Dr. Phanramphoei Namprachan Frantz, BIOTEC researcher of Virology and Cell Technology Laboratory, won the EURAXESS Science Slam ASEAN 2013, a competition for researcher to showcase their research projects to their peers and the wider public in a relaxed and joyful atmosphere.
Dr. Phanramphoei entered the first round competition by submitting a 3-minute VDO clip presenting her project in a fun and entertaining way. She was among the 5 finalists selected from 40 VDO submissions. The final-round competition was held in Singapore on September 25, in which each finalist made a 10-minute presentation in front a live audience of 150. Her presentation was on Reverse Genetics of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus.
Dr. Phanramphoei was awarded a trip to Europe where she will attend the EURAXESS Voice of Researchers Conference along with the winners of the other EURAXESS Science Slams organized in the US, Japan, India, China and Brazil.