Hathaigan "Aoy" Kokkaew

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She was born in Ubonratchatani located in the northeastern part of Thailand. She finished B.S. in food science and technology from Thammasart University. After graduation in 1997, She worked in department of Q.C. & Q.A. at a food company for 5 years. She decided to pursue M.S. in Food Technology at Khon Kaen University and graduated in 2007. She then was a lecturer at Nakhon Phanom University. In 2008, she received a Thai government scholarship to study Ph.D. program at Food Technology, Khon Kaen University, while she is able to keep the position.

She has been a visiting student in Dr. Jae Park’s lab at OSU for 11 months. She will go back to Thailand at the end of June. Her research focuses on biochemical properties of tuna hydrolysate including Angiotensin-I-converting enzyme as affected by various exogenous enzymes.