PERSONAL DETAIL


ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. TAN TIAN CHYE

Department of Parasitology
Faculty of Medicine
 
  tantianchye@um.edu.my
 Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9920-2010

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Member, 2000, (National)
  • Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Council Member, 2007 to 2008, (National)
  • Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Treasurer, 2008, (National)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF PARASITOLOGY AND TROPICAL MEDICINE, Life Member, 2009, (National)
  • Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Council Member, 2015, (National)

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


  • Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Ijazah Tinggi Jabatan Parasitologi, Faculty, 01/12/2016 to 30/11/2019 (AJK Ijazah Tinggi Jabatan Parasitologi)
  • Manager, Faculty, 05/05/2016 to 04/05/2018 (Imaging Services Manager for Electron Microscopy in Central Unit for Advanced Research Imaging (CENTUARI) (previously Electron Microscopy Unit))
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 01/04/2013 to 31/03/2015
  • Penyelaras Kursus Diploma Teknologi Makmal Perubatan, Faculty, 04/04/2006

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Parasitology (PCR ; genotyping; phylogenetic)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2012
  • Jeffery, J., Rohela, M., Muslimin, M., Abdul Aziz, S.M.N., Jamaiah, I., Kumar, S., Tan, T.C., Lim, Y.A.L., Nissapatorn, V., Abdul-Aziz, N.M. (2012). Illustrated keys: Some mosquitoes of Peninsular Malaysia. University of Malaya Press. 
Chapter in Book
Article in Academic Journals

2017
  • Abdul Majid, M.A., Mahboob, T., Mong, B.G., Jaturas, N., Richard, R.L., Tian-Chye, T., Phimphila, A, Mahaphonh, P., Aye, K.N., Aung, W.L., Chuah, J., Ziegler, A.D., Yasiri, A, Sawangjaroen, N., Lim, Y.A., Nissapatorn, V. (2017) Pathogenic waterborne free-living amoebae: An update from selected Southeast Asian countries. PloS One 2017 Feb 17;12(2):e0169448. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0169448. eCollection 2017. (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Richard RL, Ithoi I, Abd Majid MA, Wan Sulaiman WY, Tan TC, Nissapatorn V, Lim YA. (2016) Monitoring of Waterborne Parasites in Two Drinking Water Treatment Plants: A Study in Sarawak, Malaysia. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 13(7) (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Ragavan N.D., Govind S.K., Chye T.T., Mahadeva S. (2014) Phenotypic variation in Blastocystis sp. ST3. Parasit Vectors. 2014 7:404-413 (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Kavitha, R., Tan, T.C., Lee, H.L., Nazni, W.A. & Sofian Azirun, M. (2013). Molecular identification of Malaysian Chrysomya megacephala (Fabricius) and Chrysomya rufifacies (Macquart) using life stage specific mitochondrial DNA. Tropical Biomedicine In press (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kavitha, R., Tan, T.C., Lee, H.L., Nazni, W.A. & Sofian Azirun, M. (2013). DNA typing of Calliphorids collected from human corpses in Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 30(1):119-124. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan, T.C., Tan, P.C., Sharma, R., Sugnaseelan, S. & Suresh, K.G. 2013. Genetic diversity of caprine Blastocystis from Peninsular Malaysia. Parasitology Research 112(1):85-89. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kavitha, R., Nazni, W.A., Tan, T.C., Lee, H.L. & Sofian Azirun, M. (2011). Review of forensically important entomological specimens from human cadavers in Malaysia (2005-2010). Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. In press (ISI-Indexed)
  • Goh XT, Lim YA, Vythilingam I, Chew CH, Lee PC, Ngui R, Tan TC, Yap NJ, Nissapatorn V, Chua KH (2013) Increased detection of Plasmodium knowlesi in Sandakan division, Sabah as revealed by PlasmoNex . Malar J. 12:264. (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Lee LI, Chye TT, Karmacharya BM, Govind SK.2012. Blastocystis sp.: waterborne zoonotic organism, a possibility? Parasit Vectors. 5:130. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Dhurga DB, Suresh KG, Tan TC, Chandramathi S. 2012. Apoptosis in Blastocystis spp. is related to subtype.Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 106(12):725-30. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kavitha, R., Nazni, W.A., Tan, T.C., Lee, H.L. and Azirun, M.S. (2012) Molecular identification of fly maggots recovered from corpses during death scene investigation in Malaysia. Asia Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. 20(2):73-82. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2011
  • Chook JB, Ngeow YF, Yap SF, Tan TC , Mohamed R. (2010) Combined use of HBV precore wild-type and high serum iron marker as a potential tool for the prediction of liver cirrhosis in chronic hepatitis B infection. J Med Virol. 83(4):594-601 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lono, A., Kumar, S. and Chye, T.T. (2011) Detection on microsporidia in local HIV-positive population in Malaysia. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 105(7):409-413. (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • Lono AR, Kumar S, Chye TT. (2009) Incidence of microsporidia in cancer patients. J. Gastrointest. Cancer. 39(1-4):124-129. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan, T.C., Ong, S.C. and Suresh K.G. (2009) Genetic variability of Blastocystis sp. isolates obtained from cancer and HIV/AIDS patients. Parasitol Res. 105 (5):1283-1286. (ISI-Indexed)
  • K. Suresh, G. D. Venilla, T. C. Tan and M. Rohela. 2009. In vivo encystation of Blastocystis hominis. Parasitology Research 104:1373-1380. (ISI-Indexed)

2008
  • Tan, T. C., Suresh, K.G. and Smith, H.V.,2008. Phenotypic and genotypic characterisation of Blastocystis hominis isolates implicates subtype 3 as a subtype with pathogenic potential. Parasitol. Res. 104:85-93. (ISI-Indexed)

2007
  • Tan, T.C., Suresh, K.G. (2007) Evidence of plasmotomy in Blastocystis hominis. Parasitol. Res. 101:1521-1525 (ISI-Indexed)

2006
  • Tan, T.C., Suresh, K.G., Thong, K.L. and Smith, H.V. , \"PCR fingerprinting of Blastocystis isolated from symptomatic and asymptomatic human hosts\", 2006, Parasitol Res, Vol. 99, pg. 459-465 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan, T.C. and Suresh, K.G., \"Predominance of amoeboid forms of Blastocystis hominis isolates from symptomatic patients\", 2006, Parasitol Res, Vol. 98, pg. 189-193 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan, T.C. and Suresh, K.G., \"Amoeboid form of Blastocystis hominis- a detailed ultrastructural insight\", 2006, Parasitol Res, Vol. 99, pg. 737-742 (ISI-Indexed)

2005
  • Suresh, K., Smith, H.V. and Tan, T.C. , \"Viable Blastocystis Cysts in Scottish and Malaysian Sewage Samples \", 2005, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., Vol. 71, no. 9, pg. 5619-5620, (ISI-Indexed)

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


  • Studies on the impact of microbiota on Blastocystis sp. and the elucidation of its pathophysiological characteristics., Consultant, 2017 - 2019, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Medicinal Under Exploited Asian Native Plants for Anti-protozoan Properties Special focus on Acanthamoeba Castellanii and Leishmania Donovani, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2017, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • An Innovative Method Of Parasite Dna Extraction From Culture, Clinical And Environmental Samples Using Microwave Heat Treatment, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AFR (Frontier Science), (University)
  • Isolation And Characterization Of Parasites From Various Water Types In Malaysia, Consultant, 2014 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Genetic diversity and population structure of Plasmodium isolates obtained from confirmed cases of malaria, Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Genetic diversity and population structure of Plasmodium isolates obtained from confirmed cases of malaria, Consultant, 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Development of diagnostic methods for the detection of Plasmodium knowlesi infection, Principal Investigator(PI), 2010 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • ESTABLISHING ROUTE OF TRANSMISSION FOR BLASTOCYSTIS IN COMMUNITIES, , 2010 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • ESTABLISHING THE DETECTION PROTOCOL FOR BLASTOCYSTIS CYSTS FROM WATER SAMPLES, , 2009 - 2010, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • Establishment of continuous in vitro culture of the malaria parasite Plasmodium knowlesi obtained from human, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Detection and quantitation of Blastocystis in surface waters at the Klang Valley, Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2008, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)

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


  • The Impact of Municipal Agricultural and Industrial Effluent on Water-Related Disease and Health Risk Among Communities in The Sg. Langat River Basin, 2010-2010, Jabatan Pengairan Dan Saliran Negeri Selangor

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


  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2016, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2015, (University)
  • Msptm Medal, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2013, (National)
  • Hadiah Latihan Cuti Belajar/Sub Kepakaran (Hlcb)/Sk) for Specialized Research Training At University of Illinois, Usa, Universiti Malaya Dan Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi Malaysia, 2011, (National)
  • Best International Paper Award, Blastocystis Research Foundation, Usa, 2006, (International)
  • Champion of The Intervarsity Student Paper Competition, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2004, (International)
  • Pasca Siswazah Scholarship, University of Malaya, 2003, (National)
  • 3rd Place in The Intervarsity Student Paper Competition, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2003, (International)

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


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Plasmodium knowlesi: An esaily misdiagnosed Human Malarial Infection, 13th ASEAN COnference of Clinical Laboratory Sciences , 2010-09-25 to 2010-09-27, Malaysian Institute of Medical Laboratory Sciences (MIMLS), (International)
ORAL
  • Blastocystis in the Aquatic Environment in Malaysia, 2nd International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2001-10-09 to  , Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (International)
  • Isolation of Naegleria and Acanthamoeba in water samples from the Klang Valley, Malaysia, 2nd International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2001-10-10 to  , Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (International)
  • Predominance of amoeboid forms of Blastocystis hominis in symptomatic isolates, 1st ASEAN Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , 2004-03-25 to  , Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (International)
  • Genotyping of Blastocystis isolates obtained from river water samples, 5th Seminar on Food- and Water-borne Parasitic Zoonoses, 2006-11-28 to  , (International)
  • Genotyping of Blastocystis hominis in Malaysian animal handlers, 43rd Annual Scientific Seminar of Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2007-03-21 to  , Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Comparison of in vitro cultivation and direct PCR in the detection of Blastocystis from water sample, 44th Annual Scientific Seminar of Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2008-03-04 to  , Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Relationship between the concentrations of Blastocystis sp. and Escherichia coli (fecal coliform) in surface water, 45th Annual Scientific Seminar of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2009-03-18 to 2009-03-19, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • The association between rainfall and the concentration of Blastocystis sp. cyst in surface water, 45th Annual Scientific Seminar of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2009-03-18 to 2009-03-19, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Determination of Blastocystis sp. cyst concentration in water samples, 45th Annual Scientific Seminar of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2009-03-18 to 2009-03-19, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Water borne zoonosis-Factors influencing outbreaks, 46th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2010-03-24 to 2010-03-25, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Better prediction of the development of liver cirrhosis in chronic HBV infection using both HBV genetic and serum iron biomarkers, 46th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2010-03-24 to 2010-03-25, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Molecular characterization of Blastocystis sp. isolates from goats in Malaysia, 46th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2010-03-24 to 2010-03-25, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • High prevalence of Blastocystis sp. subtype 4 among rural communities in Nepal, 46th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2010-03-24 to 2010-03-25, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Blastocystis sp: Molecular evidence for waterborne zoonosis in a rural community in Nepal, Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting 2010, 2010-12-01 to 2010-12-03, JITMM2010, (International)
  • Discovery of a new species of blowfly from crime scene investigation in Malaysia, 47th Annual Scientific Conference of MSPTM, 2011-03-03 to 2011-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Blastocystis: Past, present and future., 47th Annual Scientific Conference of MSPTM, 2011-03-03 to 2011-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Blastocystis sp.: Evidence of its occurrence in water sources in Peninsular Malaysia, 47th Annual Scientific Conference of MSPTM, 2011-03-03 to 2011-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Blastocystis sp. in water sources: Current challenges and future directions, 47th Annual Scientific Conference of MSPTM, 2011-03-03 to 2011-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Molecular aspects of Blastocystis sp: The enigma continues, 47th Annual Scientific Conference of MSPTM, 2011-03-03 to 2011-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Trichomonas vaginalis, 47th Annual Conference of MSPTM, 2011-03-03 to 2011-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
POSTER
  • Microsporidium in the environment, 2nd International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2001-10-09 to  , Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (International)
  • Evaluation of staining methods for Acanthamoeba and Naegleria, 2nd International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2001-10-09 to  , Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (International)
  • In vitro culture studies on the protozoan parasite, Trichomonas vaginalis, 1st ASEAN Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , 2004-03-23 to  , Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicne, (International)
  • In vitro susceptibility studies of Enterocytozoon bieneusi, 1st ASEAN Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , 2004-03-23 to  , Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (International)
  • Blastocystis in Cancer Patients, 1st ASEAN Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2004-03-23 to  , Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (International)
  • Mitochondrion-like organelle (MLO) in the amoeboid forms of Blastocystis hominis, 41 th Annual Scientific Seminar of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2005-03-10 to  , Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • DNA polymorphism revealed by arbitrarily primed polymerase chain reaction among symptomatic and asymptomatic isolates of Blastocystis hominis, 41th Annual Scientific Seminar of Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2005-03-10 to  , Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Plasmotomy in Blastocystis hominis, 43rd Annual Scientific Seminar of Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2007-03-20 to  , Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Blastocystis in ungulates, 45th Annual Scientific Seminar of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2009-03-18 to 2009-03-19, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • In vitro cultivation of human Plasmodium knowlesi: Challenges and limitations, 46th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2010-03-24 to 2010-03-25, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Human Blastocystis sp. subtype 2 and subtype 4 in recreational waters in Selangor, 46th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2010-03-24 to 2010-03-25, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Triosephosphate isomerase (TPI) protein phylogeny supports Stramenopiles grouping of Blastocystis, 46th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2010-03-24 to 2010-03-25, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Possible zoonotic and waterborne transmissions of Blastocystis sp. in a rural community in Bahunipati, Nepal, 46th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2010-03-24 to 2010-03-25, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • High frequency of mixed subtype infections of Blastocystis sp. in an aborigine community at Pahang, Malaysia, 47th Annual Scientific Conference of MSPTM, 2011-03-03 to 2011-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Recovery of Blastocystis sp. cysts: Flatbed membrane filtration versus centrifugation, 47th Annual Scientific Conference of MSPTM, 2011-03-03 to 2011-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicien, (National)
  • Blastocystis hominis in colonic lavage samples from irritable bowel syndrome patients, 47th Annual Scientific Cenference of MSPTM, 2011-03-03 to 2011-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Drug resistance of Blastocystis hominis: what could the mechanism be ?, 47th Annual Scientific Conference of MSPTM, 2011-03-03 to 2011-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Prevalence and genotypic identification of Trichomonas vaginalis from Malaysian samples, 47th Annual Scientific Conference of MSPTM, 2011-03-03 to 2011-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Apoptosis in Blastocystis spp. is related to subtype, 49th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2013-03-19 to 2013-03-20, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Metronidazole resistance in Blastocystis sp.: A subtype dependent mechanism, 49th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian SOciety of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2013-03-19 to 2013-03-20, Malaysian Soviety of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • The correlation between ibs and Blastocystis hominis: Brain gut axis, 49th Annual Scientific Conference ;of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2013-03-19 to 2013-03-20, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
OTHERS
  • Blastocystis hominis- on the trail of an emerging parasite, 43rd Annual Scientific Seminar of Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2007-03-22 to  , Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (National)
  • Novel combination biomarker in hepatitis B-related cirrhosis., 21st Conference of the Asia Pacific Association for Study of Liver, 2011-02-17 to 2011-02-20, Asia Pacific Association for Study of Liver, (International)

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


  • Molecular parasitology, malaria diagnosis and vaccine research, Department of Bomedical Sciences, University of Illinois, United States of America, 2012, 12, (International)

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


  • Cytoprotective effect of Centella asiatica L. on ethanol-induced gastric ulcer in rats, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Inhibitions of periodontopathic bacteria by Syzygium aromaticum in combination with Illicium verum extract in-vitro study, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Wound healing activity of Melastoma malabathricum leaf extract in rats, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Water quality of recreational water, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Probable zoonotic transmission of pathogenic parasites in Children's World, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Toxoplasmosis: Epidemiology and non-invasive biomarker, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Gastric anti-ulcer activity of Orthosiphon stramineus (Misai Kucing) leaves extract in rats, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Wound healing properties of Orthosiphon stramineus (Misai Kucing) leaves extract in rats, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Studies on the excystation stages of Blastocystis hominis, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Prevalence and risk factors of intestinal parasitic infections in the Ulu Yam Orang Asli community, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Serological diagnosis of toxocariasis among subgroups of Orang Asli in Kelantan and Pahang., Thesis ,  ( )
  • Detection of intestinal parasites in Feline and hoofed mammals in Zoo Negara, Thesis ,  ( )

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


  • Organising Chairman for National Parasitology Curriculum Review Meeting 2016, (National), 28/11/2016 until 28/11/2016
  • Advisor and Organising Chairman for Intervarsity Parasitology Quiz and Oratorical Competition 2016, (National), 20/04/2016 until 20/04/2016
  • Honorary Treasurer of the 46th Council of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (MSPTM) and Treasurer of the Organising committee of the 46th Annual Scientific Conference of MSPTM, (National), 24/03/2010 until 25/03/2010
  • Honorary Treasurer of the 45th Council of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (MSPTM) and Treasurer of the Organising committee of the 45th Annual Scientific Seminar of MSPTM , (National), 18/03/2009 until 19/03/2009
  • Member of the Organising committee of the Mid Year Seminar of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (Country), 29/10/2008 until 29/12/2008
  • Member of the Organising committee of the 43rd Annual Scientific Seminar of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (Country), 04/03/2008 until 05/03/2008

SUPERVISION


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

Completed
  • Phylogenetic analysis of Blastocystis spp. isolates obtained from surface water, 2008/2009, 1
  • Effect of rainfall on the concentration fo Blastocystis spp. cysts in surface water, 2008/2009, 1
  • Relationship between the concentrations of Blastocystis spp. and fecal coliform in surface water, 2008/2009, 1
  • Core promoter and precore mutations of Hepatitis B virus in patients with liver cirrhosis, 2008/2009, 1
  • Detection of Blastocystis from water samples by direct polymerase chain reaction (PCR), 2007/2008, 1
  • Detection of Entamoeba histolytica in water samples, 2007/2008, 1
  • Comparison of in vitro cultivation and direct polymerase chain reaction in detection of Blastocystis hominis in human stool, 2007/2008, 1
  • Determination of Blastocystis cyst concentration in water samples, 2007/2008, 1
  • Development of methods for isolation of Blastocystis from water samples, 2006/2007, 1
  • Genotyping of Blastocystis isolates from water samples, 2006/2007, 1
  • Detection of Dientamoeba fragilis and Blastocystis hominis in human stool samples, 2006/2007, 1
  • Detection of microsporidia in water sample by microscopy and polymerase chain reaction, 2006/2007, 1
  • Detection of Dientamoeba fragilis by trichrome staining and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in human stool samples, 2006/2007, 1
POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Dhurga Devi D/o Balakrishnan, Studies to elucidate cellular and immunological mechanisms using isolates of Blastocystis hominis from symptomatic and asymptomatic patient, 2010/2011
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Nanthiney Devi A/p Ragavan, Molecular, biochemical and biological study of life cycle stages of Blastocystis hominis isolated from patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Teo Ching Yee, Host and viral factors affecting HBsAg level in hepatitis B infection., 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Kalyani Raman, Studies to elucidate molecular mechanism and life cycle trasformational changes between morphological form of Blastocystis hominis, 2010/2011
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Chook Jack Bee, Novel biomarkers for predicting clinical complications of chronic hepatitis B infection, 2009/2010
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Lee Ii Li, Establishing the detection protocol for Blastocystis cysts from water sources, 2008/2009

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


FIRST DEGREE
  • BASIC COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (B), 2015/2016(2), 24, 10
  • BASIC PARASITOLOGY, 2015/2016(2), 35, 4
  • PARASITOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY, 2015/2016(2), 50, 2
  • BASIC PARASITOLOGY, 2014/2015(2), 36, 4
  • ADVANCED COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (B), 2014/2015(1), 14, 10
  • MIKROBIOLOGI FARMASEUTIKAL, 2014/2015(2), 80, 2
  • PARASITOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY, 2014/2015(2), 46, 2
  • BASIC COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (B), 2014/2015(2), 24, 10
  • ADVANCED COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (B), 2013/2014(1), 14, 10
  • PARASITOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY, 2013/2014(2), 54, 2
  • BASIC COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (B), 2013/2014(2), 25, 10
  • Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery, 2013/2014(1,2), 203, 41
  • MIKROBIOLOGI FARMASEUTIKAL, 2013/2014(2), 75, 2
  • BASIC PARASITOLOGY, 2013/2014(2), 37, 4
  • Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery, 2012/2013(1,2), 203, 43
  • BASIC PARASITOLOGY, 2012/2013(2), 38, 4
  • MIKROBIOLOGI FARMASEUTIKAL, 2012/2013(2), 78, 2
  • PARASITOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY, 2012/2013(2), 55, 2
  • BASIC COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (B), 2012/2013(2), 24, 10
  • ADVANCED COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (B), 2012/2013(1), 15, 10
  • ADVANCED COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (B), 2010/2011(1), 21, 10
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, 2010/2011(1,2), 210, 40
  • BASIC PARASITOLOGY, 2009/2010(2), 36, 4
  • ADVANCED COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (B), 2009/2010(1), 12, 10
  • BASIC COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (B), 2009/2010(2), 22, 10
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, 2009/2010(1,2), 208, 46
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, 2008/2009(1,2), 205, 46
  • BASIC PARASITOLOGY, 2008/2009(2), 40, 4
  • BASIC COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (B), 2008/2009(2), 15, 12
  • ADVANCED COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (B), 2008/2009(1), 15, 10
  • Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery, 2007/2008(1,2), 201, 32
  • BASIC COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (B), 2007/2008(2), 16, 4
  • ADVANCED COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (B), 2007/2008(1), 7, 4
  • BASIC PARASITOLOGY, 2007/2008(2), 52, 2
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences: Advance Diagnostic Parasitology, 2006/2007(2), 6, 3
  • BASIC COURSE IN DIAGNOSTIC PARASITOLOGY (B), 2006/2007(2), 5, 5
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, 2006/2007(1,2), 215, 24
  • BASIC PARASITOLOGY, 2006/2007(2), 54, 2
DIPLOMA (IF APPLICABLE)
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology: Basic Parasitology, 2013/2014(1), 28, 5
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology: Diagnostic Parasitology, 2013/2014(2), 30, 5
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology:Diagnostic Parasitology, 2012/2013(2), 30, 5
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology: Basic Parasitology, 2010/2011(1), 30, 10
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology: Basic Parasitology, 2009/2010(1), 30, 14
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology:Diagnostic Parasitology, 2009/2010(2), 21, 16
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology: Basic Parasitology, 2008/2009(1), 30, 16
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology: Diagnostic Parasitology, 2008/2009(2), 22, 16
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology: Basic Parasitology, 2007/2008(1), 30, 5
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology: Diagnostic Parasitology, 2007/2008(2), 30, 5
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology: Diagnostic Parasitology, 2006/2007(2), 30, 5
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology: Basic Parasitology, 2006/2007(1), 30, 6