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: