Project's information

Project's title Metagenomic investigation of antibiotic resistance genes in aquacultural farms in Vietnam
Project’s code QTKR01.03/18-19
Research hosting institution Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources
Coordinating unit, co-chair National Research Foundation, Republic of Korea
Project leader’s name Nguyen Giang Son
Project duration 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2021
Project’s budget 200 million VND
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Goal and objectives of the project

To clarify the metagenome/resistome of aquacultural farms and nearby river in Vietnam.

Main results

Build up the database of aquatic metagenome of Day river downstream at Kim Son, Ninh Binh.

Novelty and actuality and scientific meaningfulness of the results

The study clarified the Microbial community, ARG, and MGE composition, diversity, and abundance regarding environmental factors and seasons.

Products of the project

- Publications: “Metagenomic investigation of the seasonal distribution of bacterial community and antibiotic-resistant genes in Day River Downstream, Ninh Binh, Vietnam” journal of Applied Biological Chemistry, 65: 26, 2022.
- Products (description...): aquatic metagenome DNA sequences were deposited on Genbank (
- Other products: support training PhD student


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