Chui Yan Mah

Chui Yan Mah

Postdoctoral Researcher

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Dr Shanice Mah (PhD) is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide, based at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). She graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science) from the University of Adelaide in 2016 and was awarded a Master of Philosophy (No Honours) International Scholarship to pursue a Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine. Shanice graduated with a PhD in 2021 and is currently a recipient of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia Future Leaders Award for her research focused on developing new therapies for prostate cancer.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia Research Fellow University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2022 Nomination 7News Young Achiever's Award Semi-Finalist 7News South Australia Australia
    2022 Fellowship Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia Future Leaders Award Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia Australia $100,000
    2021 Award 2021 Merdeka Award Australia Malaysia Business Council SA Inc Australia $1000
    2020 Recognition Ross Wishart Memorial Award Finalist Australian Society for Medical Research Australia
    2020 Award John Barker Bequest Prize in Cancer Research University of Adelaide Australia
    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 Freemasons Centre for Male Health and Wellbeing Top-Up Scholarship Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health Australia
    2017 Scholarship Master of Philosophy (No Honours) International Scholarship The University of Adelaide Australia
    2016 Scholarship Adelaide Summer Research Scholarship 2016 The University of Adelaide Australia
    2015 Scholarship Adelaide Summer Research Scholarship 2015 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 - 2021 The University of Adelaide Australia Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
    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
  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2022 - ongoing Co-Supervisor Targeting Fatty Acid Metabolism in Advanced Prostate Cancer The University of Adelaide Honours Full Time An Dieu Trang Nguyen
    2020 - ongoing Co-Supervisor Targeting Fatty Acid Metabolism in Prostate Cancer University of Adelaide Adelaide Medical School Honours Full Time Takuto Nijiima
  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2021 - 2021 Convener EMBL Australia Postgraduate Symposium EMBL Australia Australia
    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
    2022 - ongoing Representative European Association for Cancer Research United Kingdom
    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 Centre for Male Health and Wellbeing Australia
  • Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Phone: 81284376
  • Email: chuiyan.mah@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: SAHMRI - Prostate Cancer Research Group, floor 5
  • Org Unit: Medical Specialties

Connect With Me
External Profiles