PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. ISKANDAR BIN ABDULLAH

Senior Lecturer
Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science
 
  +603-79677022 ext 2533
  +603-79674093
  iskandar.a@um.edu.my
 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
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Publons Link
  https://publons.com/researcher/1508769/iskandar-abdullah/

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY (RSC), Affiliate Member, 2017 to 2018, (International)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC), Member, 2019 to 2020, (International)
  • Center for Natural Products and Drugs Research, Member, 2019 to 2021, (University)

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


  • Deputy Director, Pusat Kebolehpasaran Graduan, Keusahawanan Dan Pembangunan Pelajar (Pkgkpp), Deputy Vice Chancellor(Student Affairs), 06/07/2020 to 05/07/2022
  • Coordinator, Faculty, 09/09/2019 to 30/06/2021 (Infotainment Task Force)
  • Committee Member, Faculty, 09/09/2019 to 30/06/2020 (Income Generation Task Force)
  • Committee Member, Faculty, 09/09/2019 to 30/06/2020 (Outreach Team)
  • Head Coordinator, Faculty, 09/09/2019 to 30/06/2020 (Student Activity Task Force)
  • Committee Member, Faculty, 09/09/2019 to 30/06/2021 (Social and Welfare)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA LAMAN SESAWANG FAKULTI SAINS, Faculty, 02/01/2019 to 31/12/2019
  • PENYELARAS MOBILITI FAKULTI SAINS, Faculty, 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2019
  • ADVISOR - CHEMISTRY SOCIETY, Faculty, 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2019
  • Supervisor, Faculty, 11/09/2018 to 16/11/2018 (Industrial placement internship Student Name : Lim Zhao En Matrics No: SEW150022 Company: Molnycke Health Care Sdn. Bhd. Location: Kulim, Kedah Nature of Industry: Commercial Laboratory)
  • PENYELARAS BIMBINGAN KHAS FAKULTI SAINS, Faculty, 04/05/2018 to 03/05/2020 (PENYELARAS BIMBINGAN KHAS FAKULTI SAINS)
  • JAWATANKUASA HALUANSISWA, Faculty, 06/04/2018 to 31/12/2018
  • JAWATANKUASA DIPLOMA PERUBATAN MELAYU, University Malaya, 15/03/2018 to 31/12/2018
  • SIC3010/SCES3327 - ORGANIC SYNTHESIS COORDINATOR, Faculty, 05/02/2018 to 31/05/2018 (SIC3010/SCES3327 - ORGANIC SYNTHESIS COORDINATOR)
  • SID3002 ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY COORDINATOR, Faculty, 05/02/2018 to 31/05/2018 (SID3002 ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY COORDINATOR)
  • FACULTY OF SCIENCE WEBSITE COMMITTEE, Faculty, 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018 (AHLI JAWATANKUASA LAMAN SESAWANG FAKULTI SAINS, UNIVERSITI MALAYA)
  • JAWATANKUASA ISO JABATAN KIMIA, Faculty, 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
  • TIMBALAN PENGARAH SOSIAL DAN KEBAJIKAN JABATAN KIMIA, Faculty, 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2019
  • JAWATANKUASA SARJANA KIMIA FORENSIK, Faculty, 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
  • Committee ICMMUM, International, 15/11/2017 to 16/11/2017 (Persidangan Antarabangsa Perubatan Melayu, APM, UM)
  • Committee iCGPA, Faculty, 06/10/2017 to 31/10/2018 (iCGPA )
  • JAWATANKUASA iCGPA JABATAN KIMIA, Faculty, 06/10/2017 to 31/12/2019
  • Coordinator Chem Dept (selected), Faculty, 02/10/2017 to 30/08/2018
  • Committee Haluansiswa 2017, Faculty, 07/09/2017 to 07/09/2017 (Minggu Haluansiswa)
  • JAWATANKUASA KURSUS MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES (MOOC), Faculty, 06/09/2017 to 05/09/2019
  • Committee MOOC, Faculty, 06/09/2017 to 06/09/2019 (AJK MOOC)
  • Supervisor, Faculty, 03/07/2017 to 27/08/2017 (Industrial placement internship Student Name : Lee Chin Sern Matrics No: SEW140018 Company: Eurofins NM Laboratory Sdn.Bhd Location: Johor Baharu Nature of Industry: Commercial Laboratory)
  • JAWATANKUASA MOBILITI JABATAN KIMIA, Faculty, 26/05/2017 to 31/12/2018
  • Head of Science Faculty UM Staff Traditional Sports, University Malaya, 13/05/2017 to 13/05/2017 ("Sukan Rakyat" UM)
  • Committee - UM-Hanyang bilateral Symposium, International, 13/05/2017 to 15/05/2017 (UM-Hanyang Bilateral)
  • Committee (ILO), Faculty, 02/05/2017 to 31/12/2018 (Industrial Liason Officer)
  • JAWATANKUASA PEGAWAI PENGHUBUNG INDUSTRI (ILO) FAKULTI SAINS, Faculty, 02/05/2017 to 31/12/2018
  • Committee (ISO), Faculty, 03/04/2017 to 07/04/2017 (ISO Committee)
  • Head of UM Interzone (Zone 7) Sports, University Malaya, 01/04/2017 to 09/04/2017
  • Committee / Trainer (MICHO 2017), National, 18/01/2017 to 30/06/2017 (Malaysian international chemistry olympiad)
  • Committee / Observer (Fume hood/Ventilation), Faculty, 02/01/2017 to 29/12/2017 (Installation of Fumehood and Ventilation upgrade in Chemistry Building)
  • Committee (MQF), Faculty, 02/01/2017 to 29/12/2017 (MQF Committee member 2016/2017)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Medical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemical Synthesis


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2021
  • Shazia Ilyas, Raheela Tabasum, Ali Iftikhar, Mamoona Nazir, Amina Hussain, Aroosha Hussain, Muhammad Sajjad Ali, Farooq Saleem, Uzma Saleem, Matheus Froeyen, Iskandar Abdullah, Muhammad Usman Mirza, Sarfraz Ahmad. (2021). Effect of Berberis vulgaris L. root extract on ifosfamide-induced in vivo toxicity and in vitro cytotoxicity. Scientific Reports (ISI-Indexed)

2020
  • Sathicq, A. G., Annatelli, M., Abdullah, I., Romanelli, G., & Aricò, F. (2021). Alkyl carbonate derivatives of furanics: A family of bio-based stable compounds. Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, 19, 100352. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scp.2020.100352 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Meesala, R., Lee, Y. K., Arshad, A. S. M., Abdullah, I., Mordi, M. N., & Abd Rahman, N. CuBr-Catalyzed One-Pot Three-Component Synthesis of Novel 2-(Carbazolyl)benzothiazoles. Synlett (EFirst). doi:10.1055/s-0040-1706477 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Anwar, F., Saleem, U., Ahmad, B., Ashraf, M., Rehman, A. U., Froeyen, M., . . . Ahmad, S. (2020). New naphthalene derivative for cost-effective AChE inhibitors for Alzheimer’s treatment: In silico identification, in vitro and in vivo validation. Computational Biology and Chemistry, 89, 107378. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiolchem.2020.107378 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mirza, M. U., Ahmad, S., Abdullah, I., & Froeyen, M. (2020). Identification of novel human USP2 inhibitor and its putative role in treatment of COVID-19 by inhibiting SARS-CoV-2 papain-like (PLpro) protease. Computational Biology and Chemistry, 89, 107376. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiolchem.2020.107376 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mirza, M. U., Saadabadi, A., Vanmeert, M., Salo-Ahen, O. M. H., Abdullah, I., Claes, S., . . . Froeyen, M. (2020). Discovery of HIV entry inhibitors via a hybrid CXCR4 and CCR5 receptor pharmacophore‐based virtual screening approach. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 155, 105537. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Maher, S.; Choudhary, M.I.; Saleem, F.; Rasheed, S.; Waheed, I.; Halim, S.A.; Azeem, M.; Abdullah, I.B.; Froeyen, M.; Mirza, M.U.; Ahmad, S. Isolation of Antidiabetic Withanolides from Withania coagulans Dunal and Their In Vitro and In Silico Validation. Biology 2020, 9, 197. (ISI-Indexed)

2019
  • Farooq Saleem, Rashad Mehmood, Saima Mehar, Tahir Javed Khan, Zaheer-ud-Din Khan, Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad Sajjad Ali, Iskandar Abdullah, Matheus Froeyen, Muhammad Usman Mirza, Sarfraz Ahmad* (2019). Bioassay Directed Isolation, Biological Evaluation and in silico Studies of New Isolates from Pteris cretica L. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nur Syafiqah Farhanah Dzulkharnien, Md. Rabiul Karim, N. Idayu Zahid, Normasmira A. Rahman, Iskandar Abdullah, Noordini M. Salleh. Optical Properties of Azo-benzothiazole Side Chain Liquid Crystalline Polymers: Effect of Solvents, Substituents and Temperatures. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ahmad, S., Hussain, A., Hussain, A., Abdullah, I., Ali, M. S., Froeyen, M., & Mirza, M. U. (2019). Quantification of Berberine in Berberis vulgaris L. Root Extract and Its Curative and Prophylactic Role in Cisplatin-Induced In Vivo Toxicity and In Vitro Cytotoxicity. Antioxidants, 8(6), 185. (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Bukhari, S. N. A., Lauro, G., Jantan, I., Fei Chee, C., Amjad, M. W., Bifulco, G., Sher, H., Abdullah, I., Rahman, N. A. (2016). Anti-inflammatory trends of new benzimidazole derivatives. Future Medicinal Chemistry, 8(16), 1953-1967. doi: 10.4155/fmc-2016-0062 (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Abdullah, I., Chee, C. F., Lee, Y.-K., Thunuguntla, S. S. R., Satish Reddy, K., Nellore, K., Antony, T., Verma, J., Mun, K. W., Othman, S., Subramanya, H., Rahman, N. A. (2015). Benzimidazole derivatives as potential dual inhibitors for PARP-1 and DHODH. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 23(15), 4669-4680. (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Takhi, M., Sreenivas, K., Reddy, C. K., Munikumar, M., Praveena, K., Sudheer, P., Rao, B. N. V. M., Ramakanth, G., Sivaranjani, J., Mulik, S., Reddy, Y. R., Narasimha, R., Rao, K. N., Pallavi, R., Lakshminarasimhan, A., Panigrahi, S. K., Antony, T., Abdullah, I., Lee, Y. K., Ramachandra, M., Yusof, R., Rahman, N. A., Subramanya, H. (2014). Discovery of azetidine based ene-amides as potent bacterial enoyl ACP reductase (FabI) inhibitors. Eur J Med Chem, 84, 382-394 (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Chee, C. F., Abdullah, I., Buckle, M. J. C., & Rahman, N. A. (2010). An efficient synthesis of ( )-panduratin A and ( )-isopanduratin A, inhibitors of dengue-2 viral activity. Tetrahedron Letters, 51(3), 495-498. (ISI-Indexed)

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


  • Top-down: Self-absorbance Of Aromatic-terminated Monolayers On Zno-qd For Narrower Band Emission, Co-Researcher, 2020 - 2022, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-FNW, (National)
  • PROGRAM JALINAN KIMIA, Co-Researcher, 2020 - 2021, RU Geran - UMCares, (National)
  • Development Of Anthraquinone Oral Anticancer Agents For Colorectal Cancer, Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2021, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-FNW, (National)
  • Hits-to Lead Design And Isolation Of Anthraquinones From Morinda Citrifolia For The Treatment Of Colorectal Cancer, PI, 2019 - 2021, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-FNW, (National)
  • Approach Toward The Synthesis Of Hajos-parrish Ketone Type Intermediate For Collective Synthesis Of Netamines, Mirabilins And Its Related Isomers, PI, 2019 - 2023, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Spirooxindole Construction Of A Double Penta-hexa-fused-ring System : Approach Towards Collective Synthesis Of Mitraphylline And Its Related Isomers Via Aza-diels Alder Reaction, PI, 2018 - 2021, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Investigation On Electrical Properties Of Imine-ester-linked Benzothiazole Mesogen Containing Liquid Crystalline Monomers For Optoelectronic Devices, Co-Researcher, 2018 - 2021, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Biocatalytic generation of benzoxazine derivatives with Horseradish peroxidase., PI, 2017 - 2019, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Synthesis And Antitumor Activity Of Quinazoline, Co-Researcher, 2017 - 2019, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AFR (Frontier Science), (University)
  • Synthesis And Modification Of Peptides, Co-Researcher, 2015 - 2019, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AFR (Frontier Science), (University)

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


  • Outstanding Mentor C3 National Challenge, Mohe, 2020, (National)
  • Chairperson International Conference in Organic Chemistry (Icos) 2019, Uitm, 2019, (International)
  • Erasmus+ Higher Education Mobility, University of Ca' Foscari Venice, Italy, 2019, (International)
  • 3rd Place Piala Dato' Nazir - Badminton, Petaling Jaya, 2019, (Community)
  • Semi-Finalist Badminton - Piala Mpp Kelana Jaya, Mpp Kelana Jaya, 2019, (Community)
  • Johan Badminton Interzone UM, UM, 2018, (University)
  • Badminton Sukum , University Malaysia Pahang, 2018, (National)
  • Asian Core Program / Advanced Research Network Lectureship Award (Icceoca-12) - Xi'An China, Taiwan, 2017, (International)
  • Lectureship Award (China) - Asian Core Program (Icceoca-11), Daejeon, Korea, China Acp Coordinators, 2016, (International)
  • Best Team Presentation, Jsps 4th Hope Meeting, 2012, (International)
  • Best Poster Nasos, Uitm, 2009, (National)
  • Anugerah Kecemerlangan Sukan, Kolej Kediaman Keempat, 2006, (University)
  • Anugerah Pasukan Gemilang Universiti (Badminton), Universiti Malaya, 2005, (University)