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The 6th Annual AnMicro Conference in Los Banos, Philippines

25-28 April 2019 — the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH) and University of Philippines, Los Banos hosted the 1st International Symposium and Training Workshop on Microbial Utilization under the theme “Strengthening ASEAN linkages in fungal diversity conservation and utilisation” at SEARCA Auditorium. This opportune event came with the celebration of 20th Anniversary of Mycological Society of Philippines (MSP) and the 6th Annual AnMicro Meeting. The main topic of this year’s Annual AnMicro Meeting was the ASEAN Center on Microbial Utilisation (AMUST), which is a culmination of 5-year-long effort since the establishment of AnMicro in 2014. AMUST aims to provide the solid infrastructure for fostering joint research and innovation, not only to AnMicro members, but also to all ASEAN researchers. This year meeting also saw the warm welcome of new AnMicro members from Cambodia and Indonesia; Bogor Agricultural University (Indonesia), Indonesian Culture Collection (Indonesia), Universitas Negeri Jakarta (Indonesia), and Faculty of Science and Technology, International University (Cambodia). Moreover, TBRC team helped organize “iCollect workshop”, which was one of the 4 workshop modules. The iCollect workshop conveyed a practical knowledge how to deal with microbial collection data. Other three workshops were Mycorrhiza, Mushroom Cultivation, and Rapid Composting. In total, there were 89 registered participants from 6 ASEAN countries, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and...

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Thailand hosted the ASEAN Next 2019, promoting sustainable STI development.

19 March 2019, Ministry of Science and Technology, Thailand, hosted the symposium titled “ASEAN Next 2019 : STI Leading towards Community Happiness” at Pullman Bangkok King Power Hotel, Bangkok. The participating authorities from ASEAN countries and Japan agreed on collaborative plans to boost ASEAN’s Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) development. Apart from the symposium, ASEAN NEXT 2019 included the lectures and workshops organized by Thailand’s forefront science and technology authorities, namely, 1.Quality Audit for Personal Dosimetry for Individual Monitoring Service Laboratory in Southeast Asia by Office of Atoms for Peace 2.Enhancement of capacity building for FCM testing laboratories among ASEAN member states by Department of Science Service 3.ASEAN Sustainable and Environmental Materials Workshop by MTEC 4.ASEAN Workshop on Green Construction Material for Community and MSMEs by TISTR 5.Railway technology for track and Rolling stock maintenance by TISTR 6.International Workshop Bioresource Centre: Connecting the Nature, Creating the Future by...

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The 6th Annual AnMicro Conference at the University of the Philippines, Los Baños (UPLB)

On 27th April 2019, the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH), and the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) will host the 6th AnMicro Conference during the International Symposium and Training Workshop on Microbial Utilization at the University of the Philippines, Los Baños (UPLB). As this year also marks the 20th Anniversary of the Mycological Society of the Philippines (MSP), the symposium will celebrate the progress and trends in fungal diversity and conservation as well as sustainable utilization of the microbial resources in ASEAN and global arenas. Apart from the symposium itself, BIOTECH, MSP, SEARCA and The National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Thailand arrange training courses on iCollect and fungal utilization on 25th – 26th April 2019. More details and schedule for registration and paper submission can be found in the brochure download...

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GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT: MUSHROOM RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM, AUGUST 30-31, 2018, BANGKOK, THAILAND

Pleased to announce 5 successful applicants to attend the 1st International Symposium on Mushroom Research and Cultivation Technology: Progress & Challenges, to be held at Century Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand on August 30-31, 2018 as below ; 1. Dr. Nyein Phyo Lin Organization : Mandalay Technological University Country : Myanmar Email : nyeinphyolin@gmail.com   2. Mr. Crisencio Paner Organization : University of Santo Tomas Country : Philippines Email : cmpaner@ust.edu.ph   3. Mrs. Dang Thi Thuy Duong Organization : Institute of Biotechnology (IBT) Country : Vietnam Email : thuyduongk48@gmil.com   4. Mrs. Intan Ayu Pratiwi Organization : Universitas Airlangga Country : Indonesia Email : Intan.ayu.pratiwi@fst.unair.ac.id   5. Mrs. Le Thi Hoang Yen Organization : Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology- Vietnam National university Country : Vietnam Email...

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