UM Centre of Excellence (UMCoE)

Centre for Research in Biotechnology for Agriculture (CEBAR)
Overview

  The Centre for Research in Biotechnology for Agriculture (CEBAR) is a centre of research excellence at the University of Malaya whose mission is to “create a platform for world class research, development, applications and training with outputs and products that interface between the fundamental and applied sciences.” In addition to its focus on research, a major objective of CEBAR is also to strengthen, promote and synergize links with industry with a vision to bridge academic research and industry needs.

    The Center for research in Biotechnology for agriculture is both a physical and virtual centre which synergizes the considerable existing capacity and resources within the University of Malaya targeting niche areas such as phytopharming, agriculture waste bioremediation, molecular breeding and selection and molecular diagnostics of plant and animal diseases.

Founder
Professor Dr Jennifer Ann Harikrishna

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Tropical Infectious Diseases Research & Education Centre (TIDREC)
Overview

TIDREC serves as a focal point for national and international collaborative research for academic institutions and research industries in Malaysia.  At present, TIDREC’s local research partners include Malaysia Genome Institute, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Universiti Putra Malaysia and the Monash University Sunway Campus. TIDREC’s international research collaborators include the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit 2 (NAMRU-2), the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, the National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, the University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas and all the ICRES and DengueTools participating institutions. The centre also houses the WHO Collaborating Centre for Arbovirus Reference & Research.

Founder 
Professor  Dr. Sazaly Bin Abu Bakar

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Last Update: February 06, 2018