USM Grabs Nine Awards At Bio Malaysia 2010

PENANG, 4 NOV: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) recorded 100% success when they won nine awards at the Bio Malaysia 2010 Exhibition.

BIO MALAYSIA 2010... Prof. Asma Ismail (third from left) with the USM research team and the awards received at the Bio Malaysia 2010 Exhibition.

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)


PRODUCT: ManjaProtect

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


Aldrin Abdullah, Assoc. Prof. Dr. & Azizi Bahauddin, Assoc. Prof. Dr.

School of Housing, Building and Planning, Main Campus

Published: 13 Nov 2010

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