Dr. Anchalee Sirikhachornkit

  • Position: Lecturer
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  • E-mail: anchalee.si@ku.ac.th
  • Contacts: 02562-5555 #4241
  • Education:
  • B.A. in Biological Sciences, with honors, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1997-2001
    Ph. D. in Microbiology, University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 2001-2007
    Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 2007-2009
     

    Research interestsGrantsAdditional informationPublication
  • Biodiesel production from microalgae
  • Analysis of symbiotic algae related to coral bleaching
  • Algal biotechnology
  • Molecular genetics and genetic engineering of microalgae

    Grants

      2010: Preproposal Research Fund (PRF), Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University

    Awards

      Courses taught

    • Laboratory in Genetics
    • Genetic Engineering
    • Laboratory in Genetic Engineering
    • Molecular Aspects of Stress Responses
    • Advanced Molecular Genetics
    • Sirikhachornkit, A., & Niyogi, K. (2010). Antioxidants and Photo-Oxidative Stress Responses in Plants and Algae. In
      C. A. Rebeiz, C. Benning, H.J. Bohnert, H. Daniell, J.K. Hoober, H.K. Lichtenthaler, A.R. Portis & B.C. Tripathy
      (Eds.), The Chloroplast: Basics and Applications. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer
      Sirikhachornkit, A., J. Shin, I. Baroli, and K. Niyogi. 2009. Replacement of -tocopherol by -tocopherol enhances
      resistance to photo-oxidative stress in a xanthophyll-deficient strain of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Eukaryotic Cell 11: 1648-57
      Zuther, E., S. Huang, J. Jelenska, H. Eilenberg, E. M. Arnold, X. Su, A. Sirikhachornkit, J. Podkowinski, A. Zilberstein, R. Haselkorn, and P. Gornicki. 2004. Complex nested promoters control tissue-specific expression of acetyl-CoA
      carboxylase genes in wheat. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:1403-1408.
      Podkowinski, J., J. Jelenska, A. Sirikhachornkit, E. Zuther, R. Haselkorn, and P. Gornicki. 2003. Expression of cytosolic and plastid acetyl-coenzyme A carboxylase genes in young wheat plants. Plant Physiol 131:763-772.
      Jelenska, J., A. Sirikhachornkit, R. Haselkorn, and P. Gornicki. 2002. The carboxyltransferase activity of the apicoplast acetyl-CoA carboxylase ofToxoplasma gondii is the target of aryloxyphenoxypropionate inhibitors. J Biol Chem 277:23208-23215.
      Huang, S.*, A. Sirikhachornkit*, X. J. Su, J. Faris, B. Gill, R. Haselkorn, and P. Gornicki. 2002. Genes encoding plastid acetyl-CoA carboxylase and 3-phosphoglycerate kinase of the Triticum/Aegilops complex and the evolutionary history of polyploid wheat. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:8133-8138. (* equal contribution)
      Huang, S. X., A. Sirikhachornkit, J. D. Faris, X. J. Su, B. S. Gill, R. Haselkorn, and P. Gornicki. 2002. Phylogenetic analysis of the acetyl-CoA carboxylase and 3-phosphoglycerate kinase loci in wheat and other grasses. Plant Mol Biol 48:805-820.
      Faris, J., A. Sirikhachornkit, R. Haselkorn, B. Gill, and P. Gornicki. 2001. Chromosome mapping and phylogenetic
      analysis of the cytosolic acetyl-CoA carboxylase loci in wheat. Mol Biol Evol 18:1720-1733.

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