Project Information

Reference Number 20030165
Project Title Development of Transgenic Banana Resistant to Banana Bract Mosaic Virus via Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation
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, Laguna, 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 N/A
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