Home ไทย English MU Home SC Intranet
Research and Educational Supporting Units :
1. Business Development Unit (BDU)
2. Central Instrument Facility (CIF)
3. Central Animal Facility (CAF)
4. Multidisciplinary Laboratory (MDL)
Business Development Unit (BDU)

Location : Chalermprakiet Building Floor 6 Room 642
Tel. +66 2201-5968, +66 201-5972 Fax : +66
2201 5972
web site : www.sc.mahidol.ac.th/BDU
e-mail : chutima.amn@mahidol.ac.th

During the past several years, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University has been actively promoting research activities by various means and measures. Each year there are approximately 300 research articles being published in well recognized international journals by academic staff of Faculty of Science, Mahidol University. It is the mandate of Business Development Unit (BDU) to seek appropriate avenues to exploit some of these research outputs.

The main objectives of BDU are to promote various means of "Research Commercialization" such as technology licensing, research contract, cooperate research agreement, and others, to promote linkages with industrial private sectors, and to work closely with other similar organizations in Mahidol University such as Mahidol University Center for Intellectual Property Management and Stang Holding Co.,Ltd.

BDU is also responsible for the organization of technical workshops for introduction of new equipment or new technologies. In order to promote interaction by industrial partners and staff of the Faculty, a seminar in the form of "investor forum" is organized. BDU in collaboration with MUAT also provides services concerning intellectual property (IP) such as writing, filing and utilization of patents and other forms of IP.

Central Instrument Facility (CIF)

Location : Chalermprakiet Building Floor 6
Tel. +66 2201-5970, +66 2201-5985-7
website : www.sc.mahidol.ac.th/scre/CIF

The Center for Instrument Facilities (CIF) houses scientific and research equipment of the Faculty to support learning, teaching and research. The Center is responsible for providing basic information for research work as well as supporting learning and teaching by preparing laboratories, and providing instruments and equipment for students of all departments in the Faculty at every level.

The Center also maintains the equipment and offers high quality services. It supplies various kinds of distilled water for research work to staff in the Faculty and other sectors both private and public. In addition, the Center also offers consultation services in analyzing samples for research and in using the equipment.

Examples of the equipment at the Center include High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS), Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS), Phosphorimager (Typhoon Mulipropose Scanner), Flow Cytometer, Automated Microplate Reader, Chemiluminescene, Ultracentrifuge, Nanodrop, Realtime PCR, Freeze Dryer and a wide range of analytical equipment.

Central Animal Facility (CAF)

Location : N Building Floor 6 / R Building Floor 5-6
Tel. +66 2201-5390, +66 2201-5291
website :

The Central Animal Facility (CAF) Unit is located on the 5th floor of the R building and the 6th floor of the N building.

The unit functions to facilitate research and teaching activities of the faculty staff in conducting animal experiments in compliance to the ethical principles and national guidelines, and approved by the Animal Care and Use Committee of the Faculty of Science.

Upon request, the unit also supports animal research of outside faculty members. Mainly, the unit services the ordering, maintenance and housing of animals including rat, mouse, hamster, and rabbit.

Multidisciplinary Laboratory (MDL)

Location : Chalermprakiet Building Floor 2-3
Tel. +66 2201-5802, +66 2201-5803, +66 2201-5832
website :

MDL is the central laboratory for providing experimental classes for life science and medical science students.

The laboratory provides materials, chemicals, experimental animals, microorganisms, together with instruments and equipment. Examples include light microscopes, dynographs, spectrophotometers, incubators and high speed centrifuges.