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

 

Day 1 (21 Nov 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

(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. Ayub Qasim

Location: Plenary Theatre

10:30

Plenary Talk – CELL & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Prof. Mary Beth Maningas

Location: Plenary Theatre

11:00

Plenary Talk – CHEMISTRY & DRUG DISCOVERY

Prof. Phillip Marriott

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/Prof. Sarinder Kaur

 

Prof. Fahrul Zaman

 

Prof. David J. Young

 

1:30

Oral Presentation

 

Oral Presentation

 

Oral Presentation

 

2:15

Networking Tea Break 2

Location: Foyer

2:45

 

Oral Presentation

 

Prof. Cheah Yoke Kqueen

 

 

Oral Presentation

 

3:15

Oral Presentation

 

4:15

Poster Review Session

Location: Foyer

5:00

End of Day 1

 

 

Day 2 (22 Nov 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

Malaysian Biotechnology Information Centre,  Monash University Malaysia

Location: Plenary Theatre

9:30

Networking Tea Break 1

Location: Foyer

10:00

Plenary Talk – APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY

Prof. Yvonne Lim

Location: Plenary Theatre

10:30

Plenary Talk – ENVIRONMENTAL & AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

Dr. Yek Sze Huei

Location: Plenary Theatre

11:00

Plenary Talk – FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Prof. Tan Chin Ping

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/Prof. Moritz Muller

 

A/Prof. Shyamala Ratnayeke

 

A/Prof. Ching Lik Hii

 

1:30

Oral Presentation

Oral Presentation

Oral Presentation

2:15

Networking Tea Break 2

Location: Foyer

2:45

Oral Presentation

A/Prof. Sreeramanan S.

 

Oral Presentation

 

3:15

Oral Presentation

4:15

Poster Judging Session (Fields of Day 2)

Location: Foyer

5:00

End of Day 2

 

 

Day 3 (23 Nov 2018, Friday)

 

8:30

Arrival and Registration of Guests and Participants

Location: Plenary Theatre

 

9:00

3-Minute Thesis Competition

Location: Plenary Theatre

 

10:00

Networking Tea Break with the Industries

Location: Foyer

 

10:30

Industrial Talk

Location: Plenary Theatre

 

11:45

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).

 

2:30

Awards & Closing Ceremony

Location: Plenary Theatre

 

3:00

Closing Speech

Professor Mahendhiran Nair

(Monash Malaysia R&D Sdn. Bhd.)

 

Associate Professor Emily Goh

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

 

Location: Plenary Theatre

 
 

3:30

End of Event