MSM BEST UNDERGRADUATE THESIS 2019

The Best Undergraduate Thesis Award in Microbiology is an annual award sponsored by the Malaysian Society for Microbiology. This Award was initiated as an effort to recognize quality research among undergraduate microbiology students at our local universities in line with the initiative to produce competent and competitive skilled graduates.

Nomination for the Award

Nomination is open to all undergraduate students undertaking a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Microbiology from all public and private universities in Malaysia. This year, we have a total of 32 theses submissions from 16 public and private universities. Each thesis was reviewed by 3 reviewers from different institutions. The top 6 of the theses were again reviewed and ranked by 3 prominent professors. The awards were presented during ICMSM2019.

The WINNER OF BEST UNDERGRADUATE THESIS AWARD IN MICROBIOLOGY FOR YEAR 2019

1st prize (RM 1000):
Noratika binti Subari, UPM
“Evaluation of peel-off face masks formulated with extracts of Azadirachta indica leaf, Synsepalum dulcificum pulp, Musa sapientum peel and microencapsulated Lactococcus lactis Gh1”

2nd prize (RM 800):
Ho Jia Min, Monash University Malaysia
“Characterization of antimicrobial activity of benzyloxycarbonyl-glycine-leucine- phenylalanine-chloromethylketone (z-GLF-CMK)”

3rd prize (RM 600):
Low Sin Yan, UTAR
“Characterisation of alpha-haemolytic biofilm-forming cariogenic oral bacteria isolated from dental plaque”