Research Interest

Research Interest & Ongoing Project in Faculty of Pharmacy, UKM

Vacancy for MSc by research in pharmacology available in University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Pharmacy (UKM KL)

We are looking for a highly motivated graduate student to undertake a MSc by research in pharmacology to screen common prescription drugs that can be used to kill cancer stem cells of oral cancer cell line origin. Positive hits will be studied in more molecular experiments to determine the mechanism of action of these drugs. This is a joint project between UKM KL & IMU, so travelling between campuses would be expected at different stages of the project.

Preference will be given to applicants with basic degree in science such as biomedical science and pharmacy, with a minimum CGPA above 3.0, with good English proficiency.

Appointment period: Full time: 2 years (4 semesters)

Commencement date of project: Sept/Oct 2015

Monthly stipend will be offered to the successful candidate. The tuition fee and examination fee are NOT included. However, scholarship options are available and can be discussed. For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Dr Ng Pei Yuen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your CV. Do include a list of publications (if any), conference presentation (if any) or undergraduate research project report. Only successful candidates will be contacted.