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(UNESCO / Japan Young Researchers' fellowships programme)

Ohn Mar Ohn

Beneficiary country: 
Myanmar
Fellow: 
Ohn Ohn Mar Myanmar Born on 5 May 1963 in Yangon, Myanmar zooyu@dheln-edu.gov.mm
Country of study: 
Japan
Last degree obtained: 

University of Yangon, Myanmar: Master of Research in Zoology (9 March 2002)

Scholarly work and publications: 

Differential cellular uptake and distribution of Russell’s viper venos in the kidneys, liver and stomach before and after antivenon administration in mice, University of Yangon, Myanmar, M.Sc. Biochemistry thesis, 1989.

Survival and growth rate newly hatched crocodylus porosus c (Schneider, 1801) in captivity, University of Yangon, Myanmar, Master of Research in Zoology, thesis, March 2002.

Nesting ecology of the estuarine crocodile Crocodylus porosus (unpublished).

What the fellow says:

"I would like to extend my gratitude to Dr. Akihisa Iwata for his invaluable supervision and accepting me at the Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies, Kyoto University. My deepest obligation is next extended to UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Fellowships Programme. I express my great appreciation to Dr. Naoki Kamezaki and Dr. Yoshimasa Matsuzawa, Director and Chief research of Sea Turtle Association of Japan for their unending energy and efforts throughout the study period. I wish to express my deepest gratitude to all the staff of Sea Turtle Association for their support in this research in the Muroto (Kuchi Prefecture), Yakushima Island (Kagoshima Prefecture) and Minabe (Wakayama Prefecture). I am also obliged for their invaluable suggestions and help provided throughout my research program".