Dr. Anongpat Suttangkakul

  • Position: Lecturer/Researcher
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  • E-mail: : fsciapsu@ku.ac.th
  • Contacts: 66 2 552 5444 ext. 4218
  • Education:
  • 1998-2002 B.S. in Biology (Graduate with honors), California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
    2002-2008Ph.D. in Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
    2008 Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
    2009-2010 Postdoctoral Researcher, Joint BioEnergy Institute, Laurence Berkeley National Laboratory, Emeryville, CA

    Research interestsGrantsAdditional informationPublication
    • Genetic engineering of algal strains for biofuel production
    • Nutrient recycling upon starvation in algae


    • Preproposal Research Fund, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University


      Courses taught

      • Laboratory of genetics
      • Plant genetics
      1. Thompson, A.R., J.H. Doelling, A. Suttangkakul, and R.D. Vierstra (2005). Autophagic nutrient recycling in Arabidopsis thaliana directed by the ATG8 and ATG12 conjugation pathways. Plant Physiol. 138(4): 2097-2110.
      2. Phillips, A.R., A. Suttangkakul and R.D. Vierstra. (2008) The ATG12-conjugating enzyme ATG10 is essential for autophagic vesicle formation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Genetics. 178(3):1339-1353.
      3. Chung, T., A. Suttangkakul, and R.D. Vierstra (2009). The ATG autophagic conjugation system in maize: ATG transcripts and abundance of the ATG8-lipid adduct are regulated by development and nutrient availability. Plant Physiol. 149(1):220-34
      4. Harholt, J., A. Suttangkakul, and H.V. Scheller (2010). Biosynthesis of pectin. Plant Physiol. 153(2):384-95
      5. Suttangkakul, A., F. Li, T. Chung, and R.D. Vierstra (2011) The ATG1/ATG13 protein kinase complex is both a regulator and a target of autophagic recycling in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 23(10):3761-79
      6. Peterson P.D., J. Lau, B. Ebert, F. Yang, Y. Verhertbruggen, J.S. Kim, P. Varanasi, A. Suttangkakul, M. Auer, D. Loque, H.V. Scheller (2012) Engineering of plants with improved properties as biofuels feedstocks by vessel-specific complementation of xylan biosynthesis mutants. Biotechnol Biofuels. 5(1):84

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