Dr. Lim Lee Sim

Lim Lee Sim 2 

Dr. Lim Lee Sim
Phone   : 04-6532313
Fax       : 04-6576000
Email    : leesim.lim@usm.my
Genetik Pemuliharaan


Academic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. (Zoology) 2012, Queen Mary, University of London
  • Master of Science (Genetics) 2006, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • B.Sc. Ed (Biology) 2002, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia


Key Research Areas:

  • Zoology
  • Conservation genetics
  • Bats



  1. Lim, L.S., Adura Mohd-Adnan, Akbar Zubaid, Struebig, M. & Rossiter S. 2014. Diversity of Malaysian insectivorous bat assemblages revisited. Journal of Tropical Ecology. 30(02):111-121
  2. L.S. Lim, K.C. Ang, M.C. Mahani, A.W. Shahrom & B.M. Md-Zain. 2010. Mitochondrial DNA Polymorphism and Phylogenetic Relationships of Proto Malays in Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Biological Sciences 10: 71-83
  3. Shahrom, A.W., Lim, L.S., Md-Zain, B.M., Mansor Clyde, M. & Noor Azma, S. 2005. 2-D (When Skull is not available) using mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) phylogeny tree and image morphing techniques: a preliminary study. International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Legal Medicine 8: 1-5
  4. Lim, L.S., Mahani, MC, Badrul, MZ, Shahrom, A.W. 2004. HVS I as a tool in phylogenetic analysis among human populations in Peninsular Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 10: 1-8


  • Ang, K.C., Lim, L.S., Md-Zain, B.M. & Clyde, M.M. 2012. Molecular Systematics of Orang Kanaq (Proto Malay) as Inferred from Maternal and Paternal Markers. In Zafarina Zainuddin (eds.) Genetic and Dental Profiles of Orang Asli of Peninsular Malaysia. Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia. ISBN 9789838615501


  • JIB 225 Animal Physiology (2012/2013 onwards)
  • JIB 431 Biosystematics (2012/2013 onwards)
  • JIB 432 Environmental and Conservation Biology (2013/2014)
  • JIB 322 Molecular Biology (2014/2015)
  • JIB116 Animal Diversity (2016/2017 onwards)



  • Nurul Syarafina Ramli, (UKM - Mixmode), Roost Selection by Bats in Man-made Structure in the Klang Valley and Seremban, Co-supervisor, 2014-2015
  • Nur Izzati Abdullah, (PPPJJ, USM, research), Bat diversity on Penang Island, Main supervisor, 2015-present


  • Member, Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (since 2015)
  • Life time member, Persatuan Genetik Malaysia (since 2004)
  • Member, Malaysian Nature Society (since 2008)
  • Member, Bat Conservation International, United States of America (since 2008)
  • Member, The Genetics Society, United Kingdom (since 2009)
  • Member, British Ecological Society (since 2010)
  • Postgraduate fellow, Royal Geographical Society with IBG, United Kingdom (2010)