Staff

 

Academic Staff

 

Krai Meemon

Lecturer
Department of Anatomy, Room B126
Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
Bangkok, 10400, Thailand

Telephone: (+66) (0)2201 5417
Fax: (+66) (0)2354 7168
E-mail: sckmm@mahidol.ac.th

 

 

Scholarships and Awards

1999 Gold Medal Award, School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
1999-2004 Royal Golden Jubilee Ph.D. Scholarship, Thailand Research Fund
2000-2001 Deutcher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD)
2004 Best Oral Presentation Award, RGJ Seminar Series XXV, Thailand Research Fund
2005-present Research Grant for New Scholar, Thailand Research Fund
2007-2009 Postdoctoral Scholarship, Karolinska Institutet

Research Interests

1. Anti-parasitic agents from the medicinal plants
2. Molecular and cellular analysis of vaccine targets against tropical parasitic diseases
3. Caenorrhabditis elegans as a model for studying the parasitic diseases

Publications

  1. Sethadavit M, Meemon K, Jardim A, Spithill TW, Sobhon P. Identification, expression and immunolocalization of cathepsin B3, a stage-specific antigen expressed by juvenile Fasciola gigantica. Acta Trop 2009; Nov 112:164-73.
  2. Meemon K, Grams R, Vichasri-Grams S, Hofmann A, Korge G, Viyanant V, Upatham ES, Habe S, Sobhon P. Molecular cloning and analysis of stage- and tissue-specific expression of cathepsin B encoding genes from Fasciola gigantica. Mol Biochem Parasitol 2004; 136:1-10.

Proceedings

  1. Ngernsoungnern A, Ngernsoungnern P, Meemon K, Weerachatyanukul W, Meeratana P, Saitongdee P, Chavadej J, Hanna PJ, Sobhon P, Sretarugsa P. Existence of egg-laying hormone in nervous tissue of the giant fresh water prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii. Proceeding of the 5th Intercongress Symposium of the Asia and Oceania Society for Comparative Endocrinology 2006; 377-380.

Abstracts

International Level:

  1. Hench J, Henriksson J, Lüppert M, Abou-Zied A, Cesnulevicius K, Meemon K, Baillie D, Bürglin T. A new model of C. elegans embryogenesis with cell contacts and spatio-temporal gene expressions generated with VW-Base and Endrov. 17th International Worm Meeting. June 24 28, 2009. Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  2. Meemon K, Tong YG, Bürglin T. Regulation of C elegans excretory cell genes by Otd/otx homeobox genes. European C. elegans Meeting 2008. March 29 April 2, 2008. Carmona, Spain.
  3. Hench J, Henriksson J, Lüppert M, Cesnulevicius K, Meemon K, Baillie D, Bürglin T. Detection of Embryonic Gene Expression Dynamics. European C. elegans Meeting 2008. March 29 April 2, 2008. Carmona, Spain.
  4. Hench J, Henriksson J, Meemon K, Cesnulevicius K, Abou-Zied A, Dethlefsen J, Lüppert M, Baillie D, Bürglin T. Temporal and spatial expression pattern analysis of homeobox genes during C. elegans embryogenesis. 16th International Worm Meeting. June 27 July 1, 2007. Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  5. Meemon K, Grams R, Vichasri-Grams S, Hofmann A, Korge G, Viyanant V, Sobhon P. The expression of cathepsin L gene in the tissues of adult F. gigantica as detected by in situ hybridization. 3rd ASEAN Microscopy Conference and 19th EMST Annual Conference. January 30 -February 1, 2002. Chiangmai, Thailand.
  6. Sobhon P, Viyanant V, Upatham ES, Vichasri-Grams S, Grams R, Ardseungneon P, Meepool A, Khawsuk W, Chaiteerayanun K, Pankao V, Meemon K. Immunomicroscopic studies of the tissue sources and cellular synthesis of antigens in Fasciola gigantica that have immunodiagnostic and vaccine potential. 3rd ASEAN Microscopy Conference and 19th EMST Annual Conference. January 30 -February 1, 2002. Chiangmai, Thailand.
  7. Meepool A, Khawsuk W, Meemon K, Wanichanon C, Viyanant V, Upatham ES, Sobhon P. The role of vitellaria in the production of the egg and its shell in Fasciola gigantica. The 3rd Seminar on Food-and-Water Borne Parasitic Zoonoses (FBPZ) and Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting (JITMM), December 6-8, 2000. Bangkok, Thailand.

National Level:

  1. Sethadavit M, Meemon K, Sobhon P. Functional analysis of recombinant cathepsin B proteases, a vaccine candidate against Fasciola gigantica. 32nd Anatomy Association Thailand (AAT) Annual Conference. April 29- May 1, 2009, Rayong, Thailand.
  2. Meemon K, Sobhon P. Cloning and characterization of a gene encoding saposin-like proteins in Fasciola gigantica. TRF Research Scholar Meeting. October 12 - 14, 2006. Phetchaburi, Thailand.
  3. Meemon K, Khawsuk W, Wanichanon C, Vichasri-Grams S, Grams R, Sobhon P. Tissue-specific expression and localization of cathepsin L in Fasciola gigantica. The 29th Annual Meeting of Anatomy Society. May 2 - 4, 2006. Chonburi, Thailand.
  4. Meemon K, Grams R, Vichasri-Grams S, Hofmann A, Korge G, Upatham ES, Viyanant V, Sobhon P. Molecular cloning and analysis of stage and tissue-specific expression of cathepsin B encoding genes from Fasciola gigantica. RGJ Seminar Series XXV (Cell and Molecular Biology Research and Application). January 16, 2004. Bangkok, Thailand. (Best Oral Presentation).
  5. Meemon K, Grams R, Vichasri-Grams S, Hofmann A, Korge G, Upatham ES, Viyanant V, Sobhon P. Cloning and expression of cathepsin L and B genes in Fasciola gigantica. RGJ-Ph.D. Congress III. April 25 27, 2002. Chonburi, Thailand.
   

 

 
 
       

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