Dr Yan See Wan


Academic Qualification

  • PhD in Nutritional Sciences, UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition & Community Health, UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA, Malaysia

Professional Qualification

  • PostgraduateCertificate in HigherEducation Teaching&Learning, TAYLOR'S UNIVERSITY LAKESIDE CAMPUS, Malaysia

Areas of Expertise

  • Agricultural Sciences, Food Science And Nutrition, Sensory and Nutritional Sciences

Research Interest

  • Sensory and Nutritional Sciences

Publications

2018
  • Similar taste-nutrient relationships in commonly consumed Dutch and Malaysian foods (ISI-Indexed), Appetite - Article in Journals
  • Pakar pemakanan berdepan cabaran semasa, Berita Harian - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  • Application of Two-Level Full Factorial Design for the Extraction of Fucoxanthin and Antioxidant Activities from Sargassum siliquosum and Sargassum polycystum (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology - Article in Journals
2017
  • Malaysian brown seaweeds Sargassum siliquosum and Sargassum polycystum: Low density lipoprotein (LDL) oxidation, angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE), -amylase, and -glucosidase inhibition activities (ISI-Indexed), Food Research International - Article in Journals
  • Training of a Dutch and Malaysian sensory panel to assess intensities of basic tastes and fat sensation of commonly consumed foods (ISI-Indexed), Food Quality and Preference - Article in Journals
  • Anti-proliferation of MDA-MB-231 Cells by Averrhoa bilimbi Extract is Associated with G0/G1 Perturbation and Mitochondria-mediated Apoptosis Independent of p53 (SCOPUS-Indexed), International Food Research Journal - Article in Journals
  • Inhibitory Effects of Averrhoa bilimbi Extract on Human Cervical Cancer Cells through Inducing G0/G1 Cell Cycle Arrest and p53-Mediated Mitochondrial Apoptosis Pathway., EC Nutrition - Article in Journals
2016
  • A New Alternative to Sodium: Fish Sauce, Science Daily - Internet
  • Here's How to Make Your Food Salty Without Adding Salt, Men's Fitness - Internet
  • Using fish sauce as a substitute for sodium chloride in culinary sauces and effects on sensory properties (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Food Science - Article in Journals
2013
  • A Comparative Assessment of Nutritional Composition, Total Phenolic, Total Flavonoid, Antioxidant Capacity and Antioxidant Vitamins of Two Types of Malaysian Underutilized Fruits (A. bilimbi and A. carambola) (ISI-Indexed), International Journal of Food Properties - Article in Journals
2011
  • Cytotoxic effect of carambola ethanolic extract on hormone-dependent human breast cancer cell line (MCF-7), Malaysian Journal of Microscopy - Article in Journals
2010
  • Comparison of total phenolic contents and antioxidant activities of turmeric leaf, pandan leaf and torch ginger flower (SCOPUS-Indexed), International Food Research Journal - Article in Journals

Research

  • An Approach on Food Model System in Reducing Fat, Sugar and Salt While Maintaining Palatability,  Project Leader2018 to 2019, Taylor's University
  • An approach on food model system in reducing fat, sugar and salt while maintaining palatability,  Project Leader2018 to 2020, Taylor's University
  • Satiety-Enhancing and Satiation-Enhancing Food and Beverage Model Development as Weight Management Regime in Asian Population,  Co-researcher2017 to 2022, Taylor's University
  • Satiety-enhancing and satiation-enhancing food and beverage model development as weight management regime in Asian population,  Co-researcher2017 to 2022, Taylor's University
  • In vitro Anti-Metabolic Syndrome Properties of Fucoxanthin-Rich Extract from Malaysian Brown Seaweed ,  Project Leader2015 to 2017, Taylor's University
  • Quantitative Assessment of Taste and Texture of Ethnic Populations in Malaysia ,  Co-researcher2013 to 2015, Taylor's University
  • Sensorial and Consumer Behaviour in Food and Culture: Novel Technologies for Assessing Factors Driving and Marketing a Healthy Lifestyle in Malaysia ,  Project Leader2013 to 2016, National

Awards and Stewardship

  • International University Carnival on E-Learning (IUCEL 2017), Exhibition/Invention, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Best Paper Award , 2017
  • Graduate Research Fellowship, Education, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Fellowship , 2013
  • Bronze Medal for Poster Presentation, Education, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Best Poster Award , 2011
  • Third Prize for Best Poster Award, Education, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Best Poster Award , 2010

Paper Presented

  • Similar taste-nutrient relationships in commonly consumed Dutch and Malaysian foods, SenseAsia 2018: 3rd Asian Sensory and Consumer Research Symposium (CONFERENCE), POSTER PRESENTER , 13/05/2018 to 15/05/2018
  • Sensory Evaluation: An Introductory Workshop, Sensory Evaluation: An Introductory Workshop (SEMINAR), EVENT ORGANISER , 20/02/2017 to 20/02/2017
  • Basic Sensory Evaluation Seminar, Basic Sensory Evaluation Seminar (SEMINAR), EVENT ORGANISER , 29/04/2016 to 29/04/2016
  • Consumer Behaviour in Food and Culture, JSPA/JPA/UTAR Seminar on Physiological Anthropology (SEMINAR), INVITED SPEAKER , 03/03/2016 to 03/03/2016
  • Sodium Reduction on Recipes with Natural Fish Sauce, SBS Lecture Series: Sodium Reduction on Recipes with Natural Fish Sauce (SEMINAR), EVENT ORGANISER , 18/11/2015 to 18/11/2015
  • Sensory Evaluation: Industrial Perspective, Sensory Evaluation: Industrial Perspective (SEMINAR), INVITED SPEAKER , 12/04/2014 to 12/04/2014
  • Sensory Analysis and Consumer Behaviour: Advanced Techniques and Evaluation, Sensory Analysis and Consumer Behaviour: Advanced Techniques and Evaluation (SEMINAR), EVENT ORGANISER , 21/08/2013 to 21/08/2013
  • Yan, S. W. and Ng, W. M. (2015). Proximate Composition, Mineral Content and Amino Acid Composition of Selected Seaweed Species. , 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition: Prevention and Management of Diseases Through the Life Cycle: The Role of Nutrition and Physical Activity (CONFERENCE), POSTER PRESENTER , 26/01/2015 to 29/01/2015
  • Teo, P. S., Smits, K., de Graaf, C., Stieger, M. A., Yan, S. W. and Mars, M. (2014). Concentrations of NaCl, citric acid, and caffeine equal in perceived taste intensity to the sucrose standards of the Spectrum method. , SenseAsia Conference: The Asian Sensory and Consumer Research Symposium (CONFERENCE), POSTER PRESENTER , 11/05/2011 to 13/05/2011
  • Yan, S. W., Rajesh, R., Noorjahan, B. M. A. and Asmah, R. (2011). Cytotoxic effect of carambola ethanolic extract on hormone-dependent human breast cancer cell line (MCF-7). , Functional Foods Conference: Nutritional & Health Implications (CONFERENCE), POSTER PRESENTER , 16/11/2011 to 17/11/2011