Dr. Arjaree Nilavongse

 Group : Molecular and Medical Biotechnology



Contact Details :


Room K 540  5th floor Charlermprakiet Building

MU-OU:CRC and Department of Biotechnology

Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

Tel :
+66(0)2-201-5918 (office),+66(0)2-201-5927(laboratory) Fax : +66(0)2-201-5926
E-mail :


Academic Position :


1998 - present

  Lecturer, Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science


Research Interest :


- Screening of bioactive compounds from Actinomycetes against bacterial pathogens

- Identification of genes encoding potential polysaccharide-modifying enzymes from a metagenomic library


Education :



Ph.D. in Biochemistry (Molecular microbiology), The University of Birmingham, UK



B.Sc. (1st class honors) in Biotechnology, Mahidol University, Thailand


Scholarships :



Royal Thai Government Scholarship for a Ph.D.
The Office of the Civil Service Commission, Prime Minister Office,
Royal Thai Government.



Sritrangthong Scholarship for a B.Sc. Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
  1995-1997 First Prize Award of Biotechnology students  Faculty of Science, Mahidol


Memberships and Organization Activities :



Member of Thai Society for Biotechnology


Publications :

- Nilavongse, A, Brondijk, T.H., Overton T.W., Richardson, D.J., Leach, E.R., Cole,  J.A. (2006)  The NapF protein of the Escherichia coli periplasmic nitrate reductase system: demonstration of a cytoplasmic location and interaction with the catalytic subunit, NapA. Microbiology. 152:3227-37.

- Brondijk, T.H., Nilavongse, A., Filenko, N., Richardson, D.J., and Cole, J.A. (2004) NapGH components of the periplasmic nitrate reductase of Escherichia coli K-12: location, topology and physiological roles in quinol oxidation and redox balancing. Biochem J 379: 47-55.

- Gates, A.J., Hughes, R.O., Sharp, S.R., Millington, P.D., Nilavongse, A., Cole, J.A., Leach, E.R., Jepson, B., Richardson, D.J., and Butler, C.S.(2003).  Properties of the periplasmic nitrate reductases from Paracoccus pantotrophus and Escherichia coli after growth in tungsten-supplemented media. FEMS Microbiol Lett 220: 261-269.

Last updated : 14/10/2016

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