Our Fellows

MABIC is accountable to a panel of international and local fellows who oversee the communications and direction of MABIC.

As distinguished fellows, they play a pivotal role in ensuring that MABIC upholds scientific integrity in all our activities and publications.


Prof Dr Bruce M. Chassy
Associate Director, Biotechnology Communication and Outreach,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Dr Karel R. Schubert
Chief Executive Officer, BioSynectics, USA

Dr Clive James
Chair, Board of Directors,
International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), USA

Dr Randy Hautea
Global Coordinator, ISAAA, Philippines

Assoc Prof Dr Koh Chong Lek
Nanyang Technology University, Singapore

Prof Dr Paul Teng
Nanyang Technology University, Singapore

Dr Anwar Nasim
National Commision on Biotechnology, Pakistan

Prof Dr Kalai Mathee
Founding Chair and Professor, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, USA



Prof Dato’ Dr Abu Bakar Salleh
Professor, University Putra Malaysia

Prof Dr Rofina Yasmin Othman
Professor, University Malaya

Prof Dzulkifli Abdul Razak

President, International Association of Universities

Dr Vilasini Pillai

Head, Secretariat of the National Science and Research Council, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Prof Dr Wickneswari Ratnam
Professor, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Prof Dr Iekhsan Othman
Professor & Head, Department of Biomedical Sciences,
Monash University Malaysia

Prof Dr Sudesh Kumar
Professor, School of Biological Science, University Sains Malaysia

Prof Dr Helen Nair
Dean, Faculty of Integrative Science & Technology,
Quest International University Perak

Prof (E) Dr Abdul Latif Ibrahim
Director, University Industri Selangor

Dr Umi Kalsom Abu Bakar
Director, Biotechnology Research Centre,
Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Dato’ Dr Marzalina Hj Mansor
Forest Products Division Director, Forest Research Institute Malaysia

Dr Ravigadevi Sambanthamurthi
Director, Advanced Biotechnology and Breeding Centre,
Malaysian Palm Oil Board

Dr Kodi Isparan Kandasamy,
Senior Vice President, Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation

Prof Dato’ Dr Mohamed Isa Abd Majid
Director General,
National Institute of Pharmaceutical and Nutraceuticals, MOSTI

Dr Shaikh Mohd Saifuddeen B. Shaikh Mohd Salleh
Senior Fellow, Academy for Islamic Studies, University of Malaya

Mr P. Kandiah
Managing Director,
KASS International Sdn Bhd

Prof (R) Dr Farida H. Shah
Managing Director,
Biotechnology and ICT Consultancy

Dr K. Harikrishna
Senior Vice President II,
Sime Darby Technology Centre Sdn Bhd

Dato’ Sharon Low
Managing Director,
StemLife Sdn Bhd

Ms Theresa Manavalan
New Straits Times



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