Sadia Sultan

Universiti Teknologi MARA

Sadia Sultan received a Ph.D. in 2004, following which she worked as a chemist in the QA Department of Abbot Lab, Pakistan. In 2006, she was appointed as a lecturer in the Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM Shah Alam, and associate research fellow at Atta-ur-Rahman Institute (AuRIns) for Natural Product Discovery previously known as IKUS. She has 18 years of experience in the field of natural product research (NPR). Currently, she is an associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmacology. She is the author of several books and book chapters, and she has more than sixty research publications in top international journals to her credit. She has also edited one book. She has been appointed as an organizing committee member for several international conferences. She has acquired numerous research grants from the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), Malaysia, as a main and co-investigator since 2006. Her current research is based on biotransformation and isolation and characterization of fungal secondary metabolites using modern NMR methods. She is a journal reviewer and an editorial board member of the Open Enzyme Inhibition Journal, Frontiers in Pharmacology, Oriental Journal of Chemistry, and others. Her recent research focuses on dereplication using LC/MS/MS and capillary probe NMR. This is a new area whereby screening on a microscale is done via automated systems and databases.

2books edited

2chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Sadia Sultan

One of the largest and most diverse kingdoms in eukaryotes is fungi, which consists of approximately 2.2–3.8 million species. This book provides readers with an in-depth understanding of fungi diversity and the role of fungi in the ecosystem. Chapters address such topics as fungi reproduction and pathology, fungal mycotoxicity, fungi mating mechanisms, and much more.

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