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Opening of Natural Products Research Institute Office (NaPRI), Ton Duc Thang University

Opening of Natural Products Research Institute Office (NaPRI), Ton Duc Thang University

On February 5th, 2018, Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU) held the launching ceremony of the Office of Natural Products Research Institute (NaPRI). This institute is a unit established on the basis of the cooperation between Faculty of Pharmacy of TDTU and Faculty of Pharmacy of Seoul National University, Korea (SNU). SNU has a great depth of research and impressive contributions on natural products to the world.

With a total investment of more than 100 billion VND in both phases of construction, the Institute includes a modern laboratory system with full of functions; a museum for archives of valuable and rare specimens, biological testing, production and transfer, etc.; The advent of NaPRI will contribute positively to the development of the chemical industry in relation to natural products, pharmaceutical industry and natural foods; expands TDTU’s research capacity in the field of medicine and pharmacy; attracts the attention of scientists at home and abroad as well as the related ministries.

On the same day, TDTU also held a seminar on natural products with the participation of professors and experts from Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and representatives of leading pharmaceutical enterprises in the region and in the world.

Some pictures of NaPRI launching ceremony:

Ribbon cutting ceremony to inaugurate the NaPRI office
Ribbon cutting ceremony to inaugurate the NaPRI office

Experts visit the NaPRI office
Experts visit the NaPRI office

Dr. Tran Trong Dao, Vice-President of TDTU delivers the opening speech of the Seminar on Natural compounds subject
Dr. Tran Trong Dao, Vice-President of TDTU delivers the opening speech of the Seminar on Natural compounds subject

Hội thảo thu hút đông đảo giáo sư, chuyên gia đến từ các quốc gia có kinh nghiệm nghiên cứu,<br> chiết xuất các sản phẩm từ tự nhiên như: Hàn Quốc, Đài Loan, Thái Lan
The seminar attracts many professors, experts from countries with experiences of research on extracting products from nature such as Korea, Taiwan, Thailand
The seminar attracts many professors, experts from countries with experiences of research on extracting products from nature such as Korea, Taiwan, Thailand

Many pharmaceutical enterprises also displayed their products at the seminar
Many pharmaceutical enterprises also displayed their products at the seminar