Recipients

2018 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. (18/G26) 25,000 (TSF) Ms. Lau Min Yi
刘敏怡
1. Dr. Cindy Teh Shuan Ju
2. Dr. Kartini Abdul Jabar
University of Malaya Molecular characterization of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae
2. (18/G54) 20,000 (TSF) Dr. Maisara Shahrom Raja Shahrom Associate Professor Dr. Cecilia Devi Wilfred Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS The development performance of CO2 capture by Wet-Amino Acid Polymerized Ionic Liquids (Wet-APPILs)
3. (18/G140) 20,000 (TSF) Ms. Chin Jia May
陈佳敏
1. Associate Professor Adeline Ting Su Yien
2. Associate Professor Lim Yau Yan
Monash University Malaysia Seed Biopriming to Increase Tolerance against Abiotic Stresses
4. (18/G249) 20,000 (TSF) Mr. Lim Jia Lun
林家伦
1. Dr. Tan Ai Huey
2. Dr. Azlina Ahmad Annuar
University of Malaya LRRK2 Genetic Variation in a Malay Parkinson's disease Cohort
5. (18/G259) 20,000 (TSF) Dr. Wendy Liu Ying Ying
刘莹莹
1. Dr. Tan Heng Wee
2. Dr. Kamariah Hasan
Quest International University Perak Characterisation of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria associated with Leucaena leucocephala, a potential biomass energy source in Malaysia
6. (18/G302) 20,000(TSF) Mr. Mohd Syahmi Bin Salleh 1. Professor Dr. Mohd Shukor Bin Nordin
2. Professor Dr. Adam Bin Puteh
International Islamic University Malaysia Drought Stress Memory of The Seed of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) in Response To Seed Priming Treatment
7. (18/G481) 20,000 (TSF) Dr. Mok Siew Ying
莫绣莹
Associate Professor Dr. Tang Pek Yee Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman A Zebrafish Model of the Schizophrenia-drug Addiction Association
8. (18/G440) 20,000 (TSF) Ms. Rafidah Binti Abd Rahman 1. Associate Professor Dr. Chia Chin Hua
2. Dr. Noor Azlina Binti Masdor
Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute Green Synthesis of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles using Aloe Vera Extract as a potential Antimicrobial Agent against Bacterial Leaf Blight (BLB) Disease
9. (18/G119) 15,000 (TSF) Ms. Ng Hui Teng
黄慧婷
Dr. Heah Cheng Yong Universiti Malaysia Perlis The Effect of Flux Addition on Fly ash/Slag based-Geopolymers at High Temperature
10. (18/G105) 20,000 Dr. Lem Fui Fui 1. Ms. Chee Fong Tyng
2. Mr. Fernandes Opook
Clinical Research Centre, Hospital Queen Elizabeth, Sabah Identification of Novel Chemical Constituent from Synergistic Effect of Four Traditional Medicinal Plants: Polygonum multiflorum, Rehmannia glutinosa, Senna obtusifolia and Crataegus Responsible for Decreasing Hypertension
11. (18/G265) 15,000 Ms. Rashidah Binti Abd Halim 1. Dr. Nor' Asihah Binti Hasan Universiti Teknologi MARA Isolation and Characterization of Bacterial Root Endophytes from Rice Plant with potential to enhance Plant Growth
12. (18/G378) 15,000 Ms. Wong Sok Kuan
黄淑慧
1. Professor Dr. Ima Nirwana Soelaiman
2. Dr. Chin Kok Yong
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia The Role of Toll-like Receptor Signalling as a potential underlying Mechanism in Metabolic Syndrome
Total 230,000

2017 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. (17/G105) 30,000 (TSF) Dr. Song Sze Looi
宋诗蕊
Professor Dr. Lim Phaik Eem University of Malaya Complete plastome and molecular phylogeny of Gracilaria seaweeds (Rhodophyta : Gracilariaceae)
2. (17/G350) 30,000 (TSF) Ms. Lee Shi Yan
李诗妍
Dr. Cheng Kian Kai Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Metabolomic characterization and bioactivity assays of Momordica charantia (bitter melon) juice
3. (17/G416) 30,000 (TSF) Ms. Esther Thou Mun Huieh
窦文惠
Associate Professor Dr. Chew Choy Hoong Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Molecular regulation of ADAMTS-5 by IL-17 and its signal transduction pathway in human monocytes THP-1 cells
4. (17/G12) 25,000 (TSF) Mr. Mohamad Hamdi Zainal Abidin 1. Associate Professor Dr. Ngoh Gek Cheng
2. Dr. Wong Won Fen
University of Malaya Development of functionalized-graphene as a promising nano-carrier for drug delivery applications
5. (17/G207) 25,000 (TSF) Ms. Nik Nur Syazana Binti Nik Mohamed Kamal Dr. Wan Nazatul Shima Binti Shahidan Universiti Sains Malaysia MicroRNA profiling of Exosome-derived Plasma in Chronic Periodontitis patient
6. (17/G51) 20,000 (TSF) Dr. Teo Chian Ying
张倩荧
Professor Dr. Mohd Basyaruddin Abdul Rahman International Medical University Novel Peptide-based Protein Arginine Deiminase IV Inhibitor for Suppression of Autoimmune Disease
7. (17/G150) 20,000 (TSF) Dr. Leong Chean Ring
梁宗玲
Dr. Tong Woei Yenn Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Chemical & Bioengineering Technology (UniKL MICET) Elucidation of the innate immune activation against Hepatitis B virus and its molecular mechanism of action
8. (17/G62) 20,000 Mr. Lee Fong Kai
李芳凯
1. Associate Professor Dr. Lim Kuan Hon
2. Professor Dr. Ting Kang Nee
University of Nottingham Synthesis and structure-activity relationships studies of Schwarzinicine Alkaloids as Vasorelaxant Agents
9. (17/G71) 20,000 Ms. Janet Tan Jia Yin
陈佳音
1. Associate Professor Dr. Lim Yau Yan
2. Dr. Joash Tan Ban Lee
Monash University Malaysia The mechanism of cytotoxic activity of the active fraction isolated from Costus woodsonii
10. (17/G237) 20,000 Ms. Wan Khairunnisa Binti Wan Juhari 1. Dr. Khairul Bariah Ahmad Amin Noordin
2. Dr. Wan Faiziah Wan Abdul Rahman
Universiti Sains Malaysia Analysis of MSH2 and EPCAM Gene Silencing and their effects in the Wnt/β-catenin pathway
11. (17/G254) 20,000 Ms Siti Huzaimah Binti Ribut 1. Dr. Che Azurahanim Dr. Che Azurahanim
2. Dr. Mohd Zaki Bin Mohd Yusoff
Universiti Putra Malaysia Structural, photocatalytic and antibacterial activity of low cost and biogenic Zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnONPs)
12. (17/G280) 20,000 Mr. Cheng Yoke Wang
庄玉望
Associate Professor Dr. Cheng Chin Kui Universiti Malaysia Pahang Kinetics, reaction mechanism and stability of Sol-Gel synthesized LaNiO3 and LaCoO3 perovskite catalysts for syngas formation from steam reforming of Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME)
13. (17/G480) 10,000 Ms. Michelle Glory G Jonik 1. Dr. Sazlina Md Salleh
2. Dr. Mahadi Mohammad
Universiti Sains Malaysia Photosynthesis response of Halophila ovalis under different light gradients (High light and low light)
Total 290,000

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
陈爱慧
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
陈启
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
郑晓芬
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
(REPRESENTED BY DR. NATRAH FATIN MOHD IKHSAN)
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
谭筱颖
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 Berahim2. 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) 20,000 (TSF) Ms. Chow Yuh Nien
邹裕年
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
陈思慧
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
施燕妮
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

2015 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. 15/G41 25,000 (TSF) Assistant Professor Dr. Ong Siew Teng
王秀婷
Dr. Michelle Ng Yeen Tan Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Combination and optimization of sorption and photodegradation processes for various dyes removal
2. 15/G3 25,000 (TSF) Mr. Ng Kim Hoong
黄锦鸿
Associate Professor Dr. Cheng Chin Kui Universiti Malaysia Pahang A Novel Biogas Production from the Photocatalytic Degradation of POME over UV-Responsive-Titania based Photocatalysts
3. 15/G9 20,000 (TSF) Ms. Nurhazlina Binti Hamdan Associate Professor Dr. Mohd Hasnain Md Hussain Universiti Malaysia Sarawak Isolation and Characterization of Protein and Oligopeptide with potential antitumor properties
4. 15/G39 20,000 (TSF) Ms. Grace Tan Min Yi
陈敏仪
Dr. Wong Won Fen University of Malaya Investigation of the Roles of Pattern Recognition Receptors on Host Immune Cells against Helicobacter pylori Infection
5. 15/G50 20,000 (TSF) Mr. Tee Jong Huat
  1. Professor Dr. Hasnan Bin Jaafar
  2. Professor Dato' Dr. Jafri Malin Bin Abdullah
Universiti Sains Malaysia Roles of miR-22 in enhanced proliferation and anti-apoptotic effects of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell derived neural progenitor-like cells
6. 15/G207 20,000 (TSF) Dr. Siti Munirah Binti Mohd Faudzi
  1. Associate Professor Dr. Faridah Abas
  2. Professor Md Nordin Lajis
Universiti Putra Malaysia Development of Diarylpentadienone Analogues as antiinflammatory agents
7. 15/G276 20,000 (TSF) Ms. Lee Siew Wei
李晓慧
  1. Assistant Professor Dr. Crystale Lim Siew Ying
  2. Assistant Professor Dr. Tan Khang Wei
UCSI University Enhanced Laccase stability through Nanodispersion for Recalcitrant Dye Effluent Treatment
8. 15/G303 20,000 Ms. Nur Azimah Binti Mansor
  1. Dr Zainiharyati Mohd Zain
  2. Dr. Mohd Shihabuddin Ahmad Noorden
Universiti Teknologi MARA Development of Zinc Oxide-based Biosensor to verify the production of messenger-RNA and Protein in In Vitro Cell-free Reaction
9. 15/G341 20,000 Mr. Law Lok Mun
罗乐文
  1. Dr. Ng Pei Yuen
  2. Dr. Norazrina Azmi
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia The role of Purinergic Receptor P2Y2 in oral Squamous cell carcinoma
10. 15/G47 20,000 Mr. Yeoh Loo Yew
扬如有
Dr. Chang Ying Ping Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Protective Roles of Leaves' Anti-oxidative Enzymes in Chloroplastic Electron Transport
11. 15/G155 20,000 Ms. Siti Nurnasihah Binti Md Hashim
  1. Dr. Azlina Ahmad
  2. Dr Khairul Bariah Binti Ahmad Amin Noordin
Universiti Sains Malaysia Molecular Regulation of NFAT Tubular Morphogenesis in Stem Cell Angiogenic Differentiation for Dental Pulp Regeneration
12. 15/G251 20,000 Mr. Ng Chuck Chuan
伍泽川
  1. Professor Datuk Dr. Amru Nasrulhaq Boyce
  2. Professor Dr. Mhd. Radzi Abas
University of Malaya Phyto-assessment of Vetiver in highly contaminated mixed Pb-Cd metals
13. 15/G373 20,000 Ms. Tan Chu Shan
陈楚珊
  1. Dr. Yam Mun Fei
  2. Associate Professor Mariam Binti Ahmad
Universiti Sains Malaysia 3',4',5,6,7-pentamethoxyflavone and 3',5-dihydroxy-4',6,7-trimethoxyflavone-induced vasodilation in rat aorta rings: Role of endotheliu, K+ and Ca2+ channels inhibition
14. 15/G21 15,000 Ms. Lee Sze Ying
李思莹
Dr. Show Pau Loke The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Study of Lipase partitioning Behavior in Ionic Liquids based Aqueous Two-phase systems to improve Bio-separation Process of Microbial Lipase from Fermentation Broth
Total 275,000

2014 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. 14/G181 25,000(TSF) Ms. Geraldine Olive Chang Ju Lien 张珠莲 Associate Professor Dr.Aileen Tan Shau Hwai Universiti Sains Malaysia Cryopreservation methods for Late Embryos and Early Larvae in Crassostrea belcheri and Crassostrea iredalei oysters
2. 14/G163 25,000(TSF) Ms. Kayal Vizi Karuppannan 1) Mr Jeffrine Rovie Ryan Japning
2) Mr Frankie Thomas Sitam
Department of Wildlife and National Parks, Peninsular Malaysia Evaluation of wildlife species diversity in Taman Negara(National Parks) by using DNA information from leeches
3. 14/G8 20,000(TSF) Ms. Suzie Kuan Hui Chin 官慧珍 Dr. Tay Meng Guan Universiti Malaysia Sarawak Synthesis of diimine palladium(II) complex and its catalytic study in Sonogashira reaction
4. 14/G114 20,000(TSF) Dr. Felicia Chung Fei Lei 钟蕙蕾 1) Professor Leong Chee Onn
2) Dr. Tan Chye Ling
International Medical University Effectors of GATA4 Epigenetic Silencing
5. 14/G148 20,000(TSF) Ms. Elaine Chin Jinfeng 陈矜妦 Associate Professor Dr.Cheah Yoke Kqueen Universiti Putra Malaysia Identification and bioactive potential of Endophytes isolated from Strobilanthes cripus, a local medicinal plant in Malaysia
6. 14/G206 20,000(TSF) Dr. Lim Ying Chin 林音君 1) Dr. Zuraida Khusaimi
2) Dr. Yusairie Mohd
Universiti Teknologi MARA Fabrication of Copper Loaded Titania Nanotubes for Solar Energy Conversion
7. 14/G218 20,000(TSF) Ms. Nur Suraijah Binti Mohd Dr. Shamsiah Binti Abdullah Universiti Teknologi MARA Flowering shutdown in Stevia rebaudiana sp. via RNAi-mediated silencing
8. 14/G45 20,000 Mr. Teo Siew Yong 张修荣 1) Dr. Lee Siang Yin
2) Professor Dr. Gan Seng Neon
International Medical University Synthesis, cytotoxic and stability evaluation of nanostructured alkyds as advanced biomaterials for biomedical and pharmaceutical applications
9. 14/G72 20,000 Ms. Tiong Yee Lian 张玉莲 Dr. Chye Soi Moi International Medical University Melatonin induces Schwann cell proliferation via glial cell-derived neurotrophic factor expression
10. 14/G79 20,000 Mr. Ong Sing Hui 王圣辉 Associate Professor Dr.Say Yee How Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Elucidation of gene (a-synuclein) - environment(agricultural pesticides) interaction involved in microglial neuroinflammation in Parkinson's disease
11. 14/G85 20,000 Ms. Nor Aqilah Binti Mohd Fadzil Dr. Mohd Hasbi Ab Rahim Universiti Malaysia Pahang Direct Liquid Phase Catalytic Oxidation of para-Xylene into Terephthalic Acid under Mild Reaction Conditions
12. 14/G193 20,000 Ms. Noor Alia Binti Ahmad Nordin 1) Dr. Sazlina Md Salleh
2) Dr. Mahadi Mohammad
Universiti Sains Malaysia Spatial variation in Microphytobenthos and Relationship with the Environmental Variables and Anthropogenic Effects in the Tropical Mudflats of Penang
13. 14/G44 15,000 Mr. Wong Chee Yin 黄志远 Professor Dr. Lim Yang Mooi Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Decoding the differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells to mesangial cells at transcriptomic level
14. 14/G82 15,000 Mr. Tan Jiunn Luh 陈濬禄 1) Professor Dr. Peter Ooi Aun Chuan
2) Associate Professor Dr. Gideon Khoo
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman A Survey of the Practices and Problems faced by Nightshade (Solanaceae)Growers in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia with Emphasis of the Effect of Pesticides on Thrips
15. 14/G111 15,000 Mr. Mohd Noorzaifiqrudin Bin Khairol Associate Professor Dr. Mohd Hasnain Md Hussain Universiti Malaysia Sarawak Isolation and characterization of Proteins and Oligopeptides with potential antimicrobial properties
16. 14/G217 14,000 Dr. Sheikh Ahmad Izaddin Sheikh Mohd Ghazali 1) Dr. Siti Halimah Sarijo
2) Professor Mohd Zobir Hussein
Universiti Teknologi MARA Intercalation of layered double hydroxide with 3,4- dicholorophenoxyacetic acid (3,4D) herbicide for friendly environment material and its controlled release property
17. 14/G37 12,000 Mr. Soo Soon Peng 苏顺平 1) Dr. Mohd Sobri Idris
2) Professor Dr. Azmi Rahmat
Universiti Malaysia Perlis Structure and Properties Analysis of LiCo1-x-yNixMnyO2 as Cathode Materials for Li-ion Batteries Application
Total 321,000

2013 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. 13/G1 30,000(TSF) Ms. Ho Licia 何荔思 Professor Dr. Mohd Tajuddin Abdullah, FASc Universiti Malaysia Sarawak Phylogeography of Nasalis larvatus in Malaysian Borneo using mtDNA and Nuclear Gene
2. 13/G56 30,000(TSF) Dr. Mah Li Yen Dr. Vaani Valerie Visuvanathan International Medical University The transcriptional activity of p53 and NFKB under diabetes-mimicking conditions in normal and transformed colon cells
3. 13/G118 30,000(TSF) Ms. Wong Sher Ming Professor Dr. Norzulaani Khalid Universiti Malaya Effects of C4H(cinnamate-4-hydroxylase) double- stranded RNA on bioactive compounds production in fingerroot ginger (Boesebergia rotunda) suspension cell culture
4. 13/G59 25,000(TSF) Mr. Huong Kai Hee 黄开希 1) Associate Professor Dr. Amirul Al-Ashraf Abdullah
2) Associate Professor Dr. Ahmad Ramli Mohd. Yahya
Malaysian Institute of Pharmaceuticals & Nutraceuticals Biosynthesis of copolymer P(3HB-co--4HB) with various 4HB monomer compositions via single stage cultivation,implementing the substrate mixture strategy
5. 13/G161 25,000(TSF) Mr. Tie Shin Wei 池信伟 Assistant Professor Dr. Chew Choy Hoong Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Molecular regulation of Farnesoid X Receptor(FXR) and its target genes expression by novel cytokines in Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cells,HUVEC
6. 13/G241 25,000(TSF) Dr. Siti Fatimah Simat Universiti Malaysia Sabah Cell-cell interactions between Human Amnion Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cells in 2-dimensional culture system
7. 13/G252 24,000 Mr. Muhammad Ridzuan Bin Kamaruzaman Dr. Chin Sim Yee Universiti Malaysia Pahang Synthesis and characterization of a Hydrophobic Catalyst for the recovery of acrylic acid from dilute aqueous solution using Esterification
8. 13/G78 22,000 Ms. Emi Norzehan Binti Mohamad Mahbob 1) Professor Datin Dr.Rohaya Ahmad
2) Associate Professor Dr. Zainon Mohd Noor
Universiti Teknologi MARA In vitro activity of Isopteropodine and pteropodine as streptococci inhibitor in preventing infective endocarditis
9. 13/G120 20,000 Ms. Diviana Tan Anak Robert Dr. Azham Zulkharnain
Dr. Tay Meng Guan
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak Isolation and characterization of Bacterial Pigments for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC) applications
10. 13/G234 20,000 Ms. Mariani Binti Mohammad Associate Professor hebe Ding Universiti Putra Malaysia Physicochemical characteristics and cellular structure of Carissa carandas during growth and development
11. 13/G95 18,000 Ms. Tan Tze Qing 陈芷晴 1) Dr. Mohd Sobri Bin Idris
2) Professor Dr. Azmi Rahmat
Universiti Malaysia Perlis Oxygen non-stoichiometry and interlayer mixing in layered rock salt cathode materials for rechargeable Lithium batteries
12. 13/G191 15,000 Ms. Norashima Binti Kamaluddin 1) Associate Professor Dr. Famiza Binti Abdul Latif
2) Associate Professor Dr. Chan Chin Han
Universiti Teknologi MARA Novel liquid-based PMMA Oligomer Electrolytes for Proton Conducting Battery
Total 284,000

2012 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. (12/G46) 25,000(TSF) Dr. Teoh Peik Lin 张碧凌 - Universiti Malaysia Sabah RBBP5 regulates the RNA processing of immediate-early genes
2. (12/G57) 25,000 (TSF) Ms. Soo Chiu Shyan 徐秋娴
  1. Dr. Phang Lai Yee
  2. Associate Professor Hon Wei Min
Universiti Putra Malaysia Hydrogen production by recombinant ethanol-producing bacteria
3. (12/G59) 25,000 (TSF) Dr. Chong Chun Wie 钟俊伟 - International Medical University Does the variation in biofilms' microbial diversity affects the integration and detachment of Vibrio cholera in natural environments?
4.(12/G287) 25,000 (TSF) Ms. Chow Tze Jen 赵子祯 Associate Professor Dr. Loh Han Chern Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Haplotype and meta analyses of association between transcription factor 4 (TCF4) gene and schizophrenia (SCZ) in Malaysian population and prediction of this disease using Artificial Neural Network (ANN)
5.(12/G302) 25,000 (TSF) Mr. Lai Hien Tet 黎贤德
  1. Dr. Ng Khuen Yen
  2. Dr. Chye Soi Moin
Monash University Role of melatonin in the regulation of iron transport in neuronal cell
6. (12/G30) 20,000 (TSF) Dr. Tham Chau Ling 谭巧玲
  1. Professor Dr. Daud Ahmad Israf Ali
  2. Professor Dr. Mohd Roslan Sulaiman
Universiti Putra Malaysia In Vitro reversal effect of zerumbone on allergen-induced airway epithelial disruption in asthma
7. (12/G60) 20,000 (TSF) Ms. Nuraini Binti Mohd Yusoff
  1. Dr. Jolius Bin Gimbun
Universiti Malaysia Pahang Thermal denaturation of whey protein and maltodextrin emulsion
8.(12/G96) 20,000 (TSF) Mr. Ooi Poh Kok 黄宝国
  1. Dr. Ng Sha Shiong
  2. Professor Dr. Mat Johar Abdullah
Universiti Sains Malaysia The fabrication and investigation of nitrogen doped copper oxide thin films on polyethylene terephthalate by radio frequency sputtering for photovoltaic applications
9. (12/G29) 20,000 Ms. Reena Kasi
  1. Dr. Chye Soi Moi
International Medical University Melatonin induces G2/M arrest and apoptosis via MAPK apoptotic pathway activation and PTK-Ras- Raf-JNK survival pathway inhibition in tumour cells
10. (12/G37) 20,000 Dr. Kenny Voon Gah Leong Dr. Leong Pooi Pooi International Medical University Functional analysis of pteropus reovirus p17 protein as immunological modulation protein
11. (12/G142) 20,000 Dr. Azmi Mohamed
  1. Dr. Azlan Kamari
  2. Ms. Norhayati Hashim
Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris Low cost hybrid surfactant for green solvent applications
12. (12/G147) 20,000 Dr. Suriani Abu Bakar
  1. Dr. Shahrul Kadri Ayop
  2. Professor Dr. Mohamad Rusop Mahmood
Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris Amorphous carbon films from waste engine oil : An environmental - friendly approach
13. (12/G221) 20,000 Ms. Ong Li Chu Associate Professor Dr. Leong Chee Onn International Medical University Nanotoxicity of pristine and phospholipid- polyethyleneglycol (PL-PEG) functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) in lung fibroblast
14. (12/G291) 20,000 Ms. Teo Kah Cheng 张嘉珍 Associate Professor Dr. Sim Kooi Mow Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Synthesis and anti-bacterial activity of 1,3,4-thiadiazines
15. (12/G210) 15,000 Dr. Ong Hui Lin 王惠琳 - Universiti Malaysia Perlis Nano-hybridizing on the palm kernel shell reinforced polypropylene biocomposites
16. (12/G121) 15,000 Ms. Fong Lai Yen 方俪燕 Associate Professor Dr. Zuraini Binti Hj Ahmad Universiti Putra Malaysia In vitro evaluation on the anti-atherogenic effects of asiaticoside in endothelial cells
Total: 335,000

2011 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.(11/G26) 50,000 (TSF) Dr. Mohd Faizul Bin Mohd Sabri
  1. Dr. Suhana Mohd Said
  2. Ms. Dayang Nurulain Binti Abang Mohd Moasili
Universiti Malaya Fundamental studies on nanostructured thermoelectric material for waste energy conversion
2.(11/G101) 25,000 (TSF) Dr. Lee Choy Sin
李彩先
  1. Dr. Wong Shew Fung
  2. Dr. Cheng Sit Foon
International Medical University Synthesis and antifungal activity of metal incorporated polyesteramide from used frying oil
3.(11/G106) 25,000(TSF) Mr. Jayaraj Vijaya Kumaran
  1. Associate Professor Dr. Seri Intan Mokhtar
  2. Associate Professor Dr.Shahrul Anuar Mohd Sah
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan Phylogeography of common treeshrews Tupaia glis (Scandentia : Tupaiidae) in Peninsular Malaysia
4.(11/G14) 20,000 (TSF) Ms. Teh Li Yee
郑丽仪
  1. Associate Professor Dr. Latiffah Zakaria
Universiti Sains Malaysia Phylogenetic analysis of Aspergillus species based on internal transcribed spacer (ITS) and b-tubulin gene sequences
5.(11/G87) 20,000 (TSF) Dr. Wong Fai Chu
黄怀祖
  1. Dr. Sim Kooi Mow
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Identification of bacterial genes targeted by three traditional herbal medicines : Scutellaria barbata, Angelica Dahurica and Zingiber officinale
6. (11/G179) 20,000 (TSF) Mr. Tan Pi Lin
陈匕麟
  1. Associate Professor Cheong Kuan Yew
  2. Associate Professor Yeap Guan Yeow
Universiti Sains Malaysia Investigation of the interaction between Synthetic Porphyrin as an organic film and flexible substrate
7. (11/G208) 20,000 (TSF) Mr. Saravana Kumar a/l Sinniah
  1. Dr. Sim Kae Shin
  2. Dr. Tan Kong Wai
Universiti Malaya Cytotoxic activities, DNA interaction and mitochondrial studies of metal complexes derived from cationic thiosemicarbazones
8.(11/G235) 20,000 (TSF) Mr. Tan Boon Shing
陈文鑫
Dr. Leong Chee Onn International Medical University Role of mutant p53 in cellular anoikis
9.(11/G69) 20,000 Mr. Lee Boon Beng
李文明
Universiti Malaysia Perlis Development of a novel pH Regulator capsules to in-situ control lactic acid concentration level in lactic acid bacteria (LAB) fermentation
10.(11/G71) 20,000 Mr. Mai Chun Wai
麦俊伟
  1. Professor Ahmad Sazali Hamzah
  2. Associate Professor Kang Yew Beng
International Medical University Synthesis, biological evaluation and structure activity relationship studies on shogaol analogues as new class of compounds targeting peroxisome proliferator- activated receptor-gamma (PPARg)
11.(11/G74) 20,000 Dr. Tay Meng Guan
郑明原
  1. Dr. Norazilawati Muhamad Sarih
  2. Associate Professor Zainab Ngaini
Universiti Sains Malaysia Syntheses and characterizations of novel Ru(II) metallacycle complexes, and investigation of their photophysical properties
12. (11/G94) 20,000 Ms. Adiana Binti Mohamed Adib
  1. Associate Professor Dr. Zurina Binti Shaameri
  2. r. Saiful Azmi Bin Johari
Forest Research Institute Malaysia Synthesis, characterization and evaluation of 3-pyrrolin-2-ones derivatives as anti-methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) agent
13.(11/G9) 15,000 Mr. Lee Ming Tatt
李鸣达
  1. Professor Mohd Roslan Sulaiman
  2. Professor Daud Ahmad Israf Ali
Universiti Putra Malaysia Inhibitory effect of a synthetic curcuminoid derivative on rheumatoid arthritis related pain and inflammatory responses
14. (11/G177) 15,000 Dr. Pung Swee Yong
方瑞荣
Dr. Yeoh Fei Yee Universiti Sains Malaysia Photocatalytic study of manganese oxide nanowires with different polymeric phase
15.(11/G86) 12,000 Dr. Lo Po Kim
罗葆苓
  1. Mr. Yeap Kim Ho
  2. Ms. Chong Foon Yee
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Performance enhancement for the low cost single compartment microbial fuel cell
16. (11/G51) 10,000 Dr. Zainiharyati Binti Mohd Zain
  1. Associate Professor Dr. Norizan Ahmat
  2. Universiti Teknologi MARA
Ahmat Universiti Teknologi MARA Flavonoid biosensor for phytochemical screening
Total: 332,000

2010 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.(10/G122) 30,000 (TSF) Ms. Ng Poh Kheng
黄宝琼
  1. Dr. Lim Phaik Eem
  2. Prof. Phang Siew Moi
Universiti Malaya Phylogenetic and cytogenetic studies of adelphoparasite of Gracilariaceae
2. (10/G128) 25,000 (TSF) Mr. Lee Choy Long
李才龙
  1. Assoc. Prof. Habsah Abdul Kadir
Universiti Malaya Structure-activity relationship and molecular mechanisms underlying the protective effect of novel oxadiazole derivatives against excitotoxicity-induced neuronal cell damage
3. (10/G16) 20,000 (TSF) Ms. Ho Wan Yong
何菀蓉
  1. Dr. Noorjahan Banu Mohamed Alitheen
Universiti Putra Malaysia Regulation of cancer stem cell in drug resistant breast cancer by herb-drug treatment
4. (10/G24) 20,000 (TSF) Ms. Wong Mun Teng
黄文婷
  1. Dr. See Too Wei Cun
  2. Dr. Few Ling Ling
Universiti Sains Malaysia Identification of choline/ ethanolamine kinase interacting partners by using yeast two hybrid system
5. (10/G31) 20,000 Ms. Kueh Bing Ling
郭冰玲
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak Detection and isolation of the scaffold attachment regions in nasopharyngeal carcinoma cell lines
6. (10/G36) 20,000 Ms. Elanie Junita Binti Sheikh Abd Jalil
  1. Dr. Hii Yii Siang
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu A study of zooxanthellae diversity and stress tolerance in octocorals
7. (10/G80) 20,000 Ms. Siti Balkhis Binti Abu Bakar
  1. Ms. Norhanis Bt Mohammad Razali
  2. Assoc. Prof. Aileen Tan Shau Hwai
Universiti Sains Malaysia Taxonomy and phylogenetic investigation of family Cyclophoridae in Peninsular Malaysia
8. (10/G34) 15,000 Ms. Ong Pei Thing 王佩婷
  1. Dr. Hii Yii Siang
  2. Dr. Hing Lee Siang
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu The role of antioxidants in PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyl) detoxification pathway of marine mussel (Perna viridis)
9. (10/G153) 15,000 Mr. Yong Yoke Keong
杨育强
  1. Assoc. Prof. Zuraini Bt Ahmad
Universiti Putra Malaysia The anti-inflammatory mechanism of active fraction isolated from Bixa Orellana
10. (10/G60) 15,000 Ms. Lim Way Foong
  1. Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Cheong Kuan Yew
  2. Dr. Zainovia Binti Lockman
Universiti Sains Malaysia Investigation of charge conduction mechanism in metal-organic decomposition derived lanthanum cerium oxide film
11. (10/G79) 15,000 Ms. Teh Chiew Peng
郑秋萍
Universiti Sains Malaysia In vitro effects of neuroactive compounds and oocytes size on Germinal Vesicle Breakdown (GVBD) in tropical oysters
12. (10/G84) 15,000 Dr. Azham Bin Zulkharnain
  1. Dr. Awang Ahmad Sallehin Awg Husaini
  2. Dr. Hairul Azman Roslan
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak Isolation and characterization of novel marine bacteria involved in degradation of heterocyclic compound carbazole and biphenyl from the coast of Sarawak
13. (10/G96) 15,000 Ms. Choon Sea Yeat
  1. Dr. Phebe Ding
Universiti Putra Malaysia Postharvest physiology and bract browning of torch ginger inflorescence (Etlingera elatior)
14. (10/G144) 15,000 Dr. Nurul Fadzlin Hasbullah International Islamic University Electrical characterisation of GaAs and quantum dot based devices subjected to neutron irradiation
15.(10/G162) 15,000 Ms. Sahriah Basri
  1. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siti Kartom Kamarudin
  2. Prof. Ir. Dr. Wan Ramli Wan Daud
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Development Nanocatalyst for direct methanol fuel cell
16. (10/G165) 15,000 Dr. Loh Kee Shyuan
罗基轩
  1. Prof. Abu Bakar Mohamad
  2. Prof. Abd Amir Hassan Kadhum
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Solid acid composite membrane for intermediate- temperature PEMFC
17. (10/G89) 10,000 Ms. Suriani Abu Bakar
  1. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Roslan Md Nor
  2. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Rusop Mahmood
Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris Vertically aligned carbon nanotubes from waste cooking palm oil for field electron emission application
Total: 300,000

2009 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. (09/G144) 35,000 (TSF) Dr Lim Phaik Eem
林碧音
Universiti Malaya Molecular Phylogeny of Malaysian Ralfsiales (Phaeophyceae)
2. (09/G158) 30,000 (TSF) Ms Yeong Hui Yin
杨慧莹
Universiti Malaya Roles and effect of plant growth regulators on micropropagation of the Malaysia red seaweed, Kappaphycus sp. (Rhodophyta)
3. (09/G53) 30,000 (TSF) Dr Rebecca Wong Shin Yee
汪欣仪
  1. Assoc Prof Dr Bernard Chin Sze Piaw
International Medical University Comparing insulin release by insulin-producing cells generated from non-diabetic and diabetic human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells in vitro
4. 09/G140) 30,000 (TSF) Ms Cindy Teh Shuan Ju
郑桑茹
  1. Prof Dr Thong Kwai Lin
  2. Dr Chua Kek Heng
Universiti Malaya Expression of virulence- associated genes in Vibrio Cholerae during colonization
5. (09/G23) 25,000 Assoc Prof Dr Alan Ong Han Kiat
王汉杰
  1. Dr Chong Lee Kim
  2. Assoc Prof Gideon Khoo
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Molecular DNA analysis of nitrifying bacteria diversity in disused tin-mining ponds located within Kampar, Perak
6.(09/G48) 20,000 Mr Lim Swee Su
林瑞赐
  1. Prof Ir Dr Wan Ramli Wan Daud
  2. Dr Jamaliah Md Jahim
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Optimization of electricity generation using microbial fuel cells for wastewater treatment
7. (09/G116) 20,000 Dr Ooi Boon Seng
黄文胜
  1. Prof Abdul Latif Bin Ahmad
Universiti Sains Malaysia Preparation and characterization of a simultaneous pore forming and titanium binding nanocomposite membrane for fouling mitigation
8. (09/G16) 30,000 Mr Koay Hun Lee
郭涵黎
Malaysia University of Science and Technology Electrochemical-deposition of semi-conducting tin derivatives thin films
9. (09/G30) 25,000 Ms Kor Sue Bee
许瑞美
  1. Dr Chew Choy Hoong
  2. Dr Choo Quok Cheong
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Occurrence and diversity of integrons in clinical isolates of Enterobacteriaceae from hospitals in Malaysia
10. (09/G39) 25,000 Ms Noraina Binti Muhamad Zakuan
  1. Dr Latifah Saiful Yazan
Universiti Putra Malaysia Characterization of WNT and AKT signaling pathway as the target for Bacteriocin UL4 from Lactobacillus Plantarum for inhibition of colon carcinogenesis
11. (09/G110) 25,000 Mr Julian Chin Hock Chye
陈富财
  1. Dr Normi Mohd Yahaya
Universiti Sains Malaysia Studies on the biosynthesis of Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) by a locally isolated bacterium and genetic analysis of the PHA Synthase Gene
12. (09/G198) 25,000 Ms Lim Lay Hoon
林丽芬
  1. Dr Normi Mohd Yahaya
Universiti Sains Malaysia Studies on the biosynthesis of Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) by a locally isolated bacterium and genetic analysis of the PHA Synthase Gene
12. (09/G198) 25,000 Ms Lim Lay Hoon
林丽芬
  1. Assoc Prof Dr Tay Sun Tee
Universiti Malaya Mannoproteins of Cryptococcus species : Heterogeneity and potential for diagnostic application
13. (09/G26) 20,000 Dr Sim Kooi Mow
沈桂茂
  1. Dr Anthony Ho Siong Hock
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Synthesis, characterization, antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of new 1, 2, 4 - triazole Schiff and Mannich bases
14.(09/G170) 20,000 Ms Shalini Sree Kumar
  1. Prof Ammu Radhakrishnan
International Medical University Elucidating the role of T- regulatory cells in regulating immune response in a murine breast cancer model
Total: 360,000

2008 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. (08/G74) 60,000 (TSF) Dr Yap Seong Ling
  1. Prof Wong Chiow San
Universiti Malaya Investigation of the X-ray and EUV emission of vacuum spark discharges
2. (07/G31) 30,000 (TSF) Mr Loong Shih Keng
  1. Assoc Prof Jamal I-Ching Sam
  2. Dr Chan Yoke Fun
Universiti Malaya Quantitative estimation of Chikungunya virus replication kinetics in different cell lines
3. (08/G78) 26,000 (TSF) Mr Raja Kumar Vadivelu Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Multi-electrode recordings from organotypic cortical slice cultures : spontaneous and evoked activities
4. (08/G51) 25,000 (TSF) Dr Lim Chan Kiang
  1. Asoc Prof Lim Yang Mooi
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Synthesis of new xanthone analogues and their pharmacological activity
5. (08/G15) 25,000 Dr Wee Suk Ling
  1. Prof Dr Kamarrudin Mat Salleh
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Floral odour composition of Rafflesia cantleyi (Rafflesiaceae) and its ecological significance in pollination biology
6. (08/G19) 25,000 Dr Chong Tet Vun
  1. Prof Dr Ismail Sahid
Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) Identification of Allelochemicals of Dicranopteris line
7. (08/G47) 25,000 Dr Zulhilmi Bin Ismail
  1. Dr Sobri Bin Harun
  2. Mr Zulkiflee Bin Ibrahim
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Flood water level influenced by trees and vegetation along the edge of floodplain in case of river flooding.
8. (08/G53) 22,000 Ms Lim Pei San
  1. Dr Choo Quok Cheong
  2. Dr Chew Choy Hoong
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Phylogenetic diversity of nitrogen fixation genes in microbial community of diverse Malaysian soil environment
9. (08/G21) 20,000 Ms Kee Chin Hui
  1. Assoc Prof Azhar Bin Ariffin
Universiti Malaya Synthesis and manipulation of unusual stilbenes and dendrimers.
10. (08/G27) 20,000 Mohd Hairul Ab Rahim
  1. Dr Janna Ong Abdullah @ Ong Weoi Choo
  2. Dr Parameswari a/p Namasivayam
Universiti Putra Malaysia Screening and identification of fragrant-related cDNAs in Vanda Mimi Palmer by differential hybridization
11. 08/G50) 20,000 Asst Prof Dr Ramesh T Subramaniam Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Novel poly (vinyl chloride) based composite polymer electrolytes consisting of ionic liquid in an approach towards environmentally friendly energy sources
12. (08/G58) 20,000 Mr Nik Azmi Bin Nik Mahmood
  1. Dr Mohd Nazlee Faisal Md Ghazali
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Bioconversion of ferulic acid to vanillin by using locally isolated bacillus sp.
    Total: 318,000

    2007 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. (07/G72) 30,000 (TSF) Dr Ng Yong Foo
    1. Prof Dr Idris Abd Ghani
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Taxonomy and Biolory of Pests Thrips (Thysanoptera) on Orchids (Orchidaceae) from Peninsular Malaysia, and Development of Identification System in CD-ROM for Diagnostic Tool
    2. (07/G31) 25,000 (TSF) Mr Daicus Anak Belabut Universiti Malaya The Ecology and Biology of Genus Microhyla Tshcudi, 1838 in the Peninsular Malaysia
    3. (07/G59) 25,000 (TSF) Dr Chan Kok Gan Universiti Malaya Molecular Studies on Quorum Quenching System in Soil Bacteria
    4. (07/G77) 25,000 (TSF) Dr Tai Cheh Chin
    1. Dr Geok yuan Annie Tan
    Universiti Malaya Detecting and Monitoring Haematogenous Pathogens in Peri-Prosthetic Infection of Hip and Knee Joints
    5. (07/G51) 20,000 (TSF) Dr Ha Sie Tiong
    1. Prof Yeap Guan Yeow
    2. Prof Boey Peng Lim
    Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Synthesis and Liquid Crystal Properties of some Benzothiazole Derivatives
    6. (07/G73) 20,000 Mr Mahenderan Appukutty
    1. Dr Kalavathy Ramasamy
    Universiti Teknologi MARA Effect of Exercise and Probiotics Supplementation on Immune Response to Tetanus Toxoid in a Mouse Model
    7. (07/G17) 30,000 Ms Lim King Ting
    1. Prof Dr Thong Kwai Lin
    2. Dr Rohani Ms Yasin
    Universiti Malaya Determination of the Beta-Lactam resistance mechanisms in E.coli and Klebsiella sp.
    8. (07/G36) 30,000 Ms Wong Shew Fung
    1. Prof Mak Joon Wah
    2. Dr Ho Tze Ming
    International Medical University Production of recombinant Allergens for the Detection and Diagnosis of House Dust Mite (HDM) Allergies
    9. (07/G43) 25,000 Mr Lee Lin Kiat
    1. Prof Dr Peh Suat Cheng
    Universiti Malaya Epstein - Barr Virus Latent Membrane Proteins in Hodgkin's Lymphoma Immunology and Survival.
    10. (07/G41) 20,000 Mr Tay Kheng Soo
    1. Prof Dr Mhd. Radzi Bin Abas
    2. Prof Noorsaadah Abd Rahman
    Universiti Malaya Degradation of Biorecalcitrant Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) by Ozone Oxidation.
    11. (07/G46) 20,000 Dr Teh Ser Huy
    1. Assoc Prof Zulqarnain Muhamed
    2. Assoc Prof Fong Mun Yik
    Universiti Malaya The Production of Recombinant Erythropoietin in Pichia Pastoris by Fermentation
    12. (07/G63) 20,000 Mr Yam Mun Fei
    1. Prof Mohd Zaini B Asmawi
    2. Assoc Prof Mariam Bt Ahmad
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Development of a new and mpore sensitive Analgesymeter for Screening Analgesic,Anti-inflammatory and Anti-Arthritic Drugs
    13. (07/G69) 15,000 Ms Tiong Kai Hung
    1. Dr Ong Chin Eng
    2. Dr Yiap Beow Chin
    International Medical University Cytochrome P450 2A6 (CYP2A6) : in vitro studies on Genetic Polymorphism and Drug-Flavonoid Interactions
    Total: 305,000

    2006 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. (05/G63) 30,000 (TSF) Ms Rozilawati Binti Harun
    1. Dr Rohani Binti Ahmad
    2. Dr Lee Han Lim
    Institute for Medical Research Studies on Chikungunya virus infection in mosquitoes
    2. (06/G33) 30,000 (TSF) Asst Prof Dr Chew Kerlit
    1. Dr Liang Meng Suan
    2. Mr Yeap Kim Ho
    Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman A study on the sensing mechanisms of solid state chemical gas sensors for high temperature operations
    3. (06/G94) 30,000 (TSF) Ms Chew Guat Siew
    1. Prof Tengku Sifzizul Tengku Muhammad
    Universiti Sains Malaysia In search of signal transduction pathways that mediate the cytokine inhibitory effect on PPARα gene expression in liver : Towards elucidation of molecular mechanisms of the development of Atherosclerosis
    4. (06/G130) 30,000 (TSF) Ms Ng Woan Shien
    1. Dr Gan Sook Yee
    2. Prof Dr Phang Siew Moi
    Universiti Malaya Molecular Taxonomy and Phylogenetic Analysis of Malaysian Sargassum species (Sargassaceae, Fucales)
    5. (06/G69) 25,000 (TSF) Ir Dr Cheong Kuan Yew
    1. Ms Khatijah Aisha Yaacob
    2. Dr Zainovia Lockman
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Development of Silicon Carbide (SiC) Nanowire for Nano-electronic Applications
    6. (06/G49) 30,000 Ms Cindy Teh Shuan Ju
    1. Dr Thong Kwai Lin
    Universiti Malaya Development of DNA and protein based assays for Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi A
    7. (06/G10) 25,000 Dr Mohd Taufik Hidayat Baharuldin
    1. Dr Sharida Fakurazi
    2. Dr Zulkhairi Amom
    Universiti Putra Malaysia A Study On Cannabinoid Receptor Activation : A potential combination Analgesic Therapy
    8. (06/G37) 25,000 Ms Lim Ya Li
    1. Assoc Prof Jugah Kadir
    Universiti Putra Malaysia Study of Diversity in Pomelo Rhizosphere and their potential as Biological Control Agents
    9. (06/G133) 25,000 Dr Wong Nyet Kui Universiti Malaysia Sabah Glycomics study on immunosuppressive glycoproteins : Tamm Horsfall glycoprotein and uromodulin
    10. (06/G20) 20,000 Mr Cheah Tead Weng
    1. Dr Ruslan Abdullah
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Production of very long chain polyunsaturated omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in Maize
    11. (06/G22) 20,000 Dr Phebe Ding
    1. Dr Hamid Sulaiman
    Universiti Putra Malaysia Betacyanin Pigments and Colour expression in Red- Flesh Pitaya (Hylocereus polyrhizus)
    Total: 290,000

    2005 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. (05/G10) 30,000 (TSF) Mr Yong Kien Thai Universiti Malaya Taxonomic revision and cladistic analysis of Family Orthotrichaceae (Musci) in Peninsula Malaysia and adjacent regions
    2. (05/G137) 25,000 (TSF) Ms Maria Lourdes T Lardizabal
    1. Prof Dr Mohd Sofian Azirun
    Universiti Malaya Toxicology studies of plant extractives from Azadirachta Excelsa (Jack.) against house flies (Musca Domestica)
    3. (05/G84) 25,000 (TSF) Ms Nazura Binti Zainuddin
    1. Assoc Prof Siti Aisah Alias
    2. Dr Lee Choon Weng
    Universiti Malaya Isolation and characterization of biologically active metabolites from marine fungi
    4. (05/G54) 20,000 (TSF) Mr Lai Wei Hong
    1. Dr Mahanem Mat Noor
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Molecular characterization of putative M1 position involve in Sperm-Egg fusion
    5. (05/G35) 20,000 (TSF) Ms Rita Ling Hui Lian
    1. Assoc Prof Mary Anne Tan Jin Ai
    2. Assoc Prof Dr Umah Rani Kuppusamy
    Universiti Malaya Oxidative stress and antioxidant status in β-thalassaemia major in the University of Malaya Medical Centre
    6. (05/G109) 20,000 (TSF) Mrs Nor Hayati Binti Abdullah
    1. Dr Ling Sui Kiong
    2. Mrs Mazura Md Pisar
    Forest Research Institute Malaysia Chemical analysis of Prismatomeris malayana and its anti-inflammatory activity
    7. (05/G6) 30,000 Dr Sulaiman Wadi Harun
    1. Dr Mohd Ridzuan Mokhtar
    2. Mr Hairul Azhar Abd Rashid
    Multimedia University Thulium-doped fiber amplifier : Fundamental studies
    8. (05/G22) 20,000 Asst. Prof Dr Teh Geok Bee
    1. Asst. Prof Dr Saravanan Nagalingam
    Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Investigation of Silicon Nanocrystals : Synthesis, Structural and Properties Characterisations
    9. (05/G39) 20,000 Dr Sreeramanan Subramaniam
    1. Prof Dr Helen Nair
    Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology Genetic engineering of Phalaenopsis orchid for fungal disease resistance
    10. (05/G44) 20,000 Ms Sew Yun Shin
    1. Dr Vilasini Pillai
    2. Dr Tan Chon Seng
    Malaysian Agricultural Research & Development Institute Molecular farming of Transgenic Papaya for production of recombinant Hepatitis B Virus surface Antigen (HBsAg)
    11. (05/G3) 15,000 Dr Chow Wen Shyang Universiti Sains Malaysia High Performance Recyclable Poly (butylene terephthalate)/Organo-Montmorillonite Nanocomposites
    12. (05/G16) 15,000 Dr Hii Yii Siang
    1. Prof Law Ah Theem
    Kolej Universiti Sains dan Teknologi Malaysia The study of a Symbiotic Bacterial interaction in Biodegradation of Tapis A Crude Oil
    13. (05/G71) 15,000 Ms Lee Hooi Ling
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Mohamad Abu Bakar
    2. Prof Dr Jamil Ismail
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Synthesis and characterization of inorganic-organic nanocomposites comprising metal chalcogenides (CuS & CdS) and mesogenic diols liquid crystals as well as their polymers for photonic applications
    14. (05/G47) 15,000 Mr Hee Chee Seng
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Ammu KC Radhakrishnan
    2. Dr Gun Suk Chyn
    International Medical Universtity Comparison of the relationship between the Expression of IL-12 Beta-2 Receptor (IL-12β2R) and CD 30 on surface of T-Lymphocytes and Disease Manifestation in Systemic Lupus Erythemathosus (SLE) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) patients from Hospital Seremban - a Pilot Study
    15. (05/G59) 15,000 Ms Chai Mee Kin
    1. Prof Tan Guan Huat
    2. Ms Asha Kumari
    Universiti Tenaga Nasional Trace Analysis of Organic by Gas Chromatography and Liquid Chromatography
    16. (05/G89) 15,000 Ms Josephine Liew Ying Chyi
    1. Assoc Prof Zainal Abidin Talib
    2. Prof Wan Mahmood Mat Yunus
    Universiti Putra Malaysia Structure and Electron-Phonon interaction studies in CuSe and SnSe based Semi-conductor compounds
    Total: 320,000

    2004 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. (04/G30) 35,000 (TSF) Ms Salwana Binti Md Hassan
    1. Dr Chua Kek Heng
    2. Prof Thong Kwai Lin
    3. Prof Savithri Devi Ampalam Puthucheary
    Universiti Malaya Molecular analysis of Burkholderia pseudomallei
    2. (04/G24) 30,000 (TSF) Ms Yew Saw Peng
    1. Dr K Sudesh Kumar
    2. Assoc Prof Mohd Nazalan Mohd Najimudin
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Molecular characterization of Polyhydroxyalkanoate Biosynthesis Genes of Cyanobacteria : Towards Photosynthetic production of Bioplastic
    3. (04/G67) 30,000 (TSF) Ms Sim Yoke Leng
    1. Dr Azhar Ariffin
    Universiti Malaya Kinetics and mechanism of cleavage of N-Substituted Phthalimides and Phthalamic acids in mixed Aqueous - Organic solvent
    4. (04/G80) 25,000 (TSF) Ms Chew Guat Siew
    1. Assoc Prof Tengku Sifzizul Tengku Muhammad
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Differential regulation of (PPARs) family in murine J774.2 macrophage cell line by cytokines : Molecular mechanisms of Atherosclerosis
    5. (04/G20) 35,000 Ms Mok Pooi Ling
    1. Prof Cheong Soon Keng
    Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia In vitro Expression of Erythropoietin by human Mesenchymal Stem cells
    6. (04/G23) 35,000 Ms Christabel Loni Anak Jiram
    1. Prof Dr Vikineswary Sabaratnam
    2. Prof Dr Thong Kwai Lin
    Universiti Malaya Biological and chemical diversity of Actinomycetes from coral reefs marine organisms of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia
    7.(04/G49) 35,000 Dr Latifah Binti Saiful Yazan
    1. Assoc Prof Raha Binti AbdulRahim
    Universiti Putra Malaysia The mechanisms of damnacanthal-induced apoptotic cell death in the T-Lymphoblastic leukaemia cells (CEM-SS)
    8. (04/G58) 35,000 Ms Goh Fen-Ning
    1. Prof Ngeow Yun Fong
    2. Dr Stacey Yong Foong Yee
    Universiti Malaya Development of a rapid detection and quantification assay for Legionella Pneumophila
    9.(04/G16) 30,000 Mr Chan Kah Yoong
    1. Dr Teo Bee San
    Multimedia University Optimisation of Diffusion Barrier Liners for Copper Metallization
    Total: 290,000

    2003 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. (03/G22) 30,000 (TSF) Mr Ho Kian Kheong
    1. Assoc Prof Mary Anne Tan Jin Ai
    Universiti Malaya Chromosomal Abnormalities in confined Placental Mosaicism and uniparental disomy associated with pregnancy loss
    2. (03/G50) 30,00 (TSF) Dr Siti Nursheena Mohd Zain
    1. Dr Zulqarnain Mohamed
    Universiti Malaya Susceptibility and molecular characterization study of the plant nematode disease towards cultivated and wild banana plants
    3. (03/G33) 25,000 (TSF) Ms Ang Lee Fung
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Peh Kok Khiang
    2. Assoc Prof Dr Tham Sock Ying
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Investigation of Chitosan as an immobilization matrix for enzyme
    4. (03/G46) 25,000 (TSF) Ms Ida Shazrina Ismail
    1. Dr Tengku Sifzizul Tengku Muhammad
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Molecular characterization of Bovine Peroxisome Proliferator activated Receptor-Gamma2 (PPARy2) Promoter
    5. (03/G54) 25,000 (TSF) Ms Danley Loh
    1. Assoc Prof Mohd Razip Samian
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Studies on secretion system of Pichia pastoris : The role of signal peptides in facilitating secretion of product payload
    6. (03/G64) 30,000 Dr Sharida Binti Fakurazi
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Fauziah Othman
    Universiti Putra Malaysia Mitochondria ultrastructural study following diclofenac and ibuprofen treatment
    7. (03/G51) 20,000 Ms Chee Jiun Yee
    1. Dr K Sudesh Kumar
    2. Assoc Prof Mohd Razip Samian
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Production and characterization of novel polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHAs) from locally isolated micro-organisms
    Total: 185,000

    2002 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. (02/G9) 50,000 (TSF) Dr Lee Ping-Chin
    1. Ho Coy Choke
    Universiti Malaysia Sabah Serine/Threonine Kinases and their inhibitors in Mycobacterium and Streptomyces
    2. (02/G15) 40,000 (TSF) Ms Wee Yong Chui
    1. Assoc Prof Mary Anne Tan Jin Ai
    2. Assoc Prof Dr Teresa Chow Wai Peng
    Universiti Malaya Haematological and Molecular characterization (Prevalent study) of Alpha Thalassaemia in Malaysia
    3. (02/G42) 35,000 (TSF) Mr Yong Thian Khok
    1. Assoc Prof Teo Bee San
    2. Prof Tou Teck Yong
    Multimedia University Conducting and transparent Thin Films on Plastic Substrate for Organic Light emitting devices
    4. (02/G33) 25,000 (TSF) Mr Yeoh Fei Yee
    1. Prof Radzali Othman
    2. Dr Azizan Aziz
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Synthesis and characterization of Advance Nanostructure Pyroelectric Smart Material
    5. (02/G38) 30,000 Mr Eugene Ong Boon Beng
    1. Assoc Prof Mohd Nazalan Najimudin
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Cloning, expression and characterization of the Bacillus subtilis alsR regulatory protein
    6. (02/G43) 30,000 Ms Noor Arniwati Binti Mat Daud
    1. Dr Wan Kiew Lian
    2. Assoc Prof Salmijah Surif
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Generation and analysis of EST in blood cockles, Anadara granosa exposed to heavy metals
    7. (02/G37) 25,000 Mr Sim Lim Chong
    1. Dr Azizan Bin Aziz
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Fabrication of New Generation Thermal Interface Materials, to be used in the Electronic Industries
    Total: 235,000

    2001 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. (01/G10) 30,000 (TSF) Ms Lim Chui Hun
    1. Sifzizul Tengku Muhammad
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Molecular characterization of human promoter elements of Peroxisome Proliferator Activated Receptor-Gamma (PPARy).
    2.(01/G5) 30,000 (TSF) Mr Tan Chin Jye
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Vikineswary Sabaratnam
    Universiti Malaya Chemical and Biological characterization of indigenous Actinomycetes isolated from marine organisms of West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia.
    3. (01/G11) 30,000 (TSF) Ms Tai Yan Chin
    1. Prof Dr Peh Suat Cheng
    Universiti Malaya Characterisation of genetic alterations in the lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT).
    4. (01/G17) 30,000 (TSF) Dr Hairul Azman @ Amir Hamzah Bin Roslan Represented by Prof Dr Mohd Azib Salleh
    1. Mr Mohd Hasnain Mohd Hussain
    2. Prof Dr Mohd Azib Salleh
    Universiti Malaysia Sarawak The characterization of the Starch Biosynthesis pathway of Sago palms.
    5. (01/G47) 20,000 Dr Geeta Selvarajah INTI College Malaysia A genetic characterization of Jasminum species found in Malaysia.
    6. (01/G1) 20,000 Mdm Mariana Hj Ahamad
    1. Dr Ho Tze Min
    Institute for Medical Research Distribution of mites, weevil and their allergen level in rice and its raw processed products in Malaysia.
    7. (01/G21) 20,000 Dr Ho Chai Ling
    1. Prof Dr Phang Siew Moi
    Universiti Putra Malaysia Genetic engineering of seaweed for better properties of alginate : Molecular cloning of mannuronan C-5-epimerase from brown alga, Sargassum binderii.
    8. (01/G54) 20,000 Ms Norazizah Shafee
    1. Assoc Prof Sazaly Abu Bakar
    Universiti Malaya Investigation of the role of divalent cations in Dengue virus-induced apoptotic pathway.
    9. (01/G57) 20,000 Ms Chee Hui Yee
    1. Assoc Prof Sazaly Abu Bakar
    2. Ms Cheah Chen Yee
    Universiti Malaya Molecular investigation of Dengue virus-cell interactions.
    10. (01/G33) 15,000 Dr Chong Shu Chien @ Alexander
    1. Tengku Sifzizul Bin Tengku Muhammad
    2. Dr Roshada Hashim
    3. Dr Ahyaudin Bin Ali
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Characterisation and isolation of useful substances from mucus secretion of a fish species demonstrating 'milking' behaviour.
    Total: 235,000

    2000 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. (00/G8) 30,000 (TSF) Dr Choong Chee Yen (Absent)
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Wickneswari Ratnam
    2. Dr Kalaivani Nadarajah
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Establishment of cDNA library for sex determination in Calamus manan.
    2. (00/G15) 30,000 (TSF) Dr Ishak Ahmad
    1. Prof Dr Ibrahim Abdullah
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Surface modification of the aramid fibres to improve adhesion to natural rubber and thermoplastic natural rubber (TPNR) matrix composites.
    3. (00/G17) 30,000 (TSF) Dr Kamaruzzaman Bin Yunus
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Noor Azhar B Mohd Shazili
    2. Prof Law Ah Theem
    University College of Terengganu Sedimentary record of paleoproductivity in the mangrove forest sediments.
    4. (00/G18) 30,000 (TSF) Ms Shaminie d/o Jairaman
    1. Prof Peh Suat Cheng
    Universiti Malaya Identification of markers involved in histological progression and transformation of follicular lymphoma.
    5. (00/G9) 30,000 Dr Kalaivani Nadarajah
    1. Prof Dr Ismail Bin Ahmad
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Cloning of movement protein (MP) from Malaysian strains of cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) and its transformation into tobacco plants in the antisense orientation.
    6. (00/G14) 30,000 Mr Tan Eng Lai
    1. Dr Sam Choon Kook
    Universiti Malaya A study on the DNA sequence variation of the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) oncogene, LMP-1, in relation to Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (NPC) in Malaysia.
    7. (00/G19) 30,000 Ms Chan Yee Peng Universiti Malaya sequences of Nipah virus isolates. Determination and analysis of nucleotide
    8. (00/G4) 25,000 Cik Faridah Bt Salam
    1. Dr Engku Azahan Engku Ahmed Malaysian
    Agricultural Research and Development Institute MARDI Development of diagnostic enzyme immunoassay screening kit for the detection of chemical residues in livestock products.
    9. (00/G23) 25,000 Mr Choo Quok Cheong
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Nazalan Najimudin
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Regulation of nitrogen fixation (nif) genes from Paenibacillus azotofixans.
    10. (00/G1) 20,000 Mr Ho Wei Seng
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Wickneswari
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Effects of selective logging on genetic diversity of Shorea curtisii and Shorea singkawang in tropical forests.
    11. (00/G29) 20,000 Mr Liew Hong Hooi
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Rohani Abdul Kadir
    2. Dr Hasidah Mohd Sidek
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia The role membrane bound proteins in Plasmodium berghei infection.
    Total: 300,000

    1999 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. (99/G13) 30,000 (TSF) Ms Kim Lian Hua
    1. Assoc Prof Peh Suat Cheng
    Universiti Malaya Cell Death and Proliferation in Hodgkin's Lymphoma and Related Diseases
    2. (99/G18) 30,000 (TSF) Puan Nazni Bt Hj Wasi Ahmad
    1. Mr Lee Han Lim
    2. Dr Indra Vythilingam
    Institute for Medical Research Detection of Bancroftian Filarial Worm Infection in Urban Culex Quinquefasciatus Adults and the Susceptibility Status of Cx. Quinquefasciatus to Insecticides
    3. (99/G52) 30,000 (TSF) Dr Tengku Sifzizul bin Tengku Muhammad Universiti Sains Malaysia Molecular Cloning and Mapping of the 5' Flanking Region of Bovine Lipoprotein Lipase
    4. (99/G20) 30,000 (TSF) Dr Fong Mun Yik
    邝万益
    1. Prof Koh Chong Lek
    2. Prof Dato' Dr Khairul Anuar Abdullah
    Universiti Malaya Molecular Approach to determine the target site of the drug atovaquone in Toxoplasma gondii
    5. (99/G39) 25,000 (TSF) Dr Nhareet Somchit
    1. Dr Zuraini Ahmad
    Universiti Putra Malaysia Mechanism of Toxicity and Apoptosis of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
    Note : (TSF) - Funds donated by Toray Science Foundation, Japan.
    6. (99/G23) 35,000 Dr Hirzun Mohd Yusof Universiti Putra Malaysia Development of genetically engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae by fusion of a-amylase and glucoamylase gene with surface coat protein for sago starch hydrolysis
    7. (99/G26) 30,000 Ms Tey Wan Chee Universiti Malaya Molecular Characterization of a leuB-Complementing DNA from Thermus ruber in Escherichia coli
    8. (99/G38) 30,000 Ms Azlina Bt Ahmad
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Halimah Abdullah Sani
    2. Assoc Prof Dr Rohani Abdul Kadir
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Red Blood Cell Cytoskeletal Proteins in B-Thalassaemia trait associated resistance to malarial infection
    9. (99/G24) 20,000 Mr Mohd Khadri Shahar
    1. Mr Lee Han Lim
    Institute for Medical Research Laboratory and Field Studies of Sandflies in relation to Bionomic and Infection of Leishmania Parasites
    10. (99/G50) 20,000 Ms Aileen Tan Shau Hwai Universiti Sains Malaysia The Development and Research into the production of fast growing triploid oysters for Malaysian food industry
    Total: 280,000

    1998 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. (98/G43) 40,000 (TSF) Dr Mahanem Mat Noor [30] Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Characterisation of putative fusion protein involved in mammalian gamete fusion.
    2. (98/G29) 40,000 (TSF) Ms Ling Shui Nyuk [27] Universiti Malaya Molecular characterization of a multiple antibiotic resistance transposon from Salmonella typhi.
    3. (98/G45) 35,000 (TSF) Ms Soon Siew Choo [34]
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Sam Choon Kook Assoc Prof
    2. Dr Cheng Hwee Ming
    Universiti Malaya Epitope mapping of the tropomyosin allergen of house dust mites Dermatophagoides spp.
    4. (98/G19) 25,000 (TSF) Dr Mohd Zaid Abdullah [35]
    1. Dr Mohd Nawawi Mohd Nordin [39]
    2. Prof R K Subraniam
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Development of microwave borehole tomography (MBT) system for geophysical applications.
    5. (98/G8) 35,000 Assoc Prof Dr Sahrim Hj Ahmad [38]
    1. Assoc Prof Mustaffa Hj Abdullah
    2. Prof Dr Ibrahim Abdullah
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Microwave magnetic and dielectric properties of ferrite thermoplastic natural rubber (TPNR) composites.
    6. (98/G34) 35,000 Dr Hasidah Mohd Sidek [38]
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Rohani Abdul Kadir [47]
    2. Dr Halimah Abdullah Sani
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia The role of tyrosine phosphorylation in malarial infection.
    7. (98/G23) 30,000 Dr Noorlidah Abdullah [37]
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Rosna Mat Taha
    2. Dr Vickineswary Sabaratnam
    Universiti Malaya Application of Biotechnology in strain selection and development of selected edible mushroom for commercial production.
    8. (98/G58) 30,000 Ms Rahizan Issa [38] Institute for Medical Research Detection and characterisation of endonuclease activity of mycobacterial inteins.
    9. (98/G12) 25,000 Dr Rusli Daik [28]
    1. Dr Musa Ahmad
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Synthesis of photoluminescent polymeric materials and its application for optical fibre sensor development.
    Total: 295,000

    1997 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. (G16) 50,000 (TSF) Dr Ayub Mohd Yatim [38]
    1. Dr Osman Hassan
    2. Dr Mohd Khan Ayob
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Effects of L-carnitine on the metabolisms and detoxification of aflatoxin B1 in freshly isolated hepatocytes.
    2. (G5) 40,000 (TSF) Dr Iskandar Idris Yaacob [30]
    1. Dr Aishah Isnin
    SIRIM Berhad Synthesis of magnetic oxide nanomaterials in water-in-oil microemulsions for high density magnetic recording devices.
    3. (G19) 30,000 (TSF) Dr Siti Aisah Alias [31]
    1. Ms Norlidah Abdullah
    Universiti Malaya Integration of ultrastructural and molecular apporach in delineating selected marine fungal phylogenies.
    4. (G21) 50,000 Ms Sharifah Nora Asfiah Binti Syed Ibrahim [31]
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Ibrahim Che Omar
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Marine chemical ecology of associated fauna and effects of enviromental stressors on the associations.
    5. (G13) 40,000 Dr Peh Kok Khiang [30]
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Yuen Kah Hay
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Development and in vivo evaluation of a buccal bioadhesive drug delivery system.
    6. (G1) 30,000 Dr Jafri Malin Bin Dato' Hj Abdullah [34]
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Nizam Isa
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Molecular studies of genetic changes in the tumorigenesis of meningiomas and gliomas in the east coast of west Malaysia.
    7. (G7) 30,000 Dr Son Radu [35]
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Gulam Rusul
    2. Prof Mitsuaki Nishibuchi Prof Jim B Kaper
    Universiti Putra Malaysia Prevalence and molecular characterization of enterohemorrhagic escherichia coli 0157:H7.
    8. (G9) 30,000 Dr Wan Kiew Lian [29]
    1. Prof Mohd Sanusi Jangi
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Expressed sequence tags: an approach to gene discovery in Eimeria tenella.
    9. (G20) 30,000 Dr Zamri Zainal [29] Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Molecular biology of chili (Capsicum annum) fruit ripening.
    Total: 330,000

    1996 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. (G11) 45,000 (TSF) Assoc Prof Dr Kurunathan Ratnavelu (38) Universiti Malaya Elastic Scattering of Positrons (Electrons) by Bound Atoms.
    2. (G12) 45,000 (TSF) Pn Kamisah Bt Mohamad Mahbor (28) Absent, but represented by co-applicant, En Mohd Ali
    1. En Mohd Ali Sulaiman
    2. En Razali Idris
    3. Pn Salina Sharifudin
    4. Pn Kalsom Mohd Ghazalli
    Standard & Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM) Development of Polymer Electrolyte.
    3. (G6) 35,000 (TSF)
    10,000 (MTSF)
    Dr Yeap Guan Yeow (33)
    In Japan, but represented by co-applicant, Dr Norani.
    1. Dr Norani Muti Mohamed
    Universiti Sains Malaysia A Study on the New Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) Thin Films.
    4. (G1) 50,000 Dr Norazmi Mohd Nor (34) Absent, but represented by co-applicant, Assoc Prof Dr Zainul Fadziruddin Zainuddin.
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Zainul Fadziruddin Zainuddin (35)
    Universiti Sains Malaysia Construction of Recombinant M Bovis BCG Containing the Erythrocyte Binding Antigen (EBA) of P Faciparum - Potential Use as a Malarial Vaccine.
    5. (G3) 45,000 Dr Ang Hooi Hoon (32) Universiti Sains Malaysia Studies on the Medicinal Properties of Eurycoma Longifolia Jack (Tongkat Ali).
    6. (G20) 45,000 Assoc Prof Dr Mohd DanialYahya (39)
    1. Prof Dr Bohari Mohd Yamin
    2. Prof Dr Ismail Ahmad
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Development of Anti-Tumour Heteroconjugates Using Novel Ferrocene/Ferrocenium Compounds.
    Total: 275,000

    1995 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. 50,000 Dr Ruslan Abdullah (36)
    1. Cik Asiah Nasution Suhaimi
    2. Cik Alizah Zainal
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Genetic Transformation of Rice for Tungro Virus Resistance
    2. 45,000 Dr G Suresh Kumar (34)
    1. Dr Mak Joon Wah
    2. Prof Khairul Anuar
    3. Prof Yong Hoi Sen
    Universiti Malaya Immunological and Pathological Studies in Blastocystis Hominis
    3. 40,000 Assoc Prof Dr Omar Bin Shawkataly (38) Universiti Sains Malaysia Reactivity of Some Group 8 Cluster Carbonyls Towards Small Molecules
    4. 55,000 Assoc Prof Rahmah Mohamed (38)
    1. Dr Sheila Nathan
    2. Prof Mohammed Noor Embi
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Studies on the Protease Gene of Pseudomonas Pseudomallei
    5. 45,000 Pn Farah Diba Abu Bakar (31)
    1. Prof Patrick Alexander Sullivan
    2. Prof Mohammed Omar
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Molecular Approaches in the Control of the Fungal Plant Pathogen, Glomerella Cingulata
    6. 40,000 Dr Nakisah Mat Amin (39)
    1. Dr Abdul Manaf Ali
    Universiti Pertanian Malaysia The Mechanism of Action of Some Medicinal Plant Extracts on Amoebae
    7 40,000 Dr Rubiyah Bte Yusof (34)
    1. Assoc Prof Dr Marzuki Bin Khalid
    2. En M Basheer Abdullah
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia An Intelligent Based Self-Tuning PID Controller
    8. 40,000 Dr Sheila Nathan (32)
    1. Dr Khalifah Sidik
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Studies on DNA Repair Related Disorders
    Total: 355,000

    1994 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. 47,500 (TSF) Dr Muney ak Serit
    1. Dr Laily B Din
    2. Dr Sulaiman B Hanapi
    3. Mr Fasihuddin B Ahmad
    4. Mr Othman B Bojo
    Universiti Malaysia Sarawak Prospecting for Pesticidal compounds from plants against insects
    2. 45,000 (TSF) Dr Rahmah Noordin Assoc Prof Dr Khairul Anuar Universiti Sains Malaysia Identification of Putative Protective 3rd stage Larvae Antigen(s) of Brugia Malayi
    3. 35,000(TSF) Dr Kim Kah Hwi Assoc Prof M Afandi Muhamad Universiti Malaya Electrophysiological and Neuropharma-cological studies on purified toxin from plants, marine fishes, algae, snakes and bacteria
    4. 50,000 Dr Wan Mahmood Mat Yunus
    1. Mohd Maarof Moksin
    2. Zainal Abidin Talib
    3. Azmi Zakaria
    4. Zadan Abdul Wahab
    Universiti Pertanian Malaysia Photoacoustic investigation of surface plasmons polaritons in silver interfaces
    5. 50,000 Dr Mahiran Basri Assoc Prof Dr Kamaruzaman Universiti Pertanian Malaysia Designing Enzyme to improve its Stereoselectivity for use as Bio-catalysts in organic synthesis
    6. 50,000 Dr Shahidan B Radiman Nil Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Phase characterization of Ternary surfactant mixtures
    7. 47,500 Dr Roslan Abd Shukor
    1. Prof Dr Baharudin Yatim Dr Abdul Rahman Omar
    2. Dr Ahmad Zaharim Abd Aziz
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Formation and Optimization of Thallium cuprates high temperature supercoductor
    Total:325,000