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Sharjah Innovation Week

Sharjah Book Authority 13 FEB 20209 AM

1st place winner of Sharjah Innovation Award 2019-2020


Student: Asma Mohamed Hassan Ahmed Abdalla, M.Sc. in Biotechnology student and Microbial Analysist at Sharjah Food Lab, Municipality of Sharjah.

Supervisor: Dr. Hassen Hadjkacem

Project Entitled: Development of Molecular Techniques for accurate detection of pig traces in food

Description: The threat posed by food adulteration has moved from being fraudulence to a highly sophisticated business. Thereby, the identification of food origins and compositions is needed for religious, health and conservation regulations reasons. Here in this project, we developed a qualitative and quantitative molecular protocol based on food DNA investigation to detect the presence of Pig DNA in Gelatine based food.

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