PERSONAL DETAIL


ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. KOSHY PHILIP

Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences
Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office
 
  +603-79675839
  kphil@um.edu.my
 Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-8803-2010

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Agricultural Institute of Malaysia - AIM, Life Member, 1987, (National)
  • Malaysian Biotechnology Industry Organisation, Committee, 2002 to 2005, (National)
  • New Zealand's Biotechnology Industry Organization (NZBio), Member, 2007 to 2008, (National)
  • American Society for Microbiology, Member, 2007 to 2009, (International)
  • Standards and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia, Working Group Committee Member On Laboratories Safety -microbiological, 2008 to 2009, (National)
  • International Society of Infectious Diseases, Member, 2008 to 2010, (National)
  • Malaysian Society of Microbiology, Life Member, 2008, (National)
  • Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Life Member, 2012, (University)
  • Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA), Vice President, 2012, (National)
  • International Intellectual Property Commercialization Council Malaysia, Board Of Committee, 2016, (International)
  • MALAYSIAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ASSOCIATION (MIPA), Chartered Surveyor, Uk, , (National)

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


  • Panel penilai E Science, University Malaya, 12/04/2016 to 12/04/2016 (Evaluation of Science Fund (MOSTI))
  • Evaluation member of grant award, Faculty, 04/03/2015 to 20/11/2015 (Evaluated several applications, made recommendations for final approval)
  • Pemangku Penyeleras, Program Mikrobiologi, Faculty, 22/12/2014 to 02/01/2015
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Keinstitusian Biokeselamatan (IBC LMO) Universiti Malaya, University Malaya, 01/11/2014 to 31/03/2017 (This appointment has been renewed until October 2015 based on email received on 25th November 2014 from Junaimah Jasman, Science Officer, Occupational Safety & Health Unit, University of Malaya)
  • Chairman, National, 27/06/2013 to 27/06/2013 (Chairperson of "Microbes" section of 20th Malaysian Society of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Annual Scientific Meeting)
  • Member of committee, University Malaya, 01/11/2012 to 31/10/2013 (Pelantikan sebagai ahli jawatankuasa keinstitusian biokeselamatan (IBC) Universiti Malaya)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Soil Microbiology (Soil Microbiology)
  • Soil Bioremediation (Soil, Environmental, Microbiology)
  • Microbiology (Microbial Biotechnology)
  • Nutraceuticals (Natural Products & Nutraceuticals)
  • Biopharmaceuticals (Pharmaceutical & Fermentation Biotechnology )


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Zaleha Shafieia, Zubaidah Haji Abdul Rahima, Koshy Philip, Nalina Thurairajahd, Hashim Yaacob (2019). Potential effects of Psidium sp., Mangifera sp., Mentha sp. and its mixture (PEM) in reducing bacterial populations in biofilms, adherence and acid production of S. sanguinis and S. mutans. Archives of Oral Biology 109 (2020), 104554 (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • Wayah, S. B., & Philip, K (2018). Purification, Characterization, Mode of Action and Enhanced Production of Salivaricin maye1, a Novel Bacteriocin from Lactobacillus salivarius SPW1 of Human Gut Origin. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 35 (2018) 39–47 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wayah and Philip K. Characterization, yield optimization, scale up and biopreservative potential of fermencin SA715, a novel bacteriocin from Lactobacillus fermentum GA715 of goat milk origin Microb Cell Fact (2018) 17:125 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12934-018-0972-1 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wayah, S. B., & Philip, K. (2018). Pentocin MQ1: a Novel, Broad-spectrum, Pore-forming bacteriocin from Lactobacillus pentosus CS2 with Quorum Sensing Regulatory Mechanism and Biopreservative Potential. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9, 1 -13. (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Zeyad, N.M., Aied, M.A., Dasan, S & Philip, K. (2017). Reliability of periodontal pathogens and human cathelicidine LL-37 in the prediction of the different stages of periodontal disease. Current Microbiology (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Majeed,Z., Philip,K., Alabsi,A., Pushparajan,S. & Swaminathan,D.(2016). Identification of gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) sampling, analytical methods and oral biomarkers for the diagnosis and monitoring of periodontal diseases: A Systematic Review. Disease Markers. https://www.hindawi.com/journals/dm/aip/1804727/ (ISI-Indexed)
  • Shafiei, Z., Haji Abdul Rahim, Z., Philip, K., & Thurairajah, N. (2016). Antibacterial and anti-adherence effects of a plant extract mixture (PEM) and its individual constituent extracts (Psidium sp., Mangifera sp., and Mentha sp.) on single- and dual-species biofilms. PeerJ, 4, e2519. doi: 10.7717/peerj.2519 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wen, L. S., Philip, K., Ajam, N. 2016. Purification, characterization and mode of action of plantaricin K25 produced by Lactobacillus plantarum Food Control (ISI-Indexed)
  • Barbour, A., Tagg, J., Abou-Zied, O. K. & Philip, K. (2016). New insights into the mode of action of the lantibiotic salivaricin B. Scientific Reports 6, 31749, doi:10.1038/srep31749 (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • entitled "Cloning, expression and characterization of the endoglucanase gene from Bacillus subtilis UMC7 isolated from the gut of the indigenous termite Macrotermes malaccensis in E. coli" , by Chuan Wei Kelvin Swee, Teow Chong Teoh, Philip Koshy, Ismail Salmah and Arifin Zainudin, Electronic Journal of Biotechnology. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Goh HF, Philip K (2015) Purification and Characterization of Bacteriocin Produced by Weissella confusa A3 of Dairy Origin. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0140434. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0140 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Goh, H. F., Philip, K. 2015. Purification and Characterization of Bacteriocin Produced by Weissella confusa A3 of Dairy Origin Plos One. (Tier 1, Impact Factor = 3.234) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Goh, H. F., Philip, K. 2015. Isolation and mode of action of bacteriocin BacC1 produced by nonpathogenic Enterococcus faecium C1 Journal of Dairy Science. (Tier 1, Impact Factor = 2.573) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Su Wen Lim, Koshy Philip & Noni Ajam (2015). Purification, Characterization and Mode of Action of Plantaricin K25 produced by Lactobacillus plantarum, Food Control (ISI-Indexed)
  • Goh, H F & Philip, K (2015).Isolation and mode of action of bacteriocin BacC1 produced by non-pathogenic Enterococcus faecium C1. Journal of Dairy Science (ISI-Indexed)
  • Osama K Abou-Zied, Abdelahhad Barbour, Nada A Al-Sharji,Koshy Philip (2015). Elucidating the mechanism of peptides interaction with membranes using the intrinsic fluorescence of tryptophan: Perpendicular penetration of cecropin B-like peptides into Pseudomonas aeruginosa. RSC Advances (2015) (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Barbour, A., Philip, K. 2014. Variable Characteristics of Bacteriocin-Producing Streptococcus salivarius Strains Isolated from Malaysian Subjects Plos One. (Tier 1, Impact Factor = 3.534) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Abdul Muhsin M Shami, Koshy Philip and Sekaran Muniandy (2013. Antibacterial and antioxidant properties of alkaloids extracted from Morinda citrifolia (Rubiaceae). Life Science Journal 2013; 10 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Abdelahhad Barbour & Koshy Philip 2014. Variable characteristics of bacteriocin producing Streptococcus salivarius strains isolated from Malaysian subjects. PLOS ONE, 18 June 2014 (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Barbour, A., Philip, K., Muniandy, S. 2013. Enhanced Production, Purification, Characterization and Mechanism of Action of Salivaricin 9 Lantibiotic Produced by Streptococcus salivarius NU10 Plos One. (Tier 1, Impact Factor = 3.730) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Shami, A. M. M., Philip, K., Muniandy, S. 2013. Synergy of antibacterial and antioxidant activities from crude extracts and peptides of selected plant mixture Bmc Complementary and Alternative Medicine. (Tier 2, Impact Factor = 2.082) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Barbour A, Philip K, Muniandy S (2013). Enhanced Production, Purification, Characterization and Mechanism of Action of Salivaricin 9 Lantibiotic Produced by Streptococcus salivarius NU10. PLoS ONE 8(10): e77751. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0077751 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Abdul-muhsin Shami, Koshy Philip, Sekaran Muniandy (2013). \"Synergy of antibacterial and antioxidant activities from crude extracts and peptides of selected plant mixture.\" BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine (DOI: 10.1186/1472-6882-13-360). ISI Cited Publication (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • M. Z. M. Kamali, N. Kumaresan, Koshy Philip and Kuru Ratnavelu (2012) Fuzzy modeling of P-type microbial growth model for ethanol fermentation process and the optimal control using simulink. Lecture Notes in Information Technology, Vol 21, 81. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication) (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Rafat, A., Philip, K., Muniandy, S. 2012. A Novel Source of Bioactive Compounds: Endophytic Bacteria Isolated from Centella asiatica Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology. (Tier 4, Impact Factor = 0.065) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kamali, M. Z. M., Kumaresan, N., Philip, K., Ratnavelu, K. 2012. Fuzzy Modelling of S-Type Microbial Growth Model for Ethanol Fermentation Process and the Optimal Control Using Simulink  (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kamali M Z M, Kumaresan N, Koshy Philip and Kuru Ratnavelu (2012). Fuzzy Modelling of S-Type Microbial Growth Model for Ethanol Fermentation Process and the Optimal Control Using Simulink. ICMMMSC 2012, CCIS 283, pp. 325-332, 2012, publisher Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Arash Rafat, Koshy Philip & Sekaran Muniandy (2012). A novel source of bioactive compounds: Endophytic bacteria isolated from Centella asiatica. Journal of Pure & Applied Microbiology 6(1). Accepted (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Banisalam, B., Sani, W., Philip, K., Imdadul, H., Khorasani, A. 2011. Comparison between in vitro and in vivo antibacterial activity of Curcuma zedoaria from Malaysia African Journal of Biotechnology. (Tier 4, Impact Factor = 0.573) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rafat, A., Philip, K., Muniandy, S. 2011. Antioxidant Properties of Indigenous Raw and Fermented Salad Plants International Journal of Food Properties. (Tier 3, Impact Factor = 0.947) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Philip Koshy, Swaminathan Dasan, Muniandy Sekaran and Yaacob Hashim 2011. Efficacy of probiotic toothpaste on subjects with periodontitis - a randomised double- blind study. Research Journal of Biotechnology 6(1): 39-42 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Haq Imdadul, Sani Wirakarnain, Philip Koshy, Rafat Arash, Hossain A B M Shariff & Taha Rosna Mat 2011. Valuable antioxidant and antimicrobial extracts from Rhizophora mucronata of Asiatic mangrove forests. Research Journal of Biotechnology 6(1) : 10-14 (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Arash Rafat, Koshy Philip, Sekaran Muniandy 2010. Antioxidant potential of Centella asiatica - associated endophytic bacteria. Journal of Biotechnology 150 (Supplement 1): 534 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rafat, A., Philip, K., Muniandy, S. 2010. Antioxidant potential and content of phenolic compounds in ethanolic extracts of selected parts of Andrographis paniculata Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. (Tier 4, Impact Factor = 0.59) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rafat, A., Philip, K., Muniandy, S. 2010. Antioxidant Potential and Phenolic Content of Ethanolic Extract of Selected Malaysian Plants Research Journal of Biotechnology. (Tier 4, Impact Factor = 0.174) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Khorasani, A., Sani, W., Philip, K., Taha, R. M., Rafat, A. 2010. Antioxidant and antibacterial activities of ethanolic extracts of Asparagus officinalis cv. Mary Washington: Comparison of in vivo and in vitro grown plant bioactivities African Journal of Biotechnology. (Tier 4, Impact Factor = 0.565) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Arash Rafat, Koshy Philip and Sekaran Muniandy (2010). Antioxidant potential and phenolic content of ethanolic extract of selected Malaysian plants. Research Journal of Biotechnology 5(1):16-19 (ISI cited publication), February 2010 issue (ISI-Indexed)
  • Arash Khorasani, Wirakarnain Sani, Koshy Philip, Rosna Mat Taha & Arash Rafat 2010. Antioxidant and antibacterial activities of ethanolic extracts of Asparagus officinalis cv. Mary Washington: Comparison of in vivo and in vitro grown plant bioactivities (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • Koshy Philip, Sri Nurestri Abd Malek, Wirakarnain Sani, Sim Kae Shin, Sarvana Kumar, Hong Sok Lai, Lee Guan Serm & Syarifah N S A Rahman 2009. Antimicrobial activity of some medicinal plants from Malaysia. American Journal of Applied Sciences 6(6): 1047-1058 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Koshy Philip, Sinniah S K and Muniandy S (2008. Antimicrobial peptides in aqueous and ethanolic extracts from microbial, plant and fermented sources. Biotechnology 8 (2): 248 - 253, 2009 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Koshy Philip, Wuen Yew Teoh, Sekaran Muniandy & Hashim Yaakob (2008. Pathogenic bacteria predominate in the oral cavity of Malaysian subjects. Journal of Biological Sciences, Volume 9 (5):438-444 (ISI-Indexed)

2008
  • Philip, K; Sinniah, SK; Muniandy, S (2008). Bioprospecting for antimicrobial peptides. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 12: E401- E402 (Meeting abstract) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Philip, K; Teoh, WY; Muniandy, S; Hashim BY (2008). Microbial Competition in Oral Health. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 12: E216-E216 (Meeting abstract) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Koshy Philip, Wuen Yew Teoh, Sekaran Muniandy & Hashim Yaakob (2008). Identification of major cultivable aerobic bacteria in the oral cavity of Malaysian subjects. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 4(4): 67-370, 2008 (ISI-Indexed)

2007
  • Thomas P, K.Philip & B Y Hashim. Toxicity of a ferment used in the production of probiotic capsules. International Journal of Probiotics & Prebiotics. Volume 3, Number 1, pp 21 - 24, February 2008 issue (ISI-Indexed)

2006
  • Mahmood A A, Philip K and Salmah I (2006). Anti- ulcerogenic effect of the rhizomes of Zingiber officinale against ethanol induced gastric ulcers in rats. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 5 (2). 122-125, 2006. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Philip K, Mahmood A A, Hashim, B Y and Sidik K (2006). Effects of aqueous plant extract mixtures in combination with honey on wound healing in rats: an animal model.International Journal of Molecular Medicine and Advance Sciences 2(1):61-66 
  • Noor S M, A A Mahmood, I Salmah and K Philip (2006). Prevention of Acute Gastric Mucosal Lesions by R. hasselti in rats. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 5(2): 161-164 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2005
  • Mahmood A A, Sidik K, Salmah I, Suzainur K A R and Philip K (2005). Antiulcerogenic activity of Ageratum conyzoides leaf extract against ethanol-induced gastric ulcer in rats as animal model. International Journal of Molecular Medicine and Advance Sciences 1 (4): 402-405. Manuscript Number 67 
  • Mahmood A A, Sidik K, Salmah I, Suzainur K A R and Philip K (2005). Antiulcerogenic activity of Ageratum conyzoides leaf extract against ethanol induces gastric ulcer in rats as animal model. International Journal of Molecular Medicine and Advance Sciences 1 (4):402-405 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2003
  • Koshy Philip,2003. Application of Biotechnology to Propagate Value Added Herbs. Sarawak Development Journal, Volume 6, Number 2 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Others

2006
  • Philip K, Mahmood A A and Hashim B Y (2006). Wound healing potential of aqueous extract of Diospyros lotus in combination with honey in rats. Silver Medal Certificate of Award at Research and Innovation Expo, Universiti Malaya, 18-20 July 2006. 
  • Suzita M N, Philip K and Mahmood A A (2006). The cytoprotective activity of aqueous Plantago major leaf extracts in rats. 31st Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 17 Aug, Putrajaya, Malaysia.  
  • Philip K. (2006). Antimicrobial peptides for developing novel biopharmaceuticals. Malaysia-Novartis Proposed Biotechnology Initiative Working Group Discussions, Organised by MOSTI and BiotechCorp at Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 21-22 July 2006 

2005
  • Philip K (2005). Potential for value added natural products using biotechnology. Proceedings of Sarawak Bio Symposium on “Towards Developing Sarawak’s Potential for Bio-Business”. Organised by Curtin University of Technology and Sarawak Biodiversity Center, 8 – 9 March, 2005. 
  • Philip K, Tan Y H and Hashim BY (2005). Lactic microflora and cholesterol level in chicken. 27th Symposium of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 24 – 27 Nov 2005. 
  • Tan Y H, Cheong F W, Ganisan K, Philip K, Sijam K and Lau W H (2005). Cultural and environmental effects on growth and fructification in Pleurotus eringii, P. nebrodensis and P. ferulae. 27th Symposium of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 24 – 27 Nov 2005 
  • Mahmood A A, Philip K, Salmah I and Tan Y H (2005). Wound healing activity of Ageratum conyzoides leaf extract in rats. 27th Symposium of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 24 – 27 November 2005. 
  • Philip K, Mahmood A A, Hashim BY, Tan Y H and Salmah I (2005) Effects of aqueous herb-mushroom extract mixtures in combination with honey on wound healing in rats. 27th Symposium of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 24 – 27 Nov 2005. 

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


  • The Role And Effect Of Dietary Intake Variation (Low FODMAPSs Diet Intervention) On Gut Microbiota In A Multi-Ethnic Population With Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Consultant, 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Research and commercialization collaboration on probiotics and antimicrobial peptides, Others, 2017 - 2019, From industry for potential commercialization, (National)
  • Biophysical characterization and structural determination of novel, isolated and purified lantibiotics, Others, 2016 - 2019, High Impact Research (HIR), (International)
  • Microcrystallographic Studies on the Structure of Antibacterial Peptides and their mode of action on bacterial membranes, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (International)
  • Microcrystallographic Studies on The Structure Of Antibacterial Peptides and Their Mode Of Action On Bacterial Membranes., Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2016, High Impact Research - Ministry of Education (HIR-MOE) Cycle 3, (National)
  • Microcrystallographic Studies on the Structure of Antibacterial Peptides and their mode of action on bacterial membranes, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (National)
  • Quantum Coherence Transport In Biomolecular Systems In Fluctuating Environment, Consultant, 2013 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AFR (Frontier Science), (University)
  • EFFECT OF SELECTED LOCAL PLANTS AND MICROBIAL EXTRACTS AS BACTERICIDAL AGENTS AGAINST HELICOBACTER, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2014, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • Effect of selected local plants and microbial extracts as bactericidal agents against Helicobacter pylori and selected microorganisms, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2014, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), (National)
  • Mechanism Of Binding Of Antimicrobial Peptides On Targeted Bacterial Membrane., Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2016, High Impact Research - Ministry of Education (HIR-MOE) Cycle 1, (National)
  • Mechanism of Binding of Antimicrobial Peptides on Targeted Bacterial Membrane, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (National)
  • ROLE OF BACTERIA TO ENHANCE ANTIOXIDANTS PRODUCTION IN SELECTED MALAYSIAN HERBS, , 2010 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • Structure and Function of Novel Antimicrobial Peptides, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009 - 2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • ROLE BACTERIA TI ENHANCE ANTIOXIDANT PRODUCTION IN SELECTED MALAYSIA HERBS, , 2009 - 2010, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • STUDY ON MICROORGANISMX FOR THE DEGRADATION OF CELLULOSE INTO ETHANOL, , 2009 - 2010, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF NOVEL ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDES, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009 - 2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Role of bacteria to enhance phytochemical and other secondary metabolite production in selected Malaysian herbs, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (University)
  • Profiling, characterization and rapid detection of oral microorganisms, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2010, ScienceFund, (National)
  • SCREENING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDES, , 2008 - 2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • PROFILING, CHARACTERIZATION AND RAPID DETECTION OF ORAL MICROORGANISMS, , 2008 - 2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • ROLE OF BACTERIA TO ENHANCE PHYTOCHEMICAL AND OTHER SECONDARY METABOLITE PRODUCTION IN SELECTED MALAYSIA HERBS, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2009, RU Geran, (National)
  • Determination of antioxidant properties of medicinal gingers and selected "ulam" species, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2008, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (University)
  • Development of Anti-tumour Agent from Curcuma mangga and Pereskia corrugata., Co-Investigator, 2006 - 2009, ScienceFund, (University)
  • Development of Anti Acne Agent from selected local plants., Co-Investigator, 2005 - 2008, Universiti Malaya, (University)
  • Characterization and efficacy of fermented mixture of plant extracts, Principal Investigator(PI), 2005 - 2007, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • pharmacobiotechnology and microbial biotechnology
  • Peptide biochemistry

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


  • Panel member for grant evaluation, 2015-2015, Universiti Malaya
  • Development of bio-based functional toothpaste and other related oral products, 2014-2014, Fulian (M) Sdn Bhd
  • Consultant Diagnostics Specialist with Virion Serion, Germany for the Philippines, 2012-2012, Virion-Sirion, Germany and Atozeta Mediscience AsiaPac (M) Sdn Bhd
  • Microbial & biotechnological aspects of the quality control in the manufacture of products for oral hygiene, 2010-2010, Fulien (M) Sdn Bhd

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


  • Expert Journal Review Fems Microbiology Letters, Fems Microbiology Letters, Oxford University Press, 2017, (International)
  • Appointment as Consultant, National Institute of Integrative Medicine, 2016, (International)
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Malaysian Society of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, 2015, (International)
  • Recognition for Development of Malaysian Standard, Sirim Berhad, 2015, (Government)
  • Certificate of Recognition At 2nd International Congress On Bacteriology & Infectious Diseases On 17-19 November 2014 in Usa, Omics Publishing Group, 2014, (International)
  • Penilaian Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental (Frgs) Fasa 2/2013, Universiti Malaya, 2013, (International)
  • Silver Medal: Ekspo Penyelidikan Dan Inovasi 2006, University of Malaya, 2006, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2005, (University)
  • Saintis Cemerlang 2005, Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi, 2005, (University)
  • Gold Medal: 33rd International Inventions Exhibition, Geneva, Geneva Palexpo, 2005, (International)
  • Sijil Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, Unversity of Malaya, 2004, (University)
  • Silver Medal: Expo Penyelidikan Dan Inovasi 2004, University of Malaya, 2004, (University)
  • International Visiting Fellow Under United States Government Program On Biotechnology, Gmos. Agriculture & Sustainable Development, United States Government, 2000, (International)
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Being a Resource Speaker to The 1st World Congress & Exposition On Integrative Healing, International Council for Health Freedom (Usa) and Global Health Manile, 1999, (International)

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


INVITED SPEAKER
  • How Biotechnology Works?, Industry Function, 2008-12-14 to 2008-12-14, Mineway Bio (Thailand) Co. Ltd.
  • Purification and characterization of novel antimicrobial peptides from microbial and plant sources, Workshop and conference on "Novel Antimicrobial Peptides - Discovery, Characterization and Application" organized by Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)University, Melbourne, Australia, 2014-02-25 to 2014-03-01, Head of Biosciences, RMIT University Bundoora West Campus, Victoria, Australia, (International)
  • University - Industry Collaboration, National Intellectual Property Convention (NIPC)2014, 2014-05-20 to 2014-05-23, Malaysian Intellectual Property Association and Malaysian Intellectual Property Organisation (MyIPO), (National)
  • Lantibiotics from Streptococcus salivarius as potential antimicrobials, 2nd International Congress on Bacteriology & Infectious Diseases, 2014-11-17 to 2014-11-19, OMICS Conferences & Publishing Group, (International)
  • Peptides from indigenous resources and applications in green sustainable biotechnology, Green Sustainable Biotechnology Symposium 2019, 2019-01-17 to 2019-01-18, National Cheng Kung University, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, (International)
PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • Intellectual Property and Innovation in Green Technology, Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA)Intellectual Property Conference, 2011-06-22 to 2011-06-23, Malaysian Intelelctual Property Association (MIPA), supported by Malaysian Intellectual Property Corporation, (National)
  • The Use of Technology in Non Communicable Diseases Management: Human Microbiomes, Metagenomics and Machine Learning, International Conference on Healthcare and Technology, 2019-07-18 to 2019-07-19, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Taiwan and STIKep PPNI Jawa Barat, Indonesia, (International)
  • Microbiomes and Metagenomics in Sustainable Agriculture, 6th Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress: Asia, 2019-07-29 to 2019-07-30, Global Engage, (International)
POSTER
  • Antimicrobial activity of eight medicinal plants from Malaysia, Abstract Book, page 330, 2nd Penang International Conference for Young Scientists, 2008-06-18 to 2010-03-20, (International)
  • Microbial competition in oral health, 13th International COngress on Infectious Diseases, 2008-06-19 to 2008-06-22, International Society for Infectious Diseases, (International)
  • Bioprospecting for Antimicrobial Peptides, 13th International COngress on Infectious Diseases, 2008-06-19 to 2008-06-22, International Society for Infectious Diseases, (International)
  • Antimicrobial peptides from plants and fermented extracts, 13th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress, 2008-12-15 to 2008-12-18, National University of Singapore , (Regional)
  • Study of oral bacterial diversity in Malaysian subjects, 13th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress, 2008-12-15 to 2008-12-18, National University of Singapore, (Regional)
  • Antimicrobial Activity of Centella asiatica and its endophytic bacteria , International Congress of Malaysian Society for Microbiology (ICMSM) 2009, 2009-12-01 to 2009-12-04, Malaysian Society for Microbiology, American Society of Microbiology, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Isolation and identification of Cellulolytic Bacteria Isolated from Termite Gut, International Congress of Malaysian Society for Microbiology (ICMSM)2009, 2009-12-01 to 2009-12-04, Malaysian Society for Microbology, American Society of Microbiology, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Isolation and identification of Streptocmyces geriseoruber (cellulolytic bacteria using 16S rDNA method from termite gut, 14th Biological Sciences Gradauate Congress, 2009-12-10 to 2009-12-12, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, (International)
  • Antimicrobial and antioxidant effects of indigenous plant associated bacteria, Research and Innovation Expo 2010, Universiti Malaya, 2010-04-01 to 2010-04-03, Universiti Malaya, (University)
  • A proposal for the formulation and development of compounding pharmacy guidelines in Malaysia and South East Asia, 9th International Annual Symposium on Sustainability Science and Management, 2010-05-08 to 2010-05-11, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, (International)
  • Establishment of callus proliferation system from callus suspension cultures in Euodia redlevi, 9th International Annual Symposium on Sustainability Science and Management, 2010-05-08 to 2010-05-11, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, (International)
  • Antioxidant and nutritional properties in individual or a combination of selected plants: synergy at play, 9th International Annual Symposium on Sustainability Science and Management, 2010-05-08 to 2010-05-11, Univeriti Malaysia Terengganu, (International)
  • A Compact and Effective Microarray Genetic Test System , University Malaysia Terengganu Annual Symposium 2010, 2010-05-08 to 2010-05-11, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, (International)
  • Bioethanol Production from Mixed Lignocellulosic Substrates Using Cellulolytic Termite Gut Bacteria and Yeast, 20th Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Annual Scientific Meeting, 2013-06-26 to 2013-06-27, Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, (National)
  • PLANT EXTRACTS EFFECT ON THE POPULATION OF BACTERIA IN SINGLE/DUAL-SPECIES BIOFILMS, 2016 IADR/APR General Session & Exhibition (June 22-25, 2016). The meeting will take place at the COEX Convention Center in Seoul,Republic of Korea., 2016-06-22 to 2016-06-25, International Association for Dental Research, (International)
  • Antimicrobial potentials of the Malaysian and Omani Juniperus antimicrobial medicine, 21st Biological Sciences Graduate Conference 2016, 2016-12-15 to 2016-12-16, Biological Sciences Graduate Conference, (International)
  • Isolation and partial purification of a bacteriocin from Pediococcus pentosaceus SEG1, International Conference of Malaysian Society of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology 2017, 2017-11-01 to 2017-11-02, Malaysian Society of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, (International)
ORAL
  • A Compact and effective genetic test of mutations and molecular changes associated with Thalassemia, 9th International Annual Symposium on Sustainability Science and Management, 2010-05-08 to 2010-05-11, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, (International)
  • Partial Characterization of an Antimicrobial Peptide Produced by Lactobacillus plantarum, 20ty Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Meeting, 2013-06-27 to 2013-06-27, Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, (National)
  • Bacteriocins: Novel weapons to fight infectious diseases, First International Sultan Qaboos University Chemistry Conference on "Recent Trends in Drug Development", 2015-11-10 to 2015-11-12, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, (International)
  • Gyura crepioides leaves extract: an antibacterial study, 13th Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society - University Science Malaysia Scientific Conference, 2017-11-03 to 2017-11-05, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society and University Science Malaysia, (National)
  • Metagenomics, gut microbiome and machine learning, International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for Industrial Applications, 2018-11-28 to 2018-11-29, University Technology Malaysia and industry, (International)
OTHERS
  • Profil of oral microflora in Malaysian subjects, UM Expo, 2009-01-20 to 2009-01-23, IPPP, Universiti Malaya, (University)
  • Peptides from plant and bacterial isolates, UM Expo, 2009-01-20 to 2009-01-23, IPPP, Universiti Malaya, (University)
  • Antioxidant activities in selected plants using in vitro erythrocytes model, UM Expo, 2009-01-20 to 2009-01-23, IPPP, Universiti Malaya, (University)
  • Fuzzy Modelling of S-Type Microbial Growth Model for Ethanol Fermentation Process and the Optimal Control using Simulink , International Conference on Mathematical Modelling & Scientific Computation, 2012-03-16 to 2012-03-18, University Grants Commission of India, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research of India, Springer Publications, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Advanced Biorisk Officers' Training Course 2013, Advanced Biorisk Officers' Training Course 2013, 2013-01-14 to 2013-01-25, Malaysian Biosafety & Biosecurity Association (MBBA)and Biosecurity Engagement Programme (BEP), United States Department of State, (National)
  • 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting, 22nd Annual Malaysian Society of Molecular Biology & Bitoechnology, 2015-09-08 to 2015-09-09, Malaysian Society of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, (National)
  • ANTIBACTERIAL AND ANTI-ADHERENCE EFFECTS OF PLANT EXTRACT MIXTURE (Psidium sp., Mangifera sp., and Mentha sp.) AND ITS INDIVIDUAL EXTRACTS ON SINGLE- AND DUAL-SPECIES BIOFILMS., International Congress of Malaysian Society of Microbiology (ICMSM) 2015, 2015-12-07 to 2015-12-10, Malaysian Society of Microbiology, (International)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • Research colloboration with United Kingdom, Ulster University, 2015, 24, (International)
  • University of Illinois and associated centers in USA research, clinical & commercialization collaborations, University of Illinois, University of Iowa, Lawrence Berkeley Lab, 2015, 12, (International)
  • Research Grant Proposal Evaluation for Selection, Israel Science Foundation funded by The Israel Academy of Sciences & Humanities, 2014, 1, (International)
  • Expert contribution to ASEAN-Small & Medium Scale Enterprises Intellectual Property Rights on Green Technology, ASEAN-Small & Medium Scale Enterprises on Intellectual Property rights, c/o European Business Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia , 2014, 01, (International)
  • Scientific exchange and collaboration, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, 2013, 1, (International)
  • Scientific exchange and collaboration, University of Victoria, Canada, 2013, 2, (International)
  • Scientific exchange and collaboration, National Institute of Integrative Medicine and International Council of Integrative Medicine, Hawthorne East, Melbourne, Australia, 2013, 1, (International)
  • Collaboration on Probiotic and Oral Microbacterial Profile with Ministry with Colonel (Dr) Borhan Jasmin, Dental Branch, Medical Division, Malaysian Army, 2012, 1, (University)
  • Consultant Diagnostic Specialist, Virion-Serion, Germany, 2012, 2, (International)
  • Visiting Scientist, University of Otago, New Zealand, 2008, 1, (International)

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


  • Probiotics for Medical / Wellness Applications Workshop and Meeting, National Institute of Integrative Medicine, Melbourne, Australia, Consultant, 2016-2016, (International)
  • Scientific Committee for Organizing Committee of International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology (ICMSM) 2015, Malaysian Society for Microbiology, Committee Member, 2015-2015, (International)
  • SIRIM Working Group member on Laboratories Safety under Malaysian Standards MS1042 Part 3 (Microbiological) 2008 - 2015, Standards & Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM), Committee Member, 2014-2015, (National)
  • Scientific committee member for 20th Scientific Meeting of Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Committee Member, 2013-2013, (National)
  • Collaboration with with Professor Avni Sali, Director and President, National Institute of Integrative Medicine, Melbourne, Australia, National Institute of Integrative Medicine, Hawthorne East, Melbourne, Austalia, Researcher, 2013-2016, (International)
  • Chairing of seminar by Malaysian Intellectual Property Association in collaboration with Jabatan Pertanian on "When Intellectual Property Agent meets the Plant Breeders", Chairman of seminar on "When Intellectual Property Agent meets the Plant Breeders", Chairman, 2013-2013, (National)
  • Online Mentor of the American Society of Microbiology Minority Mentoring Program, American Society of Microbiology, 2012-2012
  • Review of Journal Manuscript prior to publication, Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, Reviewer, 2010-2010, (International)
  • Microarray Genomics Project, Asper Biotechnology, Genorama and University of Tartu, Estonia, Researcher, 2010-2010, (International)
  • Aseptic Techniques in Pharmaceutical Compounding, Australian Custom Pharmaceuticals, Sydney, Australia, Technical Advisor, 2009-2010, (International)
  • Visiting Scientist, University of Otago, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Dunedin, New Zealand, Visiting Scientist, 2008-2008, (International)
  • Nalaysian Mushroom Conference & Foray 2008, Institut Sains Biologi, Committee Member, 2008-2008, (National)
  • Perbincangan dan pembentingan cadangan pendaftaran dan kelulusan serta penggunaan klinikal substance R1818 bagi rawatan \\\"chronic inflammatory and degenerative disease\\\" oleh Argyll Technologies LLC, USA, Pejabat Timbalan Menteri, Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia, Member Of Expert Group, 2008-2008, (National)
  • SIRIM Working Group member on Laboratories Safety under Malaysian Standards MS1042 Part 3 (Microbiological), Standards & Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM), Working Group Member, 2008-2013, (National)
  • Editorial services to publish Laporan MPKSN Tahun 2001 for Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI), Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI) through editorial services of GreenHill Communication Sdn Bhd, Editing Service, 2001-2001, (National)
  • Malaysian Standard MS1529:2001 The production, processing, labelling and marketing of plant-based organically produced foods, Standards and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM), Working Group Committee Member, 2000-2001, (National)

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


  • Asia Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology ,  ( )
  • Appointed internal examiner for Master of Biotechnology candidate, B.Vimala a/p R.M.T. Balasubramaniam (SGF070020), for 2008-2009 session, Internal Examiner For M.biotech Candidate ,  ( )
  • FEMS Microbiology Letters manuscript reviewer, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Journal manuscript reviewer for Letters in Applied Microbiology, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • M.Sc Thesis of Lee Hui Key, Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Reviewer for BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine Journal article "Evaluation of antioxidant and antibacterial activities of Juniperus species used in folk medicine in Pakistan", Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Review of "Sequence analysis of pWcMBF8-1, a large bacteriocin-encoding plasmid harbored by Weissella confusa strain MBF8-1, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Ph.D candidate : TAN WEN SI (SHC130096) Title of thesis : "POLYPHASIC AND OMICS INVESTIGATION ON QUORUM SENSING MECHANISMS IN AQUATIC BACTERIA FROM TROPICAL RAINFOREST WATERFALLS", Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Dairy Science for manuscript entitled "Prevalence and risk factors for Extended-spectrum betalactamase producing Escherichia coli in organic dairy herds" manuscript number GUTP-D-16-00031, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Ph.D thesis evaluation of LAU YIN YIN (SHC140102) Title of thesis : "PHENOMIC, GENOMIC AND TRANSCRIPTOMIC STUDIES OF QUORUM SENSING ENTEROBACTER ASBURIAE L 1 FROM FRESH VEGETABLES", Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewer for BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine journal article "Comparative efficacy of Goreisan and probiotics in Japanese adults with acute infectious gastroenteritis: A randomized controlled trial", Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewer for Gut Pathogens Eczema infants harbor discrepant gut microbiota and relative co-abundance network, in comparison with non-eczema infants, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Interview panel for Human Life Advancement Foundation scholarship committee on 18th Nov 2016, Scholarship Evaluation Committee ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewer for article in Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, Article In Journal ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Reviewer for Gut Pathogens (Journal) titled "Draft genome sequence of Lactobacillus plantarum PS128, a probiotic strain with potential immunomodulatory activity", Article In Journal ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Evaluation of thesis of Moloud Kooshan (GS27429) title "Molecular and biochemical characterization of phosphate solubilizing Pseudomonas sp. isolated from oil palm soils"., Thesis ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Member of audit committee for National Innovation Award, Thesis ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia thesis external examiner, Thesis ,  (2014 - 2015)
  • As penilai for M.Sc candidature conversion to Ph.D of Robson Ee Han Jen (matric number SGR130063) on "Quorum sensing" bacteria, M.sc Candidature Conversion To Ph.d Program ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Assessor for promotion exercise for academic staff of Monash University, Malaysia campus, M.sc Candidature Conversion To Ph.d Program ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Evaluation of research grants from Taylors University College as appointed external reviewer, External Reviewer Of Research Grants ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • External examiner to evaluate thesis for Universiti Putra Malaysia, Thesis ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • External reviewer for Taylor's University Research Grant Scheme (TRGS)proposals, External Reviewer ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Evaluation of Candidature defence of Jeevan Thavanathan (SHC100066), Fatemeh Aboulfazli (SHC110026), Devaseena A/P Panir Selvan (SGF120006), Amir Hossein Pourmahabadian (SGF120018), Kathryn Tham Bee Lin (SGF120003), Project ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • UMRG grant evaluation on 19th February 2014 at 7th Floor, IPPP, University Malaya under chair of Professor Amru Nasrul Haq Boyce, Project ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Penilai Candidature Defence Semester 2, session 2012/13 for Matrik Nombor SHC120048, candidate's name: Norhafiza bt Mohd Arshad, Project ,  (2013 - 2013)
  • Ph.D thesis evaluation of Saad Musbah Naji Alasil (matric number: MHA090020), Thesis ,  (2013 - 2013)
  • External Examiner for Monash University Ph.D thesis entitled "Elucidation of the mechanism of antimicrobial activity of pentacyclic triterpenoids on Staphylooccus aureus" by student CHUNG POOI YIN (student ID:21579458), Thesis ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • Panel member to evaluate UMRG research grant, Project ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • Reassessment of Microbiology paper for second professional examination, Doctor of Dental Surgery for Mahsa University College, Reassessment Of Microbiology Exam Paper ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • Internal Examiner for Mahsa Ansari (SGF070041) for thesis entitled "Isolation and characterization of indigenous microorganisms from agricultural soil", Thesis ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • Post Graduate Research and Award Evaluation Panel for Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Project ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • Evaluation of examination paper for Bachelor of Science (Hons) Medical Biotechnology for International Medical University, Undergraduate Medical Biotechnology Exam Imu ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • Internal Examiner for Master of Science thesis entitled "Antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of Sonneratia alba in vitro and in vivo: comparative study with Rhizophora mucronata and Bruguiera gymnorrhiza, Thesis ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • Appointment as the external examiner to Chan Kok KEong (ID No. PH0507003) for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D, Medical & Health Sciences by research, International Medical University, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. Title of thesis: "Effects and Mechanism of Action of Bascillus Cell Lines (CCRF-SB, CCRF-2 and CEM-SS) and Normal T-lymphocytes", Thesis ,  (2011 - 2011)
  • Review of manuscript JMPR-10-323 for Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, Article In Journal ,  (2010 - 2010)
  • Master of Science (Biotechnology) thesis of Behrooz Banisalam (Matric no. SGF070009)entitled "Comparison between in vitro & in vivo antimicrobial activities of Curcuma zedoaria from Malaysia", Thesis ,  (2010 - 2010)

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


  • Junior Microbiologist Camp organised on 16th December 2017 for Microbiology Program, Institute of Biological Sciences, (University), 16/12/2017 until 16/12/2017
  • Invited Speaker for UiTM Institute of Science Colloquium Series (22/2017), Shah Alam to give a talk on "Antimicrobial Peptides as a New Line of Antimicrobials", (State), 08/12/2017 until 08/12/2017
  • Bible Study Fellowship Group Leader, (Community), 02/01/2017 until 24/11/2017
  • Judge for 21st BSGC 2016 International Conference Oral papers & Posters, (International), 15/12/2016 until 16/12/2016
  • Interviewer as scholarship evaluation committee for Human Life Advancement Foundation on 18th November 2016, (Community), 18/11/2016 until 18/11/2016
  • Sebagai penceramah untuk kursus asas keselamatan makmal dan alat perlindungan diri (PPE), (University), 15/11/2016 until 15/11/2016
  • Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA) activity on intellectual property rights, (National), 01/01/2016 until 31/12/2016
  • Panduan mengenai penggunaan Bacillus coagulans sebagai probiotik dalam produk suplemen kesihatan, (Government), 30/09/2015 until 05/11/2015
  • Conference Chair and Panel Moderator of Intellectual Property Forum, (National), 12/03/2015 until 12/03/2015
  • Delegate representing Malaysian IP Association to "Building a Competitive Edge with Intellectual Property" organized by Intellectual Property Office of Singapore , (International), 26/08/2014 until 27/08/2014
  • Committee member of Wangsa Melawati (rep for Wangsa Budi 2A) Residents' Association, (Local), 15/08/2014 until 31/12/2016
  • Organizing general scientific lecture under ISB on "Can Agriculture Feed and Fuel the World?" by Assoc Prof Dr Trevor Stevenson, Head, The Plant Biotechnology Center, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Melbourne on 5th December at 2013 in Seminar Room 3 and 4, New Lecture Hall Complex, Faculty of Science, Universiti Malaya. Attended by faculty academic staff, post graduate and under graduate students. , (University), 05/12/2013 until 05/12/2013
  • Chairing of Malaysian Intellectual Property Assoication (MIPA) seminar on Plant Variety Protection 2013 entitled "When Intellectual Property Agent meets the Plant Breeders" organised by MIPA and Jabatan Pertaniana, (National), 11/04/2013 until 11/04/2013
  • Mentor through Hal Ehwal Pelajar, Universiti Malaya for Persaudaran Kristian Varsity (PKV), (University), 02/07/2012 until 29/12/2018
  • Students' adviser to Persaudaraan Kristian Varsity (PKV) at Universiti Malaya, (University), 02/07/2012 until 30/11/2017
  • Vice President of Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA)2012-2014 Co-opted as 2015 ExCo committee member, (National), 26/06/2012 until 30/06/2016
  • Collaboration on Probiotic and oral bacterial profile with Colonel (Dr) Borhan Jasmin of Malaysian Army Dental Services, (National), 05/03/2012 until 31/12/2013
  • Outstanding service as an online mentor of the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) Minority Mentoring Program, (International), 03/01/2011 until 30/01/2012
  • Church Executive Committee Member, (Community), 30/06/2000 until 31/12/2018
  • Malaysian Business magazine columnist, (Country), 01/06/2000 until 31/12/2009
  • Publications in mass media on topics in Microbiology and Biotechnology under \"Petri Dish\" column in New Straits Times and special column in Malaysian Business magazine, (Country), 27/09/1996 until 16/10/2007

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
(Product Name), (Type), (Reference), (Year), (Level).


  • Antimicrobial peptide , PATENT, PI 2015702636, 14/09/2015, (NATIONAL)
  • Antimicrobial, PATENT, 04/04/2014, (UNIVERSITY)

SUPERVISION


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

Completed
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Abdelahhad Barbour, Characterization and mechanism of action of lantibiotics, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Lim Sue Wen, Study on peptides with antimicrobial activity and cancer cell line inhibition, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Goh Hweh Fen, Isolation and characterization of antimicrobial peptides, 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Suzanna A/p Edgar, Analysis of phenolic compounds from Centella asiatica and Vernonia amygdalina and their biological roles, 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Abdelahhad Barbour, Isolation, purification and antimicrobial action of peptides produced by Streptococcus salivarius isolated from Malaysian subjects, 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Kelvin Swee Chuan Wei, Bioconversion of cellulosic biomass into ethanol using enzymatic approach, 2011/2012
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Abdul-muhsin M. Shami, Effect of antimicrobial peptides on Helicobacter pylori, 2010/2011
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Arash Rafat, Role of bacteria to enhance antioxidant production in selected Malaysian herbs, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Saravana Kumar A/l Sinniah, Screening and characterization of antimicrobial peptides, 2007/2008
  • Master Degree, Teoh Wuen Yew, Profiling, characterization and rapid detection of oral microorganisms, 2007/2008
  • Master Degree, Noordin Kasan, The Efficacy of Probiotic Mouth Rinse on Gingival Health, 2004/2005

Ongoing
  • Master Degree, Mas Syazleana Binti Shab, Lantibiotics from Indigenous Fermented Food, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Nur Shahdina Hani Binti Mohd Zaki, Antibacterial activity of lactic acid bacteria isolated from local goat milk, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Stephanie Sandanasamy, Synthesis and Evaluation of Isonicotinic Acid Hydrazone derivatives as Antimicrobial Agents, 2016/2017
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Wayah Samson Baranzan, PURIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF BACTERIOCIN FROM LACTIC ACID BACTERIA, 2015/2016
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Khamis Sulaiman Subayeh Aldhafri, Plant Biotechnology, 2013/2014
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Zeyad Nazar Majeed, Oral biomarkers in the diagnosis and progression of periodontal diseases, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Maeirah Afzal, Effect of selected peptides on selected bacteria and cancer cell lines, 2013/2014
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Zaleha Binti Shafei, The microbiological, biochemical, molecular and structural aspects of the effect of selected plant extracts on multi species biofilms, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Vaneesha A/p Vasudayan, Characterization of antibacterial and antioxidant activities of selected Malaysian plants, 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Ng Kok Yau, Determination of anti-oxidant properties of medicinal gingers and selected, 2008/2009

Terminated
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Shirin Biglari, Use of cellulolytic bacteria to generate biofuel from indigenous plant waste, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Fahimeh Abdeyazdan, Study on microorganisms in the degradation of Cellulose into ethanol (for efficient and environmental friendly fuel, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Nany Malissa Bt Rahimi, Screening for the presence of antimicrobial components in selected plants from Malaysia\'s biodiversity, 2007/2008
FIRST DEGREE/DIPLOMA/PRE-DEGREE
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed
  • Literature Review in Microbiology, 2008/2009, 1
  • Microbiology Project, 2007/2008, 5
  • Microbiology Project, Biotechnology Project, 2006/2007, 6
  • Microbiology Project, 2005/2006, 6
  • Biomedical Program (Department of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, 2004/2005, 5

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


POST GRADUATE
  • Biotechnology in Human Health, 2016/2017(1), 14, 24
  • BIOTECHNOLOGY IN HUMAN HEALTH, 2015/2016(1), 12, 21
  • BIOTECHNOLOGY IN HUMAN HEALTH, 2014/2015(1), 5, 22
  • BIOTECHNOLOGY IN HUMAN HEALTH, 2013/2014(1), 9, 24
  • BIOTECHNOLOGY IN HUMAN HEALTH, 2012/2013(1), 5, 22
FIRST DEGREE
  • BIO-RISK MANAGEMENT FOR BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE, 2018/2019(1), 41, 4
  • INDUSTRIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2016/2017(1), 21, 52
  • INDUSTRIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2015/2016, 22, 51
  • GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2015/2016(2), 52, 53
  • INSTRUMENTATION, MICROBIOLOGICAL METHODS AND DATA MANAGEMENT, 2015/2016(2), 31, 8
  • GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2014/2015(1), 50, 52
  • INSTRUMENTATION, MICROBIOLOGICAL METHODS AND DATA MANAGEMENT, 2014/2015, 26, 11
  • INDUSTRIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2014/2015(1), 17, 52
  • INDUSTRIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2013/2014(1), 23, 55
  • INSTRUMENTATION, MICROBIOLOGY METHODS AND DATA MANAGEMENT, 2013/2014(2), 15, 9
  • PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY, 2013/2014(2), 73, 30
  • PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY, 2012/2013(2), 66, 27
  • FERMENTATION TECHNOLOGY, 2012/2013(2), 6, 51
  • INSTRUMENTATION, MICROBIOLOGICAL METHODS AND DATA MANAGEMENT, 2012/2013(2), 26, 7
  • Mass Communications in Microbiology, 2008/2009(1), 30, 28
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOTECHNOLOGICALTECHNIQUES, 2008/2009(1), 30, 8
  • SELECTED READINGSIN MICROBIOLOGY, 2008/2009(1,2,3), 3, 20
  • MICROBIOLOGY PROJECT, 2008/2009(1,2,3), 33, 160
  • Fermentation Technology, 2008/2009(1), 34, 51
  • INSTRUMENTATION, MICROBIOLOGICAL METHODS AND DATA MANAGEMENT, 2007/2008(2), 28, 2
  • INDUSTRIAL AND ENVIRONMENT MICROBIOLOGY, 2007/2008(2), 78, 51
  • Fermentation Technology, 2007/2008(2), 6, 35
  • FERMENTATION TECHNOLOGY, 2007/2008(1), 39, 37
  • Microbial Physiology & Biochemistry, 2007/2008(2), 61, 10
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, 2007/2008(2), 48, 18
  • APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT, 2006/2007(2), 54, 30
  • PHARMASEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY, 2006/2007(2), 57, 55
  • Fermentation Technology, 2006/2007(1), 40, 35
  • Fermentation Technology, 2005/2006(2), 39, 37
  • Microbial Physiology & Biochemistry, 2005/2006(1), 60, 37
  • Fermentation Technology, 2005/2006(1), 40, 37
  • Pharmaceutical Biochemistry, 2005/2006(2), 55, 3
  • Biochemistry for Biomedical Engineering, 2004/2005(2), 55, 6
  • Current Topics in Biomedical Science, 2004/2005(2), 60, 42
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology, 2004/2005(2), 52, 15