Kok-Song Lai

Higher Colleges of Technology

Dr. Lai Kok Song is an Assistant Professor at the Health Sciences Division, Abu Dhabi Women's College, Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE. He obtained his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan in 2012. Prior to his academic appointment, Dr. Lai worked as a Senior Scientist at the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malaysia. His current research areas include antimicrobial resistance and plant-pathogen interaction. His specific interest lies in the study of the antimicrobial mechanism via membrane disruption of essential oils against multi-drug resistance bacteria through various biochemical, molecular and proteomic approaches. Ultimately, he hopes to uncover and determine novel biomarkers related to the antibiotic resistance which can be developed into new therapeutic strategies.

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