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SCHOOL OF BIOSCIENCES

Taylor’s School of Biosciences aims to provide a stimulating and supportive learning environment for our students through extended learning experiences locally and abroad, and ensure our students have access to top-notch teaching and research facilities to learn, teach and conduct groundbreaking research in biosciences. With our strategic links with industry members and professional bodies, we also foster strong platforms for research commercialisation, industrial attachment opportunities as well as sharing of best practices, ensuring that our programmes remain up-to-date and relevant to the latest needs of the industry.

 

PROGRAMMES

Taylor's Foundation in Science (FIS)

A one-year programme that prepares students with practical skills through our well-equipped science laboratories and online learning experiences and tools.

Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Food Science)

Gain in-depth understanding into the science of food processing, food texture, flavor, nutritional composition, sensory and food safety for the development of nutritious food products.

Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons)

Get exposed to the latest technological advances in the fields of medicine, health sciences and biomedical science research.

Bachelor in Biotechnology (Hons)

Get comprehensive training in scientific principles and knowledge, bioinformation technologies and laboratory techniques in research and development.

Master of Science (Research)

The programme provides opportunities to experience the research process first-hand and to instill the passion for discovery in various research areas.

Doctor of Philosophy (Science) (Research)

Explore extensive research areas including infectious diseases and environmental research that address pertinent issues in human health and sustainability.

ACHIEVEMENTS

FACILITIES

Proteomics and Genomics Facility

This facility allows students to learn the biological processes at the molecular level such as translation and transcription that affects cells.

Tissue Culture & Bio-imaging Facility

This facility houses the biohazard laminar flow, incubator for the maintenance of human cell lines and advanced microscopy equipment for imaging of cell morphology.

Sensory Laboratory

Sensory Laboratory is furnished with a preparation area, cooking facilities and an evaluation area with 5 individual booths equipped with web-based sensory and consumer research software.

Microbiology Laboratory

This laboratory supports research in food safety, infectious diseases and drug discovery and is equipped to identify unknown microorganisms through various microbiological assays

Food Analysis Facility

This facility allows the investigation of food chemistry and physical property such as measurement of moisture, refractive index, texture, viscosity, rheology and caloric content.

Chemical Analysis Facility

The facility provides routine chemical and biological sample analysis utilising a variety of sample introduction, separation, and ionisation techniques.

Food Processing Laboratory

This facility provides practical application of the theoretical concepts acquired, at the pilot plant scale covering beverage, bakery and meat processing lines.

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