PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. BONG CHUI WEI

Institute of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Science
 
  +603-79675899
  +603-79675908
  cwbong@um.edu.my
 Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9588-2012

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology, Member, 2008 to 2009, (University)
  • American Society for Microbiology, Member, 2009 to 2009, (International)
  • Malaysian society for microbiology, Member, 2012 to 2013, (National)
  • Institut Kimia Malaysia, Committee Member, 2016 to 2016, (National)

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


  • Head of Unit, Coastal Processes Studies and Coastal Engineering Unit, Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation), 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
  • Head of Unit, Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation), 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2017
  • Penyelia Latihan Industri, Faculty, 30/10/2018 to 14/12/2018
  • Panel Penasihat Akademik, Faculty, 12/09/2018 to 11/08/2019
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Khidmat Masyarakat, Faculty, 26/04/2018 to 25/04/2020
  • Penyelia Latihan Mengajar , Faculty, 12/02/2018 to 25/05/2018
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PELUPUSAN ASET BAGI IOES, University Malaya, 02/01/2018 to 31/12/2020
  • Jawatankuasa Ijazah Tinggi (JkIT) , Institut Sains Samudera dan Bumi (IOES), University Malaya, 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penggubalan Kurikulum Sarjana Sains Samudera dan Teknologi (Master of Marine Science and Technology), University Malaya, 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
  • Penyelaras makmal IOES, University Malaya, 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PENYELARAS LATIHAN INDUSTRI,SESI 2015/2016, Faculty, 07/12/2015 to 06/12/2016
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PELUPUSAN ASET BAGI IOES, Faculty, 18/06/2015 to 31/12/2017 (AHLI JAWATANKUASA PELUPUSAN ASET)
  • PEMANGKU KETUA UNIT AIR OCEAN LAND INTERACTION STUDIES & CLIMATE CHANGE, Faculty, 01/06/2015 to 29/02/2016 (Pemangku ketua unit)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA IJAZAH TINGGI (JKIT) IOES, University Malaya, 13/10/2014 to 12/10/2015
  • Laboratory coordinator of Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), University Malaya, 15/04/2014 to 14/04/2015
  • Laboratory coordinator of Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), Faculty, 15/04/2014 to 31/12/2016 (Two year appointment)
  • PEMANGKU KETUA SUB PROGRAME FACILITATING TAXONOMY, SYSTEMATICS, GENOMICS AND BAR CODING OF INDIGENOUS MARINE SPECIES [RU016C-2013] , University Malaya, 28/11/2013 to 31/03/2014
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PENYELARAS LATIHAN INDUSTRI,SESI 2013/2014, Faculty, 25/09/2013 to 24/09/2014
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PENILAI HARGA BAGI MEMBEKAL, MENGHANTAR, MEMASANG DAN MENTAULIAH PERALATAN MAPPER XZ CHILLER SYSTEM, University Malaya, 08/07/2013 to 31/12/2013
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PENILAI HARGA BAGI MEMBEKAL, MENGHANTAR, MEMASANG DAN MENTAULIAH PERALATAN REAL TIME PCR, University Malaya, 08/07/2013 to 31/12/2013
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PENYELARAS LATIHAN INDUSTRI,SESI 2013/2014, Faculty, 30/04/2013 to 29/12/2013
  • Laboratory coordinator of Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), University Malaya, 15/04/2013 to 14/04/2014
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PELAKSANA KURSUS ASAS PEMBUDAYAAN KEUSAHAWAAN (APK), Faculty, 01/09/2011 to 30/08/2013

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Marine Microbial Enzymology


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Chapter in Book

2017
  • Zakaria MP, Bong CW, & Vaezzadeh V. Fingerprinting of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Malaysia using Environmental Forensics Techniques: A 20-year Field Data Review (2017). In: Stout SA, Wang Z (ed). Case Studies in Oil Spill Environmental Forensics (pp345-372). Elsivier Publisher 

2012
  • Lee CW, Bong CW (2012) Microbial ecology of Port Klang waters. In: A. Sasekumar & Chong V.C. (eds.), Ecology of Selangor Coastal Waters. Faculty of Science, Universiti Malaya, University of Malaya Press, p163-171 

2006
  • Lee CW, Bong CW (2006). Carbon flux through bacteria in a eutrophic tropical environment: Port Klang waters. In: Wolanski E (ed.) The Environment in Asia Pacific Harbours. Springer, The Netherlands: 329−345 
Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Wong YY, Lee CW, Bong CW, Lim JH, Narayanan K, Edmund Sim UH (2019).Environmental control of Vibrio spp. abundance and community structure in tropical waters. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 95 (11): pii: fiz176 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lim JH, Wong YY, Lee CW, Bong CW, Kudo I (2019) Long-term comparison of dissolved nitrogen species in tropical estuarine and coastal water systems. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 222:103-111 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mohamed Azroie MA, Lee CW, Bong CW (2019). Analysis of water treatment by Moringa oleifera bioflocculant prepared via supercritical fluid extraction. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, 28(4):2995-3002 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Thomes MW, Vaezzadeh V, Zakaria MP and Bong CW (2019).Use of sterols and linear alkylbenzenes as molecular markers of sewage pollution in Southeast Asia. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 1-26 doi.org/10.1007/s11356-019-05936-y (ISI-Indexed)
  • Goh HC, Chew LL, Bong CW, Ng CC, Chong VC (2019). Past and present infestation of the stalked ciliate Zoothamnium sp. on copepods in the Klang Strait. Aquatic Microbial Ecology (In press) DOI: https://doi.org/10.3354/ame01920 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lye YL ,Bong CW, Lee CW Leea, Zhang RJ, Zhang G, Suzuki S, Chai LC (2019). Anthropogenic impacts on sulfonamide residues and sulfonamideresistant bacteria and genes in Larut and Sangga Besar River, Perak.Science of the Total Environment 688 (2019) 1335–1347 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Pooveneswary N, Abu Bakar AF, Bong CW, Lee CW, Wang AJ, Amir Hassan MH, Yunus RM and Zakaria MP (2019). Contamination status and ecological risk of heavy metalin surface sediment of Kelantan river and its Nearshorearea, Malaysia. Water Supply (In press) (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • Masood N, Halimoon N, Aris AZ, Zakaria MP, Vaezzadeh V, Magam SM, Mustafa S, Ali MM, Keshavarzifard M, Alkhadher SAA, Bong CW, Alsalahi MA (2018). Seasonal variability of anthropogenic indices of PAHs in sediment from the Kuala Selangor River, west coast Peninsular Malaysia. Environmental geochemistry and health, 40(6): 2551–2572 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lim JH, Lee CW, Bong CW, Affendi YA, Hii YS, Kudo I (2018) Distributions of particulate and dissolved phosphorus in aquatic habitats in Peninsular Malaysia. Marine Pollution Bulletin 128: 415-427 (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Vaezzadeh V, Zakaria MP & Bong CW (2017) Aliphatic hydrocarbons and triterpane biomarkers in mangrove oyster (Crassostrea belcheri) from the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 124 (1), 33-42 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Obayashi Y, Bong CW and Suzuki S(2017). Methodological Considerations and Comparisons of Measurement Results for Extracellular Proteolytic Enzyme Activities in Seawater. Front. Microbiol. 8:1952.doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01952 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Vaezzadeh, V., Zakaria, M.P., Bong, C.W., Masood, N., Magam, S.M. & Alkhadher, S. (2017). Mangrove oyster (Crassostrea belcheri) as a biomonitor species for bioavaliability of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) from sediment of the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds. doi.org/10.1080/10406638.2017.1348366 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ahmad N,Ang BC, Amalina MA and Bong CW, Influence of Precursor Concentration and Temperature on the Formation of Nanosilver in Chemical Reduction Method, Sains Malaysiana (2017). Accepted. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wang A.J., Bong C.W., Xua Y. H., Amir Hassan M. H., Yea X., Abu Bakar A.F., Lia Y. H., Laia Z. K., Xua J., Loh K. H. (2017). Assessment of heavy metal pollution in surficial sediments from a tropical river-estuary-shelf system: A case study of Kelantan River, Malaysia. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 125(1-2): 492-500. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nik Azimatolakma A, Md Ghazaly S, Lee CW, Bong CW (2017) Characterization of Aerobic Granular Sludge Develop under Variable and Low Organic Loading Rate. Sains Malaysiana (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Hussain, I., Syed, J.H., Kamal, A., Iqbal, M., Eqani, S.A., Bong, C.W., Taqi, M.M., Reichenauer, T.G., Zhang, G. & Malik, R.N. (2016). The relative abundance and seasonal distribution correspond with the sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the surface sediments of Chenab River, Pakistan. Environ Monit Assess. 188(6):378. doi: 10.1007/s10661-016-5359-3 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Barati A, Ghaderpour A, Chew LL, Bong CW, Thong KW, Chong VC, Chai LC (2016).Isolation and Characterization of Aquatic Borne Klebsiella pneumoniae from Tropical Estuaries in Malaysia.International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 13(4):426 (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Saw SY, Lee CW, Bong CW (2015) Archaeal community structure in tropical coastal waters of Peninsular Malaysia. Annals of Microbiology 65:2029-2039 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lee SW, Lee CW, Bong CW, Narayanan K, Sim EUH (2015) The dynamics of attached and free-living bacterial population in tropical coastal waters. Marine and Freshwater Research 66: 701-710 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ghaderpour, A., Ho, W. S., Chew, L. L., Bong, C. W., Chong, V. C., Thong, K. L., Chai, L. C. 2015. Diverse and Abundant Multi-Drug Resistant E. coli in Matang Mangrove Estuaries, Malaysia. Frontiers in Microbiology 6:977 (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Lee SW, Lee CW, Bong CW, Narayanan K, Sim EUH (2014) The dynamics of attached and free-living bacterial population in tropical coastal waters. Marine and Freshwater Research (accepted for publication) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Muhammad Ali Surhio, Farah N. Talpur, Shafi M. Nizamani, Farah Amin, Chui Wei Bong, Choon Weng Lee, M. A. Ashraf and Muhammad Raza Shahd (2014). Complete degradation of dimethyl phthalate by biochemical cooperation of the Bacillus thuringiensis strain isolated from cotton field soil. RSC Advances 4: 55960-55966 (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Bong CW, Obayashi Y & Suzuki S (2013).Succession of protease activity in seawater and bacterial isolates during starvation in a mesocosm experiment. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 69: 33 46 (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • You Kian Giap , Bong Chui Wei, Lee Choon Weng (2012)Antimicrobial resistance in bacteria isolated from tropical coastal waters of Peninsular, Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Science 31 (2): 109−118 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Lee CW, Bong CW (2012) The relative importance of viral lysis and grazing towards bacterial mortality in tropical coastal waters of Peninsular Malaysia. Bulletin of Marine Science 88(1): 1-14 (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Bong CW, Lee CW (2011). The contribution of heterotrophic nanoflagellate grazing towards bacterial mortality in tropical waters: Comparing estuaries and coastal ecosystems. Marine & Freshwater Research 62: 414-420 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Bong CW, Obayashi Y and Suzuki S (2011).Effect of low exposure of Zinc at low concentration to bacterial production in seawater. Mem. Fac. Agr., Ehime Univ., 56:41-45. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Lee CW, Ng AYF, Bong CW, Narayanan K, Sim EUH, Ng CC (2011) Investigating the decay rates of Escherichia coli relative to Vibrio parahaemolyticus and Salmonella Typhi in tropical coastal waters. Water Research 45: 1561-1570 (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • Lee CW, Bong CW, Hii YS (2009) Temporal variation of bacterial respiration and growth efficiency in tropical coastal waters. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 75: 7594-7601 (ISI-Indexed)

2008
  • Lee CW, Bong CW (2008) Bacterial abundance and production and their relation to primary production in tropical coastal waters of Peninsular Malaysia. Marine and Freshwater Research 59(1): 10-21 (ISI-Indexed)

2007
  • Lee CW,Bong CW (2007) Bacterial respiration, growth efficiency and protist grazing rates in mangrove waters in Cape Rachado, Malaysia. Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution 4(1): 11−16 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication) (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2006
  • Lee CW, Bong CW, Ng CC, and Alias SA (2006) Factors affecting variability of heterotrophic and phototrophic microorganisms at high water in a mangrove forest at Cape Rachado, Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Science 25(2): 55−66 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2005
  • Bong CW, Lee CW (2005) Microbial abundance and nutrient concentration in riverine and coastal waters of North-East Langkawi. Malaysian Journal of Science 24: 29−35 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Lee CW, Bong CW, Muhammad Yusof MA, and Alias SA (2005) Bacteria-mediated carbon flux in mangrove waters: A Malaysian perspective. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences 31(3): 203-211 (ISI-Indexed)
Others

2010
  • Bong CW, Malfatti F, Azam F, Obayashi Y and Suzuki S (2010). The Effect of Zinc Exposure on the Bacteria Abundance and Proteolytic Activity in Seawater. In: Hamamura N, Suzuki S, Mendo S, Barroso CM, Iwata H and Tanabe S (ed.) Interdisciplinary Studies on Environmental Chemistry Biological Responses to Contaminants. TERRAPUB, Japan, p 57-63 

2009
  • Bong CW, Obayashi Y and Suzuki S (2009). Changes in Proteolytic Activities in Stored Seawater and Bacterial Isolates. In: Obayashi Y, Isobe T, Subramanian A, Suzuki S and Tanabe S (ed.) Interdisciplinary Studies on Environmental Chemistry Environmental Research in Asia. TERRAPUB, Japan, p 287-291 

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


  • Spatial Distribution Of Pahs In Coastal Soil Around A Landfill And Determination Of Their Health Impact, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2021, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-IISS, (National)
  • Quantification Of Ecosystem Carbon Stocks And Potential Co2 Emissions Due To Mangroves Deforestation In Kelantan, Consultant, 2018 - 2019, RU Geran, (National)
  • Investigating Photoadaptation Of Primary Producers In Different Light-dark Incubation Regimes Via The Landry And Hassett Dilution Method, Consultant, 2016 - 2019, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science), (University)
  • Biofouling Mechanisms Of Larval Stalked Barnacles, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science), (University)
  • Investigating Phosphorus Limitation In Aquatic Habitats., Consultant, 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science), (University)
  • Investigation Of Selected Antibiotics Residues In Marine Aquaculture Sites In Peninsular Malaysia And The Potential Public Health Risk, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2015, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Facilitating Taxonomy, Systematics, Genomics And Bar-coding Of Indigenous Marine Species, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2014, RU Geran, (National)
  • Quantifying And Development Of Risk Assessment Model For Antibiotic Residue In Malaysia Aquatic Ecosystem, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2016, MOSTI-Science Fund, (National)
  • Effects of acidification on marine microbial diversity and proteases, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - SUS (Sustainability Science), (University)
  • Effects of carbon dioxide increase in seawater on bacterial respiration and production, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)

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


  • Kerja-kerja pemeriksaan ke atas sampel activated sludge yang dimbil dari sistem rawatan kumbahan IWK, 2012-2012, Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd
  • Isolation and identification of bacteria from activated sludge, 2011-2011, Nashwan

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


  • Best Poster Award, First Institute of Oceanography China and Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, UM, 2019, (University)
  • Appreciation Letter for The Commitment and Support for The Development of Malaysia Standards and Related Standardization Activities, Standards Development Agency, Institut Kimia Malaysia, 2018, (National)
  • Travel Award for Training Course for Course of Coastal Zone Management and Bio-Industry Development, Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Yic-Cas) and Qinzhou University, 2018, (International)
  • Sijil Penyempurnaan Projek Dana Penyelidikan, Kementerian Sains Teknologi Dan Inovasi (Mosti), 2017, (Government)
  • Travel Award for Visiting Scientist, 2016 South-East Asia Network for Education and Training (Sea-Net),Taiwan, South-East Asia Network for Education and Training (Sea-Net), Taiwan, 2016, (International)
  • Invited Researcher, Under Project " Antibiotic Residues and Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Marine Aquculure Sites in Peninsular Malaysia" Supported by Leading Academia in Marine and Environment Pollution Research, Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, Japan, 2016, (International)
  • Certificate of Appreciation for The Panel of Judges for Drawing Competition in Ioes Green Day, Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, UM, 2016, (Community)
  • Scientific Committee in of The International Congress of The Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2015 (Icmsm2015), Institute of Biological Sciences, 2015, (International)
  • Invited Speaker for "Kursus Metodologi Kaji Selidik (Questionnaire Survey) Penyelidikan, Bahagian Sains Kesihatan Bersekutu Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia, 2013, (National)
  • Evaluation Panel for Oral and Poster of Bskb "Research Day" 2013 "Making Research Fun", Bahagian Sains Kesihatan Bersekutu Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia, 2013, (National)
  • 3rd Prize At The 10th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress for The Poster Carbon Flux Through Bacteria in a Eutrophic Tropical Environment: Port Klang Waters, National University of Singapore, 2011, (International)
  • Silver Medal At The Ekspo Penyelidikan Rekacipta Dan Inovasi UM 2007 for The Poster Functionality of Microbial Loop: a Study of Vertical Carbon Transfer, University of Malaya, 2007, (University)
  • Bronze Medal At Ekspo Penyelidikan, Rekacipta Dan Inovasi UM 2006 for The Poster Carbon Flux Through Bacteria in a Eutrophic Tropical Environment: Port Klang Waters, University of Malaya, 2006, (University)

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


POSTER
  • Long-term mangrove litter production of a Sonneratia alba forest, Second Regional Symposium on Environment and Natural Resources, 2005-03-22 to 2005-03-23
  • Long-term mangrove litter production of a Sonneratia alba forest, Ekspo Penyelidikan, Rekacipta dan Inovasi UM 2005, 2005-06-14 to 2005-06-17, (National)
  • Carbon flux through bacteria in a eutrophic tropical environment: Port Klang waters, International Conference on Innovations and Technologies in Oceanography for Sustainable Development, 2005-09-26 to 2005-09-29, (National)
  • Carbon flux through bacteria in a eutrophic tropical environment: Port Klang waters, 10th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress, 2005-11-30 to 2005-12-02, (International)
  • Carbon flux through bacteria in a eutrophic tropical environment: Port Klang waters, Ekspo Penyelidikan, Rekacipta dan Inovasi UM 2006, 2006-07-18 to 2006-07-20, (National)
  • Functionality of microbial loop: A study of vertical carbon transfer, Ekspo Penyelidikan, Rekacipta dan Inovasi UM 2007, 2007-07-26 to 2007-07-28, (National)
  • Functionality of Microbial Loop: a Study of Vertical Carbon Transfer, Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences launching, 2008-01-17 to 2008-01-17, (National)
  • Grazing and viral lysis in tropical coastal waters of Peninsular Malaysia, 7th IOC/WESTPAC International Scientific Symposium, 2008-05-21 to 2008-05-25, (National)
  • Top-down control of bacteria in tropical coastal waters of Peninsular Malaysia, 12th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 2008-08-17 to 2008-08-22, (International)
  • Variability of enzyme activities in seawater and marine bacteria, 12th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 2008-08-17 to 2008-08-22, (International)
  • Changes of proteolytic activities in stored seawater and bacterial isolates, Interdisciplinary Symposium on Environmental Sciences To Establish an Asian Network of Environmental Researchers, 2008-11-11 to 2008-11-13, (International)
  • Changes of proteolytic enzymes activities and bacterial assemblage in stored seawater, 24th JSME (Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology) annual meeting, 2008-11-25 to 2008-11-28, (International)
  • Proteolytic Enzyme Activities in Cultured Heterotrophic Marine Bacteria, 109th General Meeting of the American Society For Microbiology, 2009-05-17 to 2009-05-21, (International)
  • Effect of zinc on bacteria production and proteolytic activity in seawater, Interdisciplinary Symposium for Young Investigators-Biological Responses to Chemical Contaminants: From Molecular to Community Level, 2009-09-02 to 2009-09-04, (International)
  • Effect of zinc and cadmium at low concentrations on bacterial proteases in seawater, 13th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 2010-08-22 to 2010-08-27, (International)
  • Relationship between antibiotic resistance and metal resistance in marine bacteria isolated from seawater, The 2nd Japan-Korea International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 2010-11-24 to 2010-11-26, (International)
  • Antimicrobial resistance in coastal waters of Malaysia., International Congress of The Malaysian Society for Microbiology (ICMSM) 2011, 2011-12-08 to 2011-12-11, (National)
  • Oxytetracycline-resistant bacteria in coastal waters of Malaysia, South China Sea (SCS) 2012:Sharing knowledge, resources and technologies for a sustainable South China Sea, 2012-10-22 to 2012-10-26, Institute of Ocean & Earth Sciences (IOES) University of Malaya and National Oceanography Directorate (NOD), Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI), (International)
  • Isolation and characterization of antibiotic-resistant Vibrio spp. in coastal waters of Malaysia, Biological Sciences Graduate Congress (BSGC) 2012, 2012-12-09 to 2012-12-10, (International)
  • Antibiotic resistance and plasmid profile of Vibrio spp. in waters of Peninsular Malaysia, 1st International Coastal Biology Congress, ICBC2014, 2014-09-26 to 2014-09-30, Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, (International)
  • Sulfonamide residues and resistance genes in Taiping river estuary, Perak., The Third Xiamen Symposium on Marine Environmental Sciences (XMAS-III), 2017-01-09 to 2017-01-11, Xiamen University,china, (International)
  • Prevalence of ciliate epibionts on copepods in Klang Strait, west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, BSGC 2017, 2017-12-19 to 2017-12-21, University of Malaya, Malaysia (UM), National University of Singapore, Singapore (NUS), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand (CU), (International)
ORAL
  • Preliminary studies on the carbon flux from mangrove forest, Malaysian Science and Technology Congress, 2002-12-12 to 2002-12-14, (National)
  • Carbon flux through the bacterial component in mangrove waters, Malaysian Science and Technology Congress, 2004-10-05 to 2004-10-07, (National)
  • Mangrove litter production and top-soil CO2 efflux in a Sonneratia alba forest, Malaysian Science and Technology Congress, 2004-10-05 to 2004-10-07, (National)
  • Short-timescale variability of picoplankton abundance in an intertidal mangrove water at Cape Rachado, Malaysia, Malaysian Science and Technology Congress, 2004-10-05 to 2004-10-07, (National)
  • Role of bacteria in the carbon flow in coastal waters in Malaysia, Aquatic Ecosystem of Monsoon Asia Region: 'Status, Resource and their Sustainability Use', 2004-12-06 to 2004-12-11, (International)
  • Carbon flow through the bacterial component in mangrove waters, Second Regional Symposium on Environment and Natural Resources, 2005-03-22 to 2005-03-23, (National)
  • Chemical and microbiological changes during mangrove litter decomposition, KUSTEM 5th Annual Seminar on Sustainability Science and Management, Creating Wealth with Pristine Environment via Biotechnology , 2006-05-02 to 2006-05-03, (National)

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


  • Organizing committee members of National Marine Geology Workshop, IOES and Geology department, Faculty Science, Committee Member, 2019-2019, (National)
  • Disbursement for deep sediment core sampling and analyzing in Kelantan Delta Malaysia, Third Institute of Oceanography,SOA, Chia and IOES, UM, Consultant, 2018-2018, (International)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penganjur (Saintifik) bagi THE SOUTH CHINA SEA CONFERENCE 2019 (SCS 2019)-SEA, SCIENCE AND SOCIETIES:FORGING ALLIANCES IN FACING GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE, IOES, XIAMEN UNIVERSITI, FIO,CHINA, Committee Member, 2018-2019, (National)
  • Alternate representative to the working group on microbiological and biological methods, Standards Development Agency, Institut Kimia Malaysia, Expert Advisor, 2017-2018, (National)
  • Secretariat subcommittee in the organizing committee of the International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2015 (ICMSM2015), Malaysian Society for Microbiology, Committee Member, 2015-2015, (International)

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


  • PANEL UNTUK SESI PROPOSAL DEFENCE IJAZAH SARJANA FALSAFAH INSTITUT PENGAJIAN TERMAJU (IAS) SEMESTER 1, SESI 2018/2019 LEE LI CHUEN (HMA170006), Project ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Reviewed manuscript for the Malaysian Journal of Science, Article In Journal ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • NGUYEN TRUONG AN (SOC170008):GENETIC PROFILING OF BIOFLOC CLOSED BREEDING SYSTEM OF Penaus varnamei, Thesis ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Reviewed manuscript for the Science of the Total Environment, Article In Journal ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • CANDIDATURE DEFENCE IJAZAH DOKTOR FALSAFAH INSTITUT PENGAJIAN TERMAJU SEMESTER 2, SESI 2018/2019 YONG WAI KUAN (HHQ150004), Project ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • PROPOSAL DEFENCE IJAZAH DOKTORAL FALSAFAH INSTITUT PENGAJIAN SISWAZAH, SEM 2, SESI 2018/2019 TAN YONG HAO (HVA170027), Project ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Reviewed manuscript for the Transactions of Tianjin University, Article In Journal ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • YONG WAI KUAN (HHQ150004):INTERACTIVE EFFECTS OF TEMPERATURE AND METAL TOXICITY ON Scenedesmus quadricauda AND Chlamydomonas augustae, Thesis ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Second examiner for review of examination papers for semester 1 2017/2018, Examination Paper ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Panel for seminar thesis of Zaleha Shafiei, Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Sharmin Quazi Bonny (HGA150020): Development of Multiplex MPN-PCR To Detect Major Vibrio Species In Raw Fish and Suishi, Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Abid Ali Khaskheli:Vegetable oil as a substrate for the production of conjugated linoleic acid by whole cell biocatalysis, Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Farah Amin D/o Muhammad Yamin Pathan: Biosorption of toxic metals and anions from aqueous solutions by fungal biomass, Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • PROPOSAL DEFENCE IJAZAH SARJANA INSTITUT PENGAJIAN SISWAZAH, SEM 1, SESI 2016/2017 KHER HENG LEONG (HGA150016), Project ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • JASON LEE YEE NENG (SGR120079):BACTERIAL COMMUNITY STRUCTURE IN BANANA RHIZOSPEHERE OF ORANG ASLI FIELDS AND COMMERCIAL PLANTATIONS, AS REVEALED BY 16S rRNA GENE SEQUENCES, Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Candidature Defense IJAZAH SARJANA INSTITUT PENGAJIAN SISWAZAH, SEM 2, SESI 2016/2017: Law Ing Kuo (HGT150001) Nurin Izzati Mustapa (HGT150002), Project ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • PROPOSAL DEFENCE IJAZAH SARJANA FALSAFAH INSTITUT PENGAJIAN SISWAZAH, SEM 2, SESI 2016/2017 NURAIN NASUHA MUZTAZA (HGT150010), Project ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • RESEARCH PROPOSAL IJAZAH DOKTOR FALSAFAH INSTITUT PENGAJIAN SISWAZAH, SEM 1, SESI 2016/2017 YONG WAI KUAN (HHQ150004), Project ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • SALIMA SADEGHI (SGR140031):EVALUATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF ISOLATION PROTOCOLS OF PATHOGENIC VIBRIO PARAHAEMOLYTICUS IN FROZEN PRAWNS, Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • LIOW GUAT RU (HGT140003):THE ROLE OF CYST IN BLOOM DYNAMICS OF TWO PARALYTIC SHELLFISH TOXIN PRODUCING DINOFLAGELLATES, ALEXANDRIUM MINUTUM AND ALEXANDRIUM TAMIYAVANICHII (DINOPHYCEAE), Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Lim Sue Wen (SGR 120116): Purification Characterization and Mode of Action of Plantaricin K25 Produced by Lactobacillus Plantarum, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Ou Mei Cing(SGR 130100):Identification of Newly Isolated Tropical Thraustochytrids and Optimization of Selected strains for Biomass and Lipid Productivity, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewer, Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewer for Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, International Society of Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology (ISBAB) [ISSN: 1878-8181], Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • DELICIA ANN YONG CHEEN MAY (MGN150029): COMPARATIVE GENOMIC ANALYSIS OF NOVEL PANDORAEA SPECIES, Candidature Defence ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Candidature Defense IJAZAH SARJANA INSTITUT PENGAJIAN SISWAZAH, SEM 2, SESI 2015/2016, Candidature Defence ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Institute of Biological Sciences Candidature Defence Sem. 1, Sesi 2016/2017, Candidature Defence ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Candidature Defence bagi Sem.1, Sesi 2015/2016, Project ,  (2015)
  • Jessica Xiaophing Song: Metagenomic study of Microbial Communities in the South China Sea, Thesis ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Candidature Defence for Phd candidate-Puan Zaleha Shafiei, Project ,  (2015)
  • MD. ABDUR RAZZAK (HGA120009): DEVELOPMENT OF MULTIPLEX PCR ASSAY FOR THE DETECTION OF FIVE NON HALAL SPECIES IN ISLAMIC FOODS, Thesis ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Reviewed one manuscript for the Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, Article In Journal ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • NG POH KHENG (SHC090038):PHYLOGENETIC STUDIES OF THE RED ALGAL PARASITE CONGRACILARIA BABAE (GRACILARIACEAE, RHODOPHYTA), Thesis ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Anis Barati (SGF120020): Genetic and phenotypic characterization of Klebsiella Pneumoniae isolated from Matang Mangrove estuary Malaysia, Thesis ,  (2014)
  • Master of Biotechnology : Proposal Defense sem 1 session 2013/2014, Proposal Defense ,  (2014)
  • Candidature Defence sem 1, sesi 2014/2015, Project ,  (2014)
  • Proposal Defense for Master of Biotechnology sem 2 sesi 2012/2013, Project ,  (2013 - 2013)
  • Reviewed one manuscript for the African Journal of Microbiology Research, Article In Journal ,  (2013 - 2013)
  • Institute of Biological Sciences Candidature Defence 2012/2013, Candidature Defence 2012/2013, Article In Journal ,  (2012 - 2013)
  • CHONG TEIK MIN (SGR 100096):CHARACTERIZATION OF QUORUM SENSING AND QUORUM QUENCHING SOIL BACTERIA ISOLATED FROM MALAYSIAN TROPICAL MONTANE FOREST, Thesis ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • Institute of Biological Sciences Candidature Defence 2011/2012, Candidature Defence 2011/2012, Thesis ,  (2011 - 2011)

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


  • Organizing committee of the South China China Sea Conference 2019 (SCS 2019), (Ptj), 05/12/2018 until 04/11/2019
  • Organizing committee members of 8th Asian Pacific Phycological Forum (APPF 2017), (International), 08/10/2017 until 13/10/2017
  • Organizing committee members of the strange tiny world in the water:waterborne microorganisms (Petrosains:workshop, 2016), (National), 13/09/2016 until 18/09/2016
  • Organizing committee members of 8th Asian Pacific Phycological Forum (APPF 2017), (International), 16/02/2016 until 13/10/2017
  • Poster judge for the International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2015 , (International), 07/12/2015 until 10/12/2015
  • Secretariat committee of the International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2015 , (International), 07/12/2015 until 10/12/2015
  • Organizing committee members of Responsible Conduct of Research: Ethical Practices and Integrity in Authorship workshop, (University), 27/03/2014 until 28/03/2014
  • Organizing committee members of Phenom World Desktop Scanning Electron Microscope Presentation and Demo, (University), 05/03/2014 until 05/03/2014
  • Evaluation panel for oral and poster of BSKB "Research Day" 2013 "Making Research Fun", (National), 07/10/2013 until 08/10/2013
  • Invited speaker for BSKB "RESEARCH DAY" 2013 "Making Research Fun" , (National), 07/10/2013 until 08/10/2013
  • Invited speaker for "kursus metodologi kaji selidik (Questionnaire survey) penyelidikan, (National), 26/06/2013 until 28/06/2013
  • Organizing committee members of hands on workshop MPN-PCR-LAMP-Plating for Vibrio parahaemolyticus, (National), 21/02/2013 until 23/02/2013
  • Poster judge for the National Postgraduate Seminar 2012, (National), 11/07/2012 until 11/07/2012
  • Committee member for the 2nd South China Sea Conference (SCS2012), (National), 08/06/2012 until 26/10/2012
  • Committee member for the National Postgraduate Seminar 2012 , (National), 30/05/2012 until 11/07/2012
  • Organizing committee members of hands on workshop on rapid bacterial isolation and identification, (National), 26/04/2012 until 27/04/2012
  • Organizing committee members of Biolog Hands-on Phenotype MicroArray (PM) Workshop, (National), 13/12/2011 until 14/12/2011
  • Tutor for "A collaborative learning venture for students of Science and Creative Media", a student learning project of City University of Hong Kong and co-sponsored by University of Malaya, (International), 01/05/2006 until 31/05/2006

SUPERVISION


FIRST DEGREE/DIPLOMA/PRE-DEGREE
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed
  • Industrial training (microbiology), 2014/2015, 17
  • Industrial training (microbiology), 2012/2013, 9
  • Industrial training (microbiology), 2011/2012, 24
POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed
  • Master Degree, Nurul Fitrah Marican, Microbial assemblages in corals, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Muhammad Azroie Bin Muhamed Yusoff, Microbial ecology of moringa based flocculant, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, You Kian Giap, Antimicrobial profiling of culturable bacteria isolated from coastal waters, 2011/2012

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


FIRST DEGREE
  • SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION IN MICROBIOLOGY, 2019/2020(1), 28, 49
  • EUKARYOTIC MICROORGANISMS, 2019/2020(1), 15, 49
  • SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION IN MICROBIOLOGY, 2017/2018(1), 28, 28
  • EUKARYOTIC MICROORGANISMS, 2017/2018(1), 21, 49
  • EUKARYOTIC MICROORGANISMS, 2016/2017(1), 27, 49
  • MASS COMMUNICATIONS IN MICROBIOLOGY, 2016/2017(1), 23, 28
  • MASS COMMUNICATIONS IN MICROBIOLOGY, 2015/2016(1), 22, 28
  • BACTERIOLOGY (I), 2015/2016, 23, 35
  • EUKARYOTIC MICROORGANISMS, 2015/2016(1), 28, 49
  • MICROBIAL PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 2014/2015(2), 6, 49
  • EUKARYOTIC MICROORGANISMS, 2014/2015(1), 18, 47
  • EUKARYOTIC MICROORGANISMS, 2013/2014(1), 20, 49
  • MICROBIAL PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 2012/2013(2), 43, 49
  • MARINE AND ESTUARINE MICROBIOLOGY, 2012/2013(2), 6, 49
  • EUKARYOTIC MICROORGANISMS, 2011/2012(1), 26, 25
  • Bacteriology II, 2011/2012(2), 17, 49
  • SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION IN MICROBIOLOGY, 2011/2012(1), 28, 14