Assoc Prof Dr Subha Bhassu is currently an academician in Institute of Biological Sciences and has 14 years of experience in teaching in various programs and has develop many course structures that are aligned to the Malaysian MQF programmes for University Malaya (2008-2015) and Inti University College (2000 -2004) and also serve as moderator for Biotechnology courses for INTI University College ( 2008-2015) She is also an Head of Section of Aquatic Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of CEBAR( 2014-current) and associate member of IOES and MRC research centers within University Malaya (2014- current). She is also serves as committee member for International Biosafety Committee Member (IBC) of University Malaya and also auditor for Enforcement committee for Biosafety at the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources ( 2014-current).
In spirit, her research inclination and interest grew since she was in her second year of her degree program when she felt that research is actually very challenging and has kept her going since then. Since 1996, when she joined her Phd Program, her research collaboration, friends, teachers and networks was established from all over the world and her exposure as student led to belief that you need to think out of the box when it comes to research. Of course knowledge and research grants are important for one to do research but the two more important things are even more important than the former which are love and selfless service in research that caters for the students, university, community, industry, country and global needs.
Thus in short, she has so far 3 pHD students and 15 masters students whom have graduated and currently having 8 pHD students and 5 masters students, have supervise to completion 20 undergraduate students and have published more that 60 ISI publications, two book chapters and have three National patents and 2 International patents. She serves currently as a reviewer for PLOS one, GENE, META GENE, Aquaculture, Aquaculture Research and Genomics journal.
Her future steps is always have to embark on research with ethics and integrity as her research progress in the aquatic world that involves multidisciplinary approaches and hope to instigate the scientific world on thought provoking ideas that can shift the people’s mind, heart and soul to be more aligned to the world’s needs and happiness.