Biochemistry Department visits HKUST to discuss future collaborations

To foster international collaborations and enhance academic excellence, the UST Faculty of Pharmacy Department of Biochemistry conducted a benchmarking visit to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) from March 12 to 16, 2024. The delegation from UST, composed of academic staff and researchers specializing in biochemistry,  was warmly welcomed by Dr. Robert K.M. Ko, Acting Division Head, Division of Life Science, and  Professor Yusong Guo at HKUST. 

During the benchmarking activities, the UST delegation had the opportunity to tour state-of-the-art research facilities and laboratories at HKUST, gaining insights into cutting-edge technologies and methodologies employed in biochemistry research. Dr. Minerva Daya, Chair of the Department of Biochemistry, UST Faculty of Pharmacy, expressed her appreciation for the warm hospitality extended by HKUST and emphasized the significance of international partnerships in advancing scientific research and education. 

The visit to HKUST marks a significant milestone for the Department of Biochemistry paving the way for future collaborations and contributing to the advancement of biochemistry research in the Philippines and beyond. 

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