Thao Ngo

Thao
Ngo

Biotechnology Center of Ho Chi Minh city
Biography

Education

2012-2017                       PhD student in Aquatic Veterinary Studies, Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK.

2005-2006                       Master of Molecular Biology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2000-2004                       Engineer of Biotechnology, Van Lang University, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Working Experiences

2006 - Present:                Head of Aquacultural Biotechnology Division, Biotechnology Center of Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

2004 - 2005:                    Researcher in Molecular Biology Lab, Pasteur Institute of Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Publications

Ngo TPH, Smith P, Bartie KL, Thompson KD, Verner-Jeffreys DW, Hoare R, Adams A (2017) Antimicrobial susceptibility of Flavobacterium psychrophilum isolates from the United Kingdom. Journal of Fish Diseases DOI: 10.1111/jfd.12730

Hoare R, Ngo TPH, Bartie KL and Adams A (2017) Efficacy of a polyvalent immersion vaccine against Flavobacterium psychrophilum and evaluation of immune response to vaccination in rainbow trout fry (Onchorynchus mykiss L.). Veterinary Research 48 (1), DOI: 10.1186/s13567-017-0448-z 

Verner-Jeffreys DW, Brazier T, Perez RY, Ryder D, Card RM, Welch TJ, Hoare R, Ngo T, McLaren N, Ellis R, Bartie KL, Feist SW, Rowe WMP, Adams A, Thompson KD (2017) Detection of the florfenicol resistance gene floR in Chryseobacterium isolates from rainbow trout. Exception to the general rule? FEMS Microbiology Ecology 93 (4) DOI: 10.1093/femsec/fix015.

Ngo TPH, Bartie KL, Thompson KD, Verner-Jeffreys DW, Hoare R, Adams A (2017) Genetic and serological diversity of Flavobacterium psychrophilum isolates from salmonids in United Kingdom. Veterinary Microbiology 201, 216-224. DOI: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2017.01.032

Research interests

- Bacterial genetics - Vaccine development for aquatic animals - Immune system of aquatic animals