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Dr. Ha Thanh Dong.

Assistant Professor
Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management, Department of Food, Agriculture, and Bioresources

PhD. Veterinary Pathobiology, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. 2016

MSc. Veterinary Pathobiology, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. 2014

BSc. Aquatic Animal Disease, Nha Trang University, Vietnam. 2009

  • Aquatic Animal Health
  • Infectious and Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Disease Diagnostics
  • Disease Pathogenesis
  • Aquaculture Immunology
  • Fish Vaccines
  • Aquatic Microbiology & Biotechnology
  1. Mai TT, Kayansamruaj P, Soontara C, Kerddee P, Nguyen DH, Senapin S, Costa J Z, Del-Pozo J, Thompson KD, Rodkhum C, Dong HT* (2022). Immunization of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) broodstock with tilapia lake virus (TiLV) inactivated vaccines elicits protective antibody and passive maternal antibody transfer. Vaccines 10, 167. https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines10020167
  2. Mai TT, Kayansamruaj P, Taengphu S, Senapin S, Costa JZ, del-Pozo J, Thompson KD, Rodkhum C, Dong HT* (2021) Efficacy of heat-killed and formalin-killed vaccines against Tilapia tilapinevirus in juvenile Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), Journal of Fish Diseases 44, 2097-2109. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfd.13523
  3. Lan NGT, Salin KR, Longyant S, Senapin S, Dong HT* (2021) Systemic and mucosal antibody response of freshwater cultured Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer) to monovalent and bivalent vaccines against Streptococcus agalactiae and Streptococcus iniae. Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 108, 7-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsi.2020.11.014
  4. Dien LT, Ky LB, Huy BT, Mursalim MF, Kayansamruaj P, Senapin S, Rodkhum C, Dong HT* (2021). Characterization and protective effects of lytic bacteriophage pAh6.2TG against a pathogenic multidrug-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 1–16. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbed.14321.
  5. Dien LT, Linh NV, Sangpo P, Senapin S, St-Hilaire S, Rodkhum C, Dong HT* (2021) Ozone nanobubble treatments improve survivability of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) challenged with a pathogenic multi-drug-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila. Journal Fish Diseases, 00: 1– 13. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfd.13451
  6. Nguyen VL, Dien TL, Panphut W, Thapinta A,  Senapin S, St-Hilaire S, Rodkhum C, Dong HT* (2021). Ozone nanobubble modulates the innate defense system of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) against Streptococcus agalactiae. Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 112, 64-73.
  7. Delamare-Deboutteville J, Taengphu S, Gan HM, Kayansamruaj P, Debnath PP, Barnes A, Wilkinson S, Kawasaki M, Mohan CV, Senapin S, Dong HT* (2021). Rapid genotyping of tilapia lake virus (TiLV) using Nanopore sequencing. Journal Fish Diseases, 00: 1–12.
  8. Vicente A, Taengphu S, Hung AL, Mora CM, Dong HT, Senapin S (2020). Detection of Vibrio campbellii and V. parahaemolyticus carrying full-length pirABVp but only V. campbellii produces PirVp toxins. Aquaculture, 734708. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.734708
  9. Dong HT*, S Taengphu, P Sangsuriya, W Charoensapsri, K Phiwsaiya, T Sornwatana, P Khunrae, T Rattanarojpong, S Senapin (2017). Recovery of Vibrio harveyi from scale drop and muscle necrosis disease in farmed barramundi, Lates calcarifer in Vietnam. Aquaculture, 473, 89-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2017.02.005
  10. Dong HT*, Jitrakorn S, Kayansamruaj P, Rodkhum C, Rattanarojpong T, Senapin S, Saksmerprome V (2017) Infectious spleen and kidney necrosis disease (ISKND) outbreaks in farmed barramundi (Lates calcarifer) in Vietnam. Fish & Shellfish Immunology, 68, 65-73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsi.2017.06.054
  1. Development of monovalent and bivalent inactivated vaccines against Streptococcus agalactiae and Aeromonas veronii in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). AIT Initiation Fund, October 2021 to September 2023, PI.
  2. Investigating the use of nanobubble technology in aquaculture. International Development Research Center (IDRC), Canada, from April 2019 to May 2023, PI.
  3. Immunisation of tilapia broodstock as a strategy to prevent vertical transmission of tilapia lake virus (TiLV). International Veterinary Vaccinology Network, UK, August 2019 to April 2022, Co-PI.
  4. Detection of viruses from pond water for early forecast of viral diseases. WorldFish Headquarter, Malaysia, 2020-2021, Research contract, 2020-2021, Co-PI.
  5. The Fish Health Platform: Pathogen discovery, Disease management, and Research networking” by National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand (Mid-Career Grant P-19-50170), 2019- 2024, Investigator.