Dr Hussein Taha

hussein.taha@ubd.edu.bn

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science

          

Hussein Taha is an assistant professor from the Environmental and Life Sciences Programme, Faculty of Science, UBD. He has worked in UBD since 2007 but only obtained his PhD from Imperial College London in 2015. His PhD was on the genetic manipulation of fermentative metabolism in green alga, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. He is currently interested in DNA barcoding for identifying species that are difficult to be identified by morphological analysis. Using this DNA approach, his research team has successfully identified fishes, bacteria and fungi that are mainly found in Brunei Darussalam. He is also interested in biotechnological research, particularly on the biotechnological applications of plants and microbes. In UBD, he mainly teaches genetics and biotechnology.

EDUCATION

1) PhD Biology (Imperial College London) - 2015
2) MSc Biotechnology (University of Essex) - 2008
3) BSc Biological Sciences (Universiti Brunei Darussalam) - 2006

RESEARCH INTERESTS

1) DNA barcoding (aquatic organisms and microbes)
2) Plant and microbial biotechnology

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