Veteran Scientifc Researchers Visit To Enhance Collaboration

Dr. Sumalee Kamchonwongpaisan, (Director, Medical Molecular Biology Research Unit) and Dr. Chairat Uthaipibull, (Head, Protein-Ligand Engineering and Molecular Biology Laboratory) National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Thailand Science Park, Pathum Thani, Thailand visited University of Ibadan, Nigeria between the 8th and 9th September 2017.    During the visit Dr. Sumalee Kamchonwongpaisan presented a seminar on “Antimalarial drug discovery activities at Thailand National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology” at the Faculty of Pharmacy which was well attended and generated scientific discussions.  

Dr. Sumalee Kamchonwongpaisan and Dr. Chairat Uthaipibull are research collaborators of Prof. Grace Gbotosho and  collaboration on a WHO/TDR funded grant on the “Network for Applications of transfection technology for drug Screening” culminated in the training of two PhD students at the University of Ibadan (Dr. Foluso Falade and Dr. Gbenga Akinola) and transfer of the transfection technology to the University of Ibadan.