Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Dr Priya A/P Madhavan


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Senior Lecturer II, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, 01/08/2012 to present
  • FHMS Biosafety Committee, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's University, 01/03/2018 to present
  • MBBS Phase I OSPE Coordinator, School of Medicine Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, 01/01/2014 to present
  • 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
  • MSc in Biology, UNIVERSITY SCIENCE MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • BSc (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 present (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 present (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)
Article in Journals
2019
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.01136 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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)
  • Zhi Xin Phuna and Priya Madhavan. Microbial Dysbiosis in Alzheimer Disease: Genotypic and Phenotypic Methods Revealed. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology
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)
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Therapeutic Mechanistic Approach Using Arjunolic, Chebulinic Acid and Polymethoxy Flavones in the Management of Obesity, Co-researcher, 2017 to 2022 (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 2021 (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 2018 (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)
  • Elucidation of metabolic profiles of Acinetobacter baumannii infection in mammalian lung cells, Co-researcher, 2015 to 2017 (Taylor's University)
  • Characterization of the Antifungal Susceptibility Patterns, Molecular Genetic Profiles and Biofilm Architecture Among Clinical Isolates of Candida rugosa. , Project Leader, 2015 to 2016 (National)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
ONGOING
  • SRI RAJA RAJESWARI A/P MAHALINGAM  (Main Supervisor)
  • MD MAHMUDUL HASAN  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • SHANTINI A/P VIJAYABALAN  (Main Supervisor)
  • AIMI SYAMIMA BINTI ABDUL MANAP  (Main Supervisor)
COMPLETED
  • EFFECTS OF CARVONE AGAINST PALMITATE-INDUCED ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM STRESS AND APOPTOSIS IN H9C2 CARDIOMYOCYTES, OMAR MOHAMMED AMEN  (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)