Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Yan Yaw Kai
Associate Professor, National Institute of Education - Natural Sciences & Science Education
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Journal Articles (Central)
Yan, Y.K. & Subramaniam*, R. (2018). Using a multi-tier diagnostic test to explore the nature of students' alternative conceptions on reaction kinetics. Chemistry Education Research and Practice (UK), 18(1), 213-226.

Teo, T. W., Yan, Y. K., & Ong, W. L. M. (2017). An investigation of Singapore preschool children's emerging concepts of floating and sinking. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 12(4), 1-15.

Goh, Y. Y., Yan, Y. K., Tan, N. S., Goh, S. A., Li, S., Teoh, Y. C., Lee, P. P. F. (2016). Downregulation of Oncogenic RAS and c-Myc Expression in MOLT-4 Leukaemia Cells by a Salicylaldehyde Semicarbazone Copper(II) Complex. Scientific Reports, 6, 36868.

Yan, Y.K. & Subramaniam*, R. (2016). Diagnostic appraisal of grade 12 students' understanding of reaction kinetics. Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 17(4), 1114-1126.

Teo, T. W., Yan, Y. K., & Goh, M. T. (2016). Using P rediction-Observation-Explanation-Revision to Structure Young Children's Learning of Floating and Sinking. Journal of Emergent Science, Winter 2016(10), 12-23.

Kee, C. L., Zhou, F., Su, H., & Yan, Y. K.* (2015). Formation of ' A-frame' dirhenium(I) hexacarbonyl complexes by trans-1,2-bis(diphenylphosphino)ethylene and bis(bidentate) ligands. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 792, 211 - 219.

Teo, T. W., Tan, K. C. D., Yan, Y. K., Teo, Y. C., & Yeo, L. W. (2014). How flip teaching supports chemistry undergraduate laboratory learning. Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 15(4), 550-567.

Haidad Ali, S. M., Yan, Y.-K.*, Lee, P. P. F., Khong, K. Z. X.,Sk, M. A., Lim, K. H., Klejevskaja, B., Vilar, R. (2014). Copper(II) Complexes of Substituted Salicylaldehyde Dibenzyl Semicarbazones: Synthesis, Cytotoxicity and Interaction with Quadruplex DNA. Dalton Transactions, 43(3), 1449 - 1459.

Ma, C., Wang, J., Zhao, L., Shi, Y., Luo, W., Yan, Y. K., Fang, M., Wang, X., & Liu, H.-K. (2013). (M3L4 + M2L4): a unique example of a co-crystal containing M3L4 and M2L4 metallocages. CrystEngComm, 15(47), 10311-10315.

Ho, J.M., Lee, W.Y., Koh, K.J.T., Lee, P.P.F., Yan, Y.K. (2013). Rhenium(I) Tricarbonyl Complexes of Salicylaldehyde Semicarbazones: Synthesis, Crystal Structures and Cytotox icity. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 119, 10-20.

Tan, S. J., Sk, M. A., Lee, P. P. F., Yan, Y. K., Lim, K. H. (2012). Structural requirements of salicylaldehyde benzoylhydrazones and their Cu(II) complexes for anticancer activity. Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 90, 762-775.

Yo ng, F. F., Teo, Y. C.*, Yan, Y. K., & Chua, G. L. (2012). Low catalyst loadings for copper-catalyzed O-arylation of phenols with aryl and heteroaryl halides under mild conditions. Synlett, 23, 101-106.

Lee, W.Y., Yan, Y.K., Lee, P.P.F.*, Tan, S.J., Lim, K.H. (2012). DNA binding and nucleoly tic properties of Cu(II) complexes ofsalicylaldehyde semicarbazones. Metallomics, 4(2), 188-196.

Tan, S.J., Yan, Y.K.*, Lee, P.P.F., Lim, K.H. (2010). Copper, Gold and Silver Compounds as Potential New Anti-tumour Metallodrugs. Future Medicinal Chemistry, 2(10), 1591-1608.

Lee, W.Y ., Lee, P.P.F.*, Yan, Y.K., Lau, M. (2010). Cytotoxic Copper(II) Salicylaldehyde Semicarbazone Complexes: Mode of Action and Proteomics Analysis. Metallomics, 2, 694-705.

Teo, Y. C.*, Yong, F. F., Poh, C. Y., Yan, Y. K., & Chua, G. L. (2009). Manganese-catalyzed cross coupling reactions of nitrogen nucleophiles with aryl halides in water. Chemical Communications, -, 6258 - 6260.

Yan, Y. K., Tan, K. F., Kurmoo, M. (2009). Synthesis, Crystal Structure and Properties of [CuII(H2O)6][CuII2(nta)2(pyz)].4H2O: a Channeled Solid with Three-Dimensional Hydrogen-Bonding Network. Ino rganica Chimica Acta, 362, 4017-4024.

Zhao, X.X., Lee, P.P.F., Yan, Y.K., Chu, C.K. (2007). Synthesis, Crystal Structures and Cytotoxicities of Some Transition Metal Complexes with N-[2-{(pyridin-2-ylmethylidene)amino}ethyl]acetamide. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 101(2), 321-328.
Conference Papers (Central)

Keynote Speeches & Editorship of Special Issues (Central)

Editorships of Special Issue of Journal

Yan, Y. K. (Ed.) (2012). COSMOS, Biomedical applications of coordination compounds, 8 (1).

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