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DR. CHAI LAY CHING

Institute of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Science
 
  +603-79675832
  +603-79675908
  lcchai@um.edu.my
  Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
 
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BIBLIOMETRIC DATA


 Total Articles in Publication List  50
 Articles With Citation Data  32
 Sum of the Times Cited   357
 Average Citations per Article   11.16
 h-index   11
 Co-authors   Collaboration Network
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Microbiology Society Malaysia, Life Membership, 2011, (National)
  • Program Microbiology, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Committee Member, 2011 to 2012, (University)
  • American Society for Microbiology, Membership, 2013 to 2014, (International)
  • International Association for Food Protection, Member, 2013 to 2015, (International)
  • Southeast Asia Association for Food Protection, Member, 2015 to 2015, (International)
  • Young Scientist Network-Academy of Sciences Malaysia, Affiliate Member, 2015 to 2018, (National)
  • Young Scientist Network-Academy of Sciences Malaysia (YSN-ASM), Member, 2016 to 2019, (University)
  • Southeast Asia Association for Food Protection , Vice President, 2017 to 2018, (International)
  • Young Scientists Network-Academy of Sciences Malaysia, Vice-chairman, 2017 to 2018, (National)
  • Young Scientists Network-Academy Sciences Malaysia, Chairperson, 2018 to 2020, (National)

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


  • Coordinator of INFRA Microbiology Laboratory , University Malaya, 01/07/2017 to 30/06/2019 (Coordinator of INFRA Microbiology Laboratory IPPP)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Keinstitusian Biokeselamatan dan Biosekuriti Universiti Malaya (UM IBBC), University Malaya, 01/04/2017 to 31/03/2019
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PEMANDU MALAYS'AN CODE OF RESPONS'BLE CONDUCT IN RESEARCH (MCRCR), National, 30/03/2017 to 29/03/2020
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA KELULUSAN ETIKA PENYELIDIKAN KEMANUSTAAN (BUKAN KLINIKAL) , University Malaya, 01/02/2017 to 31/01/2019
  • Co-chair of the Young Scientists Network -Academy of Sciences Malaysia Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Programme, National, 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2018 (National level)
  • Member (Vice Chair) of "Kumpulan Kerja Teknikal (KKT) Mikrobiologi" for Committee of Food Analysis (Jawatankuasa Analisis Makanan; JKAM) Malaysia, chaired by Chemistry Department, Ministry of Science, Malaysia., National, 01/01/2014 to 31/12/2017

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Food Microbiology (food borne and waterborne pathogens; Microbial safety in food chain; microbial risk assessment)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2018
  • Tang, J-Y-H., Farhana Sakinah, M.R., Nakaguchi, Y., Nishibuchi, M., Chai, L-C., New, C.Y. and Son, R. (2018). Detection of Vibrio cholerae in street food (satar and otak-otak) by LoopMediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP), multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction (mPCR) and plating methods. Food Research 2 (5), 447 - 452. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2016
  • Yap, K-P., Ho, W. S., Gan, H. M., Chai, L. C., Thong, K. L. (2016). Global MLST of Salmonella Typhi Revisited in Post-genomic Era: Genetic Conservation, Population Structure, and Comparative Genomics of Rare Sequence Types. Frontiers in Microbiology 7, 270. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Shafizi A. W., Salleh, M., Ridzuan, M., Anyi, U., Chia, Y. N., Othman, M., Toh, P. S., Chai, L. C., Son, R. (2016). Assessing Staphylococcus aureus in ready to eat (RTE) food and risk assessment of food premises in Putrajaya. International Food Research Journal, 23(4), 1761-1766. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Thong Kwai Lin, Ngoi Soo Tein, Chai Lay Ching, and Teh Cindy Shuan Ju. (2016) Quinolone Resistance Mechanisms Among Salmonella enterica in Malaysia. Microbial Drug Resistance, 22(4), 259-272. (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Jamali, H., Ghaderpour, A., Radmehr, B., Kelvin, W. S. C., Chai, L. C., Ismail, S. 2015. Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter species isolates in ducks and geese. Food Control 50 : 328-330. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Son, R., Mohhiddin, O., Toh, P. S., Chai, L. C. 2015. Food court hygiene assessment and food safety knowledge, attitudes and practices of food handlers in Putrajaya. International Food Research Journal 22 (5): 1843- 1854. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Chelvam, K. K., Yap, K. P., Chai, L. C., Thong, K. L. 2015. Variable Responses to Carbon Utilization between Planktonic and Biofilm Cells of a Human Carrier Strain of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi. PLoS One 10 (5): e0126207. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ghaderpour, A., Ho, W. S., Chew, L. L., Bong, C. W., Chong, V. C., Thong, K. L., Chai, L. C. 2015. Diverse and Abundant Multi-Drug Resistant E. coli in Matang Mangrove Estuaries, Malaysia. Frontiers in Microbiology 6:977. (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Lee, HY; Chai, LC; Mahyudin, NA; Nishibuchi, M; Radu, S;2014.Transfer of Listeria monocytogenes between abiotic surfacces under different weights.Food Science and Biotechnology 23,1237-1241. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Jamali, H; Ghaderpour, A; Radmehr, B; Kelvin, SCW; Chai LC; Ismail, S;2015.Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter species isolates in ducks and geese.Food Control 50,328-330. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ghaderpour, A., Mohd Nasori, K. N., Chew, L. L., Chong, V. C., Thong, K. L. and Chai, L. L. (2014). Detection of multiple potentially pathogenic bacteria in Matang mangrove estuaries, Malaysia. Marine Pollution Bulletin. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.04.029. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kalai Chelvam, K., Chai, L. C. and Thong, K. L. 2014. Variations in motility and biofilm formation of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi. Gut Pathogen 6: 2. Available from : http://www.gutpathogens.com/content/6/1/2 (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Hossein Jamali, Lay Ching Chai and Kwai Lin Thong. 2013. Detection and isolation of Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat foods with various selective culture media. Food Control 32: 19-24. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lee, H. Y., Chai, L. C., Nakaguchi, Y., Nishibuchi, M., Radu, S. (2013) Review on protocol development for detection and identification of Listeria monocytogenes in foods. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology 7, 2523-2530. (ISI-Indexed)
  • H.Y. Lee, L.C. Chai, C.F. Pui, S.Mustafa, Y.K. Cheah, M. Nishibuchi, S. Radu. 2013. Formation of biofilm by Listeria monocytogenes ATCC 19112 at different incubation temperatures and concentrations of sodium chloride. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology. (Online Ahead of Print at http://www.scielo.br/pdf/bjm/2013nahead/338707.pdf) (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2012
  • Ramani Baddam, Kwai-Lin Thong, Tiruvayipati Suma Avasthi, Sabiha Shaik, Kien-Pong Yap, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Lay-Ching Chai, Narender Kumar and Niyaz Ahmed. 2012. Whole-Genome Sequences and Comparative Genomics of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi Isolates from Patients with Fatal and Nonfatal Typhoid Fever in Papua New Guinea. Journal of Bacteriology 194 (18): 5122-5123. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tuan Zainazor, TC; Afsah-Hejri, L; Hidayah, Noor; Noor Eliza, MR; Naziehah, MD; Tang, YH. (2012). Assessment of noroviruses in selected Ulam from local market in Malaysia. International Food Research Journal 19 (3): 877-882. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Jeshveen, SS; Chai, LC; Pui, CF; Son, R. (2012). Optimization of multiplex PCR conditions for rapid detection of Escherichia coli O157: H7. International Food Research Journal 19 (2): 461-466. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Gwaram, Nura Suleiman; Ali, Hapipah Mohd; Khaledi, Hamid; Abdulla, Mahmood Ameen; Hadi, A Hamid A; Lin, Thong Kwai; Ching, Chai Lay; Ooi, Cher Lin. (2012). Antibacterial Evaluation of Some Schiff Bases Derived from 2-Acetylpyridine and Their Metal Complexes. Molecules 17 (5): 5952 - 5971. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Yap, K. P., Gan, H. M., Teh, C. S. J., Baddam, R., Chai, L. C., Kumar, N., Tiruvayipati, S. A., Ahmed, N., Thong, K. L. (2012). Genome Sequence and Comparative Pathogenomics Analysis of a Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi Strain Associated with a Typhoid Carrier in Malaysia. Journal of Bacteriology 194:5970. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Jeyaletchumi, P., Tunung, R., Selina, P. M., Chai, L. C., Radu, S., Farinazleen, M. G., Cheah, Y. K., Mitsuaki, N., Yoshitsugu, N., Kumar, M. P. (2012). Assessment of Listeria monocytogenes in salad vegetables through kitchen simulation study. Journal of Tropical Agriculture and Food Science 40, 55-62. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Baddam, R., Kumar, N., Thong,K. L., Ngoi,S. T., Teh, C., Yap, K. P., Chai, L. C., Avasthi, T. & Ahmed, N. 2012. Genetic fine-structure of a Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi strain associated with the 2005 outbreak of typhoid fever in Kelantan, Malaysia. Journal of Bacteriology (Accepted). (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lay Ching Chai, Boon Hong Kong, Omar Ismail Elemfareji, Kwai Lin Thong. 2012. Variable Carbon Catabolism among Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi. PLoS ONE 7 (5):e36201doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036201 (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Nillian, Elexson; Ching, Chai Lay; Fung, Pui Chai; Robin, Tunung; Anyi, Ubong; Chilek, Tuan Zainazor Tuan; Radu, Son; Nishibuchi, Mitsuaki. (2011). Simultaneous Detection of Salmonella spp., Salmonella Enteritidis and Salmonella Typhimurium in Raw Salad Vegetables and Vegetarian Burger Patties. Food and Nutrition 2: 1077-1081. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Pui, Chai Fung; Wong, Woan Chwen; Chai, Lay Ching; Lee, Hai Yen; Noorlis, Ahmad; Zainazor, Tuan Chilek Tuan; Tang, John Yew Huat; Ghazali, Farinazleen Mohamad; Cheah, Yoke Kqueen; Nakaguchi, Yoshitsugu. (2011). Multiplex PCR for the concurrent detection and differentiation of Salmonella spp., Salmonella Typhi and Salmonella Typhimurium. Tropical medicine and health 39 (1): 9. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Petrus, EM; Tinakumari, S; Chai, LC; Ubong, A; Tunung, R; Elexson, N; Chai, LF; Son, R. (2011). A study on the minimum inhibitory concentration and minimum bactericidal concentration of Nano Colloidal Silver on food- borne pathogens. International Food Research Journal 18 : 55-66. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Ponniah, Jeyaletchumi; Robin, Tunung; Paie, Margaret Selina; Chai, Lay Ching; Radu, Son; Cheah, Yoke Kqueen; Ghazali, Farinazleen Mohd; Nishibuchi, Mitsuaki; Nakaguchi, Yoshitsugu; Malakar, Pradeep. (2011). Quantitative risk assessment of acquiring listeriosis from consumption of minimally processed vegetables. International Journal of Food Safety Management 4. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Lee Hai Yen, Chai Lay Ching, Pui Chai Fung, Wong Woan Chwen, Shuhaimi Mustafa, Cheah Yoke Kqueen, Zuraini Mat Isa, Mitsuaki Nishibuchi, and Son Radu. 2011. Profiling of Recovery Efficiencies for Three Standard Protocols (FDA-BAM,ISO-11290, and Modified USDA) on Temperature-Injured Listeria monocytogenes. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. doi:10.4014/jmb.1012.12034 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Jeyaletchumi, P., Tunung, R., Selina, P. M., Chai, L. C., Radu, S., Farinazleen, M. G., Cheah, Y. K., Mitsuaki, N. & Pradeep Kumar, M. 2011. Evaluation of Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes in selected vegetable farms. Journal of Tropical Agriculture and Food Sciences 39(2): 255-266. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Nillian,E., Chai, L. C., Pui, C. F., Tunung, R., Ubong, A., Tuan Zainazor, T. C.,Son, R. & Nishibuchi, M. 2011. Simultaneous Detection of Salmonella spp., Salmonella Enteritidis and Salmonella Typhimurium in Raw Salad Vegetables and Vegetarian Burger Patties. Food and Nutrition Sciences 2: 1077-1081. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Abd Aziz, S. M., Low, C. N., Chai, L. C., Abd Razak, S. S. N., Selamat, J., Son, R., Sarker, M. Z. I., Khatib, A. (2011). Screening of selected Malaysian plants against several food borne pathogen bacteria. International Food Research Journal 18. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Lee, H. Y., Chai, L. C., Pui, C. F., Tunung, R., Wong, W. C., Shuhaimi, M., Cheah, Y. K., Farinazleen, M. G., Nishibuchi, M., Son, R. (2011). Using RAPD-PCR as molecular assessment on the performance of CHROMAgar Listeria and PALCAM agar on isolation of Listeria spp. and L. monocytogenes from foods. International Food Research Journal 18. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Pui, C. F., Wong, W. C., Chai, L. C., Nillian, E., Ghazali, F. M., Cheah, Y. K., Nakaguchi, Y., Nishibuchi, M. and Radu, S. 2011. Simultaneous detection of Salmonella spp., Salmonella Typhi and Salmonella Typhimurium in sliced fruits using multiplex PCR. Food Control 22, 337-342. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Pui, C. F., Wong, W. C., Chai, L. C., Tunung, R., Jeyaletchumi, P., Noor Hidayah, M. S., Ubong, A., Farinazleen, M. G., Cheah, Y. K. and Son, R., 2011. Salmonella: A foodborne pathogen. International Food Research Journal 18, 465-473. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Pui, C. F., Wong, W. C., Chai, L. C., Lee, H. Y., Tang, J. Y. H., Noorlis, A., Farinazleen, M. G., Cheah, Y. K. and Son, R., 2011. Biofilm formation by Salmonella Typhi and Salmonella Typhimurium on plastic cutting board and its transfer to dragon fruit. International Food Research Journal 18, 31-38. (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Jeyaletchumi, P., Tunung, R., Margaret, S. P., Chai, L. C., Son, R., Farinazleen, M. G., Cheah, Y. K., Nishibuchi, M., Nakaguchi, Y., Pradeep, K. M. (2010). Assessing the risk of acquiring listeriosis from consumption of minimally processed vegetables using a step-wise risk assessment. Asian Journal of Food and Agro-Industry 3, 587-596. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Tunung, R., Margaret, S. P., Jeyaletchumi, P., Chai, L. C., Tuan Zainazor, T. C., Ghazali1, F. M., Nakaguchi, Y., Nishibuchi, M. and Son, R. 2010. Prevalence and Quantification of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Raw Salad Vegetables at Retail Level. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 20, 391-396. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Usha, M.R., Fauziah, M., Tunung, R., Chai, L. C., Cheah, Y. K., Farinazleen, M. G. and Son, R., 2010. Occurrence and antibiotic resistance of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in retail broiler chicken. International Food Research Journal 17, 247- 255. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2009
  • Chai L. C., Ghazali, F. M., Bakar, F. A., Lee, H. Y., Suhaimi, L. R. A., Talib, S. A., Nakaguchi, Y., Nishibuchi, M. and Son, R., 2009. Occurence of Thermophilic Campylobacter spp. Contamination in Vegetable Farms in Malaysia. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 19, 1415-1420. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan, Y. F., Haresh, K. K., Chai, L. C. and Son R., 2009. Antibiotic Sensitivity Testing and Genotyping by RAPD for Campylobacter jejuni Isolates from Retailed Ready-to-eat food. International Food Research Journal 16, 31-38. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Lee, H. Y., Chai, L. C., Tang, S. Y., Jinap, S., Ghazali, F. M., Nakaguchi, Y., Nishibuchi, M., and Son, R., 2009. Application of MPN-PCR in biosafety of Bacillus cereus s.l. for ready-to-eat cereals. Food Control 20, 1068-1071. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chai, L. C., Corazon, F. A., Sout, N. M., Alias, R. and Samah, N. A. 2009. Rapid isolation of genomic DNA from Asian Green-lipped mussel (Perna viridis) for random amplified microsatelite Polymorphism. International Food Research Journal 16, 113- 118. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2008
  • Haryani, Y., Tunung, R., Chai, L. C., Lee, H. Y., Tang, S. Y., Son, R. (2008). Characterization of Enterobacter Cloacae Isolated from Street Foods. ASEAN Food Journal 15,57-64. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Chai, L. C., Lee, H. Y., Ghazali, F. M., Bakar, F. A., Malakar, P. K., Nishibuchi, M., Nakaguchi, Y. and Son, R., 2008. Simulation of Cross-contamination and decontamination of Campylobacter jejuni during handling of contaminated raw vegetables in a domestic kitchen. Journal of Food Protection 71, 2384-2388. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chai L. C., Fatimah, A. B., Ghazali, F. M., Lee, H. Y., Tunung, R., Shamsinar, A. T., Laila, R. A. S., Thahirahtul, A. Z., Malakar, P. M., Nakaguchi, Y., Nishibuchi, M. and Son, R., 2008. Biosafety of Campylobacter jejuni from raw vegetables consumed as ulam with reference to their resistance to antibiotics. International Food Research Journal 15, 125-134. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Tan, Y. F., Haresh, K. K., Chai, L. C., Ghazali, F. M. and Son, R., 2008. Prevalence of Campylobacter spp. in retailed ready-to-eat sushi. International Food Research Journal 15, 331-336. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2007
  • Tunung, R., Chai, L. C., Usha, M. R., Patrick, G. B., Farinazleen, M. G., Fatimah, A. B., Pradeep, K. M. and Son, R., 2007. Incidence and characterization of Salmonella species in street foods and clinical samples. Journal of Food Safety 27, 345-361. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ong, S. B., Zuraini, M. I., Jurin, W. G., Cheah, Y. K., Tunung, R., Chai, L. C., Haryani, Y., Ghazali, F. M., and Son, R., 2007. Meat molecular detection: sensitivity of polymerase chain reaction-restriction fracment length polymorphism in species differentiation of meat from animal origin. ASEAN Food Journal 14, 51-59. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Tunung, R., Chai, L. C., Usha, M. R., Lee, H. Y., Fatimah, A. B., Farinazleen, M. G. and Son, R., 2007. Characterization of Salmonella enterica isolated from street food and clinical samples in Malaysia. ASEAN Food Journal, 14: 161-173. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Chai, L. C., Robin, T., Ragavan, U. M., Gunsalam, J. W., Bakar, F. A., Ghazali, F. M., Radu, S. and Kumar, M. P., 2007. Thermophilic Campylobacter spp. in salad vegetables in Malaysia. International Journal of Food Microbiology 117, 106-111. (ISI-Indexed)
Proceeding

2011
  • K.L. Thong, Moderassi, S. & Chai, L. C. 2011. Incidence of quinolone-resistant Salmonella enterica isolates from meat products in Malaysia. Proceeding 4th Congress of European Microbiologists FEMS. (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • Li Fen Chai, Lay Ching Chai & Son Radu. 2009. Performance of Air-Cathode Microbial Fuel Cell with wood charcoal as electrodes. Proceedings of ICEE 2009 3rd International Conference on Energy and Environment, pg. 59-61. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

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


  • A Cellular Metabolic Study And The Role Of Lactic Acid Bacteria In Inhibition Of Listeria Monocytogenes Responsible For Gastrointestinal, Consultant, 2019 - 2020, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Resistance Mechanisms, Survival And Clinical Outcomes Of Non-carbapenemase Producing Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae, Consultant, 2019 - 2021, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Governance of Biobanking in Malaysia: Opportunity and Challenges, Consultant, 2018 - 2020, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Identification and characterization of antagonistic properties of potential probiotic strains against pathogens, Consultant, 2016 - 2019, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • A Comprehensive Microbial Assessment Of Foodborne Pathogens In Food Waste Composting, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science), (University)
  • The Impacts Of Consumer Knowledge, Attitudes And Practices On Food Safety On Public Health Risk Towards Food And Waterborne Disease In Malaysia: A Microbiological Risk Assessment, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Climate Change And Marine-Associated Human Bacterial Pathogens, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (University)
  • Microbial Identifier-development Of Genomics And Technologies For Rapid Identification And Characterization Of Food-and Waterborne Pathogens, Consultant, 2013 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Quantifying And Development Of Risk Assessment Model For Antibiotic Residue In Malaysia Aquatic Ecosystem, Consultant, 2013 - 2016, MOSTI-Science Fund, (National)
  • Microbial Risk Assessment and Source Tracking of Foodborne Pathogens in Seafood and Estuary Environment, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Molecular Genetics (Project 6: Pathogenomics and phenomics of bacterial foodborne pathogens), Co-Investigator, 2011 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (National)
  • Microbial Risk Assessment and Source Tracking of Foodborne Pathogens in Seafood and Estuary Environment, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)

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


  • Scientific Advisory Panel of ILSI SEAR and ILSI SEAR s Malaysia Country Committee, 2018-2018, International Life Science Institute
  • Professional Service as 3M Key Opinion Leader, 2018-2018, 3M (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
  • Training on Data Analysis for Phenotype Microarray Data, 2015-2015, Sime Darby Technology Centre Sdn Bhd

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


  • L'Oreal-Unesco Women in Science Award 2018, L'Oreal Foundation, 2018, (National)
  • Ilsi Malaspina International Scholar Travel Award, International Life Science Institute, 2017, (International)
  • Top 10 Finalists of Famelab Malaysia 2017, Famelab, 2017, (National)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2017, (University)
  • Expert Panel On Food Safety in Sin Chew Daily (Article Published On 28 July 2016), Sin Chew Daily, 2016, (Community)
  • The International Association of Food Protection Travel Award for a Food Safety Professional in a Country With a Developing Economy, International Association of Food Protection, 2016, (International)
  • Icmsm2015 Best Poster Award, Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 2015, (International)
  • Invention, Research and Innovation Exhibition 2006 (Prpi 2006), Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2006, (University)
  • 17th International Invention Innovation Industrial Design & Technology Exhibition 2006 (Itex 2006), Itex, 2006, (International)

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


INVITED SPEAKER
  • MICROBIAL RISK ASSESSMENT, KURSUS PENILAIAN RISIKO MIKROBIOLOGI DALAM KESELAMATAN MAKANAN , 2009-11-02 to 2009-11-06, INSTITUT KESIHATAN UMUM, KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA, (National)
  • Microbial Identification: Current approaches, 10th PNMCC Symposium and General Assembly \" Linking Microbial Systematics and Biotechnology\", 2010-11-13 to 2010-11-13, The Philippine Network of Culture Collection, Inc, (International)
  • ANTIMICROBIAL ANALYSIS OF NATURAL PRODUCTS, "ONE-DAY SCIENTIFIC & MOTIVATION SEMINAR 2010" UNDER PROGRAM "SIRI SEMINAR CENAR 2010", 2010-12-22 to  , CENAR, ISB, UM, (University)
  • Topic 5: Introduction to Microbiological Risk Assessment; Topic 6: Scope of Risk Assessment - An Example on the topic "Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis in eggs; Activity: Group assignment and presentation; Topic 7: Surveillance systems for tracking foodborne diseases, BENGKEL ANALISIS MIKROBIOLOGI DAN KESELAMATAN MAKANAN MKAK, 2011-07-11 to 2011-07-13, MAKMAL KESIHATAN AWAM KEBANGSAAN, (National)
  • Application of Phenotype MicroArray in Microbiology Research, Applied Phenotypic MicroArray Microbial Workshop, 2014-04-21 to 2014-04-22, BioMedKL, UPM and Focus Biotech Sdn. Bhd., (National)
  • Identification and Characterization of Pathogenic Bacteria: A Step Forward, Regional Conference of Culture Collections 2015, 2015-08-17 to 2015-08-18, Institute of Bioscience, UPM, Malaysia, (International)
  • Ethics in Conducting Research, Ethics in Conducting Research Course for Allied Health Profession Ministry of Health Malaysia, 2016-04-07 to 2016-04-07, Ministry of Health Malaysia, (National)
  • Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Risk Assessment Workshop for Food Safety and Quality Division Ministry of Health, 2016-05-11 to 2016-05-12, Food Safety and Quality Division Ministry of Health, (National)
  • Quantitative research methodology, KURSUS METODOLOGI PENYELIDIKAN KUANTITATIF' SAINS KESIHATAN BERSEKUTU KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA BIL . 1/2016, 2016-05-16 to 2016-05-19, Allied Health Ministry of Health, (National)
  • Statistics, KURSUS ANALISIS STATISTIK PENYELIDIKAN SAtrNS KESIHATAN BERSEKUTU, KBMENTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA BIL . 2/2016, 2016-09-25 to 2016-09-29, Allied Health Ministry of Health, (National)
  • Regional Perspective on the Use of Whole Genome Sequencing for Food Safety, 4th Asia-Pacific International Food Safety Conference & 7th Asian Conference on Food and Nutrition Safety, 2016-10-11 to 2016-10-13, Southeast Asia Association for Food Protection (SEA AFP) and International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Southeast Asia Region, (International)
  • Food safety and food security, Monash Science Symposium 2016, 2016-11-21 to 2016-11-22, Monash University Malaysia, (National)
  • Microbiological food safety and food security: Application of next generation sequencing technology, 5th IUMS Outreach Programme- Advances in Food Safety and Mycotoxins, 2017-01-19 to 2017-01-20, Universitas Yogyakarta and International Union of Microbiology Societies, (International)
  • Knowledge, Attitude and Practices on Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) among Malaysian Researchers, 3rd Asia Pacific Research Integrity (APRI) Network Meeting 2018, 2018-02-26 to 2018-02-28, University System of Taiwan and APRI, (International)
PRESENTER
  • Understanding the relationship between soil microbial diversity and ecosystem functions and services, LEGATO Project Meeting 2014, 2014-03-09 to 2014-03-13, LEGATO Garmany, (International)
PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • Carbon Utilization by Bacterial Pathogens: Understanding the Mechanisms of Persistence in the Host and Environment, 7th International Seminar Indonesian Society for Microbiology, 2014-10-13 to 2014-10-18, Indonesian Society for Microbiology, (International)
EVENT ORGANISER
  • Microbiological Food Analysis, Basic Food Microbiology Training, 2009-07-01 to 2009-07-02, Centre of Excellence for Food Safety Research and Merck Sdn Bhd, (National)
  • Laboratory Safety and Precautions, The Safety in Food Chemical and Microbiological Laboratory, 2009-11-17 to 2009-11-17, Centre of Excellence for Food Safety Research, UPM, (University)
ORAL
  • A Kitchen Simulation Study of Cross-contamination and decontamination of Campylobacter spp. in Raw Vegetables, International Seminar on Current Issues and Challenges in Food Safety, 2009-12-02 to 2009-12-03, Southeast Asia Food and Agricultural Science and Technology Centre (SEAFAST); International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods (ICMSF); Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture Texas A&M University, (International)
  • Assessing the Microbiological Safety and Risk of Fresh Produce in Malaysia , 2nd International Food Safety Conference, 2013-12-02 to 2013-12-03, Universiti Putra Malaysia, (International)
  • Differential Carbon Source Utilization and Sensitivity to Osmolytes and pH of Campylobacter jejuni ATCC29428 and Campylobacter coli ATCC33559 in Response to Temperature, International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2013 (ICMSM 2013), 2013-12-12 to 2013-12-15, Malaysian Society for Microbiology, (International)
  • Food Security and Safe Food Consumption, Kuala Lumpur Symposium on ASEAN University Network (AUN)-Kyoto University (KU), 2015-11-23 to 2015-11-24, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Microbial Food Safety and Assessment of Fresh Produce in Malaysia: From Farm to Table, International Congress of Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2015, 2015-12-07 to 2015-12-10, Malaysian Society for Microbiology, (International)
  • Sniffing out Campylobacter jejuni in raw chicken: development of a real-time detection sensor, ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference 2018, 2018-12-03 to 2018-12-04, YSN-ASM, Sunway University Malaysia, Cambridge University UK, (International)
POSTER
  • Foodborne and Waterborne Diseases in Malaysia: Trends and Climate Change, The 3rd Asia pacific International Conference on Food Safety, 2013-10-29 to 2013-11-01, Taiwan Association for Food Protection, (International)
  • Antibiotic resistance: from farm to table, YSN-ASM Colloquium 2016, 2016-12-16 to 2016-12-18, Young Scientist Network- Academy of Sciences Malaysia (YSN-ASM), (National)
OTHERS
  • Food Safety Risk Profiling, Workshop on Food Safety Risk Profiling in ASEAN, March 7-8, 2016,, 2016-03-07 to 2016-03-08, International Life Science Institute (ILSI), (International)

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


  • ASEAN Science Leadership Programme, ASEAN Young Scientists Network, 2018, 12, (International)
  • Prof. Dr. Son Radu, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2014, 36, (National)
  • Prof. Dr. Nishibuchi Mitsuaki, Kyoto University, 2014, 36, (International)
  • Dr. Jaime Martinez Urtaza, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, 2014, 36, (International)

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


  • Scientific Advisor and Country committee, International Life Science Institute-Southeast Asia Region, Expert Advisor, 2018-2020, (International)
  • Co-chair of organising committee of the Malaysian Educational Institute of Responsible Conduct of Reseach (RCR) YSN-ASM, YSN-ASM, Chairman, 2016-2016, (National)
  • Expert in educational module development for training of research capacity among profession of Allied Health Ministry of Health, Allied Health Division, Ministry of Health, Expert Advisor, 2016-2016, (National)
  • APPOINTMENT AS RAPPORTEUR FOR ASIA-PACIFIC REGIONAL MEETING OF THE GLOBAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (GRC), KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA 20-21 NOVEMBER 2016, PEJABAT PENASIHAT SAINS, PEJABAT PERDANA MENTERI, Rapporteur, 2016-2016, (National)
  • Academic mentor for AKEPT Young Scholars Programme 2016, AKEPT, Mentor, 2016-2017, (National)
  • Organising and facilitating the Introductory Workshop on The Academy of Sciences Malaysia's Responsible Conduct of Research Programme, 18-19 October 2015, Academy of Sciences Malaysia; Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Project Leader, 2015-2015, (National)
  • Organising and facilitating the Introductory Workshop on The Academy of Sciences Malaysia's Responsible Conduct of Research Programme, 20-21 December 2015, Academy of Sciences Malaysia; Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Project Leader, 2015-2015, (National)
  • Participation and contribution in "Bengkel Penghasilan Manual Latihan Makmal Biosafety Level 2 Peringkat Kebangsaan", National Public Health Laboratory Ministry of Health Malaysia, Member, 2015-2015, (National)
  • Organising and facilitating the Introductory Workshop on The Academy of Sciences Malaysia's Responsible Conduct of Research Programme, 26-27 November 2015, Academy of Sciences Malaysia; Universiti Sains Malaysia, Project Leader, 2015-2015, (National)
  • Participation and contribution to "Bengkel Penggubalan Polisi Premis Makanan Universiti Malaya", Pejabat Keselamatan dan Kesihatan (OSH) UM, Expert Of Food Hygiene And Safety, 2015-2015, (University)
  • Participation in the Workshop for the Development of a National Code of Conduct for Biosecurity, Academy of Sciences Malaysia; Research Institute for Defense (STRIDE); Defence Threat Reduction Agency USA, Participant, 2015-2015, (National)
  • Trainer for Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop on Collaborative Science 2015, Perdana University Malaysia; Universiti Putra Malaysia; National Academy of Sciences US; Akademi Sains Malaysia; YSN-ASM, Trainer, 2015-2015, (National)
  • Organising committee for Workshop of Responsible Conduct of Research: Ethical Practices and Integrity in Authorship, University of Malaya, Akademi Sains Malaysia and U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Committee Member, 2014-2014, (University)
  • Risk assessor Malaysia in the inventory of ASEAN food safety risk assessment capacities, Food Safety and Quality Division, Ministry of Health, Malaysia, Risk Assessor, 2013-Present, (National)
  • Organising Committee member for hands-on workshop MPN-PCR-LAMP-Plating for Vibrio parahaemolyticus, UPM, UM, UiTM, UNISZA and Kyoto University Japan, Committee Member, 2013-2013, (National)
  • Invited speaker for Workshop on Biolog Phenotype MicroArray, Singapore Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology, Invited Speaker, 2013-2013, (International)

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


  • As judge for Food Microbiology Poster Session in ICMSM2015, Poster ,  (2015 - 2015)

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


  • Conduct a public science talk at Science Cafe KL on "There are Microbes in My Food!" at The Bees JayaONE, (Community), 14/12/2016 until 14/12/2016
  • As trainer/ speaker for "KURSUS METODOLOGI KUANTITAIIF DAN 'QUESRTIONNAIRE SURVEY' UNTUK PENGAJAR KOLEJ SAINS KESIHATAN BERSEKUTU SULTAN AZLAN SHAH ULU KINTA KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA", (Government), 15/12/2014 until 17/12/2014
  • As trainer/ speaker for "BENGKEL CHEMICAL RISK ASSESSMENT - BASIC" for MAKMAL KESIHATAN AWAM KEBANGSAAN, KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA, (Government), 07/10/2014 until 09/10/2014
  • As trainer/ speaker for "KURSUS ANALISA STATISTIK PENYELIDIKAN SAINS KESIHATAN BERSEKUTU KEMBNTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA", (Government), 29/09/2014 until 02/10/2014
  • As trainer/ speaker for "KURSUS METODOLOGI PENYELIDIKAN (KUANTITATIF) & QUESTIONNAIRE SURVEY SAINS KE SIHATAN BERSEKUTU KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA BIL 2/2OI4", (Government), 19/08/2014 until 22/08/2014
  • As trainer/ speaker for " KURSUS PENULISAN SAINTIFIK PESERTA 2013 SAINS KESIHATAN BERSEKUTU KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA" , (Government), 16/06/2014 until 18/06/2014
  • As speaker for "Bengkel Surveilan Keselamatan Makanan", (Government), 10/11/2013 until 12/11/2013
  • As trainer/ speaker for "Kursus Analisa Statistik Penyelidikan Sains Kesihatan Bersekutu Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia" , (Government), 21/10/2013 until 24/10/2013
  • As trainer/ speaker for "Bahagian Sains Kesihatan Bersekutu (BSKB) Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia, Research Day 2013" , (Government), 07/10/2013 until 08/10/2013
  • As trainer/ speaker for "Kursus Metodologi Kaji Selidik Penyelidikan", (Government), 26/06/2013 until 28/06/2013
  • As trainer/ speaker for "Kursus Penulisan Laporan Penyelidikan untuk Profesional Sains Kesihatan Bersekutu Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia" , (Government), 18/06/2013 until 20/06/2013
  • As invited speaker for "kursus metodologi penyelidikan sains kesihatan bersekutu kementerian kesihatan Malaysia"., (Country), 08/04/2013 until 10/04/2013
  • As trainer/ speaker for "Kursus Metodologi Penyelidikan Sains Kesihatan Bersekutu Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia", (Government), 08/04/2013 until 10/04/2013
  • Contributed in "Bengkel Pelan Strategik Institut Sains Biologi", (Ptj), 15/03/2013 until 17/03/2013
  • Contributed as invited lecturer for "AN INTRODUCTION TO SURVEY METHODOLOGY: QUESTIONNAIRE" Course organised by Division of Allied Health, Ministry of Health, Malaysia., (Government), 16/10/2012 until 18/10/2012
  • Contributed as panel judges for "KURSUS ANALISA STATIDTIK PENYELIDIKAN KESELAMATAN DAN KUALITI MAKANAN" organised by Division of Food Safety and Quality, Ministry of Health, Malaysia., (Government), 28/09/2012 until 28/09/2012
  • As speaker/ trainer/ expert panel for Microbiological Risk Assessment (MRA) workshop and meeting 2012, which was hosted by Food Safety and Quality Division, Ministry of Health, Malaysia. This event was to develop national microbiological risk assessment framework., (National), 03/07/2012 until 05/07/2012
  • Contribution as invited lecturer for "KURSUS ANALISIS STATISTIK PENYELIDIKAN SAINS KESIHATAN BERSEKUTU KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA" organised by Division of Allied Health, Ministry of Health, Malaysia., (Government), 18/06/2012 until 21/06/2012

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


  • Single Chamber Membrane-less Microbial Fuel Cell, PATENT, PI20092218, 29/05/2009, (NATIONAL)