Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nanobiotechnology, UPM, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Microbiology, UPM, Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • European Society for Nanomedicine (ESNAM), Life member, Since 2018 (International)
  • BactiVac Network, Member, Since 2018 (International)
  • Malaysia Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSBMB) , Member, 2012 to present (National)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Molecular virology (hepatitis B virus, influenza virus, turnip yellow mosaic virus, bacteriophage) (Viral protein expression and purification; Capsid symmetry and virus architecture; Capsid assembly and stability)
  • Drugs and gene delivery; Vaccine delivery and development. (Virus-like particles, nanoparticles, cell-targeting, cancers)
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Display of conserved peptide from stalk region of Influenza hemagglutinin on Hepatitis B virus capsid for universal vaccine development via Nano-glue bioconjugation, Project Leader, 2018 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NANOPARTICLES FROM PLANT VIRUSES FOR DRUG AND GENE DELIVERY, Project Leader, 2013 to 2016 (National)
  • Display of the conserved antigenic epitopes of influenza virus and cell targeting peptide on HBV nanoparticles., Project Leader, 2013 to 2016 (Taylor's University)
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
INVITED SEMINAR
  • Aseptic technique and the isolation of microorganisms., Microbiology Workshop , 24/05/2017 to 24/05/2017, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Sungai Buloh campus, Sungai Buloh, Selangor, Malaysia. (National)
  • Virus-like particle (VLP) - A platform for peptide presentation via genetic & chemical modifications., Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Seminar, 21/03/2014 to 21/03/2014, School of Applied Sciences, RMIT University.  (International)
ORAL PRESENTER
  • Targeting animal cancer cells using plant virus-like nanoparticles produced in Escherichia coli. , 17th International Conference and Exhibition on Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology in Health Care, 23/11/2017 to 24/11/2017, Pharmaceutical Research Institute, USA; Birla Institute of Technology and Science, UAE; Western Sydney University; University of South Florida, USA. (International)
  • Turnip yellow mosaic virus (TYMV) capsid as potential molecular nanocarrier: Production and characterization of surface chemistry. In 4th International congress on nanoscience & nanotechnology, University Sains Malaysia, 28/01/2016 to 29/01/2016, University Sains Malaysia (International)
  • Virus-like nanoparticles of turnip yellow mosaic virus produced in Escherichia coli: Expression, purification and stability characterization., 4th International congress on nanoscience & nanotechnology, 28/01/2016 to 29/01/2016, University Sains Malaysia (International)
  • Molecular Display on Virus/Virus-like Nanomaterials Via Chemical Approach, 1st International Conference on Applied Chemistry (1 ICAC), dated 14-17 march 2015, 14/03/2015 to 17/03/2015, Sohag University and International Society of Applied Chemistry and Community Development (http://www.sohag-univ.edu.eg/isac-chem/) (International)
  • Targeting HeLa cells using hepatitis B virus-like particle (HBVLP) decorated with nanoglue-cell-internalizing peptides. , 5th BBBB International Conference, from drug discovery and formulation strategies to pharmacokinetics-pharmacodynamics., 26/09/2013 to 28/09/2013, University of Athens (International)
PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • Molecular display on virus/virus-like nanomaterials via chemical approach. In 1st International conference on applied chemistry., 1st International conference on applied chemistry, 14/03/2016 to 17/03/2016, Sohag University and International Society of Applied Chemistry and Community Development (ISAC-CD) (International)
POSTER PRESENTER
  • Engineering Turnip yellow mosaic virus coat nanoparticles for drugs delivery to cancer cells, IUBMB Advanced School 2018-Frontiers in Infection-Associated Cancer, 17/06/2018 to 20/06/2018, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) Section, the Science Society of Thailand under the Patronage of His Majesty the King (International)
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • FAOBMB Travel Fellowship 2018, Special, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 2018 (Fellowship)
  • Employee Education Subsidy Scheme for Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching and Learning, 2012-2014 (Taylor s University, Malaysia), Education, Taylor's University, 2012 (Scholarship )
  • Gold Medal Award-the Invention, Research and Innovation Exhibition 2008 (PRPI 08). , Exhibition/Invention, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 2008 (Creativity)