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Malaysian Society for Microbiology

INVITATION
On behalf of the Organising Committee, we take great pleasure in extending an invitation to you to participate in ICMSM 2011. The Congress is organised by the Malaysian Society for Microbiology. The theme for the meeting is Leveraging on Microbial Diversity for a Sustainable Future. ICMSM 2011 will highlight the importance of microbial diversity for the understanding of physicochemical and biological processes on global environmental problems such as climate change, food security and toxic chemical pollution. Advances in molecular biology, bioinformatics and ecology have contributed to the emergence of microorganisms as a solution to these through sustainable development in the areas of medicine, food, agriculture, green technology and biofuel. The Congress w i l l address issues from regional and international per sp ecti ve s by sharing of knowledge a n d information amongst national and international researchers. This Congress will provide the platform for networking to enhance research and innovations. We welcome all of you to Malaysia particularly to Penang island, dubbed as the Pearl of the Orient from 8 to 11 December 2011 for the Congress. We look forward to stimulating discussions on cu rr e nt i ssu e s i n microbiology and providing an exciting mixture of social, cultural and outdoor experiences .

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


Academics Scientists Industrialist & Venture Capitalists Policy Makers Entrepreneurs Students

VENUE AND ACCOMODATION


BAYVIEW BEACH RESORT PENANG Batu Ferringhi Beach, 11100 Batu Ferringhi, Penang, Malaysia. Telephone: +(604) 881 2123 Fax: +(604) 881 2140 E-mail: reservations.bbr@bayviewhotels.com Website: www.bayviewhotels.com/beach Bayview Beach Resort Penang is located on the beachfront on the North-West coast of Penang Island. The resort overlooks the tranquil and scenic bay of the "Foreigner's Rock" or Batu Ferringhi. It is 18 km or 20 minutes from Georgetown and 33 km or 45 minutes from Penang International Airport.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
1. Prof. Dr. Vikineswary Sabaratnam (Malaysia) 2. Prof. Dr. Deen Kuthubutheen (Australia) 3. Prof. Dr. Edmundo Calva (Mexico) 4. Prof. Dr. Park Song Hun (Korea) 5. Prof. Dr. Wan Azlina Ahmad (Malaysia) 6. Prof. Dr. William Broughton (Switzerland) 7. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kasipathy Kalaisapathy (Australia) 8. Dr. Stephen Alexander Rudd (Malaysia)

SCOPE OF THE CONFERENCE


Agricultural Microbiology Microbial Genomics Medical Microbiology Industrial Microbiology Environmental Microbiology Food Microbiology General Microbiology

INSTRUCTION TO AUTHORS EXTENDED ABSTRACT


1. Title : Bold, Arial font size 11, capital letters, centered. 2. Author(s): Full name of authors, underline the name of presenter (for oral) and corresponding author (for poster); font size 11 . 3. Author affiliation(s): Full addresses of each author in italics, Arial font size 10, provide e-mail address of corresponding author. If more than one institution, indicate the address of each author numerically in superscript.
MEMBRANE TARGETED EXPRESSION OF MULTIPLE EPITOPES IN LACTOCOCCUS LACTIS Haryanti, T.1, Mariana, N.S.2, Yusoff, K.3 and Raha, A.R.1,4* Institute of Bioscience, 2Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 3Department of Microbiology, 4 Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. *Corresponding author email: raha@biotech.upm.edu.my
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GUIDELINE FOR POSTER PRESENTATION Posters should be presented in A1 (594 x 841 mm) size in PORTRAIT orientation. Posters will be judged and three Best Poster Presentation Awards for each area will be given away.

TENTATIVE PROGRAMME
8 Dec. - Early Registration (1700-1900) & (2000-2200) 9 Dec. - Registration Opening Ceremony Full Day Seminar Symposium Dinner 10 Dec. - Full Day Seminar 11 Dec. - Half Day Seminar Awards Presentation Closing Ceremony

Language: British English Margin: 1.5 left border, 1 top, bottom and right borders with single spacing (1.0). 6. Text should be divided into: Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Acknowledgement and References. 7. Abstract: One paragraph, Arial font size 11, justified, do not include figures/tables/references and not more than 250 words. 8. Extended abstract should be limited to not more than 4 pages in Arial font size 11, including figures and tables. Figures must be of high quality. 9. References should be not more than 6, cited in the text by names of author(s) and year, and listed in alphabetical order according to the surname of the first author. If reference is made in the text to a publication written by more than two authors, the name of the first author should be used followed by "et al." and year. Under reference section, names of all authors need to be included. 10. Tables and figures should be included in the text. Example of references: Journal Mohan, B., Kardivel, R., Natarajan, A. and Baskaran, M. (1996). Effect of probiotic supplementation on growth, nitrogen utilisation and serum cholesterol in broilers. British Poultry Science 37: 395 401. Book Herlina, S. and Tan, F.H. (1992). Molecular Aspects of Typhoid Fever. Kuala Lumpur: Protea Press.

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For further information, please visit our website http://www.mymicro.org/icmsm2011 or contact:

Dr. Wan Zuhainis Saad ICMSM 2011 Secretariat Department of Microbiology Faculty of Biotechnology & Biomolecular Sciences Universiti Putra Malaysia 43400 UPM Serdang Selangor Darul Ehsan MALAYSIA Tel: +603 8946 6611/6696 Fax: +603 8943 0913 E-mail: icmsm2011@gmail.com

REGISTRATION FORM IMPORTANT DATES


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Deadline for extended abstract submission 15 OCTOBER 2011 Registration and Payment deadline 15 OCTOBER 2011

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REGISTRATION FEE
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METHOD OF PAYMENT
a) All bank drafts or cheques (Malaysians only) must be made payable t o MSM Symposium, crossed and mailed to t h e ICMSM2011 Secretariat. The details of the account : Account number - 1215-0011082-05-5, Swift code - CIBBMYKL. Please send the completed registration form together with the proof of payment to ICMSM2011 Secretariat. b) Direct bank transfers should be routed to: Bank Name: CIMB Bank Berhad; Bank address: Ground Floor, Block B, Bangunan Pelajar, 4 3 4 0 0 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.
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Scope of extended abstract:Agricultural Microbiology Microbial Genomics Medical Microbiology Industrial Microbiology Environmental Microbiology Food Microbiology General Microbiology Conference dinner attendance:Yes No