoprotein. Chikungunya 2013, Langkawi, Malaysia, 28-30 October, 2013., Chikungunya 2013, 28/10/2013 to 30/10/2013, UM and ICRES (International)
  • Enterovirus 71 uses cell surface heparan sulfate as an attachment receptor, Keystone Symposia Conference: Positive Stranded RNA viruses, 28/04/2013 to 03/05/2013, Keystone symposia (International)
  • Development of strand-specific quantitative real time polymerase chain reaction for Chikungunya virus, 9th Asia-Pacific Congress of Medical Virology, Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia, Australia; 6-8th June 2012, 06/06/2012 to 08/06/2012, APCMV (International)
  • Neurovirulence variation of different Chikungunya virus genotypes in ICR suckling mice. Chiam Chun Wei, Chan Yoke Fun, Ong Kien Chai, Wong Kum Thong, Sam I-Ching, 16th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress, 12/12/2011 to 13/12/2011 (International)
  • Inhibition of enterovirus 71 infections by a novel peptide derived from enterovirus 71 capsid protein VP1, 1st International Symposium of Infectious Disease and Signal Transduction Research, 19/11/2011 to 20/11/2011, Center Infectious Disease and Signal Transduction Research (International)
  • Differential Proteome analysis of human colon adenocarcinoma cells infected with enterovirus 71 and coxsackievirus A16, 1st International Symposium of Infectious Diseases and Signal Transduction Research, 19/11/2011 to 20/11/2011, Center of Infectious Diseases and Signal Transduction Research, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan (International)
  • Khor CS, Sam IC, Quek KF, Chan YF., Epidemiology and Seasonality of Respiratory Viral Infections in Hospitalised Children in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. , XIII International Symposium on Respiratory Viral Infections , 13/03/2011 to 16/03/2011, MACRAE group (International)
  • Chan SY, Sam IC, Chan YF. Replication kinetics of Enterovirus 71 and Coxsackievirus A16 in neuronal and intestinal cells. , My1Bio conference, 2010. , 30/10/2010 to 31/10/2010, MOSTI (National)
  • Circulation Patterns of Human Respiratory Syncytial Viruses in Malaysia, XII International Symposium on Respiratory viral Infections, 11/03/2010 to 14/03/2010, Macrae Group (International)
  • Inter-typic Recombination in enterovirus 71 and other human enterovirus A., 14th International Bioinformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology,, 01/09/2008 to 05/09/2008 (International)
  • Replication Kinetics of Chikungunya Virus in Two Different Cell Lines., 17th Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Meeting. , 23/06/2008 to 25/06/2008 (National)
  • Redesignation of enterovirus 71 genotypes., international conference of infectious diseases, 19/06/2008 to 22/06/2008 (International)
  • Multisensitive Panton-Valentine Leukocidin-Positive Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia., International Congress of Infectious Diseases. , 19/06/2008 to 22/06/2008 (International)
  • Analysis of Chikungunya Genome Sequences from Bagan Panchor, Malaysia., 13th International Congress of Infectious Diseases., 19/06/2008 to 22/06/2008 (International)
  • OTHERS
  • Science Forum , 42nd MSBMB Conference , 16/08/2017 to 16/08/2017, Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (National)