Corona virus disease 2019 or abbreviated as Covid-19 is an infectious disease that can cause sufferers to experience symptoms of fever, difficulty breathing, dry cough and others. This outbreak has become a threat to all people on this earth from 2019 to the present. Therefore, the Faculty of Science and Technology, Medan Area University held an event with the theme “Biology and co-19 mitigation” by inviting several experts or experts including Prof. Dr. Nilanjan deb from Calcutta University, Prof. Dr. Diana E. Waturangi from the Faculty of Biotechnology, Atmajaya Catholic University, Mhd. Yani bin Abu Samah, M.Eng, Ph.D, MBA from Fortis Institute, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA, Dr. Faisal Amri Tanjung, S.ST, MT dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Medan Area University and as moderator Prof. Dr. Ir. Zulkarnain Lubis, MS to provide knowledge to participants what is co-19 and how to prevent transmission.
The webinar was held on Thursday 11 June 2020 using the Zoom and Live application on the University of Medan Area youtube channel. At the beginning of the event Prof. Zulkarnain gave an opportunity to the Chancellor of the Medan Area University Prof. Dr. Dadan Ramdan, M.Eng, M.Sc to give his remarks while opening an international webinar event organized by the Faculty of Science and Technology, Medan Area University.
After the event was opened by the chancellor, the event was continued by Prof. Zulkarnain to introduce the biodata of each guest speaker as well as to invite the first speaker, Prof. Diana E. Waturangi, then to be followed by Dr. Faisal Amri and finally by Mhd. Yani bin Abu Samah.
The event proceeded in an orderly manner with a total of 589 participants and at the end of the event the participants were enthusiastic to ask the resource person compiled by Prof. Zulkarnain then conveyed directly to the resource person to be answered by the relevant resource person.
The following is a list of “Biology and Covid-19 Mitigation” Webinar material from the resource person:
- Prof. Dr. Diana E. Waturangi, M.Sc http://fst.uma.ac.id/download/4621/
- Dr. Faisal Amri Tanjung, S.ST, MT http://fst.uma.ac.id/download/4624/
- Mhd. Yani bin Abu Samah, M.Eng, Ph.D, MBA http://fst.uma.ac.id/download/4618/
- Prof. Dr. Nilanjan Deb http://fst.uma.ac.id/download/4618/