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Mohd Azrul Naim Bin Mohamad

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Biotechnology) - Doctor of Philosophy, Wageningen University
  • Biotechnology - Masters Degree, Wageningen University

Mohd Azrul Naim Bin Mohamad (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF SCIENCE


aznaim@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Terengganu born Mohd Azrul Naim Mohamad had his secondary education at Malay College Kuala Kangsar. Then, he started his BSc studies in Biotechnology at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), with specialization in Environmental Biotechnology and graduated in 2006. In 2008, he continued with the MSc in Biotechnology at Wageningen University specializing in Marine Biotechnology and obtained his MSc in 2010. His MSc thesis entitled "Biodiversity of Sponge-Associated Microbial Communities of The Dutch Coast" was under the supervision of Dr J. A. M. Perez. In 2010, he started his Ph.D at the Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University under the supervision of Prof. Hauke Smidt and Dr. Ir. Detmer Sipkema. The Ph.D thesis 'Exploring Microbial Diversity of Marine Sponges by Culture-Dependent and Molecular Approaches' was successfully defended on April 30, 2015. Since February 2015 he started working as a lecturer at Kulliyyah of Science.


Area of Specialisation


  • Natural Science ~ Marine Sciences ~ Advancement of Marine Sciences Knowledge ~ Marine Biotechnology - Aquaculture, Aquatic Ecology, Biodiversity, Biotechnology, Genomics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology


Teaching Responsibilities


APPLIED MOLECULAR GENETICS 2019/2020
BASIC GENETIC ENGINEERING 2015/2016 2018/2019 2017/2018 2020/2021 2016/2017 2019/2020
BIODIVERSITY 2016/2017 2017/2018
BIODIVERSITY & CONSERVATION 2020/2021 2019/2020
Environmental Monitoring 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT 2020/2021
GENETICS 2021/2022 2017/2018 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
MARINE MICROBIOLOGY 2015/2016
MARINE NATURAL PRODUCTS AND PROCESSES 2016/2017 2015/2016
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 2017/2018 2016/2017 2018/2019 2020/2021 2015/2016 2019/2020
PLANT-MICROBE INTERACTIONS 2017/2018
RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNOLOGY 2019/2020 2021/2022 2020/2021
SOIL MICROBIOLOGY 2016/2017


Research Projects


Completed
2017 - 2021 Phytomining of gold from mine wastes by Jatropha Curcas
2015 - 2017 Bacterial-Assisted Composting (BAC) of Food Waste
2015 - 2018 Fungal-Assisted Composting (FAC) Approach of Organic Waste
On-Going
2020 - Present The Effectiveness of EM Mudball in Remediating Balok River
2018 - Present Isolation, Identification And Characterization Of Microbial Producing Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) Isolated From Palm Oil Mill Effluent
2018 - Present Environmental DNA Metabarcoding of Fishes in Balok River Kuantan, Pahang
2017 - Present In Situ Enzymatic Saccharification of Seawater Pretreated Lignocellulosic by Using Setiu Wetland Halophilic Fungi (SeHF)
2017 - Present Conversion of Waste from Fish and Aquaculture Industry into Value-added Products
2017 - Present Process Development in Simultaneous Saccharification and Co-Fermentation (SSCF) of Monosaccharide Sugars from Jatropha Curcas Seed Cake for Optimum Biothanol Production
2017 - Present Development of Effective Microbes for Decomposition Process
2015 - Present Sponge-associated fungal diversity with functional analysis of halogenase and cellulase