A total of eight lecturers from Vocational College (Agricultural) of Chenor, Vocational College (Agricultural) of Teluk Intan and Vocational College of Lahad Datu recently participated in a two-day Workshop on Basic Plant Tissue Culture organized by the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB), Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia. The workshop was held virtually on 24 and 25 August 2021.
The workshop was officiated by Mdm. Hajjah Norhayatibinti Ab Wahab, Deputy Director of the Training Development and Industrial Relation Sector, Technical and Vocational Education Division, Ministry of Education, Malaysia. Also in attendance were Mr. Roslibin Sha’ban (Director, Vocational College (Agricultural) of Chenor), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adam Leow Thean Chor(Head, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology), Mr. Mohd Hafiezh Bin Mohd Zamri (Co-ordinator, National Programme for Vocational College (Biotechnology)), Mdm. Nuramira Shakira binti Shahabudin (Program Consultant), participants and other CMB academic and support staffs.
Throughout the workshop, the participants were exposed to various topics ranging from the history of plant tissue culture to the industrial applications which were presented by the speakers from the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology. Overall, the workshop received positive feedbacks from the participants and was successfully organized without major technical glitch. The face-to-face practical session for this workshop is scheduled in December 2021 subject to the latest guidelines from National Security Council.
Nadiya Akmal binti Baharum
Date of Input: 30/03/2022 | Updated: 30/03/2022 | m_radzi
Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia