Winner of ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2020

Sep 21, 2020, 12:17 AM
Melisa Idris speaks to Chan Yoke-Fun, Head of the Department of Medical Microbiology at Universiti Malaya's Faculty of Medicine. Yoke-Fun is the winner of the 2020 ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women – an award that honours the discovery and application of scientific knowledge by women in Southeast Asia. Her research focuses on developing a vaccine to combat a virus that causes Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease and brain infection diseases in children.