PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. KISHNETH A/L PALANIVELOO

Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences
Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office Office
 
  kishneth@um.edu.my
  Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office Office, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/S-9214-2017

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Professional Association of Dive Instructors, Dive Master, 2010 to 2017, (International)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF MARINE SCIENCES, Auditor, 2017 to 2018, (National)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF MARINE SCIENCES, Honorary Secretary, 2018 to 2020, (National)

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


  • Coordinator for FJIO Ocean Observation Course, International, 13/09/2018 to 27/09/2018 (2018 Overseas Training Course on China-Malaysia Multidisciplinary Ocean Observation Technology)
  • Secretary of the FJIO-IOES 2018 Overseas Training Course on China-Malaysia Multidisciplinary Ocean Observation Technology , International, 01/07/2018 to 31/10/2018 (Preparation and appointment in progress)
  • Secretary for South China Sea Conference 2019, International, 01/04/2018 to 31/08/2019 (Appointment In progress)
  • Module Coordinator, Faculty, 19/01/2018 to 31/12/2018 (Perlantikan sebagai Penyelaras Modul dan Ahli Jawatankuasa Penggubal Kukrikulum Sarjana Sains Samudera dan Teknologi Institut Sains Samudera dan Bumi (IOES))
  • Organizing Committee China - South East Asian countries Marine Cooperation Forum, International, 01/11/2017 to 31/12/2017 (China - South East Asian countries Marine Cooperation Forum)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Marine Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Marine Products Biotechnology (Marine Natural Products)
  • Biopharmaceuticals (Natural Products Chemistry)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2017
  • Palaniveloo, K., Vairappan, C.S. (2017). Marine diversity of the Sulu Sulawesi Coral Triangle Region: A mini handbook. Universiti Malaysia Sabah Publisher, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. 
Chapter in Book

2017
  • Vairappan, C.S., Ramachandram, T., Palaniveloo, K. (2017). Biodiversity of Alcyonacean Soft Corals in Surrounding Waters of Mengalum Island. In M.H. Abdullah, , I. Ali & Z. Isnain (Eds.), Pulau Mengalum (107-124). Universiti Malaysia Sabah Publisher 
  • Vairappan, C.S., Ramachandram, T., Palaniveloo, K. (2017). Distribution of Macroalgae in Mengalum Island. In M.H. Abdullah, I. Ali & Z. Isnain (Eds.), Pulau Mengalum (125-138). Universiti Malaysia Sabah Publisher. 
Article in Academic Journals

2018
  • Nagappan, T., Palaniveloo, K. (2018). Biological Properties and Chemical Diversity of Sinularia flexibilis, an Alcyonacean soft coral. Journal of Sustainability Science and Management (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Tin, H-S., Palaniveloo, K., Anilik, J., Vickneswaran, M., Tahiro, Y., Vairappan, C.S., Sakai, K. (2018). Impact of Land-use Change on Vertical Soil Bacterial Communities in Sabah. Microbial Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-017-1043-6. (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Phan, C-S., Ng, S-Y., Kim, E-A., Jeon, Y-J., Palaniveloo, K., Vairappan, C.S. (2015). Capgermacrenes A and B, Bioactive Secondary Metabolites from a Bornean Soft Coral, Capnella sp. Marine Drugs, 13, 3103-3115 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hamada, T., Harada, D., Hirata, M., Yamashita, K., Palaniveloo, K., Okamura, H., Iwagawa, T., Arima, T., de Voogd, N., Vairappan, C.S. (2015). Manoalide-related Sesterterpene from the Marine Sponge Luffariella variabilis. Natural Product Communications, 10(6), 863-864 (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Palaniveloo, K., Ramachandram, R.T., Vairappan, C.S. (2014). Cembrane diterpenes as chemotaxonomical markers for Sinularia flexibilis. Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation, 11, 103-116. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Anu Bahl, A., Jachak, S.M., Palaniveloo, K., Ramachandram, T., Vairappan, C.S.,Chopra, H.K. (2014). 2-Acetoxyverecynarmin C, a New Briarane COX Inhibitory Diterpenoid from Pennatula aculeata. Natural Product Communications, 9(8), 1139-1141. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Palaniveloo, K., Vairappan, C.S. (2014). Chemical relationship between red algae genus Laurencia and sea hare (Aplysia dactylomela Rang) in the North Borneo Island. Journal of Applied Phycology, 26, 1199-1205 (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Palaniveloo, K., Vairappan, C.S. (2013). Biochemical properties of rice wine produced from three different starter cultures. Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation, 10, 31-41. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2012
  • Vairappan, C.S., Nagappan, T., Palaniveloo, K. (2012). Essential Oil Composition, Cytotoxic and Antibacterial Activities of Five Etlingera Species from Borneo. Natural Product Communications, 7(2), 239-242. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Boon-Hee, K., Palaniveloo, K., Mohmad@Fikri, A.H., Mei, Y.H., Jimbau, P., Ramachandram, R.T., Agimin, A., Tan@John, C., Dawood, M.M. (2012). HYLARANA PICTURATA (Spotted Stream Frog). Herpetological Review, 43(4), 631-632. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
Proceeding

2017
  • Vickneswaran, M., Anilik, J., Hoe-Seng, T., Palaniveloo, K., Vairappan, C.S. 2017. Impact of land conversion of old growth forest to oil palm plantation on soil properties, microbial biomass and litter-fall arthropod abundance. Paper presented at The 5th International Conference on Natural Resources in the Tropics (NRTrop5) 
  • Anilik, J., Vickneswaran, M., Hoe-Seng, T., Palaniveloo, K., Sakai, K., Vairappan, C.S. 2017. A comparison of soil physicochemistry, microbial communiy and leaf litter arthropods between old growth and logged forest in Sabah, Malaysia. Presented in the 5th International Conference on Natural Resources in the Tropics (NRTrop5) 

2016
  • Sakai, K., Tashiro, Y., Ramli, N., Hassan, M.A., Hoe-Seing, T., Palaniveloo, K., Vairappan, C.S., Shirai, Y. 2017. Bacterial Community Analysis as a Tool in Assessing the Environmental Conservation and Biodiversity. Presented in the Workshop for JST/JICA SATREPS. 
  • Vairappan, C.S., Hoe-Seing, T., Palaniveloo, K., Yukihiro, T., Kenji, S. (2016).Dynamics of Bacterial Community and Indicator Organisms Across Landscape Change in Sabah. Paper presented at the 33rd Symposium of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology. 

2013
  • Palaniveloo, K., Kamada, T., Vairappan, C.S. (2013). Biological Potential of Diet Derived Halogenated Secondary Metabolites from Three Populations of Opistobranch Mollusc, Aplysia dactylomela Rang. Paper presented at the Universiti Malaysia Terengganu 12th International Annual Symposium. 
  • Palaniveloo, K., Kamada, T., Vairappan, C.S. (2013). Chemical relationship between red algae genus Laurencia and sea hare (Aplysia dactylomela) in the North Boreno Island (Sulu Sulawesi Seas). Paper presented at the 21st International Seaweed Symposium. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Vairappan, C.S., Elias, U.M., Palaniveloo, P. (2013). Diterpene as chemotaxonomical markers and lead pharmaceutical metabolites in Dictyota sp from North Borneo Island. Paper presented at the 21st International Seaweed Symposium. 

2011
  • Palaniveloo, K., Vairappan, C.S. (2011, Oct). Diet derived halogenated metabolites in sea hare, Apysia dactylomela. Paper presented at the Asian Pacific Phycological Forum, Yeosu, Korea 
  • Nagappan, T., Palaniveloo, K., Vairappan, C.S. (2011, Oct). Seasonal variation in seaweed diversity in Sipadan Island of North Borneo Island. Paper presented at the Asian Pacific Phycological Forum, Yeosu, Korea 

2008
  • Pilcher, N.J., Ramachandram, T., Dah, T.C., Ee, L.S., Beliku, J., Palaniveloo, K., Hin, L.K., Ling, L.S., Hui, L.C., Lewison, R., Moore, J. (2008). Rapid Gillnet Bycatch Assessment: Sabah, Malaysia, 2007. 38-40 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
List of Written Works That Have Not Been Published

2015
  • Palaniveloo, K. (2015).Structural Diversity and Biological Properties of Secondary Metabolites from Sea Hare (Aplysia dactylomela) and Alcyonacean Soft Corals (Unpublished Doctoral Degree Thesis). Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia 

2010
  • Palaniveloo, K. (2010). Biochemical Comparison of Rice Wince Produced using Common and Glutinous Rice with Three Different Traditional Starter Cakes. (Unpublished Master's Degree Thesis). Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. 

2007
  • Palaniveloo, K. (2007). Chemical Profiling and Isolation of Bioactive Metabolites of Gorgonian. (Unpublished Bachelor's degree thesis). Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 

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


  • UNDERSTANDING THE PHYSIOLOGICAL, BIOCHEMICAL AND GENOMIC RESPONSES OF COMMERCIALLY IMPORTANT SPECIES OF KAPPAPHYCUS TOWARDS ELEVATED TEMPERATURE, Consultant, 2019 - 2020, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Core of a Marine Protected Area: Species diversity and molecular identification of Alcyonacean soft corals in the Port Dickson waters, Straits of Malacca (Submitted Application), Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2020, Private Funding, (National)
  • Spin-off- Growth of various new floras that use cold deep seawater Seaweeds, Umi Budo (Applied-Successful), Co-Investigator, 2018 - 2024, Others MOHE, (National)
  • Vulnerability And Adaptation Of Coastal Communities Toward Climate Change, Consultant, 2018 - 2019, RU Geran, (National)
  • Technological Approach to Waste Management in a Coastal Area, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2019, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science), (University)
  • Assessing the potential of Rhamnetin nanoparticles as antihyperglycaemic agent (applied), Co-Investigator, 2018 - 2020, RESEARCH GRANT INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, (International)
  • ASSESSING THE POTENTIAL OF THE EXTRACTS OF THE BROWN SEAWEED, PADINA AUSTRALIS AS ANTIHYPERGLYGEMIC AGENT, Co-Investigator, 2018 - 2019, IMU UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT PROJECT BP I-01-2018(45), (National)
  • Biodiversity Survey Expedition Melaka and Negeri Sembilan by Marine Parks, Co-Investigator, 2018 - 2019, Marine Parks Malaysia, (National)
  • BIOACTIVE SECONDARY METABOLITES FROM CORALS AND ITS SYMBIOTIC MICROORGANISMS OF THE MALAYSIAN PENINSULAR, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • BIOACTIVE SECONDARY METABOLITES FROM CORALS AND ITS SYMBIOTIC MICROORGANISMS OF THE MALAYSIAN PENINSULAR, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Climate Change Refugia: Adaptation Strategies Of An Actiniarian (Stichodactyla Gigantea, Forssk l, 1775) To Turbid Waters In The Strait Of Malacca, Consultant, 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • EVALUATION OF THE NATURAL BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS OBTAINED FROM MICRO-ALGAE AS A FUNCTIONAL PRODUCTS AND ADDITIVES IN FOOD, Co-Investigator, 2017 - 2020, NONE, (National)
  • Third Institute of Oceanography Joint survey in Redang, Others, 2016 - 2019, International Funding, (International)
  • Palatability and defence of two species of Dipterocarpaceae planted across a fragmented tropical landscape, Others, 2015 - 2018, NONE, (International)

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


  • Coordinator 2018 Overseas Training Course on Multidisciplinary Ocean Observation Technology, 2018-2018, Fujian Institute of Oceanography
  • Herbal Supplement, 2016-2016, Ionic Tonic Supplement

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


  • Coordinator 2018 Overseas Training Course On Multidisciplinary Ocean Observation Technology, Fujian Institute of Oceanograpghy, 2018, (National)
  • Honorary Secretary of Malaysian Society of Marine Science, Malaysian Society of Marine Science, 2018, (National)

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


PRESENTER
  • Rapid Gillnet Bycatch Assessment: Sabah, Malaysia, 2007, 28th International Sea Turtle Symposium, 2008-01-25 to 2009-01-25, Project Global, (International)
  • Natural Resource Management, Conservation and the Circular Economy, SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE RESEARCH CLUSTER UMRG MONITORING SESSION, 2018-08-17 to 2018-08-17, Sustainability Science Research Cluster, (University)
ORAL
  • Diet derived halogenated metabolites in sea hare, Apysia dactylomela, Asian Pacific Phycological Forum, 2011-10-09 to 2011-10-13, Asian Pacific Phycological Society, (International)
  • Chemical relationship between red algae genus Laurencia and sea hare (Aplysia dactylomela) in the North Boreno Island (Sulu Sulawesi Seas), 21st International Seaweed Symposium, 2013-04-21 to 2013-04-25, International Seaweed Society, (International)
  • Biological Potential of Diet Derived Halogenated Secondary Metabolites from Three Populations of Opistobranch Mollusc, Aplysia dactylomela Rang, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu 12th International Annual Symposium, 2013-10-08 to 2013-10-10, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, (International)
  • Dynamics of Bacterial Community and Indicator Organisms Across Landscape Change in Sabah, 33rd Symposium of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 2016-12-14 to 2016-12-17, Malaysian Society for Microbiology, (International)
  • Bacterial Community Analysis as a Tool in Assessing the Environmental Conservation and Biodiversity., Workshop for JST/JICA SATREPS, 2016-12-17 to 2016-12-17, JICA, (International)
  • ADAPTIVE BIOCHEMICAL RESPONSE OF POLAR MICROBES AGAINST IN-VITRO PHYSIOLOGICAL EXPERIMENTS AS A REPRESENTATION OF RESILIENCE TOWARDS CLIMATE CHANGE, WORKSHOP MALAYSIAN POLAR PROGRAMME , 2018-03-21 to 2018-03-22, NATIONAL ANTARCTIC RESEARCH CENTRE, (National)
POSTER
  • Seasonal variation in seaweed diversity in Sipadan Island of North Borneo Island, The 6th Asian Pacific Phycological Forum, 2011-10-09 to 2011-10-13, Asian Pacific Phycological Society, (International)
  • Diterpene as chemotaxonomical markers and lead pharmaceutical metabolites in Dictyota sp from North Borneo Island, 21st International Seaweed Symposium, 2013-04-21 to 2013-04-25, International Seaweed Society, (International)
  • A comparison of soil physicochemistry, microbial communiy and leaf litter arthropods between old growth and logged forest in Sabah, Malaysia, The 5th International Conference on Natural Resources in the Tropics (NRTrop5), 2017-11-27 to 2017-12-01, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, (International)
  • Impact of land conversion of old growth forest to oil palm plantation on soil properties, microbial biomass and litter-fall arthropod abundance., The 5th International Conference on Natural Resources in the Tropics (NRTrop5), 2017-11-27 to 2017-12-01, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, (International)
  • BIODIVERSITY OF MARINE DERVIED FUNGI FROM SELECTED HARD CORALS IN PERHENTIAN ISLANDS, MALAYSIA, 4TH ASIA PACIFIC CORAL REEF SYMPOSIUM, 2018-06-04 to 2018-06-08, UNIVERSITY OF PHILLIPPINES, (International)

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


  • Module Coordinator for IOES MSc Course structuring, Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, Coordinator, 2018-2018, (University)
  • Focus Group Discussion on Waste Management, Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, Organiser/participant, 2018-2018, (District)
  • 2018 Overseas Training Course on Multidisciplinary Ocean Observation Technology, Fujian Institute of Oceanography and Institute of Ocean and Earth Science, Coordinator, 2018-2018, (International)

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


  • JAPH-D-18-00597, Article In Journal ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • PHYMED-D-18-01400, Article In Journal ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Proposal Defence - Heng Wei Khang, Proposal Defence ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • PhD Proposal Defence - Lim Joon Hai (HHQ160001), Proposal Defence ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Proposal defence - Lim Wai Yin (HMA170025), Proposal Defense ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Proposal defence - Chai Siong Kiat (HGT150013), Proposal Defence ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • JAPH-D-18-00050, Article In Journal ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • JSSM-PPSMS-SI-24, Article In Journal ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • JSSM NRGS SI-4-41, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)

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


  • UMCoE Workshop, (Ptj), 08/12/2018 until 09/12/2018
  • TOWNHALL BERSAMA PIHAK BERKEPENTINGAN DAN PEMEGANG TARUH - "Carrying Capacity: Sustaining Marine Parks for Future" , (National), 12/11/2018 until 12/11/2018
  • Focus Group Discussion with Local Authority on Perception of Climate Change and Waste Management, (District), 25/09/2018 until 25/09/2018
  • Field hockey Staff Sports Zon 1, (Ptj), 01/04/2018 until 30/04/2018
  • ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON OCEAN GOVERNANCE II: MALAYSIA''S INTERESTS AND ROLE IN THE SUSTAINABLE USE AND CONSERVATION PF BIODIVERSITY BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION (BBNJ), (National), 13/03/2018 until 13/03/2018
  • Judge for School STEM Competition (Poster painting, essay writing, video production), (Community), 01/02/2018 until 31/12/2018
  • Management Head for Fire Prevention Task Force Zon 22, (University), 22/12/2017 until 21/12/2018

SUPERVISION


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

Ongoing
  • Master Degree, Liu Yuanwei, EFFECT OF INCREASED OCEAN TEMPERATURES ON PRODUCTION OF BIOACTIVE SECONDARY METABOLITES COLLECTED FROM SELECTED TROPICAL MARINE FUNGI AND CORAL SPECIES, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Lee Li Chuen, BIODIVERSITY OF MARINE FUNGI ASSOCIATED WITH CORALS AND EFFECTS OF TEMPERATURE ON SECONDARY METABOLITE PRODUCTION, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Aroyehun Abdulqudus Bola, EVALUATION OF THE NATURAL BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS OBTAINED FROM MICRO-ALGAE AS A FUNCTIONAL PRODUCTS AND ADDITIVES IN FOOD, 2016/2017

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


POST GRADUATE
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY, 2017/2018(2), 13, 3
  • ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODOLOGY, 2017/2018(2), 27, 3
FIRST DEGREE
  • ALGAE BIOTECHNOLOGY, 2017/2018(2), 18, 3
  • MARINE BIOTECHNOLOGY, 2017/2018(2), 32, 8