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Dr Helena Khatoon
Assistant Professor
Department of Aquaculture
Faculty of Fisheries


About
Qualifications
Honours
Publications
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Dr Helena Khatoon graduated in Bachelor of Science in Fisheries from Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU). From the same Institute, in 2002 she pursued her Master of Science in Fisheries Management. She was a PhD student at Faculty Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) from 2002 to 2006, with the prestigious Scholarship from the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World. She graduated in 2007, and by that time she has demonstrated excellent performance in research and innovation. With an additional five years (from 2007 to 2011) as a postdoctoral fellow at Laboratory of Marine Science and Aquaculture, Institute of Bioscience, UPM, Dr Helena contributed significant new knowledge to science through her publication in prestigious international journals, and innovations with commercial potentials.  

 

With her excellent academic background, University Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), Malaysia appointed her as a Senior Lecturer from January 2012 to June 2018. After successful completion of his tenure at University Malaysia Terengganu, she joined as an Assistant Professor at Department of Aquaculture, Faculty of Fisheries, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh.

 

Dr Helena’s research interests include the use of microalgae as bioremediator and feed for aquaculture, use of photobioreactors for mass culture of microalgae, and the extraction of lipid from the microalgae, and biofloc technology. She has received several research grants from the ministry of science and technology, Malaysia for her project. Recently she is serving as a co-researcher in the prestigious project entitled “Isolation, identification, and optimization of freshwater and marine indigenous microalgae from Peninsular Malaysia” funded by Malaysia-Japan Collaborative Research SATREPS (JICA-JST) on COSMOS 2016-2020, Japan. She has also supervised the number of postgraduate students.

 

To date, she has published more than 38 publications in highly reputable international journals and proceedings. Products from her research have been recognized and achieved 17 gold medals and 6 silver medals from various national and international exhibition competitions. Dr. Helena has patented four research products related to the aquaculture industry. To date, she has an overall of 1202 citations and “h index” of 19, which is a great accomplishment as a young scientist.


Scientific Indices 

 

Scopus “h index” – 19

Scopus citations - 1063

Google Scholar “h index” – 21

Google Scholar citations – 1630




Research Interests



Experience


Teaching
•   Assistant Professor in Aquaculture, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University from June 25, 2018 to Present
•   Assistant Professor in Institute of Tropical Aquaculture, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu from Feb. 2, 2012 to May 23, 2018

Others
•   Postdoctoral Fellow in Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia from Jan. 1, 2007 to Jan. 2, 2012


Contact

Email:   helena@cvasu.ac.bd

Cell Phone:   01716-396008

Qualifications


Educational Qualifications

Certificate / Qualification Obtained

University

Year of passing

Division / Class

Major field

of study

Doctor of Philosophy

(Recipient of Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), Italy postgraduate fellowship)

 

Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

2007

Passed

Aquaculture / Aquatic Biology

 

MS in Fisheries Management

Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh,

Bangladesh

2002

First Class

Fisheries Management

 

B. Sc. Fisheries (Hons.)

 

Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh,

Bangladesh

 

2000

First Class

Aquaculture & Fisheries Science

H.S.C 

K.B. Intermediate College

1993

First Division

 

Science

S.S.C

K B High School

1991

First Division

Science


Honours


Acedemic Awards

Recipient of Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), Italy postgraduate fellowship for PhD

Awards received for the product from research

 

Title

 

Award Authority

Award Type

Year

 

1.

International

Aquaculture wastewater as a low cost  medium     for microalgae cultivation

 

28th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition ITEX2017

 

Gold medal

 

2017

2.

Novel blue pigment from cyanobacteria

28th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition ITEX2017

Gold medal

2017

3.

Aquaculture wastewater as a low cost  medium     for microalgae cultivation

International Invention, Innovation and Design Johor

 

Silver medal

 

2017

 

 

4.

Best Young Scientist Oral Presentation Award for the project entitled “Effects of different light source and media on growth and production of phycobiliprotein from freshwater cyanobacteria”.

International Conference on the "Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering" (CESE), Taiwan

Best Young Scientist Oral Presentation Award

2016

5.

Biofloc as  potential natural feed supplement for shrimp post larvae

26th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition ITEX2015

Gold medal

2015

6.

Tetraselmis chuii beads for home aquarium

26th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition ITEX2015

 

Gold medal

2015

 

7.

Periphyton-bacterial complex: a novel system for improving water quality & shrimp postlarvae survival without water exchange

 

Invention & New Product Exposition (INPEX), USA

Gold Medal (Agricultural category)

2008

8.

Periphyton-bacterial complex: a novel system for improving water quality & shrimp postlarvae survival without water exchange

Invention & New Product Exposition (INPEX), USA

Silver Medal (Science category)

 

2008

 

 

9.

 

 

Mass production of pure and halal tropical microalgae using photobioreactors

 

International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition(ITEX 08)

 

 

Silver Medal

 

2008

 

 

10.

National

 

Aquaculture wastewater as a low cost  medium     for microalgae cultivation

 

Research and Invention International Institute for Higher Education (PECIPTA)

 

Bronze Medal

2017

 

 

11.

 

Novel blue pigment from cyanobacteria

Research and Invention International Institute for Higher Education (PECIPTA)

 

Bronze Medal

2017

 

 

12.

 

Mass production of pure and halal microalgae using aquaculture wastewater as a low cost medium

 

 

Minggu Penyelidikan Dan Inovasi (MPI) 2017

 

Gold medal

 

2017

 

13.

Tetrabeads for improving water quality, survival and growth of shrimp postlarvae in hatchery system

 

Minggu Penyelidikan Dan Inovasi (MPI) 2017

 

Silver Medal

 

2017

 

14.

 

Aquaculture wastewater as a low cost  medium     for microalgae cultivation

 

INOVASI@UMT 2016, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

 

 

Gold medal

 

 

2016

 

15.

 

Novel blue pigment from cyanobacteria

 

INOVASI@UMT 2016, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

 

Gold medal

 

2016

 

16.

 

Aquaculture wastewater as a low cost  medium     for microalgae cultivation

 

INOVASI@UMT 2016, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

 

Best Technology Innovation

 

2016

 

17.

Biofloc as  potential natural feed supplement for shrimp post larvae

INOVASI@UMT 2015, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

Gold medal

2015

 

18.

Biofloc as  potential natural feed supplement for shrimp post larvae

INOVASI@UMT 2015, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

Best social innovation

2015

 

19.

Tetraselmis chuii beads for home aquarium

Novel Research and Innovation Competition (NRIC)

 

Gold Medal

 

2014

 

20.

Tetraselmis chuii beads for home aquarium

Novel Research and Innovation Competition (NRIC)

NRIC special award in Sustainable / Green Technology category

 

2014

21.

Tetraselmis chuii beads for home aquarium

INOVASI@UMT 2014, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

 

Gold medal

2014

22.

Immobilized periphytic microalgae for rapid and efficient removal of toxic compounds from water

Research and Invention International Institute for Higher Education (PECIPTA)

 

Gold Medal

2011

23.

Immobilized periphytic microalgae for rapid and efficient removal of toxic compounds from water

 

Malaysian Technology Expo(MTE)

Silver Medal

2011

24.

Immobilized periphytic microalgae for rapid and efficient removal of toxic compounds from water 

 

Invention and Innovation Research

Gold Medal

2010

25.

Mass production of pure and halal tropical microalgae using photobioreactors

 

Invention and Innovation Research, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Gold Medal

2007

26.

Periphyton-bacterial complex: a novel system for improving water quality & shrimp postlarvae survival without water exchange

 

Malaysian Technology Expo(MTE)

Gold Medal

2007

27.

Periphyton-bacterial complex: a novel system for improving water quality & shrimp postlarvae survival without water exchange

 

Invention and Innovation Research, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Gold Medal

2006

28.

Periphyton rings: for superior quality shrimp larvae production

 

Malaysian Technology Expo

(MTE)

Silver Medal

2006

29.

Periphyton rings: effective water quality enhancer in aquaculture systems

Invention and Innovation Research, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Gold Medal

2005


Research Projects

 30.


Biofouling of different substrates in nutrient-enriched environment

Discovery/Innovation Exhibition, Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Bronze Medal

2004


Membership

Professional Organization Memberships

 Asian Fisheries Society (ba2004f011)

Malaysian Fisheries Society (F312)


Publications



Publication link from Google Scholar Citations:  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=1tE9xX0AAAAJ


Publication in International Journals

 

[Cumulative Impact Factor: 89.768]

 

  1. Helena Khatoon, Kwan Penz Penz, Mohammad Redwanur Rahman, Tashrif Mahmud Minhaz, Zahidul Islam, Fardous Ara Mukta, Zannatul Nayma, Razia Sultana, Kafia Islam Amira. 2021. Immobilized Tetraselmis sp. for reducing nitrogenous and phosphorous compounds from aquaculture wastewater. Bioresources Technology (In press) (Impact Factor = 9.642)
  2. Helena Khatoon, Kwan Penz Penz, Sanjoy Banerjee, Anisul Islam Mahmud, Mohammad Redwanur Rahman, Sohel Mian, Tashrif Mahmud Minhaz, Shahadat Hossain. 2021. Improvement of water quality, survivality, growth performance, and proximate composition of Penaeus monodon postlarvae through immobilizing Tetraselmis chuii. Bioresources Technology Reports 15: 100755 (SCOPUS; Cite score= 3.8)
  3. Victor Tosin Okomoda, Ali Kerdasi Abdulrahman, Helena Khatoon, Sukumaran Mithun, Abraham Sunday Oladimeji, Ambok Bolong Abol-Munafi, Korede Isaiah Alabi, Cosmas Chidiebere Alamanjo and Hassan Anuar. 2021. Performance Characteristics of Ankistrodesmus falcatus in Different Culture Media and Concentration. Plants 10 (4), 755. (Impact Factor = 3.935
  4. Zahidul Islam, Helena Khatoon, Tashrif Mahmud Minhaz, Mohammad Redwanur Rahman, Shanur Hasan, Yahia Mahmud, Md Shahadat Hossain, Joyshri Sarker 2021.   Data on growth, productivity, pigments and proximate composition of indigenous marine microalgae isolated from Cox's Bazar Coast. Data in Brief 35:106860 (Cite score= 1.7)
  5. Tashrif Mahmud Minhaz, Joyshri Sarker, Mohammed Nurul Absar Khan, Helena Khatoon, Md Abdul Alim, SM Khalequzzaman, Moin Uddin Ahmad, Mohammad Redwanur Rahman. 2021. Spat Settlement Patterns of Edible Oyster (Crassostrea spp.) on Shellstring to Ascertain Allocable Sites for Oyster Farming at Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. North American Journal of Aquaculture DOI: 10.1002/naaq.10195 (Impact Factor = 1.341
  6. Helena Khatoon, Mok Yoke Leng, Mohammad Redwanur Rahman, Joyshri Sarker, Tashrif Mahmud Minhaz, Razia Sultana, Zannatul Nayma and Fardous Ara Mukta. 2021. Efficiency of Chlorella vulgaris beads in improving water quality and growth of juvenile Siamese fighting fish (Betta splendens). Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 9:74-86
  7. Sabiha Zaman Usha, Mohammad Redwanur Rahman, Joyshri Sarker, Shanur Jahedul Hasan, Razia Sultana, Zannatul Nayma, Fardous Ara Mukta and Helena Khatoon. 2021. Cultivation of Chlorella vulgaris in Aquaculture Wastewater as Alternative Nutrient Source and Better Treatment Process. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 9:43-51
  8. Joyshri Sarker, s. M. Rashadul Islam, Mohammad Redwanur Rahman, Tashrif Mahmud Minhaz and Helena Khatoon. 2021. Effects of Attractants Inclusion on the Growth and Survival of Channa striata. Bangladesh Journal of Fisheries 33:39-48
  9. Norazira Abdu Rahman, Tomoyo Katayama, Mohd Effendy Abd Wahid, Nor Azman Kasan, Helena Khatoon, Yuichiro Yamada, Kazutaka Takahashi 2020. Taxon- and growth phase-specific antioxidant production by Chlorophyte, Bacillariophyte and Haptophyte strains isolated from tropical waters. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 8:581628. (Index: SCOPUS; Impact Factor = 3.644; Quartile indexing = Q2)
  10. T. Katayama, N. Nagao, N. A. Kasan, H. Khatoon, N. Abdu Rahman, K. Takahashi, K. Furuya, Y. Yamada, M. Effendy Abd Wahid, M. Jusoh. 2020. Bioprospecting of indigenous marine microalgae with ammonium tolerance from aquaculture ponds for microalgae cultivation with ammonium-rich wastewaters. Journal of Biotechnology (Online) (Index: SCIE; Impact Factor = 3.503; Quartile indexing = Q2).
  11. Tashrif Mahmud Minhaz; Joyshri Sarker; Mohammed Nurul Absar Khan; Helena Khatoon*; Md Abdul Alim; SM Khalequzzaman; Moin Uddin Ahmad, Mohammad Redwanur Rahman. 2020. Data on growth performance, proximate composition, and fatty acid content of edible oyster (Crassostrea spp.), farmed on shellstring along Cox's Bazar Coast. Data in Brief 33: 106450 (Index: SCOPUS).
  12.  S. Mian, S. D. Ishak, N. M. Noordin, M. A. Kader, Y. M. Abduh, H. Khatoon, A. B. Abol-Munafi. 2020. Experimental data of phospholipid supplementary in full fishmeal replacement diets on growth indices, whole body nutrient composition, muscle fatty acid composition, haematocrit value and serum lysozyme activity in Malaysian mahseer (Tor tambroides). Data in Brief 29:105287. (Index: SCOPUS)
  13. H. Khatoon*, G. T. Guan Yuan, A. I. Mahmud, M. R. Rahman. 2020. Growth and Carotenoid Production of Dunaliella salina (Dunal) Teodoresco, 1905 Cultured in different salinity. Asian Fisheries Science 33: 207-212 (Index: SCOPUS)
  14. H. Begum, H. Khatoon, F. M. Yusoff and M. Shariff. 2020. Production and purity of phycobiliproteins from selected marine and freshwater cyanobacteria subjected to different drying methods. Asian Fisheries Science 33: 258-265 (Index: SCOPUS).
  15. Tashrif Mahmud Minhaz, Helena Khatoon*, Joyshri Sarker, Mohammed Nurul Absar Khan, Md Abdul Alim, SM Khalequzzaman, Md Maksudur Rahman, Zahidul Islam, Jinat Afruj, Md Shahadat Hossain 2020. Yield Performance, Proximate Composition, Fatty Acid Profile and Economic Viability of Farmed Oyster (Crassostrea spp.) in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 8(2): 60-68.
  16. T. Katayama, M. Kishi, K. Takahashi, K. Furuya, M. Effendy Abd Wahid, H. Khatoon, Nor Azman Kasan. 2019. Isolation of lipid-rich marine microalgae by flow cytometric screening with Nile Red staining. Aquaculture International 27 (2) 509-518 (Index: SCIE; Impact Factor = 1.363; Quartile indexing = Q3)
  17. H. Khatoon*, N. Abdu Rahman, S. S. Suleiman, S. Banerjee, A. B. Abol-Munafi. 2019. Growth and proximate composition of Scenedesmus obliquus and Selenastrum bibraianum cultured in different media and condition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences. 89 (1): 251-257 (Index: ANTE; Impact Factor = 0.396; Quartile indexing = Q4)
  18. H. Khatoon, N. Haris, N. Abdu Rahman, M. Nadzirah Zakaria, H. Begum, S. Mian. 2018. Growth, proximate composition and pigment production of Tetraselmis chuii cultured with aquaculture wastewater. Journal of Ocean University of China 17 (3): 641-646 (Oceanic and Coastal Sea Research) (Index: SCIE; Impact Factor = 0.802; Q3 in Oceanography).
  19. H. Khatoon, L. Kok Leong, N. Abdu Rahman, S. Mian, H. Begum, S. Banerjee, A. Endut. 2018. Effects of different light source and media on growth and production of phycobiliprotein from freshwater cyanobacteria. Bioresource Technology 249: 652–658. (Index: SCIE; Impact Factor = 7.539; Q1 in Waste management & Disposal).
  20. H. Khatoon, N. Haris, S. Banerjee, N. Abdu Rahman, H. Begum, S. Mian, A. B. Abol-Munafi, A. Endut. 2017. Effects of different salinities on the growth and proximate composition of Dunaliella sp. isolated from South China Sea at different growth phases. Process Safety and Environmental Protection. 112: 280–287 (Index: ANTE; Impact Factor = 4.966; Q1 in Chemical Engineering).
  21. N. Abdu Rahman, H. Khatoon, N. Yusuf, S. Banerjee, N. A. Haris, F. Lananan, K. Tomoyo. 2017. Tetraselmis chuii biomass as a potential feed additive to improve survival and oxidative stress status of Pacific white-leg shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei postlarve. International Aquatic Research 9(3): 235-247 (Index: SCOPUS; Impact Factor = 0.76)
  22. F.H. Mohd Yunos, N.M. Nasir, H.H. Wan Jusoh, H. Khatoon, S.S. Lam, A. Jusoh. 2017. Harvesting of microalgae (Chlorella sp.) from aquaculture bioflocs using an environmental-friendly chitosan-based bio-coagulant. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 124: 243-249. (Index: SCIE; Impact Factor = 4.100; Q1 in Waste Management and Disposal).
  23. S. H. Y. Sayid Abdullah, N. H. M. Hanapi, A. Azid, R. Umar, H. Juahir, H. Khatoon and A. Endut. 2017. A review of biomass-derived heterogeneous catalyst for a sustainable biodiesel production. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 70: 1040–1051. (Index: SCIE; Impact Factor = 12.110; Q1 in Energy & Fuels).
  24. A. Endut., S. H. Y. Sayid Abdullah, N. H. M. Hanapi, S.H.A. Hamid, F. Lananan, M. K. A. Kamarudin, R. Umar, H. Juahir, H. Khatoon and 2017. Optimization of biodiesel production by solid acid catalyst derived from coconut shell via response surface methodology. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 124: 250-257. (Index: SCIE; Impact Factor = 4.100; Q1 in Waste Management and Disposal)
  25. H. Khatoon, S. Banerjee, G. Tan Guan Yuan, N. A. Haris, M. Ikhwanuddin, M. Azmi Ambak and A. Endut 2016. Biofloc as a potential natural feed for shrimp postlarvae. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation. 113: 304-309. (Index: SCIE; Impact Factor = 4.100; Q1 in Waste Management and Disposal)
  26. H. Khatoon, S. Banerjee, M. Syahiran, M. Noordin, A. Bolong and A. Endut 2016. Re-use of aquaculture wastewater in cultivating microalgae as live feed for aquaculture organisms. Desalination and Water Treatment. 57: 29295-29302. (Index: SCIE; Impact Factor = 1.320; Q2 in Water Science & Technology) 
  27. H. Begum, F. M. Yusoff, S. Banerjee, H. Khatoon and M. Shariff. 2016. Availability and utilization of pigments from microalgae. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 56 (13): 2209-2222. (Index: ISI; Impact Factor = 6.350; Q1 in Food Science) 
  28. A. Endut, S.H.A. Hamid, F. Lananan, H. Khatoon, and A. Jusoh. 2016. A study of coagulating protein of Moringa oleifera in microalgae bio-floculation. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation. 113: 310-317. (Index: SCIE; Impact Factor = 4.100; Q1 in Waste Management and Disposal)
  29. N. E. Sharifah, M. Z. M. Nosi, and H. Khatoon. 2016. Phytoplankton Ankistrodesmus sp. as an alternative tool in controlling fish disease. AACL Bioflux, 9: 42-49. (Index: SCOPUS; Impact Factor = 0.54)
  30. A. Endut, S.H.A. Hamid, F. Lananan, H. Khatoon. 2016. Moringa oleifera seed derivatives as potential bio-coagulant for   microalgae Chlorella sp. harvesting. Malaysian Journal of Analytical Science 20: 401-412. (Index: SCOPUS; Impact Factor = 0.53)
  31. S. Banerjee, H. Khatoon, M. Shariff and F. M. Yusoff. 2015. Immobilized periphytic cyanobacteria for removal of nitrogenous compounds and phosphorus from shrimp farm wastewater. Turkish Journal of Biology 37: 92-100 (Index: SCIE; Impact Factor = 0.710; Q2 in Agricultural & Biological Sciences)  
  32. H. Khatoon, N.A. Rahman, S. Banerjee, N. Harun, S. S. Suleiman, N.H. Zakaria, F. Lananan, S.H.A. Hamid and A. Endut. 2014. Effects of different salinities and pH on the growth and proximate composition of Nannochloropsis sp. and Tetraselmis sp. isolated from South China Sea cultured under control and natural condition. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 95: 11-18. (Index: SCIE; Impact Factor = 4.100; Q1 in Waste Management and Disposal)
  33. F. Lananan, S.H.A. Hamid, W.N. Sakinah, Nora'aini Ali, H. Khatoon, and A. Jusoh. 2014. Symbiotic bioremediation of effective microorganism (EM-1) and microalgae (Chlorella sp.) in reducing ammonia and phosphorus from aquaculture wastewater. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 95: 127-134. (Index: SCIE; Impact Factor = 4.100; Q1 in Waste Management and Disposal)
  34. S.H.A. Hamid, F. Lananan, W.N. Sakinah, S.S. Lam, H. Khatoon, and A. Endut. 2014. Harvesting microalgae, Chlorella sp. by bio flocculation of Moringa oleifera seed derivatives from aquaculture wastewater phytoremediation. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation. 95:270-275. (Index: SCIE; Impact Factor = 4.100; Q1 in Waste Management and Disposal) 
  35. H. Khatoon, S. Banerjee, F. M. Yusoff, and M. Shariff. 2013. Use of microalgal enriched Diaphanosoma celebensis Stingelin, 1900 for rearing Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931) postlarvae. Aquaculture Nutrition 19: 163–171. (Index: ISI; Impact Factor = 2.231; Q1 in Aquatic Science)
  36. N. Maya Erna, S. Banerjee, H. Khatoon, M. Shariff and F. M. Yusoff. 2013. Immobilized nitrifying bacterial consortium for improving water quality, survival and growth of Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798 postlarvae in hatchery system. Asian Fisheries Science 26: 212-221. (Index: SCOPUS).
  37. T. N. Devaraja, S. Banerjee, F. M. Yusoff,M. Shariff and H. Khatoon. 2013. A holistic approach for selection of Bacillus spp. as a bioremediator for shrimp postlarvae culture. Turkish Journal of Biology 37: 92-100. (Index: SCIE; Impact Factor = 0.710; Q2 in Agricultural & Biological Sciences)
  38. S. Banerjee, L. M. Kim, M. Shariff, H. Khatoon and F. M. Yusoff. 2013. Antibacterial activity of neem (Azadirachta indica) leaves on Vibrio sp. isolated from cultured shrimp. Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances. 8: 355-361 (Index: ISI; Impact Factor = 0.50; Q4 in Animal Sciences)
  39. S. Banerjee, O. M. Chen, M. Shariff and H. Khatoon. 2012. Antibiotic Resistant Salmonella and Vibrio Associated with Farmed Litopenaeus vannamei. The Scientific World Journal. Article ID 130136 (Index: SCOPUS; Impact Factor = 1.460)
  40. S. Banerjee, M. C. Ooi, M. Shariff and H. Khatoon. 2012. Antibiotic resistant Salmonella and Vibrio associated with farmed Litopenaeus vannamei. The Scientific World Journal. 130-136. (Index: SCOPUS; Impact Factor = 1.460)
  41. F. M. Yusoff, S. Banerjee, H. Khatoon, and M. Shariff. 2011. Biological Approaches in Management of Nitrogenous Compounds in Aquaculture Systems. Dynamic Biochemistry, Process Biotechnology and Molecular Biology 5 (Special Issue 1), 21-31
  42. S. Banerjee, W. E. Hew H. Khatoon, M. Shariff and F. M. Yusoff. 2011. Growth and proximate composition of tropical marine Chaetoceros calcitrans and Nannochloropsis oculata cultured under natural environment and controlled conditionAfrican Journal of Biotechnology 10: 1375-1383 (Index: SCOPUS)
  43. S. Banerjee, H. Khatoon, M. Shariff and F. M. Yusoff. 2010. Enhancement of Penaeus monodon shrimp postlarvae growth and survival without water exchange using marine Bacillus pumilus and periphytic microalgae. Fisheries Science 76:481–487. (Index: ISI; Impact Factor = 1.173; Q3 in Aquatic Sciences)
  44. H. Khatoon, S. Banerjee, F. M. Yusoff, and M. Shariff. 2010. Effects of salinity on the growth and proximate composition of selected tropical marine periphytic diatoms and cyanobacteria. Aquaculture Research 41:1348-1355. (Index: ISI; Impact Factor = 1.748; Q2 in Aquatic Science) 
  45. H. Khatoon, S. Banerjee, F. M. Yusoff, and M. Shariff 2009. Evaluation of indigenous marine periphytic Amphora, Navicula and Cymbella grown on substrate as feed supplement in Penaeus monodon postlarval hatchery system. Aquaculture Nutrition 15: 186-193. (Index: ISI; Impact Factor = 2.231; Q1 in Aquatic Science)
  46. H. Khatoon, F. M. Yusoff, S. Banerjee, M. Shariff and J. S. Bujang. 2007. Formation of periphyton biofilm and subsequent biofouling on different substrates in nutrient enriched brackishwater shrimp ponds. Aquaculture 273: 470-477. (Index: ISI; Impact Factor = 3.224; Q1 in Aquatic Sciences)
  47. H. Khatoon, F. M. Yusoff, S. Banerjee, M. Shariff and S. Mohamed. 2007. Use of periphytic cyanobacteria and mixed diatoms coated substrates for improving water quality, survival and growth of Penaeus monodon postlarvae in closed water hatchery system. Aquaculture 271: 196-205. (Index: ISI; Impact Factor = 3.224; Q1 in Aquatic Sciences)
  48. M. E. Azim, M. C. J. Verdegem, HKhatoon, M. A. Wahab, A. A. Van Dam and M. C. M. Beveridge. 2002. A comparison of fertilization, feeding and three periphyton substrates for increasing fish production in freshwater pond aquaculture in Bangladesh. Aquaculture 212: 227-243. (Index: ISI; Impact Factor = 3.224; Q1 in Aquatic Sciences)
  49. N. C.Roy, M. A. Wahab, H. Khatoon and S. H. Thilsted. 2003. Economics of carp–sis polyculture in rural farmers’ pond. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 6: 61-64 (Index: SCOPUS; Impact Factor = 0.16)

 

Publication as Abstract  Books

 

  1. H. Khatoon, S. Banerjee and A. B. Abol-Munafi. 2016. Waste biofloc as a potential feed supplement for shrimp postlarvae. ASIAN-PACIFIC AQUACULTURE 2017, 24 – 27 July 2017, PWTC, Kuala Lumpur. P166
  2. H. Khatoon, S. Banerjee and S. Mian. 2016. Tetrabeads for improving water quality, survival and growth of Penaeus monodon postlarvae in hatchery system. 13th International Annual Symposium UMTAS2016, 13 – 15 December 2016, Primula Beach Hotel, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia. P53
  3. H. Khatoon, K. Penz Penz and S. Banerjee. 2016. Efficiency of immobilized Tetraselmis sp. for removing nitrogenous and phosphorous compounds from aquaculture wastewater. International Fisheries Symposium 2016 (IFS), 29 October 2016 - 2 November 2016, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam. P86
  4. H. Khatoon, S. Banerjee, L. K. Leong, H. Begum, S. Suhada, N. Abdu Rahman, N. Haris, S. Mian and A. Endut. 2016. Effects of different light source on phycobiliproteins production in wastewater cultivated cyanobacteria. International Conference in Challenges in Environmental Science & Engineering (CESE2016), 6 – 10 November 2016, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. P24
  5. H. Khatoon, N. Haris, S. Banerjee, N. Abdu Rahman, H. Begum, S. Mian and A. Endut. 2016. Effects of different salinity on the growth and proximate composition of Dunaliella sp. at different growth phases. International Conference in Challenges in Environmental Science & Engineering (CESE2016), 6 – 10 November 2016, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. P38
  6. H. Khatoon, M. Syakir, N. Noordin, S. Banerjee, A. Munafi, and M. Ghaffara. 2015. Growth, productivity and proximate composition of tropical marine microalgae grown in aquaculture wastewater. International Fisheries Symposium-IFS2015, Gurney Hotel, Penang, Malaysia. P192
  7. H. Khatoon, S. Banerjee, G. Tan Guan Yuan, N. Zakariaa, Mhd. Ikhwanuddin, A. Munafi, M. Ghaffara and A. Endut. 2015. Biofloc as a potential natural feed for Litopenaeus vannamei post larvae. International Conference on the "Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering" (CESE-2015), University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. P42
  8. H. Khatoon, S. Banerjee, M. Syakir, N. Noordin, A. Munafi, M. Ghaffara and A. Endut. 2015. Re-use of aquaculture wastewater in cultivating microalgae as live feed for aquaculture organisms. International Conference on the "Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering" (CESE-2015), University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. P38
  9. H. Khatoon, M. Syakir, S. Banerjee and A. Munafi, 2015. Re-use of aquaculture wastewater in cultivating microalgae as live feed for aquaculture organisms. International Conference on Conservation of Water Bodies for Sustainable Utilization, Goa Science Centre, Miramar, Panaji, Goa, India. P14
  10. H. Khatoon, M. M. Y. Sukri, S. K. Z. Haslinda, and S. Banerjee, 2013. Effects of different media on the growth and proximate composition of tropical indigenous marine Tetraselmis sp. and Nannochloropsis sp. International Fisheries Symposium-IFS2013, Eastern Convention Center, Ambassador City Jomtien, Pattaya, Thailand. P30
  11. S.Banerjee, H. Khatoon, M. Shariff and F. M. Yusoff. 2013. Comparison of tropical marine diatom Chaetoceros calcitrans productivity and composition when upscaled from laboratory scale to annular photobioreactor. International Fisheries Symposium-IFS2013, Eastern Convention Center, Ambassador City Jomtien, Pattaya, Thailand. P8
  12. H. Khatoon, S. Banerjee, F.M. Yusoff, M. Shariff, M. Najiah and A. Munafi. 2012. Efficiency of isolated marine periphytic microalgae for reducing toxic compounds. 11th International Annual Symposium, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Terengganu. P166
  13. H. Khatoon, S., Banerjee, F. M., Yusoff and M., Shariff. 2012. Selected periphyton species to improve water quality and shrimp postlarval production. International Fisheries Symposium-IFS2012, Can Tho University, Vietnam. P150
  14. H.Khatoon, S., Banerjee, F. M., Yusoff and M., Shariff. 2011. Isolation and growth of periphyton species on substrate and its potential to reduce toxic compounds.10th International Annual Symposium, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Terengganu. p129
  15. H.Khatoon, S. Banerjee, F. M., Yusoff, M., Shariff. 2009. Effects of different microalgae on the growth and proximate composition of native Diaphanosoma celebensis.  Paper presented in the “Asian Pacific Aquaculture 2009” at the Putra World Trade Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. P274
  16. F. M.Yusoff, M. Shariff, H. Khatoon and S. Banerjee. 2009. Production of shrimp postlarvae using microalgae-bacterial complex. Paper presented in the Asian Pacific Aquaculture 2009 at the Putra World Trade Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. P584
  17. F. M. Yusoff, M. Shariff, H. Khatoon, and S. Banerjee. 2007. Reduction of ammonia in shrimp larval rearing tanks using beneficial marine microorganisms.8th Asian Fisheries Forum, Kochi, IndiaP127
  18. H. Khatoon, S. Banerjee, F. M. Yusoff, and M. Shariff. 2007. Eco-friendly marine periphyton bacterial complex to maintain low levels of ammonia in shrimp larviculture.8th Asian Fisheries Forum, Kochi, IndiaP185
  19. F. M. Yusoff, M. Shariff, H. Khatoon, S. Banerjee. 2006. Bioremediation for improvement of water quality in shrimp postlarval production system. Trends in Biotechnology 3 Symposium, Marriot Hotel, Putrajaya, Malaysia.P58
  20. F.M. Yusoff, H. Khatoon, M. Shariff and H. Matias-Peralta. Use of marine periphyton culture in improving water quality in aquaculture systems. World Aquaculture 2005.  International Peace and Development through Aquaculture, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. P723
  21. H. Khatoon, F.M. Yusoff, M. Shariff and H. Matias-Peralta. 2004. Effectiveness of different periphyton species in improving water quality. 7thAsian Fisheries Forum, Equatorial, Penang, Malaysia. P116


Publication in Proceeding, Articles & Magazine

 

  1. In brief: Academic Research Highlight: Product Inventor: Helena Khatoon. School of Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences Official Magazine, UMT. 2015. Vol. 1. P.22.
  2. In brief: Academic Research Highlight: Product Inventor: Helena Khatoon. School of Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences Official Magazine, UMT. 2016. Vol. 2. P.22.
  3. H. Khatoon and F.M. Yusoff. 2012. Seaweed industry in Malaysia. Fishmail 20:14-15
  4. F. M. Yusoff, M. Shariff, H. Khatoon, S. Banerjee. 2008. Periphyton-bacterial complex: a novel system for improving water quality and shrimp postlarvae survival without water exchange. Synthesis Bulletin, Universiti Putra Malaysia. Issue 20, March 2008. P 5
  5. F.M. Yusoff and H. Khatoon. 2006. Use of periphyton in aquaculture. Science Putra 14: 1-4
  6. H., Khatoon, F.M. Yusoff, M. Shariff, B. Japar Sidik. 2003. Periphyton population in tropical marine water with potential use to improve water quality. Aquatic Resource and Environmental Studies of the Straits of Malacca. B. Japar Sidik, A. Arshad, Z. Muta harah and A. Kawamura (eds.). Malacca Straits Research and Development Center (MASDEC), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. pp 133-14


Funding


Current Funding

Ongoing Research Fund

 No.

Project Title

Role

Year

Source of fund

 

Budget approved

1.

Isolation, identification and screening of indigenous tropical marine microalgae for production of natural pigments

Project leader

2020-2021

UGC Grants

3,00000

2.

Aquaculture wastewater as a low cost medium for mass production of marine microalgae and it’s utilization as feed for culturing sea bass and crab larvae

 

Project leader

2018-2021

Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute

17,00000

3.

Study on the effects of different   nitrogen   concentrations on the growth and proximate composition of marine microalgae Tetraselmis chuii  

 

Project leader 

2018-2019

UGC Grants through CVASU

150000


Project Completed

 

Project Title

Role

Year

Source of fund

 

1.

Tetraselmis sp. with high antioxidant as feed additive to improve the growth, survival and oxidative stress status of Litopenaeus vannamei postlarvae

 

Project

leader

2015-2017

Fundamental Research Grant (FRGS), Malaysia

2.

Assessment of water quality, phytoplankton abundance and diversity in Setiu Wetland

 

Project

leader

2015-2016

Niche Research Grant Scheme (NRGS)

3.

Effects of light spectral quality on the productivity, proximate biochemical composition and molecular organization in tropical microalgae cultivated in flat panel photobioreactor

 

 

Co-researcher

 

2015-2017

 

Putra Grant, Universiti Putra Malaysia

4.

Potentiality of Moringa oleifera in coagulating Chlorella sp. biomass production using adsorption isotherm for environmental-friendly microalgae harvesting

 

Co-researcher

2014-2017

Fundamental Research Grant (FRGS), Malaysia

5.

Production of high quality microalgal (Chlorella sp.) biomass using a closed cultivation system

Co-researcher

2015-2017

Geran Penyelidikan Pembangunan Prototaip (PRGS)

 

6.

Nutritional composition of biofloc and their efficacy as a feed for shrimp larvae

 

Project

leader

2013-

2015 

Fundamental Research Grant (FRGS), Malaysia

7.

Isolation, identification and growth curve of indigenous tropical microalgae from different water bodies

 

Project leader

2013-

2015

Grant for Research Promotion, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

8.

Identification of phytoplankton cell size using spectral absorption signatures and pigment fingerprints to discriminate the major phytoplankton groups

 

Co-researcher

2013-

2015

Fundamental Research Grant (FRGS),  Malaysia

9.

Quality of proximate and biochemical composition of tropical microalgal biomass using different growth media in photobioreactor

 

Co-researcher

2013-2015

Putra Grant, Universiti Putra Malaysia

10.

Phycobiliproteins from tropical cyanobacteria for antibacterial and antifungal applications

 

Co-researcher

2012-2015

Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS)

Malaysia

11.

Screening of bioactive compounds from tropical microalgae for their antibacterial, antifungal and anticancer activities

 

Co-researcher

2010-2013

Research University Grant (RUGS)

Universiti Putra Malaysia


Supervision


Collaboration