Room : N316B
Tel : 0-2201-5235
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e-mail : scusm@mahidol.ac.th
Position : Deputy Head of Department


 


EDUCATION

Ph.D. (Plant Biotechnology), transparentMahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

M.Sc. (Plant Biotechnology), transparentMahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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

CAREER

2002-present Lecturer, Department of Plant transparentScience, Faculty of Science,Mahidol transparenttransparenttransparenttransparentUniversity

2008-present Deputy Head of Department of Plant transparentScience, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

SCHOLARSHIPS


2004 A-IMBN-AMBO funding for The 27 th A-IMBN-AMBO International Training Course on “Molecular and Cell Biology in Post-Genome Era”, JAPAN

2000-2002 Thailand Research Funds: French embassy collaboration with Royal Golden Jubilee Ph.D. Program scholarship

1999-2002 Thailand Research Funds: Royal Golden Jubilee Ph.D. Program scholarship

1996-1997 National Science and Technology Development agency (NSTDA) Local graduate scholarship
 

AWARDS

2003 Dean List Award, Mahidol University

2002 Outstanding research and presentation in the field of Agriculture, RGJ-Ph.D. Congress III, Thailand

2002 Winner of travel award for presentation at ABIC 2002, Saskatoon, Canada

1997 Undergraduate Study Award with the highest GPA in Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University (Academic Year 1995-1996)

RESEARCH INTEREST

Biochemistry and molecular biology of rubber tree
Molecular genetics of the onset of Trunk Phloem Necrosis in 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.

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...

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...

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
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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 In press. 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...

Chrestin H, Sookmark U , Trouslot P, Pellegrin F, Nandris D. (2004) Rubber tree ( Hevea brasiliensis ) bark necrosis syndrome: 3. A physiological disease linked to impaired cyanide metabolism. Plant Disease 88(9):1047.

Sookmark U , Pujade-Renaud V, Chrestin H, Lacote R, Naiyanetr J, Sequin M, Romreunsukharom P, and Narangajavana J. (2002) Characterization of polypeptides accumulated in the latex cytosol of rubber trees affected by the Tapping Panel Dryness syndrome. Plant and Cell Physiology 43(11): 1323-1333.

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 JP, Nandris D, Sookmark U , Narangajavana J, Chrestin H. Cloning and characterization of specific molecular markers of rubber tree trunk phloem necrosis. Proceedings of International natural rubber conference. Siem Reap, Cambodia, 2007. pp 64-72.

Dussotoit-Coucaud A, Chrestin H, Kongsawadworakul P , Sookmark U , Granet F, Sakr S. An insight into sucrose transporter regulations in relation with the ethylene-stimulated rubber synthesis. Proceedings of International natural rubber conference. Siem Reap, Cambodia, 2007. pp 85-98.

Rotchanapreeda T, Kongsawadworakul P , Sookmark U , Chrestin H. Ethylene specifically induces lipoxygenase genes (jasmonate pathway) in bark tissues, but not in the latex of rubber tree. Proceedings of International natural 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 natural 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 laticiferous of rubber tree. Proceedings of IRRDB conference, Vietnam, 2006.

Sookmark U , Kongsawadworakul P, Narangajavana J, and Chrestin H. Studies on oxidative stress in rubber tree latex. Proceedings of International workshop on tapping panel dryness syndrome. Kerala, India, 2005.

Kongsawadworakul P, Sookmark U , Nandris D, Chrestin H. Cyanide metabolism and molecular approach of rubber trunk phloem necrosis: Present and prospects. Proceedings of International workshop on tapping panel dryness syndrome. Kerala, India, 2005.

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.

Sookmark U , Peret B, Bitauld F, Morin D, Pellegrin F, Nandris D, Chrestin H. Is Cyanide Metobolism Invoved in Rubber Tree Bark Necrosis? Proceedings of IRRDB annual meeting 2004. Kunming, China, 2004. pp 366-386.

SELECTED ABSTRACTS

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 Third National Botanical Congress, Bangkok, Thailand. 2009.

Kongsawadworakul P, Sookmark U , Charoenwut C, Pichaut JP, Tungngoen K, Narangjavana 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.

Charoenwut C, Kongsawadworakul P, Pichaut JP, 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.

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.

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.

Naconsie M, Netrphan S, Sookmark U , Kuwano M, Ogasawara N, Narangajavana J. Two dimension gel electrophoresis and tandem mass spectrometry reveals proteins possibly related to storage root formation in cassava. BioAsia 2007, Bangkok, Thailand. 2007.

Chrestin H, Kongsawadworakul P, Verdier V, Sookmark U , Narangajavana J. The molecular approach of the rubber trunk phloem necrosis. The 18 th annual meeting of the Thai society for biotechnology “Biotechnology: Benefits & Bioethics”. Bangkok, Thailand. 2006.

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. The 18 th annual meeting of the Thai society for biotechnology “Biotechnology: Benefits & Bioethics”. 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. 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.

Naconsie M, Duerasaw O, Netrphan S, Sookmark U , Kuwano M, Ogasawara N, Narangajavana J. Comparative proteomic analysis of proteins differentially expressed in cassava root. 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 second 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 second Thai-French seminar “Rubber: From tree to end products”. Bangkok, Thailand. 2006.

Lertpanyasampatha M, Netrphan S, Sookmark U , Kuwano M, Ogasawara N, Narangajavana J. Proteomic analysis of cassava tuber development. Second Protein Research Network Symposium on Proteins: Structure, Function, and Proteomics, Chulaporn Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand. 2005.

Lertpanyasampatha M, Netrphan S, Sookmark U , Kuwano M, Ogasawara N, Narangajavana J. A two-dimentional gel electrophoresis and mass spectrometry for identification of the soluble proteins from cassava tuber. Starch Update 2005: The 3 rd Conference on Starch Technology, BioThialand, Bangkok, Thailand. 2005.

Sookmark U , Chrestin H, Narangajavana J. Biochemical and molecular marker related to yield and stress response of rubber tree ( Hevea brasiliensis ). Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference (ABIC), Saskatoon, Canada. 2002.


 

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