Dr Mahaletchumy Arujanan 46, joins the likes of famous people including Bill and Melinda Gates, as well as actor Michael J. Fox, mentioned in a special report published by renowned scientific magazine Scientific American. The list was launched at the recently concluded Bio International Convention in Philadelphia. While Fox was cited for his vast contribution for research on Parkinson’s disease, Dr Mahaletchumy, the Executive Director of the Malaysian Biotechnology Information Centre (MABIC) put her efforts to highlight the benefits of biotechnology on a global platform. Dr Mahaletchumy is also the Editor In Chief of The Petri Dish, a regional science newspaper, which continues to be influential in creating positive thoughts and opinions on the life sciences. She is a pioneer in science communication in Malaysia and is known for her non-traditional approach in communicating biotechnology. Representatives from the print and electronic media are invited to contact the undersigned for a story opportunity with Dr Mahaletchumy including TV/Radio interview.
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