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About Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB)

Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB) is a non-profit organisation established in 2008. Its incorporation was agreed upon by the delegates from Asian countries during the IBS 2008 conference, Oct. 12-17 held in Dalian, China.
Preparative meetings for the formation of AFOB had been held four times prior to its official establishment (April 27th, Songdo Technopark, Incheon, Korea, KSBB 2007 National Spring Meeting; November 5th and 7th, Taipei International Convention Center, Taipei, Taiwan, APBioChEC 2007 Meeting; April 18th, Jeonju City, Korea, KSBB 2008(National Spring Meeting). The delegates from participating Asian countries discussed on the launching of AFOB during the meetings.
The International Federation bears the name Asian Federation of Biotechnology, abbreviated to “AFOB”, hereafter referred to as ‘The Federation’.

Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB) – Malaysia Chapter

The main agenda of AFOB-MC is to support the mission and vision of AFOB by providing a legal platform for scientists, academicians and industries related to biotechnology in Malaysia.

AFOB-MC Committee Members

The executive committee of AFOB-MC comprises distinguished experts from various fields, ensuring a diverse and comprehensive approach to biotechnological development.

With a strong focus on sustainable biotechnological practices, AFOB-MC endeavors to contribute significantly to the region’s bioeconomy and environmental conservation.

Prof Ts Dr Suraini Abd Aziz


Assoc Prof Ts Dr Mohamad Faizal Ibrahim

Vice President

Dr Mohd Helmi Sani


Assoc Prof Ts Dr Phang Lai Yee

Assistant Secretary


Agricultural & Food Biotechnology

Applied Microbiology

Biopharmaceutical & Medical Biotechnology

Biocatalysis & Protein Engineering

Bioprocess & Bioseparation Engineering

Bioenergy & Biorefinery

Environmental Biotechnology

Marine Biotechnology

Nanobiotechnology, Biosensor & Biochips

System & Synthetic Biotechnology

Tissue Engineering & Biomaterials

Bioindustry Promotion & Bioeducation

Institutional Members