POSTPONEMENT of PGM Seminar 2020 & PGM’s 25th Annual General Meeting (24th March 2020 – Tuesday)

Taking into account the rapid increase of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia and worldwide as well as internal circular to academic staff and students in UPM to prevent mass gathering, PGM Council Members have decided to postpone the event until further notice.

For any enquiries, please reply to this email or you can reach me at

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation on this matter.

Azzreena Mohamad Azzeme
PGM Seminar 2020


The Genetics Society of Malaysia (PGM) is delighted to invite you to the PGM Seminar 2020 in conjunction with the PGM’s 25th Annual General Meeting. The seminar will bring in three prominent speakers representing genetics in human, plant and microbes.


Speaker 1: Prof. Dr. Sok Ching Cheong (Cancer Research Malaysia)

Genomics-led drug development in oral cancer

Speaker 2: Prof. Dr. Aziz Ahmad (Universiti Malaysia Terengganu)

Abiotic effects on expression of desaturase gene in mangrove isolated-microalgae

Speaker 3: Dr. Noraziyah Abd Aziz (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)

Marker assisted pyramiding of drought yield QTLs into MR219


The details of PGM Seminar 2020 & PGM’s 25th Annual General Meeting are as follows:

Date: 24 March 2020 (Tuesday)

Time: 8.00 am – 2.00 pm

Venue: Auditorium Rashdan Baba, Level 3, TNCPI Building, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang


Kindly register at this link : before 16th March 2020.

If you would like to submit a motion or resolution, please fill in the form at this link : before 6th March 2020.

Your support towards the success of this programme is highly appreciated. For any enquires, please email to Dr. Azzreena Mohamad Azzeme (

Thank you.

Ts. Dr. Azzreena Mohamad Azzeme, Chairman
PGM Seminar 2020



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