JOHOR BAHRU, 25 FEBRUARY 2018 – Malaysia Bioinformatics Student Conference (MABIOS) 2018 is organised by 5 Excellence Track Programmes (Global Leadership Tracks) with the collaboration of Persatuan Mahasiswa Sains Komputer (PERSAKA) from 24th to 25th of February 2018 at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).

MABIOS’18 Director, Yap Sin Yee said, the conference is a platform to provide the insight on current and future trend of bioinformatics to the participants and bond undergraduate bioinformatics students from different university together. The participants came from five different universities such as Universiti Malaya (UM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Management and Science University (MSU), Multimedia University  (MMU) and UTM.

“The main objective of MABIOS is to provide a platform for the undergraduate bioinformatics students from different universities to exchange their idea and opinion toward the on current and future trend of bioinformatics.

“For the two days conference, MABIOS achieved the objectives via the activities planned such as keynote, forum internship sharing and bioinformatics night, she said.

Yap who is also the secretary of Global Leadership Track of 5 Excellence Track Programme (5ETP) UTM cited, all the participants enjoyed and feel satisfied towards the conference organised by 5 Excellence Tracks Programme (Global Leadership Tracks).

“MABIOS is glad to invite Deputy Minister Technology and Innovation Datuk Wira Dr. Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah for closing ceremony at Banquet Hall, Sultan Ibrahim Chancellery Building, UTM, she explained.

A bioinformatic society is established and lead by undergraduate students from these five universities. The will be a great success for organizing MABIOS conference for the undergraduate students in UTM.

Datuk Dr Abu Bakar hitting gong and witnessing by Deputy Vice Chancellor (Students Affairs) Prof Dr Durrishah Idrus and Dean of Faculty of Computing Prof Dr Abdul Samad Ismail (left).

Students from five universities taking part in MABIOS 2018 at UTM.

MABIOS’18 Director, Yap Sin Yee delivering her opening speech, welcoming the participants from all around Malaysia.

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