Staff Profile

Full NameDr. MUHAMMAD ABDUL LATIFF BIN ABU BAKAR
FacultyFAKULTI SAINS GUNAAN DAN TEKNOLOGI
DepartmentPANEL BIDANG TEKNOLOGI WARISAN
Email
Designation DS51 - PENSYARAH

Field of Expertise

Field Category (KPT) NATURAL RESOURCES
Field (KPT) Biodiversity
Field of Specialization (KPT) Biodiversity

Areas of Research Interest

1. Primatology
2. Molecular Systematic, Population Genetic & Biogeography
3. Next Generation Sequencing (Metagenomic, Mitogenomic & Environmental DNA)

Innovation Field of Interest

1. Mitigation of Human-Wildlife Conflict
2. Organism Based Ecotourism

Academic Qualification

YearQualificationInstitution
2015 DOKTOR FALSAFAH GENETIK UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA
2012 SARJANA BIOLOGI PEMULIHARAAN UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA
2011 SARJANA MUDA BIOLOGI UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA
2006 SC/MCE/SPM/SPVM SMK AMINUDDIN BAKI

Professional Appointments

DS51 - Pensyarah

Management Experience

DateDescription
01/01/2017 - 31/12/2018 Ketua Makmal
Fakulti Sains Gunaan dan Teknologi, Panel Bidang Teknologi Warisan
01/10/2016 - 30/09/2018 Ketua Panel
Fakulti Sains Gunaan dan Teknologi, Panel Bidang Teknologi Warisan

Professional Societies

YearDescriptionRoleLevel
27/02/2019 - 31/12/9999 Malaysian Primatological Society
Ahli Seumur Hidup Kebangsaan
04/03/2019 - 31/12/9999 Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT)
Teknologis Berijazah Kebangsaan
24/05/2019 - 23/05/2020 Malaysian Nature Society
Ahli Kebangsaan
20/03/2019 - 31/12/9999 Persatuan Pemandu Pelancong Bandar dan Alam Semulajadi Johor (JCNTGA)
Penasihat dan Ahli Kehormat Seumur Hidup Kebangsaan
19/04/2019 - 18/04/2020 Persatuan Genetik Malaysia
Ahli Kebangsaan
01/01/2018 - 31/12/2018 Malaysian Society of Applied Biology (MSAB)
Ahli Kebangsaan

Teaching Experience

YearDescriptionLevel
2017 Research Methodology [MWB10000], Sesi 20172018 Semester 1, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2017 University
2017 Ethology & Behavioural Ecology [BWJ21103], Sesi 2016/2017 Semester 2, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2017 University
2017 Biogeography & Evolution [BWJ20803], Sesi 2016/2017 Semester 2, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2017 University
2017 Evolutionary Genetics & Conservation [BWJ20703], Sesi 2016/2017 Semester 2, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2017 University
2017 Animal Taxonomy & Diversity [BWJ10503], Sesi 2016/2017 Semester 2, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2017 University
2016 Ethology & Behavioural Ecology [BWJ21103], Sesi 20152016 Semester 2, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2016 University
2016 Ecological Dynamics [BWJ30603], Sesi 2016/2017 Semester 1, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2016 University
2016 Evolutionary Genetics & Conservation [BWJ20703], Sesi 20152016 Semester 2, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2016 University
2016 Biogeography & Evolution [BWJ20803], Sesi 20152016 Semester 2, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2016 University
2016 Terrestrial Ecology [BWJ20503], Sesi 2016/2017 Semester 1, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2016 University
2016 Animal & Insect Community Ecology [BWJ20402], Sesi 2016/2017 Semester 1, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2016 University
2016 Introduction To Cell & Molecular Biology [BWJ20102], Sesi 2016/2017 Semester 1, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2016 University
2015 Introduction to Cell & Molecular Biology [BWJ20102], Sesi 20152016 Semester 1, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2015 University
2015 Animal & Insect Community Ecology [BWJ20402], Sesi 20152016 Semester 1, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2015 University
2015 Animal Taxonomy & Diversity [BWJ10503], Sesi 20142015 Semester 2, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2015 University
2015 Terrestrial Ecology [BWJ20503], Sesi 20152016 Semester 1, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2015 University

Research Grants And Contracts

CodeTitleDesignationEnd Date
M004 Development of Nature Tourism Product Towards Sustainable Conservation of Biodiversity in Pulau Tinggi Mersing Johor Ketua 14/02/2022
K103 Metagenomic Analysis of Malaysia's Langur (Primate): Determining Plant Preferences for Conservation and Phytochemical Characterization for Potential New Medicinal Natural Products Ketua 31/12/2021
K029 CRG-IMMOBILIZING RECOMBINANT Esherichia coli WITH NANOPARTICLE FROM BIO-WASTE OIL PALM LEAVES TO IMPROVE PRODUCTION OF CYCLODEXTRIN GLUCANOTRANSFERASE Ahli 31/12/2020
K121 Forensic DNA and Metabarcoding analysis for Biodiversity Monitoring in Pulau Tinggi, Mersing Johor Ketua 31/12/2020
H288 Assessment of Animal Diversity in Pulau Tinggi, Mersing Johor for Conservation and Indicator for Potential Wildlife Tourism Ketua 30/06/2020
H289 Assessment of forest bird and Avitourism as a tool to prioritize the economic value and conservation of Protected Area, Gunung Ledang National Park Ahli 30/06/2020
U971 Prima Tourism Initiative, transforming local economy towards sustainable conversation of Presbytis femoralis in Kampung Johor Lama Ketua 30/06/2019
1623 Pemindahan Ilmu Kepelbagaian Biologi dan Keunikan Alam Semulajadi Johor Kepada Pemandu Pelancong Alam Semulajadi Ketua 31/12/2018

Publications

Journal
Abdul-Latiff, M.A.B., Baharuddin, H., Abdul-Patah, P. & Md-Zain, B.M.
(2019) Is Malaysia'S Banded Langur, Presbytis Femoralis Femoralis, Actually Presbytis Neglectus Neglectus? Taxonomic Revision With New Insights On The Radiation History Of The Presbytis Species Group In Southeast Asia, PRIMATES, Springer Japan , 1, 63, ISSN:16107365
Md-Zain BM, Mohhoyua KS, Aifat NR, Ngadi E, Ayob N, Rovie-Ryan JJ, Ampeng A, Mohd-Ridwan AR, Blair ME, Abdul-Latiff MAB
(2019) Molecular Data Confirm The Presence Of Nycticebus Bengalensis On Langkawi Island, Malaysia, BIODIVERSITAS, Society for Indonesian Biodiversity , 4, 1115, ISSN:1412033X
Md-Zain BM, Aifat NR, Abdul-Latiff MAB, Mohd-Yusuf NS & Ampeng A
(2019) Molecular Systematic Position Of The Sarawak Malay Badger, Mydaus Javanensis, MALAYSIAN APPLIED BIOLOGY, Malaysian Society of Applied Biology , 6, 125, ISSN:01268643
Md-Zain, B.M., Abid-Kamal, S.N.A., Aifat, N.R., Abdul-Latiff, M.A.B., Mohd-Hashim, A., Ampeng, A., Yaakop, S & Samat, A.
(2018) Molecular Identification Of Shark Fins In Malaysian Borneo?S Local Markets , BIODIVERSITAS, MBI & UNS Solo , 5, 1035, ISSN:1412033X
Md-Zain B.M., Abdul-Mutalib S.A., Aifat N.R., Masstor N.H., Mohd-Yusof N.S., Mohd-Hashim A., Abdul-Latiff M.A.B., Yaakop S., Samat A.
(2018) Molecular Phylogenetic Inference Of White-Spotted Guitarfish (Rhynchobatus Australiae) Collected From Local Malaysian Fish Markets , BIODIVERSITAS, MBI & UNS Solo , 7, 1382, ISSN:1412033X
Abdul-Latiff, M.A.B, Aifat, N.R., Yaakop, S. & Md-Zain, B.M.
(2017) A Noninvasive Molecular Approach: Exploiting Species-Locus-Specific Pcr Primers In Defeating Numts And Dna Cross Contamination Of Cercopithecidae, JOURNAL OF ANIMAL AND PLANT SCIENCES, Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum (PAS FORUM) , 6, 1015, ISSN:10187081
Muhaimin, A. M. D., Aifat, N. R., Abdul-Latiff, M. A. B., Md. Zain, B. M. and Yaakop, S.
(2017) Interaction Between The Long-Tailed Macaque And The Dung Beetle In Langkawi, PERTANIKA JOURNAL OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE, Universiti Putra Malaysia Press , 11, 543, ISSN:15113701
Rasmus Liedigk, Jakob Kolleck, Kai O Boker, Erik Meijaard, Badrul M Md-Zain, Muhammad AB Abdul-Latiff, Ahmad Ampeng, Maklarin Lakim, Pazil Abdul-Patah, Anthony J Tosi, Markus Brameier, Dietmar Zinner, Christian Roos
(2015) Mitogenomic Phylogeny Of The Common Long-Tailed Macaque (Macaca Fascicularis Fascicularis), BMC GENOMICS, BioMed Central , 3, 1, ISSN:14712164
Mohamad Arif Mohamad Jamali, Norashirene Mohamad Jamil, Siti Khairiyah Mohd Hatta, Nicholas Anak Salleh, Muhammad Abdul Latiff Abu Bakar, Ameyra Aman Zuki, Nor Aifat Abdul Rahman, Salmah Yaakop, Farida Zuraina Md Yusof
(2015) Phylogeny Study Of Social Vespid Wasps Inferred From Cytochrome Oxidase 1 (Co1) Locus, MALAYSIAN APPLIED BIOLOGY, Malaysian Applied Biology , 10, 43, ISSN:01268643
Muhammad Abu Bakar Abdul-Latiff, Farhani Ruslin, Hamdan Faiq, Mohd Salleh Hairul, Jeffrine Japning Rovie-Ryan, Pazil Abdul-Patah, Salmah Yaakop, Badrul Munir Md-Zain
(2014) Continental Monophyly And Molecular Divergence Of Peninsular Malaysia?S Macaca Fascicularis Fascicularis, BIOMED RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL, Hindawi Publishing Corporation , 7, 1, ISSN:23146141
Arif M.M.J., Norashirene M.J., Khairiyah M.H.S., Nicholas A.S., Aman A.Z., Abdul-Latiff M.A.B., Aifat N.R., Yaakop S., Yusof M.D.F.Z.
(2014) Initial Study Of Social Vespid Wasps By Using Molecular Approach Of 28s Region, SERANGGA, Centre for Insect Systematics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia , 1, 51, ISSN:1394-5130
Muhammad Abu Bakar Abdul-Latiff, Farhani Ruslin, Vun Vui Fui, Mohd-Hashim Abu, Jeffrine Japning Rovie-Ryan, Pazil Abdul-Patah, Maklarin Lakim, Christian Roos, Salmah Yaakop, Badrul Munir Md-Zain
(2014) Phylogenetic Relationships Of Malaysia'S Long-Tailed Macaques, Macaca Fascicularis, Based On Cytochrome B Sequences, ZOOKEYS, Pensoft Publishers , 5, 121, ISSN:13132970
Prosiding / Seminar
Abdul-Latiff M.A.B, Abdul-Patah P. , Yaakop, S. , and Md-Zain B.M.
(2017) Aiding Pest Control Management Of Long-Tailed Macaques (Macaca Fascicularis Fascicularis) In Malaysia By Using Molecular Markers Of Mitochondrial Dna, American Institute of Physics , 1, ISBN:9780735415737
ABDUL-LATIFF M.A.B., AMPENG A.,YAAKOP S. AND MD-ZAIN B.M.
(2014) Phylogenetic Relationships Of Malaysia'S Pig-Tailed Macaque Macaca Nemestrina Based On D-Loop Region Sequences, AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS , 772, ISBN:978-0-7354-1250

Consultancies

YearDescriptionLevel
2017 Perundingan Kajian Pemantauan Habitat dan Ekologi Selepas Projek Ban Pemecah Ombak di Taman Negara Johor Tanjung Piai National
2017 Perunding UTHM Kepada PPD Batu Pahat Untuk Meningkatkan Penyertaan dan Pencapaian Pelajar dalam STEM District
2016 Banded Leaf Monkey (Presbytis femoralis femoralis) Strategy Workshop, Singapore Zoo - 1-2 Aug 2016 International

Supervision

YearDescriptionRole
2017 Supervisor for Muhammad Hanif Bin Samsu Kamar , BSc (Hons) Biodiversity & Conservation, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia Supervisor
2017 Supervisor for Nabil Bin Arbain , BSc (Hons) Biodiversity & Conservation, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia Supervisor
2017 Supervisor for Mohd Hanif Bin Yatim Mustafar , BSc (Hons) Biodiversity & Conservation, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia Supervisor
2017 Supervisor for Muhammad Syafiq Bin Rahmat , BSc (Hons) Biodiversity & Conservation, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia Supervisor
2017 Supervisor for Siti Kauthar Binti Mazlan , Msc, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia Supervisor
2017 Examiner for FYP1 - Nurul Nazihah Binti Mohd Nor (2017) : The influence of water stress in Mint and Coriander on physiological parameters Examiner
2017 Examiner for FYP1 - Nur Asyikin Rosli (2017) : Investigation of Zooplankton as Bioindicator of Health Status of Seagrass Ecosystems Examiner
2017 Examiner for FYP1 - Farah Hani Binti Mohd Ma`in (2017) : Natural history exhibition as a tool to enhance understanding of biodiversity among primary school children in Batu Pahat, Johor Examiner
2017 Examiner for FYP1 - Maslina Binti Mohd Jasni (2017) : Environmental degradation of Mangrove in Pulau Kukup: physical and anthropogenic pressure Examiner
2017 Examiner for FYP1 - Mohamad Izzat Azmir Bin Mat Azam (2017) : Kelimpahan burung hijrah di Tanjung labuh, batu pahat, johor dan pembangunan cenderahati ikonik Examiner
2017 Examiner for FYP1 - Nurul Syafiqah Binti Mohd Ayob (2017) : A survey on the understanding of biodiversity among primary school children in Batu Pahat, Johor Examiner
2017 Examiner for Thesis (Pre-Viva): Norradihah Bt. Ismail (2017): Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Butterfly in Highland and Lowland Forests of Johor Examiner
2017 Examiner for FYP1 - Nur Fakhira Binti Fazil (2017) : The influence of combination between water and light stress in Mint and Coriander on physiological parameters Examiner
2016 Examiner for Thesis (Pre-Viva): Shafiq Hamdin (2016): ANTourism Di Taman Negara Johor Endau Rompin, MSc. Examiner

Extension & Public Services

YearDescriptionLevel
2017 Penceramah Program Induksi Usahawan Pemandu Pelancong Berlesen Negeri Johor, EDC Johor, 2017 National
2017 STEM Festival Road Tour - SMK Sultan Abdul Jalil, Kluang National
2016 Penceramah - Biodiversity Awareness & Education Campaign - MRSM Pontian 8 Sep 2016 National
2016 Penceramah - Biodiversity Awareness & Education Campaign - SMK Aminuddin Baki 28 Sep 2016 National

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