Curriculum Vitae

PROF. DR. CHAN YOKE FUN

Professor
  • Department of Medical Microbiology
    Faculty of Medicine

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • GENOMIC
    human viruses, microbiology, phylogenetics, bioinformatics, synthetic biology
  • VIROLOGY
    enterovirus 71, chikungunya virus, respiratory syncytial virus, respiratory viruses

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • PhD, (Molecular Virology)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • BBMedSc, (Sains Bioperubatan)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Task Force Member
    16 Sep 2022 - 08 Aug 2023 (University Malaya)
  • JKIT Coordinator
    01 Sep 2016 - present (Faculty)
  • Internal auditor
    01 Jul 2013 - present (University Malaya)
  • Jawatankuasa Penilaian dan Pemantauan Geran Penyelidikan (JPPGP) Fakulti Perubatan
    18 Oct 2013 - present (Faculty)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penasihat Tetap Tabung MMB
    30 Nov 2016 - present (Faculty)
  • Acting Head of Department
    19 Nov 2022 - 09 Jan 2023 (Department)
  • Head of Department
    19 Nov 2020 - 18 Nov 2022 (Universiti Malaya)
  • Member, UMHealth Task Force 1
    17 Sep 2021 - 31 Aug 2022 (University Malaya)
  • PROJECT COORDINATOR FOR THE INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES (C3BIRD) PROGRAMME
    07 Jul 2021 - 06 Jun 2022 (International)
  • Penasihat akademik tahun 1
    07 Jan 2020 - 06 Jan 2022 (Faculty)
  • UM culture collection directory
    03 Nov 2021 - 03 Nov 2021 (Faculty)
  • Head of Department
    19 Nov 2018 - 18 Nov 2020 (Universiti Malaya)
  • PELANTIKAN SEBAGAI AHLI JAWATANKUASA KURIKULUM FAKULTI (JKKF) BAGI PROGRAM IJAZAH TINGGI
    06 Apr 2017 - 05 Apr 2020 (Faculty)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA BIOKESELAMATAN DAN BIOSEKURITI (IBBC) UM
    01 Apr 2017 - 31 Mar 2020 (University Malaya)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA BIOKESELAMATAN DAN BIOSEKURITI (IBBC) UM
    01 Apr 2017 - 31 Mar 2019 (University Malaya)
  • Organizer for Biosafety workshop for Clinical Microbiology Laboratories
    24 Oct 2018 - 25 Oct 2018 (National)
  • Reviewer Peringkat IPPP- FRGS
    01 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018 (University Malaya)
  • Ahli Lembaga Penasihat Good Laboratory Practices
    02 May 2016 - 30 Apr 2018 (Faculty)
  • Reviewer University of Malaya Research Grant (Programme) 2017
    19 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 (University Malaya)
  • Dental Coordinator
    01 Sep 2016 - 01 Aug 2017 (Faculty)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA BIOKESELAMATAN DAN BIOSEKURITI (IBBC) UM
    01 Apr 2015 - 31 Mar 2017 (University Malaya)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilaian Harga Untuk Kelulusan Pembelian Alat
    01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2014 (Faculty)
  • Coordinator- Dental
    01 Sep 2012 - 31 Aug 2014 (Faculty)
  • Internal auditor
    06 May 2014 - 23 May 2014 (University Malaya)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Koordinator, Pusat Haiwan makmal
    01 Dec 2012 - 01 Dec 2013 (Faculty)
  • Secretary, Chikungunya conference
    01 Jan 2013 - 30 Oct 2013 (University Malaya)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Biosafety and Biosecurity
    01 Jan 2007 - 31 Dec 2012 (Faculty)
  • Penyelaras Kursus Program Bioperubatan MFEB2404- Introductory Diagnostic Virology
    02 Jul 2007 - 30 Sep 2011 (Faculty)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • ALUMNI GLOBAL YOUNG ACADEMY, MEMBER
    2009 to 2012 (International)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • International Jury Member for Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) Covid-19/ Advanced Healthcare and Life Sciences International Innovation Awards 2022
    MTE2022, 2022 (International)
  • Ahli Majlis Professor Negara
    MPN, 2022 (National)
  • Jury for Falling Walls Life Science Category
    Falling Walls, 2022 (International)
  • ASM PUBLICATION COMMITTEE 2021 2022
    ASM, 2021 (National)
  • DEGREE AWARDS
    AGONG, 2021 (State)
  • 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 (National)
  • THE ASIAN SCIENTIST 100
    Asian Scientist Magazine, 2021 (International)
  • Best neuroscience award
    UM, 2021 (University)
  • Johan Mahkota Wilayah
    Wilayah Persekutuan, 2021 (National)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2021 (University)
  • ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2020. Malaysia Finalist.
    ASEAN, USAID, UL, 2020 (International)
  • The Brand Laureate Awards - The World's First e-Branding Awards 2020 - BrandLeadership Award to Associate Prof. Dr. Chan Yoke Fun
    Brand Laureate, 2020 (National)
  • Winner ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2020. https://scienceprize4women.asean.org/
    ASEAN, USAID, UL, 2020 (International)
  • Asian women Entrepreneurs Leadership Award: Category Science and Environment
    Malaysia Chinese Women Entrepreneurs Association, 2019 (National)
  • Faculty of Medicine- Best Publication in Basic Neuroscience 2017
    Faculty of Medicine, UM, 2019 (Ptj)
  • Guest editor PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
    PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2019 (International)
  • Associate Editor BMC Infectious Diseases- Virology
    BMC Infectious Diseases, 2018 (International)
  • Poonawalla travel grant for Europic 2018
    European Study Group on the Molecular Biology of Picornaviruses (EUROPIC), 2018 (International)
  • Fellowship for18th IVI Vaccinology course, 3-7 September 2018
    International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, 2018 (International)
  • 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 (National)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2017 (University)
  • Asian Scientist: Top 100 Scientists
    Asian Scientist, 2016 (International)
  • Marie Claire Amazing Women Award
    Marie Claire magazine, 2016 (Private)
  • 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 (National)
  • Loreal-UNESCO International Rising Talent 2015
    loreal-UNESCO, 2015 (International)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2014 (University)
  • Loreal-UNESCO for Women in Science Malaysia Fellowship, 2014.
    Loreal-UNESCO, 2014 (International)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2012 (University)
  • UM biasiswa: Jeffrey Lai Kam Fatt
    UM, 2012 (University)
  • Student: Tan Chee Wah. Young Investigator Award, Biotechnology Category. MSMBB 2012
    Malaysian Society fo Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 2012 (National)
  • 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 (International)
  • MOHE PhD scholarship: Chua Chong Long
    MOHE, 2012 (Government)
  • Award Training : Emory Biorisk Management (BEP)
    Biosecurity Engagement Program, USA, 2011 (International)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2011 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2010 (University)
  • Student: Khor Chee Sieng National Science Fellowship
    MOSTI, 2010 (National)
  • Student: Chiam Chun Wei National Science Fellowship
    MOSTI, 2010 (National)
  • Train-the Trainer Course: Laboratory biosafety principles and practices
    National biosafety and biocontainment training pogram, national institute of health, USA, 2010 (International)
  • BSL3 Science and Safety Course. Emory University, Atlanta, USA
    US Department of State, 2010 (International)
  • Student: Chan Shie Yien National Science Fellowship
    MOSTI, 2009 (National)
  • 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 (International)
  • Student: Loong Shih Keng Skim Biasiswa Universiti Malaya
    Universiti Malaya, 2008 (University)
  • Best Oral Presenter for 29th Symposium of Malaysian Society for Microbiology
    29th Symposium of Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 2007 (National)
  • Selected as participant for Novartis Biotechnology Leadership Camp
    Novartis, 2007 (International)
  • Selected as delegate to 57th Meeting of Nobel Laureates With Young Scientists
    Academy Science Malaysia, 2007 (International)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. 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
  2. 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 and May 2021 (vol 301, 114462, 2022), JOURNAL OF VIROLOGICAL METHODS. 309(), . doi:10.1016/j.jviromet.2022.114596
  3. 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
  4. Hsieh, Chung-Fan; Chen, Yu-Li; Lin, Guan-Hua; Chan, Yoke Fun; Hsieh, Pei-Wen; Horng, Jim-Tong (2022). 3,4-Dicaffeoylquinic Acid from the Medicinal Plant Ilex kaushue Disrupts the Interaction Between the Five-Fold Axis of Enterovirus A-71 and the Heparan Sulfate Receptor, JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY. 96(7), . doi:10.1128/jvi.00542-21
  5. Hsieh, Chung-Fan; Chen, Yu-Li; Lin, Guan-Hua; Chan, Yoke Fun; Hsieh, Pei-Wen; Horng, Jim-Tong (2022). 3,4-Dicaffeoylquinic Acid from the Medicinal Plant Ilex kaushue Disrupts the Interaction between the Five-Fold Axis of Enterovirus A-71 and the Heparan Sulfate Receptor (vol 96, e00542-21, 2022), JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY. 96(11), . doi:10.1128/jvi.00649-22
  6. Chong, Diane Woei-Quan; Jayaraj, Vivek Jason; Ng, Chiu-Wan; Sam, I-Ching; Said, Mas Ayu; Ahmad Zaki, Rafdzah; Hairi, Noran Naqiah; Nik Farid, Nik Daliana; Hoe, Victor Chee-Wai; Isahak, Marzuki; Ponnampalavanar, Sasheela; Syed Omar, Sharifah Faridah; Kamaruzzaman, Shahrul Bahyah; Ong, Hang-Cheng; Hasmukharay, Kejal; Hasnan, Nazirah; Kamarulzaman, Adeeba; Chan, Yoke Fun; Chong, Yoong Min; Rampal, Sanjay (2021). Propagation of a hospital-associated cluster of COVID-19 in Malaysia, BMC INFECTIOUS DISEASES. 21(1), . doi:10.1186/s12879-021-06894-y
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
Others
  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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.
  9. 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
  10. 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.
  11. 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)
  12. 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.
  13. 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
  14. 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.
  15. 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
  16. 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.
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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.
  21. 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
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. Chua CL, Sam IC, Chiam CW, Chan YF. (2017). The neutralizing role of IgM during early Chikungunya virus infection. PLoS ONE 12: e0171989.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. Tan CW, Sam IC, Chong WL, Lee VS, Chan YF. (2017). Polysulfonate suramin inhibits Zika virus infection. Antiviral Research 143: 186-194.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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
  34. 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.
  35. 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
  36. 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.
  37. 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
  38. Lai JKF, Sam IC, Chan YF. (2016). The Autophagic Machinery in Enterovirus Infection. Viruses 2016, 8, 32.
  39. 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
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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]
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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
  50. 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.
  51. 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)
  52. 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.
  53. Tan CW, Lai JKF, Sam IC, Chan YF. (2013). Recent developments in antiviral agents against enterovirus 71 infection. Journal of Biomedical Science 21:14.
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. 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.
  57. 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
  58. Tan CW, Chan YF. (2013). Enterovirus 71 receptors: Promising drug targets? Expert Review Anti-Infective Therapy 11: 547-549.
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. 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.
  63. 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.
  64. 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.
  65. 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.
  66. Chan YF, Sam IC, Wee KL, AbuBakar S. (2011). Enterovirus 71 in Malaysia: A decade later. Neurology Asia 16: 1-15.
  67. 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
  68. 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.
  69. 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.
  70. 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
  71. 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.
  72. 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.
  73. 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.
  74. 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.
  75. 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.
  76. 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.
  77. 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
  78. Yoke-Fun C, AbuBakar S (2006). Phylogenetic evidence for inter-typic recombination in the emergence of human enterovirus 71 subgenotypes. BMC Microbiology 6: 74.
  79. Chan YF and AbuBakar S. "Virucidal activity of Virkon S on Enterovirus 71", 2005, Med J Malaysia Vol. 60, pg. 246-248,
  80. Chan YF, AbuBakar S (2005). Human enterovirus 71 subgenotype B3 lacks coxsackievirus A16-like neurovirulence in mice infection. Virology Journal 2: 74.
  81. 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,
  82. Chan YF and AbuBakar S., "Enterovirus 71 induces apoptosis in Vero cells", 2003, Malaysian J Pathol Vol. 3, pg. 117-123,
  83. Chan YF, AbuBakar S (2003). Microscopic detection of Enterovirus 71-induced apoptosis in Vero cells. Annals of Microscopy 3: 117-123.
  84. AbuBakar S, Wong PF and Chan YF., "Emergence of Dengue 4 genotype IIA in Malaysia", 2002, Journal Gen Virol Vol. 83, pg. 2437-2442,
  85. 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,
  86. AbuBakar, S, Chan YF and Lam SK., "Outbreaks of Enterovirus 71 infection.", 2000, New Eng J Med Vol. 342, pg. 355-356,
Chapter in Books
  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. 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 Proceeding
  1. Circulation Patterns of Human Respiratory Syncytial Viruses in Malaysia. XII International Symposium on Respiratory Viral Infections, Taipei, Taiwan 11-14 march 2010.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 29th Symposium of Malaysian Society For Microbiology, 24-26 November, 2007, Kuala Terengganu, p15.

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2014 - 2017, 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)
  2. 2011 - 2016, UM-MOHE HIR
    Genomics and Molecular Characterization of Tropical Infectious Disease Agents (HIR MOHE) ( Consultant)
  3. 2012 - 2016, 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)
  4. 2010 - 2015, European Union FP7 grant
    Integrated Chikungunya Research (Total 64,545 euros) ( Consultant)
  5. 2013 - 2015, Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS)
    Characterization of heparan sulfate binding domains located on the human enterovirus 71 viral capsid protein VP1 ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  6. 2012 - 2015, 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)
  7. 2013 - 2015, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    Genetic changes associated with Chikungunya virus adaptation to Aedes mosquitoes ( Consultant)
  8. 2012 - 2014, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    Activation of Unfolded Protein Response Induced Autophagy in the Replication of Enterovirus 71 ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  9. 2013 - 2014, NONE
    A longitudinal observational follow-up of children post-adenovirus infection: A review of the therapeutic effects and possible long term pulmonary complications ( Consultant)
  10. 2011 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Genotypic and phenotypic differences in respiratory syncytial virus subtypes A and B ( Consultant)
  11. 2011 - 2013, 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))
  12. 2010 - 2012, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    Pathogenesis of Severe Co-infections of Respiratory Syncytial Virus with Human Metapneumovirus ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  13. 2010 - 2012, High Impact Research (HIR)
    Age-dependent cellular responses in Chikungunya virus virulence in mice ( Consultant)
  14. 2010 - 2012, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    Pathogenesis of Chikungunya virus neurovirulence ( Consultant)
  15. 2010 - 2012, high Impact research Grant allocation
    Virus entry and trafficking in human monocytes: A comparative study with enterovirus 71 and coxsackievirus A16 ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  16. 2009 - 2012, 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)
  17. 2010 - 2012, High Impact Research (HIR)
    Virus entry and trafficking in human monocytes: a comparative study with enterovirus 71 and coxsackievirus A16 (RM 280,500) ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  18. 2011 - 2012
    Influenza Genome Sequencing Project ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  19. 2010 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Discovery of antiviral peptides against Enterovirus 71 using the phage display strategy ( Consultant)
  20. 2009 - 2011, Top Down MOSTI (iPHARM)
    Mapping the dynamics of genetic variation of Malaysia Influenza virus towards the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies ( Consultant)
  21. 2010 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP)
    Evolutionary dynamics of coxsackievirus A16 in the past decade ( Consultant)
  22. 2010 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP)
    Predictors of severity for respiratory syncytial virus infection ( Consultant)
  23. 2009 - 2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Production and characterisation of Chikungunya virus proteins for serodiagnosis (RM 95,000) (Virology) ( Consultant)
  24. 2009 - 2010, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP)
    Development of rapid assay targeting multiple genomic regions for coxsackievirus A16 and enterovirus 71 identification by real time reverse-transcription PCR ( Consultant)
  25. 2007 - 2009, UM
    Identification of Disease Associated Proteins in Enterovirus 71 Infection ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  26. 2007 - 2009, 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))
  27. 2007 - 2009, MOSTI (FRGS)
    Evaluation of Effects of Small Interfering RNA for Chikungunya Virus Infection ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  28. 2008 - 2009, Malaysian Toray Science Foundation
    Quantitative estimation of Chikungunya virus replication kinetics in different cell lines (RM 30,000) ( Consultant)
  29. 2008 - 2009, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP)
    Serological responses to Chikungunya virus of Asian and East/Central/South African genotypes in human and mice (RM 30,000) ( Consultant)
  30. 2009 - 2009, 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)
International
  1. 2022 - 2024, International Funding
    Gpp - Accelerating The Diagnosis Of Neuroinfection In Malaysia ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  2. 2010 - 2012, FP7 EU funding
    Integration of Chikungunya Research ( Consultant)
University
  1. 2009 - 2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Dissecting enterovirus 71 entry via endocytosis pathway ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  2. 2007 - 2007, Vivantis
    Investigation of Recovery Efficiency of Viral Nucleic Acids Extraction Kit Produced by Vivantis Technologies Sdn Bhd ( Principal Investigator(PI))

CONSULTANCY PROJECT


  • Asia-Pacific Network for Enterovirus Surveillance, National Health Research Institute, Taiwan
    01 Sep 2017 - 01 Sep 2019 (International)
  • Internal Auditor, QMEC
    01 Jan 2011 - 01 Jan 2013 (National)
  • Antiviral Study Gammex Powder-Free With Amt Antimicrobial Technology, Ansell Shah Alam Sdn Bhd
    01 Jul 2010 - 01 Jul 2011 (International)
  • Emory Biorisk Management Training, biosecurity engagment program, USA
    01 Apr 2011 - 01 Apr 2011 (International)
  • Bengkel Percambaha N Fikiran Penyediaan dan Penetapan Biological Weapons (Bw) Selected Agents List Pada 24-25 Oktober 2011, STRIDE
    01 Apr 2011 - 01 Apr 2011 (National)
  • Investigation of Recovery Efficiency of Viral Nucleic Acids Extraction Kit Produced by Vivantis Technologies Sdn.Bhd., Vivantis Technologies Sdn Bhd
    01 Sep 2006 - 01 Sep 2007 (Others)

PAPER PRESENTED


PLENARY SPEAKER
  1. Enterovirus A71 survival: win, lose or draw, Malaysian Society of Microbiology, Malaysian Society of Microbiology (National) (01 Dec 2022 - 02 Dec 2022)
INVITED SEMINAR
  1. Session on Infectious Diseases, Science Foo Camp 2017, Google, O'Reilly, Digital Sciences (International) (04 Aug 2017 - 06 Aug 2017)
  2. 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, Infectious Disease and Signal Transduction center, National Chen Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan (International) (27 Apr 2012 - 27 Apr 2012)
INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Laboratory Diagnosis and Management of Enterovirus Infections, 19th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (19th ICID), International Society for Infectious Diseases (International) (17 Nov 2022 - 20 Nov 2022)
  2. Synthetic Viruses: Opportunities and Risks, Advancements in Science and Technology: Benefits and Risks for the Biological Weapons Convention, United Nations (International) (11 Oct 2022 - 12 Oct 2022)
  3. Speaker, L for Lifelong, MedXUM, 6th college, UM (University) (28 May 2022 - 28 May 2022)
  4. Experience of COVID-19 pandemic response in Malaysia, C3BIRD Advanced Course 2022, C3BIRD Korea (International) (09 May 2022 - 16 May 2022)
  5. Vaccines and Immunity: when can we achieve herd immuntiy? , ASEAN Diagnostics (Dx) Preparedness Webinar Series, ASEAN Dx Initiative (International) (08 Oct 2021 - 08 Oct 2021)
  6. Genomics studies of SARS-CoV2 in Malaysia, JAMS 10th Annual Symposium (JAMS10), JAMS (International) (23 Aug 2021 - 24 Aug 2021)
  7. 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, ASEAN-USAID IGNITE (International) (11 Aug 2021 - 11 Aug 2021)
  8. The Winning Proposal, L Or al-UNESCO FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE AWARD CLINIC SESSION, UM IPPP (University) (23 Jul 2021 - 23 Jul 2021)
  9. Science for COVID-19 recovery, Women in Science Session, COSTI (International) (14 Jun 2021 - 14 Jun 2021)
  10. Episode 18: The Big Idea, The Big Idea, US mission to ASEAN (International) (11 May 2021 - 11 May 2021)
  11. 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, Department of Education, Philippines (International) (11 Feb 2021 - 11 Feb 2021)
  12. Hand, foot and mouth disease epidemiology in Malaysia, 2019 Taiwan Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Taiwan Public Health Association  (International) (27 Sep 2019 - 27 Sep 2019)
  13. Chan YF. The role of heparan sulfate in enterovirus A71 infection. Pirbright Institute seminar, 9 April, 2018., Pirbright Institute Seminar, Pirbright Institute (International) (09 Apr 2018 - 09 Apr 2018)
  14. Cyclical patterns of hand, foot and mouth disease in Malaysia , Emerging and reemerging infectious disease workshop at NCKU, Taiwan, National Cheng Kung University (International) (21 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017)
  15. 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., National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan (International) (21 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017)
  16. Enterovirus A71 Uses Cell Surface Heparan Sulfate Glycosaminoglycan as an Attachment Receptor, 42TH MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGYCONFERENCE, THE MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (National) (16 Aug 2017 - 16 Aug 2017)
  17. Cyclical patterns of hand, foot and mouth disease in Malaysia, Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease International Conference 2016, COHESIA (International) (25 Jul 2016 - 26 Jul 2016)
  18. Virus and Host Factors in Human Enterovirus 71 pathogenesis, 24th Annual Scientific Meeting of Malaysia Society of Neurosciences, Malaysia society of Neurosciences (National) (14 Jun 2013 - 16 Jun 2013)
  19. 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), Faculty of Medicine, UPM (National) (06 Nov 2012 - 06 Nov 2012)
  20. Enterovirus 71: a decade later, 9TH BIENNIAL CONVENTION OF THE ASEAN NEUROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (ASNA): NEUROINFECTION SYMPOSIUM, THE ASEAN NEUROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (ASNA) (International) (02 Nov 2011 - 05 Nov 2011)
  21. Phylogenetic designation of EV71 genotypes and subgenotypes, The 1st International Symposium of Vaccine Development against Human Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Diseases , National Health Research and Vaccinology Institute (International) (04 Sep 2011 - 05 Sep 2011)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. 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. , Asia-Pacific Society of Medical Virology (International) (15 Oct 2015 - 18 Oct 2015)
  2. 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. , University of Glasgow (International) (07 Sep 2015 - 08 Sep 2015)
  3. 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, MSMBB (National) (30 Oct 2012 - 30 Oct 2012)
  4. Enterovirus 71 Infection of Various Cell Lines, 29th Symposium of Malaysian Society for Microbiology, Malaysian Society for Microbiology (National) (24 Nov 2007 - 26 Nov 2007)
POSTER PRESENTER
  1. 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., NUS (International) (25 Jul 2016 - 26 Jul 2016)
  2. 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. , Asia-Pacific Society of Medical Virology (International) (15 Oct 2015 - 18 Oct 2015)
  3. 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., Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (National) (03 Mar 2015 - 04 Mar 2015)
  4. 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,, University of Leuven (International) (09 Mar 2014 - 14 Mar 2014)
  5. 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, UM and ICRES (International) (28 Oct 2013 - 30 Oct 2013)
  6. 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, UM and ICRES (International) (28 Oct 2013 - 30 Oct 2013)
  7. 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, UM and ICRES (International) (28 Oct 2013 - 30 Oct 2013)
  8. Enterovirus 71 uses cell surface heparan sulfate as an attachment receptor, Keystone Symposia Conference: Positive Stranded RNA viruses, Keystone symposia (International) (28 Apr 2013 - 03 May 2013)
  9. 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, APCMV (International) (06 Jun 2012 - 08 Jun 2012)
  10. 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 (International) (12 Dec 2011 - 13 Dec 2011)
  11. 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, Center Infectious Disease and Signal Transduction Research (International) (19 Nov 2011 - 20 Nov 2011)
  12. 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, Center of Infectious Diseases and Signal Transduction Research, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan (International) (19 Nov 2011 - 20 Nov 2011)
  13. 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 , MACRAE group (International) (13 Mar 2011 - 16 Mar 2011)
  14. Chan SY, Sam IC, Chan YF. Replication kinetics of Enterovirus 71 and Coxsackievirus A16 in neuronal and intestinal cells. , My1Bio conference, 2010. , MOSTI (National) (30 Oct 2010 - 31 Oct 2010)
  15. Circulation Patterns of Human Respiratory Syncytial Viruses in Malaysia, XII International Symposium on Respiratory viral Infections, Macrae Group (International) (11 Mar 2010 - 14 Mar 2010)
  16. Inter-typic Recombination in enterovirus 71 and other human enterovirus A., 14th International Bioinformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology, (International) (01 Sep 2008 - 05 Sep 2008)
  17. Replication Kinetics of Chikungunya Virus in Two Different Cell Lines., 17th Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Meeting.  (National) (23 Jun 2008 - 25 Jun 2008)
  18. Redesignation of enterovirus 71 genotypes., international conference of infectious diseases (International) (19 Jun 2008 - 22 Jun 2008)
  19. Multisensitive Panton-Valentine Leukocidin-Positive Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia., International Congress of Infectious Diseases.  (International) (19 Jun 2008 - 22 Jun 2008)
  20. Analysis of Chikungunya Genome Sequences from Bagan Panchor, Malaysia., 13th International Congress of Infectious Diseases. (International) (19 Jun 2008 - 22 Jun 2008)
OTHERS
  1. Science Forum , 42nd MSBMB Conference , Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (National) (16 Aug 2017 - 16 Aug 2017)

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2022) Panel Reviewer for Umsc Ca.R.E Fund (Research Grant) Cycle 1/2022, University, (Reviewer)
  2. (2022) Frgs Grant Review Panel, University, (Reviewer)
  3. (2022) Frgs, National, (Reviewer)
  4. (2022) Appointment as a Peer Reviewer for The Application of Malaysia-China Collaboration Project Proposal in Sti, National, (Reviewer)
  5. (2021) Iirg4, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  6. (2020) PhD thesis Hooi Yuan Teng: PATHOGENETIC STUDIES AND MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF COXSACKIEVIRUS A16 INFECTION USING ANIMAL MODELS AND IN VITRO ASSAYS , (Internal Examiner)
  7. (2020) PhD thesis Mamun Al Mahtab: EPIDEMIOLOGY, PATHOGENESIS, CLINICAL MANIFESTATION, VIROLOGY, AND DEVELOPMENT OF AN INNOVATIVE DRUG FOR CHRONIC HEPATITIS B , (Internal Examiner)
  8. (2018) The Role of Human Herpesvirus (HHV) Infections and Persistent Immune Activation in Antiretroviral Therapy-Treated HIV-Infected Individuals , (Internal Examiner)
  9. (2017) National University of Singapore: PhD thesis: Parveen Kaur: ANTIVIRAL THERAPY OF CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS INFECTION , (External Examiner)
  10. (2017) PhD thesis: Phyu Win Kyaw; Enterovirus A71 squamous epitheliotropism and infection in a hamster model, human organotypic and primary squamous cell culture systems , (Internal Examiner)
  11. (2017) Loreal-UNESCO Women in Science Malaysia Fellowship: Preliminary Jury , (Reviewer)
  12. (2017) Health and Medical Research Fund Hong Kong 2017, (Reviewer)
  13. (2017) Grant Reviewer 2017: Jazan University, Saudi Arabia , (Reviewer)
  14. (2016) MSc thesis: Exploration Towards Finding The Novel Antiviral Compound Against Chikungunya Virus Among Bioflavonoids by Rafidah Binti Lani, (Internal Examiner)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2023) Workshop Committee On Engaging Scientists to Prevent Harmful Exploitation of Advanced Data Analytics and Biological Data in Southeast Asia., International, (Resource Person)
  2. (2021) Invited Pariticpant for The Fourteenth Biregional Meeting of National Influenza Centres and Influenza Surveillance in The Who Western Pacific and South-East Asia Regions, International, (Expert Advisor)
  3. (2020) The Malaysian Thoracic Society Virtual Annual Congress (MTS Congress 2020) 10th to 13th December 2020= The biology of SARS-CoV2, Malaysian Thoracic Society
  4. (2020) TECHNICAL WRITING AND GRANTSMANSHIP WORKSHOP, Biological Threat Reduction Program, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, International
  5. (2020) Webinar-Universiti Malaya Strategy in building high impact research culture: From Trial to Triumph, Clarivate Web of Science
  6. (2020) Grant reviewer- Jazan University UAE, Jazan University
  7. (2019) L OR AL-UNESCO For Women In Science National Fellowship Roadshow 2019 - Sharing Session, L OR AL, UM and YSN
  8. (2019) Invitation to Speak at Careers in Science Talk at Kolej Yayasan UEM, Kolej Yayasan UEM
  9. (2017) Invited Speaker: INTERNATIONAL MEETING & 42nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, THE MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
  10. (2017) Faculty at Emerging and reemerging infectious disease workshop at NCKU, Taiwan on 21-25 August, 2017, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  11. (2017) Meet the Expert Session: 42nd MSBMB Conference 2017, Malaysian Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  12. (2017) Participant for Science Foo Camp, Google, O'Reilly, Digital Sciences
  13. (2017) Science Forum Moderator: 42nd MSBMB Conference, Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  14. (2016) Hati Akar UMBI: Focus group discussion- Science & Technology, National Councils Women Organisation Malaysia
  15. (2015) Workshop on development of a National code of conduct for biosecurity, Academy Sciences of Malaysia, STRIDE, National
  16. (2015) Pembentang Sudut Bicara bagi Program Persada Transformasi Perkhidmatan Awam, Jabatan Perkhidmatan awam
  17. (2014) biothreat & biorisk seminar, ASM &STRIDE, National
  18. (2014) 2nd National Biomedical Science Gathering: Guest speaker, UTAR
  19. (2012) 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 , International
Media appearance
  1. (2022) Https://Icon.My/Feature/International-Womens-Day-Interview-Dr-Chan-Yoke-Fun/, National, (Interview)
  2. (2022) Tv3: About Omicron Variant and Booster Doses, National, (Interview)
  3. (2021) Codeblue : Experts: Mass Covid-19 Boosters Not Backed by Evidence, National, (Interview)
  4. (2021) The Edge Prop: Fighting Covid-The Multi-Layered Way, National, (Interview)
  5. (2021) Nature News: Delta Threatens Rural Regions That Dodged Earlier Covidwaves, International, (Interview)
  6. (2021) Sin Chew Jit Poh: Delta Variant Mortality 10x Higher for The Unvaccinated, National, (Interview)
  7. (2021) Um Research Bulletin, University, (Interview)
  8. (2021) The Star: Instilling Vaccine Confidence, National, (Interview)
  9. (2021) Interview With The Asean Magazine, International, (Interview)

SUPERVISION


Under Graduate Students
  1. (2022) final year projects
  2. (2021) HAND, FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE (HFMD) : INFLUENCES OF METEOROLOGICAL PARAMETERS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY IN MALAYSIA
  3. (2021) RSV genotyping (Sunway University)
  4. (2021) Epidemiology and seasonality of respiratory viral infections in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  5. (2019) Survival of enterovirus A71 on Materials Found in Kindergarten
  6. (2018) Industrial training- KTAR- Low Hui Ching
  7. (2016) AHMAD AINUDDIN BIN MUSTAFAR KAMAL: MOLECULAR DIVERSITY OF RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS (RSV) ASSOCIATED WITH ACUTE RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS
  8. (2016) Diong Wan Voon: Seroprevalence of enteroviruses associated with hand, foot and mouth disease in Malaysia using luciferase-based seroneutralization assay
  9. (2016) Eva Stefy: Arboviruses in monkeys and mosquitoes, Malaysia
  10. (2015) Industrial training: Nurfarahin binti Nazim 4 July-23 Sept 2016 (M0100108)
  11. (2013) THE P1 CAPSID REGION IS THE MAJOR NEUTRALIZATION DETERMINANT OF ENTEROVIRUS A71 AND COXSACKIEVIRUS A16: Michael Yeo Kai Sheng
  12. (2013) Seroprevalence of Enterovirus A71 Infection in Suburban and Rural Areas of Malaysia. Nasibah Binti Khaidir (MEB 100018)
  13. (2009) Molecular cloning, expression and serological analysis using enterovirus 71 recombinant VP1 protein
  14. (2009) Preliminary study of viral protein synthesis and host protein regulation in enterovirus 71 and coxsackievirus A16 infections
  15. (2008) CLONING, EXPRESSION AND PURIFICATION OF CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS PROTEINS Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences, UM
  16. (2007) 1. GENETIC DIVERSITY OF ENTEROVIRUS 71 AND COXSACKIEVIRUS A162.SEROLOGICAL DIAGNOSIS OF CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS INFECTION Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences
  17. (2007) Serological Diagnosis of Chikungunya Virus Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences
  18. (2006) COMPLETE GENOME SEQUENCES OF CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS ISOLATED IN MALAYSIABachelor of Biomedical Sciences
Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2022) COMPARISON OF MALAYSIAN LINEAGES OF SARS-COV-2: CELL BINDING, ENTRY AND IMMUNE RESPONSES, JOLENE FU YIN LING
  2. (2021) VIRAL ETIOLOGY OF COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS IN ADULTS IN KUALA LUMPUR, CHONG YOONG MIN
  3. (2019) ETIOLOGY OF COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS IN ADULTS IN KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, CHONG YOONG MIN
  4. (2018) HEPARAN SULFATE BINDING AND VIRULENCE OF ENTEROVIRUS 71 IN MICE., TEE HAN KANG
  5. (2016) Characterisation of human antibody responses to chikungunya virus infection, CHUA CHONG LONG
  6. (2015) Identification of receptor-binding amino acids in rhinovirus C for cell culture system development, Chan Shie Yien (Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM))
  7. (2014) THE ROLE OF 3AB PRECURSOR PROTEIN IN THE FORMATION OF MEMBRANOUS RNA REPLICATION COMPLEX OF ENTEROVIRUS 71, JEFFREY LAI KAM FATT
  8. (2011) 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
  9. (2011) Neurovirulence Variation Among The Two Genotypes of Chikungunya Virus in Malaysia., CHIAM CHUN WEI
  10. (2011) Characterisation of human antibody responses to chikungunya virus infection, CHUA CHONG LONG
Master
  1. (2022) SURVIVAL PERSISTENCE AND TRANSMISSION OF ENTEROVIRUS A71 IN THE ENVIRONMENT, SITI NUR AMINA NAJWA BINTI BAHARIN
  2. (2022) ROLE OF ENTEROVIRUS CAPSID LOOPS IN PROTECTIVE IMMUNE RESPONSES, TAN XIU HUI
  3. (2022) REPLICATION AND INNATE IMMUNE RESPONSES OF TWO CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS GENOTYPES IN PRIMARY HUMAN MACROPHAGES, JOANNE LAU ZHI HAN
  4. (2022) 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
  5. (2022) EPIDEMIC DYNAMICS AND INTERACTIONS BETWEEN ENTEROVIRUSES ASSOCIATED WITH HAND, FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE, Hooi Yee Chang
  6. (2021) EVALUATING THE IMMUNOGENICITY OF CODON AND CODON-PAIR DEOPTIMIZED ENTEROVIRUS A71 IN MICE, MICHELLE LEE HUI PHENG
  7. (2019) ROLE OF CAPSID LOOPS AS CONFORMATIONAL NEUTRALIZATION EPITOPES OF ENTEROVIRUSES, TAN XIU HUI
  8. (2019) DEVELOPMENT OF A PROOF-OF-CONCEPT VIRAL VACCINE WITH CODON AND CODON-PAIR DEOPTIMIZATION: ENTEROVIRUS A71 ATTENUATED VACCINE, MICHELLE LEE HUI PHENG
  9. (2018) DETECTION OF ENTEROVIRUS D68 INFECTION AMONG MALAYSIAN POPULATION USING A PRELIMINARY LUCIFERASE-BASED SERONEUTRALIZATION TEST, NUR ELENA BINTI MAT NAYAN
  10. (2017) DEVELOPMENT OF A PROOF-OF-CONCEPT VIRAL VACCINE WITH CODON AND CODON-PAIR DEOPTIMIZATION: ENTEROVIRUS A71 ATTENUATED VACCINE, MICHELLE LEE HUI PHENG
  11. (2017) EFFECTS OF A SINGLE MUTATION IN CHIKUNGUNYA NON-STRUCTURAL PROTEIN ON VIRAL DISSEMINATION AND TRANSMISSION IN AEDES ALBOPICTUS, JOLENE FU
  12. (2015) Genetic changes associated with chikungunya virus adaptation to Aedes mosquitoes, WONG HUI VERN
  13. (2015) Characterization of the adaptive immune responses in enterovirus A71 infection, AW YONG KAM LENG
  14. (2015) Seroepidemiology and Characterization of Neutralization Escape Mutants of Enterovirus A71, NIK NADIA BINTI NIK MOHD NASIR
  15. (2013) THE ROLE OF 3AB PRECURSOR PROTEIN IN THE FORMATION OF MEMBRANOUS RNA REPLICATION COMPLEX OF ENTEROVIRUS 71, JEFFREY LAI KAM FATT
  16. (2013) Genetic changes associated with chikungunya virus adaptation to Aedes mosquitoes, WONG HUI VERN
  17. (2013) Respiratory infections by respiratory syncytial virus and influenza virus in children in Malaysia, ZAHRA NOROUZBABAEI
  18. (2013) Seroepidemiology and Characterization of Neutralization Escape Mutants of Enterovirus A71, NIK NADIA BINTI NIK MOHD NASIR
  19. (2012) Characterization of the adaptive immune responses in enterovirus A71 infection, AW YONG KAM LENG
  20. (2011) Genetic Determination of Malaysian human rhinovirus C contributing towards future vaccine development, Khaw Yam Sim (M0100103)
  21. (2010) Genotypic and phenotypic differences in respiratory syncytial virus subtypes A and B, KHOR CHEE SIENG
  22. (2008) CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS: REPLICATION IN DIFFERENT CELL TYPES AND POTENTIAL INHIBITION BY RNA INTERFERENCE, LOONG SHIH KENG
  23. (2008) Cellular proteome alterations in response to enterovirus 71 and coxsackievirus A16 infections in neuronal and intestinal cell lines, CHAN SHIE YIEN
  24. (2008) Development of Diagnostic Assay for Chikungunya Virus, Nishakanthi Gopalan

TEACHING


Master
  1. (2018) SOC 7006 - Current Issue and Technology in Biotechnology
Bachelor/First Degree
  1. (2022) NA - Ummp
  2. (2022) NA - Ummp: Problem Based Learning
  3. (2022) MIC3011 - Advances in Medical Virology
  4. (2022) MIC1011 - Biosafety and Biosecurity
  5. (2022) GIM2003 - Introduction to Infectious Diseases
  6. (2022) DIA2005 - Medical Microbiology
  7. (2022) MIC2007 - Microbial Infections
  8. (2021) DIA2005 - Medical Microbiology
  9. (2021) Pbl
  10. (2021) UMMP - Pbl
  11. (2021) UMMP - Ummp Theme Session-Introduction to Infectious Diseases
  12. (2021) - - Ummp
  13. (2021) DIA2005 - Dental Medical Microbiology
  14. (2021) DIA2005 - Medical Microbiology
  15. (2021) UMMP - Ummp Virology Theme Session
  16. (2021) MIC1011 - Biosafety and Biosecurity
  17. (2021) MIC2006 - Bio-Risk Management for Biomedical Science
  18. (2021) GIM2003 - Introduction to Infectious Diseases
  19. (2021) MIC2007 - Microbial Infections
  20. (2021) MIC3011 - Advances in Medical Virology
  21. (2020) UMMP - Ummp Theme Session-Introduction to Infectious Diseases
  22. (2020) UMMP - Pbl
  23. (2019) UMMP - Ummp Virology Theme Session
  24. (2019) UMMP - Pbl
  25. (2019) DIA2005 - Medical Microbiology
  26. (2018) DIA2005 - Dental Microbiology
  27. (2018) UMMP - Ummp Virology Theme Session
  28. (2017) UMMP - Ummp Virology Theme Session
  29. (2017) DIA2007 - Dental Medical Microbiology
  30. (2017) UMMP - Pbl Block Hematology
  31. (2017) MFEB3403 - Advance Diagnostic Microbiology (Virology)
  32. (2017) MFEB2401 - Microbial Infection
  33. (2017) MFEB3401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology
  34. (2016) MFEB2404 - Intorductory Diagnostic Virology
  35. (2016) UMMP - Ummp Pbl
  36. (2016) DJED2101 - Dental Medical Microbiology
  37. (2015) GIM2003 - Introduction to Infectious Diseases
  38. (2015) MFEB3403 - Advance Diagnostic Microbiology (Virology)
  39. (2015) MFEB2401 - Microbial Infection
  40. (2015) MFEB3401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology
  41. (2015) MFEB3403 - Advance Diagnostic Microbiology (Virology)
  42. (2015) MFEB2401 - Microbial Infection
  43. (2015) DJED2101 - Dental Medical Microbiology
  44. (2015) Ummp Pbl
  45. (2015) Mbbs Paraclinical Core
  46. (2014) MFEB2404 - Intorductory Diagnostic Virology
  47. (2014) MFEB3403 - Advance Diagnostic Microbiology (Virology)
  48. (2014) MFEB2401 - Microbial Infection
  49. (2014) Mbbs Paraclinical Core
  50. (2014) MFEB3401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology
  51. (2014) DJED2102 - Dental Medical Microbiology
  52. (2014) Pbl Year 2
  53. (2014) Ummp Virology Theme Session
  54. (2013) DJED2102 - Dental Medical Microbiology
  55. (2013) Mbbs Paraclinical Core
  56. (2013) Ummp Pbl Block 2
  57. (2013) Ummp Virology Theme Session
  58. (2013) MFEB3401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology
  59. (2012) MFEB2404 - Intorductory Diagnostic Virology
  60. (2012) Mbbs Paraclinical Core
  61. (2012) Mbbs Paraclinical Core
  62. (2012) DJED2102 - Dental Medical Microbiology
  63. (2011) MFEB2404 - Intorductory Diagnostic Virology
  64. (2011) Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  65. (2011) MTEJ2102 - Clinical Sciences 1
  66. (2011) Mbbs Paraclinical Core
  67. (2011) MFEB3404 - Advanced Diagnostic Microbiology
  68. (2011) MFEB3404 - Advance Diagnostic Microbiology (Virology)
  69. (2011) DJED2102 - Dental Medical Microbiology
  70. (2011) MFEB3402 - Advanced Medical Microbiology
  71. (2011) MFEB2401 - Microbial Infection
  72. (2011) MFEB3401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology
  73. (2010) MFEB3403 - Advanced Diagnostic Microbiology
  74. (2010) MFEB3402 - Advanced Medical Microbiology (Bacteriology)
  75. (2010) DJED2102 - Dental Medical Microbiology
  76. (2010) MFEB2404 - Introductory Diagnostic Virology
  77. (2010) Mbbs Paraclinical Core
  78. (2009) MFEB2401 - Microbial Infection
  79. (2009) MFEB3404 - Advance Diagnostic Microbiology (Virology)
  80. (2009) Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  81. (2009) MTEJ2102 - Clinical Sciences 1
  82. (2009) MFEB3401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology
  83. (2009) MFEB2404 - Introductory Diagnostic Virology
  84. (2008) Mbbs Paraclinical Core
  85. (2008) MFEB3402 - Advanced Medical Microbiology (Bacteriology)
  86. (2008) MFEB3401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology
  87. (2008) MFEB2404 - Introductory Diagnostic Virology
  88. (2008) DJED2102 - Dental Medical Microbiology
  89. (2007) MTEJ2102 - Clinical Sciences 1
  90. (2007) Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  91. (2007) MFEB2401 - Microbial Infection (B)
Others
  1. (2011) DMLT1053 - Clinical Microbiology
  2. (2010) DMLT1053 - Clinical Microbiology
  3. (2009) DMLT1053 - Clinical Microbiology

PATENT/IPR


  • Enterovirus 71 Antiviral Peptides
    PATENT
  • ENTEROVIRUS A71 LIVE ATTENUATED VACCINES AND PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME
    PATENT
  • COMBAT HFMD
    COPYRIGHT

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Stem Mentor: Career Choices and Tips from Inspiring Women in Science, (31 Mar 2022 - 31 Mar 2022) (International)
  • Interview for Myxchange Dialogue Series: Science as The Future of Youths, (28 Aug 2021 - 28 Aug 2021) (National)
  • Panel Speaker "Apa Itu Variant?" in Sense With Science, (13 Jun 2021 - 13 Jun 2021) (National)
  • Covid Vaccine Public Awareness Talk for Corporate Employees of Novartis Malaysia, (21 May 2021 - 21 May 2021)
  • Techdome Talk: Women in Zcience (Wiz) 2021, (06 Apr 2021 - 06 Apr 2021)
  • Speaker for Webinar of The V(We) Project 2021: Vaccinated, or Not Vaccinated?, (26 Mar 2021 - 17 Apr 2021)
  • Article in Pulse UM 2020/1 - Covid Special Section (Complete Genome Sequences of Sars-Cov-2 Strains Detected in Malaysia), (01 Jun 2020 - 01 Jun 2020)
  • The Sun: Malaysian Wins Asean-Us Science Award, (02 Sep 2020 - 02 Sep 2020)
  • Malaysian Gazetter: Malaysia Menang Hadiah Sains Asean-as Kategori Wanita, (02 Sep 2020 - 02 Sep 2020)
  • Berita Harian: Malaysia Menang Hadiah Sains Asean-as 2020, (02 Sep 2020 - 02 Sep 2020)
  • The Rojak Daily| Girl Power: Malaysian Scientist Wins Coveted Asean-Us Science Prize for Women 2020, (02 Sep 2020 - 02 Sep 2020)
  • Says: Malaysian'S Vaccine Research Won Her The Asean-Us Science Prize for Women 2020, (02 Sep 2020 - 02 Sep 2020)
  • Harian Metro| Dr Chan Menang Hadiah Sains Asean-As, (15 Sep 2020 - 15 Sep 2020)
  • Saving The World With Science | The Star, (25 Sep 2020 - 25 Sep 2020)
  • Article in Pulse UM (The Asean-Us Science Prize for Women 2020), (01 Oct 2020 - 01 Oct 2020)
  • Universiti Malaya Strategy in Building High Impact Research Culture: from Trial to Triumph, (16 Dec 2020 - 16 Dec 2020)
  • Responsible and Research Compliance Clinic, (26 Nov 2019 - 26 Nov 2019)
  • L’orÉAl-Unesco for Women in Science National Fellowship Roadshow 2019 - Sharing Session, (29 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019)
  • Careers in Science” Talk, Organized by The Science and Mathematics Society of Kolej Yayasan Uem, (07 Mar 2019 - 07 Mar 2019)
  • Article in Pulse Um, (01 Jan 2019 - 01 Jan 2019)
  • National Science Challenge 2018 (Kl State), (02 Jul 2018 - 02 Jul 2018)
  • National Science Challenge 2017 (Kuala Lumpur State), (01 Apr 2017 - 31 Jul 2017)
  • Her World Magazine: The Science of Success, (01 Jan 2016)
  • Asian Scientist: Top 100 Scientist 2015, (01 Mar 2016)
  • National Science Challenge 2016 Kl State, (01 Mar 2016 - 31 May 2016)
  • Chan Yf. Perkongsian Pengalaman Pegawai Muda Perkhidmatan Awam, Putrajaya International Convention Centre, 17 June 2015., (17 Jun 2015 - 17 Jun 2015)
  • Nona: Wanita dan Sains Saling Melengkapi, (01 Jan 2015 - 01 Jan 2015)
  • Malaysian Tatler April 2015: The Beauty of Science, (01 Apr 2015 - 30 Apr 2015)
  • New Straits Time: Understanding Enterovirus, (13 May 2015 - 13 May 2015)
  • Malaysian Womens Weekly: Dedicated, Brilliant and Inspiring, (01 Jul 2015)
  • Malaysian Women's Weekly: Dedicated, Inspiring and Brilliant, (01 Jul 2015 - 01 Jul 2015)
  • Berita Harian: Ncwo Iktiraf 9 Tokoh Wanita, (25 Aug 2015 - 25 Aug 2015)
  • The Sun: Safety and Style With Nippon Virusguard, (26 Aug 2015 - 26 Aug 2015)
  • The Malay Mail: Anti Viral Paint to Combat Hfmd,H1n1, (01 Sep 2015 - 01 Sep 2015)
  • Asian Scientist Magazine: Asia's Rising Scientist, (01 Nov 2015)
  • Marie Claire: The Year of Wonder Woman, (01 Dec 2015)
  • The Edge: Spotlight On Women in Science, (01 Nov 2014 - 01 Nov 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 Oct 2014 - 18 Oct 2014)
  • Focus Malaysia: Breaking-Boundaries-in-Science, (28 Oct 2014 - 28 Oct 2014)
  • Loreal Women in Science, (30 Oct 2014 - 30 Oct 2014)
  • The Star: Prized for Their Passion, (04 Dec 2014 - 04 Dec 2014)
  • Bfm: Preventing Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease, (03 Nov 2014 - 03 Nov 2014)
  • Harian Metro: Sokongan Keluarga Beri Hasil Terbaik, (04 Nov 2014 - 04 Nov 2014)
  • Sin Chew Jit Poh, (11 Nov 2014 - 11 Nov 2014)
  • New Strait Times: Careers: Lending a Voice to Inspire Women, (16 Nov 2014 - 16 Nov 2014)
  • Citta Bella: Enterovirus 71, (01 Dec 2014 - 31 Dec 2015)
  • Invited Lecture: Enterovirus 71: a Decade Later in 9th Biennial Convention of The Asean Neurological Association (Asna), (02 Nov 2012 - 05 Nov 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 Sep 2011 - 05 Sep 2011)
  • National Science Challenge State Level Organized by Academy of Sciences, Malaysia, (18 Aug 2008 - 23 Aug 2008)

COURSE ATTENDED


Internal / External Course
CONFERENCE
  1. 7TH WORLD ONE HEALTH CONGRESS 2022, Sand Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore (06 Nov 2022 - 11 Nov 2022)