Syaza Ayuni Haji Muhammad Salleh

Graduate Student
Student college:
School of Medicine
Student major:
Pharmacology + Toxicology

                                                    CURRICULUM VITAE

 

 

EDUCATION

 

 

Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, United States

 

M.Sc in Pharmacology & Toxicology (2019-present)

 

  • Thesis title: “Exploiting the relevance of CA 19-9 in pancreatic cancer and treatment response.”

 

 

Coventry University, United Kingdom

 

M.Sc in Industrial Biotechnology (2017-2018)

 

  • Thesis title: “Microflora diversity analysis of raw and pasteurized milk cheeses by using Denaturing Gel Gradient Electrophoresis (DGGE).”

 

  • Awarding Date: 18th April 2018

 

 

Alexandria University, Egypt

 

B.Sc in Microbiology (2011-2015)

 

  • Thesis title: “Hepatitis C”

 

  • Awarding Date: 29th October 2015

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

 

 

Assistant manager, PZS company | Brunei

 

  • Provided direct assistance to manage employees

 

  • Customer service program management

 

 

GCE O Level Biology/Physics/Chemistry part-time tutor | Brunei

 

Teachmeguru Tuition Centre | August 2018 – July 2019

 

  • Assisted students to develop study skills and organization techniques to help improve their academic performance

 

  • Mentored, reviewed content with the students and checked completed task.

 

 

 

Intern, Biotechnology Laboratory Assistant | Brunei

 

University Brunei Darussalam | July 2016 – December 2016

 

  • Performed a variety of technical duties including real-time PCR, molecular cloning

and electrochemical biosensors

 

  • Laboratory maintenance duties including assisted with maintaining reagent and equipment inventories.

 

 

Intern, Hospital Microbiologist/Virologist | Brunei

 

RIPAS Hospital | June 2013 - August 2013

 

  • Prepared cultures from specimens, identified and classified microorganisms (BSL2/BSL3)

 

  • Conducted laboratory testing to confirm medical diagnoses

 

 

LEADERSHIP:

 

Peer Mentor

 

Awards and Achievements:

 

  • Ministry of Religious Affairs Scholarship (Brunei) awardee

 

  • The highest scorer in National Biology Competition, University of Toronto, Canada

 

 

 

SKILLS

 

Laboratory

 

  • Able to coordinate work on the molecular biology bench using techniques such as PCR, RT-PCR, PCR-DGGE, ELISA, cloning, biochemistry (i.e., western blots, immunoprecipitations), mammalian cell culture, bacteria cell culture, transfections, flow-cytometry, microscopy, nucleic acid (RNA and DNA) purification, etc.

 

  • Blood /urine /saliva test from patients for various analyses and health outcomes research

 

  • Able to conduct laboratory procedures whilst maintaining health and safety policy and procedure

 

 

IT

 

  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Minitab, SPSS Statistical Software and Microsoft Office packages including: Word, Excel and PowerPoint as part of completing university assignments, webex, zoom (online learning)

 

  • Utilize the internet to access online research journals and critically analyses data

 

 

Communication

 

  • Written communication demonstrated through composing university essays, reports and final year thesis

 

  • Effective verbal communication improved through delivering university presentations

 

 

 

 

SEMINARS

 

PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY

 

Ceramide-enriched Exosomes in Alzheimer’s Disease: Role in Pathophysiology & Novel Pharmacological Target        

                                                                                               

Modulating the Microbiome as a Preventative Approach to Mitigating the Effects of Microgravity Exposure

                                                                                                                       

The Sword of Damocles: Emerging Challenges of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense 

                                                                                               

From Murder to Mechanisms: 7000 Years of Toxicology’s Evolution                              

 

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

1.Exploiting the relevance of CA 19-9 in pancreatic cancer and treatment efficacy

   (Syaza Salleh1, Anita Thyagarajan1 and Ravi P. Sahu1*)

 

 

CERTIFICATIONS:

 

Six Sigma Green Belt

Project: Water Treatment

 

 

LANGUAGES:

 

English, Malay, Arabic, French

 

 

HOBBIES:

 

  • Highly competitive athlete. Competed in several Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

 

  • Passionate in learning new languages, cultures, and society

 

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