Griffith University

Kah Yean Lum

Name: Kah Yean Lum
Position: Research Assistant
Research Area: Discovery Biology
Qualifications: BBiomedSc (Hons), MMedSc., PhD

Biography: Kah Yean completed her Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biomedical Science from the International Medical University, Malaysia in 2013. Her Master’s degree at the University of Malaya, Malaysia (2014) focused on designing an in vitro testing of novel synthetic peptides against Candida albicans. Due to her continuing interest in the field of drug discovery, she undertook a multidisciplinary PhD project aimed at identifying new bioactive natural products from Australian crinoids with Assoc. Prof Rohan Davis, completed 2020 (Griffith University). Kah Yean continues to work on several natural product chemistry projects with Assoc. Prof Rohan Davis and recently joined Discovery Biology assisting across multiple projects.