Curriculum Vitae

ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. BONG CHUI WEI

Associate Professor
  • Institute of Biological Sciences
    Faculty of Science
  • +603-79675899

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • MARINE MICROBIAL ENZYMOLOGY

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • DSc(EHIME)(2011), (Industrial Microbiology)
    Ehime University, Japan
  • MSC(UM)(2007), (Sains)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • BSC(Microbio)(UM)(2003), (Mikrobiologi)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Committee Members
    01 Sep 2022 - 31 Aug 2023 (Department)
  • Acting Director
    03 Oct 2022 - 07 Oct 2022 (University Malaya)
  • Acting Director
    01 Sep 2022 - 08 Sep 2022 (University Malaya)
  • Penyelia Latihan Industri Program Mikrobiologi
    30 Nov 2020 - 15 Jan 2021 (Faculty)
  • Ahli Taskforce Institut Sains Samudera dan Bumi (IOES)
    25 Nov 2020 - 31 Dec 2021 (University Malaya)
  • Penasihat Akademik
    09 Oct 2020 - 08 Oct 2021 (Faculty)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penapisan Pelantikan Staf Akademik
    05 Apr 2021 - 08 Aug 2021 (University Malaya)
  • Head of Unit
    15 Feb 2020 - 14 Feb 2021 (University Malaya)
  • Jawatankuasa Penilaian Harga dan Teknikal Perolehan Perolehan Perkhidmatan RM20,000-RM50,000
    18 Feb 2020 - 29 Feb 2020 (University Malaya)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Ijazah Tinggi (JKIT) IOES
    01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020 (University Malaya)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PELUPUSAN ASET BAGI IOES
    02 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2020 (University Malaya)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penggubalan Kurikulum Sarjana Sains Samudera dan Teknologi (Master of Marine Science and Technology)
    20 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020 (University Malaya)
  • Jawatankuasa Penilaian Harga dan Teknikal Perolehan Perolehan Perkhidmatan RM20,000-RM50,000
    11 Nov 2020 - 12 Nov 2020 (University Malaya)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilaian harga Perolehan Bekalan RM50,000-RM200,000
    26 Oct 2020 - 28 Oct 2020 (University Malaya)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Khidmat Masyarakat
    26 Apr 2018 - 25 Apr 2020 (Faculty)
  • Panel Penasihat Akademik
    12 Sep 2018 - 11 Aug 2019 (Faculty)
  • Head of Unit
    01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 (Universiti Malaya)
  • Penyelia Latihan Industri
    30 Oct 2018 - 14 Dec 2018 (Faculty)
  • Penyelia Latihan Mengajar
    12 Feb 2018 - 25 May 2018 (Faculty)
  • Jawatankuasa Ijazah Tinggi (JkIT) , Institut Sains Samudera dan Bumi (IOES)
    01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 (University Malaya)
  • Penyelaras makmal IOES
    01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 (University Malaya)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penggubalan Kurikulum Sarjana Sains Samudera dan Teknologi (Master of Marine Science and Technology)
    01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 (University Malaya)
  • Head of Unit
    01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 (Universiti Malaya)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PELUPUSAN ASET BAGI IOES
    18 Jun 2015 - 31 Dec 2017 (Faculty)
  • Laboratory coordinator of Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES)
    15 Apr 2014 - 31 Dec 2016 (Faculty)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PENYELARAS LATIHAN INDUSTRI,SESI 2015/2016
    07 Dec 2015 - 06 Dec 2016 (Faculty)
  • PEMANGKU KETUA UNIT AIR OCEAN LAND INTERACTION STUDIES & CLIMATE CHANGE
    01 Jun 2015 - 29 Feb 2016 (Faculty)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA IJAZAH TINGGI (JKIT) IOES
    13 Oct 2014 - 12 Oct 2015 (University Malaya)
  • Laboratory coordinator of Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES)
    15 Apr 2014 - 14 Apr 2015 (University Malaya)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PENYELARAS LATIHAN INDUSTRI,SESI 2013/2014
    25 Sep 2013 - 24 Sep 2014 (Faculty)
  • Laboratory coordinator of Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES)
    15 Apr 2013 - 14 Apr 2014 (University Malaya)
  • PEMANGKU KETUA SUB PROGRAME FACILITATING TAXONOMY, SYSTEMATICS, GENOMICS AND BAR CODING OF INDIGENOUS MARINE SPECIES [RU016C-2013]
    28 Nov 2013 - 31 Mar 2014 (University Malaya)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PENILAI HARGA BAGI MEMBEKAL, MENGHANTAR, MEMASANG DAN MENTAULIAH PERALATAN REAL TIME PCR
    08 Jul 2013 - 31 Dec 2013 (University Malaya)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PENILAI HARGA BAGI MEMBEKAL, MENGHANTAR, MEMASANG DAN MENTAULIAH PERALATAN MAPPER XZ CHILLER SYSTEM
    08 Jul 2013 - 31 Dec 2013 (University Malaya)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PENYELARAS LATIHAN INDUSTRI,SESI 2013/2014
    30 Apr 2013 - 29 Dec 2013 (Faculty)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PELAKSANA KURSUS ASAS PEMBUDAYAAN KEUSAHAWAAN (APK)
    01 Sep 2011 - 30 Aug 2013 (Faculty)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • FRONTIERS ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY, EDITORIAL BOARD
    2020 to 2021 (International)
  • DEPARTMENT OF STANDARDS MALAYSIA, ADVISORY COMMITTEE
    2016 to 2020 (National)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • Certificate of appreciation for the evaluator of Virtual biosysposium 2020
    Institute of Biological Sciences, 2020 (Department)
  • 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)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Bong, Chui Wei; Low, Kyle Young; Chai, Lay Ching; Lee, Choon Weng (2022). Prevalence and Diversity of Antibiotic Resistant Escherichia coli From Anthropogenic-Impacted Larut River, FRONTIERS IN PUBLIC HEALTH. 10(), . doi:10.3389/fpubh.2022.794513
  2. Lye, Ying-Ling; Chai, Lay-Ching; Lee, Choon-Weng; Suzuki, Satoru; Bong, Chui-Wei (2022). Microbial Community Structure and Bacterial Lineages Associated with Sulfonamides Resistance in Anthropogenic Impacted Larut River, WATER. 14(7), . doi:10.3390/w14071018
  3. Thiang, Ee Lean; Chai, Choon Yip Stanley; Lee, Choon Weng; Takada, Hideshige; Wang, Ai Jun; Chai, Lay Ching; Bong, Chui Wei (2022). Tetracycline Resistance and Prevalence of Tetracycline Resistance Genes in Bacteria from Marine Aquaculture Farms in Peninsular Malaysia, SAINS MALAYSIANA. 51(2), 345-357. doi:10.17576/jsm-2022-5102-02
  4. Vaezzadeh, Vahab; Thomes, Margaret William; Kunisue, Tatsuya; Tue, Nguyen Minh; Zhang, Gan; Zakaria, Mohamad Pauzi; Affendi, Yang Amri; Yap, Fook Choy; Chew, Li Lee; Teoh, Hong Wooi; Lee, Choon Weng; Bong, Chui Wei (2022). Examination of barnacles' potential to be used as bioindicators of persistent organic pollutants in coastal ecosystem: A Malaysia case study (vol 263, 128272, 2021), CHEMOSPHERE. 307(), . doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.135742
  5. Yong, Yu Lin; Lee, Choon Weng; Bong, Chui Wei; Chew, Li Lee; Chong, Ving Ching (2022). The role of microzooplankton grazing in the microbial food web of a tropical mangrove estuary, ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE. 275(), . doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2022.107969
  6. Geng, X. F., Zhong, G. C., Liu, J. W., Sun, Y., Yi, X., Bong, C. W., . . . Zhang, G. (2021). Year-Round Measurements of Dissolved Black Carbon in Coastal Southeast Asia Aerosols: Rethinking Its Atmospheric Deposition in the Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 126(18), 15. doi: 10.1029/2021jd034590
  7. Lim, J. H., Lee, C. W., & Bong, C. W. (2021). Investigating factors driving phytoplankton growth and grazing loss rates in waters around Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 39(1), 148-159. doi: 10.1007/s00343-020-9227-1
  8. Low, K., Chai, L. C., Lee, C. W., Zhang, G., Zhang, R. J., Vahab, V., & Bong, C. W. (2021). Prevalence and risk assessment of antibiotics in riverine estuarine waters of Larut and Sangga Besar River, Perak. Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 39(1), 122-134. doi: 10.1007/s00343-020-9246-y
  9. Vaezzadeh, V., Thomes, M. W., Kunisue, T., Tue, N. M., Zhang, G., Zakaria, M. P., . . . Bong, C. W. (2021). Examination of barnacles' potential to be used as bioindicators of persistent organic pollutants in coastal ecosystem: A Malaysia case study. Chemosphere, 263, 12. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.128272
  10. Vaezzadeh, V., Yi, X., Rais, F. R., Bong, C. W., Thomes, M. W., Lee, C. W., . . . Zhang, G. (2021). Distribution of black carbon and PAHs in sediments of Peninsular Malaysia. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 172, 10. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112871
Others
  1. Thiang EL, Lee CW, Takada H, Seki K, Takei A, Suzuki S, Wang AJ & Bong CW (2021). Antibiotic residues from aquaculture farms and their ecological risks in Southeast Asia: a case study from Malaysia. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability, 7:1, DOI: 10.1080/20964129.2021.1926337
  2. Vaezzadeh V, Thomes MW, Kunisue T, Tue NM, Zhang G, Zakaria MP, Affendi AP, Yap FC, Chew LL, Teoh HW, Lee CW and Bong CW (2021). Examination of barnacles potential to be used as bioindicators of persistent organic pollutants in coastal ecosystem: A Malaysia case study.Chemosphere, 263:128272
  3. Bong CW, Chai SK, Chai LC, Wang AJ and Lee CW (2020). Prevalence and characterization of Escherichia coli in the Kelantan River and its adjacent coastal waters. Water Supply 20 (3): 930 942
  4. Du P, Liu X, Zhong G, Zhou Z, Thomes MW, Lee CW, Bong CW, Zhang X, Hao F, Li X, Zhang G & Thai PK (2020).Monitoring Consumption of Common Illicit Drugs in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, by Wastewater-Cased Epidemiology. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,17(3):899
  5. Lee CW, Lim JH, Heng PL, Marican NF, Narayanan K, Sim EUH, and Bong CW (2020). Influence of elevated river flow on hypoxia occurrence, nutrient concentration and microbial dynamics in a tropical estuary. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 192: 660
  6. Lim JH, Lee CW & Bong CW (2020). Investigating factors driving phytoplankton growth and grazing loss rates in waters around Peninsular Malaysia.Journal of Oceanology and Limnology
  7. Liu J, Andersson A, Zhong G, Geng X, Ding P, Zhu S, Cheng Z, Zakaria MP, Bong CW, Li J, Zheng J, Zhang G & Gustafsson O (2020). Isotope constraints of the strong influence of biomass burning to climate-forcing Black Carbon aerosols over Southeast Asia.Science of the Total Environment,744:140359
  8. Low KY, Chai LC, Lee CW, Zhang G, Zhang R, Vahab V, and Bong CW (2020). Prevalence and risk assessment of antibiotics in riverine estuarine waters of Larut and Sangga Besar River, Perak. Journal of Oceanology and Limnology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00343-020-9246-y
  9. 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)
  10. Wang I., CW Bong, X Ye, Y Li, M Hassan, KH Loh, Y Xu, L Wang, X Xu, F Wang, D Li, Z Lai. (2020). Transport mechanism and fate of terrestrial materials delivered by a small tropical mountainous river: A case study of the Kelantan River, Malaysia. Marine Geology, 430: 106344. DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2020.106344
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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.
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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.
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. Saw SY, Lee CW, Bong CW (2015) Archaeal community structure in tropical coastal waters of Peninsular Malaysia. Annals of Microbiology 65:2029-2039
  30. 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)
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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.
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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)
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
Chapter in Books
  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2011 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Effects of carbon dioxide increase in seawater on bacterial respiration and production ( Principal Investigator(PI))

CONSULTANCY PROJECT


  • Kerja-Kerja Pemeriksaan Ke Atas Sampel Activated Sludge Yang Dimbil Dari Sistem Rawatan Kumbahan Iwk, Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd
    01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2013 (National)
  • Isolation and Identification of Bacteria from Activated Sludge, Nashwan
    01 Dec 2011 - 01 Dec 2011 (National)

PAPER PRESENTED


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

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2022) Panel Temuduga Bagi Program Biasiswa Mybrains Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi, National, (External Evaluator)
  2. (2022) Evaluator for Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (Frgs) 2022, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  3. (2020) CANDIDATURE DEFENCE IJAZAH SARJANA FALSAFAH INSTITUT PENGAJIAN TERMAJU (IAS) SEMESTER II, SESI 2019/2020:LEE LI CHUEN (HMA170006) , (Assessor)
  4. (2020) PROPOSAL DEFENCE - SITI KHADIJAH BINTI ABDULLAH (17135965/2) , (Assessor)
  5. (2020) Panel for Thesis Seminar of FIONA KENG SEH LIN (HHQ150005 /17040319/3) , (Panel)
  6. (2019) Reviewed manuscript for the Transactions of Tianjin University, (Reviewer)
  7. (2019) PANEL UNTUK SESI PROPOSAL DEFENCE IJAZAH SARJANA FALSAFAH INSTITUT PENGAJIAN TERMAJU (IAS) SEMESTER 1, SESI 2018/2019 LEE LI CHUEN (HMA170006) , (Panel)
  8. (2019) PROPOSAL DEFENCE IJAZAH DOKTORAL FALSAFAH INSTITUT PENGAJIAN SISWAZAH, SEM 2, SESI 2018/2019 TAN YONG HAO (HVA170027) , (Panel)
  9. (2019) YONG WAI KUAN (HHQ150004):INTERACTIVE EFFECTS OF TEMPERATURE AND METAL TOXICITY ON Scenedesmus quadricauda AND Chlamydomonas augustae, (Internal Examiner)
  10. (2019) NGUYEN TRUONG AN (SOC170008):GENETIC PROFILING OF BIOFLOC CLOSED BREEDING SYSTEM OF Penaus varnamei, (Internal Examiner)
  11. (2019) Reviewed manuscript for the Science of the Total Environment, (Reviewer)
  12. (2019) CANDIDATURE DEFENCE IJAZAH DOKTOR FALSAFAH INSTITUT PENGAJIAN TERMAJU SEMESTER 2, SESI 2018/2019 YONG WAI KUAN (HHQ150004), (Panel)
  13. (2019) Reviewed manuscript for the Malaysian Journal of Science, (Reviewer)
  14. (2018) Farah Amin D/o Muhammad Yamin Pathan: Biosorption of toxic metals and anions from aqueous solutions by fungal biomass , (External Examiner)
  15. (2018) Panel for seminar thesis of Zaleha Shafiei , (Panel)
  16. (2018) Second examiner for review of examination papers for semester 1 2017/2018 , (second examiner)
  17. (2018) Abid Ali Khaskheli:Vegetable oil as a substrate for the production of conjugated linoleic acid by whole cell biocatalysis , (External Examiner)
  18. (2018) Sharmin Quazi Bonny (HGA150020): Development of Multiplex MPN-PCR To Detect Major Vibrio Species In Raw Fish and Suishi , (Internal Examiner)
  19. (2017) PROPOSAL DEFENCE IJAZAH SARJANA INSTITUT PENGAJIAN SISWAZAH, SEM 1, SESI 2016/2017 KHER HENG LEONG (HGA150016) , (PANEL)
  20. (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 , (Internal Examiner)
  21. (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), (Internal Examiner)
  22. (2017) SALIMA SADEGHI (SGR140031):EVALUATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF ISOLATION PROTOCOLS OF PATHOGENIC VIBRIO PARAHAEMOLYTICUS IN FROZEN PRAWNS , (Internal Examiner)
  23. (2017) Candidature Defense IJAZAH SARJANA INSTITUT PENGAJIAN SISWAZAH, SEM 2, SESI 2016/2017: Law Ing Kuo (HGT150001) Nurin Izzati Mustapa (HGT150002) , (Panel)
  24. (2017) PROPOSAL DEFENCE IJAZAH SARJANA FALSAFAH INSTITUT PENGAJIAN SISWAZAH, SEM 2, SESI 2016/2017 NURAIN NASUHA MUZTAZA (HGT150010) , (Panel)
  25. (2017) RESEARCH PROPOSAL IJAZAH DOKTOR FALSAFAH INSTITUT PENGAJIAN SISWAZAH, SEM 1, SESI 2016/2017 YONG WAI KUAN (HHQ150004) , (PANEL)
  26. (2016) Candidature Defense IJAZAH SARJANA INSTITUT PENGAJIAN SISWAZAH, SEM 2, SESI 2015/2016, (Panel)
  27. (2016) Institute of Biological Sciences Candidature Defence Sem. 1, Sesi 2016/2017, (Assessor)
  28. (2016) Reviewer for Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, International Society of Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology (ISBAB) [ISSN: 1878-8181], (Reviewer)
  29. (2016) Lim Sue Wen (SGR 120116): Purification Characterization and Mode of Action of Plantaricin K25 Produced by Lactobacillus Plantarum, (Internal Examiner)
  30. (2016) DELICIA ANN YONG CHEEN MAY (MGN150029): COMPARATIVE GENOMIC ANALYSIS OF NOVEL PANDORAEA SPECIES, (Internal assessor)
  31. (2016) Ou Mei Cing(SGR 130100):Identification of Newly Isolated Tropical Thraustochytrids and Optimization of Selected strains for Biomass and Lipid Productivity, (Internal Examiner)
  32. (2016) Reviewer, Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, (Reviewer)
  33. (2015) Candidature Defence for Phd candidate-Puan Zaleha Shafiei , (Assessor )
  34. (2015) Reviewed one manuscript for the Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, (Reviewer)
  35. (2015) NG POH KHENG (SHC090038):PHYLOGENETIC STUDIES OF THE RED ALGAL PARASITE CONGRACILARIA BABAE (GRACILARIACEAE, RHODOPHYTA), (Internal Examiner)
  36. (2015) Jessica Xiaophing Song: Metagenomic study of Microbial Communities in the South China Sea , (External Examiner)
  37. (2015) Candidature Defence bagi Sem.1, Sesi 2015/2016, (Assessor)
  38. (2015) MD. ABDUR RAZZAK (HGA120009): DEVELOPMENT OF MULTIPLEX PCR ASSAY FOR THE DETECTION OF FIVE NON HALAL SPECIES IN ISLAMIC FOODS, (Internal Examiner)
  39. (2014) Master of Biotechnology : Proposal Defense sem 1 session 2013/2014, (Assessor )
  40. (2014) Anis Barati (SGF120020): Genetic and phenotypic characterization of Klebsiella Pneumoniae isolated from Matang Mangrove estuary Malaysia , (Internal Examiner)
  41. (2014) Candidature Defence sem 1, sesi 2014/2015, (Assessor)
  42. (2013) Reviewed one manuscript for the African Journal of Microbiology Research, (Reviewer)
  43. (2013) Proposal Defense for Master of Biotechnology sem 2 sesi 2012/2013, (assessor)
  44. (2012) Institute of Biological Sciences Candidature Defence 2012/2013, Candidature Defence 2012/2013
  45. (2012) CHONG TEIK MIN (SGR 100096):CHARACTERIZATION OF QUORUM SENSING AND QUORUM QUENCHING SOIL BACTERIA ISOLATED FROM MALAYSIAN TROPICAL MONTANE FOREST, (Internal Examiner)
  46. (2011) Institute of Biological Sciences Candidature Defence 2011/2012, Candidature Defence 2011/2012
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2020) Organizing committee members of Virtual Biosymposium 2020, Institute of Biological Sciences
  2. (2020) Editorial Board For Acta Scientifica Malaysia (ASM), Acta Scientifica Malaysia (ASM)
  3. (2019) Organizing committee members of National Marine Geology Workshop , IOES and Geology department, Faculty Science
  4. (2018) 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
  5. (2018) Disbursement for deep sediment core sampling and analyzing in Kelantan Delta Malaysia, Third Institute of Oceanography,SOA, Chia and IOES, UM
  6. (2017) Alternate representative to the working group on microbiological and biological methods, Standards Development Agency, Institut Kimia Malaysia
  7. (2015) Secretariat subcommittee in the organizing committee of the International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2015 (ICMSM2015) , Malaysian Society for Microbiology

SUPERVISION


Under Graduate Students
  1. (2014) Industrial training (microbiology)
  2. (2012) Industrial training (microbiology)
  3. (2011) Industrial training (microbiology)
Postgraduate Student
Master
  1. (2012) Microbial ecology of moringa based flocculant, Muhammad Azroie bin Muhamed Yusoff
  2. (2012) Microbial assemblages in corals, Nurul Fitrah Marican
  3. (2011) Antimicrobial profiling of culturable bacteria isolated from coastal waters, You Kian Giap

TEACHING


Bachelor/First Degree
  1. (2022) SIR2016 - Eukaryotic Microorganisms
  2. (2022) SIR1001 - Fundamental Microbiology
  3. (2022) SIR3004 - Scientific Communication in Microbiology
  4. (2021) SIR2001 - Eukaryotic Microorganisms
  5. (2021) SIR3004 - Scientific Communication in Microbiology
  6. (2020) SIR2001 - Eukaryotic Microorganisms
  7. (2017) SHEQ3123 - Mass Communications in Microbiology
  8. (2017) SIR2001 - Eukaryotic Microorganisms
  9. (2016) SHEQ2104 - Eukaryotic Microorganisms
  10. (2016) SHEQ3123 - Mass Communications in Microbiology
  11. (2015) SHEQ2202 - Bacteriology (I)
  12. (2015) SHEQ2206 - Microbial Physiology and Biochemistry
  13. (2015) SHEQ2104 - Eukaryotic Microorganisms
  14. (2014) SHEQ2104 - Eukaryotic Microorganisms
  15. (2013) SHEQ2206 - Microbial Physiology and Biochemistry
  16. (2013) SHEQ3330 - Marine and Estuarine Microbiology
  17. (2012) SHES2256 - Bacteriology Ii
  18. (2012) SHES3153 - Scientific Communication in Microbiology

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Organizing Committee for Virtual Biosymposium 2020, (15 Jun 2020 - 19 Jun 2020)
  • Organizing Committee of The South China China Sea Conference 2019 (Scs 2019), (05 Dec 2018 - 04 Nov 2019)
  • Organizing Committee Members of 8th Asian Pacific Phycological Forum (Appf 2017), (08 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017)
  • Organizing Committee Members of The Strange Tiny World in The Water:Waterborne Microorganisms (Petrosains:Workshop, 2016), (13 Sep 2016 - 18 Sep 2016)
  • Organizing Committee Members of 8th Asian Pacific Phycological Forum (Appf 2017), (16 Feb 2016 - 13 Oct 2017)
  • Poster Judge for The International Congress of The Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2015, (07 Dec 2015 - 10 Dec 2015)
  • Secretariat Committee of The International Congress of The Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2015, (07 Dec 2015 - 10 Dec 2015)
  • Organizing Committee Members of Responsible Conduct of Research: Ethical Practices and Integrity in Authorship Workshop, (27 Mar 2014 - 28 Mar 2014)
  • Organizing Committee Members of Phenom World Desktop Scanning Electron Microscope Presentation and Demo, (05 Mar 2014 - 05 Mar 2014)
  • Organizing Committee Members of Hands On Workshop Mpn-Pcr-Lamp-Plating for Vibrio Parahaemolyticus, (21 Feb 2013 - 23 Feb 2013)
  • Evaluation Panel for Oral and Poster of Bskb "Research Day" 2013 "Making Research Fun", (07 Oct 2013 - 08 Oct 2013)
  • Invited Speaker for "Kursus Metodologi Kaji Selidik (Questionnaire Survey) Penyelidikan, (26 Jun 2013 - 28 Jun 2013)
  • Invited Speaker for Bskb "Research Day" 2013 "Making Research Fun", (07 Oct 2013 - 08 Oct 2013)
  • Poster Judge for The National Postgraduate Seminar 2012, (11 Jul 2012 - 11 Jul 2012)
  • Committee Member for The 2nd South China Sea Conference (Scs2012), (08 Jun 2012 - 26 Oct 2012)
  • Committee Member for The National Postgraduate Seminar 2012, (30 May 2012 - 11 Jul 2012)
  • Organizing Committee Members of Hands On Workshop On Rapid Bacterial Isolation and Identification, (26 Apr 2012 - 27 Apr 2012)
  • Organizing Committee Members of Biolog Hands-On Phenotype Microarray (Pm) Workshop, (13 Dec 2011 - 14 Dec 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, (01 May 2006 - 31 May 2006)