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DR. CINDY TEH SHUAN JU

Department of Medical Microbiology
Faculty of Medicine
 
  +603-79676674
  cindysjteh@um.edu.my
 Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9253-2011

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • International Society for Infectious Diseases, Member, 2011, (International)
  • American Society for Microbiology, Member, 2014 to 2014, (International)
  • PERSATUAN GENETIK MALAYSIA, Member, 2015 to 2016, (National)
  • YOUNG SCIENTISTS NETWORK-ACADEMY OF SCIENCES MALAYSIA (YSN-ASM), Committee Member, 2018 to 2021, (National)

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


  • Quality Manager, Faculty, 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2020
  • Quality Manager, Faculty, 01/08/2018 to 31/12/2018 (Pemangku Pengarah Kualiti dan Akreditasi Fakulti Perubatan)
  • member of WHO Collaborating Centre (WHOCC), International, 19/07/2018 to 31/12/2022
  • 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
  • Committee Member of IBBC, University Malaya, 01/04/2017 to 31/03/2019
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA KEINSTITUSIAN BIOKESELAMATAN DAN BIOSEKURlTl UNTVERSITI MALAYA (UM IBBC), University Malaya, 01/04/2015 to 31/03/2017
  • Scientist member for Faculty of Medicine-Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (FOM-IACUC) , Faculty, 01/09/2014 to 31/05/2015 (FOM-IACUC)
  • Coordinator, Faculty, 04/08/2014 to 30/01/2015 (MFEB 2402)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Epidemiology (foodborne pathogens)
  • Urban and Rural Health (Microbiome and infectious diseases)
  • Bacteriology (infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance, molecular diagnostic, genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics )


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Mobasseri, G., JuTeh, C. S., Ooi, P. T., & Thong, K. L. (2019). The Emergence of Colistin-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Strains from Swine in Malaysia. Journal of global antimicrobial resistance. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mobasseri, Golnaz, Teh, Cindy Shuan Ju, Ooi, Peck Toung, Tan, Shiang Chiet, & Thong, Kwai Lin. (2019). Molecular Characterization of Multidrug-Resistant and Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolated from Swine Farms in Malaysia. Microbial Drug Resistance. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2018.0184 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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. (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • Subramaniam P, Jabar KA, Kee BP, Chong CW, Nathan AM, Bruyne J, Thavagnanam S, Chua KH, Yusof MY, Teh CSJ. (2018) Serotypes and Penicillin Susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae Isolated from Children Admitted to a Tertiary Teaching Hospital in Malaysia. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 148(2), 225. (ISI-Indexed)
  • San Sit, P., 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. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 59, 132-141. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Low,Y.M., Chong,C.W.,...& Teh,C.S.J.(2018).Elucidating the survival and response of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae after exposure to imipenem at sub-lethal concentrations. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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. (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • San Sit, P., Teh, C. S. J., Idris, N., Sam, I. C., Omar, S. F. S., 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 infectious diseases, 17(1), 274. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ye Mun Low, Ivan Kok Seng Yap, Kartini Abdul Jabar, Mohd Yasim Md Yusof, Chun Wie Chong, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh. (2017) Genotypic and metabolic approaches towards the segregation of Klebsiella pneumoniae strains producing different antibiotic resistant enzymes. Metabolomics, May 2017, 13:65. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ai Huey Tan, Chun Wie Chong, Sze Looi Song, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Ivan Kok Seng Yap, Mun Fai Loke, Yong Qi Tan, Hoi Sen Yong, Sanjiv Mahadeva, Anthony E. Lang, Shen-Yang Lim. (2017) Altered gut microbiome and metobolome in patients with multiple system atrophy. Movement Disorders.(accepted) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ye Mun Low, Polly Soo Xi Yap, Kartini Abdul Jabar, Sasheela Ponnampalavanar, Rina Karunakaran, Rukumani Velayuthan, Chun Wie Chong, Sazaly Abu Bakar, Mohd Yasim Md Yusof, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh. The Emergence of Carbapenem Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Malaysia : Correlation Between Microbiological Trends with Host Characteristics and Clinical Factors. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control (2017) 6:5 DOI 10.1186/s13756-016-0164-x (ISI-Indexed)
  • Shu Yong Lim, Kien Pong Yap, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Kartini Abdul Jabar, Kwai Lin Thong. Comparative Genome Analysis of Multiple Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium Isolated from Two Fatal Cases. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 49, April 2017, Pages 55-65 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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. (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Polly Soo Xi Yap, Azanna Ahmad Kamar, Kwai Lin Thong, Chun Wie Chong, Ivan Kok Seng Yap, Yao Mun Choo, Mohd Yasim Mohd Yusof, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh. 2016.Intestinal carriage of Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria in Preterm-Infants during Hospitalisation in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Pathogens and Global Health .Vol. 110 (6):238-246. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20477724.2016.1229884 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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. (ISI-Indexed)
  • YT Chin, YAL Lim, CW Chong, CSJ Teh, IKS Yap, SC Lee, MZ Tee, VWY Siow and KH Chua (2016). Prevalence and risk factors of intestinal parasitism among two indigenous sub-ethnic groups in Peninsular Malaysia. Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 5:77 (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Kwai Lin Thong, Soo Tein Ngoi, Lay Ching Chai, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh. 2015. Quinolone resistance mechanisms among Salmonella enterica in Malaysia. Microbial Drug Resistance (accepted) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Soo Tein Ngoi, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Lay Ching Chai, and Kwai Lin Thong. 2015. Overview of molecular typing tools for characterization of Salmonella enterica in Malaysia. Biomedical and Environmental Sciences (Accepted) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chun Wie Chong, Arine Fadzlun Ahmad, Yvonne Ai Lian Lim, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Ivan Kok Seng Yap, Soo Ching Lee, Yuee Teng Chin, P'ng Loke, Kek Heng Chua. 2015. Effect of ethnicity and socioeconomic variation to the gut microbiota composition among pre-adolescent in Malaysia. Scientific Reports (In press) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Anna Marie Nathan, Rafdzah Zaki, Rachael Rozario, Nurul Dhania, Siti Nur Sabrina Mohd Haminudin, Eg Kah Peng, Sze Ying Kee, Cindy The, Kartini Abdul Jabar, Caroline Westerhout, Surendran Thavagnanam, Jessie de Bruyne. Cross Cultural translation, adaptation and reliability of the Malay Version of the Canadian Acute Respiratory Illness and Flu Scale (CARIFS).Health and Quality of Life Outcomes(2015) 13:139 (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Kek Heng Chua, Yvonne A. L. Lim, Soo Ching Lee and Kwai Lin Thong. 2014. Loop- mediated isothermal amplification assay for detection of generic and verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli among indigenous individuals in Malaysia. The Scientific World Journal. (accepted) (ISI-Indexed)
  • CSJ Teh, KH Chua, KL Thong (2014). Paratyphoid Fever: Splicing the global analyses.International Journal of Medical Sciences 11:732-741 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kwai Lin Thong, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Kek Heng Chua. Development and Further Evaluation of a Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction for The Detection of Salmonella species (Accepted) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Liew, P.S., Teh, C.S.J, Lau, Y.L., Thong, K.L. 2014. A real-time loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of Shigella species. Trop Biomed. (Accepted) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kien-Pong Yap, Han Ming Gan, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Lay- Ching Chai, Kwai-Lin Thong. 2014.Comparative genomics of closely related Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi strains reveals genome dynamics and the acquisition of novel pathogenic elements. BMC Genomics (Accepted) (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Mohammadjavad Paydar, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Kwai Lin Thong. 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • King Ting Lim, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Mohd Yasim Mohd Yusof, Kwai Lin Thong. 2013. Mutations in rpoB and fusA cause resistance to rifampicin and fusidic acid in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains from a tertiary hospital in Malaysia. doi:10.1093/trstmh/trt111 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Norhayati NM, Yap SL, Teh CSJ, Thong KL. 2013. Efficacy of ozonation on micro-organisms disinfection in well water treatment. Journal of Science and Technology in the Tropics 9: 149-156 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • King Ting Lim, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Kwai Lin Thong. 2013. Loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of Staphylococcus aureus, BioMed Research International. Doi:10.1155/2013/895816 (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Zarizal Suhaili, King Ting Lim, Muhamad Afif Khamaruddin, Fariha Yahya, Mohd Hailmi Sajili, Chew Chieng Yeo, Kwai Lin Thong. 2012 Outbreak-associated Vibrio choleraeGenotypes with Identical Pulsotypes, Malaysia, 2009. Emerg Infect Dis. Vol. 18, No. 7, 1177-1179 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ramani Baddam, Narender Kumar, Kwai Lin Thong, Soo-Tein Ngoi, Cindy Teh, Kien-Pong Yap, Lay-Ching Chai, Tiruvayipati Avasthi,Niyaz Ahmed. Genetic fine- structure of a Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi strain associated with the 2005 outbreak of typhoid fever in Kelantan, Malaysia. Journal of Bacteriology. (accepted) (ISI-Indexed)
  • 5.Ramani Baddam, Kwai Lin Thong, Tiruvayipati Avasthi, Sabiha Shaik, Kien-Pong Yap, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Lay- Ching Chai, Narender Kumar, and Niyaz Ahmed. 2012. Whole genome sequences and comparative genomics of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi isolates from patients with fatal and non-fatal typhoid fever in Papua New Guinea. Journal of Bacteriology. 194: 5122- 5123 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kien-Pong Yap, Han Ming Gan, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Ramani Baddam, Lay-Ching Chai, Narender Kumar, Tiruvayipati Suma Avasthi, Niyaz Ahmed & Kwai-Lin Thong. 2012. Genome sequence and comparative pathogenomics of a Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi Strain associated with a typhoid carrier in Malaysia. Journal of Bacteriology. 194: 5970-5971 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Osama A, Han Ming Gan, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Kien-Pong Yap, Kwai-Lin Thong. 2012. Genome sequence and comparative genomics analysis of a Vibrio cholerae O1 strain isolated from a cholera patient in Malaysia. Journal of Bacteriology.194: 6933 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kien-Pong Yap, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Lay-Ching Chai, Ramani Baddam, Narender Kumar, Tiruvayipati Suma Avasthi, Niyaz Ahmed, Kwai Lin Thong. 2012. Insights from the genome sequence of a Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi strain associated with a sporadic case of typhoid fever in Malaysia. 2012. Journal of Bacteriology. 194: 5124-5125 (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Kek Heng Chua, Kwai Lin Thong (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. 15 (supple1): S35. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Kek Heng Chua, Kwai Lin Thong (2011). Genetic Variation Analysis of Vibrio cholerae by using Multilocus Sequencing Typing and Multi-Virulence Locus Sequencing Typing. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 11: 1121- 1128. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Kek Heng Chua, Ro Osawa, Kwai Lin Thong (2011). Comparative PCR-based Fingerprinting of Malaysian Vibrio cholerae. J Gen Appl Microbiol. 57(1):19-26 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kwai Lin Thong, Meng Yee Lai, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Kek Heng Chua (2011). Simultaneous detection of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Acinetobacter baumanii, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa by multiplex PCR. Trop Biomed. 28:21-31 (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Kek Heng Chua, Kwai Lin Thong (2010). Simultaneous Differential Detection of human pathogenic and non-pathogenic Vibrio species using a multiplex PCR based on gyrB and pntA genes. J Appl Microbiol. 108: 1940-1945. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Kek Heng Chua, Kwai Lin Thong (2010). Multiple-locus variable number tandem repeat analysis of Vibrio cholerae in comparison with pulsed field gel electrophoresis and virulotyping. J Biomed Biotech. doi:10.1155/2010/817190 (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Kwai Lin Thong (2009). Virulence factors determination and molecular characterization of Malaysian Vibrio cholerae. Int J Infect Dis. 13 (Supple 1): S33. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Kwai Lin Thong, Soo Tein Ngoi, Norazah Ahmad, G Balakrish Nair, T. Ramamurthy (2009). Molecular Characterization of Serogrouping and Virulence genes of Malaysian Vibrio cholerae Isolated from Different Sources. J Gen Appl Microbiol. 55: 419-425. (ISI-Indexed)

2008
  • Cindy Teh Shuan Ju, Chua Kek Heng, Savithri Devi Puthucheary, Thong Kwai Lin (2008). Further Evaluation of a Multiplex PCR for differentiation of Salmonella Paratyphi A from other Salmonellae. Jpn J Infect Dis. 61: 313-314. (ISI-Indexed)

2007
  • Hong-Yu Ou, Cindy Teh Shuan Ju, Kwai-Lin Thong, Norazah Ahmad, Zixin Deng, Michael R. Barer and Kumar Rajakumar (2007). Translational Genomics to Develop a Salmonella enterica Serovar Paratyphi A Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay. J Mol Diagn. 9: 624-630. (ISI cited) (ISI-Indexed)

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


  • Incorporating Behavioural, Epidemiological And Onehealth Approaches On Human, Animal And The Environment As Contributors Of Antibiotic Resistance In Malaysia: Setting Up A Global Network, Consultant, 2019 - 2020, International Funding, (International)
  • Burden Of The Pertussis Among Hospitalized Infant Less Than 6 Months Of Age In Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2020, Private Funding, (National)
  • Resistance Mechanisms, Survival And Clinical Outcomes Of Non-carbapenemase Producing Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2021, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Molecular Characterization of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2019, Private Funding, (National)
  • Digital Surveillance and Infection Control of Multidrug Resistant Organisms (MDRO) for Public Health Management, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2020, Partnership Grant, (National)
  • DECIPHERING SURVIVAL STRATEGIES OF UROPATHOGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI (UPEC)IN ESTABLISHING URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS, Consultant, 2019 - 2021, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • One Year Clinical And Molecular Surveillance Of Staphylococcus Aureus At Two Tertiary Hospitals In Klang Valley, Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2020, Private Funding, (National)
  • Antibacterial And Anti-biofilm Properties Of Endodontic Sealers In Root Canal Treatment, Consultant, 2019 - 2020, Government Agency, (National)
  • 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), 2019 - 2020, International Funding, (International)
  • Understanding The Evolution And Impact Of Gut Microbiome And Metabolome In Parkinson s Disease And Exploring The Mechanism Of Action Of Probiotics, Consultant, 2019 - 2020, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Identification And Characterization Of The Structural Proteins Of A Bacteriophage Highly Virulent To Burkholderia Pseudomallei And Multidrug Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Consultant, 2019 - 2021, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-HWB, (National)
  • Impact of Prenatal Maternal Diet and Smoking on the Development of Infant Bacterial Colonisation, Allergies and Respiratory Infections, Co-Investigator, 2019 - 2020, MTS research grant, (National)
  • Tropical Infectious Disease Program, Consultant, 2018 - 2019, RU Geran, (National)
  • Molecular evaluation of biogeography and functional redundancy theory in Antarctic rhizosphere prokaryotic communities, Coordinator, 2018 - 2022, YPASM Research Grant , (National)
  • The Role And Effect Of Dietary Intake Variation (Low FODMAPSs Diet Intervention) On Gut Microbiota In A Multi-Ethnic Population With Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Consultant, 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Characterization Of Esbl-producing Escherichia Coli And Klebsiella Pneumoniae Isolated From Surgical Infections, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, International Funding, (International)
  • Clonal Relationship and Phenotypic Relatedness of Multidrug Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Isolates from UMMC, Consultant, 2017 - 2018, Private Funding, (National)
  • Understanding The Mechanism Of Virulence Of Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Disease-causing Vibrio Parahaemolyticus Via Genomics, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2019, UM Grant - Frontier Research Grant, (National)
  • 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), 2017 - 2018, Private Funding, (National)
  • Molecular characterisation of Haemophilus influenzae strains from clinical isolates, Consultant, 2016 - 2019, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Elucidating the genotypic and phenotypic characteristics of heteroresistant vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (hVISA) from UMMC, Consultant, 2016 - 2018, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Establishing The Regional Genomic And Phenomic Database For Carbapenemase Producing Klebsiella Pneumoniae Isolates For Research And Clinical Impact, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2018, Government Agency, (National)
  • Gut Infection and Parkinson's Disease, Consultant, 2015 - 2017, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Food Borne Pathogen Detection Using Interdigitated Electrode Arrays (idea) Nems Architectures, Consultant, 2015 - 2018, Skim Geran Penyelidikan Trans-Displin (TRGS), (National)
  • Longitudinal study on gut microbial progression on term and preterm babies in Malaysia population, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2017, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • Metabolomic Analysis Of Carbapenem Resistant Klebsiella Pneumonia And Its Usefulness For Strain Characterisation, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2016, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • 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), 2015 - 2016, International Funding, (International)
  • Comparative of genomic and phenotypic analysis of Burkholderia pseudomallei in Malaysia in correlation with metabolism and resistance, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2017, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • Crosstalk Between Gene Expression And Metabolism Revealing The Dynamics Of Microbial Response To Antibiotics, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2016, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • 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, Consultant, 2014 - 2018, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Aetiology Of Pneumonia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2018, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Effect of co-aggregation to the pathogenicity of Vibrio cholerae, Co-Investigator, 2014 - 2016, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Genotyping of invasive Methicilin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Malaysia, Others, 2014 - 2015, IMU BMedBiotech Research Fund, (National)
  • Clinical And Molecular Parameters Of Multidrug Resistant Gram Negative Bacilli In The Microflora Of Neonatal Intensive Care Patients, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Clinical And Molecular Parameters Of Multidrug Resistant Gram Negative Bacilli In The Microflora Of Neonatal Intensive Care Patients, Consultant, 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Gastrointestinal health of animal handler with special emphasis on potential zoonotic transmission of bacterial infection, Co-Investigator, 2013 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (University)
  • Microbial Identifier-development Of Genomics And Technologies For Rapid Identification And Characterization Of Food-and Waterborne Pathogens, Consultant, 2013 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Genetic Linkage Of Metabolism And Antimicrobial Resistance, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness), (University)

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


  • Susceptibility Study of Microorganism, 2015-2015, Shionogi

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


  • Malaysian Society for Microbiology (Msm) Best Undergraduate Thesis Award (Fyp Student- Teng Fui Enn), 34th Symposium of The Malaysian Society for Microbiology (Msm2018), 2018, (National)
  • Young Investigator Award 2018, Institut Merieux and Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy, 2018, (National)
  • Young Scientists Network-Academy of Sciences Malaysia (Ysn-Asm), Akademi Sains Malaysia, 2018, (National)
  • Travel Award, Iums, 2017, (International)
  • Third Prize for Poster Presentation in The 11th Malaysia Genetic Congress, Persatuan Genetik Malaysia, 2015, (National)
  • Outstanding Oral Presentation in International Congress of Malaysian Society for Microbiology, Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 2015, (International)
  • 1st Place in Poster Competition in 21st Msmbb Scientific Meeting 2015, Msmbb, 2014, (National)

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


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Assessing the Emergence of Vibrio cholerae atypical O1 El Tor in Malaysia and comparative genomics with other Vibrio cholerae, 10th Malaysia Genetic Congress, 2013-12-03 to 2013-12-05, Persatuan Genetik Malaysia, (National)
  • Issues in Detection of Carbapenemase genes, Annual Scientific Meeting on Emerging Infectious Threat, 2017-05-19 to 2017-05-20, Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases & Chemotherapy, (National)
  • MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CARBAPENEM-RESISTANT ENTEROBACTERIACEAE IN MALAYSIA AND ISSUES IN DETECTING CARBAPENEMASE GENES, EXPERT SEMINAR, 2017-09-05 to 2017-09-05, PASTEUR INSTITUTE HO CHI MINH CITY, (International)
  • Donning and Doffing of Gloves and Hand Hygiene, Workshop: Laboratory Biosafety and Biosecurity (BSL-2), 2017-11-21 to 2017-11-23, ISB-IBBC, (University)
POSTER
  • 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, 2013-06-26 to 2013-06-27, MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGY, (National)
  • Comparative genomics reveals the improved environmental fitness and increased infectivity of a Malaysian Vibrio cholerae O1 altered El Tor strain, 20th MSMBB Scientific Meeting, 2013-06-26 to 2013-06-27, MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGY, (National)

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


  • Pembangunan Sistem Analisis untuk Trend, Risiko dan Pencegahan Infeksi yang Disebabkan oleh Organisma Rintangan Antibiotik, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2018, 36, (International)
  • Research Collaboration, Osaka University School of Medicine, 2018, 24, (International)
  • Research collaboration, UPM, UKM, USM, IMU, Monash University, Hospital Serdang, Hospital Kluang, 2017, 48, (National)
  • Molecular epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae and other etiology of pneumonia, University of Southampton, 2017, 60, (International)
  • MOA for research collaboration, Shionogi Singapore, 2017, 48, (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, 24, (International)

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


  • Internal audit for ISO/IEC 17025 BIL. 4/2018, UM, Internal Auditor, 2018-2018, (University)
  • Internal Audit for ISO/IEC 17025, University of Malaya, Internal Auditor, 2017-2017, (University)
  • Internal Audit ISO9001:2015 for Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Malaya, Lead Internal Auditor, 2017-2017, (University)

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


  • Determination of the immunogenic region in the LipL32 protein using in silico prediction methods for the serodiagnosis of leptospirosis, 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 ,  ( )
  • Review for manuscript PIDJ-218-371, Risk factors for recurrent extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producing enterobacteriacae infections in children, Article In Journal ,  ( )
  • Master- NINA NAQUIAH (Double Gene Targeting Multiplex PCR Assay for the Detection of Crocodylus porosus in Foods and Traditional Medicines), Candidature Defense ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Master-NINA NAQUIAH, Seminar Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • 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, Article In Journal ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • 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, Article In Journal ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Master - Carlos Silvester (USM), Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Master- Pong Sze Yen (USM), Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Review Manuscript ID APJPH-18-Jan-018,entitled "The epidemiological and clinical characteristics of Norovirus Infection in Baoshan district of Shanghai, China, 2014-2015.", Article In Journal ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Master- Sharmin Quazi Bonny, Proposal Defence ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Master- Delicia Ann Yong Cheen May, Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Tropical Biomedicine, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Oncotarget, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Master Eric Wong Hong Jian, Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Master - Lailatul Insyirah Mohd Hasan, Candidature Defence ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • 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), Article In Proceeding ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Review a manuscript for Folia Microbiologica, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewer for manuscript manuscript SREP-15-33230B (Scientific Report), Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewer for a PhD project " Molecular characterisation of virulence properties of Aeromonas dhakensis" (Department of Biomedical Science), Project ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Scientific reports, Article In Journal ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Journal of Science and Technology in the Tropics, Article In Journal ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Gut Pathogens, Article In Journal ,  (2013)

SUPERVISION


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

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Tan Shiang Chiet, INTEGRATING OMICS APPROACHES TOWARDS A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF ENTEROCOCCUS, 2017/2018
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Polly Yap Soo Xi, IDENTIFICATION, CHARACTERISATION, METABOLIC DYNAMICS AND THE ROLE OF INTESTIAL MICROFLORA CO-DEVELOPMENT IN PREMATURE INFANTS, 2017/2018
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Polly Yap Soo Xi, IDENTIFICATION, CHARACTERISATION, METABOLIC DYNAMICS AND THE ROLE OF INTESTIAL MICROFLORA CO-DEVELOPMENT IN PREMATURE INFANTS, 2017/2018
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Woon Jia Jie, -, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Prasanna A/p Subramaniam, Molecular Approaches towards Rapid Detection and Assessment of the Aetiology of Bacterial Pneymonia in Children, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Toh Yien Shin, Effect of Co-aggregation to the Pathogenicity of Vibrio cholerae, 2015/2016
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Polly Yap Soo Xi, Identification, Characterization, Metabolic Dynamics and the Role of Intestinal Microflora Co-development in Premature Infants, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Noorfatin Jihan Binti Zulkefli, Comparative Genomic and Phenotypic Analysis of Selected Burkholderia Strains in Malaysia in Correlation with Metabolism and Antimicrobial Resistance, 2014/2015
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Golnaz Mobasseri, Mechanism of Resistance to Carbapenems and ESBL s in Klebsiella pneumoniae, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Chang Chee Wei, Antibiotic Laden Tricalcium Sulphate Spacer, 2013/2014

Completed
  • Master Degree, Tan Yen Joo, Genetic and Phenotypic Characterisation of Clinical Vibrio Cholerae O1 Strains from Malaysia, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Low Ye Mun, Understanding The Interplay Between Antibiotic Resistance And Metabolism of Carbapenem Resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae Isolated from Clinical Specimens In Malaysia., 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Sit Pik San, 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, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Nee Yuan Qi, Simultaneous Detection of Streptococcus pneumonaie and Haemophilus influenzae using Realtime Fluorescent Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP), 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Lim Shu Yong, Comparative Genomic Analysis in Clinical Enterococcus Faecium, 2014/2015

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


FIRST DEGREE
  • INTRODUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY, 2015/2016(1), 8, 15
  • MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2015/2016(1), 54, 11
  • ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC VIROLOGY, 2015/2016(1), 6, 12
  • ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC VIROLOGY, 2015/2016(1), 8, 12
  • INTRODUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY, 2014/2015(1), 8, 9
  • MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2014/2015(1), 40, 11
  • MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2014/2015(1), 2, 4.5
  • ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC VIROLOGY, 2014/2015(1), 5, 12
  • MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2013/2014(1), 211, 14
  • MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2013/2014(2), 72, 6
  • MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2013/2014(2), 211, 12
  • MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2013/2014(1), 72, 11
  • ADVANCED MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2013/2014, 6, 3
  • ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC VIROLOGY, 2013/2014(1), 6, 12
  • MICROBIAL INFECTION (B), 2013/2014(1), 6, 1
DIPLOMA (IF APPLICABLE)
  • PARASITOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY, 2013/2014(2), 16, 2