Mohamad Firdaus Abdullah

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  • Expected 2010, MSc Computer Science (Bioinformatics), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • 2008, BSc Computer Science (Computer Systems and Communications), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • 2005, Dip Computer Science (Information Technology), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Research Interests

  1. Remote Protein Homology Detection:

Main References

  1. Bernardes JS, Dávila AM, Costa VS, and Zaverucha G. Improving model construction of profile HMMs for remote homology detection through structural alignment. BMC Bioinformatics. 2007 Nov 9;8:435. DOI:10.1186/1471-2105-8-435 | PubMed ID:17999748 | HubMed [Paper1]
  2. Chakrabarti S, Lanczycki CJ, Panchenko AR, Przytycka TM, Thiessen PA, and Bryant SH. State of the art: refinement of multiple sequence alignments. BMC Bioinformatics. 2006 Nov 14;7:499. DOI:10.1186/1471-2105-7-499 | PubMed ID:17105653 | HubMed [Paper2]
  3. Melvin I, Ie E, Kuang R, Weston J, Stafford WN, and Leslie C. SVM-Fold: a tool for discriminative multi-class protein fold and superfamily recognition. BMC Bioinformatics. 2007 May 22;8 Suppl 4:S2. DOI:10.1186/1471-2105-8-S4-S2 | PubMed ID:17570145 | HubMed [Paper3]
  4. Pei J, Kim BH, and Grishin NV. PROMALS3D: a tool for multiple protein sequence and structure alignments. Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Apr;36(7):2295-300. DOI:10.1093/nar/gkn072 | PubMed ID:18287115 | HubMed [Paper4]
  5. Konagurthu AS, Whisstock JC, Stuckey PJ, and Lesk AM. MUSTANG: a multiple structural alignment algorithm. Proteins. 2006 Aug 15;64(3):559-74. DOI:10.1002/prot.20921 | PubMed ID:16736488 | HubMed [Paper5]

All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed

Group Members

  1. Razib M. Othman, PhD, Software Engineering (Supervisor).
  2. Jumail Taliba, PhD Student (Protein-Protein Interaction Prediction).
  3. Rohayanti Hassan, PhD Student (Protein Tertiary Structure Prediction).
  4. Shahreen Kasim, PhD Student (Gene Expression Analysis).
  5. Zuraini Ali Shah, PhD Student (Gene Expression Analysis).
  6. Mohd Hilmi Muda, MSc Student (Remote Protein Homology Detection).
  7. Rosfuzah Roslan, MSc Student (Protein-Protein Interaction Prediction).
  8. Surayati Ismail, MSc Student (Remote Protein Homology Detection).
  9. Umi Kalsum Hassan, MSc Student (Protein Domain Detection).

Contact Info

Mohamad Firdaus Abdullah
Laboratory of Computational Intelligence and Biology (LCIB)
No. 204, Level 2
Industry Centre, Technovation Park
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
Jalan Pontian Lama
81300 Skudai, Johor, MALAYSIA
Mobile: +6014-811-6146
Tel/Fax: +607-559-9230