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Department of Biosciences



Assoc Prof Dr Alina Wagiran

Department of Biosciences
Faculty of Science, UTM

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Welcome to the Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science at UTM! We offer both undergraduate and postgraduate programs that tailored to ignite your passion for the sciences. For undergraduate programs, currently we are offering B.Sc. (Biology) with Honours, B.Sc. Biology Industry with Honours and B.Sc. in Biotechnology with Honours. If you have just finished your undergraduate degree or plan to take time out of your career, our postgraduate programs will enhance your employment opportunities. We offer a range of mix mode programme known as M.Sc. (Biotechnology), and research-based postgraduate programmes such as  M.Sc. Field of Research: Bioscience, and Ph.D. Field of Research: Bioscience.


Our department is home to 44 dedicated academic staff members whose expertise spans various in Biosciences and Biotechnology fields, including integrative omics, precision medicine, cancer and infectious diseases, environmental and industrial biotechnology, plant biotechnology, and agrotechnology, molecular biology and proteomic, nanotechnology, biopharmaceutical biotechnology as well as bioinformatics and molecular docking. These technologies are applied in agriculture, health care, forensics, industrial processing and environmental protection and agricultural management in many useful ways. We also have 13 laboratory staffs (science officer, assistant science officer and assistant engineer) to help on laboratory preparation and technical assistance. For academic management, we also have several dedicated staff comprised of undergraduate and postgraduate clerk.


In our department, you have the opportunity to become the person you aspire to be. We will challenge you but at the same time we will also support you. Here, you will forge lifelong friendships, and you will study courses that change the way you think. With available of teaching and research facilities for carrying out both teaching and research activities, we offer high quality undergraduate teaching programmes, and a supportive environment for research staff and postgraduate students.


I welcome you to explore the countless educational and research opportunities in Biosciences and Biotechnology niche area at the Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science UTM, Johor Malaysia.


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Department of Biosciences,
Faculty of Science,
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM),
81310 UTM Johor, Malaysia

Email: bioscdirector@utm.my

Office:+607-555  7549 Fax: +607-553 1279