HIGH IMPACT RESEARCH

Undertake strategic biotechnology research in key areas relevant to the geographical location of Borneo.

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM

Promoting postgraduate training through a demand-driven education programs 

STATE-OF-ART FACILITY AND EQUIPMENT

Facility center housing high-end analytical equipment 

INNOVATION AND COMMERCIALISATION

Creating entrepreneurial culture among BRI scientists in the commercialization of biotechnology R&D outputs. 

CORPORATE AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

We support and contribute to the nation’s and Sabah’s bio-industries. 

Our Vision

Biotechnology Research Institute strives to be a world class research center in the field of biotechnology 

Our Mission

To promote R&D  in life sciences through market-driven educational programs and strategic research 

Our Focus

We focus on conducting high impact research, providing postgraduate program, serving as main facility for high-end-equipment, creating an entrepreneurial culture among our scientists, and serving our society and industry.

REMARKS FROM DIRECTOR,
DR. ZARINA AMIN

The Biotechnology Research Institute (BRI) is one of the fastest growing institutes at Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS). Being one of the three centers of excellence (COE) in UMS, the BRI is tasked to undertake high impact strategic Biotechnology research in key areas relevant to the geographical location of the university.  

Picture:
Dr. Zarina doing COVID-19 testing
in our BSL3 facility

BRI strives to be the forefront of biological research in borneo

BRI strives to be at the forefront of biological research by giving our students the opportunity to carry out high-impact research projects using state-of-the-art research instruments such as the next generation sequencers, transmission and scanning electron microscopes, confocal laser scanning microscope, industrial scale bio-reactors among others. A majority of our scientific activities and research is undertaken in collaboration with researchers from various universities and institutions in Malaysia and abroad.

We specialize in strategic research areas that capitalize on the rich natural bio-resources of Sabah. 

BRI relentlessly pursue continuous improvement and excellence in Biotechnology. We specialize in strategic research areas that capitalize on the rich natural bio-resources of Sabah. In addition, BRI also offers market-driven post-graduate programs to meet the demand of the bio-industry in Malaysia. We encourage enthusiastic and highly motivated researchers and graduates from Malaysia and abroad to consider our research and postgraduate programs. Our commitment is to bring our research from bench-to-market for the benefit of society. We would like you to be part of this effort. 

We're in this for Science and Society

BRI RESEARCHERS Conducting research on Covid-19

Click here to find out about current research by our researchers to fight this pandemic. 

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BRI COVID-19 TESTING TEAM

Click here to find out about our involvement in COVID-19 testing with the Ministry of Health

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BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Jalan UMS, 88400 Kota Kinabalu Sabah,
Malaysia

Tel : (+6088) 320000 Ext: 213900
Fax : (+6088) 329247
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