Chui Yan Mah

Chui Yan Mah

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

PhD Candidate

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Shanice Mah is a final year PhD candidate at the Prostate Cancer Research Group at SAHMRI. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science) degree from the University of Adelaide in 2016. She was awarded a Master of Philosophy (No Honours) International Student Scholarship by the University of Adelaide to pursue a Master’s degree in 2017 and is a recipient of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health Top-Up Scholarship. Her research candidature was subsequently upgraded from a Master's degree to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Medicine on September 2018. Her PhD research is focused on studying the roles of lipid metabolism in prostate cancer development and disease progression to identify new therapeutic drug targets for improving prostate cancer patient outcomes.

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  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2019 Award People's Choice PhD Oral Presentation Award Australian Society for Medical Research Australia
    2017 Award Platinum Level of Sponsorship for ABACBS and COMBINE Student Symposium University of Adelaide Australia
    2017 Achievement Selection for the 4th Annual EMBL Australia PhD course, 2017 EMBL Australia Australia
    2017 Scholarship Master of Philosophy (No Honours) International Scholarship The University of Adelaide Australia
    2017 Scholarship Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health Master of Philosophy Top-Up Scholarship Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health Australia
    2016 Scholarship Adelaide Summer Research Scholarship 2017 The University of Adelaide Australia
    2015 Scholarship Adelaide Summer Research Scholarship 2016 The University of Adelaide Australia
    2015 Award Outstanding Academic Achievement Award 2015 & 2016 The University of Adelaide Australia
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Chinese (Cantonese) Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
    Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
    English Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
    Malay Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2017 The University of Adelaide Australia Doctor of Philosophy
    2015 - 2016 The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science)
  • Research Interests

Travel Funding
Year Source Amount
2019 Adelaide Medical School Research Travel Awards, University of Adelaide $3,000
2018 Adelaide Medical School Research Travel Awards, University of Adelaide $1,000
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  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2020 - ongoing Co-Supervisor Targeting Fatty Acid Metabolism in Prostate Cancer University of Adelaide Adelaide Medical School Honours Full Time Takuto Nijiima
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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2020 - ongoing President Health Sciences Postgraduate Association (HeSPA) The University of Adelaide Australia
    2018 - 2018 Member 2018 ABCABS conference/COMBINE symposium National Program Committee ABCABS Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2020 - ongoing Member American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) United States
    2019 - ongoing Member Australian Society for Medical Research Australia
    2017 - ongoing Member Australian Bioinformatics And Computational Biology Society Australia
    2017 - ongoing Member Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health Australia
  • Position: PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 81284376
  • Email: chuiyan.mah@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: SAHMRI - Prostate Cancer Research Group, floor 5
  • Org Unit: Adelaide Medical School

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