Dr. Nattaka Chaisinthop joined the ‘Bionetworking in Asia’ project as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in February 2012. She finished her PhD in social anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Universityof London in November 2011. Chaisinthop’s PhD thesis, titled ‘The Power of Good: volunteering and giving in Thailand’, is based on fieldwork conducted in Thailand from December 2007 to April 2009. Her PhD research looks at volunteering and giving practices and their connections to Buddhist morality, class and politics. Although she has focused on social anthropology as a graduate student, Chaisinthop also has a background in science having studied biology as part of her undergraduate degree from 2000 to 2003 at the University of Cambridge. Chaisinthop will contribute to the project by conducting research in Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries.