On 11 to 13 of June 2017, the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology has organized a workshop on “Basic Recombinant DNA Technology” which was held at the Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences. The workshop has been organized twice. This time, Axon Scientific Sdn Bhd was the main sponsor for the research materials that were being used during the workshop. Throughout the three days, participants were exposed to lecture sessions in the morning and lab practicals in the evening. A total of 16 local and international participants had registered for the workshop. Meanwhile, 2 local participants were registered for the lectures. Among the topics that were covered were basic molecular biology techniques, Polymerase Chain Reaction, gene cloning techniques, DNA transformation, gene expression system and bioinformatics. A total of 7 demonstrators, including a representative from Axon Scientific had assisted in ensuring the lab practicals were running smoothly. Overall, the workshop has successfully enhanced the knowledge and skills of the participants in the field of basic recombinant DNA technology.
Updated:: 04/08/2017 [hirfarizan]