Nguyễn Ngọc Phương Thảo, PhD

Dr. Phương Thảo tham gia IBSG với vai trò Cố Vấn Học Thuật từ năm 2016.

A skillful, highly motivated and hardworking researcher with 7.5 years’ experience in Microbiology and Molecular Biology (especially applied for biofuels production). Proven ability to problem solving and working under pressure. Quick to grasp new technologies and concepts. Ability to work independently as well as in a team. Seeking a challenging position to continue my passion for research and for exploring and transferring new knowledge.


National Institute of Applied Sciences: PhD – postdoc (2014 – 2016)

National Institute of Applied Sciences: PhD project, awarded Marie Curie Fellowship (ClostNet) (2011 – 2014)

Konkuk University: M.S. in Biochemical and Biotechnology (2008 – 2010)

Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology: BS in Biotechnology (2003 – 2008)


Soucaille P., Nguyen NPT., Percheron B., Croux C., Meynial-Salles I., WO2016042160 A1, 2015, Clostridium acetobutylicum strains unable to produce hydrogen and useful for the continuous production of chemicals and fuels.


Croux C*, Nguyen NPT*, Lee J, Raynaud C, Saint-Prix F, Gonzalez-Pajuelo M, Meynial-Salles I, Soucaille P. Biotechnol Biofuels. 2016. Construction of a restriction-less, marker-less mutant useful for functional genomic and metabolic engineering of the biofuel producer Clostridium acetobutylicum (* co-first authors).

Nguyen NPT, Soucaille P. et al. 2016. CAP0037, a Novel Global Regulator of Clostridium acetobutylicum Metabolism: A system scale analysis. In submission to mBio journal

Nguyen NPT, Soucaille P. et al. 2016. Metabolic engineering of Clostridium acetobutylicum high selectivity for bio-butanol production. In preparation, target journal: Nature Communication

Nguyen NPT, Lee KM, Lee KM, Kim IW, Kim YS, Jeya M, Lee JK. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2010. One-step purification and characterization of a β-1, 4- glucosidase from a newly isolated strain Stereum hirsutum

Jeya M, Nguyen NPT, Moon HJ, Kim SH, Lee JK. Bioresour Technol. 2010. Conversion of woody biomass into fermentable sugars by cellulase from Agaricus arvensis

Ramachandran P, Nguyen NPT, Choi JH, Kang YC, Jeya M, Lee JK. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013. Optimization of β-glucosidase production by a strain of Stereum hirsutum and its application in enzymatic saccharification

Singh RK, Zhang YW, Nguyen NPT, Jeya M, Lee JK. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011. Covalent immobilization of β-1,4-glucosidase from Agaricus arvensis onto functionalized silicon oxide nanoparticles

Conferences and Workshops:

Poster in Biosynsys 2015, Paris, France, “CAP0037, a putative global regulator of the metabolism of Clostridium acetobutylicum”

Poster in Clostridium XIII 2014, Shanghai, China, “CAP0037, an important regulator in physiology of Clostridium acetobutylicum”

Oral and poster presentation in ClostNet Conference 2013, Notingham, UK, “Regulation of alcohologenesis in Clostridium acetobutylicum”

Marie Curie workshop, Notingham, UK: Forward and reverse Genetics in Clostridia-Allelic coupled exchange and mariner transposition

Poster presentation-Clostridium XII 2012, Notingham, UK, “Regulation of alcohologenesis in Clostridium acetobutylicum”

ClostNet Novartis workshop and meeting 2012, Sienna, Italy

Building network with other Marie Curie fellows in Marie Curie Action ESOF Conference 2012, Bruxelles, Belgium

Co-author in poster presentation-19th World Congress of Soil Science 2010, Australia, D.W Kim, N.P.T Nguyen, J.K Lee, et al., “The feasibility of phyto-remediation combined with bioethanol feedstock production on diesel-contaminated soil”

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