the hibbett lab

at Clark University

People Connected to the Hibbett Lab

Jaya Seelan


Bio: Jaya Seelan graduated with B.S. from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak in Malaysia. He was working on his Masters degree in taxonomy, physiology and therapeutic screening of Aspergillus spp. of Borneo. He has been employed as a full time researcher at the Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Sabah (Borneo), Malaysia. Jaya has been working with the Borneon Polypores since 2008 till present. Currently, he is focusing on Taxonomy and systematic studies of Lentinus spp. from Malaysia. He joined the lab in 2010.


1. Ha Kwan Yun, Abdul Hamid Ahmad, Sepiah Muid, Jaya Seelan Sathiya Seelan. 2009. First report of Colletotrichum spp. causing diseases on Capsicum spp. in Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 1 (8): 419-424.

2. Jaya Seelan, S. S., Faisal Ali, A. A and Sepiah, M. 2009. Antifungal activity of Aspergillus flavipes isolated from mangrove soil from Kampung Bako. Journal of Threatened Taxa. (7): 244-250

3. Jaya Seelan, S. S., Faisal Ali, A. A and Sepiah, M. 2009. Aspergillus spp. isolated from mangrove forests in Borneon Island, Sarawak. Journal of Threatened Taxa. (6): 344-346.

4. Jaya Seelan, S. S., Faisal Ali, A. A., Abdullah, M.T. and Sepiah, M. 2008. Bats recorded with Aspergillus spp. isolated from Kubah National Park. Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation, 4(1): 83-103.

5. Jaya Seelan, S.S and Faisal Ali, A. A. 2008. A case report of new pathogenic variant, Aspergillus fumigatus isolated from Hipposideros cervinus, Kubah National Park. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 1 (3): 190-191

6. Sepiah, M., Noreha, M., Norhayati, A. S., Mohamad Rezuan, S. and Jaya Seelan, S. S. 2006. Macrofungi of Loagan Bunut National Park. In: Scientific Journey through Borneo 2006. A. A. Tuen, A. K. Sayok, Toh, A. N. and G. T. Noweg (Eds). pp: 59-64.