Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Associate Professor Dr Chia Yoke Yin


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Program Director (Biomedical Science), 01/08/2014 to present
  • Senior Lecturer I, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, 08/03/2010 to present
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Phil - Molecular Medicine, MONASH UNIVERSITY, Malaysia
  • Bachelor Of Science In Biotechnology (Hons), MONASH UNIVERSITY, Malaysia
  • Bachelor Of Science (Biotechnology), MONASH UNIVERSITY, Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Organization for Woman in Science for the Developing World (Malaysian Chapter), Member, 2017 to 2019 (National)
  • MyBioMed, Academic Member, 2017 to 2019 (National)
  • Young Scientist Network- Academy of Science Malaysia, Fellow Member, 2017 to 2019 (National)
  • BioMedKL, Executive Committee Member, Since 2016 (National)
  • Organization for Woman in Science for the Developing World, Academic Member, Since 2015 (International)
  • Malaysian Endocrine & Metabolic Society, Life member, Since 2013 (National)
  • Biochemical Society (UK) (International Ambassador), International Advisory Board/ Committee, Since 2011 (International)
  • LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE ASOCIATION OF MALAYSIA (LASAM), Academic Member, 2011 to 2019 (National)
  • Malaysian Diabetes Association, Life member, Since 2011 (National)
  • Malaysian Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Executive Committee Member, Since 2007 (National)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Traditional Medicine And Natural Products
  • Hormones
  • Metabolic Pathways
  • Molecular And Structural Biology
  • Drug Discovery
  • Microarray
  • Molecular Modelling
  • Hormones
  • Metabolic Pathways
RESEARCH INTEREST
(Research Area)
  • Nutritional biochemistry/molecular biology/endocrinology in health and diseases Effect of compounds e.g. glycyrrhizic acid on lipid and carbohydrate metabolism Current research: Female reproductive system (diseases and disorders)/Molecular modeling [bioinformatics approaches]
TEACHING
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • FYP, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2017)
  • FYP, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Research Governance and Organisation, PhD, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Research Governance and Organisation, Master Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Research Governance and Organisation, PhD, Taylor's University (03/2017)
  • Research Governance and Organisation, Master Degree, Taylor's University (03/2017)
  • Herbal Food, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2017)
  • Principles of Life Sciences, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2017)
  • Community Service, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (01/2017)
  • Formulation and Product Development, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Clinical Chemistry, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Clinical Chemistry, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2017)
  • Principles of Biochemistry, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Principles of Biochemistry, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2017)
  • Principles of Life Sciences, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Principles of Life Sciences, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2016)
  • Herbal Food, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2016)
  • FYP, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2016)
  • FYP, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2016)
  • Principles of Life Sciences, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2016)
  • FYP, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2015)
  • Herbal Food, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2015)
  • Principles of Life Sciences, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2015)
  • Formulation and Product Development, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2015)
  • Pharmacology, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2015)
  • Principles of Life Sciences, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2015)
  • Research Governance and Organisation, Master Degree, Taylor's University (08/2015)
  • Research Governance and Organisation, PhD, Taylor's University (08/2015)
  • Principles of Life Sciences, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2014)
  • Herbal Food, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2014)
  • Principles of Life Sciences, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2014)
  • Toxicology, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2014)
  • Principles of Biochemistry, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2013)
  • Herbal Food, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (01/2013)
  • Principles of Life Sciences, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2013)
  • Principles of Biochemistry, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (09/2013)
  • Communication in Science, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (09/2013)
  • Principles of Life Sciences, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (09/2013)
  • Principles of Biochemistry, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2012)
  • Principles of Biochemistry, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (09/2012)
  • Principles of Life Sciences, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (09/2012)
  • Principles of Life Sciences, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2012)
  • Cell Biology, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (02/2011)
  • Cell Biology, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (09/2011)
  • Herbal Food, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (09/2011)
  • Pharmacology, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (06/2010)
  • Physiology, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (06/2010)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Article in Journals
2017
  • Ling SJ, Oh DL, Chia, Y.Y. (2017) Molecular Docking Studies of Glycyrrhizic acid (GA), Glycyrrhetic acid (GE) and Glabridin (GLA) With Estrogen Receptors (Ers), Biosciences, Biotechnology Research Asia, Volume 14 (1) DOI : http://dx.doi.org/10.13005/bbra/2411 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chong, CLJ, Ling SJ, Chia, YYA (2017) TWO-DIMENSIONAL QUANTITATIVE STRUCTURE ACTIVITY RELATIONSHIP (2DQSAR) ANALYSIS ON ESTROGEN RECEPTOR ALPHA (ERα) AND BETA (ERβ) AGONISTS; Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology , 2&3 , 24-27. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Poh, S.W., Yong, P.V.C., Navaratnam, V., Chia, Y.Y. (2017). DNA Microarray Analysis of Estrogen Responsive Genes in Ishikawa Cells by Glabridin. Biochemistry Insights. 2017; 10: 1178626417721676. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2016
  • Yip H.Y., Poh M.S.W., Chia Y.Y. (2016). The effects of glycyrrhizic acid and glabridin in the regulation of CXCL5 inflammation gene on acceleration of wound healing. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 6(2), pp.108-113 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2015
  • Lee J.M., Chia, Y.Y. (2015) Effects of natural essential oil product in normal diet and high-fat-diet fed rats. International Journal of Medicinal Plants and Alternative Medicine, Vol 3(2), pp. 027-036. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Poh M.S.W., Yong P.V.C., Viseswaran N., Chia Y.Y. (2015). Estrogenicity of glabridin in Ishikawa cells. PLoS ONE 10(3), pp.- (ISI-Indexed)
  • Soe, H.J. Poh, S.W.M., Chia, Y.Y. (2015) The Combinatory Effects of Glabridin and Tamoxifen on Ishikawa and MCF-7 Cell Lines” MS# P175712. Natural Product Communications, 10(9):1573-6. (ISI-Indexed)
2013
  • Poh, SWM & Chia, YY (2013), ‘Estrogenic and anti-proliferative activity of water extract of Glycyrhizzic uralensis (licorice root)’, International Journal of Phytomedicine, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 119-24. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lee J.M., Chia, Y.Y. (2013) Therapeutic Effects of Glycyrrhizic Acid, Natural Product Communication. MS: #P123812. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Poh, SWM, Visweswaran, N & Chia, YY (2013), ‘Estrogenic assessment of Labisia pumila extracts using a human endometrial cell line’, International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 448-52. (ISI-Indexed)
2012
  • Chia, Y.Y., Liong, S.Y., Ton, S.H. and Khalid, B.A.K (2012) Amelioration of glucose homeostasis by glycyrrhizic acid through gluconeogenesis rate-limiting enzymes. European Journal of Pharmacology, 677: 197-202 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Poh, SWM, Visweswaran, N & Chia, YY (2012), ‘Phytoestrogenic property of Labisia pumila for use as an estrogen replacement therapy agent’, African Journal of Biotechnology, vol. 11, no. 50, pp. 11053-56
2009
  • Lim, A.W.Y, Chia, Y.Y., Liong, S.Y., Ton, S.H., Khalid, B.A.K. and Sharifah, N.A.S.H. (2009) Lipoprotein Lipase Expression, Serum Lipid and Tissue Lipid Deposition in Orally-administered Glycyrrhizic Acid-treated Rats. Lipids in Health & Disease, 8 (1): Article No. 31. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chia, Y.Y, Ton, S.H and Khalid, B.A.K (2009) Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Gamma (PPARγ), Lipoprotein Lipase (LPL), serum lipid and HOMA-IR in rats given Glycyrrhizic acid. PPAR Research. Volume 2010, Article ID 530265 – doi:10.1155/2010/530265. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chia, Y.Y, Ton, S.H and Khalid, B.A.K. (2009) Effects of Glycyrrhizic acid on 11β-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase (11βHSD1 and 2) Activities and HOMA-IR in rats at different treatment periods. Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes. DOI:10.1055/s-002901237703. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chia, Y.Y, Ton, S.H and Khalid, B.A.K (2009) Effects of Glycyrrhizic Acid on Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Gamma (Total PPARγ, PPARγ1, PPARγ2) Expressions and HOMA-IR in rats. Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 17(2): 9-14.
2006
  • Chia, Y.Y. and Ton, S.H. (2006) Urinary amino acid profiles in vegetarians and non-vegetarians; Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 12(1): 67 – 78.
Article in Proceeding
2017
  • Chong, CLJ, Ling SH, Chia YY (2017) 2D-QSAR Analysis on Estrogen Receptor Alpha (ERα) and Beta (ERβ) Agonists, 28th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar 2017
2016
  • Ling SJ, Oh DL, Poh SWM, Chia YY (2016) Molecular Docking And Ligand Binding Studies Of Glabridin As Estrogen Receptor-Alpha Activating Ligand, 41st Annual Conference Of The Malaysian Society For Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 17-18th Aug, KL.
2015
  • Chia YY (2015) A review on Glycyrrhizic acid and Glabridin – from the metabolic and female reproduction perspective, 27th International Conference of the Korean Society for Molecular and Cellular Biology, Seoul, Korea, Pg 64.
2014
  • Poh SWM, Yong, VCP, Navaratnam, V, Chia YY (2014) Evaluation on the estrogenicity of Glabridin in a Human Endometrial Cell Line. 15th IUBMB-24th FAOBMB-TSBMB Conference, 21-26 Oct, Taipei, Taiwan, Pg 340.
  • Lee JM, Khalid BAK, Chia YY (2014) Glycyrrhizic acid modulates PCOS Conditions in DHT-induced rats. 15th IUBMB-24th FAOBMB-TSBMB Conference, 21-26 Oct, Taipei, Taiwan, Pg 315.
2013
  • Yip, HY, Chia, YY and Yam, WK, (2013). Molecular docking of glycyrrhizic acid to peroxisome proliferator activated receptor alpha. 24th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar 2013, 11th May. Pg63
  • Chia, YY, Chia, YY and Yam, WK, (2013). Molecular docking of glycyrrhizic acid to peroxisome proliferator activated receptor gamma. 24th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar 2013, 11th May. Pg64.
  • Soe HJ, Poh SWM and Chia YY (2013). Combinatory Studies of Glabridin, Tamoxifen and Fulvestrant on Human Endometrium Carcinoma Cells. 24th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar 2013, 11th May. Pg76
  • Soe HY, Poh SWM and Chia YY (2013) Combinatory Drugs in Estrogen Replacement Therapy for Women with Breast Cancer: Glabridin, Tamoxifen and Fulvestrant. 38th Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol., KL
  • Lee, JM, Khalid, BAK and Chia, YY, 2013. Effects of glycyrrhizic acid (GA) in glucose and lipid homeostasis in PCOS female rats. International Conference on Natural Products 2013, 4th-6th March. Pg 104.
2012
  • Poh, SWM, Lee, SYE, Chia YY (2012) Possible use of licorice root extract as a safe estrogen replacement agent. 37th Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol. 18-19th July, Kuala Lumpur.
  • Poh SWM, Navaratnam V, Chia YY (2012) Estrogenic effects of labisia pumila extracts in human endometrial adenocarcinoma cell line. International Conference of Chinese Medicine, 22 Sept 2012, Kuala Lumpur.
2009
  • Eu, C.H.A., Lim, W.Y.A., Chia, Y.Y., Ton, S.H., Khalid, B.A.K. and Sharifah, N.A. (2009) Lipoprotein lipase expression, serum free fatty acid, lipid profile & lipid deposition of rats on high-fat diet given glycyrrhizic acid. 34th Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol. & 3rd ASEAN Biochemistry Conference, 7-8th Oct, Kuala Lumpur Pg 92.
  • Low, K.Y., Chia, Y.Y., Liew, K.L., Ton, S.H. and Khalid, B.A.K (2009) Peroxisome proliferator- activated receptor gamma expression and blood pressure determination in glycyrrhizic acid-treated rats on high-fat diet. 34th Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol. & 3rd ASEAN Biochemistry Conference, 7-8th Oct, Kuala Lumpur Pg 91.
  • Chia, Y.Y., Ton, S.H. and Khalid, B.A.K (2009) Effects of Glycyrrhizic acid on lipoprotein lipase expression and lipid profile in rats. 34th Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol. & 3rd ASEAN Biochemistry Conference, 7-8th Oct, Kuala Lumpur Pg 90.
  • Chia, Y.Y., Ton, S.H. and Khalid, B.A.K (2009) Relation between peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ (PPARγ), lipoprotein lipase (LPL) and 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (11β-HSD) in rats given glycyrrhizic acid. 34th Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol. & 3rd ASEAN Biochemistry Conference, 7-8th Oct, Kuala Lumpur Pg 43.
2008
  • Lim, W.Y.A., Liong, S.Y., Chia, Y.Y., Ton, S.H. and Khalid, B.A.K (2008) Lipid profile, serum free fatty acids and lipid deposition in glycyrrhizic acid-treated rats. 33rd Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol., 27-28th Aug, Kuala Lumpur Pg 86.
  • Choh, L.C., Chia, Y.Y., Ton, S.H. and Khalid, B.A.K (2008) Effects of glycyrrhizic acid on 11β- hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 and type 2 activities. 33rd Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol., 27-28th Aug, Kuala Lumpur Pg 54.
  • Chia, Y.Y., Ton, S.H. and Khalid, B.A.K (2008) Effects of the treatment period with glycyrrhizic acid on 11β- hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 activity in rats. 33rd Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol., 27-28th Aug, Kuala Lumpur Pg 52.
  • Chia, Y.Y., Ton, S.H. and Khalid, B.A.K (2008) Homeostasis model of assessment –insulin resistance (HOMAIR) and histological analysis on tissues of rats administered with glycyrrhizic acid. 33rd Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol., 27-28th Aug, Kuala Lumpur Pg 147.
2007
  • New, J.Y., Chia, Y.Y., Ton, S.H. and Khalid, B.A.K. (2007) 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 activity in glycyrrhizic acid treated rats. Chinese Medical Journal, 120(2): 197. [ISSN: 0366-6999]. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Goh, C.P., Chia, Y.Y., Ton, S.H. and Khalid, B.A.K. (2007) Blood glucose and serum insulin levels in glycyrrhizic acid treated rats. Chinese Medical Journal, 120(2): 200-201. [ISSN: 0366-6999]. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Goh, C.P., Chia, Y.Y., Ton, S.H., Khalid, B.A.K. and Sharifah. N.A. (2007) Blood glucose levels and histological analysis of rats administered with glycyrrhizic acid. 32nd Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol., 5-6th Sept, Petaling Jaya Pg 42.
2006
  • Chia, Y.Y., Ton, S.H., Wong, Y.L., Yuen, C.W., Lum, W.Y. and Ong, S.H. (2006) Serum and urinary macromolecules and micromolecules in young Malaysians. 31st Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol., 17th Aug, Kuala Lumpur Pg 43.
  • Chia, Y.Y., Ton, S.H. and Aasiah, M. (2006) Urinary nitrogenous compounds in vegetarian and non-vegetarians. 31st Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol., 17th Aug, Kuala Lumpur Pg 42
Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,TV,Popular Magazine)
2015
  • Twilight of the lecture? – New Straits Times (27th December 2015)
  • Obesity and Infertility – New Straits Times (8th September 2015)
  • Falling Ill Frequently – ONLY HEALTH 2015 (August)
  • Sleep Hygiene – ONLY HEALTH 2015 (August)
2013
  • Red Wine – ONLY HEALTH Jan/Feb 2013
2012
  • Processed vs Organic – ONLY HEALTH Nov/Dec 2012
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome - a health topic in females today - ONLY HEALTH Magazine July/Aug 2012
  • Dreaded Diabetes - ONLY HEALTH Magazine Mar/Apr 2012
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • The role of Glycyrrhizic acid and glabridin on pigmentation as anti-melanogenesis in aging, Project Leader, 2018 to 2020 (Taylor's University)
  • In silico prediction and in vitro validation of mauriporin-derived peptides as potential therapeutic anticancer agents, Co-researcher, 2018 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Prevention of neurological disorders (Alzheimer's disease) in ageing: A study of synergistic effects of natural plant compounds on the degeneration of -amyloid proteins, Co-researcher, 2017 to 2021 (Taylor's University)
  • THE CORRELATION OF GASTROINTESTINAL BIOMARKER FROM URINE, BREATH AND BACTERIA CULTURE USING ELECTRONIC NOSE, Co-researcher, 2015 to 2018 (National)
  • EVALUATION OF ANTIHYPERLIPIDEMIC by Thiallan Bioherbs, Consultant, 2014 (Private)
  • GLYCYRRHIZIC ACID AS AN INTERVENTION THERAPY TO IMPROVE HYPERANDROGENISMS IN POLYCYTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME CONDITIONS, Project Leader, 2013 to 2015 (Taylor's University)
  • DEVELOPMENT OF GLYCYRRHIZIC ACID ANALOGUES TO COMBAT TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS, Project Leader, 2012 to 2015 (National)
  • "ESTABLISHING A RELIABLE/REPRODUCIBLE ASSAY FOR ASSESSING ESTROGENIC ACTIVITY AND (2) TO SCREEN SELECTED EXTRACTS, FRACTIONS AND PHYTOCOMPOUNDS OBTAINED IN A MALAYSIAN PLANT.", Project Leader, 2011 to 2012 (Private)
  • EFFECTS OF GLYCYRRHIZIC ACID ON INSULIN SENSITIZATION TO PREVENT OBESITY AND DIABETES IN POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME IN RATS, Project Leader, 2011 to 2013 (National)
CONSULTANCY PROJECT
(Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
  • EVALUATION OF ANTIHYPERLIPIDEMIC: Thiallan Bioherbs, Thiallan Bioherbs, 01/01/2014 to 30/12/2014, Project Leader (Private/Industrial Sector)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
COMPLETED
  • ELUCIDATION OF THE MECHANISMS OF OESTROGENIC ACTION OF GLABRIDIN IN HUMAN ENDOMETRIAL ADENOCARCINOMA ISHIKAWA CELLS, MELISSA POH SU WEI  (Main Supervisor)
  • EFFECTS OF GLYCYRRHIZIC ACID ON POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME RATS BY TARGETING AT INSULIN SENSITIZATION AND LIPID PROFILE, LEE JIA MING  (Main Supervisor)
ONGOING
  • AIMI SYAMIMA BINTI ABDUL MANAP  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • SOON TSUEY NING  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
INVITED SEMINAR
  • Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) gamma levels in glucose homeostasis and adipogenesis in rats administered with glycyrrhizic acid., The Inaugural Frontiers in Biotechnology Research (Seminar Series), 04/06/2007 to 04/06/2007, MUST (National)
ORAL PRESENTER
  • Molecular Docking And Ligand Binding Studies Of Glabridin As Estrogen Receptor-Alpha Activating Ligand, 41st Annual Conference Of The Malaysian Society For Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 17/08/2017 (National)
  • 2D-QSAR Analysis on Estrogen Receptor Alpha (ER ) and Beta (ER ) Agonists, 28th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar, 13/05/2017 (National)
  • Effects of Glycyrrhizic Acid (GA) in PCOS rats - from the metabolic perspectives, 15th IUBMB-24th FABOBMB-TSBMB International Conference, 21/10/2014 to 26/10/2014, IUBMB, FAOBMB,TSBMB
  • Molecular docking of glycyrrhizic acid to peroxisome proliferator activated receptor alpha, 24th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar, 11/05/2013 (National)
  • Molecular docking of glycyrrhizic acid to peroxisome proliferator activated receptor gamma, 24th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar, 11/05/2013 (National)
  • Estrogenic effects of labisia pumila extracts in human endometrial adenocarcinoma cell line, International Conference of Chinese Medicine, 22/09/2012 (National)
  • Possible use of licorice root extract as a safe estrogen replacement agent, 37th Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol, 18/07/2012 (National)
  • Possible use of licorice root extract as a safe estrogen replacement agent, 37th Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol, 18/07/2012 (National)
  • Peroxisome proliferator- activated receptor gamma expression and blood pressure determination in glycyrrhizic acid-treated rats on high-fat diet, 34th Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol. & 3rd ASEAN Biochemistry Conference, 07/10/2009 (National)
  • Relation between peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR ), lipoprotein lipase (LPL) and 11 -hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (11 -HSD) in rats given glycyrrhizic acid, 34th Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol. & 3rd ASEAN Biochemistry Conference, 07/10/2009 to 08/10/2009, MSBMB (International)
  • Lipoprotein lipase expression, serum free fatty acid, lipid profile & lipid deposition of rats on high-fat diet given glycyrrhizic acid, 34th Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol. & 3rd ASEAN Biochemistry Conference, 07/10/2009 (National)
  • Lipoprotein lipase expression, serum free fatty acid, lipid profile & lipid deposition of rats on high-fat diet given glycyrrhizic acid, 34th Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol. & 3rd ASEAN Biochemistry Conference, 07/10/2009 (National)
  • Effects of Glycyrrhizic acid on lipoprotein lipase expression and lipid profile in rats, 34th Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol. & 3rd ASEAN Biochemistry Conference, 07/10/2009 (National)
  • Relation between peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR ), lipoprotein lipase (LPL) and 11 -hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (11 -HSD) in rats given glycyrrhizic acid, 34th Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol. & 3rd ASEAN Biochemistry Conference, 07/10/2009 (National)
  • Effects of glycyrrhizic acid on 11 - hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 and type 2 activities., 33rd Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol, 27/08/2008 (National)
  • Effects of the treatment period with glycyrrhizic acid on 11 -hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 activity in rats, 33rd Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol, 27/08/2008 (National)
  • Homeostasis model of assessment insulin resistance (HOMAIR) and histological analysis on tissues of rats administered with glycyrrhizic acid, 33rd Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol, 27/08/2008 (National)
  • Lipid profile, serum free fatty acids and lipid deposition in glycyrrhizic acid-treated rats, 33rd Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol, 27/08/2008 (National)
  • 11 -hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 activity in glycyrrhizic acid treated rats, 11th Asian Pacific Congress of Clinical Biochemistry, 21/10/2007 (National)
INVITED SPEAKER
  • A review on Glycyrrhizic acid and Glabridin from the metabolic and female reproduction perspective, 27th International Conference of the Korean Society for Molecular and Cellular Biology, 21/09/2015 to 23/09/2015, KSMCB (International)
POSTER PRESENTER
  • Molecular Docking And Ligand Binding Studies Of Glabridin As Estrogen Receptor-Alpha Activating Ligand, 41st Annual Conference Of The Malaysian Society For Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 17/08/2017 to 18/08/2017, MSBMB (National)
  • Evaluation on the estrogenicity of Glabridin in a Human Endometrial Cell Line, 15th IUBMB-24th FAOBMB-TSBMB Conference, 21/10/2014 to 26/10/2014, IUBMB-FAOBMB-TSBMB (International)
  • Effect of glycyrrhizic acid in glucose and lipid homeostasis in PCOS rats, International Conference of Natural Products, 04/03/2013 to 06/03/2013, UiTM (International)
  • Estrogenic effects of labisia pumila extracts in human endometrial adenocarcinoma cell line, International Conference of Chinese Medicine, 22/09/2012 to 22/09/2012, UTAR (International)
  • Possible use of licorice root extract as a safe estrogen replacement agent, 37th Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol, 18/07/2012 to 19/07/2012, MSBMB (National)
  • Effects of Glycyrrhizic acid on lipoprotein lipase expression and lipid profile in rats, 34th Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol. & 3rd ASEAN Biochemistry Conference, 07/10/2009 to 08/10/2009, MSBMB (International)
  • Peroxisome proliferator- activated receptor gamma expression and blood pressure determination in glycyrrhizic acid-treated rats on high-fat diet., 34th Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol. & 3rd ASEAN Biochemistry Conference, 07/10/2009 to 08/10/2009, MSBMB  (International)
  • Lipoprotein lipase expression, serum free fatty acid, lipid profile & lipid deposition of rats on high-fat diet given glycyrrhizic acid., 34th Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol. & 3rd ASEAN Biochemistry Conference, 07/10/2009 to 08/10/2009, MSBMB (International)
  • Homeostasis model of assessment insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) and histological analysis on tissues of rats administered with glycyrrhizic acid, 33rd Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol, 27/08/2008 to 29/08/2008, MSBMB (National)
  • Effects of the treatment period with glycyrrhizic acid on 11 -hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 activity in rats., 33rd Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol, 27/08/2008 to 28/08/2008, MSBMB (National)
  • Effects of glycyrrhizic acid on 11 - hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 and type 2 activities, 33rd Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol, 27/08/2008 to 28/08/2008, MSBMB (National)
  • Lipid profile, serum free fatty acids and lipid deposition in glycyrrhizic acid-treated rats, 33rd Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol, 27/08/2008 to 28/08/2008, MSBMB (National)
  • 11 -hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 activity in glycyrrhizic acid treated rats, 11th Asian Pacific Congress of Clinical Biochemistry, 22/10/2007 to 26/10/2007, Asia-Pacific Federation for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (International)
  • Blood glucose levels and histological analysis of rats administered with glycyrrhizic acid., 11th Asian Pacific Congress of Clinical Biochemistry, 21/10/2007 to 26/10/2007, Asia-Pacific Federation for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (International)
  • Urinary nitrogenous compounds in vegetarian and non-vegetarians, 31st Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol, 16/08/2006 to 17/08/2006, MSBMB (National)
  • Serum and urinary macromolecules and micromolecules in young Malaysians, 31st Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol, 16/08/2006 to 17/08/2006, MSBMB (National)
OTHERS
  • 2D-QSAR Analysis on Estrogen Receptor Alpha (ER ) and Beta (ER ) Agonists, 28th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar, 13/05/2017 to 13/05/2017, MSBMB-UCSI (National)
  • Combinatory Drugs in Estrogen Replacement Therapy for Women with Breast Cancer: Glabridin, Tamoxifen and Fulvestrant, 38th Ann Concf Malaysian Soc for Biochem and Mol Biol, 28/08/2013 to 29/08/2013, MSBMB (National)
  • Combinatory Studies of Glabridin, Tamoxifen and Fulvestrant on Human Endometrium Carcinoma Cells, 24th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar 2013, 11/05/2013 to 11/05/2013, Taylor's University-MSBMB (National)
  • Molecular docking of glycyrrhizic acid to peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma, 24th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar 2013, 11/05/2013 to 11/05/2013, TU-MSBMB (National)
  • Molecular docking of glycyrrhizic acid to peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha, 24th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar, 11/05/2013 to 11/05/2013, TU-MSBMB (National)
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • Taylor s University 2nd Place Most Active Module, Education, Taylor's University, 2016 (Taylor’s University 2nd Place Most Active Module)
  • Invention, Innovation and Design of Flipped Teaching in Principles of Life Sciences , Competition, National University Carnival on E-Learning (NUCEL),Malaysia, 2015 (Best Presentation)
  • Anugerah Fasilitator e-Pembelajaran Terbaik, Competition, National University Carnival on E-Learning (NUCEL),Malaysia, 2015 (Anugerah Fasilitator e-Pembelajaran Terbaik)
  • Taylor s University Top 10 Most Active Modules, Education, Taylor's University, 2015 (Taylor’s University Top 10 Most Active Modules)
  • School of Biosciences (SBS) Top 3 Most Active Modules, Education, Taylor's University, 2015 (School of Biosciences (SBS) Top 3 Most Active Modules)
  • President s Award , Services, Taylor's University, 2015 (President’s Award )
  • Gold Award Recipient for Innovative Module Site, Education, Taylor's University, 2015 (Gold Award Recipient for Innovative Module Site)
  • Vice-Chancellor s Award Most Cited Academic, Special, Taylor's University, 2014 (Vice-Chancellor’s Award Most Cited Academic)
  • Taylor s University Exemplary Meritorious Academic Staff Award, Services, Taylor's University, 2013 (Taylor’s University Exemplary Meritorious Academic Staff Award)
  • 2010 Merck Young Scientist Award (Bioscience Category), Competition, Merck Sdn. Bhd., 2010 (Young Scientist Award)
  • Outstanding Poster Presentation: 34th Annual Malaysian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Conference 2009, Conference, Malaysian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSBMB), 2009 (Best Poster Award)
  • Higher Degree by Research Scholarship, Education, Monash University Malaysia campus, 2009 (Fellowship)
  • Outstanding Poster Presentation: 33rd Annual Malaysian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Conference 2008, Conference, Malaysian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSBMB), 2008 (Best Poster Award)
  • Higher Degree by Research Scholarship, Education, Monash University Malaysia campus, 2008 (Fellowship)
  • Outstanding Poster Presentation: 32nd Annual Malaysian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Conference 2007, Conference, Malaysian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSBMB), 2007 (Best Poster Award)
  • Higher Degree by Research Scholarship, Education, Monash University Malaysia campus, 2007 (Fellowship)
  • Higher Degree by Research Scholarship, Education, Monash University Malaysia campus, 2006 (Fellowship)
  • Honours Scholarship, Education, Monash University Malaysia campus, 2004 (Fellowship)
COURSE ATTENDED
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • The Art of Effective Coaching, Research, 05/04/2017
  • First Time Manager: Meeting Expectations, Research, 05/04/2017
  • The Emotionally Intelligent Leader, Research, 05/04/2017
  • Be Visible Through Research Expert Management System (REMS), Research, 27/10/2017 to 27/10/2017 (University)
  • A workshop on obesity in Malaysia and beyond, Research, 02/10/2017 to 03/10/2017 (International)
  • Basic Business Process Management, Non research, 23/08/2017 to 23/08/2017 (University)
  • 3rd Biennial International Conference on Women in Science, Technology and Innovation: Innovative Solutions by Women for UN Sustainable Development Goals, Research, 15/05/2017 to 16/05/2017 (International)
  • Teach Less, Learn More' Workshop, Research, 19/04/2017 to 19/04/2017
  • Sharing on Employability Data by Mr Simon Si, Research, 07/04/2017 to 07/04/2017
  • Horizon 2020: Advancing your Research Career in Europe , Research, 22/11/2016 to 22/11/2016 (International)
  • Certified Digital Educator (CDE) Briefing Session, Non research, 19/10/2016 to 19/10/2016 (University)
  • Finance for Non Finance Managers, Non research, 29/06/2016 to 30/06/2016 (University)
  • Business Planning & Budgeting, Non research, 08/06/2016 to 09/06/2016 (University)
  • Research Seminar: Writing a Research Proposal, Research, 03/06/2016 to 03/06/2016 (University)
  • Taylor s Holistic Education Symposium 2016, Research, 25/05/2016 to 27/05/2016 (National)
  • Anti-Diabetic Effects of Active Natural Products, Research, 20/04/2016 to 20/04/2016 (University)
  • SBS iPAD Sharing Day , Non research, 02/12/2015 to 02/12/2015 (Department/School)
  • Articulate Storyline Workshop (Intermediate Level), Non research, 26/10/2015 to 26/10/2015 (University)
  • Instruction and Assessment for Academic Leaders, Non research, 08/09/2015 to 11/09/2015 (University)
  • MiniSymposium 2015: The Promise of Genetics , Research, 14/08/2015 to 14/08/2015 (Department/School)
  • Spark Award Roadshow, Non research, 27/05/2015 to 27/05/2015 (University)
  • Soft Skills and Competencies for Academic Leaders, Research, 20/05/2015 to 22/05/2015 (University)
  • SBS Transformer 3.0 Project Awareness Workshop, Non research, 13/05/2015 to 13/05/2015 (Department/School)
  • Outcome-Based Education (OBE) Workshop: Learning Outcomes, Non research, 06/05/2015 to 07/05/2015 (Department/School)
  • Let s Mad About MOOCs , A Festive Sharing Session with MOOC Champions, Non research, 26/03/2015 to 26/03/2015 (University)
  • Biosafety Training Workshop, Research, 03/03/2015 to 04/03/2015 (University)
  • Transition Pedagogy (Part 4), Non research, 27/11/2014 to 27/11/2014 (University)
  • Exploring Intentional Learning Strategies (Part 3), Non research, 19/11/2014 to 19/11/2014 (University)
  • Internationalizing the Curriculum (Part 1), Non research, 29/10/2014 to 29/10/2014 (University)
  • Cancer Research Seminar 2014, Research, 02/09/2014 to 03/09/2014 (National)
  • Sugar and Salt Reduction in Foods, Research, 09/04/2014 to 09/04/2014 (University)
  • Innovative Workshop on Effective Use of X-Space, Non research, 20/01/2014 to 20/01/2014 (University)
  • Innovative Workshop on X-Space, Taylor's Collaborative Classroom, Non research, 23/08/2013 to 23/08/2013 (University)
  • Academic Policies & Procedures, Setara & D-Setara , Non research, 03/01/2013 to 07/01/2018 (University)
  • Emotional Intelligence for Effective Teaching & Learning, Non research, 04/09/2012 to 05/09/2012 (University)
  • TIMeS @ Taylor's, Non research, 23/08/2012 to 23/08/2012 (Department/School)
  • Good Supervisory Practices Workshop, Research, 07/08/2012 to 07/08/2012 (University)
  • Moodle Training, Non research, 15/06/2012 to 15/06/2012 (University)
  • Support Open Access, Research, 05/04/2012 to 05/04/2012 (University)
  • Workshop on the Care and Use of Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits in Research, Research, 14/02/2012 to 16/02/2012 (University)
  • ScienceFund Proposal Writing Workshop by MOSTI, Research, 15/09/2011 to 15/09/2011 (University)
  • Animal Handling, Research, 25/08/2011 to 26/08/2011 (University)