Putting Our Hands Together
Institute of Biomolecule Reconstruction (iBR) is pioneer in Streptomyces research in Korea ideally located in Sun Moon University. This institute emphasizes on engineering and developing small molecules of pharmaceutical importance. Their research interest is focused on the chemistry and biochemistry of secondary metabolites. The structures, biosynthetic pathways and physiological roles of these substances are primary subjects of their studies. The lab is well equipped with biotechnological tools facilitating the development of academic and industrially applicable research projects.
MoU signing between RIBB & iBR
On December 29, 2012 Research Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology (RIBB) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Institute of Biomolecule Reconstruction (iBR), Sun Moon University, Republic of Korea at Kathmandu, Nepal. On behalf of iBR, Director of Institute Prof. J. K. Sohng signed the MoU and on behalf of RIBB, Prof. Janardan Lamichhane, President, signed the understanding.
MoU signing ceremony was witnessed by Prof. Ho Young Lee, Sun Moon University; Prof. Mohan Bikram Gewali, Dean, Kathmandu University; Mr. Ganesh Shah, Former Minister, Ministry of Science Technology and Environment; Mr. Prajwal Rajbhandari, Vice President, RIBB. This understanding between both parties intends to work to strengthen cooperation in the field of biotechnology, biodiversity and bio-resources utilization and related training, subject to availability of resources and establishment of specific project proposals.