DR JEE JAP MENG

Dr Jee Jap Meng

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D in immunobiology (University Putra Malaysia)
B.Sc. (Hons) Microbiology (University Putra Malaysia)

japmeng.jee@taylors.edu.my
Expertise
  • Microbiology

Research Interests
  • Applied Microbiology
  • Antimicrobial

Research Grants Awarded
Principal investigator
  • Evaluating the effect of microencapsulation on the therapeutic efficacy of probiotic bacteria.
    MOHE Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS) (RM131000) 2012-2014
  • The Influence of Cyclo(∆Ala-D-Val) on the Virulence of Cryptococcus neoformans.
    MOHE Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FGRS) RM81,000, 2011-2013.
  • The Antimicrobial Activity of Cyclo(∆Ala-D-Val) on Cryptococcus neoformans.
    Taylor’s University Research Grant RM20,000- 2011-2012.

Co-investigator
  • Characterisation and Evaluation of Metabolic Markers for Cryptococcus neoformans infection.
    MOHE Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS) (RM178000) 2012-2014

Publications
  • Sim, H.V., Yong, V.C. and Jee, J.M. (2012) Optimisation of biofilm formation by Cryptococcus neoformans H99. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 16:49.013.
  • Liew, K.L., Jee, J.M. and Yong, P.V.C. (2012) In silico approaches in the identification of Cryptococcus neoformans chemoreceptors. African Journal of Biotechnology 11(46): 10469-10472.
  • Cheenpracha, S., Borris, R.P., Tran, T.T., Jee, J.M., Seow, H.F., Cheah, H.Y., Ho, C.C. and Chang, L,C. (2011) Three New Amides from Streptomyces sp. H7372. Journal of Brazilian Chemical Society 22(2): 223-229.
  • Cheenpracha, S., Zhang, H., Mar, A.M., Foss, A.P., Foo, S.H., Lai, N.S., Jee, J.M., Seow, H.F., Ho, C.C. and Chang, L.C. (2009). Yeast glycogen synthase kinase-3beta pathway inhibitors from an organic extract of Streptomyces sp. Journal of Natural Product 72(8): 1530-1533.
  • Jee, J.M., Cheah, H.Y., Ho, C.C. and Seow, H.F. Antifungal Compound and Its Production (PCT/MY2009/000037).

Conference Abstracts/ Proceedings (10 most significant):
  • Tan, T.M., Jee, J.M., Ong, K.K., Liew, K.L., Yong, P.V.C. (2013). The Effects of Farnesol in Cryptococcus neoformans Growth Curve. Abstract book: UTAR National Postgraduate Fundamental and Applied Sciences Seminar.
  • Liew, K.L., Jee, J.M., Yap, I., Yong, P.V.C. (2013). A Metabolic Footprinting Approach to Characterise Cryptococcus neoformans Metabolic Markers. Abstract book: UTAR National Postgraduate Fundamental and Applied Sciences Seminar.
  • Anto, J.D.S., Yong, P.V.C. and Jee, J.M. (2013) Evaluating the viability of probiotics against adverse conditions – Microencapsulation. International Functional Food Conference, 18-20 August 2013, Putrajaya.
  • Sim, H.V., Yong, P.V.C. and Jee, J.M. (2012) Optimisation of biofilm formation by Cryptococcus neoformans H99. 15th International Congress on Infectious Diseases, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Chong, X.R., Wong, C.L., Chew, L.Y., Nagesh, M. and Jee, J.M. (2012). The anti-Helicobacter pylori Property of Crude Ethanol Extract of Bamboo, Plectocomiopsis geminiflora (Lalis). 23rd Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Jamie, Kok. M.L., Jee, J.M., Soon, S.C. and Wong, C.L. (2012) Antibacterial and antioxidant studies of crude seaweed extracts against acne vulgaris. National Postgraduate Seminar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Sim, H.V., Yong, P.V.C and Jee, J.M. (2011) Anti-Cryptococcus neoformans Property of Bacterial Quorum Sensing Molecule Cyclo-(∆Ala-L-Val). International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology. Penang, Malaysia.
  • Jee, J.M., Chong, P.P., Ng, K.P., Ho, C.C. and Seow, H.F. (2008) Antifungal Properties of Secondary Metabolites from a Streptomyces species. Poster presented to the 13th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Industrial Consultation
  • InQPharm Sdn Bhd
    - Feb-present 2014
    - July-Nov 2013
    - Jan-Mar 2013
    - Jul-Oct 2010
  • Johor Biotech Corporation
    - Mar 2013
  • Feed Plus (M) Sdn Bhd
    - July 2013