In the exhibition held from 1-3 November 2010 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, USM won four gold, two silver and two bronze medals for the eight research products that were exhibited in the five categories, that is, agriculture/agro-based industry; industrial research; medical research; healthcare and pharmaceuticals; and waste to wealth generation.
Apart from that, USM also won the ‘Most Creative Booth’ Special Award, thanks to the concepts and ideas from Assoc. Prof. Aldrin Abdullah and Assoc. Prof. Azizi Bahauddin, two lecturers from the School of Housing Building and Planning.
More than 200 researchers nation-wide, participated in the Bio Malaysia 2010 Exhibition which was officiated by Tan Sri Muhyiddin Haji Mohd Yassin, the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia.
Results of USM’s participation:
PRODUCT: EzGenostick: A Rapid Universal Kit for PCR Amplicon Detection
RESEARCHER: Lim Boon Huat, Dr. , School of Health Sciences, Health Campus
PRODUCT: Haruan Wound Spray
RESEARCHER: Saringat Bai @ Baie, Prof., School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Main Campus
PRODUCT: A Quick Verification/ Differentiation Method of Fresh/ Minced Chicken and Pork Meat
RESEARCHER: Azhar Mat Easa, Prof., School of Industrial Technology, Main Campus
PRODUCT: Meli-Dot Enzyme Immunoassay kit
RESEARCHER: Zainoodin Sheik Abdul Kader, Dr. , Advanced Medical and Dental Institution (IPPT)
RESEARCHER: Hasmah Abdullah, Dr., School of Health Sciences, Health Campus
PRODUCT: ‘Nutri-Mushroom Patty’
RESEARCHER: Wan Rosli Wan Ishak, Dr., School of Health Sciences, Health Campus
PRODUCT: A Microbial-Enhanced Crude Oil Distillation Process
RESEARCHER: Ahmad Ramli Mohd Yahya, Dr., School of Biological Sciences, Main Campus
PRODUCT: SA-Cleanse: A New Herbal Mouthwash That Can Potentially Be Used As A Chemopreventive Agent
RESEARCHER: Md Azman PKM Seeni Mohamed, Dr., School of Dental Sciences, Health Campus
‘MOST CREATIVE BOOTH’ SPECIAL AWARD
Aldrin Abdullah, Assoc. Prof. Dr. & Azizi Bahauddin, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
School of Housing, Building and Planning, Main Campus