Guest PhD student from Thailand
Mr. Wisarut Tukanghan, awarded Industry Grant by The Thailand Science Research and Innovation (TSRI), formerly known as the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) is on a 3 months research visit to BIO.
Mr. Wisarut Tukanghan is a Ph.D. student at Department of Biology, Thaksin University in Thailand where he is supervised by Assistant Professor Dr. Sompong O-thong. His research focuses on development of anaerobic cellulose degrading inoculum for improvement of biogas production from co-digestion Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) with Empty Fruit Bunches (EFB). This research is in cooperation with the Nam Hong Palm Oil Co., Ltd. Krabi, Thailand. At BIO, he will work on the Identification, classification and genome sequencing of the member of genus Cellulomonas producing carbohydrate-active enzymes (CAZymes) and lignin-modifying enzymes (LMEs)