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Dean's Honour List


RECEIVED THE INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES (IUNS) EARLY CAREER AWARD

Associate Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur |  Nutrition with Wellness, Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur for receiving the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) Early Career Award at the 22nd IUNS-ICN International Congress of Nutrition, held on 6-11 December 2022 in Tokyo, Japan.


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AWARDED THE URAKAMI FOUNDATION TRAVEL AWARD

Dr Nurliyana binti Abdul Razak |  Nutrition with Wellness, Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations to Dr Nurliyana binti Abdul Razak for being awarded the Urakami Foundation Travel Award for her oral presentation entitled, "Growth patterns and factors associated with overweight/obesity among infants at the age of 2 years: Findings from a cohort study in Malaysia", at the 22nd IUNS-ICN International Congress of Nutrition, held on 6-11 December 2022 in Tokyo, Japan.  


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AWARDED THE URAKAMI FOUNDATION TRAVEL AWARD

Dr Lim Sook Yee |  Nutrition with Wellness, Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations to Dr Lim Sook Yee for being awarded the Urakami Foundation Travel Award for her oral presentation entitled, "Dietary acid load, cardiometabolic syndrome and bone resorption among postmenopausal Malaysian Chinese women", at the 22nd IUNS-ICN International Congress of Nutrition, held on 6-11 December 2022 in Tokyo, Japan.  


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SELECTED TO ATTEND THE IBRO-APRC SPONSORED NEUROSCIENCE SCHOOL

Assistant Professor Dr Tan Yong Hui (Karen) |  Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr Tan Yong Hui for being selected to attend the IBRO-APRC Sponsored Neuroscience school on "Neuroprotection potential on medicinal plants and phytochemicals in neurodegenerative disorders", held on 12-18 September 2022 at Banaras Hindu University (BHU), India.  


DE NOVO TRANSCRIPTOME ASSEMBLY FOR DISCOVERING GENE EXPRESSED IN HOLOTHURIA LEUCOSPILOTA WITH EXPOSED TO COPPER

Regina Leong Zhi Ling |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

Congratulations to Regina Leong Zhi Ling for her recent publication entitled, "de novo transcriptome assembly for discovering gene expressed in Holothuria leucospilota with exposed to copper", in the Animal Biotechnology journal (Impact Factor 2021 = 2.141).

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FIRST ROUND JUDGE FOR THE WHARTON-QS REIMAGINE EDUCATION AWARDS 2022

Associate Professor Dr Crystale Siew Ying Lim |  Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Crystale Siew Ying Lim for being appointed as the First Round Judge for the Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards 2022. The Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards is the world’s largest awards programme for innovative pedagogies. It culminates in a virtual global forum for educational thought-leaders. Projects are judged based on approach, engagement, impact, scalability and competitor uniqueness.


λ-CARRAGEENAN PROMOTES PLANT GROWTH IN BANANA VIA ENHANCEMENT OF CELLULAR METABOLISM, NUTRIENT UPTAKE, AND CELLULAR HOMEOSTASIS

Assistant Professor Ts Dr Loh Jiun Yan |  Department of Biotechnology

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Ts Dr Loh Jiun Yan for his recent publication entitled, "λ-Carrageenan promotes plant growth in banana via enhancement of cellular metabolism, nutrient uptake, and cellular homeostasis" in the Scientific Reports - the 5th most-cited journal in the world (Impact Factor = 5.516, Tier 1 journal). 

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IN VITRO SAFETY EVALUATION OF SUNSCREEN FORMULATION FROM NANOSTRUCTURED LIPID CARRIERS USING HUMAN CELLS AND SKIN MODEL

Professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin |  Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations to Professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin for her recent publication entitled, "In vitro safety evaluation of sunscreen formulation from nanostructured lipid carriers using human cells and skin model" in the Toxicology in Vitro journal (Impact Factor = 3.685, Tier 2).


DEEP EUTECTIC SOLVENTS AS GREEN AND EFFICIENT MEDIA FOR BIOCATALYTIC PROCESSES

Associate Professor Dr Eric Chan Wei Chiang & Associate Professor Dr Wong Chen Wai |  Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Eric Chan Wei Chiang and Associate Professor Dr Wong Chen Wai for their recent publication entitled, "Deep eutectic solvents as green and efficient media for biocatalytic processes" in the Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering book.
 
Publisher: Elsevier

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DEEP EUTECTIC SOLVENTS AS GREEN AND EFFICIENT MEDIA FOR BIOCATALYTIC PROCESSES

Lim Win Yee & Ng Ying Ki |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

Congratulations to Lim Win Yee and Ng Ying Ki for their recent publication entitled, "Deep eutectic solvents as green and efficient media for biocatalytic processes" in the Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering book.

Publisher: Elsevier

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