Faculty Staff
 
 
Pornsawan (Amarapal ) Leaungwutiwong  
Name: Pornsawan (Amarapal) Leaungwutiwong
Position: Assistant Professor
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
E-mail: pornsawan.lea@mahidol.ac.th
   
 
 
Field of Specialization / Expertise
Medical Virology
   
Current Research
Determination of dengue severity by antibody and molecular detection in clinical specimens
Detection of hepatitis E virus in raw pork, pig liver and pork products
A Retrospective surveillance on the occurrence of Zika virus in Aedes mosquitoes in Phetchabun Province
Development and Validation of Immunodiagnostic Assay for Zika Virus Infection
Identification and genotyping of Hepatitis C virus using molecular methods
   
Ongoing researches
National Institute of Health (NIH) National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Year 2013-2018 Project: International Biomedical Research Training for Hawaiian & Pacific Island Students
National Science and Technology Development Agency, Ministry of Science and Technology, Thailand, Year 2016-2018: Development and Validation of Immunodiagnostic Assay for Zika Virus Infection
   
Position Held
January 2016 to date Chair, Institutional Biosafety Committee, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University
October 2015 to date Head, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University
December 2014 to date Head, Tropical Medicine Diagnostic Reference Laboratory, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University
March 2012 to date Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University
May 2005 - March 2012 Lecturer, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University
1999 - Jan 2005 Research Scientist, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University
   
Professional Certficate
Licence on the use of animals in scientific research
Licence No: U1-05878-2559
Licence for Professional Practice on Microbial Culture and the Use of Pathogenic Microorganisms Licence No: 60 M 000413
   
 
Last updated:Novemberr, 2017
 
 
 
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