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Name: Associate Prof. Dr. Amir Feisal Merican Bin Aljunid Merican

Designation: Associate Professor

Department: Institute of Biological Sciences

Faculty: Faculty of Science

University: University of Malaya, Malaysia


DPhil (Protein Biochemistry), OXFORD UNIVERSITY, OXFORD, UK

MPhil (Computational biology), CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY, UK

BSc (Microbiology, Hons Class I), UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA (UM)


Malaysian Society of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, President, 2007-2009, (National)


Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Biomolecular Modeling

Environmental Biotechnologycomputational Biology/Bioinformatics

Computational Biology/Bioinformatics


Computational Biology/Bioinformatics, 2008

Halal foods and products, 2008

Molecular Microbial Ecology (MME) and biotechnological potentials of xenobiotic-degrading microbes especially petroleum hydrocarbon and pesticide/herbicide degraders; MME and/or biotech potentials of methanogens, SRB, archaea, ammonia oxidizing bacteria and extremophiles (ii) Water and wastewater biotechnology (iii) Lichens taxonomy and its biotechnology applications, 2008

Protein modeling eg. protein-ligand interactions (ii) Systems biology; Metabolic modelling (iii) Evolutionary informatics (iv) Biological database design; information and knowledge management and data communications (v) Computational Grid technology.

Environmental Microbial Biotechnology, 2008

Grid infrastructure for scientific computing. Towards development of a campus wide research grid, Principal Investigator(PI), 2005-2007

Study of metalloenzyme in biodegradation using computational and experimental approach, Co-Investigator, 2008

Three-Dimensional Analysis for Craniofacial Anomalies: A Non-Invasive Study, Co-Investigator, 2009-2010, UMRG

Integrated Biological Database Initiative (IBDI), Co-Investigator, 2007-2009, CRYSTAL

Integrated Biodiversity Databases- Networking malaysian Biodiversity Resources using Innovative Menthods and Computational Tools, Co-Investigator, 2007-2008


Excellence Service Award, University of Malaya, 2004

Commonwealth Fellowship, Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, 2001, (International)

FULBRIGHT Malaysian Scholar Program , J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship, 2000, (International)

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