Microbial Products and Innovation (MP&I)

Objectives

  1. To develop a collaborative research among researchers in the same field as well as seek research funds, assistance, facilities, and equipment for cross-disciplinary research 
  2. To strengthen the academic collaboration and research networks both domestically and internationally
  3. To develop microbial and bioscience-related products, innovations and intellectual properties for meeting the need of agricultural and industrial sectors

 

Missions

  1. Build knowledge from basic and applied research in order to expand and use it commercially 
  2. Transfer knowledge to community based on our know how and products development 
  3. Build research collaboration with communities and private companies by integrating cross-disciplinary knowledge for creating value added products 

 

Head of Research Group

Dr.Sunita Chamyuang
Tel: +66 (0) 5391 6781
E-mail: sunita@mfu.ac.th

 

Outstanding Works

  • Petty patent: Adenosine extraction method from Cordyceps militaris (petty patent no. 1803001898) 
  • Patent: Production of bacterial cellulose from molasses and waste coconut water (patent no. 1801004704) 
  • Product Prototypes 
    1. Anti-hairloss shampoo from Cordyceps militaris 
    2. Anti-hairloss tonic from Cordyceps militaris 
    3. Antiaging serum from Cordyceps militaris 
    4. Antiaging essence from Cordyceps militaris 
  • Award 
    • The research project "Development of extraction method for active compounds from Cordyceps militaris for an anti-hairloss shampoo" won the Honorable Mention for "the outstanding research and innovation contest 2019" in the Research Administration Network Conference (RANC 2019) organized by Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation during 20 - 22 November 2019.
  • Publication 
    • Chamyuang, S., Owatworakit, A., & Honda, Y. (2019). New insights into cordycepin production in Cordyceps militaris and applications. Annals of translational medicine, 7(Suppl 3), S78. doi.org/10.21037/atm.2019.04.12

 

Collaborations

  1.  Universities
    • Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Japan 
    • Department of Food Service and Management, Faculty of Food Science and Technology Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia 
    • School of Biosciences, Taylor’s University, Malaysia
    • Department of Home Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, Kasetsart University, Thailand
    • Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Burapha University, Thailand 
  2. Companies
    • Namchow (Thailand) Ltd. 
    • MG Cordy Gold Company Limited
    • Thongpon Pickled Fish Part., Ltd.

Contact

Dr.Sunita Chamyuang 
Tel: +66 (0) 5391 6781
E-mail: sunita@mfu.ac.th