Proteins and Proteomics Research Group :

"DNA makes RNA and RNA makes Proteins"
 

The phrase above is a central dogma for all biological sciences that leads to 3 research areas: genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics. Proteomic research studies expression of a complete set of proteins produced by the genome of an organism as a function of time and physiological condition. Comparative analysis can be made between different set of sample subjects to identify the key proteins responsible for a particular phenotype. For example, comparison of the proteome between normal and cancer cells could help pinpoint the cancer-specific proteins.

In this research group we have a facility for proteomic analysis including machines for 2-dimensional gel electrophoresis and mass spectrometry equipments. In addition, we also have collaborations with other research groups and institutes, which also help expand our capability.
 
The specific projects ongoing within this group are
1.
Cancer proteomics (Prof. M.R. Jisnuson Svasti)
    (Assoc. Prof. Tuangporn Suthiphongchai)
2.
Plant proteomics (Dr. Kittisak Yokthongwattana)