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USM-RIKEN Centre of Ageing Science (URICAS) Symposium 2017

February 27-28, 2017

URICAS Symposium 2017 was held at Universiti Sains Malaysia(USM), Penang, Malaysia. USM-RIKEN Centre of Ageing Science (URICAS) was established at USM in February 2015 as a joint laboratory of USM and RIKEN to use the fruits of their collaborations since 1993 to solve the problems facing humanity as well as to strengthen joint research and personnel exchanges. At this symposium, 23 researchers from RIKEN and USM presented their research works, and USM students also participated by briefing and poster presentations of their projects.

  One of Symposium presentations                 USM young researchers

For more information, please read following news releases :

>> From USM News Portal post (Link to USM website)


>> More news about RIKEN & USM collaborations in the past (Link to RIKEN HQ website)

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February 25, 2016 Delegation from USM visits RIKEN

February 20, 2015 Collaborative agreement between RIKEN and Universiti Sains Malaysia

January 15, 2014 RIKEN and Universti Sains Malaysia: a fruitful partnership

September 26, 2011 Opening of USM-RIKEN Joint Laboratory for Bioprobe Discovery