Staff's info

Assoc.Prof. VU THU TRANG

Deputy Head

Office: 206B-C4

Phone: +84-24 3868 0119

Fax: +84-24 3868 2470

Email: trang.vuthu@hust.edu.vn

Qualifications
  • 2010: Ph.D. Bioresource Science, Ehime University, Japan
  • 2007: Master, Master, Bioresource Science, Kochi University, Japan
  • 2005: Diploma, Microbiology and Biotechnology, UNESCO Post-graduate Inter-Universities Course in Biotechnology, Osaka University (Japan) and Mahidol University (Thailand)
  • 2003: Engineer, Food Technology, Hanoi University of Science and Technology (formerly Hanoi University of Technology), Vietnam
  • 2013: Certificate, Cacao and chocolate processing, Ghent University, Belgium
Professional experience
  • 2014-present: Deputy Head of Department of Food Technology, School of Biotechnology and Food Technology, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam
  • 2003-present: Lecturer, Department of Food Technology, School of Biotechnology and Food Technology, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam.
Teaching responsibilities
  • BF2023: Introduction to Food Science and Technology
  • BF4317: Food packaging
  • BF5250: Dairy technology
  • BF3524: Methods of food quality assessment
  • BF 5290: Tea and tea product technology
  • BF 3515: Food safety

Research interests
  • Antimicrobial activities of essential oils and medical plants against pathogenic bacteria
  • Dairy technology
  • Maillard reaction in food
Projects
Principle Investigator
  • 2014-2016: Biodiversity, biosynthetic capabilities of antibiotics, anti-cancer agents of endophytic actinobacteria on medicinal plants. Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam.
  • 2014: Investigating the hydrolysis conditions of sweet corn and applying on the corn milk processing. Hanoi University of Science and Technology.
  • 2013-2014: Elucidation of the functional property of aminoreductone and optimization of its production in the Maillard reaction. National Foundation for Science and Technology Development NAFOSTED.

Participant
  • 2019-2021: Trial project - Complement technology and equipment for high-protein brown rice milk processing in industrial scale. Ministry of Science and Technology
  • 2019-2020: Study on antibacterial activity of essential oils against some microorganism strains isolated from cow breast. University project
  • 2018-2019: Research on Development of freeze dry yoghurt. Project T2018-PC-204
  • 2018-2019: Development the process of wine and juice from red dragon fruit obtained from Lap Thach, Vinh Phuc 85/DTKHVP/2018-2019. Department of Science and Technology in Vinh Phuc.
  • 2011-2012: Exploration of antimicrobial substances extracted from seafood manufacturer byproducts using biological methods and its applicationin raw meat preservation. Ministry of Science and Technology.

Publications
Articles
International Journal
  • Thi Hanh Nguyen Vu, Quang Huy Nguyen, Thi My Linh Dinh, Ngoc Tung Quach, Thi Nhan Khieu, Ha Hoang, Son Chu-Ky, Thu Trang Vu, Hoang Ha Chu, Jusung Lee, Heonjoong Kang, Wen-JunLi and Quyet-Tien Phi* Endophytic actinomycetes associated with Cinnamomum cassia Presl in Hoa Binh province, Vietnam: Distribution, antimicrobial activity and, genetic features. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. doi 10.2323/jgam.2019.04.004©2019 Applied Microbiology, Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Research Foundation.
  • Quang Huy Nguyen, Hai Van Nguyen, Thi Hanh Nguyen Vu, Ky Son Chu *, Thu Trang Vu, Ha Hoang, Ngoc Tung Quach, Thi Lien Bui, Hoang Ha Chu, Thi Nhan Khieu, Samira Sarter, Wen-Jun Li, Quyet-Tien Phi * Characterization of endophytic Streptomyces griseorubens MPT42 and assessment of antimicrobial synergistic interactions of its extract and essential oil from host plant Litsea cubeba. Antibiotics, 2019.
  • Nimaichand Salam, Thi-Nhan Khieu, Min-Jiao Liu, Thu-Trang Vu, Son Chu-Ky, Ngoc-Tung Quach, Quyet-Tien Phi, Manik Prabhu Narsing Rao, Angélique Fontana, Samira Sarter, and Wen-Jun Li. Endophytic Actinobacteria Associated with Dracaena cochinchinensis Lour.: Isolation, Diversity, and Their Cytotoxic Activities. BioMed Research International, Volume 2017 (2017).
  • Son, C.K., Jun, L.WW., Tien, P.Q., Thuy, N.T.T., Phong, L.Q., Man, L.V.V.,  Duy, L.N.D., Thien, D., Try, S., Sarter, S., Trang, V,T., Nhan, K.T., Waches, Y. Exploration de la biodiversité et innovations technologiques pou la qualityté et la sureté dé aliments. La Recherche Scientifique et ses interfaces díciplinaires, 2016.
  • Thi-Nhan Khieu, Min-Jiao Liu, Salam Nimaichand, Ngoc-Tung Quach, Son Chu-Ky, Quyet-Tien Phi, Thu-Trang Vu, Tien-Dat Nguyen, Zhi Xiong, Manik Prabhu Deene and Wen-Jun Li. Characterization and evaluation of antimicrobial and cytotoxic effects of Streptomyces sp. HUST012 isolated from medicinal plant Dracaena cochinchinensis Lour. Frontiers in Microbiology, số 6,(doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.00574) (2015).
  • Vu Thu Trang, Nguyen Thi Hao, Vu Hong Son, Hiroyuki Ukeda, Tomoko Shimamura. Optimization of the process parameters for the formation of aminoreductone in the Maillard reaction using desirability methodology. Italian Journal of Food Science, 27 (3) 1-8, 2015
  • Trang, V.T., et al. Study of the Antimicrobial Activity of Aminoreductone against Pathogenic Bacteria in comparison with other antibiotics. International Journal of Biological Science and Engineering, 2013, 7 (12), 675-678.
  • Hiroaki Takeuchi, Vu Thu Trang, Norihito Morimoto, Yoshie Nishida, Yoshihisa Matsumura, Tetsuro Sugiura. Natural products and food components with anti Helicobacter pylori activities. World J Gastroenterol 2014 July 21; 20(27): 8971-8978.
  • Trang V. T., Son V. H., Thanh L. X., Takeuchi H., Sarter S., Shimamura T., Ukeda, H.. Functional Properties of Maillard Reaction Products in Food: Antimicrobial Activity of Aminoreductone against Pathogenic Bacteria. Food Science and Technology Research, 2013, 19 (5), 833-841.
  • Trang, V.T., Thanh, L.X., Sarter, S., Shimamura, T., Takeuchi, H. Study of the Antimicrobial Activity of Aminoreductone against Pathogenic Bacteria in comparison with other antibiotics. International Journal of Biological Science and Engineering, 2013, 7 (12), 675-678.
  • Trang, V., Takeuchi, H., Kudo, H., A., Katsuno, S., Shimamura, T., Kashiwagi, T., Son, V.H., Sugiura, T. and Ukeda, H. In vitro antimicrobial activity of Amioreductone against pathogenic bacteria Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, 2011, 59, 8953-8960.
  • Trang, V., Shimamura, T., Kashiwagi, T., Ukeda, H. and Katsuno, S. Elucidation of mechanism of aminoreductone formation in the Maillard reaction of lactose. International Journal of Dairy Technology, 2011, 64 (2), 188-196.
  • Trang, V., Takeuchi, H., Kudo, H., Aoki, A., Katsuno, S., Shimamura, T., Sugiura, T. and Ukeda, H. Antimicrobial Activity of Aminoreductone against Helicobacter pylori. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, 2009, 57, 11343-11348.
  • Trang, V., Kurogi, Y., Katsuno, S., Shimamura, T. and Ukeda, H. Protection riboflavin against photo-degradation by aminoreductone. International Dairy Journal, 2008, 18, 344-348.

     Vietnamese Journal
  • Vũ Thu Trang, Nguyễn Hải Vân, Vũ Thị Hạnh Nguyên, Phí Quyết Tiến, Đỗ Thị Yến, Chu Kỳ Sơn. Antimicrobial Interaction Between Endophytic Actinobacteria Associated with Listea Cubeba and Listea Cubeba Essential Oils Against Food Borne Bacteria. Tạp chí khoa học và công nghệ các trường kỹ thuật, 2020,141, 118-123.
  • Vũ Thu Trang, Nguyễn Thị Thảo Nguyên, Nguyễn Văn Hưng,  Nguyễn Tiến Cường, Hoàng Quốc Tuấn, Nguyễn Thị Thảo,  Nguyễn Thị Hạnh, Nguyễn Thị Hoài Đức, Chu Kỳ Sơn, Nguyễn Văn Thái, Nguyễn Thế Hùng. Nghiên cứu ảnh hưởng của một số yếu tố công nghệ tới sự ổn định của betacyanin trong nước quả Thanh long ruột đỏ (Hylocereus polyrhizus) Lập Thạch, Vĩnh Phúc. Tạp chí Khoa học và Công nghệ các trường kỹ thuật, 2020, 140.
  •  Cung Thi To Quynh, Vu Thu Trang. VOLATILE COMPOSITION, ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTY AND ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITIES AGAINST FOOD-BORNE BACTERIA OF VIETNAMESE THYME (Thymus vulgaris L.) ESSENTIAL OIL.Vietnam Journal of Science and Technology 57 (3B) (2019) 127-136. doi:10.15625/2525-2518/57/3B/14494
  • Đặng Tiến Thành, Dương Thị Dự, Chu Kỳ Sơn, Vũ Thu Trang*. Nghiên cứu một số yếu tố ảnh hưởng đến quá trình thủy phân bột gạo lứt đỏ (Oryza punctate) bằng chế phẩm Spezyme alpha Effect of Factors on the Hydrolysis of Red Rice (Oryza punctate) by Spezyme Alpha. Tạp chí khoa học công nghệ các trường đại học kỹ thuật, 137, 2019, 106-110.
  • Cung Thi To Quynh, Vu Thu Trang. Antimicrobial activities of Vietnamese holy basil (Ocimum Sanctum L.) esential oil against food- borne bacteria and fungi. Journal of Science and Technology, Vietnam Âcdemy ò Science and Technology, 2018, 56 (4A) 205-212. ISSN2525-2518.
  • Van, N.H., Trang, V.T., Son, C.K., Samira, S. Interaction effects of Litsea cubeba essential oil and antibiotics on antibacterial activity against pathogenic bacteria in aquaculture.  Vietnam Journal of Science and Technology, 55 (5A) 2017, 66-73. ISSN 2525-2518,
  • Pham Ngoc Lam, Dang Thi Thuy Duong, Vu Thi Hanh Nguyen, Chu Ky Son, Vu Thu Trang, Phi Quyet Tien. Distribution and antimicrobial activity of endophytic actinomycetes isolated from Litsea cubeba (Lour.) Pers. in northern provinces of Vietnam. Tạp chí Khoa học và Công nghệ,  2017, 55 (5A), 160-168 ISSN  0866-708X.
  • Van, N.H., Nguyen, C.T.H., Trang, V.T., Tien, P.Q., Nhan, K.T., Sarter, S., Son, C.K. Antimicrobial activities and interaction effects of Vietnam Litsea cubeba (Lour.) pers essential oil and its endophytic actinobacteria. Journal of Science and Technology, 54 (4A) (2016), 234-241.
  • Nguyên,V.T.H., Linh, Đ.T.M., Thanh, L.X., Trang, V.T., et al. Đánh giá khả năng kháng vi sinh vật gây bệnh truyền qua thực phẩm của xạ khuẩn nội công sinh trên cây Quế. Tạp chí Dinh dưỡng và Thực phẩm, 2016,12, 36-40.
  • Vu Thu Trang, Tomoko Shimamura, Hiroyuki Ukeda, Lam Xuan Thanh. Estimation of the extent of heat treatment in milk by monitoring the formation of D- Galactose. Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences, 2011, 49, 303-308.
  • Trang, V.T. Effects of Aminoreductone against the growth of food-borne bacteria in medium and milk. Tạp chí Khoa học và Công nghệ, 2015, 53 (5), 606-614.
  • Vu Thu Trang*, Truong Thu Hang, Phung Thi Thuy Investigate the antimicrobial activity of aminoreductone against food-isolated Listeria monocytogenes. Tạp chí Khoa học và Công nghệ, 53 (4B) 2015, 215-221
  • Trang, V.T., Oanh, N.T. Nghiên cứu hoạt tính kháng Listeria monocytogenes của một số loại tinh dầu. Tạp chí Khoa học và Công nghệ các trường đại học kỹ thuật, 2016, 101.
  • Vu Thu Trang, Le Thi Suong, Tran Thi Kim Tuyen, Vu Thi Hanh Nguyen, Quach Ngoc Tung, Khieu Thi Nhan, Chu Ky Son, Phi Quyet Tien. Antimicrobial activities of endophytic actinobacteria from Vietnamese Dracaena cochinchinensis LOUR. Tạp chí Khoa học và Công nghệ, 2015, 53 (4B), 183-190.
  • Trang, V. T., Thanh, L. X., Takeuchi H., Sarter S. Study on antimicrobial and interaction effects of essential oils against food-related bacteria in vitro. Vietnamese Journal of Science and Technology, 2013, 51 (6 A), 23-28.
  • Trang, V. T., Van, N. H., Quynh, C. T. T. Antimicrobial activities of essential oil of Vietnamese Shiso (Perilla Frutescens) against food-borne bacteria. Vietnamese Journal of Science and Technology, 2013, 51 (6 A), 35-41.
  • Trang, V. T., Thanh, L. X. Effects of various factors on the formation of aminoreductone during the Maillard reaction. Vietnamese Journal of Science and Technology, 2013, 56 (1), 703-708.
  • Trang, V. T., Thanh, L. X. Protective ability of melanoidins on riboflavin photo-degradation. Vietnamese Journal of Science and Technology, 2013, 51 (2), 163-172.
  • Tran Thi Thu Trang, Vu Thu Trang, Lam Xuan Thanh. Investigation of antimicrobial activity of aminoreductone. Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences, 2013, 9, 30-36.
  • Trang, V. T., Thanh, L. X. Quantification the formation of aminoreductone in Maillard reaction and application for control the Maillard reaction in food. Journal of Food and Nutrition, 2012, 8 (4), 105-111.
  • Trang V. T., Takeuchi H., Son V. H., Shimamura T., Ukeda, H.. Functional Properties of Maillard Reaction Products in Food: Antimicrobial Activity of Aminoreductone against Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Science and Technology, 2011, 49 (1A).

 
Conferences
  • Trang, V.T., Thao, N.T., Shimamura, T. Effects of Aminoreductone against the growth of Listeria monocytogenes in medium and in milk. The Analytica Vietnam Conference 2017, Hanoi< march 29-30, 2017.
  • Nguyên, V.T.H., Linh, Đ.T M., Sơn, C.K., Trang, V.T., Tiến, P. Q. Phân loại, đặc tính sinh học của Streptomyces griseorubens LCQ8 nội cộng sinh phân lập trên cây quế tại Lai Châu. Hội nghị Khoa học Quốc gia lần 2 về nghiên cứu và giảng dạy sinh học tại Việt Nam, 2016, 587-594.
  • Trang, V. T. Antimirobial activity of aminoreductone against induced gastrogenic cancer Helicobacter pylori. Hội nghị Công nghệ sinh học toàn quốc, 2013, 743-746.
  • Trang, V. T., Sarter, S., Thanh, L. X., Takeuchi, H. Antimicrobial Activity of Aminoreductone against Pathogenic Bacteria. 11th Maillard reaction sysmposium, Nancy, 2012.
  • Trang, V. T., Thanh, L. X., Takeuchi, H. Study of Antimicrobial Activity of Aminoreductone against the Antibiotic Susceptibility and Resistant Pathogenic Bacteria: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus, IPCBEE vol. 39 (2012) © (2012) IACSIT Press, Singapore, 183-187.
  • V.T. Trang, V. H. Son, T. Shimamura, T. Kashiwagi, H. Ukeda, S. Katsuno, T. Sugiura, H. Takeuchi. In vitro antimicrobial activity of Amioreductone against pathogenic bacteria Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The American Society for Microbiology, Louisiana, USA, 2011.
  • Trang, V., Takeuchi, H., Kudo, H., Aoki, A., Katsuno, S., Shimamura, T., Sugiura, T. and Ukeda, H. Antimicrobial Activity of Aminoreductone against Helicobacter pylori. The American Society for Microbiology, San Diego, USA, 2010.
  • Trang, V., Kurogi,Y., Katsuno, S., Shimamura,T. & Ukeda, H. The liberation of galactose during the formation of aminoreductone in the Maillard reaction. Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry, Tokyo, 2007.
  • Trang, V. & Impoolsup, A. Preliminary study on chemical profile of Satho-Thai traditional alcoholic beverage. The 13th of Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering. Singapore, 2006.
  • Trang, V., Boonchird, C. & Impoolsup. The formation and alteration of components during Thai rice wine processing. Proceedings of the 20th scientific conference Hanoi University of Technology. Hanoi, 2006.