PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. SUZITA BINTI MOHD NOOR

Senior Lecturer
Department of Biomedical Science
Faculty of Medicine
 
  79674901
  +603-79676600
  suzita@um.edu.my
 Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9883-2010

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Laboratory Animal Science Association of Malaysia, Assistant Secretary, 2013, (University)
  • Persatuan Neurosains Malaysia, Committee Member, 2015 to 2020, (National)
  • Biomed KL, Member, 2016, (University)
  • Persatuan Sains Bioperubatan Malaysia, Committee Member, 2018, (National)
  • International Zebrafish Society, Member, 2020 to 2021, (International)
  • Zebrafish Disease Models Society, Member, 2020 to 2021, (International)

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


  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020
  • Secretary II for LASAM International Conference 2020, International, 05/12/2019 to 30/09/2020 (Laboratory Animal Science Association of Malaysia (LASAM) International Conference 2020 (LIC2020), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
  • Wakil peringkat pengurusan Jawatankuasa Pegawai Keselamatan Jabatan Sains Bioperubatan, Faculty, 03/09/2019 to 03/09/2021
  • Basic Neuroscience Council – EXCO member, National, 01/08/2019 to 31/07/2021 (Basic Neuroscience Council - Malaysian Society of Neurosciences )
  • Chairman, Faculty, 20/02/2019 to 31/12/2020 (Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Semakan Kurikulum Program Sarjana Muda Sains Bioperubatan)
  • Local Organizing Committee member, National, 18/02/2019 to 31/07/2019 (Local Organizing Committee for the 29th Malaysian Society of Neuroscience (MSN) Annual Scientific Meeting)
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2019
  • Committee Member: JAWATANKUASA KESIHATAN DAN KESELAMATAN PEKERJAAN (OSH) FAKULTI PERUBATAN, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, Faculty, 01/12/2018 to 31/10/2020 (JAWATANKUASA KESIHATAN DAN KESELAMATAN PEKERJAAN (OSH) FAKULTI PERUBATAN, UNIVERSITI MALAYA)
  • Committee Member of the University of Malaya Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) , University Malaya, 01/10/2018 to 30/09/2020 (AHLI JAWATANKUASA INSTITUSI PENJAGAAN DAN PENGGUNAAN HAIWAN UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM IACUC))
  • Ahli jawatankuasa kurikulum bagi Program Asasi Sains, Pusat Asasi Sains, Universiti Malaya, University Malaya, 10/08/2018 to 09/08/2020
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 02/01/2018 to 28/06/2019 (Jawatankuasa Semakan Kurikulum Program Sains Bioperubatan untuk sesi 2020/2021)
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 02/01/2018 to 31/07/2019 (Programme Coordinator for Biomedical Science)
  • Committee member (Scientific) for the 2nd Workshop on the Workings of an IACUC 30-31 July 2018, National, 04/10/2017 to 30/08/2018
  • Committee Member for the 3rd Pan-Asian Biomedical Science Conference 2016, National, 07/12/2016 to 08/12/2016 (Technical, Logistics and Protocol Committee)
  • Committee member of the University of Malaya Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, University Malaya, 01/10/2016 to 30/09/2018 (UM IACUC)
  • Secretariat at the Workshop on the Workings of an IACUC, National, 25/07/2016 to 26/07/2016 (Grand Seasons Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. Organised by the Laboratory Animal Science Association of Malaysia (LASAM))
  • Facilitator at the Workshop on the Workings of an IACUC, National, 25/07/2016 to 26/07/2016 (Grand Seasons Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. Organised by Laboratory Animal Science Association of Malaysia)
  • Chairperson for Scientific Committee of the 46th Annual Malaysian Orthopaedic, National, 26/05/2016 to 28/05/2016 (Persada Johor International Convention Centre, Johor Bahru, Johor.)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Pemeriksa (Ijazah Dasar) Bioperubatan, Faculty, 06/11/2014
  • Head of Unit, Faculty, 01/08/2014 to 30/04/2015 (Acting Head )
  • Penemuduga bagi kemasukan ke Program Pengajian Ijazah Dasar Sesi 2014/2015, University Malaya, 22/05/2014 to 25/05/2014 (Zon Pantai Timur, Kota Bharu, Kelantan)
  • Sub-editor for the Journal of Health and Translational Medicine (JUMMEC), University Malaya, 01/05/2014 to 30/04/2016
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Pengurusan Unit Pengimejan Termaju (Advanced Imaging Unit (AIU)), Faculty, 01/12/2013 to 01/12/2016
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Rundingan Harga Perolehan Bekalan Melebihi RM200,000.00, Faculty, 18/09/2013 to 18/09/2013 (Untuk membekal, menghantar, menguji dan mentauliah peralatan-peralatan saintifik di makmak-makmal satelit haiwan di Jabatan Parasitologi, Farmakologi dan Fisiologi di Fakulti Perubatan)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Buku Panduan Fakulti Perubatan 2013/2014, Faculty, 18/06/2013 to 02/09/2013 (AHLI JAWATANKUASA BUKU PANDUAN FAKULTI PERUBATAN Sesi 2013/2014)
  • Committee Member for Research Strategic Planning for the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty, 03/06/2013 to 01/06/2016
  • Penemuduga bagi kemasukan ke Program Pengajian Ijazah Dasar Sesi 2013/2014, University Malaya, 21/05/2013 to 22/05/2013 (Penumuduga bagi kemasukan ke Program Pengajian Ijazah Dasar Sesi 2013/2014)
  • Sub-Editor of the Journal of Health and Translational Medicine (JUMMEC) , University Malaya, 29/04/2013 to 30/04/2014
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilaian Spesifikasi dan Teknikal Perolehan Bekalan Melebihi RM200,000.00, Faculty, 27/04/2013 to 27/05/2013 (Untuk membekal, menghantar, menguji dan mentauliah peralatan-peralatan saintifik di makmak-makmal satelit haiwan di Jabatan Parasitologi, Farmakologi dan Fisiologi di Fakulti Perubatan)
  • Zebrafish Lab Coordinator , Faculty, 29/03/2013 (Zebrafish Lab Coordinator for the Animal Experimental Unit)
  • Course Coordinator for MBEB1103 Cell Biology and Introductory Genetics, Year 1, Biomedical Science Programme , Faculty, 10/09/2012 to 15/02/2013
  • Course Coordinator for MBEB2401 Phlebotomy, Year 2, Biomedical Science Programme , Faculty, 10/09/2012 to 15/02/2013
  • Facilitator for MBEB3401 Research Methodology, Year 3, Biomedical Science Programme , Faculty, 10/09/2012 to 18/01/2013
  • Course Coordinator for DMLT 3222 Molecular Biology Technique, Year 3, Diploma Teknologi Makmal Perubatan PPUM, Faculty, 20/06/2012 to 20/11/2012
  • Committee Member for 'Jawatankuasa Penilaian Spesifikasi dan Teknikal Perolehan Bekalan Melebihi RM200,000.00', University Malaya, 06/06/2012 to 06/09/2012 (MEMBEKAI, MENGHANTAR, MEMASANG, MENGUJI DAN MENTAUTIAH SATU UNIT TENGKAP ULTRAMIKROTOM DI UNIT MIKROSKOP ELEKTRON, FAKULTI PERUBATAN, UNIVERSITI MALAYA)
  • Coordinator for Phlebotomy training course , Faculty, 24/02/2012 to 24/02/2012
  • Course Coordinator for MKEB3403 Advanced Haematology and Transfusion Technology, Year 3, Biomedical Science Programme, University Malaya, 23/08/2011 to 12/02/2012
  • Course Coordinator for MBEB1103 Cell Biology and Introductory Genetics, Year 1, Biomedical Science Programme, University Malaya, 23/08/2011 to 12/02/2012
  • Editor for Biomedical Science Programme Guide Book, Faculty of Medicine Guide Book 2011/2012 Committee, Faculty, 01/06/2011 to 05/09/2011

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Haematopoiesis Developmental Biology Cell Signalling Zebrafish Animal Model (genetics, haematopoiesis. cell signalling, sensory development, neurodevelopment, zebrafish)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2003
  • (Eds) MK Thong, MY Fong, ME Phipps, UR Kuppusamy, M Ameen, M Zulqarnain, KAR Suzainur and MN Suzita. "Proceedings of the 5th National Congress of Genetics. From Peas to CHIPS: The Globalisation of Genetics. 25 â?? 27 March 2003, Legend Hotel (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)", 2003 
Chapter in Book

2017
  • Aminudin, N., Musa, S., Kamaruddin, A., Mohd Wali, H.A., Abdul Halim, H., Murphy, B., Hashim, N.H., Mohd Noor, S., Abd Aziz, N.A., Mohd Noor, S.N., Singh, S.K.G., Omar, H., Mokhtar, M. I., Zulbadri, B.S., Sahak, M.K.A. & Hasan Adli, D.S. (2017). Translation of a global reference on care and use of animals by a group of novice translators. In. Ja'afar, S., Abdul Wahid, P.R., Tengku Mohd Ali, T.I.M., Gurdial Singh, K.K., Awab, S., Wolf, H.V., Suffian Sahuri, S.S., Shunmugam, K., Yi, C.S. & Rajah Kumaran, S. (Eds). Nilai Penterjemahan dalam Masyarakat. (737-748). The 16th International Conference on Translation (ICT-16). 
Article in Academic Journals

2020
  • Wong, C. E. D., Hua, K., Monis, S., Saxena, V., Norazit, A., Noor, S. M., & Ekker, M. (2020). gdnf affects early diencephalic dopaminergic neuron development through regulation of differentiation‐associated transcription factors in zebrafish. Journal of Neurochemistry. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wong, C. E. D., Hua, K., Monis, S., Norazit, A., Noor, S. M., & Ekker, M. (2020). Cellular Localization of gdnf in Adult Zebrafish Brain. Brain Sciences, 10(5), 286. (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • San Ho, C., Noor, S. M., & Nagoor, N. H. (2018). MiR-378 and MiR-1827 Regulate Tumor Invasion, Migration and Angiogenesis in Human Lung Adenocarcinoma by Targeting RBX1 and CRKL, Respectively. Journal of Cancer, 9(2), 331-345. (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Al-absi Boshra, Razif Muhammad F.M., Noor Suzita M., Saif-Ali Riyadh, Aqlan Mohammed, Salem Sameer D., Ahmed Radwan H., and Muniandy Sekaran (2017) Contributions of IKZF1, DDC, CDKN2A, CEBPE, and LMO1 Gene Polymorphisms to Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in a Yemeni Population. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers. Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 21(10):592-599 (ISI-Indexed)
  • AL-Wajeeh NS, Hajrezaei M, Al-Henhena N, Kamran S, Bagheri E, Zahedifard M, Saremi K, Noor SM, Ali HM, Abdulla MA (2017) The antiulcer effect of Cibotium barometz leaves in rats with experimentally induced acute gastric ulcer. Drug Design, Development and Therapy, 11: 995-1009 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Iman V, Mohan S, Abdelwahab SI, Karimian H, Nordin N, Fadaeinasab M, Noordin MI, Noor SM (2017) Anticancer and anti-inflammatory activities of girinimbine isolated from Murraya koenigii. Drug Design, Development and Therapy, 11: 103-121 (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Khor ES, Noor SM, Wong PF. 2016 Expression of zTOR- associated microRNAs in zebrafish embryo treated with rapamycin. Life Sciences 150(1): 67-75 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Anwar Norazit, David Wong, Nadia Abdul Halim and Suzita Mohd Noor. 2016. Modulation of the glial response via the platelet-derived growth factor receptors (PDGFR) on the diencephalic dopaminergic neurons in zebrafish larvae. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 01/2016; 22:e180 (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Ng JB, Hah MH, Poh R, Noor SM, Subrayan V. 2015. Phospholipase A2 group V in benign familial fleck retina in a set of triplets. Retina. 35(6):1266-72. doi: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000000446. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Venoos Iman, Hamed Karimian, Syam Mohan, Yahya Hasan Hobani, Mohamed Ibrahim Noordin, Mohd Rais Mustafa and Suzita Mohd Noor. 2015. In vitro and in vivo anti- angiogenic activity of girinimbine isolated from Murraya koenigii. Drug Design, Development and Therapy. (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Rowena S. Lewis, Suzita M. Noor, Fiona W. Fraser, Robert Sertori, Clifford Liongue, and Alister C. Ward. Regulation of Embryonic Hematopoiesis by a Cytokine- Inducible SH2 Domain Homolog in Zebrafish. J Immunol 2014 192:5739-5748. (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Lai SL, Cheah SC, Wong PF, Noor SM and Mustafa MR. 2012. In vitro and In vivo Anti-angiogenic Actvities of Panduratin A. PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e38103. (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Noor, S. M., R. Bell and A. C. Ward (2011). \"Shooting the messenger: targeting signal transduction pathways in leukemia and related disorders.\" Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 78(1): 33-44 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • O\'Sullivan, L. A., S. M. Noor, M. C. Trengove, R. S. Lewis, C. Liongue, N. S. Sprigg, S. E. Nicholson and A. C. Ward (2011). \"Suppressor of cytokine signaling 1 regulates embryonic myelopoiesis independently of its effects on T cell development.\" J Immunol 186(8): 4751- 4761. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Mahmood AA, Al-Bayaty F, Noor SM, Wasman SQ, Hussain SF. 2011. Anti-ulcerogenic effects of Nagilla sativa in ethanol-induced gastric injuries in rats. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 5(23): 5577-83 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2009
  • Abdulla MA, Ali HM, Ahmed KAA, Noor SM, Ismail S. 2009. Evaluation of the anti-ulcer activities of Morus alba extracts in experimentally-induced gastric ulcer in rats. Biomedical Research-India 20(1): 35-9 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Abdulla MA, Ahmed KA, Ali HM, Noor SM, Ismail S. 2009. Wound healing activities of Rafflesia hasseltii extract in rats. Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition 45(3): 304-8 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2008
  • Kek Heng Chua, Suzita Mohd Noor, Ching Hoong Chew and Chin Theam Lim. 2008. Chronic lung disease of the Malaysian premature neonates is not associated with Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma. Asian Journal of Biological Sciences 1(2): 94-9 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Fouad H, Mahmood Ameen A, Suzita Mohd N, Salmah I, Hapipah Mohd A. 2008. Gastroprotective effects of Melastoma malabathricum aqueous leaf extract against ethanol-induced gastric ulcer in rats. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology 4(4):438-41 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Abdulla MA, Noor SM, Sabaratnam V, Abdullah N, Wong KH, Ali HM. 2008. Effect of Culinary-Medicinal Lion's Mane Mushroom, Hericium erinaceus (Bull.: Fr.) Pers. (Aphyllophoromycetideae), on ethanol-induced gastric ulcers in rats. International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms 10(4): 325-30 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2007
  • Suzita Mohd Noor, Phipps, M.E., Fong, M.Y., Chan, L.L. 2007. VNTR markers for qualitative evaluation of engraftment in unrelated cord blood transplantations. Medical Journal of Malaysia 62(1): 23-6 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Chua Kek Heng, Noor, S.M., Tan, S.Y. & Othman, R.Y. 2007. Biopanning for banana streak virus binding peptide by phage display peptide library. Journal of Biological Sciences 7(8): 1382-7 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
Others

2006
  • SUZITA MOHD NOOR, KOSHY PHILIP AND MAHMOOD AMEEN ABDULLA. THE CYTOPROTECTIVE ACTIVITY OF AQUEOUS PLANTAGO MAJOR LEAF EXTRACTS IN RATS. THE 31ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 2006 
  • SUZAINUR KAR, WAN IBRAHIM WI, NOOR SM, MOHD YASIM MY AND SIDIK K. ANTI-QUORUM SENSING PROPERTY OF SYZYGIUM AROMATICUM L. SEMINAR ON RESEARCH OUTCOMES OF FUNDAMENTAL AND SHORT TERM GRANT PROJECTS 2006 
  • NOOR S.M., MAHMOOD A.A., AFIQ M.H., EZZANIE SUFFYA Z. AND SIDIK K. ANTI-ULCEROGENIC ACTIVITY OF TRIGONELLA FOENUM GRAECUM SEED EXTRACT AGAINST ETHANOL-INDUCED GASTRIC ULCER IN RATS. (POSTER) EKSPO PENYELIDIKAN, REKACIPTA DAN INOVASI 2006 
  • ME PHIPPS, TA JINAM, LC HONG, MA ABDULLA, SM NOOR, SHAMALA DEVI AND YK YONG GENOMICS AND HEALTH IN INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF MALAYSIA: TOWARDS THE PAN ASIAN SNP INITIATIVE (POSTER) JOINT 6TH HUMAN GENOME ORGANIZATION (HUGO) PACIFIC MEETING AND 7TH ASIA-PACIFIC HUMAN GENETICS CONFERENCE 2006 

2004
  • MAUDE PHIPPS, RUTH CHIA, SUZITA MOHAMAD NOOR INVESTIGATION OF APOB, D1S80, D17S30 AND VWA LOCI IN ALLOGENEIC TRANSPLANT ENGRAFTMENT. (POSTER) HUMAN GENOME MEETING 2004 

2003
  • SUZITA MOHD. NOOR, LIN HP, PHIPPS ME, FONG MY. INVESTIGATION OF VNTRS AND THEIR USE IN THE EVALUATION OF ENGRAFTMENT IN ALLOGENEIC TRANSPLANTATION. (POSTER) 5TH NATIONAL GENETICS CONGRESS 2003 

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


  • Unravelling The Hypolipidaemic Mechanism Of Alternanthera Sessilis In Human Hepatoma Cells Using Lipidomic Approaches, Consultant, 2019 - 2023, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Enhance Student Learning Through Multiple Intelligence-based Teaching Strategies - The First-year Experience, Consultant, 2019 - 2021, RU Geran - ADEC, (National)
  • Synthesis Of Substituted Phosphanecopper(i) Thiourea Complexes For Anti-bacterial And Anti-fungal Studies On Companion Animal-related Pathogens And Toxicological Screening Using Embryos Of Zebrafish, Consultant, 2019 - 2023, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Generation And Phenotypic Characterization Of Transgenic Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor (bdnf) And Glial Cell Line-derived Neurotrophic Factor (gdnf) In Zebrafish, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2021, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • The effects of Mitragyna speciosa Korth extract on the regulation of lipid metabolism in zebrafish larvae, Co-Investigator, 2018 - 2020, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Family InTeREST (Interactive Thalassaemia aRt Exhibition in Sabah Towns), Co-Investigator, 2018 - 2019, Wellcome Trust, (National)
  • In vitro and in vivo lipidomics approach to unravel the hypolipidemic activities of Alternanthera sessilis, Co-Investigator, 2018 - 2021, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Generation and Phenotypic Characterisation of Transgenic Brain-Derived Neurotropic Factor (BDNF) and Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotropic Factor (GDNF) in Zebrafish, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, Faculty Research Grant, (National)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury: Study Of Ubiquitin C-Terminal Hydrolase-L1 And Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein As Biomarkers (GPF010C-2018), Co-Investigator, 2018 - 2021, RU Operation, (National)
  • Edible mushrooms as inhibitors of glutamate excitotoxicity in the treatment of traumatic brain injury using larval zebrafish as a model, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2019, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury: Study Of Ubiquitin C-terminal Hydrolase-l1 And Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein As Biomarkers, Consultant, 2018 - 2021, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Integrative lncRNA-miRNA-mRNA regulatory network analysis in human thymic epithelial tumors, Consultant, 2018 - 2020, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Occupational Exposure Risks Of Nanomaterials To Pulmonary Health And Toxicity Screening Using Zebrafish Embroys, Consultant, 2017 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AET (Innovative Technology (ITRC)), (University)
  • Apoptotic Effects Of Quinazoline Derivatives On Zebrafish Embryos Xenografted With Lung Cancer Stem Cells, Consultant, 2017 - 2019, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AFR (Frontier Science), (University)
  • The Role Of Neurotrophic Factors In Neuroprotection In Zebrafish Larvae, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, Bantuan Khas Penyelidikan (BKP Special), (National)
  • Biomedical Science Programme: A Preliminary Study On The Effectiveness Of A Self-directed Model Compared To Traditional Lecture-based Teaching Methods With A Focus On Select First Year Course, Consultant, 2017 - 2018, RU Geran - ADEC, (National)
  • Investigating the synergistic effects of brain-derived neurotropic factor (BDNF) and glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) on mitochondrial function in a human cell-based system of Parkinson s disease, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • Role Of Neurotrophic Factors Bdnf And Gdnf In Embryonic Development And Neuroprotection In Zebrafish, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2016, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Antineoplastic mechanism of oxadiazole derivatives in hormone-dependent and -independent breast cancer cell lines, and zebrafish model, Co-Investigator, 2014 - 2017, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Prevention of Alzheimer's disease with mitochondria-targeted antioxidants from Nigella sativa in-vitro, Co-Investigator, 2014 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Role Of Neurotrophic Factors Bdnf And Gdnf In Embryonic Development And Neuroprotection In Zebrafish, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2016, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Prevention Of Alzheimer's Disease With Mitochondria-targeted Antioxidants From Nigella Sativa In-vitro, Consultant, 2014 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AFR (Frontier Science), (University)
  • microRNAs in mTOR Complex 1 (mTORC1) Signaling in Cellular Senescence, Consultant, 2013 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Modulation Of Glial Response After A Neurotoxin Insult On The Diencephalic Dopaminergic Neurons In Zebrafish Larvae, Consultant, 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Regulation of neuroprotection in a nogostriatal dopamine system exposed to neurodegeneration., Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (University)
  • Highthroughput model for Parkinson's Disease, Co-Investigator, 2011 - 2013, IPPP, (University)
  • Honey as Immunomodulator, Co-Investigator, 2010 - 2013, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (University)
  • Haematopoietic stem cells
  • transplantation
  • haematology-oncology

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


  • Zebrafish Lab Coordinator, Expert Advisor, 2020-2020, Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine
  • Zebrafish Lab Coordinator, Expert Advisor, 2020-2020, Program Sains Biokesihatan, Institut Sains Biologi
  • UM IACUC visit and inspection of the Bachok Marine Research Station (BMRS), Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), Consultant, 2019-2019, Universiti Malaya
  • Zebrafish husbandry care and use for the Responsible Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Course, Consultant, 2019-2019, Universiti Malaya
  • Zebrafish husbandry consultation and training under the Responsible Care and Use of Laboratory Animals course (personalised one-week attachment for UKM student Nies Yong Hui), Consultant, 2019-2019, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • Organising committee on "Current Issues in Laboratory Care and Use Symposium", Committee Member, 2015-2015, UM IACUC
  • Advisor for the Aquatic (zebrafish) Laboratory, Animal Experimental Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Manager, 2012-2013, Animal Experimental Unit, University of Malaya

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


  • Um-Liter Gold Award, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (Adec) , 2020, (University)
  • First Runner Up of Poster Presentation "Investigatie Biology" Category At The 10th Malaysian Symposium of Biomedical Science: Kathy Hu Jia Qi, Final Year Project Student Under My Supervision, School of Health Sciences, Health Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2019, (National)
  • Second Place Winner in The Faculty of Medicine Video Competition in Conjunction With The Fom Research Carnival 2019: Ainur Azmira Zainuddin, Masters of Medical Science Student Under My Supervision., Research Office Faculty of Medicine University of Malaya, 2019, (Ptj)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2018, (University)
  • Learning Improvement and Teaching Enhancement Research (Liter) Conference - Bronze Award, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Center (Adec), 2018, (University)
  • Invited Speaker and Facilitator for The Malaysian Nuclear Agency On The Zebrafish Animal Model, Agensi Nuklear Malaysia, 2017, (Government)
  • Best Lecturer for Biomedical Science Session 2015/2016 (Year 2), Faculty of Medicine, 2017, (University)
  • Jeans for Genes Malaysia - Longest Jeans Dna Double Helix Chain Formation, Malaysia Book of Records, 2016, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2016, (University)
  • Invited Speaker At The 1st National Phlebotomy Conference, Phlebotomy Association of Malaysia, 2014, (National)
  • Invited Speaker At The 44th Malaysian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Malaysian Orthopaedic Association, 2014, (International)
  • Invited Speaker for Aflas Congress 2014, The Asian Federation of Laboratory Animal Science Associations, 2014, (International)

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


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Role of Jak2/Stat5/Cis pathway components in zebrafish development, Drug Discovery Group Seminar, Cancer Research Initiatives Foundation (CARIF), Sime Darby Medical Centre, Subang Jaya, Selangor, 2011-12-02 to 2011-12-02, Drug Discovery Group, Cancer Research Initiatives Foundation (CARIF), (Reseach Organisation)
  • Responsible Animal Care and Use, Responsible Animal Care and Use Workshop, 2013-07-01 to 2013-07-02, Institute of Graduate Studies, (University)
  • Drawing lessons: A phlebotomy course for Biomedical Science, First National Phlebotomy Conference and AGM, 2014-05-27 to 2014-05-29, Phlebotomy Association of Malaysia, (National)
  • The tale of angiogenesis in diabetic foot, 44th Malaysian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting, 2014-05-31 to 2014-05-31, Malaysian Orthopaedic Association , (International)
  • Occupational Health and Safety, Responsible Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Course 3/2014, 2014-09-30 to 2014-10-02, Animal Experimental Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (University)
  • Small Fish Big Science, AFLAS Congress 2014, 2014-11-11 to 2014-11-12, Asian Federation of Laboratory Animal Science Associations, (International)
  • Animal Models in Orthopaedic Research - A Fish Option, 45th Malaysian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting, 2015-05-22 to 2015-05-24, Malaysian Orthopaedic Association , (National)
  • Zebrafish - Advantages and current trends, TALAS International Symposium (9th TALAS Annual Training and Workshop), 2015-09-09 to 2015-09-11, Thailand Association of Laboratory Animal Science (TALAS), (International)
  • Managing a zebrafish laboratory: They're just fish and we need eggs., Malaysian Zebrafish Disease Model Workshop 2015, 2015-11-11 to 2015-11-12, Cancer Research Malaysia, Universiti Malaya, Monash University, (National)
  • The Use of Zebrafish in Science, The Use of Zebrafish in Science, 2016-11-01 to 2016-11-01, AFLAS and Fondazione Guido Bernardini, (International)
  • The zebrafish model: stripes and brains, Malaysian Brain Bee Challenge 2017, 2017-03-28 to 2017-03-28, Neuroscience Research Group, ISB, UM, (National)
  • Use and basic husbandry of the zebrafish animal model in research, Research Update Series; 10, 2017-07-26 to 2017-07-26, Laboratory Animal and Facility Management (LAFAM), Fakulti Farmasi, (University)
  • The regenerative advantages of zebrafish in research, PGM-TESMA Seminar, 2018-03-28 to 2018-03-28, Persatuan Genetik Malaysia (PGM), Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Society of Malaysia (TESMA), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) , (National)
  • The zebrafish animal model, Responsible Care and Use of Lab Animals Course (RCULAC) 2018, 2018-11-13 to 2018-11-15, Animal Experimental Unit, (University)
  • Exploring the use of zebrafish in Alzheimer's Disease research, 29th MSN Annual Scientific Meeting, 2019-07-05 to 2019-07-07, Malaysian Society of Neuroscience, (National)
  • Zebrafish as a Research Model, RESPONSIBLE CARE AND USE OF LAB ANIMAL COURSE, 2020-08-17 to 2020-08-17, Animal Experimental Unit, (University)
  • Animal Models in Osteoarthritis Research, Osteoarthritis Symposium, 2020-08-24 to 2020-08-25, NOCERAL University of Malaya, (University)
EVENT ORGANISER
  • LASAM Scientific Seminar & 25th AGM, LASAM Scientific Seminar & 25th AGM, 2020-09-29 to 2020-09-29, Laboratory Animal Science Association of Malaysia, (National)
  • Basic Neuroscience Council Hi-5 Retreat 2020, BNC Hi-5 Retreat 2020, 2020-12-01 to 2020-12-04, Basic Neuroscience Council, Malaysian Society of Neurosciences, (National)
ORAL
  • Conserved Prolactin receptor-Jak2-Stat5 signalling during zebrafish lateral line development, 13th Australia and New Zealand Zebrafish Conference, 2012-02-05 to 2012-02-08, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research & Monash University, Australia, (International)
  • Zebrafish as a genetic model for oxidative stress in keratoconus., 5th Malaysian Symposium on Biomedical Science , 2014-05-10 to 2014-05-11, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, (National)
  • Enacting zebrafish disaster plans, ANZAAP 2019 Aquatic Symposium, 2019-02-04 to 2019-02-06, Australia New Zealand Association of Aquarium Professionals, (International)
POSTER
  • Signalling via the Jak2/Stat5/Cis axis in zebrafish, 10th Australia and New Zealand Zebrafish Workshop, 2009-02-02 to 2009-02-04, Australia and New Zealand Zebrafish Society, (International)
  • Conserved prolactin receptor signalling through Stat5 mediates the development of the zebrafish lateral line neuromast, 31st Lorne Genome Conference, 2010-02-14 to 2010-02-16, Lorne Genome, (International)
  • Development of the zebrafish posterior lateral line neuromasts, 21st Australian Conference on Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2010-07-11 to 2010-07-15, Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society, (International)
  • Zebrafish as a model for oxidative stress in keratoconus, 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics, 2012-12-05 to 2012-12-08, Asia Pacific Society of Human Genetics, (International)
  • Glucan-rich polysaccharides from Pleurotus spp. regulate lipid metabolism and attenuate oxidative indices, The 14th Annual Australia and New Zealand Zebrafish Meeting, 2013-02-03 to 2013-02-06, University of Dunedin, (International)
  • Effect of curcumin analogue, 2, 6-bis (2-fluorobenzylidene) cyclohexanone on embryonic development in zebrafish (Danio rerio) development., Fundamental Science Congress 2013, 2013-08-20 to 2013-08-21, Faculty of Science, UPM, (University)
  • Curcumin analogue, 2, 6-bis (2-fluorobenzylidene) cyclohexanone affects zebrafish (Danio rerio) development., Seminar Penyelidikan Siswazan UniSZA 2013, 2013-09-07 to 2013-12-08, Persatuan Pengajian Siswazah & Pusat Pengajian Siswazah, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, (National)
  • Neurotoxin-induced degeneration of dopaminergic neurons affects zebrafish larvae behaviour, 4th NeuroMalaysia Symposium, 2013-09-28 to 2013-09-28, NeuroMalaysia Society, (National)
  • Keratoconus and VSX1 polymorphism: a preliminary study in a Malaysian population, 1st National Conference for Cancer Research & 5th Regional Conference on Molecular Medicine, 2013-11-08 to 2013-11-10, UKM Molecular Biology Institute, (National)
  • Modification to behaviour and oxidative indices after neurotoxin insult to the diencephalic dopaminergic neurons in zebrafish larvae, XX World Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders, 2013-12-08 to 2013-12-11, International Association of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, (International)
  • Girinimbine from Murraya koenigii - currying therapy for cancer, 3rd Zebrafish for Personalized/Precision Medicine Conference, 2017-09-27 to 2017-09-29, Zebrafish Centre for Advanced Drug Discovery, (International)
  • Hericium erinaceus extract as a neuroprotectant against glutamate-induced secondary brain injury in a zebrafish larval model, The 14th International Zebrafish Conference (IZFC), 2019-06-12 to 2019-06-16, International Zebrafish Society, (International)
PRESENTER
  • The role of cytokine-inducible SH2-containing protein in embryonic hematopoiesis, SRC Postgraduate Symposium, 2010-11-23 to  , Deakin University, (University)
  • Screening natural products for neuroprotective potential in the zebrafish larvae PD model, 8th Zebrafish Disease Models Conference, 2015-08-24 to 2015-08-27, Zebrafish Disease Models Society, (International)
  • The zebrafish as a model for human diseases, Biomedical Science Department seminar (Seminar Bantuan Besar), 2015-12-30 to 2015-12-30, Department of Biomedical Science, (University)
  • Biomedical Science Programme: A preliminary study on the effectiveness of a self-directed model compared to traditional lecture-based teaching methods, Learning Improvement and Teaching Enhancement Research (LiTeR) Conference 2018, 2018-04-04 to 2018-04-05, ADeC, UM, (National)
OTHERS
  • Poster Session for the 4th Malaysian Symposium on Biomedical Science, 4th Malaysian Symposium on Biomedical Science, 2013-05-11 to 2013-05-12, Universiti Sains Malaysia, (National)
  • Oral Session on Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 5th Malaysian Symposium on Biomedical Science, 2014-05-10 to 2014-05-11, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, (National)
  • Oral session for the 5th International Neuroscience Symposium, 5th International Neuroscience Symposium, 2014-09-27 to 2014-09-27, NeuroMalaysia Society, (International)

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


  • Laboratory Services. Zebrafish knockout and transgenic lines - import transfer to the University of Malaya, University of Malaya, 2020, (International)
  • AFLAS ETALAST Program for the 6th National Conference on Laboratory Animal Science, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia 1st-2nd August 2018, Laboratory Animal Science Association of Malaysia, 2018, 8, (National)
  • Discussion on experimental design and ethics for zebrafish insulin resistance project with researchers from UPM, Zebrafish Lab, Biomedical Science Department, UM, 2018, 12, (National)

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


  • Hi-5 Retreat 2020 - Virtual Symposium, Malaysian Society of Neuroscience Basic Neuroscience Council, Committee Member, 2020-2020, (National)
  • Scientific Seminar and 25th Annual General Meeting of LASAM, Laboratory Animal Science Association of Malaysia, Committee Member, 2020-2020, (National)
  • Jawatankuasa Pemeriksa Semester 1, Program Sains Bioperubatan, Committee Member, 2020-2021, (University)
  • UM-IACUC, Universiti Malaya, Committee Member, 2020-2022, (University)
  • IACUC Nuklear Malaysia, Agensi Nuklear Malaysia, Expert Advisor, 2020-2021, (National)
  • Jawatankuasa Kurikulum Fakulti, Fakulti Perubatan, Coordinator, 2020-2021, (University)
  • 3rd Malaysian Zebrafish Workshop in conjunction with the Faculty of Medicine (FOM) Research Carnival 2019, Faculty of Medicine, Chairman, 2019-2019, (National)
  • Scientific Seminar and 24th Annual General Meeting of LASAM, Laboratory Animal Science Association of Malaysia, Committee Member, 2019-2019, (National)
  • Facilitator for Pain Workshop by LASAM, Laboratory Animal Science Association of Malaysia, Expert Advisor, 2019-2019, (National)
  • AAALAC International Accreditation Zebrafish Lab, Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Animal Experimental Unit, University of Malaya, Zebrafish Lab Coordinator And Resource Person, 2019-2019, (University)
  • Zebrafish Husbandry & Management Workshop at the Central Research and Animal Facility (CREAM), IIUM, Zebrafish Lab, University of Malaya and CREAM, International Islamic University Malaysia, Zebrafish Husbandry Resource Person, 2019-2019, (National)
  • Facilitator for Scientific Writing Workshop, JUMMEC, Facilitator, 2018, (University)
  • MyNeuro2017, Malaysian Society of Neurosciences, Neurological Association of Malaysia, Committee Member, 2017-2017, (International)
  • 3rd Pan-Asian Biomedical Science Conference 7 - 8 December 2016, 3rd PAN-ASIAN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE CONFERENCE, Committee Member, 2016-2016, (International)
  • Editing Your Manuscript For Publication: Workshop For Postgraduate Students, JOURNAL OF HEALTH AND TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE (JUMMEC), Technical Advisor, 2016-2016, (University)
  • 14th Meeting of the Asian-Pacific Society for Neurochemistry 27-30 August 2016, Asian-Pacific Society for Neurochemistry, Committee Member, 2016-2016, (International)
  • Ahli EXCO, Laboratory Animal Science Association of Malaysia (LASAM), Committee Member, 2015-2017, (National)

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


  • External Examiner for Masters thesis, Sunway University, Thesis ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Journal of Health and Translational Medicine, Journal ,  (2020 - 2021)
  • Reviewer for Trends in Undergraduate Research, Article In Journal ,  (2020 - 2020)
  • Discussion on experimental design and ethics for zebrafish insulin resistance project with researchers from UPM, Project ,  (2018)
  • Scientific Writing Seminar, 15th January 2018, Jummec Facilitator ,  (2018)
  • DOCTORAL THESIS (RESEARCH MODE) - PRATYUSA SAHOO (MHA120046), Thesis ,  (2018 - 2019)
  • Assessor for candidature defense Masters (MMedSc): Mousa Abdullah Qasem Ahmed (MGN130071), Thesis ,  (2018)
  • Panel untuk sesi candidature defense Ijazah Doktor Falsafah Institut Pengajian Siswazah: Maisarah binti Yusoff (HHC140004), Ijazah Doktor Falsafah Institut Pengajian Siswazah ,  (2018)
  • Hi5 Neuroscience Retreat 2018, 29th, 30th September, 1st October 2018 - Bachok. Kota Bahru, Kelantan, Hi5 Neuroscience Retreat 2018 Steering Team ,  (2018)
  • Innovation Forum KL 2018 - Committee member for Registration for events on 21st - 22nd September 2018, Innovation Forum Kl 2018 ,  (2018)
  • Proposal defense for MMedSc (Medical Biotechnology): Ms Luvanee a/p Parkianathan (MGN160033), Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, Proposal Defense ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Bachelor of Medical Sciences degree at the International Medical University, Malaysia. Thesis title: "Metagenomic analysis, isolation and identification of free-living amoebae from soil source in Payeh Maga Highlands, Northeastern of Sarawak" Student: Ms. Hon Jing Xian (00000005584), Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Candidature defense for Masters in Medical Science: Ms. Koh Sue May (MGN160014), Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Candidature Defence ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Masters in Molecular Medicine degree at the International Medical University, Malaysia. Thesis title: “Development of high throughput multiplex real-time Taqman assay for detection of two major diarrheal parasites Cryptosporidium and Giardia” Student: Ms. Eli Aimi Shakira Bt Amran (00000013641), Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • PhD candidature defence for Mohd Shakrie Palan Abdullah, Department of Pharmacy, University of Malaya , Phd Candidature Defence ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Seminar before PhD thesis submission by Mahboubeh Razavi, Department of Pharmacy, Seminar Before Phd Thesis Submission ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Bachelor of Medical Sciences degree at the International Medical University, Malaysia. Thesis title: "Cytokine profiles of mouse alveolar macrophages exposed to bacterial endosymbionts of environmental Acanthamoeba" Student: Ms. Elena Chia Khim Ying (ME0813033968), Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Masters of Medical Science candidature defense for Nursalihah binti Muhammad (MGN100073), Candidature Defense ,  (2012 - 2012)

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


  • BNC Hi-5 Retreat 2020 Virtual Symposium, (National), 01/12/2020 until 04/12/2020
  • Fish Health and Welfare Virtual Symposium , (International), 11/08/2020 until 12/08/2020
  • Jeans for Genes Malaysia Campaign 2016, (University), 25/09/2016 until 25/09/2016
  • Organising committee of Jeans for Genes Malaysia 2016, (National), 25/09/2016 until 25/09/2016
  • Ahli Exco Persatuan Sains Haiwan Makmal Malaysia, (National), 21/08/2015 until 20/08/2017
  • Evaluation panel member for the Malaysian Brain Bee Challenge 2014 (MBBC 2014), (Local), 12/02/2014 until 12/02/2014
  • Participated in ensuring the achievement of AAALAC accreditation for the Animal Experimental Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (University), 01/11/2013 until  
  • 3rd Malaysian Symposium on Biomedical Sciences 2012 , (National), 02/01/2012 until 20/05/2012

SUPERVISION


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

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Nurliyana Najwa Bt Md Razip, Unravelling lipid trafficking in Alzheimer's-like disease caused by insulin resistance and modulation of Vitamin D and E on glycomic and lipidomic markers, 2020/2021
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Vanessa Lin Lin Lee, Potential Role of Malaysian Ikan Haruan (Channa striatus) Extract in Neuroinflammation and Epilepsy., 2020/2021
  • Master Degree, Ainur Azmira Binti Zainuddin, -, 2019/2020
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), David Wong Chee Ern, THE BIOLOGICAL ROLE OF BRAIN-DERIVED NEUROTROPIC FACTOR (BDNF) AND GLIAL CELL LINE-DERIVED NEUROTROPIC FACTOR (GDNF) IN DOPAMINERGIC NEURONS PROTECTION AND REGENERATION IN PARKINSONISM-LIKE ZEBRAFISH LARVAE, 2015/2016
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Ndatsu Yakubu, In vitro and in vivo studies to evaluate the influence of curcumin analogues on drug-metabolising enzyme systems, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Boshra Abdulrahman Rashid Al-absi, Role of ikaros in paediatric acute lumphoblastic leukaemia, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Venoos Iman, Anti-angiogenesis potential in Girinimbine, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Nahla Saeed Ibrahim Alwajeeh, Mechanisms of gastro protective effect and wound healing potential of Cibotium barometz and Vitex pubescen in normal and diabetic rats an animal model, 2011/2012
FIRST DEGREE/DIPLOMA/PRE-DEGREE
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed
  • Final Year Research Project "Zebrafish as a Genetic Model for Oxidative Stress in Keratoconus", 2013/2014, 1

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


FIRST DEGREE
  • CELL BIOLOGY AND INTRODUCTORY GENETICS, 2012/2013(1), 31,
  • PHLEBOTOMY, 2012/2013, 29,
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY FOR BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES, 2012/2013, 41,
  • APPLICATION AND ADVANCES IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 2011/2012(1), 35, 4
  • CELL BIOLOGY AND INTRODUCTORY GENETICS, 2011/2012, 36, 64
  • ADVANCED HAEMATOLOGY & TRANSFUSION TECHNOLOGY (B), 2011/2012(1), 5, 56
DIPLOMA (IF APPLICABLE)
  • Molecular Biology Technique, 2012/2013(1), 20,