Online Certificate Course on “BASIC PLANT TISSUE CULTURE TECHNIQUES”

Online Certificate Course on “BASIC PLANT TISSUE CULTURE TECHNIQUES” held on 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)
Who Should Attend?
The workshop 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 August20, 2021
Time: August 25, 2021, 11:00 Noon Islamabad, Karachi, Tashkent
Topic: BASIC PLANT TISSUE CULTURE TECHNIQUES
WORKSHOP 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. IqbalChoudhary
11:15-11:50 Lecture 1 entitled, “Overview of Basic Tissue Culture Techniques and Their Applications”
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:
Prof. Dr. PejmanAzadi
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), Islamabad
Pakistan
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
KhazimaMuazim
Programme Manager
COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad
Tel: +92-51-9220681-3
Fax: +92-51-9205264, +92-51-9220265
Email: khazima@comstech.org