Prof. Dr. Son Radu


PhD: University of Malaya (1996)
Master: University of Malaya (1991)
Bachelor: University of Malaya (1987)

Phone: +603-8946 8361
Fax: +603-8942 3552
Field of expertise: Molecular Microbiology, Food Safety (Microbiological Risk Assessment), Efficient Microbes

10 Landmark Publications:
1. Shafini, A.B., Son, R., Mahyudin, N.A., Rukayadi, Y. and Tuan Zainazor, T.C. (2017). Prevalence of Salmonella spp. in chicken and beef from retail outlets in Malaysia. International Food Research Journal 24(1): 437-449. 
2. Thung, T. Y., Siti Norshafawatie, B. M. F., Premarathne, J. M. K. J. K., Chang, W. S., Loo, Y. Y., Kuan, C. H., New, C. Y., Ubong, A., Ramzi, O. S. B., Mahyudin, N. A., Dayang, F. B., Che Wan Jasimah, W. M. R. and Son, R. (2017). Isolation of food-borne pathogen bacteriophages from retail food and environmental sewage. International Food Research Journal 24(1): 450-454. 
3. Noordiana Nordin, Nor Azah Yusof, Jaafar Abdullah, Son Radu and Roozbeh Hushiarian. (2016). Sensitive detection of multiple pathogens using a single DNA probe. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 86: 398-405. 
4. Noordiana Nordin, Nor A. Yusof, Jaafar Abdullah, Son Radu and Reza Hajian. (2016). Characterization of Polylactide-Stabilized Gold Nanoparticles and Its Application in the Fabrication of Electrochemical DNA Biosensors. J. Braz. Chem. Soc., Vol. 00, No. 00, 1-1, 2016. 
5. New, C.Y., Amalia, A.R., Ramzi, O.S.B. and Son, R. (2016). Antibiotic resistance evolution of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and colloidal silver as the nanoweapon. International Food Research Journal 23(3): 1248-1254. 
6. Tze Young, Thung, Nor Ainy, Mahyudin, Dayang Fredalina, Basri, Che Wan 8 Jasimah, Wan Mohamed Radzi, Yoshitsugu, Nakaguchi, Mitsuaki, Nishibuchi and Son, Radu. (2016). Prevalence and antibiotic resistance of Salmonella Enteritidis and Salmonella Typhimurium in raw chicken meat at retail markets in Malaysia. Poultry Science 95(8): 1888-1893. 
7. Elexson Nillian, Yaya Rukayadi, and Son Radu (2016) Biofilm of Antibiotics Resistant Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Enteritidis Against Detergents. Transactions on Science and Technology 3(2): 319-327. 
8. Mousa, W., Ghazali, F. M., Jinap, S., Ghazali, H. M., Radu, S. and Salama, A. E. R. (2016). Temperature, water activity and gas composition effects on the growth and aflatoxin production by Aspergillus flavus on paddy. Journal of Stored Products Research, 67, 49-55. 
9. John Tang Yew Huat, Khalid Mohd Ikhsan, Aimi Sayzana, Che Abdullah Abu-Bakar, Son Radu (2016). Antibiotic resistance profile and RAPD analysis of Campylobacter jejuni isolated from vegetables farms and retail markets. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 6(1): 71-75 
10. Vitalis, R.E., Reigdor-111, D., Haresh, K.K., Nishibuchi, M., Nor-Khaizura, M.A.R. and Son, R. (2016). Methicillin-resistant Staphlycoccus aureus strains isolated from humans and environmental surfaces in a research laboratory. International Food Research Journal 23(6): 2319-2325.