Vacancy (Research Scholarship Scheme)



Project Title
Investigation of the association of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor inhibition with drug addiction
Location
Sg Long Campus
Appointment Duration
16 July 2019 - 15 June 2020
No. of Vacancy
1 Master candidate
Stipend
RM2,200.00 per month
Education Level
BSc. (Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biomedical Science), Physics, Biomedical Engineering or related degrees
Specific Skills / Knowledge Required
Working knowledge on fish handling and neuronal electrophysiology
Job Description
We are looking for a Master candidate to work with analyses of neuronal activities of zebrafish larvae. Zebrafish larvae will be treated with morphine and MK-801, an NMDA receptor inhibitor to study the acute effects. After treatment, measurement and analysis of electrophysiological activity will be carried out.
How to apply
If you are interested, please contact Dr Mok Siew Ying via email at moksy@utar.edu.my