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CHENG KIAN KAI

Department of Bioprocess Engineering,
Faculty of Chemical Engineering,
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia,
81310 UTM Skudai,
Johor, Malaysia.

Email: chengkiankai@cheme.utm.my

Background

Cheng is a lecturer at the Department of Bioprocess Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He obtained his PhD from the University of Cambridge after studying in the laboratory of Dr Julian Griffin. His research interest is in the application of metabolomics for the understanding of the mechanism of cardiovascular disease and the metabolic syndrome. His previous projects were carried out in collaboration with Dr Susan Connor (GlaxoSmitKline, UK), Prof Martin Bennett and Dr John Mercer (Division of cardiovascular medicine, University of Cambridge, UK), Prof Kenneth Walsh and Dr Yuichi Akasaki (Boston University School of Medicine, USA), and Dr Jiyang Dong (Xiamen University, China).

In addition, he also involved actively in the planning and establishment of the Bioproduct Validation Center in UTM, and he had previously involved in the development of Biotechnology Masterplan for the State Government of Johor.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 05 February 2014 )