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Prof. Elsheikh, Visiting Professor of the Arid Land Research Center made a courtesy call to President Teshima

Left: President Teshima, Center: Prof. Elsheikh, Right: Prof. Yamanaka

 Prof. Elsiddig A.E. Elsheikh from Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Khartoum, Sudan - appointed as a Visiting Professor (foreign researcher) searching for novel natural Secondary metabolites from Sudanese microorganisms in the Arid Land Research Center from 1st October 2016 for six months, paid a courtesy call on President Teshima, Tottori University.

 Prof. Elsheikh graduated from the University of Khartoum. He pursued his higher education and awarded PhD from Reading University, UK in 1989. His major specialization is environmental soil microbiology. He has served as the president of the Association of Sudanese Universities and as a president of the University of Khartoum from 2011 to 2015 after assuming various important posts of the University.

 Prof. Elsheikh had a friendly and fruitful discussion with President Teshima and Prof. Yamanaka, the director of Arid Land Research Center, on his plans of conducting a research on discovering novel natural products that has effective properties from microorganisms and publishing some academic articles, as well as taking an initiative on further developing the cooperative relationship between Tottori University and the University of Khartoum through planning more academic/student exchanges and joint research.


Entrance Ceremony for Academic Year 2016 of the United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Tottori University

Congratulatory Address by President Teshima

 On 7th October 2016, the Entrance Ceremony for Academic Year 2016 of the United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Tottori University was held at the Faculty of Agriculture building, and 10 students were given approval to enter.

 6 of them attended the ceremony, and President Teshima introduced that we have produced 810 graduates since establishment in 1989. Many of them were international students and they have been representing the various scientific fields including Agricultural Science after coming back to their home countries as researchers, technical experts and professors in different research areas. In addition, President Teshima made a congratulatory address that “I earnestly hope you will have productive scientific achievements at your completion of this school and will develop yourself throughout your research activities to be the talents who will work worldwide as a researcher, technical expert or educator.”

Commemorative Photo