The Importance of Natural Products in Our Daily Life
Natural products play a vital role in our daily lives since ancient time. In fact, they are a blessing from nature. They are found in a wide variety of products ranging from medicine, dietary supplement to perfume. Have you ever wonder what are the active ingredients in the traditional supplement over the counter? And how these active ingredients are being determined/analysed?
Dr Lim Siew Huah graduated from the Department of Chemistry, University of Malaya with a BSc(Chemistry) in 2004, MSc in 2007, and a PhD in 2013. Dr Lim was appointed as a senior lecturer at the Department of Chemistry, University of Malaya in 2009. Her research focuses on the identification of plant natural products with novel molecular structures that possess potential applications for the treatment of cancers.