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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION

What you should know about Institute of Biosciences
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What does the Institute of Bioscience offers for the private sectors and industries?

Besides providing research facilities, IBS also offers services and facilities to the private sectors and industries co-ordinate by the service unit under the laboratories such as Microscopy Unit,Biodiversity Unit, Comparative Medicine and Technology Unit. Nevertheless these units also provide professional consultations.

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Do IBS organize any workshop/training/conference/symposium in any particular field?

We are actively organizing or jointly organizing workshop/ training/ conference/ symposium in various fields related with biological science at university, national and international level every year. You can get the latest info from main page of our website, www.ibs.upm.edu.my  (slider)


Service and Facilities
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What types of service does Institute of Bioscience offer?

Institute of Bioscience (IBS) offers services in many fields for many different applications, e.g. analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, etc. For service details, please visit our website under the “Unit & Services” menu.

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Are services offered open to public?

Yes, services offered are open to students and researchers as well as individuals or interested parties from all private and government institutions.

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How long do I have to wait to get the results?

Service turnaround time is different depending on the type of service requested as well as the analysis or test itself. For details on individual service requested, please refer to the Laboratory office or the Officer-in-Charge for the service requested.


Prospective Student
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Who can apply?

All recognize scientist researchers, academicians in biological, medicine and biotechnology fields who receive research grants from the authorities, private agencies or international organization.

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What courses are offered ?

Institute of Bioscience offers Master of Science (MSc) and Doctorate Philosophy (PhD) by thesis.

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What field of studies offered?

At the moment, IBS offers eleven (11) fields of study, namely: Cancer Biology and Oncology Aquatic Biotechnology Molecular Biotechnology Medical Biotechnology Biotherapeutics Ecology and Marine Biodiversity Phytochemicals Medicinal Chemistry Metabolomics Nanomedicine Vaccines & Therapeutics

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How long does it take to complete Master and PhD?

A3. (i)  Doctoral Degree Programmes The  minimum  and  maximum  durations  of  study  are  two  (2)  years and five  (5)  years  respectively. (ii)  Master’s Degree Programmes The  minimum  and  maximum  durations  of  study  are  one  (1)  year and three  (3)  years  respectively


Researcher
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What does the Institute of Bioscience offers researcher?

The Institute of Bioscience offers researchers the opportunity to explore recent biological science and biotechnology with state-of-art and sophisticated facilities as well as with the numbers of professional staff to deliver the best services and assistance.

Updated:: 06/06/2017 [azah]

INSTITUTE OF BIOSCIENCE
Universiti Putra Malaysia
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