Researchers

  • Associate Professor Dr. Chan Hor Kuan

    Research Areas:

    Food Product development
    Probiotics
    Obesity and bone fragility

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Crystale Lim Siew Ying

    Research Areas:

    Antibiotic resistance and biological responses
    Tumorigenesis and eukaryotic quorum sensing
    Gene expression profiling
    Behaviorial genetics in addiction and autism spectrum disorder

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Eric Chan Wei Chiang

    Research Areas:

    Phytochemistry
    Biomaterials
    Green Chemistry

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Grrace Ng Hui Suan

    Research Areas:

    Bioseparation Technology - Downstream Processing
    Microalgae Fermentation and Biorefinery
    Recovery and Bioactivities of Natural Products
    Fermentation and Bioprocess Engineering

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Ivan Ho Chun Wai

    Research Areas:

    Flavour Technology
    Functional Beverages Product Development
    Antioxidant and Anti-ageing
    Maillard Reaction Technology

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Lionel In Lian Aun

    Research Areas:

    Cancer vaccine engineering and development.
    Application of recombinant probiotics as vectors for oral administration of biologics
    Antibody engineering - humanization, chimerization & immunotoxins
    Development of biosensors for cancer screening

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Nyam Kar Lin

    Research Areas:

    Lipids nanotechnology for food and skincare products
    Microencapsulation technology and formulation (spray drying, complex coacervation, etc)
    Fats and Oils Chemistry and Technology (Extraction, purification, refining, characterisation, analysis, etc)
    Functional Food Development and Sensory Evaluation

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Patrick Nwabueze Okechukwu

    Research Areas:

    Pharmacological (functional) studies: Invivo, invitro and exvivo
    Drug Discovery and Development from Natural product and Synthetic compounds
    Mechanism of drug action Specialization – Diabetes and Diabetes complications (wound healing and bone fragility)
    Main area - Pharmacology, Specialization – Diabetes and Diabetes complications (wound healing and bone fragility)

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Renee Lim Lay Hong

    Research Areas:

    Probiotics and allergy immunotherapy
    Production of recombinant bioactive proteins

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Teo Swee Sen

    Research Areas:

    Wound Healing Potential of Carrageenan
    Aquaponic system using food waste
    Sustainable waste water treatment

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Wong Chen Wai

    Research Areas:

    PPO extraction, characterization and inhibition
    Drying of fruits and vegetables
    Biomaterials

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Yim Hip Seng

    Research Areas:

    Recovery and Functionality of Natural Products
    Microalgae Recovery and Functional Properties
    Formulation of cosmetics - Nanotechnology
    Functional Food Developments

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  • Assistant Professor Dr. Baskaran Gunasekaran

    Research Areas:

    Enzyme Biochemistry
    Phytochemistry and alternative medicine
    Biosensor and Bioremediation

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  • Assistant Professor Dr. Chew Li Lee

    Research Areas:

    Estuarine and coastal ecology and biodiversity (invertebrates and fish)
    Environmental monitoring and assessment (changing environment and impacts)

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  • Assistant Professor Dr. Loh Jiun Yan

    Research Areas:

    Fish functional feed formulation
    Prebiotic, probiotic and immunostimulant development
    Aquatic pollution and bioremediation
    Recirculating Aquaculture System and Biofilter engineering

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  • Assistant Professor Dr. Michelle Soo Oi Yoon

    Research Areas:

    Systematic Biology and Taxonomy of platyhelminthes
    Bioremediation of marine pollutants

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  • Assistant Professor Dr. Pui Liew Phing

    Research Areas:

    Microencapsulation of probiotics
    Edible film
    3D printing of food material and packaging
    Application of Near infra red spectroscopy in food

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  • Assistant Professor Dr. Satvinder Kaur D/O Nachatar Singh

    Research Areas:

    Childhood obesity intervention
    Maternal nutrition
    Circadian Rhythm and chrononutrition

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  • Assistant Professor Dr. Serene Tung En Hui

    Research Areas:

    Childhood Nutrition
    Childhood Obesity
    Cognitve function
    Metabolic Syndrome

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  • Assistant Professor Dr. Tan Choon Hui

    Research Areas:

    Functional food development
    Food preservation and shelf life study
    Biocomposite for food packaging
    Fats and oils technology

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  • Assistant Professor Dr. Yam Hok Chai

    Research Areas:

    Bacterial etiology of autoimmunity diseases

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  • Assistant Professor Alice Phua Choon Yen

    Research Areas:

    Ethnobotany of plant resources
    PCR-based caprine embryo sexing

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  • Assistant Professor Stephenie Wong Yoke Wei

    Research Areas:

    Food safety in food service operation
    Probiotics: screening and microencapsulation studies

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  • Assistant Professor Yap Wai Sum

    Research Areas:

    Computational Biology - Population Genetics
    Nutrigenomics / ADME Related Genes
    Antimicrobial Resistance - synergistic of phytochemical compunds with antibiotic and its mechanim of actions

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  • Dr. Nur Haliza Binti Hassan

    Research Areas:

    DNA profiling on degraded samples
    Animal forensic
    Entomotoxicology

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  • Carolyn Loong Yook Lean

    Research Areas:

    Food product development for healthy ageing
    Food product renovation with functional ingredients
    Shelf life extension in traditional foods

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  • Kavita A/P Chirara

    Research Areas:

    Genetic Modify food
    Biodegradable food package

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  • Shashikala Sivapathy

    Research Areas:

    Childhood obesity intervention
    Adolescent nutrition
    Obesogenic environment in school

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  • Tan Yong Hui

    Research Areas:

    Neuriteoutgrowth and neuroprotective properties of natural compounds
    Growth substrate optimisation for mushroom cultivation
    Enzyme biotechnology
    Bioremediation

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