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Dean , microbiologist

Asma Ismail, Malaysian microbiologist, dean. Recipient Nation's Young Scientist award Ministry of Science and Technology, Malaysia, 1991; Royal Society fellow, 1992. Member American Society for Advancement of Science, American Society for Microbiology, Infectious Disease & Chemotherapy.

Background

Ismail, Asma was born on June 15, 1958 in Jitra, Malaysia. Daughter of Ismail Abu Sitte and Aminah Yusoff.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Nevada, Reno, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nevada, Reno, 1986. Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1983.

Career

Lecturer University Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, 1986-1993, head department medical microbiology and parasitology, 1993-1995, deputy dean, since 1995. Consultant Malaysian Bio-Diagnostics Research, 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author (book chapter) Typhoid Fever: Strategies in the 90's. Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Member American Society for Advancement of Science, American Society for Microbiology, Infectious Disease & Chemotherapy.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, interior decorating, music, shopping, gourmet food.

Connections

Married Ahmad Zakaria, August 7, 1983.

father:
Ismail Abu Sitte

mother:
Aminah Yusoff

spouse:
Ahmad Zakaria