Visit of CIRAD Director General

BIOTEC welcome the visit of Dr. Gerard Matheron, Director General of CIRAD (French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development) and his delegation team on 28 May 2008. CIRAD team was introduced to BIOTEC research activities, particularly in the area of food and agriculture, and was given a tour to laboratories located in Thailand Science Park.

BIOTEC currently collaborates with CIRAD on molecular biology and genomics of oil palm.


(Left - Right) Mrs. Marty Burgaud, CIRAD Attachee de Direction; Mr. Antoine Leconte, CIRAD Representative in Thailand; Dr. Gerard Matheron, Director General of CIRAD; Dr. Somvong Tragoonrung, Director of BIOTEC Genome Institute; Dr. Jacques Pages, CIRAD Adviser to the General Manager and Ms. Duangkaew Chongkachornphong, Director of BIOTEC International Cooperation Division


Posted on 28 May 2008.