Dr Abdul Fatah A.Samad

Senior Lecturer

Head of NatPro Research Group

I’m a senior lecturer at the Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science UTM. I hold a BSc (Hons) in Plant Biotechnology and a Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). Currently, I’m the head of the Natural Product Research Group (NatPro) in the Faculty of Science, UTM. In addition, I also hold a membership in American Nutrition of Society (ASN). To summarize my expertise, my work focus on microRNA biology in plant, animal and human (see more detail in Research). My aim as a researcher is to become an expert in my field and to contribute as much as possible to the institution.

“The best of people are those that bring the most benefit to the rest of mankind”

About Dr Abdul Fatah

Professional Experience

June 2019 – Present  : Senior Lecturer at Department of Biosciences Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Skudai Johor Malaysia

Dec 2018 – May 2019 : Research Assistant at Faculty of Science & Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Education Profile

Doctor of Philosophy, PhD (Genetics)

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (2018)

Thesis: Characterization and Analysis of microRNA Involved in Terpenoid Biosynthetic Pathway in Persicaria minor Induced by Fusarium oxysporum

 Bachelor of Science, BSc (Plant Biotechnology)

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia CGPA: 3.69 (Distinction) (2013)

Thesis: Expression Profile of miR395 & Target Transcript in Polygonum minus Induced by Jasmonic acid