Yen Wong


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Campus Geelong Waurn Ponds
Supervisor John Donald;
Belinda Appleton;
Beata Ujvari

Thesis title
Genetic and protein approach of alpaca fibre

Research interests
1. The economic important traits for fibre
2. Molecular genetics
3. Proteomics

2013 – Current: PhD, Deakin University, Australia
2013: Research assistant and demostrator, Deakin University, Australia
2011-2013: MSc Biotechnology, Deakin University, Australia
2008-2011: Biomedical laboratory supervisor, StemLife Berhad, Malaysia
2007: Products specialist, Scientifacts Sdn Bhd., Malaysia
2004 – 2007: BSc (Hons.) Biotechnology, University of Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

Key publications
Lee, J., Wong, Y. T., Rault, J., Appleton, B., and Lill, A. (2016). The Oxytocin receptor gene, an integral piece of the evolution of Canis familaris from Canis lupus. Pet behaviour science. 1-15. DOI: 10.21071/pbs.v0i2.4000

Choong, S.N., Ng, Y.K., Kamalan, A., Saraswathy, S., Goh, E.H., Lee, M.J., Wong, Y.T., and Yan, S.V. (2008). Effect of Maternal Age, Birth Weight and Infant Sex on Total Nucleated Cell (TNC) Count and Volume of Umbilical Cord Blood (UCB) Collected. 2nd Tissue Engineering Society Malaysia Meeting. StemLife Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Link to abstract.