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PROFILE
UPM's Staff Profile
PROF. MADYA DR. HASLINA BINTI AHMAD
PROFESOR MADYA
FAKULTI SAINS
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PROFESSIONAL

NAME :
(Prof. Madya Dr.) Haslina Binti Ahmad
POSITION :
Profesor Madya
ENTITY :
Fakulti Sains

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
2009
Ph.D (Chemistry) from University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
2005
BSc (Hons.) Chemistry from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
WORKING EXPERIENCE
2009
Senior Lecturer, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, UPM
2005
Tutor, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, UPM
PAPER PRESENTED
2016
Siti Norain Harun and Haslina Ahmad, DNA Binding and Anticancer Activities of Ruthenium Polypyridyl Mixed Ligands Complexes, 29th Regional Symposium of Malaysia Analytical Sciences (SKAM 29), 15-17 August 2016, Bayview Beach Resort, Penang.
2016
Nor Suzy Farahana Mah Noh, Nurul Nadia Majid, Haslina Ahmad and Khairulazhar Jumbri, Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Choline-Based Ionic Liquids for Antimicrobial Application, 19th Industrial Chemistry Seminar, 2 June 2016, Bangi Putrajaya Hotel,
2016
Siti Norain Harun, Martin R. Gill and Haslina Ahmad, Cytotocixity Studies on Novel Dppz-based Ruthenium(II) Complexes, 29th Regional Symposium of Malaysia Analytical Sciences (SKAM 29), 15-17 August 2016, Bayview Beach Resort, Penang.
2015
Siti Norain Harun and Haslina Ahmad, Tuning the Cytotoxic Properties of Novel Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complexes, 28th Regional Symposium of Malaysia Analytical Sciences (SKAM 28), 17-20 August 2015, Weil Hotel, Ipoh.
2015
T. K. Yan, N. Razalini, S. N. Harun, H. Ahmad, Biophysical Investigation of the DNA Interaction of Novel Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complexes, 18th Industrial Chemistry Seminar, 9 June 2015, Cyberview Resort & Spa, Cyberjaya, Malaysia.
2015
Siti Norain Harun, Yaakob Razak and Haslina Ahmad, Synthesis, Characterization and DNA Binding Activity of A Potential DNA Intercalator, 28th Regional Symposium of Malaysia Analytical Sciences (SKAM 28), 17-20 August 2015, Weil Hotel, Ipoh.
2014
H. Ahmad, W. B. Hazel, A. J. H. M. Meijer,J. A. Thomas and K. A. Wilkinson, A Self-Assembled Luminescent Host That Selectively Senses ATP in Water, Regional Fundamental Science Congress 2014 (RFSC 2014), 19-20 August 2014, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serda
2014
K. Jumbri, H. Ahmad, E. AbdulMalek, M. B. A. Rahman and N. M. Micaelo, Molecular Insight Into Structure and Stability of DNA in Ionic Liquids, Pameran Rekacipta Penyelidikan dan Inovasi UPM 2014 (PRPI 2014), 30 Sept – 1 Oct 2014, Universiti Putra Malays
2014
N. I. A. Halid, S. A. Hasbullah, H. Ahmad, L.Y. Heng, N. H. A. Karim and S. N. Harun Electrochemical DNA Biosensor For Detection of Porcine Oligonucleotides Using Ruthenium(II) Complex as Intercalator Label Redox, The 2014 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium,
2014
E. N. M. Yusof, T. B. S. A. Ravoof, M. I. M. Tahir, H. Ahmad and A. Veerakumarasivam, Transition Metal Complexes Containing Ligands Derived from R-Methoxybenzaldehyde and S-R-Benzyldithiocarbazate –Synthesis and Biological Studies, Regional Fundamental
2014
Y. A. Razak and H. Ahmad, Synthesis, Characterization and DNA Binding Activity of A Potential DNA Intercalator, 18th Malaysian International Chemical Congress (18MICC), 3-5 November 2014, Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2014
K. Jumbri, H. Ahmad, E. AbdulMalek and M. B. A. Rahman, Biophysical Properties of DNA in Hydrated Ionic Liquid, 27th Regional Symposium of Malaysia Analytical Sciences (SKAM 27), 9-10 December 2014, KSL Resort, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
2014
Y. A. Razak and H. Ahmad, Synthesis, Characterization and DNA Binding Activity of A Potential DNA Intercalator, 27th Regional Symposium of Malaysia Analytical Sciences (SKAM 27), 9-10 December 2014, KSL Resort, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
2013
Y. A. Razak and H. Ahmad, Synthesis, Characterization and DNA Binding Activity of A Potential DNA Intercallator, 16th Industrial Chemistry Seminar (SKI-XVI), 25 June 2013, Cyberview Resort & Spa, Cyberjaya, Malaysia.
2013
N. I. A. Halid, S. A. Hasbullah, H. Ahmad, L. Y. Heng, N. H. A. Karim and S. N. Harun, Preliminary Study On Electrochemical DNA Biosensor for Detection of Oligonucleotides Using Ruthenium(II) Complexes As Label Redox Intercalator, AsiaSense 2013, 27-29 Au
2013
S. W. Dutse, N. A. Yusof, H. Ahmad, M. Z. Hussien, Z. Zainal, DNA Biosensor for Specific DNA Sequence of Ganoderma Boninense, Malaysian Innovation Expo (MIExpo 2013), 26-28 September 2013, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. (GOLD MEDA
2012
S. N. Harun, H. Ahmad and J. A. Thomas, A Selective Antitumor Ruthenium Complex, 17th Malaysian Chemical Congress, 15-17 October 2012, Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2012
H. Ahmad and J. A. Thomas, A self-assembled luminescent host that selectively senses ATP in water, 11th European Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference (EUROBIC11), 12-16 September 2012, Granada, Spain.
2011
D. Ghosh, H. Ahmad and J. A. Thomas, Kinetically Locked Metallomacrocycles As Potential Antitumor Agent, Pameran Rekacipta Penyelidikan dan Inovasi UPM 2011 (PRPI 2011), 19-21 July 2011, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. (Silver Meda
2011
S. W. Dutse, N. A. Yusof and H. Ahmad, Electrochemical Characterization of Interaction Between Ruthenium Complex and DNA Molecule, Fundamental Science Congress 2011, 5-6 July 2011, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.
2011
H. Ahmad and J. A. Thomas, Tuning the Excited State of Photoactive Ru(II)- Containing Building Blocks for Metal- Templated Self-Assembly, Fundamental Science Congress 2011, 5-6 July 2011, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.
2011
M. B. A. Rahman, K. Jumbri, E. AbdulMalek, B. A. Tejo, H. Ahmad, M. Basri and A. B. Salleh, New design and synthesis of adenine-based ionic liquid by microwave irradiation, 24th Malaysian Symposium of Analytical Sciences (SKAM-24), 21-23 Dec 2011, One Hot
2010
L. M. Yi and H. Ahmad, The Effect of Ancillary Ligands of Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complexes on Antitumor Activities, Seminar Kimia Industri ke-14 (SKI-XIV), 10 April 2010, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
2010
F. T. V. Wai and H. Ahmad, Antitumor Studies of Mixed Ruthenium-Rhenium Metallomacrocycles, Seminar Kimia Industri ke-14 (SKI-XIV), 10 April 2010, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
2010
H. Ahmad and J. A. Thomas, Kinetically Locked Metallomacrocycles as Self-Assembled Hosts and Sensors for Biomolecules, Fundamental Science Congress 2010, 18-19 May 2010, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.
2009
H. Ahmad and J. A. Thomas, Kinetically Locked Metallomacrocycles as Self-Assembled Hosts and Sensors for Biomolecules, The Fourth International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry (ISMSC2009), 21-25 June 2009, Maastricht, The Netherland.
2008
H. Ahmad and J. A. Thomas, The Synthesis of Photoactive Building Blocks for Metal Templated Self-Assembly, RSC Dalton Division Regional 2008, 24 June 2008, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom.
2008
H. Ahmad and J. A. Thomas, The Synthesis of Photoactive Building Blocks for Metal-Templated Self-Assembly, The Fourth International Symposium Macro- and Supramolecular Architectures and Materials (MAM-08), 7-11 September 2008, Heinrich Heine Universität,
2008
H. Ahmad and J. A. Thomas, The Synthesis of Photoactive Building Blocks For Metal Templated Self-Assembly, the Joint RSC Meeting of the UK Macrocycles and Supramolecular Chemistry Group and the Chemical Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Group (Supra-Nano 200
TEACHING
CHM3301 Inorganic Chemistry I
CHM4301 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
CHM3010 Physical and Inorganic Chemistry
CHM3501 Industrial Chemistry I
CHM3502 Industrial Chemistry II
CHM4001 Kimia Perindustrian
CHM3011 Kimia Tak Organik Asas
AWARD AND ACHIEVEMENT
2015
Participation as Young Scientist in 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
2015
Excellent Service Award, Universiti Putra Malaysia
2014
Certificate of Appreciation for the Supervision of Ph.D with distinction for "Electrochemical DNA Biosensor For The Detection Of Ganoderma Boninense, A Pathogen Of The Oil Palm"
2014
Gold Medal for "Molecular Insight Into Structure and Stability of DNA in Ionic Liquids", Pameran Rekacipta Penyelidikan dan Inovasi UPM 2014 (PRPI 2014)
2013
Gold Medal for "DNA Biosensor for Specific DNA Sequence of Ganoderma Boninense", Malaysian Innovation Expo (MIExpo 2013)
2011
Anugerah Adi Pengajar Muda, Fakulti Sains, Universiti Putra Malaysia
2011
Silver Medal for "Kinetically Locked Metallomacrocycles As Potential Antitumor Agent", "Pameran Rekacipta Penyelidikan dan Inovasi UPM 2011" (PRPI 2011)
RESEARCH AREA
Anticancer agents
Nanomaterials and application
Coordination chemistry
Supramolecular Chemistry
Bioinorganic Chemistry
Sensor
"Drug delivery"
DNA Binding
"Luminescence Sensor"
Ionic liquids
RESEARCH PROJECT
2016
STIRF – Co-researcher
Title: Development of Cholinium based Pharmaceutical Active Ionic Liquids (API-ILs) as an Antimicrobial Potential
Awarding Body: Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia
Amount: RM25,000
2016
Putra Grant-IPS – Project Leader
Title: Development of Fluoromagnetic Drug Delivery Anticancer Agent Based on Ruthenium(II) Complex and Iron Nanoparticles
Awarding Body: Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Amount: RM20,000
2015
ScienceFund – Co-researcher
Title: Electrochemical DNA Biosensor for Detection of Porcine DNA Sequences Using Ruthenium Complex as Intercalator Label for Halal Product Identification
Awarding Body: MOSTI
Amount: RM126,000
2014
Fundamental Research Grants Scheme (FRGS) – Project Leader
Title: Investigation into the Relationship between DNA binding and Antitumor Activity of Novel Ruthenium Complexes (2014-2016)
Awarding Body: Ministry of Education, Malaysia
2012
Research University Grants Scheme (RUGS) – Project Co-Researcher
Title: Rational Design of Room Temperature Ionic Liquids for DNA Molecular Solvation
(2012-2014)
Awarding Body: Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Amount: RM104,000
2010
Research University Grants Scheme (RUGS) – Project Leader
Title: Luminescence Liquid Crystal Based Ruthenium(II) Containing Metallomesogens (2010-2013)
Awarding Body: Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Amount: RM30,000
PUBLICATION
M. R. Gill, S. N. Harun, S. Halder, R. A. Boghozian, K. Ramadan, H. Ahmad and K. A. Vallis. (2016). A ruthenium polypyridyl intercalator stalls DNA replication forks, radiosensitizes human cancer cells and is enhanced by Chk1 inhibition, Scientific Reports. 6, 31973.

K. Jumbri, H. Ahmad, E. Abdulmalek, M. B. A. Rahman. (2016). Binding energy and biophysical properties of ionic liquid-DNA complex: Understanding the role of hydrophobic interactions, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 223, 1197–1203.

N. I. A. Halid, E. I. Zakariah, L. Y. Heng, N. H. A. Karim, H. Ahmad, S. A. Hasbullah. (2016). Fabrication of Porcine DNA Biosensor Based on Ruthenium Bipyridine Complex, Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, 20(5), 1020 – 1032.

M. B. A. Rahman, S. Z. Begum, M. I. M. Tahir, H. Ahmad, E. A. Malek. (2016). Spectroscopic Characterization of Copper(II)-based Tetrapeptides, Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, 20 (4), 735 – 740.

S. N. Harun, Y. Razak and H. Ahmad. (2016). Synthesis, Characterization and DNA Binding Activity of a Potential DNA Intercalator, Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, 20, 760-769.

M. G. Walker, P. J. Jarman, M. R. Gill, X. Tian, H. Ahmad, P. A. N. Reddy, L. McKenzie, J. A. Weinstein, A. J. H. M. Meijer, G. Battaglia, C. G. W. Smythe, J. A. Thomas. (2016). A Self-Assembled Metallomacrocycle Singlet Oxygen Sensitizer for Photodynamic Therapy, Chemistry - A European Journal, 22, 5996 – 6000.

E. N. Md. Yusof, J. Jamsari, T. B. S. A. Ravoof, E. R. T. Tiekink, A. Veerakumarasivam, K. A. Crouse, M. I. M. Tahir and H. Ahmad. (2015). Synthesis, characterization and biological studies of transition metal complexes containing two chelating S-4-Methylbenzyl-β-N-(2-furylmethylene)dithiocarbazate (S4MFuH) ligands, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 438, 85-93.

T. T. C. Ting, K. A. Crouse and H. Ahmad. (2015). Synthesis, Characterization and DNA Binding Studies of [Ruthenium(II)(bpy)2L]2+ where L are Derivatives of imidazo[4,5-f]-1,10-phenanthrolines, Sains Malaysiana, 44 (4), 619–628

E. N. Md. Yusof, T. B. S. A. Ravoof, E. R. T. Tiekink, A. Veerakumarasivam, K. A. Crouse, M. I. M. Tahir and H. Ahmad. (2015). Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Evaluation of Transition Metal Complexes Derived from N, S Bidentate Ligands, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 16, 11034-11054

K. Jumbri, E. Abdulmalek, H. Ahmad, M. B. A. Rahman and N. M. Micaelo. (2014). Insight into Structure and Stability of DNA in Ionic Liquids: Molecular Dynamics Simulation and Experimental Approaches, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16, 14036

H. Ahmad, D. Ghosh, and J. A. Thomas. (2014). Using ancillary ligands to tune the DNA binding properties of self-assembled luminescent metallomacrocycles, Chemical Communication, 50, 3829

H. Ahmad, A. Wragg, W. Cullen, C. Wombwell, A. J. H. M. Meijer, and J. A. Thomas. (2014). From Intercalation to Groove Binding: Switching the DNA-Binding Mode of Isostructural Transition-Metal Complexes, Chemistry – A European Journal, 20, 3089-3096.

K. K. Abid, S. M. Al-Barody, H. Ahmad. (2014). Rare earths complexes of single arm N – aryl Schiff base ligand, Journal of Applied Chemistry, 2 (1), 71-81.

S.W. Dutse, N.A. Yusof, H. Ahmad, M.Z. Hussein and Z. Zainal, R. Hushiarian, and R. Hajian. (2014). An Electrochemical Biosensor for the Determination of Ganoderma Boninense Pathogen Based on a Novel Modified Gold Nanocomposite Film Electrode, Analytical Letters, 47, 819-832.

H. Ahmad, B. W. Hazel, A. J. H. M. Meijer, J. A. Thomas and K. A. Wilkinson. (2013). A self-assembled luminescent host that selectively senses ATP in water, Chemistry – A European Journal, 19 (16), 5081-5087.

S. W. Dutse, N. A. Yusof, H. Ahmad, M. Z. Hussein and Z. Zainal, R. Hushiarian. (2013). DNA-based Biosensor for Detection of Ganoderma boninense, an Oil Palm Pathogen Utilizing Newly Synthesized Ruthenium Complex [Ru(phen)2(qtpy)]2+ Based on a PEDOT-PSS/Ag Nanoparticles Modified Electrode. International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 8, 11048 – 11057.

S. W. Dutse, N. A. Yusof, H. Ahmad, M. Z. Hussein and Z. Zainal. (2012). An Electrochemical DNA Biosensor for Ganoderma Boninense Pathogen of the Oil Palm Utilizing a New Ruthenium Complex, [Ru(dppz)2(qtpy)]Cl2. International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 7, 8105 – 8115.

H. Ahmad, A. J. H. M. Meijer and J. A. Thomas. (2011) Tuning the Excited State of Photoactive Ru(II)- Containing Building Blocks for Metal-Templated Self-Assembly, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, 6, 2339- 2351.

D. Ghosh, H. Ahmad, J. A Thomas. (2009). Kinetically Locked Luminescent Metallomacrocycles as Duplex DNA Binding Substrates, Chemical Communication, 2947-2949.