Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

Staff Profile

Sivamalani Sivasubramaniam

Teaching Technician(Laboratory)


Working Experience:-

Working  in Faculty of Medicine at Asia Metropolitan University Bandar Seri Alam, Masai Johor and was attached there for 5 years. My role as a lab technician was to handle lab practical’s for Physiology, Pharmacology, Anatomy, Pathology, Biology and Microbiology classes for MBBS and Foundation program.

Current Role in NUMED:

Coordinating laboratory mainly for BMS and conducting lab practical for MBBS, BMS and Foundation study in Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia.


  • Performs routine laboratory procedures such as preparation of media and basic preparation of slides and smears.

  • Conducts non-technical routine laboratory tests and procedures under the direction of professional staff.

  • Sets up and operates laboratory equipment in preparation for specimen examinations.

  • Opens, separates, numbers and arranges specimens for laboratory examination and trace results.

  • Maintains simple laboratory records and inventory for supplies and reagents.

  • Maintains laboratory equipment and supplies by cleaning and maintaining quality assurance records.

  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work area in accordance with standard laboratory practice and procedures

  • strong practical and organisational skills with the ability to manage my own workload.

  • a good scientific and technical background with strong IT skills.

  • good communication and teamworking skills.

  • the ability to cope with competing demands.

  • a thorough, meticulous approach.

  • the ability to work using my own initiative.