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MICROBIOLOGY

Microbiology is a study of microscopic organisms.  Their invisibility to the naked eyes led to earlier belief of their existence in association of many illnesses. Since the advent of microscopes, this field has advanced tremendously, penetrating into myriad of research disciplines.  Microbiology is a field of study encompassing many branches of pure and applied sciences. Its areas include physiology, cellular and structural biology, genetics, biochemistry, nano-technology, molecular biology, systematics and taxonomy, environmental biotechnology, ecology and virology. Despite their association with diseases, microbes are beneficial in industrial processes.  Their exploits have far-reaching impacts in sustaining and improving human existence such as in the production of antibiotics, amino acids, enzymes and biopolymers tailored for medical applications, and in bioremediation of domestic, agricultural and industrial wastes.  Although microorganisms have been studied for over 400 years, their exact identification and characterization are still incomplete.  This highlights Microbiology as an important field for future exploration.


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Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences
Prof. Dr. Tan Wen Siang
Prof. Datin Paduka Dr. Khatijah Yusoff
Prof. Dr. Foo Hooi Ling
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Suriana Sabri
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chia Suet Lin
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Termizi Yusof
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Asilah Ahmad Tajudin
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wan Zuhainis Saad
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nurulfiza Mat Isa
Dr. Amalia Mohd Hashim
Dr. Wan Nur Ismah Wan Ahmad Kamil
Dr. Adelene Song Ai Lian
Dr. Saila Ismail
Dr. Irwan Hanish Warsanah 
Dr. Suhaili Shamsi
Dr. Mohamad Zulfazli Mohd Sobri

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Prof. Dr. Zunita Zakaria

Faculty of Science
Assoc. Prof. Dr Muskhazli Mustafa
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nur Ain Izzati Mohd Zainudin
Dr. Shahrizim Zulkifly

Faculty of Food Science and Technology
Prof. Dr. Son Dr. Radu
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yaya Rukayadi
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Farinazleen Mohd Ghazali
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nor Khaizura Mahmud @ Ab Rashid
Dr. Nik Iskandar Putra Samsudin
Dr. Belal J Muhialdin Mula Hasan

Universiti Putra Malaysia Bintulu Sarawak Campus
Dr. Nozieana Khairuddin
Dr. Tunung Robin

Faculty of Agriculture
Prof. Dr. Wong Mui Yun
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tan Geok Hun
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Halimi Mohd Saud
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Khairulmazmi Ahmad 
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lau Wei Hong
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Yusoff Abd Samad
Dr. Dzarifah binti Mohamed Zulperi
Dr. Noraini bt Md Jaafar
Dr. Nusaibah Syd Ali
Dr. Sumaiyah Abdullah

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Prof. Dr. Zamberi Sekawi
Prof. Dr. Syafinaz Amin Nordin
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Niazlin Mohd Taib
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Nasir Mohd Desa
Dr Azmiza Syawani Jasni
Dr. Nur Faseeha Suhaimi

Faculty of Forestry and Environment
Dr. Zufarzaana Zulkeflee

Institute of Plantation Studies
Prof. Dr. Wong Mui Yun
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Khairulmazmi Ahmad 

Institute of Bioscience
Prof. Datin Dr. Khatijah Mohd Yusoff
Prof. Dr. Tan Wen Siang
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gayathri Thevi Selvarajah
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Annas Salleh
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Noor Amal Azmai
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yaya Rukayadi
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nurulfiza Mat Isa
Dr. Adelene Song Ai Lian
Dr. Nik Mohd Faiz Nik Mohd Azmi


Updated:: 25/01/2023 [aslamiah]

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