Dr. Tak Ranuch
From 24th to 25th of September 2019, with the support from X-lab Co.,Ltd, Mr. Hem Chanvatanak, Laboratory Manager, Mr. Chhea Sophearom, Assistant Dean of Pharmacy, University of Puthisastra (UP), and other 42 representatives from universities, industries and laboratories (both private and public sectors) had visited NSTDA Characterization and Testing Service Center (NCTC) and joint Thailand Lab International 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.
On day 1, 30 members were selected to visit NCTC. The team was warmly welcomed by Dr. Natthaphon Wuttiphan, Senior Division Director of NCTC and his colleagues. After the overall presentation of NCTC, the team visited 4 laboratories with ISO accreditation: the Physical Characterization Property Laboratory, the Chemical Analysis Section, the Biological Characterization Property Laboratory, and the Safety Pharmacological Assessment Laboratory. During the visit in each laboratory, Cambodian team had learnt further the principles and application of equipment and techniques such as Nano search microscope, Microscope spectroscopy, X-ray techniques, Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrophotometry(GC-MS), Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS), Inductively Coupled Plasma-Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-AES), Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS), sample preparation, enzyme activity test, toxicology, pharmacology, microbiology etc.