Kamarul Zaman Bin Zarkasi, Dr
 /  Kamarul Zaman Bin Zarkasi, Dr

Kamarul Zaman Bin Zarkasi, Dr

Senior Lecturer
Ph.D (Agriculture Science), Grad. Cert (Research), 
M.App.Sc. (Microbiology), University of Tasmania, Australia
B.Sc.(Hon.) (Microbiology), Universiti Sains Malaysia
Diploma (Microbiology), Universiti Teknologi MARAExt: 6152; kamarul.zarkasi@usm.my , kamarul.zarkasi@gmail.com

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6582-931X

 

  • Identification and diversity of fish/shrimp gastrointestinal microbial community.
  • Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Diseases.
  • Microbial Ecology.
  • Environmental Microbiology.
  • Agriculture and Food Microbiology.
  • Marine Microbiology.

  • Molecular studies of bacteria associated with diseases in fishes from different water bodies.
  • The potential of carotenoids (astaxanthin and prodigiosin) to promote the immune system of shrimps and improved their health and productivity.
  • The in vitro application of natural keto-carotenoid pigment of astaxanthin and natural red pigment of prodigiosin for shrimp gut health and it relation to the microbial community dynamic. Grant: USM RUI Grant, March 2017 (Ongoing).
Past Research:
  • Bacteria associated with blood cockle (Anadara granosa) in Penang and role in spoilage against pathogens. Grant: USM Short Term Grant, June 2016 - June 2018.
  • The diversity of the gastrointestinal bacterial community and its relationship to Atlantic salmon health and productivity. Grant: Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre, June 2011 - June 2014. [Link]
Award:
  • Anugerah Sanggar Sanjung 2016 (Penerbitan). Universiti Sains Malaysia [Link]
  • BD ASM Travel Award 2014. Australian Society for Microbiology [Link]
  • International:
    • Agriculture and Food Systems, School of Land and Food, University of Tasmania, Australia. [Link]
    • Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. [Link]
    • Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre, Adelaide, Australia. [Link]
    • CSIRO Agriculture, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. [Link]
    • Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK. [Link]
    National:
    • Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). [Link]
    • Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT). [Link]
    • iKERPAN (Arca Biru Sdn Bhd/Blue Archipelago Berhad). [Link]
    Membership:
    • Australian Society for Microbiology. [Link]
    • Malaysian Society for Microbiology. [Link]
    • Young Scientists Network - Academy of Science Malaysia. [Link]
Publications:
  • K.Z. Zarkasi, M.A. Halim, T.F. Nazari and F. Daud (2018) Metagenomic data on Anadara granosaassociated bacterial communities using culture dependent approaches and 16S rRNA sequencing. Data in Brief 19: 514-519. (Elsevier) doi:10.1016/j.dib.2018.05.052
  • K.Z. Zarkasi and T.F. Nazari (2018) Molecular Characterisation of Microbial Diversity Associated with Oysters within a Commercial Oyster Farm. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 18(1): 191-197. (trjfas.org) doi:10.4194/1303-2712-v18_1_22
  • K.Z. Zarkasi, F.S Koh, N.A. Muhammad, T.F. Nazari and A.A. Amirul (2018) Bacterial community diversity associated with blood cockle (Anadara granosa) in Penang, Malaysia. Scientia Bruneiana 17: 41-47. (Universiti Brunei Darussalam) ISSN 2519-9498.
  • K.Z. Zarkasi, R.S. Taylor, B.D. Glencross, G.C.J. Abell, M.L. Tamplin and J.P. Bowman (2017) In vitro characteristics of an Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) hind gut microbial community in relation to different dietary treatments. Research in Microbiology 168(8): 751-759(Elsevier) doi:10.1016/j.resmic.2017.07.003
  • K.Z. Zarkasi, R.S. Taylor, G.C.J. Abell, M.L Tamplin, B.D. Glencross and J.P. Bowman (2016) Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar L.) Gastrointestinal Microbial Community Dynamic in Relation to Digesta Properties and Diet. Microbial Ecology 71(3): 589-603. (Springer) doi:10.1007/s00248-015-0728-y
  • C. Neuman, E. Hatje, K.Z. Zarkasi, R. Smullen, J.P. Bowman and M. Katouli (2016) The effect of diet and environmental temperature on the faecal microbiota of farmed Tasmanian Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar L.). Aquaculture Research 47(2): 660-672. (Wiley) doi:10.1111/are.12522
  • K.Z. Zarkasi, G.C.J. Abell, R.S. Taylor, C. Neuman, E. Hatje, M.L. Tamplin, M. Katouli and J.P. Bowman(2014) Pyrosequencing-based characterization of gastrointestinal bacteria of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) within a commercial mariculture system. Journal of Applied Microbiology 117(1): 18-27. (Wiley) doi:10.1111/jam.12514
Conference Proceeding and Oral Presentation:
  • K.Z. Zarkasi, A.A. Aliam, et al. (2018) Bacterial community diversity associated with healthy and unhealthy shrimp (Early Mortality Syndrome) from shrimp farm in Malaysia, Asian Pacific Aquaculture 2018 (APA 2018), 23-26 April 2018, Taipei, Taiwan (Republic of China).
  • K.Z. Zarkasi, T.F. Nazari, et al. (2017) Bacterial community diversity associated with blood cockle (Anadara granosa) in wet market across Penang, Malaysia, ASEAN-FEN International Fisheris Symposium (IFS) 2017, 7-9 November 2017, Kota Batu, Malang, Indonesia.
  • K.Z. Zarkasi, R.S. Taylor, et al. (2016) In vitro growth characteristic and microbial community dynamic of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) gastrointestinal tract in relation to the different diet formulations, Aquaculture Europe 2016, 20-23 September 2016, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
  • K.Z. Zarkasi, R.S. Taylor, et al. (2016) In vitro growth characteristic and microbial community dynamic of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) gastrointestinal tract in relation to the different diet formulations, International Conference on Marine Science and Aquaculture (ICOMSA) 2016, 23-24 March 2016, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
  • K.Z. Zarkasi, R.S. Taylor, et al. (2015) The relation of dietary formulation and digesta properties on the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) gastrointestinal microbial community, World Aquaculture 2015, 26-30 May 2015, Jeju, South Korea (Republic of Korea). [Link]
  • K.Z. Zarkasi, G.C.J. Abell, et al. (2014) Effect of different diet composition and environmental factors on Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) gastrointestinal tract microbial community, 15th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME 15), 24-29 August 2014, Seoul, South Korea (Republic of Korea).
  • K.Z. Zarkasi, G.C.J. Abell, et al. (2014) Pyrosequencing-based characterisation of gastrointestinal microbiota of commercially farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) in south-eastern Tasmania, Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting 2014, 6-9 July 2014, Melbourne, Australia.
  • K.Z. Zarkasi, R.S. Taylor, et al. (2014) The effect of dietary formulations and environmental factors on Atlantic salmon gastrointestinal microbial community, World Aquaculture Conference and Trade Show 2014, 7-11 June 2014, Adelaide, Australia. [Link]
  • K.Z. Zarkasi, G.C.J. Abell, et al. (2012) Molecular and culture based characterisation of gastrointestinal tract bacteria of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) within a commercial mariculture system in south-eastern Tasmania, 6th Annual Graduate Research-Sharing Excellence in Research Conference 2012, 6-7 September 2012, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia.
  • K.Z. Zarkasi, K. Goossen, et al. (2012) Molecular and culture based characterisation of gastrointestinal tract bacteria of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) within a commercial mariculture system in south-eastern Tasmania. Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting 2012, 1-5 July 2012, Brisbane, Australia.
October 2022
M T W T F S S
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Visitor counter

Visits since 2014

Your IP: 44.201.68.86