Supaporn Wacharapluesadee, PhD

Thai Red Cross Emerging Infectious Diseases - Health Science Centre, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training on Viral Zoonoses King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University

Contact Information:  spwa@hotmail.com

Personal Statement:  Supaporn Wacharapluesadee, PhD is the Deputy Chief at the Thai Red Cross Emerging Infectious Diseases Health Science Centre, Faculty of Medicine, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, The Thai Red Cross Society and Lab chief for WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training on Viral Zoonoses. Her research interests include emerging infectious diseases in bats (including Nipah, Rabies, Coronavirus and novel pathogens), as well as molecular diagnoses and sequencing of viruses. Her laboratory is also responsible for molecular diagnosis services to the hospital and reference laboratory for rabies virus, MERS-CoV, Ebola, Zika, and other infectious diseases diagnosis for Ministry of Public Health. She has served on WHO and Thai government committees and consultations. Dr. Supaporn Wacharapluesadee conducts viral pathogen surveillance in human and wildlife, including bats, rodents and macaques.

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