Refugee Kids Visit on World Refugee Day

Two groups of refugee school students from Sunway Mentari and Ideas Academy Learning Centres visited the Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus on 20 June 2017. These kids come from various countries, mainly from Myanmar and Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. As the undergraduate Biomedical Sciences students, we were honoured and delighted …

Exploring Science Using Microscope at KLESF 2017

UNMC Royal Microscopical Society (RMS) taskforce from the Department of Biomedical Sciences organized an activity named ‘Exploring Science Using Microscope’ at the Kuala Lumpur Engineering and Science Fair (KLESF) 2017 Date: 3rd, 4th and 5th November 2017 Venue: MINES International Exhibition and Convention Centre (MIECC) The main objective of this activity was to promote the learning …

qPCR Workshop with Science Vision

            On 10 October 2017, the Department of Biomedical Sciences conducted a quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) workshop in collaboration with Science Vision Sdn. Bhd. to provide a deeper understanding about the principles and applications of  qPCR is scientific research. Undergraduate and postgraduate students from the Department of Biomedical Sciences, …

What can I do as a Biomedical Sciences graduate?

Check out our series of alumni profiles to find out more about what it’s really like to be a graduate of Biomedical Sciences from UNMC. Chapter I Jonathan Chooi Mann Seng- graduate of class 2016. I am currently working as an embryologist at Alpha Fertility Centre’s (AFC) IVF laboratory, alongside a team of dedicated doctors, …

3rd Annual Biomedical Sciences (BMS) Postgraduate Research Symposium

The Biomedical Sciences (BMS) Postgraduate Research Symposium is an annual event organized by the Department of Biomedical Sciences to provide a platform for academics and postgraduate (PG) students to exchange views and discuss about latest research findings. The theme of this year was “Embracing Life Sciences” and we were honoured to have Professor Ian MacDonald, …

Biomedical Sciences – class of 2017 graduation

Congratulations to our class of 2017 graduates! This marks the Department’s third cohort to successfully emerge as future scientists, innovators, entrepreneurs and educators. The ceremony held at the Great hall at UNMC saw all 25 students joining us in 2014 graduate, witnessed by their family and friends, and equally glad lecturers on the 22nd July …

Science Fair in SK St. Paul, Seremban

The Primary School Science Fair was held in SK St. Paul in Seremban on 13th May 2017. Apart from the host, primary students from a few other primary schools in Seremban also participated in the event. Upon arrival at the school, we were welcomed by a flash of forked lightning and a great clap of thunder (a …

Biomedical Science PhD student wins ISSFAL Travel Award

Chai Boon Kheng, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Science, has won the ISSFAL Travel Award to present his research at the Congress of International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids, held in Stellenbosch, South Africa from 5 to 9 September 2016. Boon Kheng is supervised by Dr. Suresh Kumar …

Graduation Ceremony in Nottingham and Malaysia Campus

This year I have the privilege to attend both graduation ceremony at Nottingham Campus and the Malaysia Campus for our second batch of Biomedical Sciences (BMS) students. There were two Transfer students attending the UK graduation while the rest attended graduation in Malaysia. Dr Mustafa Al-Shagga and myself attended as part of the academic procession …

BMS student wins first poster prize at the 27th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar

The Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar is an annual event of the Malaysian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSBMB), jointly-organized at alternate year by either a public or private university in Malaysia. The aims of the seminar are to provide a platform for our talented undergraduates to showcase their final year research project findings; share their …