Dr. Zohrah Sulaiman

Dean of Science and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biology at the University of Brunei Darussalam

Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Jalan Tungku Link, Gadong BE 1410
NEGARA BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

Voice: 673 2463001
FAX: 673 2461003 or 673 2460062

Email: admi@admin.ubd.edu.bn
Webpage: http://www.ubd.edu.bn/admin/contact/index.htm

General Interests: Dr. Zohrah Haji Sulaiman is a Dean of Science and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biology at the University of Brunei Darussalam. She joined the University as an academic staff in 1989. She obtained her Ph.D in Molecular Genetics from University of Southampton (United Kingdom)in 1994. Prior to her appointment as Dean of Science in January 2004, she was a Deputy Dean at the Institute of Medicine for a year in 2003. Besides doing administration work, she also teaches genetics to undergarduates at the University of Brunei Darussalam. Her main interest is in using molecular markers (DNA) to determine phylogenetics and evolutionary relationship of fish fauna. She was ASAIHL fellow in 1996, a national nominee for ASEAN Young Scientist and Technologist Award in 1998, a National representative of ASEAN-COST sub-committee on Biotechnology from 2002, a member of the Editorial Board of ASEAN Journal on Science and Technology for Development from 2002, Chief Editor of Faculty of Science's journal-Scientia Bruneiana and, President of Biology Association of Brunei Darussalam which she founded in 2000.

Taxa: Recent species of fishes; Freshwater fishes of Borneio; Families Cyprinidae, Cobitidae, and Balitoridae
Character Types: Morphology, mtDNA, nDNA, behavior
Target Continents: Central Asia, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia