PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. SITI AMALINA BINTI INCHE ZAINAL ABIDIN

Faculty of Dentistry Dean's Office
Faculty of Dentistry
 
  +603-79674896
  sitiamalina@um.edu.my
 Faculty of Dentistry Dean's Office, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/N-1496-2018

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Golden Key International Honour Society, Member, 2003 to 2004, (International)
  • American Association for Cancer Research, Academic Member, 2016 to 2017, (International)
  • University of Sheffield, Member, 2017, (University)
  • Oral Cancer Research & Coordinating Centre, Committee Member, 2018 to 2019, (University)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Member, 2019 to 2020, (National)

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


  • Panel for phD candidature defence-Farhana Yahya (TRPV4 INVOLVEMENT IN ANGIOGENESIS OF ORAL CANCER IN VIVO MODEL), Faculty, 10/01/2020 to 10/01/2020
  • ASSESSOR FOR ELECTIVE PROJECT (DIA4011) 2019, Faculty, 10/12/2019 to 13/01/2020
  • Role players for MJDF 2019, National, 26/08/2019 to 27/08/2019
  • Interviewer PENEMUDUGA KEMASUKAN KE PROGRAM IJAZAH PERTAMA BDS SESI AKADEMIK 2019/2020, Faculty, 29/05/2019 to 29/05/2019
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Keselamatan & Kesihatan Pekerjaan, Faculty, 24/05/2019 to 23/05/2021
  • Penyelaras Biobank & Repositori sampel makmal penyelidikan, University Malaya, 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2022
  • Assessor for Elective Project , Faculty, 01/12/2018 to 10/01/2019
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Keselamatan dan Kesihatan, Faculty, 09/02/2018 to 09/02/2019

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Oral Biology (Primary cilia)
  • Oral Biology (Extracellular vesicles (EVs))
  • Medical and Health Sciences, Medical Biochemistry and Clinical Chemistry (Extracellular Matrix, Cell signalling, cancer metabolism)
  • Oral Biology (Fibroblast, non-coding RNAs, MicroRNAs, Tumour microenvironment)
  • Traditional Medicine and Natural Products


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2018
  • Melling, G.E., Flannery, S.E., Abidin, S.A. et al. (13 more authors) (2018) A miRNA-145/TGF-β1 Negative Feedback Loop Regulates the Cancer-Associated Fibroblast Phenotype. Carcinogenesis. bgy032. ISSN 0143-3334 (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Abdullah, S., Abidin, S. A. Z., Murad, N. A., Makpol, S., Ngah, W. Z. W., & Yusof, Y. A. M. (2010). Ginger extract (Zingiber officinale) triggers apoptosis and G0/G1 cells arrest in HCT 116 and HT 29 colon cancer cell lines. African Journal of Biochemistry Research, 4(5), 134-142. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Yaacob, N. S., Hamzah, N., Kamal, N. N. N. M., Abidin, S. A. Z., Lai, C. S., Navaratnam, V., & Norazmi, M. N. (2010). Anticancer activity of a sub-fraction of dichloromethane extract of Strobilanthes crispus on human breast and prostate cancer cells in vitro. BMC complementary and alternative medicine, 10(1), 42. (ISI-Indexed)

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


  • Elucidating The Role Of Primary Cilia In Oral Carcinogenesis, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2022, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • MicroRNA Regulation in Cancer Associated Fibroblasts (CAFs) phenotype, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • MicroRNA regulation in cancer associated fibroblast phenotype, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • miRNAs signatures indicative of the sensitivity to Vitamin D in oral cancer, Technical Advisor, 2015 - 2018, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)

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


  • miRNAs signatures indicative of the sensitivity to Vitamin D in oral cancer, 2017-2017, Oral Cancer Research & Coordinating Centre

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


  • Terima Ijazah Phd Kurang Dari 4 Tahun, Universiti Malaya, 2018, (University)
  • Runner-Up of Best Final Year Project 2006, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2006, (University)

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


ORAL
  • SC/D-F9 induced apoptosis and caspase 3/7 activation in prostate cancer cells, 36th Malaysian of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 2011-07-27 to 2011-07-28, Malaysian Society of Biochemistry, (National)
POSTER
  • In vitro antitumour activity of strobilanthes crispus on human cancer cell lines, 14th National Conference on Medical and Health Sciences, 2009-05-04 to 2009-05-05, Universiti Sains Malaysia, (National)
  • Role of microRNAs in determining the cancer associated fibroblast phenotype, The function of tumour microenvironment in cancer progression, 2016-01-07 to 2016-01-10, AACR, (International)
OTHERS
  • None, 2nd Regional Conference on Molecular Medicine, 2007-10-08 to 2007-10-10, UKM Medical Molecular Biology Institute (UMBI), (National)
  • None, UK-Malaysia Symposium on Drug Discovery and Development for Cancer, 2010-02-08 to 2010-02-09, CARIF, (National)
  • 24th Scientific Meeting of The Malaysian Society of Pharmacology & Physiology, None, 2010-06-02 to 2010-06-03, Universiti Teknologi MARA, (National)

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


  • MOUTH CANCER AWARENESS WEEK 2019, (University), 17/11/2019 until 17/11/2019
  • MOUTH CANCER AWARENESS WEEK WALKHATON, (University), 11/11/2018 until 11/11/2018

SUPERVISION


FIRST DEGREE/DIPLOMA/PRE-DEGREE
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed
  • in-vitro anticancer potential of organic extracts of Rhizophora stytosa leaves and barks against oral cancer cell lines, 2018/2019, 2
POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Sakinah Maideensa Syed Gulam, The role of primary cilia in oral cancer, 2019/2020

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


FIRST DEGREE
  • ORAL BIOLOGY, 2019/2020(1), 56, 3
  • BIOCHEMISTRY, 2018/2019(1), 8, 2