Vacancy (Research Scholarship Scheme)

Project Title: Investigation of the association of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor inhibition with drug addiction
Location: Sungai 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