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LAI Thi Thu Hien

Faculty of Physics, VNU University of Science


Name: LAI Thi Thu Hien

Status: Bachelor of Physics




  • 09/2015 - present: Bachelor of Physics, Faculty of Physics, VNU University of Science. GPA 3.26/4.0



  • Bioinformatics and homology modelling
  • Docking ligand to protein using dock tools
  • Molecular dynamics simulation package GROMACS  


Research experiences:

  • 10/2018 – present: Study the monomer and dimer structures of human TSPO 
  • 09/2017 – present: Research assistant at Key Laboratory “Multiscale Simulations of Complex Systems”, VNU University of Science, Hanoi, Vietnam        
  • 09/2017 – present: Study the structure of mouse protein NLRP3 using bioinformation, MD simulation and docking ligands.



  • The 7th International Conference on the Development of Biomedical Engineering in Vietnam (BME7)
  • The 43th Vietnam conference on Theoretical Physics in Vietnam
  • The 9th Asian Consortium of Computational Materials Science (ACCMS) in Vietnam



  • A book chapter in Proceeding of ACCMS with title: "Conformational analysis of mouse TSPO domain structure by molecular dynamics simulation.", submitted to Int. J. Mod. Phys. (2019).
  • “Computational study of the effect of protonation states of PSA protein zinc fingers on its DNA binding.”, J. Phys. Conf. Ser. (2019), accepted.


Scholarships and Awards:  

  • Scholarship for student with great academic achievement (on the basis of GPA) in 2018-2019
  • The first prize for student scientific research in 2018-2019 by VNU University of Science.
  • The “Role Model Student” of Hanoi City, VIETNAM, 2018-2019