Dr. Adisak Romsang
 Group : Molecular and Medical Biotechnology
    K 610

Contact Details :

K610 (EBI Center), 6th floor, Charlermprakiet Building
Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
Rama VI Road, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Tel :
+66(0)2-201-5962, Fax : +66(0)2-354-7160
E-mail :
adisak.rom@mahidol.ac.th

Education :

2008-2013

Ph.D. in Biotechnology, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

2004-2007

B.Sc. in Biotechnology (Second Class Honor), Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand


Research experiences :

Jun 2015–present

Lecturer, Center for Emerging Bacterial Infections (EBI) and Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

Aug 2013–May 2015

Researcher (Post-Ph.D.) in Laboratory of Biotechnology, Chulabhorn Research Institute

Mar 2008–Jul 2013

Ph.D. Research for Center for Emerging Bacterial Infections, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University and Laboratory of Biotechnology, Chulabhorn Research Institute

Nov–Dec 2012

Visiting scientist in Schweizer’s Laboratory at Department of Microbiology, Colorado State University, USA

May-Dec 2012

Visiting scientist in Helmann’s Laboratory at Department of Microbiology, Cornell University, USA

Oct 2007-Feb 2008

Senior Project at School of Biological Science, Flinders University, Australia

April-May 2007

Summer Training at Bioassay Laboratory, BIOTEC CRU, BIOTEC, NSTDA, Thailand


Academic activities :

Jun 2015–present

Lecturer, Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

Aug 2013-May 2015

Research assistance and technical supports for graduate students in Prof. Skorn Mongkolsuk’s Laboratory

February 2012

Conference assistance, the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology (TSB2011)

March 2011

Committee for Senior Project’s Poster Award 2010, the 12th Science Project Exhibition, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

July-August 2010

Teaching Training under Graduated Program in Biotechnology (SCBT413 Bioprocess Engineering Lab)

March 2008

Participate in The 6th International CSSI Workshop, Chulabhorn Research Institute

March 2008

English oral presentation on senior project in the 9th Science Project Exhibition, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

2008-2012

Committee/representative and MC/organizer of graduated biotechnology student, Faculty of Science; Mahidol University


Honors and awards :
  November 2015 The 2015 Taguchi Prize for outstanding thesis from Thai Society for Biotechnology, Thailand
  October 2015 Glorification Award from Faculty of Science, Mahidol University in fiscal year 2015
  August 2015 Awards for Graduates with Distinctions, Academic Year 2013 (DEAN'S LIST) from the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University

 

July 2015

Outstanding abstract award in the 10th International Symposium of the Protein Society of Thailand (PST), CRI Convention Center, Chulabhorn Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand

 

February 2014

Best Oral Presentation Award (Biological Science) in the 2nd ASEAN Plus Three Graduate Research Congress (AGRC), Bangkok, Thailand

 

April 2011

Outstanding Oral Presentation Award in RGJ-Ph.D. Congress XII, Thailand Research Fund

 

April 2010

A certificate for Teaching Training under Graduated Program in Biotechnology

 

2009-2010

Two certificates for the excellent committee in graduated student association

 

March 2008

A certificate of excellence in practical work for senior project of science program; Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

Memberships :

 

2015-Present

Protein Society of Thailand (PST), Thailand; L58-0128

 

2014-Present

Thai Society for Biotechnology (TSB), Thailand; สช-960Thai Society for Biotechnology (TSB), Thailand; สช-960

 

2014-Present

Mahidol University Alumni Association, Thailand; 1-004432

 

2014–Present

Mahidol University Science Alumni Association (MSCA), Thailand

 

2012-Present

Cornell Thai Association, Ithaca, NY

Researcher identification :

 

ResearcherID

http://www.researcherid.com/rid/H-7142-2014

 

ORCiD

http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5339-5443

 

ScopusAuthorID

http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.url?authorId=55359636300

 

Cornell VIVO

http://vivo.cornell.edu/display/ar783


Research Interest :

- Identification of novel genes that involve in microbial pathogenicity and antibiotic resistance
- Gene function analysis and physiological responses against stresses in pathogenic microbes
- Characterization of novel transcriptional regulators in microbes responsible for environmental changes
- Transcriptional networks and transcriptomic analysis during host-microbe interaction
- Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for genetic and genomic studies in microorganisms
- Protein expression, isolation, analysis and engineering for biotechnological applications


Publications :

1. Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Wirathorn W, Vattanaviboon P, & Mongkolsuk S. Pseudomonas aeruginosa IscR-regulated ferredoxin NADP(+) reductase gene (fprB) functions in iron-sulfur cluster biogenesis and multiple stress response. PloS One 2015 Jul; 10 (7): e0134374. IF 3.534 / Multidisciplinary Sciences Q1 / 0 citations

2. Romsang A, Leesukon P, Duang-nkern J, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Mutation on gene encoded monothiol-Glutaredoxin (GrxD) in Pseudomonas aeruginosa increases susceptibility to polymyxins. Int J Antimicrob Ag 2015 Mar; 45 (3): 314-8. Impact Factor 4.259 / Microbiology Q1 / 1 citation

3. Fuangthong M, Jittawuttipoka T, Wisitkamol R, Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. IscR plays a role in oxidative stress resistance and pathogenicity of a plant pathogen, Xanthomonas campestris. Microbiol Res 2015 Jan; 170 (C): 139-146. Impact Factor 1.939 / Microbiology Q3 / 1 citation

4. Ma Z, Chandrangsu P, Helmann TC, Romsang A, Gaballa A, Helmann JD. Bacillithiol is a major buffer of the labile zinc pool in Bacillus subtilis. Mol Microbiol 2014 Nov; 94 (4): 756-70. Impact Factor 5.026 / Microbiology Q1 / 17 citations

5. Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Leesukon P, Saninjuk K, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. The iron-sulfur cluster biosynthesis regulator IscR contributes to iron homeostasis and resistance against oxidants in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. PLoS One 2014 Jan; 9 (1): e86763. Impact Factor 3.534 / Multidisciplinary Sciences Q1 / 7 citations

6. Romsang A, Atichartpongkul S, Trinachartvanit W, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Gene expression and physiological role of Pseudomonas aeruginosa methionine sulfoxide reductases during oxidative stress. J Bacteriol 2013 Aug; 195 (15): 3299-308. Impact Factor 3.177 / Microbiology Q1 / 9 citations

7. Somprasong N, Jittawuttipoka T, Duang-nkern J, Romsang A, Chaiyen P, Schweizer H, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Pseudomonas aeruginosa thiol-peroxidase protects against hydrogen peroxide toxicity and displays atypical patterns of gene regulation. J Bacteriol 2012 Aug; 194 (15): 3904-11. Impact Factor 3.825 / Microbiology Q1 / 9 citations

Chapter in book :

1. Romsang A, Dubbs, JM, Mongkolsuk S. The iron-sulfur cluster biosynthesis regulator IscR contributes to iron homeostasis and resistance to oxidants in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. In: "Stress and Environmental Control of Gene Expression in Bacteria." (Frans J. de Bruijn ed.) John Wiley & Sons, USA. 2015. (In Press)

2. Catcheside DE, Bowring FJ, Yeadon PJ. Genetic Recombination in Neurospora crassa. In: “Neurospora: Genomics and Molecular Biology.” (Durgadas P. Kasbekar and Kevin McCluskey ed.) Caister Academic press, UK. 2013, 85. (Google scholar search)

Presentations :

International conferences :

*Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Redox enzymes in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Novel mechanisms for drug-targeting design against infectious diseases. PST-selected oral presented in the 10th International Symposium of the Protein Society of Thailand (PST); July 15-17, 2015, CRI Convention Center, Chulabhorn Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand.
*Outstanding abstract award

Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Insight into strategies for drug development design combatting infectious diseases caused by pathogenic bacteria. Oral presented in The 26th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference (TSB2014); November 26-29, 2014, Mae Fah Lunag University, Chiang Rai, Thailand.

Duang-nkern J, Romsang A, Fuangthong M, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. IscR: a global regulator for iron-sulfur cluster biogenesis involves in oxidative stress response and essentials for virulence of pathogenic bacteria. Poster presented in The 26th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference (TSB2014); November 26-29, 2014, Mae Fah Lunag University, Chiang Rai, Thailand.

Boonma S, Romsang A, Mongkolsuk S. Physiological analysis of gene encoding FinR transcriptional regulator and its regulon under oxidative stress in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Poster presented in The 26th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference (TSB2014); November 26-29, 2014, Mae Fah Lunag University, Chiang Rai, Thailand.

*Saninjuk K, Wirathorn W, Romsang A, Mongkolsuk S. LysR-type transcriptional regulator (LTTR) involves in oxidative stress response and importance for pathogenicity of human pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Poster presented in The 26th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference (TSB2014); November 26-29, 2014, Mae Fah Lunag University, Chiang Rai, Thailand.

Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Boonma S, Saninjuk K, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Iron-sulfur cluster: a key prosthetic group modulates regulatory mechanisms of transcriptional regulator IscR in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Poster presented in the Joint 7th AOHUPO Congress and 9th International Symposium of the Protein Society of Thailand; August 6-8, 2014, Miracle Grand Convention Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

**Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Redox Enzymes in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Novel strategies for drug-targeting design against infectious diseases. Oral presented in the 2nd ASEAN Plus Three Graduate Research Congress (AGRC); February 5-7, 2014, S31 Sukhumvit Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Iron-sulfur cluster homeostasis: a global regulatory network is essential for stress responses and virulence in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Oral presented in the 25th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference (TSB 2013); October 16-19, 2013, The Emerald Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. The Pseudomonas aeruginosa iron-sulfur cluster regulator, IscR, controls genes in response to oxidative stress and antibiotic resistance. Poster presented in the Pseudomonas conference 2013: Genetic manipulation of Pseudomonads: applications in biotechnology and medicine; September 7-11, 2013, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Physiological analysis of ferredoxin NADP(+) reductase subclass II roles in cellular stresses and iron–sulfur cluster biogenesis in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Poster presented in the Gordon Research Conference 2012: Microbial Stress Response; July 15-20, 2012, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, USA.

***Romsang A, Rattanaprapanporn S, Trinachartvanit W, Fuangthong M, Mongkolsuk S. Methionine sulfoxide reductases (Msr) response against oxidative stress and pathogenicity in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Oral presented in RGJ-Ph.D. Congress XII, Thailand Research Fund; April 1-3, 2011, Jomtien Palm Beach Resort, Pattaya, Chonburi, Thailand.

*Best poster award **Best oral presentation award ***Outstanding oral presentation award

National conferences :

Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Inactivation of genes involved in iron-sulfur cluster biogenesis alters an antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Poster presented in Next Generation Sequencing for Genetic and Genomic Studies Conference (NGS2014); July 29-30, 2014, Windsor Suites Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

Romsang A, Saninjuk K, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Pseudomonas aeruginosa MsrA and MsrB play a differential role against superoxide-generated stress response and virulence. Poster presented in Mahidol University Research Expo 2013; January 27-28, 2014, Srisavarindhira Building, Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.

Boonyakanog A, Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Mongkolsuk S. Physiological analysis of Pseudomonas aeruginosa ferric uptake regulator, Fur, through its intermediates against oxidative stress and antibiotic resistance. Poster presented in Mahidol University Research Expo 2013; January 27-28, 2014, Srisavarindhira Building, Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.

Saninjuk K, Romsang A, Mongkolsuk S. Physiological role of biotin sulfoxide reductase against oxidative stress in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Poster presented in the 39th Congress on Science and Technology of Thailand (STT39); October 21-23, 2013, Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Bangkok, Thailand.

Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Protein repair: the neglected puzzle of virulence network in a successful human pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Poster presented in Center of Excellence on Environmental Health and Toxicology (EHT/PERDO) Conference; August 24-25, 2013, CRI Convention Center, Chulabhorn Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand.

Boonyakanog A, Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Mongkolsuk S. Metal toxicity in environment altered the mutation on fur in Pseudomonas aeruginosa that potent to increase in antibiotics resistance. Poster presented in Center of Excellence on Environmental Health and Toxicology (EHT/PERDO) Conference; August 24-25, 2013, CRI Convention Center, Chulabhorn Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand.

Romsang A, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Protein repair systems during oxidative damages in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Oral presented in the 37th Congress on Science and Technology of Thailand (STT37); October 10-12, 2011, Centara Grand Hotel & Bangkok Convention Center at Central World, Bangkok, Thailand.

Invited speech :

Romsang A. Bacteria or Human: Who’s gonna be the winner in an infectious battle?. Presented in Seminar in Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University; August 20, 2015, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Romsang A. Iron-sulfur cluster homeostasis: a global regulatory network is essential for stress responses and virulence in pathogenic bacteria. Presented in Chulabhorn Research Institute November Seminar; November 13, 2014, Chulabhorn Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand.

Romsang A, Mongkolsuk S, Helmann JD. Genes regulated by the iron-sulfur cluster containing regulator, IscR, during oxidative stress in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Presented in Graduate Research Seminar in Microbiology (BioMI 7980); November 6, 2012, Riley Robb Hall, Cornell University, NY, USA.

 


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