Dr Aye Pe

Dr Aye Pe
Current Position
Professor and Head, Department of Botany, University of Yangon
+951 535 030, +959 501 0330
ayepe@uy.edu.mm, drayepe28@gmail.com
Workplace and address
Department of Botany, University of Yangon, Kamayut Township, Yangon Region, Myanmar

Academic Qualification:
BSc Botany (University of Yangon 1984);
BSc Hons. Botany (University of Yangon 1985);
MSc Ecology (University of Yangon 1992);
PhD Microbiology (University of Yangon 2001)

Career history:
Demonstrator (1986-1994);
Assistant Lecturer (1994-1999 );
Lecturer (1999-2003);
Associate Professor (2003-2007);
Professor (2007-2015);
Professor and Head (2009, 2015- until now)

Field of Interest
Microbiology, Ecology, Taxonomy, Medicinal Plants and Pharmacognosy

100 Most Dedicated Professors Award Winner 2019, World Education Congress


Journal of Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science
(1) Antibiotic Properties of the Endophytic Streptomyces sp. Isolated from the Leaves of Myanmar Medicinal Plants (2002, Vol. II, Science)
(2) Qualitative Tests for Lactic Acid and Crystallization of Clacium Lactate (2006, Vol. IV No. 4)
(3) Study on the Growth Effect of Microbial Biofertilizer on Mungbean (2006, Vol. IV No. 4)
(4) Screening of Fungal Species from the Soil Sample of Bahan and Dagon University and Preliminary Survey of their Application in Industry (2006, Vol. IV No. 4)
(5) Partial Identifications of Isolated Vesicular-Arbuscular Mycorrhiza (VAM) and Study the Effect on the Growth and Quality of Baby Corn (Zea may sacharata.) (2006, Vol. IV No. 4)
(6) Effect of Isolated Pseudomonas on the Growth and Development of Vigna radiata (Pe-di-sein) (2006, Vol. IV No. 4)
(7) Expedition of Zingiberaceae in Collaboration with Smithsonian Institution (2007, Vol. V No. 4)
(8) Study on Bioremediation of Water Contamination caused by Nargis Cyclones around Mawlamyiengyun area, Ayeyarwady delta (2009, Vol. VII No. 4)
(9) The Effect of Mycorrhiza on the Growth of Vigna sinensis L. (2009, Vol. VII No. 4)
(10) Effects of Sugar and Starch sSubstrates and Alcoholic Fermentation by Yeast Isolated from Toddy (2009, Vol. VII No. 4)
(11) Comparative Morphology of Hedychium spp. and Bioactivity of Hedychium coronarium Koening. (Ngwe-pan) (2009, Vol. VII No. 4)
(12) Phytochemical Studies of Roots from Asparagus acerosus Roxb. (Ka-Nyut ) and its Antimicrobial Activity (2009, Vol. VII No. 4)
(13) Fermentation Studies of Bioactive Fungal Strain Aspergilus sp. SS 7 Isolated from Zingiver cassumunar Roxb. (2018, Vol. XVI No. 4)
(14) Isolation of Bioactive Compounds from Aspergillus sp. Produced from Rhizome of Zingiber cassumnar Roxb. (2019, Vol. XVII No. 4)

Universities’ Research Journal
(1) Vesicular-Arbuscular infection and Mycorrhizal Dependency on yield of Vigna sinensis L. (2009, Vol. 2, No. 1)
(2) Phytochemical Study of Hedychium coronarium Koening. and its Antimicrobial Activity (2009, Vol. 2, No. 1)
(3) Study on the Active Principles of Leaves from Nerium oleander L. (2009, Vol. 2, No. 1)
(4) Isolation and Identification of Saccharomyces cerevisiae from Toddy Sap (2017, Vol. 9, No. 2)
(5) Effects of Biological Extracts and Chemical Pesticides on Xanthomonas oryzae in Rice Plants (2018, Vol. 10, No. 4)
(6) Study on Fabaceae and Acanthaceae Families of Angiosperms from Pyay Township in West Bago Region (2018, Vol. 10, No. 4)
(7) Isolation of Endophytic Fungal Strains from Selected Plants of Zingiberaceae and their Antimicrobial Activity (2018, Vol. 10, No. 4)
(8) Responses of Selected Mung Bean Varieties to Charcoal Rot Disease Caused by Rhizoctonia bataticola (Taub.) Butler (2019, Vol. 11 No. 8)
(9) Taxonomical Studies of Some Members of Malvaceae Family occurring in Pyay Township, West Bago Region (2019, Vol. 11 No. 10)

University of Yangon Research Journal
(1) Taxonomical Description of the Lamiaceae and Verbenaceae Families of the Flora of Paukkhaung Township (2018, Vol. 8, No. 1)
(2) Determination of Total Phenolic, Flavonoid Content and Antioxidant Activity of Dolichandron espathacea (L.f.) K. Schum. (2019, Vol.9, No.2)

2nd Myanmar-Korea Conference Research Journal
(1) Antimicrobial Compounds of Aspergillus sp. Isolated from Zingiber cassumunar Roxb. (2019, Vol. 1)

Dagon University Commemoration of 25th Anniversary Research Journal
(1) Study on Some Useful Plants Angiosperm Growing in Aung Myin Bar Hu Protected Forest Area, Pyay Township (2019, Vol. 9, No.2)

Textbook Publications
(1) Bot. 4103 Microbiology
(2) Bot. 4105 Research Methodology
(3) Bot. 713 Microbiology and biotechnology
(4) Key to Families of Myanmar Flowering Plants
(5) PhD Dissertation Abstacts (2001 to 2019)
(6) Useful Flowering Plants in Myanmar Vol. I (Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology, Daejeon, Republic of Korea , 2019, Vol. I , Page 1-209, ISBN: 978-89-6709-135-4)

Supervision (Total 152)
MSc                     8
MRes                   4
PhD                   60
PhD (Member)    80

External Examiners (Total 48)
MSc                 14
MRes               24
PhD                 10


Present Field of Research

2018-2020 Floristic study on Angiosperms in University of Yangon and Hlaing Campus
2018-2020 Explicitness the Life Cycle of Ferns in in vitro Culture
2016-2020 Bio-Prospecting for Biotechnology Materials of Myanmar