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Zaima Azira Bt. Zainal Abidin
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Zaima Azira Zainal Abidin obtained her BSc (Hons) Biotechnology from Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland under Yayasan Tenaga Nasional (YTN) scholarship. She pursed her MSc (Microbiology) in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia doing research in plant biotechnology followed by PhD (Marine Science) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia specializing in marine actinomycetes particularly in natural product discovery. She has joined Kulliyyah of Science, IIUM since 2003 as Assistant Lecturer in Department of Biotechnology and in 2013 she was appointed as Asst. Prof. Dr. Her research interest include e ... show more

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ocean Science) - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Master of Science in Microbiology - Masters Degree, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology - Bachelor Degree, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Natural Science ~ Biological Sciences ~ Microbiology ~ Other Microbiology n.e.c. - Marine microbiology
  • Natural Science ~ Marine Sciences ~ Marine Biochemistry ~ Marine Natural Products - Bioactive compounds from marine actinomycetes
  • Biotechnology ~ Biotechnology ~ Molecular Biology ~ Molecular and Structural Biology - Plant biotechnology
APPLIED MOLECULAR GENETICS 2004/2005 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019
BASIC GENETIC ENGINEERING 2003/2004 2004/2005 2005/2006 2017/2018 2018/2019
BIODIVERSITY 2016/2017 2017/2018
ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019
INSTRUMENTATION AND TECHNIQUES IN PLANT SCIENCES II 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019
INTRODUCTORY MICROBIOLOGY 2005/2006 2006/2007 2012/2013
MARINE MICROBIOLOGY 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016
MARINE NATURAL PRODUCTS AND PROCESSES 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017
NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 2017/2018 2018/2019
In Progress
2019 - Present Genotypic analysis of Catechol 2,3-Dioxygenase gene in oil clean-up crews isolated from Sungai Balok.
2019 - Present In vitro propagation of Etlingera elatior J. (Torch ginger) via indirect regeneration
2018 - Present Empowerment of fisherman-communities in Segari, Perak through participation in mangrove conservation and reforestation initiatives
2018 - Present Microbial Biotransformation of Sesquiterpenoid and Diarylheptanoid from Curcuma sp. By Actinomycetes strains towards Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Cancer Activities
2017 - Present The effect of coculture on rare actinomycete, Actinophytocola sp. with live/dead cells of bacteria in eliciting secondary metabolite production
2016 - Present Expressed sequence tags (ESTs) of genes involved in flowering of Stevia rebaudiana
2016 - Present The screening of xylanase from Kuantan mangrove actinomycetes
2015 - Present Sponge-associated fungal diversity with functional analysis of halogenase and cellulase
2004 - Present Functional Food and Nutraceuticals Research Unit (FFNRU)
Completed
2016 - 2019 Expressed sequence tags (ESTs) of genes involved in flowering of Stevia rebaudiana
2015 - 2018 Over expression of Actinomcyete relA and rshA genes to enhance secondary metabolite production
2014 - 2016 The Screening for Potential Xylan, Cellulose and Lignin Biodegradation Activities from Microbial Communities in the South East Pahang Peat Swamp Forest Sediment and Peat Water
2014 - 2018 Microbial Diversity of Pekan Peat Swamp Forest Soil and their Functional Potential Through Cultivation and Metagenomic Approach
2013 - 2016 Screening of Chloroplast Promoters for Hevea Chloroplast Transformation
2013 - 2016 Screening of Mangrove Actinomycetes and Their Antimicrobial Potentials
2012 - 2014 Growth and Survival of Malaysian Sport Fish Tor tambroides Fry by Applying Phototropic Bacteria as Feed Supplement.
2012 - 2015 Heavy metal and Antibiotic Resistance of the Bacterical Flora in Sediments of Coastal Water of Pahang, Malaysia
2011 - 2013 (RU2011) Isolation, diversity, and antimicrobial screening of actinomyctes isolated from mangrove sediments in Tanjung Lumpur, Pahang
2011 - 2014 (RU2011) Isolation, diversity, and antimicrobial screening of actinomyctes isolated from mangrove sediments in Tanjung Lumpur, Pahang
2006 - 2012 Studies on Mangrove in Pulau Toba, Langkawi
2005 - 2007 Physico-Chemical Characteristics and Sediment Environment of the Coastal Water, Pulau Tuba and its Nearby Islands, Langkawi
Article
2018 Isolation and characterization of hydrocarbon tolerant microorganisms from marine environment. International Journal of Integrated Engineering , 10 (6) pp.133-138
2018 Heavy metals and antibiotic resistance bacteria in marine sediment of Pahang coastal water. Journal CleanWAS , 2 (1) pp.20-22
2018 Diversity, antimicrobial capabilities, and biosynthetic potential of mangrove actinomycetes from coastal waters in Pahang, Malaysia. Journal of Coastal Research , Special Issue 82 Fall pp.174-179
2018 Genetic polymorphisms of human transcription factor-7 like 2 (TCF7L2), β-defensin (DEFB1) and CD14 genes in nephrolithiasis patients. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules , 118 (Part A) pp.610-616
2017 Association of MMP-9 gene polymorphisms with nephrolithiasis patients. Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis , 32 (1) pp.1-6
2017 Verrucosispora sp. K2-04, Potential Xylanase Producer from Kuantan Mangrove Forest Sediment. International Journal of Food Engineering , 3 (2) pp.165-168
2017 Determination of alpha-2-MRAP gene polymorphisms innephrolithiasis patients. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules , 105 (Part 1) pp.1324-1327
2016 Biotechnological potential of Kuantan mangrove actinomycete, Micromonospora K3-13. The International Medical Journal Malaysia , 15 (Supplement Issue) pp.108-108
2016 Screening of ligninase-producing bacteria from south east Pahang peat swamp forest soil. Malaysian Journal of Microbiology , 12 (6) pp.433-437
2016 Comparison of various culture media effectiveness in the isolation of bacteria from Pekan peat swamp forest soil. Malaysian Journal of Microbiology , 12 (6) pp.450-454
2016 Serum E3 SUMO-protein ligase NSE2 level and peroxynitrite related to oxidative stress in nephrolithiasis patients. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine , 7 (3) pp.249-252
2016 Selective isolation and antagonistic activity of actinomycetes from mangrove forest of Pahang, Malaysia. Frontiers in Life Science , Vol. 9 (1) pp.24-31
2016 Marine streptomyces SP. UKMCC_PT15 producing undecylprodigiosin with algicidal activity. Jurnal Teknologi , 78 (11(2)) pp.55-60
2015 Diversity and antimicrobial activity of mangrove soil actinomycetes isolated from Tanjung Lumpur, Kuantan. Jurnal Teknologi , 77 (25) pp.37-43
2015 Antibiotic resistant bacteria from sediment of coastal water of Pahang, Malaysia. Jurnal Teknologi , 77 (24) pp.65-70
2015 Screening of chloroplast promoters for Hevea brasiliensis chloroplast transformation. Jurnal Teknologi , 77 (24) pp.165-170
2015 Isolation of bacteria from the acidic peat swamp forest soil and their lignin degradation potential. Jurnal Teknologi , 77 (24) pp.77-81
2015 Selective isolation of Actinomycetes from mangrove sediment of Tanjung Lumpur, Kuantan, Malaysia . Malaysian Journal of Microbiology , 11 (2) pp.144-155
2014 Carotenoid contents in anoxygenic phototrophic purple bacteria, Marichromatium Sp. and Rhodopseudomonas Sp. of tropical environment, Malaysia . Oriental Journal of Chemistry , 30 (2) pp.607-613

Conference or Workshop Item

2018 Actinophytocola sp. K4-08: rare actinomycete with potential biosynthetic capability. In: 34th Symposium of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2018
2017 Verrucosispora sp. K2-04, potential xylanase producer from Kuantan Mangrove Forest sediment. In: 2017 SEOUL Conference
2017 Endophytic bacteria from Anysophyllea disticha (Raja Berangkat. In: 6th International Conference on Advancement in Science and Technology (iCAST 2017)
2016 Heavy metals resistance bacteria in marine sediment of Pahang coastal water. In: 2nd International Conference on Oceanography and Sustainable Marine Production (ICOSMaP 2016)
2016 Antimicrobial activities of actinomycetes isolated from Malaysian tropical mangrove forest of Kuantan, Pahang. In: 5th International Conference on Environment, Energy and Biotechnology 2016
2016 Antibacterial property of crude extract from stem-bark and leaves of Rhizophora apiculata against selected bacterial fish pathogens. In: Medical Research Symposium & Pacific Partnership in conjunction with Kuantan Research Day 2016
2015 Isolation of bacteria from acidic peat swamp forest soil and their lignin degradation potential. In: International Conference on Advancement in Science and Technology (iCAST 2015) - ‘Frontiers in Biotechnology’
2015 Screening for ligninase-producing bacteria from South East Pahang peat swamp forest soil. In: International Congress of the Malaysian Society of Microbiology (Microbiology Meeting the needs of a changing world held 7-10 December 2015,
2015 Diversity and antimicrobial activities of mangrove actinomycetes isolated from Tanjung Lumpur, Kuantan. In: 5th International Conference of Advancement in Science And Technology (iCAST 2015)
2015 Antibiotic resistant bacteria from sediment of coastal water of Pahang, Malaysia. In: International Conference on Advancement in Science and Technology (iCAST 2015)
2015 Comparison of different AGAR plates used in the isolation of bacteria from Pekan peat SWAMP forest soil. In: International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2015 (7-10 December 2015) hosted in Bayview Beach resort, Penang, Malaysia
2014 Selective isolation of actinomycetes from mangrove forest of Pahang, Malaysia. In: International Conference on Agriculture, Biology and Environmental Sciences (ICABES-14)
2014 Antibiotic resistant bacteria from sediment of coastal water of Pahang Malaysia. In: International Conference on Agriculture, Biology and Environmental Sciences (ICABES-14)
2013 Selective isolation of rare actinomycetes from mangrove sediment of Tanjung Lumpur, Kuantan. In: International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2013
2011 Isolation of actinomycin derivatives from diffusible pigment of Streptomyces sp. UKMCC_PT7. In: Simposium Kimia Analisis Malaysia
2009 Antimicrobial activities of some marine actinonycetes isolated from Malaysians waters. In: International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes
2009 Streptomyces sp. UKMCC_PT15: Potential anticancer agent producer. In: International Congress of Malaysian Society for Microbiology

Book

Book Section

2011 Review on marine actinomycetes . In: Biotechnologies towards sustainable development in Malaysia IIUM Press . ISBN 9789674182007 , pp.141-153
2011 In Planta Agrobacterium tumefaciens transformation of MR 219 rice . In: Biotechnologies towards sustainable development in Malaysia IIUM Press . ISBN 9789674182007 , pp.258-267
2011 The effect of cooking methods on meat samples using PCR-RFLP analysis . In: Biotechnologies towards sustainable development in Malaysia IIUM Press . ISBN 9789674182007 , pp.305-313
2011 Bioethics and biotechnology: A holistic approach in Islamic perspectives . In: Biotechnologies towards sustainable development in Malaysia IIUM Press . ISBN 9789674182007 , pp.1-15
2006 Biodiversity and marine biotechnology: a new era for the development of biotechnology industry. In: Management and status of resources in protected areas of Peninsular Malaysia, series 1 Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia . ISBN 9834301006 , pp.67-74