School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia

  • Qualification

    • PhD Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
    • Masters of Science Universiti Sains Malaysia
    • Bachelors of Science Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • Senior Lecturer

    Discipline of Pharmaceutical Technology

  • Room


  • Contact

    +604-6577888 Ext. 2703

  • Email

  • Looking for Final Year Student

    Machine Learning: Deciphering the mechanism of bacterial persistence in Burkholderia pseudomallei - 1 year

  • Looking for Final Year Student

    Machine Learning: Understanding the role  toxin-antitoxin bacterial resistance and persistance - 1 year

Suriani Binti Mohamad, Dr

  • Research Interest

    1. Bacterial genetics and genomics, specifically factors associated with bacterial resistance, biofilm development, virulence, and pathogenicity.
    2. Mechanism of bacterial persistence.
    3. Prokaryotic heterologous expression system capable of producing recombinant proteins and secondary metabolites such as violacein.

    Ongoing Research

    1. Deciphering the mechanism of bacterial resistance and persistence; quorum sensing and quorum quenching in bacteria
    1. Bacterial genetics and Gene
    2. Expression/Recombinant DNA Technology
    1. Noor Zawani Zakaria, Norshima Hasan, Ahmad Fahim Mohd Dani & Suriani Mohamad. 2017. In vitro Evaluation of Caffeic Acid Derivatives as Efflux Pump Inhibitor in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Burkholderia pseudomallei. Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, 13(4):, 334-342

    2. Subashini Muniandy, Muhammad Amin Sanusi & Suriani Mohamad. 2021. Thermostable acyl homoserine lactonase from Bacillus cereus SM01 and its quorum-quenching activities on Burkholderia pseudomallei and methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 24/1:, 160-168

    3. Hok-Chai Yam, Ainihayati Abdul Rahim, Suriani Mohamad, Nor Muhammad Mahadi, Uyub Abdul Manaf, Alexander Chong Shu-Chien & Nazalan Najimudin. 2014. The multiple roles of hypothetical protein gene BPSS1356 in Burkholderia pseudomallei. PLOS One, 9(6) 1-15.

    4. Ooi Gim Luan , Hokchai Yam , R. Samian , M.F.F. Wajidi , Nor Muhammad MAHADI , Suriani Mohamad, Nazalan Najimudin. 2017. Hypothetical Protein BPSL3393 of Burkholderia pseudomallei is Involved in Ethanolamine Catabolism., Tropical Life Sciences Research, 28:, 57–74
      5. Gam Lay Harn* , Tunku Syed Iskandar Syed Azhar & Suriani Binti Mohamad. 2018. differentiation of the meat sources of chicken, beef and pork products by using protein profiling, The Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 3: 75-78

    5. Jahanzeb Mudassir, Yusrida Darwis, Suriani Binti Mohamad & Arshad Ali Khan. 2019. Self-assembled insulin and nanogels polyelectrolyte complex (Ins/NGs-PEC) for oral insulin delivery: characterization, lyophilization and in-vivo evaluation, International Journal of Nanomedicine, 14:, 4895-4909

    1. FAR123 Microbiology for Pharmacy
    2. FAR420 Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
    3. FEL472 Research Exercise

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
11800 Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

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