WINNERS FOR THE MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY (MSMBB) EDUSTEMX GRANT 2022Assistant Professor Dr Tan Choon Hui |  Faculty of Applied Sciences
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr Tan Choon Hui for being selected as one of the winners for the Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MSMBB) EduSTEMX Grant 2022. The title of her proposal is "Food Science (STEM) to combat Climate Change and World Hunger".
PREPARATION AND EVALUATION OF PHOTOPROTECTIVE KENAF SEED OIL NANOCARRIERS-BASED CREAM OF TOCOTRIENOL-RICH FRACTIONChu Chee Chin |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
Congratulations to our PhD candidate, Chu Chee Chin under the supervision of Professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin, on her paper published under the Industrial Crops and Products (Q1, Journal's Impact Factor: 5.645, Top 10% Journal). The title of her paper is “Preparation and evaluation of photoprotective kenaf seed oil nanocarriers-based cream of tocotrienol-rich fraction”.
INFOGRAPHIC COMPETITION 2022 (POSTGRADUATE CATEGORY) - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY IN DAILY LIFECHU CHEE CHIN |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
Congratulations to Chu Chee Chin, PhD candidate under the supervision of Associate Professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin, on winning the Third Prize in the Infographic Competition 2022 (Postgraduate Category) - Organic Chemistry in Daily Life organised by IKM Division of Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, Pusat Asasi UiTM & Pusat STEM Negara. The tittle of her presentation was "Sunscreen in Daily Life - Photochemistry".
THE EFFECTS OF INSECT MEAL SUBSTITUTION ON THE PHYSIOLOGICAL PERFORMANCES OF PACIFIC WHITE SHRIMP (LITOPENAEUS VANNAMEI)Assistant Professor Ts Dr Loh Jiun Yan |  Centre of Research for Advanced Aquaculture (CORAA)
for receiving the WWF – Conservation Partnership Scheme Grant worth RM60,000 for the research project entitled, “The effects of insect meal substitution on the physiological performances of pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei)” on 30 November 2021.
YSN-ASM CHRYSALIS AWARD 2021Teoh Ai Ni |  Student, Doctor of Philosophy
For winning Second Place Winner, Best Presenter Award and Best Team Award & Special Chrysalis Poster Award at the YSN-ASM Chrysalis Award 2021 organised by Young Scientist Network – Academy of Sciences Malaysia
SIMPLE DIY MODEL SERIES FOR DNA FINGERPRINTINGAssociate Professor Dr Crystale Lim Siew Ying, Dr Nur Haliza bt Hassan, Assistant Professor Alice Phua Choon Yen and Assistant Professor Alice Phua Choon Yen |  Faculty of Applied Sciences
for winning the Year 2021 MTSF Science Education Award (Runner-Up Prize) awarded by Malaysia Toray Science Foundation in recognition of their innovative and effective teaching methods in science education.
The winning project, entitled “Simple DIY Model Series for DNA Fingerprinting,” was developed to introduce DNA Fingerprinting to pre-university students in a fun and interactive approach.
THE WORLD’S TOP 2% SCIENTISTSSENIOR PROFESSOR DR PHANG SIEW MOI AND ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR ERIC CHAN WEI CHIANG |  Faculty of Applied Sciences
Named in the “2020 Single Year World’s Top 2% Scientists” in the exercise that was released on October 20, Professor Dr Phang was named in the category of marine biology and hydrobiology and under the subfield of biotechnology; Associate Professor Dr Eric was listed for his research in the category of pharmacology and pharmacy and under the subfield of food science.
IUNS INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON CAPACITY AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT IN NUTRITION SCIENCES.NURULSYAHIRAH BINTI AWANG MARSHIDI |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
Nurulsyahirah was selected as one of the participants for the IUNS International Workshop on Capacity and Leadership Development in Nutrition Sciences.
She is one of the 20 young researchers selected from Asian countries to participate in this workshop.
WOMEN EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2021Dr Vaidehi Ulaganathan |  Lecturer, Faculty of Applied Sciences
For receiving the Women Excellence Awards 2021 at the 4th International Conference on Food and Nutrition held on 23 and 24 September 2021. The two-day conference served as a platform to invoke and debate cogent ideas related to the insights and advancements of immunity, nutrition and Covid-19.
BEST POSTER PRESENTATION AWARD AT THE 45TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 2021Chan Chong Joo |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
Chan Chong Joo, a PhD student from the Faculty of Applied Sciences was awarded the Best Poster Presentation Award out of 69 posters presented, at the 45th Annual Conference of The Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in conjunction with the 2nd International Health and Medical Science Conference, on 18 to 19 August 2021. This event was in collaboration with the Young Scientist Network Malaysia (YSN).
The title of his poster presentation was "Downregulation of Specific Immunoglobulins Responses in Mice Fed with Recombinant Lactococcus Lactis Harbouring Ara H 2.02b Peanut Allergen". His supervisor was Associate Professor Dr Renee Lim Lay Hong from the Faculty of Applied Sciences.