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DR. CHEE CHIN FEI

Senior Lecturer
Nanotechnology & Catalysis Research Centre
Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office
 
  03-79672110
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  cheechinfei@um.edu.my
 Nanotechnology & Catalysis Research Centre, Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION OF MALAYSIA (LASAM), Active Member, 2018, (National)
  • The Malaysian Natural Products Society, Active Member, 2018, (National)
  • The Malaysia Local Chapter of the Controlled Release Society, Active Member, 2018 to 2021, (National)
  • Institut Kimia Malaysia, Active Member, 2019 to 2020, (National)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Member taskforce COPRA, Faculty, 23/11/2020 to 31/12/2020
  • Head of Unit, Faculty, 04/11/2020 to 03/11/2022 (Seminar)
  • AJK Pembangunan Modul Sarjana Sains Gunaan (Nanoteknologi), Faculty, 01/09/2020 to 31/08/2022
  • Committee Member (Malaysia Institute of Chemistry), National, 26/08/2020 to 26/08/2021 (Malaysia Institute of Chemistry)
  • AJK Kurikulum Sarjana Falsafah, Institute for Advanced Studies, Faculty, 12/08/2020 to 12/08/2023
  • AJK Pengajian, Faculty, 12/08/2020 to 12/08/2023
  • AJK penilaian teknikal dan speksifikasi, University Malaya, 20/07/2020 to 31/12/2020
  • Wakil Pusat Tanggungjawab bagi Program Attach@UM 2020, University Malaya, 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020
  • Wakil Pusat Tanggungjawab bagi program prasiswazah UMCOE, Faculty, 06/09/2019 to 31/12/2020
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa kerja bagi UMCOE undergraduate programme, Faculty, 07/01/2019 to 31/12/2020
  • Executive Member of ICR unit (Nanocat), Faculty, 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2019 (ICR activities in NANOCAT)
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 17/12/2018 to 17/12/2020 (Master of Nanobiotechnology)
  • Ahli Panel Perunding untuk peralatan makmal di PPP, University Malaya, 01/09/2017 to 31/12/2023 (Pelantikan sebagai ahli panel perunding untuk peralatan makmal di unit kemudahan berpusat, pusat perkhidmatan penyelidikan)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Organic Chemical Synthesis (Synthesis; organic chemistry; medicinal; natural products; )


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Chapter in Book

2020
  • S. Murthy, P. Effiong, C.F. Chee (2020) Metal oxide nanoparticles in biomedical applications. Yarub Al-Douri editor. In Metal Oxide Powder Technologies: Fundamentals, Processing methods and applications (Elsevier). p233-251. ISBN 978-0-12-817505-7 

2019
  • Amit Ranjan Khan, Chin Fei Chee & Noorsaadah Abd Rahman (2019) Heterocycles via Cross Dehydrogenative Coupling. Synthesis and Functionalization. In Ananya Srivastava & Chandan K. Jana (Eds.), Application of Electrochemical Cross-Dehydrogenative Couplings in the Syntheses of Heterocycles (pp 445-494). Singapore: Springer. 

2018
  • C. F. Chee, B. F. Leo, C. W. Lai (2018) Superparamagnetic iron oxides nanoparticles for drug delivery. In Applications of nanocomposite materials in drug delivery. Inamuddin, Abdullah M. Asiri and Ali Mohammad, editors. Woodhead Publishing (Elsevier) Ch. 37. ISBN: 978-0-12-813758-1. 

2017
  • S. B. Nasir, J. T. Tee, N. A. Rahman, C. F. Chee (2017) Biosynthesis and biomimetic synthesis of flavonoid Diels-Alder natural products. in Flavonoids-From biosynthesis to human health. G.C. Justino, Editor. InTech: Rijeka. p. Ch. 09. DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68781 
Article in Academic Journals

2020
  • S.Y. Fam, C.F. Chee, C.Y. Yong, K.L. Ho, A.R. Mariatulqabtiah, W.S. Tan (2020) Stealth Coating of Nanoparticles in Drug-Delivery Systems, Nanomaterials, 10, 787. (ISI-Indexed)
  • R.M. Rasul, M.T. Muniandy, Z. Zakaria, K. Shah, C.F. Chee, A. Dabbagh, N.A. Rahman, T.W. Wong (2020) A review on chitosan and its development as pulmonary particulate antiinfective and anti-cancer drug carriers, Carbohydrate Polymers, 250, 116800. (ISI-Indexed)
  • M. Safarzadeh, C.F. Chee, S. Ramesh, M.N.A. Fauzi (2020) Effect of sintering temperature on the morphology, crystallinity and mechanical properties of carbonated hydroxyapatite (CHA), Ceramics International, 46, 26784-9. (ISI-Indexed)
  • A.Q. Ramle, A. Karakas, A.K.M. Arof, M. Karakaya, M. Taser, A. Gozutok, C.F. Chee, N.M. Julkapli, W.J. Basirun (2020) Spectroscopic and theoretical optical properties of indoleninyl-substituted dibenzotetraaza[14]annulenes, Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 57, 3566-73. (ISI-Indexed)
  • T. Anasamy, C. F. Chee, L. V. Kiew, L. Y. Chung (2020) In vivo antitumour properties of tribenzyltin carboxylates in a 4T1 murine metastatic mammary tumour model: Enhanced efficacy by PLGA nanoparticles. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 142, 105140 (ISI-Indexed)

2019
  • Hui Li Heng, Chin Fei Chee, Chun Keng Thy, Jia Ti Tee, Sek Peng Chin, Deron R. Herr, Michael J. C. Buckle, Ian C. Paterson, Stephen W. Doughty, Noorsaadah Abd. Rahman, Lip Yong Chung. In vitro functional evaluation of isolaureline, dicentrine and glaucine enantiomers at 5-HT2 and α1 receptors. Chem Biol Drug Des. 2019, 93,132–138 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chan Kiang Lim, Shu Ying Gan, Vivien Yi, Mian Jong, Chee Onn Leong, Chun Wai Mai and Chin Fei Chee. Cytotoxic activity of phytochemicals from the stem bark of Calophyllum castaneum. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 2019, 32, 2183-2187 (ISI-Indexed)
  • See Yee Fam , Chin Fei Chee, Chean Yeah Yong, Kok Lian Ho, Abdul Razak Mariatulqabtiah, Han Yih Lau and Wen Siang Tan. Shielding of Hepatitis B Virus-Like Nanoparticle with Poly(2-Ethyl-2-Oxazoline). Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2019, 20, 4903 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hisham, S., Tajuddin, H.A., Fei, C.C., Hasan, Z.A. and Abdullah, Z. (2019) Synthesis and Fluorescence Studies of Selected N-aryl-2-aminoquinolines: Effect of Hydrogen Bonding, Substituents and ESIPT on Their Fluorescence Quantum Yields. Journal of Luminescence. 208, 245-252 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Murthy, S., Mohd Hazli, U.H.A., Kong, K.W., Mai, C.W., Leong, C.O, Rahman, N.A. and Chee. C.F. (2019). Identification of novel sesamol dimers with unusual methylenedioxy ring-opening skeleton and evaluation of their antioxidant and cytotoxic activities. Current Organic Synthesis, 16, 1-8 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mohd Hazli, U.H.A., Abdul-Aziz, A., Mat-Junit, S., Chee, C.F. and Kong, K.W. (2019). Solid-liquid extraction of bioactive compounds with antioxidant potential from Alternanthera sesillis (red) and identification of the polyphenols using UHPLC-QqQ-MS/MS. Food Research International, 115, 241-250. (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • C. Kong, C. F. Chee, K. Richter, N. Thosmas, N. A. Rahman, S. Nathan (2018) Suppression of Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation and virulence by a benzimidazole derivative, UM-C162. Scientific Reports 8, 2758. (ISI-Indexed)
  • C. K. Thy, S. Murthy, M. Yaeghoobi, Y. K. Lee, N. A. Rahman, C. F. Chee (2018) A Simple Aluminum Bromide Promoted Diastereoselective Synthesis of Panduratin A Derivatives. SynLett. 29, 1358-61. (ISI-Indexed)
  • H. L. Heng, C. F. Chee, S. P. Chin, Y, Ouyang, H. Wang, M. J. C. Buckle, D. R. Herr, I. C. Paterson, S. W. Doughty, N. A. Rahman, L. Y. Chung (2018) Synthesis and evaluation of nuciferine and roemerine enantiomers as 5-HT2 and α1 receptor antagonists. ChemMedChem. 9, 576. (ISI-Indexed)
  • N. Alhajj, C.F. Chee, T.W. Wong, N. A. Rahman, N.H.A. Kasim, P. Colombo (2018) Lung cancer: active therapeutic targeting and inhalational nanoproduct design. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery. 10.1080/17425247.2018.1547280 (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • S. B. Nasir, N. A. Rahman, C. F. Chee (2017) Enantioselective syntheses of flavonoid Diels-Alder natural products: A review. Current Organic Synthesis. 14, 1-9. (ISI-Indexed)
  • K. Y. Yeong, S. C. Tan, C. W. Mai, C. O. Leong, F. F. L. Chung, Y. K. Lee, C. F. Chee, N. A. Rahman (2017) Contrasting sirtuin and PARP activity of selected 2, 4, 6‐trisubstituted benzimidazoles. Chemical Biology & Drug Design. DOI: 10.1111/cbdd.13072 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Gan, C. S., Lim, S. K., Chee, C. F., Yusof, R., & Heh, C. H. (2017). Sofosbuvir as treatment against dengue? Chem Biol Drug Des. doi: 10.1111/cbdd.13091 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Anasamy, T., Thy, C. K., Lo, K. M., Chee, C. F., Yeap, S. K., Kamalidehghan, B., Chung, L. Y. (2017). Tribenzyltin carboxylates as anticancer drug candidates: Effect on the cytotoxicity, motility and invasiveness of breast cancer cell lines. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 125, 770-783. Doi:10.1016/j.ejmech.2016.09.061 (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • S. D. Sukumaran, C. F. Chee, G. Viswanathan, M. J. C. Buckle, R. Othman, N. A. Rahman and L. Y. Chung (2016) Synthesis, Biological Evaluation and Molecular Modelling of 2′-Hydroxychalcones as Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors. Molecules. 21, 955 (ISI-Indexed)
  • C. K. Lim, S. Hemaroopini, S. Y. Gan, S. M. Loo, J. R. Low, V. Y. M. Jong, H. C. Soo, C. O. Leong, C. W. Mai, C. F. Chee (2016) In vitro cytotoxic activity of isolated compounds from Malaysian Calophyllum species. Medicinal Chemistry Research. 25, 1686-1694 (ISI-Indexed)
  • M. Yaeghoobi, N. Frimayanti, C. F. Chee, K. K. Ikram, B. O. Najjar, S. M. Zain, Z. Abdullah, H. A. Wahab, N. A. Rahman (2016) QSAR, Insilico Docking and Invitro Evaluation of Chalcone Derivatives as Potential Inhibitors for H1N1 Virus Neuraminidase. Medicinal Chemistry Research. 25, 2133-2142. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Bukhari, S. N. A., Lauro, G., Jantan, I., Fei Chee, C., Amjad, M. W., Bifulco, G., Sher, H., Abdullah, I., Rahman, N. A. (2016). Anti-inflammatory trends of new benzimidazole derivatives. Future Medicinal Chemistry, 8(16), 1953-1967. doi: 10.4155/fmc-2016-0062 (ISI-Indexed)
  • J. T. Tee, T. Keane, A. J. H. M. Meijer, H. Khaledi, N. A. Rahman, C. F. Chee (2016) A strategy towards the biomimetic synthesis of morusalbanol A pentamethyl ether. Synthesis. 2016 accepted (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • J. T. Tee, C. F. Chee, M. J. C. Buckle, V. S. Lee, W. L. Chong, H. Khaledi, N. A. Rahman (2015) Model studies on construction of the oxabicyclic [3.3.1] core of the mulberry Diels-Alder adducts morusalbanol A and 441772-64-1. Tetrahedron Letters. 56, 5082-5085 (ISI-Indexed)
  • I. Abdullah, C. F. Chee, Y. K. Lee, S. S. R. Thunuguntla, K. S. Reddy, K. Nellore, T. Anthony, J. Verma, W. M. Kong, S. Othman, H. Subramanya, N. A. Rahman (2015) Benzimidazole Derivatives as Potential Dual Inhibitors for PARP-1 and DHODH. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 2015, 23, 4669-4680. (ISI-Indexed)
  • J. T. Tee, M. Yaeghoobi, C. F. Chee, N. A. Rahman (2015) An efficient one-pot synthesis of 2,2-dimethyl- 2H-chromenes via Pd(II)-catalysed coupling and SiO2- promoted condensation of o-halophenols with 2-methyl-3- buten-2-ol. Synthetic Communications. 2015, 45, 1920-1927. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Amy Nuzwir Wateh, Chun Keng Thy, Chin Fei Chee, Noorsaadah Abd Rahman. An Efficient Synthesis of Cycloillicinone. Synthetic Communications. 2015, 45, 1421-5. (ISI-Indexed)
  • C. K. Lim, H. Subramaniam, Y. H. Say, V. Y. M. Jong, H. Khaledi, C. F. Chee (2015) A new chromanone acid from the stem bark of Calophyllum teysmannii. Natural Product Research. In Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14786419.2015.1015020 (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Meyyammai Swaminathan, Chin Fei Chee, Sek Peng Chin, Michael JC Buckle, Noorsaadah Abd Rahman, Stephen W Doughty, Lip Yong Chung. Flavonoids with M1 Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor Binding Activity. Molecules. 2014, 19, 8933-8948 (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • S.Y. Lee, J. Y. Sew, K. L. Chin, E. C. Tee, M. W. Tang, C.F. Chee, R. Y. Koh, S.Y. Chin, A. P. K. Ling, M. A. Yarmo. (2013) Isolation and identification of antioxidant compounds in methanolic extract of both female and male plants of Ficus deltoidea. Malaysian Journal of Chemistry, 15, 55-66 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2012
  • E. C. Tan, Y. K. Lee, C. F. Chee, C. H. Heh, S. M. Wong, C. L. P. Thio, G. T. Foo, N. Khalid, N. A. Rahman, S. A. Karsani, S. Othman, R. Othman, and R. Yusof (2012) Boesenbergia rotunda: From ethnomedicine to drug discovery. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. doi:10.1155/2012/473637 (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • C. F. Chee, M. J. C. Buckle and N. A. Rahman (2011) An efficient one-pot synthesis of flavones. Tetrahedron Letters 52, 3120-3123 (ISI-Indexed)
  • C. F. Chee, M. J. C. Buckle and N. A. Rahman (2011) Synthesis of kuwanon V and dorsterone methyl ethers via Diels-Alder reaction. Tetrahedron Letters 52, 1797- 1799 (ISI-Indexed)
  • N. Frimayanti, C. F. Chee, S. M. Zain and N. A. Rahman (2011) Design of new competitive dengue NS2B/NS3 protease inhibitors-A computational approach. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 12, 1089- 1100 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2010
  • C. F. Chee, I. Abdullah, M. J. C. Buckle and N. A. Rahman (2010) An efficient synthesis of panduratin A and isopanduratin A, inhibitors of dengue-2 viral activity. Tetrahedron Letters 51, 495-8 (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • C. Y. Ong, S. K. Ling, R. Mat Ali, C. F. Chee, Z, Abu Samah, A. S. H. Ho, S. H. Teo, H. B. Lee (2009) Systematic analysis of in vitro photo-cytotoxic activity in extracts from terrestrial plants in Peninsula Malaysia for photodynamic therapy. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiolology B: Biology, 96, 216-222 (ISI-Indexed)

2008
  • C. F. Chee, N. A. Rahman, S.M. Zain, and S. W. Ng (2008) Pheophorbide b ethyl ester from a chlorella vulgaris dietary supplement. Acta Crystallographica. E64, o1986. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2007
  • C. F. Chee and K.M. Lo (2007) Cytotoxicity and structure-activity relationship studies of aqua- triphenyltin(IV) carboxylates on human cancer cell lines. Main Group Metal Chemistry. 30, 107-116 (ISI-Indexed)

2006
  • S. K. Ling, C. F. Chee, H. B. Lee, A. S. H. Ho, M. A. Rasadah, A. S. Zainon, M. G. H. Khoo, A. Norhayati (2006) Screening of selected species of Malaysian medicinal plants for photodynamic properties. Highlights of FRIM s Non-IRPA Projects (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2005
  • R. C. S. Wong, M. L. Ooi, C. F. Chee and G. H. Tan (2005) A facile reaction of bibenzyl trisulfide with [( 5-C5H5)Cr(CO)3]2: formation of a thiolato-bridged dichromium complex of [CpCr(CO)2(SBz)]2 (Bz = PhCH2-). Inorganica Chimica Acta, 258, 1269-1273. (ISI-Indexed)
  • C. F. Chee, H. B. Lee, H. C. Ong and A. S. H. Ho (2005). Photocytotoxic pheophorbide-related compounds from Aglaonema simplex. Chemistry & Biodiversity. 2, 1648-1655 (ISI-Indexed)

2003
  • C. F. Chee, K. M. Lo and S. W. Ng (2003) Aqua (trifluoroacetato)triphenyltin 15-crown-5 (2/1). Acta Crystallographica. E59, m202-m204. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • C. F. Chee, K. M. Lo and S. W. Ng (2003) Aqua (trifluoroacetato)triphenyltin 2,2 -bipyridine (2/2). Acta Crystallographica. E59, m205-m206. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • C. F. Chee, K. M. Lo and S. W. Ng (2003) Bis[1,2-bis (diphenylphosphino)ethane]-silver(I)bis (trifluoroacetato)triphenylstannate(IV). Acta Crystallographica. E59, m273-m275. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • C. F. Chee, K. M. Lo and S. W. Ng (2003) Aquatrichloroacetatotriphenyltin-1,10-phenanthroline (2/2). Acta Crystallographica. E59, m642-m643. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • C. F. Chee, K. M. Lo and S. W. Ng (2003) Aquatriphenyl (trifluoroacetato)tin-2,2 :6 ,2 -terpyridine (1/1). Acta Crystallographica. E59, m174-m175. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • C. F. Chee, K. M. Lo and S. W. Ng (2003). -Succinato- bis(aquatriphenyltin)bis(o-phenanthroline). Acta Crystallographica. E59, m36-m37. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2002
  • C. F. Chee, K. M. Lo and S. W. Ng (2002) Aquatriphenyl (trifluoroacetato)tin 2,4,6-tris(2-pyridyl) -1,3,5-triazine (1/1). Acta Crystallographica. E58, m661-m662. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • Prevention and Treatment of Biofilm-Related Infections, Co-Researcher, 2020 - 2022, RU Geran, (National)
  • A Mechanistic Study To Identify The Upstream Therapeutic Target Of Tribenzyltin Carboxylates For Improving Cancer Chemotherapy, Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2022, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Application Of Tungsten-tellurium Oxide Molecular Wires For Biomass Conversion Of Nanocellulose, PI, 2019 - 2020, International Funding, (International)
  • Development Of Anthraquinone Oral Anticancer Agents For Colorectal Cancer, PI, 2019 - 2021, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-FNW, (National)
  • Understanding The Mechanism Of Extracellular Release Of -synuclein Through Leucine-rich Repeat Kinase 2 (lrrk2) Mutations And Kinase Inhibition, Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2022, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Investigation Of A Small Molecule Um-c162 Anti-virulence Agent For Suppression Of Staphylococcus Aureus Infections And Biofilm Formation, PI, 2019 - 2021, RU Geran, (National)
  • Design And Development Of Antimicrobial Molecules/anti-virulence Agents For Suppression Of Biofilm Formation Of Staphylococcus Aureus, Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2022, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-FNW, (National)
  • Development Of Polyelectrolyte-surface-coated-gold-nanoparticles Against Staphylococcus Aureus Biofilm-associated Infections, Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2022, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-FNW, (National)
  • Development Of Novel Antimicrobial Coating Materials For Surgical Sutures: A Strategy To Reduce Risk Of Staphylococcal Surgical Site Infections, Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2022, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-FNW, (National)
  • Development Of Nanocatalysis For Sustainable Resources And Technology, Co-Researcher, 2018 - 2020, RU Geran, (National)
  • Synthesis and investigation of Sanggenon D as a potent and selective agent against human nasopharyngeal cancer, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2019, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Microwave-assisted synthesis, inhibitory activities and structure-activity relationship study of 4-phenylcoumarin derivatives as inhibitors of growth of human nasopharyngeal cancer cell lines, Co-Investigator, 2017 - 2018, Private Funding, (National)
  • Development Of Highly Potent, Selective, And Brain-penetrant Aminopyridoxamine Leucine-rich Repeat Kinase 2 (lrrk2) Inhibitors For Parkinson S Disease Treatment, Co-Researcher, 2017 - 2019, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AFR (Frontier Science), (University)
  • Pulmonary Nanocarier Design & Delivery Of Plant & Rirna For Lung Cancer Treatment, Co-Researcher, 2016 - 2021, RU Geran, (National)
  • Pulmonary nanocarrier design and delivery of cisplatin and siRNA for lung cancer treatment, Co-Investigator, 2015 - 2019, Long Term Research Grant Scheme (LRGS), (National)
  • Approach towards total synthesis of sorocein B and Morulsalbanol A, Co-Investigator, 2014 - 2015, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), (National)
  • Rational design and evaluation of aporphinoid compounds for serotonin 5-HT2A receptor activity., Co-Investigator, 2014 - 2016, ScienceFund, (National)
  • Utilising Diels-Alder chemistry in synthesis of selected natural products, Co-Investigator, 2014 - 2016, ScienceFund, (National)
  • Total synthesis and absolute configuration of cycloillicinone, Co-Investigator, 2014 - 2016, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), (National)
  • Synthesis and in vitro evaluation of novel compounds containing phenylpropanoid pharmacophore targetting pyruvate kinase in methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2015, Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS), (National)
  • New method for construction of enantiomeric enriched cyclohexenyl ring leading to the biomimetic synthesis of (-)-panduratin A, inhibitor of den-2 NS2B/NS3 virus protease, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2014, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Hits-To-Leads: Protein Inhibitors Sub-program 5 Acetylcholinesterase., Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Antioxidant activities of methanol extract of Ficus deltoidea, Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2012, IMU, (National)
  • Investigation of a library of flavonoid compounds for orthosteric and allosteric activity at the M1 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor, Co-Investigator, 2010 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Molecular Design of New Potential Lead Inhibitor for Dengue Virus Type 2, Co-Investigator, 2009 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Synthesis of Muscarinic Receptor Active Compounds as Potential Therapeutic Drugs, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2008, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), (National)
  • Structure-Based Design And Synthesis Of Muscarinic Receptor Active Compounds As Potential Therapeutic Drugs, Co-Investigator, 2006 - 2008, ScienceFund, (National)
  • Synthesis, structural and cytotoxicity of organotin compounds, Co-Investigator, 2006 - 2008, ScienceFund, (National)
  • Discovery of potential photosensitizers for Photodynamic Therapy for Cancer, Co-Investigator, 2004 - 2007, Private Funding, (National)

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • Ahli panel perunding untuk peralatan makmal di unit kemudahan berpusat, Pusat Perkhidmatan Penyelidikan (PPP), Consultant, 2017-2023, University of Malaya
  • Consultant of Aurigene Discovery Technologies Malaysia, Consultant, 2015-2015, Aurigene Discovery Technologies

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Kelulusan Tapisan Keselamatan Kasar Kerajaan Malaysia, Pejabat Ketua Pegawai Keselamatan Kerajaan Malaysia, 2020, (National)
  • Panel of Jury , Human Life Advancement Foundation, 2020, (National)
  • National Science Fellowship, Moste, 2007, (National)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Syntheses and medicinal chemistry of some small molecules derived from natural products, International Congress on medicinal plants, natural products and health research , 2020-11-04 to 2020-11-06, Shahroud University, (International)
POSTER
  • Studies towards the Total Synthesis of Morusalbanol A and Sorocein B, The 8th International Conference on Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry in Asia (ICCEOCA-8) The 4th New Phase International Conference on Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry in Asia (NICCEOCA-4), 2013-11-25 to 2013-11-28, (International)
  • Synthesis and fluorescence studies of selected N-aryl-2-aminoquinolines: Quenching of fluorescence by hydrogen boonding, electron-donating and electron-withdrawing groups, University of Malaya-Indonesian Universities Symposium 2018, 2018-11-08 to 2018-11-09, University of Malaya, (International)
  • A simple BF3 Et2O promoted exo-selective Diels-Alder reaction between chalcones and (4E,6E)-alloocimene, University of Malaya-Indonesian Universities Symposium 2018, 2018-11-08 to 2018-11-09, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Development of indazole-based derivatives as potential leucine rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRRK2) inhibitors for Parkinson therapy, University of Malaya-Indonesian Universities Symposium 2018, 2018-11-08 to 2018-11-09, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Identification Of Novel Sesamol Dimers With Unusual Methylenedioxy Ring Opening Skeleton And Evaluation Of Their Antioxidant And Cytotoxic Activities, Asian Emerging Researchers Conference 2019, 2019-12-09 to 2019-12-10, Sunway University, (National)
PRESENTER
  • Anthraquinib - Using Morinda citrifolia as a complementary medicine for colorectal cancer , Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference 2020, 2020-01-18 to 2020-01-18, Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn Bhd, (National)
  • How to tackle covid-19 using nanotechnology in diagnosis, How to tackle covid-19 using nanotechnology in diagnosis, 2020-09-24 to 2020-09-24, UM-UIIA, (National)
  • Boron trifluoride promoted exo-selective Diels-Alder reaction of (4E, 6E)-alloocimene with chalcones, Webinar on Advanced materials and chemical technology, 2020-11-24 to 2020-11-24, UM-MAPUA University, (International)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • Editor Editorial Board Member of Current Organocatalysis, Benthamscience, 2020, 12, (International)
  • Committee member, MALAYSIAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTRY (IKM), 2020, 12, (National)
  • Committee member for 2019/2020, Institut Kimia Malaysia (Malaysia Institute of Chemistry)-EGC section, 2019, 24, (National)
  • Project consultant /Visiting scholar to Harvard University, HARVARD UNIVERSITY (USA), 2016, 24, (International)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).


  • Curriculum design panel member for UMCOE undergraduate program, UMCOE, Committee Member, 2019-2019, (University)
  • Organising and demonstrating science course and activities for high/secondary school students during Karnival Kimia Malaysia 2019, Malaysian Institute of Chemistry, Consultant, 2019-2019, (National)
  • Committee member for Symposium of Iraqi for Intellectuals & Academics in Malaysia: IRAQ FUTURE FROM REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, Committee Member, 2018-2018, (University)
  • AHLI PANEL PERUNDING UNTUK PERALATAN MAKMAL DI UNIT KEMUDAHAN BERPUSAT, PUSAT PERKHIDMATAN PENYELIDIKAN (PPP) UNIVERSITI MALAYA, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, Consultant, 2017-2019, (University)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • Reviewer (Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy), Article In Journal ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Thesis external examiner Sunway University, Thesis ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Editorial Board Member of the Journal Current Organocatalysis (Bentham Publisher), Article In Journal ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Examiner for conversion of MPhil to PhD, Project ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Impact-Oriented Interdisciplinary Research Grant Programme (IIRG003C-19FNW), Project ,  (2019 - 2022)
  • Internal examiner /Panel for proposal defense and candidature defense, Project ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Assessor for PhD conversion for candidate Chong Kim Foong (HMA170012), Project ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Reviewer (Current Organocatalysis), Article In Journal ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Committee of examiner-VIVA VOCE for PhD candidate, Thesis ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Examiner for PhD thesis - Amit Ranjan Nath (HHC150003), Thesis ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Scientific advisory committee of the 1st Malaysia International Conference on Nanotechnology and Catalysis 2020 (MICNC2020), International Conference ,  (2019 - 2020)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Committee member of Environment & Green Chemistry Section, Institute of Chemistry Malaysia (IKM), (National), 01/06/2018 until 30/03/2019

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
(Product Name), (Type), (Reference), (Year), (Level).


  • Chitosan conjugates of drug and excipient as the matrix materials of pulmonary drug delivery system, PATENT, PI2020005911, 11/11/2020, (NATIONAL)

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • MASTER DEGREE, Yazid Bin Zaiki, DESIGN AND SYNTHESIS OF N-METHYLATED PEPTIDE-LIGANDED CHITOSAN-5-FLUOROURACIL-FOLATE NANOPARTICLES FOR LUNG CANCER TREATMENT, 2020/2021
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Chowdhury Mohammed Mashrur, Design of chitosan-oleate-folate conjugate nanoparticles as skin 5-fluorouracil carrier for malignant cutaneous melanoma treatment, 2020/2021
  • MASTER DEGREE, Sumayyah Hanan Binti Paimin Abdullah Yusuf, In vivo pulmonary delivery of chitosan-resveratrol complexes for lung cancer treatment, 2020/2021
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), M Tamilarasi A/p Muniandy, TUMOUR-TARGETED DELIVERY OF CISPLATIN USING CHITOSAN NANOCARRIERS FOR LUNG CANCER THERAPY, 2020/2021
  • MASTER DEGREE, Nurhaliza Wati Binti Mekzali, DESIGN AND SYNTHESIS OF ANTHRAQUINONE-5-FLUOROURACIL CONJUGATES COLORECTAL CANCER TREATMENT, 2020/2021
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Athirah Binti Iskandar, CHITOSAN AND CHITOSAN DERIVATIVES AS PULMONARY THERAPEUTIC AND NANOMEDICINE, 2020/2021
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), M Tamilarasi A/p Muniandy, TUMOUR-TARGETED DELIVERY OF CISPLATIN USING CHITOSAN NANOCARRIERS FOR LUNG CANCER THERAPY, 2019/2020
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Abdul Qaiyum Bin Ramle, -, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Sudtha A/p Murthy, SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERISATION OF BIOLOGICALLY IMPORTANT SMALL MOLECULES, 2019/2020
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Chong Kim Foong, -, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Sudtha A/p Murthy, SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERISATION OF BIOLOGICALLY IMPORTANT SMALL MOLECULES, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Nashuha Binti Rosli, Resveratrol-chitosan-oleic acid conjugate and nanomedicine in lung cancer prevention, 2018/2019
  • MASTER DEGREE, Siti Noor Liana Binti Ibrahim, DEVELOPMENT OF INDAZOLE-BASED DERIVATIVES AS POTENTIAL LEUCINE RICH REPEAT KINASE 2 (LRRK2) INHIBITORS FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE THERAPY, 2018/2019

Completed
  • MASTER DEGREE, Nur Baizura Bujang, Development of a liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (lc/ms) method for simulataneous determination of phosphodiesterase-5 (pde-5) inhibitors, 2014/2015
  • MASTER DEGREE, Amy Nuzwir Wateh, Studies Towards the Total Synthesis of Enantiomeric-Enriched Cycloillicinone and Illicarborene A, 2013/2014
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Tee Jia Ti, Studies towards the synthesis of biological active flavonoid Diels-Alder adducts, 2012/2013

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


FIRST DEGREE
  • PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS, 2015/2016(1), 66, 30
  • Botany and Medicinal Chemistry, 2011/2012(1), 40, 4
  • Heterocyclic Chemistry, 2011/2012(1), 30, 8
  • Environmental Chemistry, 2011/2012(1), 30, 8
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry, 2011/2012, 30, 18
  • Natural Products in Medicine, 2011/2012, 200, 3
  • Chromatography, 2011/2012(1), 30, 3
  • Organic Chemistry, 2011/2012(1), 30, 8
  • General Chemistry, 2010/2011(1,2), 30, 50
  • Organometallic Chemistry, 2010/2011(1,2), 30, 50