KUALA LUMPUR: Professor Datin Paduka Dr Khatijah Mohamad Yusoff (pix) was conferred with the Lifetime Scientific Research Achievements Women’s award for her incredible and inspiring contribution to science and the nation.

Khatijah, a highly respected academician and a much acclaimed virologist who has distinguished herself through her extensive work on the Newcastle Disease Virus (NDV), a poultry virus, received the award during the first National Conference on Scientific Research Achievements by Malaysian Women.

The award was presented by Deputy Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change, Isnaraissah Munirah Majilis recently.