For three days from March 4, Professor Dwight Bowman and three other faculty members from College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University visited Research Center for Global Agromedicine (GAMRC) to hold a special seminar and discuss collaborative research in parasitology.
All of invited professors were parasitologists and held a special seminar at PK Hall in National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases （NRCPD） on March 5; likewise, they discussed collaborative research regarding Parasitology with faculty members from Research Center for Global Agromedicine, who also belong to NRCPD. They energetically accomplished a campus facility tour and special seminars during their short stay.
In the special seminar, Dr. Virapin first introduced diagnostic system and case studies at Department of Parasitology, Animal Health Diagnostic Center in Cornell University. Second, Professor Bowman outlined the history, research structures, and present situation of parasitology and veterinary parasitology in the United States. In addition, young researchers in Obihiro and other invited parasitologists introduced their research activities each other, and they had a dedicated discussion in a question period. As a result, they deepened mutual understanding on their research each other. In the meeting on the prospect of individual researches, joint research project using the diagnostic system and research resources kept in the NRCPD was discussed.
In the meeting on the prospect of individual researches, joint research project using the diagnostic system and research resources kept in the NRCPD was discussed.