INSTITUTE OF HEALTH & COMMUNITY MEDICINE

RESEARCH PROJECTS OPPORTUNITIES

Call for Application

Looking to complete a Masters by research or PhD? IHCM offers many fascinating possibilities for potential students who are interested in continuing their higher education journey

We have expertise in virology, microbiology, medical biotechnology, molecular epidemiology, molecular diagnostic, enteroviruses, dengue, Japanese encephalitis, adenoviruses and respiratory related diseases. Our academician are well recognized and have extensive experience in supporting and supervising postgraduate students.

A more comprehensive list of possible topics is available below. This list is not exhaustive and changes regularly. It is best to contact the appropriate supervisor for more opportunities. Some projects have scholarships or extra research funding available.

  • Description: Proteomics characterization of Burkholderia spp. from Sarawak
  • Supervisor: Dr Yuwana Podin
  • Description: Molecular characterization of B. pseudomallei strains from Malaysian Borneo
  • Supervisor: Dr Yuwana Podin
  • Description: 16s RNA sequencing of Burkholderia species.
  • Supervisor: Dr Yuwana Podin
  • Description: Environmental prevalence of Burkholderia pseudomallei in Sarawak through soil and water sampling
  • Supervisor: Dr Yuwana Podin
  • Description: Epidemiology of melioidosis in animals in Sarawak.
  • Supervisor: Dr Yuwana Podin
  • Description: Antibiotics susceptibility tesing and molecular screening of Burkholderia pseudomallei strains
  • Supervisor: Dr Yuwana Podin