Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

DR. CINDY TEH SHUAN JU

  • Senior Lecturer

  • Department of Medical Microbiology
    Faculty of Medicine
  •    +603-79676674
  •   cindysjteh@um.edu.my

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • member of WHO Collaborating Centre (WHOCC), International, 19/07/2018 to present
  • Committee Member of IBBC, University Malaya, 01/04/2017 to 31/03/2021
  • Chairman, Faculty, 02/12/2020 to 16/12/2020
  • Quality Manager, Faculty, 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2020
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Audit Kualiti Fakulti Perubatan UM, Faculty, 01/06/2018 to 31/05/2020
  • committee member for the colloquium on biorisk management in Malaysia, National, 09/03/2018 to 31/12/2019
  • Quality Manager, Faculty, 01/08/2018 to 31/12/2018
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA KEINSTITUSIAN BIOKESELAMATAN DAN BIOSEKURlTl UNTVERSITI MALAYA (UM IBBC), University Malaya, 01/04/2015 to 31/03/2017
  • Chairman, Faculty, 25/11/2016 to 25/11/2016
  • Scientist member for Faculty of Medicine-Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (FOM-IACUC) , Faculty, 01/09/2014 to 31/05/2015
  • Coordinator, Faculty, 04/08/2014 to 30/01/2015
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PHD (Molecular Microbology), MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • M.SC (Medical Biotechnology), MEDICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • B.SC (Conversation Biology), BIOLOGI, UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SABAH (UMS)
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • YOUNG SCIENTISTS NETWORK-ACADEMY OF SCIENCES MALAYSIA (YSN-ASM), Member, 2018 to 2021 (National)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • EPIDEMIOLOGY (foodborne pathogens)
  • URBAN AND RURAL HEALTH (Microbiome and infectious diseases)
  • BACTERIOLOGY (infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance, molecular diagnostic, genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics )
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • GIM2003 - Introduction to Infectious Diseases, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • MIC2006 - Bio-Risk Management for Biomedical Science, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021)
  • MIA2001 - Ummp, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021)
  • DIA2005 - Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021)
  • MIC2007 - Microbial Infections, First Degree (2020/2021)
  • MIC3005 - Advanced Medical Bacteriology and Mycology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021)
  • MID1010 - Microbiology and Parasitology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020)
  • mia2005 - Ummp Pbl, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020)
  • GIM2003 - Introduction to Infectious Diseases, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020)
  • mia2005 - , First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020)
  • MIA2001 - , First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020)
  • MIC3005 - Advanced Medical Bacteriology and Mycology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020)
  • MIC2007 - Microbial Infections, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020)
  • MIC2006 - Bio-Risk Management for Biomedical Science, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020)
  • DIA2005 - Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020)
  • MIC3005 - Advanced Medical Bacteriology and Mycology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • MXEM - Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015)
  • mia2005 - Ummp, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • mic2007 - , First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • DIA2005 - Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • DJED2101 - Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • MFEB2402 - Introductory Diagnostic Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015)
  • MFEB3403 - Advanced Diagnostic Virology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017)
  • mia2005 - Ummp Pbl, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • MIA2001 - Ummp Pbl, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021)
  • mia2005 - Ummp, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018)
  • DIA2005 - Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018)
  • MIC2007 - Microbial Infections, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018)
  • MIC3005 - Advanced Medical Bacteriology and Mycology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018)
  • mia2005 - Ummp Pbl, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017)
  • MIC2007 - Microbial Infections, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • MFEB3403 - Advanced Diagnostic Virology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015)
  • DJED2101 - Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015)
  • DJED2101 - Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016)
  • MFEB3403 - Advanced Diagnostic Virology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016)
  • MFEB2402 - Introductory Diagnostic Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016)
  • MFEB3403 - Advanced Diagnostic Virology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016)
  • GIM2003 - Introduction to Infectious Diseases, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018)
  • MFEB4401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017)
  • DIA2005 - Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017)
  • MFEB2402 - Introductory Diagnostic Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017)
  • MIC2006 - Bio-Risk Management for Biomedical Science, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • mia2005 - Ummp Pbl, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • MXEM - Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • mia2005 - Ummp Pbl, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018)
  • DJED2101 - Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • MXEM - Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • MIC4004 - Diagnostic Bacteriology and Mycology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021)
  • MFEB2401 - Microbial Infection (B), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • MFEB3403 - Advanced Diagnostic Virology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • MFEB4401 - Advanced Medical Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • MTEJ1120 - Parasitology and Microbiology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    WoS
    2021
    • Nallappan, D., Chua, K. H., Ong, K. C., Chong, C. W., Teh, C. S. J., Palanisamy, U. D., & Kuppusamy, U. R. (2021). Amelioration of high-fat diet-induced obesity and its associated complications by a myricetin derivative-rich fraction from Syzygium malaccense in C57BL/6J mice. Food & Function, 12(13), 5876-5891. doi: 10.1039/d1fo00539a
    • Lee, Y. Q., Kamar, A. A., Velayuthan, R. D., Chong, C. W., & Teh, C. S. J. (2021). Clonal relatedness in the acquisition of intestinal carriage and transmission of multidrug resistant (MDR) Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli and its risk factors among preterm infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Pediatrics and Neonatology, 62(2), 129-137. doi: 10.1016/j.pedneo.2020.10.002
    • Ngoi, S. T., Chong, C. W., Ponnampalavanar, S. S. L., Tang, S. N., Idris, N., Jabar, K. A., . . . Teh, C. S. J. (2021). Genetic mechanisms and correlated risk factors of antimicrobial-resistant ESKAPEE pathogens isolated in a tertiary hospital in Malaysia. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 10(1), 15. doi: 10.1186/s13756-021-00936-5
    • Ngoi, S. T., Niek, W. K., Lee, Y. W., AbuBakar, S., & Teh, C. S. J. (2021). Genomic analysis revealed a novel genotype of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus isolated from a fatal sepsis case in dengue patient. Scientific reports, 11(1), 12. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-83661-8
    • Tan, A. H., Chong, C. W., Lim, S. Y., Yap, I. K. S., Teh, C. S. J., Loke, M. F., . . . Lang, A. E. (2021). Gut Microbial Ecosystem in Parkinson Disease: New Clinicobiological Insights from Multi-Omics. Annals of Neurology, 89(3), 546-559. doi: 10.1002/ana.25982
    • Ngoi, S. T., Teh, C. S. J., Chong, C. W., Jabar, K. A., Tan, S. C., Yu, L. H., . . . AbuBakar, S. (2021). In Vitro Efficacy of Flomoxef against Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae Associated with Urinary Tract Infections in Malaysia. Antibiotics-Basel, 10(2), 11. doi: 10.3390/antibiotics10020181
    Refereed Journals
    2021
    • Mobasseri, G., Thong, K. L., & Teh, C. S. J. (2021). Genomic analysis revealing the resistance mechanisms of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from pig and humans in Malaysia. Int Microbiol. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33469786. doi:10.1007/s10123-021-00161-5 (WoS)
    • Kong, Z. X., Karunakaran, R., Abdul Jabar, K., Ponnampalavanar, S., Chong C. W., Teh, C. S. J. (2021). The detection of hypermucoviscous carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae from a tertiary teaching hospital in Malaysia and assessment of hypermucoviscous as marker of hypervirulence. Microbial Drug Resist. (In press) (WoS)
    • Yap, P. S. X., Chong, C. W., Ahmad Kamar, A., Yap, I. K. S., Choo, Y. M., Lai, N. M., & Teh, C. S. J. (2021). Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) exposures exert a sustained influence on the progression of gut microbiota and metabolome in the first year of life. Sci Rep, 11(1), 1353. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33446779. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-80278-1 (WoS)
    • Ngoi, S. T., Niek, W. K., Lee, Y. W., AbuBakar, S., Teh, C. S. J. (2021) Genomic analysis of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus isolated from a fatal sepsis case in dengue patient revealed a novel genotype. Sci Rep 11, 4228. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-83661-8 (WoS)
    • Teh, C. S. J., Yap, P. S. X., Zuklefli, N. J., Subramaniam, P. Sit, P. S., Kong, Z. X., Chong, C. W., Vellasamy, K. M., Mariappan, V., Ponnampalaanar, S. and Vadivelu J. (2021) Overview of the distribution of Burkholderia pseudomallei Sequence Types and the Emergence of Sequence Type 1342 in Malaysia.Transbound Emerg Dis. 00:1 8. https://doi. org/10.1111/tbed.14005 (WoS)
    • Ngoi, S. T., Teh C. S. J., Chong C. W., Abdul Jabar, K., Tan, S. C., Yu L. H., Leong, K. C., Tee, L. H., AbuBakar, S. (2021) In vitro activity of flomoxef and other beta-lactam agents against Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae associated with urinary tract infections. Antibiotics, 10, 181. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics10020181 (WoS)
    • CSJ Teh, MY Lau, CW Chong, ST Ngoi, KH Chua, WS Lee and KL Thong (2021). One-step differential detection of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi, serovar Paratyphi A and other Salmonella spp. by using a quadruplex real-time PCR assay. Journal of Microbiological Methods. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2021.106184 (WoS)
    • MY Lau, FE Teng, KH Chua, S Ponnampalavanar, CW Chong, KA Jabar, CSJ Teh (2021). Molecular characterization of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Malaysia hospital. Pathogens https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens10030279 (WoS)
    2020
    • Goh, S. L., Kee, B. P., Abdul Jabar, K., Chua, K. H., Nathan, A. M., Bruyne, J., . . . Teh, C. S. J. (2020). Molecular detection and genotypic characterisation of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from children in Malaysia. Pathog Glob Health, 114(1), 46-54. doi:10.1080/20477724.2020.1719325 (WoS)
    • Yap, P. S. X., Ahmad Kamar, A., Chong, C. W., Ngoi, S. T., & Teh, C. S. J. (2020). Genomic Insights into Two Colistin-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Strains Isolated from the Stool of Preterm Neonate During the First Week of Life. Microb Drug Resist, 26(3), 190-203. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31545116. doi:10.1089/mdr.2019.0199 (WoS)
    • Ngui, R., Hassan, N. A., Nordin, N. M. S., Mohd-Shaharuddin, N., Chang, L. Y., Teh, C. S. J., . . . Lim, Y. A. L. (2020). Copro-molecular study of Entamoeba infection among the indigenous community in Malaysia: A first report on the species-specific prevalence of Entamoeba in dogs. Acta Trop, 204, 105334. doi:10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105334 (WoS)
    • Yap, P. S. X., Tan, T. S., Chan, Y. F., Tee, K. K., Kamarulzaman, A., & Teh, C. S. J. (2020). An Overview of the Genetic Variations of the SARS-CoV-2 Genomes Isolated in Southeast Asian Countries. J Microbiol Biotechnol, 30(7), 962-966. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32627759. doi:10.4014/jmb.2006.06009 (WoS)
    • Lau, M. Y., Ponnampalavanar, S., Lee, W. S., Abdul Jabar, K., Chua K. H., Idris, N., Chong, C. W., Yap, P. S. X., Teh, C. S. J. (2020) First detection of Klebsiella quasipneumoniae producing OXA-181 carbapenemase in Malaysia. J Infect Chem, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jiac.2020.05.009 (WoS)
    • Lee, Y. Q., Ahmad Kamar, A., Velayuthan, R. D., Chong, C. W., & Teh, C. S. J. (2020). Clonal relatedness in the acquisition of intestinal carriage and transmission of multidrug resistant (MDR) Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli and its risk factors among preterm infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Pediatrics & Neonatology. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedneo.2020.10.002 (WoS)
    • Chong, C. W., Wong, L. C., Teh, C. S. J., Ismail, N. H., Chan, P. Q., Lim, C. S., . . . Yap, I. K. S. (2020). Coffee consumption revealed sex differences in host endogenous metabolism and gut microbiota in healthy adults. J Food Biochem, e13535. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33103260. doi:10.1111/jfbc.13535 (WoS)
    • Chong, Y. M., Sam, I., Ponnampalavanar, S., Syed Omar, S. F., Kamarulzaman, A., Munusamy, V., Wong, C. K., Jamaluddin, F. H., Gan, H. M., Chong, J., Teh, C. S. J., Chan, Y. F. (2020) Complete Genome Sequences of SARS-CoV-2 Detected in Malaysia. Microbiology Resource Announcements, 9 (20) e00383-20 (WoS)
    • Yap, P. S. X., Kamar, A. A., Chong, C. W., Yap, I. K. S., & Teh, C. S. J. (2020). Whole genome analysis of multidrug resistant Citrobacter freundii B9-C2 isolated from preterm neonate s stool in the first week. Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance. Jun;21:246-251. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2020.03.024. (WoS)
    • Ngui, R., Hassan, N. A., Chang, L. Y., Teh, C. S. J., Chua, K. H., Kee, B. P., Hoe, S. Z., Lim, Y. A. L. (2020). Toxoplasma gondii infection among the selected indigenous community in Sarawak, East Malaysia. Tropical biomedicine 37(1): 155 164. (WoS)
    • Yu, L. H., Teh, C. S. J., Yap, K. P., & Thong, K. L. (2020). Diagnostic approaches and contribution of next-generation sequencing technologies in genomic investigation of Vibrio parahaemolyticus that caused acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND). Aquaculture International, 1-13.https:// doi:10.1007/s10499-020-00610-4 (WoS)
    • SC Tan, CW Chong , KS Yap, K.L THong & CSJ Teh. (2020). Comparative assessment of faecal microbial composition and metabonome of swine, farmers and human control. Scientific Reports (Nature Publisher Group), 10(1):1-12 (WoS)
    • Mobasseri, G., Thong, K. L., Rajasekaram, G., & Teh, C. S. J. (2020). Molecular characterization of extended-spectrum -lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae from a Malaysian hospital. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, 51(1), 189-195. (WoS)
    • Ngoi, S. T., Lee, Y. W., Niek, W. K., Kan, F. K., AbuBakar, S., Ponnampalavanar, S. S. L. S., ... & Teh, C. S. J. (2020). Atypical Presentation of Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Infection in a Dengue-Positive Patient: A Case Report with Virulence Genes Analysis. Pathogens, 9(3), 190. (WoS)
    • Yu, L. H., Teh, C. S. J., Yap, K. P., Ung, E. H., & Thong, K. L. (2020). Comparative genomic provides insight into the virulence and genetic diversity of Vibrio parahaemolyticus associated with shrimp acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 104347. (WoS)
    • Nathan, A. M., Teh, C. S. J., Jabar, K. A., Teoh, B. T., Tangaperumal, A., Westerhout, C., ... & de Bruyne, J. A. (2020). Bacterial pneumonia and its associated factors in children from a developing country: A prospective cohort study. Plos one, 15(2), e0228056. (WoS)
    • Lau, M.Y.; Abdul Jabar, K.; Chua, K.H.; Kee, B.P.; Ponnampalavanar, S.S.L.S.; Chong, C.W.; Teh, C.S.J. One-Step Differential Detection of OXA-48-Like Variants Using High-Resolution Melting (HRM) Analysis. Antibiotics 2020, 9, 256. (WoS)
    • Niek, W. K., Teh, C. S. J., Idris, N., San Sit, P., Lee, Y. Q., Thong, K. L., & Ponnampalavanar, S. S. L. S. (2020). Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia, 2003 2015: Comparative evaluation of changing trends in molecular epidemiology and clinical outcomes of infections. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 104567. (WoS)
    • Tan, A. H., Chong, C. W., Lim, S. Y., Yap, I. K. S., Teh, C. S. J., Loke, M. F., . . . Lang, A. E. (2020). Gut microbial ecosystem in Parkinson's disease: New clinico-biological insights from multi-omics. Ann Neurol. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33274480. doi:10.1002/ana.25982 (WoS)
    • Nathan, A. M., Teh, C. S. J., Eg, K. P., Jabar, K. A., Zaki, R., Hng, S. Y., . . . de Bruyne, J. A. (2019). Respiratory sequelae and quality of life in children one-year after being admitted with a lower respiratory tract infection: A prospective cohort study from a developing country. Pediatr Pulmonol. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31846223. doi:10.1002/ppul.24598 (WoS)
    2019
    • Mobasseri, G., Teh, C. S. J., Ooi, P. T., Tan, S. C., & Thong, K. L. (2019). Molecular Characterization of Multidrug-Resistant and Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolated from Swine Farms in Malaysia. Microb Drug Resist, 25(7), 1087-1098. doi:10.1089/mdr.2018.0184 (WoS)
    • Mobasseri, G., Teh, C. S. J., Ooi, P. T., & Thong, K. L. (2019). The emergence of colistin-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae strains from swine in Malaysia. J Glob Antimicrob Resist, 17, 227-232. doi:10.1016/j.jgar.2018.12.015 (WoS)
    • Mobasseri, G., Thong, K. L., Rajasekaram, G., & Teh, C. S. J. (2019). Molecular characterization of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae from a Malaysian hospital. Braz J Microbiol. doi:10.1007/s42770-019-00208-w (WoS)
    • Yap, P. S. X., Ahmad Kamar, A., Chong, C. W., Ngoi, S. T., & Teh, C. S. J. (2020). Genomic Insights into Two Colistin-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Strains Isolated from the Stool of Preterm Neonate During the First Week of Life. Microb Drug Resist, 26(3), 190-203. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31545116. doi:10.1089/mdr.2019.0199 (WoS)
    • Cheong, H. C., Yap, P. S. X., Chong, C. W., Cheok, Y. Y., Lee, C. Y. Q., Tan, G. M. Y., . . . Wong, W. F. (2019). Diversity of endocervical microbiota associated with genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection and infertility among women visiting obstetrics and gynecology clinics in Malaysia. PLoS One, 14(11), e0224658. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0224658 (WoS)
    • Niek, W. K., Teh, C. S. J., Idris, N., Thong, K. L., & Ponnampalavanar, S. (2019). Predominance of ST22-MRSA-IV clone and Emergence of Clones for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates collected from a Tertiary Teaching Hospital over a two-year period. Japanese journal of infectious diseases, JJID-2018. (WoS)
    • Ajit Singh, V., Chun Haw, B., Haseeb, A., & Shuan Ju Teh, C. (2019). Hand-mixed vancomycin versus commercial tobramycin cement revisited: A study on mechanical and antibacterial properties. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 27(2), 2309499019839616. (WoS)
    • Singh, V. A., Wei, C. C., Haseeb, A., Shanmugam, R., & Ju, C. S. (2019). JectOS versus PMMA vancomycin-loaded cement: The biomechanical and antimicrobial properties. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery. https://doi.org/10.1177/2309499018822247 (WoS)
    • Haseeb, A., Ajit Singh, V., Teh, C. S. J., & Loke, M. F. (2019). Addition of ceftaroline fosamil or vancomycin to PMMA: An in vitro comparison of biomechanical properties and anti-MRSA efficacy. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 27(2), 2309499019850324. (WoS)
    • Toh, Y. S., Yeoh, S. L., Yap, I. K. S., Teh, C. S. J., Win, T. T., Thong, K. L., & Chong, C. W. (2019). Role of coaggregation in the pathogenicity and prolonged colonisation of Vibrio cholerae. Med Microbiol Immunol, 208(6), 793-809. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31263955. doi:10.1007/s00430-019-00628-3 (WoS)
    2018
    • Subramaniam, P., Jabar, K. A., Kee, B. P., Chong, C. W., Nathan, A. M., de Bruyne, J., . . . Teh, C. S. J. (2018). Serotypes & penicillin susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from children admitted to a tertiary teaching hospital in Malaysia. Indian J Med Res, 148(2), 225-231. (WoS)
    • Sit, P. S., Teh, C. S. J., Idris, N., & Ponnampalavanar, S. (2018). Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia: Correlations between clinical, phenotypic, genotypic characteristics and mortality in a tertiary teaching hospital in Malaysia. Infect Genet Evol, 59, 132-141. (WoS)
    • Low, Y. M., Chong, C. W., Yap, I. K. S., Chai, L. C., Clarke, S. C., Ponnampalavanar, S., . . . Teh, C. S. J. (2018). Elucidating the survival and response of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae after exposure to imipenem at sub-lethal concentrations. Pathog Glob Health, 112(7), 378-386. doi:10.1080/20477724.2018.1538281 (WoS)
    • Singh, V. A., Sim, L. H., Haseeb, A., & Ju, C. T. S. (2018). Ceftaroline fosamil laden allograft: A new modality in reducing infection?. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 26(3), 2309499018806671. (WoS)
    • Tan, S. C., Chong, C. W., Teh, C. S. J., Ooi, P. T., & Thong, K. L. (2018). Occurrence of virulent multidrug-resistant Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium in the pigs, farmers and farm environments in Malaysia. PeerJ, 6, e5353. (WoS)
    • Mariappan, V., Thavagnanam, S., Vellasamy, K. M., Teh, C. J. S., Atiya, N., Ponnampalavanar, S., & Vadivelu, J. (2018). Relapse of chronic melioidosis in a paediatric cystic fibrosis patient: first case report from Malaysia. BMC infectious diseases, 18(1), 455. (WoS)
    2017
    • Low, Y. M., Yap, P. S., Abdul Jabar, K., Ponnampalavanar, S., Karunakaran, R., Velayuthan, R., . . . Teh, C. S. (2017). The emergence of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Malaysia: correlation between microbiological trends with host characteristics and clinical factors. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control, 6, 5. doi:10.1186/s13756-016-0164-x (WoS)
    • Lim, S. Y., Yap, K. P., Teh, C. S., Jabar, K. A., & Thong, K. L. (2017). Comparative genome analysis of multiple vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium isolated from two fatal cases. Infect Genet Evol, 49, 55-65. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28039075. doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2016.12.029 (WoS)
    • Sit, P. S., Teh, C. S., Idris, N., Sam, I. C., Syed Omar, S. F., Sulaiman, H., . . . Ponnampalavanar, S. (2017). Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection and the molecular characteristics of MRSA bacteraemia over a two-year period in a tertiary teaching hospital in Malaysia. BMC Infect Dis, 17(1), 274. doi:10.1186/s12879-017-2384-y (WoS)
    • Tan, A. H., Chong, C. W., Song, S. L., Teh, C. S. J., Yap, I. K. S., Loke, M. F., . . . Lim, S. Y. (2018). Altered gut microbiome and metabolome in patients with multiple system atrophy. Mov Disord, 33(1), 174-176. doi:10.1002/mds.27203 (WoS)
    • Low, Y. M., Yap, I. K. S., Abdul Jabar, K., Md Yusof, M. Y., Chong, C. W., Teh, C. S. J. (2017). Genotypic and metabolic approaches towards the segregation of Klebsiella pneumoniae strains producing different antibiotic resistant enzymes. Metabolomics, 2017, 13:65 (WoS)
    • Lim, S. Y., Teh, C. S. J., & Thong, K. L. (2017). Biofilm-related diseases and omics: global transcriptional profiling of Enterococcus faecium reveals different gene expression patterns in the biofilm and planktonic cells. Omics: a journal of integrative biology, 21(10), 592-602. (WoS)
    2016
    • Yap, P. S., Ahmad Kamar, A., Chong, C. W., Yap, I. K., Thong, K. L., Choo, Y. M., Md Yusof, M. Y., & Teh, C. S. (2016). Intestinal carriage of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria in preterm-infants during hospitalization in neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Pathogens and global health, 110(6), 238 246. https://doi.org/10.1080/20477724.2016.1229884 (WoS)
    • Chin, Y. T., Lim, Y. A., Chong, C. W., Teh, C. S., Yap, I. K., Lee, S. C., Tee, M. Z., Siow, V. W., & Chua, K. H. (2016). Prevalence and risk factors of intestinal parasitism among two indigenous sub-ethnic groups in Peninsular Malaysia. Infectious diseases of poverty, 5(1), 77. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40249-016-0168-z (WoS)
    • Zulkefli, N. J., Mariappan, V., Vellasamy, K. M., Chong, C. W., Thong, K. L., Ponnampalavanar, S., ... & Teh, C. S. J. (2016). Molecular evidence of Burkholderia pseudomallei genotypes based on geographical distribution. PeerJ, 4, e1802. (WoS)
    2015
    • Thong, K. L., Ngoi, S. T., Chai, L. C., & Teh, C. S. (2016). Quinolone Resistance Mechanisms Among Salmonella enterica in Malaysia. Microbial drug resistance (Larchmont, N.Y.), 22(4), 259 272. https://doi.org/10.1089/mdr.2015.0158 (WoS)
    • Chong, C. W., Ahmad, A. F., Lim, Y. A., Teh, C. S., Yap, I. K., Lee, S. C., . . . Chua, K. H. (2015). Effect of ethnicity and socioeconomic variation to the gut microbiota composition among pre-adolescent in Malaysia. Sci Rep, 5, 13338. doi:10.1038/srep13338 (WoS)
    • Ngoi, S. T., Teh, C. S., Chai, L. C., & Thong, K. L. (2015). Overview of Molecular Typing Tools for The Characterization of Salmonella enterica in Malaysia. Biomed Environ Sci, 28(10), 751-764. doi:10.3967/bes2015.105 (WoS)
    • Nathan, A. M., Zaki, R., Rozario, R., Dhania, N., Mohd Hamirudin, S. N., Eg, K. P., . . . de Bruyne, J. (2015). Cross cultural translation, adaptation and reliability of the Malay version of the Canadian Acute Respiratory Illness and Flu Scale (CARIFS). Health Qual Life Outcomes, 13, 139. doi:10.1186/s12955-015-0336-z (WoS)
    2014
    • Teh, C. S., Chua, K. H., & Thong, K. L. (2014). Paratyphoid fever: splicing the global analyses. Int J Med Sci, 11(7), 732-741. doi:10.7150/ijms.7768 (WoS)
    • Yap, K. P., Gan, H. M., Teh, C. S., Chai, L. C., & Thong, K. L. (2014). Comparative genomics of closely related Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi strains reveals genome dynamics and the acquisition of novel pathogenic elements. BMC Genomics, 15, 1007. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-1007 (WoS)
    • Liew, P. S., Teh, C. S., Lau, Y. L., & Thong, K. L. (2014). A real-time loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of Shigella species. Trop Biomed, 31(4), 709-720. (WoS)
    • Thong, K. L., Teh, C. S., & Chua, K. H. (2014). Development and evaluation of a Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction for the detection of Salmonella species. Trop Biomed, 31(4), 689-697. (WoS)
    • Teh, C. S., Chua, K. H., Lim, Y. A., Lee, S. C., & Thong, K. L. (2014). Loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for detection of generic and verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli among indigenous individuals in Malaysia. ScientificWorldJournal, 2014, 457839. doi:10.1155/2014/457839 (WoS)
    2013
    • Paydar, M., Teh, C. S. J., & Thong, K. L. (2013). Prevalence and characterisation of potentially virulent Vibrio parahaemolyticus in seafoods in Malaysia using conventional methods, PCR and REP-PCR. Food Control, 32, 13-18 (WoS)
    • Lim, K. T., Teh, C. S., & Thong, K. L. (2013). Loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for the rapid detection of Staphylococcus aureus. Biomed Res Int, 2013, 895816. doi:10.1155/2013/895816 (WoS)
    • Lim, K. T., Teh, C. S., Yusof, M. Y., & Thong, K. L. (2014). Mutations in rpoB and fusA cause resistance to rifampicin and fusidic acid in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains from a tertiary hospital in Malaysia. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg, 108(2), 112-118. doi:10.1093/trstmh/trt111 (WoS)
    • Nasir, N. M., Yap, S. L., The, C. S. J., & Thong, K. L. (2013). Efficacy of ozonation on micro-organisms disinfection in well water treatment. J Sci Technol Tropics, 9, 149-156 (SCOPUS)
    2012
    • Yap, K. P., Teh, C. S., Baddam, R., Chai, L. C., Kumar, N., Avasthi, T. S., . . . Thong, K. L. (2012). Insights from the genome sequence of a Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi strain associated with a sporadic case of typhoid fever in Malaysia. J Bacteriol, 194(18), 5124-5125. doi:10.1128/JB.01062-12 (WoS)
    • Yap, K. P., Gan, H. M., Teh, C. S., Baddam, R., Chai, L. C., Kumar, N., . . . Thong, K. L. (2012). Genome sequence and comparative pathogenomics analysis of a Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi strain associated with a typhoid carrier in Malaysia. J Bacteriol, 194(21), 5970-5971. doi:10.1128/JB.01416-12 (WoS)
    • Osama, A., Gan, H. M., Teh, C. S., Yap, K. P., & Thong, K. L. (2012). Genome sequence and comparative genomics analysis of a Vibrio cholerae O1 strain isolated from a cholera patient in Malaysia. J Bacteriol, 194(24), 6933. doi:10.1128/JB.01832-12 (WoS)
    • Teh, C. S., Suhaili, Z., Lim, K. T., Khamaruddin, M. A., Yahya, F., Sajili, M. H., Yeo, C. C., & Thong, K. L. (2012). Outbreak-associated Vibrio cholerae genotypes with identical pulsotypes, Malaysia, 2009. Emerging infectious diseases, 18(7), 1177 1179. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid1807.111656 (WoS)
    • Baddam, R., Kumar, N., Thong, K. L., Ngoi, S. T., Teh, C. S., Yap, K. P., . . . Ahmed, N. (2012). Genetic fine structure of a Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi strain associated with the 2005 outbreak of typhoid fever in Kelantan, Malaysia. J Bacteriol, 194(13), 3565-3566. doi:10.1128/JB.00581-12 (WoS)
    • Baddam, R., Thong, K. L., Avasthi, T. S., Shaik, S., Yap, K. P., Teh, C. S., . . . Ahmed, N. (2012). Whole-genome sequences and comparative genomics of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi isolates from patients with fatal and nonfatal typhoid fever in Papua New Guinea. J Bacteriol, 194(18), 5122-5123. doi:10.1128/JB.01051-12 (WoS)
    2011
    • Teh, C. S., Chua, K. H., & Thong, K. L. (2011). Genetic variation analysis of Vibrio cholerae using multilocus sequencing typing and multi-virulence locus sequencing typing. Infection, genetics and evolution 11(5), 1121 1128. doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2011.04.005 (WoS)
    • Teh, C. S. J., Thong, K. L., Osawa, R., & Heng Chua, K. (2011). Comparative PCR-based fingerprinting of Vibrio cholerae isolated in Malaysia. The Journal of general and applied microbiology, 57(1), 19 26. doi.org/10.2323/jgam.57.19 (WoS)
    • Teh, C. S. J., Chua, K. H., & Thong, K. L. (2011). Genotypic characterization of Vibrio cholerae isolated in Malaysia based on multilocus sequencing typing (MLST) and multi-virulence locus sequencing typing (MVLST). Int J Infect Dis, 12011, 5: S35 (WoS)
    • Thong, K. L., Lai, M. Y., Teh C, S. J., & Chua, K. H. (2011). Simultaneous detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Acinetobacter baumannii, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa by multiplex PCR. Tropical biomedicine, 28(1), 21 31. (WoS)
    2010
    • Teh, C. S., Chua, K. H., & Thong, K. L. (2010). Multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis of Vibrio cholerae in comparison with pulsed field gel electrophoresis and virulotyping. Journal of biomedicine & biotechnology, 2010, 817190. https://doi.org/10.1155/2010/817190 (WoS)
    • Teh, C. S., Chua, K. H., & Thong, K. L. (2010). Simultaneous differential detection of human pathogenic and nonpathogenic Vibrio species using a multiplex PCR based on gyrB and pntA genes. Journal of applied microbiology, 108(6), 1940 1945. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2672.2009.04599.x (WoS)
    2009
    • Teh, C. S. J. & Thong, K. L. (2009). Virulence factors determination and molecular characterization of Malaysian Vibrio cholerae. Int J Infect Dis, 13, S33 (WoS)
    • Teh, C. S. J., Thong, K. L., Tein Ngoi, S., Ahmad, N., Balakrish Nair, G., & Ramamurthy, T. (2009). Molecular characterization of serogrouping and virulence genes of Malaysian Vibrio cholerae isolated from different sources. The Journal of general and applied microbiology, 55(6), 419 425. https://doi.org/10.2323/jgam.55.419 (WoS)
    2008
    • Teh, C. S., Chua, K. H., Puthucheary, S. D., & Thong, K. L. (2008). Further evaluation of a multiplex PCR for differentiation of Salmonella paratyphi A from other salmonellae. Japanese journal of infectious diseases, 61(4), 313 314. (WoS)
    2007
    • Ou, H. Y., The, C. S. J., Thong, K. L., Ahmad, N., Deng, Z., Barer, M. R., & Rajakumar, K. (2007). Translational genomics to develop a Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi A multiplex polymerase chain reaction assay. The Journal of molecular diagnostics : JMD, 9(5), 624 630. https://doi.org/10.2353/jmoldx.2007.070064 (WoS)
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    YPASM Research Grant
  • Molecular evaluation of biogeography and functional redundancy theory in Antarctic rhizosphere prokaryotic communities, Coordinator, 2018 - 2022 (National)
  • IMU BMedBiotech Research Fund
  • Genotyping of invasive Methicilin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Malaysia , Co-researcher, 2014 - 2015 (National)
  • Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
  • Effect of co-aggregation to the pathogenicity of Vibrio cholerae , Consultant, 2014 - 2016 (National)
  • Characterisation And Utilisation Of Multiple 'omics' Approaches In Understanding The Pathogenesis Of Gut And Clinical B. Pseudomallei Isolates, Co-Researcher, 01/11/2020 to 31/10/2022, Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT) (Government)
  • Functional Investigation Of The Role Of Gacs/gaca Two-component Regulator System In Pellicle Forming-carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter Baumannii, Co-Researcher, 01/09/2019 to 31/05/2023, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM) (Government)
  • Resistance Mechanisms, Survival And Clinical Outcomes Of Non-carbapenemase Producing Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/01/2019 to 30/09/2022, Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT) (Government)
  • Understanding The Evolution And Impact Of Gut Microbiome And Metabolome In Parkinson s Disease And Exploring The Mechanism Of Action Of Probiotics, Co-Researcher, 01/01/2019 to 30/09/2021, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM) (Government)
  • Deciphering Survival Strategies Of Uropathogenic Escherichia Coli (upec)in Establishing Urinary Tract Infections, Co-Researcher, 01/01/2019 to 30/09/2022, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM) (Government)
  • Fundamental Study Of Non-thermal Plasma Character In Wound Healing Model, Co-Researcher, 01/01/2019 to 30/09/2021, Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT) (Government)
  • The Impact Of The Changing Genotypic And Phenpotypic Trends Of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (mrsa) Infection In A Tertiary Teaching Hospital- A 5 Year Cohort Study, Co-Researcher, 01/12/2014 to 31/05/2018, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM) (Government)
  • Crosstalk Between Gene Expression And Metabolism Revealing The Dynamics Of Microbial Response To Antibiotics, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/07/2014 to 30/06/2016, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM) (Government)
  • High Impact Research (HIR)
  • Gastrointestinal health of animal handler with special emphasis on potential zoonotic transmission of bacterial infection, Consultant, 2013 - 2015
  • NONE
  • Etiology of lower respiratory tract infections in children admitted to UMMC, Consultant, 2011 - 2015 (National)
  • Skim Geran Penyelidikan Trans-Displin (TRGS)
  • Point-of Care Aptasensor For The Detection Of Carbapenem-resistant Organisms, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/12/2020 to 30/11/2023, Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT) (Government)
  • Food Borne Pathogen Detection Using Interdigitated Electrode Arrays (idea) Nems Architectures, Co-Researcher, 01/02/2015 to 31/07/2018, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM) (Government)
  • International Funding
  • In Vitro Activity of Cefiderocol against Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae, Acinetobacter Baumanii and Pseudomonas Aeruginosa from Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/10/2020 to 30/09/2021, Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (International)
  • Subproject 1: Clinical Characteristics And Risk Factors For Mdro Related Ssi Among Trauma Patients, Co-Researcher, 15/07/2020 to 30/06/2022, VYSNOVA PARTNERS, INC. (International)
  • Program : Epidemiology And Etiology Of Wound Infections In Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 15/07/2020 to 30/06/2022, VYSNOVA PARTNERS, INC. (International)
  • Subproject 2 : Antimicrobial Susceptibility And Genotypic Characteristics Of Mdro Isolated From Surgical Site Infections, Principal Investigator(PI), 15/07/2020 to 30/06/2022, VYSNOVA PARTNERS, INC. (International)
  • Antimicrobial Resistance (amr) Detection And Molecular Characterization Biosurveillance In Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/09/2019 to 31/12/2027, VYSNOVA PARTNERS, INC. (International)
  • Incorporating Behavioural, Epidemiological And Onehealth Approaches On Human, Animal And The Environment As Contributors Of Antibiotic Resistance In Malaysia: Setting Up A Global Network, Co-Researcher, 01/04/2019 to 31/03/2021, WELLCOME TRUST  (International)
  • Developing A Training Program To Strengthen The Antimicrobial Surveillance And Capacity Building At The National Institute Of Public Health (niph), Kingdom Of Cambodia, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2021, Shionogi Singapore Pte. Ltd (Singapore) (International)
  • Molecular Surveillance And Epidemiology Of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/09/2018 to 31/08/2020, Institute M rieux, France (International)
  • Characterization Of Esbl-producing Escherichia Coli And Klebsiella Pneumoniae Isolated From Surgical Infections, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/02/2018 to 30/09/2021, Shionogi Singapore Pte. Ltd (Singapore) (International)
  • Longitudinal Study Of The Impact Of Changing Trends In Genotypes And Phenotypes Of Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae Infection In A Tertiary Teaching Hospital In Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/09/2015 to 30/11/2016, INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES (International)
  • Private Funding
  • Gut Microbiome Viewed In The Subjects With And Without Syndromic Craniosynostosis, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/07/2020 to 31/12/2021, INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL UNI. MALAYSIA (IMU) (Private)
  • Impact Of Prenatal Maternal Diet And Smoking On The Development Of Infant Bacterial Colonisation, Allergies And Respiratory Infections, Co-Researcher, 01/08/2019 to 31/05/2020, Malaysia Thoracic Society (MTS), Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur  (Private)
  • One Year Clinical And Molecular Surveillance Of Staphylococcus Aureus At Two Tertiary Hospitals In Klang Valley, Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/06/2019 to 28/08/2020, International Medical University (IMU) (Private)
  • Burden Of The Pertussis Among Hospitalized Infant Less Than 6 Months Of Age In Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 29/01/2019 to 31/12/2020, Sanofi-Aventis (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Petaling Jaya, Selangor (Private)
  • Molecular Characterization of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2019, Malaysian Toray Science Foundation (Private)
  • Efficacy Of Antimicrobial-coated Capillary, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/11/2018 to 14/06/2019, B. Braun Medical Industries Sdn. Bhd. (Private)
  • Prevalence and Host Characteristics of Multidrug Resistant Gram-negative Bacilli Klebsiella Pneumoniae and Escherichia Coli Strains Isolated in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/11/2017 to 31/10/2018, TABUNG UMSC CA.R.E (Private)
  • Clonal Relationship and Phenotypic Relatedness of Multidrug Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Isolates from UMMC, Co-Researcher, 01/10/2017 to 30/09/2018, TABUNG UMSC CA.R.E (Private)
  • Partnership Grant
  • Association Between Infant Bacterial Colonasation And Incidence Of Respiratory Infections: A Prospective Study, Co-Researcher, 24/04/2020 to 23/10/2021, Research University (Government)
  • Digital Surveillance And Infection Control Of Multidrug Resistant Organisms (mdro) For Public Health Management, Principal Investigator(PI), 08/08/2019 to 30/06/2021, Research University (Government)
  • MRUN Young Researchers Grant Scheme (MY-RGS)
  • Infection Control Management Through The Integration Of Conventional Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance, Advance Biopsychosocial Assessment And Machine Learning Approaches, Principal Investigator(PI), 02/01/2020 to 01/10/2022, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM) (Government)
  • Government Agency
  • Antibacterial And Anti-biofilm Properties Of Endodontic Sealers In Root Canal Treatment, Co-Researcher, 01/12/2019 to 31/10/2020, UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA (Government)
  • Establishing The Regional Genomic And Phenomic Database For Carbapenemase Producing Klebsiella Pneumoniae Isolates For Research And Clinical Impact , Principal Investigator(PI), 01/04/2016 to 28/02/2018, KPT - Institut Penyelidikan Pendidikan Tinggi Negara (IPPTN) (Government)
  • Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-HWB
  • Identification And Characterization Of The Structural Proteins Of A Bacteriophage Highly Virulent To Burkholderia Pseudomallei And Multidrug Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Co-Researcher, 13/05/2019 to 12/11/2021, Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT) (Government)
  • RU Geran
  • Tropical Infectious Disease Program, Co-Researcher, 01/09/2018 to 30/06/2020, (e-Finance) Research University (Government)
  • RU Geran - Fakulti Program
  • The Role And Effect Of Dietary Intake Variation (low Fodmapss Diet Intervention) On Gut Microbiota In A Multi-ethnic Population With Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Co-Researcher, 01/09/2018 to 30/06/2021, Research University (Government)
  • Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness)
  • Prevalence Of Sexually Transmitted & Rodent-borne Diseases Among Orang Ulu In Sarawak, Co-Researcher, 29/11/2017 to 29/11/2020, Research University (Government)
  • Aetiology Of Pneumonia, Principal Investigator(PI), 16/07/2014 to 15/01/2018, (e-Finance) Research University (Government)
  • Genetic Linkage Of Metabolism And Antimicrobial Resistance, Principal Investigator(PI), 11/11/2013 to 30/06/2017, Research University (Government)
  • Microbial Identifier-development Of Genomics And Technologies For Rapid Identification And Characterization Of Food-and Waterborne Pathogens, Co-Researcher, 15/08/2013 to 14/08/2015, Research University (Government)
  • UM Grant - Frontier Research Grant
  • Understanding The Mechanism Of Virulence Of Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Disease-causing Vibrio Parahaemolyticus Via Genomics, Principal Investigator(PI), 12/09/2017 to 30/04/2019, Universiti Malaya (UMCCED) (Government)
  • Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP)
  • Elucidating the genotypic and phenotypic characteristics of heteroresistant vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (hVISA) from UMMC, Co-Researcher, 17/10/2016 to 17/12/2018, Research University (Government)
  • Molecular characterisation of Haemophilus influenzae strains from clinical isolates, Co-Researcher, 19/08/2016 to 19/02/2019, Research University (Government)
  • Gut Infection and Parkinson's Disease, Co-Researcher, 19/10/2015 to 19/04/2017, Research University (Government)
  • Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research
  • Longitudinal study on gut microbial progression on term and preterm babies in Malaysia population , Principal Investigator(PI), 11/11/2015 to 11/11/2017, Research University (Government)
  • Comparative of genomic and phenotypic analysis of Burkholderia pseudomallei in Malaysia in correlation with metabolism and resistance, Principal Investigator(PI), 02/11/2015 to 02/11/2017, Research University (Government)
  • Metabolomic Analysis Of Carbapenem Resistant Klebsiella Pneumonia And Its Usefulness For Strain Characterisation, Principal Investigator(PI), 22/02/2015 to 22/02/2016, Research University (Government)
  • Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness)
  • Clinical And Molecular Parameters Of Multidrug Resistant Gram Negative Bacilli In The Microflora Of Neonatal Intensive Care Patients, Co-Researcher, 24/10/2013 to 12/08/2016, Research University (Government)
  • SUPERVISION
    External Supervision
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Completed
    • Effect of Co-aggregation to the Pathogenicity of Vibrio cholerae, Toh Yien Shin, M0100432 (Post Graduate Student)
    Ongoing
    • Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase (ESBL)-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Malaysia and the Effect of Osmolytes on Horizontal Plasmid Transfer in these Strains, Toh Yien Shin (Post Graduate Student)
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • Genotypic and Phenotypic Trends of Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital with Special Emphasis on the Impact of Carbon Utilization on Gene Expression and Metabolism of CRKp., KONG ZHI XIAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • COMPARATIVE GENOMICS AND PHYLOGENOMIC ANALYSIS OF ACUTE HEPATOPANCREATIC NECROSIS DISEASE-CAUSING Vibrio parahaemolyticus IN SHRIMPS, YU LEAN HUAT, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • ELUCIDATING THE GENOTYPIC & PHENOTYPIC CHARACTERISTICS OF ACINETOBACTER BAUMANNII ISOLATES FROM THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT IN A TERTIARY TEACHING HOSPITAL IN MALAYSIA, WOON JIA JIE, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • MECHANISM OF RESISTANCE TO CARBAPENEMS AND ESBLS IN KLEBSIELLA PNEUMONIAE, GOLNAZ MOBASSERI, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Genotypic and Phenotypic Trends of Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital with Special Emphasis on the Impact of Carbon Utilization on Gene Expression and Metabolism of CRKp., KONG ZHI XIAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, WOON JIA JIE, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • INTEGRATING OMICS APPROACHES TOWARDS A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF ENTEROCOCCUS, TAN SHIANG CHIET, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, ANIS NAJWA BINTI MUHAMAD, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • CHARACTERERISATION OF MULTIDRUG-RESISTANT PSEUDOMONAS AREUGINOSA USING MOLECULAR AND OMICS APPROACHES, KALAIVANI A/P KALAI CHELVAM, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Clonal relatedness in the acquisition of intestinal carriage and transmission of multidrug resistant (MDR) Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli with its risk factors among preterm infants admitted in neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), LEE YEE QING, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Molecular Detection and Genotypic Characterisation of Streptococcus pneumoniae Isolated from Children in Malaysia
      , GOH SHU LING, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    Completed
    • Comparative Genomic and Phenotypic Analysis of Selected Burkholderia Strains in Malaysia in Correlation with Metabolism and Antimicrobial Resistance, NOORFATIN JIHAN BINTI ZULKEFLI, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Gut Microbiome And Metobolome In Preterm Neonates And Term Controls, Polly Yap Soo Xi, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • The Impact of Methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Evolution in Association with Clinical, PHenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of MRSA strains in a Tertiery Teaching Hospital, SIT PIK SAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Simultaneous Detection of Streptococcus pneumonaie and Haemophilus influenzae using Realtime Fluorescent Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP), Nee Yuan Qi, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Genetic and Phenotypic Characterisation of Clinical Vibrio Cholerae O1 Strains from Malaysia, TAN YEN JOO, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Comparative Genomic Analysis in Clinical Enterococcus Faecium, LIM SHU YONG, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Understanding The Interplay Between Antibiotic Resistance And Metabolism of Carbapenem Resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae Isolated from Clinical Specimens In Malaysia., LOW YE MUN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • GENOTYPIC, PHENOTYPIC AND CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF METHICIL RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS (MRSA) ISOLATED FROM A TERTIARY TEACHING HOSPITAL OVER A TWO-YEAR PERIOD., NIEK WEN KIONG, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Organising Curiculum Review Workshop for Faculty of Medicine, 25/08/2020 to 26/08/2020
    • Organising Mycology Workshop, 24/07/2018 to 26/07/2018
    • Antibiotic Resistance Awareness Campaign SJK Sin Hwa, Batu Pahat, Johor, 17/07/2018 to 17/07/2018
    • BENGKEL PEMBANGUNAN DOKUMEN PENILAIAN RISIKO BIOLOGI, 08/12/2016 to 08/12/2016
    • Participation in the national seminar on the convergence of chemical and biological security, trends and culture of responsibility, 07/12/2015 to 07/12/2015
    • Participation in seminar "An Introduction To The U.S National Academy Of Sciences Educational Institutes For Responsible Science" , 10/08/2015 to 11/08/2015
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Academic/Professional Services
    (Contribution),(Duration),(Level),(Role)
  • AD-HOC COMMITTEE for Evaluation of Jolene Fu Yin Ling Ph.D Student Proposal, 25/06/2021 to 09/07/2021, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  • AD-HOC COMMITTEE for Evaluation of LIM YUE MIN Master Student Proposal, 08/06/2021 to 22/06/2021, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  • AD-HOC COMMITTEE for Evaluation of CHAN YUN LI Master Student Proposal, 08/06/2021 to 22/06/2021, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  • Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Determination of the immunogenic region in the LipL32 protein using in silico prediction methods for the serodiagnosis of leptospirosis,   (Article in Journal)
  • Review for manuscript PIDJ-218-371, Risk factors for recurrent extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producing enterobacteriacae infections in children,   (Article in Journal)
  • Review of manuscript ARIC-D-17-00311, 'Whole genome sequencing reveals high clonal diversity of Escherichia coli isolated from patients in a tertiary care hospital in Moshi, Tanzania',   (Article in Journal)
  • Internal Examiner for Lye Ying Ling, 2020 to 2021 (Thesis)
  • External Examiner for ASLAM MUHAMMAD WASEEM (UPM), 2020 to 2021 (Thesis)
  • Frontiers in Microbiology: Molecular Epidemiology of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-Acinetobacter baumannii Complex Isolated fromChildren at the Hospital Infantil de M xico Federico G mez, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • APJMM, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Infection and Drug Resistance, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • BMC Microbiology MCRO-D-20-00877 , 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • BMC Infectious Diseases INFD-D-20-01694R2 , 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Tropical Biomedicine, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • UMSC care grant Evaluation, 2020 to 2020 (Project)
  • External Examiner for PhD Thesis Proposal Defence_Ms Farhat Amirali Abjani (Taylor's University), 2020 to 2021 (Project)
  • PONE-D-20-29677 Quantitation of mecA and sea genes on Staphylococcus aureus using Quantitative Duplex PCR, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Preparation for Full Accreditation of Master of Ethics in Research, 2020 to 2020 (Accreditation)
  • Curriculum Review for Doctor of Public Health Program, 2020 to 2021 (Curriculum Review)
  • Evaluation of projects for FRGS, 2019 to 2019 (Project)
  • Review Manuscript for ISI journal_Frontiers 495541 , 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Review Manuscript for ISI journal_ Frontiers 44158, 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Review manuscript in ISI journal _Frontiers 504581, 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Examiner for PhD confirmation Seminar_ Vicky Lau MVA170025, 2019 to 2019 (Project)
  • Examiner for Candidature Defence_ Aimi Melati MHA150037, 2019 to 2019 (Candidature Defence)
  • PhD Thesis_ Nina Naquiah HHC140003, 2019 to 2019 (Thesis)
  • Preparation for Accreditation for Master of Medical Physic, 2019 to 2020 (Accreditation)
  • Curriculum Review Exercise for Biomedical Science Undergraduate Program, 2019 to 2020 (Curriculum Review)
  • Development of New Program for Master of Parasitology and Medical Entomology , 2019 to 2020 (New Academic Program)
  • Development of New Program for Master of Epidemiology , 2019 to 2021 (New Academic Program)
  • Preparation for accreditation for Master of Medical Science (Regenerative Medicine), 2019 to 2020 (Accreditation )
  • Review of manuscript MS : 1088/19 " Antibiotic Resistance profile with relation to virulence genes; fimH, hlyA and usp of uropathogenic E. coli isolates in Lahore, Pakistan , 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Master- Pong Sze Yen (USM) , 2018 to 2018 (Thesis)
  • Master - Carlos Silvester (USM) , 2018 to 2018 (Thesis)
  • Review Manuscript ID APJPH-18-Jan-018,entitled "The epidemiological and clinical characteristics of Norovirus Infection in Baoshan district of Shanghai, China, 2014-2015." , 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Review for manuscript ARIC-D-18-00083 Title: Characteristics of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Due to Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae for Senior in Two Tertiary Hospitals in China. submitted to: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control , 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Master-NINA NAQUIAH , 2018 to 2018 (seminar thesis)
  • Master- NINA NAQUIAH (Double Gene Targeting Multiplex PCR Assay for the Detection of Crocodylus porosus in Foods and Traditional Medicines) , 2018 to 2018 (candidature defense)
  • Tropical Biomedicine, 2017 to 2017 (Article in Journal)
  • Oncotarget, 2017 to 2017 (Article in Journal)
  • Master Eric Wong Hong Jian, 2017 to 2017 (Thesis)
  • The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2017 to 2017 (Article in Journal)
  • Master- Sharmin Quazi Bonny, 2017 to 2017 (Proposal Defence )
  • Master - Lailatul Insyirah Mohd Hasan, 2017 to 2017 (Candidature Defence)
  • Master- Delicia Ann Yong Cheen May, 2017 to 2017 (Thesis)
  • Reviewer for a PhD project " Molecular characterisation of virulence properties of Aeromonas dhakensis" (Department of Biomedical Science), 2016 to 2016 (Project)
  • External Reviewer to review the conference paper entitled Comparative Analysis of The In Vivo Expression Of Virulence Factors Of Acinetobacter Baumannii During Pneumonia (Taylor's University), 2016 to 2016 (Article in Proceeding)
  • Review a manuscript for Folia Microbiologica, 2016 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer for manuscript manuscript SREP-15-33230B (Scientific Report), 2016 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Scientific reports, 2015 to 2015 (Article in Journal)
  • Journal of Science and Technology in the Tropics, 2014 to 2014 (Article in Journal)
  • Gut Pathogens , 2013 (Article in Journal)
  • Expert Linkages
    (Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • Collaboration with The University of Western Australia, University of Western Australia, 2020 (International)
  • Pembangunan Sistem Analisis untuk Trend, Risiko dan Pencegahan Infeksi yang Disebabkan oleh Organisma Rintangan Antibiotik, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2018 (International)
  • Research Collaboration, Osaka University School of Medicine, 2018 (International)
  • Molecular epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae and other etiology of pneumonia, University of Southampton, 2017 (International)
  • Research collaboration, UPM, UKM, USM, IMU, Monash University, Hospital Serdang, Hospital Kluang, 2017 (National)
  • MOA for research collaboration, Shionogi Singapore, 2017 (International)
  • Research Collaboration- Gastrointestinal health of animal handler with special emphasis on potential zoonotic transmission of bacterial infection, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, 2014 (International)
  • Academic/Technical Contribution
    (Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • AJK Sebut Harga Nanostring NCounter Human Metabolic Pathways, UM, 2020 - 2020 (Committee Member)
  • AJK Sebut Harga Menyelenggara dan membaiki 1unit Beckman Coulter-Ultracentrifuge, UM, 2020 - 2020 (Committee Member)
  • Appointment as Oral Highlights Judge at theASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference, ASEAN Young Scientist Network, 2019 - 2019 (Judge)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilaian Sebutharga_Jabatan Mikrobiologi Perubatan, UM, 2019 - 2020 (Committee Member)
  • Internal Audit ISO17025:2015, University of Malaya, 2019 - 2020 (Auditor)
  • Internal audit for ISO/IEC 17025 BIL. 4/2018, UM, 2018 - 2018 (Internal Auditor)
  • Internal Audit ISO9001:2015 for Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Malaya, 2017 - 2017 (Lead Internal Auditor)
  • Internal Audit for ISO/IEC 17025, University of Malaya, 2017 - 2017 (Internal Auditor)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • Finalist for Chrysalis Award _Polly Yap Soo Xi, ASM-YSN, 2020 (COMPETITION)
    • Conference Award_Woon Jia Jie, Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting, 2020 (RESEARCH)
    • Conference Award_Lee Yee Qing, Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting, 2020 (RESEARCH)
    • Conference Award_Kong Zhi Xian, Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting, 2020 (RESEARCH)
    • Auditor for ISO17025, UM, 2019 (OTHERS)
    • Petrosains "Meet the Expert" Session , Petrosains, 2019 (EDUCATION)
    • Appointment as the Oral Highlights Judge atthe ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference, ASEAN Young Scientist Network, 2019 (RESEARCH)
    • YOUNG SCIENTISTS NETWORK-ACADEMY OF SCIENCES MALAYSIA (YSN-ASM), Akademi Sains Malaysia, 2018 (RESEARCH)
    • Malaysian Society for Microbiology (MSM) Best Undergraduate Thesis Award (FYP student- Teng Fui Enn), 34th symposium of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology (MSM2018), 2018 (RESEARCH)
    • Young Investigator Award 2018, Institut Merieux and Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy, 2018 (RESEARCH)
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2018 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Invited Speaker for Laboratory Biosafety and Biosecurity (BSL-2) , UM, 2017 (RESEARCH)
    • Travel award, IUMS, 2017 (RESEARCH)
    • Judge for Poster Presentation , 11th Malaysia Genetic Congress, 2015 (RESEARCH)
    • Third prize for poster presentation in the 11th Malaysia genetic Congress, Persatuan genetik Malaysia, 2015 (RESEARCH)
    • Outstanding oral presentation in International congress of Malaysian society for Microbiology, Malaysian society for Microbiology, 2015 (RESEARCH)
    • 1st place in poster competition in 21st MSMBB scientific meeting 2015, MSMBB, 2014 (RESEARCH)
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • Susceptibility Study of Microorganism, Shionogi, 01/01/2015 to 01/01/2021 (International)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    INVITED SEMINAR
  • Superbugs, Petrosains "Meet the Expert", 01/11/2019 to 01/11/2019, YSN-Petrosains (National)
  • INVITED SPEAKER
  • Donning and Doffing of Gloves and Hand Hygiene, Workshop: Laboratory Biosafety and Biosecurity (BSL-2), 21/11/2017 to 23/11/2017, ISB-IBBC (University)
  • MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CARBAPENEM-RESISTANT ENTEROBACTERIACEAE IN MALAYSIA AND ISSUES IN DETECTING CARBAPENEMASE GENES, EXPERT SEMINAR, 05/09/2017 to 05/09/2017, PASTEUR INSTITUTE HO CHI MINH CITY (International)
  • Issues in Detection of Carbapenemase genes, Annual Scientific Meeting on Emerging Infectious Threat, 19/05/2017 to 20/05/2017, Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases & Chemotherapy (National)
  • Assessing the Emergence of Vibrio cholerae atypical O1 El Tor in Malaysia and comparative genomics with other Vibrio cholerae, 10th Malaysia Genetic Congress, 03/12/2013 to 05/12/2013, Persatuan Genetik Malaysia (National)
  • ORAL PRESENTER
  • Revising the Context for Biorisk Management and Assessment in University of Malaya, Regional Conference to Promote Safe and Secure Science, 05/02/2018 to 08/02/2018, Sunway University, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) of the United States of America and the Akademi Sains Malaysia (ASM)  (National)
  • POSTER PRESENTER
  • In vitro activity of flomoxef on ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae isolates from surgical site infections, ICID 2020, 01/12/2020 to 31/12/2020, ISID (International)
  • Six-Year Trends of Resistance Characteristics in Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from Malaysia, ICID, 01/12/2020 to 31/12/2020, ISID (International)
  • Genotypic and phenotypic characterisation of Vibrio cholerae O1 strains from Malaysia, ICMSM, 04/12/2017 to 07/12/2017, Malaysian Society for Microbiology (International)
  • Comparative genomics reveals the improved environmental fitness and increased infectivity of a Malaysian Vibrio cholerae O1 altered El Tor strain, 20th MSMBB Scientific Meeting, 26/06/2013 to 27/06/2013, MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGY (National)
  • Unveiling the genome dynamics of sporadic-associated Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi strain in Malaysia using whole genome next generation sequencing approach, 20th MSMBB Scientific Meeting, 26/06/2013 to 27/06/2013, MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGY (National)
  • PRESENTER
  • A comparison of in vitro activity of flomoxef and current broad spectrum antimicrobial agents against extended spectrum lactamase producing Escherichia coli, The Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting (JITMM), 15/12/2020 to 15/12/2020, JITMM (International)