Dr Min Kyaw Thu

Dr Min Kyaw Thu
Associate Professor, Department of Botany

Academic Qualification and Research Background
:
BSc (Hons:), MSc, MRes, PhD
1. Senior Visiting Scholar, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China (2014-2015)
2. Postdoctoral Fellowship, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China (2014-2017)
3. Talented Young Scientist, Talented Young Scientist Program (TYSP), Changshu Institute of Technology, Changshu, China (2018-2019)
Career history
:
Demonstrator (2005 – 2013)
Assistant Lecturer (2013 – 2016)
Lecturer (2016 – 2020)
Associate Professor (2020 – until now)
Field of Interest
:
Molecular Genetics,
Pollination Ecology
Publication
:
1. Min Kyaw Thu, Thanda Aye & Khin Maung Swe. Pollination ecology of Cucumis sativus L. in Hmawbi Township, Yangon Division. Universities Research Journal, 2009, 2 (1): 103-114.
2. Kyaw Zay Moe, Min Kyaw Thu & Tin Maung Ohn. Pollination status of some wild plant species from Bago Yoma Forest, Daik-U Township. Universities Research Journal, 2009, 2 (1): 73-87.
3. Nwe, Daw Tin, San, Aye Mi, Min, Nang Wah, Thu, Min Kyaw, Oi, Toru & Hamada, Yuzuru. Species Diversity and Distribution of Primates in Myanmar. Natural History Journal of Chulalongkorn University, 2005, Supplement 1: 47-53.
4. Kyaw Zay Moe & Min Kyaw Thu. Floral Traits and pollination systems of Bago Yoma Forest. Journal of the Myanmar Academy of Arts & Science, 2009, 7(4): 223-238.
5. Kyaw Zay Moe & Min Kyaw Thu. Floral traits, visitation rates and phenology of Luffa acutangula Roxb. In the nature of Hinthada Township, Ayeyarwady Region. Hinthada University Research Journal, 2011, 3(1):46-55.
6. Zaw Myo Tun, Min Kyaw Thu & Kyaw Zay Moe. Floral Traits and Pollination Systems of the Western Parts of Bago Yoma Forest (Middle) in Taik-kyi Township, Yangon Region. Journal of Asia Research Centre, University of Yangon. 2013, 3(2): 53-73.
7. Rongfang Guo, XiaodongChen, YulingLin, XuhanXu, Min Kyaw Thu & Zhongxiong Lai. Identification of Novel and Conserved miRNAs in Leaves of In Vitro Grown Citrus reticulata “Lugan” Plantlets by Solexa Sequencing. Frontiers in Plant Science, published: 08 January 2016 doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.01212
8. Xin Feng, Fanglan Chen, Weihua Liu, Min Kyaw Thu, Zihao Zhang, Yukun Chen, Chunzhen Cheng, Yuling Lin, Tianchi Wang & Zhongxiong Lai. Molecular Characterization of MaCCS, a Novel Copper Chaperone Gene Involved in Abiotic and Hormonal Stress Responses in Musa acuminata cv. Tianbaojiao. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2016, 24;17(4): 1-13, doi:10.3390/ijms17040441
9. Esther Mabafokeng Mohlakola, Chunzhen Cheng, Yuling Lin, Rongfang Guo, Kyaw Thu Min, Yukun Chen & Zhongxiong Lai. Effects of 2, 4-Dichlorophenoxy Acetic Acid and Light on Growth of Gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii cv. Daxueju) Callus. Agricultural Science & Technology, 2017, 18(3): 385-388, 393. DOI:1 0.161 75/j.cnki. 1009-4229.2017.03.001
10. Yuling Lin, Jiumeng Min, Ruilian Lai, Zhangyan Wu, Yukun Chen, Lili Yu, Chunzhen Cheng, Yuanchun Jin, Qilin Tian, Qingfeng Liu, Weihua Liu, Chengguang Zhang, Lixia Lin, Yan Hu, Dongmin Zhang, Min Kyaw Thu, Zihao Zhang, Shengcai Liu, Chunshui Zhong, Xiaodong Fang, Jian Wang, Huanming Yang, Rajeev K. Varshney,Ye Yin, & Zhongxiong Lai. Genome-wide sequencing of longan (Dimocarpus longan Lour.) provides insights into molecular basis of its polyphenol-rich characteristics. Giga Science, 6, 2017, 1–14 doi: 10.1093/gigascience/gix023
11. Atif Idrees, Hehe Zhang, Mijuan Luo, Min Kyaw Thu, PumoCai, Waqar Islam, Jiahua Chen & Qinge Ji. Protein baits, volatile compounds and irradiation influence the expression profiles of odorant-binding protein genes in Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae). Applied Ecology and Environmental Research, 2017, 15(4):1883-1899.
12. Nigarish Munir, Min Kyaw Thu, Muhammad Azher Nawaz, Yuling Lin, Chunzhen Cheng & Zhongxiong Lai. Cloning and Characterization of a Tyrosine Aminotransferase (TAT) Gene in Gerbera hybrida. Asian Agricultural Research, 2018, 10(2):46-50.
13. Min Kyaw Thu. Pollination Ecology of Ridged Gourd (Luffa acutangula Roxb.) in VFRDC, Hlegu. 1st Myanmar-Korea Conference Research Journal, Dagon University. 2018, 79-87.
14. Min Kyaw Thu. Pollination Ecology of Momordica charantia L. in Aungsan, Insein Township. UYRJ, 2018, 8:107-114.
15. Min Kyaw Thu, Yuling Lin, Jianjun Chen, Chunzhen Cheng, Nigarish Munir, Xuhan Xu & Zhongxiong Lai (2017) Flower Types, Pollen Morphology, and In Vitro Pollen Germination of Longan (Dimocarpus longan Lour.). J Bot Res, 2017, 1(1):50-55.
16. Min Kyaw Thu. Insect Pollination of Luffa cylindrica (L.) Roem. (Smooth loofah) in Quarter-2, Hlaing Township. UYRJ 2019, 9: 53-60.
17. Min Kyaw Thu. Insect Pollination of Momordica charantia L. in Aingwine, Maubin. Proceedings of the International Joint Symposium, Pathein University, 2019, 1(2): 72-75.
18. Min Kyaw Thu, Qilin Tian, Manman Yang, Yukun Chen, Xin Feng, Ruilian Lai & Zhongxiong Lai. Isolation and Characterization of CBP-Coding Gene NPGR2 from Dimocarpus longan. 3rd Myanmar Korea Conference Research Journal, Dagon University, 2020, 3 (2): 457-462.
19. Min Kyaw Thu, Qilin Tian, Manman Yang, Yukun Chen, Xin Feng, Ruilian Lai & Zhongxiong Lai. Cloning and Bioinformatic Analysis of Longan NPGR1 from EC of Dimocarpus longan. 2nd International Conference on Bioeconomy, Yangon, Myanmar, 2020, 56-59.
20. Min Kyaw Thu, Qilin Tian, Manman Yang, Yukun Chen, Xin Feng, Ruilian Lai & Zhongxiong Lai. Molecular Cloning and Bioinformatic Characterization of DlNPG1 from Embryogenic Callus of Dimocarpus longan Lour. Conference of China-Myanmar Cooperation on Crop Breeding and Talent Cultivation, Mawlamyine University 2020, 61-71.

Other Publications
:
(1) Module No. V-BOT 105, Module Name: Botany (For 1st year veterinary students, University of Veterinary Sciences, Yezin, Pyinmana, Mandalay Region, 2011)
(2) Translation of “Rattans of Myanmar (2018)” published by WCS/NYBG/MONREC into Myanmar language.

Supervision
Termpaper 2
MSc 1

Membership
:
1. Subject-Wise Curriculum Committee (SWCC) Member for Science in primary level and lower secondary level (2017 – until now)
2. Curriculum Development Team (CDT) Member of Biology for upper-secondary level (2018 – until now)
3. Curriculum Development Team (CDT) Member for Tertiary level for Botany specialization, Department of Botany, University of Yangon (2018 – until now)
4. မြန်မာနိုင်ငံရှိ မျိုးသုဉ်းမှုခြိမ်းခြောက်ခံနေရသော မျိုးစိတ်များ၏ နိုင်ငံအဆင့် အနီရောင်စာရင်း ရေးသားပြုစုနိုင်ရေးအတွက် မျိုးစိတ်များအလိုက် ဘာသာရပ်ဆိုင်ရာကျွမ်းကျင်သူများ လုပ်ငန်းအဖွဲ့ အဖွဲ့ဝင် (2018 – until now)
5. မအူပင်တက္ကသိုလ် ရေအရည်အသွေးစစ်ဆေးရေးအဖွဲ့ အဖွဲ့ဝင် (2017)
Lab responsibility
:
Molecular Genetics Laboratory
Telephone
:
+95 9 776 447 505
Email
:
minkyawthu@uy.edu.mm