International Cooperative Biodiversity Group

College of Pharmacy
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GOALS

The goals of the UIC-based ICBG are:

  • to inventory the botanical diversity and the medicinal plants of Cuc Phuong National Park in Vietnam, to inventory medicinal plants of Laos, and to promote conservation of these resources
  • to search for biologically active compounds from plants of Laos and Vietnam as potential candidates for drug development
  • to promote economic development in Vietnam and Laos through development of human resources, strengthening of institutional infrastructure, and improvement of standard living of participating communities
  • to allow access to the information about plants of Cuc Phuong National Park (Vietnam) via the website

ICBG

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATIVE BIODIVERSITY GROUP

UIC-based Program for Collaborative Research in the Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy,
The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.