MPS DUOPHARMA BIOTECH GOLD MEDAL AWARD 2020Ms Tan Puay Luan |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Congratulations Ms Tan Puay Luan, B- Pharm batch 2020, PhD candidate, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UCSI University on winning the MPS DUOPHARMA BIOTECH GOLD MEDAL AWARD 2020 at MPS National Pharmacists Convention 2021 which was held from 8th to 11th July 2021.
BEST PRESENTER FOR 3-MINUTE POSTER PRESENTATIONHow Yu Hsuan |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
How Yu Hsuan was awarded the Best Presenter for 3-Minute Poster Presentation (3MPP) Award under the Biotechnology (Postgraduate) category at the 4th International Conference on Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (ICMBB2021) on 1 – 3 June. Her supervisor is Assistant Professor Dr Pui Liew Phing, Head of the Food Science Department under FOAS.
Her research presentation is entitled Optimisation of milk fermentation incorporated with recombinant Lactococcus lactics NZ3900.
BEST PRESENTER FOR 3-MINUTE POSTER PRESENTATIONChristina Chong Shook Cheng |  MSc Applied Sciences by Research
Christina Chong Shook Cheng was awarded the Best Presenter for 3-Minute Poster Presentation (3MPP) Award under the Biotechnology (Postgraduate) category at the 4th International Conference on Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (ICMBB2021) on 1 – 3 June. Her supervisor is Associate Professor Dr Crystale Lim Siew Ying, Deputy Dean of FOAS.
The title of her presentation is Antibiotic Resistance Patterns of WHO priority pathogens isolated from Acute Pharyngitis Patients in Private Primary Care Clinics.
DOUBLE AWARD AT MONASH INITIATE 2021Chu Chee Chin |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
Chu Chee Chin was awarded the Best Presentation in Drug Delivery and Nanotechnology Award and the Second Prize Award for the Best Oral Presentation at the Inaugural Monash International Health Science and Technology Conference (MONASH INITITIATE 2021) on 16 – 17 June. Her supervisor is Associate Professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin, Head of Research and Postgraduate Studies of FAS.
The title of her research presentation was “Antiaging Potential of Sunscreen Formulated from Nanostructured Lipid Carrier and Palm Oil Tocotrienol-rich Fraction”.
ADVANCING RESEARCH IN PREGNANCYTeoh Ai Ni |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
Teoh Ai Ni was selected by the American Society of Nutrition (ASN) to present her research at the ASN Nutrition 2021 Live Online conference (ASN Nutrition 2021) on 7 – 10 June. Her research was selected by the committee from ASN Nutrition 2021 to be featured in the media. Her supervisor is Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur from the Faculty of Applied Sciences.
The title of her research presentation is “When you eat could affect how well you sleep while pregnant”.
DASILVA AWARD 2021Associate Professor Dr Grrace Ng Hui-Suan |  Faculty of Applied Sciences
Dr Grrace Ng, who is also the director of CERVIE, was awarded the DaSilva Award 2021 by Society for Biotechnology, Japan. Her research is titled “An integrated approach for sustainable production of keratinase using aqueous biphasic electrophoresis”.
TOP APPOINTMENT FOR DR CRENDYAssistant Professor Dr Crendy Tan Yen Teng |  Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts
Assistant Professor Dr Crendy Tan was appointed as a Council Member of the Malaysian Psychological Association for the 2021 – 2023 term.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS OF MIPC 2021Assistant Professor Dr Crendy Tan Yen Teng, Assistant Professor Dr Zhooriyati Binti Sehu Mohamad and Mohd Farizi Bin Jamaluddin |   Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts
The team from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts were selected to be executive committee members of the 4th Malaysian International Psychology Conference 2021.
EDITORIAL APPOINTMENT FOR DR JUNAIDAssistant Professor Dr Muhammad Junaid Farrukh |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Dr Junaid was appointed as an Academic Editor of the PLOS ONE Editorial Board.