Institutional Links researchers at Cafe Scientifique

The British Council, Office of Higher Education Commission (OHEC), and Thailand Research Fund (TRF) have organised a science engagement initiative, Cafe Scientifique, to share the success stories of research under the Institutional Links programmes. Join us for a cup of coffee for an hour-packed of fascinating science!

Cafe Scientifique 2018

Date: 9 May 2018

Venue: Quest Cafe, Phyathai


1. Professor Tirayut Vilaivan (Chulalongkorn University)

Papering over the cracks: Paper Devices coupled with Portable Mass Spectrometry for On-site & Rapid Detection of Contaminants in the Food Industry.

2. Dr. Kallaya Sritunyalucksana (BIOTEC)

An International Network for Shrimp Health (INSH) to bridge the gap between cutting-edge research, policy and the farmer.

3. Dr. Wanna Temsiripoj (King Mongkut University of Technology Thonburi)

Enhancing Thailand's Ecosystem for Entrepreneurship.

4. Asst. Prof. Dr. Wijitbusaba Marome, and Asst. Prof. Dr. Boonanan Natakun (Thammasat University)

Planning for Eco-cities and Climate-resilient Environments: Building capacity for inclusive planning in the Bangkok Metropolitan Region (PEACE-BMR)

5. Dr. Panote Thavarungkul & research groups (Prince of Songkla University)

Towards Precision Agriculture

Cafe Scientifique 2017

Date: 31 Aug 2017

Venue: True Coffee, Siam Square


1. Prof. Pa-thai Yenchitsomanus (Mahidol University)

Development and Evaluation of Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cells (CAR-T Cells) for Treatment of Cancers.

2. Asst. Prof. Dr. Malee Santikunaporn (Thammasat University)

Highly-Energy Efficient and Cost Effective Biodiesel Production from Vegetable Oil Sources in Thailand.

3. Prof. Banchob Sripa (Khon Kaen University)

Role of innate immune responses in the pathogenesis of opisthorchiasis and development of cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer) in rural communities in Thailand.

4. Prof. Vorasuk Shotelersuk (Chulalongkorn University)

Molecular pathology of rare genetic diseases in children.

5. Asst. Prof. Dr. Ganjana Lertmemongkolchai (Khon Kaen University), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Narisara Chantratita (Mahidol University) and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tanapat Palaga (Chulalongkorn University)

Improving the diagnosis and prevention of melioidosis and tuberculosis in Thailand and the UK.

6. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Parichat Hongsprabhas (Kasetsart University)

Health as a driver for adding value to the Thai rice Industry.

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