Cheong Fei Wen passed her PhD with distinction in early 2015 and received her PhD scroll in the 2015 convocation of the University of Malaya, Malaysia. She is currently working as senior lecturer in Department of Parasitology, University of Malaya. Since her PhD study, she has explored into several malaria-related aspects, including protein expression of the Plasmodium knowlesi merozoite surface proteins; immunogenicity study using animal model; and epitope mapping. Her current research interests include phenotypic and genotypic measures on Plasmodium sp. resistance against anti-malarials; establishment P. knowlesi long term in vitro culture; and genome engineering in P. knowlesi using CRISPR-Cas9 system.