In the 21st century, biotechnology has emerged as one of the greatest frontiers of modern technology.
Biotechnology is the utilisation of biological systems by human societies. The term is used to describe the process by which materials produced by living systems are turned into socially useful products and services.
Older examples of biotechnology include agriculture, brewing and fermentation, while modern techniques are highlighted by stem cells and gene editing.
Associate Professor Ed Newbigin will discuss what biotechnology is, and it’s importance in the development of many of the products essential to our continued survival. We'll also focus on the work of one of our graduates, Dr Fenny Martha Dwivany's current research at the School of Life Sciences and Technology, ITB.
Associate Professor Ed Newbigin, Course Coordinator of Master of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, The University of Melbourne
Dr. Fenny Martha Dwivany, Institut Teknologi Bandung