Dr. Punchapat Sojikul
 Group : Agricultural Biotechnology
   BT 206
Contact Details :
Room BT206
Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Tel : 0-2201-5316 Fax : 0-2
354-7160
E-mail :
punchapat.soj@mahidol.ac.th
Academic Qualifications :
1995 B.Sc. (Pharmacy), Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
2003 Ph.D. (Plant Biology), Cornell University, USA.
Research Interest :

- Plant-based Vaccine Development
- Plant Molecular Genetics
- Plant Biotechnology

Scholarships and awards :

The Royal Thai Government Scholarship (1998-2002)

Research Associate Collage of Agricultural and life Science, Graduate school Cornell University

Publications :
(Recent Articles from Scopus at MUSC Expertise: please click)

1. Siritapetawee J, Sojikul P, Soontaranon S, Limphirat W, Thammasirirak S. A Protein from Aloe vera that Inhibits the Cleavage of Human Fibrin(ogen) by Plasmin. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2013 2013/06/29:1-12.

2. Thagun C, Srisala J, Sritunyalucksana K, Narangajavana J, Sojikul P (2012) Arabidopsis-derived shrimp viral-binding protein, PmRab7 can protect white spot syndrome virus infection in shrimp. Journal of Biotechnology  161(1): 60-67.

2. Patanun O, Lertpanyasampatha M, Sojikul P, Viboonjun U, Narangajavana J (2012) Computational Identification of MicroRNAs and Their Targets in Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz.). Molecular Biotechnology.1-13.

3. Siritapetawee J, Thumanu K, Sojikul P, Thammasirirak S (2012) A novel serine protease with human fibrino(geno)lytic activities from Artocarpus heterophyllus latex. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1824: 907912

4. Utsumi Y, Sakurai T, Umemura Y, Ayling S, Ishitani M, Narangajavana J, Sojikul P, Triwitayakorn K, Matsui M, Manabe R, Shinozaki K, Seki M (2012) RIKEN Cassava Initiative: Establishment of a Cassava Functional Genomics Platform. Tropical Plant Biology 5(1): 110-6.

5. Sojikul P, Kongsawadworakul P, Viboonjun U, Thaiprasit J, Intawong B, Narangajavana J, M.R. Svasti J (2010) AFLP-based transcript profiling for cassava genome-wide expression analysis in the onset of storage root formation. Physiologia Plantarum 140:189-298.

6. Schroeder FC, Gibson DM, Churchill ACL, Sojikul P, Wursthorn EJ, Krasnoff SB, Clardy J (2007) Differential Analysis of 2D NMR Spectra: New Natural Products from a Pilot-Scale Fungal Extract Library. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 46: 901-904.

7. Saejung W, Puttikhunt C, Prommool T, Sojikul P, Tanaka R, Fujiyama K, Malasit P, Seki T (2006) Enhancement of recombinant soluble dengue virus 2 envelope domain III protein production in Escherichia coli trxB and gor double mutant. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering 102: 333-339.

8. Sojikul P, Buehner N, Mason HS (2003) A plant signal peptide-hepatitis B surface antigen fusion protein with enhanced stability and immunogenicity expressed in plant cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 100: 2209-14.

Proceedings :

1. Rakmit R, Sojikul P, Leelaporn O, Terakathiti T, Chanvivattana Y (2010) Molecular investigation of GA 20-oxidase genes in cassava (Manihot esculenta). In: Proceeding of the 16th national graduate.

2. Netrphan S., Suksangpanomrung M., Chanvivattana Y., Tangphatsornruang S., Limpaseni T., Meechai A., Triwitayakorn K., Sojikul P., Yokthongwattana K., Worapong J, Boonseng O, Shewatanarak S., Yuen C., Leelapon O., Monchawin C., Eksittikul T., Sookmark U, Kongsawadworakul P., Sanitchon J., Phansiri S., and Narangajavana J. (2005) Cassava Molecular Biotechnology Consortium (CASS-MOL-BIOTECH): A Joint Research on Cassava Starch Biosynthesis in Thailand. In: Proceeding of the Starch Update 2005: The 3rd Conference on Starch Technology. In the BioThailand 2005: Challenges in the 21th Century. The Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand pp. 81-86.research conference, Maejo University, Chiangmai, Thailand.



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