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Dr. Ayesha Fatima RPh (Pakistan)

Senior Lecturer,
Faculty of Pharmacy

Qualifications:

  • B.Pharmacy (University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan)
  • MSc Biopharmaceutics (USM, Malaysia)
  • PhD Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (UPM, Malaysia)

Experience:

  • Production and quality control of pharmaceuticals – 4 years
  • Drug Information – 3 years
  • Academia – 17 years

Research Interest

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

Teaching Interest

  • Drug formulation studies
  • Basic pharmacokinetics
  • Bioinformatics
Professional Membership
  • Registered Pharmacist, Pharmacy Council Pakistan
  • Member, Malaysian Society of Molecular Biology and Chemistry
Current Teaching and Administrative Responsibilities

Administrative

  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty of Pharmacy

Teaching

  • Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Product Development Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Previous Employment
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    August 2010-July 2015
  • Lecturer, Department of Bioinformatics, Faculty of Computer Science, Mohammed Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad Campus, September 2003- August 2008
Selected Conference and Training
  • Trainer for workshop on “Molecular Modelling and Docking” November 22, 2014. UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Research Grants
  • Investigations of Termitomyces heini and Lignosus rhinoceros extracts and laccases for bio-bleaching and quorum – sensing inhibitors.
Selected Research and Publications
  1. Fatima, A and Yee H. F. (2014) In silico Screening of Mutated KRAS Inhibitors from Malaysian Typhonium flagelliforme for Non-Small Cell Lung CancerAdvances in Bioinformaticshttp://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/431696
  2. Binding Mode Analysis of Zerumbone to Key Signal Proteins in the Tumour Necrosis Factor Pathway. Ayesha Fatima, Ahmad Bustamam Hj.  Abdul, Rasedee Abdullah, Roghayeh Abedi  Karjiban, Vannajan Sanghiran  Lee. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 201516, 2747-2766.
  3. Isoprenyl caffeate, a major compound in manuka propolis, is a quorum-sensing inhibitor in Chromobacterium violaceum. Adrian Tandhyka Gemiarto, Nathaniel Nyakaat Ninyio, Siew Wei Lee,  Joko Logis, Ayesha Fatima, Eric Wei Chiang Chan, Crystale Siew Ying Lim.  Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 2015http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10482-015-0503-6 Doi: 10.1007/s10482-015-0503-6
  4. In SilicoInvestigation of Flavonoids as Potential Trypanosomal Nucleoside Hydrolase Inhibitors. Christina Hung Hung Ha, Ayesha Fatima, and Anand Gaurav. Advances in Bioinformatics Article ID 826047, 10 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/826047
  5. V. Pushparajah, A. Fatima, C. H. Chong, T. Z.Gambule, C. J. Chan, S.T. Ng, C. S.Tan, S.Y. Fung, S. S. Lee, N. H.Tan & R. L. H. Lim. Characterisation of a New Fungal Immunomodulatory Protein from Tiger Milk mushroom, Lignosus rhinocerotis. Scientific Reports. 6:30010. DOI: 10.1038/srep30010
  6. Fatima A, Abdul ABH, Abdullah R, Karjiban RA, Lee VS. Docking studies reveal zerumbone targets beta-catenin of the Wnt–beta-catenin pathway in breast cancer. J. Serb. Chem. Soc. 2017; 82 (0) 1–17. https://doi.org/10.2298/JSC170313108F
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Community Service
  • Medicine Management – Monthly at Home for the Aged SIMEE, Ipoh
Practice
  1. Medicine Management – Senior Citizens Home
 
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