Curriculum Vitae

DR. TAN KIM KEE

Senior Lecturer
  • Tropical Infectious Diseases Research and Education Centre
  • 0379676670

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • MOLECULAR GENETICS
  • VIROLOGY
    Dengue virus
  • HUMERAL IMMUNOLOGY
    Herd immunity
  • BIOSAFETY AND BIOSECURITY
  • BACTERIOLOGY
    Whole genome sequencing, Bacteria evolution
  • VIROLOGY
    Evolutionary genomics, Arthropod-borne diseases, Metagenomics

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • PHD - MOLECULAR VIROLOGY, (Molecular Virology)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • BSC - BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE, (Biomedical Science)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Menjalankan Fungsi Sebagai Pengarah
    22 Dec 2022 - 31 Dec 2022 (Faculty)
  • Menjalankan Fungsi Sebagai Pengarah
    04 Jul 2022 - 05 Jul 2022 (Faculty)
  • Menjalankan Fungsi Sebagai Pengarah
    14 May 2022 - 22 May 2022 (Faculty)
  • Menjalankan Fungsi Sebagai Pengarah
    05 May 2022 - 06 May 2022 (Faculty)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • LIFE MEMBER, MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, MEMBER
    Since 2021 (National)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF PARASITOLOGY AND TROPICAL MEDICINE (MSPTM), MEMBER
    2021 to present (National)
  • EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER, EDITORIAL BOARD
    2020 to 2023 (International)
  • INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES (ISID), MEMBER
    Since 2019 (International)
  • WORLD SOCIETY FOR VIROLOGY, MEMBER
    Since 2019 (International)
  • MALAYSIAN BIOSAFETY & BIOSECURITY ASSOCIATION (MBBA), MEMBER
    2019 to 2021 (National)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY (MSMBB), MEMBER
    2019 to 2020 (National)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • JITMM 2022 Travel Awards
    JITMM Organizing Committee, Mahidol University, 2022 (International)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2022 (University)
  • Croucher scholarship to attend 24th International Bioinformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology (VEME) / Croucher Summer Course: Computational Genomics of Viral Evolution and Epidemiology
    Croucher Foundation, 2019 (International)
  • 2017 SEAOHUN Travel Award
    SEAOHUN and United State Agency for International Development (USAID), 2017 (International)
  • University Malaya Book Prize
    University of Malaya, 2007 (University)
  • Top Graduating Student, Biomedical Science Programme
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 2007 (Ptj)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Khoo, Hooi-Yuen; Lee, Hai-Yen; Khor, Chee-Sieng; Tan, Kim-Kee; bin Hassan, Mohd Rohaizat; Wong, Chin Mun; Agustar, Hani Kartini; Samsusah, Nadia Aqilla; Rahim, Syed Sharizman Syed Abdul; bin Jeffree, Mohd Saffree; Yusof, Nur Athirah; Haron, Noor Ain; Amin, Zarina binti; Hod, Rozita; AbuBakar, Sazaly (2022). Seroprevalence of Zika Virus among Forest Fringe Communities in Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah: General Population-Based Study, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE. 107(3), 560-568. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.21-0988
  2. Loong, S. K.; Ali, N. Jafar; Mohd-Johan, N. D.; Teoh, B. T.; Tan, K. K.; Rahaman, N. Y. Abd; Abubakar, S. (2022). Amplification of Sequences Suggestive of Old Port Virus from a Pool of Culex tritaeniorhynchus from Malaysia, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. 116(), S125-S125. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2021.12.296
  3. Beliavskaia, Alexandra; Khoo, Jing Jing; Tan, Kim-Kee; Sinha, Amit; Loong, Shih-Keng; Carlow, Clotilde K.; Bell-Sakyi, Lesley; Abubakar, Sazaly; Darby, Alistair C.; Makepeace, Benjamin L. (2021). CULTURE-DEPENDENT AND -INDEPENDENT METAGENOMIC ASSEMBLIES FROM MALAYSIAN CTENOCEPHALIDES SPP. FLEAS UNCOVER NEW COMPLETE GENOMES FOR BARTONELLA CLARRIDGEIAE, RICKETTSIA ASEMBONENSIS AND MULTIPLE CLADES OF WOLBACHIA, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE. 105(5), 174-174
  4. Khoo, H. Y.; Lee, H. Y.; Khor, C. S.; Tan, K. K.; AbuBakar, S. (2021). Evaluation of commercial serological assays in Malaysia for detection of anti-Zika virus antibodies, TROPICAL BIOMEDICINE. 38(4), 613-621. doi:10.47665/tb.38.4.105
  5. Loong, S. K., Che-Mat-Seri, N. A. A., Tan, K. K., Azizan, N. S., Ahmad-Nasrah, S. N., Mohd-Zain, S. N., & AbuBakar, S. (2021). Isolation of Kytococcus schroeteri from the brown rat Rattus norvegicus. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 14(4), 191-192. doi: 10.4103/1995-7645.312515
  6. Tan, K. K., Tiong, V., Tan, J. Y., Wong, J. E., Teoh, B. T., Abd-Jamil, J., . . . AbuBakar, S. (2021). Multiplex sequencing of SARS-Cov-2 genome directly from clinical samples using the Ion Personal Genome Machine (PGM). Tropical Biomedicine, 38(3), 283-288. doi: 10.47665/tb.38.3.069
  7. Tan, K. K.; Abubakar, S. (2021). Differential heterologous neutralisation profile against strains within DENV-3 genotype II, EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION. 150(), . doi:10.1017/S0950268821002648
  8. Tan, KK; Tan, JY; Wong, JE; Teoh, BT; Tiong, V; Abd-Jamil, J; Nor'e, SS; Khor, CS; Johari, J; Yaacob, CN; Zulkifli, MMS; CheMatSeri, A; Mahfodz, NH; Azizan, NS; AbuBakar, S (2021). Emergence of B.1.524(G) SARS-CoV-2 in Malaysia during the third COVID-19 epidemic wave, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS. 11(1), . doi:10.1038/s41598-021-01223-4
  9. Tiong, V., Loong, S. K., Wali, H. A. M., Tan, K. K., Jee, P. F., Lim, F. S., . . . Abubakar, S. (2021). Isolation of Streptococcus cuniculi from corneal lesion in laboratory-raised mice. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 83(2), 280-284. doi: 10.1292/jvms.20-0070
  10. Khor, C. S., Mohd-Rahim, N. F., Hassan, H., Tan, K. K., Zainal, N., Teoh, B. T., . . . Abubakar, S. (2020). Serological evidence of DENV, JEV, and ZIKV among the indigenous people (Orang Asli) of Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of medical virology, 92(8), 956-962. doi: 10.1002/jmv.25649
  11. Lim, F. S., Khoo, J. J., Tan, K. K., Zainal, N., Loong, S. K., Khor, C. S., AbuBakar, S. (2020). Bacterial communities in Haemaphysalis, Dermacentor and Amblyomma ticks collected from wild boar of an Orang Asli Community in Malaysia. Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases, 11(2), 9. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2019.101352
  12. Lim, Fang Shiang; Khoo, Jing Jing; Tan, Kim Kee; Zainal, Nurhafiza; Loong, Shih Keng; Khor, Chee Sieng; AbuBakar, Sazaly (2020). Bacterial communities in Haemaphysalis, Dermacentor and Amblyomma ticks collected from wild boar of an Orang Asli Community in Malaysia, TICKS AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES. 11(2), . doi:10.1016/j.ttbdis.2019.101352
  13. Teoh, B. T., Chin, K. L., Samsudin, N. I., Loong, S. K., Sam, S. S., Tan, K. K., . . . AbuBakar, S. (2020). A reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification for broad coverage detection of Asian and African Zika virus lineages. BMC Infectious Diseases, 20(1), 10. doi: 10.1186/s12879-020-05585-4
  14. Alghazali, K. A., Teoh, B. T., Loong, S. K., Sam, S. S., Che-Mat-Seri, N. A. A., Samsudin, N. I., . . . AbuBakar, S. (2019). Dengue Outbreak during Ongoing Civil War, Taiz, Yemen. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 25(7), 1397-1400. doi:10.3201/eid2506.180046
  15. Mohd, A., Zainal, N., Tan, K. K., AbuBakar, S. (2019). Resveratrol affects Zika virus replication in vitro. Scientific Reports, 9, 11. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-50674-3
  16. Tan, K. K., Tan, Y. C., Chang, L. Y., Lee, K. W., Nore, S. S., Yee, W. Y., Isa, M. N. M., Jafar, F. L., Hoh, C. C., AbuBakar, S. (2015). Full genome SNP-based phylogenetic analysis reveals the origin and global spread of Brucella melitensis. Bmc Genomics, 16, 11.
ESCI
  1. Haron, Noor Ain; Rahim, Syed Sharizman Syed Abdul; Jani, Jaeyres; Yusof, Nur Athirah; Amin, Zarina; Khoo, Hooi Yuen; Lee, Hai Yen; Khor, Chee Sieng; Tan, Kim Kee; Hassan, Mohd Rohaizat; Wong, Chin Mun; Agustar, Hani Kartini; Samsusah, Adia Aqilla; Hod, Rozita; Abu Bakar, Sazaly (2022). Data of knowledge towards Zika Virus infection in Sabah, Malaysia, DATA IN BRIEF. 41(), . doi:10.1016/j.dib.2022.108006
Scopus
  1. Azami N.A.M., Perera D., Thayan R., AbuBakar S., Sam I.-C., Salleh M.Z., Isa M.N.M., Ab Mutalib N.S., Aik W.K., Suppiah J., Tan K.-K., Chan Y.F., Teh L.K., Azzam G., Rasheed Z.B.M., Chan J.C.J., Kamel K.A., Tan J.-Y., Khalilur Rahman O., Lim W.F., Johari N.A., Ishak M., Yunos R.I.M., Anasir M.I., Wong J.-E., Fu J.Y.L., Noorizhab M.N.F., Sapian I.S., Mokhtar M.F.M., Md Shahri N.A.A., Ghafar K., Yusuf S.N.H.M., Noor Y.M., Jamal R. (2022). SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance in Malaysia: displacement of B.1.617.2 with AY lineages as the dominant Delta variants and the introduction of Omicron during the fourth epidemic wave, International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 125(), 216-226. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2022.10.044
  2. Chin K.L., Teoh B.T., Sam S.S., Loong S.K., Tan K.K., Azizan N.S., Lim Y.K., Khor C.S., Nor'e S.S., Abd-Jamil J., AbuBakar S. (2022). Development of a TaqMan minor groove binding probe-based quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction for the detection and quantification of Zika virus, Tropical biomedicine. 39(4), 518-523. doi:10.47665/tb.39.4.005
  3. Tan K.K., Abubakar S. (2022). Differential heterologous neutralisation profile against strains within DENV-3 genotype II, Epidemiology and Infection. 150(), . doi:10.1017/S0950268821002648
Others
  1. Loong SK, Che Mat Seri NAA, Tan KK, Azizan NS, Ahmad-Nasrah SN, Mohd-Zain SN, AbuBakar S. (2021). Isolation of Kytococcus schroeteri from the brown rat, Rattus norvegicus. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 14(4), 191-192.
  2. Tiong V, Loong SK, Mohamad Wali HA, Tan KK, Jee PF, Lim FS, Khoo JJ, Wong PF, Chang LY, AbuBakar S. (2021). Isolation of Streptococcus cuniculi from corneal lesion in laboratory-raised mice. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 83(2), 280-284.
  3. Khor CS, Mohd-Rahim NF, Hassan H, Tan KK, Zainal N, Teoh BT, Sam SS, Khoo JJ, Lee HY, Lim YAL, AbuBakar S. 2020. Serological Evidences of DENV, JEV and ZIKV among the Indigenous People (Orang Asli) of Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Medical Virology. 2020 Aug;92(8):956-962
  4. Lim FS, Khoo JJ, Tan KK, Zainal N, Loong SK, Khor CS, AbuBakar S. Bacterial communities in Haemaphysalis Dermacentor and Amblyomma ticks collected from wild boars of an Orang Asli Community in Malaysia. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases. 2020 Mar; 11(2):101352
  5. Teoh BT, Chin KL, Samsudin NI, Loong SK, Sam SS, Tan KK, Khor CS, Abd-Jamil J, Zainal N, Wilder-Smith A, Zandi K, AbuBakar S. (2020). A reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification for broad coverage detection of Asian and African Zika virus lineages. BMC Infectious Diseases, 2020 Dec 11;20(1):947
  6. Loong SK, Tan KK, Zulkifle NI, AbuBakar S. 2019. Draft genome of Paraburkholderia fungorum sequence type 868 recovered from human synovial tissues. Data in Brief, 25, 104159.
  7. Lim FS, Loong SK, Khoo JJ, Tan KK, Zainal NH, Abdullah MF, Khor CS, AbuBakar S. Identification and Characterization of Corynebacterium lactis isolated from Amblyomma testudinarium of Sus scrofa. Systematic and applied acarology. 2018 Sep;23(9):1838-44
  8. Sam SS, Teoh BT, Chee CM, Mohamed-Romai-Noor NA, Abd-Jamil J, Loong SK, Khor CS, Tan KK, AbuBakar S. A quantitative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction for detection of Getah virus. Scientific reports. 2018 Dec; 8(1):17632
  9. Tan KK, Azizan NS, Yaacob CN, Seri NA, Samsudin NI, Teoh BT, Sam SS, AbuBakar S. Operational utility of the reverse-transcription recombinase polymerase amplification for detection of dengue virus. BMC infectious diseases. 2018 Apr 11;18(1):169
  10. Tan KK, Nellis S, Zulkifle NI, Sulaiman S, AbuBakar S. Autochthonous spread of DENV-3 genotype III in Malaysia mitigated by pre-existing homotypic and heterotypic immunity. Epidemiology & infection. 2018 Oct: 146(13): 1635-1641
  11. Tan KK, Zulkifle NI, Sulaiman S, Pang SP, NorAmdan N, MatRahim N, Abd-Jamil J, Shu MH, Mahadi NM, AbuBakar S. Emergence of the Asian lineage dengue virus type 3 genotype III in Malaysia. BMC evolutionary biology. 2018 Apr 24;18(1):58
  12. Zainal N, Tan KK, Johari J, Hussein H, Wan Musa WR, Hassan J, Lin YS, AbuBakar S. Sera of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus cross-neutralized dengue viruses. Microbiology and immunology. 2018 Oct; 62(10):659-672
  13. Joanne S, Vythilingam I, Teoh BT, Leong CS, Tan KK, Wong ML, Yugavathy N, AbuBakar S. Vector competence of Malaysian Aedes albopictus with and without Wolbachia to four dengue virus serotypes. Tropical medicine & international health. 2017 Sep;22(9):1154-65.
  14. Khoo JJ, Lim FS, Tan KK, Chen FS, Phoon WH, Khor CS, Pike BL, Chang LY, AbuBakar S. Detection in Malaysia of a Borrelia sp. from Haemaphysalis hystricis (Ixodida: Ixodidae). Journal of medical entomology. 2017 Jul;54(5):1444-8
  15. Loong SK, Tan KK, Sulaiman S, Wong PF, AbuBakar S. Draft genome of Bordetella pseudohinzii BH370 isolated from trachea and lung tissues of a laboratory mouse. Genomics data. 2017 Jun;12:69-70
  16. Loong SK, Tan KK, Zainal N, Phoon WH, Zain SN, AbuBakar S. Draft genome of the emerging pathogen, Kocuria marina, isolated from a wild urban rat. Mem rias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. 2017 Dec;112(12):857-9
  17. Tan KK, Tan YC, Chang LY, Lee KW, Nor'e SS, Yee WY, Hoh CC, AbuBakar S. Geographical distribution of Brucella melitensis inferred from rpoB gene variation. Journal of infection in developing countries. 2017 Jun;11(05):420-5
  18. Tan KK, Zulkifle NI, Abd-Jamil J, Sulaiman S, Yaacob CN, Azizan NS, Seri NA, Samsudin NI, Mahfodz NH, AbuBakar S. Disruption of predicted dengue virus type 3 major outbreak cycle coincided with switching of the dominant circulating virus genotype. Infection, genetics, and evolution. 2017 Oct;54:271-5
  19. Khoo JJ, Chen F, Kho KL, Shanizza AI, Lim FS, Tan KK, Chang LY, AbuBakar S. Bacterial community in Haemaphysalis ticks of domesticated animals from the Orang Asli communities in Malaysia. Ticks and tick-borne diseases. 2016 Jul;7(5):929-37
  20. Teoh BT, Sam SS, Tan KK, Johari J, Abd-Jamil J, Hooi PS, AbuBakar S. The use of NS1 rapid diagnostic test and qRT-PCR to complement IgM ELISA for improved dengue diagnosis from single specimen. Scientific reports. 2016 Jun;6:27663
  21. Ab-Rahman HA, Wong PF, Rahim H, Abd-Jamil J, Tan KK, Sulaiman S, Lum CS, Syed-Omar SF, AbuBakar S. Dengue death with evidence of hemophagocytic syndrome and dengue virus infection in the bone marrow. SpringerPlus. 2015 Dec;4(1):665
  22. Lau YL, Lai MY, Teoh BT, Abd-Jamil J, Johari J, Sam SS, Tan KK, AbuBakar S. Colorimetric detection of dengue by single tube reverse-transcription-loop-mediated isothermal amplification. PLoS one. 2015 Sep;10(9):e0138694.
  23. Tan KK, Sy AK, Tandoc AO, Khoo JJ, Sulaiman S, Chang LY, AbuBakar S. Independent emergence of the cosmopolitan Asian chikungunya virus, Philippines 2012. Scientific reports. 2015 Jul;5:12279
  24. Teoh BT, Sam SS, Tan KK, Danlami MB, Shu MH, Johari J, Hooi PS, Brooks D, Piepenburg O, Nentwich O, Wilder-Smith A. Early detection of the dengue virus using reverse transcription-recombinase polymerase amplification. Journal of clinical microbiology. 2015 Jan 7: 53(3):830-7
  25. Teoh BT, Sam SS, Tan KK, Johari J, Abd-Jamil J, AbuBakar S. (2015). NS1 rapid test for detection of dengue virus infection. Tropical medicine & international health. 2015 Sep; 20(Suppl 1): 114
  26. Tan KK, Johari J, Abdul-Jamil J, Zulkifle NI, Sulaiman S, Zainal N, Ab.Rahman HA, Sam SS, Teoh BT, and AbuBakar S. (2013). Comparison of real time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction assays for the detection of dengue virus. Journal of health and translational medicine -RESFOM 50th anniversary edition. 2013 Mar;16:16
  27. Teoh BT, Sam SS, Tan KK, Johari J, Danlami MB, AbuBakar S. Development of a simple single-tube reverse transcription-loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for detection of dengue virus from clinical samples. Tropical medicine & international health. 2013 Sep; 18(Suppl 1): 120
  28. Teoh BT, Sam SS, Tan KK, Johari J, Danlami MB, Hooi PS, Md-Esa R, AbuBakar S. Detection of dengue viruses using reverse transcription-loop-mediated isothermal amplification. BMC infectious diseases. 2013 Dec;13(1):387
  29. Teoh BT, Sam SS, Tan KK, Johari J, Shu MH, Danlami MB, Abd-Jamil J, MatRahim N, Mahadi NM, AbuBakar S. Dengue virus type 1 clade replacement in recurring homotypic outbreaks. BMC evolutionary biology. 2013 Dec;13(1):213
  30. Zandi K, Lim TH, Rahim NA, Shu MH, Teoh BT, Sam SS, Danlami MB, Tan KK, Abubakar S. Extract of Scutellaria baicalensis inhibits dengue virus replication. BMC complementary and alternative medicine. 2013 Dec;13(1):91
  31. Tan KK, Zulkifle NI, Syuhaida S, Shu MH, AbuBakar S. Emergence of dengue virus genotype 3 subgenotype III in Malaysia. International journal of infectious diseases. 2012 Jun;16(S1):e272
  32. Teoh BT, Sam SS, Tan KK, Danlami MB, Johari J, Shu MH, Pang SP, Nor-Amdan NA, Hashim SH, Tiong V, Abd-Jamil J. MatRahim N, Misbah S, Wong PF, Zandi K, Mahadi NM, Abubakar S. Purifying selection in the evolution of dengue virus type 1 in Malaysia. International journal of infectious diseases. 2012 Jun;16(S1):e273
Article in Proceeding
  1. Tan KK, AbuBakar S. Recurring Dengue Outbreaks Time to look at the real issue. Fourth International Conference on Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases Combating Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases through Exploring New Frontiers in Research , Premiera Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 2019 Apr 23-25
  2. AbuBakar S, Tan KK. Immunity and dengue virus transmission dynamics. 2018 SATU President s Forum International Conference Old and young: pathogenesis of dengue virus infection; National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan; 2018 Aug 4-5
  3. AbuBakar S, Tan KK. Herd immunity in recurring dengue outbreaks. International Meeting of the Federation of Korean Microbiological Societies; KINTEX, Korea; 2017 Nov 2-3
  4. Tan KK, AbuBakar S. Dynamics of dengue viruses causing major outbreaks in Malaysia. Asia Pacific Conference of Emerging Viral Infections 2017; Sri Lanka; 2017 Sep 19-20
  5. Tan KK, Zainal N, Abd-Jamil J, Azizan NS, Yaacob CN, Che Mat Seri NAA, Samsudin NI, Mahfodz NH, AbuBakar S. Emergence of dengue virus type 3 genotype I associated with upsurge of DENV3 cases in Klang Valley, Malaysia. Paper presented at 17th International Congress of Virology, IUMS 2017; Singapore; 2017 Jul 17-21. (Received Travel award from SEAOHUN and USAID)
  6. AbuBakar S, Tan KK, Tan YC, Lee KW, Yee WY, Chang LY. Novel point mutations in rpoB gene for B. melitensis typing. Paper presented at International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance; Vienna, Austria; 2014 Oct 31-3
  7. Tan KK, Khoo JJ, Ava Kristy D. Sy, Sulaiman S, Amado O. Tandoc, AbuBakar S. Rapid amplicon-based sequencing of multiple clinical isolates of Chikungunya virus using the Ion Torrent PGM Platform. 6th ASEAN Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology; Kuala Lumpur; 2014 Mar 5-7

PAPER PRESENTED


INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Dengue Epidemiology & Vaccine, PUBLIC HEALTH AIRLANGGA UNIVERSITY SUMMER SCHOOL (PHAUSS) 2022: Epidemiology of Vaccine - Preventable Diseases, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Airlangga (International) (10 Nov 2022 - 10 Nov 2022)
  2. Using Whole-Genome Sequencing to Track Dengue Virus Transmission , Malaysia Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Symposium 2022, Next Gene Scientific Sdn. Bhd. (International) (14 Sep 2022 - 15 Sep 2022)
  3. Dengue virus type 3 in Malaysia diversity: Diversity, origin and spread, Research Seminar on Vectors and Vector-borne diseases, Tropical Infectious Diseases Research and Education Centre (TIDREC) (University) (10 Mar 2020 - 10 Mar 2020)
  4. Dengue Virus Type 3 In Malaysia: Diversity, Origin, and Spread, Special seminar at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan , Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan  (International) (23 Sep 2019 - 23 Sep 2019)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. Population herd immunity shaped the DENV3 recurring outbreaks pattern in Malaysia, BRTMA-Malaysia International Congress on Tropical Medicine (BMICTM), Segi University and BRTMA (International) (12 Nov 2019 - 15 Nov 2019)
  2. NS1 rapid test for detection of dengue virus infection, 9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (International) (06 Sep 2015 - 10 Sep 2015)
POSTER PRESENTER
  1. Tan KK, AbuBakar S. Dengue virus type 3 in Malaysia: diversity, origin, and spread.,, 24th International Bioinformatics Workshop On Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology (Veme) / Croucher Summer Course: Computational Genomics of Viral Evolution and Epidemiology, The University of Hong Kong; KU Leuven and Croucher Foundation (International) (04 Aug 2019 - 09 Aug 2019)
  2. Lim FS, Khoo JJ, Loong SK, Tan KK, Chen FS, Phoon WH, Khor CS, Pike BL, Chang LY, AbuBakar S. The microbiome of ticks in Malaysia. , 9th Tick and Tick-borne Pathogen Conference & 1st Asia Pacific Rickettsia Conference, 9th Tick and Tick-borne Pathogen Conference & 1st Asia Pacific Rickettsia Conference Organizing Committee (International) (27 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017)
  3. Tan KK, Zainal N, Abd-Jamil J, Azizan NS, Yaacob CN, Che Mat Seri NAA, Samsudin NI, Mahfodz NH, AbuBakar S. Emergence of dengue virus type 3 genotype I associated with upsurge of DENV3 cases in Klang Valley, Malaysia. (Received Travel award from SEAOHUN and USAID)., 17th International Congress of Virology, IUMS 2017; ; 2017 Jul 17-21, International Union of Microbiological Societies (International) (17 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017)
  4. AbuBakar S, Tan KK, Tan YC, Lee KW, Yee WY, Chang LY. Novel point mutations in rpoB gene for B. melitensis typing. , International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance, International Society for Infectious Diseases (International) (31 Oct 2014 - 03 Nov 2014)
  5. Teoh BT, Sam SS, Tan KK, Johari J, AbuBakar S. Reverse transcription-recombinase polymerase amplification assay for rapid detection of dengue virus. , The American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 62th Annual Meeting, The American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (International) (13 Nov 2013 - 17 Nov 2013)
  6. Tan KK, Ava Kristy D. Sy, Amado O. Tandoc, Khoo JJ, Sulaiman S, AbuBakar S. Isolation of chikungunya virus of ECSA lineage in the Philippines in the midst of outbreak caused by the Asian genotype virus. , Chikungunya 2013, University Malaya (International) (28 Oct 2013 - 30 Oct 2013)
  7. Oliver N, Tan KK, Teoh BT, AbuBakar S, Brooks D, Olaf P. Reverse transcription recombinase polymerase amplification as a potential low cost platform for multiplex detection of dengue virus 1, 2, 3 and 4. , ISNTD Bites 2013, The International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases (International) (15 Oct 2013 - 15 Oct 2013)
  8. Teoh BT, Sam SS, Tan KK, Johari J, Danlami MB, AbuBakar S. Development of a simple single-tube reverse transcription-loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for detection of dengue virus from clinical samples. , 8th European Congress on Tropical Medicine & International Health and 5th Conference of the Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitology, ECTMIH (International) (10 Sep 2013 - 13 Sep 2013)
  9. Tan KK, Zulkifle NI, Sulaiman S, Shu MH, AbuBakar S. Emergence of Dengue Virus Genotype 3 Subgenotype III in Malaysia, 15th International Congress on Infectious Diseases, ISID (International) (13 Jun 2013 - 16 Jun 2013)
  10. Teoh BT, Sam SS, Tan KK, Danlami MB, Johari MIJ, Shu MH, Pang SP, Nor-Amdan NA, Hashim SH. Tiong V, Abd- Jamil J, MatRahim NA, Misbah S, Wong PF, Zandi K, Mahadi NM, AbuBakar S. Purifying selection in the evolution of dengue virus type 1 in Malaysia. , 15th International Congress of Infectious Diseases, International Society of Infectious Diseases (International) (13 Jun 2013 - 16 Jun 2013)
  11. Tan KK, Chang LY, Nor e SS, Jafar FL, AbuBakar S. Characterization of genetic diversity of Brucella isolates from South East Asia. , International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance 2013, International Society of Infectious Diseases (International) (15 Feb 2013 - 18 Feb 2013)
  12. Ab-Rahman HA, Zainal N, Jee PF, Tan KK, Teoh BT, Sam SS, Danlami MB, NorAmdan AS, Shu MH, AbuBakar S. Optimization of Burkholderia pseudomallei antigenic protein expression in Escherichia coli. , 31st Symposium of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology, Malaysian Society for Microbiology (National) (13 Dec 2012 - 15 Dec 2012)
  13. Tan KK, Johari J, Abd-Jamil J, Zulkifle NI, Sulaiman S, Zainal N, Ab.Rahman HA, Sam SS, Teoh BT, AbuBakar S. Comparison of real time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction assays for the detection of dengue virus. , International Conference on Dengue and Emerging Infections, DUKE NUS (International) (21 Nov 2012 - 23 Nov 2012)
  14. Shu MH, Tan KK, Abdul-Jamil J, MatRahim NA, AbuBakar S. Phylogenetic analysis of dengue virus type 3 using the non-structural-1 gene sequence from three different major dengue outbreaks in Malaysia. , Colloquium on Updates on Dengue and Arbovirus in Malaysia; Kuala Lumpur; 2010 Apr 12-13, Universiti Malaya (National) (12 Apr 2010 - 13 Apr 2010)
  15. Teoh BT, Johari J, Tan KK, AbuBakar S. Phylogenetic analysis of dengue virus type 1 non-structural-5 gene in recurring dengue outbreaks in Malaysia., Colloquium on Updates on Dengue and Arbovirus in Malaysia, Universiti Malaya (National) (12 Apr 2010 - 13 Apr 2010)
  16. MatRahim NA, Abdul-Jamil J, Shu MH, Tan KK, AbuBakar S. Phylogenetic analysis of dengue virus type 3 from 3 different major outbreaks in Malaysia. , Duke-Nus Emerging Infectious Disease Inauguration Symposium, DUKE-NUS (International) (08 Dec 2009 - 11 Dec 2009)
  17. Teoh BT, Johari J, Tan KK AbuBakar S. Phylogenetic analysis of Dengue virus Type 1 non- structural-1 gene in recurring dengue outbreaks in Malaysia., Duke-NUS Emerging Infectious Disease Inauguration Symposium, Duke-NUS (International) (08 Dec 2009 - 11 Dec 2009)
  18. Tan KK, AbuBakar S. Cloning, expression, and purification of recombinant dengue envelope protein toward development of diagnostic dengue.,, 3rd Regional Conference on Molecular Medicine; 2009 May 2-4., USM (National) (02 May 2009 - 04 May 2009)

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2022) Reviewer for Plos One (May 2022), International, (Reviewer)
  2. (2022) Reviewer for Tropical Biomedicine (Jan 2022), International, (Reviewer)
  3. (2022) Reviewer for Virus Research (May 2022), International, (Reviewer)
  4. (2022) Reviewer for The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science (Jan 2022), International, (Reviewer)
  5. (2022) Master Proposal Defense Examiner: Ref# S2111321, University, (Internal Examiner)
  6. (2022) Reviewer for Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences (Jan 2022), National, (Reviewer)
  7. (2022) Reviewer for Tropical Biomedicine (Feb 2022), International, (Reviewer)
  8. (2022) Reviewer for Virus Research (Feb 2022), International, (Reviewer)
  9. (2022) Reviewer for Tropical Biomedicine (Jan 2022), International, (Reviewer)
  10. (2021) Technical AJK (Pengerusi) for Purchasing of Research Consumables (>Rm50k): Ref# 52346, University, (Internal Assessor)
  11. (2021) Proposal defense: Emmanuel Yogan Lourders (17221486/1) on 19 Feb 2021 , (Chairperson and Accessor)
  12. (2021) Reviewer for BMC Infectious Diseases, ISI-cited (Apr 2021), (Reviewer)
  13. (2021) Proposal defense: Noor Izwan Bin Anas (17218129/1) , (Chairperson and Accessor)
  14. (2021) Master Proposal Defense Examiner: Ref# 17221486, University, (Internal Examiner)
  15. (2021) Reviewer for Bmc Infectious Diseases (Apr 2021), International, (Reviewer)
  16. (2021) Ad-Hoc Committee for Evaluation of Master Student Proposal, University, (Internal Assessor)
  17. (2021) Reviewer for Bmc Medicine (Jul 2021), International, (Reviewer)
  18. (2021) Reviewer for Virus Research (June 2021), International, (Reviewer)
  19. (2021) Technical AJK (Pengerusi) for Purchasing of Research Consumables (>Rm50k): Ref# 52301, University, (Internal Assessor)
  20. (2021) Reviewer for Eurasian Journal of Medicine and Oncology, International, (Reviewer)
  21. (2021) Ajk Technical dan Kawangan (Pengerusi) Perolehan Bekalan/Perkhimatan Melebihi Rm 20,000 - Rm50,000: Ref# 52290, University, (Internal Assessor)
  22. (2021) Phd Student Candidature Defense (Ref# 17048220), University, (Internal Assessor)
  23. (2021) Technical AJK (Pengerusi) for Purchasing of Professional Service, University, (Internal Assessor)
  24. (2021) Technical AJK (Pengerusi) for Purchasing of Research Consumables (>Rm50k): Ref# 52480, University, (Internal Assessor)
  25. (2021) Technical AJK (Pengerusi) for Purchasing of Research Equipment, University, (External Assessor)
  26. (2021) Reviewer for Tropical Biomedicine (Nov 2021), International, (Reviewer)
  27. (2021) Reviewer for Open Forum Infectious Diseases (Dec 2021), International, (Reviewer)
  28. (2021) Reviewer for Tropical Biomedicine (Aug 2021), International, (Reviewer)
  29. (2020) Editorial Board Member for Tropical Biomedicine , (Editorial Board Member)
  30. (2020) Reviewer for Tropical Biomedicine, ISI-cited (Jul 2020) , (Reviewer)
  31. (2020) Reviewer for Tropical Biomedicine, ISI-cited (Dec 2020), (Reviewer)
  32. (2020) Reviewer for Tropical Biomedicine, ISI-cited (Aug 2020) , (Reviewer)
  33. (2020) Reviewer for PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, ISI-Cited (Jul 2020) , (Reviewer)
  34. (2020) Reviewer for International Microbiology, ISI-Cited (Sep 2020) , (Reviewer)
  35. (2020) Reviewer for BMC Infectious Diseases, ISI-cited (July 2020) , (Reviewer)
  36. (2020) Thesis Examiner for Final Year Research Project, Biomedical Science Program, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (Sem 2, 2019/2020), (External Examiner)
  37. (2020) Reviewer for Asia-Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (Feb 2020), (Reviewer)
  38. (2019) Reviewer for Tropical Biomedicine, ISI-cited (Dec 2019), (Reviewer)
  39. (2019) Reviewer for MicrobiologyOpen, Q3, ISI-cited (Aug 2019), (Reviewer)
  40. (2019) Reviewer for Tropical Biomedicine, ISI-cited (May 2019) , (Reviewer)
  41. (2019) Reviewer for Tropical Medicine & International Health, Q2, ISI-cited (June 2019), (Reviewer)
  42. (2019) Reviewer for Frontiers in Microbiology, ISI-cited, Q1 (Jan 2019) , (Reviewer)
  43. (2018) Reviewer for BMC Genomics, ISI-cited, Q1 (March 2018) , (Reviewer)
  44. (2018) Reviewer for GERMS (Oct 2018) , (Reviewer)
  45. (2018) Reviewer for BMC Genomics, ISI-cited, Q1 (June 2018) , (Reviewer)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2021) Research Collaboration , Xiamen University, International
  2. (2019) 4th International Conference on Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (ICMBB2020), Malaysian Society for Molecular Biotechnology & Biotechnology (MSMBB) and the Confederation of Scientific and Technological Associations in Malaysia (COSTAM)
  3. (2019) BRTMA-Malaysia International Congress on Tropical Medicine, Segi University and College and BRTMA
  4. (2019) UM-NCKU Mini Symposium on Vector-borne Infectious Diseases, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia and National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  5. (2019) Recollection of Nipah Virus Outbreak: 20 Years after, A Photography Exhibition, TIDREC and UM Art Gallery
  6. (2019) Biosafety & Biosecurity Training (In-House), TIDREC
  7. (2018) Research Collaboration, Universiti Sabah Malaysia (Dr. Zarina Amin), National
  8. (2018) Research Collaboration, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rozita Hod and Dr. Rohaizat Hassan, National
  9. (2013) LRGS Dengue Colloquium & Workshop 2013, TIDREC
  10. (2010) 25-Hour Molecular Research Laboratory Biosafety Training Programme, Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya
  11. (2010) Colloquium on Updates on Dengue and Arbovirus Research in Malaysia, TIDREC
  12. (2009) UK-Malaysia Symposium on Current Strategies in Antimicrobial Therapies, TIDREC
Contribution to event
  1. (2021) Event Moderator, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  2. (2021) Speaker & Facilitator, National, (Course Facilitator)
  3. (2021) Speaker and Facilitator, National, (Course Facilitator)

SUPERVISION


Under Graduate Students
  1. (2022) Investigation on the antiviral effect of resveratrol against Japanese encephalitis virus
  2. (2022) Investigation on the antiviral effect of resveratrol against Chikungunya virus
  3. (2022) Determination of microbial communities in ticks collected in Malaysia
  4. (2021) Investigation of replication kinetics of mouse-adapted dengue virus (DENV) in Aedes albopictus cell lines
  5. (2019) Investigation of cross-neutralizing antibodies in the dengue seropositive serum against Japanese encephalitis virus
  6. (2019) Internship Programme for Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (25 March - 31 May 2019) (M0100415)
  7. (2019) Internship for student from Emory University (23 May - 31 July 2019) (U0511102)
Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2022) PHYLODYNAMICS OF DENGUE VIRUS TYPE 2 IN RECURRING OUTBREAKS IN MALAYSIA, ZUR RAIHA BINTI HAMIM
  2. (2022) ECOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATIONS OF BLACK FLIES IN MALAYSIA, NOOR IZWAN BIN ANAS
  3. (2022) Role of Aves in the Spread of Chiggers as the Vector of Scrub Typhus in Malaysia, Praveena Rajasegaran
  4. (2022) Microbiome and Detection of Bacterial vaginosis in women of reproductive age, Siew Thong Mak
  5. (2022) ECOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATIONS OF BLACK FLIES IN MALAYSIA, NOOR IZWAN BIN ANAS
Master
  1. (2022) Cross-neutralizing capacity of dengue immunity against Zika virus infection, TAN JIA YI
  2. (2022) The role of ige in the pathogenesis of dengue, Annsley Dashawna Stephen
  3. (2022) Effect of pre-existing antibodies against dengue virus (DENV) on zika virus (ZIKV) infection in endothelial cells., Jo Ern Wong
  4. (2022) The role of host genetics in the predisposition of severe COVID-19, Yip Jia Qi
  5. (2022) THE ASSOCIATION OF MAST CELL ACTIVATION AND SEVERE COVID-19, Ezze Farhana Mohd Taam
  6. (2022) THE UPSTREAM DEVELOPMENT OF PAN-SARBECOVIRUS VACCINE CANDIDATES USING BIOINFORMATICS APPROACH TOWARDS MRNA VACCINE PLATFORM APPLICATION, Siti Nur Zakiah Salimon

TEACHING


Master
  1. (2021) HMX7001 - Research Methodology

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Workshop On Genetic and Molecular Biology At Kuen Cheng High School, (22 Jun 2019 - 22 Jun 2019)

COURSE ATTENDED


Internal / External Course
EXTERNAL COURSE
  1. GOOD CLINICAL PRACTICE, Kuala Lumpur (05 Dec 2017 - 07 Dec 2017)
  2. 24TH INTERNATIONAL BIOINFORMATICS WORKSHOP ON VIRUS EVOLUTION AND MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY (VEME) AND CROUCHER SUMMER COURSE: COMPUTATIONAL GENOMICS OF VIRAL EVOLUTION AND EPIDEMIOLOGY, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (04 Aug 2019 - 09 Aug 2019)
INTERNAL COURSE- ORGANIZED BY PTJ
  1. PROFESSIONALISM IN THE WORKPLACE - DEALING WITH ATTITUDE, Cube, Aras 4, Fakulti Perubatan, Universiti Malaya (15 Jan 2020 - 15 Jan 2020)
  2. BASIC GMP TRAINING, Online Platform (24 Jun 2021 - 25 Jun 2021)
COURSES ORGANIZED BY PTJ
  1. SAFE HANDLING OF COMPRESSED GAS CYLINDERS & LIQUID NITROGEN TRAINING, Hir Building, Universiti Malaya (20 Aug 2019 - 20 Aug 2019)