Vacancy (Research Scholarship Scheme)

Project Title
Investigation of in vitro and in vivo anti-atherogenic effects of asiatic acid
UTAR Sg Long Campus
Appointment Duration
Jan 2019 - Dec 2020
No. of Vacancy
1 (one)
up to 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
Basic cell culture and molecular biology techniques. Prior experience in animal handling and histological studies would be an added advantage
Job Description
Candidates are expected to register for the Master programme in Medical Science in UTAR. The main objective of the research project is to investigate potential anti-inflammatory activities of a natural compound using cell culture and experimental animal models. The project will involve culture of mammalian cells, histological studies of animal tissues and the use of various molecular biology techniques such as enzymatic activity assays, immunocytochemistry, PCR and western blot.
How to apply
If you are interested, please contact Dr Fong Lai Yen via email at