My summer internship experience in NUMed

During the last summer break (June to July 2018), I was given great opportunity to be an internship exchange student at Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed), Johor. I was so grateful to be selected as I always wish to experience the lab life and lab culture in a different university. On the first day of …

4th Biomedical Science Postgraduate Research Symposium

Biomedical Science Postgraduate Research Symposium is an annual event organised by the Department of Biomedical Science. This year marked the 4th annual postgraduate symposium which was held on the 23rd July 2018 with a theme of ‘Shaping Life Science: From Innovation to Integration’. The symposium welcomed everyone from the Faculty of Science. We had the …

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMED) – University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNMC) BMS summer placement exchange

Monday 18th June 2018 was a day with an emotional mix up from the second I woke up. I got ready and made my way to the laboratory in UNMC, feeling excited to be in a completely different environment to the one in NUMED. I was nervous about the research I was about to undertake …

PhD students win prizes at international conference

Congratulations to our PhD students, Ms Loh Fei Kean and Ms Ashwinder Kaur for winning prizes at the International Conference on Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (ICBMBB). Both students are currently under the supervision of Dr. Fang Chee Mun (Biomedical Sciences Department). The conference was held at Four Points by Sheraton Puchong from 15th to …

BMS made a clean sweep in the 2nd Faculty of Science Postgraduate research showcase!

On 20th June 2018, the 2nd Faculty of Science (FOS) postgraduate research showcase was held in the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. This event was participated by 24 postgraduate students from the School of Pharmacy, Psychology, Biosciences as well as Biomedical Sciences where participants are required to present their research project through a poster presentation. …

Postgraduate Showcase 2018

The Postgraduate Showcase 2018 took place on the 3rd of May 2018 and was organised by the Graduate school and members of the Postgraduate Student Network (PGSN). This yearly event aims to enhance the presentation and communication skills of the postgraduate students in UNMC. As postgraduate students, we are always cooped up in lab or …

BMS Journal Club and 2018 New Year Gathering

The Department of Biomedical Sciences initiated the Journal Club a few years back, a bimonthly session where all postgraduate students and lecturers meet to share their knowledge and experience on scientific topics. The journal club takes the form of journal critique, where articles chosen by postgraduate students are reviewed and evaluated to identify the strengths …

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 …