NeuroBiology & Genetics Group

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia

BOARD OF GLORY

Awards, Scholarships and Recognitions
Year 2017
  1. Third prize - Best Oral Presentation (INTERNATIONAL) Abdulridha AF. 12th Malaysia International Genetics Congress (MiGC). 25th – 27th August 2017. “The Screening of BDNF VAL66MET Polymorphism among Malaysian Diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder” A. F. Abdulridha, Y. S. Tor, S. Z. Redzun, N. A. Abdul Razaq, N. N. Razali, A. Farhana, I. M. Badamasi, H. H. Yusof, S. Z. Abidin, J. Stanslas, A. Veerakumarasivam, R. .Rosli, M. S. Lye, N. Ibrahim, K. H. Ling.
  2. MyNeuro 2017 Education Grant 2017 (INTERNATIONAL)Seth EA. An award by the Malaysian Neuroscience Society (MSN), for attending the MyNeuro2017 & 4th Federation of Asian-Oceanian Neuroscience Symposium (FAONS), held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from August 11-13, 2017. “Dysregulations in metabolic activity of neurospheres derived from embryonic Ts1Cje mouse model for Down syndrome”. Seth EA, Lee HC, Yusof HH, Cheah YK, Ho TW, Ling KH & Cheah PS.
  3. IBRO-APRC Singapore Associate School of Neuroscience (INTERNATIONAL) Seth EA. An award by the International Brain Research Organisation-Asia Pacific Research Committee (IBRO-APRC), for attending the IBRO-APRC Singapore Associate School of Neuroscience, held in National University of Singapore, Singapore from July 3-7, 2017. “Dysregulations in metabolic activity of neurospheres derived from embryonic Ts1Cje mouse model for Down syndrome”. Seth EA, Lee HC, Yusof HH, Cheah YK, Ho TW, Ling KH & Cheah PS.
  4. IBRO-APRC Singapore Associate School of Neuroscience (INTERNATIONAL)Yusof HH. An award by the International Brain Research Organisation-Asia Pacific Research Committee (IBRO-APRC), for attending the IBRO-APRC Singapore Associate School of Neuroscience, held in National University of Singapore, Singapore from July 3-7, 2017.
  5. IBRO-SfN Travel Award (INTERNATIONAL) Shahidee ZA. An award (worth USD 2,000) by the International Brain Research Organisation for attending Neuroscience 2017 meeting of Society of Neurosciences, USA, at Washington, from 11 – 15 November 2017. “Post-transcriptional regulation of miR-3099 during neurogenesis in mice” Shahidee ZA, Nordin N, Abdullah S, Cheah PS & Ling KH.
  6. IBRO-ISN Research Fellowship (INTERNATIONAL)Ling KH. An award (worth EUR 35,000) by the International Brain Research Organisation for attending 1-year research attachment at Havard Medical School from 1 December 2016 until 30 November 2017.

Year 2016
  1. IBRO/APRC Lecturer Exchange Program (INTERNATIONAL) Ling KH. Invited as a IBRO Lecturer to attend 3rd Mongolian Neuroscience Meeting, Ulan Bator, Mongolia.
  2. BNC-MSN Education Grant Awards (NATIONAL) Shahidee ZA. An award to attend 10th FENS, Copenhagen, Denmark, from 2nd to 6th July 2016. “A Mouse Embryonic Stem Cell Culture System with Stable and Regulatable Expression miR-3099: An In Vitro Approach Towards Functional Genomics Study”. Shahidee ZA, Leong JW, Nordin N, Abdullah S, Cheah PS and Ling KH.
  3. FENS-IBRO/PERC Travel grant (INTERNATIONAL) & BNC-MSN Education Grant Awards (NATIONAL) Tan KL. An award to attend 10th FENS, Copenhagen, Denmark, from 2nd to 6th July 2016. “Disrupted interferon-related molecular networks and the over-expressed Ifnar1 in the brain of adult Ts1Cje mouse model of Down syndrome”. Tan KL, Lee HC, Ling KH, Scott H, Lai MI, Vidyadaran S and Cheah PS.
  4. APSN 2016 Postgraduate Travel Grant (INTERNATIONAL) Shahidee ZA. An award by the Asian-Pacific Society for Neurochemistry (APSN), for attending the 14th Meeting of APSN, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from August 27-30. “A Mouse Embryonic Stem Cell Culture System with Stable and Regulatable Expression miR-3099: An In Vitro Approach Towards Functional Genomics Study”. Shahidee ZA, Leong JW, Nordin N, Abdullah S, Cheah PS and Ling KH.
  5. APSN 2016 Postgraduate Travel Grant (INTERNATIONAL) Lee HC. An award by the Asian-Pacific Society for Neurochemistry (APSN), for attending the 14th Meeting of APSN, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from August 27-30. “The Role of JAK-STAT Signalling Pathway Promotes Neurogenic-to-Gliogenic Shift In the Brain of Ts1Cje Mouse Model for Down syndrome”. Lee HC, Nordin N, Vidyadaran S, Cheah PS and Ling KH.
  6. IBRO/PERC International Travel Grant (INTERNATIONAL)Lee HC. An award to attend 39th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society in Japan, 20th to 22nd July 2016. “The potential role of Jak-Stat signalling pathway promotes gliogenesis in the brain of Ts1Cje mouse model for Down syndrome”. Lee HC, Nordin N, Vidyadaran S, Cheah PS and Ling KH.
  7. IBRO/APRC Associate School of Neuroscience Lee HC. A travel grant to attend the IBRO-APRC Associate School of Neuroscience which will be held at Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand, from 4-8 July, 2016. “Characterisation of Jak and Stat genes expression in the developing brain of Ts1Cje mouse model for Down syndrome” Lee HC, Nordin N, Vidyadaran S, Cheah PS & Ling KH.
  8. Excellence Service Award (UNIVERSITY) Cheah PS. For excellence service provided in the year 2015 at Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Year 2015

  1. IBRO GLOBAL Advocacy Grant Award 2015 (INTERNATIONAL)Ling KH. An award (worth EUR 5,000) by International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO).
  2. Top 10 Best Preclinical Lecturer Award (FACULTY) Cheah PS. Faculty Excellence Month 2015, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UPM. 26th – 27th August 2015.
  3. Best Postgraduate Student Award (FACULTY)Tan KL. Faculty Excellence Month 2015, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UPM. 26th – 27th August 2015.
  4. Best Postgraduate Student Award (FACULTY)U Bala. Faculty Excellence Month 2015, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UPM. 26th – 27th August 2015.
  5. Best Postgraduate Student Award (FACULTY)Shahidee ZA. Faculty Excellence Month 2015, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UPM. 26th – 27th August 2015.
  6. MGC11 Travel Award (NATIONAL)Tan KL. An award to attend the 11th Medical Genetics Congress, 12th – 13th August 2015, Perdana University, Serdang, Selangor.
  7. Best Poster Presentation (PhD category; Integrative and Clinical Sciences Awards) (FACULTY) U Bala. Faculty Excellence Month 2015, Poster Symposium, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UPM. 26th – 27th August 2015. “Ts1Cje mouse model for Down syndrome exhibits motor function deficit, the potential role of skeletal muscles and peripheral nervous system” by U.Bala, O. Fauziah, M.I. Lai, K.H. Ling & P.S. Cheah.
  8. Best Poster Presentation (Master category; Clinical Sciences Awards) (FACULTY)Lim CL. Faculty Excellence Month 2015, Poster Symposium, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UPM. 26th – 27th August 2015. “Evaluation of Satellite Cells in Down Syndrome Skeletal Muscle”. Lim CL, Ramasamy R, J. Stanslas, Ling KH & Cheah PS.
  9. Best Poster Presentation (Master category; Integrative Sciences Awards) (FACULTY)Leong MPY. Faculty Excellence Month 2015, Poster Symposium, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UPM. 26th – 27th August 2015. . “Targeted differential gene expression profiling of skeletal muscles isolated from Ts1Cje mouse model for Down Syndrome”. M.P.Y.Leong, U. Bala, R. Rosli, Cheah PS & Ling KH.
  10. Best Presentation Award (NATIONAL)Shahidee ZA. PU-CBi – APBioNet Joint Workshop Series 2015 – “Introductory Bioinformatics Workshop” from 17-25th August at Perdana University, Selangor, Malaysia.
  11. IBRO-APRC Global Neuroscience Associate School (INTERNATIONAL) Leong MPY. An award to attend Neuroscience Associate School at the National University of Singapore, Singapore from 6th-10th July, 2015.
  12. IBRO-APRC Global Neuroscience Associate School (INTERNATIONAL)Leong JW. An award to attend Neuroscience Associate School at the National University of Singapore, Singapore from 6th-10th July, 2015.
  13. First Prize - Best Poster Presentation (NATIONAL)Leong MPY. 26th Annual Scientific Meeting of Malaysian Society for Neurosciences, Weil Hotel, Ipoh, Perak, 5th to 7th May 2015. “Targeted differential gene expression profiling of skeletal muscles isolated from Ts1Cje mouse model for Down Syndrome”. M.P.Y.Leong, U. Bala, R. Rosli, Cheah PS & Ling KH.
  14. Second Prize - Best Poster Presentation (NATIONAL) Lim CL. 26th Annual Scientific Meeting of Malaysian Society for Neurosciences, Weil Hotel, Ipoh, Perak, 5th to 7th May 2015. “Evaluation of Satellite Cells in Down Syndrome Skeletal Muscle”. Lim CL, Ramasamy R, J. Stanslas, Ling KH & Cheah PS.
  15. Third Prize - Best Poster Presentation (NATIONAL)Leong JW. 26th Annual Scientific Meeting of Malaysian Society for Neurosciences, Weil Hotel, Ipoh, Perak, 5th to 7th May 2015. “Spatiotemporal expression profiling and molecular characterisation of miR-344b and miR-344c in the developing mouse brain”. Leong J.W., S. Abdullah, Ling KH & Cheah PS.
  16. IBRO-APRC Global Advocacy Travel Grant (INTERNATIONAL)Ling KH. An award to attend event at the Tata Fundamental Research Institute (TFRI), Mumbai, India from 2-4th Feb. 2015.
  17. IBRO-APRC Global Advocacy Travel Grant (INTERNATIONAL)Cheah PS. An award to attend event at the Tata Fundamental Research Institute (TFRI), Mumbai, India from 2-4th Feb. 2015.

Year 2014
  1. IBRO-APRC Advanced School of Neuroscience Award (INTERNATIONAL) - Lee HC. An award to attend Advanced School of Neuroscience, 3 September - 13 October 2014, at BRIMS, Monash University Sunway Campus, Malaysia.
  2. Best 10 Researchers Award (FACULTY) - Ling KH. Best 10 Researchers Award in conjunction with the Research Week 2014, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM. 25th – 26th June 2014.
  3. Second Prize - Best Poster Presentation (NATIONAL) - Shahidee ZA. 25th Annual Scientific Meeting of Malaysian Society for Neurosciences, Berjaya Times Square Hotel, KL, 20th – 22nd June 2014. “Analysis of DRDS & GRIN2B genes polymorphisms and their association with the development of impulse control disorder among Malaysian Parkinson’s disease patients”. ZA Shahidee, J. Ameerah, SC Chan, AX Lee, MH Noor, SY LIM, AA Azlina, PS Cheah, KH Ling & MI Norlinah.
  4. First Prize - Best Poster Presentation (Special Neuroscience Awards) (FACULTY) - Leong AJW. Research Week 2014 Poster Symposium, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UPM. 25th – 26th June 2014. “Spatiotemporal expression profiling and molecular characterisation of miR-344b in the developing mouse brain”. JW Leong, S Abdullah, KH Ling, PS Cheah.
  5. Third Prize - Best Poster Presentation (Special Neuroscience Awards) (FACULTY) - Lee HC. Research Week 2014 Poster Symposium, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UPM. 25th – 26th June 2014. “Expression patterns of Jak-Stat signalling pathway in the developing brain of Ts1Cje mouse model”. HC Lee, PS Cheah, N Nordin, S Vidyadaran & KH Ling.
  6. Second Prize - Best Poster Presentation (Health Sciences Category) (FACULTY) - Bala U. Research Week 2014 Poster Symposium, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UPM. 25th – 26th June 2014. “Ts1Cje mouse model for Down syndrome exhibits motor function deficit; an implication of the peripheral nervous system disorder”. U Bala, F Othman, KH Ling & PS Cheah.
  7. Third Prize - Best Poster Presentation (Health Sciences Category) (FACULTY) - Lim CL. Research Week 2014 Poster Symposium, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UPM. 25th – 26th June 2014. “Isolation and Culture of Single Myofibers - An Approach to Analyze Satellite Cells”. CL Lim, R Ramasamy, KH Ling & PS Cheah.
  8. Third Prize - Best Poster Presentation (Clinical/Medical Sciences Category) (FACULTY) - Shahidee ZA. Research Week 2014 Poster Symposium, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UPM. 25th – 26th June 2014. “Analysis of DRDs and GRIN2B genes polymorphisms and their association with the development of impulse control disorder among Malaysian Parkinson’s disease patients”. ZA Shahidee, J. Ameerah, SC Chan, AX Lee, MH Noor, SY LIM, AA Azlina, PS Cheah, KH Ling & MI Norlinah.
  9. BNC-MSN Education Grant Awards (NATIONAL) - Ling KH, Cheah PS, Ameerah J & Tan KL. Travel Award to attend the Visit to National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore and National University Singapore, scheduled for June 12-14th.
  10. BNC-MSN Education Grant Awards (NATIONAL) - Tan KL. An award by Malaysian Society for Neurosciences for attending the 12th Meeting of APSN, held in KAoshiung Taiwan, from August 23-26.
  11. BNC-MSN Education Grant Awards (NATIONAL) - Leong AJW. An award by Malaysian Society for Neurosciences for attending the 12th Meeting of APSN, held in KAoshiung Taiwan, from August 23-26.
  12. APSN 2014 Travel Grant (INTERNATIONAL) - Siew WH. An award by the Asian-Pacific Society for Neurochemistry (APSN), for attending the 12th Meeting of APSN, held in KAoshiung Taiwan, from August 23-26.
  13. APSN 2014 Travel Grant (INTERNATIONAL) - Tan KL. An award by the Asian-Pacific Society for Neurochemistry (APSN), for attending the 12th Meeting of APSN, held in KAoshiung Taiwan, from August 23-26.
  14. AIST Travel Award (INTERNATIONAL) - Usman Bala. An award by the Advance Institute of Science and Technology (AIST), Japan for attending the 1st AIST International Imaging Workshop 2014, held at AIST Tsubaka, Japan from January 19-25.
  15. Best Pre-clinical Lecturer Award (INSTITUTE) - Cheah PS. An award by the Preclinical Year Medical Students for Year 2013/2014.

Year 2013
  1. BNC-MSN Education Grant (NATIONAL) - Shahidee ZA. An award by the Malaysian Society of Neurosciences for attending IBRO-APRC Associate School, held from 19th - 23rd Oct. 2013 at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.
  2. IBRO-APRC Travel Award (INTERNATIONAL) - Shahidee ZA. An award by the International brain Research Organisation (IBRO) for attending IBRO-APRC Associate School, held from 19-23 October 2013 at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.
  3. Top 10 Researchers Award [2nd place] (INSTITUTE) - Cheah PS. Best 10 Researchers Award in conjunction with the Research Week of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM.
  4. First Runner-up 5-Minute Thesis Competition (INSTITUTE) - Lee HC. 5-Minute Thesis Competition among PhD candidates in conjunction with the Research Week of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM.
  5. Second Runner-up 5-Minute Thesis Competition (INSTITUTE) - Jaafar A. 5-Minute Thesis Competition among master candidates in conjunction with the Research Week of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM.
  6. Best Poster Presentation (INSTITUTE) - Hoo MF, Ferdaos N, Cheah PS, Abdullah S, Ramasamy R & Nordin N. Unravelling theNeurogenic Capacity of Rat Full Term Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells (AFSCs). Research Week of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM.
  7. MSN Best Publication Award (NATIONAL) - Cheah PS. An award by the Malaysian Society of Neurosciences for Neurodevelopmental defects and neuropsychiatric behaviour arise from 14-3-3ζ deficiency paper published in Molecular Psychiatry, 2012; 17:451-466. doi:10.1038/mp.2011.158. (PMID: 22124272) .
  8. MSN Best Poster Presentation Award (NATIONAL) - Tan KL, Ling KH, Chelsee AH, Hamish SS & Cheah PS. Disrupted Interferon-Induced Jak-STAT Signaling Pathway in Postnatal Brain of Ts1Cje Mouse Model of Down Syndrome. 24th MSN Neuroscience Conference 2013 at Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  9. Champion for the Neuroscience Trophy Competition 2013 (NATIONAL) - Tan KL, Usman Bala and Shahidee ZA. NeuroFair 2013, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia.
  10. Neuroscience Students Award 2013 (NATIONAL) - Jaafar A, Ling KH & Alsiddiq F. Development of a Rapid Detection Method for Polymorphism in ARX,CDKL5 and STXBP1 Genes Implicated in Early Onset Epileptic Encephalopathy (EOEE) Patients. 3rd Annual Neuroscience Seminar 2013, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia.
  11. BNC-MSN Education Grant (NATIONAL) - Cheah PS. An award by the Malaysian Society of Neurosciences for attending MSN Neuroscience 2013 meeting at Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  12. Best Pre-clinical Lecturer Award - Cheah PS. An award by the Preclinical Year Medical Students for Year 2012/2013.

Year 2012
  1. Memberships in Young Scientists Network-Academy of Sciences, Malaysia (YSN-ASM) - Ling KH and Cheah PS. A prestigious memberships for young scientists in the country as YSN-ASM accepts only top 40 young scientists from the nation at any one time. Both of them were inaugurated on 15 December 2012 for the memberships that last for 3-year in a term.
  2. 3rd IBRO-APRC School of Neuroscience Award (INTERNATIONAL) - Siew WH. An award to attend School of Neuroscience, 19-30 November 2012, at BRIMS, Monash University Sunway Campus, Malaysia.
  3. 2nd Runner Up for Best Poster Presentation (NATIONAL) - WH Siew, S. Abdullah, PS Cheah and KH Ling. Construction and validation of an expression vector for miR-3099 for in utero electroporation into the developing mouse cerebral cortex. International Neuroscience Symposium 2012 (23rd – 25th June) held in University Malaysia Sabah, Sabah.
  4. Excellence Service Award (UNIVERSITY) - Cheah PS. For excellence service provided in the year 2011 at Universiti Putra Malaysia.
  5. CCB PhD Thesis Research Excellence Award (INSTITUTE) - Ling KH. For outstanding PhD thesis awarded by Centre for Cancer Biology, Australia.
  6. Best Poster Award (NATIONAL) - Ling KH, Brautigan PJ, Moore S, Fraser S, Cheah PS, Raison JM, Stankovic M, Lee YK, Daish T, Mattiske DM, Mann JR, Adelson DL, Thomas PQ, Hahn CN and Scott HS. Characterisation of molecular roles of novel long non-coding RNAs at Sox4 gene locus during mouse brain development. 4th Malaysian Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine Meeting (MTERMS) 2012 at Langkawi, Malaysia.
  7. Best Poster Award (NATIONAL) - Babaei MA, Rosli R, Nordin N and Ling KH. Functional characterization of a novel miRNA, miR3099, in neural cell differentiation. 4th Malaysian Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine Meeting (MTERMS) 2012 at Langkawi, Malaysia.
  8. Top 10 Researchers Award (INSTITUTE) - Cheah PS. Best 10 Researchers Award in conjunction with the Research Week of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM.
  9. Second Runner-up 5-Minute Thesis Competition (INSTITUTE) - Siew WH. 5-Minute Thesis Comepetition among Master candidates in conjunction with the Research Week of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM.
  10. IBRO-SfN Travel Award (INTERNATIONAL) - Ling KH. An award by the International Brain Research Organisation for attending Neuroscience 2012 meeting of Society of Neurosciences, USA, at New Orleans.
  11. IBRO-SfN Travel Award (INTERNATIONAL) - Cheah PS. An award by the International Brain Research Organisation for attending Neuroscience 2012 meeting of Society of Neurosciences, USA, at New Orleans.

Year 2011
  1. 2nd IBRO-APRC School of Neuroscience Award (INTERNATIONAL) - Tan KL. An award to attend School of Neuroscience, 1-13 December 2011, at BRIMS, Monash University Sunway Campus, Malaysia.
  2. Best Poster Presentation Award (NATIONAL) - N. Nordin, M.F. Hoo, R. Rajesh, P.S. Cheah, S. Abdullah. The essentiality of leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF) in maintaining the pluripotency of full term rat amniontic fluid stem cells. 20th Scientific Conference of Microscopy Society of Malaysia (EMSM 2011).
  3. Best Poster Award (NATIONAL) - Lim HW, Cheah YJ and Sip PC. Cheah PS as advisor. Pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in 2009. Pre-EAMSC2012 Scientific Poster Competition organised by AMSA Malaysia.
  4. Best Essay Award (NATIONAL) - Cheah PS as advisor. World Breastfeeding Week Essay Competition organised by AMSA Malaysia.
  5. Dean's Special Commendation Award (UNIVERSITY) - Ling KH. Dean of Graduate Studies special commendation on outstanding PhD thesis. Awarded by University of Adelaide, Australia.
  6. Lindau-ASM Young Scientist Fellowship (INTERNATIONAL) - Ling KH. For attending the 61st Meeting of Nobel Laureates at Lindau, Germany, and travel to centres of excellence in Germany and United Kingdom from 26 June – 10 July 2011. Awarded by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia and Lindau Foundation.

Year 2010 and earlier
  1. FHS and Discipline of Medicine Traveling Fellowship Award (UNIVERSITY) - KH Ling, CN Hahn, J Mann, D Adelson, PQ Thomas and HS Scott. M1181: A novel miRNA involved in development of the mouse embryo. Keystone Symposia Conference: RNA Silencing: Mechanism, Biology and Application at Colorado, United States of America. Awarded by University of Adelaide, Australia.
  2. Best Poster Presentation Award (STATE) - KH Ling, CN Hahn, J Raison, J Rayner, T Daish, J Mann, P Thomas, D Adelson and HS Scott. Discovery of novel miRNAs in the developing mouse brain by in depth sequencing of small RNAs. The Australian Society for Medical Research, SA 2009 Scientific Meeting, at the Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, on 2 June 2009. Awarded by Australian Soceity for Medical Research, Australia.
  3. Silver Medal Award (UNIVERSITY) - UKM Research & Innovation Expo 2006. Norhani Mohidin, Bariah Mohd Ali, Zainora Mohammed, Haliza Abd. Mutalib, Azian Abd. Latiff, Cheah Pike See & A.S. Santhana Raj. Control myopia with orthokeratology (OK) lenses. Awarded by University Kebangsaan Malaysia.
  4. Excellence Service Award (UNIVERSITY) - Ling KH. For excellence service provided in the year 2006 at Universiti Putra Malaysia
  5. Gold Prize (NATIONAL) - For the best oral presentation (Biotechnology Section): Ling KH, Rosli R, Shamsudin MN, Mohamed R, Wan KL. High-throughput sequencing and analysis of chromosome one of Eimeria tenella. 4th Annual Seminar for National Science Fellowship 2004. Awarded by Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malaysia.
  6. Best Poster Presentation Award (NATIONAL) - KH Ling, YH Say, G Duraisamy, S Isaac and R Rosli. Detection of the angiotensinogen gene M235T variant and its association with essential hypertension and plasma renin activity in Malaysian subjects. 28th Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at JW Marriot Hotel, Putrajaya, West Malaysia on 12 August 2003. Awarded by Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Malaysia.
  7. Silver Medal (UNIVERSITY) - Research & Development Exhibition Award 2003: R Rosli, KH Ling, KL Wan, NS Mariana, M Rahmah, W Sarah, F Tomley and MW Shirley. High-throughput sequencing of chromosome one of Eimeria tenella for gene discoveries. Awarded by Universiti Putra Malaysia.
  8. Bronze Medal (UNIVERSITY) - Research & Development Exhibition Award 2002. Rozita R, Cheah PS, Shaban A, Nurmawati S, Norshariza N, Karen C and Peter P. The effect of elected compounds on the expression of oncogenes in human breast cancer and human malignant glioma cell lines in vitro. Awarded by Universiti Putra Malaysia.