Dr. Rapeepat Sangsuwan

26 Jan 2023

Name : Dr. Rapeepat Sangsuwan (Research Scientist)
Office Address : Room : R514
Laboratory of Natural Products
54 Kamphaeng Phet 6 Talat Bang Khen, Lak Si, Bangkok 10210, Thailand
Tel : +66 2553 8555 (ext. 3056)
Email : [email protected]

Research Interests
Chemical Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Drug discovery and delivery

2013 – 2018 Ph.D Department of Chemistry (Chemical Biology), University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.
2011 – 2013 M.Sc. Chemical Biology program, Chulabhorn Graduate Institute, Thailand
2007 – 2011 B.A. Faculty of Science (Chemistry), Silpakorn University, Thailand

Work Experiences
2021 – present Research Scientist, Chulabhorn Research Institute, Thailand
2019-2021 Postdoctoral scientist in Lewis group, Department of biomedical engineering, University of California, Davis USA
2018-2019 Research assistance in Francis group, Department of chemistry, University of California, Berkeley USA

2013 – 2018 Royal Thai Government Scholarship
2017 UC Berkeley Travel Award, Gordon Research Conference on Bioorganic Chemistry
2011 The King Bhumipol’s Award (Excellent Academic Award Gold Medal) for a superb performance in the major field of Science
2011 The Professor Dr. Tab Nilanidhi Foundation Award (Excellent Academic Achievement Award), Thailand

Selected Publications

  1. Sangsuwan, R.; Yik, J. H.; Owen, M.; Liu, G.-Y.; Haudenschild, D. R.; Lewis, J. S. Intra-Articular Injection of Flavopiridol-Loaded Microparticles for Treatment of Post-traumatic Osteoarthritis. Acta Biomater. 2022, 149, 347-358.
  2. Allen, R.; Ivtchenko, E.; Thuamsang, B.; Sangsuwan, R.; Lewis, J. S. Polymer-Loaded Hydrogels Serve as Depots for Lactate and Mimic “Cold” Tumor Microenvironments. Biomater. Sci. 2020, 8(21), 6056-6068.
  3. Sangsuwan, R.; Tachachartvanich, P.; Francis, M. B. Cytosolic Delivery of Proteins using Amphiphilic Polymers with 2-Pyridinecarboxaldehyd Groups for Site-Selective Attachment. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141(6), 2376-2383.
  4. Tachachartvanich, P.; Sangsuwan, R.; Ruiz, H. S.; Sanchez, S. S.; Durkin, K. A.; Zhang, L.; Smith, M. T. Assessment of the Endocrine-Disrupting Effects of Trichloroethylene and Its Metabolites Using in Vitro and in Silico Approaches. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2018, 52(3), 1542-1550.
  5. Sangsuwan, R.; Obermeyer, A. C.; Tachachartvanich, P.; Palaniappan, K. K.; Francis, M. B. Direct Detection of Nitrotyrosine-Containing Proteins Using an Aniline-Based Oxidative Coupling Strategy. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52(65), 10036-10039.

Other Publications

  1. Kittakoop, P.;  Darshana, D.; Sangsuwan R.  Alkaloids and Alkaloid-Like Compounds are Potential Scaffolds of Antiviral Agents against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Virus. Heterocycles 2022, 105 (Special Issue), 115– 146
  2. Sangsuwan, R.; Thuamsang, B.; Pacifici, N.; Allen, R.; Han, H.; Miakicheva, S.; Lewis, J. S. Lactate Exposure Promotes Immunosuppressive Phenotypes in Innate Immune Cells. Cell Mol. Bioeng. 2020, 13 (5), 541-557.
  3. Kraithong, S.; Sangsuwan, R.; Worawannotai, N.; Sirirak, J.; Charoenpanich, A.; Thamyongkit, P.; Wanichachewa, N. Triple Detection Modes for Hg 2+ Sensing Based on a NBD-Fluorescent and Colorimetric Sensor and Its Potential in Cell Imaging. New J. Chem. 2018, 42(15), 12412-12420.
  4. Sangsuwan, R.; Sangher, S.; Aree, T.; Mahidol, C.; Ruchirawat, S.; Kittakoop, P, An Organocatalyst from Rrenewable Materials for the Synthesis of Coumarins and Chromenes: Three-Component Reaction and Multigram Scale Synthesis. RSC Adv. 2014, 4(26), 13708-13718.
  5. Wanichacheva, N.; Kumsorn, P.; Sangsuwan, R.; Kamkaew, A.; Lee, V. S.; Grudpan, K. A New Fluorescent Sensor Bearing Three Dansyl Fluorophores for Highly Sensitive and Selective Detection of Mercury (II) Ions. Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52 (46), 6133-6136.


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