Principal Investigator

Asst. Prof. Kanlaya Katewongsa

Department of Biochemistry,

Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

Adjunct Assistant Professor

School of Materials Science and Innovation,

Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

Email: Kanlaya.pra@mahidol.edu, Kanlaya.pra@mahidol.ac.th

Current Members



Sopon (James) Nuchpun (Biochemistry)

Project: Cellular Uptake Mechanisms and Hyperthermia Properties of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles

Pattaree (Tang) Payomhom (Biochemistry)

Project: Phytochemical Encapsulated Nanoparticles for Breast Cancer Treatment

Siriratchakorn (Grace) Sathiensathaporn (Biochemistry)

Project: Vitamin Encapsulated Nanoparticles for Gastrointestinal Delivery


Napasorn (Nan) Tana-atsawapon (Biomedical Science)

Project: Development of New Approach for Chitosan-coated PLGA NPs

Research Assistants

Preeyanuch (Sky) Manohong

Polymeric Nanoparticles, Encapsulation

Chanon (Tik) Suyamud

Liposomes, Encapsulation, Cell assays


Ph.D. Graduates

Dr. Komkrich (Krich) Sawasdee (Biochemistry, Graduated year 2017)

Project: The Synthesis and Modification of PLGA Nanoparticles for Biotechnology and Medical Applications

Dr. Wid Mekseriwattana (Materials Science and Engineering, Graduated year 2022)

Project: Synthesis and Modification of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications

M.Sc. Graduates

Yotsakorn (Nine) Tantiapibalkun (Biochemistry, Graduated year 2017)

Project: Green Synthesis of Water Soluble Quantum Dots for Bio-medical Imaging

Sonam Wangchuk (Biochemistry, Graduated year 2018)

Project: Optimization of Quantum Dots Conditions for In Vitro Experiment

Ployphailin (Ploy) Choksawad (Biochemsitry, Graduated year 2019)

Project: Preparation, Characterization and In Vitro Study of PLGA NPs on Breast Cancer Cells

Supreeya (Nook) Srisuk (Biochemistry, Graduated year 2019)

Project: Development of Theranostic Polymeric Nanoparticles for Breast Cancer Detection and Treatment

Ruttanaporn (Milk) Kriangsaksri (Biochemistry, Graduated year 2019)

Project: Development of a Protein Encapsulation Technique in PLGA and Chitosan Coated PLGA Microspheres

Obnithi (Tle) Noppha ( Materials Science and Engineering, Graduated year 2020)

Project: Synthesis of Cadmium Telluride Quantum Dots Using Aqueous Synthesis Approach

B.Sc. Graduates

Pattarapa (Lookpeach) Wongwienkham (Medical Science, Naresuan University, 2019)

Project: Synthesis and Surface Modification of SPIONs


Sopida (Pleng) Pimcharoen (Samsen Wittayalai School, Year 2017, 2018, 2019)

Synthesis of PLGA NPs, Carbon Quantum Dots, Anti-cancer Drug Encapsulation

Research Assistants

Anunyaporn Phungsom
Patcharin (Praew) Thiengkaew
Pijitra (New) Saelao
Ruttanaporn (Milk) Kriangsaksri
Pattarapa (Lookpeach) Wongwienkham