Associate Professor,
Department of Physiology and Animal Biotechnology
Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology
University of Science, VNUHCM
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: (+84) 983886884

Scientific Education

1991 – 1995       BSc – Genetics, General University of Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam.

1996 – 1998       MSc- Plant physiology and Genetics, College of Natural Sciences, National University of Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam.

2003 – 2007       PhD – Human Genetics - Open University, United Kingdom.

Academic & Research Experience

Academic & Research Experience

  • 1996- 1999: Plant cell, protoplast, micro-propagation, embryogenesis, plant physiology.
  • 2000- 2003: Human blood genetic diseases.
  • 2003-2007: Human molecular genetic of infectious diseases.
  • 2007-2013: Human molecular genetics of human blood diseases.
  • 2011-2018: Human molecular genetics of breast cancer.



Research Skills/Interests

- Genetic Association Study in infectious diseases and genetic diseases.

- Molecular diagnostic development.

- Molecular genetics techniques


Current Research

  1. Human genetics of G6PD deficiency: SNPs in G6PD gene cause of g6pd deficiency in Vietnamese.
  2. Prenatal diagnosis of Alpha Thalassemia/ Beta Thalassemia.
  3. Diagnosis of Aspergillus infected in dried-food
  4. Human genetics of Breast Cancer: SNPs in gene in related to breast cancer.
  5. MicroRNA- SNPs and microRNA level in realted to breast cancer in Vietnamese.

Publication List (selected from 2013-now)

1.      Tran Thi Hong Minh, Nguyen Thi Ngoc Thanh, Nguyen Thi Hue. Association between Selected microRNA SNPs and Breast Cancer Risk in a Vietnamese Population. International Journal of Human Genetics. 2018. 18(3). 238-246.

2.      Thanh Thi Ngoc Nguyen, Lan Thi Tuyet Nguyen, Phat Thanh Phan, Giang Dien Thanh Nguyen, Hue Thi Nguyen. Two polymorphisms, rs2046210 and rs3803662, are associated with breast cancer risk in a Vietnamese case-control cohort. Genes and Genetic Systems. 2018. 1341-7568.

3.      Nguyen Thi Lan Huong, Nguyen Thi Ngoc Thanh, Nguyen Thi Hue. Association between SNP rs9485372 in TAB2 gene and breast cancer risk in Vietnamese women. Biomedical Research and Therapy. 2017. 4 (7). 1451-1462.

4.      Luan Huu Huynh, Phuong Thi-Kim Bui, Thanh Thi-Ngoc Nguyen, Hue Thi Nguyen. Developing a high resolution melting method for genotyping and predicting association of SNP rs353291 with breast cancer in the Vietnamese population. Biomedical Research and Therapy. 2017. 4(12).  1812-1831.

5.       Lan Thi Tuyet Nguyen, Nhan Bui Thanh, Thanh Thi Ngoc Nguyen, Giang Dien Thanh Nguyen, Hoang Ngo Phan, Thiep Van Tran, Hue Thi Nguyen. Association of a single nucleotide polymorphism at 6q25.1, rs2046210 with breast cancer risk among Vietnamese population. Biomedical Research and Therapy. 2016. 3. (11). 973-984.

6.      Nghia Le Tri, Giang Thanh Nguyen-Dien, Anh Thi Lan Dang, Ngoc Tran Bao, Hien Tran Tinh, Hue Thi Nguyen. Optimizing a multiplex high resolution melting curve to diagnose G6PD deficiency based on viangchan and canton mutations. Biomedical Research and Therapy. 2016. 3.(8). 757 -769.

7.      Nguyen Thi Hue, Le Ngoc Yen and Tran Bao Ngoc. The Relationship between the Mutation rs3741378 of SIPA1 Gene and Breast Cancer in Vietnamese Women. International Journal of Human Genetics. 2014. 14. (3,4). 161-168.

8.      Sarah J Dunstan, Nguyen Thi Hue,  et al.  Variation at HLA-DRB1 is associated with resistance to enteric fever. Nature Genetics.  2014.46. (12). 1333-1336.

9.      Giang T. Nguyen-Dien, Robert A. Smith,a Larisa M. Haupt, Lyn R. Griffiths, and Hue T. Nguyen. Genetic polymorphisms in miRNAs targeting the estrogen receptor and their effect on breast cancer risk. Meta Gene. 2014. Dec. 2. 226 - 236.

10. Nguyen Thi Hue, Dang Thi Lan Anh, Nguyen Dien Thanh Giang, Phan Ngo Hoang. The Viangchan-G6PD Mutation in Vietnamese-Kinh. International Journal of Human Genetics. 2013. 13. (2). 85-92.