CVSM to Sign MOU with Foreign Universities

The College of Veterinary Science and Medicine (CVSM) will sign separate Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) with two foreign institutions to establish academic cooperation among them. Signatories will be Dr. Ruben C. Sevilleja, CLSU president; Dr. Romeo S. Gundran, CVSM dean; and Dr. Hiroshi Kida, director of Hokkaido University Research Center for Zoonosis Control. Signing an MOU will be done on December 5, 2009 at CLSU. The purpose of the MOU is to allow the parties to jointly develop academic, educational, and research cooperation, associated with and limited to the field of public health microbiology, emerging and reemerging diseases, zoonoses and other related areas in health sciences.

The parties shall develop and implement the following activities in the fi eld set forth: (1) exchanging academic staff and students, (2) implementing collaborative research projects, (3) holding lectures and symposia, (4) exchanging academic information and relevant materials, and (5) promoting other academic cooperation as otherwise mutually agreed. This Memorandum of

Understanding shall be in force upon signature by the parties and shall continue for a period of three years. Likewise, the CLSUCVSM and another foreign academic institution, the Iowa State University, will ink a memorandum of understanding sometime between mid-January and February 2010. The development of joint educational and research projects include activities such as faculty and student exchange, visiting professorships, research collaboration and other activities of mutual interest and expertise of the two parties. A delegation of five individuals from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University will visit CLSU to discuss the MOU and collaborative efforts. They will also tour the veterinary facilities and meet with students, faculty and administrators of

News by: FVManaois II
Source: CLSU Newsletter





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