Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Dr Teoh Ming Li


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Senior Lecturer II, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, 01/11/2016 to present
  • Associate Dean (International Relations), Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, 01/08/2015 to 31/03/2017
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Philosophy, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Science (Biomedical technology), UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA, Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) , Member, Since 2015 (International)
  • Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), Associate member, Since 2012 (National)
  • Malaysian Antarctic Research Programme (MARP), Member, Since 2002 (National)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Algae (climate change )
  • Algae (Algal physiology and biochemistry, stress response, climate change, pollution)
TEACHING
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • Toxicology , Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2018)
  • Basic Pharmacology and Toxicology with Health Informatics, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2018)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I , Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2018)
  • Pharmacology , Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2016)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2013)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Book Chapter
2005
  • Chu WL, Wong CY, Teoh ML & Phang SM (2005). Response and adaptation of microalgae to the changing global environment. In: F. Kasai, K. Kaya & M.M. Watanabe (eds.) Microalgae Culture Collections and the Environment, pp. 177 – 195.
Article in Journals
2018
  • Teoh ML & Wong SW (2018). Influence of Lead on Growth and Physiological Characteristics of a Freshwater Green Alga Chlorella sp. Malaysian Journal of Science, 37 (2): 82 – 93 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2015
  • Wong C.-Y., Teoh M.-L., Phang S.-M., Lim P.-E., Beardall J. (2015). Interactive effects of temperature and uv radiation on photosynthesis of chlorella strains from polar, temperate and tropical environments: Differential impacts on damage and repair. PLoS ONE 10(10), pp.- (ISI-Indexed)
2013
  • Teoh ML, Phang SM & Chu WL (2013). Response of Antarctic, temperate and tropical microalgae to temperature stress. Journal of Applied Phycology, 25 (1), 285-297. (ISI, Tier 1) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Teoh ML, Wong CY & Phang SM (2013). Effect of Increased CO2 and Temperature on Growth, Photosynthesis and Lipid Content of Tropical Algae. Malaysian Journal of Science, 32 (SCS Sp Issue), 85 – 94. (SCOPUS) (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2011
  • Wong CY, Teoh ML, Phang SM & Chu WL. (2011). Effect of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) on the tropical microalga Chlorella vulgaris. Malaysian Journal of Science, 30 (1), 3 – 15. (SCOPUS) (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2010
  • Teoh ML, Chu WL & Phang SM (2010). Effect of temperature change on physiology and biochemistry of algae: A review. Malaysian Journal of Science, 29 (2), 82 – 97. (SCOPUS) (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2009
  • Chu WL, Phang SM, Lim SL, Teoh ML & Wong CY (2009). Influence of nitrogen source on the growth and biochemical composition of an Antarctic Chlorella. ASM Science Journal, 3 (2), 178 – 183. (SCOPUS) (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2004
  • Teoh ML, Chu WL, Marchant H & Phang SM (2004). Influence of culture temperature on the growth, biochemical composition and fatty acid profiles of six Antarctic microalgae. Journal of Applied Phycology 16: 421 – 430. (ISI, Tier 2) (ISI-Indexed)
Article in Proceeding
2007
  • Chu WL, Chow HM, Yee MS, Wong CY, Teoh ML & Phang SM (2007). Influence of salinity on the growth, biochemical composition and fatty acid profiles of two Antarctic microalgae. Tan IKP, Abu Samah A & Tan AGY (eds), Proceedings of the Seminar “Antarctic Research in the University of Malaya”, 27 – 28 June, 2005. Academy of Sciences Malaysia, pp 119 – 125.
2005
  • Teoh ML, Chu WL, Marchant H & Phang SM (2005). Variation in growth and fatty acid profiles of six Antarctic microalgae in response to temperature stress. Tan ASH, Yasin Z & Mansor M (eds), Proceedings of the 2nd Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica, 3 – 5 May, 2004. Academy of Sciences Malaysia, pp 141-148.
Technical Report
2008
  • Phang SM, Chu WL, Wong CY, Teoh ML, Tan IKP & Lee HK (2008). A Checklist of Microalgal Isolates from Ny-Alesund, Svalbard. In: Azzolini, R (Ed). Polarnet Technical Report PTR-1/2008: 11 – 14.
Other Publications
2013
  • Teoh ML (2013). Malaysian Scientists in Antarctica. In: Azizan et al. (eds.) Antarctica: Malaysia’s Journey to the Ice, pp 195 – 201. - Article in Coffee Table Book
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • In vitro evaluation of polar and tropical microalgae extracts as anti-oxidative and de-pigmenting agents in cosmeceutical products, Project Leader, 2018 to 2020 (Taylor's University)
  • Acclimatory responses of a green algae to elevated temperatures: a proteomic and bioinformatics approach, Project Leader, 2017 to 2020 (National)
  • Photosynthetic and Physiological Responses of Antarctic and Tropical Chlorella to Temperature Stress , Project Leader, 2014 to 2015 (Taylor's University)
  • Effect of Increased CO2 and Temperature on Growth, Photosynthesis and Biochemical Composition of Tropical Chlorella , Project Leader, 2011 to 2013 (Private)
  • Effect of Increased CO2 and Temperature on Growth, Photosynthesis and Biochemical Composition of Tropical Chlorella , Project Leader, 2010 to 2011 (Private)
EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Internal Auditor for Algae Research Laboratory, Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), University of Malaya for MS ISO/IEC 17025:2005, 2018 to 2018 (Audit )
  • Internal Auditor for Algae Research Laboratory, Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), University of Malaya for MS ISO/IEC 17025:2005, 2017 to 2017 (Audit )
  • Comparing the toxicity of copper oxide nanoparticles and soluble copper sulfate in the tropical microalga Chlorella sp., 2016 to 2016 (Thesis)
  • Optimisation of culture conditions and medium for callus induction from Sargassum species , 2016 to 2016 (Thesis Proposal Defence, Master of Science )
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
ONGOING
  • SYAZANA BINTI ANUWAR  (Main Supervisor)
  • CHOO WU THONG  (Main Supervisor)
  • WONG CHING YEE  (Main Supervisor)
  • Wei Hong-Yu, Bachelor s degree  (Main Supervisor)
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
ORAL PRESENTER
  • Physiological and Photosynthetic Performance of Selected Chlorella Strains from Different Climate Regions to Increased Temperatures, The 8th Asian Pacific Phycological Forum APPF 2017, 08/10/2017 to 13/10/2017, Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), University Malaya  (International)
  • Photosynthetic and Physiological Responses of Arctic and Temperate Chlorella to Temperature Stress, Taylor's University 2016 Research Fair , 18/10/2016 to 20/10/2016, Taylor s University (University)
POSTER PRESENTER
  • Effects of Sunscreen UV Filter, Oxybenzone on Green Microalgae, 8th Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica, "Polar Regions in the Global Climate System", 18/06/2019 to 19/06/2019, Universiti Putra Malaysia, National Antarctic Research Centre (International)
  • Effects of Elevated Temperatures on Growth and Photosynthetic Performance of Polar Chlorella, 8th Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica, "Polar Regions in the Global Climate System", 18/06/2019 to 19/06/2019, Universiti Putra Malaysia, National Antarctic Research Malaysia (International)
  • Acclimatory responses of a green alga to elevated temperatures: a proteomics and bioinformatics approach. , Taylor's University's Graduate Research Symposium 2018, Integrating Science for Better Future ., 04/12/2018 to 04/12/2018, School off Biosciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's University  (National)
  • Physiological and Photosynthetic Performance of Selected Chlorella Strains from Different Climate Regions to Increased Temperatures, The 8th Asian Pacific Phycological Forum APPF 2017, 08/10/2017 to 13/10/2017, University of Malaya (International)
  • Do Chlorella Strains Respond Differently to Temperature Stress Across A Global Gradient? , 6th International Conference on Polar and Alpine Microbiology, 06/09/2015 to 10/09/2015, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic (International)
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • Gold Award in the poster competition for poster entitled "Transforming Assessment Design and Recognition of Competency-based Skill Sets in Biosciences Graduates", International e-Learning Carnival and Conference 2019, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka., Competition, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTEM), 2019 (Best Poster Award)
  • Silver Medal in the poster competition for poster entitled "Developing An Inclusive Classroom Culture Using Online Learning Feedback System", Putra InnoCreative Carnival in Teaching and Learning 2018, "Imagineering the 21st Century Educator", Universiti Putra Malaysia., Competition, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 2018 (Best Poster Award)
CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
  • External examiner for Mr. Wan Jun Kit (ME090827265), Bachelor of Medical Sciences Degree Intake 2/2015, International Medical University., 01/06/2016 to 01/06/2016 (University)
  • Invited speaker and facilitator at the Algae Training Workshop 2015: Techniques in Culture and Characterization, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia., 11/11/2015 to 13/11/2015 (Faculty)
  • Speaker for SEGi University Research Seminar, “Response of Antarctic, Temperate and Tropical Microalgae to Temperature Stress, 01/11/2012 to 01/11/2012 (Faculty)
COURSE ATTENDED
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • Internal Auditor Training , Research, 06/02/2017 to 07/02/2017
  • Refresher training - Introduction MS ISO/IEC 17025, Research, 10/01/2017 to 11/01/2017
  • Algae Training Workshop 2015: Techniques in Culture and characterization of Microalgae, Research, 11/11/2015 to 13/11/2015 (International)
  • British Council Early Career Researcher Links Workshop, Research, 09/03/2015 to 13/03/2015 (International)
  • Student-Centred Collaborative Learning (SCCL) Workshop, Research, 14/08/2012 to 15/08/2012 (University)
  • Training Workshop on Application of Multi-locus Variable Number Tandem Repeat Analysis (MLVA): A New Technique for Bacterial Genomes, Research, 12/04/2012 to 13/04/2012 (University)
  • Workshop on Assessing Phytoplankton Photosynthesis in Extreme Environments, Research, 22/06/2011 to 24/06/2011 (International)
  • Workshop on Genomics and Bioinformatics, Research, 04/04/2011 to 04/04/2011 (University)
  • International Workshop on Earth System Science (UMAS-WESS), Research, 24/02/2011 to 24/02/2011 (International)
  • Workshop on the Status and Technology Development of Biofuel from Marine Algae in ASEAN Countries, Research, 17/01/2011 to 19/01/2011 (International)
  • PMI2 End of Project Workshop on Marine Sources of Short-Lived Halocarbons, Research, 14/07/2010 to 16/07/2010 (International)
  • The First Malaysia-Korea Joint Workshop on Climate Change, Research, 26/02/2009 to 27/02/2009 (International)
  • Training Workshop on Pigment Analysis of Antarctic Microorganisms, Research, 27/06/2005 to 01/07/2005 (International)