AWARDED THE "PHD MOBILITY: RESEARCH STAYS IN FRANCE GRANT"Kong Ianne |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
Congratulations to Kong Ianne for being awarded the "PhD Mobility: Research Stays in France Grant" under the supervision of Assistant Professor Dr Pui Liew Phing. The PhD Mobility is inclusive of flights and a €4500 allowance for three months, from 22 August to 16 December 2022.
CONGRATULATIONS FOR RECEIVING THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PHARMACOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL THERAPEUTICS (ASPET) TRAVEL AWARDJacinta Nalweyiso |  Master of Science (Applied Sciences) by Research
Congratulations for receiving the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) Travel Award, under the supervision of Associate Professor Dr Nwabueze Patrick Okechukwu. This award is presented to outstanding young scientists to enable them to present their research at one of the largest biological scientific meetings in the world. The Experimental Biology meeting gathers more than 12,000 scientists from over 65 countries representing the fields of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, and pharmacology.
MSMBB BEST SCIENTIST AWARD 2022Associate Professor Dr Crystale Lim Siew Ying |  Faculty of Applied Sciences
Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Crystale Lim Siew Ying for winning the MSMBB Best Scientist Award 2022 (Young Scientist Category) organised by the Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MSMBB). MSMBB established the Best Scientist Awards in 2021 to recognise outstanding scientists who have made significant contributions to molecular biology and biotechnology.
HIBISCUS CANNABINUS L. LEAF AND SEED IN COSMETIC FORMULATION: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH AS ANTIOXIDANT AND MELANOGENESIS INHIBITORProfessor Dr Nyam Kar Lin |  Faculty of Applied Sciences
Congratulations to Professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin for her recent publication entitled "Hibiscus cannabinus L. leaf and seed in cosmetic formulation: An integrated approach as antioxidant and melanogenesis inhibitor" (Tier 1 Journal in Energy & Fuels, Impact Factor of 7.053).
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.