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Mrs. Kayal Vizi Karuppannan

Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN)
Gender
Female

Expertise

  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Evolution
  • Genetics
  • Molecular
  • Protected Areas
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)

Specialization

  • Elephants
  • Fishes
  • Mammals

Locality

  • Peninsular Malaysia

Educational Background

  • 2000 - 2003
    Bachelor in Bachelor Science (BSc) - Conservation and Management of Biodiversity , UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MALAYSIA (KUSTEM), Terengganu
  • 2006 - 2012
    Master in Masters of Science (MSc): Population Genetics and Evaluation of Diallel Cross of Four Red Tilapia Populations in Malaysia, UNIVERSITY MALAYA
  • 2016
    PhD in Population Genetics of Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus) In Taman Negara National Park for Conservation and Management Purposes , University Kebangsaan Malaysia

Working Experience

  • 2007 - 2009
    Research Officer (Contract post)
    Pusat Penyelidikan Bioteknologi, MARDI Serdang
  • 2009 - Present
    Senior Research Officer
    Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) Peninsular Malaysia

Research

  • 2016 - 2020
    POPULATION GENETICS OF ENDANGERD ASIAN ELEPHANT (Elephas maximus) IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA FOR CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT PURPOSES
  • 2013 - 2016
    Evaluation of wildlife species diversity in Taman Negara (National Parks) by using DNA information from leeches.
  • 2009 - 2013
    Controlling Long Tailed Macaque via chemical castration approach

Publication

  • 2016
    De novo sequencing, assembly and analysis of eight different transcriptomes from the Malayan pangolin
  • 2016
    Pangolin genomes and the evolution of mammalian scales and immunity
  • 2015
    Pilot study of non-surgical castration of male macaques (Macaca fascicularis) in Taman Tasik Perdana (National Lake Garden), Federal Territory Kuala Lumpur.
  • 2014
    Wildlife Survey In Taman Rimba Bukit KerinchiLembahPantai, Federal Territory Of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • 2014
    Population Status of Long -Tailed Macaque(Macaca fascicularis) In Peninsular Malaysia.
  • 2013
    Non Surgical Castration In Controlling Long Tailed Macaque Populations By Department Of Wildlife And National Parks.
  • 2012
    An assessment on Red Tilapia Stocks in Malaysia using Microsatellite markers.
  • 2010
    A Study On Density And Composition Of Long Tailed Macaque (MacacaFascicularis) In Lembah Kiara Recreational Forest, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Federal Territory.

Presentation

  • 22-11-2017
    APPLICATION OF MICROSATELLITE,MTDNA & MOLECULAR SEXING MARKERS ON Elephas maximus FECAL SAMPLES FROM SELECTED HOTSPOTS IN TAMAN NEGARA NATIONAL PARKS, PENINSULAR MALAYSIA (Oral)
    Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) Peninsular Malaysia
  • 21-11-2017
    GENETIC ASSESSMENT ON ASIAN ELEPHANT INDIVIDUALS BY ANALYSING NON-INVASIVE SAMPLES FROM SELECTED HABITATS IN TAMAN NEGARA NATIONAL PARKS, PENINSULAR MALAYSIA (Oral)
    University Putra Malaysia
  • 26-09-2017
    Preliminary Evaluation of Sex Ratio of Asian Elephant using non-invasive sampling in Taman Negara National Parks Peninsular Malaysia (Oral)
    Malaysia Genetic Society
  • 13-08-2015
    Evaluation of Wildlife Species Diversity Using DNA Information From Land Leeches Collected in Belum State Park, Perak, Peninsular Malaysia. (Oral)
    11th Malaysia Genetic Congress
  • 17-11-2014
    Preliminary Evaluation Of Wildlife Species Diversity Using DNA Information From Leeches Collected In Royal Belum State Park, Perak. (Oral)
    Seminar Biodiversity 2014, Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) Peninsular Malaysia
  • 15-10-2014
    Non-surgical castration approach on Long Tailed Macaque (Macaca fascicularis) : An alternative tool in human-long tailed macaques conflict management For WILDLIFE VETERINARY CLINICAL ROUND 2014 (Oral)
    Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP)
  • 11-06-2014
    HUMAN-LONG TAILED MACAQUE CONFLICT IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA for NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON HUMAN WILDLIFE CONFLICT (Oral)
    DWNP and WWF
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