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Regional R&D Training Center for Insect Biotechnology

Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

Objectives

  • Technology transfer, training, and modular mass-rearing laboratory for genetic sexing strains (GSSs) (filter rearing), with up to 3 millions sterile males production capacity
  • Facilitate the development and evaluation of GSSs for insect key pests for ASEAN
  • Establish a showcase program for AW-IPM-SIT in ASEAN
  • Develop official international training courses in insect pest control & AW-IPM-SIT-GSS, at Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
  • Develop in direction to become an International Collaborating Center or Cluster
  • Host the activities of Regional RAS5067 "Integrating Sterile Insect Technique for Better Cost-Effectiveness of Area-Wide Fruit Fly Pest Management Programmes in Southeast Asia
  • Use to teach insect biotechnology and industrial biotechnology classes at Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

Our research group aims to uncover and apply several basic knowledge using skills and tools..

related to Genetics, Biology, Bioinformatics, etc. for supporting effective and sustainable SIT programs.

Contact Details

Regional R&D Training Center for Insect
Biotechnology (RCIB)
Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science,
Mahidol University 272 Rama VI Road, Phayathai,
Ratchathewee, Bangkok 10400 THAILAND

Tel: +66 2 441 9820 ext. 1130
Email: scrcib@mahidol.ac.th
Website: rcib.sc.mahidol.ac.th