Staff's info

DR. DO BIEN CUONG

Deputy Head of Department

Office: 201-C4

Phone: +84-24 3868 2452

Fax: +84-24 3868 2470

Email: cuong.dobien@hust.edu.vn

Qualifications
  • 2011: PhD, Food Biotechnology, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vienam
  • 2009: Science trainee, DNA technology: Enzyme expression in fungi. National Institute of Agriculture, France
  • 2007: Science trainee, DNA technology: Enzyme expression in yeast, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand
  • 2005. Science trainee, DNA technology: Enzyme expresion in E. coli, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand
  • 2001. Science trainee, Enzymology, Institute of Biotechnology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Vietnam.
  • 2001: Engineer, Biotechnology, Hanoi University of Science and Technology (formerly Hanoi University of Technology), Vietnam
Professional experience
  • 2001-2010: Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research. School of Biotechnology and Food Technology (formerly Institute of Biological and Food Technology), Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam.
  • 2007: Head of Biochemistry Laboratory, School of Biotechnology and Food Technology, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam.
  • 2001-2005; 2008: Visiting Lecturer, Deparment of Biotechnology, Hanoi Open University, Vietnam.
  • 2006: Visiting Lecturer, Department of Biotechnology and Environment Technology, Phuongdong University, Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • 2005-2013: Visiting Lecturer, Deparment of Chemistry, Quynhon University, Binhdinh, Vietnam.
  • 2011-now: Lecturer (and Leader of enzyme experiment lecturing team), Department of Microbiology-Biochemistry- Molecular Biology, School of Biotechnology and Food Technology, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam
Teaching responsibilities
  • BF4154: Enzyme Technology (for Biotechnology Engineer/Bachelor courses)
  • BF4164: Experiments of Enzyme Technology (for Biotechnology Engineer/Bachelor courses)
  • BF3507: Biochemistry (for Food Engineer/Bachelor courses)
  • BF2111: Experiments of Biochemistry (for Biotechnology Engineer/Bachelor courses)
  • BF4212: Enzymes in Food Technology (for Food Engineer/Bachelor courses)
  • BF4810: Introductory Biotechnology (for Chemistry Engineer courses)
  • BF6126: Probiotic and Prebiotic (for Master courses)
Research interests
  • Enzymes, recombinant enzymes and enzymic technology applied in industry
  • Bioactive compounds and application in functional foods, medicine and pharmaceutics.
  • Biosensor (bioassay, test strips) for food analyis.
  • Environmental biotreatment.
Projects
Principle Investigator
  • 2014-2016: Improvement of technical process to produce kit for rapid detection of organophosphorous and carbamate toxic in agricultural products. Trial project. Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training.  
  • 2009-2010: Evaluation of prebiotic activity of copra mannooligosaccharide. Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training.  
  • 2008: Cloning of genes encoding for mannolytic enzymes from Aspergillus niger BK01. Hanoi University of Science and Technology.
  • 2005: Preparation of endo-β-1,4-mannanase by solid substrate fermentation, its application in feed production. Hanoi University of Science and Technology.
  • 2003: Preparation of cholinesterase from horse serum for detecting organophosphorous pesticide residues in vegetables. Hanoi University of Science and Technology.  
Participant
  • 2018-2019: Research and application of biotreatment technology to control odor and leachate to treat domestic solid waste in accordance with Vietnam conditions. KC.08.17 / 16-20. Vietnam Ministry of Science and technology.
  • 2017-2018: Research and application of biotechnology to process and improve economic efficiency of products from craft villages. Biotechnology program in processing industry by 2020. Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade
  • 2017-2019: Study on using mushroom to produce bio-composite from wood chips, straw and rice straw. Biotechnology program in processing industry by 2020. Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade
  • 2017-2018: Exploring the possibility of using iron oxide nanoparticles to treat water contaminated with plant protection chemicals. Hanoi University of Science and Technology.
  • 2016-2017: Research and develop adaptive technology processes to improve the quality of industrial wastewater treatment for biological fertilizer production plants. Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations.
  • 2015-2016: Research on adaptive technology solutions to treat waste of dong dong starch production village in Minh Quang commune, Ba Vi district, Hanoi city. Hanoi Department of Science and Technology.
  • 2012-2013: Production and application of enzymes in pulp mills. Hanoi Department of Science and Technology
  • 2012-2013: Production and application of enzymes in bread production. Hanoi Department of Science and Technology.
  • 2011-2013: Study on application of copra-derived mannooligosaccharides in whiteleg shrimps. Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training.
  • 2009-2010: Production and application of recombinant mannanase in pulp bleaching. Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade 
  • 2007-2008: Design and manufacturing of a fluidization aeration mixing apparatus for aerobic fermentors. Hanoi Department of Science and Technology
  • 2006-2007: Production and application of mannooligosaccharides in formulation of functional foods. Hanoi  Department of Science and Technology, Vietnam
  • 2006-2007: Applying biotechnology solutions into processing, preservation, and food-safety control. Vietnam Ministry of Education & Traning, and Vietnam Ministry of Science &Technology
  • 2005-2006: Development of rapid test kit for pesticide residues detection in vegetables. Hanoi University of Science and Technology.
  • 2003-2005: Enzyme technology for the sustainable production of health-related prebiotic sugars. ASEAN-EU University Network Programme (AUNP).
  • 2003-2005: Study on production of mannanase from Aspergillus awamori BK. KC 04-20 project, National Biotechnology Program, Vietnam Ministry of Science and Technology
  • 2001-2004: Production and application of b-glucosidase in odor improvement of fruity drinks. KC 04-07 project, National Biotechnology Program, Vietnam Ministry of Science and Technology.
Publications
Patents and utility solutions  
  • Dang Thi Thu, Do Bien Cuong, Le Quang Dien (2011), A kraft hardwood pulp bleaching process by using recombinant enzyme preparation and chemicals, Vietnam Utility Solution Aplication No 2-2011-00135.
  • Do Bien Cuong, Dang Thi Thu (2009), A method to develop the tester kit for detecting rapidly pesticide residues on vegetables based on pork acetyl-cholinesterase. Vietnam Utility Solution No 771. 1.6.2009
Articles
  • Do Bien Cuong, Hoang Ngoc Han, Pham Van Thiem. 2018. Ammonia-removal efficiency of a novel Acinetobacter calcoaceticus strain isolated from industrial wastewater of Ninh Binh coal nitrogenous fertilizer plant. Vietnam Journal of Science and Technology. 56 (2).
  • Mai-Lan Pham, Tatjana Leister, Hoang Anh Nguyen, Bien-Cuong Do, Anh-Tuan Pham, Dietmar Haltrich, Montarop Yamabhai, Thu-Ha Nguyen, and Tien-Thanh Nguyen. 2017. Immobilization of b-galactosidases from Lactobacillus on Chitin using a chitin-binding module. J. Agric. Food. Chem. 65 (14), p. 2965-2976
  • Do Bien Cuong, Vu Kim Dung, Nguyen Thi Thu Hien, Dang Thi Thu. 2013. Prebiotic evaluation of copra-derived mannooligosaccharides in white-leg shrimps. Journal of Aquaculture Research & Development, 4:188 doi: 10.4172/2155-9546.1000188
  • Do Bien Cuong, Le Thi Huyen, Dang Thi Thu, Hoang Thi Loan, Vu Kim Dung. 2012. Production and bioactivities research of high-purity mannooligosaccharides from residual copra pulp. Journal of Science and Technology - Technical Universities 89: 130-134. (Vietnamese)
  • Do Bien Cuong, Nguyen Thi Hoa, Le Thi Huyen, Dang Thi Thu. 2010.  Bioconversion of copra meal into prebiotic mannooligosaccharides using endo-β-1,4-mannanase producing by Aspergillus nigerBK01. Journal of Science and Technology, 48 (3), 43-49. (Vietnamese)
  • Do Bien Cuong, Dang Thi Thu. 2010. Selection and characterization of β-mannanase producing fungi. Journal of Science and Technology - Technical Universities, 78A, 17-21.
  • Do Bien-Cuong, Dang Thi-Thu, Jean-Guy Berrin, Dietmar Haltrich, To Kim-Anh, Jean-Claude Sigoillot, Montarop Yamabhai. 2009. Cloning, expression in Pichia pastoris, and characterization of a thermostable GH5 mannan endo-1,4-beta-mannosidase from Aspergillus niger BK01. Microbial Cell Factories 2009 Nov 13; 8(1):59.
  • Dang Thi Thu, Do Bien Cuong. 2004. Isolation, purification and characterization of an endo-β 1,4 mananase from Aspergillus sp. BK. Journal of Science and Technology, 42 (5): 38-42. (Vietnamese)
Conferences
  • Nguyen Thi Xuan Sam, Truong Quoc Phong, Do Bien Cuong, Do Thu Ha, To Kim Anh (2010), Cloning, expression and characterization of Aspergillus niger PBC beta-glucosidase. Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing.Washington D.C, June 27-30, 2010.
  • Nguyen Thi Xuan Sam, Truong Quoc Phong, Do Bien Cuong. 2009. Characterization and cloning β-1,4-glucosidase from Aspergillus niger PBC. International Meeting on Bioethanol. Hanoi 3/2009 (poster presentation).
  • Dang Thi Thu, Do Bien Cuong, Hoang Lan, Mai Anh Tuan. 2006. Enzyme-based rapid analysis for natural components and contaminants in complex samples. Proceeding of the first HUT-KAIST Symposium for Key Technologies, 12-13 January 2006, Hanoi, Vietnam (oral presentation).
  • Dang Thi Thu, Trinh Thu Thuy, Do Bien Cuong. 2006. Optimisation of expression and characterization of recombinant endo-β-1,4-mannanase in Escherichia coli. Proceedings of the 20th Hanoi Unviersity of Technology Scientific Conference, Bach Khoa Publication, pp. 257-262. (oral presentation). (Vietnamese)
  • Do Bien Cuong, Puntariga Pesutcha, Suphap Emrat, Bancha Buranabanyat, Dang Thi Thu, Dietmar Haltrich, and Montarop Yamabhai. 2005. Cloning and Expression of Bacillus β-Mannanases in Escherichia coli. Bio Thailand 2005, Biotechnology: Challenges in the 21st century. Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, 2-5 November 2005, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Đỗ Biên Cương, Đặng Thị Thu, Mai Anh Tuấn. 2003. Purification and immobilization of butyrylcholinesterase on ENFET for rapid screening pesticide residues. Proceedings of National Conference on Biotechnology, Hanoi Publication of Science and Technology, pp. 436-480. (Oral presentation, Award of scientist committee for the best impressive report in Biochemistry and Enzyme Section). (Vietnamese)
  • Nguyễn Thị Xuân Sâm, Đỗ Biên Cưong. 2003. Purification and characterization of β-glucosidase from Aspergillus niger PBC. Proceedings of National Conference on Biotechnology, Hanoi Publication of Science and Technology, pp. 476-480. (Oral presentation). (Vietnamese)