CEO, Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences
Dr. Sirasak Teparkum, the Deputy CEO of Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences
(TCELS) had long experience of various technology transfer projects related to nanotechnology translational research, creating both income and economic impacts to Thailand more than seven billion Baht (7,000 Million Baht) and had experiences in top executive management at the national research center. Before joining TCELS, he had worked at the National Nanotechnology Center (NANOTEC), National Science Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) for 12 years, including to serve as a Deputy Executive Director for 8 years.
Presently, Dr.Sirasak Teparkum is responsible for directing all the technical programs at TCELS, Pharmaceuticals & Regenerative Medicine Program, Advanced Medical Devices Technology & Medical Robotics Program, Cosmetics and Food Supplements Program, Medicopolis & Health Informatics Program, to drive Thailand Life
Science Industry, and to increase the country’s competitiveness toward sustainable development.
Dr. Sirasak Teparkum received the Bachelor degree of Horticulture at Kasetsart University and B.Sc. in Biology from Concord College, West Virginia. Afterwards, he pursued his Master and
Ph.D Degree, at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the field of plant tissue
culture and plant-insect molecular interaction.