Teaching Area

Developmental Biology, Cells, Biomolecules and Microbiology, New Era in Biosciences.


Current Research

Investigating the regenerative capabilities of the pancreas as a model to study Diabetes and the complications that arise from this disease such as diabetic nephropathy.


Research Interests

Cellular regeneration of the pancreatic beta cell.



  • N.Ahmad (2009) Temporal and Spatial Expression Patterns of Four Laminin Alpha Chains in Xenopus laevis. Journal of Biological Sciences. 9(2): 128-136.
  • N. Ahmad & R.W.Old (2009) Pancreatic duct cell transdifferentiation into insulin producing cells in a normal and regenerating mouse model. Regenerative Medicine. 4(6) (Suppl.2): S64.
  • Norhayati Ahmad. Development of the Pancreas and Beta Cell Maintenance and Renewal. Brunei Darussalam (2010).
  • Ang, J.M.A & Ahmad, N. (2011) Regenerative effects of Nigella sativa and its active component Thymoquinone on Alloxan induced diabetes in Wistar rats. ASEAN Journal on Science and Technology for Development. 28(1): 81-94.