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University of Karachi and Chinese Academy of Sciences to Boost Bioorganic Chemistry and Biological Sciences Cooperation

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The International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi (ICCBS) and Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology (TIB), Chinese Academy of Sciences signs a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation of Science and Technology on January 8, 2019, to boost cooperation in bioorganic chemistry and biological sciences.

Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary, director of ICCBS and Dr. MA Yanhe, director of TIB signs the MoU on behalf of the both sides.

Both sides hope to promote wide cooperation in various fields of bioorganic chemistry and biological sciences, especially in natural products, including R&D, staff exchange, transformation and industrialization of scientific and technological achievement.

ICCBS and TIB will co-establish China-Pakistan Joint Research Center for Natural Products based on the framework of the National Technology Innovation Centre for Synthetic Biology and co-support the related S&T activities of the COMSATS such as the International Thematic Research Group on Natural Products Sciences, according to the MoU.

"The signing of this MoU will promote the technical cooperation and industrial development in related fields between China and Pakistan to achieve mutually beneficial win-win cooperation through complementarities," said Dr. MA Yanhe. As the two COMSATS International S&T Centre of Excellences, it will also facilitate both sides play much bigger roles to promote the sustainable development by science and technology in developing countries.


The Signing Ceremony on site (Image by TIB)


Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhar visits the core facilities of TIB under the guide of deputy direcotor Prof. SUN Jibin (Image by TIB)

(Editor: CHEN Na)



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