Online Certificate Course on “BASIC PLANT TISSUE CULTURE TECHNIQUES”

August 25, 2021
Organized by
COMSTECH, Secretariat, Islamabad In collaboration with International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) and Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center (Karachi Chapter)

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Who Should Attend?

The course is designed to address the interest of scientists and research scholars working in various fields of plant biotechnology including genetics, and molecular biology.

Course Content:

The course will be comprises of series of lectures and “online hands on training sessions” covering following contents:

  • Overview of Plant Tissue Culture and its Applications
  • Equipment and Media used
  • Explant Selection
  • Sterilization
  • Initiation, Multiplication, Shooting and Rooting

Registration:


Registered participants will receive e-certificates
Please register at following link before August 20, 2021
Registration Link Click Here

Venue: Zoom Meeting

Zoom link will be shared with selected registered participants.

COURSE PROGRAM (Pakistan Standard Time)

11:00-11:15     Inauguration Ceremony
11:00-11:05     Recitation of the Holy Quran
11:05-11:15     Welcome Address by Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary
11:15-11:50     Lecture 1 entitled, “Commercial Plant Tissue Culture for Horticulture Plants”
11:50-12:25     Lecture 2 entitled, “Modern agriculture techniques and their contribution towards economic development of Muslim world”
12:25-13:00     Lecture 3 entitled, “Ethics and Biosafety in Plant Biotechnology”
13:00-13:35     Lecture 4 entitled, “Commercialization of Tissue Culture Techniques”
13:35-14:10     Lecture 5 entitled, “Application of Tissue culture techniques for Floriculture”
14:10-15:10     Practical Session (Tissue culture of Horticulture Crops)
15:15-15:30     Questions and answers
15:30-15:45     Closing Ceremony

Speakers:

Dr. Pejman Azadi

Deputy Director General for Technology- Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran (ABRII), AREEO, Karaj, Iran
President of Iranian Society for Ornamental Plants (ISOP)

Dr. Muhammad Yusuf Zafar, T.I.

Former Chairman
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), IslamabadPakistan

Dr. Muhammad Usman

Institute of Horticultural Sciences
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad-38040
Pakistan

Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad

Institute of Horticultural Sciences
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad-38040
Pakistan
0334-7416664

CONTACT PERSON

Khazima Muazim
Programme Manager
COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad
Tel: +92-51-9220681-3
Fax: +92-51-9205264, +92-51-9220265

Email: khazima@comstech.org

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