Dr Siti Hanna Muharram joined the Institute of Health Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam in 2007 as a Lecturer in Medical Microbiology.
She is a trained Microbiologist, having graduated from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom where she obtained her Masters in Molecular Medical Microbiology and PhD in Pharmacy (Microbiology). She obtained her Bachelor of Sciences (Hons) in BioMedical Sciences from University of Bradford, United Kingdom.
At the Institute, she is a Convener for various Modules for Undergraduate BHSc Medicine and Biomedical Sciences programme. She is currently the Assistant Programme Leader for the undergraduate BioMedical Sciences Programme.
She is the Principal Investigator of the Science and Technology Grant 1 researching on “The Brunei Healthy Hearts Project: Sourcing Strategic Halal Antioxidants” and Co- Principle Investigator grant entitled” Neuroinfections in Brunei Darussalam” (UBD/BRC-1)
Her research interest is mostly in the area of microbiology specifically Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Dengue, Community and Hospital-Acquired Infections.
Antibiotic resistance in both Gram Positive and Gram Negative bacteria
Quorum sensing systems in Bacteria
Community and Hospital Acquired Infections
Carrier status of bacteria in the community
Collaboration with clinical laboratories of Ministry of Health, BNSRC as well as with Krakenhaus Nordwest, Germany.
Involved in International Summer Medical School programme between IHS and Kagawa University annually.