Viva-Voce of Ummu Habibah

Salam and hi peeps!

Yesterday, 16th November was the day for viva-voce of Ms. Ummu Habibah binti Faisal, one of Master’s student under my supervision. Her main supervisor is Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Nor’azizi bin Othman and the co-supervisors are Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hirofumi Hara and myself. The title of her project is Identification of Genes Encoding Lignin Depolymerization Enzymes in Agrobacteriam Sp. Strain S2.

The external examiners was Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tengku Haziyamin Tengku Abdul Hamid (IIUM) and the internal examiners was Assoc. Prof. Dr. Koji Iwamoto (MJIIT). She has also successfully published her work in the Microbiology Resource Announcements Journal.

Faisal, U. H. et al. 2021. “Draft Genome Sequence of Lignin-Degradin g Agrobacterium Sp. Strain S2, Isolated from a Decaying Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch.“ Microbiol Resour Announc 10 (19). doi: 10.1128/mra.00259-21. (Q3, IF: 0.88)

Alhamdulillah, Ummu Habibah passed the viva with corrections and we wish her all the best for her future endeavours.

Congratulations, Bibah!