INYAS at MESA Malaysia 2018 

Feb 04, 2018

Dr. Gitanjali Yadav from NIPGR, New Delhi, represented INYAS at the MESA conference on Promotimg Safe and Securew Science, held from 5-9th Feb 2018 in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, organised jointly by the US National Academy of Sciences and the Malaysian Science Academy.


Dr. Yadav spoke at the conference on promoting food security in the Middle East and South Asian (MESA) region, and the use of secure practices in scientific research.

Highlights From the Conference:

 Conference Poster.

Dr. Yadav with the Indian Contingent at MESA


Dr. Yadav with Prof. Abhi Veerakumarasivam, Chair of the Malaysian Young Academy of Science:

On the last day of MESA conference, Young scientists representing Young Academies of various nations get together over dinner to discuss issues ranging from collaborations and peer review to academy fellowships and managing work life balance.


NYAS member Gitanjali Yadav met the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Sunway University, Malaysia, who introduced her to the PVC to discuss potential collaboration between our two nations in the area of agricultural biotechnology. The PVC Dr. Elizabeth Li visited Bangalore in the first week of March to explore new academic relations with India. Bangalore based INYAS members coordinated with GY to meet Dr. Li. It was a fruitful interaction.