Australian embassy hosts seminar on biotechnology, nano-technology
Australian and Indonesian academics, education experts and professionals participated in a seminar on Biotechnology and Nano-technology at the Australian Embassy on Thursday, coordinated by Australian Education International (AEI), the embassy media release has said.
On the occasion, Professor Christopher Franco and Associate Professor Nico Voeckler from Flinders University led three seminar sessions on the following topics: "Application of Pharmaceutical Microbes to Increase Agricultural Crops Yields", "Nanostructured Materials for the Control of Biointerfaces", and "Using Plant Cells as Factories for Drug Production."
According to Associate Professor Nico Voelcker, nano-technology was attracting tremendous attention both in terms of fundamental scientific research and technological development.
"Interest has come from industry both small and large, from government agencies, from investors, from entrepreneurs and from the general public," he said.
One of the topics covered by Professor Nico was "Nano-structured Materials for the Control of Biointerfaces."
Professor Franco discussed the usage ..
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