Vacancy for MSc/PhD by Research. (Dr. Chua Eng Wee). (filled)

We are looking for a highly motivated postgraduate student to undertake a master/PhDprojecton pharmacogenetics. In this project, we will use the CRISPR-Cas gene-editing system to create mutants ofa neuronal cell line; then, we will use the mutants to examine the link between genetic variation and the neuroprotective effect of caffeine.

Preference will be given to applicants with a basic/master’s degree in health science such as Biomedicine, Pharmacy, or any other related subject, with a minimum CGPA above 3.0 and decent English proficiency (MUET, IELTS, or TOEFL). The candidate needs to have a strong interest in molecular genetics, and be passionate about research, self-motivated, and able to work independently.

Appointment period: Full time: 2-3 years (4-6 semesters); monthly stipends will be given.

Commencement date: Anytime now.

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact me (cew85911@ukm.edu.my) with your CV stating your qualification and experience. Do include a list of publications (if any), conference presentation (if any), or undergraduate research project reports. Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.