Topic: Plant Molecular Farming Workshop: Turning Tobacco from Killer to Cure
Date: 4th December 2023
Venue: Hang Tuah, Level 3, Mines Beach Resort

Workshop Description:

Dive into the innovative world of Plant Molecular Farming, where the once-notorious tobacco plant is reborn as a powerhouse producer of next-gen cancer drugs. 

In this pre-conference workshop, not only will you delve into the transformative research that’s shifting paradigms, but you’ll also get hands-on experience at experimenting with lab equipment and plant samples. 

Witness firsthand the green revolution that’s shaping the future of cancer treatment. Don’t miss this immersive journey into the forefront of medical science.


*subject to change

Speaker/ Facilitator
10:00AM – 10:30AM
Dr Audrey Teh,
St. George’s, University of London
Talk: Green Factories: Revolutionizing Medicine with Plant Molecular Farming
10:30AM – 11:00AM
Professor Dr. Waranyoo Phoolcharoen, Chulalongkorn University
Virtual Talk: Plant Factories for Battling Cancer and COVID-19
Morning Tea
11:15AM – 12:30PM
Hand-on Workshop Session
12:30PM – 1:30PM
Lunch and networking
1:30PM – 2:00PM
Professor Dr. Rofina Yasmin Othman, University of Malaya
Talk: Building Bridges: Engaging with Malaysian Stakeholders on Plant Molecular Farming
2:00PM – 2:30PM
Professor Dr. Ed Rybicki, University of Cape Town
Virtual Talk: Plant Molecular Farming in a LMIC: Pitfalls and Opportunities
2:30PM – 3:50PM
Interactive session – ‘Can we design tobacco plants for health?’
3:50PM – 4:00PM
Dr Audrey Teh,
St. George’s, University of London
Summary and closing remarks.
Afternoon Tea

*subject to change

Pre-Conference Workshop Fees Only
(applicable for those who want to attend the workshops only without attending the main conference)
Early Bird RateNormal Rate
International Delegates
(Delegates who are from outside Malaysia)
USD 100USD 120
(Delegates who are working and/or staying in Malaysia)
RM 250RM 300
International Delegates
(Delegates who are from outside Malaysia)
USD 70USD 90
Local Students
(Students who are studying in Malaysia)
RM 200RM 250

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