Ronald Robertson

Aaronn Avit Ajeng, PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Emailaaronnavit@um.edu.my
  • Phone+60 (14) 970 5384
  • ExpertiseBiology and Biochemistry
  • AffiliationUniversiti Malaya (UM)

Curriculum Vitae

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Aaronn Avit AJENG, Ph.D.

Last Update: February 2024


  • Ph.D. in Biology and Biochemistry, Universiti Malaya, 2023
  • Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology), Universiti Malaya, 2019
  • Matriculation (Science), Kolej Matrikulasi Sarawak, 2015
  • GCE-O Level (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia), SMK Merbau, Miri, 2013

Work Experience:

  • Research Assistant (Biology & Biochemistry), Institute of Biological Sciences, Universiti Malaya, 2023 - Present
  • Graduate Research Assistant (Biology & Biochemistry), Institute of Biological Sciences, Universiti Malaya, 2020 - 2022
  • Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Institute of Systems Biology (INBIOSIS), National University Malaysia, 2022
  • Research Assistant (Regenerative Medicine – Stem Cells), Tissue Engineering Group (TEG), Universiti Malaya, 2019
  • Undergraduate Internship (Regenerative Medicine), Tissue Engineering Centre (TEC), National University Malaysia (UKM), 2019
  • Visiting Scholar – Winter Internship (Biotechnology), International Centre of Biotechnology (ICB), Osaka University, Japan, 2019
  • Associate Sales Assistant, AEON Sdn Bhd & LEA Group Sdn Bhd, 2014

Research Interests:

  • Biology and Biochemistry (Metabolomics)
  • Biotechnology (Applied Microbiology)
  • Bioengineering

Publication Counts / H-Index and Citation:

  • Publications: 17
  • H-Index: 6 (Google Scholar)
  • Citations: ~195+

Patents/Intellectual Property:

  • BacChar Trademark – Malaysia Intellectual Property (2023)

Awards / Scholarships / Honors:

  • Tech Planter Malaysia 2022 - Human Life Advancement Foundation (HLAF) Award
  • Rising Star Scientist Award - 6th Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research 2022 (POCER 2022), University of Nottingham Malaysia
  • Gold Award (Agriculture, livestock & horticulture, aquaculture and fisheries) – Malaysia Technology Expo 2020

Conferences and Presentations:

  • Presented in various international and national conferences including International Conference on Bioprocessing and Biomanufacturing (ICBB 2023), 15th International Conference of the East and Southeast Asia Federation of Soil Science Societies (ESAFS 2022), and more.

Academic Contribution and Activities:

  • Reviewer for several international journals
  • Facilitated various academic and social responsibility activities

Tutoring and Teaching:

  • Lab Instructor, Tutor for Environmental Chemistry, Universiti Malaya

Research Skills:

  • Proficient in metabolomics, omics, liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC-MS), mammalian cell culture, and more.


  • Proficient in IBM SPSS, Proteowizard, MZMine, Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft software


  • Malay (Mother Tongue), English, Mandarin (Intermediate), and Kayan (Baram Kayan – Native Mother Tongue)