A big congratulations to the researchers from Faculty Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, UPM for their amazing achievements at PECIPTA 2017, an innovation and exhibition competition, which took place at Gong Badak Stadium, Kuala Terengganu on 7-9 October 2017.
Dr Syahida Ahmad from the Department of Biochemistry won the special prize, “Semi Grand Award” PECIPTA 2017 in addition to the gold medal for the project entitled “Danio Assay Kit: Robust in vivo Toxicity Screening Test”.
Other BioTech researchers who participated were Prof. Dr. Raja Noor Zaliha Raja Abd Rahman (silver medalist), Prof. Dr. Lai Oi Ming (silver medal) and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wan Zuhainis Saad (silver medalist).
PECIPTA 2017 is a biennial program and this year it was held outside of Kuala Lumpur for the first time. A total of 40 public and private institutions of higher learning, as well as 7 Polytechnics and 2 Community Colleges participated in this year’s event.
Overall, UPM has won 2 golds, 10 silvers and 8 bronzes at PECIPTA 2017. Congratulations again to all the winners from BioTech!
Dr. Zetty Norhana Balia Yusof
Deparment of Biochemistry
Updated:: 23/10/2017 [hirfarizan]