Dr.Mahaletchumy Arujanan discusses the misconceptions surrounding GMOs, the myths and fear. with stringent constrictions, and testing and labelling requirements. what are real GMOs and their true impact on society?
Dr. Mahaletchumy Arujanan is the Executive Director of Malaysian Biotechnology Information Centre (MABIC) and Editor-in-Chief of The Petri Dish- the first science newspaper in Malaysia. Maha is listed as the worlds 100 most influential people in biotechnology by Scientific American Worldview 2015. She is also listed in the honorific list of Women in Biotechnology Law and Regulation as part of Biotechnology Law Report 2015 published by Mary Ann Liebert Inc, among 23 other women scientists and lawyers. Maha won the 2010 Third World Academy of Science Regional Prize for Public Understanding of Science for East, Southeast Asia and Pacific Region.
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