Dr Hussein Taha


Lecturer, Faculty of Science


Dr Hussein Taha is a Bruneian lecturer from Environmental and Life Sciences, Faculty of Science in Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), Brunei Darussalam. He successfully obtained his PhD from Imperial College London, United Kingdom in August 2015. The title of his PhD thesis is 'Genetic manipulation of fermentative metabolism in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii'. He obtained his MSc in Biotechnology from University of Essex, United Kingdom in November 2008, and obtained his BSc in Biological Science from UBD in June 2006. He has worked with UBD since January 2007, initially as a tutor and later as a lecturer upon the completion of his MSc study. In UBD, he is currently teaching SB-2211 Genetics, SB-2242 Microbiology, SB-2402 Discovering Science, SB-2404 Current Trends in Life Sciences and SB-4314 Biotechnology at undergraduate level, and also CU-0304 Sciences for University Study at university foundation level. He is also actively involved in supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research projects.


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Burgess SJ*, Taha H*, et al. (2016). Identification of the Elusive Pyruvate Reductase of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Chloroplasts. Plant and Cell Physiology 57 (1), 82-94.


Grant type: BRC, Grant Number: 11, Project Title: A multifaceted investigation of the spread of exotic Acacia species into native habitats within Brunei Darussalam: understanding the causes of, and management strategies for, these invasive species, Investigators (PI/Co-PI): Dr Rahayu Sukmaria Hj Sukri, Funding Details: , Start Date: 26/03/2010, End Date: 26/03/2016
Grant Type: BRC, Grant Number: 6, Project Title: Ex-situ conservation, biological and phytochemical studies of flora of Brunei Darussalam, Investigators (PI/Co-PI): AP Dr Kushan Tennakoon, Funding Details: , Start Date: 26/03/2010, End Date: 26/03/2016