Dr Zaiton Sapak is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Plantation and Agrotechnology at the Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Malaysia where she has been a faculty member since 2012. She received a BSc. Degree in Biotechnology Resource from University Malaysia Sarawak in 2003, and an M.Sc in plant pathology from University of Putra Malaysia in 2006. She received her Ph.D in Plant Pathology from the University of Queensland, Australia in 2012. From 2006 to 2008, she worked as research officer in the plant pathology division at the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) in Bangi Malaysia. Since 2006, she has published scientific articles in indexed journals such as Phytopathology and international journal of Agriculture and Biology. She also presented her research papers in several international conferences such as 3rd Global Conference on Plant Pathology for Food Security, Asian Conference on Plant Pathology, Australasian Plant Pathology Society and International Conference on Biopesticides. Also, she is a reviewer for journals such as Tropical Agricultural Science and Oil Palm Research.
Plant pathology; Biological Control; Crop Disease Modelling and Forecasting.