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e-mail : scpkw@mahidol.ac.th
Position : Lecturer


 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. (Plant Cell and Molecular Biology), Universite Montpellier II, France

M.Sc. (Plant Biotechnology), Mahidol University, Thailand

B.Sc. (Biotechnology), Mahidol University, Thailand

CAREER

2004-present Lecturer, Department of Plant Science, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

SCHOLARSHIPS

2003 Boursier du gouvernement francais, French embassy/Thailand

2000-2003 Allocation de recherche, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement (IRD), France

1996 Partially support fellowship, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University

1993-1997 MAE (The Thai-French joint project on Hevea brasiliensis ), French Embassy/Thailand under the French Ministry of the Foreign Affairs

RESEARCH INTEREST

Biochemistry and molecular biology of rubber tree

Molecular genetics of the onset of Trunk Phloem Necrosis in rubber tree

Physiological and molecular mechanisms of Hevea latex coagulation

Biotechnological improvement of rubber tree

Transcriptome and proteome analysis in plant research

PUBLICATIONS

Tungngoen K, Viboonjun U, Kongsawadworakul P, Katsuhara M, Julien JL, Sakr S, Chrestin H, Narangajavana J. (2011) Hormonal treatment of the bark of rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis) increases latex yield through latex dilution in relation with the differential expression of two aquaporin genes. J Plant Physiol 168(3): 253-62.

Aung B, Somana J, Kongsawadworakul P, Swangpol S. (2010) In search for the origins of Musa balbisiana-genome containing bananas using their endogenous virus sequences. Thai Journal of Botany, 2 (1) supplement: 215-220.
Link to web page...

Dusotoit-Coucaud A, Kongsawadworakul P, Maurousset L, Viboonjun U, Brunel N, Pujade-Renaud V, Chrestin H, Sakr S. (2010) Ethylene stimulation of latex yield depends on the expression of a sucrose transporter (HbSUT1B) in rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis). Tree Physiology 30(12): 1586-1598. Link to web page...

Sojikul P, Kongsawadworakul P, Viboonjun U, Thaiprasit J, Intawong B, Narangajavana J, Svasti MR. (2010) AFLP-based transcript profiling for cassava genome-wide expression analysis in the onset of storage root formation. Physiologia Plantarum. Accepted. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3054.2010.01389.x  Link to web page...

Tungngoen K, Viboonjun U, Kongsawadworakul P, Katsuhara M , Julien J-L, Sakr S , Chrestin H, Narangajavana J. (2010) Hormonal treatment of the bark of rubber trees ( Hevea brasiliensis ) increases latex yield through latex dilution in relation with the differential expression of two aquaporin genes. Journal of Plant Physiology. doi: 10.1016/j.jplph.2010.06.009  Link to web page...

Dusotoit-Coucaud A, Porcheron B, Brunel N, Kongsawadworakul P, Franchel J, Viboonjun U, Chrestin H, Lemoine R, Sakr S. (2010) Cloning and characterization of a new polyol transporter (HbPLT2) in Hevea brasiliensis. Plant and Cell Physiology 51(11): 1878-1888. Link to web page...

Kongsawadworakul P , Viboonjun U, Romruensukharom R, Chantuma P, Ruderman S, Chrestin H. (2009) The leaf, inner bark and latex cyanide potential of Hevea brasiliensis : Evidence for involvement of cyanogenic glucosides in rubber yield. Phytochemistry 70: 730-739. Link to web page...

Tungngoen K, Kongsawadworakul P , Viboonjun U, Katsuhara M, Brunel N, Sakr S, Narangajavana J, Chrestin H. (2009) Involvement of HbPIP2;1 and HbTIP1;1 aquaporins in ethylene stimulation of latex yield, through regulation of water exchanges between inner liber and latex cells in Hevea brasiliensis . Plant Physiology 151: 843-856. Link to web page...

Dusotoit-Coucaud A, Brunel N, Kongsawadworakul P , Viboonjun U, Lacointe A, Julien J-L, Chrestin H, Sakr S. (2009) Sucrose importation into laticifers of Hevea brasiliensis , in relation to ethylene stimulation of latex production. Annals of Botany 104: 635-647. Link to web page...

Rongnoparut P, Rodpradit P, Kongsawadworakul P , Sithiprasasna R. Linthicum KJ (2006) Population genetic structure of Anopheles maculatus in Thailand. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 22: 192-197. Link to web page...

Kongsawadworakul P , Chrestin H. (2003) Laser diffraction: a new tool for identification and studies of physiological effectors involved in aggregation-coagulation of the rubber particles from Hevea latex. Plant and Cell Physiology 44: 707-717.
Link to web page...

Montoro P, Teinseree N, Rattana W, Kongsawadworakul P , Michaux-Ferriere N. (2000) Effect of exogenous calcium on Agrobacterium tumefaciens -mediated gene transfer in Hevea brasiliensis (rubber tree) friable calli. Plant Cell Reports 19: 851-855. Link to web page...

PROCEEDING ARTICLES

Kongsawadworakul, P., Viboonjun, U., Narangajavana, J., Chrestin, H., (2010). Identification and Characterization of Ethylene Regulated Genes in Relation with Latex Yield of Rubber Tree (Hevea brasiliensis) (Abstract). In the 10th Thailand Research Fund Annual Meeting, 14-16 October 2010, at Holiday Inn Resort Regent Beach, Cha-am, Petchaburi, Thailand. The Thailand Research Fund and the Commission on Higher Education. Poster Presentation. p. 279.

Charoenwut C, Kongsawadworakul P , Pichaut J-P, Nandris D, Sookmark U, Narangajavana J, Chrestin H. Cloning and characterization of specific molecular markers of rubber tree trunk phloem necrosis. Proceedings of International Rubber Conference. Siem Reap, Cambodia. 2007. pp. 64-72.

Dusotoit-Coucaud A, Chrestin H, Kongsawadworakul P , Sookmark U, Granet F, Sakr S. An insight into laticifers sucrose transporters regulation in relation with the Ethrel-stimulation of latex yield. Proceedings of International Rubber Conference. Siem Reap, Cambodia. 2007. pp. 85-98.

Rotchanapreeda T, Kongsawadworakul P , Sookmark U, Chrestin H. Ethylene induces lipoxygenase genes (jasmonate pathway) early upregulation in the inner bark tissues of rubber tree. Proceedings of International Rubber Conference. Siem Reap, Cambodia. 2007. pp. 108-116.

Chatsapsin S, Sookmark U, Kongsawadworakul P , Chrestin H. Differential expression of some ASR gene isoforms in the latex and bark of rubber tree. Effects of Ethrel stimulation. Proceedings of International Rubber Conference. Siem Reap, Cambodia. 2007. pp. 132-141.

Tungngoen K, Sakr S, Kongsawadworakul P , Sookmark U, Narangajavana J, Chrestin H. Aquaporin genes expression in the trunk phloem and in the laticifers of rubber tree. Proceedings of International Natural Rubber Conference. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. 2006. pp. 125-134.

Chrestin H, Kongsawadworakul P , Verdier V, Sookmark U, Narangajavana J. The molecular approach of the rubber tree trunk phloem necrosis. Proceedings of the 18 th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology “Biotechnology: Benefits & Bioethics”. Bangkok, Thailand. 2006. pp. 13-14. Invited Lecture .

Tungngoen K, Sakr S, Kongsawadworakul P , Sookmark U, Narangajavana J, Chrestin H. An expression analysis of aquaporin genes in the phloemic tissues of rubber tree. Proceedings of the 18 th annual meeting of the Thai society for biotechnology “Biotechnology: Benefits & Bioethics”. Bangkok, Thailand. 2006. pp. 114-115.

Kongsawadworakul P , Sookmark U, Nandris D, Chrestin H. Cyanide metabolism and molecular approach to studies on trunk phloem necrosis. Proceedings of International Workshop on Tapping Panel Dryness Syndrome. Kerala, India. 2005. pp. 93-105.

Sookmark U, Kongsawadworakul P , Narangajavana J, Chrestin H. Studies on oxidative stress in rubber tree latex and its relation to panel dryness. Proceedings of International Workshop on Tapping Panel Dryness Syndrome. Kerala, India. 2005. pp. 106-115.

Netrphan S, Suksangpanomrung M, Chanvivattana Y, Tangphatsornruang S, Limpaseni T, Meechai A, Triwitayakorn K, Sojikul P, Yokthongwattana K, Worapong J, Bunseng O, Shewatanarak S, Yuen C, Leelapon O, Monchawin C, Eksittikul T, Sookmark U, Kongsawadworakul P , Sanitchon J, Phansiri S, Narangajavana J. Cassava molecular biotechnology consortium (CASS-MOL-BIOTECH): A joint research on cassava starch biosynthesis in Thailand. Proceedings of Starch Update 2005: The 3 rd Conference on Starch Technology. Bangkok, Thailand. 2005. pp.81-86. Invited Lecture .

Kongsawadworakul P., Peret B., Morin D., Lebrun M., Pellegrin F., Nandris D. and Chrestin H. Ethylene-cyanide metabolism/ACC-oxidase and cyanoalanine synthase cross-roads in Hevea brasiliensis : Effects induced by yield stimulation with Ethrel ® and other stresses. Proceedings of IRRDB Conference 2004. Kunming, China. 2004. pp. 331-345.

Chrestin H, Kongsawadworakul P , Laurent J-Y, Noirot M. Laser diffraction: a new tool for identification and studies of the physiological effectors involved in aggregation-coagulation of rubber particles from Hevea latex. Proceedings of IRRDB Symposium 2001 “Biotechnology and rubber tree”. Montpellier, France. 2001. pp. 144-155.

Pujade-Renaud V, Montoro P, Sanier C, Phuangkosol N, Kongsawadworakul P , Chrestin H. Specific promoters for genetic engineering of rubber tree. Proceedings of IRRDB Symposium 2001 “Biotechnology and rubber tree”. Montpellier, France. 2001. pp. 125-132.

Kongsawadworakul P , Pujade-Renaud V, Chrestin H, Montoro P, Lacote R, Narangajavana J. Cloning and expression of genes involved in oxidative stress in the latex from TPD trees. Proceedings of the Seminar on the Biochemical and Molecular Tools for Exploitation Diagnostic and Rubber Tree Improvement. Bangkok, Thailand. 1997. pp. XII-1-9.

SELECTED ABSTRACTS

Aung B, Somana J, Kongsawadworakul P, Swangpol S. (2010) In search for the origins of Musa balbisiana-genome containing bananas using their endogenous virus sequences. The 4th Botanical Conference of Thailand, Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden, Chiangmai, 24-26 Mar 2010: 58.

Kongsawadworakul P , Viboonjun U, Narangajavana J, Chrestin H. Studies on the physiological and molecular mechanisms involved in the onset of the physiological bark diseases and high rubber yield at the level of the Hevea brasiliensis latex producing tissues. The 1 st Annual Seminar of Hevea Research Platform in Partnership (HRPP). Bangkok, Thailand. 2009.

Ruderman S, Kongsawadworakul P , Viboonjun U, Mongkolporn O, Chrestin H. Effects of ethylene stimulation on rubber biosynthesis genes expression in Hevea brasiliensis laticifers. The ISSASS International Congress 2008, Bangkok, Thailand. 2009.

Chrestin H, Kongsawadworakul P , Viboonjun U, Narangajavana J. Is the rubber tree ( Hevea brasiliensis ) trunk phloem necrosis disease linked to water stress? : A molecular approach. The 3 rd National Botanical Conference, Bangkok, Thailand. 2009.

Kongsawadworakul P, Sookmark U, Charoenwut C, Pichaut J-P, Tungngoen K, Narangajavana J, Chrestin H. Is the rubber tree ( Hevea brasiliensis) trunk phloem necrosis linked to a water stress: A molecular approach. The 6 th International Workshop on the Molecular Biology of Stress Response. Bangkok, Thailand. 2008.

Thaiprasit J, Sojikul P, Sookmark U, Triwitayakorn K, Narangajavana J, Kongsawadworakul P . Transcript profiling on developing cassava storage root through cDNA-AFLP. The 2 nd Botanical Conference of Thailand, Khon Kaen, Thailand. 2008.

Rotchanapreeda T, Kongsawadworakul P , Sookmark U, Chrestin H. Effects of ethylene stimulation on lipoxygenase genes expression in the inner bark tissues of rubber tree. The 2 nd Botanical Conference of Thailand, Khon Kaen, Thailand. 2008.

Chatsapsin S, Viboonjun U, Kongsawadworakul P , Chrestin H. Effects of ethylene stimulation on ASR genes expression in latex and bark of rubber tree. The 2 nd Botanical Conference of Thailand, Khon Kaen, Thailand. 2008.

Thaiprasit J, Sojikul P, Sookmark U, Triwitayakorn K, Narangajavana J, Kongsawadworakul P . Transcription profiling on developing cassava storage root through cDNA-AFLP. BioAsia 2007, Bangkok, Thailand. 2007.

Charoenwut C, Kongsawadworakul P , Pichaut J-P, Sookmark U, Narangajavana J, Chrestin H. Identification and characterization of a specific molecular marker of rubber tree trunk phloem necrosis . BioAsia 2007, Bangkok, Thailand. 2007.

Intawong B, Kongsawadworakul P , Sookmark U, Triwitayakorn K, Narangajavana J, Sojikul P. Study of cassava gene expression profiles during storage root formation. BioAsia 2007, Bangkok, Thailand. 2007.

Worakanont J, Jankuen J, Kongsawadworakul P , Sookmark U, Leelapan O, Boonseng O, Narangajavana J, Chanvivattana Y. Identification of gene involved in storage root development and drought response in cassava by cDNA subtraction analysis. BioAsia 2007, Bangkok, Thailand. 2007.

Warakanont J, Chanvivattana Y, Kongsawadworakul P , Sookmark U, Leelapon O, Narangajavana J. Uncovering genes involved in cassava starch biosynthesis through suppression subtractive hybridization. The 18 th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology “Biotechnology: Benefits & Bioethics”. Bangkok, Thailand. 2006.

Jankuen J, Sookmark U, Kongsawadworakul P , Chanvivattana Y, Narangajavana J. Suppression subtractive hybridization cloning of differentially expressed genes in developing cassava storage roots. The 18 th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology “Biotechnology: Benefits & Bioethics”. Bangkok, Thailand. 2006.

Intawong B, Thaiprasit J, Konkumnerd W, Kongsawadworakul P , Sookmark U, Triwitayakorn K, Sojikul P. Cassava gene expression profiles during storage root formation. The 18 th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology “Biotechnology: Benefits & Bioethics”. Bangkok, Thailand. 2006.

Kongsawadworakul P , Verdier V, Sookmark U, Narangajavana J, Chrestin H. The molecular approach of the rubber trunk phloem necrosis. The 2 nd Thai-French Seminar “Rubber: From Tree to End Products”. Bangkok, Thailand. 2006.

Sookmark U, Kongsawadworakul P , Narangajavana J, Chrestin H. Involvement of the cyanoglucosides metabolism in the development of rubber tree trunk phloem necrosis. The 2 nd Thai-French Seminar “Rubber: From Tree to End Products”. Bangkok, Thailand. 2006.

Warakanont J, Chanvivattana Y, Kongsawadworakul P , Sookmark U, Leelapon O, Narangajavana J. Uncovering genes involved in cassava starch biosynthesis through suppression subtractive hybridization. Starch Update 2005: The 3 rd Conference on Starch Technology. Bangkok, Thailand. 2005.

Jankuen J, Sookmark U, Chanvivattana Y, Kongsawadworakul P , Narangajavana J. Identification and analysis of differentially expressed genes during tuberous root development in cassava ( Manihot esculenta Crantz). Starch Update 2005: The 3 rd Conference on Starch Technology. Bangkok, Thailand. 2005.

Rongnoparut P, Rodpradit P, Kongsawadworakul P , Sithiprasasna R, Linthicum KJ. Population genetic structure of Anopheles maculatus in Thailand. The 53 rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Florida, USA. 2004.

Pujade-Renaud V, Montoro P, Kongsawadworakul P , Romruensukharom P, Narangajavana J, Chrestin H. Cloning of potentially ethylene-inducible and/or laticifer-specific promotors from Hevea brasiliensis . The 6 th International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology. Quebec, Canada. 2000.

Montoro P, Jacob J-L, Pujade-Renaud V, Chrestin H, Lacote R, Kongsawadworakul P , Narangajavana J, Carron M-P, Teerawatanasuk K, Seguin M, Teinseree N, Rattana W, Pimprapan P, Srisa-arn P. The rubber tree biotechnology for the improvement of the productivity. The Seminar on Plant Biotechnology for Agricultural-Based Economy in the Third Millennium. Bangkok, Thailand. 1999.

Kongsawadworakul P , Sookmark U, Naiyanetr C, Srisa-arn P, Teerawatanasuk K, Pujade-Renaud V, Montoro P, Lacote R, Chrestin H, Narangajavana J. Research and development of molecular markers for early diagnostic and prevention of the tapping panel dryness (TPD) disease of rubber tree ( Hevea brasiliensis ). BIOTEC FORUM 1998. Bangkok, Thailand. 1998.

Kongsawadworakul P, Pujade-Renaud V, Narangajavana J, Montoro P, Lacote R, Chrestin H. Cloning and characterization of a catalase cDNA from rubber tree latex: Effects of ethylene on catalase gene expression. The 5 th International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology. Singapore. 1997.

Kongsawadworakul P , Pujade-Renaud V, Chrestin H, Montoro P, Lacote R, Narangajavana J. Cloning and characterization of a catalase cDNA from rubber tree latex. The 3 rd Asia-Pacific Conference on Agricultural Biotechnology. Prachuapkhirikhan, Thailand. 1996.

 

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