Assistant Professor Dr. Uraiwan Arunyawat

  • Position:Assistant Professor
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  • E-mail: uraiwan.a@ku.ac.th
  • Contacts:+66 (0)2 5625444 ext. 4221
  • Education:
  • Postdoctoral fellow (Population Genetics), INRA – Bordeaux, France
    Dr. rer. nat. (Population Genetics), University of Munich, Germany
    M.Sc. (Biology), Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    B.Sc. (Agriculture), Khon Khen University, Thailand
     

    Research interestsGrantsAdditional informationPublication
  • Molecular population genetics and Evolutionary genetics of malaria vectors

    2011-2012 Kasetsart University Research and Development Institute (KURDI)
    Project title: Evolutionary genetic studies of immune system genes in
    Thai malaria vectors(Anopheles minimus complex) Arabidopsis, Petunia and Orchid
    2010-2011 Thailand Research Fund (TRF) and Science Research Fund (ScRF)
    Project title: Molecular population genetics of malaria vector common in
    Thailand
    2009-2010 Kasetsart University Research and Development Institute (KURDI)
    Project title: Population genetic studies of Malaria vector in Thailand
    inferred from nuclear DNA sequences

      Courses taught

      • Principle of Genetics
      • Laboratory in Genetics
      • Conservation Genetics
      • Genetics and Evolution
      • Population and Quantitative Genetics

      Selected publications

      1. Mariette S., M. Tavaud, U. Arunyawat, G. Capdeville, M. Millan, F. Salin. 2010.
      Population structure and genetic bottleneck in sweet cherry estimated with SSRs
      and the gametophytic self incompatibility locus. BMC Genetics. 2010 11:77.
      2. Staedler T., U. Arunyawat, and W. Stephan. 2008. Population genetics of
      speciation in two closely related wild tomatoes (Solanum section Lycopersicon).
      Genetics. 178: 339–350.
      3. Arunyawat U., W. Stephan, and T. Staedler. 2007. Using multilocus sequence
      data to assess population structure, natural selection and linkage disequilibrium in
      wild tomatoes. Mol. Biol. Evol. 24: 2310–2322.

      International conferences/Workshops

      1. Arunyawat U. 2010. Molecular population genetic studies of Anopheles minimus,
      vector of malaria in Thailand. EMBO Global exchange lecture course on
      “Molecular and Evolutionary Genetics of malaria”. New Delhi, India (Invited
      talk)
      2. Arunyawat U. 2010. Anopheles mosquitoes: malaria vectors in Southeast Asia.
      EMBO Global exchange lecture course on “Molecular and Evolutionary Genetics
      of malaria”. New Delhi, India (Invited talk)
      3. Arunyawat U. and S. Mariette. 2010. Population structure and linkage
      disequilibrium in wild and sweet cherry. NFPSE2010, Beijing, China. (Poster
      presentation)
      4. Arunyawat U. and S. Mariette. 2010. Linkage disequilibrium in wild and sweet
      cherry (Prunus avium L.), Forest ecology and adaptation. El Escorial- Madrid,
      Spain (Poster presentation)
      5. Arunyawat U., W. Stephan, and T. Staedler. 2008. Population genetic approach
      to speciation in wild tomatoes. Systematics2008, Goettingen, Germany. (Oral
      presentation)
      6. Arunyawat U., W. Stephan, and T. Staedler. 2007. Population structure and
      linkage disequilibrium in wild tomatoes. The 20th annual conference of the Plant
      Population Biology, Basel, Switzerland. (Oral presentation)
      7. Arunyawat U., W. Stephan, and T. Staedler. 2006. Nucleotide polymorphism and
      population structure in two closely related wild tomato species. The 10th
      Evolutionary Biology meeting, Marseilles, France. (Oral presentation)
      8. Arunyawat U., W. Stephan, and T. Staedler. 2005. Assessing the speciation
      history of two closely related wild tomatoes (Solanum peruvianum and S.
      chilense). The XVII International Botanical Congress,Vienna, Austria. (Poster
      presentation)

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