transcriptomics & informatics
- Biomarker discovery
- Molecular plant breeding via association mapping- Translational genomics
- Plant genomics
Apart from teaching and research, he remains an active participant or member in various organizations and committees at university/faculty/department level. Among others are UNIMAS Representative (Stakeholder) for the Global Plan Action for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of PGFRA in Malaysia, MOA-MARDI-FAO project, Institution Representative (Sarawak Region) and Member for Genetics Society of Malaysia (PGM), Member for Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MSMBB), Member for FRST Research and Publication Committee, Secretary for Recombinant DNA Techniques Workshop (Department of Molecular Biology), Chairman for the MABIC-MOE-MPBCRC (Australia) Biotechnology Awareness Workshop, Chairman for the Next Generation Sequencing Technologies Workshop (PGM-FRST-illumina-Beijing Genomics Institute, BGI) and etc. He had also appointed as a peer reviewer for several international and national journals related to his areas of expertise. He also served as Coordinator of Industrial Training Programme for the Faculty from 2009-2011, Coordinator of Practical for Biology Courses, a joint cooperative effort between FRST-UNIMAS and Faculty of Science and Technology, Open University of Malaysia (OUM) from 2006-2010 and in 2004 co-authored the teaching module - Environmental Biology, and etc.