Dr. Nurul Khumaida and Dr. Sintho W. Ardie: Two IPB Scientists Visited ANESC – The University of Tokyo

Two scientists from Plant Biotechnology Division, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, IPB, Bogor are invited as visiting professor at the ANESC Lab, The University of Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Khumaida and Dr. Ardie will spend three weeks of their time (Feb. 1 – 23, 2016) in ANESC Lab to do some research activities and present the progress of their previous research results.

For Research activity parts:

  • Dr. Khumaida is conducting isolation and sequence characterization for either full length or partial fragments of a number of genes associated with responses to acid soil, drought, and salt stresses in cassava (in Bahasa: “Singkog”).
  • Dr. Ardie is conducting isolation and sequence characterization for either full length or partial fragments of a number of genes associated with responses to acid soil, drought, and salt stresses in foxtail millet (in Bahasa: “Hotong”

In addition to those research activities, in Feb. 19, 2016, they also have to present papers as invited speakers at an international seminar. The title of their presentations are:

  • Dr. Khumaida : “Cassava Improvement to strengthen Food security in Indonesia: Current Progress and Future Direction.”
  • Dr. Ardie : “Salt stress responses of salt tolerant and salt sensitive foxtail millet genotypes.”

All PMB Lab staffs and associated graduate students wish them good luck in their research and presentation. We hope that the visit will be fruitful and beneficial for furthering scientific activities in Plant Biotechnology Division.

 

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