|Qualification||BSc (Hons) (Microbiology)
MDSc (Oral Microbiology and Biochemistry)
PhD (Oral Biology)
|Expertise||Oral Biology and Microbiology|
|Experience||Senior lecturer at Centre of Preclinical Science Studies. Teaching Foundation of Medical and Oral Science for first and second year BDS students (DFS401) and Core Medical and Oral Sciences (DCM901) for DClindent students.|
|Research Interest||Discovery of bioactive compounds from natural products for pharmaceuticals (Oral diseases/ Infectious diseases)
Molecular Biology and Structural Biology Studies (Oral Environments/Oral Microorganisms)
|Area of Expertise / Specialization||Natural products, Structural biology (Protein), Molecular biology, Oral microbiology|
|Publications (Most recent - 3 years)||Lianyi Zhang, Catherine A. Butler, Hasnah K, Stuart G. Dashper, Christine A. Seers, Paul D. Veith Jian-Guo, Zhang, Eric C. Reynolds. Characterisation of the Porphyromonas gingivalis Manganese Transport Regulator Orthologue (2016). PLOS ONE. 11(3) :1-22. e0151407. doi:10.1371/journal.
Catherine A. Butler, Stuart G. Dashper, Hasnah S.G. Khan, Lianyi Zhang, Eric C. Reynolds (2015). The interplay between iron, haem and manganese in Porphyromonas gingivalis. Journal of Oral Biosciences, 57:91-101.
Butler CA, Dashper SG, Zhang L, Seers CA, Mitchell HL, Catmull DV, Glew MD, Heath JE, Tan Y, Khan HSG, Reynolds EC. (2014). The Porphyromonas gingivalis Ferric Uptake Regulator orthologue binds heme and regulates heme-responsive biofilm development. PLOS ONE, 10.1371/journal.pone.0111168 (2014).
|Awards||Colgate travel award (IADR ANZ Division-2012)
Scholarship for PhD from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia (2009-2012) and CRC Oral Health, Melbourne Dental School, The University of Melbourne, Australia (2013)
Postgraduate Scholarship for Masters Degree - from University of Malaya (2002-2004)
Bronze Medal Expo Science and Technology, Organised by Ministry of Science, Technology and The Environment of Malaysia - 2002
Local Plants Extracts and Its Application in the Development of Oral Health Care Products.
Best Poster Award
28th Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - 2003 In Vitro Studies of the Potential Anticaries Effects of the Syzygium aromaticum (clove) solvent extract
Best Poster Award 30th Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - 2005
Effect of crude aqueous extracts of Piper betle and Syzygium aromaticum on the activity of mutans streptococci – An in vitro study
The 33rd International Exhibition of Inventions, New Techniques and Products, Geneva - 2005
TriAquora RinseTM – Alcohol free Plant – Based Oral Healthcare Product,
Patent obtained 2014 - TriAquora RinseTM – Alcohol free Plant – Based Oral Healthcare Product