Dr Mattaka Khongkow
The University of Queensland
1 Aug - 30 Nov 2017
Development of a new delivery systems for HPV vaccine candidates against cervical cancer.
This project involves the development of vaccine and new delivery systems for HPV candidates against cervical cancer.
Why Mattaka decided to enter the fellowship:
“I see this fellowship as a great opportunity to explore a new research world and extend international collaboration”.
Mattaka’s impressive past achievements:
Dr. Mattaka Khongkow joins NANOTEC's Nano Cosmeceutical Laboratory, THAILAND in 2015 following completing her Doctor of Philosophy degree from Imperial College London with molecular medicine and clinical research as her background. Mattaka is an exceptional young scientist, who has an outstanding international reputation and a fantastic track record, in terms of research achievements. Within her short PhD of just more than three years, she has already published four papers, including the high impact top scientific journal Oncogene and Carcinogenesis. In 2016, Mattaka has been selected as one of Thai representatives attending Global Young Scientist (GYSS 2016) in Singapore based on her exceptional academic background and her performance during her PhD. She is now working on the development of novel delivery technologies based on safe biomaterials for using in targeted therapies against cancer, ageing disease as well as nanomedicine.