Curriculum Vitae

PROF. DR. TAY SUN TEE

Professor
  • Department of Medical Microbiology
    Faculty of Medicine
  • +603-79676676

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • BACTERIOLOGY
    Antibiotic resistance : molecular detection and analysis
  • MYCOLOGY
    Epidemiology and molecular characterization of Cryptococcus, Candida, Aspergillus

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • PhD(UM)(2001), (Medical Science)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • MMedSc(UM)(1993), (Medical Science)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • BSc(UM)(1991), (Mikrobiologi)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Chairman
    19 Aug 2021 - 19 Aug 2021 (Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine)
  • Coordinator
    02 Aug 2020 - 20 Jun 2021 (University Malaya)
  • Programme Coordinator
    15 Aug 2019 - 14 Aug 2020 (University Malaya)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA KURIKULUM FAKULTI (JKKF) BAGI PROGRAM IJAZAH TINGGI (PROGRAM YANG DIURUSKAN OLEH JABATAN)
    06 Apr 2017 - 05 Apr 2020 (University Malaya)
  • Menjalankan Fungsi Sebagai Ketua Jabatan
    23 Dec 2019 - 31 Dec 2019 (Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine)
  • Committee member, Animal Ethics committee, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia/Ahli (Bersekutu) Jawatankuasa Etika Penggunaan Haiwan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
    01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2019 (National)
  • Advisor and organising committee for Basic Molecular Biology Course: Setting up PCR assays for laboratory diagnosis of microbial infections which was held on 12 December 2019 at Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya
    01 Nov 2019 - 12 Dec 2019 (Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine)
  • Panel
    10 Dec 2019 - 10 Dec 2019 (Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine)
  • Panel for PhD CD
    05 Jul 2019 - 06 Dec 2019 (Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine)
  • Panel for PhD Candidature defence
    04 Nov 2019 - 04 Nov 2019 (Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine)
  • Menjalankan Fungsi Sebagai Ketua Jabatan
    13 Sep 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 (Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine)
  • Panel for PhD proposal defence
    30 Aug 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 (Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine)
  • Panel for UMSC grant
    22 Jul 2019 - 22 Jul 2019 (University Malaya)
  • Head of Department
    01 Aug 2018 - 30 Sep 2018 (Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine)
  • Head of Department
    01 Aug 2016 - 31 Jul 2018 (Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa JPPGP (Jawatankuasa Penilaian dan Pemantauan Geran Penyelidikan Fakulti Perubatan (Peringkat Pusat)
    01 Oct 2013 - 31 Jul 2015 (Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • FOUNDATION FOR ADVANCEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (FAIMER), MEMBER
    Since 2018 (International)
  • PELANTIKAN SEBAGAI AHLI JAWATANKUASA KEINSTITUSIAN BIOKESELAMATAN DAN BIOSEKURITI (IBBC) UNIVERSITI MALAYA, COMMITTEE MEMBER
    2021 to 2023 (University)
  • LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION OF MALAYSIA, COMMITTEE
    2019 to 2020 (National)
  • THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR HUMAN AND ANIMAL MYCOLOGY, MEMBER
    2019 to 2020 (International)
  • ADVISOR BASIC MOLECULAR BIOLOGY COURSE SETTING UP PCR ASSAYS FOR LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS OF MICROBIAL INFECTIONS, ADVISOR
    2019 to 2019 (University)
  • ISHAM - THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR HUMAN AND ANIMAL MYCOLOGY, MEMBER
    2019 to 2019 (International)
  • ISHAM THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR HUMAN AND ANIMAL MYCOLOGY, MEMBER
    2019 to 2019 (International)
  • JAWATANKUASA KEINSTITUSIAN BIOKESELAMATAN DAN BIOSEKURITI (IBBC), COMMITTEE MEMBER
    2015 to 2017 (University)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • Bronze medal
    Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 2023 (National)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2022 (University)
  • External examiner, Microbiology for Year 2 Dental students, Faculty of Dentistry
    Private University (Malaysia), 2020 (National)
  • Surat Penghargaan, Fasilitator Impact Planning Development Workshop
    Kluster Penyelidikan, Universiti Malaya, 2020 (University)
  • Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)
    Southern Medical University, 2019 (International)
  • Advisor and organising committee, Basic Molecular Biology Course: Setting up PCR assays for laboratory diagnosis of microbial infections which was held on 12 December 2019 at Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 2019 (Department)
  • Bronze Award
    International University Carnival on E-learning 2019 , 2019 (International)
  • External assessor for academic promotion
    University (International), 2018 (International)
  • Certificate of Excellence
    Society for Vector Biology and Control, CPMA, 2018 (International)
  • Appointment Of External Examiner For PhD Thesis
    University, India, 2018 (International)
  • Appointment Of External Examiner For "Microbiology" In The Second Professional Examination Session 2017/2018 Degree Of Doctor Of Dental Surgery Faculty Of Dentistry
    Private University (Malaysia), 2018 (National)
  • Penghargaan Panel Penilai Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental (FRGS) FASA 1/2018 Peringkat Institut Pengurusan dan Pemantauan Penyelidikan (IPPP)
    PPGP, UM, 2018 (University)
  • Certificate of appreciation for valuable contribution and active facilitation at the PBL student training workshop for UMMP
    PBL coordinator UMMP, MERDU, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 2017 (Ptj/ Faculty)
  • External examiner, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Public university (National), 2017 (National)
  • External reviewer for Faculty Promotion
    University (International), 2017 (International)
  • Penghargaan sebagai AJK Keinstitusian Biokeselamatan dan Biosekuriti (IBBC) Sesi 2015/2017
    Pengerusi, Jawatankuasa Pematuhan, Universiti Malaya, 2017 (University)
  • Panel penilai Peruntukan IPPP 1/2016
    University of Malaya, 2016 (University)
  • Evaluation Panel of Newton Mobility Grants & Newton Advanced Fellowships
    Academy of Sciences Malaysia, 2016 (National)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2014 (University)
  • Certificate of appreciation
    University of Malaya, 2013 (University)
  • Certificate of Excellence awarded to Outstanding research work on a poster entitled "Prevalence and molecular analysis of extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) genes inmultidrug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from a Malaysian teaching hospital"
    First Singapore Pathology Conference, 2012 (International)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2011 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2006 (University)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Alias, Nurul Najwa Ainaa; Omar, Sharina; Ahmad, Nur Indah; Watanabe, Malaika; Tay, Sun Tee; Aziz, Nor Azlina; Mustaffa-Kamal, Farina (2023). Profiling Bartonella infection and its associated risk factors in shelter cats in Malaysia, JOURNAL OF VETERINARY SCIENCE. 24(3). doi:10.4142/jvs.22277
  2. Di, Khanh Nguyen; Tay, Sun Tee; Ponnampalavanar, Sasheela Sri La Sri; Pham, Duy Toan; Wong, Li Ping (2023). Physician's Perspectives on Factors Influencing Antibiotic Resistance: A Qualitative Study in Vietnam, HEALTHCARE. 11(1). doi:10.3390/healthcare11010126
  3. Karajacob, Alexandria Sonia; Azizan, Nuramirah Binti; Al-Maleki, Anis Rageh Mohammad; Goh, Joanne Pei En; Loke, Mun Fai; Khor, Hui Min; Ho, Gwo Fuang; Ponnampalavanar, Sasheela; Tay, Sun Tee (2023). Candida species and oral mycobiota of patients clinically diagnosed with oral thrush, PLOS ONE. 18(4). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0284043
  4. Tay, Sun Tee; Merican, Azhar Mahmood; Jabar, Kartini Abdul; Velayuthan, Rukumani Devi; Ayob, Khairul Anwar; Lee, Jiang Lin; Chong, Jennifer; Karunakaran, Rina (2023). Falsarthrobacter nasiphocae periprosthetic joint infection, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. 136, 77-80. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2023.08.025
  5. Chua, R. A. H. W.; Lim, S. K.; Chee, C. F.; Chin, S. P.; Kiew, L. V.; Sim, K. S.; Tay, S. T. (2022). Surgical site infection and development of antimicrobial sutures: a review, EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES. 26(3), 828-845
  6. Di, Khanh Nguyen; Tay, Sun Tee; Ponnampalavanar, Sasheela Sri La Sri; Pham, Duy Toan; Wong, Li Ping (2022). Socio-Demographic Factors Associated with Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance Knowledge and Practices in Vietnam: A Cross-Sectional Survey, ANTIBIOTICS-BASEL. 11(4). doi:10.3390/antibiotics11040471
  7. Karajacob, Alexandria Sonia; Al-Maleki, Anis Rageh; Tay, Sun Tee (2022). Revisiting oral thrush in South-East Asian patients: A review of published studies (2000-2020), JOURNAL OF ORAL PATHOLOGY & MEDICINE. . doi:10.1111/jop.13266
  8. Karajacob, Alexandria Sonia; Goh, Joanne Pei En; Kallarakkal, Thomas George; Tay, Sun Tee (2022). First isolation and identification of Cystobasidium calyptogenae from the oral samples of an elderly patient presenting with angular cheilitis, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH. 27(1). doi:10.1186/s40001-022-00671-6
  9. Di, K. N., Pham, D. T., Tee, T. S., Binh, Q. A., & Nguyen, T. C. (2021). Antibiotic usage and resistance in animal production in Vietnam: a review of existing literature. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 53(3), 11. doi: 10.1007/s11250-021-02780-6
  10. Munusamy, K., Loke, M. F., Vadivelu, J., & Tay, S. T. (2021). LC-MS analysis reveals biological and metabolic processes essential for Candida albicans biofilm growth. Microbial Pathogenesis, 152, 9. doi: 10.1016/j.micpath.2020.104614
  11. Tay, S. T., Wong, P. L., Chiu, C. K., Tang, S. N., Lee, J. L., Hamdan, N. W., . . . Karunakaran, R. (2021). Nocardia kroppenstedtii: a rare pathogen isolated from the spinal vertebral abscess of a patient on long-term immunosuppressive therapy. European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, 25(2), 605-608. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_202101_24618
  12. Al-Maleki, A. R., Vellasamy, K. M., Mariappan, V., Venkatraman, G., Tay, S. T., Vadivelu, J. (2020). Transcriptome analysis of Burkholderia pseudomallei SCV reveals an association with virulence, stress resistance and intracellular persistence. Genomics, 112(1), 501-512. doi: 10.1016/j.ygeno.2019.04.002
  13. Choo, S., Chin, V. K., Wong, E. H., Madhavan, P., Tay, S. T., Yong, P. V. C., & Chong, P. P. (2020). Review: antimicrobial properties of allicin used alone or in combination with other medications. Folia Microbiologica, 65(3), 451-465. doi: 10.1007/s12223-020-00786-5
  14. Choo, S.; Chong, P. P.; Tay, S. T.; Wong, E. H.; Madhavan, P.; Yong, P. (2020). Inhibition of sessile and biofilm growth in various Aspergillus species by allicin associated with disruption to structural changes in cell wall, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. 101, 71-71. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2020.09.215
  15. Choo, Sulin; Chin, Voon Kin; Wong, Eng Hwa; Madhavan, Priya; Tay, Sun Tee; Yong, Phelim Voon Chen; Chong, Pei Pei (2020). Review: antimicrobial properties of allicin used alone or in combination with other medications, FOLIA MICROBIOLOGICA. 65(3), 451-465. doi:10.1007/s12223-020-00786-5
  16. Kho, K. L., Tay, S. T. (2019). Identification of Rickettsial Infections (Rickettsia sp. TH2014) in Ctenocephalides orientis Fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology, 56(2), 526-532. doi:10.1093/jme/tjy169
  17. Kho, K. L., Tan, P. E., Tay, S. T. (2019). Diversity of Rickettsiae in Feeding and Questing Ticks Collected From a Malaysian Forest Reserve Area. Journal of Medical Entomology, 56(2), 547-552. doi:10.1093/jme/tjy168
  18. Kho, Kai Ling; Tan, Poai Ean; Tay, Sun Tee (2019). Diversity of Rickettsiae in Feeding and Questing Ticks Collected From a Malaysian Forest Reserve Area, JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY. 56(2), 547-552. doi:10.1093/jme/tjy168
  19. Kho, Kai Ling; Tay, Sun Tee (2019). Identification of Rickettsial Infections (Rickettsia sp. TH2014) in Ctenocephalides orientis Fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae), JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY. 56(2), 526-532. doi:10.1093/jme/tjy169
  20. Kisomi, M. G., Wong, L. P., Tay, S. T., Bulgiba, A., Nizam, Q. N. H. (2019). A qualitative study to explore farmworkers knowledge, beliefs and preventive practices toward ticks and tick-borne diseases. Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 13(12), 1117-1126. doi: 10.3855/jidc.11668
  21. Kisomi, Masoumeh Ghane; Wong, Li Ping; Tay, Sun Tee; Bulgiba, Awang; Nizam, Quaza Nizamuddin Hassan (2019). A qualitative study to explore farmworkers' knowledge, beliefs and preventive practices toward ticks and tick-borne diseases, JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES. 13(12), 1117-1126. doi:10.3855/jidc.11668
  22. Tappe, D., Gross, Y., Ngui, R., Rauch, J., Tay, S. T., Lim, Y. A. L. High Seroprevalence Against Typhus Group and Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae in Rural Indigenous Populations of Peninsular Malaysia. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 5. doi:10.1089/vbz.2018.2391
  23. Tay, S. T., Kho, K. L., Vythilingam, I., Ooi, C. H., Lau, Y. L. (2019). Investigation of possible rickettsial infection in patients with malaria. Tropical Biomedicine, 36(1), 257-262.
  24. Lotfalikhani, A.; Khosravi, Y.; Sabet, N. S.; Na, S. L.; Ng, K. P.; Tay, S. T. (2018). Genetic diversity, antifungal susceptibility and enzymatic characterisation of Malaysian clinical isolates of Candida glabrata, TROPICAL BIOMEDICINE. 35(4), 1123-1130
  25. Kho, K. L., Koh, F. X., Singh, H. K. L., Zan, H. A. M., Kukreja, A., Ponnampalavanar, S., Tay, S. T. (2016). Case Report: Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses and Murine Typhus in a Malaysian Teaching Hospital. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 95(4), 765-768.
ESCI
  1. Koh, Fui Xian; Nurhidayah, Md Nasir; Tan, Poai Ean; Kho, Kai Ling; Tay, Sun Tee (2019). Francisella spp. detected in Dermacentor ticks in Malaysian forest reserve areas, VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY- REGIONAL STUDIES AND REPORTS. 17. doi:10.1016/j.vprsr.2019.100315
Scopus
  1. Hou S.L., Idris N., Tay S.T. (2023). Development and evaluation of a recombinant Bartonella henselae outer membrane protein (BHp26)-based enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for serodiagnosis of cat scratch disease, Malaysian Journal of Microbiology. 19(2), 175-181. doi:10.21161/mjm.221458
  2. Karajacob A.S., Azizan N.B., Al-Maleki A.R.M., Goh J.P.E., Loke M.F., Khor H.M., Ho G.F., Ponnampalavanar S., Tay S.T. (2023). Candida species and oral mycobiota of patients clinically diagnosed with oral thrush, PLoS ONE. 18(4 April). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0284043
  3. Tay S.T., Merican A.M., Abdul Jabar K., Velayuthan R.D., Ayob K.A., Lee J.L., Chong J., Karunakaran R. (2023). Falsarthrobacter nasiphocae periprosthetic joint infection, International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 136, 77-80. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2023.08.025
  4. Yap C.H., Ramle A.Q., Lim S.K., Rames A., Tay S.T., Chin S.P., Kiew L.V., Tiekink E.R.T., Chee C.F. (2023). Synthesis and Staphylococcus aureus biofilm inhibitory activity of indolenine-substituted pyrazole and pyrimido[1,2-b]indazole derivatives, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. 95. doi:10.1016/j.bmc.2023.117485
Others
  1. Di, K.N.; Tay, S.T.; Ponnampalavanar, S.S.L.S.; Pham, D.T.; Wong, L.P. Socio-Demographic Factors Associated with Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance Knowledge and Practices in Vietnam: A Cross-Sectional Survey. Antibiotics 2022, 11, 471. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics11040471
  2. Karajacob AS, Mohammed Al Maleki AR, Tay ST. Revisiting oral thrush in Southeast Asian patients: A review of published studies (2000-2020). J Oral Pathol Med. 2021
  3. Munusamy Komathy, Mun Fai Loke, Jamuna Vadivelu, Sun Tee Tay, LC-MS analysis reveals biological and metabolic processes essential for Candida albicans biofilm growth, Microbial Pathogenesis, 2020, 104614, ISSN 0882-4010, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micpath.2020.104614.
  4. Nocardia kroppenstedtii: a rare pathogen isolated from the spinal vertebral abscess of a patient on long-term immunosuppressive therapy, European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
  5. Identification of Rickettsial Infections (Rickettsia sp. TH2014) in Ctenocephalides orientis Fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae). J Med Entomol. 2019 Feb 25;56(2):526-532. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjy169. PubMed PMID: 30312440.
  6. Kho KL, Tan PE, Tay ST. Diversity of Rickettsiae in Feeding and Questing Ticks Collected From a Malaysian Forest Reserve Area. J Med Entomol. 2019 Feb 25;56(2):547-552. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjy168. PubMed PMID: 30304529.
  7. Koh FX, Nurhidayah MN, Tan PE, Kho KL, Tay ST. Francisella spp. detected in Dermacentor ticks in Malaysian forest reserve areas. Vet Parasitol Reg Stud Reports. 2019 Aug;17:100315. doi: 10.1016/j.vprsr.2019.100315. Epub 2019 Jun 12. PubMed PMID: 31303231.
  8. Lotfalikhani, A., Khosravi, Y., Sabet, N.S., Na, S.L., Ng, K.P., Tay, S.T. Genetic diversity, antifungal susceptibility and enzymatic characterisation of Malaysian clinical isolates of Candida glabrata. Tropical Biomedicine 35(4): 1123 1130 (2018)
  9. Tappe D, Gross Y, Ngui R, Rauch J, Tay ST, Lim YAL. High Seroprevalence Against Typhus Group and Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae in Rural Indigenous Populations of Peninsular Malaysia. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2019 May;19(5):323-327. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2018.2391. Epub 2018 Dec 12. PubMed PMID: 30540546.
  10. Tay ST. Developing of an online learning module, using Sway, a web-based Microsoft application. Proceedings of the International University Carnival on e-Learning 2019 (IUCEL 2019)
  11. Hou SL, Koh FX, Idris N, Tay ST Molecular detection of Bartonella spp. in Malaysian small flying foxes (Pteropus hypomelanus), TROPICAL BIOMEDICINE 2018; 35(1): 293-299
  12. Koh FX, Panchadcharam C, Sitam FT, Tay ST. 2018. Molecular investigation of Anaplasma spp. in domestic and wildlife animals in Peninsular Malaysia, Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 13:141-147.
  13. Koh FX, Kho KL, Kisomi MG, Wong LP, Bulgiba A, Tan PE, Lim YAL, Nizam QNH, Panchadcharam C, Tay ST. Ehrlichia and Anaplasma Infections: Serological Evidence and Tick Surveillance in Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Medical Entomology 2018, 55(2): 269 276.
  14. Munusamy K, Vadivelu J, Tay ST. A study on Candida biofilm growth characteristics and its susceptibility to aureobasidin A. Rev Iberoam Micol. 2018 Mar 12. pii: S1130-1406(17)30115-8.
  15. Tay ST, Kho KL, Lye SF, Ngeow YF. Phylogeny and putative virulence gene analysis of Bartonella bovis. J Vet Med Sci. 2018 Apr 18;80(4):653-661.
  16. Wan Muda, Wan Mahfuzah ; Wong, Li Ping; Alias , Haridah ; Tay, Sun Tee. 2018 Knowledge, health beliefs and practices related to vaginitis and vaginal hygiene practice among women with vaginitis experience.The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, 38(5): 708-715. https://doi.org/10.1080/01443615.2017.1405923
  17. Hassan, U.L., Dhaliwal, G.K., Watanabe, M., Ong, B.L., Yakubu, Y.and Tay, S.T. Feline bartonellosis associated with some clinicopathological conditions in a veterinary hospital in Selangor, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 34(1): 174 179 (2017)
  18. Kai Ling Kho, Asha Devi G. Amarajothi, Fui Xian Koh, Chandrawathani Panchadcharam, Quaza Nizamuddin Hassan Nizam, Sun Tee Tay, The first molecular survey of theileriosis in Malaysian cattle, sheep and goats, In Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, Volume 10, 2017, Pages 149-153, ISSN 2405-9390, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vprsr.2017.08.003.
  19. Kho KL, Koh FX, Hasan LI, Wong LP, Kisomi MG, Bulgiba A, Nizam QN, Tay ST. Rickettsial seropositivity in the indigenous community and animal farm workers, and vector surveillance in Peninsular Malaysia. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2017 Apr 12;6(4):e18. doi: 10.1038/emi.2017.4. PubMed PMID: 28400593.
  20. Mohd Hasan, L.I., Kho, K.L., Koh, F.X., Hassan Nizam, Q.N. and Tay, S.T., 2017. Molecular evidence of hemoplasmas in Malaysian cattle and ticks. Tropical Biomedicine 34(3): 668 674.
  21. Nurkunasegran, M., Kho, K.L., Koh, F.X., Tan, P.E., Nizam, Q.N., Ong, B.L., Panchadcharam, C., Mat Amin, M., Abdul Majid, N., Ramli, R. and Tay, S.T, 2017. Molecular Detection of Coxiella burnetii from farm animals and ticks in Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 34(3): 675 680.
  22. Tiong Kai Tan, Chandrawathani Panchadcharam, Van Lun Low, Soo Ching Lee, Kek Heng Chua, Reuben S.K. Sharma, Premaalatha Bathmanaban, Romano Ngui, Sun Tee Tay, Yvonne A.L. Lim. Occurrence of gastro-intestinal parasites among small ruminants in Malaysia: highlighting Dicrocoelium infection in goats. Tropical Biomedicine 2017: 34(4): 1-7. (ISI-Indexed)
  23. Ghane Kisomi M, Wong LP, Tay ST, Bulgiba A, Zandi K, Kho KL, Koh FX, Ong BL,Jaafar T, Hassan Nizam QN. Factors Associated with Tick Bite Preventive Practices among Farmworkers in Malaysia. PLoS One. 2016 Jun 24;11(6):e0157987.
  24. Kho KL, Koh FX, Singh HK, Zan HA, Kukreja A, Ponnampalavanar S, Tay ST. Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses and Murine Typhus in a Malaysian Teaching Hospital. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Oct 5;95(4):765-768.
  25. Koh FX, Kho KL, Panchadcharam C, Sitam FT, Tay ST. Molecular detection of Anaplasma spp. in pangolins (Manis javanica) and wild boars (Sus scrofa) in Peninsular Malaysia. Vet Parasitol. 2016 Aug 30;227:73-6.
  26. Koh FX, Panchadcharam C, Tay ST. Vector-Borne Diseases in Stray Dogs in Peninsular Malaysia and Molecular Detection of Anaplasma and Ehrlichia spp. from Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae) Ticks. J Med Entomol. 2016 Jan;53(1):183-7.
  27. Mohamed Zan HA, Kukreja A, Ponnampalavanar S, Syed Omar SF, Puthucheary SD, Lim, Y. A., Tay ST.2016. Genetic variants of Orientia tsutsugamushi identified from scrub typhus cases in Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine, 33(1): 1-6
  28. Mohd Khari FI, Karunakaran R, Rosli R, Tee Tay S. Genotypic and Phenotypic Detection of AmpC -lactamases in Enterobacter spp. Isolated from a Teaching Hospital in Malaysia. PLoS One. 2016 Mar 10;11(3):e0150643.
  29. Tay ST, Kho KL, Wee WY, Choo SW. Whole-genome sequence analysis and exploration of the zoonotic potential of a rat-borne Bartonella elizabethae. Acta Trop. 2016 Mar;155:25-33.
  30. Al-Marzooq F, Mohd Yusof MY, Tay ST. Molecular Analysis of Antibiotic Resistance Determinants and Plasmids in Malaysian Isolates of Multidrug Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae. PLoS One. 2015 Jul 23;10(7):e0133654. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133654. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26203651; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4512681.
  31. Emergence of Klebsiella pneumoniae producing dual carbapenemases (NDM-1 and OXA-232) and 16S rRNA methylase (armA) isolated from a Malaysian patient returning from India. Al-Marzooq F, Ngeow YF, Tay ST. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2015 Jan 15. pii: S0924- 8579(15)00007-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2014.12.013.
  32. Koh FX, Panchadcharam C, Tay ST. Vector-Borne Diseases in Stray Dogs in Peninsular Malaysia and Molecular Detection of Anaplasma and Ehrlichia spp. from Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae) Ticks. J Med Entomol. 2016 Jan;53(1):183-7. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjv153. Epub 2015 Oct 22. PubMed PMID: 26494821.
  33. Molecular evidence of potential novel spotted fever group rickettsiae, Anaplasma and Ehrlichia species in Amblyomma ticks parasitizing wild snakes. Kho KL, Koh FX, Tay ST. 2015 Feb 19;8:112. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-0719-3
  34. Prevalence and molecular heterogeneity of Bartonella bovis in cattle and Haemaphysalis bispinosa ticks in Peninsular Malaysia. Kho KL, Koh FX, Jaafar T, Hassan Nizam QN, Tay ST. BMC Vet Res. 2015 Jul 16;11:153.
  35. Rickettsial infections in monkeys, malaysia. Tay ST, Koh FX, Kho KL, Sitam FT. Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 Mar;21(3):545-7. doi: 10.3201/eid2103.141457.
  36. Anis Rageh Al-Maleki, Vanitha Mariappan, Kumutha Malar Vellasamy,Esaki Muthu Shankar, Sun Tee Tay, Jamuna Vadivelu.(2014) Enhanced intracellular survival and epithelial cell adherence abilities of Burkholderia pseudomallei morphotypes are dependent on differential expression of virulence-associated proteins during mid- logarithmic growth phase. Journal of Proteomics 106 (205-220) (ISI-Cited Publication)
  37. Anuar, A.S.S. and Tay, S.T. (2014). Investigation on the conA binding properties of Klebsiella pneumoniae. Tropical Biomedicine 31(4): 802-812
  38. Karunakaran R, Tay ST, Rahim FF, Lim BB, Puthucheary SD. Molecular analysis of ciprofloxacin resistance among non-typhoidal Salmonella with reduced susceptibility to ciprofloxacin isolated from patients at a tertiary care hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2014;67(3):157-62. PubMed PMID: 24858603.
  39. Molecular Analysis of Ciprofloxacin Resistance among Non-Typhoidal Salmonella with Reduced Susceptibility to Ciprofloxacin Isolated from Patients at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Karunakaran R, Tay ST, Rahim FF, Lim BB, Puthucheary SD. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2014;67(3):157-62.
  40. Tay ST, Lotfalikhani A, Sabet NS, Ponnampalavanar S, Sulaiman S, Na SL, Ng KP. Occurrence and characterization of Candida nivariensis from a culture collection of Candida glabrata clinical isolates in Malaysia. Mycopathologia. 2014 Oct;178(3-4):307-14. doi: 10.1007/s11046-014-9778-9. Epub 2014 Jul 15. PubMed PMID: 25022264.
  41. Tay ST, Mokhtar AS, Low KC, Mohd Zain SN, Jeffery J, Abdul Aziz N, Kho KL.Identification of rickettsiae from wild rats and cat fleas in Malaysia. Med Vet Entomol. 2014 Aug;28 Suppl 1:104-8. doi: 10.1111/mve.12075.
  42. Tay ST, Mokhtar AS, Zain SN, Low KC. Isolation and molecular identification of Bartonellae from wild rats (Rattus species) in Malaysia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Jun;90(6):1039-42.
  43. Tay, S.T., Koh, F.X., Kho, K.L. and Ong, B.L.(2014). Molecular survey and sequence analysis of Anaplasma spp. in cattle and ticks in a Malaysian farm. Tropical Biomedicine 31(4): 769 776
  44. Al-Marzooq F, Mohd Yusof MY, Tay ST. Molecular Analysis of Ciprofloxacin Resistance Mechanisms in Malaysian ESBL-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolates and Development of Mismatch Amplification Mutation Assays (MAMA) for Rapid Detection of gyrA and parC Mutations. Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:601630.
  45. Al-Marzooq FI, Mohd Yusof MY, Tay ST. Identification of novel SHV- lactamase variant (SHV-144) in a Malaysian multi-drug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolate. Japanese Journal of Infectious Disease. November, 2013.
  46. Koh SF, Tay ST, Puthucheary SD. 2013. Colonial morphotypes and biofilm forming ability of Burkholderia pseudomallei. Trop Biomed 30(3):428-33.
  47. Liew SM, Tay ST, Puthucheary SD. Enzymatic and molecular characterisation of leucine aminopeptidase of Burkholderia pseudomallei. BMC Microbiol. 2013 May 17;13(1):110.
  48. Saiful Anuar AS, Mohd Yusof MY, Tay ST. Prevalence of plasmid-mediated qnr determinants and gyrase alteration in Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from a university teaching hospital in Malaysia. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2013 Jul;17(13):1744-7.
  49. Tan HW, Tay ST.The inhibitory effects of aureobasidin A on Candida planktonic and biofilm cells. Mycoses. 2013 Mar;56(2):150-6
  50. Tay ST, Mohamed Zan HA, Lim YAL , Ngui R. Antibody prevalence and factors associated with exposure to Orientia tsutsugamushi in different aboriginal subgroups in West Malaysia. Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 Aug 1;7(8):e2341.
  51. Tay ST. Wolbachia endosymbionts, Rickettsia felis and Bartonella species, in Ctenocephalides felis fleas in a tropical region. J Vector Ecol. 2013 Jun;38(1):200-2
  52. Karunakaran R, Tay ST, Rahim FF, Lim BB, Sam IC, Kahar- Bador M, Hassan H, Puthucheary SD. Ceftriaxone resistance and genes encoding extended-spectrum β-lactamase among non-typhoidal Salmonella species from a tertiary care hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2012;65(5):433-5.
  53. Khosravi Y, Loke MF, Chua EG, Tay ST, Vadivelu J. Phenotypic detection of metallo-β-lactamase in imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Scientific World Journal. 2012;2012:654939.
  54. Koh SF, Tay ST, Sermswan R, Wongratanacheewin S, Chua KH, Puthucheary SD. Development of a multiplex PCR assay for rapid identification of Burkholderia pseudomallei, Burkholderia thailandensis, Burkholderia mallei and Burkholderia cepacia complex. J Microbiol Methods. 2012 Sep;90(3):305-8.
  55. Liew SM, Tay ST, Wongratanacheewin S, Puthucheary SD. Enzymatic profiling of clinical and environmental isolates of Burkholderia pseudomallei. Trop Biomed. 2012 Mar;29(1):160-8.
  56. Roesnita B, Tay ST, Puthucheary SD, Sam IC. Diagnostic use of Burkholderia pseudomallei selective media in a low prevalence setting. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Feb;106(2):131-3.
  57. Ibrahim N, Wajidi MF, Yusof MY, Tay ST. The integron prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producing enterobacterial isolates in a Malaysian teaching hospital. Trop Biomed. 2011 Dec;28(3):668-71.
  58. Khosravi Y, Tay ST, Vadivelu J. Analysis of integrons and associated gene cassettes of metallo-β-lactamase-positive Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Malaysia. J Med Microbiol. 2011 Jul;60(Pt 7):988-94.
  59. Lim SL, Tay ST. 2011. Diversity and killer activity of yeasts in Malaysian fermented food samples. Tropical Biomedicine 2011; 28(2):438-43.
  60. Mokhtar AS, Tay ST. Molecular detection of Rickettsia felis, Bartonella henselae, and B. clarridgeiae in fleas from domestic dogs and cats in Malaysia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 Nov;85(5):931-3.
  61. Tan HW, Tay ST. 2011. Anti-Candida activity and biofilm inhibitory effects of secreted products of tropical environmental yeasts.Tropical Biomedicine 28 (1): 175-180.
  62. Tay ST, Abidin IA, Hassan H, Ng KP. Proteinase, phospholipase, biofilm forming abilities and antifungal susceptibilities of Malaysian Candida isolates from blood cultures. Med Mycol. 2011 Jul;49(5):556-60.
  63. Tay ST, Tan HW, Na SL, Lim SL. Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of two closely related subgroups of Candida rugosa in clinical specimens. J Med Microbiol. 2011 Nov;60(Pt 11):1591-7.
  64. Chan MY, Tay ST. Enzymatic characterisation of clinical isolates of Cryptococcus neoformans, Cryptococcus gattii and other environmental Cryptococcus spp. Mycoses. 2010 Jan;53(1):26-31
  65. Khosravi Y, Tay ST, Vadivelu J. First characterization of bla(VIM-11) cassette-containing integron in metallo-beta- lactamase producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Malaysia. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2010 Nov;14(11):999-1000.
  66. Ong CS, Ngeow YF, Yap SF, Tay ST. Evaluation of PCR- RFLP analysis targeting hsp65 and rpoB genes for the typing of mycobacterial isolates in Malaysia. J Med Microbiol. 2010 Nov;59(Pt 11):1311-6.
  67. Tay ST, Cheah PC, Puthucheary SD. Sequence polymorphism and PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of the flagellin gene of Burkholderia pseudomallei. J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Apr;48(4):1465-7
  68. Tay ST, Rohani MY, Hoo TS, Hamimah H. Epidemiology of cryptococcosis in Malaysia. Mycoses. 2010 Nov;53(6):509-14.
  69. Chai HC, Tay ST.2008. Detection of IgM and IgG antibodies to Cryptococcus neoformans proteins in blood donors and HIV patients with active cryptococcosis. Mycoses. 2009 Mar;52(2):166-70.
  70. Khosravi Y, Tay ST, Vadivelu J. 2009. Detection of metallo-lactamase producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates carrying blaIMP and blaVIM from Malaysia International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 34 (Suppl.2): S34-S35.
  71. Tay ST, Lakhbeer Singh HK, Ramasame SD, Vadivelu J. Detection of IgM antibodies against Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 in Malaysian blood donors and patients with respiratory illnesses: evaluation of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and indirect immunofluorescence assay. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2009 Sep;62(5):409-10.
  72. Tay ST, Na SL, Chong J. Molecular differentiation and antifungal susceptibilities of Candida parapsilosis isolated from patients with bloodstream infections. J Med Microbiol. 2009 Feb;58 (Pt 2):185-91.
  73. Ong CS, Ngeow YF, Yap SF, and Tay ST. Molecular Identification of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria from Clinical Sources by hsp65 PRA and Sequence Analysis. Int. J. Infect. Dis. 2008; 12:e322- 323.
  74. Tay ST, K.P. Ng, S.L. Na, J. Chong. Molecular Differentiation and Antifungal Susceptibility of Candida parapsilosis Isolated from Patients with Fungemia Int. J. Infect. Dis.2008; 12: e289-e290.
  75. Tay ST, Na SL, Tajuddin TH. Natural occurrence and growth reaction on canavanine- glycine-bromothymol blue agar of non-neoformans Cryptococcus spp. in Malaysia. Mycoses. 2008 Nov;51(6):515-9.
  76. Tay ST, R. Mohd Yasin, H. Hassan, T.S. Soo Hoo. Epidemiological Study of Cryptococcosis in Malaysia Int. J. Infect. Dis.2008; 12: e290.
  77. Balajee SA, Tay ST, Lasker BA, Hurst SF, Rooney AP.Characterization of a novel gene for strain typing reveals substructuring of Aspergillus fumigatus across North America. Eukaryot Cell. 2007 Aug;6 (8):1392-9.
  78. Tay ST, H.C. Lim, T.H. Tajuddin, M. Y. Rohani, H. Hamimah, K.L. Thong. 2006. Determination of molecular types and genetic heterogeneity of Cryptococcus neoformans and C.gattii in Malaysia. Medical Mycology 44(7):617-22.
  79. Tay ST, Tanty Haryanty T, Ng KP, Rohani MY, Hamimah H. 2006. In vitro susceptibilities of Malaysian clinical isolates of Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii and Cryptococcus gattii to five antifungal drugs. Mycoses 49(4):324-30.
  80. Tay ST, Chai HC, Na SL, Hamimah H, Rohani MY, Soo-Hoo TS. The isolation, characterization and antifungal susceptibilities of Cryptococcus neoformans from bird excreta in Klang Valley, Malaysia. Mycopathologia. 2005 Jun;159(4):509-13.
  81. Tay ST, Chai HC, Na SL, Ng KP. Molecular subtyping of clinical isolates of Candida albicans and identification of Candida dubliniensis Malaysia. Mycopathologia. 2005 Apr;159(3):325-9.
  82. Tay ST, Rohani YM, Ho TM, Shamala D. Sequence analysis of the hypervariable regions of the 56 kDa immunodominant protein genes of Orientia tsutsugamushi strains in Malaysia. Microbiol Immunol. 2005;49(1):67- 71.
  83. Tay ST, Rohani MY, Ho TM, Devi S. Expression of recombinant proteins of Orientia tsutsugamushi and their applications in the serodiagnosis of scrub typhus. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2002 Oct;44(2):137- 42
  84. Tay ST, Ho TM, Rohani MY, Devi S. Antibodies to Orientia tsutsugamushi, Rickettsia typhi and spotted fever group rickettsiae among febrile patients in rural areas of Malaysia. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2000 May- Jun;94(3):280-4.

RESEARCH INTEREST


  • Cryptococcus neoformans; genomic, proteomics, virulence factors, molecular studies of Candida spp (Cryptococcus neoformans, Cryptococcus gattii)
  • Arthropod bacterial diseases (Rickettsia, Bartonella, Coxiella, Borrelia, Anaplasma, Ehrlichia )
  • Molecular detection and identification of pathogenic fungi (Candida, Cryptococcus, Aspergillus)
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis and atypical Mycobacterium; diagnosis and epidemiology (Mycobacterium tuberculosis, atypical Mycobacterium)
  • Tickborne Emerging Infectious Diseases Research (tick, infectious diseases, animal, host, vector)

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP)
    Biofilm characteristics and antifungal resistance of clinical isolates of Candida spp. ( Co-Inventor)

CONSULTANCY PROJECT


  • Panel for Master Proposal Defence, Universiti Malaya
    01 Dec 2019 - 01 Dec 2019 (National)
  • Internal Examiner for Phd Thesis, University of Malaya
    01 Aug 2019 - 01 Aug 2019 (National)
  • External Examiner for Phd Thesis, .
    01 Dec 2018 - 01 Dec 2018 (International)
  • Reviewer for Journal, Medical Veterinary Entomology
    01 Dec 2018 - 01 Dec 2018 (International)
  • Reviewer for Journal (Microbial Pathogenesis), Journal microbial pathogenesis
    01 Dec 2018 - 01 Dec 2018 (International)
  • Advisor for Basic Course in Medical Mycology, Faculty of Medicine
    01 Dec 2018 - 01 Dec 2018 (National)
  • Reviewer for Bmc Infectious Diseases, BMC publisher
    01 Dec 2018 - 01 Dec 2018 (International)
  • Appointment of External Examiner for "Mircobiology" in The Second Professional Examination Session 2017/2018 Degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery Faculty of Dentistry, .
    01 Dec 2018 - 01 Dec 2018 (National)
  • Reviewer for Journal Bmc Microbiology, BMC Microbiology
    01 Dec 2018 - 01 Dec 2018 (International)
  • Animal Ethics Committee, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia/Ahli (Bersekutu) Jawatankuasa Etika Penggunaan Haiwan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
    01 Dec 2012 - 01 Dec 2018 (National)
  • Journal Reviewer for Ecohealth, EcoHealth Journal
    01 Sep 2018 - 01 Sep 2018 (International)
  • Reviewer for The Manuscript Submitted to Emerging Microbes and Infections, Emerging Microbes and Infections
    01 Aug 2018 - 01 Aug 2018 (International)
  • External Examiner for Microbiology (Session 2017/2018), for The Degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery (Dds), .
    01 Aug 2018 - 01 Aug 2018 (National)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Ijazah Tinggi Fakulti Perubatan (Jkitfp), Universiti Malaya
    01 Aug 2016 - 01 Aug 2018 (National)
  • Reviewer for Plos One Journal, Plos One Publisher
    01 Apr 2018 - 01 Apr 2018 (International)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Keinstitusian Biokeselamatan dan Biosekurltl Universiti Malaya (UM Ibbc), UNIVERSITI MALAYA
    01 Dec 2015 - 01 Dec 2017 (National)
  • Reviewer for Journal, BMC Microbiology
    01 Dec 2017 - 01 Dec 2017 (International)
  • External Assessor for Faculty Promotion, .
    01 Nov 2017 - 01 Nov 2017 (International)
  • Reviewer for a Manuscript for Allied Academies Journals, Publisher
    01 Oct 2017 - 01 Oct 2017 (International)
  • Reviewer for Plos One Journal, Plos One
    01 Oct 2017 - 01 Oct 2017 (International)
  • Reviewer, Malaysia Journal of Pathology
    01 Aug 2017 - 01 Aug 2017 (National)
  • External Examiner for Year 1 & 2 Semester Ii Examination Session 2016/2017, .
    01 Aug 2017 - 01 Aug 2017 (National)
  • Reviewer Bmc Microbiology, BMC Microbiology
    01 Aug 2017 - 01 Aug 2017 (International)
  • Reviewer, Tropical Biomedicine
    01 Aug 2017 - 01 Aug 2017 (International)
  • Internal Examiner for Master of Dental Science, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya
    01 Dec 2016 - 01 Dec 2016 (National)
  • Evaluation Panel of Newton Mobility Grants & Newton Advanced Fellowships, Academy of Science Malaysia
    01 Dec 2016 - 01 Dec 2016 (National)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Veterinary Science, Journal of Veterinary Science
    01 Dec 2016 - 01 Dec 2016 (International)
  • Internal Examiner for Master Thesis, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya
    01 Dec 2016 - 01 Dec 2016 (National)
  • Reviewer for Journal Mycopathologia, Mycopathologia
    01 Sep 2016 - 01 Sep 2016 (International)
  • Evaluation Panel for Assessment for Dato' Dr Mahmood Merican Medical Research Grant (Mmrg), Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya
    01 Aug 2016 - 01 Aug 2016 (National)
  • Evaluation Panel of Newton Mobility Grants & Newton Advanced Fellowships, Academy of Sciences Malaysia
    01 Aug 2016 - 01 Aug 2016 (National)
  • External Examiner in The Subject Microbiology for MBBS Phase 1 Stage Ii Examination, .
    01 Aug 2016 - 01 Aug 2016 (International)
  • Panel Penilai Jemputan Bagi Frgs Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental Fasa 1/2016 Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Kpt), University of Malaya
    01 Aug 2016 - 01 Aug 2016 (National)
  • Reviewer for Research Proposals Submitted for Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental (Frgs) and Skim Geran Penyelidikan Eksploratori (Ergs), Universiti Malaya/Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilaian Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental (Frgs) dan Skim Geran Penyelidikan Eksploratori (Ergs) Peringkat Universiti Malaya, Universiti Malaya
    01 Dec 2013 - 01 Dec 2014 (National)
  • Supervisor for Industry Training - Msu, Management and Science University
    01 Dec 2013 - 01 Dec 2013 (National)
  • Supervisor for Student Attachment for Industrial Training, Management and Science University
    01 Dec 2012 - 01 Dec 2013 (National)
  • Reviewer for Postgraduate Research Projects, Department of Medical Microbiology/Penilai Cadangan Penyelidikan Pascaijazah, Jabatan
    01 Jul 2005 - 01 Jul 2013 (National)
  • Supervisor for UPM Industrial Training, Universiti Putra Malaysia
    01 Dec 2012 - 01 Dec 2012 (National)
  • Reviewer for Research Proposals Submitted to Health and Translational Medicine (Htm/Panel Penilaian Geran Penyelidikan Di Bawah Kluster Health and Translational Medicine (Htm), Kluster Health adn Translational Medicine, Universiti Malaya
    01 Dec 2012 - 01 Dec 2012 (National)
  • Supervisor for Postbasic Medical Microbiology Training Course, Moh ( Latihan Klinikal Peserta Kursus Pos Basik Modul Mikrobiologi Perubatan Sesi Julai 2009-Januari 2010)/Penyelia Untuk Latihan Klinikal Peserta Kursus Pos Basik Modul Mikrobiologi Perubtaan Sesi Julai 2009-Januari 2010, Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia
    01 Dec 2009 - 01 Dec 2010 (National)
  • Oral and Thesis Examiner, Biomedical Science Program
    01 Apr 2005 - 01 Apr 2005 (National)

PAPER PRESENTED


INVITED SPEAKER
  1. An update on bacterial arthropod-borne diseases (presentation as an external examiner), Invited speaker (presentation as an external examiner), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (National) (21 Jun 2017 - 21 Jun 2017)
  2. A research update surveillance of rickettsial infections in animals and potential vectors (presentation as an external examiner), Manipal University, India, Manipal University, India (International) (21 Sep 2016 - 21 Sep 2016)
  3. Tickborne Emerging Infectious Disease Program, Research Day TIDREC, TIDREC and HTM cluster (University) (06 Sep 2012 - 06 Sep 2012)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. BARTONELLA INFECTION IN SMALL FLYING FOXES (Pteropus hypomelanus), 8th Biodiversity Seminar 2017, Jabatan PERHILITAN Semenanjung Malaysia/Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) Peninsular Malaysia (National) (20 Nov 2017 - 23 Nov 2017)
  2. Prevalence and molecular analysis of extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) genes in multidrug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from a Malaysian teaching hospital , 1st Singapore Pathology Conference, National University of Singapore (International) (19 Oct 2012 - 20 Oct 2012)
  3. Mycobacterial speciation using PCR-RFLP assays targeting hsp65 and rpo genes, 7th Annual Scientific meeting , College of Pathologists, Academy of Medicine Malaysia (National) (02 Jun 2006 - 04 Jun 2006)
POSTER PRESENTER
  1. SALIVARY METABOLOMIC PROFILING OF ORAL CANDIDIASIS PATIENTS WITH AND WITHOUT XEROSTOMIA REVEALS METABOLITES ESSENTIAL IN HOST-FUNGUS INTERACTION, NATIONAL ORAL HEALTH RESEARCH INITIATIVE (NOHRI) CONFERENCE 2022, Universiti Malaya, MOH (National) (15 Oct 2022 - 16 Oct 2022)
  2. Serological survey of Bartonella infection in rural Malaysian populations and molecular detection of Bartonella organisms in animals and arthropod samples, SEAOHUN 2018 International Conference , Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam, USAID (International) (12 Nov 2018 - 15 Nov 2018)
  3. IDENTIFICATION OF RICKETTSIAL ORGANISMS IN TICKS COLLECTED FROM A MALAYSIAN FOREST RESERVE, 8th Biodiversity Seminar 2017, Jabatan PERHILITAN Semenanjung Malaysia/Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) Peninsular Malaysia (National) (20 Nov 2017 - 23 Nov 2017)
  4. Molecular survey of theileriosis in Malaysian cattle, sheep and goats, 26th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, WAAVP, Malaysia Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (International) (04 Sep 2017 - 08 Sep 2017)
  5. An investigation on bacterial arthropod-borne diseases in West Malaysia, 26th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, WAAVP, Malaysian Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (International) (04 Sep 2017 - 08 Sep 2017)
  6. Lipidomic profile changes of Candida albicans upon exposure to aureobasidin A, 41st Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology., Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (National) (17 Aug 2016 - 18 Aug 2016)
  7. Molecular detection of Ehrlichia and Anaplasma species in domestic animals and tick vectors in Malaysia, 24th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, The Australian Society for Parasitology (International) (25 Aug 2013 - 29 Aug 2013)
  8. Molecular detection of rickettsiae from cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) in Malaysia, 24th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancemnet of Veterinary Parasitology, The Australia Society of Parasitology (International) (25 Aug 2013 - 29 Aug 2013)
  9. PCR-based replicon typing of resistance plasmids in CTX-M-15 beta-lactamase producing Klebsiella pneumoniae, 31st Symposium of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology , Malaysian Society for microbiology (National) (13 Dec 2012 - 15 Dec 2012)
  10. Molecular Identification and Characterisation of Malaysian clinical isolates of Candida glabrata and Candida nivariensis, National Postgraduate Seminar 2012, University of Malaya (National) (11 Jul 2012 - 11 Jul 2012)
  11. Identification of a novel SHV beta-lactamase gene from a Malaysian clinical isolate of Klebsiella pneumoniae, National Postgraduate Seminar 2012, University of Malaya (National) (11 Jul 2012 - 11 Jul 2012)
  12. Extracellular enzymatic profiles of Cryptococcus species in Malaysia and PCR-RFLP analysis of phospholipase genes of Cryptococcus neoformans. Seminar College of Pathologists, Kuantan 2-4th June, 2006., 7th Annual Scientific meeing College of Pathologists, College of Pathologists Academy of Medicine Malaysia (National) (02 Jun 2006 - 04 Jun 2006)
  13. Sequence analysis of the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) gene of Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii in Malaysia., Seminar College of Pathologists, College of Pathologists (National) (02 Jun 2006 - 04 Jun 2006)
PRESENTER
  1. Tickborne emerging infectious diseases programme, UMRG PROGRAMME MONITORING SESSION, Wellness Cluster (University) (24 Nov 2016 - 24 Nov 2016)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2023) UM Research Excellence Grant Panel Reviewer, University, (Reviewer)
  2. (2023) Panel Penilai Skim Geran Penyelidikan Frgs 2023, University, (Internal Assessor)
  3. (2023) Pelantikan Sebagai Ahli Jawatankuasa Keinstitusian Biokeselamatan dan Biosekuriti (Ibbc) Universiti Malaya Mulai Tahun 2021 Sehingga 2023, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  4. (2021) Penemuduga Bagi Program MBBS Sesi Kemasukan 2021/2022, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  5. (2021) Internal Assessor Proposal Defence, University, (Internal Assessor)
  6. (2021) Pelantikan AJK Pemilihan Kemasukan Program Bds Sesi 2021/2022, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  7. (2021) Surat Pelantikan Sebagai Penemuduga MBBS Sesi 2021/2022, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  8. (2021) AJK Pemeriksa Utama dan Tambahan Peperiksaan Profesional Ijazah Sarjana Muda Pembedahan Pergigian 2020/2021, University, (Internal Examiner)
  9. (2021) Panel Penilai Skim Frgs Fasa 1/2021 Peringkat UM, University, (Internal Assessor)
  10. (2019) Name: Tan Xue Ting Title: DETERMINATION OF BIOMARKERS ASSOCIATED WITH MILD AND SEVERE HUMAN LEPTOSPIROSIS INFECTION" , (Internal Examiner)
  11. (2019) Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), (Fellow)
  12. (2019) Name of Student: TAN LI PING Matric No.: GS46683 Programme: MASTER OF VETERINARY SCIENCE Title of Thesis: PREVALENCE OF GASTROINTESTINAL PROTOZOA IN PET AND STRAY CATS IN KLANG VALLEY, MALAYSIA. , (External Examiner)
  13. (2019) Name of Student: CHEW SHU YIH Matric No.: GS42456 Programme: DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Title of Thesis: GLYOXYLATE CYCLE AND ALTERNATIVE CARBON METABOLISM IN THE METABOLIC FLEXIBILITY AND PATHOGENICITY OF CANDIDA GLABRATA, (External Examiner)
  14. (2014) Reviewer for Plos One Journal , (Reviewer)
  15. (2013) UKM Master student, (Reviewer)
  16. (2013) Reviewer for Journal Plos One: PONE-D-13-02179, (Reviewer)
  17. (2013) Reviewer for Journal Plos One: PONE-D-13-02179, (Reviewer)
  18. (2013) Reviewer for Journal Plos One: PONE-D-13-09920R1, (Reviewer)
  19. (2013) Reviewer for postgraduate research projects for Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (Reviewer)
  20. (2008) Evaluation Of A Molecular Diagnostic Kit For Direct Detection Of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex In Respiratory Specimens , (Advisory Committee)
  21. (2008) Evaluation of a serodiagnostic method for Legionella pneumophila infection , (Advisory Committee)
  22. (2007) Internal examiner for candidates sitting for Master of Biotechnology, Master of Biomedical Sciences, Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences, Master of Pathology. , (Internal Examiner)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2019) FAIMER fellowship, Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER ), International
  2. (2018) External supervisor, Universiti Putra Malaysia, National
  3. (2018) Advisor for the organising committee for Basic Course in Medical Mycology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine
  4. (2012) Tickborne diseases, Universiti Putra Malaysia, University
  5. (2011) Tickborne diseases, Veterinary Research Institute, National
  6. (2011) Tickborne diseases, Department of Veterinary Service, National

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2018) Knowledge, experiences, health beliefs and prevention practices regarding tick bites and tick-borne diseases among Malaysian public and high-risk groups, MASOUMEH GHANE KISOMI
  2. (2016) Surveillance of Rickettsial Infections and Whole Genome Analysis of a Rickettsia Felis-like Organism in Malaysia., KHO KAI LING
  3. (2016) Surveillance of rickettsial infections and whole genome analysis of a Rickettsia felis-like organism in Malaysia, Kho Kai Ling
  4. (2016) Lipidomic and RNA sequence analysis of Candida albicans upon exposure to Aureobasidin, Nur Wahida Hamdan
  5. (2012) Knowledge, Beliefs And Practices Regarding Tick Borne Disease Prevention Among Malaysian Public And High-Risk Groups, Masoumeh Ghane Kisomi
  6. (2011) Molecular studies of antibiotic resistance genes, Farah Ibrahim
  7. (2011) Insight into type VI secretion system and its contribution to pathogenesis of Burkholderia pseudomallei, Anis Rageh Mohammed Al-Maleki
Master
  1. (2018) Expression of recombinant protein for serodiagnosis of bartonellosis, Hau Siau Li
  2. (2017) Genotypic and Phenotypic Detection of AmpC -lactamases in Enterobacter spp. Isolated from a Teaching Hospital in Malaysia, Fatin Izzati Mohd Khari
  3. (2016) IDENTIFICATION AND AMPC-BETA LACTAMASE ANALYSIS OF Enterobacter spp. ISOLATED FROM CLINICAL SOURCES, FATIN IZZATI BINTI MOHD KHARI
  4. (2016) Activity of Novel Synthetic Peptides against Candida albicans, Lum Kah Yean
  5. (2015) Protein profiling of Candida albicans upon exposure to Aureobasin, Komathy Munusamy
  6. (2014) Scrub typhus in Malaysia: Seroepidemiology and molecular detection of Orientia tsutsugamushi, HAFIZATUL ANIS BINTI MOHAMED ZAN
  7. (2014) Bacterial diversity and molecular detection of potential animal and human pathogens in fleas, Lailatul Insyirah Bt Mohd Hasan
  8. (2013) Molecular detection of Coxiella burnetii in ticks, livestock, unpasteurized milk and environmental samples, Meeta Devi
  9. (2013) Molecular approaches for detection of ehrlichiae and anaplasma in ectoparasites, animals and human samples in Malaysia, Koh Fui Xian
  10. (2012) An Exploratory Study Of Women's Experiences And Attitudes Towards Vaginal Symptoms, Wan Mahfuzah Binti Wan Muda
  11. (2011) Species Distribution, Susceptibility To Antifungal Drugs, Molecular Analysis And Virulence Studies Of Vaginal Yeasts Isolated From Malaysian Patients, Azadeh Lotfalikhani
  12. (2011) Molecular detection of rickettsiae and bartonellae in ectoparasites and wild rats in Klang Valley, Aida Syafinaz bin Mokhtar
  13. (2010) The inhibitory effects of 5-hydroxy-2-decenoic acid lactone and aureobasidin a on planktonic cells and biofilms of Candida species, Tan Hui Wee
  14. (2010) Identification,cloning and expression of a concanavalin a-binding protein from Klebsiella pneumoniae, Amal Syaffiyah bin Anuar
  15. (2010) Colony morphotype, biofilm formation and identification of lectins of Burkholderia pseudomallei, Koh Seng Fook
  16. (2009) Isolation and Characterization of A Pichia anomala yeast killer toxin, Lim Su Lin
  17. (2009) Exoenzyme profiles and characterization of leucine aminopeptidase of Burkholderia pseudomallei, Liew Siew Mun
  18. (2008) Differentiation of mycobacterial species by PCR-restriction analysis of the 65-kDa heat shock protein and beta subunit of the RNA polymerase genes, Ong Chia Sui
  19. (2008) Characterisation and identification of metallo-B-lactamases (MBLs) genes in Psuedomonas aeruginosa, Yalda Khosravi
  20. (2005) Identification of extracellular proteins of Cryptococcus neoformans and genetic analysis of phospholipase gene, Chan Mun Yee
  21. (2004) Proteomic analysis and identification of immunogenic proteins of Cryptococcus neoformans, Chai Hwa Chia
  22. (2004) Molecular typing of Cryptococcus neoformans, Lim Hooi Cheng
Under Graduate Students
  1. (2018) Searching for potential antimicrobial compounds against hospital-acquired pathogens
  2. (2011) Industrial training (UPM) - 1

TEACHING


Bachelor
  1. (2023) MIC3014 - Advanced Medical Microbiology
  2. (2023) MIC1011 - Biosafety and Biosecurity
  3. (2023) UMMP PBL - Block 9 Renal and Urology
  4. (2023) MIC4004 - Diagnostic Bacteriology and Mycology
  5. (2023) GQM0062 - Human and Microbes - The Global Challenge
  6. (2023) DIA2005 - Medical Microbiology
  7. (2023) MID1010 - Microbiology and Parasitology
  8. (2023) UMMP - Ummp Intro to Infectious Diseases
  9. (2008) MFEB2401 - Microbial Infection
Others
  1. (2008) Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology

PATENT/IPR


  • IDENTIFICATION AND DIFFERENTATION OF BURKHOLDERIA PSEUDOMALLEI FROM OTHER CLOSELY RELATED GRAM NEGATIVE BACTERIA
    PATENT
  • AN INDOLENINE DERIVATIVE FOR INHIBITING BIOFILM FORMATION BY STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS
    PATENT
  • Pathogenic Bacterial Biofilm Disruption Composition
    PATENT
  • Identification And Differenttation Of Burkholderia Psuedomallei From Other Closely Related Gram Negative Bacteria
    PATENT
  • Immunogenic Polypeptides of Burkholderia pseudomallei for Serodiagnosis of Melioidosis
    PATENT

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Advisor and Organising Committee for Basic Molecular Biology Course: Setting Up Pcr Assays for Laboratory Diagnosis of Microbial Infections Which Was Held On 12 December 2019 At Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (12 Dec 2019 - 12 Dec 2019)