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Dr. Say Yee How is an associate professor at Faculty of Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman. He currently serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Physiological Anthropology and is an executive committee member in the International Association of Physiological Anthropology. He graduated with a first class honors degree in Biomedical Sciences at Universiti Putra Malaysia in 2003. Supported by the Overseas Research Student and the University of Leeds Tetley and Lupton Scholarships, he did his Ph.D at University of Leeds, UK. Graduated in 2007, he returned to Malaysia and joined UTAR. His research interests include genetic epidemiology of obesity and its related traits and complications, and investigating the roles of the taste sensory systems (bitter, sweet, salty, umami, fatty) in nutrition and obesity. His research is funded by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and UTAR Research Funds. He has more than 30 SCI-E and Scopus-indexed publications, has 8 MSc students graduated under his supervision and is currently supervising another 1 PhD and 4 MSc candidates. Apart from that, he has presented in more than 60 conferences and seminars across the country and worldwide.
Anthropology Biochemistry Biotechnology Cell Biology Diabetes & Endocrinology Epidemiology Genetics Genomics Global Health Medical Genetics Metabolic Sciences Molecular Biology Neuroscience Nutrition Oncology Psychiatry & Psychology Public Health