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Summary: Goh Yit Kheng (GYtK)

GOH YIT KHENG (GYtK)
Contact Details :
Advanced Agriecological Research S/B, No. 11, Jalan Teknologi 3/6, Taman Sains Selangor 1, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Tel : 603-6151 7924 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
Fax : 603-6151 7081
Email : gohykheng@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –
Education
2007
B.Sc. in Biology and Biotechnology
University of Saskatchewan, Canada
2010
M.Sc. in Applied Microbiology
University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Career Outline
2007 (February) – 2007 (May)
Technical Assistant
Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences, University of Saskatchewan
2007 (May) – 2010 (April)
Graduate Assistant
Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences, University of Saskatchewan
2009 (September) – 2010 (October)
Research Assistant
Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences, University of Saskatchewan
2011 – 2012
Assistant Research Officer I
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.
2013 – Present
Assistant Research Officer II
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Assistant Research Officer II. Was a Graduate and Research Assistant in the Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences, University of Saskatchewan working on Fusarium diseases of wheat and barley. Currently undergoing training to become a competent oil palm agronomist, capable of undertaking research programs and carrying out oil palm field trials, as well as able to visit and advise estate managers independently on agronomic subjects. Furthermore, I also assist some of the research officers in their agronomic research trials as well as research and development on Ganoderma basal stem root.

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Summary: Gan Siou Ting (GST)

GAN SIOU TING (GST)

Contact Details :
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn Bhd, AAR-UNMC Biotechnology Research Centre, Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih, Selangor, Malaysia.
Tel : 6-03-87273275
Fax : –
Email : ganst@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –

Education
2005
B.Sc. (Hons.) in Life Science (Biomedical Science)
National University of Singapore (NUS)

Career Outline
2005 – 2006
Research Assistant
Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore
2006 – 2009
Assistant Research Officer
Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Limited, Singapore
2009 – 2012
Assistant Research Officer I
AAR-UNMC Biotechnology Research Centre
2013 – Present
Assistant Research Officer II
AAR-UNMC Biotechnology Research Centre

Job Description
Assistant Research Officer II. Involved in oil palm biotechnology related-research.

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Summary: Chin Shen Yang (CSY)

CHIN SHEN YANG (CSY)
Contact Details :
Applied Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd, Locked Bag 111, Paloh Post Office, 86609 Paloh, Johor, Malaysia.
Tel : 6-07-7813722
Fax : 6-07-7812200
Email : chinsy@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –
Education
2009
B.Sc. (Hons.) in Genetics and Molecular Biology
University of Malaya (UM)
2010
M.Sc. in Plant Genetic Manipulation (Distinction)
University of Nottingham, UK

Career Outline
2010 – Present
Assistant Research Officer 1
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Assistant Research Officer I. Plant breeder and assistant seed production manager based in Paloh. Currently undergoing training with the objectives of being able to design and manage breeding programs, evaluate field trials as well as to plan and manage daily operations of seed production laboratory to ensure strict quality control.

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Summary: Chen Zi Yan (CZY)

CHEN ZI YAN (CZY)
Contact Details :
Advanced Agriecological Research S/B, No. 11, Jalan Teknologi 3/6, Taman Sains Selangor 1,
Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Tel : 603-6151 7924 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
Fax : 603-6151 7081
Email : chenzy@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –
Education
2010
B.Sc. (1st class Hons.) in Geoinformatics
University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)

Career Outline
2010 – Present
Assistant Research Officer 1
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Assistant Research Officer I. Currently undergoing training to become a competent oil palm agronomist, capable of implementing and managing specific research programmes, conducting certain agronomic field trials as well as visiting and advising estate managers independently on agronomic matters. In addition, I also assist some of the research officers in their research and development work programmes.

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Summary: Nur Akilla Mohd Rani (NAMR)

NUR AKILLA MOHD RANI (NAMR)
Contact Details :
Advanced Agriecological Research S/B, Tissue Culture Laboratory c/o Ladang Tuan Mee, KM 29,
Jalan Sungai Buloh/Kuala Selangor, 47000 Sungai Buloh, Selangor.
Tel : 6-03-60385512
Fax : 6-03-60384377
Email : akilla@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –
Education
2011
Bachelor of Agricultural Biotechnology
University Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA)

Career Outline
2011 – Present
Assistant Research Officer 1
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Assistant Research Officer 1. Currently undergoing training to become a competent tissue culturist, capable on managing commercial Tissue Culture Laboratory and able to implement and manage specific research programme.

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Summary: Aida Nazlyn Nazari (ANN)

AIDA NAZLYN NAZARI (ANN)
Contact Details :
Applied Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd, Locked Bag 111, Paloh Post Office, 86609 Paloh, Johor, Malaysia.
Tel : 6-07-7813722
Fax : 6-07-7812200
Email : aida@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –
Education
2008
B.Sc. (Hons) in Genetics and Molecular Biology
University of Malaya (UM)
2010
M.Sc. in Plant Genetics and Crop Improvement
University of East Anglia, UK

Career Outline
2008 – 2009
Research Assistant
University of Malaya
2010 – Present
Assistant Research Officer 1
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Assistant Research Officer I. To assists in oil palm breeding, oil palm ortet selection and parent palm selection for commercial seed production.

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Summary: Sim Choon Cheak (SCC)

SIM CHOON CHEAK (SCC)
Contact Details :
Advanced Agriecological Research S/B, No. 11, Jalan Teknologi 3/6, Taman Sains Selangor 1,
Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Tel : 603-6151 7924 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
Fax : 603-6151 7081
Email : sim@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –
Education
2006
B.Sc. in Biotechnology (1st class Hons.)
University Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Career Outline
2006 – 2010
Assistant Research Officer 1
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.
2011 – Present
Assistant Research Officer 2
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Assistant Research Officer 2. Responsible in conducting oil palm agronomy trials and advisory. His main activities are are in oil palm agronomy, soil survey, soil suitability studies and also terrain analysis. Currently pursuing Phd. in Plant Nutrition at University Putra Malaysia since 2011.

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Summary: Kumar Krishnan (KK)

KUMAR KRISHNAN (KK)
Contact Details :
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn.Bhd., Locked Bag 111, Paloh Post Office, 86609 Paloh, Johor, Malaysia.
Tel : 6-07-7813722
Fax : 6-07-7812200
Email : sapna@aarsb.com.my
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Education
1987
SPM
2005
LISP

Career Outline
1991 – 1992
Research Technician
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
1992 – 1997
Research Assistant 3
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
1997 – 1998
Research Assistant 2
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
1998 – 2004
Research Assistant 1
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
2004 – 2006
Research Assistant SG
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
2006 – 2009
Assistant Research Officer 1
Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd.
2009 – Present
Assistant Research Officer 2
Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Assistant Research Officer 2. Overall in-charge of AAR Paloh Substation including administration, management of field trials, assisting research officers on plant breeding and tissue culture works. Also, visiting principal estate nurseries for advisory services.

Key Research Interests
My main interest are in carried out the field experiment on Agronomy and Plant breeding trial, raising nursery for research material in Oil Palm.

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Summary: Hor Mei Ling (HML)

HOR MEI LING (HML)
Contact Details :
Applied Agricultural Resources S/B, No. 11, Jalan Teknologi 3/6, Taman Sains Selangor 1,
Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Tel : 603-6151 7924 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
Fax : 603-6151 7081
Email : mlhor@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –
Education
2009
Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

Career Outline
1994 – 1996
Accounts Assistance
Jmf Asset Management Sdn. Bhd.
1996 – 2001
Accounts Supervisor
Oto Bodycare Sdn. Bhd.
2001 – 2003
Accounts Executive
Icfox (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd
2003 – 2005
Accounts Executive
Ge Green Sdn. Bhd.
2005 – 2006
Senior Accounts Executive
Qs Citifoto Sdn. Bhd.
2006 – 2008
Senior Administration & Finance Executive
N.V. Bina Sdn. Bhd.
2008 – 2010
Assistant Research Officer 1 (Accounts Executive)
Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd.
2011 – Present
Assistant Research Officer 2 (Accounts Executive)
Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Assistant Research Officer 2 (Accounts Executive). Responsible for supervising and checking monthly accounting data entries, improving and maintaining accounting system as well as managing debtors accounts.

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Summary: Dr. Wong Wei Chee (WWC)

DR. WONG WEI CHEE (WWC)
Contact Details :
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd., AAR-UNMC Biotechnology Research Centre, Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih, Selangor, Malaysia.
Tel : 6-03-87273275
Fax : –
Email : wongwc@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –

Education
2002
B.Sc. (Hons) in Industrial Biotechnology
University of Malaya (UM)
2008
Ph.D. in Plant Biotechnology
University of Malaya (UM)

Career Outline
2007 – 2009
Assistant Research Officer 1
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.
2009 – 2010
Assistant Research Officer 2
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.
2011 – Present
Research Officer
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Research Officer. Biotechnologist based in AAR-UNMC Biotechnology Research Centre, a joint research centre between Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn Bhd (AAR) and University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC). Her key role is to provide knowledge and resources that plant breeders, tissue culturists and agronomists can use to improve the oil palm breeding selection and sustainability of production.

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Active research interests include: (1) Using microsatellite (SSR) for genotyping AAR’s planting materials, as well as identity checking analysis. (2) Understanding the processes and genes that control agronomic trait variation which allow more efficient oil palm breeding, assessment of mineral nutrient uptake and pathogen/disease control strategies. (3) Developing molecular tools to facilitate the screening of oil palm tissue culture amenabilities (embryogenesis) and somaclonal variant/abnormalities

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