Seminar 4: Trans-disciplinary Research for Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis – The Way Forward

Trans-disciplinary Research for Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis: The Way Forward by: Professor Dr. Subhada Prasad Pani MBBS, MD, PhD, FISCD Faculty of Medicine DATE: 20 December, 2012 (Thursday) TIME: 3-4pm VENUE: Lecture Room 2&3, Third Floor, QIUP, Plaza Teh Teng Seng ABSTRACT Lymphatic filariasis is a neglected tropical parasitic infectious disease targeted for global elimination

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Seminar 5: Environmental Genomics – Pathogen Surveillance, Tracing the Source of Human Cases and Health Compliance

“Environmental Genomics – Pathogen Surveillance, Tracing the Source of Human Cases and Health Compliance” by: Dr. Shaharuddin A. DATE:  Wednesday, 23rd January, 2013 TIME: 3-4pm ABSTRACT Recent advances in human and molecular genetics provide an unparalleled opportunity to understand how genes and genetic changes interact with environmental stimuli to either preserve health or cause disease.

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Seminar 6: Glimpses of History of Medicine with a Twist in the Tail

“Glimpses of History of Medicine with a Twist in the Tail” by: Prof. Dr. Ramesh Kumar Marya Professor and Head, Dept. of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine DATE: 27th February, 2013 (Wednesday) TIME: 3-4pm VENUE: Lecture Room 4 @ Level 3, QIUP, Plaza Teh Teng Seng ABSTRACT In this talk, the speaker briefly reviews the development

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Seminar 7: Conservation of Plant Germplasm – A Cryopreservation Approach

“CONSERVATION OF PLANT GERMPLASM: A CRYOPRESERVATION APPROACH” by: Professor Dr. Paul T. Lynch Biological Sciences Research Group Faculty of Education, Health & Sciences School of Sciences, University of Derby United Kingdom DATE: 14 March 2013 (Thursday) TIME: 3-4pm VENUE: Lecture Room 2 & 3 @ Level 3, QIUP, Plaza Teh Teng Seng ABSTRACT Conservation of

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Seminar 9: Burkholderia pseudomallei Causing Melioidosis – Research Challenges and Opportunities, 100 Years after its Discovery

“Burkholderia pseudomallei Causing Melioidosis:  Research Challenges and Opportunities, 100 Years after its Discovery” by: Dr. Natesan Vijayalakshmi Senior Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, QIUP DATE: 22 May 2013 (Wednesday) TIME: 3 – 4 p.m VENUE: Lecture Room 4, Applied Sciences Building, QIUP ABSTRACT It has been exactly a century since Whitmore and

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Seminar 10: Phishing Attacks – How Vulnerable Are We?

“Phishing Attacks – How Vulnerable Are We?” by: Mr Jayaseelan Vejayon Assistant Director, Information & Communications Technology Division, QIUP DATE: 19 June 2013 (Wednesday) TIME: 3 – 4 p.m VENUE: Lecture Room 4, Applied Sciences Building, QIUP ABSTRACT Phishing is the term coined in the computer world for the fraudulent or deceptive act to acquire

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Seminar 11: Trypanosomiasis in Humans and Animals – A Malaysian Perspective

“TRYPANOSOMIASIS IN HUMANS AND ANIMALS – A MALAYSIAN PERSPECTIVE” by: Dr. Chandrawathani Panchadcharam DVM. MSc. PhD. Deputy Director, Veterinary Research Institute, Ipoh DATE: 17 July 2013 (Wednesday) TIME: 3 – 4 p.m VENUE: Lecture Room 4, Applied Sciences Building, QIUP ABSTRACT Trypanosomiasis or Surra has been reported regularly in animals in Malaysia. It is caused

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Seminar 12: Rain Attenuation in Satellite Communications

“Rain Attenuation in Satellite Communications” by: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yagasena Appanah School of Engineering and Computer Technology Faculty of Integrative Sciences and Technology Quest International University Perak (QIUP) DATE: 22 August 2013 (Thursday) TIME: 3 – 4 p.m VENUE: Lecture Room 4, Applied Sciences Building, QIUP ABSTRACT Rain attenuation is the major environmental cause of

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Seminar 13: Pharmaceutical Drug Discovery and Development: Opportunities for Biodiversity?

“Pharmaceutical Drug Discovery and Development: Opportunities for Biodiversity?” by: Dr. Michael-Robin Witt Chief Executive Officer & Chief Scientific Officer Lead Discovery Malaysia Sdn Bhd GlobalWell BioExcel Centre, Ipoh DATE: 16 October 2013 (Wednesday) TIME: 3 – 4 p.m VENUE: Lecture Room 4, Applied Sciences Building, QIUP ABSTRACT The current pharmaceutical drug discovery and development process

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