Ms. Ayesha Fatima

>>Ms. Ayesha Fatima


  • BPharmacy (University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan)
  • MSc Biopharmaceutics (USM, Malaysia)
  • PhD Candidate – Bioinformatics

Administrative Responsibility

Program Coordinator, Faculty of Pharmacy

Membership in Professional Organizations

  • Registered Pharmacist, Pharmacy Council Pakistan
  • Member, Malaysian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

 Teaching and Research Experience

  • Production and quality control of pharmaceuticals – 4 years
  • Drug Information – 3 years
  • Academia – 13 years

 Major Research Interests

  • Drug designing
  • Modelling of proteins
  • Computational evaluation of drug action
  • Drug formulation and computational ADMET studies

Teaching Interests

  • Drug formulation studies
  • Basic pharmacokinetics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Drug modelling
  • Pharmacy informatics

Research Grants

Investigations of Termitomyces heini and Lignosus rhinoceros extracts and laccases for bio-bleaching and quorum – sensing inhibitors. (Co-researcher. On going since 2014)

 Selected Publications

  1. Fatima A, Yee HF. In silico Screening of Mutated KRAS Inhibitors from Malaysian Typhonium flagelliforme for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Adv Bioinfo [Internet]. 2014, Article ID 431696, [7 pages]. Available from:
  2. Ayesha F, Ahmad BHA, Rasedee A, Roghayeh AK, Vannajan SL. Binding Mode Analysis of Zerumbone to Key Signal Proteins in the Tumour Necrosis Factor Pathway Int J Mol Sci. 2015; 16:2747-2766.
  3. Gemiarto AT,Ninyio NN, Siew WL,  Logis J, Fatima A, Chan EWC, Lim CSW.  Isoprenyl caffeate, a major compound in manuka propolis, is a quorum-sensing inhibitor in Chromobacterium violaceum. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 2015; 108(2):491-504.
  4. Ha CHH,Fatima A, Gaurav A. In Silico Investigation of Flavonoids as Potential Trypanosomal Nucleoside Hydrolase Inhibitors. Adv Bioinfo [Internet]. 2015, Article ID 826047, [10 pages]. Available from:

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