Research clusters

Genomics Cluster:

The primary aim of the Genomics cluster is to be regional leaders in the use and application of genomic tools and technologies, particularly those focused on Food Security and Sustainability.  The research has focused on aquaculture, plant genomics and transcriptomics, environmental sustainability, biodiversity, bioprospecting and metagenomics.


Cluster Leader: Prof Chris Austin.



Immunity and Infection Cluster:

The Immunity and Infection cluster is concerned with outcomes that reduce infection and boost immunity in the tropics. In particular the Cluster focuses on dengue and related diseases.


Cluster Leader A/P Sharifah Syed  Hassan.



Telemedicine Cluster:

The Telemedicine research cluster aims to utilize IT to enhance the prevention, diagnosis and management of diseases.  In particular the Cluster focuses on priority diseases in Malaysia such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and preventive measure such as child growth surveillance.


Cluster Leader: A/P Wong Chee Piau