On the 31st October 2017, a seminar entitled “Advances on qPCR Technology and Its Expansion” was successfully organised by the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, UPM in collaboration with the Axon Scientific Sdn Bhd and TOYOBO Co. Ltd. The half-day seminar was held at Bilik Latihan Biotech 1.6. The aim of this seminar was to share knowledge on the fundamentals of PCR and qPCR based on the TOYOBO products. There were two speakers on that day; Dr. Toshihiro Kuroita and Mr. Takayoshi Hiyama who are the Group Director and product specialist at the Tsuruga Institute of Biotechnology, TOYOBO Co. Ltd., respectively. Twenty four participants who attended the seminar were research assistants, final year undergraduates and postgraduate students from different faculties and institutes in UPM. Overall, the seminar had successfully introduced TOYOBO products for PCR and qPCR analysis and provided tips for troubleshooting problems pertaining to the analysis.
Dr. Nur Fatihah Mohd Yusoff
Department of Cell & Molecular Biology
Updated:: 17/11/2017 [hirfarizan]