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Name and Affiliation

Name First Name Azman Last Name Abd Samad
Country Malaysia
Institution Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Department Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering
Title Dr


  Year of graduation Institution (Major)
B.S. 1994 Universiti Pertanian Malaysia (Biotechnology)
M.S. 1997 Universiti Putra Malaysia (Soil Microbiology)
Ph.D. 2006 University of Nottingham (Plant Tissue Culture and Manipulation)

Job Experience (maximum three items)

Institution, Title, Period
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Academic Staff, 1997 - now

Research Area (Please select maximum four items from the list, and list them in the order of their importance in your research.)

Plant Cell Culture, Recombinant DNA

Current Research Topics (Please write maximum four topics & Keyword)

Potential of tissue cultured Melastoma malabathricum L. for production of secondary products
Melastoma decemfidum
Isolation and Characterization of Chalcone Synthase gene from Melastoma decemfidum Roxb. Ex. Jack
chalcone synthase
Screening of High Flavonoids Producing Plant lines of Justicia gendarussa Burm. f.
Justicia gendarussa