Biotechnology Workshop for Teachers

28 June 2011
International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuantan

A second teacher workshop in 2011 was organized by MABIC in International Islamic University Malaysia in collaboration with the Ministry of Education. Hosted by the Kulliyah of Science and facilitated by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arokiaraj Pappusamy, this workshop focused on genomics and proteomics.

The workshop kick started with the opening and launch by Prof Dr. Kamaruzzaman Yunus, Dean Kulliyah of Science. Two lectures were given to the teachers on plasmid DNA isolation, PCR and protein. The speakers are Assoc. Prof. Dr Arokiaraj Pappusamy and Asst. Prof. Dr. Tengku Haziyamin Bin Tengku Abdul Hamid respectively. After the two informative lectures, teachers were given the opportunity on carrying out molecular laboratory practical – Plasmid DNA isolation and gel electrophoresis; and proteomics laboratory practical – Enzyme extraction and gel electrophoresis. After the practical, a discussion and conclusion were carried out to discuss the results outcomes and to answer the teachers’ inquiries.

The workshop attended by 20 teachers around the region of Pahang state.



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