Dr. Sing-Sin Sam received her Ph.D. in virology and host genetics in 2016, from the Universiti Malaya (UM), Malaysia. She is currently an academic researcher at the Tropical Infectious Diseases Research and Education Centre (TIDREC) in UM. Dr Sam was actively involved in many research projects in molecular virology, antiviral and diagnostic tool developments. She has published over 30 papers in the field of medical virology, and her current H-index is at 17. Her current main research area focuses on emerging and neglected vector-borne viruses in the animals, which is often overlooked by the local government and funding agencies. Her research studies are of great
significance to draw attention of the local communities to mitigate the emerging threats of infectious diseases in the animals for public health and food security in the country.