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Associate Professor 

Nguyen Phuong Thao, PhD.

Director

Research Interest(s)

  • Genetic engineering
  • Bioactive compounds
  • Molecular genetics of disease resistance
  • Molecular genetics of abiotic stress tolerance in plants
  • Plant tissue culture and regeneration
  • Signal transduction

Education

MSc. in Biological Sciences – Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan.
PhD. in Biological Sciences – Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan.

Awards

2017: Notable teachers of Ho Chi Minh city, from People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh city
2017: Award for notable women in Science and Technology from the Vietnam Women’s Union
2016: Award for notable women in Science and Technology in HCM city – period 2011-2016 from the Vietnam Women’s Union
2016: Award for outstanding female professors from the Vietnam Women’s Union
2015: Award for outstanding publications from Vietnam National University, HCM
2014 Award for ISI publications from Vietnam National University, HCM
2013: Award for ISI publications from Vietnam National University, HCM
2012: Award for outstanding publications from Vietnam National University, HCM
2011: Award for ISI publications from Vietnam National University, HCM
2010: Award for ISI publications from Vietnam National University, HCM
2005 – 2008: Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship for PhD students
2003 – 2005: Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship for MSc students
2002 – 2003: Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship for Research students
1999: Award for the best 10 women students from Vietnam Women Scientists Association

Featured Publications

  1. Tran VN, Nguyen HA, Le TTA, Truong TT, Nguyen PT, Nguyen TTH, 2021. Factors Influencing Adverse Events Following Immunization with AZD1222 in Vietnamese Adults During First Half of 2021. Vaccine 39(44):6485-6491
  2. Sanno R, Kataoka K, Hayakawa S, Ide K, Nguyen CN, Thao NP, Le BTN, Kim OTP, Mineta K, Takeyama H, Takeda M, Sato T, Suzuki T, Yura K,  Asahi T, 2021. Comparative Analysis of Mitochondrial Genomes in Gryllidea (Insecta: Orthoptera): Implications for Adaptive Evolution in Ant-loving Crickets. Genome Biology and Evolution
  3. Hoang XLT, Chuong NN, Hoa TTK, Doan H, Van PHP, Trang LDM, Huyen PNT, Le DT, Tran L-SP, Thao NP, 2021. The Drought-Mediated Soybean GmNAC085 Functions as a Positive Regulator of Plant Response to Salinity. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 22: 8986
  4. Chuong NN, Hoang XLT, Nghia DHT, Dai TNT, Thi VL, Thao N.P, 2021. Protein Phosphatase Type 2C Functions in Phytohormone-Dependent Pathways and in Plant Responses to Abiotic Stresses. Current Protein & Peptide Science, 22

Publications

  1. Tran VN, Nguyen HA, Le TTA, Truong TT, Nguyen PT, Nguyen TTH, 2021. Factors Influencing Adverse Events Following Immunization with AZD1222 in Vietnamese Adults During First Half of 2021. Vaccine 39(44):6485-6491
  2. Sanno R, Kataoka K, Hayakawa S, Ide K, Nguyen CN, Thao NP, Le BTN, Kim OTP, Mineta K, Takeyama H, Takeda M, Sato T, Suzuki T, Yura K,  Asahi T, 2021. Comparative Analysis of Mitochondrial Genomes in Gryllidea (Insecta: Orthoptera): Implications for Adaptive Evolution in Ant-loving Crickets. Genome Biology and Evolution
  3. Hoang XLT, Chuong NN, Hoa TTK, Doan H, Van PHP, Trang LDM, Huyen PNT, Le DT, Tran L-SP, Thao NP, 2021. The Drought-Mediated Soybean GmNAC085 Functions as a Positive Regulator of Plant Response to Salinity. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 22: 8986
  4. Chuong NN, Hoang XLT, Nghia DHT, Dai TNT, Thi VL, Thao N.P, 2021. Protein Phosphatase Type 2C Functions in Phytohormone-Dependent Pathways and in Plant Responses to Abiotic Stresses. Current Protein & Peptide Science, 22
  5. Chuong NN, Hoang XLT, Nghia DHT, Dai TNT, Thi VL, Thao N.P, 2021. Protein Phosphatase Type 2C Functions in Phytohormone-Dependent Pathways and in Plant Responses to Abiotic Stresses. Current Protein & Peptide Science, 22
  6. Chuong NN, Hoang XLT, Nghia DHT, Nguyen NC, Thao DTT, Tran TB, Ngoc TTM, Thu NBA, Nguyen QT, Thao NP, 2021. Ectopic Expression of GmHP08 Enhances Resistance of Transgenic Arabidopsis Toward Drought Stress. Plant Cell Reports 40(5): 819-834
  7. Hoang XLT, Prerostova S, Thu NBA, Thao NP, Vankova R, Tran LP, 2021, Histidine Kinases: Diverse Functions in Plant Development and Responses to Environmental Conditions. Annual Review Plant Biology 72: 297-323
  8. Nghia, D.H.T., Chuong, N.N, Hoang, X.L.T et al., 2020, Heterologous expression of a soybean gene RR34 conferred improved drought resistance of transgenic Arabidopsis. Plants, 9:494.
  9. Hai, N.N, Chuong, N.N, Tu, N.H.C et al. 2020. Role and regulation of cytokinins in plant response to drought stress
  10. Hoang, X.L.T, Nguyen, C.N, Nguyen, Y.-N.H et al., 2020, The soybean GmNAC019 transcription factor mediates drought tolerance in Arabidopsis in an abscisic acid-dependent manner. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 21:286.
  11. Nguyen, C.N., Hoang, X.L.T, Nguyen, Q.T. et al., 2019, Ectopic expression of Glycine max GmNAC109 enhances drought tolerance and ABA sensitivity in Arabidopsis. Biomolecules, 9: 714.