Biodiversity For A Better Tomorrow

Enriching Lives with Breakthrough Innovations in Biodiversity.

THE POWER OF MICROALGAE

MICROALGAE IS JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING.

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EXTENSIVE RESEARCH

Sarawak is well-endowed with a diverse wealth of biological resources i.e. biodiversity, that potentially have unique applications in healthcare, agriculture, and industries. Bioprospecting of the biodiversity to discover potential and useful applications very much depends on implementing a highly robust R&D programme involving various scientific tools including biotechnology.

Well-equipped and specialized laboratories

Our research facilities provide the State with the means to prospect its biodiversity through R&D and share the benefits made from the discoveries with the people. 

SCIENCE MEETS TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE

With the rush for natural products development and bioprospecting from the world’s natural resources, it has become even more important to document Traditional Knowledge to ensure that the indigenous communities who have practiced such knowledge over the centuries are duly acknowledged should their knowledge be used in the development of natural products or bioprospecting.

Traditional Knowledge Documentation

Facilitates local indigenous communities in the State in preserving their Traditional Knowledge through proper recording or documenting techniques.

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Research & Development

Focuses on making discoveries in biological resources that would lead to the development of herbal therapies, nutraceuticals, cosmaceuticals for health-care ...

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Research Regulations

Under the provisions of the Sarawak Biodiversity Centre Ordinance 1997, the Sarawak Biodiversity Council is given the responsibility to regulate research ...

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Public Awareness

Provides the platform and opportunities for the general public and specific target groups (e.g. scientists, researchers, policy makers, business/industry ...

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OUR LABORATORIES

The R&D Programme is supported by 7 well-equipped and specialized laboratories and staffed with trained scientists who work in a conducive environment intended for innovative research.

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Microbiology

SBC's in-house anti-microbial screening showed that extracts from these diverse microbial cultures exhibit specific ...

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molecular biology

Molecular Biology

The Molecular Biology laboratory focuses on molecular genetics and in vitro cell lines screening. Techniques of ...

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Analytical Chemistry

Analytical Chemistry

The laboratory is equipped with various HPLC systems ranging from analytical HPLC to semi-preparative ...

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NATURAL PRODUCT LIBRARY

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Plant Extracts
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Microbial Extracts
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Algae Strains
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Essential Oils

COLLABORATE WITH US

From this pristine rainforest resource, SBC is able to provide a diverse library of leads-identifying natural products from the Sarawak rainforest for biodiscovery and research through agreements and collaborations.

Launching ceremony of the Benefit Sharing Agreement Signing for AdenoSara® Project

AdenoSara® - A Versatile Essential Oil from Borneo's Rainforests

UPDATES

Check out our latest news and announcements to stay up-to-date with Sarawak's biodiversity development.

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For more information, please contact us via the following details:

KM20, Jalan Borneo Heights, Semengoh, 93250 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
+6082610610
+6082611535
biosar[at]sbc.org.my

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