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Seminar Tumbuhan Ubatan & Beraroma 2018 (15th MAPS 2018)
16 Oct 2018 to 17 Oct 2018
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
Organized by: 
Natural Products Division, FRIM



15th Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Seminar (MAPS-15)

Date and Location

October 16-17, 2018 at the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)

Organized by

Natural Products Division, FRIM


“Unravelling Nature’s Treasures & Secrets: Current Species of Interest”.

Who should participate

People from all background are invited to participate in 15th MAPS especially herbal entrepreneurs, academicians, researchers, policy makers, students and interested individual



In this seminar, R&D activities and findings on potential medicinal plant species for the development and production of nutraceuticals, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical will be shared and disclosed in oral and poster presentation. Selected plants species that will be highlighted on this MAPS-15 are kratom, tongkat ali, kacip fatimah, soursop, agarwood and 18 NKEA’s species. Eminent speakers will be invited to deliver their papers on topics: Traditional Knowledge Agronomy & Conservation, Natural Products Discovery, Standardisations, Quality Control & Processing Technology, Pre-clinical, Clinical & Product Development and Commercialisation & Legislation.


Post-seminar conferences:

1) Workshop A: Herbal Quality Control : 18 October 2018

2) Workshop B: Bacterial Identification: 16S rDNA PCR Techniques : 18 October 2018

3) Workshop C: Proteomic: Two Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis : 18-19 October 2018


Registration for the seminar can be made online via

For further information please contact:

* Pn. Noor Rasyila Mohamed Noor (Setiausaha 1): 03-6279 7782 (,

* Pn. Fauziah Abdullah (Setiausaha 2): 03-6279 7361 (,

* Dr. Mary Khoo (AJK Saintifik): 03-6279 7342 (, or

* Pn Jesmini Mat Ali: 03-6279 7330