About Us

COVILaM (COVID-19 Laboratory Module) is an online learning module for the laboratory testing of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The following are the project members and the contributors for this module.

Project Core Members

Prof. Dr. Syafinaz Amin Nordin (Leader)

syafinaz@upm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Dr. Rahmat Dapari

drrahmat@upm.edu.my
Department of Community Health,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Dr. Muttaqillah Najihan Abdul Samat

muttaqillah@ppukm.ukm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology,
Faculty of Medicine,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Ts. Dr. Nurul Amelina Nasharuddin

nurulamelina@upm.edu.my
Department of Multimedia,
Faculty of Computer Science and IT,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chee Hui Yee

cheehy@upm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Dr. Azmiza Syawani Jasni

azmiza@upm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Dr. Narcisse Mary Sither Joseph

narcissems@upm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Contributors

Topic 1

COVID-19 Overview – The Virus, Transmission and Prevention
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nurul Azmawati Mohamed

drnurul@usim.edu.my
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Dzulkhairi Mohd Rani

drdzulkhairi@usim.edu.my
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia

Dr. Hana Maizuliana Solehan

drhana@usim.edu.my
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia

Topic 2

Laboratory Diagnosis of COVID-19 with RT-PCR Introduction
Assoc. Prof. Datin Dr. Noor Zetti Zainol Rashid

zetti@ppukm.ukm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology,
Faculty of Medicine,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Syafinaz Amin Nordin

syafinaz@upm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Dr. Muttaqillah Najihan Abdul Samat

muttaqillah@ppukm.ukm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology,
Faculty of Medicine,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fadzilah Mohd Nor @ Ghazali

fadzi456@uitm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology,
Faculty of Medicine,
Universiti Teknologi MARA

Topic 3

Bio-risk Assessment in a COVID-19 Molecular Testing and the Infection Control
Dr. Tengku Zetty Maztura Tengku Jamaluddin

tengkuzetty@upm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Topic 4

The Use of Personal Protective Equipment – Donning and Doffing
Dr. Sharifah Azura Salleh

drazura@ppukm.ukm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology,
Faculty of Medicine,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Dr. Najma Kori

najmakori@ukm.edu.my
Department of Medicine,
Faculty of Medicine,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Dr. Muhammad Yusuf Abu Shamsi

ngocop84@gmail.com
Department of Medicine,
Faculty of Medicine,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Topic 5

The Processing of Clinical Specimens and Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in the Laboratory
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chee Hui Yee​

cheehy@upm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Dr. Azmiza Syawani Jasni​

azmiza@upm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Dr. Narcisse Mary Sither Joseph​

narcissems@upm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Norliza Bahtiar Affendy

norlizabahtiar94@gmail.com
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Lam Jia Yong

jiayonglam@gmail.com
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Topic 6

Interpretation of COVID-19 Molecular Test Results
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fadzilah Mohd Nor @ Ghazali

fadzi456@uitm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology,
Faculty of Medicine,
Universiti Teknologi MARA

Prof. Dr. Syafinaz Amin Nordin​

syafinaz@upm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Datin Dr. Noor Zetti Zainol Rashid​

zetti@ppukm.ukm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology,
Faculty of Medicine,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Dr. Muttaqillah Najihan Abdul Samat

muttaqillah@ppukm.ukm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology,
Faculty of Medicine,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Website Development

Ts. Dr. Nurul Amelina Nasharuddin

nurulamelina@upm.edu.my
Department of Multimedia,
Faculty of Computer Science and IT,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Siti Aminah Nor

aminah.nor@gmail.com
Web Developer,
Industrial Training Institute,
Perai

Prof. Dr. Syafinaz Amin Nordin​

syafinaz@upm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Dr. Rahmat Dapari

drrahmat@upm.edu.my
Department of Community Health,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Dr. Muttaqillah Najihan Abdul Samat

muttaqillah@ppukm.ukm.edu.my
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology,
Faculty of Medicine,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Advisors

Dr. Rosemaliza Mohd Kamalludeen (Instructional Design)

rosemaliza@iium.edu.my
Department of Curriculum and Instruction,
Kulliyyah of Education,
Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia

Sharifah Aflinda Syed Abdullah (Language)

aflinda@upm.edu.my
Centre for the Advancement of Language Competence,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Ts. Shahrul Azman bin Shahbudin (Graphic)

shahrul@upm.edu.my
Department of Industrial Design,
Faculty of Design & Architecture,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Supporting Team

Dr. Shing Wei Ng

shingwei89@gmail.com
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Siti Nadia Damiron

sitinadiadamiron@gmail.com
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Dr. Voon Kin Chin

Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Nurul Farzana Ismail

Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Hazirah Taqinni Hafizan

Department of Medical Microbiology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia