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An MOU signing ceremony between Walailak University and University of Wisconsin-Madison


On 3 March 2011, the International Relations Office organized an MOU formal signing ceremony between University of Wisconsin-Madison and Walailak University in order to establish practical academic collaborations between the two institutions.

At 13.00 p.m. of March, the 3rd, 2011, Asst.Prof.Dr.Anchalee Chayanuvat, Assistant to the President for Academic Affairs witnessed a formal signing ceremony between the School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW), USA. and the School of Allied Health Sciences and Public Health, Walailak University (WU), Thailand. The MOU has been signed under the initiation of Asst.Prof.Dr.Jitbanjong Tangpong, Dean, School of Allied Health Sciences and Public Health since her first academic visit for collaboration to Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,UW. The MOU has been signed by M.D. Terry D.Oberley,Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chairman of Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and brought by Dr.Luksana Chaiswing,a visiting professor from School of Medicine and Public Health, UW. The MOU agreement covers academic staff exchange and research fellows,student exchanges, academic materials and information exchange,joint research and publications,and workshops and seminars.

Moreover, during 3-5 March 2011, Dr.Luksana Chaiswing, gave special lectures and workshop seminars on Extracellular redox state regulate prostate cancer progression,Redox state and cancer biology, Morphometric analysis and quantify oxidative/nitrative damage products at ultrastructural level, Molecular Biology Technology: Electron Microscope and Confocal Fluorescence Microscope respectively. Approximately 150 WU faculty members 
and students attended the lectures and workshop seminars.

On 4 March 2011, Dr.Luksana also took this opportunity to pay a courtesy call to Prof.Thirayudh Glinsukon,Sc.D., Vice-President for Academic Affairs. The Vice-President expressed his delight for academic activities that will take place between WU and UW in the near future.