Dr. San San Hmwe

Dr. San San Hmwe
Present Appointment
Department of Zoology, University of Yangon
Academic qualification

B.Sc (Hons, Zoology),

M.Sc (Reproductive Physiology),

Ph.D (Population Genetics, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU), Germany)

Career history

Demonstrator (1998-2006)

: Assistant Lecturer (2006-2011)

: Lecturer (2011-2016)

: Associate Professor (2016- 2018)

: Visiting Professor (Oct, 2018 – May, 2019)  University of Tokyo, Japan

: Professor (2018-Recent)


: First Best Paper Award (MAAS, 2014)

: Second Best Paper Reading Award (HU, 2016)

Courses taught

Ecology, Developmental Biology, and Genetics

Research interest
Ecology, Biodiversity, Conservation and Population Genetics
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1. Mang Chin Par, Kyi Thar Khaing, San San Hmwe* (2018). Determination Metal Residues in Cow Milk from Different Farms at Industrial area of Myaung Dagar, Hmawbi Township, Yangon Region, Universities Research Journal Vol.10 (3):415-424.
2. Moe Sandar Oo, Myint Myint Aye, Aye Mya Phyu and San San Hmwe* (2018). Aquatic Resource Management and Production in Pya-Phon District in Ayeyarwady Region, JARC-YU, 7 (1 & 2): 141-157.
3. San San Hmwe*, Bo Bo Kyaw, Thi Mar Win, Zin Mar Win (2016). Bushmeat consumption and fish supply in different villages of Taninthayi Township, Myeik District, Hinthada University Research Journal Vol.7 (1): 75-86. Hinthada University Research Journal
4. San San Hmwe*, Moe Sandar Oo, Mie Mie Than (2016). Ecological Aspects of Sambhur Cervus unicolar and Hog Deer Axis porcinus in the Hlawga Wildlife Park: Implications for Conservation and Management, In: Frauke Kraas, Mi Mi Kyi, Win Maung (Eds.) (2016): Sustainability in Myanmar, Southeast Asian Modernities15. Berlin: 33–49, ISBN 978-3-643-90536-9. Sustainability in Myanmar, Southeast Asian Modernities15. Berlin: 33–49, ISBN 978-3-643-90536-9.
5. San San Hmwe (2016). Genetic Variability Analysis of Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus (Schreber, 1775) Population from South-West Africa by Means of Microsatellite and Mitochondrial Control Region Sequences, Journal of Myanmar Academic Art and Science, (MAAS), 14(4): 37-49.
6. San San Hmwe*, Aung Kyaw Zaw, Moe Sandar Oo, Aye Mya Phyu, Tin Lay Mon (2014). Zooplanktons in Different Environments of the Hlaing River: Distribution, Abundance and Relationship with Physico-chemical Environmental Condition, Myanmar Academic Art and Science (MAAS), 12 (4): 111-123.
7. Win Win Maw*, San San Hmwe, Myint Myint Than (2014). Presence of Cioliforms and Fecal Coliforms Bacteria in Waste Water Samples along the Thaming Creck Environs, Mayangone Township, Yangon, Journal of Myanmar Academic Art and Science (MAAS), 12 (4): 17-34.
8. San San Hmwe*, Mie Mie Than, Moe Sandar Oo (2014). Habitat Selection of Some Ungulatesin Hlawga Wildlife Park, Universities Research Journal, 6 (2): 55-67.
9. Moe Sandar Oo and San San Hmwe* (2013). Occurrence and Distribution of Canid Community in Ayeyarwady Region, Journal of the Asia Research Centre, Yangon University, 3(2): 251-226.
10. Aung Kyaw Zaw, San San Hmwe*, Yin Win Tun, (2012). Occurrence of Rotifera Fauna in Inya Lake, Kamayut Township, Yangon, Universities Research Journal, 5 (2): 99-110.
11. San San Hmwe*, Moe Sandar Oo, Mie Mie Than, Tin Lay Mon, Aye Mya Phyu, (2012). Feeding Habits of Sambhur Cervus unicolar kerr, 1792 and Hog Deer Axis porcinus Zinmermann, 1780 in Hlawga Wildlife Park, Universities Research Journal, 5 (2): 119-126.
12. Schwab, P., P. V. Debes, T. Witt, G. B. Hartl, S. S. Hmwe, F. E. Zachos*, J. P. Grobler. (2012). Genetic structure of the common impala (Aepyceros melampus melampus) in South Africa: phylogeography and implications for conservationGenetische Struktur des Impalas (Aepyceros melampus melampus) in Südafrika: Phylogeographie und Implikationen für den Artenschutz, Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 50 (1): 76-84.
13. San San Hmwe*, Wai Wai Lwin, May Lei Win and Moe Sandar Oo. (2010). Socioeconomic aspect and the commercial fishes at Thandar island (Kala Kyun), Myeik, Taninthayi Division, Myeik University Research Journal, 1 (1): 115-125.
14. Zachos*, F. E., G.M. Hajji, S. S. Hmwe. (2010). Conservation Genetics and Phylogeography of the Threatened Corsican and Barbary Red Deer (Cervus elaphus corsicanus and C. e. barbarus). In: Survival on Changing Climate- Phylogeography and Conservation of Relict Species (eds. J.C. Habel and T. Assmann). Springer, ISBN 978-3-540-92159-2., 159-171.
15. Zachos*, F.E.; Hajji, G. M.; Hmwe, S. S. ; Hartl, G.B.; Lorenzini, R.; Mattioli, S. (2009). Population_Viability_Analysis_and_Genetic_Diversity_of_the_Endangered_Red_Deer_Cervus_elaphus_Population_from_Mesola_Italy, Wildlife Biology 15: 175-186.
16. Skog, A., Zachos*, F.E., Rueness, E.K., Feulner, P.G.D., Mysterud, A., Langvatn, R., Lorenzini, R., Hmwe, S.S., Lehoczky, I., Hartl, G.B., Stenseth, N.C. and Jakobsen, K.S. (2009). Phylogeography_of_red_deer_Cervus_elaphus_in_Europe, Journal of Biogeography, 36: 66-67.
17. Kirschning, J.,F.E. Zachos*, D.Cirovic, I.T. Radovic, S. S. Hmwe, and G. B. Hartl. (2007). Population Genetic Analysis of Serbian Red Foxes (Vulpes vulpes) by Means of Mitochondrial Control Region Sequences, Biochemical Genetics 45 (5-6): 409-420.
18. S. S. Hmwe, F. E.Zachos*, J. B. Sale, H. R. Rose and G. B. Hartl. (2006). Genetic variability and differentiation in red deer (Cervus elaphus) from Scotland and England, J. Zool (Lond) 270: 479-487.
19. S. S. Hmwe, F. E. Zachos*, I. Eckert, R. Lorenzini, R. Fico and G. B. Hartl. (2006). Conservation genetics of the endangered red deer from Sardinia and Mesola with further remarks on the phylogeography of Cervus elaphus corsicanus, Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 88: 691-701.
20. Zachos*, F. E., S. S. Hmwe and G. B. Hartl. (2006). Biochemical_and_DNA_markers_yield_strikingly_different_results_regarding_variability_and_differentiation_of_roe_deer_Capreolus_capreolus_Artiodactyla_Cervidae_population_from_northern_Germany, Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 44(2) :167-174.
21. Zachos*, F. E., M. Otto, S. S. Hmwe and G.B. Hartl. (2004). Populationsgenetische Untersuchungen zur Differenzierung des schleswig-holsteinischen Rehwildes (Capreolus capereolus Linnaeus, 1758; Artiodactyla: Cervidae). Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 55 (2):89-94.