Speaker


Professor Dato’ Dr. Ibrahim Jantan


Professor Dato’ Dr. Ibrahim Jantan is a senior Professor in Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). He graduated from University of Mansoura, Egypt with BPharm (Hons) degree in 1981, obtained his MSc in Medicinal Chemistry from University of Minnesota in 1985 and his PhD degree in Natural Products Chemistry from the Universiti Malaya in 1993. He was the founding Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, UKM from 2008 to 2015. Prior to this appointment, he was the Head of Pharmacy Department, UKM from 1998-2007. He is currently the President of the Malaysian Natural Products Society, member of Majlis Pembangunan Herba Negara, board member of Asian Association School of Pharmacy and Malaysian Focal Point for Medicinal Plants Malaysia for Indian Ocean Rim Association. He has more than 30 years of research experiences in natural products and medicinal chemistry and pharmacological activities of natural products. He has published over 160 papers in indexed journals, 73 papers in proceedings, 2 books and 5 chapters in books. He has an H-index of 28 and his articles have been cited 2909 times (as of 30 April 2018). He was recipients of many awards including Medicine Srinakharinwirot University (MEDSWU) Honorable Award 2010, Thailand and Distinguished Researcher Award (Tokoh Penyelidik) 2013, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Center.