PANELLIST – Achieving scientific substantiation of microbiome modulators and their health effects
Chyn Boon Wong, received BSc Degree with first class honours in Microbiology in 2011 from the University of Putra Malaysia, and PhD from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2016, specializing in the development of lactic acid bacteria and their bioactive molecules as neutraceuticals. In December 2016, she joined Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. Japan and has been engaged in research activities related to the functional benefits of probiotics. Her main research interest focuses on the role of the gut microbiota member, bifidobacteria, in human health. She has been conducted research to explore the new functionality of bifidobacteria and the significance of the use of human-residential bifidobacteria (HRB) for human supplementation. She has been the recipient of USM Fellowship in Universiti Sains Malaysia for three consecutive years, and the participant of Regional Bio-Asia Program in Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), Angers-Nantes, France in 2013.