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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Seminar 14: Bile Proteomics for Marker Discovery in Cholangiocarcinoma

“Bile Proteomics for Marker Discovery in Cholangiocarcinoma” by: Dr. Glenn Kunnath Bonney MbChB, MRCS, MD Department of Liver Transplantation St James University Hospital Leeds, United Kingdom DATE: 22 November 2013 (Friday) TIME: 3 – 4 p.m VENUE: Lecture Room 4, Applied Sciences Building, QIUP ABSTRACT Cholangiocarcinoma is a cancer of the biliary epithelia with rising incidences

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Seminar 15: Oil and Gas Pipeline Failure Prediction System using Long Range Ultrasonic Transducers and Euclidean-Support Vector Machines Classification Approach

“Oil and Gas Pipeline Failure Prediction System using Long Range Ultrasonic Transducers and Euclidean-Support Vector Machines Classification Approach” by: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lee Lam Hong School of Engineering and Computer Technology Faculty of Integrative Sciences and Technology Quest International University Perak DATE: 11 December 2013 (Wednesday) TIME: 3 – 4 p.m VENUE: Lecture Room 4,

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Seminar 16: Antioxidative and Liver Protective Effects of Flagellaria indica Against Carbon Tetrachloride (CCl4)-Mediated Oxidative Damage in Rats

“Antioxidative and Liver Protective Effects of Flagellaria indica Against Carbon Tetrachloride (CCl4)-Mediated Oxidative Damage in Rats” by: Charles Gnanaraj A/L John Sandanaraj Biotechnology Research Institute Universiti Malaysia Sabah. DATE: 15 January 2014 (Wednesday) TIME: 3 – 4 p.m VENUE: Lecture Room 4 (Level 3), Applied Sciences Building, QIUP ABSTRACT Antioxidative properties of plants or plant

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Seminar 18: An Introduction on Acupuncture

07.02.2014 “An Introduction on Acupuncture” by: Dr. Devi K, Ph.D Tambun Acupuncture Academy Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia DATE: 7 February 2014 TIME: 3 – 4 p.m VENUE: Lecture Room 4 (Level 3), Applied Sciences Building, QIUP ABSTRACT Acupuncture is an ancient system of treatment. It is part of the discipline of Traditional Chinese Medicine. This embraces

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