Mahaletchumy ArujananCountry of origin: Malaysia Currently in: Malaysia, Malaysia General field of specialization: Interdisciplinary
Degrees2013 Doctorate Interdisciplinary
Current Research Activities
creating awareness on biotechnology, especially agribiotechnology. Communicating science to various stakeholders such as scientists, policy makers, students, regulators, legislators, industry, consumers, farmers, politicians, etc. Bridging the communication gap between scientists and the media to facilitate better dissemination of information on biotechnology to the public. To enhance public acceptance of biotechnology.
AffiliationsMalaysian Bio-Industry OrganizationAcademy of Sciences of Malaysia
TWAS AwardsOct 2010AwardTWAS 2010 Regional Prize for Public Understanding of Science, East Asia, SEA and Pacific Region
Other AwardsMay 2015100 most influential people in biotechnology in the workdScientific American WorldviewAug 2015Women in biotechnology law and regulationListed among 23 women in biotechnology law and regulation in Biotechnology Law Report published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.