Vacancy for a MSc candidate

UMBI is looking for a 1x full-time MSc candidate working on cancer research.

Project duration: 2 years

Project Grant: Dana Impak Perdana UKM

Stipend: 1-2 years stipend will be given (RM1600-1800). Candidates who have scholarship/fellowship are encouraged to apply but not required.

Project location: UMBI, PPUKM Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.

Dateline: 15 August 2019


  1. cGPA >3.0
  2. Degree in Molecular Medicine, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics, or related fields.
  3. Candidates who have experienced in basic cell culture or basic molecular techniques and proactive in research are preferred, but not required.

Interested candidates can send their CV and COVER LETTER to En Zakaria Amnan: . For more information, please contact En Zakaria: +60391459040 or Puan Anizah: +60391459032.  Shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

Techniques that will be learned: Tissue culture, cloning, CRISPR/Cas gene editing tools, western blotting, fluorescence microscopy.

Summary of Project: The objective of this exciting project is to unravel the mechanisms that govern the secretion of AGR2 and understand how the extracellular AGR2 promotes tumorigenesis. In brief, this project will utilize the human breast cancer cell lines as the study model and comprised of several state-of-the-art laboratory techniques that include genetic screening using the latest gene editing tool CRISPR, genetic engineering, fluorescence cells imaging and in vitro functional assays. Eldorado is the best real money casino online for Ukrainian players worldwide. Candidates will join the team of enthusiastic researchers and staff and will expose to multi-disciplinary techniques. This project is in collaboration with Prof Ted Hupp from University of Edinburgh, UK.