Vacancy (Research Scholarship Scheme)

Project Title: Investigation of the effects of asiatic acid on atherosclerotic lesion formation in vivo
Location: Sungai Long campus
Appointment Duration: 2 years
No. of Vacancy: 1 Master candidate
Stipend: RM 2,200.00 per month (Full Tuition Fee Scholarship for candidate with CGPA: 3.5000 and above T&C applies;)
Education Level: Bachelor of Sc (Biomedical Science, Biotechnology and others) or MBBS. A CGPA of 2.7 and above.
Specific Skills / Knowledge Required: Candidates with basic animal handling techniques are preferable. Trainings will be given to candidates without a background in animal works
Job Description:
  1. Candidates are expected to register for the Master programme in UTAR (in the field of Medical Science). This project aims to evaluate anti-atherosclerotic effects of a natural compound using a high-fat-diet-induced mouse model. The laboratory techniques used include oral gavage techniques, histopathological staining, biochemical assays and Western blotting.
How to apply: If you are interested, please contact Dr Fong Lai Yen via email at