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Ms. Sarah Stephenie John Sandanaraj

Senior Lecturer,
School of Biological Science


  • BSc (Hons) Biotechnology (AIMST)
  • Msc in Biotechnology (AIMST)

Teaching and Research Experience:

Teaching (BSc Hons Biotechnology)

  • 2014 – present

Subjects taught:

  • Cell and Molecular Biology, Form & Function: Higher Plants and Animals, Applied Microbiology, Introduction to Forensic Science & Analysis.

Research Experience

  • Bacterial gene regulation and bacterial DNA manipulation (gene knockout)

Research Interest:

  • Ethnobotanical studies
Administrative appointments / committee involvements
  • Programme Coordinator for BSc (Hons) Biotechnology (2015 to July 2017) 
  • Course coordinator (Form & Function: Higher Plants and Animals, Cell and Molecular Biology, Applied Microbiology)
Selected Research and Publications

Stephenie S.,  Chang Y. P. , Gnanasekaran A., Norhaizan M. E., Gnanaraj C. (2020). An insight on superoxide dismutase (SOD) from plants for mammalian health enhancement. Journal of Functional Foods, 68:103917

Information on Works Published (Conferences / Journals)
  • Lim Kok Keong, Sarah Stephenie, Sivachandran,P, Kathiresan S, Ravichandran M and Lalitha P. BIODEGRADATION OF CHICKEN FEATHER INTO CYSTEINE BY CHRYSEOBACTERIUM INDOLOGENES. ICMSM (2009). Poster Presentation
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