Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Dr Yeo Siok Koon


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Senior Lecturer II, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, 03/12/2012 to present
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • PhD in Food Biotechnology, UNIVERSITY SAINS MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Technology (Hons) in Food Technology, UNIVERSITY SAINS MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • PGCHeTL, TAYLOR'S UNIVESRSITY, Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Malaysia Board of Technologist, Graduate Technologist, Since 2019 (National)
  • Malaysian Institute of Food Technology, Council Member, 2016 to 2018 (National)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Food Microbiology, Food Product Development
TEACHING
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • Food Physics, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2018)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Book Chapter
2014
  • Yeo, S.K. & Ewe, J.A. (2014) Effect of fermentation on the phytochemical contents and antioxidant properties of plant foods. In: Advances in fermented Food and Beverage (Holzapfel, W.H., Ed). Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing, pp. 107-122.
     
Article in Journals
2019
  • Lim, H-X., Ong, C-Y., Kuan, C. S., Yeo, S-K. (2019) Development and characterization of pumpkin crackers containing live culture of Lactobacillus acidophilus, Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, In Press.
2017
  • Kuan, Chee Hao; Lim, Leonard Whye Kit; Ting, Tai Wei; Rukayadi, Yaya; Ahmad, Siti Hajar; Radzi, Che Wan Jasimah Wan Mohamed; Thung, Tze Young; Ramzi, Othman Bahumaish; Chang, Wei San; Loo, Yuet Ying; Kuan, Chee Sian; Yeo, Siok-Koon; Radu, Son(2017). Simulation of decontamination and transmission of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella Enteritidis, and Listeria monocytogenes during handling of raw vegetables in domestic kitchens. FOOD CONTROL, 80, pp.395-400 (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Kuan, Chee-Hao; Rukayadi, Yaya; Ahmad, Siti H.; Radzi, Che W. J. Wan Mohamed; Thung, Tze-Young; Premarathne, Jayasekara M. K. J. K.; Chang, Wei-San; Loo, Yuet-Ying; Tan, Chia-Wanq; Ramzi, Othman B.; Fadzil, Siti N. Mohd; Kuan, Chee-Sian; Yeo, Siok-Koon; Nishibuchi, Mitsuaki; Radu, Son(2017). Comparison of the Microbiological Quality and Safety between Conventional and Organic Vegetables Sold in Malaysia. FRONTIERS IN MICROBIOLOGY, 8, pp. (ISI-Indexed)
      
2016
  • Kuan C.S., Ismail R., Kwan Z., Yew S.M., Yeo S.K., Chan C.L., Toh Y.F., Na S.L., Lee K.W., Hoh C.-C., Yee W.-Y., Ng K.P. (2016). Isolation and characterization of an atypical Metschnikowia sp. strain from the skin scraping of a dermatitis patient. PLoS ONE, 11(6), pp.- (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ng K.P., Chan C.L., Yew S.M., Yeo S.K., Toh Y.F., Looi H.K., Na S.L., Lee K.W., Yee W.-Y., Kuan C.S. (2016). Identification and characterization of Daldinia eschscholtzii isolated from skin scrapings, nails, and blood. PeerJ, 2016(12), pp.- (ISI-Indexed)
2014
  • Yeo, S.K., Ong, J.S., Liong, M.T. (2014) Effect of Electroporation on Bioconversion of Isoflavones and Probiotic Properties of Parents and Subsequent Passages of Bifidobacterium Longum. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 174, 1496-1509. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lee, A.Y., Yeo, S.K., Lee, J.H., Kim, H., Jia, Y., Hoang, M.H., Chung, H., Kim, Y.S., Lee, S.J. Lee (2013) Hypolipidemic effect of Goami-3 rice (Oryza sativa L. cv. Goami-3) on C57BL/6 mice is mediated by the regulation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-alpha and -gamma. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 24, 1991-2000. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Choi, S.B., Lew, L.C., Yeo, S.K., Liong, M.T. (2014) Probiotics and the BSH-related Cholesterol Lowering Mechanism: A Jekyll and Hyde Scenario. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 35, 392-401. (ISI-Indexed)
2013
  • Yeo, S.K. & Liong, M.T. (2013). Effect of electroporation on viability and bioconversion of isoflavones in mannitol-soymilk fermented by lactobacilli and bifidobacteria. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 93, 396-409 (ISI-Indexed)
2012
  • Yeo, S.K. & Liong, M.T. (2012) Effect and Application of Sublethal Ultrasound, Electroporation and UV radiations in bioprocessing. Annals of Microbiology, 68, 813-824. (ISI-Indexed)
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Effect of physical treatments on the bacteriocin production of lactic acid bacteria, Project Leader, 2017 to 2018 (Taylor's University)
  • The immuno-modulatory effects of Lactobacillus on macrophage responses to P. acnes, Co-researcher, 2014 to 2015 (Taylor's University)
  • Development and characterisation of biscuit coated with yogurt containing probiotic and prebiotic., Project Leader, 2014 to 2015 (Taylor's University)
  • Development of probiotic-fermented-soy-based orally-dissolving strip for oral health, Co-researcher, 2014 to 2017 (National)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
ONGOING
  • WONG HOWE NGUONG  (Main Supervisor)
  • HOW YU HSUAN  (Main Supervisor)
  • HAU ENG HUAN  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • HAN CHING ENN  (Main Supervisor)
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
ORAL PRESENTER
  • Incorporation of microencapsulated Lactobacillus acidophilus is hot tea, 14th ASEAN Food Conference , 24/06/2015 to 26/06/2015, philippine association of food technologists (International)
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • Bioeconomy Innovation Awards 2017 - Bronze awards under Agriculture / Agro-based Industry Category (Most Commercial Ready), Exhibition/Invention, Malaysian Bioeconomy Development Corporation Sdn. Bhd., 2017 (Creativity)
  • Bioeconomy Innovation Awards 2017 -Bronze awards under Agriculture / Agro-based Industry Category (Most Innovative Product), Exhibition/Invention, Malaysian Bioeconomy Development Corporation Sdn. Bhd., 2017 (Creativity)
  • Exemplary Meritorious Academic Staff (EMAS), Education, Taylor's University, 2015 (Teaching Innovation)
COURSE ATTENDED
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • Teach Less, Learn More' Workshop, Research, 21/04/2017 to 21/04/2017
  • Sharing on Employability Data by Mr Simon Si, Research, 07/04/2017 to 07/04/2017