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Alumni e-Newsletter I April - June 2020

Vaccine innovation provides full protection against virulent genotype VII ND virus

The researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) have succeeded in producing a new-generation vaccine that can provide full protection against virulent genotype VII ND virus to control the outbreak of Newcastle Disease (ND). 

The Genotype-Matched Vaccine was successfully developed through reverse genetic technology, after more than five years of research under the Higher Institution Centres of Excellence (HICoE), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education. 

The vaccine innovation project for Newcastle Disease (ND) was led by Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahman Omar from the Institute of Bioscience (IBS) and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UPM. Read more

UPM leaps in QS World University Rankings 2021

UPM continues to excel in the QS World University Rankings 2021, which now ranks 132nd in the world compared to 159th last year. The leap in ranking has been a continuous improvement for seven consecutive years, thus enabling UPM to maintain its position as the second-best university in Malaysia

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UPM - The First Malaysian University Listed as Top 10 World’s Best Young Universities In The QS 2021 World University Rankings 50 Under 50

(UPM) continues to excel in international rankings by becoming the first Malaysian university to be listed as top 10 best young universities in the QS 2021 World University Rankings 50 Under 50. It was ranked 12th the year before

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During these difficult times, ACUPM is pleased to provide many ways for our alumni to stay connected to UPM and alumni community. Alumni P.K.P is a webinar series will bring together alumni professionals in the community who are willing to share their expertise and work experiences with the students, staff and community.


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