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Dr. Viyada Kunathigan

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DIRECTOR OF M.Sc. in FOOD-BIOTECHNOLOGY
Name : Dr. Viyada Kunathigan
ดร. วิยดา กุนทีกาญจน์
Tel. :  +662-3004553 ext. 3797
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Office : Lecturer Office, 10th floor Q building
Research Interest : Yeast biology, wine fermentation, waste treatment using microbial consortium/bioextract/bio-fermented solution, vermiculture

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Academics :

  • Ph.D. (Microbiology) with designated emphasis in Biotechnology, University of California, Davis, USA
  • M.Sc. (Microbiology), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • B.S. (Biology), Chiangmai University, Thailand

Research interests :

  • Yeast biology, wine fermentation, waste treatment using microbial consortium/bioextract/bio-fermented solution, vermiculture

Current research projects : 

  • Study roles of yeasts isolated from aged fruit wine to the quality of aging fruit wine
  • Application of microbial consortium/bioextract/bio-fermented solution for domestic wastewater improvement.

Presentations (Oral / Poster)

  1. Faradian, F. and Kunathigan, V. 2014. Screening and Primary Identification of Lipid Degradation Microorganism from Local Bioextracts. Poster session presented at: International Conference on Sustainable Global Agriculture and Food Security 2014. July 16-18, 2014; Bangkok, Thailand.
  2. Kunathigan, V. 2013. The study of yeasts in aged fruit wine and their potential for improving the quality of fruit wine. Oral session presented at: In proceeding for TSB 2013 Conference Proceedings: Agro-Industrial Biotechnology for Global Sustainable Prosperity. October 16-19, 2013. Bangkok.

Publication : 

  1. Le, Y., Vachajitpan, P. and Kunathigan, V. 2014. Detection of Orcinol-O-methyl transferase enzyme encoding gene in East Asian rose Rosa multiflora. In proceeding for International Conference on Sustainable Global Agriculture and Food Security 2014. July 16-18, 2014; Bangkok, Thailand. Pp 82-87
  2. Chiu, P., Wiratthikowit, S. and Kunathigan. 2013. The Treatment of Community Wastewater using Local-Bio-Extract at Laboratory Scale: Case studies in Waste Water from Food Industries and Shopping Malls. Poster session presented at: International Conference on Interdisciplinary Research and Development in ASEAN Universities. Aug 8-10, 2013; Chiang Mai, Thailand.
  3. Nitsuwat, S., Sanjaya, S.E., Wiratthikowit, S. and Kunathigan, V. 2013. The study of the biodiversity in local bio-fermented solution and the treatment of community wastewater at laboratory scale: wastewater from restaurants. In proceeding for TSB 2013 Conference Proceedings: Agro-Industrial Biotechnology for Global Sustainable Prosperity. October 16-19, 2013. Bangkok. Pp.632-638.