People

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Dr. Andrew A. Ngadin
He started his research project in 2007 as a graduate student at the University of Nancy, France.  After completed his Ph.D. in 2011, he begun working as a Lecturer of Mycology at the Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. which are collaborated with Dr. Kamaludin and Dr. Rozi teams to begin his interest research projects
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Associate Prof. Dr. Kamaludin – Collaborator
University of Malaya
His major research interest focuses on Molecular Marker, Mutation Breeding and Tissue Culture
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Dr. Milos Stupar – Visiting Scientist from University of Belgrade, Serbia

He is research assistant at Faculty of biology, Institute for Botany and Botanical Garden “Jevremovac”, Belgrade, Serbia. He obtained his Ph.D degree in Mycology at same University under supervision of Prof. Milica Ljaljević Grbić and Prof. Jelena Vukojević. His research area are mainly on diversity and morphology of micromycetes and potential application of natural products as fungicides. He spent one month at Universiti Malaysia Terengganu as visiting scientist under supervision of Dr Andrew Ngadin and working on potential use of microfungi as indicators of water quality.

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Amanda Tas – Volunteer from Sweden

I contacted Dr. Andrew as I am very interested in mycology. Prior to this, I have worked with environmental and forest biodiversity issues in Sweden for several years. I have studied how fungi dependent on dead wood are affected by forest fragmentation in Scandinavia, a work I did with University of Helsinki and I had also managed to identify some tropical microfungi in Malaysia

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William Smedley – Volunteer from Pennsylvania, the USA

I learned about this opportunity while traveling in Myanmar and decided it would be a great chance to further explore my interest in Mycology. In the past I had done work with fungi and I’m quite happy to be able to work and gain more experience in such an interesting field

 
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Ramya Sundaresan – Ph.D Student
She is working on glutathione s-transferases (GSTs) of saprophytic microfungi collected from aquaculture ecosystem. 

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Nurul Razali – Master Student

Working on Macrofungi from East coast of Peninsular Malaysia

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Ismail – Undergradute Student – Marine Science

He is working on on Decolorization of Azo dyes by Talaromyces sp. collected from Bidong Island. This project is to observe the interaction activity between Talaromyces sp. and Azo dyes

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Fatin – Undergraduate Student

Working on Microfungi from Mangrove areas located in West coast of Peninsular Malaysia

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Rhustylia J. Raymond – Undergraduate student

She is working on potential use of microfungi as indicators of water quality and wastewater treatment

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Stephanie – Visiting Scientist (Mycologist) from University of Hawaii, USA (May – June 2014)
She is working on Fungal Diversity of Malaysia
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Emery Garcia – Journalist Scientist from University of Hawaii, USA (May – June 2014)
I have worked closely with the Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Sciences department at the University of Hawaii where I have covers topics from the the fascinating evolution of endemic tree species to the plight of the sea turtle. I had originally fallen in love with mushrooms in my home state of Oregon, but at University of Hawaii worked on a diversity study for several years that showed me how important these organisms really are. I was offered the opportunity to visit UMT and learn a little about what is going on in their fungal research, and as a journalist always looking for the next big story, I could not resist. I learned about two of Dr. Andrew’s research projects, one in fungal conservation, and another in bio-remediation