PSU hosted the 10th Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT UNINET) titled “Bioscience: The Element of Life” on December 1-2, 2016 at Conference room, 8th Floor, LRC Building, Hat Yai, Prince of Songkla University. Associate Professor Dr. Chusak Limsakul, President of PSU, preside over the meeting. Associate Professor Dr. Perapong Tekasakul, Vice President for Research System and Graduate Studies, provided the report that the focus of the meeting was diversity of bioscience and continuing development and building a network to facilitate research in bioscience.
There were over 100 attendants from various universities from Thailand such as PSU and Khon Kaen University, from Malaysia including Malaysia Terengganu and Universiti Sains Malaysia. There were some researchers from Miyasaki University of Japan, and PMAS Arid Agriculture of Pakistan.
This meeting marked the second time PSU hosting IMT-GT UNINET. The three member countries take turn to host once every 2 years. The 9th meeting was hosted by Penang University of Malaysia.
The meeting contents included special lectures and research presentations by graduate students and professors on various topics such as agriculture, agro-industry, biodiversity, biomedical and engineering, biotechnology, environment and resource management, bioenergy, natural products, and pharmacy.