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 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 …

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 …

BMS academic obtains grant to promote health education and obesity awareness in schools.

Dr. Suresh K. Mohankumar, an academic from the Department of Biomedical Sciences and his obesity awareness team, including Dr. Soma Mitra (co-applicant) have received an activity support grant (Japanese Yen 1,000,000) from Tanita Healthy Weight Community Trust*, Japan. The funds will be used to promote obesity awareness/health education in youth and school children. The title …

1st Biomedical Sciences Research Symposium

The first Biomedical Sciences Postgraduate Research Symposium was held recently at the Faculty of Science, UNMC. This event started with a fascinating talk by keynote speaker Prof. Ian MacDonald, Head, School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK and was followed by BMS PhD students’ research talks. The event was well attended by staff and …