Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Associate Professor Dr Priya A/P Madhavan


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Senior Lecturer II, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, 01/08/2012 to present
  • SOM Research Committee, School of Medicine, 01/01/2023 to present
  • Institutional Biosafety Committee, Taylor's University, 01/07/2022 to present
  • PHASE I ENDOCRINE AND REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM BLOCK COORDINATOR, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, 03/01/2023 to present
  • Member of Faculty Research Committee, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor s University, 01/01/2023 to 31/12/2023
  • MEMBER OF QUALITY ASSURANCE COMMITTEE, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor s University, 01/01/2023 to 31/12/2023
  • FHMS Biosafety Committee, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's University, 01/03/2018 to 31/12/2019
  • MBBS Phase I OSPE Coordinator, School of Medicine Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, 01/01/2014 to 31/12/2019
  • Phase I (Pre-clinical) Representative for Student-Staff Consultative Meetings, School of Medicine Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, 01/01/2014 to 31/12/2017
  • Taylor s University Library Committee , School of Medicine, 01/01/2013 to 31/12/2017
  • Postgraduate & Research Committee, School of Medicine, 01/01/2013 to 30/12/2017
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Microbiology), UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Master of Science (Biology), UNIVERSITY SCIENCE MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Microbiology, UNIVERSITY SCIENCE MALAYSIA, Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World - Malaysian Chapter , Associate member, 2018 to 2019 (National)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Member, 2018 to 2022 (National)
  • Malaysian Biosafety and Biosecurity Association (MBBA), Life member, Since 2017 (National)
  • International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID), Member, Since 2014 (International)
  • American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Supporting Member, 2014 to 2018 (International)
  • European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases , Full Membership, 2012 to 2020 (International)
  • The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology , Member, 2011 to 2018 (International)
  • Malaysian Society of Microbiology, Life member, Since 2009 (National)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Natural Product Biology & Drug Discovery (natural product)
  • Neuromicrobiology/Neuroimmunology/Neuroinflammatory (Neuromicrobiology/immunology)
  • Mycology (antifungal resistance, host-pathogen relationships, drug discovery)
RESEARCH INTEREST
(Research Area)
  • Gut Microbiome, Metabolomics, Proteomics
  • Mycology, Medical Microbiology (Antimicrobial Resistance, Novel Drug Design)
TEACHING
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • Foundation Block, Haematology & Immunology, Gastrointestinal System, Respiratory System, Cardiovascular System, Research Block, Nervous System, Behavioural Sciences, Endocrine & Reproductive System. , Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (01/2018)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Book
2018
  • NATIONAL LABORATORY BIOSECURITY ASSESSMENT AND MONITORING CHECKLIST (In the Framework of Biological Weapons Convention). First Edition, 2018. Published by Science and Technology Research Institute for Defence (STRIDE) Ministry of Defence Kompleks Induk STRIDE, Taman Bukit Mewah Fasa 9, 43000 Kajang Selangor. ISBN: 978-967-16592-1-2.
  • SENARAI SEMAK PENILAIAN DAN PEMANTAUAN BIOSEKURITI MAKMAL KEBANGSAAN (Dalam Rangka Kerja Konvensyen Senjata Biology). Edisi Pertama, 2018. Diterbitkan Oleh Institut Penyelidikan Sains dan Teknologi Pertahanan (STRIDE) Kementerian Pertahanan Malaysia Kompleks Induk STRIDE, Taman Bukit Mewah Fasa 9, 43000 Kajang Selangor. ISBN: 978-967-16592-0-5.
Book Chapter
2023
  • Vijayabalan, S. & Madhavan, P. (2023). Chapter 15: Caenorhabditis elegans: An interesting host for Aging-related Studies. In Manoj Garg, Gautam Sethi, Amit Kumar Pandey (Eds), Transcription and Translation in Health and Disease. (pp. 255-276). Academic Press (Elsevier Inc). 1st Edition.
  • Priya Madhavan & Shantini Vijayabalan. (2023). Chapter 29 Plant-based oils used to treat neuroinflammation, Part VIII Neuroinflammation. In Colin Martin, Vinood Patel, Victor Preedy (Eds) Treatments, Nutraceuticals, Supplements and Herbal Medicine in Neurological Disorders. (pp. 541-556) 1st Edition. Elsevier. Academic Press.
2021
  • Madhavan P*., Rizwan F., Shaik I. (2021) Immuno-Pathogenesis of Respiratory Diseases. In: Dua K., Nammi S., Chang D., Chellappan D.K., Gupta G., Collet T. (eds) Medicinal Plants for Lung Diseases. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-33-6850-7_1
Article in Journals
2023
  • Muhammad Nooraiman Zufayri Mohd Noor, Adlin Sofea Alauddin, Yin How Wong, Chung Yeng Looi, Eng Hwa Wong, Priya Madhavan, Chai Hong Yeong. (2023). A Systematic Review of Molecular Hydrogen Therapy in Cancer Management. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. Vol 24(1): 37-47. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nur Fitriyani Afiqah Binti Abu Bakar, Zhin Leng Yeo, Faisal Hussin, Priya Madhavan, Vuanghao Lim, Khairunadwa Jemon, Praseetha Prabhakaran. (2023). Synergistic effects of combined cisplatin and Clinacanthus nutans extract on triple negative breast cancer cells. Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences. 18 (6), 1220-1236 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sugumar, V., Hayyan, M., Madhavan, P., Wong, W.F., Looi, C.Y. (2023). Current development of chemical penetration enhancers for transdermal insulin delivery. Biomedicines: 11: 664. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Abjani, F., Madhavan, P., Chong, P.P., Chinna, K., Rhodes, C.A., Lim, Y.A.L. (2023). Urbanisation and its Associated Factors Affecting Human Gut Microbiota: Where are we Heading to? Annals of Human Biology. 50(1), 137-147. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mahalingam, S.R.R., Peremalo, T., Madhavan, P., Hamzah, S., Than, L.T.L., Chong, P.P., Cheah, Y.K., Santhanam, J., James, J.E. (2023). Molecular Genotyping using Internal Transcribed Spacer (ITS) and D1/D2 regions coupled with Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) revealed clades of Diutina rugosa complex. Malaysian Journal of Microbiology Vol 19(3), June 2023.
  • Lei Hum Wee, Jo Ann Andoy Galvan, Patil Sapna Shridhar, Priya Madhavan, Dinesh Mahalingam, Chai Hong Yeong, Yin How Wong, Hui Qi Poh, Sanjay Suthahar, Shamella Diya David, Xiao Jing Tan, Izzah Athirah Rosli, Caryn Mei Hsien Chan, Nizam Baharom, Nor Asiah Muhamad, Ching Sin Siau. (2023). Understanding Factors Associated with Motivation to Quit Vaping among Vapers in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Healthcare. 11(14), 1980. (ISI-Indexed)
      
  • Rao,H. Chong, P.P., Madhavan, Priya. (2023). 3D printing of microbots, characterisation, and utilisation in combination with allicin against C. albicans biofilms. OpenNano 12, 100160. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
2022
  • Phuna,Z.X., Panda, B.P., Shivashekaregowda, N.K.H., Madhavan, P. (2022). Recent Development in Nanocrystal based Drug Delivery for Neurodegenerative Diseases: Scope, Challenges and Future Prospects. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology. DOI: 10.1016/j.jddst.2021.102921 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Phuna ZX, Madhavan P. A closer look at the mycobiome in Alzheimer's disease: Fungal species, pathogenesis and transmission. Eur J Neurosci. 2022 Jan 19. doi: 10.1111/ejn.15599. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35048439. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Zhi Xin Phuna, Bibhu Prasad Panda, Naveen Kumar Hawala Shivashekaregowda and Priya Madhavan*. Nanoprotection from SARS-CoV-2: Would Nanotechnology Help in Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to Control the Transmission of COVID-19? Journal of Environmental Health Research. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Z. X. PHUNA & P. MADHAVAN (2022). A reappraisal on amyloid cascade hypothesis: the role of chronic infection in Alzheimer’s disease, International Journal of Neuroscience, DOI: 10.1080/00207454.2022.2045290 (ISI-Indexed)
2021
  • Harinash Rao, Sulin Choo, Diajeng Sekar Adisuri, Sri Raja Rajeswari, Priya Madhavan, Abdah Md. Akim*, Pei Pei Chong*. 2021. Approaches for Mitigating Microbial Biofilm-related Drug Resistance: A Focus on Micro- and Nanotechnologies. Molecules, 26(7):1870. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26071870 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Khaled Benchoula, Ishwar S Parhar, Priya Madhavan, Wong Eng Hwa. (2021). CREB Nuclear Transcription Activity as a Targeting Factor in the Treatment of Diabetes and Diabetes Complications. Biochemical Pharmacology, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bcp.2021.114531. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hing JM, Kayatri J, Mohd Nasir MD, Navindrakumari P, Priya M, Voon CY and Eng Hwa W*. Proteomic profiling of Acinetobacter baumannii ATCC 19606 and Malaysian isolated clinical strain AB-13 using 2-dimensional gel electrophoresis. Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, Vol 17(5) 2021, pp. 505-513 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21161/mjm.201040 [Scopus-indexed, Impact Factor = 0.454] (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2020
  • Choo S, Chin VK, Wong EH, Madhavan P, Tay ST, Yong PVC, Chong PP. Review: antimicrobial properties of allicin used alone or in combination with other medications. Folia Microbiol (Praha). 2020 Jun;65(3):451-465. doi: 10.1007/s12223-020-00786-5. Epub 2020 Mar 23. PMID: 32207097. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Abdul Manap AS, Madhavan P, Vijayabalan S, Chia A, Fukui K. (2020). Explicating anti-amyloidogenic role of curcumin and piperine via amyloid beta (Aβ) explicit pathway: recovery and reversal paradigm effects. PeerJ 8:e10003 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.10003 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Phuna, ZX, James Ken EY, Tee JY, Chuah SQ, Nicholas Wee HT, Vijayabalan S, Abdul Manap AS, Sisinthy SP and Madhavan P. (2020). In vitro evaluation of nanoemulsions of curcumin, piperine and tualang honey as antifungal agents for Candida species. Journal of Applied Biotechnology Reports. Volume 7 (4).
2019
  • Priya Madhavan, Farida Jamal, Chong Pei Pei, Fauziah Othman, Cheah Yoke Kqueen, Arunkumar Karunanidhi, Kee Peng Ng. (2019). Antimicrobial susceptibilities and random amplified polymorphic DNA-PCR fingerprint characterization of Candida glabrata, Candida parapsilosis and Candida rugosa from two major hospitals in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Peremalo, T., Madhavan, P., Hamzah, S., Than, L., Wong, E.H., Mohd Nasir, M.D., Chong, P.P., Ng, K.P. (2018). Antifungal susceptibilities, biofilms, phospholipase and proteinase activities in Candida rugosa species complex and Candida pararugosa isolated from tertiary teaching hospitals. Journal of Medical Microbiology (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Aimi Syamima Abdul Manap, Shantini Vijayabalan, Priya Madhavan, Yoke Yin Chia, Aditya Arya, Eng Hwa Wong, Farzana Rizwan, Umesh Bindal, Shajan Koshy. Bacosides as neuroprotective agents: A review on its properties, mechanisms of action, pre-clinical and clinical studies. Drug Target Insights. Volume 13: 1–13. 2019. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Aimi Syamima Abdul Manap, Amelia Cheng Wei Tan, Weng Hhin Leong, Adeline Yoke Yin Chia, Shantini Vijayabalan, Aditya Arya, Eng Hwa Wong, Farzana Rizwan, Umesh Bindal, Shajan Koshy and Priya Madhavan. Synergistic Effects of Curcumin and Piperine as Potent Acetylcholine and Amyloidogenic Inhibitors with Significant Neuroprotective Activity in SH-SY5Y cells via Computational Molecular Modeling and In Vitro Assay. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chong, P.P., Chin, V.K., Looi, C.Y., Wong, W.F., Madhavan, P., Yong, V.C. (2019). The Microbiome and Irritable Bowel Syndrome – A Review on the Pathophysiology, Current Research and Future Therapy. Frontiers in Microbiology 2019 Jun 10;10:1136. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.01136 (ISI-Indexed)
2018
  • Sima Kianpour Rad, Aditya Arya, Hamed Karimian, Priya Madhavan, Farzana Rizwan, Shajan Koshy, Girish Prabhu. (2018). Mechanism involved in insulin resistance via accumulation of β-amyloid and neurofibrillary tangles: link between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. Drug Design, Development and Therapy.
  • Pei Pei Chong, Voon Kin Chin, Won Fen Wong, Priya Madhavan, Voon Chen Yong, Chung Yeng Looi. (2018). Transcriptomic and Genomic Approaches for Unravelling Candida albicans Biofilm Formation and Drug Resistance – An Update. Microbial Genetics and Genomics.
  • Priya Madhavan, Farida Jamal, Chong Pei Pei, Fauziah Othman, Arunkumar Karunanidhi, Kee Peng Ng. (2018). Comparative study of the effects of fluconazole and voriconazole on Candida glabrata, Candida parapsilosis and Candida rugosa biofilms. Mycopathologia. 183, 499-511. (ISI-Indexed)
2017
  • Kamal Kenny, Zoharah Omar, El Sheila Kanavathi, Priya Madhavan. (2017). A Study on the Health Economics of General Practitioners in Malaysia: Trends, Challenges and Moving Forward. International Journal of Public Health Research, Volume 7(1).
2016
  • Priya Madhavan, Kamal Kenny. (2016). Dispensary Separation: Perceptions of Public Visiting Primary Care Clinics in Malaysia, Malaysian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume 14(1).
2015
  • Siang W. Kit, Madhavan Priya, Chin J. Han, Ahmad Mariam, Gabriel A. Akowuah. (Online November 2015). Antimicrobial and antiradical activities of Corylus cornuta (Marsh.,Betulacea) kernel extracts. Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine, p.1-7. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Madhavan, P.; Jamal, F.; Chong, P. P.; Othman, F.; Ng, K. P. (2015). Morphological evaluation of Candida species treated with fluconazole and voriconazole using a self-designed scoring system for scanning electron microscopy. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS 45, pp.S136-S136 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Vuanghao Lim, Priya Madhavan, Chuan Seng Yap, Hui Wen Chong, Mohamed Saleem Abdul Shukkoor. (2015). GC-MS analysis and antimicrobial evaluation of the bioactive compounds in Strobilanthes crispus ethanolic leaf extract. European Journal of Medicinal Plant, 10(4): 1-8.
2014
  • GA Akowuah VV Kiat, Wei Kit Siang, P Madhavan, JH Chin, M Ahmad. (2014). FT-IR Profile and Antiradical Activity of Dehulled Kernels of Apricot, Almond and Pumpkin. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences. 2014, 5(2): 112 – 120. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2013
  • Ho Shing Yang, Tiew Wah Peng, Priya Madhavan, Mohamed Saleem Abdul Shukkoor, Gabriel Akyirem Akowuah. (2013). Phytochemical Analysis and Antibacterial activity of Methanolic extract of Clinacanthus nutans Leaf, International Journal of Drug Development & Research. 5 (3): 349-355. ISSN 0975-9344. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2011
  • Priya Madhavan, Farida Jamal and Pei Pei Chong. (2011). Laboratory isolation and identification of Candida species. Journal of Applied Sciences, DOI: 10.3923/jas. ISSN: 1812-5654. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Madhavan P, Jamal F, Chong PP and Ng KP. (2011). Identification of local clinical Candida isolates using CHROMagar CandidaTM as a primary identification method for various Candida species. Tropical Biomedicine, Vol.28(2): 269–274. (ISI-Indexed)
2010
  • Madhavan P, Jamal F, Chong PP and Ng KP. (2010). In vitro activity of fluconazole and voriconazole against clinical isolates of Candida spp. by E-test method. Tropical Biomedicine, Vol.27(2): 200-207. (ISI-Indexed)
Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,TV,Popular Magazine)
2019
  • Dr Priya Madhavan. Dementia-defying plant. Sunday Star – Alternative Health Section Page 6, Malaysia. 22 September 2019.
  • Daunan hijau penawar nyanyuk. Berita Harian. Section – Supplement. 9 December 2019.
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Innovative Silver Nanoparticles Encapsulated with Phytochemicals for Targeting Candida glabrata Biofilm: Unravelling Its Modulatory Effects on Gene Expression, Host Oxidative Response and Antimicrobial Defense, Project Leader, 2021 to 2024 (National)
  • The microbiome diversity of the Malaysian long house of Borneo , Project Leader, 2019 to 2020 (National)
  • Preparation and evaluation of novel allicin-encapsulated 3-D printed microbots for targeting antimicrobial-resistant microbes, Co-researcher, 2019 to 2023 (National)
  • Carbon Nanotubes Nanocomposites in Combination with Allicin for Targeting Fungal Biofilm of C. Albicans, C. Neoformans and A. Fumigatus , Co-researcher, 2018 to 2020 (Taylor's University)
  • Role of arjunolic acid and chebulinic acid on cardio-metabolic functioning in MyD88 dependent TLR-4 downstream signaling pathways: Therapeutic and molecular approach, Co-researcher, 2017 to 2020 (Taylor's University)
  • Therapeutic Mechanistic Approach Using Arjunolic, Chebulinic Acid and Polymethoxy Flavones in the Management of Obesity, Co-researcher, 2017 to 2022 (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, Project Leader, 2017 to 2021 (Taylor's University)
  • Diagnosis of lung related diseases by assessing vibration patterns of structures in the thoracic cavity, Co-researcher, 2017 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Molecular characterization of EPA genes in C. glabrata and its pathogenesis in antifungal resistance, Project Leader, 2017 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Investigation and characterization of Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSC) - conditioned media in an in vitro model of wound healing, Co-researcher, 2017 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Anticancer mechanism of action of C.nutans and cisplatin in triple negative breast cancer cells, Co-researcher, 2015 to 2018 (National)
  • Elucidation of metabolic profiles of Acinetobacter baumannii infection in mammalian lung cells, Co-researcher, 2015 to 2017 (Taylor's University)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
ONGOING
  • SRI RAJA RAJESWARI A/P MAHALINGAM  (Main Supervisor)
  • SHANTINI A/P VIJAYABALAN  (Main Supervisor)
  • AIMI SYAMIMA BINTI ABDUL MANAP  (Main Supervisor)
  • CHOO SULIN  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • FARHAT AMIRALI ABJANI  (Main Supervisor)
  • DIAJENG SEKAR ADISURI  (Main Supervisor)
  • VAISNEVEE A/P SUGUMAR  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • HU YONGYU  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • FELICIA LUVENA ALBERT  (Main Supervisor)
  • MUHAMMAD AHSAN  (Main Supervisor)
  • DIAJENG SEKAR ADISURI  (Main Supervisor)
  • SEPINOUD RAEISI  (Main Supervisor)
  • JAYASERI A/P MAGANATHAN  (Main Supervisor)
COMPLETED
  • EFFECTS OF CARVONE AGAINST PALMITATE-INDUCED ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM STRESS AND APOPTOSIS IN H9C2 CARDIOMYOCYTES, OMAR MOHAMMED AMEN  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • CARDIOPROTECTIVE EFFECT OF ARJUNOLIC ACID IN LPSSTIMULATED C2C12 AND H9C2 MYOTUBES: IN VITRO STUDY, MD MAHMUDUL HASAN  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • THERAPEUTIC EFFICACY OF CURCUMIN-PIPERINE LOADED NANOCRYSTAL FOR MEMORY IMPAIRMENT AND GUT DYSBIOSIS IN STREPTOZOTOCIN-INDUCED ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE SPRAGUE DAWLEY RATS MODEL, PHUNA ZHI XIN  (Main Supervisor)
  • DESIGN OF MICROBOTS FOR 3D PRINTING, CHARACTERISATION, AND ASSESSMENT IN COMBINATION WITH ALLICIN AGAINST C. ALBICANS BIOFILMS, HARINASH RAO A/L PRECASA ROE  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
ORAL PRESENTER
  • In-vitro Antifungal Susceptibility Test Using Microbroth Dilution Method of Amphotericin B, Fluconazole, Voriconazole and Ketoconazole agansit Candida rugosa biofilms., 11th World Congress on Virology and Infectious Diseases, 17/05/2018 to 18/05/2018, Conferenceseries.com (International)
  • Fluconazole and Voriconazole Effectd on Bioflims Produced by Three Non-Albicans Candida Species, 19th Congress of ISHAM 2015, 05/05/2015 to 08/05/2015, International Society of Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM) - (http://www.isham2015.com.au/) (International)
  • Production of lignin degrading enzymes using local agricultural wastes as substrate in a solid state fermentation system using Humicola grisea, 25th Malaysian Microbiology Symposium and the 5th UNESCO National Workshop, 08/09/2002 to 11/09/2002, Malaysian Microbiology Society (International)
  • The production of laccase by Humicola grisea in a submerged culture system, 25th Malaysian Microbiology Symposium and the 5th UNESCO National Workshop on the Promotion of Microbiology in Malaysia, 08/09/2002 to 11/09/2002, Malaysian Microbiology Society  (International)
  • The effects of temperature, pH and substrate size on the production of lignin peroxidase by Humicola grisea in a solid state fermentation system, Abstract of the First Biology Postgraduate Conference The Beginning: Millennium Spirit . 21-23 October 2000. , 21/10/2000 to 23/10/2000, Postgraduate Society of USM (University)
  • Effects of temperature, pH and water content on the production of lignin peroxidase by Humicola grisea in a solid state fermentation system, Third Regional IMT-GT UNINET Conference: Land Development and Sustainable Bioresources, 10/10/2000 to 12/10/2000, Indonesia Malaysia Thailand-Golden Triangle (IMTGT) - UNINET (International)
POSTER PRESENTER
  • Antifungal susceptibilities, biofilms, phospholipase and protease activities in Candida rugosa and Candida pararugosa isolated from tertiary teaching hospitals, The 8th International Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC 2017), 13/02/2017 to 15/02/2017, Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control APSIC (International)
  • Morphological changes in Candida species treated with fluconazole and voriconazole, International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2013 (ICMSM2013), 12/12/2013 to 15/12/2013, Malaysian Society for Microbiology (National)
  • Biofilm forming Candida glabrata, 1st International Conference on Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases, 04/12/2012 to 07/12/2012, Royal College of Medicine Perak, University Kuala Lumpur (National)
  • Antibacterial activity of methanolic extract of Clinacanthus nutans (Sabah Snake Grass) leaf, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society Pharmacy Scientific Conference (MPS-PSC) 2012, 21/11/2012 to 23/11/2012, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (International)
  • In vitro antimicrobial activity of Strobilanthes crispus ethanolic leaf extracts using disk diffusion method, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society Pharmacy Scientific Conference (MPS-PSC) 2011, 21/10/2011 to 23/10/2011, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (International)
  • In vitro antimicrobial activity of hazelnut extracts on Streptococcus pneumoniae, Klebsiella pneumonia and Candida albicans using disk diffusion method [Best Poster Award], Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society Pharmacy Scientific Conference (MPS-PSC) 2011, 21/10/2011 to 23/10/2011, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society  (International)
  • Identification of Candida species Using CHROMagar Candida [Travel Grant Award], 1st Joint Workshop of OGACH & OGMM MedMyc2009.Medical Mycology From Basic Science to Clinical Needs, 04/12/2009 to 05/12/2009, OGACH & OGMM Medical Mycology  (International)
  • A Microbiological, Physiological and Sensory Evaluation of Jackfruit Jam Production, 9th Symposium of the Malaysian Society for Applied Biology, 30/05/2007 to 31/05/2007, Malaysian Society for Applied Biology (National)
  • Production of Local Fruit Jam: The Jackfruit Jam, 10th Seminar on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 2006, 12/09/2006 to 13/09/2006, Forest Research Institute of Malaysia, Selangor (National)
  • Antimicrobial Properties of Murraya koenigii and Azadirachta indica extracts, 31st Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 17/08/2006 to 17/08/2006, Malaysian Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (National)
  • An ultrastructural investigation on the degradation of sugarcane cell wall by Humicola grisea., Fourth Regional IMT-GT UNINET Conference. Future Scenario in Biological Research: Insights and Cooperation . 15-17 October 2002. , 15/10/2002 to 17/10/2002, Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) UNINET (International)
  • The effect of carbon and nitrogen sources on the production of lignin peroxidase in a solid state fermentation system by Humicola grisea, 25th Malaysian Microbiology Symposium and the 5th UNESCO National Workshop on the Promotion of Microbiology in Malaysia, 08/09/2002 to 11/09/2002, Malaysian Microbiology Society (International)
  • Production of lignin degrading enzymes by Humicola grisea in a shake flask system, First Biology Postgraduate Conference The Beginning: Millennium Spirit , 21/10/2000 to 23/10/2000, Postgraduate Society of USM (University)
  • The effect of lignocellulosic wastes on the production of lignin degrading enzymes by Humicola grisea, Third Regional IMT-GT UNINET Conference: Land Development and Sustainable Bioresources, 10/10/2000 to 12/10/2000, IMT-GT UNINET  (International)
  • Production of lignin-degrading enzymes by Humicola grisea in submerged culture fermentation, 22nd Malaysian Microbiology Symposium and ISPS-NRCT/ DOST/ VCC Seminar., 21/11/1999 to 22/11/1999, Malaysian Microbiology Society (National)
OTHERS
  • Genetic relatedness of Candida species using RAPD-PCR, 24th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID 2014), 10/05/2014 to 13/05/2014, European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (International)
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • OER (Educator), International E-Content Development Competition 2023 (eCONDEV 2023), Competition, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UITM), 2023 (Open Education Resource)
  • The Virtual International e-Content Development Competition 2021 (Gold Award), Competition, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 2021 (Open Education Resource (Educator))
  • Award for Excellence in Microbiology, Services, Venus International Foundation, 2019 (Excellence in Microbiology)
  • Best Poster Award - Complementary Medicine, Competition, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society, 2011 (Best Poster Award)
  • Fellowship, Conference, Austrian Society of Medical Mycology (ASMM), 2009 (Fellowship)
EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • Scientific Writing Workshop for Postgraduate students of the Infectious Diseases (ID) Group, Infectious Diseases Collaborative Research Group, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, 26/09/2018 to 26/09/2018 (University)
  • How can you improve your compliance to biosafety and biosecurity protocols at TU?, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's University, 15/08/2018 to 16/08/2018 (University)
  • Training of Trainers in Management of Intravenous Therapy: Prevention of Intravenous Device Associated Infections, Malaysian Infusion Nurses Special Interest Group, 14/07/2018 to 14/07/2018 (National)
  • How important is Biosafety and Biosecurity to you? , Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's university, 18/07/2017 to 19/07/2017 (University)
ACADEMIC/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION
(Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • Problem Based Learning Workshop 2018, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's University, 2018 to 2018 (Chairman)
  • Taylor's University's 1st International Health and Medical Sciences Conference , Taylor's University, 2018 to 2019 (Secretariat Chairperson)
  • Financial Internal Auditor for MBBA, Malaysian Biosafety and Biosecurity Association (MBBA), 2018 to 2020 (Technical Advisor)
  • Malaysian Biosafety and Biosecurity Conference 2018 - Session Chair, Malaysian Biosafety and Biosecurity Association (MBBA), 2018 to 2018 (Session Chair)
  • Malaysian Biosafety and Biosecurity Conference 2018 - Secretariat, Malaysian Biosafety and Biosecurity Association (MBBA), 2018 to 2018 (Committee Member)
  • Healthcare Simulation in Asia: Today, Future and Beyond, Pan Asia Simulation Society in Healthcare, 2015 to 2015 (Committee Member)
CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
  • Sarawak Food Aid COVID-19 Fundraiser, 30/08/2021 to 13/09/2021 (National)
  • National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM) Vaccination Programme with Taylor's University Medical Society, 07/08/2021 to 03/10/2021 (Community)
  • Women in Science Forum: TOWARDS the 21st CENTURY, 07/09/2017 to 07/09/2017 (National)
  • Nepal Aid Donation Drive, 12/05/2015 to 15/05/2015 (International)
  • Humanitarian Project to Sri Lanka Rotary Club of Greentown, Ipoh, Malaysia., 24/11/2003 to 04/12/2003 (International)
COURSE ATTENDED
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • Workshop on Laboratory Biosecurity, Assessment, Inspection and Monitoring. Organised by Science and Technology Research Institute for Defense, Biological Weapons Convention United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs and Biosecurity Office of The Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and the Environment. Kajang, Selangor, Non research, 24/07/2018 to 26/09/2018 (International)
  • Workshop on Laboratory Biosecurity, Assessment, Inspection and Monitoring. Organised by Science and Technology Research Institute for Defense (STRIDE), Biological Weapons Convention United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs and Biosecurity Office of The Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and the Environment. Kajang, Selangor, Non research, 09/04/2018 to 11/04/2018 (International)
  • Identification of Fungi Using Molecular Technique Workshop, Research, 08/08/2017 to 09/08/2017 (National)
  • Malaysian Advanced Biosafety Officer Training 3 (MABOT 3), Research, 06/03/2017 to 17/03/2017
  • Academic Lecture by Professor Simon Croft, Research, 16/01/2017 to 16/01/2017
  • Construction of Single Best Response MCQ. School of Medicine, Taylor s University. , Non research, 30/09/2016 to 30/09/2016 (University)
  • National Infectious Disease Seminar and Workshop (NIDSAW). Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University Putra Malaysia., Research, 31/05/2016 to 01/06/2016 (National)
  • Biosafety Training Workshop. Organised by Jabatan Keselamatan, Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources, Malaysia and Taylor s University, Non research, 03/03/2015 to 04/03/2015 (University)
  • GeneSpring GX Bioinformatics Software Training, Malaysian Genomic Institute, Bangi, Selangor., Research, 27/05/2014 to 28/05/2014 (National)
  • 2nd Annual idsMED Healthcare Forum, Dorsett Grand Subang, Selangor, Malaysia, Non research, 28/04/2014 to 28/04/2014 (International)
  • ISO 9001: 2008 Internal Audit Training, UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur., Non research, 07/06/2011 to 08/06/2011 (University)
  • Scientific Writing Workshop. Organised by School of Graduate Studies, University Putra Malaysia, Research, 04/08/2010 to 04/08/2010 (University)