Dr. Sungsit Sungvornyothin is a Lecturer in the Department of Medical Entomology. He has a B.Sc. in Biology and an M.Sc. in Environmental Biology from Mahidol University. He pursued his Ph.D. in Entomology at Kasetsart University. He is actively involved in research in the Department and also teaches at the Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine.



Dr. Sungsit’s research expertise is medical entomology, with special focus on vector control and insecticide resistance management. He is very interested in mosquito ecology and the molecular identification of medical insects.

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1997 B.Sc. (Biology) Mahidol University, Thailand
2002 M.Sc. (Environmental Biology) Mahidol University, Thailand
2007 Ph.D. (Entomology) Kasetsart University, Thailand

Research of Expertise

  • Insecticide resistance management
  • Medical entomology
  • Vector control

Diseases Covered/Research Area

  • Scrub Typhus
  • Arbovirus
  • Vector-borne diseases
  • Dengue
  • Malaria

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