NGAI SIEW CHING

Designation/Title : Dr.
Department: Human Biology
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Education and Training

PhD (Molecular Medicine)
Universiti Putra Malaysia 2011
BSc (Hons) Biochemistry
Universiti Putra Malaysia 2006

 

Research interests:

  • lMolecular Medicine
  • Gene Therapy
  • Stem Cell

 

Research Projects/Grants:

  • DNA Methylation and Histone Deacetylation as the Silencing Factors of Tumor Suppressor Gene in Human Breast Adenocarcinoma Cell Line
    IMU Research Grant, RM 4,500.00
    Bachelor of Medical Biotechnology
    2013
    Principal Researcher
  • 5-azacytidine and Trichostatin A Enhance the Expression of E-cadherin (CDH1) Tumor Suppressor Gene in Human Breast Adenocarcinoma Cell Line.
    IMU Research Grant, RM20,000.00
    Bachelor of Medical Science
    2012-2013
    Principal Researcher

 

Supervision of Postgraduates (MSc/PhD)
(Last 5 years – 2008-2012)

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Professional affiliations:

  • 2012: Advances in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (Editorial Board Member)
  • 2010-Present: Tissue Engineering Society of Malaysia (Membership No.: TESMA/S/2010/0009)
  • 2009-Present: Genetics Society of Malaysia (Membership No.: PGM0505)

 

Academic Awards:

  • 2012: 4th Malaysian Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine Scientific Meeting (Best Poster)
  • 2009: Mini Budget (Ministry of Higher Education)
  • 2007-2009: Graduate Research Fellowship (Universiti Putra Malaysia)
  • 2006: Sijil Kepujian Naib Canselor (Universiti Putra Malaysia)
  • 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006: Sijil Kepujian Dekan (Universiti Putra Malaysia)
  • 2003: Sijil Kecemerlangan Akademic (Universiti Putra Malaysia)
  • 2001: Sijil Hadiah Cemerlang Yayasan Sarawak (Yayasan Sarawak)

 

Recent publications
(last 5 years – 2008 -2012)

Journal

  • Ngai, Siew Ching, Rosli, Rozita, Nordin, Norshariza, Veerakumarasivam, Abhi, Abdullah, Syahril. (2012) Lentivirus Vector Driven by Polybiquitin C Promoter without Woodchuck Posttranscriptional Regulatory Element and Central Polypurine Tract Generates Low Level and Short-lived Reporter Gene Expression. Gene 498: 231-236.
  • Ngai SC, Ramasamy R and Abdullah S (2012) Production of lentivirus carrying green fluorescent protein with different promoters for in vitro gene transfer. Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology 20 (2): 269-281.
  • Ngai SC (2012) Epigenetics interplay between DNA methylation and histone modifications in breast cancer. Advances in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology 1 (1).

 

 

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