Curriculum Vitae

DR. CHEN CHEE DHANG

Research Officer
  • Sustainability Development Centre
  • +603-79674357

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Chen Chee Dhang is currently serving as the Head of Research Officer in Universiti Malaya. Dr. Chen is the President of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology & Tropical Medicine; and Past President of the Universiti Malaya Administrator Association. In the research arena, Dr. Chen is a Medical Entomologist and conducts research in Medical and Forensic Entomology. His main research interests are Vector Ecology, Bionomic and Control on mosquitoes, flies and cockroaches; and Insecticide resistance. Currently, Dr. Chen is actively involved in nationwide dengue awareness programmes.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • BIODIVERSITY & CONSERVATION: MOSQUITOES & FLIES SURVEILLANCE
    Biodiversity, Surveillance
  • FORENSIC ENTOMOLOGY: FAUNA SUCCESSION
    Forensic Entomology, Tropical Medicine
  • MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY: VECTOR CONTROL & TOXICOLOGY INSECTICIDE (MEDICALLY IMPORTANT INSECTS)
    Vector Control, Toxicology, Public Health

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • Ph.D. (Forensic Entomology) (UM), (Forensic Entomology)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • M.Sc.(Medical Entomology)(UM), (Medical Entomology)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • B.Sc.(Hons)(Biotechnology)(UMS), (Biotechnology)
    Universiti Malaysia Sabah (Ums)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF PARASITOLOGY AND TROPICAL MEDICINE, PRESIDENT/ CHIEF
    2022 to 2024 (National)
  • MAJLIS PERSATUAN PENTADBIR UNIVERSITI AWAM MALAYSIA, EXCO MEMBER
    2021 to 2023 (National)
  • PERSATUAN PEGAWAI TADBIR DAN IKHTISAS UNIVERSITI MALAYA, PRESIDENT/ CHIEF
    2021 to 2023 (National)
  • MALAYSIAN BOARD OF TECHNOLOGISTS, MEMBER
     (National)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF PARASITOLOGY AND TROPICAL MEDICINE, DEPUTY PRESIDENT
    2020 to 2022 (National)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF PARASITOLOGY AND TROPICAL MEDICINE, TREASURER
    2018 to 2020 (National)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF PARASITOLOGY AND TROPICAL MEDICINE, BOARD MEMBER
    2016 to 2018 (National)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF PARASITOLOGY AND TROPICAL MEDICINE, LIFE MEMBERSHIP
    2018 to present (National)
  • JAPANESE SOCIETY OF TROPICAL MEDICINE, MEMBER
    2016 to present (International)
  • MALAYSIAN ASSOCIATION OF FORENSIC ENTOMOLOGY, BOARD MEMBER
    2012 to 2013 (National)
  • JAPANESE SOCIETY OF ZOOLOGY AND MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, MEMBER
    2012 to present (International)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • MSPTM Photography Competition 2022
    Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (MSPTM), 2023 (National)
  • Outstanding Public University Administrator Award 2022 (Category: Community Services) - Bronze
    Malaysian Public University Administrators Association Council (Majlis Persatuan Pentadbir Universiti Awam Malaysia), 2022 (National)
  • Outstanding Public University Administrator Award 2022 (Category: Creative and Innovative in Governance) - Silver
    Malaysian Public University Administrators Association Council (Majlis Persatuan Pentadbir Universiti Awam Malaysia), 2022 (National)
  • MSPTM Photography Competition 2021
    Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (MSPTM), 2021 (National)
  • Universiti Malaya Administrator Award 2021 (Category: Creative and Innovative in Governance)
    Persatuan Pegawai Tadbir dan Ikhtisas Universiti Malaya, 2021 (University)
  • Outstanding Public University Administrator Award 2020 (Category: Scientific Writing) - Gold
    Malaysian Public University Administrators Association Council (Majlis Persatuan Pentadbir Universiti Awam Malaysia), 2021 (National)
  • Tokoh Pentadbir MASTI 2020 (MASTI Notable Administrator Figure)
    Malaysian Public University Administrators Association Council (Majlis Persatuan Pentadbir Universiti Awam Malaysia), 2021 (National)
  • Universiti Malaya Administrator Award 2019 (Category: Distinguished Administrator)
    Persatuan Pegawai Tadbir dan Ikhtisas Universiti Malaya, 2020 (University)
  • Universiti Malaya Administrator Award 2019 (Category: Community Services)
    Persatuan Pegawai Tadbir dan Ikhtisas Universiti Malaya, 2020 (University)
  • Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) Scholar Award
    Asian Universities Alliance, 2020 (International)
  • Best Presentation (2nd Prize) - Biol. Sci. Postgraduate Conf. 2019 (Title: Larvicidal effects of organochlorines and organophosphates against Aedes albopictus from agricultural areas of West Malaysia)
    Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2019 (National)
  • Best Presentation (1st Prize) - Biol. Sci. Postgraduate Conf. 2019 (Adulticide resistance status of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Sabah, Malaysia: A statewide assessment)
    Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2019 (National)
  • Sustainable Development Award 2019
    Junior Chamber International Malaysia & United Nations Malaysia, 2019 (National)
  • Best Presentation (1st Prize) - MSPTM Annual Conference (Title: Revised discriminating lethal doses of temephos and malathion on Aedes aegypti in Indonesia)
    Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2018 (National)
  • Best Poster Presentation (2nd Prize) - MSPTM Mid Year Seminar (Title: The V1016G point mutation: The key mutation in the voltage-gated sodium channel (VSSC) gene of pyrethroid-resistant Aedes aegypti)
    International Medical University, Malaysia, 2018 (National)
  • Naming a new species of black fly, Simulium dhangi in honor of Dr. Chen Chee Dhang, Universiti Malaya, contributed in faunal studies of black flies in the Lesser Sunda Archipelago
    Tropical Biomedicine, 2018 (International)
  • Outstanding Public University Administrator Award 2020 (Category: Research) - Gold
    Malaysian Public University Administrators Association Council (Majlis Persatuan Pentadbir Universiti Awam Malaysia), 2018 (National)
  • Universiti Malaya Excellence Awards 2018 / Excellent Management and Professional Staff (Non-Academic)
    Universiti Malaya, 2018 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2018 (University)
  • Best Presentation - 3rd Entomology Postgradute Symposium 2017 (Title: Distribution of Aedes immatures in fogging-free and dengue prone residential areas in Peninsular Malaysia)
    Entomological Society of Malaysia, 2017 (National)
  • Ten Outstanding Young Malaysian 2017
    Junior Chamber International Malaysia, 2017 (National)
  • Nadchatram Medal
    Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2017 (National)
  • Best Presentation - 18th International Conference on Applied Biology & Ecology (Title: Insecticide resistance detection on filarial vector, Simulium nobile (Diptera: Simuliidae) in Malaysia)
    World Academy of Science, Engineering & Technology (WASET), 2016 (International)
  • Universiti Malaya Excellence Award 2016 / Expert & Talent (Publication/Conference/Consultation)
    Universiti Malaya, 2016 (University)
  • Best Poster Presentation (2nd Prize) - 20th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress 2015 (Title: Evaluation of mosquito coils against Aedes aegypti obtained from west coast of peninsular Malaysia)
    Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 2015 (International)
  • Naming a new species of black fly, Simulium cheedhangi in honor of Dr. Chen Chee Dhang, Universiti Malaya, contributed in faunal studies of black flies
    Journal of Medical Entomology, 2015 (International)
  • Universiti Malaya Excellence Award 2015 / Excellence Management and Professional Staff (Non-Academic)
    Universiti Malaya, 2015 (University)
  • Universiti Malaya Excellence Award 2014 / Excellence Management and Professional Staff (Non-Academic)
    Universiti Malaya, 2014 (University)
  • Silver Medal / Expo Research, Creative & Inovation University Malaya 2010 (Research Project: Delayed post mortem interval estimation on carrions treated with insecticide)
    University of Malaya, Malaysia, 2010 (University)
  • Bronze Medal / Expo Research, Creative & Inovation University Malaya 2009 (Research Project: First study on the fauna succession on monkey carrions placed indoor in forested area in Malaysia)
    University of Malaya, Malaysia, 2009 (University)
  • Bronze Medal / Expo Research, Creative & Inovation University Malaya 2009 (Research Project: Susceptibility status of Aedes mosquitoes against temephos in dengue endemic areas in Malaysia)
    University of Malaya, Malaysia, 2009 (University)
  • Best Poster Presenter / 2nd Conference on Medical Arthropodology
    Centre for Research in Medical Entomology, India, 2008 (International)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Amelia-Yap, Zheng Hua; Low, Van Lun; Saeung, Atiporn; Ng, Fong Lee; Chen, Chee Dhang; Hassandarvish, Pouya; Tan, Geok Yuan Annie; AbuBakar, Sazaly; Azman, Adzzie Shazleen (2023). Insecticidal activities of Streptomyces sp. KSF103 ethyl acetate extract against medically important mosquitoes and non-target organisms, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS. 13(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-022-25387-9
  2. Elia-Amira, Nur Mohd Roslin; Chen, Chee Dhang; Low, Van Lun; Lau, Koon Weng; Haziqah-Rashid, Amirah; Amelia-Yap, Zheng Hua; Chew, Fong Peng; Sofian-Azirun, Mohd (2023). Economic status as the predictor of dengue awareness among local residents of Sabah, Malaysia, JOURNAL OF INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT. 14(1). doi:10.1093/jipm/pmad019
  3. Hew, Yan Xin; Ya'cob, Zubaidah; Adler, Peter H.; Chen, Chee Dhang; Lau, Koon Weng; Sofian-Azirun, Mohd; Muhammad-Rasul, Abdullah Halim; Putt, Qi Yan; Izwan-Anas, Noor; Hadi, Upik Kesumawati; Suana, I. Wayan; Takaoka, Hiroyuki; Low, Van Lun (2023). DNA barcoding of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) in Indonesia, PARASITES & VECTORS. 16(1). doi:10.1186/s13071-023-05875-1
  4. Putt, Qi Yan; Ya'cob, Zubaidah; Adler, Peter H.; Chen, Chee Dhang; Hew, Yan Xin; Izwan-Anas, Noor; Lau, Koon Weng; Sofian-Azirun, Mohd; Pham, Xuan Da; Takaoka, Hiroyuki; Low, Van Lun (2023). From bites to barcodes: uncovering the hidden diversity of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) in Vietnam, PARASITES & VECTORS. 16(1). doi:10.1186/s13071-023-05892-0
  5. Azratul-Hizayu, Taib; Chen, Chee Dhang; Lau, Koon Weng; Azrizal-Wahid, Noor; Tan, Tiong Kai; Lim, Yvonne Ai Lian; Sofian-Azirun, Mohd; Low, Van Lun (2022). Phenotypic profile of Aedes albopictus (Skuse) exposed to pyrethroid-based mat vaporizers and underlying detoxification mechanisms: A statewide report in Selangor, Malaysia, PARASITOLOGY INTERNATIONAL. 86. doi:10.1016/j.parint.2021.102483
  6. Azrizal-Wahid, Noor; Sofian-Azirun, Mohd; Low, Van Lun; Chen, Chee Dhang; Shohaimi, Shamarina (2022). Cat Owners' Perceptions toward Flea Infestation and Flea-borne Diseases: Impact for Public Health and Community Awareness, JOURNAL OF APPLIED ANIMAL WELFARE SCIENCE. . doi:10.1080/10888705.2021.1975539
  7. Elia-Amira, N. M. R.; Chen, C. D.; Low, V. L.; Lau, K. W.; Haziqah-Rashid, A.; Amelia-Yap, Z. H.; Lee, H. L.; Sofian-Azirun, M. (2022). Statewide Efficacy Assessment of Insect Growth Regulators Against Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Sabah, Malaysia: An Alternative Control Strategy?, JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY. 59(1), 301-307. doi:10.1093/jme/tjab146
  8. Lau, Koon Weng; Low, Van Lun; Chen, Chee Dhang; Sofian-Azirun, Mohd (2022). Genetic diversity of Aedes albopictus (Skuse) in Sarawak, Malaysia and other regions of the world, JOURNAL OF APPLIED ENTOMOLOGY. 146(5), 615-625. doi:10.1111/jen.12983
  9. Azratul-Hizayu, T., Chen, C. D., Lau, K. W., Azrizal-Wahid, N., Tan, T. K., Lim, Y. A. L., . . . Low, V. L. (2021). Bioefficacy of mosquito mat vaporizers and associated metabolic detoxication mechanisms in Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) in Selangor, Malaysia: A statewide assessment. Tropical Biomedicine, 38(3), 327-337. doi: 10.47665/tb.38.3.073
  10. Azratul-Hizayu, Taib; Chen, Chee Dhang; Azrizal-Wahid, Noor; Sofian-Azirun, Mohd; Chew, Fong Peng; Low, Van Lun (2021). Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices on the Use of Household Insecticide Products: Is the Awareness in Place?, JOURNAL OF INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT. 12(1). doi:10.1093/jipm/pmab040
  11. Elia-Amira, N. M. R., Chen, C. D., Low, V. L., Lau, K. W., Haziqah-Rashid, A., Amelia-Yap, Z. H., . . . Sofian-Azirun, M. (2021). Assessment of the susceptibility status of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) from Interior, Sandakan and Tawau divisions of Sabah, Malaysia based on WHO diagnostic doses of larvicides. Tropical Biomedicine, 38(2), 196-204. doi: 10.47665/tb.38.2.058
  12. Lau, Koon Weng; Chen, Chee Dhang; Low, Van Lun; Lee, Han Lim; Azidah, Abdul Aziz; Sofian-Azirun, Mohd (2021). Adulticide Resistance Status of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Sarawak State, Malaysia, JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY. 58(6), 2292-2298. doi:10.1093/jme/tjab093
  13. Wan-Norafikah, O., Chen, C. D., & Sofian-Azirun, M. (2021). Organochlorines and organophosphates susceptibility of Aedes albopictus Skuse larvae from agricultural and non-agricultural localities in Peninsular Malaysia. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, 28(1), 1010-1016. doi: 10.1016/j.sjbs.2020.11.040
  14. Amelia-Yap, Z; Tan, T; Prakash, B; Chen, C; Sofian-Azirun, M; Low, V (2020). First report of Rdl mutant alleles in Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Malaysia, JOURNAL OF VECTOR BORNE DISEASES. 57(4), 359-361. doi:10.4103/0972-9062.313959
  15. Mat Udin, A. S., Uni, S., Zainuri, N. A., Abdullah Halim, M. R., Belabut, D. A., Mohamad Ikbal, N. H., . . . Sofian-Azirun, M. (2020). Morphological characteristics of microfilariae in blood smears of the common treeshrew Tupaia glis (Mammalia: Scandentia) in Gemas, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine, 37(4), 1152-1157.
  16. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Chen, C. D., Halim, M. R. A., Lau, K. W., Low, V. L., & Suana, I. W. (2020). Descriptions of the female, male and mature larva of Simulium contractum Takaoka (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Sulawesi, Indonesia. Tropical Biomedicine, 37(3), 683-690.
  17. Adler, P. H., Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Chen, C. D., Suana, I. W. (2019). Evolutionary and biogeographic history of the black fly Simulium wayani (Diptera: Simuliidae) on the island of Timor. Acta Tropica, 193, 1-6. doi:10.1016/j.actatropica.2019.02.017
  18. Adler, PH; Takaoka, H; Sofian-Azirun, M; Chen, CD; Suana, IW (2019). Evolutionary and biogeographic history of the black fly Simulium wayani (Diptera: Simuliidae) on the island of Timor, ACTA TROPICA. 193, 1-6. doi:10.1016/j.actatropica.2019.02.017
  19. Amelia-Yap, Z. H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Chen, C. D., Suana, I. W., Lau, K. W., Elia-Amira, N. M. R., . . . Low, V. L. (2019). Pyrethroids Use: Threats on Metabolic-Mediated Resistance Mechanisms in the Primary Dengue Vector Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology, 56(3), 811-816. doi:10.1093/jme/tjz007
  20. Amelia-Yap, ZH; Sofian-Azirun, M; Chen, CD; Lau, KW; Suana, IW; Harmonis; Syahputra, E; Razak, A; Low, V (2019). V1016G Point Mutation: The Key Mutation in the Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel (Vgsc) Gene of Pyrethroid-Resistant Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in Indonesia, JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY. 56(4), 953-958. doi:10.1093/jme/tjz035
  21. Amelia-Yap, ZH; Sofian-Azirun, M; Chen, CD; Suana, IW; Lau, KW; Elia-Amira, NMR; Haziqah-Rashid, A; Tan, TK; Lim, YAL; Low, VL (2019). Pyrethroids Use: Threats on Metabolic-Mediated Resistance Mechanisms in the Primary Dengue Vector Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae), JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY. 56(3), 811-816. doi:10.1093/jme/tjz007
  22. Elia-Amira, N. M. R., Chen, C. D., Low, V. L., Lau, K. W., Haziqah-Rashid, A., Amelia-Yap, Z. H., . . . Sofian-Azirun, M. (2019). Adulticide Resistance Status of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Sabah, Malaysia: A Statewide Assessment. Journal of Medical Entomology, 56(6), 1715-1725. doi:10.1093/jme/tjz117
  23. Elia-Amira, NMR; Chen, CD; Low, VL; Lau, KW; Haziqah-Rashid, A; Amelia-Yap, ZH; Lee, HL; Sofian-Azirun, M (2019). Adulticide Resistance Status of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Sabah, Malaysia: A Statewide Assessment, JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY. 56(6), 1715-1725. doi:10.1093/jme/tjz117
  24. Takaoka, H., Low, V. L., Tan, T. K., Yacob, Z., Sofian-Azirun, M., Chen, C. D., . . . Pham, X. D. (2019). A New Black Fly Species of the Simulium (Gomphostilbia) duolongum Subgroup (Diptera: Simuliidae) From Vietnam, and Molecular Comparisons With Related Species Using the COI Barcoding Gene. Journal of Medical Entomology, 56(2), 432-440. doi:10.1093/jme/tjy222
  25. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Chen, C. D., Halim, M. R. A., Lau, K. W., Low, V. L., Suana, I. W. (2019). A new black fly species of Simulium (Gomphostilbia) (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Sulawesi, Indonesia. Zootaxa, 4651(2), 392-400. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4651.2.12
  26. Takaoka, H., Yacob, Z., Sofian-Azirun, M., Chen, C. D., Low, V. L., Lau, K. W., Pham, X. D. (2019). A new species of the Simulium (Simulium) crocinum species-group (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Vietnam. Tropical Biomedicine, 36(1), 245-251.
  27. Takaoka, H; Sofian-Azirun, M; Chen, CD; Halim, MRA; Lau, KW; Low, VL; Suana, IW (2019). A new black fly species of Simulium (Gomphostilbia) (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Sulawesi, Indonesia, ZOOTAXA. 4651(2), 392-400. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4651.2.12
  28. Wan-Norafikah, O., Chen, C. D., Mohd-Amir, M. H., Azahari, A., Zainal-Abidin, A., Nazni, W. A., . . . Sofian-Azirun, M. (2019). SURVEILLANCE OF AEDES VECTORS IN SELECTED AGRICULTURAL, FOGGING-FREE AND DENGUE-PRONE AREAS IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 50(3), 469-485.
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Scopus
  1. Wan-Norafikah O., Aliah-Diyanah S., Atiqah-Izzah Z., Chen C.D., Sofian-Azirun M., Lailatul-Nadhirah A., Ibahim M.J. (2023). Assessing the bioefficacy of a commercial temephos formulation (Temebate ) for controlling Aedes albopictus larvae in different land use localities in Malaysia, Experimental Parasitology. 254. doi:10.1016/j.exppara.2023.108627
Others
  1. Amelia-Yap, Z.H., Chen, C.D., Sofian-Azirun, M. and Low, V.L. (2018). Pyrethroid resistance in the dengue vector Aedes aegypti in Southeast Asia: present situation and prospects for management. Parasites & Vectors 11:332.
  2. Chen, C.D., Chin, A.C., Lau, K.W., Low, V.L., Lee, H.L., Lee, P.K.Y., Azidah, A.A. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2018). Bioefficacy evaluation of commercial mosquito coils containing metofluthrin, d-allethrin, d-trans allethrin, and prallethrin against Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Malaysia. Journal of Medical Entomology DOI: 10.1093/jme/tjy130
  3. Elia-Amira, N.M.R., Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W., Lee, H.L., Low, V.L., Norma-Rashid, Y. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2018). Organophosphate and organochlorine resistance in larval stage of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Sabah, Malaysia. Journal of Economic Entomology DOI: 10.1093/jee/toy184
  4. Lau, K.W., Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Low, V.L. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2018). Bioefficacy of insect growth regulators against Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) From Sarawak, Malaysia: A statewide survey. Journal of Economic Entomology 111(3):1388-1394.
  5. Low, V.L., Norma-Rashid, Y., Ubaidillah, R., Yusoff, A., Prakash, B.K., Tan, T.K., Chen, C.D. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2018). Does colour matter? Genetic differentiation of colour morphs of the Asian golden web spider Nephila antipodiana (Araneae: Nephilidae). Animal Biology DOI 10.1163/15707563-18000002
  6. Low, V.L., Takaoka, H., Alder, P.H., Tan, T.K., Cheng, F.H.W., Chen, C.Y., Lim, Y.A.L., Ya'cob, Z., Chen, C.D., Sofian-Azirun, M and Wang, D. (2018). A novel molecular and chromosomal lineage of the anthropophilic Simulium (Simulium) rufibasis subgroup (Diptera: Simulidae) in Taiwan. Parasitology Research DOI: 10.1007/s00436-018-6011-7
  7. Wan-Norafikah, O., Chen, C.D., Mohd-Amir, M.H., Azahari, A.H., Zainal-Abidin, A.H., Nazni, W.A., Mariam, M., Mohd-Shahizan, J. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2018). Breeding habitats of mosquito larvae in a paddy growing area in Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. Asian Journal of Microbiology Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences 20(2):404-408.
  8. Wan-Norafikah, O., Chen, C.D., Mohd-Amir, M.H., Azahari, A.H., Zainal-Abidin, A.H., Nazni, W.A., Mariam, M., Mohd-Shahizan, J. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2018). Diversity of mosquito larval habitats in human habitations within a rice cultivation area in Padang Serai, Kedah, Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Applied Biology 47(3):159-164.
  9. Chen, C.D., Wan-Norafikah, O., Lau, K.W., Lee, H.L., Heo, C.C., Leong, C.S. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2017). Laoboratory study on the repellent bioefficacy of diethyl phenyl acetamide (DEPA) against Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (Linnaeus). Journal of Mosquito Research 7(2):9-14.
  10. Chen, C.D., Wan-Norafikah, O., Nurin-Zulkifli, I.M., Lee, H.L., Faezah, K., Izzul, A.A., Abdullah, A.G., Lau, K.W., Norma-Rashid, Y. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2017). Biting behaviour of medically important mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in Peninsular Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 34(1):199-211
  11. Chin, A.C., Chen, C.D., Low, V.L., Lee, H.L., Azidah, A.A., Lau, K.W. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2017). Comparative efficacy of commercial mosquito coils against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in Malaysia: a nationwide report. Journal of Economic Entomology 110(5):2247-2251.
  12. Lau, K.W., Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Low, V.L., Moh, H.H. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2017). Ovitrap surveillance in Sarawak, Malaysia: A comprehensive study. Tropical Biomedicine 34(4):795-803.
  13. Low, V.L., Norma-Rashid, Y., Yusoff, A., Vinnie-Siow, W.Y., Prakash, B.K., Tan, T.K., Noorhidayah, M., Chen, C.D. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2017). Pleistocene demographic expansion and high gene flow in the Globe Skimmer dragonfly Pantala flavescens Fabricius (Odonata: Libellulidae) in Peninsular Malaysia. Zoologischer Anzeiger 266:23-27.
  14. Low, V.L., Tan, T.K., Prakash, B.K., Vinnie-Siow, W.Y., Tay, S.T., Masmeatathip, R., Hadi, U.K., Lim, Y.A.L., Chen, C.D., Norma-Rashid, Y. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2017). Contrasting evolutionary patterns between two haplogroups of Haematobia exigua (Diptera: Muscidae) from the mainland and islands of Southeast Asia. Scientific Reports 7:5871.
  15. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W., Halim, M.R.A., Low, V.L., Ya cob, Z., Ashikin, N. and Suana, I. W. 2017. Two new species of Simulium (Gomphostilbia) (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Flores, Indonesia. Journal of Medical Entomology 54(3): 576-586.
  16. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W., Halim, M.R.A., Low, V.L., Ya'cob, Z., Abdullah, N.A. and Suana, I.W. (2017). Simulium (Gomphostilbia) lemborense, a new black fly species (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Flores, Indonesia. Zootaxa 4236(1):149-156.
  17. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Ya cob, Z., Chen, C.D., Low, V.L. and Harmonis. 2016. A new species and seven new records of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Kalimantan, Indonesia. Tropical Biomedicine 34(2):437-448.
  18. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Ya'cob, Z., Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W., Low, V.L., Pham, X.D. and Adler, P.H. (2017). The black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) of Vietnam. Zootaxa 4261:1-165.
  19. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Ya'cob, Z., Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W., Low, V.L., and Suana, I.W. (2017). The black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) of the Lesser Sunda Archipelago, Indonesia. Acta Tropica 169:170-186.
  20. Uni, S., Mat Udi, A.S., Agatsuma, T., Saijuntha, W., Junker, K., Ramli, R., Omar, H., Lim, Y.A.L., Sivanandam, S., Lefoulan, E., Martin, C., Belabut, D.M., Kasim, S., Halim, M.R.A., Zainuri, N.A., Bhassu, S., Fukuda, M., Matsubayashi, M., Harada, M., Low, V.L., Chen, C.D., Suganuma, N., Hashim, R., Takaoka, H. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2017). Morphological and molecular characteristics of Malayfilaria sofiani Uni, Mat Udin & Takaoka n.g., n.sp. (Nematoda: Filarioidea) from common treeshrew Tupaia glis Diard & Duvaucel (Mammalia: Scandentia) in Peninsular Malaysia. Parasites & Vectors 10:194.
  21. Wan-Norafikah, O., Chen, C.D., Mohd-Amir, M.H., Azahari, A.H., Zainal-Abidin, A.H., Nazni, W.A., Mariam, M., Mohd-Shahizan, J. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2017). Mosquito larval surveillance in a rice field in Tajung Karang, Selangor, Malaysia. Advanced Science Letters 23:1480-1483.
  22. Wan-Norafikah, O., Lee, H.L., Loke, S.R., Andy-Tan, W.A., Lau, K.W., Sofian-Azirun, M., Azidah, A.A., Nor-Azlin, M.R. and Chen, C.D. (2017). Simulated field study on the efficacy of the thermal application of a synergized pyrethroid formulation against Aedes aegypti (Linn.) and Culex quinquefasciatus Say. Tropical Biomedicine 34(2):471-477.
  23. Wan-Norafikah, O., Lee, H.L., Sofian-Azirun, M., Nura-Muna, A.H. and Chen, C.D. (2017). Toxicity of Imidacloprid Gel Bait against Laboratory Strain of Periplaneta americana (L.) (Dictyoptera : Blattidae) and Blattella germanica (L.) (Dictyoptera : Blattellidae). Jurnal Sains Kesihatan Malaysia 15(2):37-42.
  24. Adler, P.H., Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M. Low, V.L, Yacob, Z., Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W. and Pham, X.D. (2016). Vietnam, a hotspot for chromosomal diversity and cryptic species in black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Plos One 11(10):e0163881.
  25. Chen, C.D., Takaoka, H., Tan, P.R., Lau, K.W., Low, V.L., Leong, C.S., Karen-Chia, H.M. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2016). Distribution and abundance of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) in recreation parks in Selangor State, Peninsular Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 33(3):583-588.
  26. Low, V.L., Takaoka, H., Pramual, P., Adler P.H., Ya cob, Z., Huang, Y.T., Pham, X.D., Ramli, R., Chen, C.D., Wannaket, A. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2016). Delineating taxonomic boundaries in the largest species complex of black flies (Simuliidae) in the Oriental Region. Scientific Reports 6:20346.
  27. Low, V.L., Takaoka, H., Pramual, P., Adler, P.H., Ya cob, Z., Chen, C.D., Yotopranoto, S., Zaid, A., Hadi, U.K., Lardizabal, M.L., Nasruddin-Roshidi, A. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2016). Three taxa in one: Cryptic diversity in the black fly Simulium nobile (Diptera: Simuliidae) in Southeast Asia. Journal of Medical Entomology 53(4):972-976.
  28. Takaoka, H., Low, V.L., Sofian-Azirun, M., Otsuka, Y., Ya cob, Y., Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W. and Lardizabal, M.L. (2016). Dimorphic male scutal patterns and uppereye facets of Simulium mirum n. sp. (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Malaysia. Parasites & Vectors 9:136.
  29. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Otsuka, Y., Ya cob, Z., Chen, C.D., Low, V.L. and Adnan, Z. (2016). Simulium (Gomphostilbia) merapiense sp. nov. (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Java, Indonesia. Journal of Medical Entomology 53(1):76-78.
  30. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Ya cob, Z., Chen, C.D., Low, V.L. and Harmonis. (2016). A new species of Simulium (Gomphostilbia) from Kalimantan, Indonesia, with keys to identify 19 Bornean species of the Subgenus Gomphostilbia. Journal of Medical Entomology 53(4):798-806.
  31. Wan-Norafikah, O., Lee, H.L., Loke, S.R., Andy-Tan, W.A. and Chen, C.D. (2016). Efficacy of cold fogging of a synergized pyrethroid formulation against Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus under simulated field conditions. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 6(12):987-989.
  32. Chen, C.D., Takaoka, H., Ya'cob, Z. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2015). Simulium (Simulium) murudense and Simulium (Simulium) cheedhangi, new species of black flies obtained from Mount Murud, Sarawak, Malaysia. Medical Entomology and Zoology 66(Supplement):77.
  33. Lau, K. W., Chen, C. D., Lee, H. L., Norma-Rashid, Y., Sofian-Azirun, M. (2015). Evaluation of insect growth regulators against field-collected Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) from Malaysia. Journal of Medical Entomology 52
  34. Lau, K.W., Chen, C.D., Azidah, A.A. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2015). Insecticide resistance detection on dengue vector, Aedes albopictus obtained from Kapit, Kuching and Sibu districts in Sarawak State, Malaysia. International Science Index 17(11):682.
  35. Lau, K.W., Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2015). Evaluation of insect growth regulators (IGRs), temephos and Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti) against Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) in plastic containers. Tropical Biomedicine 32(4).
  36. Low, V.L., Takaoka, H., Adler, P.H., Ya cob, Z., Norma- Rashid, Y., Chen, C.D. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2015). A multi-locus approach resolves the phylogenetic relationships of the Simulium asakoae and Simulium ceylonicum species groups in Malaysia: evidence for distinct evolutionary lineages. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. Doi: 10.1111/mve.12120
  37. Low, V.L., Vinnie-Siow, W.Y., Lim, Y.A.L., Tan, T.K., Leong, C.S., Chen, C.D., Azidah, A.A. and Sofian- Azirun, M. (2015). First molecular genotyping of A302S mutation in the gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptor in Aedes albopictus from Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 32(3):554-556.
  38. Nurin-Zulkifli, I.M., Chen, C.D., Wan-Norafikah, O., Lee, H.L., Faezah, K., Izzul, A.A., Abdullah, A.G., Lau, K.W., Norma-Rashid, Y. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2015). Temporal changes of Aedes and Armigeres populations in suburban and forested areas in Malaysia. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health 46(4):1-12.
  39. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Ya cob, Z., Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W. and Pham, X.D. (2015). The black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Thua Thien Hue and Lam Dong Provinces, Vietnam. Zootaxa 3961(1): 1-96. (Monograph)
  40. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Ya cob, Z., Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W., Fernandez, K. and Lardizabal, M.L. (2015). Revision of the Simulium (Simulium) melanopus species- group (Diptera: Simuliidae) in Sabah, Malaysia. Zootaxa 3985(1): 1-30.
  41. Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Lau, K.W., Abdullah, A.G., Tan, S.B., Sa diyah, I., Norma-Rashid, Y., Oh, P.F., Chan, C.K. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2014). Biting behavior of Malaysian mosquitoes, Aedes albopictus Skuse, Armigeres kesseli Ramalingam, Culex quinquefasciatus Say, and Culex vishnui Theobald obtained from urban residential areas in Kuala Lumpur. Asian Biomedicine 8(3):315-321.
  42. Chen, C.D., Nazni, W.A., Lee, H.L., Hashim, R., Abdullah, N.A., Ramli, R., Lau, K.W., Heo, C.C., Goh, T.G., Izzul, A.A. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2014). A preliminary report on ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) recovered from forensic entomological studies conducted in different ecological habitats in Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 31(2):381-386.
  43. Leong, C.S., Chen, C.D., Low, V.L., Karen-Chia, H.M., Azidah, A.A. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2014). Multiple resistance of Culex vishnui Theobald against four major classes of insecticides in an agricultural area in Sekinchan, Selangor, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 31(2):241-260.
  44. Low, V.L., Adler, P.H., Takaoka, H., Ya cob, Z., Lim, P.E., Tan, T.K., Lim, Y.A.L., Chen, C.D., Norma-Rashid, Y. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2014). Motochondrial DNA markers reveal high genetic diversity but low genetic differentiation in the black fly Simulium tani Takaoka & Davies along an elevational gradient in Malaysia. Plos One 9(6):e100512.
  45. Low, V.L., Lim, P.E., Chen, C.D., Yvonne, L.A.L., Tan, T.K., Norma-Rashid, Y., Lee, H.L. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2014). Mitochondrial DNA analyses reveal low genetic diversity in Culex quinquefasciatus from residential areas in Malaysia. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 28:157-168.
  46. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Ya cob, Z., Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W. and Pham, H.T. (2014). Female black flies of Simulium (Diptera: Simuliidae) collected on humans in Tam Dao National Park, Vietnam: Description of new species and notes on four species newly recorded from Vietnam. Tropical Biomedicine 31(4):742-748.
  47. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Ya cob, Z., Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W. and Pham, H.T. (2014). New species and records of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Vinh Phuc Province, Vietnam. Zootaxa 3838(3):347-366.
  48. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Ya cob, Z., Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W. and Pham, X.D. (2014). Three new species of Simulium (Nevermannia) (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Vietnam. Zootaxa 3866(4):555-571.
  49. Chen, C.D., Low, V.L., Lau, K.W., Lee, H.L., Nazni, W.A., Heo, C.C., Azidah, A.A. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2013). First report on adulticide susceptibility status of Aedes albopictus, Culex quinquefasciatus and Culex vishnui from pig farm in Tanjung Sepat, Selangor, Malaysia. Journal of American Mosquito Control Association 29(3):243-250.
  50. Chen, C.D., Nazni, W.A., Lee, H.L., Lardizabal, M.L., Norma-Rashid, Y. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2013). Temephos resistance in field Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus Skuse from Selangor, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 30(2):220- 230.
  51. Goh T.G, Chen C.D., Jeffery J., Izzul A.A., Lau K.W., Lee H.L., Ramli R., Nazni W.A., Sofian-Azirun M. (2013). Evaluation of bait attractiveness for forensically important flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae, Muscidae and Sarcophagidae) in lowland and montane forest in Peninsular Malaysia. Asian Biomedicine 7(4):523-528.
  52. Lau, K.W., Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Izzul, A.A., Asri-Isa, M., Zulfadli, M. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2013). Vertical distribution of Aedes mosquitoes in high-rise apartment in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 30(1):36 45.
  53. Low, V.L., Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Lim, P.E., Leong, C.S. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2013). Co-occurrence of mosquito larvae in stagnant drainage water in residential areas in Malaysia. Asian Biomedicine 7(3):375-380.
  54. Low, V.L., Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Lim, P.E., Leong, C.S. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2013). Current susceptibility status of Malaysian Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae) against DDT, propoxur, malathion and permethrin. Journal of Medical Entomology 50:103-111.
  55. Low, V.L., Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Tan, T.K., Chen, C.F., Leong, C.S., Lim, Y.A.L., Lim, P.E., Norma- Rashid, Y. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2013). Enzymatic characterization of insecticide resistance mechanisms in field populations of Malaysian Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae). Plos One 8(11):e79928.
  56. Low, V.L., Chen, C.D., Lim, P.E., Lee, H.L., Lim, Y.A.L., Tan, T.K. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2013). Low,VL, Chen,CD, Lim,PE, Lee,HL, Yvonne,ALL, Tan,TK, Sofian-Azirun,M. (2013) First molecular genotyping of insensitive acetylcholinesterase associated with malathion resistance in Culex quinquefasciatus Say populations in Malaysia. Pest Management Science 69: 1362-1368.
  57. Low, V.L., Chen, C.D., Lim, P.E., Lee, H.L., Tan, T.K., Yvonne, L.A.L. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2013). First molecular genotyping of voltage gated sodium channel alleles in Culex quinquefasciatus populations in Malaysia. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology 107:127-131.
  58. Low, V.L., Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Lim, P.E., Leong, C.S. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2012). Nationwide distribution of Culex mosquitoes and associated habitat characteristics at residential areas in Malaysia. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 28(3):160 169.
  59. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Hashim, R., Ya'cob, Z., and Chen, C.D. (2012). Two new species of simulium (Gomphostilbia) (Diptera: Simuliidae) from peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Medical Entomology 49(4):803 812.
  60. Nazni, W.A., Lee, H.L., Chen, C.D., Heo, C.C., Abdullah, A.G., Wan-Norjuliana, W.M., Chew, K.W. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2011). Comparative insect fauna succession on indoor and outdoor monkey: Carrions in a semi-forested area in Malaysia. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 1(2):S232-S238.
  61. Chen, C. D., Lee, H. L., Nazni, W. A., Ramli, R., Jeffery, J. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2010). First report of the house fly larvae, Musca domestica (Linnaeus) (Diptera: Muscidae) associated with the monkey carcass in Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 27(2):355 359.
  62. Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Chan, C.K., Ang, C.L., Azahari, A.H., Lau, K.W. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2009). Laboratory bioefficacy of nine commercial formulations of temephos against larvae of Aedes aegypti (L.), Aedes albopictus Skuse and Culex quinquefasciatus Say. Tropical Biomedicine 26(3):360 365.
  63. Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Nazni, W.A., Seleena, B., Lau, K.W., Daliza, A.R., Ella, S.S. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2009). Field effectiveness of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti) against Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (Linnaeus) in ornamental ceramic containers with common aquatic plants. Tropical Biomedicine 26(1):100- 105.
  64. Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Stella-Wong, S.P., Lau, K.W. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2009). Container survey of mosquito breeding sites in a university campus in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dengue Bulletin 33:187 193.
  65. Chen, C.D., Teoh, P.S., Wan-Norafikah, O., Sofian- Azirun, M. and Lee, H.L. 2009. Laboratory study on the effectiveness of a floor gully with grating to prevent the oviposition of Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (Linnaeus). Malaysian Journal of Health Sciences 7(1): 73-80.
  66. Heo, C.C., Marwi, M.A., Hashim, H., Nurul-Ashikin, A., Chen, C.D., Jeffery, J., Kurahashi, H. and Omar, B. (2009). Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) associated with pig carcasses in Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 26(1):106 109.
  67. Heo, C.C., Nazni, W.A., Lee, H.L., Jeffery, J., Omar, B., Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2009). Predation on pupa of Chrysomya rufifacies (Marquart) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) by parasitoid, Exoristobia philippinensis Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) and Ophyra spinigera larva (Diptera: Muscidae). Tropical Biomedicine 26(3):369 372.
  68. Nazni, W.A., Lee, H.L., Wan Rozita, W.M., Lian, A.C., Chen, C.D., Azahari, A.H. and Sadiyah, I. (2009). Oviposition of Aedes albopictus Skuse in temephos and Bacillus thuringiensis isrealensis treated ovitraps. Dengue Bulletin 33:209-217.
  69. Wan-Norafikah, O., Chen, C.D., Soh, H.N., Lee, H.L., Nazni, W.A. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2009). Surveillance of Aedes mosquitoes in a university campus in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 26(2):206 215.
  70. Chen, C.D., Andy-Tan, W.A., Loke, S.R., Lee, H.L., Yasmin, A.R. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2008). Effectiveness of pyriproxyfen controlled release block against larvae of Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (Linnaeus). Dengue Bulletin 32:199 206.
  71. Chen, C.D., Seleena, B., Chiang, Y.F. and Lee, H.L. (2008). Field evaluation of the bioefficacy of diflubenzuron (Dimilin ) against container-breeding Aedes sp. mosquitoes. Tropical Biomedicine 25(1):80 86.
  72. Heo, C.C., Kurahashi, H., Marwi, M.A., Jeffery, J., Chen, C.D., Zuha, R.M. and Omar, B. (2008). A new record of Bengalia emarginata Malloch, 1927 (Diptera: Calliphoridae) from Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 25(3):262-263.
  73. Lee, H.L., Chen, C.D., Mohd Masri, S., Chiang, Y.F., Chooi, K.H. and Seleena, B. (2008). Impact of larviciding with a Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis formulation, VectoBac WG, on dengue mosquito vector population in a dengue endemic site in Selangor state, Malaysia. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health 39(4):601-609.
  74. Nazni, W.A., Jeffery, J., Sa diyah, I., Noorjuliana, W.M., Chen, C.D., Rohayu, S.A., Hafizam, A.H. and Lee, H.L. (2008). First report of maggots of family Piophilidae recovered from human cadavers in Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 25(2):173 175.
  75. Chen, C.D., Azahari, A.H., Sa diyah, I. and Lee, H.L. (2007). Preliminary study on the effectiveness of mosquito repelling lamp, E Da. Tropical Biomedicine 24(2):89-92.
  76. Chen, C.D., Nazni, W.A., Seleena, B., Moo, J.Y., Azizah, M. and Lee, H.L. 2007. Comparative oviposition preferences of Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (L.) to drain water and seasoned tap water. Dengue Bulletin 31: 124- 130.
  77. Wan-Norafikah, O., Chen, C.D., Wan-Norjuliana, W.M., Nor-Azlina, A.H., Sa diyah, I., Chan, S.T., Ong, Y.F. and Lee, H.L. (2007). Preliminary study on the field efficacy of the Mosquito Slayer, a mosquito trapping device. Jurnal Sains 17.
  78. Chen, C.D. and Lee, H.L. (2006). Laboratory bioefficacy of Creek 1.0G (temephos) against Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (Linnaeus) larvae. Tropical Biomedicine 23(2):220-223.
  79. Chen, C.D., Nazni, W.A., Lee, H.L., Seleena, B., Masri, S.M., Chiang, Y.F. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2006). Mixed breeding of Aedes aegypti (L.) and Aedes albopictus Skuse in four dengue endemic areas in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 23 (2):224 227.
  80. Chen, C.D., Seleena, B., Nazni, W.A., Lee, H.L., Masri, S.M., Chiang, Y.F. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2006). Dengue vector surveillance in endemic areas in Kuala Lumpur City Centre and Selangor State, Malaysia. Dengue Bulletin 30:197-203.
  81. Chen, C.D., Nazni, W.A., Lee, H.L. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2005). Susceptibility of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus to temephos in four study sites in Kuala Lumpur City Center and Selangor State, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 22(2):207 216.
  82. Chen, C.D., Nazni, W.A., Lee, H.L. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2005). Weekly variation on susceptibility status of Aedes mosquitoes against temephos in Selangor, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 22(2):195-206.
  83. Chen, C.D., Seleena, B., Masri, M.S, Chiang, Y.F., Lee, H.L., Nazni, W.A. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2005). Dengue vector surveillance in urban residential and settlement areas in Selangor, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 22(1):39-43
Books
  1. Chen, C.D. & Radi, N.A.M. (Eds). (2021). Era Pandemik Memperkasakan Pentadbir Universiti. Kuala Lumpur: PEKERTI UM.
Chapter in Books
  1. Chen, C.D., Wan-Norafikah, O. & Chang, L.W. (2021). Aktiviti Penyelidikan Dalam Era Pandemik COVID-19: Cabaran, Tindakan Inovatif dan Cadangan Pemerkasaan. In: Chen, C.D. & Radi, N.A.M. (Eds). Era Pandemik Memperkasakan Pentadbir Universiti (pp. 11-18). Kuala Lumpur: PEKERTI UM.
Article in Proceeding
  1. Chen, C.D., Wan-Norafikah, O., Leong, C.S., Faezah, K., Karen-Chia, H.M., Lee, H.L., Lau, K.W., Azidah, A.A., Nurin-Zulkifli, I.M. and Sofian-Azirun, M. (2017). Insecticide susceptibility status of Aedes albopictus Skuse obtained from Carey Island and Indah Island, Selangor, Malaysia. Proceeding of the Klang Islands Seminar: Discovering Biodiversity & Sustaining Socio-Economic Benefits. pp. 65 69.
  2. Chen CD, Takaoka H, Yacob Z, Low VL, Lau KW & Sofian-Azirun M. (2014) The diversity of black flies in Peninsular Malaysia. International Science Index 8:281.
  3. Lau, K.W., Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L. & Sofian-Azirun, M. (2010). Residual bioefficacy of diflubenzuron (Dimilin ) against larvae of dengue vector, Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Proceedings of 2010 2nd International Conference on Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering. pp. 311-313.
  4. Nurin-Zulkifli, I. M., Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Faezah, K. & Sofian-Azirun, M. (2010). Parity status and filarial infection in field-collected Armigeres kesseli Ramalingam and Armigeres sulbalbatus Coquilett from forested and urban areas in Malaysia. Proceedings of 2010 International Conference on Environmental Engineering and Applications. pp.259-262.
  5. Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Nazni, W.A., Kavitha, R., Heo, C.C., Sofian-Azirun, M. and Jeffery, J. 2009. Biodiversity of forensically important flies in Malaysia. Proceeding of The Conference on Biodiversity and National Development: Achievements, Opportunities and Challenges. pp. 192.
  6. Chen, C.D., Nazni, W.A., Lee, H.L., Ramli, R. and Sofian-Azirun, M. 2009. Fauna succession on monkey carcasses in buried condition in forested area, Ulu Gombak, Selangor State, Malaysia. The Proceeding of The 41st Asia-Pacific Academic Consirtium for Public Health. pp.182.
  7. Chen, C.D., Nazni, W.A., Lee, H.L., Jeffery, J., Wan- Norjuliana, W.M., Abdullah, A.G. and Sofian-Azirun, M. 2008. Larval growth parameters and growth rates of forensically important flies, Hypopygiopsis violacea Macquart, 1835 and Chrysomya rufifacies Macquart, 1842. Proceeding of the 3rd ASEAN Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 2008. pp. 97-100.
  8. Chen, C.D., Nazni, W.A., Lee, H.L., Seleena, B. and Sofian-Azirun, M. 2008. Biochemical detection of temephos resistance in Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (Linnaeus) from dengue-endemic areas of Selangor State, Malaysia. Proceeding of the 3rd ASEAN Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 2008. pp. 6-20.
  9. Kavitha, R., Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Nazni, W.A., Saadiyah, I. and Edah, M.A. 2008. Estimated post- mortem intervals (PMI) of pathologist and entomologist in Malaysia: a comparison. Proceeding of the 3rd ASEAN Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 2008. pp. 21-27.
  10. Selvi, S., Nazni, W.A., Lee, H.L., Azahari, A.H., Hidayati, H., Tengku-Rogayah, T.A.R., Chen, C.D. and Edah, M.A. 2008. Non-specific esterase activity in association with life stage and sexes of resistant and susceptible strains of Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae). Proceeding of the 3rd ASEAN Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 2008. pp. 101-115.
  11. Wan-Norafikah, O., Nazni, W.A., Lee, H.L., Chen, C.D., Wan-Norjuliana, W.M., Azahari, A.H. and Sofian-Azirun, M. 2008. Detection of permethrin resistance in Aedes albopictus Skuse collected from Titiwangsa Zone, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Proceeding of the 3rd ASEAN Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 2008. pp. 69-77.
  12. Wan-Norafikah, O., Nazni, W.A., Lee, H.L., Chen, C.D., Wan-Norjuliana, W.M., Azahari, A.H. and Sofian-Azirun, M. 2008. Detection of permethrin resistance in Culex quinquefasciatus Say collected from Titiwangsa Zone, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Proceeding of the International Conference on Advancement in Science and Technology 2008. pp. 283-285.
Other Publications
  1. Chen, C.D. (Zidann Chen). Ten must visit in Scandinavian. Citta Bella, January 2017. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  2. Chen, C.D. Anak kita di pentas dunia. Metro Harian. 17 September 2017. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  3. Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Chen, C.D., Low, V.L., Yacob, Z., Lau, K.W. and Jamil, N.A. Discovery of 111 new species of black flies in the Oriental Region. Asia Research News. 8 August 2017. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  4. Chen, C.D. (Zidann Chen). White Romance in Hokkaido, Japan. Jessica, August 2013. pp. 194-197. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  5. Chen, C.D., Heo, C.C., Lau, K.W. and Lee, H.L. 2009. Laboratory studies on the residual effect of surfaces treated with 0.5% a.i. and 1.0% a.i. of permethrin against Culex quinquefasciatus Say. - Technical Report
  6. Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W., Heo, C.C. and Lee, H.L. 2009. Application of Fyfanon 440 g/L EW using thermal sprayer, Dyna-Fog Super Hawk(TM) against Aedes aegypti (L.) and Culex quinquefasciatus Say. - Technical Report
  7. Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W., Heo, C.C. and Lee, H.L. 2009. Comparative on the toxicity of ULV-applied oil-based and water-based formulations of malathion against Aedes aegypti (L.) and Culex quinquefasciatus Say. - Technical Report
  8. Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W., Heo, C.C. and Lee, H.L. 2009. Laboratory studies on the residual effect of surfaces treated with 0.5% a.i. and 1.0% a.i. of permethrin against Aedes aegypti. - Technical Report
  9. Chen, C.D., Lau, K.W., Heo, C.C. and Lee, H.L. 2009. Simulated field evaluation of cypermethrin against dengue vector, Aedes aegypti (L.) A comparison between EW and UL formulation of cypermethrin. - Technical Report
  10. Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Lau, K.W. and Sofian-Azirun, M. 2009. Residual activities of bifenthrin treated wooden and tiles surfaces against Aedes aegypti (L.), Culex quinquefasciatus Say and Musca domestica (L.). - Technical Report
  11. Chen, C.D., Lee, H.L., Lau, K.W., Izzul, A.A. and Sofian-Azirun, M. 2009. Bioefficacy of bifenthrin against Musca domestica (L.) and Blattella germanica (L.). - Technical Report
  12. Chen, C.D., Sofian-Azirun, M., Lau, K.W. and Lee, H.L. 2009. Field thermal evaluation of water-based cypermethrin, CYP EW 10% w/w against Aedes aegypti (L.) and Aedes albopictus Skuse. - Technical Report
  13. Chen, C.D. and Heo, C.C. 3rd June 2008. R & D Story. Sin Chew Daily, pp. 1-3. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)

RESEARCH INTEREST


  • Nationwide Study Of Insecticide Resistance And Genetic Diversity Of Malaysian Mosquito, Culex Quinquefasciatus By Molecular And Biochemical Tools (Culex quinquefasciatus, insecticide resistance, genetic diversity)

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2016 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science)
    Insect Vector (diptera: Culicidae, Simuliidae) Surveillance In Malaysia And The Oriental Region ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2016 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science)
    Determination Of Insecticide Resistance Patterns, Enzymatic Characterization And Alternative Vector Control Measures Of Insect Vectors (diptera: Culicidae, Simuliidae) ( Co-Researcher)
  3. 2016 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science)
    Dna Barcoding And Species Boundary Delimitation Of Insect Vectors And Parasites In Malaysia And Neighbouring Countries ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  4. 2016 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science)
    Evaluation On Knowledge Of Insect Vector Borne Diseses Among Communities In Different Education Levels (primary, Secondary And Tertiery) ( Co-Researcher)
  5. 2016 - 2019, Research Officer Grant Scheme (ROGS)
    Temporal distribution and insecticide resistance of black fly in Malaysia ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  6. 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - SUS (Sustainability Science)
    Freshwater Infestations With Water Mites (acari: Hydrachnidia) And Their Parasitism And Predation Effects On Dragonflies And Mosquitoes ( Co-Researcher)
  7. 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science)
    Nationwide Distribution And Abundance Of Medically Important Dipteran (culicidae, Simuliidae, Calliphoridae) In Malaysia ( Co-Researcher)
  8. 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science)
    Insecticide Susceptibility Status Of Medically Important Dipteran (culicidae, Simuliidae, Calliphoridae) In Malaysia Using Acute Toxicity Test And Biochemical Tools ( Co-Researcher)
  9. 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science)
    Molecular Phylogenetics And Characterization Of Insecticide Ressitance Gene In Malaysian Medically Important Dipteran (culicidae, Simuliidae, Calliphoridae) ( Co-Researcher)
  10. 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science)
    Knowledge Management ( Co-Researcher)
  11. 2012 - 2014, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    Study on the biodiversity and molecular phylogenetic analysis of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) for filarial vector in Malaysia ( Consultant)
  12. 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Nationwide Study of Insecticide Resistance and Genetic Diversity of Malaysian Mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus by Molecular and Biochemical Tools for Vector Control Programme in Malaysia ( Consultant)
  13. 2009 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    The Biodiversity and Distribution of Armigeres mosquitoes in Urban and Forested Areas of Peninsular Malaysia ( Consultant)
  14. 2011 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    A study on the biodiversity of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) in Malaysia ( Consultant)
  15. 2009 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Studies on the Fauna Succession on Monkey carrions Placed in Highland Area in Malaysia ( Consultant)
  16. 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP)
    Simulated Field Evaluation of The Bioefficacy of Chemical and Biological Insecticides Against Larvae of Dengue Vector, Aedes aegypti (L.) ( Consultant)
  17. 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP)
    Studies on important forensic entomological specimens recovered from monkey carrions exposed to different ecological habitats ( Consultant)
International
  1. 2020 - 2023, International Funding
    Survey Of Medically Important Mosquitoes And Black Flies In Myanmar ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  2. 2021 - 2023, International Funding
    Dna Barcoding And Taxonomic Classification Of Black Flies In Southeast Asia ( Co-Researcher)

CONSULTANCY PROJECT


  • Residual Activities of Bifenthrin Treated Wooden and Tiles Surfaces Against Aedes Aegypti (L.), Culex Quinquefasciatus Say and Musca Domestica (L.), Hydromission Corporation Pte. Ltd. (Singapore)
    01 Feb 2009 - 01 Feb 2009 (International)
  • Simulated Field Effectiveness of Pyriproxyfen Controlled Release Block, Against Larvae of Aedes Aegypti (Linnaeus), Koyoh Co. Ltd. (Japan)
    01 Feb 2008 - 01 Feb 2009 (International)
  • Comparative On The Toxicity of Ulv-Applied Oil-Based and Water-Based Formulations of Malathion Against Aedes Aegypti (L.) and Culex Quinquefasciatus Say, Syarikat MS Sdn. Bhd. (Malaysia)
    01 Feb 2008 - 01 Feb 2009 (National)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2023) A STATEWIDE INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE MONITORING PROGRAM IN SABAH, MALAYSIA: A SPECIAL FOCUS ON Aedes albopictus, NUR ELIA AMIRA BINTI MOHD ROSLIN
  2. (2021) BIO-EFFICACY OF MOSQUITOES MAT VAPORIZERS AND ASSOCIATED DETOXIFICATION MECHANISMS IN Aedes MOSQUITOES; AND COMMUNITY PERCEPTION ON THE USE OF HOUSEHOLD INSECTICIDE PRODUCTS, AZRATUL HIZAYU BINTI TAIB
  3. (2020) Maggot Debridement Therapy in Chronic Wounds, Harikrishna A/L K. Ragavan Nair (Lincoln University College, Malaysia)
  4. (2020) POPULATION PROFILE AND INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE IN DENGUE VECTOR Aedes albopictus Skuse IN SARAWAK, MALAYSIA, LAU KOON WENG
  5. (2018) THE SUSCEPTIBILITY OF Aedes albopictus SKUSE POPULATIONS FROM HUMAN DWELLINGS TO MAJOR INSECTICIDES FOR VECTOR CONTROL PROGRAMMES IN AGRICULTURAL AND NON-AGRICULTURAL AREAS, WAN NORAFIKAH BINTI OTHMAN
  6. (2010) Nationwide Study of Insecticide Resistance and Genetic Diversity of Malaysian Mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus by Molecular and Biochemical Tools, Low Van Lun
Master
  1. (2018) Dengue vector surveillance and insecticide susceptibility status of Aedes mosquitoes obtained from West Coast and Kudat Divisions, Sabah, Malaysia, NUR ELIA AMIRA BINTI MOHD ROSLIN
  2. (2017) PRELIMINARY STUDY ON SURVEILLANCE AND RESISTANCE STATUS OF Aedes aegypti AGAINST VARIOUS INSECTICIDES IN SUNDA ISLANDS, INDONESIA, AMIRAH HAZIQAH BINTI RASHID
  3. (2017) EFFICACY ASSESSMENT OF COMMERCIAL MOSQUITO COILS AND ASSOCIATED PYRETHROID RESISTANCE MECHANISMS IN Aedes aegypti FROM INDONESIA, AMELIA YAP ZHENG HUA
  4. (2015) Development of insecticide resistance to mosquito coils in Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus obtained from residential areas in Malaysia, Chin Ai Chdon
  5. (2011) Distribution of forenscially important flies and beetles in Titiwangsa Ranges, Peninsular Malaysia, Thary Bin Gazi
  6. (2010) Temporal changes in the distribution and resistance status of Culex mosquitoes against various insecticides obtained from paddy field in Sekinchan, Selangor, Leong Cherng Shii
  7. (2010) Study on the distribution and abundance of butterflies in different elevation of highlands in Malaysia, Karen Chia Huey Min
  8. (2009) The biodiversity and distribution of Armigeres mosquitoes in urban and forested areas of Peninsular Malaysia, Nurin Izzati Mohd Zulkifli
  9. (2008) The surveillance and resistance status of Aedes mosquitoes against insect growth regulator in Malaysia, Lau Koon Weng
Under Graduate Students
  1. (2011) Ecology and Biodiversity Project (UM)
  2. (2010) Industry Training (UMS)
  3. (2010) Ecology and Biodiversity Project (UM)
  4. (2009) Ecology and Biodiversity Project (UM)
  5. (2007) Industry Training (UIS)
  6. (2007) Ecology and Biodiversity Project (UM)
  7. (2006) Industry Training (USM)
  8. (2006) Industry Training (USA)
  9. (2006) Ecology and Biodiversity Project (UM)
  10. (2006) B.Sc. Thesis (USM)
  11. (2006) B.Sc. Thesis (TARC)
  12. (2005) Industry Training (USM)
  13. (2005) B.Sc. Thesis (TARC)

TEACHING


Master
  1. (2008) Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology
  2. (2006) Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology
  3. (2005) Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology
Bachelor
  1. (2012) SHES3188 - Ecology and Biodiversity Project
  2. (2011) FM30603 - Industry Training
  3. (2010) SHES3188 - Ecology and Biodiversity Project
  4. (2008) Industry Training
  5. (2008) SHES2203 - Invertebrate Biology
  6. (2007) Bachelor of Science Project
  7. (2007) BOA300 - Applied Biology Industry Training
  8. (2007) BVT300 - Biology and Management of Vector and Parasite Project
  9. (2006) Bachelor of Science Project
  10. (2006) BOA300 - Applied Biology Industry Training