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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).


DASILVA AWARD 2021

Associate 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 CRENDY

Assistant 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 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.


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.


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.


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