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APEC-Australia Women in Research
Fellowship 2023
Dr Prattana Tanyapanyachon
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Home Economy: Thailand

Host Institution: University of Queensland, School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences


Project Title: Developing the M-cell targeted polyacrylate-PADRE-GnRH-loaded liposome & studying its ability to overcome the oral immunocontraceptive vaccine development hurdles



Project Outline: The present project aims to develop the M-cell targeted polyacrylate-PADRE-GnRH-loaded liposome as the new oral immunocontraceptive vaccine. The vaccine is designed to stimulate the production of anti-GnRH (a key regulator of all reproductive events) antibody through oral administration. Therefore, the vaccine would open the door for ethical population control of feral animal species.

Reasons for applying for fellowship: As an early career researcher, this fellowship will provide me the opportunity to broaden and deepen my research by working with professional experienced researchers in Australia. This working experience will strengthen my connection with Australian institutions. This collaboration will further increase the chance of winning the research grant in Thailand which is one of the key factors to promote research career.


Past Achievements:

  • Graduation in veterinary medicine, Chulalongkorn University, with first class honor (2014)

  • Special research student at Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the University of Tokyo (2018)

  • PhD graduation in Theriogenology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University (2019)

  • Best Presentation Research award (The 18th Chulalongkorn University Veterinary Conference, 2019)

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