Overview of Biological Research Institute in Dalat
Investigating and studying the regional flora and fauna in the Western highland area of Vietnam. Protecting, rehabilitating, and developing precious and rare species, plant and animal genetic resources. Storing plant and animal specimens.
Researching on scientific background to rationally use and protect the natural resources in the Western highland area. Studying to naturalize and introduce economically valuable plant and animal species that are suitable to highland and alpine areas.
Studying and applying modern biological methods in cultivated plants and domestic animals propagation and improvement. Preserving genetic resources and building the plant-animal genetic data bank.
Fundamentally studying in microbiological technology for protecting the environment, processing, and preserving food products. Culturing and developing economically valuable microbial and mushroom species. Building the microbial and micro-fungal culture collections.
Studying to extract biological active substances from plants. Semi-synthesizing compounds presenting high biological activity in order to serve the needs of industry, pharmacology, and cosmetology. Building the museum. Collecting, building, and administering specimen collections meeting the national standards. Showing the collections aiming to propagate and educate people about the nature and environmental protection.