Research Projects 2018

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  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Lee Choon Weng

Investigating inter- and intra-species competition affecting cockle culture and production

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)

1/5/2017 - 30/4/2018

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Lim Po Teen

Isolation and Characterization of Unique Metal-Respiring Bacteria From Coastal Marine Environments of The East of Peninsular Malaysia

Program Rakan Penyelidikan RACE (CR002-2015)

26/1/2015 – 25/1/2018

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Lim Po Teen, Assoc Prof Dr Leaw Chui Pin & Hii Kieng Soon

Mechanisms of red tides and hypoxia as ecological marine disasters and technologies for its early warning along the Malaysian waters, with emphasis on Johor Strait

Institut of Hydrobiologia Chinese Academy of Science, Wuhan City China

1/5/2018 - 31/7/2020

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Siti Aisah Alias

Green Turtle Initiative Conservation Effort in Malaysia (GTICEM)

Coral Triangle Center, Indonesia

1/3/2018 - 31/12/2018

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Siti Aisah Alias & Dr Jianming Chen (Third Institute of Oceanography, China)

International Cooperation on the Assesment of the Ecosystem in Southeast Asia

2015DFA20500

International Science & Technology Cooperation Program of China

1/4/2015 - 31/3/2018

  1.  

Dr Bong Chui Wei

Scientific expedition to the Kelantan River Basin and Estuary

Third Institute of Oceanography, China

1/5/2017 – 1/5/2022

  1.  

Dr Mohammed Rizman bin Idid

Testing and analyzing partnership agreement regarding the partnership between The Third Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration, (TIO,SOA) China and The Institute Of Ocean Earth Sciences, University of Malaya (IOES, UM), Malaysia on "Marine Biodiversity Testing and Analyzing In Kelantan, Malaysia"

Third Institute of Oceanography, China [IF030B-2017]

1/3/2017 - 31/5/2022

  1.  

Dr Song Sze Looi

Complete Plastome and Molecular Phylogeny of Gracilaria Seaweeds (Rhodophyta: Gracilariaceae)

Toray Science Foundation, Japan

Dec 2017 - Dec 2018

  1.  

Dr Vahab Vaezzadeh, Dr Bong Chui Wei & Prof Dr Mohamad Pauzi Zakaria

Distribution and input pathways of black carbon (BC) and petroleum hydrocarbons (PHCs) in sediments from the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia

State Key Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry (SKLOG), Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (GIG-CAS), China

Jan 2018 – Dec 2019

  1.  

Prof Dato’ Dr Azizan Abu Samah

The Global Methane Budget

 

 

UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

30/5/2016 – 30/5/2020

  1.  

Prof Dato’ Dr Azizan Abu Samah

The impact of northeast monsoon and sea level rise on sea level surge along the northeast coast of Peninsular Malaysia

IF024-2017

(PADI Foundation)

5/4/2017 – 4/4/2019

  1.  

Prof Dato’ Dr Azizan Abu Samah; Prof Dr Neil Harris (Cranfield University); Prof Dr Mohd Talib Latif (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia); Dr Matthew Ashfold (University of Nottingham Malaysia campus); Dr David Oram (University of East Anglia); Dr Mohammed Mead (Cranfield University)

High Density Air Quality Monitoring in the Klang Valley (Malaysia) - A New High Resolution Observational Capability

RCUK-Newton Fund

1/12/2016 – 1/3/2019

National

  1.  

Andrew Alek anak Tuen (PI) [UNIMAS], Kon Nyuk Fong [UNIMAS] & Assoc Prof Dr Leaw Chui Pin

Rapid detection of harmful alagal bloom (HAB) species by using DNA barcoding and advances molecular approach

Geran Kursi Shell, UNIMAS

1/10/2017-15/2/2019

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Lee Choon Weng

Investigation of anthropogenic effects (agriculture & aquaculture) on microbial pathogen dynamics in coastal waters for prediction, management & mitigation: Changes in air-ocean CO2 fluxes in relation to anthropogenic effects

Ministry of Higher Education (IOES-2014D)

1/12/2014 – 30/11/2018

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Lim Po Teen

Understanding HAB dynamics under a changing environment for prediction, management & mitigation

Ministry of Higher Education (IOES-2014C)

1/12/2014 - 30/11/2018

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Lim Po Teen

Distribution, abundance and population structure of giant clams (cardidaer:Bivalvia) of Perhentian Islands, Terengganu

GA003-2017

(Jabatan Pengajian Tinggi)

1/3/2017 - 31/12/2018

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Lim Po Teen,  Assoc Prof Dr Othman Bojo (UNIMAS) & Dr Teng Sing Tung (UNIMAS)

Community structures of phytoplankton in Sarawak with emphasis on toxic/harmful algal blooms

F07/SGS/1522/2016

1/1/2017 – 31/12/2018

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Lim Po Teen, Assoc Prof Dr Leaw Chui Pin, Prof Dr Gires Usup (UKM), Dr Teng Sing Tung (UNIMAS) & Prof Dr Gu Haifeng (TIO), Dr Leo Lai Chan (City University of Hong Kong) & Dr Douding Lu (SIO)

Source and fate of Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP)-toxins and its implications on coral reef ecosystem health and seafood safety

Kementerian Sains, Teknoogi & Inovasi (UM0042224)

15/1/2018 - 14/1/2020

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Siti Aisah Alias

Soil extracellular enzyme from fungi and its response to temperature: a cross laltitudinal study

MOSTI-ANGKASA (GA006-2014FL)

20/11/2014 - 30/6/2018

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Siti Aisah Alias

Perbandingan tindakbalas dan penyesuaian kulat Antartika dan Tropika yang disebabkan oleh perubahan suhu udara-lautan dan UVR

Ministry of Higher Education (IOES-2014G)

1/12/2014 - 30/11/2018

  1.  

Dr Bong Chui Wei

Investigation of anthropogenic effects (agriculture and aquaculture) on microbial pathogen dynamics in coastal waters for prediction, management &  mitigation: Monsoonal impacts on waterbone pathogens from river to ocean

Ministry of Higher Education (IOES-2014E)

1/12/2014 – 30/11/2018

  1.  

Dr Teoh Ming Li & Prof Dr Phang Siew Moi

Acclimatory responses of a green alga to elevated temperatures: a proteomic and bioinformatics approach

MyGrant

15/8/2017 - 14/8/2020

  1.  

Heng Wei Khang, Dr Jillian Ooi Lean Sim, Dr Mohammed Rizman Idid & Dr Louisa Ponnampalam (MareCet)

Mapping Dugong Habitat and Understanding Dugong Feedings Preferences in Sibu-Tinggi Archipelago, Johor, Malaysia

Malaysian Nature Society

15/5/2018

  1.  

Mok Man Ying, Dr Jillian Ooi Lean Sim, Affendi Yang Amri & Prof Norma Che Yusoff (ISB)

Potential role of sea urchins in enhancing coral recruitment and improving coral reef resilience

Malaysian Nature Society

15/5/2018

  1.  

Prof Dato’ Dr Azizan Abu Samah

Flagship Program                                                        

 1. An integrated approach; microbes and respond to climate change                                           

2. Diversity and adaptation of microbes: across latitudinal study                                                                                            3. Connectivity between equatorial and polar regions: from global warming to environmental and microbial community changes

GA009-2014FL

24/10/2014 – 15/6/2018

  1.  

Prof Dato’ Dr Azizan Abu Samah

Teleconnection between equatorial and polar climatic variability

GA007-2014FL

24/10/2014 – 15/6/2018

  1.  

Prof Dato’ Dr Azizan Abu Samah

Ramalan cuaca ekstrim dan banjir

Higher Ministry of Education (IOES-2014B)

1/12/2014 – 30/11/2018

  1.  

Prof Dato’ Dr Azizan Abu Samah

Sumber, emisi dan pengangkutan dinamik bahan surih kimia dan aerosol di rantau Asia-Pacific

Higher Ministry of Education (IOES-2014A)

1/12/2014 – 30/11/2018

  1.  

Prof Dato’ Dr Azizan Abu Samah

Information On Storm Sturges: What It Means To Malaysians And How We Can Adapt

Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT)

13/04/2017 - 31/03/2018

  1.  

Prof Dr Lim Phaik Eem

Tindakbalas & pengubahsuaian mikrob terhadap perubahan atmosfera berdasarkan latitub: perbandingan tindakbalas dan penyesuaian alga antartika dan tropika yang disebabkan oleh perubahan suhu udara lautan dan UVR

Ministry of Higher Education (IOES-2014H)

1/12/2014 - 30/11/2018

  1.  

Prof Dr Lim Phaik Eem

Genomic responses of microalgae to climate changes across a global gradient

National Antarctic Flagship Project, MOSTI

27/1/2015 - 31/1/2018

  1.  

Prof Dr Phang Siew Moi

UM Algae

GA003-2012

4/5/2015 - 31/12/2030

  1.  

Prof Dr Phang Siew Moi

IOES HICoE : Air-ocean-land interaction

Ministry of Higher Education (IOES-2014)

1/12/2014 - 30/11/2018

  1.  

Prof Dr Phang Siew Moi

Penghasilan dan emisi halokarbon daripada alga marin semasa perubahan iklim

Ministry of Higher Education (IOES-2014F)

1/12/2014 - 30/11/2018

  1.  

Prof Dr Phang Siew Moi

Characterization of nucleic acid specific Schottky diodes for applications in biotechnology

MyGrant

15/08/2017 - 14/08/2020

University

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Hanafi Hussin

Socio-conomic assessment and impact of high value-added products derived from seaweed

Grand Challenge

1/6/2015 – 1/6/2018

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Lee Choon Weng & Dr Bong Chui Wei

Investigation photoadaptation of primary producers in different light-dark incubation regimes via the Landry and Hassett Dilution method

Universiti Malaya

8/1/2017 - 8/1/2018

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Lee Choon Weng & Wong Yi You

Vibrio community in the coastal waters of Peninsular Malaysia

Universiti Malaya

2/11/2016 - 2/11/2019

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Rozainah Mohamad Zakaria & Wan Rashidah Wan Abd Kadir (FRIM)

Carbon sequestrian in mangrove ecosystems in Klang islands, Selangor

RP019D-13SUS

8/1/2016               - 8/1/2018

  1.  

Assoc Prof Dr Siti Aisah Alias, Dr Saiful Anuar Karsani, Dr Nuradilla Mohamad Fauzi & Mohammed Rizman Idid

Proteomic analysis of Pseudogymnoascus spp. from different biogeographic regions in response to temperature variation

UMRG (RP026A-18SUS)

22/02/2018 - 22/2/2019

  1.  

Dr Bong Chui Wei & Prof Dr Chong Ving Ching, Dr Jillian Ooi Lean Sim, Assoc Prof Dr Lee Choon Weng, Assoc Prof Dr Rozainah Mohamad Zakaria & Dr Wong Wey Lim (UTAR)

Biofouling mechanisms of larval stalked barnacles

RP019B-13SUS

8/1/2017               - 8/1/2019

  1.  

Dr Bong Chui Wei & Thiang Ee Lean

Investigation Of Selected Antibiotic Residues In Marine Aquaculture In Malaysia

Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) [PG309-2016A]

15/8/2017 - 14/8/2020

  1.  

Dr Kishneth Palaniveloo, Dr Mohammed Rizman Idid, A/P Siti Aisah Alias & Affendi Yang Amri

Bioactive secondary metabolites from corals and its symbiotic microorganisms of the Malaysian Peninsular

Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan

19/03/2018 - 19/03/2020

  1.  

Dr Loh Kar Hoe

Changes In Ichthyoplankton Diversity And Abundance In Klang Strait After 30 Years Of Anthropogenic Impact

Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP)

30/11/2015-30/11/2018

  1.  

Dr Loh Kar Hoe & Dr Amy Then Yee Hui (ISB)

Molecular Phylogenetics and Taxanomy of Moray Eels (Muraenidae)

UMRG

RP018B-16SUS

8/1/2016 – 8/1/2018

  1.  

Dr Loh Kar Hoe & Dr Amy Then Yee Hui (PI) [ISB]

Evaluation of the Fishery status of Malaysian Elasmobranchs

Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme)

RP018C-16SUS

8/1/2016 - 8/1/2018

  1.  

Dr Louisa Ponnampalam & Dr Jillian Ooi Lean Sim (Faculty of Art and Social Science)

Mapping Dugong Habitat and Understanding Dugong Feeding Habits in the Johor East Coast Islands

(UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science)

8/1/2016 - 8/1/2019

  1.  

Dr Mohammed Rizman bin Idid, Dr Loh Kar Hoe & Dr Amy Then Yee Hui (ISB)

Biodiversity and conservation of marine resources (marine fish, invertebrates and fungi)

UMRG

20/2/2017 - 19/2/2018

  1.  

Dr Mohammed Rizman Idid, A/P Dr Siti Aisah Alias & Dr Pang Ka-Lai (NTOU)

Biodiversity and bioactivity of marine fungi associated with marine invertebrates

RP018A-16SUS

8/1/2016 – 8/1/2019

  1.  

Dr Sheeba Nettukandy Chenoli, Prof Dato’ Dr Azizan Abu Samah, Kim Seong-Joong & Matthew A. Lazzara

Observational and numerical study of meteorological characteristics over Antarctic Peninsula

UMRG (RP026D-18SUS)

22/02/2018 - 22/2/2019

  1.  

Dr Song Sze Looi

Complete Plastid Genome and Molecular Phylogeny Of Gracilaria changii and G. salicornia (Rhodophyta: Gracilariaceae)

University of Malaya

RU003D-2017

13/04/2017 - 31/03/2018

  1.  

Fiona Keng She Lin & Prof Dr Phang Siew Moi

Emissions of volatile halocarbons from selected species of tropical marine seaweeds

Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) (PG300-2016A)

8/11/2016 -  8/11/2019

  1.  

Prof Dr Lim Phaik Eem, Assoc Prof Dr Lee Choon Weng, Prof Dr Phang Siew Moi & Dr Poong Sze Wan

Metabolic responses of polar marine microalgae towards ocean acidification

UMRG (RP026B-18SUS)

22/02/2018 - 22/2/2019

  1.  

Prof Dr Phang Siew Mo, Dr Ng Fong Lee & Assoc Prof Dr Vengadesh Periasamy

Novel Reduced Graphene Oxide (rGO) Based Algae-Fuel Cell (AFC) For Generation Of Electricity From Photosynthesis

UMCIC

1/8/2017               - 31/1/2018

  1.  

Prof Dr Phang Siew Moi

Development of offshore and onshore systems for cultivation of selected seaweeds

Grand Challenge-SBS (Equitable Society) (GC002B-15SBS)

1/6/2015 – 1/6/2018

 Private

  1.  

Prof Dr Phang Siew Moi & Dr Yeong Hui Yin

Enhancement of the biomass and lipid productivity of the selected four thraustochytrid strains for food and feed applications

Ecolex Sdn Bhd

1/6/2017 - 20/06/2019

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