UTM Synergy 4.0: Faculty Consolidations

Effective of 1 July 2018, the existing 18 faculties of UTM will be merged into only 7. The Vice Chancellor Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr. Wahid Omar was quoted as saying “This major transformation is meant to open up more opportunities for synergy and collaborations between academicians from different academic disciplines and new innovation in offering academic programs that are able to fulfill the new needs of the society in the future.”

The Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering (FBME) split into two, the original Biosciences will join the Faculty of Science, becoming the Department of Biosciences. While the Medical Engineering will join the Faculty of Engineering as the School of Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences.

Read the full story of the merger at the link below.

UTM Synergy 4.0 to merge faculties

New ÄKTA pure for our Protein and Proteomic Needs

The Faculty has acquired an ÄKTA pure system, which has a higher capability for protein purification than the current ÄKTAprime plus available in the lab. It also comes equipped with His-tag, ion exchange, and gel chromatography columns. Members of … [Continue reading]

Malaysian Educational Module on Responsible Conduct of Research

The Young Scientists Network-Academy of Sciences Malaysia (YSN-ASM) has launched the Malaysian Education Module on Responsible Conduct of Research, in February 2018, in conjunction with the Regional Conference on Safe and Secure Science at Sunway … [Continue reading]

Congratulations Nurain and Tan!

Congratulations to Nurain M Tahir and Tan Sing Ngoh on successfully presenting their reports during the recent Final Year Undergraduate Project (FYUP) Seminar. Nurain also received the best presenter award. Well done! … [Continue reading]

First Review Article on Heat Shock Protein 47

Our first review article on Heat Shock Protein 47 (HSP47) is now published on Wiley's Encyclopaedia of Life Sciences (eLS). It can be accessed here. Abstract: "Heat shock protein 47 (HSP47), a noninhibitory serine protease inhibitor (SERPIN, … [Continue reading]

The Malaysian Code of Responsible Conduct in Research (MCRCR)

The National Science Council, in collaboration with MIGHT, has recently launched the The Malaysian Code of Responsible Conduct in Research (MCRCR). MCRCR outlines the principles of responsible conduct in research, and the practice. Quoting Prof. Tan … [Continue reading]

Congratulations Rusna Shakira, Siti Noor Aisyah and Siti Amirah!

Congratulations Rusna Shakira, Siti Noor Aisyah and Siti Amirah on successfully defending their MSc (Biotechnology) mixed mode dissertation on 16 January 2018! Rusna optimised bacterial starch degradation, and Siti Noor Aisyah was working with … [Continue reading]

Yong, Mah and Nurzulaina Won Awards at FYUP Symposium

Congratulations Yong Jing Xuan, Mah Ming Hui and Nurzulaina Ahmad Zulkifli on winning awards at the recent FYUP Symposium on 15-16 June 2017. Yong received the best poster and best presenter awards, Mah received the best poster award, while … [Continue reading]

Lily Won the Eppendorf Master of Dexterity Competition

Lily Suhana (MPhil) and her team has won the first place in the Eppendorf Master of Dexterity Competition, defeating the other contestants in Malaysia! She has won herself the Multipette E3x/Repeater E3x. Well done Proteomics pipetting ninja! … [Continue reading]

Judith Selected to SCELSE Summer Course 2017

Congratulations Judith Audu on being selected to participate in the highly selective Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Science Engineering (SCELSE) Summer Course, at Nanyang Technological University (NTU). This Course will be held from 27 … [Continue reading]