Honours / Awards : Academic Staff / Supporting Staff / Students

More than half of the staff members of the Department have received prestigious awards for their outstanding academic works as shown below:

Academic Staff / Supporting Staff Students
Year 2017
Asst. Prof. Varodom Charoensawan
Young Scientist Award 2017 from Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology under the Patronage of H.M. the King.
Assoc. Prof. Tavan Janvilisri Research Pitch Award from the Professional Development Programme for Mid-career Researcher, Newton Fund.
Prof. Pimchai Chaiyen - 2017 Inventor Award from the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT), February 2nd, 2017
- 2016 Research Excellence Award for “Serine Hydroxymethylatransferase as a Novel Drug Target for Malaria” from the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT)
- First Place in Final Pitch Session "Leaders in Innovation Fellowships (LIF)" hosted by Royal Academy of Engineering and Newton Fund, UK
Year 2016

Dr. Varodom Charoensawan

Young BMB Award 2016 from the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Section, Science Society of Thailand.
Assoc. Prof. Tuangporn Suthiphongchai The new chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Section, Science Society of Thailand.
Prof.Mathurose Ponglikitmongkol 2016 Outstanding Alumni Award from Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University.
Year 2015
Prof. Pimchai Chaiyen


Outstanding Scientist Award 2015 from Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology under the Patronage of H.M. the King.
Assoc. Prof.Tavan Janvilisri 2015 TRF-CHE-Scopus Researcher Award ( Life Science & Agricultural Science) from The Thailand Research Fund (TRF) and Elsevier.
Assoc. Prof.Bhinyo Panijpan 2015 Senior Scientist from The Science Society of Thailand Under the Patronage of His Majesty the King.
Dr.Thaned Kangsamaksin 2015 Thesis Award from National Research Council of Thailand in the Field of Chemical Sciences and Phamacy for his thesis on "Notch Signaling in Tumor Angiogenesis" (Columbia University, USA).
Year 2014
Prof. Sumalee Tungpradabkul 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award from Chiang Mai University.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sarawut Jitrapakdee 2014 Faculty of Graduate Studies Outstanding Alumni Award.
Prof. Pimchai Chaiyen MU Brand Ambassadors from Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
Assoc. Prof. Mathurose Ponglikitmongkol - The Alumni Award (Reseach) from Faculty of Graduate Studies Alumni Association, Mahidol University.
- MU Brand Ambassadors from Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
Assoc. Prof. Tavan Janvilisri Young BMB Award 2014 from the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Section, the Science Society of Thailand
Prof. Dr. Sakol Panyim 2013 Distinguished Research Professor Grant
Dr. Danaya Pakotiprapha 2013 Thesis Award (Chemical Sciences and Pharmacy Section) from the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT)
Year 2013
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bhinyo Panijpan - CST Award for Distinguished Contribution to Chemical Education 2012from Chemical Society of Thailand
- 2013 Asian Award for Distinguished Contribution to Chemical Education
- 2013 Asian for Distinguished Contribution to Chemical Education from The Federation of Asian Chemical Societies (FACS)
Em.Prof. Jisnuson Svasti 2012 An Honorary Doctorate Degree of Science (Biochemistry) from Mahidol University
Assoc. Prof. Mathurose Ponglikitmongkol 2012 Mahidol University Prize for Excellence in Research.(3 Miti News)
Prof. Pimchai Chaiyen 2012 Outstanding Researcher Award (Chemical Sciences and Pharmacy Section) from the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT)
Year 2012
Assoc. Prof. Tavan Janvilisri Cerebos Award Conference 2012
Prof. M.R. Jisnuson Svasti Plague of honor from Distinguished A-IMBN Lecture at the 14th Annual Conference of the Asia-Pacific International Molecular Biology Network (A-IMBN)
Prof. Prapon Wilairat Honorary doctoral degree in Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering of academic year 2011 from Mahidol University
Year 2011
Dr. Varodom Charoensawan 2011 Outstanding Thesis Award (Chemical Sciences and Pharmacy) from the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sarawut Jitrapakdee - 2011 TRF-CHE-Scopus Researcher Award (Life Sciences)
- Professor M.R.Jisnuson Svasti-BMB Award from The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) Section, The Science Society of Thailand
Assoc. Prof. Pimchai Chaiyen Prince of Songkhla Unviersity Alumni Award
Assoc. Prof. Sumalee Tungpradabkul Mahidol Prize 2010
Department of Biochemistry
The Toray Award (Best institution)
Year 2010

Assoc. Prof. Pimchai Chaiyen

- ExemplaryLecturer Award from Mahidol University Faculty Senate, year 2009
- TRF-CHE Scopus Researcher Award (Life Science)
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Taguchi Prize for Outstanding Research Achievement in Biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Serene Piboonniyom Honorary degree from Mahidol University
Assoc. Prof. Sumalee Tungpradabkul Faculty of Science Outstanding Lecturer Award (First-Middle Level)
Year 2009
Prof. Dr. Sakol Panyim Dushdi Mala Medal in Science, year 2008
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pimchai Chaiyen
- Young Biochemistry and Molecular Biologist (BMB) Award 2009 from the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Section, the Science Society of Thailand
- Faculty of Science Outstanding Lecturer Award (First-Middle Level)
Year 2008
Assoc. Prof. Dr.Pintip Ruenwongsa
Distinguished Alumni Award from Faculty of Graduate Studies
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sarawut Jitrapakdee Advisor, Distinguished Thesis Award, honourable mention (2008), Mahidol University
Year 2007
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mathurose Ponglikitmongkol
- Advisor, Distinguished Thesis Award, honourable mention (2007), Mahidol University
- Distinguished Alumni Awards, Bodindecha School
Year 2006
Prof. Dr. M.R. Jisnuson Svasti

Dushdi Mala Medal in Science, year 2005
Prof. Dr. Montri Chulavatnatol Mahidol Thayatorn Award from Mahidol University Alumi Association under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty the King
Prof. Dr. Sakol Panyim Outstanding Researcher Award from the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT)
Year 2005
Prof. Dr. M.R. Jisnuson Svasti Thailand Outstanding Lecturer Award
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mathurose Ponglikitmongkol Mahidol Distinguished Lecturer Award
Prof. Dr. Sakol Panyim Distinguished Alumni Award from Faculty of Graduate Studies
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bhinyo Panijpan - Best Practice Award (category III) from Institute for Safety and Health at Work
- Ajinomoto Award
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pintip Ruenwongsa Best Practice Award (category III) from Institute for Safety and Health at Work
Assist. Prof. Dr. Pimchai Chaiyen Thailand Young Scientist Award
Dr. Jirundon Yuvaniyama
Mahidol Award (Research)
Year 2004
Prof. Dr. M.R. Jisnuson Svasti TRF Senior Research Scholar
Prof. Dr. Worachart Sirawaraporn Distinguished Alumni Award from Faculty of Graduate Studies
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mathurose Ponglikitmongkol Faculty of Science Outstanding Lecturer Award
Dr. Jirundon Yuvaniyama
Mahidol Award (Research)
"Insights into antifolate resistance from malarial DHFR-TS structures (Nat. Struct. Biol. (2003): 357-365)"
Year 2003
Prof. Dr. Prapon Wilairat

Thailand Outstanding Lecturer Award
Prof. Dr. M.R. Jisnuson Svasti - NRCT Outstanding Researcher Award
- Faculty of Science Outstanding Lecturer Award
Prof. Dr. Vichai Boonsaeng Outstanding Technologist Award
Prof. Dr. Sakol Panyim - Outstanding Technologist Award
- TRF Senior Research Scholar
Assist. Prof. Dr. Pimchai Chaiyen L’OREAL for Women in Science Fellowship
Assist. Prof. Dr. Sarawut Jitrapakdee Thailand Young Scientist Award
Dr. Jirundon Yuvaniyama Thailand Young Scientist Award
Year 2002
Prof. Dr. M.R. Jisnuson Svasti


- Thailand Outstanding Scientist Award
- NRCT Outstanding Research Award
Prof. Dr. Vichai Boonsaeng Toyota Thailand Foundation (TTF) Award
Year 2001
Prof. Dr. M.R. Jisnuson Svasti TRF Senior Research Scholar
Assist. Prof. Dr. Sarawut Jitrapakdee
NRCT Outstanding Dissertation Award (Medical Sciences)
Year 2000
Prof. Dr. Vichai Boonsaeng NRCT Outstanding Researcher Award
Prof. Dr. Vichai Boonsaeng Science and Technology Award
Thailand Toray Science Foundation (Research Team on Shrimp)
Prof. Dr. Sakol Panyim TRF Senior Research Scholar (Molecular Biology)
Professor Dr. Prapon Wilairat TRF Senior Research Scholar (Biochemistry)
Year 1999
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bhinyo Panijpan NRCT Invention Award
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pintip Ruenwongsa
NRCT Invention Award
Year 1998
Prof. Dr. Worachart Sirawaraporn
Mahidol Award (Research)
Year 1997
Prof. Dr. M.R. Jisnuson Svasti
Outstanding Research Award from Ministry of University Affairs
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Prapon Wilairat Thailand Outstanding Scientist Award
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bhinyo Panijpan Mahidol University Invention Award
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pintip Ruenwongsa Mahidol University Invention Award
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Worachart Sirawaraporn NRCT Award for Best Research Work
Year 1996
Prof. Dr. Montri Chulavatanatol


Science and Technology Award
Thailand Toray Science Foundation
Prof. Dr. Sakol Panyim NRCT Award for Best Invention
Prof. Dr. Vichai Boonsaeng
NRCT Award for Best Research Work
Year 1995
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Prapon Wilairat
NRCT Award for Best Research Work
Year 1992
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Prapon Wilairat
Mahidol Distinguished Lecturer Award
Year 1991
Assist. Prof. Dr. Worachart Sirawaraporn
Promising Scientist Award from The Foundation for The Promotion of Science and Technology, Thailand
Year 1988
Assist. Prof. Dr. Worachart Sirawaraporn
L.W. Frohlich Research Award from The New York Academy of Science, USA
Year 1987
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Prapon Wilairat
Mahidol Award (Research)
Year 1985
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sakol Panyim
Thailand Outstanding Scientist Award
Year 1984
Prof. Dr. Yongyuth Yuthavong
Thailand Outstanding Scientist Award
Year 1977
Prof. Dr. Montri Chulawattanaton
Mahidol Award (Research)