Nongnuch Vanittanakom was born in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand in 1954. She was awarded the DAAD scholarship and received Ph.D. degree (cum laude) from the Eberhard-Karls-University of Tübingen, Germany in 1985. From 1991 to 1992, she served as an Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Microbial Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Eberhard-Karls-University of Tübingen. In 1994, she served as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Fogarty National Institute of Health at Johns Hopkins University, USA. Her academic career started in 1980, when she worked at the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok until 1986. One year later, she moved to work at the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, where she presently works as a Professor in Microbiology. Her primary research interest is Medical Mycology. She participated as an Invited Speaker in several international conferences, including the Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM), the Asean Conference in Medical Laboratory Technology, the International Conference on Opportunistic Pathogens in AIDS, the International Mycology Congress (IMC) and the International Congress of Mycology (IUMS).
Biography Updated on 1 December 2010