prof. madya dr. farah diba bt. abu bakar

pensyarah universiti

jabatan sains biologi & bioteknologi

No. Telefon Rasmi :  89215980

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UKM : 03 8921 5555



   Biografi/ Biography :

  • Farah Diba Abu Bakar berkelulusan PhD. (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia), MSc. (National University of Singapore) dan BSc. (University of Guelph, Canada) dalam bidang Mikrobiologi. Farah Diba bertugas sebagai pensyarah (Profesor Madya) di Fakulti Sains dan Teknologi, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) dan telah memegang jawatan Ketua Program Mikrobiologi sejak 2010 sehingga 2019. Di UKM, beliau berkecimpung dalam pelbagai pengajaran dan penyelidikan berteraskan bidang mikrobiologi, genomik, bioteknologi, biologi molekul dan enzimologi dengan fokus terhadap kajian ke atas protein serta enzim berkepentingan industri. Beliau kini merupakan Ketua Kluster Penyelidikan Teknologi Sel dan Bioproses, Jabatan Sains Biologi dan Bioteknologi, FST, UKM.
    Academic qualifications: PhD. (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia), MSc. (National University of Singapore) dan BSc. (University of Guelph, Canada) in the field of Microbiology. Posts: Farah Diba is an Associate Professor at the Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science and Technology (FST), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and was the Head of Microbiology Programme from 2010-2019. She is currently the Head of the Research Cluster, Cell Technology and Bioprocess at the Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, FST, UKM since 2020. Field of Research: Her research emphasises on Microbiology, Genomics & Metagenomics, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology and Enzymology with special interest in studies on proteins and enzymes with industrial importance.

  • izwan bharudin, anis farhan fatimi ab wahab, muhammad asyraff abd samad, ng xin yie, madihah ahmad zairun, farah diba abu bakar, abdul munir abdul murad.  (2022).  review update on the life cycle, plant-microbe interaction, genomics, detection and control strategies of the oil palm pathogen ganoderma boninense.  - biology.  1-18. 

     

    masethabela maria maphatsoe, chiam hashem, jonathan guyang ling, melissa horvat, karl rumbold, farah diba abu bakar, margit winkler.  (2022).  characterization and immobilization of pycnoporus cinnabarinus carboxylic acid reductase, pccar2.  - journal of biotechnology.  47-54. 

     

    jacinta a/p santhanam;farah diba bt. abu bakar;dayang fredalina bt. basri.  (2022).  relationship of atp-binding cassette transporter and cyp51a gene with azole antifungal resistance in fusarium solani isolates from malaysia .  -

     

    kamaruddin, s.; ahmad redzuan, r.; minor, n.; seman, w.m.k.w.; md tab, m.; jaafar, n.r.; ahmad rodzli, n.; jonet, m.a.; bharudin, i.; yusof, n.a.; xia, d.q.h.; mahadi, n.m.; abdul murad, a.m.; abu bakar, f.d..  (2022).  biochemical characterisation and structure determination of a novel cold-active proline iminopeptidase from the psychrophilic yeast, glaciozyma antarctica pi12.  - catalysts.  1-14. 

     

    nardiah rizwana jaafar, siti norbaidurah ayob, noor hidayah abd rahman, farah diba abu bakar, abdul munir abdul murad, rosli md illias.  (2021).  rational protein engineering of alpha-l-arabinofuranosidase from aspergillus niger for improved catalytic hydrolysis efficiency on kenaf hemicellulose.  - process biochemistry.  349-359. 

     

    masethabela maria maphatsoe, chiam hashem, jonathan guyang ling, melissa horvat, karl rumbold, farah diba abu bakar, margit winkler.  (2022).  characterization and immobilization of pycnoporus cinnabarinus carboxylic acid reductase, pccar2.  - journal of biotechnology.  47-54. 

     

    izwan bharudin, anis farhan fatimi ab wahab, muhammad asyraff abd samad, ng xin yie, madihah ahmad zairun, farah diba abu bakar, abdul munir abdul murad.  (2022).  review update on the life cycle, plant-microbe interaction, genomics, detection and control strategies of the oil palm pathogen ganoderma boninense.  - biology.  1-18. 

     

    kamaruddin, s.; ahmad redzuan, r.; minor, n.; seman, w.m.k.w.; md tab, m.; jaafar, n.r.; ahmad rodzli, n.; jonet, m.a.; bharudin, i.; yusof, n.a.; xia, d.q.h.; mahadi, n.m.; abdul murad, a.m.; abu bakar, f.d..  (2022).  biochemical characterisation and structure determination of a novel cold-active proline iminopeptidase from the psychrophilic yeast, glaciozyma antarctica pi12.  - catalysts.  1-14. 

     

    nardiah rizwana jaafar, nor muhammad mahadi, mukram mohamed mackeen, rosli md illias, abdul munir abdul murad, farah diba abu bakar.  (2021).  structural and functional characterisation of a cold-active yet heat-tolerant dehydroquinase from glaciozyma antarctica pi12.  - journal of biotechnology.  118-127. 

     

    nardiah rizwana jaafar, siti norbaidurah ayob, noor hidayah abd rahman, farah diba abu bakar, abdul munir abdul murad, rosli md illias.  (2021).  rational protein engineering of alpha-l-arabinofuranosidase from aspergillus niger for improved catalytic hydrolysis efficiency on kenaf hemicellulose.  - process biochemistry.  349-359. 

     

    shazilah kamaruddin, farah diba abu bakar, abdul munir abdul murad.  (2021).  pengoptimuman campuran enzim selulase rekombinan untuk penguraian tandan kosong kelapa sawit.  - sains malaysiana.  3547-3556. 

     

    iqbal jalaludin, amirul husna sudin, dharshini elangovan, hussein m. al-bajalan, nur maisarah sarizan, noor liana mat yajit, kamalrul azlan azizan, abdul munir abdul murad, farah diba abu bakar, dominic s. alonzi and mukram mohamad mackeen.  (2020).  analysis of free oligosaccharides (fos) wild type saccharomyces cerevisiae (bakers yeast) using two different extraction methods.  - sains malaysiana.  85-92. 

     

    nur athirah yusof, clemente michael vui ling wong, abdul munir abdul murad, farah diba abu bakar, nor muhammad mahadi, ahmad yamin abdul rahman, nursyafiqi zainuddin and mohd nazalan mohd najimudin.  (2019).  expression patterns of molecular chaperone genes in antarctic psychrophilic yeast, glaciozyma antarctica pi12 in response to heat stress.  - polish polar research.  273-292. 

     

    anis farhan fatimi ab wahab, noor adila abdul karim, jonathan guyang ling, nurain shahera hasan, hui yee yong, izwan bharudin, shazilah kamaruddin, farah diba abu bakar & abdul munir abdul murad.  (2019).  functional characterisation of cellobiohydrolase i (cbh1) from trichoderma virens ukm1 expressed in aspergillus niger.  - protein expression and purification. 

     

    nur athirah yusof, shazilah kamaruddin, farah diba abu bakar, nor muhammad mahadi, abdul munir abdul murad.  (2019).  structural and functional insights into tric chaperonin from a psychrophilic yeast, glaciozyma antarctica.  - cell stress and chaperones.  351-368. 

     

    izwan bharudin, anis farhan fatimi ab wahab, muhammad asyraff abd samad, ng xin yie, madihah ahmad zairun, farah diba abu bakar, abdul munir abdul murad.  (2022).  review update on the life cycle, plant-microbe interaction, genomics, detection and control strategies of the oil palm pathogen ganoderma boninense.  - biology.  1-18. 

     

    masethabela maria maphatsoe, chiam hashem, jonathan guyang ling, melissa horvat, karl rumbold, farah diba abu bakar, margit winkler.  (2022).  characterization and immobilization of pycnoporus cinnabarinus carboxylic acid reductase, pccar2.  - journal of biotechnology.  47-54. 

     

    kamaruddin, s.; ahmad redzuan, r.; minor, n.; seman, w.m.k.w.; md tab, m.; jaafar, n.r.; ahmad rodzli, n.; jonet, m.a.; bharudin, i.; yusof, n.a.; xia, d.q.h.; mahadi, n.m.; abdul murad, a.m.; abu bakar, f.d..  (2022).  biochemical characterisation and structure determination of a novel cold-active proline iminopeptidase from the psychrophilic yeast, glaciozyma antarctica pi12.  - catalysts.  1-14. 

     

    nardiah rizwana jaafar, nor muhammad mahadi, mukram mohamed mackeen, rosli md illias, abdul munir abdul murad, farah diba abu bakar.  (2021).  structural and functional characterisation of a cold-active yet heat-tolerant dehydroquinase from glaciozyma antarctica pi12.  - journal of biotechnology.  118-127. 

     

    shazilah kamaruddin, farah diba abu bakar, abdul munir abdul murad.  (2021).  pengoptimuman campuran enzim selulase rekombinan untuk penguraian tandan kosong kelapa sawit.  - sains malaysiana.  3547-3556. 

     

    ahmad zairun madihah, abu seman idris, shazilah kamaruddin, izwan bharudin, farah diba abu bakar, abdul munir abd murad.  (2019).  identification and characterization of a mating signalling gene from an oil palm pathogen, ganoderma boninense.  - the 2018 ukm fst postgraduate colloquium, aip conference proceeding.  1-6. 

     

    noor liana mat yajit, shazilah kamaruddin, noor haza fazlin hashim, farah diba abu bakar, abd. munir abd. murad, nor muhammad mahadi, & mukram mohamed mackeen.  (2016).  cloning and expression of n-glycosylation-related glucosidase from glaciozyma antarctica.  - the 2016 ukm fst postgraduate colloquium, aip conference proceedings.  1-6. 

     

    dharshini elangovan, shazilah kamaruddin, noor haza fazlin hashim, farah diba abu bakar, abd. munir abd. murad, nor muhammad mahadi, sarah ann allmann & mukram mohamed mackeen.  (2016).  cloning and expression of n-glycosylation-related mannosidase from glaciozyma antarctica for the production of a mannosynthase.  - the 2016 ukm fst postgraduate colloquium, aip conference proceedings. 

     

    abdul fattah, s.s., mohamed, r., jahim, j.m., illias, r.m., abu bakar, f.d., murad, a.m.a.  (2016).  commercial cellulases and hemicellulase performance towards oil palm empty fruit bunch (opefb) hydrolysis.  - the 2016 ukm fst postgraduate colloquium, aip conference proceedings.  1-6. 

     

    reyad qaed al moheer, farah diba abu bakar & abdul munir abdul murad.  (2015).  molecular cloning and characterization of alpha-galactosidase gene from glaciozyma antarctica.  - the 2015 ukm fst postgraduate colloquium.  030026 (1-5). 

     

    hana najian mokhtardin, ainon hamzah, farah diba abu bakar.  (2020).  efluen minyak kelapa sawit sebagai medium pertumbuhan mikroorganisma.  - 111. 

     

    nurhidayah othman, shazilah kamaruddin, nurulermila minor & farah diba abu bakar.  (2017).  siri penyelidikan biosains dan bioteknologi 2017.  - 4. 

     

    nur haslida razmi, shazilah kamaruddin, nurermila minor & farah diba abu bakar.  (2017).  siri penyelidikan biosaoins & bioteknologi 2017.  - 4. 

     

    nurul amirah mohd wahid, shazilah kamarudin, nurul ermila minor & farah diba abu bakar.  (2017).  siri penyelidikan biosains & bioteknologi 2017.  - 4. 

     

    mawaddah yaziz, grace lymie james & farah diba abu bakar.  (2017).  siri penyelidikan biosains dan bioteknologi 2017.  - 4. 

     

    nurhidayah othman, shazilah kamaruddin, nurulermila minor & farah diba abu bakar.  (2017).  siri penyelidikan biosains dan bioteknologi 2017.  - 4. 

     

    nurul amirah mohd wahid, shazilah kamarudin, nurul ermila minor & farah diba abu bakar.  (2017).  siri penyelidikan biosains & bioteknologi 2017.  - 4. 

     

    mawaddah yaziz, grace lymie james & farah diba abu bakar.  (2017).  siri penyelidikan biosains dan bioteknologi 2017.  - 4. 

     

    nur haslida razmi, shazilah kamaruddin, nurermila minor & farah diba abu bakar.  (2017).  siri penyelidikan biosaoins & bioteknologi 2017.  - 4. 

     

    hana najian mokhtardin, ainon hamzah, farah diba abu bakar.  (2020).  efluen minyak kelapa sawit sebagai medium pertumbuhan mikroorganisma.  - 111. 

     

    izwan bharudin, abdul munir abdul murad, farah diba abu bakar.  (2019).  meneroka keunikan genetik mikrob antartika.  - 170. 

     

    farah diba abu bakar, abdullah samat, che radziah che mohd zain, fadhil mohamed, herryawan ryadi eziwar dyari, masni mohd ali, mohd fareed mohd sairi, nazlina ibrahim, norrakiah abdullah sani, ramlan.  (2010).  simposium persatuan biologi gunaan malaysia ke-11, 2010.  - program dan abstrak : keseimbangan biologi ke arah kelestarian hayat.  180. 

     

    jacinta a/p santhanam;farah diba bt. abu bakar;dayang fredalina bt. basri.  (2022).  relationship of atp-binding cassette transporter and cyp51a gene with azole antifungal resistance in fusarium solani isolates from malaysia .  -

     

    shazilah binti kamaruddin;farah diba bt. abu bakar;abdul munir bin abd. murad.  (2021).  protein engineering of glaciozyma antarctica proline iminopeptidase for enhanced cold adaptive performance.  -

     

    md nor, n.s., mohd yasin, n.h, chieng, s., kamaruddin, s. sairi, f., bharudin, i., bharudin, s.a., habeni hajar, n.a, ni aznan, m.f., md supie, a.a., ali, m.s., aznan, m.f.a., gausmian, m.h., senen, m.a., zakaria a.b., s.a, mohd-assaad, n., quay, d.h.x.,.  (2020).  fun with microbes university-community outreach through stem education program: a double-edged sword to instill interest in science in children and empower undergraduate students.  - university for society international conference.  15. 

     

    doris quay huai xia;farah diba bt. abu bakar;abdul munir bin abd. murad.  (2020).  structural and functional studies of pycnoporus cinnabarinus carboxylic acid reductase.  -

     

    rozida mohd khalid, abdul munir abd murad, farah diba abu bakar, rizafizah othaman, sahilah abd mutalib, shazilah kamaruddin, muhammad mukram mohamed mackeen.  (2020).  glaciozyma antarctica: unlocking the secrets of secondary metabolites involved in cold adaption.  - 1-11.