PERSONAL DETAIL


ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. GEOK YUAN ANNIE TAN

Associate Professor
Institute of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Science
 
  79675842
  79675908
  gyatan@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-7996-2009

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
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RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
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Chapter in Book

2012
  • Tan, G.Y.A. and Goodfellow, M. (2011). Genus: Amycolatopsis. In Bergey s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, edited by G. Garrity et al. Springer. (Invited book chapter contribution) 

2008
  • Vikineswary, S. Christabel, L.J., Tan, Thong, K.L.,Tan, G.Y.A and Affendi,Y.A. (2008) Sponges of Tioman and their actinomycete inhabitants. In. Natural History of the Pulau Tioman Group of Islands. (Eds Phang et al.)pp 35-41. IOES, University of Malaya (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2000
  • Ho, C.C., Tan, G.Y.A., Seow, I., Ajam, N., Tan, E.L., Goodfellow, M., Ward, A.C., Brown, R., Lo, C.W., Cheah, H.Y., Lai, N.S., and Suzuki, K.I. (2000). Isolation, characterization and biological activities of actinomycetes isolated from dipterocarp rain forest soils in Malaysia. In Microbial Diversity in Asia-Technology and Prospects, edited by Nga, B.H., Tan, H.M. and Suzuki, K.I. World Scientific, Singapore, 209-228 
Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Naresh V.R., Mohammed, W.K., Krasnogor, N., Tan, G.Y.A., Wee, W.Y., Li, Y., Choo, S.W., Jakubovics, N.S. (2019) Transcriptional profiling of coaggregation interactions between Streptococcus gordonii and Veillonella parvula by Dual RNA-Seq. Scientific Reports 9:7664. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ng, Z.Y.,Fang, B.Z., Li, W.J., Tan, G.Y.A. (2019) Marinitenerispora sediminis gen.nov., sp.nov., a member of the family Nocardiopsaceae isolated from marine sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 69(10):3031-3040 (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • Thomas, SM, Convey, P, Gan, HM, Pearce, DA & Tan, GYA (2018) Draft genome sequence of a novel actino-bacterium from the family Intrasporangiaceae isolated from Signy Island, Antarctica. Current Science 115: 1695-1696 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chin, P.S., Ang, G.Y., Choo, Y.Y., Tan, E.L., Tee, K.K., Yin, W.F. Chan, K.G. & Tan, G.Y.A. (2017) Prevalence, Antimicrobial Resistance, and Genetic Diversity of Listeria spp. Isolated from Raw Chicken Meat and Chicken-Related Products in Malaysia. Journal of Food Protection 81, 284-289. (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Devaraj, K., Tan, G.Y.A., Chan, K,G. (2017) Quorum quenching properties of Actinobacteria isolated from Malaysian tropical soils. Archives of Microbiology, 199: 897. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00203-017-1371-4 (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Nur Azura, A.B., Yusoff, M., Tan, G.Y.A., Jegadeesh, R., Appleton, D.R. & Vikineswary, S. 2015. Streptomyces sanglieri which colonised and enhanced the growth of Elaeis guineensis Jacq. seedlings was antagonistic to Ganoderma boninense in in vitro studies. Journal of Industrial and Microbial Biotechnology, DOI 10.1007/s10295-15-1724-4. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Busarakam, K, Brown, R, Bull, AT, Tan, GYA, Zucchi, TD, da Silva, LJ, de Souza, WR, Goodfellow, M. (2016) Classification of thermophilic actinobacteria isolated from arid desert soils, including the description of Amycolatopsis deserti sp nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 109, 319-334. (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Teo, W. F. A., Wee, W. Y., Choo, S. W., & Tan, G. Y. A. 2015. Draft genome sequence of a marine actinobacteria Sciscionella strain SE31. Marine Genomics, 20, 11-12. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Baranitharan, E., Khan, M.R., Prasad, D.M.R., Teo, W.F.A., Tan, G.Y.A. & Jose, R. Effect of biofilm formation on the performance of microbial fuel cell for the treatment of palm oil mill effluent. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, doi: 10.1007/s00449-014-1239-9. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Baranitharan, E., Khan, M. R., Yousuf, A., Teo, W. F. A., Tan, G. Y. A., & Cheng, C. K. 2015. Enhanced power generation using controlled inoculum from palm oil mill effluent fed microbial fuel cell. Fuel, 143, 72-79. (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Ong Y.H., Chua A.S.M. , Tan G.Y.A. and Ngoh G.C. 2014. Culturable Bacterial Community in a High Temperature EBPR Reactor. Chiang Mai Journal of Science, 41, 970 - 980. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Shahbazi, P, Musa, MY, Tan, GYA, Avin, FA, Teo, WFA & Sabaratnam, V. (2014) In vitro and In vivo Evaluation of Streptomyces Suppressions against Anthracnose in Chili Caused by Colletotrichum. SAINS MALAYSIANA 43,697-705. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hema, TG, Getha, K, Tan, GYA, Sahira, HL, Syamil, AM & Fairuz, MYN (2014) ACTINOBACTERIA ISOLATES FROM TIN TAILINGS AND FOREST SOIL FOR BIOREMEDIATION OF HEAVY METALS. JOURNAL OF TROPICAL FOREST SCIENCE 26, 153-162. (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Pan SY, Tan GYA, Convey P, Pearce DA & Tan IKP. 2013. Diversity and bioactivity of actinomycetes from Signy Island terrestrial soils, maritime Antarctic. Advances in Polar Science 24(4):1-6 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Mohd Sarmin NI,Tan GYA, Franco CMM, Edrada-Ebel R, Latip J & Mohamad Zin N. 2013 Streptomyces kebangsaanensis sp. nov. an endophytic actinomycete isolated from a Malaysian ethnomedicinal plant, that produces phenazine- 1-carboxylic acid. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (in press) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Shahbazi, P., Musa, M.Y., Tan, G.Y.A., Avin, F.A., Teo, W.F.A. & Sabaratnam, V. 2013. Streptomyces strain P42 as a potent biological control against chilli anthracnose disease caused by Colletotrichum spp. Research on Crops 14(3):935-944. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Bahar Kalyon, Geok-Yuan A Tan, John M Pinto, Cheau-Yee Foo, Jutta Wiese, Johannes F Imhoff, Roderich D S ssmuth, Vikineswary Sabaratnam, and Hans-Peter Fiedler. 2013.Langkocyclines, novel angucycline antibiotics from Streptomyces sp. Acta 3034*. Journal of Antibiotics (accepted) (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Zucchi, T.D., Tan, G.Y.A. and Goodfellow,M. 2012. Amycolatopsis thermophila sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis viridis sp. nov., thermophilic actinomycetes isolated from arid soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 62 (1): 168 - 172. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Zucchi TD, Tan GYA, Bonda ANV, Sarah Frank, Kshetrimayum JD, and Goodfellow M. 2012. Amycolatopsis granulosa sp. nov., Amycolatopsis ruanii sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis thermalba sp. nov., thermophilic actinomycetes isolated from arid soils. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 62: 1245-1251. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Soleiman E. Helaly,Andreas Kulik, Heidi Zinecker, Kamalanathan Ramachandaran, Geok Yuan Annie Tan, Johannes F. Imhoff, Roderich D. S ssmuth, Hans-Peter Fiedler, and Vikineswary Sabaratnam.(2012)Langkolide, a 32-membered Macrolactone Antibiotic produced by Streptomyces sp. Acta 3062. J Natural Products.75:1018-1024 (accepted) (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • N.M. Zin , K.T. Ng, N. M. Sarmin, K. Getha, G.Y. Tan 2011. Anti-trypanosomal Activity of Endophytic Streptomycete. Current Research in Bacteriology 4(1):1-8 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Brotz E., Kulik A., Vikineswary S., Lim C., Tan G.Y.A., Zinecker H., Imhoff J.F., Paululat T. and Fiedler H-P. 2011. Phenelfamycins G and H, new elfamycin-type antibiotics produced by Streptomyces albospinus Acta 3619. The Journal of Antibiotics 64, 257¿266. (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Labeda,D.P., Price, N.P., Tan, G.Y.A., Goodfellow, M. & Klenk, H.-P.(2010) Emended description of the genus Actinokineospora Hasegawa 1988 and transfer of Amycolatopsis fastidiosa Henssen et al. 1987 as Actinokineospora fastidiosa comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60, 1444-1449 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chong, C.W., Pearce, D., Convey, P.,Tan, G.Y.A., Wong, R.C.S. & Tan, I.K.P. 2010. High levels of spatial heterogeneity in the biodiversity of soil prokaryotes on Signy Island, Antarctica. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 42, 601-610 (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • Chong, C. W., Dunn, M. J., Convey, P., Tan, G. Y. A., Wong, R. C. S., & Tan, I. K. P. (2009). Environmental influences on bacterial diversity of soils on Signy Island, maritime Antarctic. Polar Biology, 32(11), 1571-1582 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chong, C. W., Tan, G. Y. A., Wong, R. C. S., Riddle, M. J., & Tan, I. K. P. (2009). DGGE fingerprinting of bacteria in soils from eight ecologically different sites around Casey Station, Antarctica. Polar Biology, 32(6), 853-860 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Helaly, S., Schneider, K., Nachtigall, J., Vikineswary, S., Tan, G. Y. A., Zinecker, H., et al. (2009). Gombapyrones, new alpha-pyrone metabolites produced by Streptomyces griseoruber Acta 3662. Journal of Antibiotics, 62(8), 445-452 (ISI-Indexed)

2008
  • Pang, M.F., Tan, G.Y.A., Abdullah, N., Lee, C.W. & Ng, C.C. 2008. Phylogenetic Analysis of Type I and Type II Polyketide Synthase from Tropical Forest Soil. Biotechnology 7, 660-668. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2007
  • I. Groth, G. Y. A. Tan, J. M. Gonzalez, L. Laiz, M. R. Carlsohn, B. Schutze, J. Wink, & M. Goodfellow. 2007. Amycolatopsis nigrescens sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from a Roman catacomb. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 57, 513 - 519. (ISI-Indexed)
  • § E. M. te Poele, M. N. Habets, G. Y. A. Tan, A. C. Ward, M. Goodfellow, H. Bolhuis & L. Dijkhuizen. 2007. Prevalence and distribution of nucleotide sequences typical for pMEA-like accessory genetic elements in the genus Amycolatopsis. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 61, 285¿294. (ISI-Indexed)
  • G. Y. A. Tan, S. Robinson, E. Lacey, R. Brown, W. Kim & M. Goodfellow. 2007. Amycolatopsis regifaucium sp. nov., a novel actinomycete that produces kigamicins. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 57, 2562-2567. (ISI-Indexed)
  • § M. R. Carlsohn, I. Groth, G. Y. A. Tan, B. Schütze, H-P. Saluz, T. Munder, J. Yang, J. Wink, & M. Goodfellow. 2007. Amycolatopsis saalfeldensis sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from a medieval alum slate mine. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 57, 1640 - 1646. (ISI-Indexed)

2006
  • Tan, G.Y.A., Ward, A.C. and Goodfellow, M. (2006). Exploration of Amycolatopsis diversity in soil using genus-specific primers and novel selective media. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 29. 557-569. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan, G.Y.A., Robinson, S., Lacey, E. and Goodfellow, M. (2006). Amycolatopsis australiensis sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from arid soils. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 56. 2297-2301. (ISI-Indexed)

2005
  • Saintpierre-Bonaccio, D., Amir, H., Pineau, R., Tan, G.Y.A. and Goodfellow, M. (2005). Amycolatopsis plumensis sp. nov., a novel bioactive actinomycete isolated from a New Caledonian brown hypermagnesian ultramafic soil. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 55. 2057-2061. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan, G.Y.A., Loni, C., Ho, L.S., N.A. Aziz, N. Z., Syafri, S. and Vikineswary, S. (2005). Survey of culturable actinomycetes from marine macroorganisms and mangrove areas of Langkawi Islands. Malaysian Journal of Science 24. 69-75. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2002
  • Huang, Y., Wang, L., Lu, Z., Hong, L., Liu, Z., Tan, G.Y.A. and Goodfellow, M. (2002). Proposal to combine the genera Actinobispora and Pseudonocardia in an emended genus Pseudonocardia, and description of Pseudonocardia zijingensis sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 52. 977-982. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kim, B., Sahin, N., Tan, G.Y.A., Zakrzewska-Czerwinska, J. and Goodfellow, M. (2002). Amycolatopsis eurytherma sp. nov., a thermophilic actinomycete isolated from soil. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 52. 889-894. (ISI-Indexed)

2001
  • Tan, G.Y., Ho, C.C., Tan, E.L. and Thong, K.L. (2001). Isolation and characterisation of Streptomyces spp. from soils. Asia-Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 9: 139-142. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
Proceeding

2008
  • Geok Yuan Annie Tan. 2008. Diversity and Bioactivity of Actinobacterial Strains. Proceedings 30th Symposium of Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 74-75. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Chew-Yan Gan, Noorlidah Abdullah, Geok-Yuan Annie Tan and Toh-Seok Kam. Secondary Metabolites from Selected Malaysian Fungi. International Conference on Molecular Chemistry 2008. University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. 25- 26 Nov 2008. p81. 
Others

2001
  • Tan, G.Y.A., Ward, A.C. and Goodfellow, M. (2001). Detection of Amycolatopsis strains from environmental samples. In Proceedings of the 7th Molecular Microbial Ecology Group Meeting, York, UK. 
  • Tan, G.Y.A., Ward, A.C. and Goodfellow, M. (2001). Selective isolation of Amycolatopsis strains from environmental samples. In Proceedings of the 148th Ordinary Meeting of Society for General Microbiology, Edinburgh, UK. 
  • Tan, G.Y.A., Ward, A.C. and Goodfellow, M. (2001). Amycolatopsis diversity in environmental samples. In Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes, Vancouver, Canada. 
  • Tan, G.Y.A. (2001). Selective isolation of Amycolatopsis strains from environmental samples. In Proceedings of the 149th Ordinary Meeting of Society for General Microbiology, Norwich. (Representative of the Systematics and Evolution Group for the Promega Prize Oral Competition) 

AREAS OF RESEARCH
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CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
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AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
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PRESENTATIONS
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INVITED SPEAKER
  • Amycolatopsis: A New Beginning, 13th International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes, 2003-12-01 to 2003-12-05, (International)
  • Amycolatopsis Diversity, 14th International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes, 2007-08-26 to 2007-09-01, Newcastle University, (International)
  • Biodiversity of Actinomycetes for Biotechnology, International Training Course on Biotechnological Utilization of Tropical Resources, 2008-11-01 to 2008-11-08, China Academy of Tropical Agriculture Sciences, (International)
EVENT ORGANISER
  • Diversity of culturable actinobacteria from Signy Island, 4th Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica, 2009-04-01 to 2009-04-03, University of Malaya, Academy of Sciences Malaysia, MOSTI, (International)
ORAL
  • Molecular Diversity of Bacteria in Antarctic and Arctic soils, SCAR/IASC IPY Open Science Conference, 2008-07-08 to 2008-07-11, (International)
  • Polyhydroxyalkanoate-producing Pseudomonas spp. isolated from Signy Island, Antarctica, 4th Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica, 2009-04-01 to 2009-04-03, (International)
  • Influence of Marine Vertebrates on Soil Bacterial Diversity at Signy Island, Xth SCAR International Biology Symposium, 2009-07-26 to 2009-07-31, (International)
  • Spatial heterogeneity of soil bacterial community patterns on Signy Island, maritime Antarctica, International Congress of Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2009, 2009-12-01 to 2009-12-04, University of Malaya & Malaysian Society for Microbiology, (International)
  • Strain Improvement of Actinobacteria for Biocontrol of Ganoderma boninense, 14th Biological Science Graduate Congress, 2009-12-09 to 2009-12-12, (International)
  • Studies on culturable actinobacterial diversity of Kandu Cave in Malaysia, 14th Biological Science Graduate Congress, 2009-12-09 to 2009-12-12, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, (International)
  • Isolation and Characterization of Actinomycetes From Karstic Cave, 14th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress, 2009-12-10 to 2009-12-12, (International)
  • Community structure and taxonomic diversity of dominant bacteria in arid soil from Alexander Island, Antarctica, XXXI SCAR Open Science Conference, 2010-08-03 to 2010-08-06, (International)
POSTER
  • Occurrence and Diversity of Polyhydroxyalkanoate-producing Bacteria in Antarctic Soils, SCAR Open Science Conference, 2006-07-12 to 2006-07-14, (International)
  • Bacterial Diversity in Environmental Samples from Antarctica, SCAR Open Science Conference, 2006-07-12 to 2006-07-14, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, (International)
  • Assessment of bacteria diversity in environmental samples from Schirmacher Osasis, Antarctica, SCAR/IASC IPY Open Science Conference, 2008-07-08 to 2008-07-11, (International)
  • Temporal variations of bacterial diversity in ornithogenic soil from Gourlay Peninsula, SCAR/IASC IPY Open Science Conference, 2008-07-08 to 2008-07-11, (International)
  • Molecular Characterization of Actinobacteria Strains, 30th Symposium of Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 2008-08-16 to 2008-08-18, Malaysian Society for Microbiology, (National)
  • Secondary metabolites from selected Malaysian fungi, International Conference on Molecular Chemistry, 2008-11-25 to 2008-11-26, (International)
  • Molecular Detection of Bioactive Actinobacteria, University of Malaya s Research, Invention & Innovation Expo 2009 , 2009-01-13 to 2009-01-15, University of Malaya, (University)
  • Diversity of culturable actinobacteria from Signy Island, 4th Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica, 2009-04-01 to 2009-04-03, (International)
  • Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis Analysis of Bacterial Diversity in Soil and Sediment Samples from Ny- lesund, Norway, 4th Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica, 2009-04-01 to 2009-04-03, (International)
  • Bacterial DGGE diversity variations between penguin rookeries and elephant seal wallows on Signy Island, 4th Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica, 2009-04-01 to 2009-04-03, (International)
  • Diversity of Actinobacteria in Signy, a Maritime Antarctic Island, Xth SCAR International Biology Symposium, 2009-07-26 to 2009-07-31, (International)
  • Actinobacterial Diversity in Limestone Caves of Peninsula Malaysia, 15th International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes , 2009-08-20 to 2009-08-25, Shanghai Jiaotong University, (International)
  • Antifungal potentials of marine and marine-derived Streptomyces spp., 15th International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes, 2009-08-20 to 2009-08-25, (International)
  • Identification of actinomycetes antagonistic to Ganoderma boninense, a pathogen of oil palm, 15th International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes, 2009-08-20 to 2009-08-25, (International)
  • Isolation and Characterization of Actinomycetes From Karstic Cave, International Congress of Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 2009-12-01 to 2009-12-04, (International)
  • PCR detection of bacteria in blood from patients with joint infections, International Congress of Malaysia Society of Microbiology, 2009-12-01 to 2009-12-04, (International)
  • Studies on actinobacterial diversity of Kandu Cave using culture-dependent method, International Congress of Malaysia Society of Microbiology, 2009-12-01 to 2009-12-04, (International)
  • Isolation of Actinobacteria from Padina sp., International Congress of Malaysian Society for Microbiology , 2009-12-01 to 2009-12-04, (International)
  • Strain Improvement of Actinobacteria for Biocontrol of Ganoderma boninense, International Congress of Malaysia Society of Microbiology, 2009-12-01 to 2009-12-04, (International)
  • Bacteria population in giant freshwater prawn hatchery models, International Congress of Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 2009-12-01 to 2009-12-04, (International)
  • Antimicrobials from Actinobacteria, UK-Malaysia Symposium on Drug Discovery and Development for Cancer, 2010-02-24 to 2010-02-25, CARIF, British High Commission, MOSTI, (International)
  • Metal tolerance of actinobacteria, Innovation and Creativity Expo, 2010-04-01 to 2010-04-03, University of Malaya, (University)
  • DGGE Analysis of Bacterial Community in Soils from Different Sites in Ny- lesund, International Polar Teachers Conference & IPY Oslo Science Conference, 2010-06-06 to 2010-06-12, (International)
  • Characterisation of actinobacteria isolated from Signy Island soils, International Polar Teachers Conference & IPY Oslo Science Conference, 2010-06-06 to 2010-06-12, (International)
  • Bacterial Community Structure in Tundra Soils and Marine Sediments from Ny-Alesund, Norway, XXXI SCAR Open Science Conference , 2010-08-03 to 2010-08-06, (International)
  • Diversity of Culturable Actinomycetes from a Limestone Cave in Malaysia, 12th World Federation for Culture Collections Conference, 2010-09-26 to 2010-10-01, (International)
PRESENTER
  • Molecular identification of isolates, Actinomycete Workshop I, 2004-12-17 to 2004-12-17, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Malaya, (National)
  • Biological screening, Actinomycete Workshop II, 2005-07-29 to 2005-07-30, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Malaya & School of Arts & Science, Monash University, (National)
  • Diversity and Bioactivity of Actinobacterial Strains, 30th Symposium of Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 2008-08-16 to 2008-08-18, Malaysian Society for Microbiology, (National)
  • Practical on DNA extraction & PCR amplification , Actinomycete Workshop III: Actinomycete Biology and Biotechnology, 2009-12-07 to 2009-12-08, (National)
  • Characterisation of Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria from Oil Palm Rhizosphere , Asian Congress of Biotechnology 2015, 2015-11-16 to 2015-11-17, Asian Federation of Biotechnology, (International)
OTHERS
  • Biosafety aspects of GM soil living microbes, Postgraduate Diploma in Biosafety, 2007-07-20 to  , UNIDO-University of Malaya (CEBAR), (University)

EXPERT LINKAGES
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EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
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EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
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CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
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SUPERVISION


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

Ongoing
  • Master Degree, Lim Peek Eek, Characterisation of Polymer Degrading Actinomycetes, 2010/2011
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Foo Cheau Yee, Actinobacterial Diversity in Limestone Caves, 2009/2010
  • Master Degree, Fazirah Bt. Abdullah, Bacterial Diversity in Prawn Larvae Hatcheries, 2009/2010
  • Master Degree, Teo Wee Fei Aaron, Antibacterial Activities of Marine Actinomycetes, 2009/2010
  • Master Degree, Lim Mei Sim, Detection of Hematogeneous Pathogens in Blood from Patients with Joint Infection, 2008/2009
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Gan Chew Yan, Secondary metabolites from microorganisms and plants, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Nanthini A/p Jayaram, Antibacterial Activities of Actinobacteria, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Lim Chew Theng, Strain Improvement of Actinomycetes for Biocontrol of Ganoderma boninense, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Yap Siew Mei, Actinobacterial Diversity of Karstic Caves, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Hema Thopla, Characterisation of Metal Tolerant Actinomycetes, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Al Azhar Bin Hassin, Nitrogen-fixing Bacterial Diversity, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Ezzatul Bt. Syahadah, Antifungal Activities of Actinomycetes, 2008/2009
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Chong Chun Wie, Prokaryotic Diversity in Antarctic Soils, 2007/2008
  • Master Degree, Mumtaz Hidayahtullah Bt Yatau, Antifungal Potentials of Marine and Marine-derived Streptomyces spp., 2007/2008
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Pedram Shahbazi, Microbial Diversity in Rhizosphere of healthy and diseased Chilli, 2007/2008
  • Master Degree, Chin Lib Kent, Actinobacteria diversity in soil samples from polar environments, 2006/2007
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Goh Yuh Shan, Evaluation of PHA-producing bacteria isolated from Antarctica, 2006/2007
  • Master Degree, Leelatulasi A/p Salwoom, Antarctic Bacterial Diversity using DGGE, 2004/2005

Completed
  • Master Degree, Pan Shing Yi, Actinobacterial Diversity in Antarctic soils, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Yew Wen Chyin, DGGE Analysis of Bacterial Diversity in Arctic Soils, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Nur Rahimatul Hayati Bt Abdul Rahman, Antimicrobial Potential of Selected Actinomycetes isolated from the Marine Ecosystem, 2006/2007
  • Master Degree, Angelyn Melaya, Antagonistic Activity Of Selected Marine-Derived Streptomyces spp. Against Plesiomonas shigelloides, 2006/2007
FIRST DEGREE/DIPLOMA/PRE-DEGREE
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed
  • SHES3185 Microbiology Research Project SHES3150 Literature Review, 2009/2010, 6
  • SHES3185 Microbiology Research Project SHES3182 Biotechnology Project SHES3150 Literature Review, 2008/2009, 6
  • SHES3185 Microbiology Research Project SHES3182 Biotechnology Project, 2007/2008, 10
  • SHES3185 Microbiology Research Project SHES3184 Genetics & Molecular Biology Project, 2006/2007, 10
  • SHES3185 Microbiology Research Project SHES3184 Genetics & Molecular Biology Project SHES3150 Literature Review, 2005/2006, 4
  • SHES3185 Microbiology Research Project SHES3184 Genetics & Molecular Biology Project, 2004/2005, 4

Ongoing
  • SHES3185 Microbiology Research Project SHES3150 Literature Review, 2010/2011, 5

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


POST GRADUATE
  • BIOINFORMATICS, 2009/2010(2), 9, 9
  • BIOINFORMATICS, 2008/2009(2), 16, 10
  • BIOTECHNOLOGY IN HEALTH SCIENCE AND MEDICINE, 2007/2008(2), 50, 6
  • BIOINFORMATICS, 2007/2008(2), 26, 10
FIRST DEGREE
  • BIOLOGY OF ORGANISM, 2012/2013(1), 157, 8
  • EUKARYOTIC MICROORGANISMS, 2012/2013(1), 20, 43
  • MICROBIOLOGY PROJECT, 2012/2013(1,2), 14, 38
  • MICROBIOLOGY INDUSTRIAL TRAINING, 2010/2011(1), 1, 2
  • EUCARYOTIC MICROORGANISM, 2010/2011(1), 31, 44
  • GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2010/2011(1), 68, 37
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