คณะวิทยาศาสตร์ แม่ฟ้าหลวง Biosciences

Dr. Sayamrat Panpoom
Teaching Activities:
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Plant Biotechnology

Algal Biotechnology Plant Biochemistry

Principles of Biotechnology Biotechnology Business Science for Life

Aspects in Biotechnology

Contact Information:

Phone: (66) 5391-6787 Fax: (66) 5391-6776 E-mail: sayamrat@mfu.ac.th

Research: Interests
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Plant Biotechnology

Plant Natural Products Herbal Industry

Medicinal Plants Conservation & Use

Current Projects
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Micropropagation of Tea

Flavonoid Contents of Tea

Production of Evening Primrose Oil

Assist. Prof. Dr. Ekachai Chukeatirote
Teaching Activities:
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General Biology 2 Biochemistry Indrustial Microbiology Enviromental Microbiology

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Aspects in Biotechnology Thesis Phone: (66) 5391-6210 Fax: (66) 5391-6776 E-mail: ekachai@mfu.ac.th

Research:

Microbial Biotechnology Current Projects

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Biocontrol of Lasiodiplodia spp.

Use of fungal metabolites to control MRSA

Dr. Panom Winyayong
Teaching Activities:
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Biology

Microbiology

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Genetics

Molecular genetics

Medical & Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Molecular biology & DNA technology Protein technology

Contact Information: Phone: (66) 5391-6781 Fax: (66) 5391-6776 E-mail: panom@mfu.ac.th Research:
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Molecular Biology Tea Science

Current Projects
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Characterization of tea in Chiang Rai

Anti-microbial activities of tea extracts

Aj. Amorn Owatworakit
Teaching Activities:
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Microbiology

Industrial Microbiology

Environmental Microbiology Protein Technology

Molecular and DNA Technology Recombinant DNA Technology

Contact Information: Phone: (66) 5391-6779 Fax: (66) 5391-6776

E-mail: o_amorn@hotmail.com / amorn@mfu.ac.th Research:

Microbiology

DNA Technology Current Projects

Screening and Isolation of Thermostable Amylase Producing Bacteria.

Dr. Prapassorn Damrongkool
Teaching Activities:
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Genetics

Molecular Biology and DNA Technology Biotechnology

Contact Information: Phone: (66) 5391-6787 Fax: (66) 5391-6776 E-mail: ppsdrk@yahoo.com

Research: Interests
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Molecular Genetics

Genetic Manipulation Current Projects

Genetic Variation and Polyphenol Production in Chiang Rai's Tea

Aj. Somrudee
Teaching Activities:
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Onto

Genetics

Plant Genetics

Molecular Biology and DNA Technology Plant Biotechnology

Contact Information:

Phone: (66) 5391-6779 Fax: (66) 5391-6776 E-mail: somrudee@mfu.ac.th Research:
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Molecular Markers

Genetic Engineering Current Projects

Genetic Relationships in Pineapples Cultivars Phulae, Nanglae and Phuket Using RAPD analysis. Study of Genetic Diversity of Cucurbit Downy Mildrew Resistance Using the AFLP Technique.

Aj. Siam Popluechai

Teaching Activities:
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Molecular biology Plant genetics

Molecular plant physiology Plant biotechnology

Protein biotechnology

Molecular biology and DNA technology

Contact Information: Phone: (66) 5391-6778 Fax: (66) 5391-6776 E-mail: siam@mfu.ac.th , siam_plc@hotmail.com Research: Interests
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Marker-assisted selection for plant breeding Recombinant protein expression Plant proteomics and metabolomics Current Projects

Molecular marker in pineapple, tea, cucumber and Jatropha curcas Proteomic profiles of Jatropha seed during germination

Characterization of fatty acid profiles from Jatropha seed in Thailand Fatty acid biosynthesis of gene expression profiles in Jatropha seed Study proteomic profile of toxic and non-toxic of Jatropha seed

Dr. Teerawit Waratrujiwong
Education:
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B.Sc., Biology, Mahidol University, 1999.

Ph.D., Biology, Mahidol University, 2005.

Teaching Activities:
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Molecular Biology Genetics

Contact Information: School of Science

Mae Fah Luang University

333 Moo 1, Tambon Tasud Thailand

Muang District, Chiang Rai 57100

Phone: (66) 5391-6792

Fax: (66) 5391-6776

E-mail: teerawit@mfu.ac.th Research: Interests
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Molecular Genetics

Expression of Recombinant Protein Environment

Bio and Phytoremediation of Toxic Substances in

Chemistry

Dr. Suwanna Deachathai
Teaching Activities:

Principles of Organic Chemistry General of Chemistry Laboratory Principles of Physical Chemistry Contact Information: Phone: (66) 5391-6794 Fax: (66) 5391-6776 E-mail: suwanna@mfu.ac.th, sdeachathai@hotmail.com Research: Interests
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Natural Products Chemistry Antioxidant Activity Antimicrobial Activity

Current Projects

Chemical constituents from the root of Garcinia cowa and antioxidation properties. Bioactive substances from Tea (Camellia sinensis var assamica).

Investigation Techniques for Determination and

Evaluation of Phobolesters in Jatropha curcus Plant.

Bioactive compounds from Naringi crenulata Roxb. Nicolson. Chemical constituents from the root of Mucuna Macrocarpa, and antimicrobial and antioxidation properties.

Materials Science and Ceramics

Aj. Patchara Punyamoonwongsa
Teaching Activities:
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General Chemistry

Physical Chemistry Organic Chemistry

Analytical Chemistry

Contact Information: Phone: (66) 5391-6781

Fax: (66) 5391-6776

E-mail: patchara@mfu.ac.th

punyamop@aston.ac.uk

Research: Interests
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Polymer Chemistry Surface Chemistry

Polymer Biomaterials Responive Surface Active Polymers Lipid Membranes and Bilayer Drug Delivery System Therapeutic Contact Lenses Current Projects

A novel hydrogel-based system for controlled drug release Therapeutic applications of contact lenses: myopia and allergic eye disease

Pharmaceutical applications of polymer-lipid nanostructure (Astosome)

Education:
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B.Sc., Material Science, Chiang Mai University, 2000. Currently Ph.D. student at University of Surrey, UK

M.Sc., Material Science, Chiang Mai University, 2002.

Teaching Activities:
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Principle of Physics Physical Metallurgy

Introduction to Material Science Corrosion at elevated temperature

Mathematics, Physics, and Computational Science Aj. Orapin Riyaprao

Contact Information: Phone: (66)5391-6791 Fax: (66) 5391-6776 E-mail: buiiorapin@yahoo.com Research: Interests

Statistical Procedures for Agricultural Research. Current Projects

Jatropha Germplasm Collection and Varietal Cultivation

Development for Dwarfism Suitable for Commercial

Investigating and modeling effects of environmental, Chiang Rai Teas.

agronomic and genetic factors on yield and quality of

All Natural Composite Materials as Substitutes for Wood and glass-fibre Products

Research: Interests

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Charge-particle Beam Physics Vacuum System Agricultural Science/Engineering

Natural Resources and Environmental Management

Dr. Pongmanee Thongbai
Teaching Activities:
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General Biology II (Plant Physiology part) Research Methodology Special Research Projects

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Plant Physiology Plant Molecular Physiology Plant Ecophysiology

Contact Information: Phone: (66) 5391-6789 Fax: (66) 5391-6776 E-mail: pongmanee@mfu.ac.th Research: Interests

Plant ecophysiology (abiotic –anoxic & oxidativestresses) Micronutrients physiology and rhizosphere acquisitions plants

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Crop agronomy, physiology & field-testing of transgenic Chemistry of submerged soils; Soil sensors Biofuel crops Integrated ecosystems assessment, participatory scenario for natural resources management Current Projects

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Establishing Biofuels Research and Development Center (Project Co-Director, with U. of Newcastle,UK.)

Investigating and modelling effects of environmental, Chiang Rai Tea. (Project advisor).

agronomic and genetics factors on yield and quality of

Participatory Scenarios for Sustainable Management of ASB Benchmark site in Thailand: Case of Mae Kong ASB-MA Small Grant) Kha Sub-watershed of Mae Chaem Watershed ( ICRAF-

Biodiversity & utilization of Non-timber-products from

Sakaerat UNESCO-Biosphere Reserve (BRT R_448001)