Dr Lee Learn Han

Senior Lecturer

Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Email: lee.learn.han@monash.edu
Tel: +603 5514 5887
Office: Room 4-4-64

Profile Summary

Dr Lee Learn-Han is Senior Lecturer in Molecular Biology at Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia. As a senior lecturer in Monash, Dr Lee Learn-Han believes that teaching allows him to fulfil an important responsibility as a scientist in the area of biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology and immunology. Indeed in this field, there are basic biological principles that need to be understood and appreciated by students. Among these is the basic understanding of the central dogma of molecular biology which involves processes such as DNA replication, transcription, translation, and cell function. It is his fervent hope that students will come to appreciate and cherish the complexity and beauty of the biological system, and gain more respect towards all living organisms.

To date, he has established two primary teaching philosophies as a lecturer:

1. To make the learning of science fun and enjoyable.

2. To get students to think about science as a process of discovering nature.

In order to achieve these teaching philosophies, Dr Lee realized that he needs to help student to find their love for biology. Therefore it dawned on him that it is important to create an interactive and intellectually-stimulating classroom environment for students. By doing so, he will be able to motivate them and get them more involved. As getting students to actively participate is always a challenge, he has therefore endeavoured to create a comfortable classroom environment where students can feel free to make mistakes, ask questions, and challenge each other’s ideas and comprehension. After some time, he realized that the barriers were slowly breaking down and students started to participate actively in the whole learning process. Once students enjoyed the learning process, eventually the understanding followed.

Personally, he enjoys teaching and interacting with students. He strongly believes that the classroom is an energetic space, where each lecturer can do the special things that he or she wishes to do. As a lecturer and a researcher, he hopes to aspire students to become good biologists and good people who would contribute in helping to make this world a better place to live in.

Current Academic / Research Position

Monash University, Malaysia

  • Leader, Microbiome and Bioresource Research Strength, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences (2018 – Present)
  • Leader & Principal Investigator, Novel Bacteria and Drug Discovery Research Group (NBDD) (2016 – Present)
  • Senior Lecturer (PhD in Molecular Biology), Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences (2016 – Present)

University of Phayao, Thailand

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2018 – Present)
  • Adjunct Senior Research Consultant, Center of Health Outcomes Research and Therapeutic Safety (COHORTS), School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2016 – Present)

Qualifications

  • 2002 – 2005 Bachelor of Science (Honours)(Biomedical Sciences), Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • 2006 – 2008 Master of Science (Molecular Biology), Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • 2008 – 2012 Doctor of Philosophy (Molecular Biology), Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • 2013 – 2014 Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, Monash University

Affiliations

  • International Professional Society
  • Royal Society of Biology, RSB, UK – Chartered Biologist, CBiol
  • Royal Society of Biology, RSB, UK - Member of Royal Society of Biology, MRSB
  • Bergey’s International Society for Microbial Systematics, BISMiS, USA – Lifetime Membership
  • Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, USA – Associate Membership
  • Southeast Asia Association for Food Protection - Lifetime Full Membership

Editorial Board Member

  • Editor-in-Chief (2017 – Present), Progress in Microbes and Molecular Biology (HH Publisher, Gold Open-Access Academic Publisher)
  • Guest Associate Editor, Frontiers in Microbiology (Swiss, Gold Open-Access Academic Publisher, IF: 4.076, Q1)
  • Guest Associate Editor, Frontiers in Pharmacology (Swiss, Gold Open-Access Academic Publisher, IF: 4.418, Q1)
  • Managing Editor, Frontiers in Bioscience

Research / Education interests

Dr Lee Learn-Han is interested in the identification of novel bacteria from various sources using polyphasic approach. Through the discovery of new taxa, he hopes to expand the diversity of resources available for anticancer, neuroprotection, antioxidant and antimicrobial screening programs.

He is also focusing on food safety by studying foodborne pathogens such as Vibrionaceae diversity, multidrug resistant and its management. As a minor research interest, he is also involved in the investigation into roles of microbiome in cancer and the study of miRNA expression in head and neck cancer.

Keywords: Microbial Systematics, Drug Discovery, Food Safety, Microbiome, Medical Microbiology, Molecular Biology

H-index

H-index of 25 & i10-index of 45 (Google Scholar Citation System)

Cumulative Citations

107 articles published with cumulative citations of 1856

International Research Collaboration

  • Genome Trakr Network, organized by Center for Food safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) at US-FDA. Official research agreement between FDA and Novel Bacteria and Drug Discovery Research Group, NBDD were signed on August 2017 and valid till August 2020.
    Research budget estimated to stand at RM2.1 million (~RMB3.4 million) for surveillance and characterization of foodborne pathogens.
    Role: Leader and Principle Investigator of Novel Bacteria and Drug Discovery Research Group (NBDD)
  • Asian Centre for Evidence Synthesis in Population, Implementation and Clinical Outcomes (PICO), Monash Malaysia, in The Global Evidence Synthesis Initiative (GESI).
    Role: Researcher

Publications

Please refer to the full academic profile for the complete list of publications.

Books

Learn-Han Lee* and Pendru Raghunath*. Eds. 2018. Vibrionaceae Diversity, Multidrug Resistant and Management. Lausanne: Frontiers Media. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88945-476-1 . ISBN: 978-2-88945-476-1.

Learn-Han Lee*, Kok-Gan Chan, Jem Stach, Elizabeth M. H. Wellington, Bey-Hing Goh. 2018. The Search for Biological Active Agent(s) from Actinobacteria. Lausanne: Frontiers Media. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88945-567-6

Teng-Hern Tan Loh, Learn-Han Lee, Bey-Hing Goh. 2016. Bioprospecting of anti-Vibrio activity of Streptomyces species. Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-659-85939-7

Learn-Han Lee*, Ab Mutalib Nurul-Syakima, Kok-Gan Chan. 2014. Novel Bacteria Discovery: Mumia Flava gen. nov., sp. nov. An Actinobacterium of The Family Nocardioiceae. Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 13: 978-3-659-57006-3

Book Chapters

Kifayat Ullah Shah, Bey Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee & Tahir Mehmood Khan. Nanoemulsions: Routes of Administration and Applications. In Raj K., Keservani and Anil K. Sharma (Eds.), Nanodispersions for Drug Delivery, 2018 (pp. 73-90). Apple Academic Press Inc, 2019. ISBN: 978-1-77188-701-4

Vengadesh Letchumanan, Hooi-Leng Ser, Wen-Si Tan, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Bey-Hing Goh, Kok-Gan Chan* & Learn-Han Lee*. Genome Sequence of Vibrio parahaemolyticus VP152 Strain Isolated from Penaeus indicus in Malaysia. In Jennifer Ronholm, Sabah Bidawid and Sandra Torriani (Eds.), Game Changer – Next Generation Sequencing and Its Impact on Food Microbiology, 2018 (pp. 87-90). Lausanne: Frontiers Media. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88945-463-1. ISBN: 978-2-88945-463-1

Jodi Woan-Fei Law, Vengadesh Letchumanan, Kok-Gan Chan, and Bey-Hing Goh & Learn-Han Lee*. Insights into Detection and Identification of Foodborne Pathogens. In Om V. Singh (Eds.), Foodborne Pathogens and Antibiotic Resistance, (pp. 153-183). Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, 2017. ISBN: 9781119139164 (pdf) / ISBN: 9781119139171 (epub)

Ser, H. L., Palanisamy, U. D., Yin, W. F., Malek, A. S., Chan, K. G., Goh, B. H. & Lee, L. H.*. Presence of antioxidative agent, Pyrrolo[1,2-a]pyrazine-1,4-dione, hexahydro- in newly isolated Streptomyces mangrovisoli sp. nov. In Sheng Qin, Wen-Jun Li, Syed G. Dastager and Wael N. Hozzein (Eds.), Actinobacteria in special and extreme habitats: diversity, function roles and environmental adaptations, 2016 (pp. 170-180). Lausanne: Frontiers Media. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88945-013-8. ISBN: 978-2-88945-013-8

Tan, L. T. H, Ser, H. L., Yin, W. F., Chan, K. G., Lee, L. H.*, & Goh, B. H.* Investigation of antioxidative and anticancer potentials of Streptomyces sp. MUM256 isolated from Malaysia mangrove soil. In Sheng Qin, Wen-Jun Li, Syed G. Dastager and Wael N. Hozzein (Eds.), Actinobacteria in special and extreme habitats: diversity, function roles and environmental adaptations, 2016 (pp. 181-192). Lausanne: Frontiers Media. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88945-013-8). ISBN 978-2-88945-013-8

Journals

Learn-Han Lee*, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Jodi Woan-Fei Law, Sunny Hei Wong, Vengadesh Letchumanan*. 2018. Discovery on antibiotic resistance patterns of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Selangor reveals carbapenemase producing Vibrio parahaemolytucis in marine and freshwater fish. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02513. 9:2513. ISSN: 1664-302X (IF: 4.019)

Learn-Han Lee*, Kok-Gan Chan*, JEM Stach, Elizabeth M Wellington, Bey-Hing Goh*. 2018. Editorial: The Search for Biological Active Agent(s) from Actinobacteria. Frontiers in Microbiology. 9:824. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00824. ISSN: 1664-302X (IF: 4.076)

Learn-Han Lee*, Pendru Raghunath*. 2018. Editorial: Vibrionaceae Diversity, Multidrug Resistant and Management. Frontiers in Microbiology. 9:563. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00563. ISSN: 1664-302X (IF: 4.076)

Loh Teng-Hern Tan, Kok-Gan Chan, Chim Kei Chan, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Learn-Han Lee*, Bey-Hing Goh*. 2018. Antioxidative Potential of a Streptomyces sp. MUM292 isolated from Mangrove Soil. Biomed Research International. doi: 10.1155/2018/4823126 (IF: 2.476)

Hefa Mangzira Kemung, Tan Loh Teng-Hern, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Kok-Gan Chan, Priyia Pusparajah*, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2018. Streptomyces as a prominent resource of future anti-MRSA drugs. Frontiers in Microbiology. 9:2221. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02221. ISSN: 1664-302X (IF: 4.019)

Heng-Leong Kher, Thiba Krishnan, Vengadesh Letchumanan, Kar-Wai Hong, Kah-Yan How, Learn-Han Lee*, Kok-Keng Tee*, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan*. 2018. Characterization of quorum sensing genes and N-acyl homoserine lactones in Citrobacter amalonaticus strain YG6. Genes. 684. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2018.10.031 (IF: 2.498)

Learn-Han Lee*, Hooi-Leng Ser, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh. 2018. Winning the war against colon cancer: chemo-preventive potential of novel Streptomyces species derived from mangrove forest in Malaysia. GUT, 67:A13. ISSN: 0017-5749 (IF: 17.016)

Learn-Han Lee*, Hooi-Leng Ser, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Ming Long, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib. 2018. Dissecting the gut and brain: potential links between gut microbiota in development of alzheimer’s disease? GUT, 67:A18. ISSN: 0017-5749 (IF: 17.016)

Allah Bukhsh, Tahir M Khan*, Shaun WH Lee, Learn-Han Lee, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh*. 2018. Efficacy of Pharmacist Based Diabetes Educational Interventions on Clinical Outcomes of Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Network Meta-Analysis. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 9:339. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2018.00339 (IF: 4.400)

Learn-Han Lee*, Vengadesh Letchumanan, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Ming Long, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib. 2018. Role of human microbiota in skin dermatitis and eczema: a systematic review. GUT, 67:A19. ISSN: 0017-5749 (IF: 17.016)

Ajaree Rayanakorn, Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee, Tahir Mehmood Khan*, Surasak Saokaew*. 2018. Risk factors for Streptococcus suis infection: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Scientific Report. 8:13358. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-31598-w (IF: 4.122)

Dexter SL Ma, Loh Teng-Hern Tan, Kok-Gan Chan, Wei-Hsum Yap, Priyia Pusparajah, Lay-Hong Chuah, Chiau-Ming Long, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Learn-Han Lee*, Bey-Hing Goh*. 2018. Resveratrol – Potential Antibacterial Agent against Foodborne Pathogens. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 9:102. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2018.00102 (IF: 4.418)

Firdaus A Rahman, Siti S Abdullah, Wan Zanariah WA Manan, Loh Teng-Hern Tan, Chin-Fen Neoh, Long-Chiau Ming, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee, Bey-Hing Goh*, Shahrzad Salmasi, David Bin-Chia Wu, Tahir M Khan*. Efficacy and Safety of Cyclosporine in Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 9:238. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2018.00238 (IF: 4.400)

Teerawattanapong N, Panich P, Kulpokin D, Na Ranong S, Kongpakwattana K, Saksinanon A, Goh BH, Lee Learn-Han, Apisarnthanarak A, Chaiyakunapruk N. 2018. A Systematic Review of the Burden of Multidrug-Resistant Healthcare-Associated Infections among Intensive Care Unit Patients in Southeast Asia: The Rise of Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumanii. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 27:1-9. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.58 (IF: 3.550)

Ashwinder Kaur, Learn-Han Lee, Sek-Chuen Chow, Chee-Mun Fang. 2018. IRF5-mediated immune responses and its implications in immunological disorders. International Reviews of Immunology. doi: 10.1080/08830185.2018.1469629. ISSN: 1563-5244 (IF: 3.279)

Rehman Inayat, Chia David Wu Bin, Ahmed Raheel, Khan Nisar Ahmad, Rahman Aziz, Munib Syed, Lee Learn-Han, Chan Kok-Gan, Kan Tahir Mehmood. A randomized controlled trial for effectiveness of zolpidem versus acupressure on sleep in hemodialysis patients having chronic kidney disease-associated pruritus. Medicine. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000010764. ISSN: 0025-7974 (IF: 2.028)

Allah Bukhsh, Habib Rehman, Tauqeer Hussain Mallhi, Humera Ata, Inayat Ur Rehman, Learn-Han Lee, Bey-Hing Goh, Tahir Mehmood Khan*. 2018. Parents attitude, awareness and behaviour towards influenza vaccination in Pakistan. Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2017.1415686. (IF: 2.157)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Wen-Si Tan, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2018. Genome sequence of Streptomyces gilvigriseus MUSC 26T isolated from mangrove forest. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology. doi: 10.1016/j.bjm.2017.04.012 (IF: 0.96)

Allah Bukhsh*, Xuan Tan, Kok-Gan Chan*, Learn-Han Lee, Bey-Hing Goh, Tahir Mehmood Khan. Effectiveness of pharmacist-led educational interventions of self-care activities and glycemic control of type 2 diabetes patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Patient Preference and Adherence. ISSN: 1177-889X. (IF: 1.733)

Acharaporn Duangjai, Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee, Surasak Saokaew. 2018. Relaxant effects of Azadirachta indica A. Juss var. siamensis Valeton flower extract on isolated rat ileum contractions and the mechanisms of action. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcme.2018.01.003. (Scopus cited)

Jas Min Oh, Long Chiau Ming, Faizah Safina Bakrin, Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee, Tahir Mehmood Khan*. 2018. Social Aspects of Antibiotic use in the South and East Asian Students and General Population. Journal of Young Pharmacists. 10(1): 66-73. (Scopus cited)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*, 2018. Antioxidant and cytotoxic potentials of Streptomyces gilvigriseus MUSC26T isolated from mangrove soil in Malaysia. Progress in Microbes and Molecular Biology. (Google cited)

Tahir Mehmood Khan*, Yee Leng Kok, Allah Bukhsh, Learn-Han Lee, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh. 2018. Incidence of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in burn intensive care unit: a systematic review. GERMS. 8(3): 113-125. doi: 10.18683/germs.2018.1138.

Hooi-Leng Ser, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Wai-Fong Yin, Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee*, Kok-Gan Chan. 2018. Genome sequence of Streptomyces antioxidans MUSC 164T isolated from mangrove forest. Progress in Microbes and Molecular Biology. (Google cited)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Kok-Gan Chan, Wen-Si Tan, Wai-Fong Yin, Bey-Hing Goh*, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Learn-Han Lee*. 2018. Complete genome of mangrove-derived anti-MRSA streptomycete, Streptomyces pluripotens MUSC 135T. Progress in Microbes and Molecular Biology. (Google cited)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Learn-Han Lee*, 2018. Genome sequence of Novosphingobium malaysiense strain MUSC 273T, novel alpha-proteobacterium isolated from intertidal soil. Progress in Microbes and Molecular Biology. (Google cited)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Wen-Si Tan, Huey-Jia Cheng, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee*. 2019. Draft genome of starch-degrading actinobaterium, Microbacterium mangrovi MUSC115T isolated from intertidal sediments. Progress in Drug Discovery and Biomedical Science. (Google cited)

Jodi Woan-Fei Law, Hooi-Leng Ser, Acharaporn Duangjai, Surasak Saokaew, Sarah Ibrahim Bukhari, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Priyia Pusparajah, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2017. Streptomyces colonosanans sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from Malaysia mangrove soil exhibiting antioxidative activity and cytotoxic potential against human colon cancer cell lines. Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:877. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00877. ISSN: 1664-302X (IF: 4.165)

Loh Teng-Hern Tan, Kok-Gan Chan, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Sarah Ibrahim Bukhari, Surasak Saokaew, Acharaporn Duangjai, Priyia Pusparajah, Learn-Han Lee*, Bey-Hing Goh*. 2017. Streptomyces sp. MUM212 as a source of antioxidants with radical scavenging and metal chelating properties. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 8:276. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00276. (IF: 4.418)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Loh Teng-Hern Tan, Jodi Woan-Fei Law, Kok-Gan Chan, Acharaporn Duangjai, Surasak Saokaew, Priyia Pusparajah, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2017. Focused Review: Cytotoxic and antioxidant potentials of mangrove-derived Streptomyces. Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:2065. doi: 10.3389/gmicb.2017.02065. ISSN: 1664-302X (IF: 4.076)

Sing-Peng Heng, Vengadesh Letchumanan, Deng Chuan-Yan, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Lay-Hong Chuah, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh, Priyia Pusparajah*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2017. Vibrio vulnificus: An environmental and clinical burden. Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:997. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00997. ISSN: 1664-302X (IF: 4.165)

Vengadesh Letchumanan, Kok-Gan Chan, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Sarah Ibrahim Bukhari, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2017. Bile sensing: The activation of Vibrio parahaemolyticus virulence. Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:728. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00728. ISSN: 1664-302X (IF: 4.165)

Jodi Woan-Fei Law, Hooi-Leng Ser, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Lay-Hong Chuah, Priyia Pusparajah, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2017. The potential of Streptomyces as biocontrol agents against rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae (Pyricularia oryzae). Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:3. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00003. ISSN: 1664-302X (IF: 4.165)

Loh Teng-Hern Tan, Kok-Gan Chan, Priyia Pusparajah, Wai-Leng Lee, Lay-Hong Chuah, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Learn-Han Lee*, Bey-Hing Goh. 2017. Targeting membrane lipid a potential cancer cure? Frontiers in Pharmacology. 8:12 doi: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00012 (IF: 4.418)

Yi-Lai Yong, Teng-Hern Tan Loh, Chiau-Ming Long, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee, Bey-Hing Goh*, Tahir Mehmood Khan*. 2017. The effectiveness and safety of topical capsaicin in postherpetic neuralgia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 7:538. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2016.00538 (IF: 4.418)

Yuan-Seng Wu, Siew-Ching Ngai, Bey-Hing Goh*, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee, Lay-Hong Chuah*. 2017. Anticancer activities of Surfactin and potential application of nanotechnology assisted Surfactin delivery. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 8:761. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00761 (IF: 4.400)

Sabrina Anne Jacob*, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Learn-Han Lee. 2017. The effect of green tea consumption on prostate cancer risk and progression: a systematic review. Nutrition and Cancer: An International Journal. doi: 10.1080/01635581.2017.1285037 (IF: 2.322)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Wen-Si Tan, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2017. Genome sequence of Streptomyces mangrovisoli MUSC 149T isolated from intertidal sediments. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology. doi: 10.1016/j.bjm.2017.01.013 (IF: 0.96)

Acharaporn Duangjai*, Nitra Nuengchamnong, Learn-Han Lee, Bey-Hing Goh, Surasak Saokaew, Nungruthai Suphrom. 2017. Characterisation of an extract and fractions of Azadirachta indica flower on cholesterol lowering property and intestinal motility. Natural Product Research. doi: 10.1080/14786419.2017.1416386 (IF: 1.828)

Allah Bukhsh, Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee, Tahir Mehmood Khan*. 2017. Effectiveness of conventional interferon and ribavirin combination therapy in chronic Hepatitis C patients in Pakistan. Journal of Infection and Public Health. 10:692-693. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2016.09.012 (IF: 1.194)

S Saokaew, I Kiatsomboon, M Piromyaporn, N Sivasupaporn, P Pusparajah, KG Chan, BH Goh, Learn-Han Lee, T Phayak, K Kengkla, P Wilairat, A Duangjai, M Utsintong. 2017. Repellent and Larvicidal Activity Of Thai Medicinal Plants Against Mosquitoes: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis. Value in Health. 20: A681. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2017.08.1705 (IF: 3.032)

Tahir MK*, Soh YC, Yeoh SF, Lee Learn-Han, Goh BH, Long CM. 2017. Aggregate organ failure rates among dengue patients in Malaysia: Five years’ risk analysis (2010-2015). Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease. doi: 10.12980/apjtd.7.2017D7-208 (Scopus cited)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Uma Devi Palanisamy, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2016. Streptomyces malaysiense sp. nov.: a novel Malaysian mangrove soil actinobacterium with antioxidative activity and cytotoxic potential against human cancer cell lines. Scientific Reports. 6:24247. doi: 10.1038/srep24247. ISSN: 2045-2322 (IF: 5.578)

Tahir Mehmood Khan*, David Bin-Chia Wu*, Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee, Abdul Aziz Alhafez and Azhar Syed Sulaiman. 2016. An observational longitudinal study investigating the effectiveness of 75mg Pregabalin post-hemodialysis among uremic pruritus patients. Scientific Report. 6:36555. doi: 10.1038/srep36555. ISSN: 2045-2322 (IF: 5.228)

Vengadesh Letchumanan, Hooi-Leng Ser, Wen-Si Tan, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Bey-Hing Goh, Kok-Gan Chan* and Learn-Han Lee*. 2016. Genome Sequence of Vibrio parahaemolyticus VP152 Strain Isolated from Penaeus indicus in Malaysia. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7:1410. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01410. ISSN: 1664-302X (IF: 4.165)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Wen-Si Tan, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh* and Learn-Han Lee*. 2016. Draft Genome Sequence of Mangrove-Derived Streptomyces sp. MUSC 125 with Antioxidant Potential. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7:1470. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01470 (IF: 4.165)

Vengadesh Letchumanan, Hooi-Leng Ser, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh* and Learn-Han Lee*. 2016. Genome Sequence of Vibrio parahaemolyticus VP103 Strain Isolated from Shrimp in Malaysia. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7:1496. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01496. ISSN: 1664-302X (IF: 4.165)

Vengadesh Letchumanan, Kok-Gan Chan, Priyia Pusparajah, Surasak Saokeaw, Acharaporn Duangjai, Bey-Hing Goh*, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Learn-Han Lee*. 2016. Insight into bacteriophage application in controlling Vibrio species. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7:1114. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01114. ISSN: 1664-302X (IF: 4.165)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Teng-Hern Tan Loh, Uma Devi Palanisamy, Sri Nurestri Abd Malek, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2016. Streptomyces antioxidans sp. nov., a novel mangrove soil actinobacterium with antioxidative and neuroprotective potentials. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7:899. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00899  (IF: 4.165)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Jodi Woan-Fei Law, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk, Sabrina Anne Jacob, Uma Devi Palanisamy, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2016. Fermentation conditions that affect clavulanic acid production in Streptomyces clavuligerus: a systematic review. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7:522. doi 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00522. ISSN: 1664-302X (IF: 4.165).

Kuan Shion Ong, Yoong Jit Aw, Learn-Han Lee, Catherine M. Yule, Yuen Lin Cheow, Sui Mae Lee*. 2016. Burkholderia paludis sp. nov., a siderophore-producing novel Burkholderia cepacia complex species, isolated from Malaysian tropical peat swamp soil. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7:2016. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.02046. ISSN: 1664-302X (IF: 4.165)

Hui-Li Tan, Kok-Gan Chan, Priyia Pusparajah, Acharaporn Duangjai, Surasak Saokaew, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Learn-Han Lee* and Bey-Hing Goh*. 2016. Rhizoma Coptidis: A Potential Cardiovascular Protective Agent. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 7:362. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2016.00362. ISSN: 1663-9812 (IF: 4.418)

Hui-Li Tan, Kok-Gan Chan, Priyia Puparajah, Surasak Saokaew, Achara Duangjai, Learn-Han Lee*, Bey-Hing Goh*. 2016. Anti-cancer properties of the naturally occurring Aphrodisiacs: Icariin and its derivatives. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 7:191. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2016.00362. ISSN: 1663-9812 (IF: 4.418)

Calyn Tang, Ching-Xin Hoo, Tan Loh Teng-Hern, Priyia Pusparajah, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Learn-Han Lee, Bey-Hing Goh*, and Kok-Gan Chan*. 2016. Golden needle mushroom: A culinary medicine with evidenced-based biological activities and health promoting properties. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 7:474. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2016.00474. ISSN: 1663-9812 (IF: 4.418)

Priyia Pusparajah*, Learn-Han Lee*, Khalid Abdul Kadir. 2016. Molecular Markers of Diabetic Retinopathy: Potential Screening Tool of the Future? Frontiers in Physiology. 7:200. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2016.00200. ISSN: 1664-042X (IF: 4.031)

Tan Loh Teng-Hern, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee*, Bey-Hing Goh*. 2016. Streptomyces bacteria as potential probiotics in aquaculture. Frontiers in microbiology. 7:79. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00079 (IF: 4.165)

Hui-Li Tan, Kok-Gan Chan, Priyia Pusparajah, Learn-Han Lee*, Bey-Hing Goh*. Gynura procumbens: an overview of the biological activities. 2016. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 7:52. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2016.00052.  (IF: 4.418)  ISSN: 1663-9812

Yoong-Kit Aw, Kuan-Shion Ong, Learn-Han Lee, Yuen-Lin Cheow, Chatherine Yule, Sui-Mae Lee*. 2016. Newly isolated Paenibacillus tyrfis sp. nov., from Malaysian tropical peat swamp soil with broad spectrum antimicrobial activity. Frontiers in microbiology. 7:219. doi: 10.3389/fmcib.2016.00219. ISSN: 1664-302X (IF: 4.165)

Nurullhudda Zainal, Hooi-Leng Ser, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Keng Tee, Learn-Han Lee*, Kok-Gan Chan. 2016. Streptomyces humi sp. nov., an actinobacterium isolated from soil of mangrove forest. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek Journal of Microbiology. doi: 10.1007/s10482-016-0653-1. ISSN: 1572-9699 (IF: 1.806)

Weng-Keong Chan, Loh Teng-Hern Tan, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee*, Bey-Hing Goh. 2016. Nerolidol: A Sesquiterpene Alcohol wuth Multi-Faceted Pharmacological and Biological Activites. Molecules. 21:529. doi: 10.3390/molecules21050529. ISSN: 1420-3049 (IF: 2.465)

Adzzie-Shazleen Azman, Iekhsan Othman, Chee-Mun Fang, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2016. Antibacterial, anticancer and neuroprotective activities of rare actinobacteria from mangrove forest soils. Indian Journal of Microbiology. doi: 10.1007/s12088-016-0627-z. ISSN: 0046-8991 (IF: 1.143)

Jacob Sabrina Anne*, Khan Tahir Mehmood, Pusparajah, Priyia, Velu Saraswati, Learn-Han Lee, Davey Tamzyn. 2016. Students’ Perceived Predictors of an Effective Active Learning/Problem-based Learning Session: A Pilot Study. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research. 46:1-5. doi: 10.1002/jppr.1150. ISSN: 1445-937X

Vengadesh Letchumanan, Priyia Pusparajah, Tan Loh Teng Hern, Wai Fong Yin, Learn-Han Lee*, Kok Gan Chan. 2015. Occurrence and antibiotic resistance of Vibrio parahaemolyticus from shellfish in Selangor, Malaysia. Frontiers in Microbiology. 6:1417. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01417 (IF: 3.989)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2015. Evaluation of antioxidative and cytotoxic activities of Streptomyces pluripotens MUSC 137 isolated from mangrove soil in Malaysia. Frontiers in Microbiology. 6:1398. doi: 10.3389/fmcib.2015.01398 (IF: 3.989)

Tan Loh Teng-Hern, Hooi-Leng Ser, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee*, Bey-Hing Goh*. 2015. Investigation of antioxidant and anticancer potentials of Streptomyces sp. MUM256 isolated from Malaysia mangrove soil. Frontiers in Microbiology. 6:1316. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01316 (IF: 3.989)

Jodi Woan-Fei Law, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee*. 2015. An insight into the isolation, enumeration and molecular detection of Listeria monocytogenes in food. Frontiers in Microbiology. 6:1227. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01227 (IF: 3.989)

Adzzie-Shazleen Azman, Nurullhudda Zainal, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee*. 2015. Monashia flava gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium of the family Intrasporangiaceae. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. doi: 10.1099/ijdem.0.000753 (IF: 2.511)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Uma Devi Palanisamy, Wai-Fong Yin, Sri Nurestri Abd Malek, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2015. Presence of antioxidative agent, Pyrrolo[1,2-a]pyrazine-1,4-dione, hexahydro- in newly isolated Streptomyces mangrovisoli sp. nov. Frontiers in Microbiology. 6:854 doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00854 (IF: 3.989)

Adzzie-Shazleen Azman, Iekhsan Othman, Saraswati S. Velu, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee*. 2015. Mangrove rare actinobacteria: Taxonomy, natural compound and discovery of bioactivity. Frontiers in Microbiology. 6:856. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00856 (IF: 3.989)

Vengadesh Letchumanan, Kok-Gan Chan and Learn-Han Lee*. 2015. An insight of traditional plasmid curing in Vibrio species. Frontiers in Microbiology. 6:735. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00735 (IF: 3.989)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Wen-Si Tan, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Huey-Jia Cheng, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee*. 2015. Genome sequence of Streptomyces pluripotens MUSC 135T exhibiting antibacterial and antioxidant activity. Marine Genomics. 24:281-283. doi: 10.1016/j.margen.2015.09.010 (IF: 1.792)

Loh Teng Hern Tan, Learn-Han Lee, Wai Fong Yin, Chim Kei Chan, Habsah Abdul Kadir, Kok Gan Chan, Bey Hing Goh*. 2015. Traditional Uses, Phytochemistry, and Bioactivities of Cananga odorata (Ylang-Ylang). Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2015, 30 pages. doi: 10.1155/2015/896314 (IF: 1.880)

Kei-Xian Tan, Sabrina Anne Jacob, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee*. 2015. An overview of the characteristics of the novel avian influenza A H7N9 virus in humans. Frontiers in Microbiology. 6:140. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00140 (IF: 3.941)

Vengadesh Letchumanan, Wai-Fong Yin, Learn-Han Lee* and Kok-Gan Chan. 2015. Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolated from retail shrimps in Malaysia. Frontiers in Microbiology. 6:33. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00033 (IF: 3.941)

Jodi Woan-Fei Law, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee*. 2015. Rapid methods for the detection of foodborne bacterial pathogens: principles, applications, advantages and limitations. Frontiers in Microbiology. 5:770. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00770 (IF: 3.941)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Nurullhudda Zainal, Uma Devi Palanisamy, Bey-Hing Goh, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee*. 2015. Streptomyces gilvigriseus sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from mangrove forest soil. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek Journal of Microbiology. 107:1369-1378. doi: 10.1007/s10482-015-0431-5 (IF: 2.137)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Wen-Si Tan, Huey-Jia Cheng, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan and Learn-Han Lee*. 2015. Draft genome of amylolytic actinobacterium, Sinomonas humi MUSC 117T isolated from intertidal soil. Marine Genomics. doi: 10.1016/j.margen.2015.05.012 (IF: 1.971)

Shu-Kee Eng, Priyia Pusparajah, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Hooi-Leng Ser, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee*. 2015. Salmonella: A review on pathogenesis, epidemiology and antibiotic resistance. Frontiers in Life Science. doi: 10.1080/21553769.2015.1051243 (IF: 0.864)

Yoke-Kqueen Cheah*, Learn-Han Lee, Cheng-Yun Catherine Chieng, Vui-Ling Clemente Michael Wong. 2015. Isolation, identification and screening of Actinobacteria in volcanic soil of Deception Island (the Antarctic) for antimicrobial metabolites. Polish Polar Research. 36 (1): 67-78 (IF: 0.788)

Learn-Han Lee*, Adzzie-Shazleen Azman, Nurullhudda Zainal, Wai-Fong Yin, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Kok-Gan Chan. 2015. Sinomonas humi sp. nov., an amylolytic actinobacterium isolated from mangrove forest soil. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 65:996-1002. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.000053-0 (IF: 2.798)

Vengadesh Letchumanan, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee*. 2014. Vibrio parahaemolyticus: A Review on the Pathogenesis, Prevalence and Advance Molecular Identification Techniques. Frontiers in Microbiology. 5:705. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00705 (IF: 3.941)

Ab Mutalib Nurul-Syakima*, Lee Learn-Han, Cheah Yoke-Kqueen. 2014. miR-205 in situ expression and localization of head and neck tumor tissue array. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 15 (21):9071-9015 (IF: 1.500)

Tan Loh Teng-Hern, Chan Kok-Gan, Lee Learn Han*. 2014. Application of Bacteriophage in Biocontrol of Major Foodborne Bacterial Pathogens. Journal of Molecular Biology and Molecular Imaging. 1(1): 9

Learn-Han Lee*, Nurullhudda Zainal, Adzzie-Shazleen Azman, Shu-Kee Eng, Goh Bey-Hing, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan. 2014. Diversity and antimicrobial activities of Actinobacteria isolated from tropical mangrove sediments in Malaysia. The Scientific World Journal. 2014, 14 pages. doi: 10.1155/2014/698178 (IF: 1.219)

Learn-Han Lee*, Nurullhudda Zainal, Adzzie-Shazleen Azman, Shu-Kee Eng, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan. 2014. Streptomyces pluripotens sp. nov., a bacteriocin-producingstreptomycete inhibiting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 64:3297-3306 (IF: 2.798)

Learn-Han Lee*, Adzzie-Shazleen Azman, Nurullhudda Zainal, Shu-Kee Eng, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Wai-Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan. 2014. Microbacterium mangrovi sp. nov., an amylolytic actinobacterium isolated from Tanjung Lumpur mangrove forest. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 64:3513-3519 (IF: 2.798)

Learn-Han Lee*, Nurullhudda Zainal, Adzzie-Shazleen Azman, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Kui Hong, Kok-Gan Chan.. 2014. Mumia flava gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium of the family Nocardioidaceae. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 64:1461-1467 (IF: 2.798)

Learn-Han Lee*, Adzzie-Shazleen Azman, Nurullhudda Zainal, Shu-Kee Eng, Chee-Mun Fang, Kui Hong, Kok-Gan Chan. 2014. Novosphingobium malaysiense sp. nov., isolated from mangrove sediment. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 64:1194-1201 (IF: 2.798)

Learn-Han Lee, Yoke-Kqueen Cheah*, Shiran Mohd Sidik, Yi-Li Tang, Qing-Yi Xie, Hai-Peng Lin, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Kui Hong. 2013. Barrientosiimonas humi gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium of the family Dermacoccaceae. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 63:241-248 (IF: 2.798)

A.S.Fadzlina, A.M.N. Nasyriq, M.N. Noor Faezah, L.H. Lee, Y.K. Cheah and S. Sukardi*. 2013. Detection of PLC-ζ From Testis of Rattus Argentiventer (Rice-Field Rat) Using RT-PCR and qRT-PCR. IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences (IOSR-JPBS). 8:65-74

Nasyriq, A.M.N., Fadzlina, A.S., Noor Faezah, M.N., Lee, L.H., Cheah Y.K. and Sukardi, S*. Isolation and Detection of PLCζ (Sperm Factor Protein) in Testes of Rattus rattus diardii Using One-Step RT-PCR. 2013. Malaysian Journal of Animal Science. 16:47-52

Conference Proceedings

Learn-Han Lee*. 2018. Treasure from mangrove forest: Discovery of novel Streptomyces pluripotens with novel anti-MRSA protein. In 1st NBDD-BMEX-COHORTS Alliance (NBCA) Forum: Scientific Development through Integrative Research, 11-12 August 2018 at Monash University Malaysia. Organized by NBCA. Pg 7 (As Keynote Plenary Speaker, Forum Moderator and Session Chairman)

Learn-Han Lee*, Hooi-Leng Ser, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh. 2018. Treasures from mangrove forest: Discovery of novel streptomycetes and their bioactive potentials. In The 7th International Conference on Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases, June 4-6, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Osaka, Japan. Organized by Conference Series. Pg. 18 (As distinguish invited oral speaker and conference moderator).

Vengadesh Letchumanan, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee*. 2018. Detection and antibiotic resistance profiles of Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolated from seafood in Selangor. In 1st NBDD-BMEX-COHORTS Alliance (NBCA) Forum: Scientific Development through Integrative Research, 11-12 August 2018 at Monash University Malaysia. Organized by NBCA. Pg 11 (Oral Presentation)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee*. 2018. The future ABC, “Anti-Big C” with novel Streptomyces. In 1st NBDD-BMEX-COHORTS Alliance (NBCA) Forum: Scientific Development through Integrative Research, 11-12 August 2018 at Monash University Malaysia. Organized by NBCA. Pg 12 (Oral Presentation)

Jodi Woan-Fei Law, Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee*. 2018. Diversity and biosystematics of novel Streptomyces from mangrove in Sarawak. In 1st NBDD-BMEX-COHORTS Alliance (NBCA) Forum: Scientific Development through Integrative Research, 11-12 August 2018 at Monash University Malaysia. Organized by NBCA. Pg 13 (Oral Presentation)

Loh Teng-Hern Tan, Learn-Han Lee, Bey-Hing Goh*. 2018. Anticancer mechanisms of Streptomyces sp. MUM256 EA against HCT116 colon cancer cell mediated by inducing apoptosis and cell cycle arrest. In 1st NBDD-BMEX-COHORTS Alliance (NBCA) Forum: Scientific Development through Integrative Research, 11-12 August 2018 at Monash University Malaysia. Organized by NBCA. Pg 14 (Oral Presentation)

Hefa Mangzira Kemung, Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee*. 2018. Bioprospecting Streptomyces species derived from mangrove soil for anti-MRSA activity. In 1st NBDD-BMEX-COHORTS Alliance (NBCA) Forum: Scientific Development through Integrative Research, 11-12 August 2018 at Monash University Malaysia. Organized by NBCA. Pg 21 (Oral Presentation)

Camille Keisha Mahendra, Thet Thet Htar, Lay-Hong Chuah, Priyia Pusparajah, Learn-Han Lee, Bey-Hing Goh*. 2018. The risks vs benefits of ultraviolet ray exposure towards humanity and the potential use of natural products as a UV protectant and phototherapy. In 1st NBDD-BMEX-COHORTS Alliance (NBCA) Forum: Scientific Development through Integrative Research, 11-12 August 2018 at Monash University Malaysia. Organized by NBCA. Pg 22 (Oral Presentation)

Mohammad Nurul Amin, Long Chiau Ming, Firas Afiqah Nor Azizi, Abdul Haseeb, Amal K Suliaman, Mohammed Abdul Hameed, Learn-Han Lee, Bey-Hing Goh, Khan M Tahir.Poster entitled “Pharmacy Students’ Inter-Professional Perceptions towards the Pharmacy Profession in Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia and Malaysia” In 1st NBDD-BMEX-COHORTS Alliance (NBCA) Forum: Scientific Development through Integrative Research, 11-12 August 2018 at Monash University Malaysia. Organized by NBCA. Pg 27 (Poster presentation)

Hooi-Leng Ser*, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee*. 2018. Antioxidative and neuroprotective potentials of a novel mangrove soil actinobacterium, Streptomyces antioxidans sp. nov. MUSC164T. In The 7th International Conference on Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases, June 4-6, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Osaka, Japan. Organized by Conference Series. Pg 31 (Poster Presentation).

Jodi Woan-Fei Law*, Hooi-Leng Ser, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee*. 2018. Streptomyces colonosanans sp. nov., a noel actinobacterium isolated from Malaysia mangrove soil exhibiting antioxidative activity and cytotoxic potential against human colon cancer cell lines. In The 7th International Conference on Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases, June 4-6, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Osaka, Japan. Organized by Conference Series. Pg. 30 (Poster Presentation).

Vengadesh Letchumanan*, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee*. 2018. Detecton of antibiotic resistant Vibrio parahaemolyticus in seafood and management. In The 7th International Conference on Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases, June 4-6, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Osaka, Japan. Organized by Conference Series. Pg 32 (Poster Presentation).

Learn-Han Lee*, Hooi-Leng Ser, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh. Winning the war against colon cancer: chemo-preventive potential of novel Streptomyces species derived from mangrove forest in Malaysia. In The International Digestive Disease Forum (IDDF), 9-10 June 2018, Hong Kong. Pg37 (As poster Presenter)

Learn-Han Lee*, Hooi-Leng Ser, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Long-Chiau Ming, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib. Dissecting the gut and brain: Potential links between gut microbiota in development of Alzheimer's disease? In The International Digestive Disease Forum (IDDF), 9-10 June 2018, Hong Kong. Pg37 (As poster Presenter)

Learn-Han Lee*, Vengadesh Letchumanan, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Long-Chiau Ming, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh, Nurul-Syakima Ab Mutalib. Role of Human Microbiota in Skin Dermatitis and Eczema: A Systematic Review. In The International Digestive Disease Forum (IDDF), 9-10 June 2018, Hong Kong. Pg37 (As poster Presenter)

Learn-Han Lee*, Hooi-Leng Ser, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh. 2017. The cancer chemo-preventive potential of novel Streptomyces strains derived from mangrove forest in Malaysia. In The 2nd International Conference on Applied Microbiology and Beneficial Microbes, October 23-25, 2017 at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Osaka, Japan. Organized by Conference Series. Pg 17 (As distinguish invited oral speaker and conference moderator).

Learn-Han Lee*, Hooi-Leng Ser, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh. 2017. Streptomyces antioxidans sp. nov., a novel mangrove soil actinobacterium with antioxidative and neuroprotective potentials. In International Committee for “The JSPS-NRCT Follow-Up Seminar 2017 and 33rd International Annual Meeting in Pharmaceutical Sciences (JSPS-NRCT 2017 and IAMPS 33), 2-3 March 2017” at Berkeley Hotel Pratunam, Bangkok, Thailand. Organized by Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chula Global Network, Chulalongkorn University. Pg. 72 (As invited oral speaker and lecture)

Bey-Hing Goh, Hooi-Leng Ser, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee. 2017. Skyfruit as a potential natural medicine for male fertility. In International Committee for “The JSPS-NRCT Follow-Up Seminar 2017 and 33rd International Annual Meeting in Pharmaceutical Sciences (JSPS-NRCT 2017 and IAMPS 33), 2-3 March 2017” at Berkeley Hotel Pratunam, Bangkok, Thailand. Organized by Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chula Global Network, Chulalongkorn University. Pg. 71 (Oral Presentation)

Learn-Han Lee*, Hooi-Leng Ser, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh. 2017. The cancer chemopreventive potential of novel Streptomyces strains deriverasd from mangrove forest. In 24th Asia Pacific Cancer Conference in conjunction with the 43rd Annual Meeting of Korean Cancer Association, June 22-24 2017 at COEX Convention Center Seoul, Korea. Pg. 89 (As Poster Presenter)

Learn-Han Lee*. 2017. “Novel Bacteria and Drug Discovery (NBDD) Research Group – Current and Future Direction”. In UMBI UKM Research Update Series No. 34/2017, UKM Medical Molecular Biology Institute (UMBI) on 29th September 2017 (As Invited Distinguish Lecture Speaker)

Mohammad Nurul Amin, Long Chiau Ming, Firas Afiqah Nor Azizi, Abdul Haseeb, Amal K Suliaman, Mohammed Abdul Hameed, Learn-Han Lee, Bey-Hing Goh, Khan M Tahir.Poster entitled “Pharmacy Students’ Inter-Professional Perceptions towards the Pharmacy Profession in Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia and Malaysia” presented at the Asian Conference on Clinical Pharmacy, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. 28th July 2017. (Poster presentation)

Learn-Han Lee*, Hooi-Leng Ser, Kok-Gan Chan. Bey-Hing Goh. 2016. Streptomyces malaysiense sp. nov.: A novel Malaysian mangrove soil actinobacterium with antioxidative activity and cytotoxic potential against human cancer cell lines. In BIT’s 7th World Gene Convention – 2016, Sheraton Shanghai Waigaoqiao Hotel, Shanghai, China, 3-5th November, 2016. Pg 112 (As invited oral speaker and co-chairman).

Learn-Han Lee*, Hooi-Leng Ser, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh. 2016. Streptomyces antioxidans sp. nov., a novel mangrove soil actinobacterium with antioxidative and neuroprotective potentials. In Monash Science Symposium 2016, Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia, 21-23th Nov, 2016. Pg 34 (As invited oral speaker)

Jodi Woan-Fei Law, Hooi-Leng Ser, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2016. The potential of Streptomyces as biocontrol agent against rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae (Pyricularia oryzae). In Australia Society for Microbiology, ASM Annual Scientific Meeting and Exhibition 2016, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia, 3-6th July, 2016. Pg 159. (Poster Presentation)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Uma Devi Palanisamy, Wai Fong Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh*, Learn-Han Lee*. 2016. A novel actinobacterium, Streptomyces malaysiense sp. nov., isolated from Malaysian mangrove soil with cytotoxic potential against human cancer cell lines. In Australia Society for Microbiology, ASM Annual Scientific Meeting and Exhibition 2016, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia, 3-6th July, 2016. Pg 166. (Poster Presentation)

Tan Loh Teng Hern, Ser Hooi Leng, Yin Wai Fong, Chan Kok Gan, Lee Learn Han*, Goh Bey Hing*. 2016. MUM256: A Malaysia mangrove soil Streptomyces species with apoptosis-inducing properties in cancer cells. In Australia Society for Microbiology, ASM Annual Scientific Meeting and Exhibition 2016, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia, 3-6th July, 2016. Pg 168. (Poster Presentation)

Learn-Han Lee*, Vengadesh Letchumanan, Kok-Gan Chan. 2015. Dissemination of Antibiotic Resistant Vibrio Parahaemolyticus Strains in Malaysia Seafood. In BIT’s 6th World Gene Convention – 2015, Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao, China, 13-15th November, 2015. Pg 92 (As oral speaker and co-chairman).

Hooi-Leng Ser, Marilyn Tan, Uma Palanisamy, Wai-Fong, Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee*. 2015. Exploring the Genomic Sequence of a Novel Actinobacterium with Bioactive Potential, Streptomyces mangrovisoli MUSC 149T. In 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting: “Interactions Integrating Science and Society”, University of Malaya, Malaysia. 8-9th September, 2015. Pg 45-46. (Poster Presentation)

Vengadesh Letchumanan, Wai-Fong, Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee*. 2015. Occurrence and antimicrobial susceptibility of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in shrimps from Malaysia. In 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting: “Interactions Integrating Science and Society”, University of Malaya, Malaysia. 8-9th September, 2015. Pg 45. (Poster Presentation)

Sabrina Anne Jacob, Learn-Han Lee, Saraswati S. Velu, Priyia Pusparajah, Tamzyn Maria Davey. 2015. Pharmacy students’ perceived effectiveness of problem-based learning vs didactic teaching in a pharmacy program in Malaysia. In 3rd Dubai International Conference in Higher Education: “Today’s Universities: Combining rigour with relevance”, Michigan State University, Dubai. February 01-03, 2015. Pg 41. (Poster Presentation)

Hooi-Leng Ser, Huey-Jia Cheng, Wen-Si Tan, Nurulhudda Zainal, Wai-Fong, Yin, Kok-Gan Chan, Learn-Han Lee*. 2014. Streptomyces pluripotens MUSC 135T: Complete Genome and Whole Genome Optical Mapping Analysis of a Novel Actinobacterium. In 21st MSMBB Annual Scientific Meeting: “Biotechnology for Global Sustainability and Prosperity”, Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia. 1-3rd October 2014. Pg 91. (Poster Presentation)

Research Grants

National Industry Grant from Biomerge Sdn Bhd for funding of RM240,000 [Nov 2017 till Nov 2020] for project entitled “Fermentation Media Development for Applied Microbiology” (As Principle Investigator).

Travel Grant (USD 500) to attend the International Digestive Disease Forum (IDDF): Captivating Science, Inspiring Minds, 9-10 June 2018, Hong Kong. Participated as e-poster presenter

Travel Grant (USD 1000) to attend the International Organizing Committee for 7th International Conference on Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases, June 4-5 June, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Hotel, at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Osaka, Japan. Participated as International Organizing Committee, Conference Moderator and Oral Speaker.

International Funding from US-FDA (RM2.1 million) via the Genome Trakr Network, organized by Center for Food safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) at US-FDA. Official research agreement between FDA and Novel Bacteria and Drug Discovery Research Group, NBDD were signed on August 2017 and valid till August 2020. (As Principle Investigator)

4th Prize winner in Monash Early Career Educator’s Forum 2017. Organized by Monash Education Academy and Monash Malaysia Education Office on 7th Feb 2017. Awarded research funding of RM2,000 [Feb 2017-Dec 2017, Project No. ECELEE17].

Travel Grant (USD 1000) to attend International Committee for “The JSPS-NRCT Follow-Up Seminar 2017 and 33rd International Annual Meeting in Pharmaceutical Sciences (JSPS-NRCT 2017 and IAMPS 33), 2-3 March 2017” at Berkeley Hotel Pratunam, Bangkok, Thailand. Participated as International Organizing Committee and Oral Speaker.

PVC’s Award for Excellence in Research, Early Career, 2015. Awarded research funding of RM10,000 [April 2016-Nov 2016, Project No. PVC-ECR-2016].

National ScienceFund Grant from MOSTI for funding of RM180,000 [Oct 2015 – Feb 2018] for project entitled “Discovery of Novel Bacteriocin-Producing Genes in a Novel Streptomyces sp. MUSC 135T, a Streptomycete inhibiting Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus” [MOSTI ScienceFund Grant, Project No. 06-02-10-SF0300] (As Principle Investigator).

ECR Grant from Monash University Malaysia of RM27,000 [17 Sep 2014 – 17 Sep 2015, Vote Number 5140077-000-00] for project entitled “Isolation of Bioactive Metabolites Producing Actinobacteria from Mangrove Soils in Malaysia” (As Principle Investigator).

National FRGS Grant from MOHE for funding of RM150,000 [May 2013 – April 2016, Vote Number: 2500110] for project entitles “Role of Interferon Regulatory Factor 5 (IRF-5) in the regulation of Interleukin (IL)-13, a key mediator of allergic asthma” (As Principle Investigator).

RUGS Grant from Universiti Putra Malaysia (2011-2012) for RM15,000 [Vote Number: 9199828] for project entitled “Novel Actinobacteria discovery”.

Research Supervision

Research Students (Present)

Tan Loh Teng-Hern
PhD Candidate in Monash University Malaysia, June 2015
Present, as main-supervisor
Title: Chemical profiling of cytotoxic and neuroprotective metabolites derived from mangrove actinobacteria.

Jodi Law Woan-Fei
PhD Candidate in Monash University Malaysia, June 2015
Present, as main-supervisor
Title: Diversity and biosystematics of novel actinobacteria isolated from Sarawak mangrove forest

Hefa Mangzira Kemung
PhD Candidate in Monash University Malaysia, July 2017
Present, as main-supervisor
Title: Streptomyces as sources of future MRSA drugs

Ajaree Rayanakorn
PhD Candidate in Monash University Malaysia, Sept 2017
Present, as main-supervisor
Title: Prevalence and susceptibility to Streptococcus suis infection and economic burden in Thailand

Camille Keisha Mahendra
PhD Candidate in Monash University Malaysia, Aug 2018
Present, as co-supervisor
Title: Bioprospecting of Swietenia macrophylla King for protection against phototoxicity.

Ashwinder Kaur
PhD Candidate in Nottingham University Malaysia, Oct 2014
Present, as co-supervisor
Title: Role of Interferon Regulatory Factor 5 (IRF-5) in the regulation of Interleukin (IL)-13, a key mediator of allergic asthma

Research Students (Graduated)

Ser Hooi Leng
PhD in Medicine, Monash University, Oct 2014 – April 2018
Main-supervisor
Thesis entitled “Biosystematics of novel Streptomyces from mangrove in Malaysia”

Adzzie-Shazlen Azman
PhD in Medicine, Monash University, Oct 2012 – May 2016
Main-supervisor
Thesis entitled “Discovery of novel rare actinobacteria Isolated from mangrove environments in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia”

Vengadesh A/L Letchumanan
PhD in Microbiology, University of Malaysia, Sept 2014 – Aug 2018 Main-supervisor
Thesis entitled “Prevalence and discovery of multidrug resistant genes in food pathogens especially Vibrio species in Seafood from Selangor, Malaysia”

Aw Yoong Kit
PhD in Science, Monash University, Nov 2013 – Jan 2018
Main-supervisor
Thesis entitled “Paenibacillus tyrfis Mst1, a novel antimicrobial producing bacterium”

Ong Kuan Shion
PhD in Science, Monash University, April 2014 – Jan 2018
Main-supervisor
Thesis entitled “Identification and characterization of pyochelin produced by a novel bacterium Burkholderia palidus”

Eng Shu-Kee
Honours, Medical Bioscience, Year 2014
Thesis entitled “Isolation and Characterization of Streptomyces sp. from Malaysia Mangrove Sediments for Antibacterial Activity”

Tan Kei-Xian
Honours, Medical Bioscience, Year 2014
Thesis entitled “Phylogenetic Analysis of Bioactive Streptomyces Strains Producing Antimicrobial Secondary Metabolites from Mangrove Environment”

Jodi Law Woan-Fei
Honours, Medical Bioscience, Year 2014
Thesis entitled “Isolation and Detection of Vibrio cholera in freshwater fish from Wetmarkets and Supermarkets in Selangor state, Malaysia”

Loh Tan Teng-Hern
Honours, Medical Bioscience, Year 2014
Thesis entitled “Molecular Detection, Characterization and Antibiotic Susceptibility of Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolated from seafood”

Awards and Achievements

  • Malaysia’s Research Star Award (MRSA) 2018 Winner.  Awarded the prestigious MRSA 2018 by Ministry of Education Malaysia for as sole recipient for the category “High Impact Paper in Medical Sciences”. In recognition of outstanding performance and contribution to Medical Sciences in Malaysia.
  • 4th Prize winner in Monash Early Career Educator’s Forum 2017, “Transforming Education Through Trailblazing Innovations (TETI) 2017”. Organized by Monash Education Academy and Monash Malaysia Education Office on 7th Feb 2017. Awarded research funding of RM2,000 [Feb 2017-Dec 2017, Project No. ECELEE17].
  • TTLBF (TienTi Lee Biomedical Foundation) – YSPSAH Excellent Scientific Paper Award 2016. With article published in Scientific Reports. 2016. 6:24247. doi: 10.1038/srep24247. ISSN: 2045-2322 (IF: 5.578)
  • PVC’s Award for Excellence in Research, Early Career, 2015. Awarded research funding of RM10,000 [April 2016-Nov 2016, Project No. PVC-ECR-2016].
  • International Best Poster Award, Asian Conference on Clinical Pharmacy, 2017.
  • Nominated Top 5 for MERCK YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD (MYSA) 2010 Bioscience category
  • Best Poster Award, 4th Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica (MISA4): “Legacy of IPY to the Tropics”, 2009
  • Graduates Research Fellowship (1 Oct 2008 – 30 Dec 2011)
  • Graduates Research Fellowship (1 July 2007 – 30 June 2008)
  • Silver Medal for ‘Virulotyping of Salmonella enterica subso. Enterica.’, Exhibition of Invention, Research & Innovation, UPM, 2008.
  • Silver Medal for ‘The analysis of rabbits (Oryctologus cuniculus) PLCzeta in comparison with other mammals’, Exhibition of Invention, Research & Innovation Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM, 2005.
  • Bronze Medal for ‘Multiplex PCR detection of Bacterial Pathogen Targeting Salmonella, Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio parahaemolyticus.’, Exhibition of Invention, Research & Innovation, UPM, 2007.
  • Bronze Medal for ‘Evidence of PLC-zeta (a sperm factor protein responsible for embryonic development) in paddy rats’, Exhibition of Invention, Research & Innovation, UPM, 2007.
  • Bronze Medal for ‘Discriminatory of Salmonella spp. by ERIC-PCR’, Exhibition of Invention, Research & Innovation, UPM, 2006.
  • Bronze Medal for ‘Identification and Cloning of Kampung Chicken (Gallus domesticus) Phospholipase C-zeta’, Exhibition of Invention, Research & Innovation, UPM, 2006.

Patents

  • “Lantibiotic encoding nucleotide”. Kok-Gan Chan, Wai-Fong Yin, Hooi Leng-Ser, Learn-Han Lee. Patent Filling No. PI 2016704508. Filing Date: 5th December 2016.
  • "A Pharmaceutical Composition for Treating a Sexual Dysfunction in Males and a Method for Producing Thereof". Bey-Hing Goh, Learn-Han Lee, Hooi-Leng Ser, Loh Teng-Hern Tan, Jing Ying Hoo, Mohd Farooq Shaikh, Yatinesh Kumari Sigh. Patent Filling No. PI 2017702515. Filing Date: 10th July 2017.

Journal Reviewer

  • Journal of Hazardous Materials (IF: 6.434)
  • Virulence (IF: 5.418)
  • Scientific Report (IF: 5.228)
  • Oncotarget (IF: 5.168)
  • Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology (IF: 4.300)
  • Journal of Nanobiotechnology (IF: 4.239)
  • Frontiers in Microbiology (IF: 4.165)
  • Talanta (Elsevier) (IF: 4.162)
  • International Journal of Biological Macromolecules (IF: 3.909)
  • Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics (IF: 3.326)
  • Critical Reviews in Analytical Chemistry (IF: 3.231)
  • Drug Design, Development and Therapy (IF: 2.881)
  • Applied Soil Ecology (IF: 2.786)
  • BMC Microbiology (IF: 2.581)
  • Aquaculture (IF: 2.570)
  • Microbial Drug Resistance (IF: 2.529)
  • International Journal of Systematics and Evolutionary Microbiology (IF: 2.439)
  • Plasmid (IF: 2.228)
  • Influenza and other respiratory viruses (IF: 2.201)
  • International Dairy Journal (IF: 2.201)
  • Food Analytical Methods (IF: 2.167)
  • Archives of Virology (IF: 2.058)
  • Sensors (IF: 2.033)
  • Polar Biology (IF: 1.954)
  • Antonie van Leeuwenhoek Journal of Microbiology (IF: 1.944)
  • Marine Genomics (IF: 1.883)
  • Molecular Biology Report (IF: 1.698)
  • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (IF: 1.633)
  • Standards in Genomic Sciences (IF: 1.594)
  • Letter in Applied Microbiology (IF: 1.579)
  • The Scientific World Journal (IF: 1.55)
  • Annals of Microbiology (IF: 1.232)
  • Journal of Visualized Experiments (IF: 1.113)
  • SpringerPlus (SpringerOpen Journal) (IF: 0.982)
  • The Journal of Food Safety (IF: 0.915)
  • Frontiers in Life Science (IF: 0.864)
  • Polish Journal of Microbiology (IF: 0.746)
  • Chiang Mai Journal of Science (IF: 0.420)
  • Pathogens
  • Journal of Nutritional Health and Food Science
  • Journal of Bacteriology and Mycology
  • British Microbiology Research Journal
  • British Biotechnology Journal
  • Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Medical Research Archives
  • American Journal of Experimental Agriculture
  • Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins
  • Progress in Bioscience and Bioengineering

External & Internal Examiners (PhD & MSc & Programmes)

  • External assessor for Bachelor Program of Genetics, University Malaya (UM) in February 2017. The nomination clearly depicted my education leadership role in the area of Genetics.
  • Judge for the Abbvie Young Leaders Award 2017 in Aug 2017. School of Pharmacy, Monash University Malaysia.
  • Norazalina Bt Mohamad Zah (ID: 20721131002, Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Technology, KPJ Healthcare University College) – Thesis entitled “Antibacterial activities of P. australis hauck algae extract from the coastline of Part Dickson, Malaysia and its formulation as a tropical preparation”. May 2018
  • Chua Chong-Kuan (PhD in Science, Nottingham University Malaysia) – Thesis entitled “Malaysian Tualang Honey and Its Immunomodulatory Properties”. Feb 2017.
  • Nur Binti Omar Macha (ID: 22353178, MSc of Biomedical Science, Monash University Malaysia) - Thesis entitled “Genetic Identification of Chickens using Microsatellite Markers”. Year 2014
  • Diane Sunira Daniel (ID: 23700777, PhD in Science, Monash University Malaysia) – Thesis entitled “Molecular epidemiology, virulence determinants, antibiotic resistance characteristics and whole genome sequencing of Enterococcus faecalis isolated from different sources”. Year 2017

International and National Organizing Committee

  • Chairperson for International Organizing Committee for 1st NBDD-BMEX-COHORTS Alliance (NBCA) Forum, 11-12 August 2018 at Monash University Malaysia. Organized by NBCA, Malaysia and Thailand.
  • International Organizing Committee for 7th International Conference on Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases, June 4-5 June, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Osaka, Japan. Organized by Conference Series, USA.
  • International Organizing Committee for 2nd International Conference on Applied Microbiology and Beneficial Microbes, October 23-25, 2017 at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Osaka, Japan. Organized by Conference Series, USA.
  • International Committee for “The JSPS-NRCT Follow-Up Seminar 2017 and 33rd International Annual Meeting in Pharmaceutical Sciences (JSPS-NRCT 2017 and IAMPS 33), 2-3 March 2017” at Berkeley Hotel Pratunam, Bangkok, Thailand. Organized by Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chula Global Network, Chulalongkorn University
  • International workshop “Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Workshop, 21-23 February 2017” at Chiangrai, Thailand. Organized by Center of Health Outcomes Research and Therapeutic Safety, University of Phayao
  • International workshop “Top Tips on Publishing Biomedical Research Workshop, 12 & 13th January 2017”. Organized by School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Phayao, Thailand.
  • International workshop “Evidence Synthesis Workshop, 3-6th August 2015” at Sunway Resort Hotel. Organized by School of Pharmacy, Monash University Malaysia.

Courses/ Workshops

  • 10th CUHK ANBI2G Training Workshop Therapeutic GI Endoscopy Traiing, 11 June 2018. Organized by CUHK Jockey Club Minimally Invasive Surgical Skills Centre Prince of Wales Hospital (As participant)
  • International workshop “Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Workshop, 21-23 February 2017” at Chiangrai, Thailand. Organized by Center of Health Outcomes Research and Therapeutic Safety, University of Phayao (As Invited Speaker)
  • International workshop “Top Tips on Publishing Biomedical Research Workshop, 12 & 13th January 2017”. Organized by School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Phayao, Thailand (As Invited Speaker)
  • National workshop organized by Malaysian Society of Pharmacology & Physiology Teacher’s Refresher Course at Jeffrey Cheach School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia, on the 18 November 2017 (As Speaker and Facilitator)
  • Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Workshop 2015. Organized by School of Pharmacy, Monash University Malaysia.
  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (GCHE) from 2012 till 2014 organized by Monash University.
  • Foundation In Teaching Course (F.I.T) on the 5th September 2012. Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia.
  • International Training Workshop on “Conservation, Development and Utilization of Tropical Resources” from 5-24th July, 2010 at Institute of Tropical Bioscience and Biotechnology, P.R. China.
  • Essential Neuropathology Course conducted by Professor. Dr. Anthony S-Y Leong on the 22nd and 23rd of December 2009 at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia (as participant and committee member).
  • Training on Biolog Omnilog Phenotype Microarray System. 12-13 January 2009, Faculty of Food Science and Technology. University Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor.
  • Committee member for Seminar Final Year Project Health Sciences Program session 2007/2008. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences University Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor.
  • Seventh Ranjeet Bhagawan Singh Technical Workshop : RNAi and Human Disease.  (11th – 14th December, 2007) in University of Malaya.
  • Eppendorf Training Course: ICSI Hands on Training. (19th – 20th December, 2006).
  • Real Time PCR and Applications: Gene Silencing & Expression Studies. (7th – 8th November, 2006).
  • Management & Administrative Course organized by Nalanda Buddhist Society. (24-28 April 2006).
  • Bio-Rad Lifescience Workshop, 13th December 2005.

Conferences/ Seminar/ Forum

  • In 1st NBDD-BMEX-COHORTS Alliance (NBCA) Forum: Scientific Development through Integrative Research, 11-12 August 2018 at Monash University Malaysia.
  • In The International Digestive Disease Forum (IDDF): Captivating Science, Inspiring Minds, 9-10 June 2018, Hong Kong.
  • In The International Organizing Committee for 7th International Conference on Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases, June 4-5 June, 2018. Osaka, Japan. Organized by Conference Series, USA.
  • In The 2nd International Conference on Applied Microbiology and Beneficial Microbes, October 23-25, 2017 at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Osaka, Japan. Organized by Conference Series.
  • In 24th Asia Pacific Cancer Conference in conjunction with the 43rd Annual Meeting of Korean Cancer Association, June 22-24 2017 at COEX Convention Center Seoul, Korea.
  • In The JSPS-NRCT Follow-Up Seminar 2017 and 33rd International Annual Meeting in Pharmaceutical Sciences (JSPS-NRCT 2017 and IAMPS 33), 2-3 March 2017” at Berkeley Hotel Pratunam, Bangkok, Thailand. Organized by Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chula Global Network, Chulalongkorn University.
  • In UMBI UKM Research Update Series No. 34/2017, UKM Medical Molecular Biology Institute (UMBI) on 29th September 2017.
  • In BIT’s 7th World Gene Convention – 2016, Sheraton Shanghai Waigaoqiao Hotel, Shanghai, China, 3-5th November, 2016.
  • In Monash Science Symposium 2016, Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia, 21-23th Nov, 2016.
  • BIT’s 6th World Gene Convention – 2015, Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao, China, 13-15th November, 2015.
  • 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting: “Interactions Integrating Science and Society”, University of Malaya, Malaysia. 8-9th September, 2015.
  • In 3rd Dubai International Conference in Higher Education: “Today’s Universities: Combining rigour with relevance”, Michigan State University, Dubai. February 01-03, 2015.
  • 21st MSMBB Annual Scientific Meeting: “Biotechnology for Global Sustainability and Prosperity”, Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia. 1-3rd October 2014.