Curriculum Vitae

NAME: Bhinyo Panijpan
BORN: 19 Aug 1942, Bangkok, Thailand
MARITAL STATUS: Married with two children
EDUCATION:
1965 
B.Sc. (Hons) (Biochemistry) University of Queensland, Australia
1973 
Ph.D. (Biophysics) University of London King's College
1994 
Certificate, Risk Assessment and Prevention in Local Community Development and Planning, Gothenberg, Sweden
ACADEMIC POSITION:
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
OTHER POSITIONS:
2000 
Member, Editorial Board J. Biochem. Mol. Biol. Educ.
2000 
Consultant, Department of Health, Ministry of Public Health
1999 
Member, Steering Committee International Chemistry Olympiad
1997 
Consultant, National Economic and Social Development Board, Committee on Transport of Dangerous Goods.
1997 
Coordinator for Science Education Research Program of the Thailand Research Fund
1996-1998 
Chairman, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
1991 
Consultant, Port Authority of Thailand, on Risk Assessment and Environmental Impact
1992 
Advisory Board, Chemical Society of Thailand
1991-1992 
President, Chemical Society of Thailand
1990 
Consulant, Food and Agriculture Organization, UN, to Set Up Biotechnology Network for Asia
1990-1992 
Head, Central Instrument Facility, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
1990-1992 
Head, Graduate Toxicology Program, Mahidol University
1987-1991 
Deputy Dean for Research and Planing
1987-1989 
Head, Center of Bioresearch for Development, Mahidol University
1985-1989 
Member of Biochemical Education Board, Internatiional Union of Biochemistry
1984-1985 
Chairman, Biochemical Section, Science Society of Thailand
1980 
Editorial Board Member, Journal of the Science Society of Thailand
1996 
Vice President, Science Society of Thailand
1999 
Member, Editorial Board, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education
AWARDS:
1985 
Mahidoll University Distinguished Research Awardee
1994 
Father of the Year Awardee (Organizers of Father's Day Awards, Society of Thai Volunteers).
1998 
Mahidol University Distinguished Invention Awardee
1999 
National Research Council of Thailand Distinguished Invention Awardee
1999 
Distinguished Teacher (tertiary level) Awardee (Thai Science Society of Thailand)
VISITING PROFESSOR:
1979 
University of Auckland, Dept of Biochemistry, New Zealand
1980 
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India
1981 
Bangalore Institute of Biophysics, India
1981 
Kyoto University Scool of Medicine, Japan
1982 
St Louis University Medical School, U.S.A.
1985 
Kyoto University Wood Research Institute, Japan
1987 
University of Kent and Polytechnic of Centrl London, U.K.
LEGISLATIVE EXPERIENCE:
Chairman and Member of Committee and Subcommittee on Hazardous Chemicals Act, 1991
Member of the Subcommittee on Hazardous Chemicals Act's Ministerial Regulations, 1991
Member of Thai Food and Drug Administration's Subcommittee on Codes and Standards in Risk Assessment of Drugs Foods and Chemicals for Household Use, 1991
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Heavy Metals, expecially, Mercury, Lead and Zinc
Thiamine in Malnutrition
Malaria Drug Resistance
Management of Hazardous Chemicals
Enzyme Technology (bromoperoxidase for diagnostic purposes)
Diagnostic Kits (iodine in iodiated salt and urine)
Biosynthesis of Thyroid Hormone
Biochemical Education
Science and Technology Policy
TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Molecular Toxicology at Graduate Level
Biochemistry
Biophysics
Enzyme Technology
SOME SELECTED PUBLIC LECTURES:
Speaker "Photosynthesis as a Model for Teachning Physics, Chemistry and Mathematical Modeling" to Thai Science Techchers, Pattaya, March 2000"
Speaker "Science Education Research" 23rd 24th 25th Conference on Science and Technology, Chiangmai, 1997, 1998, 1999
Speaker "DNA Properties and Applications in Gene Technology" Summer Workshop, Biochemical Section, Science Society of Thailand Siriraj Hospital, 1998
Chairman and Keynote Speaker of Two - Day Symposia on Hazardous Materials and Wastes, Organized by International Institute for Research, in February and also in December, Bangkok, 1994
Speaker "Dangerous Goods and Wastes" Chemical Society of Thailand, Bangkok, 1993
Speaker "Hazardous Chemicals and the Environment" Port Authority of Thailand, Bangkok, 1992
Symposium Speaker "Chemicals and Materials for NICS in 2010", Science Society of Thailand, Bangkok, 1992
Speaker "Safety from Hazardous Chemicals" Department of Occupational Safety, Ministry of Interior, 1991
Annual Lectures to the Port Authority of Thailand Personnel and the Public Involved With the Port Activities on "Dangerous Goods and Their Environmental Impacts", 1991-1996
Symposium Speaker "Chemical Education", Science Society of Thailand, Chiengmai, 1991
Symposium Speaker "Publications", Science Society of Thailand, Bangkok, 1989
Speaker "Immunodiagnostics Using Enzymes from Thai Algae, Nairobi, 1987
Keynote Speaker: Enzyme Technology, UNESCO - Sponsored Biotechnology Workshop, Bangkok, 1986
Speaker "Enzyme - Linked Immunodiagnostics at FASAS Biotechnology Meeting, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1986
SPECIAL ACTIVITIES RELATING TO ACTUAL HANDLING OF HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS:
Disposal of Chemical Wastes for the Port Authority of Thailand, 1991
Fire Extinguishment at the Port of Bangkok, 1994
Safe Repackaging of Improperly Packaged Chemicals in Transit at the Airport Authority of Thailand, 1994
SPECIAL ACTIVITIES RELATING TO EDUCATION:
Supervisory Team Member, "Thailand Chemistry Olympiad's Bronze Medal Winning Team to Lodz, Poland, 1991
Speaker in Summer Workshops on Chemical and Biochemical Education, for High School and First Year University Techers, 1980-1999
Duputy Team Leader "Thailand Chemistry Oympiad Silver Metal Winning Team to Montreal, Canada, 1997
Chairman, The 31st International Chemistry Ollympiad in Thailand, 1999
PUBLICATIONS:
1.
Kositawattanakul, T., tosukhowong, P., Vimokesant, S.L. and Panijpan, B. (1977) Chemical interaction between thiamin and tannic acid II. Separation of products. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 30, 1686-1691.
2.
Panijpan, B. (1977) Chirality of the disulfide bond in biomolecules. J. Chem. Educ. 54, 670-672.
3.
Panijpan, B. (1977) Effects of heat and solvents on the circular dichroism of disuccinylated glucagon. J. Sci. Soc. Thailand 3, 34-41.
4.
Panijpan, B. (1977) The buoyant density of DNA and the G + C content. J. Chem. Educ. 54, 172-173.
5.
Panijpan, B. and Vilartsakdanon, P. (1977) Different results arising from two types of thiochromes assays of thiamin in the thiamin tannic acid reactiion. J. Sci. Soc. Thailand 3, 131-132.
6.
Panijpan, B. and Yamarat, P. (1977) Succinylated glucagon: preparation, some physical properties and hormonal action. J. Sci. Soc. Thailand 3, 27-33.
7.
Rungruangsak, K., tosukhowong, P., Panijpan, B. and Vimokesant, S.L. (1977) Chemical interaction between thiamin and tannic acid. I. Kinetics, oxygen-dependence and inhibition by ascorbic acid. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 30, 1680-1685.
8.
Svasti, J. and Panijpan, B. (1977) SDS-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis: a simple explanation of why it works. J. Chem. Educ. 54, 560-562.
9.
Panijpan, B., Vilartsakdanon, P., Rungruangsak, K. and Vimokesant, S.L. (1978) Resolution of the initial phase controversy in the thiaminepolyphennol reaction. Internat. J. Vit. Nutr. Res. 48, 262-267.
10.
Rungruangsak, K. and Panijpan, B. (1978) Absorbance change in the visible region should be reconsidered for assay of starch cleavage by alpha-amylases. Clin. Chem. 24, 1085.
11.
Panijpan, B. (1979) Protonation scheme in acid-induced DNA strand separation. TIBS, September. N210-N211.
12.
Panijpan, B. (1979) The meaning of Rho in sedimentation equations. Biochem. Educ. 7, 90.
13.
Panijpan, B. (1979) The pteridine ring of folic acid-lactam or lactim form. Biochem. Educ. 7, 38.
14.
Panijpan, B. (1979) The signly protonated structure of thiamine. J. Chem. Educ. 56, 805-806.
15.
Panijpan, B. and Detkriangkraikun, P. (1979) High voltage paper electrophoresis as an alternative method for thiamin determination in the presence of substances capable of interfering with thiochrome formation. Amer. J. Clin. Nutr. 32, 723-725.
16.
Poopyruchpong, N., Rungruangsak, K., Nimmanpisut, S., Panijpan, B. and Ratanabanangkoon, K. (1979) Some physico-chemical properties of 2,4,3',5' - tetrahydroxystilbene. J. Sci. Soc. Thailand 4, 163-167.
17.
Ratanaubolchai, K. and Panijpan, B. (1979) Cyanogen bromide, a good reagent for assay of thiamine in urine. Clin. Chem. 25, 1670-1671.
18.
Rungruangsak, K. and Panijpan, B. (1979) The mechanism of action of salivary amylase. J. Chem. Educ. 56, 423-424.
19.
Yuthavong, Y., Wilairat, P., Panijpan, B., Potiwan, C. and Beale, G.H. (1979) Alterations in membrane proteins of mouse erythrocytes infected with different species and strains of malaria parasites. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 63B, 83-85.
20.
Jearnpipatkul, A. and Panijpan, B. (1980) Molecular complexes of quinine antimalarials with iron-porphyrin components of protease digested methemoglobin. Chem. Biol. Interac. 33, 83-90.
21.
Jearnpipatkul, A., Govitrapong, P., Yuthavong, Y., Wilairat, P. and Panijpan, B. (1980) Binding of antimalarial drugs to hemozoin from Plasmodium berghei. Experientia. 36, 1063-1064.
22.
Panijpan, B. (1980) A closer look at some biological heterocyclic bases. Biochem. Ed. 8, 27-28.
23.
Panijpan, B. (1980) A model building exercise. Biochem. Ed. 8, 104-105.
24.
Panijpan, B. (1980) Biochemistry in Thailand - the struggle of a 'young' science. TIBS - December III-IV.
25.
Panijpan, B. (1980) Do chiral molecules necessarily show optical activity? Biochem. Ed. 8, 101.
26.
Panijpan, B. and Ratanaubolchai, K. (1980) Kinetics of thiamine polyphenol interactions and mechanism of thiamine disulphide formation. Int. J. Vit. Nutr. Res. 50, 247-253.
27.
Ratanaubolchai, K. and Panijpan, B. (1980) Determination of thiamine modification by polyphenols using K3Fe(CN)6, HgCl2 and CNBr. Int. J. Vit. Nutr. Res. 50, 3-9.
28.
Ratanaubolchai, K., Pikulkarntalert, S. and Panijpan, B. (1980) A comparison of three reagents in converting thiamine to thiochrome in the presence of plant extracts and polyphenols. Experientia 36, 825-826.
29.
Jaroensanti, J. and Panijpan, B. (1981) Effects of hypochlorite on thiamine and its derivatives. Experientia 37, 1248-1249.
30.
Jaroensanti, J. and Panijpan, B. (1981) Kinetics of bisulphite cleavage of the three biological phosphorylated derivatives of thiamine. Inter. J. Vit. Nutr. Res. 51, 34-48.
31.
Panijpan, B. (1981) Recent advances in the chemistry and biochemistry of thiamine.  J. Sci. Soc. Thailand 7, 61-70.
32.
Panijpan, B. and Chtupon, S. (1981) Reactions between phosphorylated thiamines and tannic acid as followed by difference spectroscopy. Inter. J. Vit. Nutr. Res. 51, 380-384.
33.
Puangkanok, P., Jaroensanti, J. and Panijpan, B. (1981) A kinetic study of thiamine cleavage by bisulphite using a simple visible spectrophotometer. Biochem. Ed. 9, 94-95.
34.
Ratanaublochai, K., Jareonsanti, J. and Panijpan, B. (1981) Cyanogen bromide, a good reagent for assay of thiamine in biological extracts. Clin. Chem. 27, 1777-1778.
35.
Rungsitiyakorn, A., Wilairat, P. and Panijpan, B. (1981) On the pH dependence of binding of berberine to DNA. J. Pharm. Pharmacol. 33, 125-127.
36.
Kajadphai, A., Vimokesant, S. and Panijpan, B. (1982) Precipitation of thiamine and tannic acid by calcium and magnesium cations. Intern. J. Vit. Nutr. Res. 52, 102-103.
37.
Sirawaraporn, W., Panijpan, B. and Yuthavong, Y. (1982) Plasmodium berghei: Uptake and distribution of chloroquine in infected mouse erythrocytes. Expt. Parasitol. 54, 260-270.
38.
Suthipark, U., Krungkrai, J., Jearnpipatkul, A., Yuthavong, Y. and Panijpan, B. (1982) Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) in mouse red blood cells infected with Plasmodium berghei. J. Parasitol. 68, 337-339.
39.
Vimokesant, S., Kunjara, S., Rungruangsak, K., Nakornchai, S. and Panijpan, B. (1982) Beriberi caused by antithiamin factors in food and its prevention. Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 378, 123-136.
40.
Panijpan, B. and Kantakanit, N. (1983) Chloropromazine enhances haemolysis induced by hemin. J. Pharm. Pharmacol. 35, 473-475.
41.
Panijpan, B., Rao Mohan, C.H. and Balasubramanian, D. (1983) Interaction of antimalarial drugs with hemin. Bioscience Res. 3(12), 1113-1117.
42.
Yuthavong, Y., Panijpan, B., Ruenwongsa, P., and Sirawaraporn, W. (1985) Biochemical aspects of drug action and resistance in malaria parasites. Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Pub. Hlth. 16, 459-472.
43.
Shimada, M., Habe, T., Higuchi, T., Okamoto, T. and Panijpan, B. (1987) Biomimetic approach to lignin degradation II. Holzforschung 41, 277-285.
44.
Angkatavanich, J., Suthutvoravut, U., Panijpan, B. and Tontisirin, K. (1993) Effects of multivitamin supplementation for improvement of thiamin, riboflavin and retinol nutrition in pediatric patients. J. Med. Assoc. Thailand 69 suppl 2, 138-145.
45.
Udomvaraphunt, S., Chaksangchaichot, P., Sithisarn, P., Chosungnoen, N., Varavinit, S., Panbangred, W., Panijpan, B. and Meevootisom, V. (1993) Penicillin acylase: production, isolation, purification and modification. Microb, Util. Renewabel Resource. 8, 49-53.
46.
Ruenwongsa, P. and Panijpan, B. (1995) Science and technology publications of State Universities in Thailand. J. Sci. Soc. Thailand 21, 221-228.
47.
Suthipongchai, T. and Panijpan, B. (1995) Non-heme bromoperoxidases from Thai seaweed, Gracilaria fisheri In: Biopolymers and Bioproducts: structure, function and applications. (Svasti, J. et al., Eds.) Samakkhisan Public Co., Ltd., Bangkok. 465-468.
48.
Ruenwongsa, P. and Panijpan, B. (1996) Citation analysis of ISI-indexed publications from Thailand. J. Sci. Soc. Thailand 22, 61-70.
49.
Balasubramanian, D., Rao, Ch.M. and Panijpan, B. (1984) The malaria parasite monitored by photoacoustic spectroscopy. Science 223, 828-830.
50.
Panijpan, B. (1984) Biochemical Education: Feasible research regardless of resource. Biochem. Educ. 12, 133-134
51.
Habe, T., Shimada, M., Okamoto, T., Panijpan, B. and Higuchi, T. (1985) Incorporation of dioxygen into the hydroxylated product during the C-C single bond cleavage of 1,2 bis(p-methoxyphenyl)-propane-1,3-diol catalysed by hemin. A novel model system for the hemoprotein ligninase. J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Commun. 19, 1323-1324.
52.
Kongkiattikajorn, J. and Panijpan, B. (2006) Increased themostability and activity of chemically modified bromoperoxidase from the red alga Gracilaria tenuistipitata. ScienceAsia 32(suppl 1), 19-23.
53.
Kongkiattikajorn, J., Ruenwongsa, P. and Panijpan, B. (2006) Chemical modification of lysine and histidine residues in Gracilaria tenuistipitata bromoperoxidase: effect on stability and activity. ScienceAsia 32(suppl 1), 37-42.
54.
Chanchaichaovivat, A., Ruenwongsa, P. and Panijpan, B.  (2007) Screening and identification of yeast strains from fruits and vegetables: Potential for biological control of postharvest chilli anthracnose (Colletotrichum capsici). Biol. Control 42(3):326-335.
55.
Kim, P.S., Lee, J., Jongsamak, P., Menon, S., Li, B., Hossain, S.A., Bae, J.H., Panijpan, B. and Arvan, P. (2008) Defective protein folding and intracellular retention of thyroglobulin-R19K mutant as a cause of human congenital goiter. Mol Endocrinol 22(2), 477-484.
56.
Suthiphongchai, T., Boonsiri, P. and Panijpan, B.  (2008) Vanadium-dependent bromoperoxidases from Gracilaria algae J. Appl. Phycol. 20(3), 271-278.

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