Assistant Professor Atit Silsirivanit, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, is named this year’s winner of the 2020 Professor M.R. Jisnuson Svasti Young Protein Scientist of Thailand Award for his outstanding research and contributions to development of protein science in Thailand.
Assistant Professor Atit Silsirivanit is a distinguished scientist who has pioneered work on glycosylation, including O-GlcNAc modification, of proteins in Cholangiocarcinoma which lead to improvement of the accuracy of CCA diagnosis and treatment.
The Young Protein Scientist of Thailand Award is presented to the young scientists who have published excellent research and contributed to protein science in their institutions and in Thailand. This year, the awards and honorary lectures by the awardees will be presented at the 15th International Symposium of the Protein Society of Thailand which will be held on 4th – 6th of November at the Chulabhorn Research Institute Convention Center in Bangkok.
Written by: Natakon Naowarojna