Boshra Abdulrhman Rashid Al-absi

Assistant Professor

Personal Information:

Name: Boshra Abdulrhman Rashid Al-absi



I got my PhD degree in Molecular Medicine. My project was under the title “Genetic polymorphisms and susceptibility to acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Yemeni subjects”.  I have received my master degree in 2009 from Sana’a University. My master study was about investigation of the plasma levels of lipocalin-2, adiponectin, IL-1β in type 2 DM and obesity, as well as the relationship between the various tested parameters. I completed my undergraduate education with distinction at Sana’a University in 1998 in medical laboratories. I have experience in clinical biochemistry, hematology, blood bank and microbiology laboratory work.



  • PhD in Molecular Medicine,2018, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Master of clinical biochemistry, 2009, Faculty of Medicine, Sana’a University, Yemen
  • B.Med.Sc. Medical laboratories, 1998, , Faculty of Medicine, Sana’a University, Yemen



  • Diagnostic Hematology
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Genetics (Genotyping)


Conferences and Workshops:

5th Aug 2017:

How to publish and handling problems of publishing, University of Malaya, Malaysia.


18th May 2017:

Starting your journey with cell culture system, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

17th May 2017:

Operation and Functionality of InjectMan NI 2 and FemtoJet for Zebrafish Embryos Microinjection, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

27th April 2017:

Western Blot Hands-on Workshop, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

25th-26th April 2017:

Responsible Care and Use of Laboratory Animal Course (Zebrafish), University of Malaya, Malaysia.

11th April 2017:

Basic Lab Principle Workshop, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

19th- 20th July 2016:

Affymetrix Human Transcriptome Microarray, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

20th- 21st April 2016:

Editing Your Manuscript for Publication, University of Malaya, Malaysia

18th-20th March 2016:

Al-absi, B., Noor, S. M., Saif-Ali, R. & Muniandy, S. Association of Genetic Polymorphisms of ARID5B with Hematologic Parameters in Yemeni Children. International Conference of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Perak, Malaysia. (Poster Presentation).

18th Feb 2016:

H-Index and Citation, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

3d- 4th Sep 2014:

Regression Model, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

26th- 27th June 2014:

StepOnePlus Real-Time PCR, University of Malaya, Malaysia.


Research and scientific papers:

  • Al-Absi, B., Molham, A. H., & Saif-Ali, R. (2021). Plasma Lipocalin-2 and Adiponectin are Affected by Obesity Rather Than Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus per se. Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, 14, 4547. (ISI-Indexed).
  • Al-absi, B., Noor, S. M., Saif-Ali, R., Salem, S. D., Ahmed, R. H., Razif, M. F., & Muniandy, S. (2017). Association of ARID5B gene variants with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Yemeni children. Tumor Biology, 39(4): 1010428317697573. (ISI-Indexed).
  • Al-absi, B., Razif, M. F., Noor, S. M., Saif-Ali, R., Aqlan, M., Salem, S. D., Ahmed, R. H. & Muniandy, S. (2017). Contributions of IKZF1, DDC, CDKN2A, CEBPE, and LMO1 Gene Polymorphisms to Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in a Yemeni Population. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers: 21(10): 592-599. (ISI-Indexed).
  • Ahmed, R. H., Huri, H. Z., Al-Hamodi, Z., Salem, S. D., Al-absi, B., & Muniandy, S. (2016). Association of DPP4 Gene Polymorphisms with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Malaysian Subjects. PLoS ONE, 11(4), e0154369. (ISI-Indexed).
  • Ahmed, R. H., Huri, H. Z., Muniandy, S., Al-Hamodi, Z., Al-absi, B., & Muhammad FM Razif (2017). Altered Circulating Concentrations of Active Glucagon-Like Peptide (GLP-1) and Dipeptidyl Peptidase- IV (DPP-IV) in Obese Subjects and Their Association with Insulin Resistance. Clinical Biochemistry, 50(13-14), 746-749. (ISI-Indexed).

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