Introduction

The First International Meeting on Frankincense and Medicinal Plants brings together the renowned experts and researchers in the field of Frankincense and medicinal plants' research from all across the world. Dhofar region is enriched with Frankincense and over 250 reported species of medicinal plants that could play a role in treating some of the world's current and future diseases. our aim is to focus on Research and Development of Frankincense and Medicinal plants by transferring knowledge to industry. We also hope that this event shall provide opportunities to researchers, experts, clinicians, chemists, pharmacologists, local growers and entrepreneurs to discuss recent developments in the field of secondary metabolites like gum resin, essential oils, alkaloids, flavanoids etc. extracted from local Dhofarian plants. It also offers a great opportunity to introduce delegates to new developments and breakthroughs in many disciplines related to Frankincense and medicinal plants research. The objective is to strengthen the status of Frankincense and some other medicinal plants as an important part of the world's cultural heritage.

Keynote Speaker

  • PROF. DR. THOMAS SIMMET

    Ulm University - Germany

  • PROF. DR. THOMAS EFFERTH

    University of Mainz - Germany

  • PROF. DR. LUDGER WESSJOHANN

    Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry - Germany

  • DR. IAN COCK

    Griffith University - Germany

  • PROF. LUAY RASHAN

    Dhofar University - Oman

  • Speakers


  • Dr. Mohsin Al Amri

    Ministry of Agriculture, Sultanate of Oman

  • Mr. Ali bait Said

    Office of Environmental Conversation, Sultanate of Oman

  • Dr. Sharifa Al Jabri

    Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman

  • Mr. Joseph Mitchell

    Bangor University, UK

  • Dr. Mohammed Suleiman

    Consultant Radiation Oncologist, Jordan

Exhibition

The meeting provides a unique opportunity to international and local companies, Research institutes and commercial agencies to exhibit their services and products in an exhibition. It will provide them a favourable environment to meet potential customers and market their products.

For further details on reservation of stands, please contact us at midress@du.edu.om or call us at +96823237492/+968 91262984.

Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Mohamed Limam

    Deputy Vice Chancellor, DU

  • Prof. Luay Rashan

    Principal Investigator, Research Centre

  • Dr. Israr Ul Hassan

    Acting Dean, College of Engineering

  • Dr. Faruck Lukmanul Hakkim

    Assist. Professor, Research Centre

  • Dr. Mohd. Idrees

    Assist. Professor, Research Centre

  • Mr. Abdulrahman Aqeel Baomar

    Director, Public Relations and External Cooperation

  • Ms. Sarah Iqbal Khan

    Research Coordinator