Project Information

Reference Number 19990109
Project Title Plasmid Constructs Suitable for Transformation of Cultured Plant Cells and Tissues through Biolistics and the Evaluation of Transient Expression
Project Type Contained Use (Laboratory)
Status Completed
Name of Institution National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (NIMBB), UP Diliman, Quezon City
Cooperating Institution Department of Science and Technology (DOST),Gen. Santos Ave., Bicutan, Taguig, M. Mla.
Supervising IBC UP Diliman-IBC
Project Leader(s) Surya K. Manohar, Associate Professor
Experimental Facility/Site UP Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Purpose / Objectives To establish and standardize the methodology in creating plasmid constructs.
Biosafety measures 1. Containment capability of laboratory
2. Sterilization procedures
3. Personnel awareness of biosafety procedures
4. Labelling/ designation of “risk” areas
5. “Biosafetiness” of equipment
Conditions for Approval The committee has approved the conduct of the experiments, subject to compliance with the provisions in the biosafety guidelines, specifically the required level of containment (BL1) and autoclaving and incineration of plant tissues and soil used in the experiment.
Date Received 1999-05-04
Date of Approval 1999-00-06


Regulated Materials

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Subject Request of Dr. Elma Llaguno for proposal endorsement
Requesting Party Dr. Elma Llaguno, Chairman, UP Diliman IBC
Action of NCBP Approved for Implementation