Medic 10

Dr Angela Anak Siner  

Academic Post : Lecturer, DS52
Date Joining UNIMAS : 17th March 2002
Qualifications : Ph.D (UNIMAS), B.Sc. (Hon.), University of Wales (UK)
M.S., University of Cincinnati (USA)
Citizen : Malaysian
Appointment Status : Permanent
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Telephone : 082-581000 ext:5494



Working Experiences

  • Tutor, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UNIMAS (1996-2002)
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UNIMAS (2002-Present)
  • Research Fellow, Malaria Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UNIMAS (2006-Present)


Current Academic Responsibility

  • Teaching and learning activities by the Biochemistry Unit (Department of Basic Medical Sciences) in the Medical and Nursing programmes.
  • Coordinating the Elective I Research course (MDP20505) in the Medical Programme.
  • Member, Phase I, Medical Programme (i.e., Examination Board meetings, etc).
  • Phase I Mentor-Mentee member in the Medical Programme


Research Interests

  • Malaria; natural products.


  • Efficacy and in vitro activity of traditional medicines used in malaria endemic regions of Borneo. Principal Investigators: Angela Siner, Prof. Janet Cox-Singh & Prof. Balbir Singh UNIMAS Short Term Grant Scheme, RM30,000 (2005-2007).
  • Determining the mode of activity of an extract of Lansium domesticum against Plasmodium falciparumPrincipal Investigators:  Angela Siner, Prof. Janet Cox-Singh & Prof. Balbir Singh Science Fund, Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation, RM210, 000 (2008-2010).
  • Epidemiology of knowlesi and other simian malarias in humans in the Betong Division of Sarawak. Principal Investigators:  Angela Siner, Dr Mohammad Zulkarnaen Ahmad Narihan & Prof. Balbir Singh. Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, Ministry of Higher Education, RM135,000 (2013-2015).



  • Farrah A Fatih, Henry M Staines, Angela Siner, Mohammed Atique Ahmed, Lu Chan Woon, Erica M Pasini, Clemens HM Kocken, Balbir Singh, Janet Cox-Singh and Sanjeev Krishna. (2013) Susceptibility of human Plasmodium knowlesi infections to anti-malarials. Mal J 12: 425.
  • Angela Anak Siner (2013) Lansium domesticum: in vitro antimalarial bioactivity and its effect on Plasmodium falciparum gene expression. Ph.D thesis.
  • Fatih, F. A., Siner, A., Ahmed, A., Woon, L. C., Craig, A. G., Singh, B., Krishna, S. and J Cox-Singh. (2012) Cytoadherence and virulence - the case of Plasmodium knowlesi malaria. Mal J 11: 33.
  • Willmann, M., Ahmed, A., Siner, A., Wong, I. T., Woon, L. C., Singh, B., Krishna, S. and J Cox-Singh. (2012) Laboratory markers of disease severity in Plasmodium knowlesi infection: a case control study. Mal J 11: 363.
  • Muna Sabri, Zunika Amit, Angela Siner and John Candlish (2005) Hit the mark: questions on medical biochemistry, UNIMAS Publication: Kota Samarahan.
  • Weiling Xue, Angela Siner, Mark Rance, Koka Jayasimhulu, Glenn Talaska, David Warshawsky (2002) A metabolic activation mechanism of 7H-dibenzo[c,g]carbazole via o-Quinone. Part 2: convalent adducts of 7H-dibenzo[c,g]carbazole-3,4-dione with nucleic acid bases and nucleosides. Chemical Research Toxicology 15(7): 915-921.
  • Angela Siner, Weiling Xue, Glenn Talaska, David Warshawsky, Deborah L. Gray, Ronald Nines, Yian Wang, Ruisheng Yao, Gary D. Stoner (2002) The effect of 7H-dibenzo[c,g]carbazole and benzo[a]pyrene mixture on DNA adduct formation in strain A/J mouse model: preliminary report. Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds 22: 893-897.
  • Angela Anak Siner (2002) In vivo metabolism of 7H-dibenzo[c,g]carbazole and benzo[a]pyrene [BaP], Master’s thesis.
  • Christopher Peterson, Jennifer Kordich, Laura Milligan, Erika Bodor, Angela Siner, Kristin Nagy, Charlotte Elder Paquin (2000) Mutations in RAD3, MSH2, and RAD52 affect the rate of gene amplification in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis 36:325-334.



Involvement in Professional Organization

  • Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (2006-Present).
  • International Society for Infectious Diseases (2013).

Participation in Continuing Education and Services

  • Continuous professional development (CPD) sessions; FMHS (UNIMAS) research seminars; CALM (UNIMAS) workshops.
  • Member of:

1.Malaysian Nature Society
2.Bidayuh Graduate Association
3.Kelab Perubatan UNIMAS


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