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Yuvaneswary Veloo is a Research Officer at Environmental Health Research Centre (EHRC) in Institute for Medical Research (IMR). She graduated from University Industry Selangor in 2008 with a Bachelor of Biotechnology Industry (Honours) with first class. She later obtained her Diploma in Medical Microbiology from IMR in 2010. She pursued her master in Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2019 and graduated with Master of Environment (Honours) with best student award. Her research experiences include being principal investigator in “prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in poultry farms bacteria” and being co-author for “Bukit Koman, Raub, Community Health Status and Environmental Study”, “Formaldehyde Exposure among Healthcare Workers and Effects to Health” and “Longitudinal Study of Neutralizing Antibody Response among COVID-19 Patients in Malaysia” projects. She was also involved in conducting research on mercury on the project “Exposure Assessment for Selected Contaminants from Consumption of Seafood in Peninsular Malaysia and Investigation on “Detecting the Presence of Burkholderia pseudomallei in Post Flood Areas in Kelantan” as well as “Environmental sampling of SARS -CoV-2 in hospital settings and food containers”. To broaden her knowledge scope, she has involved as one of the editor for the book “Dengue Study in Malaysia (1980-2010)”. Her main interest now is on One Health approach regarding multidrug resistance in various bacteria and link it to human, animal and environment. Her current project is on tripartite programme: antibiotic resistance and residues in dairy farms.
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