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Dr Tun, Hein Min 黃世萬

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Research Assistant Professor

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Dr Tun, Hein Min 黃世萬

Title:
Research Assistant Professor

Short Biography:

Dr Hein Tun is a public health veterinarian and received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Hong Kong. He then moved to Canada to pursue his postdoctoral research at the Gut Microbiome Laboratory of the University of Manitoba where he held an additional role as a lab manager.  After 2 years working for microbiome and resistome research in food animals, human and the environment, he joined with the SyMBIOTA research team at the Department of Pediatrics in the University of Alberta to study roles of infant gut microbiome in health and diseases using the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) birth cohort.

His research interests range from studies on the role of human and animal microbiome in health and diseases to surveillance of antimicrobial resistant bacteria (resistome) in the interface of human, animals and the environment. His research findings have been frequently featured in major international media and also highlighted in Nature Outlook.

Dr Tun received several awards, scholarships, and fellowships including the Dik Zwart Award during his Ph.D. study. He is also the winner of two prestigious fellowship awards of Canada including the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) fellowship and the Alberta Innovates (AI) Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2014The University of Hong KongPhD (Molecular Microbiology)
2010Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, ThailandMS (Vet Public Health)
2007University of Veterinary Science, Naypyitaw, MyanmarBVSc (1st Hons., Gold Medal)
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