The Monash Science Symposium 2018 Organizing Committee are pleased to announce the detailed itinerary.

MONASH SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM 2018 3-DAY ITINERARY

Day 1 (21 November 2018, Wednesday)

8:00

Arrival and Registration of Guests and Participants

Location: Plenary Theatre

9.15

Opening Ceremony & Welcome Speeches

Professor Andrew Walker

(Pro Vice-Chancellor & President, Monash University Malaysia)

 

Associate Professor Emily Goh Joo Kheng

(Head of School, School of Science, Monash University Malaysia)

Location: Plenary Theatre

9:35

Networking Tea Break 1

Location: Foyer

10:00

Plenary Talk – Genomics & Bioinformatics

Assoc. Prof. Qasim Ayub (Monash University Malaysia)

Location: Plenary Theatre

10:30

Plenary Talk – Cell & Molecular Biology

Prof. Mary Beth Maningas (University of Santo Tomas)

Location: Plenary Theatre

11:00

Plenary Talk – Chemistry & Drug Discovery

Prof. Phillip Marriott (Monash University Clayton)

Location: Plenary Theatre

11:30

Plenary Forum 1 – Theme: From DNA to Drugs

Assoc. Prof. Ayub Qasim, Prof. Mary Beth, & Prof. Phillip Marriott

Location: Plenary Theatre

12:00

Lunch

Location: Foyer

 

Concurrent Sessions for Keynote Speakers & Oral Presenters

 

GENOMICS & BIOINFORMATICS

Location: Lecture Theatre 6007

CELL & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Location: Lecture Theatre 6008

CHEMISTRY & DRUG DISCOVERY

Location: Seminar Room 6215

 

1:00

A/P Sarinder Kaur

University of Malaya

Prof. Fahrul Zaman

University of Technology Malaysia

Prof. David J. Young

University of The Sunshine Coast

1:30

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OP-CDD-01

 

1:45

 

OP-CMB-02

OP-CDD-02

 

2:00

 

OP-CMB-03

OP-CDD-03

 

2:15

Networking Tea Break 2

Location: Foyer

2:45

 

Prof. Cheah Yoke Kqueen

Universiti Putra Malaysia

OP-CDD-04

 

3:00

 

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3:15

 

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3:30

Poster Viewing Session

Location: Foyer

5:00

End of Day 1

 

 

Day 2 (22 November 2018, Thursday)

8:00

Arrival and Registration of Guests and Participants

Location: Plenary Theatre

9:00

Tropical Medicine & Biology Platform, Monash University Malaysia

Location: Plenary Theatre

9:15

Invited Guest Institution

Location: Plenary Theatre

9:30

Networking Tea Break 1

Location: Foyer

10:00

Plenary Talk – Environmental & Agricultural Sciences

Dr. Yek Sze Huei (Monash University Malaysia)

Location: Plenary Theatre

10:30

Plenary Talk – Food Science & Technology

Prof. Tan Chin Ping (Universiti Putra Malaysia)

Location: Plenary Theatre

11:00

Plenary Talk – Applied Microbiology

Prof. Yvonne Lim (University of Malaya)

Location: Plenary Theatre

11:30

Plenary Forum 2 – Theme: Microbial Interactions: How Do They Shape Our World?

Prof. Yvonne Lim, Dr. Yek Sze Huei, Prof. Tan Chin Ping

Location: Plenary Theatre

12:00

Lunch

Location: Foyer

 

Concurrent Sessions for Keynote Speakers & Oral Presenters

 

APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY

Location: Seminar Room 6216

ENVIRONMENTAL & AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

Location: Lecture Theatre 6007

FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Location: Lecture Theatre 6008

 

1:00

A/P Moritz Muller

University of Swinburne

A/P Shyamala Ratnayeke

Sunway University

A/P Ching Lik Hii

University of Nottingham

1:30

OP-AM-01

OP-EAS-01

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1:45

OP-AM-02

OP-EAS-02

OP-FST-02

 

2:00

Networking Tea Break 2

Location: Foyer

2:30

 

A/P Sreeramanan S.

University of Science Malaysia

OP-FST-03

 

2:45

 

 

 

3:00

 

 

 

 

3:15

Poster Judging Session (Fields of Day 2)

Location: Foyer

5:00

End of Day 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 3 (23 November 2018, Friday)

 

8:30

Arrival and Registration of Guests and Participants

Location: Plenary Theatre

 

9.00

Research in a Flash: 3 Minute Thesis Competition

Location: Plenary Theatre

 

10:30

Networking Tea Break with the Industries

Location: Foyer

 

11:00

Industrial Talk

Location: Plenary Theatre

 

12:00

Poster Judging Session (Fields of Day 1)

Location: Foyer

 

1:00

Lunch

Location: Foyer

 

Campus Tour

Location: Around campus

 

Friday Prayers

Location: On-campus surau (Building 6-3-11, 6-3-12).

 

2:30

Awards Ceremony

Location: Plenary Theatre

 

3:00

Closing Ceremony

Associate Professor Adeline Ting Su Yien

(Postgraduate Coordinator, School of Science, Monash University Malaysia)

 

Associate Professor Emily Goh Joo Kheng

(Head of School, School of Science, Monash University Malaysia)

 

Location: Plenary Theatre

 
 

3:30

End of Event