TISTR delegations visited Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) during 27-28 August 2014
During 27-28 August 2014, TISTR researchers of Bioscience Department visited Bioprocessing and Biomanufacturing Research Centre (BBRC), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. The delegation was warmly welcomed by Prof.Dr.Arbakariya B. Ariff, Head of BBRC. They learned on the R&Ds and services of the Centre. Both sides discussed on the collaborative activities to be pursued in the following months during the current MOU period such as joint seminar/workshop, exchange of expert. Besides, they interested to renew the MOU and expand to other fields, apart from human probiotic, such as biology system, animal testing and its facilities, halal products, as well as sending of UPM students to learn and train at TISTR for 3 months.
On that occasion, the delegates visited the Clean Room Technology and Biosafety Level Facilities of BBRC. They met with the representatives of OMS Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd. who considered and shared their ideas on the floor plan of the GMP Fermentation Plant to be installed at TISTR.
In addition, the delegation visited the Comparative Medicine and Technology Unit (COMeT), a specific pathogen free laboratory animal facility, Biomass Technology Centre, and Halal Products Research Institute accordingly.