Curriculum Vitae

ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. TAN YEE SHIN

Associate Professor
  • Institute of Biological Sciences
    Faculty of Science

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • MUSHROOM PRODUCTS
    Mushroom Breeding & Cultivation; Processing & Bioactivity
  • MYCOLOGY
    Fungal Diversity & Systematics; Poisonous Mushroom; Ethno-mycology

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • PHD, (Sains)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • B.Sc (Hons) (Biotechnology), (Biotechnology)
    Monash University, (Malaysia Campus)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Head
    16 Nov 2022 - present (Mushroom Research Centre (Mrc), Faculty of Science)
  • Head
    16 Nov 2020 - 15 Nov 2022 (Mushroom Research Centre (Mrc), Faculty of Science)
  • Programme Coordinator
    01 Jul 2016 - 30 Jun 2017 (Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science)
  • Programme Coordinator
    01 Jul 2015 - 30 Jun 2016 (Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • ASSISTANT TREASURER , COMMITTEE MEMBER
    2022 to 2024 (National)
  • ASIAN FEDERATION OF BIOTECHNOLOGY- MALAYSIA CHAPTER, MEMBER
    Since 2018 (International)
  • YOUNG SCIENIST NETWORK- ACADEMY OF SCIENCES MALAYSIA, MEMBER
    2018 to 2021 (National)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • Shanghai ?Belt and Road? International Cooperation Programme, recruited as Young Scientist. Shanghai Science and Technology Commission. October 2018-September 2021.
    Shanghai Science and Technology Commission, 2020 (International)
  • DNA based rectifying devise for applications in hybrid electronics
    International Innovation, Design and Articulation (i-IDeA 2013) organized by UiTM Perlis Industry, Community & Alumni Network (PJIM & A), 28-30 May 2013., 2013 (International)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Ponnusamy, Ameertha; Ajis, Ana Hazirah; Tan, Yee Shin; Chai, Lay Ching (2022). Dynamics of fungal and bacterial microbiome associated with green-mould contaminated sawdust substrate of Pleurotus pulmonarius (grey oyster mushroom), JOURNAL OF APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY. . doi:10.1111/jam.15327
  2. Sam, Si Enn; Sim, Kae Shin; Rahman, Syarifah Nur Syed Abdul; Tan, Yee Shin (2022). Neuroprotective Properties of Wild Medicina Mushroom, Sanguinoderma rugosum (Agaricomycetes), Extracts against Glutamate-Induced Hippocampal Cells, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS. 24(3), 35-50
  3. Tang, Jason Kar Seng; Phan, Chia Wei; Tan, Yee Shin; Sabaratnam, Vikineswary; Seelan, Jaya Seelan Sathiya; Bolhassan, Mohamad Hasnul (2022). Bibliometric Analysis of Mushroom Poisoning: From Diversity to Clinical Management, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS. 24(7), 1-19
  4. Rizan, N., Tajuddin, H. A., Tan, Y. S., Abdullah, Z., Idris, A., & Periasamy, V. (2021). Effect of ionic liquid on the long-term structural and chemical stability of basidiomycetes DNAs integrated within Schottky-like junctions. Applied Physics a-Materials Science & Processing, 127(2), 14. doi: 10.1007/s00339-021-04303-4
  5. Shamaruddin, N., Tan, E. T. T., Shin, T. Y., Razali, R. M., & Siva, R. (2021). Comparison of Cooking Methods on Physicochemical and Sensory Properties of the Black Jelly Mushroom, Auricularia polytricha (Heterobasidiomycetes). International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, 23(7), 41-49.
  6. Yunan, N. A. M., Shin, T. Y., & Sabaratnam, V. (2021). Upcycling the Spent Mushroom Substrate of the Grey Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus pulmonarius as a Source of Lignocellulolytic Enzymes for Palm Oil Mill Effluent Hydrolysis. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 31(6), 823-832. doi: 10.4014/jmb.2103.03020
  7. Rizan, Nastaran; Shin, Tan Yee; Tajuddin, Hairul Anuar; Kumar, Georgepeter Gnana; Periasamy, Vengadesh (2020). Effect of pH on the Conductivity of Basidiomycetes DNAs Integrated Within Schottky-Like Junctions, CHEMISTRYSELECT. 5(2), 601-609. doi:10.1002/slct.201903643
  8. Seelan, J. S. S., Yee, C. S., Fui, F. S., Dawood, M., Tan, Y. S., Kim, M. J., . . . Lim, Y. W. (2020). New Species of Termitomyces (Lyophyllaceae, Basidiomycota) from Sabah (Northern Borneo), Malaysia. Mycobiology, 48(2), 95-103. doi: 10.1080/12298093.2020.1738743
  9. Seelan, Jaya Seelan Sathiya; Yee, Chong Shu; Fui, Foo She; Dawood, Mahadimenakbar; Tan, Yee Shin; Kim, Min-Ji; Park, Myung Soo; Lim, Young Woon (2020). New Species of Termitomyces (Lyophyllaceae, Basidiomycota) from Sabah (Northern Borneo), Malaysia, MYCOBIOLOGY. 48(2), 95-103. doi:10.1080/12298093.2020.1738743
  10. Yun, H., Boon, C. S., Shin, T. Y., & Sabaratnam, V. (2020). Breeding and Evaluation of Pleurotus giganteus (Berk.) Karunarathna & KD Hyde Hybrids via Intraspecific Mating. Sains Malaysiana, 49(6), 1223-1236. doi: 10.17576/jsm-2020-4906-02
  11. Phan, C. W., Wang, J. K., Tan, E. Y. Y., Tan, Y. S., Seelan, J. S. S., Cheah, S. C., Vikineswary, S. (2019). Giant oyster mushroom, Pleurotus giganteus (Agaricomycetes): Current status of the cultivation methods, chemical composition, biological, and health-promoting properties. Food Reviews International, 35(4), 324-341. doi:10.1080/87559129.2018.1542710
  12. Phan, Chia-Wei; Wang, Joon-Keong; Tan, Elson Yi-Yong; Tan, Yee-Shin; Seelan, Jaya Seelan Sathiya; Cheah, Shiau-Chuen; Vikineswary, Sabaratnam (2019). Giant oyster mushroom, Pleurotus giganteus (Agaricomycetes): Current status of the cultivation methods, chemical composition, biological, and health-promoting properties, FOOD REVIEWS INTERNATIONAL. 35(4), 324-341. doi:10.1080/87559129.2018.1542710
  13. Saad, Hazwani Mat; Sim, Kae Shin; Tan, Yee Shin (2018). Antimelanogenesis and Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Selected Culinary-Medicinal Mushrooms, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS. 20(2), 141-153. doi:10.1615/IntJMedMushrooms.2018025463
  14. Fung, Shin Yee; Tan, Nget Hong; Kong, Boon Hong; Lee, Sook Shien; Tan, Yee Shin; Sabaratnam, Vikineswary (2017). Acute Toxicity Study and the In Vitro Cytotoxicity of a Black Lingzhi Medicinal Mushroom, Amauroderma rugosum (Agaricomycetes), from Malaysia, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS. 19(12), 1093-1099. doi:10.1615/IntJMedMushrooms.2017024550
  15. Ali, S. M., Ling, T. C., Muniandy, S., Tan, Y. S., Raman, J., Sabaratnam, V. (2014). Recovery and partial purification of fibrinolytic enzymes of Auricularia polytricha (Mont.) Sacc by an aqueous two-phase system, Separation and Purification Technology. 122, 359-366
  16. Avin, F. A., Bhassu, S., Tan, Y. S., Shahbazi, P., Vikineswary, S. (2014). Molecular Divergence and Species Delimitation of the Cultivated Oyster Mushrooms: Integration of IGS1 and ITS, Scientific World Journal. (10), Article
  17. Chew, A. L. C., Tan, Y. S., Desjardin, D. E., Musa, M. Y., Sabaratnam, V. (2014). Four new bioluminescent taxa of Mycena sect. Calodontes from Peninsular Malaysia, Mycologia. 106(5), 976-988
  18. Phan, C. W., David, P., Tan, Y. S., Naidu, M., Wong, K. H., Kuppusamy, U. R., Sabaratnam, V. (2014). Intrastrain Comparison of the Chemical Composition and Antioxidant Activity of an Edible Mushroom, Pleurotus giganteus, and Its Potent Neuritogenic Properties, Scientific World Journal. (10), Article
  19. Chan, P. M., Kanagasabapathy, G., Tan, Y. S., Sabaratnam, V., Kuppusamy, U. R. (2013). Amauroderma rugosum (Blume T. Nees) Torrend: Nutritional Composition and Antioxidant and Potential Anti-Inflammatory Properties, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. (10), Article
  20. Chew, A. L. C., Tan, Y. S., Desjardin, D. E., Musa, M. Y., Sabaratnam, V. (2013). Taxonomic and phylogenetic re-evaluation of Mycena illuminans, Mycologia. 105(5), 1325-1335
  21. Avin, F. A., Bhassu, S., Shin, T. Y., Sabaratnam, V. (2012). Molecular classification and phylogenetic relationships of selected edible Basidiomycetes species, Molecular Biology Reports. 39(7), 7355-7364
  22. Eik, L. F., Naidu, M., David, P., Wong, K. H., Tan, Y. S., Sabaratnam, V. (2012). Lignosus rhinocerus (Cooke) Ryvarden: A Medicinal Mushroom That Stimulates Neurite Outgrowth in PC-12 Cells, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. (Article), 1741-427X.
  23. Wong, W. L., Abdulla, M. A., Chua, K. H., Kuppusamy, U. R., Tan, Y. S., Sabaratnam, V. (2012). Hepatoprotective Effects of Panus giganteus (Berk.) Corner against Thioacetamide- (TAA-) Induced Liver Injury in Rats, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. (Article), 1741-427X.
  24. Tan, Y. S., Desjardin, D. E., Perry, B. A., Vikineswary, S., Noorlidah, A. (2009). Marasmius sensu stricto in Peninsular Malaysia, Fungal Diversity. 37(9-100), Article
  25. Tan, Y. S., Desjardin, D. E., Vikineswary, S., Abdullah, N. (2007). New species and mating studies of Marasmius from Malaysia, Fungal Diversity. 25, 187-217
  26. Wannathes, N., Desjardin, D. E., Retnowati, A., Tan, Y. S., Lumyong, S. (2004). A redescription of Marasmius pellucidus, a species widespread in South Asia, Fungal Diversity. 17, 203-218
Scopus
  1. Ismail S.M., Mohamad Jalani S.A., Nallathamby N., Tan Y.S., Sabaratnam V. (2023). Tropical Cultivated Hericium erinaceus: Antioxidant Capacities of Heat Treatment on Fresh and Oven-Dried Fruiting Bodies, Journal of Culinary Science and Technology. . doi:10.1080/15428052.2023.2299006
  2. Subari I.A.A.M., Shin T.Y., Seelan J.S.S. (2023). New Record of Edible Chicken of the Wood Mushroom, Laetiporus versisporus (Lloyd) Imazeki (Fomitopsidaceae, Polyporales) from Sabah (Northern Borneo), Malaysia, Borneo Journal of Resource Science and Technology. 13(2), 92-102. doi:10.33736/bjrst.5822.2023
  3. Tang J.K.S., Phan C.W., Tan Y.S., Sabaratnam V., Seelan J.S.S., Bolhassan M.H. (2022). Bibliometric Analysis of Mushroom Poisoning: From Diversity to Clinical Management, International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms. 24(7), 1-19. doi:10.1615/IntJMedMushrooms.2022044313
Others
  1. Ha KY, Chua SB, Tan YS*, Vikineswary S. 2020. Breeding and evaluation of Pleurotus giganteus (Berk.) Karunarathna & K.D. Hyde hybrids via intraspecific mating. Sains Malaysiana. 49(6): 1223-1236.
  2. Seelan JSS, Chong SY, Foo SF, Dawood M, Tan YS, Kim M-J, Park MS, Lim YW. 2020. New species of Termitomyces (Lyophyllaceae, Basidiomycota) from Sabah (Northern Borneo), Malaysia. Mycobiology. doi:10.1080/2298093.2020.1738743
  3. Mat Saad H, Sim KS, *Tan YS. 2018. Anti-melanogenesis and anti-inflammatory activity of six selected medicinal and culinary mushrooms. International Journal of Medicinal Mushroom. 20(2): 141-153
  4. Sharjahan Mohamed Ali, Jegadeesh Raman, Hariprasath Lakshmanan, Tau Chuan Ling, Chia-Wei Phan, Yee Shin Tan, & Vikineswary Sabaratnam. (2018).Surface Decoration of Selenium Nanoparticles by Proteins from the Culinary-Medicinal Shiitake Mushroom, Lentinus edodes (Agaricomycetes), for Enhanced Fibrinolytic Activity. International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, 20(11):1021 1030
  5. Ajis, A.H., Chong, L.J., Tan, Y.S., Chai, L.C. 2017. Microbial food safety assessment of dried edible mushrooms. Journal of Consumer Protection and Food Safety. DOI 10.1007/s00003-017-1117-x
  6. Ali, S.M., Tan, Y.S., Raman, J., Lakshmanan, H., Ling, T.C., Phan, C.W., Sabaratnam, V. (2017) Do culinary mushrooms have fibrinolytic activities? Biomedical Reviews, 28: 95-103.
  7. Avin, F., Bhassu, S., Tan, Y.S. Braukmann, T., Vikineswary, S. Hebert, P. 2017. Escaping Introns in COI through cDNA Barcoding of Mushrooms: Pleurotus as a Test Case. Ecology and Evolution. Accepted. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3049
  8. Jong, W.Y.L., Show, P.L., Ling, T.C., Tan, Y.S. 2017. Recovery of lignin peroxidase from submerged liquid fermentation of Amauroderma rugosum (Blume & T. Nees) Torrend using polyethylene glycol/salt aqueous two-phase system.Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering . doi: 10.1016/j.jbiosc.2017.02.008
  9. Shin Yee Fung, Nget Hong Tan, Boon Hong Kong, Sook Shien Lee, Yee Shin Tan, Vikineswary Sabaratnam (2017). Acute Toxicity Study and the In Vitro Cytotoxicity of a Black Lingzhi Medicinal Mushroom, Amauroderma rugosum (Agaricomycetes) from Malaysia. International Journal of Medicinal Mushroom
  10. Avin, F.A., Bhassu, S. Rameeh, V. Tan, Y.S., Vikineswary, S. 2016. Genetics and hybrid breeding of Pleurotus pulmonarius; heterosis, heritability and combining ability. Euphytica.DOI: 10.1007/s10681-016- 1638-x. Accepted.
  11. Periasamy Vengadesh, Nastaran Rizan, Hassan Maktuff Jaber Al-Ta ii, Yee Shin Tan, Hairul Annuar Tajuddin & Mitsumasa Iwamoto (2016) Measuring the Electronic Properties of DNA-Specific Schottky Diodes Towards Detecting and Identifying Basidiomycetes DNA. Sci. Rep., 6, 29879.
  12. Periasamy, V., Rizan, N., Al-Ta ii, H. M. J., Tan, Y. S., Tajuddin, H. A., & Iwamoto, M. (2016). Measuring the electronic properties of DNA-specific Schottky diodes towards detecting and identifying basidiomycetes DNA. Scientific Reports, 6, 29879
  13. Rajagopalu, D., Show, P.L, *Tan, Y.S, Muniandy, S., Vikineswary, S., Ling, T.C.2016. Recovery of laccase from processed Hericium erinaceus (Bull:FR) Pers. fruiting bodies in aqueous two-phase system. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiosc.2016.01.016.
  14. Rosnina A.G., Tan Y.S., Noorlidah A. and Vikineswary S. 2016. Morphological and molecular characterization of yellow oyster mushroom, Pleurotus citrinopileatus, hybrids obtained by interspecies mating. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 32 (2): 1-9.
  15. Chan P-M, Tan Y-S, Chua K-H, Sabaratnam V, Kuppusamy UR (2015) Attenuation of Inflammatory Mediators (TNF- and Nitric Oxide) and Up-Regulation of IL-10 by Wild and Domesticated Basidiocarps of Amauroderma rugosum (Blume & T. Nees) Torrend in LPS-Stimulated RAW264.7 Cells. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0139593. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0139593
  16. Chan, Z., Ahgilan, A., Sabaratnam, V., Tan, Y. S., & Periasamy, V. (2015). Rectification of DNA films self-assembled in the presence of electric field. Applied Physics Express, 8(4), 047002
  17. Chew, A.L.C., Desjardin, D.E., Tan, Y.S., Md Yusoff, M., & Vikineswary, S. Bioluminescent fungi from Peninsular Malaysia: a taxonomic and phylogenetic overview. Fungal Diversity. DOI 10.1007/s13225-014- 0302-9
  18. Tan, W.-C., Kuppusamy, U.R., Phan, C.-W., Tan,Y.-S., Raman, J., Mad Anuar, A., & Sabaratnam, V (2015). Ganoderma neo-japonicum Imazeki revisited: Domestication study and antioxidant properties of its basidiocarps and mycelia. Scientific Reports, 5, Article number: 12515. doi:10.1038/srep12515
  19. Wee-Cheat Tan, Umah Rani Kuppusamy, Chia-Wei Phan, Yee Shin Tan, Jegadeesh Raman, Azliza Mad Anuar and Vikineswary Sabaratnam (2015). Ganoderma neo- japonicum Imazeki revisited: Domestication study and antioxidant properties of its basidiocarps and mycelia. Nature Scientific Reports
  20. Yee-Shin Tan, Asweni Baskaran, Neeranjini Nallathamby, Kek-Heng Chua, Umah Rani Kuppusamy, Vikineswary Sabaratnam (2015). Influence of customized cooking methods on the phenolic contents and antioxidant activities of selected species of oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus spp.). Journal of Food Science and Technology.
  21. Audrey L.C. Chew, Yee Shin Tan, Dennis E. Desjardin, Md Yusoff Musa and Vikineswary Sabaratnam. 2014. Four new bioluminescent taxa of Mycena sect. Calodontes from Peninsular Malaysia. Mycologia 106(5): 976-988. DOI: 10.3852/13-274.
  22. Avin F.H, Bhassu S., Tan, Y.S., Shahbazi, P and Vikineswary, S. 2013. Molecular divergence and species delimitation of the cultivated oyster mushrooms: integration of IGS1 and ITS. The Scientific World Journal. Accepted.
  23. Avin F.H, Bhassu S., Tan, Y.S., and Vikineswary, S. 2014. DNA pedigree tracking to identify compatible mating partners of Pleurotus pulmonarius. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences. 24(1):89-97
  24. Subramaniam, S, Vikineswary, S., Umah Rani Kuppusamy, U.R., Tan. Y.S. 2014. Solid-substrate fermentation of wheat grains by mycelia of indigenous species of the genus Ganoderma (higher basidiomycetes) to enhance the antioxidant activities. International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms. 16(3):259-267
  25. Chan, P.M., Kanagasabapahy, G., Tan, Y.S., Vikineswary, S., and Kuppusamy, U.R. 2013. Amauroderma rugosum (Blume & T.Nees) Torrend: Nutritional composition, antioxidant and potential anti- inflammatory properties. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/304713
  26. Eik, Lee-Fang, Murali Naidu, Pamela David, Wong, Kah-Hui, Tan Yee-Shin & Vikineswary Sabaratnam, (2012). Lignosus rhinocerus (Cooke) Ryvarden: A medicinal mushroom that stimulates neurite outgrowth in PC-12 Cells. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Article ID 320308, doi:10.1155/2012/320308
  27. Wei Lun Wong, Mahmood Ameen Abdulla, Kek Heng Chua, Umah Rani Kuppusamy, Yee-Shin Tan, and Vikineswary Sabaratnam. (2012) Hepatoprotective effects of Panus giganteus (Berk.) Corner against thioacetamide (TAA)- induced liver injury in rats. Evidence-based Complementray and Alternative Medicine.Volume 2012, Article ID 170303, doi:10.1155/2012/170303
  28. Tan Yee-Shin, Desjardin, D.E., Vikineswary, S. and Noorlidah Abdullah. 2006. New species and the mating systems of Marasmius from Malaysia. Fungal Diversity. 25: 185-217.
  29. Wannathes, N., Desjardin, D.E., Retnowati, A., Tan, Y.S. and Lumyong, S. 2004. A redescription of Marasmius pellucidus, a species widespread in South Asia. Fungal Diversity. 17: 203-218.
Chapter in Books
  1. Tarmizi NAKA, Phan C.-W, Tan YS, Sabaratnam V. Mushroom as a Greener Agent to Biosynthesize Nanoparticles. 2019. In JKandikere Ramaiah Sridhar, Sunil Kumar Deshmukh (eds) Advances in Macrofungi: Diversity, Ecology and Biotechnology. CRC Press .
  2. Tan Yee-Shin, Dennis E. Desjardin, Vikineswary, S. and Noorlidah Abdullah. 2007. Basidiomycota: The genus Marasmius in Peninsular Malaysia. In: Malaysian Fungal Diversity (eds. E.B.G. Jones, K.D. Hydes and S. Vikineswary). Mushroom Research Centre, University of Malaya and Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Malaysia: 69-81.

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2022 - 2025, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    Elucidating Functional Traits And Optimization Strategy Of Pathogenic Fungi Using Mycelium Network Growth Model ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2022 - 2023, UM Community Campus-Manage by UMCARES
    ?FUNGAseum? (Funga Museum): A Block That Tells All ( Co-Researcher)
  3. 2019 - 2022, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-HWB
    Development Of Mushroom-based Functional Food Product ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  4. 2019 - 2021, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    Mechanistic Insight Into Potential Neuroprotective Candidate, Malaysian Mushroom Amauroderma Rugosum (cendawan Budak Sawan) Against Epileptogenesis In In Vitro: A Cross-talk Between Glia And Neurons ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  5. 2019 - 2021, Knowledge Transfer Programme (KTP)-Manage by UMCARES
    Vertical Urban Garden For Sustainable Livelihood ( Co-Researcher)
  6. 2013 - 2020, Program Rakan Penyelidikan UM
    Documentation And Nutritional Analysis Of Wild And Cultivated Culinary Mushrooms Of Sarawak ( Co-Researcher)
  7. 2018 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness)
    Bioconversion Of Bario Rice Straw And Sawdust To Culinary And Medicinal Mushrooms ( Co-Researcher)
  8. 2019 - 2020, RU Geran - UMCares
    Dissemination And Implementation Research In Mushroom Poisoning: Continuing Education Through Train The Trainer (ttt) Approach ( Co-Researcher)
  9. 2016 - 2019, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science)
    From Food Waste To Food: Food Waste Compost For Mushroom Cultivation ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  10. 2017 - 2019, Government Agency
    Evaluation Of Hybrid Pleurotus Pulmonarius In A Controlled Environment Cultivation House ( Co-Researcher)
  11. 2015 - 2018, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research
    DNA barcoding of economic importance mushroom (Basidiomycetes) ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  12. 2015 - 2018, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AFR (Frontier Science)
    Microbial Community Associated With Mushroom Subsrate ( Co-Researcher)
  13. 2015 - 2018, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AFR (Frontier Science)
    Revealing Gene Response Of Mushroom Towards Beneficial Microbiome Against Pathogen Via Transcriptomic Approach ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  14. 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AFR (Frontier Science)
    Strain Improvement Of Edible Mushrooms ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  15. 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AFR (Frontier Science)
    From Lab To Industry: Scale Up Production Of Hybrids And Domesticated Mushrooms On Site ( Co-Researcher)
  16. 2014 - 2016, Knowledge Transfer Programme (KTP)-Manage by UMCARES
    New Pleurotus Pulmonarius Hybrids: From Lab To Production In A Mushroom Farm Setting At Semi-pilot Plant Scale ( Co-Researcher)
  17. 2013 - 2015, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research
    Antioxidant And Anti-imflammatory Properties Of Amauroderma Rugosum Found In Malaysia ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  18. 2015 - 2015, RU Geran
    Mushrooms For Health And Wealth Awareness Program ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  19. 2013 - 2014, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Course & Disertation
    Influence of cooking methods on antioxidant activity and total phenolic content of selected common edible mushrooms ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  20. 2013 - 2016, ScienceFund
    Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients from Malaysia Poison Mushroom Chlorophyllum Molybdites ( Consultant)
  21. 2013 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR)
    Traditional Knowledge: Unraveling the Traditional Knowledge of Wild Culinary and Medicinal Mushrooms ( Consultant)
  22. 2013 - 2015, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP)
    Diversity and Mating Types On Pleurotus Giganteus of Malaysia ( Consultant)
  23. 2013 - 2014, Program Rakan Penyelidikan UM
    Documentation and Nutritional Analysis of Wild and Cultivated Culinary Mushrooms of Sarawak. ( Consultant)
  24. 2013 - 2014, Flagship (Ref:FL006-13SBS)
    Mushrooms for Health and Wellness of Humans (PJM-KTP-CITRA Community Project) ( Consultant)
  25. 2013 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Mushroom Exploitation In The New Era: Food, Preventive Health, Sustainability, Waste Management and Conservation. ( Consultant)
  26. 2011 - 2013, Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS)
    Inhibition of gene expression through NF- B- dependent-inflammatory response by metabolites from indigenous mushroom, Marasmius sp in Malaysia. ( Co-Inventor)
  27. 2011 - 2013, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP)
    1.Detection of efficient mating partners In Pleurotus sajor-caju for producing hybrid using molecular techniques 2.Biodiversity and biology of bioluminescent fungi ( Consultant)
Private
  1. 2022 - 2025, Private Funding
    Exploring The Nutritional Properties Of Spent Mushroom Substrate-based Fodder For Livestock ( Co-Researcher)

PAPER PRESENTED


INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Trichoderma species Associated with Green Mold Contamination of Cultivated Grey Oyster Mushroom in Malaysia, Asian Mycological Congress 2021, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC) (International) (03 Aug 2022 - 05 Aug 2022)
  2. Keracunan Cendawan: Racun atau Penawar, Isu-isu keselamatan makanan (Fasa I) Anjuran Bahagian Keselamatan dan Kualiti Makanan, Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Kuala Kedah (07 Aug 2011)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. Effect of different cooking methods on antioxidant properties of oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus spp.), The 18th Congress of the International Society of Mushroom Science, International Society for Mushroom Science (International) (26 Aug 2012 - 30 Aug 2012)
POSTER PRESENTER
  1. Mitigation of green mold contamination in mushroom cultivation using selected bacteria. , ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference 2018, Cambridge University Malaysia Society, Young Scientist Network-ASM, Wolfson College Cambridge, Sunway Unviersity.  (International) (03 Dec 2018 - 04 Dec 2018)
  2. Hallucinogenic Mushrooms in Malaysia: Legal Status, Conference to Promote Safe & Secure Science in Middle East/ North Africa & South/ Southeast Asia, Academic of Sciences Malaysia, Young Scientist Network-ASM, The National Academics of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.  (International) (05 Feb 2018 - 09 Feb 2018)
  3. Identification of Malaysian Lycoperdacease: A molecular approach., The 18th Congress of the International Society for Mushroom Science, International Society for Mushroom Science (International) (26 Aug 2012 - 30 Aug 2012)
  4. BIODIVERSITY AND BIOLOGY OF BIOLUMINESCENT FUNGI, International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2011 (International) (08 Dec 2011 - 11 Dec 2011)
  5. MOLECULAR PHYLOGENY OF MALAYSIAN Protohydnum sp., International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2011 (International) (08 Dec 2011 - 11 Dec 2011)
  6. Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Marasmius sensu stricto inferred from two ribosomal encoding loci., Botany & Mycology Conference 2009. Showbird, Utah, USA. (01 Mar 2009)
  7. Phylogenetic study of genus Marasmius sensu stricto (Basidiomycota, Agaricales, Marasmiaceae) in Peninsular Malaysia., Asian Mycological Congress 2007, Penang, Malaysia. (01 Mar 2007)
  8. Antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of mycelia of tropical mushrooms., 5th International Conference on Mushroom Biology and Mushroom Products, Shanghai, P.R. China. (01 Mar 2005)
  9. Basidiomycetes in University of Malaya s field study centre, Ulu Gombak, Selangor, Malaysia., 3rd Federation of Asia-Pacific Microbiology Societies Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (01 Mar 2003)
OTHERS
  1. Vikineswary, Sabaratnam, Eik Lei Fang, Priscilla Ann M., Murali Naidu, Pamela Rosie, Tan Yee-Shin, Umah Rani Kuppusamy and Tan Chon Seng. 2010. Lignosus rhinoceros- a wild medicinal mushroom for stimulation for neurite outgrowth. , Asian Mycological Congress 2011 (07 Aug 2011 - 10 Aug 2011)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2013) Phylogenetic Relationships of Kappaphycus and Eucheuma in Indonesia , (Internal Examiner)
  2. (2013) Molecular studies of Kappaphycus Doty and Eucheuma J. Agardh: Phylogeneties and DNA barcode assessment., (Internal Examiner)
  3. (2013) Development of microsatellite markers for differentiation of Gracilaria species. , (Internal Examiner)
  4. (2013) Sains Malaysiana, (Reviewer)
  5. (2012) Malaysia Journal of Science, (Reviewer)
  6. (2012) Journal of Tropical Agriculture Sciences , (Reviewer)
  7. (2011) Biochemistry Research International , (Reviewer)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2024) Associate Research Fellow, National, (Research Fellow/Associate)
Contribution to event
  1. (2022) Invited Speker for "Kursus Cendawan Beracun Siri 3- 2022", National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  2. (2022) Invited Speaker for "Kursus Pengurusan Wabak Penyakit Bawaan Makanan dan Air", National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  3. (2021) Co-Chair of 2021 National Science Challenge (Nsc), Academy of Sciences Malaysia, National, (Event Organiser)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2020) ELECTRONIC PROPERTIES OF DNA FROM SELECTED Pleurotus SPECIES USING DNA-SPECIFIC SCHOTTKY DIODES, NASTARAN RIZAN
  2. (2013) AMAURODERMA RUGOSUM (BLUME & T.NEES) TORREND ATTENUATES THE PATHOPHYSIOLOGICAL CASCADE OF INFLAMMATORY EVENTS IN EPILEPTOGENESIS, CHAN PUI MUN
  3. (2009) BIODIVERSITY AND PHYLOGENY OF BIOLUMINESCENT FUNGI FROM PENINSULAR MALAYSIA, AUDREY CHEW LI CHIN
Master
  1. (2021) MICROBIOTA ASSOCIATED WITH OYSTER MUSHROOM SUBSTRATE USING CULTURE DEPENDENT AND TARGETED-METAGENOMICS METHODS, AMEERTHA A/P PONNUSAMY
  2. (2021) ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF SILVER NANOPARTICLES FOR THE CONTROL OF MICROBIAL SPOILAGE OF GREY OYSTER MUSHROOM (Pleurotus pulmonarius), SUGENDRA KUMAR A/L VINODAMANEY
  3. (2020) NEUROPROTECTIVE PROPERTIES OF AMAURODERMA RUGOSUM AGAINST GLUTAMATE-INDUCED HIPPOCAMPAL CELLS, SAM SI ENN
  4. (2020) HYDROLYSIS OF PALM OIL MILL EFFLUENT USING ENZYMES FROM SPENT MUSHROOM SUBSTRATE OF Pleurotus pulmonarius (FR.) QUEL, NURUL ANISA BINTI MAT YUNAN
  5. (2019) STRAIN IMPROVEMENT OF Pleurotus giganteus (BERK.) KARUNARATHNA & K. D. HYDE VIA CONVENTIONAL MATING TECHNIQUES, HA KWAN YUN
  6. (2019) NEUROPROTECTION OF Calocybe indica (PURKAYASTHA & CHANDRA) ON NEURO-2A-BLASTOMA CELL, MUHAMMAD TAHA BENNETT
  7. (2018) EVALUATION OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD WASTES AS ALTERNATIVE SUBSTRATE COMPONENTS FOR CULTIVATION OF WHITE OYSTER MUSHROOM Pleurotus floridanus SINGER, UMAHSREEREKAH A/P GOPALA KRISHNAN
  8. (2018) ORGANIC WASTE SUPPLEMENTATIONS AS ALTERNATIVE SUBSTRATE FOR CULTIVATION OF THE GREY OYSTER MUSHROOM Pleurotus pulmonarius (FR.) QUELET, TANG CHEN SEOK
  9. (2016) RECTIFYING EFFECT FROM PROTOTYPE DNA-SCHOTTKY DIODE, CHAN ZHIJIAN
  10. (2016) ANTI-MELANOGENESIS AND ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITIES OF SELECTED MEDICINAL AND CULINARY MUSHROOMS, HAZWANI BINTI MAT SAAD
  11. (2016) EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT COOKING METHODS ON THE ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITIES OF Hericium erinaceus (BULL.: FR.) PERS., SITI AMALINA BINTI MOHAMAD JALANI
  12. (2015) EVALUATION OF ANTIOXIDANT AND FIBRINOLYTIC ACTIVITIES OF HOT AQUEOUS EXTRACTS OF Pleurotus pulmonarius (FRIES) QUELET HYBRIDS, UMMU HUMAIRA BINTI HASSAN
  13. (2014) EFFECT OF PRESERVATION METHODS ON LACCASE ACTIVITIES IN HERICIUM ERINACEUS (BULL.:FR) PERS. FRUITING BODIES AND ITS RECOVERY USING AQUEOUS TWO PHASE SYSTEM (ATPS), DEVAMALINI A/P RAJAGOPALU
  14. (2011) . Recovery of lignin peroxidase from Pleurotus sajor-caju using aqueous two-phase system based on ionic-liquid., Nooshin Mohebali
  15. (2011) Recovery of lignin peroxdase from basidiomycetes from aqueous two-phase systems., Zeinabsadat Mosoudian
  16. (2011) AQUEOUS TWO-PHASE SYSTEM FOR RECOVERY OF LIGNIN PEROXIDASE FROM AMAURODERMA RUGOSUM LIQUID MYCELIA MEDIUM, LINDA JONG WAN YNG
  17. (2011) Antioxidant properties zand geno-protective effects of selected Pleurotus spp., Mohammad Reza Roushan

TEACHING


Master
  1. (2013) SHGB6116 - Introductory Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics
  2. (2013) SHGB6306 - Biotechnology in Food Production
Bachelor
  1. (2013) SHET2109 - Fundamentals of Biotechnological Techniques
  2. (2012) SHET2109 - Fundamentals of Biotechnological Techniques