2016 MTSF Science and Technology Research Grant (STRG)

No. Amount (RM) Name of Recipients Name of Co-Researcher(s) Name of Institution Field of Research
1. (16/G158) 25,000 (TSF) Dr. Tan Ai Huey
Dr. Cindy Teh Shuan Ju University of Malaya Medical Centre Oral and Gut Microbiome in Multiple System Atrophy
2. (16/G466) 25,000 (TSF) Dr. Tan Ji
Dr. Ong Ching Ang Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Molecular taxonomy of spiny-backed orb-weavers (Araneae; Araneidae) and related genera in Peninsular Malaysia
3. (16/G34) 20,000 (TSF) Ms. Yeo Pei Ling
  1. Dr. Chye Soi Moi
  2. Dr. Koh Rhun Yian
International Medical University The role of miRNA-331-5p in apoptosis via MAPK signaling pathway in 6-OHDA-induced Parkinson's disease cell model
4. (16/G36) 20,000 (TSF) Dr. Tee Shiau Foon
Associate Professor Tang Pei Yee Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Association between DNA methylation of HTR2A gene and cognitive function in schizophrenia demonstrated using multiplex families
5. (16/G95) 20,000 (TSF) Ms. Yvonne Liew Jing Mei Dr. Tan Boon Chin University of Malaya Enhancement of flavonoid production through genetic modification in Boesenbergia rotunda cell suspension
6. (16/G152) 20,000(TSF) Dr. Nur Azura Binti Mohd Said
  1. Dr. Norliza Abu Bakar
  2. Dr. Lau Han Yih
Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute Impedimetric DNA Biosensor for the detection of Erwinia mallotivora (Dieback Disease) in Papaya
7. (16/G236) 20,000 (TSF) Ms. Shariza Azizan
  1. Dr. Natrah Fatin Mohd Ikhsan
  2. Professor Dr. Fatimah Mohd Yusoff
Universiti Putra Malaysia Impact of Vibrio harveyi quorum sensing on the survival and the immune response of hybrid grouper larvae
8. (16/G239) 20,000 (TSF) Ms. Tham Shiau Ying
Professor Dr. Sandy Loh Hwei San University of Nottingham Combinatorial application of Tocotrienols and Chemotherapeutic Drugs as a Chemosensitization Strategy in Colorectal Cancer
9. (16/G289) 20,000 (TSF) Ms. Nurul Hafizah Mohd Nor
  1. Dr. Zurairah Berahim
  2. Dr. Azlina Ahmad
Universiti Sains Malaysia Differentiation and characterization of Epithelial Cells and Fibroblasts from Stem Cell from Human Exfoliated Deciduous Teeth (SHED)
10. (16/G420) 10,000 (TSF) Ms. Chow Yuh Nien
  1. Dr. Foo Keng Yuen
  2. Professor Dr. Nor Azazi Bin Zakaria
Universiti Sains Malaysia Bioaccumulation of toxic contaminants in the food crops grown from the polluted urban runoff : A qualitative and quantitative assessment
11. (16/G53) 20,000 Ms. Tan Si Hoey
  1. Professor Leong Chee Onn
  2. Dr. Felicia Chung Fei Lei
International Medical University Phosphoproteomic analysis of p21 protein-activated kinase 4 (PAK4)-mediated phosphorylation signaling in invasive oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC)
12. (16/G73) 15,000 Ms. Christina Injan Anak Mawang
  1. Dr. Lee Sui Mae
  2. Associate Professor Lim Yau Yan
Monash University Malaysia Biofilm disruption activity of alpha-tocopherol (Vitamin E) : Mechanism of action and its potential applications
13. (16/G223) 15,000 Ms. Lislivia Si Yiang Nee
Dr. Satirah Zainalabidin Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Anti-fibrotic activity of Roselle in rat hearts post-myocardial infarction
14. (16/G326) 15,000 Ms. Monica Limau Anak Jadam Dr. Siti Halimah Binti Sarijo Universiti Teknologi MARA Synthesis of intercalated fenoprofen into Layered Double Hydroxides for the formation of controlled release anti-inflammatory drug
15. (16/G336) 15,000 Ms. Nabilah Akemal Binti Muhd Zailani
  1. Associate Professor Dr. Famiza Binti Abdul Latif
  2. Associate Professor Dr. Ab Malik Marwan Bin Ali
Universiti Teknologi MARA Synthesis and characterization of Novel Conducting PMMA-based Polymer via In Situ Free Radical Polymerization in Ionic Liquid for Electrochemical Devices
16. (16/G537) 15,000 Mr. Mohd Amirul Asyraf Bin Ahmad Associate Professor Dr. Chin Sim Yee Universiti Malaysia Pahang Parametric and Kinetic Studies of 2-Ethyl Hexyl Acrylate Synthesis through the Esterification of Waste Water containing Acrylic Acid with 2-Ethyl Hexanol in a Tubular Reactor
17. (16/G389) 10,000 Mr. Mohd Ikhmal Hanif Bin Abdul Khalid
  1. Professor Dr. Teh Lay Kek
  2. Professor Dato' Dr. Mohd Zaki Salleh
Universiti Teknologi MARA Cross Kingdom Communication : An evaluation of the synergistic anti-proliferative effects of Nanovesicle Exosome like-structure (NELS) in Strobilanthes crispus, Citrus Lemon and Clinacanthus nutans
Total 305,000


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