Researchers

  • Professor Dr. Phang Siew Moi, FASc

    Areas of Interest:

    Algae and Seaweeds Biotechnology
    Algae for Renewable Energy
    Algae in Bioremediation
    Blue Economy

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Chan Hor Kuan

    Areas of Interest:

    Food Product development
    Probiotics
    Obesity and bone fragility

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Crystale Lim Siew Ying

    Areas of Interest:

    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

    Areas of Interest:

    Phytochemistry
    Biomaterials
    Green Chemistry

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Grrace Ng Hui Suan

    Areas of Interest:

    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

    Areas of Interest:

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

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  • Associate Professor Ts. Dr. Lionel In Lian Aun

    Areas of Interest:

    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

    Areas of Interest:

    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

    Areas of Interest:

    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

    Areas of Interest:

    Probiotics and allergy immunotherapy
    Production of recombinant bioactive proteins

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Teo Swee Sen

    Areas of Interest:

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

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Wong Chen Wai

    Areas of Interest:

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

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  • Associate Professor Dr. Yim Hip Seng

    Areas of Interest:

    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

    Areas of Interest:

    Enzyme Biochemistry
    Phytochemistry and alternative medicine
    Biosensor and Bioremediation

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  • Assistant Professor Dr. Chew Li Lee

    Areas of Interest:

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

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  • Assistant Professor Ts. Dr. Loh Jiun Yan

    Areas of Interest:

    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

    Areas of Interest:

    Systematic Biology and Taxonomy of platyhelminthes
    Bioremediation of marine pollutants

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  • Assistant Professor Dr. Pui Liew Phing

    Areas of Interest:

    Edible film
    Microencapsulation of probiotics and fruit juice
    Fraud detection in food
    3D printing of food

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

    Areas of Interest:

    Childhood obesity intervention
    Maternal nutrition
    Circadian Rhythm and chrononutrition

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  • Assistant Professor Dr. Serene Tung En Hui

    Areas of Interest:

    Childhood Nutrition
    Childhood Obesity
    Cognitve function
    Metabolic Syndrome

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  • Assistant Professor Dr. Tan Choon Hui

    Areas of Interest:

    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

    Areas of Interest:

    Bacterial etiology of autoimmunity diseases

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  • Assistant Professor Alice Phua Choon Yen

    Areas of Interest:

    Ethnobotany of plant resources
    PCR-based caprine embryo sexing

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  • Assistant Professor Stephenie Wong Yoke Wei

    Areas of Interest:

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

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  • Assistant Professor Yap Wai Sum

    Areas of Interest:

    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

    Areas of Interest:

    DNA profiling on degraded samples
    Animal forensic
    Entomotoxicology

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  • Kavita A/P Chirara

    Areas of Interest:

    Genetic Modify food
    Biodegradable food package

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  • Dr. Shashikala Sivapathy

    Areas of Interest:

    Childhood obesity intervention
    Adolescent nutrition
    Obesogenic environment in school

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  • Tan Yong Hui

    Areas of Interest:

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

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