RECIPIENTS OF THE FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME (FRGS) FROM THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATIONSeven researchers from Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Congratulations seven researchers from Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences in receiving FRGS from Ministry of Education Malaysia (MOE) amounting RM888,722 in FRGS I/2021
CONGRATULATIONS THE HOUSE OF THEMIS FROM FACULTY OF BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT!The House Of Themis |  Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Finance and Investment and Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accounting in Finance
Congratulations The House Of Themis for winning second place at CFA Society Malaysia University Ethics Challenge 2021 (Local Level).
The team comprises three students from Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Finance and Investment and Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accounting in Finance.
The challenge is to increase students’ awareness of ethical dilemmas faced in the investment management industry. Participants will analyse a real case, formulate solutions, and present their conclusion to a panel of expert judges.
SUCCESSFULLY PUBLISHED AN IMPACTFUL ARTICLEAssistant Professor Dr. Anand Gaurav |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr Anand Gaurav for his latest 2021 publication in Journal of Molecular Liquids [JCR Impact Factor 2020 = 6.165, top 10% (Scopus) in Condensed Matter Physics, Materials Chemistry and Spectroscopy categories], titled: “Identification of Dual Inhibitor of Phosphodiesterase 1B/10A using Structure-Based Drug Design Approach”.
APPOINTED AS HONORARY PROFESSORProfessor Dr Kurunathan Ratnavelu & Professor Dr Raveendran Paramesran |  Institute of Computer Science and Digital Innovation
Congratulations to Professor Dr Rurunathan Ratnavelu for being appointed as Honorary Professor at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Malaya
CONGRATULATIONS TO ASK J&C CONSULTANTSASK J&C Consultants
Congratulations to ASK J&C Consultants for winning the title 1st Runner Up at ASymposium Envisioning Actuarial Spectrum 2021 - Case Study Challenge. The team comprises five students from Bachelor of Science (Hons) Actuarial Science and Bachelor of Science (Hons) Actuarial Science and Finance.
BEST ORAL PRESENTATIONJanice Tay Ee Fang |  Student, Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
Congratulations to Janice Tay Ee Fang for winning the “Best Oral Presentation” in International Congress on Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome (ICOMES) 2021. The congress was hosted by KSSO between 2 and 4 September 2021. Her title of presentation was “Relationship Between Diet Quality with Weight Status Among Urban Poor Adolescents Living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia”.
ABPA INCREASES GLUCOSE UPTAKE IN L6 SKELETAL MUSCLE CELLS VIA THE ACTIVATION OF P38 MAPK-GLUT4 PATHWAYAbbirami Balachandran |  Student, Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
for winning the Best Presentation Award out of the 52 posters presented at Asian Symposium of Medicinal Plants and Spices XVII (2021) held on the 18 and 19 August 2021. The title of her poster presentation was “ABPA Increases Glucose Uptake in L6 Skeletal Muscle Cells via The Activation of p38 MAPK-GLUT4 Pathway”.
The event was organised by Malaysian Natural Products Society (MNPS) along with c-organisers such as Institut Kimia Malaysia (KM), Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Phytochemical Society of Asia (PSA) and Japan Analytical Industry Co., Ltd. (JAI).
STORAGE STABILITY OF RECOMBINANT LACTOCOCCUS LACTIS NZ3900 IN FERMENTED MILKHow Yu Hsuan |  Student, Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
For being awarded Champion in the Postgraduate Research Paper Competition – Poster at the 12th Malaysian Institute of Food Technology (MIFT) National Food Science and Technology Competition held on 4-5 August 2021. The title of her poster presentation was “Storage stability of recombinant Lactococcus lactis NZ3900 in fermented milk”.
MEAL CLOCK: MATERNAL CHRONONUTRITION DURING PREGNANCY IS ASSOCIATED WITH BIRTH OUTCOMESAssistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur D/O Nachatar Singh |  Department of Food Science and Nutrition
For winning first place for the Poster Free Paper Presentation at the 2nd National Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Scientific Conference 2021, on 4 to 5 August 2021. The title of her research presentation was “Meal Clock: Maternal Chrononutrition During Pregnancy is Associated with Birth Outcomes”.
SUCCESSFULLY PUBLISHED AN IMPACTFUL ARTICLEAssociate Professor Dr Cheah Shiau Chuen |  Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Cheah Shiau Chuen and Dr Siak Pui Yan from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences for successfully publishing an impactful article titled “Current Status and Future Perspectives about Molecular Biomarkers of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma” in the Cancers (Q1, IF 6.639).
The article gives an insight to readers on the progress of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma biomarker discovery to date, as well as future prospective biomarker development and their translation to clinical use.
This research was supported by Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS/1/2020/SKK0/UCSI/02/2) and UCSI University Research Excellence and Innovation (REIG-FMS-2020/009).