Sadequr Rahman

ALTTEXTGOESHERE

Professor of Plant Genetics, Director Tropical Medicine & Biology Multidisciplinary Platform

PhD (University of London, UK)
Email:sadequr.rahman@monash.edu
Telephone: (+603) 5514 6000,
Ext: 46083 (DID: 5514 6083)
Room number: 4-8-01D (Building 4, Level 8, No. 01D)

Molecular biology, genetics and genomics.

  • Plant molecular biology and genetics, particularly of rice.
  • Population genetics of tropical organisms.
  • Microbial genetics and metagenomics.

Selected Journal Papers

Daniel D., Lee SM, Gan HM, Dykes D, Rahman S Genetic diversity of Enterococcus faecalis isolated from environmental, animal and clinical sources in Malaysia.  Journal of Infection and Public Health (in press)

Chow YY, Rahman S, Ting A (2017).  Understanding colonization and proliferation potential of endophytes and pathogen in planta via plating, polymerase chain reaction and ergosterol assay. Journal of Advanced Research 8, 13-21.

Tan MSF, Rahman S, Dykes GA (2016). Sonication Reduces the Attachment of Salmonella typhimurium ATCC 14028 Cells to Bacterial Cellulose-Based Plant Cell Wall Models and Cut Plant Material. Food Microbiology (in press)

Tan MSF, Moore SC, Tabor RF, Fegan N, Rahman S, Dykes GA (2016). Attachment of Salmonella strains to a plant cell wall model is modulated by surface characteristics and not by specific carbohydrate interactions. BMC Microbiology 16, 212

Tiwari GJ, Liu Q, Shreshtha P, Li Z, Rahman S (2016). RNAi-mediated down-regulation of the expression of OsFAD2-1: effect on lipid accumulation and expression of lipid biosynthetic genes in the rice grain BMC Plant Biology 16, 189

Tan MSF, White AP, Rahman S, Dykes GA (2016). Role of fimbriae,   flagella and cellulose on the attachment of Salmonella typhimurium ATCC 14028 to plant cell wall models. PloS one 11 (6), e0158311

Tiwari GJ, Chiang MY, De Silva JR, Song BK, Lau YL, Rahman S (2016)  Lipase genes expressed in rice bran: LOC Os11g43510 encodes a novel rice lipase, J. Cer Sci 71, 43-52.

Krzeminska U, Wilson R, Song BK, Seneviratne S, Akhteruzzaman S, Gruszczynska J, Swiderek W, Huy TS, Austin CM, Rahman S (2016). Genetic diversity of native and introduced populations of the invasive house crow (Corvus splendens) in Asia and Africa.  Biological Invasions 18, 1867-1881

Ng XY, Tiwari GJ, Rahman (2016).  Identification and Expression Analysis of Putative SDP 1 Homologue in Rice (Oryza sativa L. subsp. Indonesia Black and BD 192). Acta Biologica Malaysiana 4 (2), 51-58

Tan SF, Rahman S, Dykes (2016). Relationship between cell concentration and salmonella attachment to plant cell walls. Food Control 67, 119-126

Tan, S.F., Rahman S, Dykes, G.(2016). Pectin and Xyloglucan influence attachment of Salmonella enterica and Listeria monocytogenes to bacterial cellulose derived plant cell wall models. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82(2), 680-688.

Krzeminska U, Wilson R, Rahman S, Song BK, Seneviratne, S, GanHM, Austin CM (2016)   Mitochondrial genomes of the jungle crow Corvus  macrorhynchos  (Passeriformes: Corvidae) from shed feathers and a phylogenetic analysis of genus Corvus using mitochondrial protein genes. Mitochondrial DNA 27(4),2668-2670

Krzeminska U, Wilson R, Rahman S, Song BK, Gan HM, Tan MH, Austin CM (2016). The complete mitochondrial genome of the invasive house crow Corvus splendens (Passeriformes: Corvidae). Mitochondrial DNA 27(2) 974-975

Muniandy K, Al-Ajli FO, Ng XY, Mohd Yazid MH, Tiwari GJ, Rahman S (2015) Genes involved in the biosynthesis of grain components in wheat and rice: characterization using molecular and cytogenetic techniques. Nucleus 58,185-190.

Daniel, D., Lee SM, Dykes D, Rahman S (2015). The public health risks of multiple-drug resistant (MDR) Enterococcus spp. in Southeast Asia. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 81,6090-6097.

Wilson R, Sarim D, Rahman S.(2015) Factors influencing the distribution of the invasive house crow (Corvus splendens) in rural and urban landscapes. Urban Ecosystems 2015, 1-12

Krzeminska U, Rahman S, Wilson R, Song BK, Seneviratne, S,  Gan HM, Austin CM (2015). Mitochondrial genomes of the jungle crow Corvus macrorhynchos from shed feathers and a phylogenetic analysis of genus Corvus using mitochondrial protein genes. Mitochondrial DNA (in press). 

Daniel, D., Lee SM, Dykes D, Rahman S (2015). The public health risks of multiple-drug resistant (MDR) Enterococcus spp. in Southeast Asia. Applied and Environmental Microbiology (in press).

Farshit, P., Rahman S, Wickneswari, R. (2014). Molecular determinants of starch synthesis in rice and wheat. J.Genetics. 93, 279-292.

Fujiwara M., Suzuki G, Kudo D, Oba H, Wada Y, Wada H, Wada N, Rahman S, Fukui K and Mukai Y (2014). Localization of transgene-derived friabilins in rice endosperm cells. Plant Biotechnology 31,67-70

Tiwari G., Aumeeruddy A, Rahman S (2014). Improving the economic value of rice bran oil. Malaysian Journal of Applied Biology 43 (2),1-8.

Krzeminska U, Rahman S, Wilson R, Song BK, Gan HM, Tan MH, Austin CM (2014). The complete mitochondrial genome of the invasive house crow Corvus splendens (Passeriformes: Corvidae). Mitochondrial DNA, 1-2 DOI: 10.3109/19401736.2014.880897.

Molecular biology, genetics and genomics.

Regina A, Rahman S, Li Z, Morell M.  Starch.  In Encyclopedia of Food Grains.  (Elsevier, in press) Ed. Corke, Faubion, Seetheraman, Wrigley.

Regina A, Rahman S, Li Z, Morell M.  Starch.  In Encyclopedia of Food Grains.  (Elsevier, in press) Ed. Corke, Faubion, Seetheraman, Wrigley.

PhD Students (Present)

  1. Urszula Kreminska
  2. Diane Daniel
  3. Mohana Eswari Ragu
  4. Kanagesswari Muniandy

Honours Students (Present)

  1. Vani Juliyanti

Honours Students (Completed)

  1. Hafiz Mohd Yazid (2015)
  2. Kanagesswari Muniandy (2015)
  3. Farooq Omar Maan Al-Ajli (2015)
  4. May Ying Chiang (2014)
  5. Shamma Qarin (2014)
  • Associate Editor 3 Biotech.
  • Member, Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.