- Faculty & Staff
Under the Jamaica-Mexico Technical Cooperation Project titled, "Bioengineering Yams Biomaterials other selected Caribbean roots and tuber crops biomaterials for value-chain expansion & pre-commercialization
analyses" the Biotechnology Centre is collaborating with two Mexican Institutions - Centro de Invesigacion en Alimentacion y Desarrollo (CIAD) & the Univasidad Panamericana (UP) - to stage a series of webinars..
The International WEBINARS will occur over 7 days between June 5 and July 29, 2020 with each lasting 2 hours. The International Webinar series is funded under the Jamaica-Mexico Technical Cooperation by the AMERCID.
If you are interested in the webinars please contact The Biotechnology Centre, The UWI Mona: https://www.mona.uwi.edu/biotech/
Webinar Dates and topics:
June 5: Profiling and identification of the phytochemicals
June 19th - Technology Transfer - Identification of distinctive biomaterials - re identification of sample of tuber materials and herbs.
July 3 - Innovative exploration of the selected crops for new markets in therapeutics and nutraceutics, and generation of quality value-added products from Yams directed at Bio-sports foods.
July 15 - Application of advanced technologies for development of innovative value-added products- biopharming and biopharmaceutics.
July 21 - Beneficial properties of value-added products and conducting research to unearth ways food crops, such as tubers, and their storage materials can be utilized to make food products or nutraceutics or pharmaceutics.
July 27 - Pre-commercialization analyses and how to conduct sustainability assessments.
July 27 - Commercialization analyses and methods of sustainability assessments.
Published on 05 Jun, 2020