Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief   Kanthimathi MS Subramaniam, PhD
Managing Editor  Michelle Teo Yee Mun, PhD
Michelle Teo Yee Mun is currently a lecturer in the Faculty of Applied Sciences, UCSI University. Previously, she obtained her BSc and MSc from the University of the West of England in Bristol, United Kingdom, followed by a PhD from UCSI University. Her research interests are molecular oncology and cancer immunology, with specialization in immunotherapies such as immunotoxins and antibody engineering. Michelle has been actively participating in various international and national conferences and symposiums and received several awards, including the Best Abstract Award during the Hong Kong Croucher Summer Course in 2018.

Editorial Board Members  
  Khatijah Yusoff, FASc, FIAS, FTWAS; PhD; DSc (hon causa) (La Trobe)
  Khatijah has over 32 years' experience investigating the molecular virology of Newcastle disease virus. Her current research interest is in in the development of NDV as a therapeutic oncoviral vaccine through the use of reverse genetics. She is also involved in the molecular biology of other organisms, in particular on the use of nanobiotechnology, surface display technology and phage therapy. She is currently in the Vice-President of World Academy of Sciences (TWAS); and sits in the Councils for the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, the Islamic World Academy of Sciences, TWAS, and the Council of Science Advisers (CSA) of the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB).
  Lau Yee Ling, PhD
Professor Dr Lau Yee Ling is at present the Head of the Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine at University of Malaya (UM). She started her academic career as a lecturer at Monash University Sunway Campus while waiting for her PhD viva in 2008. During her time as a lecturer in Monash University, she was awarded two Monash University Research Grants in which enabled her to continue her research in the field of molecular parasitology. She then returned to her alma mater, University of Malaya, as a Senior Lecturer in 2009. She was granted tenure in 2010 and promoted to Associate Professor in 2013, and Professor in 2019. Professor Lau has been awarded University of Malaya Excellent Service Award three times in 2011, 2013 and 2015. She was awarded MSPTM Nadchadtram Medal in 2014. She has also been awarded a few times for her innovation in research including the Grand Prize in National Exclusive Innovation Challenge Award 2018.
  Suet Lin Chia, PhD
Suet Lin obtained his PhD in the field of Medical Biotechnology from Universiti Putra Malaysia in year 2012 under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Khatijah Yusoff. He underwent a two-year post-doctoral training in the Seymour’s lab in the University of Oxford. His field of interest is to develop a potent oncolytic Newcastle disease virus for the treatment of cancer. Currently, his research involves genetic modification of NDV genome to reduce the virus pathogenicity towards birds. In addition, he is also working on cloning immunostimulatory genes into the virus backbone to enhance the oncolytic properties of the virus. 


List of Associate Editors

Associate Editor
Field of interests
Lionel In Lian Aun, PhD (UCSI University, Malaysia) Molecular Oncology, Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapeutics, Molecular Biology
Wang Seok Mui, PhD (UiTM, Malaysia) Virology, Molecular Diagnostics
Amirah Amir, PhD (UM, Malaysia) Medical parasitology, Malaria, Malaria culture, Anopheles Colonization
Siti Sarah Othman, PhD (UPM, Malaysia) Infection & Immunity, Bacterial pathogenesis, Microbiology, Molecular Biology
Crystale Lim Siew Ying, PhD (UCSI University, Malaysia) Gene expression, Host-pathogen Interaction, Antibiotic Resistance, Tumorigenesis
Boon Chin Tan, PhD (UM, Malaysia) Plant Molecular Biology, Proteomics, Metabolic Engineering
Wan Nur Ismah Wan Ahmad Kamil, PhD (UPM, Malaysia) Bacteriology, Pathogenicity, WGS
Mas Jaffri Masarrudin, PhD (UPM, Malaysia) Nanobiotechnology, Drug Delivery, Anticancer Therapeutics, Microbial-synthesis of Nanomaterials
Adelene Song Ai Lian, PhD (UPM, Malaysia) Molecular Biology, Metabolic Engineering, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Microbial Cell Factory
Saila Ismail, PhD (UPM, Malaysia) Microbiology, Virology, Immunology
Cheong Fei Wen, PhD (UM, Malaysia) Proteomics and Vector Borne Diseases (Malaria)
Irwan Hanish Warsanah, PhD (UPM, Malaysia) Microbiology, Immunology
Jeremy Ryan de Silva, PhD (UM, Malaysia) Medical Parasitology, Clinical Microbiology, Immunology
Mohd Termizi Yusof, PhD (UPM, Malaysia) Biological Sciences, Mycology
Siti Aminah Ahmed, PhD (USM, Malaysia) Molecular Biology, Diagnostic Kits, RNA-seq
Tan Yee Shin, PhD (UM, Malaysia) Mycology
Wong Pooi Fong, PhD (UM, Malaysia) Genomic, Molecular Pharmacology, Virology
Zetty Norhana Balia Yusof, PhD (UPM, Malaysia) Plant Metabolism, Algae and Plant Biotechnology
Yuka Hara, PhD (INTI International University, Malaysia) Immunology, Microbial Genomics and Molecular Biology
Ng Siew Kit, PhD (USM, Malaysia) Antiviral Innate Immunity, A-to-I RNA Editing, Antioxidant
Citartan Marimuthu, PhD (USM, Malaysia) Aptamers and Sensors, Non-protein coding RNA, Molecular Diagnostics
Siti Hawa Ngalim, PhD (USM, Malaysia) Cell Migration, MSC, Nanobiotech
Chinni Venkata Suresh Babu, PhD (AIMST University, Malaysia) Transcriptome, ncRNA, Bioinformatics
Hazrina Yusof, PhD (USM, Malaysia) Bioinformatics
Ronald Teow, PhD (Sunway University, Malaysia) Biomarker, Epigenetics, Microbiome, Cancer
Tye Gee Jun, PhD (USM, Malaysia) Immunology, Vaccine Development, Mammalian Cell Expression
Pui Liew Phing, PhD (UCSI University, Malaysia) Food Biotechnology
Michelle Soo, PhD (UCSI University, Malaysia) Systematics and Taxonomy Research
Bimo Tejo, PhD (UPM, Malaysia) Biochemistry, Biotechnology, In silico Protein Structure, Peptidomimetics
Lee Sau Har, PhD (Taylor's University, Malaysia) Cancer Stem Cell Biology, Cancer Biology, Virology, Traditional Medicine and Natural Products
Sobia Manzoor, PhD (NUST, Pakistan) Medical, Virology
Kenny Voon, PhD (IMU, Malaysia) Medical, Virology

Khor Goot Heah, PhD (UiTM, Malaysia)

Oral Sciences, Molecular Biology, Cancer Biology, Histochemistry, Oral Pathology, Microarray, Gene Expression, Epigenetic Studies, Natural Products
Umaiyal Munuswamy, PhD (UPM, Malaysia) Sustainable Agriculture, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Proteomics, Metabolomics, Transcriptomics, Bioinformatics
Hann Ling Wong, PhD (UTAR, Malaysia) Plant-Microbe Interaction, Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Synthetic Biology
Choi Sy Bing, PhD (UCSI University, Malaysia) Structural Bioinformatics, Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Molecular Docking
Foong Lian Chee, PhD (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)  Cancer Research, Bioinformatic Analyses
Navindra Kumari Palanisamy, PhD (UiTM, Malaysia) Microbiology, Bacteriology, Immunology, Host Response Interaction, Antibiotic Resistance
Nazefah Abdul Jamid, PhD (USIM, Malaysia) Biochemistry, Cancer Biology
Nazariyah Yahaya, PhD (USIM, Malaysia) Plant Biotechnology, Genetics, Food Biotechnology, Metabolomics, Molecular Biology
Saiful Effendi Syafruddin, PhD (UKM, Malaysia) Cancer Biology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, CRISPR Gene Editing
Lam Ming Quan, PhD (UTAR, Malaysia) Environmental Biotechnology, Marine Microbiology, Multi-omics and Bioinformatics
Ho Chai Ling, PhD (UPM, Malaysia) Plant Molecular Biology, Seaweed Transcriptomes, Plant Bioinformatics



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