Advanced Biotechnology and Breeding Centre (ABBC)
Breeding and Tissue Culture
Head of Unit
DR. UMI SALAMAH RAMLI
To improve and develop the knowledge and technical abilities in proteomics, metabolomics and nutrigenomics for the benefit of the oil palm research.
To use knowledge and the abilities in proteomics, metabolomics and nutrigenomics for enhancing productivity and value addition.
Strategic Research Areas
Development of core facility for proteomics and metabolomics using Mass Spectrometry.
Exploitation of proteomics and metabolomics approaches towards solving oil palm disease and yield improvement.
Discovery and identification of novel products using mass spectrometry based approach.
Establishment of oil palm metabolome database
Physiological and therapeutical effects of oil palm phenolics.
Commercialization of oil palm phenolics.
Isolation of key genes involved in oil synthesis for genetic engineering program of oil palm