Dr Sharina Binti Hamzah

Dr Sharina Binti Hamzah

Lecturer

BSc (Genetics and Molecular Biology)
PhD of Science
Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching and Learning

sharina.hamzah@taylors.edu.my
Subjects Taught
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Immunology
  • Antimicrobial, antineoplastics and immunomodulators
  • Biostatistics and research methodology
Research Interests
  • Clinical and Experimental Pharmacogenomics
  • Clinical and Experimental Metabolomics
  • Whole Genome sequencing
  • Gene expression analysis
  • In-vitro model development for drug metabolism study
  • Analysis on teaching and learning in higher education
Scholarly Activities / Industry Experience
  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Intergrative Pharmacogenomics Institute, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
  • Research officer, Pharmacogenomics Centre (PROMISE), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Publications
  • Teh LK, S Hamzah, H Hashim, Zakaria Bannur, Zakaria ZA, Hasbullani Z, JKS Shia, Fijeraid H, Azmi MN, Zailani MH, Ramasamy P, H Ngow, Sood Suneet, MZ Salleh. Potential of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase 1 genotypes (DPYD) in personalizing 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) therapy among colorectal cancer patients. (Accepted for publication in Therapeutic Drug Monitoring)
  • S Hamzah, LK Teh, JKS Shia, G Ahmad, HS Wong, ZA Zakaria, MZ Salleh. Pharmacogenotyping of CYP3A5 and mRNA transcript copy number of ABCB1 in predicting tacrolimus dose-adjusted trough levels among kidney transplant patients. (Accepted for publication in Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology)
Awards & Honours
  • BioInnovation Awards, Biomalaysia 2011 Exhibition and Conference, KLCC. (Gold medal)
  • 39th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. Geneva, Switzerland, 2011. (Silver medal)
  • Invention, Innovation and Design Special Edition (IID SE 2010), Universiti Teknologi Mara. (Gold medal)