Azzmer Azzar Bin Abdul Hamid
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Azzmer Azzar bin Abdul Hamid obtained his Ph.D from IIUM in Biotechnology and upon completion of his Ph.D, he was appointed as a lecturer at the Department of Biotechnology, Kuliyyah of Science, IIUM Kuantan Campus. He started his career as a tutor at Open University Malaysia, Johor Bahru. He had taught many Biology courses including Eukaryotic Diversity, Basic Genetics, Current Issues in Science and Plant Physiology. In Research and Development (R&D), he had gained experiences as a research assistant and also a research officer at the Faculty of Bioscience and Medical Engineering, UTM, ... show more

  • Doctor of Phisolophy (Biotechnology) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Biotechnology ~ Biotechnology ~ Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology ~ Enzyme Technology - Molecular Cloning, Protein Expression, Substrate Docking, Molecular Dynamics Simulation
BIOINFOMATICS 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019
BIOREMEDIATION 2016/2017 2018/2019 2019/2020
ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020
PROTEIN BIOTECHNOLOGY 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018
WASTE MANAGEMENT AND USAGE 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
In Progress
2019 - Present The mechanism of action of EPS from G. lucidem as ?-glucosidase inhibitors and to identify its role in the regulation of blood glucose level
2019 - Present Investigation on production of biosurfactants and their effect on the molecular interactions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons with ring hydroxylating dioxygenase during biodegradation
2018 - Present Quest on Finding Potential Ebola VP40 Inhibitors: Molecular Dockings and Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies
2017 - Present Development of Effective Microbes for Decomposition Process
2017 - Present In silico Study of Selected Flavonoids from Nelumbo nucifera as Potential Pancreatic Lipase Inhibitor
2017 - Present Phytomining of gold from mine wastes by Jatropha Curcas
2017 - Present Computational investigation on the interaction of ?-Glucosidase with the cell wall component of pathogenic fungus, Macrophomina phaseolina
2015 - Present The Mechanistic Role of Active Site Residues in Non-Stereospecific Haloacid Dehalogenase E (Dehe) Using Computational Approach
2015 - 2016 An Assessment on Microbial Contamination in Drinking Water Wells Exposed to Different Degrees of Submergence during Flood
2015 - 2019 The Mechanistic Role of Active Site Residues in Non-Stereospecific Haloacid Dehalogenase E (Dehe) Using Computational Approach
2015 - 2019 Fundamental Study of the Structure of the Glycerol-3-Phosphate Acyltransferase (GPAT) Protein from Chlorella Sp. on Understanding the Mechanism of Lipid Synthesis
2014 - 2018 Identification of 3CP-Degrading Bacteria from Marine Sponge and its ?-dehalogenase Gene
2019 In silico screening of aptamers configuration against hepatitis B surface antigen. Advances in Bioinformatics , 2019 (12 pages) pp.1-12
2019 Microbial hydrolytic enzymes: In silico studies between polar and tropical regions. Polar Science , 20 (part 1) pp.9-18
2019 Functional annotation of selected streptococcus pneumoniae hypothetical proteins. Malaysia Journal of Science Health and Technology , 4 (Special Issue, KoSiST 2018) pp.12-16
2019 The mechanistic role of active site residues in non-stereo haloacid dehalogenase E(DehE). Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling , 90 pp.219-225
2019 In silico structural and functional annotation of nine essential hypothetical proteins from Streptococcus pneumoniae. Indonesian Journal of Chemistry
2018 Comparative structural analysis of fruit and stem bromelain from Ananas comosus. Food Chemistry , 566 pp.183-191
2018 In silico study of carvone derivatives as potential neuraminidase inhibitors. Journal of Molecular Modeling , 24 (4) pp.1-13
2018 Molecular docking analysis of 6-paradol, Zingerone and Zerumbone against human estrogen receptor alpha (ERɑ). International Journal of Integrated Engineering , 10 (6 Special Issue 2018: Data Information Engineering) pp.113-118
2018 Interaction of monomeric Ebola VP40 protein with a plasma membrane: A coarse-grained molecular dynamics (CGMD) simulation study. Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modeling , 82 pp.137-144
2018 Molecular docking and dynamics (MD) simulation of 6-gingerol and 6-shogaol against human estrogen receptor alpha (ERɑ). International Journal of Integrated Engineering , 10 (6 Special Issue 2018: Data Information Engineering) pp.119-127
2018 Effect of 2014 massive flood on well water qualities: a case study on Kelantan River basin, Malaysia. Journal of Water and Land Development , 2018 (38) pp.127-136
2017 In silico binding interactions of dehalogenase (Dehe) with various haloalkanoic acids. Galeri Warisan Sains , 1 (1) pp.4-6
2017 Investigation on plasmid DNA separation under vacuum suction using cellulose generated and polyethersulfone ultra filters. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science , 7 (7) pp.46-50
2017 Lactic acid bacteria with antimicrobial properties isolated from the instestines Of Japanese Quail (Coturnix coturnix Japonica). Galleri Warisan Sains , 1 (1) pp.10-12
2015 Isolation of moderately halophilic lipase producing bacteria from sponges in Pahang coastal water, Malaysia. Jurnal Teknologi , 77 (25) pp.57-61
2015 Isolation and identification of 3-chloropropionic acid degrading bacterium from marine spong. Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences & Engineering) , 77 (25) pp.71-75
2015 An S188V mutation alters substrate specificity of non-stereospecific α-haloalkanoic acid dehalogenase E (DehE). PLoS ONE , 10 (3) pp.1-21
2014 Insights into the stereospecificity of the d-specific dehalogenase from Rhizobium sp. RC1 toward D-and L-2-chloropropionate. Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment , 28 (4) pp.608-615
2014 Molecular characterization of monochloroacetate-degrading arthrobacter sp. Strain d2 isolated from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia agricultural area. Bioremediation Journal , 18 (1) pp.12-19
2013 Molecular modelling and functional studies of the non-stereospecific α-haloalkanoic acid dehalogenase (DehE) from Rhizobium sp. RC1 and its association with 3-chloropropionic acid (β-chlorinated aliphatic acid). Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment , 27 (2) pp.3725-3736
2013 Identification of putative Cof-like hydrolase associated with dehalogenase in Enterobacter cloacae MN1 isolated from the contaminated sea-side area of the Philippines . Malaysian Journal of Microbiology , 9 (3) pp.253-259
2013 Identification of functional residues essential for dehalogenation by the non-stereospecific a-haloalkanoic acid dehalogenase from Rhizobium sp. RC1 . Journal of Basic Microbiology , 53 pp.1-7

Conference or Workshop Item

2019 The mechanistic role of active site residues in non-stereo Haloacid Dehalogenase E (DehE). In: 2nd International Conference on Biosciences & Medical Engineering 2019
2019 Molecular docking analysis of β-1,4-Glucosidase from trichoderma harzianum against mycelial cell wall components of macrophomina phaseolina. In: 2nd International Conference on Biosciences and Medical Engineering (ICBME) 2019
2018 A quest on finding new potential ebola vp40 inhibitors: molecular docking and molecular dynamics simulation studies. In: Computer-aided Drug Design 2018
2017 Identifying potential inhibitors of human hexokinase II for the development of anti-dengue therapeutics via virtual screening approaches. In: 4th Asian Regional Conference on Systems Biology
2017 Molecular docking of selected flavonoid compounds from nelumbo nucifera as potential pancreatic lipase inhibitor. In: 8th Malaysian Symposium of Biomedical Science
2017 Virulent genes determination of streptococcus agalactiae isolated from Malaysian red tilapia (Oreochromis spp) in Malaysia. In: 10th Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture (DAA10)
2016 Assessment on the quality on drinking wells exposed to different degrees of submergence during flood in Kelantan. In: Persidangan Kajian Bencana Banjir 2014
2013 The structural and functional studies of the non-stereospecific α-haloacid dehalogenase (DehE) from rhizobium sp. RC1 . In: Biomicroworld2013


Book Section

2016 Identification of an unknown bacteria and evaluation of its potential use in bioremediation. In: Advances in Biosciences UTM Press . ISBN 978-983-52-1271-0 , pp.69-80
2016 Taxonomical analysis of of beta-haloalcanoic asid-degrading bacteria. In: Advances in biosciences Penerbit UTM Press . ISBN 9789835213465 , pp.20-46
2016 Basic analysis of L-specific microbial dehalogenases. In: Advances in Biosciences UTM Press . ISBN 978-983-52-1271-0 , pp.1-80