On June 23rd, 2017, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mullika Chomnawang, Deputy Dean for Research & International Relations, along with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Satit Puttipipatkhachorn, Head of Manufacturing Pharmacy Department, and Assist. Prof. Dr. Pongtip Sithisarn welcomed Prof. Toshihiko Toida, from Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, Japan. On this occasion, Prof. Toshihiko Toida gave a special lecture entitled “Identification and characterization of polyphenols from medicinal mushroom and their antioxidant activity” to MUPY faculty members and graduate students. Then, they had a great chance to discuss about further academic collaboration between two institutions.