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Malaysia: new international associated laboratory in chemistry with the University of Malaya

by CNRS@ASEAN - published on , updated on

Initiated in 1982 by Dr Thierry Sévenet (CNRS) and Prof. K. C. Chan (University of Malaya UM, Malaysia), the collaboration between CNRS and UM led to the creation of a joint laboratory (LIA, Laboratoire International Associé) in 2015. The creation of this LIA, named "IFM NatProLab" (International French Malaysian Natural Product Laboratory), was officialized on Saturday November 7th at UM in Kuala Lumpur with an official ceremony held in the presence of Prof. Dr Mohd Amin Jalaludin Vice Chancellor and President of UM, and Mr. Arnaud Lalo, Deputy-Director for Asia at the Direction de la Recherche et de la Coopération Internationale (DERCI), representing CNRS. The scientific supervisors for this cooperation agreement are Dr Fanny Roussi and Dr Marc Litaudon from ICSN (Institute for Natural Substances Chemistry), and Prof. K. Awang for UM.

Source ICSN: http://www.icsn.cnrs-gif.fr/spip.php?article1102&lang=fr
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