Project Information

Reference Number 20030164
Project Title Development of Transgenic Banana Resistant to Banana Bract Mosaic Virus via Transformation by Microprojectile Bombardment
Project Type Contained Use
Status Terminated
Name of Institution National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH),University of the Philippines Los Banos, College, Laguna,049-536-2721; 536-2724
Cooperating Institution Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB), UPLB College, Laguna
Supervising IBC UPLB-IBC
Project Leader(s) Mary Ann Tavanlar
Experimental Facility/Site BIOTECH-UPLB, Philippines
Purpose / Objectives To develop transgenic banana containing the banana bract mosaic virus (BBMV) coat protein/replicase genes.
Biosafety measures 1. Containment capabilities
2. Sterilization Procedures
3. Personnel awareness of biosafety procedures
4. Labeling/designation of “risk” areas
5. Decontamination facilities
6.“Biosafetiness” of equipment
Conditions for Approval N/A
Date Received 2003-02-12
Date of Approval 2003-03-20


Regulated Materials

Regulated Materials none
Source N/A
Subject Request of Dr. Marina Natural for proposal endorsement
Requesting Party Dr. Marina P. Natural, Chairman, UPLB-IBC
Action of NCBP Approved for implementation