Crystale Siew Ying Lim
UCSI University, Malaysia
Crystale Siew Ying LIM is currently an Associate Professor at UCSI University’s Faculty of Applied Sciences. She is also the Vice President of the Malaysian Society of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MSMBB). Crystale earned a BSc (Hons.) in Biomedical Sciences (2005) and a PhD in Molecular Medicine (2010), both from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). Crystale works on host-pathogen interactions, quorum-sensing inhibition, antibiotic resistance and dengue virus serotyping. She is a recipient of the John David Williams Memorial Award from the International Society of Chemotherapy in 2013 and is active in science education among schoolchildren. Currently, she is interested in antibiotic resistance in the general community and is the team leader of a project under the Antibiotics Resistance Awareness Stewardship of Malaysia to study antibiotic appropriateness in the private primary care setting.