Research Scholarship Scheme


Asiatic acid improves endothelial barrier function via inhibition of VCAM-1 and oxidative stress

No. of Vacant(s) : 1 (one)
Appointment Duration: 1 August 2017 - 31 July 2018
Location : UTAR Sg Long Campus
Stipend : RM2,500.00/month
Education Level : Bachelor of Sc (Biomedical Science, Biotechnology and others) or MBBS. A CGPA of 3.0 and above
Specific Skills / Knowledge Required: Candidates with basic cell culture techniques are preferable. Trainings will be given to candidates without a background in mammalian cell culture
Job Description : Candidates are expected to register for the Master programme in UTAR (in the field of Medical Science). This project aims to evaluate anti-inflammatory activities of a natural compound in human endothelial cells. The laboratory techniques used include primary cell culture, immunocytochemistry and colorimetric-based assays. 

If you are interested, please contact Dr. Fong Lai Yen via email at