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RECIPIENTS OF THE FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME (FRGS) FROM THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

Seven 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   


Assistant Professor Dr Anand Gaurav

SUCCESSFULLY PUBLISHED AN IMPACTFUL ARTICLE

Assistant 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”.


ASK J&C Consultants

CONGRATULATIONS TO ASK J&C CONSULTANTS

ASK 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.


SUCCESSFULLY PUBLISHED AN IMPACTFUL ARTICLE

Associate 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).


SUCCESSFULLY PUBLISHED AN IMPACTFUL ARTICLE

Dr Siak Pui Yan |  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).


MPS DUOPHARMA BIOTECH GOLD MEDAL AWARD 2020

Ms 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.


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.


BEST PRESENTER FOR 3-MINUTE POSTER PRESENTATION

How 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 PRESENTATION

Christina 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 2021

Chu 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”.


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