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Noreen Suliani Mat Nanyan


Dr. Noreen Suliani binti Mat Nanyan

ノリーン スリアニ マト ナンヤン

   Email: noreen_nanyan@usm.my
   Phone: +604 - 653 5219
  • Yeast Stress Response
  • Microbial Genetics
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Gene Cloning and Expression



Academic Qualifications:

BSc. in Biotechnology (2004 - 2007) :

Universiti Putra Malaysia, Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Selangor, Malaysia.

MSc. in Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology (2008 - 2011) : 

Universiti Putra Malaysia, Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Selangor, Malaysia.

Ph.D. in Biological Science (2012 - 2020) :

Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), School of Biological Sciences, Nara, Japan.


IBK104 Fundamentals of Bioprocess Technology

IBG205 DNA and Metabolite Technology

IBK315 Bioinformatics



ORCID ID: 0000-0003-3089-997X

ResearcherID: AAO-5090-2020

Scopus Author ID: 57210452297


1. [Poster] 30th Symposium of Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2008, 16-19 August 2008, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia

2. [Oral] International Symposium for Lactic Acid Bacteria 2010 (ISLAB), 25-27 July 2010, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

3. [Flash Talk & Poster] NAIST Bio Summer Camp 2013, 28-29 August 2013, Osaka, Japan

4. [Oral & Poster] NAIST Bio Summer Camp 2014, 27-28 August 2014, Osaka, Japan

5. [Oral & Poster] 31st International Specialised Symposium on Yeast (ISSY31), 9-12 October 2014, Nova Gorica/Vipava, Slovenia

6. [Oral] NAIST Bio International Student Workshop 2014, 10-14 November 2014, Osaka, Japan

7. [Poster] 38th Annual Meeting of the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Society (BMB2015), 1-4 December 2015, Kobe, Japan

8. [Flash Talk & Poster] 14th International Congress on Yeasts (ICY14), 11-15 September 2016, Awaji Island, Japan

9. [Poster] 39th Annual Meeting of the Molecular Biology Society of Japan (MBSJ2016), 30 November - 2 December 2016, Yokohama, Japan


1. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA | Prof. Dr. Friedrich Srienc | September - October 2012

2. University of California, Davis, USA | Prof. Dr. Ted Powers | February - March 2014


1. Noreen, N., Hooi, W.Y., Baradaran, A., Rosfarizan, M., Sieo, C.C., Rosli, M.I., Yusoff, K., and Raha, A.R. (2011). Lactococcus lactis M4, a potential host for the expression of heterologous proteins. Microbial Cell Factories, 10, 28. doi: 10.1186/1475-2859-10-28.

2. Mat Nanyan, N.S., Watanabe, D., Sugimoto, Y., and Takagi, H. (2019). Involvement of the stress-responsive transcription factor gene MSN2 in the control of amino acid uptake in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. FEMS Yeast Research, 19, foz052. doi: 10.1093/femsyr/foz052.

3. Mukai, Y., Kamei, Y., Liu, X., Jiang, S., Sugimoto, Y., Mat Nanyan, N.S., Watanabe, D., and Takagi, H. (2019). Proline metabolism regulates replicative lifespan in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Microbial Cell, 6(10): 482-490. doi: 10.15698/mic2019.10.694. 

4. Mat Nanyan, N.S., Watanabe, D., Sugimoto, Y., and Takagi, H. (2020). Effect of the deubiquitination enzyme gene UBP6 on the stress-responsive transcription factor Msn2-mediated control of the amino acid permease Gnp1 in yeast. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering, 129(4), 423-427. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiosc.2019.10.002.

5. Mat Nanyan, N.S., and Takagi, H. (2020). Proline homeostasis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: How does the stress-responsive transcription factor Msn2 play a role? Frontiers in Genetics, 11(438). doi: 10.3389/fgene.2020.00438.


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Tel: +604 653 2219 | Fax: +604-653 6375 | Email: dean_ind@usm.my

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