CN. Nguyễn Thị Phương Dung

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DUNG, THI PHUONG NGUYEN, BSc

PERSONAL INFORMATION

First name /middle names/ Surname: DUNG THI PHUONG NGUYEN
Date of birth: 17/11/1988
Address Department of Animal Physiology and Biotechnology, Biology faculty, University of Science, 227, Nguyen Van Cu Street, ward 4, district 5, HoChiMinh City, Viet Nam
E-mail: ntpdung2603@gmail.com
Nationality: Vietnamese

EDUCATION

Candidate Master of Science (MSc) Animal Physiology University of Science, Vietnam National University, HCM City,                        Vietnam (2011- 2013)
Bachelor of  Science Biotechnology Can Tho University, Can Tho City, Vietnam Advanced program (BSc) (2006- 2010)


RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

 

2010 – Present:

* Researcher of Department of Animal Physiology and Biotechnology

* Staff of Stem cell Research and Application laboratory

* Member of Physiology Organization South of Viet Nam

Research projects:

” Applying stem cell therapy in treatment of coronary artery disease on mouse model”

–          Method: isolate, culture mesenchymal stem cell and endothelial progenitor cell from umbilical cord blood. Differentiate stem cell into cardiac progenitor cell. Generate coronary artery disease mouse model. Treat coronary artery disease on mouse model by applying stem cell and cardiac inducing cell.

–         Expected result: isolate and culture effectively mesenchymal stem cells and endothelial progenitor cells from umbilical cord blood. Generate successfully model of coronary artery disease mice, treat the disease model by stem cell and cardiac progenitor cell. Understanding mechanism of stem cell therapy on the disease model.

Teaching Assistant for classes:

* Hematology and application

* Practical class of anatomy

* Practical class of animal cell culture

* Practical class of H&E staining

2006 – 2010: Undergraduate student, Can Tho University, Can Tho City, Vietnam.

GPA: 3.52/ 4

Undergraduate thesis:

  • Differentiating human umbilical cord blood derived mesenchymal stem cell into insulin secreting cell and investigating insulin production of induced cell

Research skills:

  • Isolate and culture mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) from umbilical cord blood.
  • Differentiate isolated mesenchymal stem cells into insulin secreting cells (ISCs) by chemical.
  • Investigate insulin secreting ability of induced cells by ELISA.
  • Investigate gene expression by RT-PCR

RESEARCH INTEREST

  1. Understanding role of cardiac stem cells in myocardial infarction process
  2. Application of stem cell in fight against heart disease

HONOR AWARDS

  • Summer School Program 2012- Tsukuba University_ Japan

 

Prepared Dec. 26th , 2012