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".
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
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.
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.
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”.
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.