Dr. James M. Dubbs

26 Mar 2015

Name: Dr. James M. Dubbs
Office address: Laboratory of Biotechnology
54 Kamphaeng Phet 6 Talat Bang Khen, Lak Si, Bangkok 10210, Thailand
Tel: +66 25530 8555 (ext. 3250)

E-mail: jame

Research Scientist

Research Experience (Specialties)
  • 2002-present Research Scientist, Laboratory of Biotechnology, Chulabhorn Research Institute, Lak Si, Bangkok, Thailand — Supervisor: Prof. Skorn Mongkolsuk
  • 1992-2002 Post-Doctoral Research Associate, The Department of Microbiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
  • 1990-1991 Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, The Department of Biochemistry, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
  • 1985-1990 Graduate Research Assistant, Intercollegiate Program in Genetics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
  • 1983-1985 Research Technician, The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
  • Ph.D. (Genetics) The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA,. (December, 1990)
  • B.S. (Microbiology) The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA (May, 1983)
Training Workshop
  • 1991 Molecular Genetics of Bacillus thuringiensis at Institute of Biological Control, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Japan.
  • 1993 Amino acid sequencer and DNA sequencer, Biosystem Japan, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1998 Plant Molecular Genetics, Department of Genetics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.
  • 2000 Bioremediation, AOTS, Yokohama, Japan

– Dubbs, J.M. and S. Mongkolsuk. 2012. Peroxide Sensing Transcriptional Regulators in Bacteria. J. Bacteriol. 194(20):  5495-5503.- Sallabhan, R., J. Kerdwong, J. M. Dubbs, K. Somsongkul, W. Whangsuk, P. Piewtongon, and S. Mongkolsuk. 2012. The hdhA Gene Encodes a Haloacid Dehalogenase that is Regulated by the LysR-Type Regulator, HdhR, in Sinorhizobium meliloti. Mol. Biotechnol. DOI 10.1007/s12033-012-9556-1

– Wangsuk, W., J. M. Dubbs, R. Sal1abhan, K. Somsongkul, S. Mongkolsuk, and S. Loprasert. 2010. ChpR is a Chlorpyrifos-Responsive Transcription Regulator in Sinorhizobium meliloti. J. Mol. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 18: 141-147.

– Dubbs, J. M. and S. Mongkolsuk. 2007. Peroxiredoxins in Bacterial Antioxidant Defense. In “Peroxiredoxin Systems: Structures and Functions.” (R. Harris and L. Flohe, eds.) Springer, Netherlands. pp. 143-193.

– Loprasert, S., W. Wangsuk, J. M. Dubbs, R. Sallabhan, K. Somsongkul, and S. Mongkolsuk. 2007. HpdR Is a Transcriptional Activator of Sinorhizobium meliloti hpdA, Encoding a Herbicide-Targeted 4-Hydroxyphenylpyruvate Dioxygenase. J. Bacteriol. 189: 3660-3664.

– Hrimpeng, K., B. Prapagdee, P. Banjerdkij, P. Vattanaviboon, J. M. Dubbs, and S. Mongkolsuk. 2006. Challenging Xanthomonas campestris with Low Levels of Arsenic Mediates Cross-Protection against Oxidant Killing. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 262: 121-127.

– Chuchue, T., W. Tanboon, B. Prapagdee, J. M. Dubbs, P. Vattanaviboon, and S. Mongkolsuk. 2006. ohrR and ohr Are the Primary Sensor/Regulator and Protective Genes against Organic Hydroperoxide Stress in Agrobacterium tumefaciens. J. Bacteriol. 188: 842-851.

– Mongkolsuk, S., J. M. Dubbs, and P. Vattanaviboon. 2005. Chemical Modulation of Physiological Adaptation and Cross-Protective Responses against Oxidative Stress in the Soil Bacterium and Phytopathogen, Xanthomonas. J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 6: 1-5.

– Dubbs, J. M., and F. R. Tabita. 2004. Regulators of Nonsulfur Purple Phototrophic Bacteria and the Interactive Control of CO2 Assimilation, Nitrogen Fixation, Hydrogen Metabolism and Energy Generation. FEMS Microbiol. Rev. 28(3): 353-376.



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