Prof. Dr. Halijah Ibrahim

University of Malaya (UM)


  • Biodiversity


  • Peninsular Malaysia
  • World

Educational Background

  • 1979
  • 1975
    Bachelor in Plant Systematic, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA (UM)

Working Experience

  • 2013 - 2014
    Member Panel Research Cluster: Sustainability Science (SuSci)
    Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science
  • 2014 - 2014
    Deputy Dean Of Higher Degree, Pejabat Dekan, Faculty Of Science Dean's Office, Faculty Of Science
    Deputy Dean Of Higher Degree, Pejabat Dekan, Faculty Of Science Dean's Office, Faculty Of Science
  • 2013 - 2014
    Member Selection Committee: Alumni University Malaya Prize
    University Malaya
  • 2015 - 2015
    Chairperson, Panel Of Evaluators,
  • 2014 - 2014
    Deputy Dean Of Higher Degree, Pejabat Dekan
    Faculty Of Science Dean's Office


  • 2015
    Chairperson, Panel Of Evaluators
  • 2009
    Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA an international society based in Europe)


  • 2013
    Certificate of Attendance- Assessor Training for Programme Accreditation
    Malaysian Qualifications Agency
  • 2013
    Tokoh Wanita Kelantan,
  • 2013
    Certificate of Appreciation- Panel of Judges during University Malaya Researchers' Conference (UMRC 2013)
    University Malaya
  • 2012
    Certificate of Excellent Service Award,
    University Malaya
  • 2012
    Anugerah Darjah Kebesaran Negeri Kelantan: AHLI YANG KETIGA (PADUKA)
    DARJAH KEBESARAN SETIA MAHKOTA KELANTAN YANG AMAT TERBILANG (P.S.K.) , Duli Yang Maha Mulia Sultan Kelantan , Sultan Muhammad V yang ke-43


  • 2013 - 2014
    UMRG Program : Biodiversity and Conservation Studies of Malaysian Flora and Fauna Title: UMRG Sub-program 3 (RP004C-13SUS): Biodiversity Studies on Aromatic Herbs: Investigation of Phytochemical Variations in Selected Species of the Tribe Zingibereae and Profiling of their Volaties,
  • 2013 - 2015
    Gingers of Pahang: Evaluation of Anti-Oxidant and Anti-Microbial Potential of Selected Species,
  • 2013 - 2016
    Biodiversity Studies On Aromatic Herbs: Investigations Of Phytochemical Variations In Selected Species Of The Tribe Zingibereae And Profiling Of Their Volatile,
  • 2013 - 2015
    Studies On Diversity And Conservation Status Of Bornean Boesenbergia,
  • 2013 - 2015
    Gingers of Pahang : Evaluation of Anti-oxidant and Anti-microbial Potential of Selected Species, Co-Investigator,
  • 2013 - 2015
    Studies on Diversity and Conservation status of Bornean Boesenbergia, Principal Investigator(PI),


  • 2015
    Yen Yen Sam, Halijah Ibrahim & Leng Guan Saw. 2015. Four new species of Scaphochlamys (Zingiberaceae) from Peninsular Malaysia. Phytotaxa 221 (1) : 21-34 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2015
    Haslinda, M.S., Aiyub, Z., Bakar, N.K.A., Tohar, N., Musa, Y., Abdullah, N.R., Ibrahim, H. and Awang, K. (2015) . In vitro antiplasmodial activity, macronutrients and trace metals in the medicinal plants: Phyllanthus spp. and Alpinia conchigera Griff. Tropical Biomedicine 32(1): 129 139 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2015
    Fauziah Abdullah, Partiban Subramanian, Halijah Ibrahim, Sri Nurestri Abdul Malek, Lee Guan Serm and Hong Sok Lai. 2015. Chemical composition, antifeedant, repellent and toxicity activities of the rhizomes of Galanga, Alpinia galanga against Asian Subterranean Termites, Coptotermes gestroi and Coptotermes curvignathus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Journal of Insect Science.Journal of Insect Science 15 (7), 2015. 7 pages. (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2015
    Norhafiza M. Arshad, Lionel L.A. In, T. L. Soh, Mohamad Nurul Azmi, Halijah Ibrahim, Khalijah Awang, Elena Dudich, Eduard Tatulov and Noor Hasima Nagoor (2015). Recombinant human alpha fetoprotein synergistically potentiates the anti-cancer effects of 1'-S-1'-acetoxychavicol acetate when used as a complex against human tumours harbouring AFP- receptors. Oncotarget : 1-17 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2012
    Jaya Vejayan, Mei San Tang and Ibrahim Halijah (2012). The Role of Conventional Two-Dimensional Electrophoresis (2DE) and Its Newer Applications in the Study of Snake Venoms, Proteomic Applications in Biology, Joshua L. Heazlewood and Christopher J. Petzold (Ed.),
  • 2012
    Sumaya Mohd Tamizi, Ishak Suliaman & Halijah Ibrahim 2012. Sinergi Kismis Dan Kurma Dalam Minuman Dari Perspektif Islam Dan Sains: Manfaat Atau Mudarat. Dalam (Bab 6): Dimensi Islam dalam Wacana Sains:
  • 2012
    Ibrahim, H., Editor (2012). THE MAKING OF PERDANA BOTANICAL GARDEN . Kuala Lumpur City Hall & NRH Publications, Kuala Lumpur.


  • 06-01-2014
    Effects of Zingiber officinale var. rubrum and Zingiber montanum extracts against mosquito larvae (Paper)
    18th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress
  • 15-12-2010
    Efficacy of Mimosa pudica tannin isolate against Naja kaouthia Envenomation. (Oral)
    15th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress
  • 15-10-1991
    The Biodiversity and current status of research on Zingiberaceae of Malaysia., Botany 2000 Asia. Zingiberaceae workshop (Keynote)
    Botany 2000 Asia,


  • 2013
    Member Evaluation Panel (Chairperson) for Application for funding for Flagship Programme Penerokaan Biodiversiti Lembah Danum: Pencarian Sebatian Semulajadi untuk Dibangunkan Sebagai Calon Ubat (Drug) yang dipohon oleh National Institutes of Biotechn
  • 2012 - 2014
    Editorial board member, Malaysian Journal of Scinece (MJS)
  • 2009 - 2011
    Expert Panel/Consultant for evaluation of Techno Fund Project Miracle Fruit Project, Melaka. For Technonology Park Malaysia (on behalf of MOSTI). First verification visit Aug. 2009; last verification visit (2011).,
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