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Achievements

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS OF MIPC 2021

Assistant 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 JUNAID

Assistant Professor Dr Muhammad Junaid Farrukh |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dr Junaid was appointed as an Academic Editor of the PLOS ONE Editorial Board.


Job Tan

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SPORTS

Job Tan XI Jay |  Foundation Studies (Arts)

- Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

- Received a total of 18 Gold Medals, 7 Silver Medals, and 7 Bronze Medals in five Malaysian swimming competitions between 2019 and 2020.


CONGRATULATIONS TO SOBITHA LUXSHMI A/P MOGAN

Sobitha Luxshmi A/P Mogan |  Doctor of Medicine

For publishing her first fiction novel titled "Anything For You" that is available on Amazon.


The book is dedicated to her mother and late grandfather. She said her utmost gratitude goes to her mother in supporting her endeavour in writing the novel and her late grandfather in being her inspiration.


ANTIAGING POTENTIAL OF SUNSCREEN FORMULATED FROM NANOSTRUCTURED LIPID CARRIER AND PALM OIL TOCOTRIENOL-RICH FRACTION

Chu Chee Chin |  Student, Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

Chu Chee Chin, a PhD student from the Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS), 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”.


SUCCESSFULLY PUBLISHED AN IMPACTFUL ARTICLE

Associate Professor Dr Cheah Shiau Chuen |  Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Cheah Shiau Chuen for successfully publishing an impactful article in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS).

The article titled “Understanding Lung Carcinogenesis from a Morphostatic Perspective: Prevention and Therapeutic Potential of Phytochemicals for Targeting Cancer Stem Cells” provides a comprehensive overview of how normal lung tissues operate in relation with lung carcinogenesis to redefine better targets for lung cancer stem cells.

This paper was a result of an international collaboration with University Medical Centre of Groningen (UMCG), Netherlands.


MSMBB YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD 2021

Associate Professor Ts Dr Lionel In Lian Aun |  Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences

Dr Lionel was awarded the MSMBB Young Scientist Award 2021 at the fourth International Conference on Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (ICMBB2021) by the Malaysian Society of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MSMBB).


THIRD PLACE IN THE RAPID ORAL PRESENTATION AT THE EMPOWER SEMINAR 2021

Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur D/O Nachatar Singh |  Faculty of Applied Sciences

Dr Satvinder won the third-place prize in the Rapid Oral Presentation at the Empower Seminar 2021: Combating Non-Communicable Diseases Towards Healthy Ageing on 2 – 3 June 2021.


ADVANCING SCIENCE AT HARVARD

Joel Phua Jia Meng |  BSc (Hons) Biotechnology

Joel Phua Jia Meng (an alumnus of the BSc (Hons) Biotechnology programme) was selected to do a year-long high impact research at Harvard University during 2020, under the UCSI University’s Star Trek programme. 


MPS NATIONAL PHARMACISTS CONVENTION 2021 COMMITTEE

Associate Professor Dr Mogana Sundari Rajagopal |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Scientific Committee Chair:

Associate Professor Dr Mogana Sundari Rajagopal

Committee members:

  1. Assistant Professor Dr Muhammad Junaid Farrukh,
  2. Por Choo Shiuan
  3. Annabelle Rose Joykin
  4. Hee Mei Qi
  5. Yap Chuan Sheng

The team from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences were selected to be part of the Prestigious MPS National Pharmacists Convention 2021 Committee.