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.
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”.
BRONZE PRIZE AT THE 2021 SEOUL INTERNATIONAL INVENTION FAIR (SIIF 2021)Goh Xin Yi & Ong Khai Yee |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Congratulations to the team for winning Bronze Prize at the 2021 Seoul International Invention Fair (SIIF 2021), Seoul, Korea. 1 – 4 December 2021
For their invention Chocolate-based drug delivery for Tetrahydrocurcumin (Fast Melting Tablets).
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”.