PHAN Thi Phuong Trang, PhD

Associate Professor,
Department of Microbiology
Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology
University of Science, VNUHCM
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: (+84) 987823236

Scientific Education

Postdocs, 06/2007 – 05/2011, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany

Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics/Biotechnology, 2004 – 2007, University of Bayreuth, Germany

MSc in Microbiology, 2000 – 2003, University of Science, Vietnam National University–Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM), Vietnam

BSc in Biology, 1995 – 1999, University of Science, VNU-HCM, Vietnam

Academic & Research Experience

Academic Experience

  • Management of PhD students in microbiology major (2013 – present)
  • Vice Director of Center for Bioscience and Biotechnology (2015 – present)
  • Vice head of Laboratory of Molecular Biotechnology (2015 – present)

Research Interests

Biotechnology and applied microbiology; molecular biology and biomedical research:

    • Development of expression vectors for Bacillus subtilis
    • Over-expression of recombinant proteins in bacteria to apply in agriculture and medicine
    • Pathogens causing infectious diseases
    • Other general microbiology topics

Publication List (selected from 2013-now)

  1. Trương, Tinh Tươm & Dao, Thu & Phan, Trang & Nguyen, Hoang & Nguyen, Dung & Dang, Dung. (2020). Inhibition of protein expression by the interaction of G-Quadruplex and RHAU peptide in coli. Science and Technology Development Journal. 22. 378-384. 10.32508/stdj.v22i4.1712.
  2. Lê Dương, Vương & Phan, Trang & Nguyen, Minh Tri & Brunsveld, Luc & Schumann, Wolfgang & Nguyen, Hoang. (2019). Using the IPTG-Inducible Pgrac212 Promoter for Overexpression of Human Rhinovirus 3C Protease Fusions in the Cytoplasm of Bacillus subtilis Current Microbiology. 76. 10.1007/s00284-019-01783-9.
  3. Phan, Hanh & Nhi, Nguyen & Tien, Le & Phuong, Chu & Ngan, Le & Phan, Trang & Nguyen, Hoang. (2019). Construction of expression plasmid for Bacillus subtilis using Pspac promoter and BgaB as a reporter. Science and Technology Development Journal. 22. 239-246. 10.32508/stdj.v22i2.1284.
  4. Trương, Tinh Tươm & Phan, Trang & Le, Linh & Nguyen, Dung & Nguyen, Hoang & Dang, Dung. (2018). Engineering yellow fluorescent protein probe for visualization of parallel DNA G-quadruplex. Science and Technology Development Journal. 21. 84-89. 10.32508/stdj.v21i3.461.
  5. Tran Thi Minh, Dinh & Phan, Trang & Huynh, Thanh & Ngan, Dang & phuong kim thi, Huynh & Nguyen, Minh Tri & Trương, Tinh Tươm & Linh Thuoc, Tran & Schumann, Wolfgang & Nguyen, Hoang. (2017). Development of inducer-free expression plasmids based on IPTG-inducible promoters for Bacillus subtilis. Microbial Cell Factories. 16. 130. 10.1186/s12934-017-0747-0.
  6. Phan, Trang & phuong kim thi, Huynh & Trương, Tinh Tươm & Nguyen, Hoang. (2017). A Generic Protocol for Intracellular Expression of Recombinant Proteins in Bacillus subtilis. 10.1007/978-1-4939-6887-9_21.
  7. Nguyen, Phuong & Phuoc, Nguyen & Pham, Thang & Linh Thuoc, Tran & Nguyen, Hoang & Phan, Trang. (2016). Using cellulose binding module of CBM3A as the purification tag for secreted Endoglucanase A (Cel8A) in Bacillus subtilis. Tạp chí phát triển Khoa học và Công nghệ. 19. 5. 10.32508/stdj.v19i2.754.
  8. Becker, Christian & Öcal, Sinan & Nguyen, Hoang & Phan, Trang & Keul, Marina & Simard, Jeffrey & Rauh, Daniel. (2016). Monitoring Conformational Changes in the Receptor Tyrosine Kinase EGFR. ChemBioChem. 17. n/a-n/a. 10.1002/cbic.201600115.
  9. Phan TTP, Tran LT, Schumann W, Nguyen HD. 2015. Development of Pgrac100-based expression vectors allowing high protein production levels in Bacillus subtilis and relatively low basal expression in Escherichia coli, Microbial Cell Factories 14:72