Staff Details

FIONA HOW NI FOONG

FIONA HOW NI FOONG
Designation: Assistant Professor
KULLIYYAH OF SCIENCE
IIUM Kuantan Campus
Extension: 5119
Email address: howfiona@iium.edu.my

Academic Qualification

  • Industrial Chemistry - Bachelor Degree , Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Synthesis - Doctor of Philosophy , Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Area of Specialisation

  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Phamaceutical Industry ~ Synthesis Technology - Biological activity studies of synthetic compounds
  • Natural Science ~ Chemical Sciences ~ Inorganic Chemistry ~ Transition Metal Chemistry - Synthesis and Characterization of Dithiocarbazate Derivatives ligands and their metal complexes
  • Natural Science ~ Physical Sciences ~ Condensed Matter Physics ~ Crystallography - Crystallography studies
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Biomedical Sciences ~ Other Biomedical Sciences n.e.c. - Bioassays studies of synthetic compounds
  • Natural Science ~ Chemical Sciences ~ Analytical Chemistry ~ Computational Chemistry - Correlation study and preliminary QSAR study

Professional Membership

  • 2014-2019 bbb, vvvvv
  • 2014-2019 Assistant Treasurer, Malaysian Crystallographic Association
  • 2014-2019 Penolong Bendahari, PERTUBUHAN KRISTALOGRAFI MALAYSIA
  • 2014-2019 PERTUBUHAN KRISTALOGRAFI MALAYSIA
  • 2013-2018

Teaching Responsibilities

BASIC CHEMISTRY 2013/2014 2012/2013
ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY 2015/2016
FOOD TOXICOLOGY AND ASSESSMENT 2013/2014 2011/2012
HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT 2015/2016
INDUSTRIAL TOXICOLOGY 2016/2017
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY I 2015/2016
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY II 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 2011/2012
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II 2013/2014
ORGANOMETALLIC & BIOINORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2014/2015
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2012/2013
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2016/2017
TOXICOLOGY 2010/2011
WASTE MANAGEMENT 2015/2016

Research Projects

Completed

2012 -
In-Vivo Study: Investigation of burn wound healing properties with cucumber extract
2010 - 2012
Synthesis and Characterization of Heteroatom Ligand and Its Metal Complexes
2010 - 2013
Synthesis and Characterization of Multidentate Chelating Agent and Their Metal Complexes

In Progress

2014 - Present
Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Study of Metal Complexes Derived from Thymoquinone
2013 - Present
Polyamine Sulfur Conjugates: A Paradigm for Selective Drug Delivery to Cancer Cells via Polyamine Transport System
2012 - Present
Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Studies of Dithiocarbamates Derivatives and Their Transition Metal Complexes

Publications

Article

2015
Synthesis, crystal structure and cholinesterase enzymes inhibitory activities of new pyridine alkaloid derivative. Asian Journal of Chemistry , 27 (11). pp.4092-4096.
2015
Structure determination and tautomeric transition of 3-amino-1{[bis(benzylsulfanyl)methylidene]amino}urea. Journal of Structural Chemistry , 56 (7). pp.1431-1436.
2015
Crystal structure of benzyltriphenylphosphonium chloride monohydrate. Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online , E71 pp.o410-o411.
2015
Biological properties of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) extracts = Sifat-sifat biologi ekstrak timun (Cucumis sativus L.) . Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences (MJAS) , 19 (6). pp.1218-1222.
2015
Crystal structure of S -(4-methylbenzyl) piperidinedithiocarbamate. Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online , E71 pp.o647-o647.
2013
Eupalitin from Asparagus falcatus (Linn.) has anticancer activity and induces activation of caspases 3/7 in human colorectal tumor cells. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research , 7 (20). pp.1401-1405.
2012
2,3,9,10,15,16-Hexaazatetracyclo[6.6.2.04,16.011,15]hexadecane dihydrate. Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online , 68 (8). pp.o2545-o2545.
2012
Synthesis, characterization and antibacterial activity of Schiff base derived from S-methyldithiocarbazate and methylisatin. Journal of Chemical Crystallography , 42 (2). pp.173-179.
2011
The crystal structure and cytotoxicity of Centrosymmetric Copper(II) complex derived from S-methyldithiocarbazate with isatin. Journal of Chemical Crystallography , 41 (12). pp.1866-1871.
2011
4-Hydroxy-3-methoxybenzaldehyde-nicotinamide (1/1). Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online , E (67). pp.o3168-o3168.
2011
Synthesis, characterisation and biological activities of 2-Methylbenzyl 2-(dipyridin-2-yl methylene)hydrazinecarbodithioate. Journal of Chemical Crystallography , 41 (4). pp.491-495.
2011
Synthesis, characterization and cytotoxic activity of S-benzyldithiocarbazate Schiff bases derived from 5-fluoroisatin, 5-chloroisatin, 5-bromoisatin and their crystal structures. Journal of Chemical Crystallography , 41 (12). pp.1630-1641.
2011
Dipotassium disulfanilamidate trihydrate. Acta Crystallographica Section E , E67 pp.m1071-m1071.
2010
Synthesis, characterization and biological activities of 3-methylbenzyl 2-(6-methyl pyridin-2-ylmethylene)hydrazine carbodithioate and its transition metal complexes. Transition Metal Chemistry , 35 (7). pp.871-876.
2009
Synthesis and structure determination of s,s?-(Naphthalen-2-ylmethyl sulfanyl (1-p-tolyl-ethylidene) hydrazine . Journal of Chemical Crystallography , 39 (12). pp.894-897.
2008
Synthesis, characterization and biological studies of S-benzyl-b-N-(benzoyl) dithiocarbazate and its metal complexes. Polyhedron , 27 pp.3325-3329.
2007
S-Quinolin-2-ylmethyldithiocarbazate. Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online , E63 pp.o3137-o3138.

Book

2011
Research methodology in chemistry. IIUM Press , Gombak . ISBN 978-967-418-202-1.

Book Section

2011
Good chemistry research. In: Research Methodology in Chemistry . IIUM Press , Gombak , pp.6-9. ISBN 9789674182021.
2011
Research methodology: an introduction. In: Research Methodology in Chemistry . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.1-5. ISBN 9789674182021.

Conference or Workshop Item

2015
Synthesis, characterization and structural studies of sodium morpholine-4-Carbodithioate and its metal complexes. In: 28th Regional Symposium Malaysian Analytical Sciences (SKAm28) , Weil Hotel, Ipoh, Perak
2014
Biological properties of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) extracts. In: 27th Regional Symposium of Malaysia Analytical Sciences , KSL Resorts, Johor Bahru, Johor
2013
Nitrogen Sulfur Compounds - Cytotoxic study and their potential application. In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition, IRIIE 2013 , Cultural Activity Centre (CAC) and KAED Gallery, IIUM
2013
Synthesis and characterization of various type of Azines as potential bioactive agents. In: 2013 2nd International Conference on Environment, Chemistry and Biology (IPCBEE) , Stockholm, Sweden
2012
Crystal structure of heterodonor ligands with their potential application. In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE) 2012 , CAC IIUM