Dr. Poramate Songthammawat

26 Jan 2023

Name: Dr. Poramate Songthammawat (Research Scientist)
Office Address: Room : 1 10 07-2 (CGI)
Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry
54 Kamphaeng Phet 6 Talat Bang Khen, Lak Si, Bangkok 10210, Thailand
Tel: +66 2554 1900 (ext. 3001, 3018)
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests
Synthetic methodology
Total synthesis of natural products

2015 – 2020 Ph.D Chemical Biology, Chulabhorn Graduate Institute, Thailand.
2010 – 2012 M.Sc. Science (Organic Chemistry), Silpakorn University, Thailand
2006 – 2009 B.A. Science (Chemistry), Silpakorn University, Thailand

Work Experiences
2020 – present Research Scientist, Chulabhorn Research Institute, Thailand
2019 “Visiting Scholar, Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University,
USA (under supervision of late Prof. Robert M. Williams)”
2014 – 2015 PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (PTTGC), Thailand

2017 The Royal Golden Jubilee Ph.D. Programme Scholarship
2015 The Scientist Development Scholarship in Honour of His Majesty the King

Selected Publications

  1. Tangdenpaisal, K.; Songthammawat, P.; Ruchirawat, S.; Ploypradith, P. Total Synthesis of Palodesangrens A and C. J. Org. Chem. 2022, 87, 386-398.
  2. Tangdenpaisal, K.*; Songthammawat, P.*; Akkarasereenon, K.; Chuayboonsong, K.;
    Ruchirawat, S.; Ploypradith, P. Total Synthesis of Palodesangren B Trimethyl Ether and D Dimethyl Ether via a Late-Stage Formation of 2H-Pyran-2-one of the
    Tetrahydrobenzo[c]pyranochromenone Core. J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 13410-13429.
    (with Supplementary Cover of the issue) *Contributed equally
  3. Songthammawat, P.; Wangngae, S.; Matsumoto, K.; Duangkamol, C.; Ruchirawat, S.; Ploypradith, P. Bioinspired Diastereoconvergent Synthesis of the Tricyclic Core of Palodesangrens via Diels-Alder Reaction, LiAlH4-Mediated Isomerization, and Acid-Mediated Cyclization. J. Org. Chem. 2018, 83, 5225-5241.
  4. Kuntiyong, P.; Akkarasamiyo, S.; Piboonsrinakara, N.; Hemmara, C.; Songthammawat, P. Formal Synthesis of Schulzeines B and C. Tetrahedron, 2011, 67, 8034-8040.

Other Publications

  1. Songthammawat, P.; Phumjan, T.; Ruchirawat, S.; Ploypradith, P. 4b-Aryltetrahydroindeno [1,2-a] indenes by Acid-Catalyzed Transannular Cyclization of Benzannulated Cyclooctene Alcohols. Synlett. 2022, 33,1312-1316.
  2. Phumjan, T.; Songthammawat, P.; Jongcharoenkamol, J.; Batsomboon, P.; Ruchirawat, S.; Ploypradith, P. Substituted 9-Anthraldehydes from Dibenzocycloheptanol Epoxides via Acid-Catalyzed Epoxide/Semipinacol Rearrangement. J. Org. Chem. 2021, 89,13322-13349.
  3. Kuntiyong, P.; Piboonsrinakara, N.; Bunrod, P.; Namborisut, D.; Akkarasamiyo, S.;
    Songthammawat, P.; Hemmara, C.; Buaphan, A.; Kongkathip, B. Synthesis of
    Quinolizidinone and Indolizidinone Systems using N-acyliminium ion Cyclization and a One-pot Procedure for Preparation of Benzoquinolizidinone. Heterocycles, 2014, 89,


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