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Thavorn Vajrabhaya

Thavorn Vajrabhaya, Thai botanist, educator. Recipient Orchid Tissue Culture award Royal Horticultural Society Thailand, 1974, Honor award for development tissue culture techniques in orchids, Agricultural Science Society Thailand, Outstanding Scientist award Foundation for Promotion of Science and Technology, Thailand, 1989.

Background

  • Vajrabhaya, Thavorn was born on April 2, 1934 in Bangkok, Thailand. Son of Sahas and Choey (Tan) Vajrabhaya.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1955, Doctor of Philosophy., 1960.

    Career

    • Member faculty Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 1960-1994, professor botany, 1973-1994, professor emeritus, since 1995, vice rector planning and development, 1978-1985, dean Graduate School, 1986-1994.

    Works

    • Author articles in field.

    Membership

    Member faculty Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 1960-1994, professor botany, 1973-1994, professor emeritus, since 1995, vice rector planning and development, 1978-1985, dean Graduate School, 1986-1994. Member International Association Plant Tissue Culture (national correspondent), Photograph Society Thailand (life), Sigma Xi, Phi Alpha Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Montakan Hanutsaha, April 2, 1967. Children: Vajrapat, Twitee.
    • father: Sahas Vajrabhaya
    • mother: Choey (Tan) Vajrabhaya
    • spouse: Montakan Hanutsaha
    • children: Vajrapat Vajrabhaya
    • Twitee Vajrabhaya
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