Ms. Jintana Duang-nkern

26 Mar 2015
Name: Miss Jintana Duang-nkern
Office address: Laboratory of Biotechnology
54 Kamphaeng Phet 6 Talat Bang Khen, Lak Si, Bangkok 10210, Thailand
Tel: +66 25530 8555 (ext. 3261)
E-mail: jintana

Position: Research Scientist I

Research Experience (Specialties)

  • Molecular Genetics and Molecular Biochemistry in Microbiology
    • 2011-Present Chulabhorn Research Institute, Laboratory of Biotechnology in Projects:
      -Molecular characterization of the repair systems that protect pathogenic bacteria from toxicants-induced DNA damages.
      -Analysis of multi-drug and stress resistance mechanisms in soil and pathogenic bacteria.
      -Identification of novel genes that involve in bacterial pathogenesis
    • 2008–2010 Mahidol University, Faculty of Science and Department of Biotechnology
      Research Project: Characterization of the nfuA, encoding an iron sulfur scaffold protein in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    • 2006 –2007 Kasertsart University, Faculty of Science and Department of Genetics
      Research Project: Indentification Hybrid Mushroom of Lentinula edodes, Lentinus squarrosulus and Lentinus polychrous Using AFLP Techinque
    • 2006 National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC),
      Protein-Ligand Engineering and Molecular Biology Laboratory
      Topic: Cloning of pvPPPK-DHPS into pPICZA for protein expression in yeast Pichia sp. and Expression and purification of peptides from Pvpppk-dhps for generation of antibody production.


  • 2008-2010 M.Sc. in Biotechnology Mahidol University
  • 2003-2006 B.Sc. in Biology (Genetics) Kasetsart University


  • 2006 Second Class Honor from Kasetsart University
  • 2005 Certificate of Accomplishment for The Molecular Biology Training at National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)

Training Workshop

  • 2010 Teaching assistant: Microbial Physiology and Genetics course (Lab.), Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
  • 2009 The Joint Seminar (Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST-Japan), Mahidol University (MU-Thailand) and Niigata University (NU-Japan) on Biosciences & Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
  • 2009 MUSC Graduate Research Exposition, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
  • 2008 The Joint Seminar the Sixth International Workshop on the Molecular Biology of Stress Responses (Cell Stress 2008) at Chulabhorn Research Institute in Bangkok, Thailand


Fuangthong M, Jittawuttipoka T, Wisitkamol R, Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Vattanaviboon P, & Mongkolsuk S. IscR plays a role in oxidative stress resistance and pathogenicity of a plant pathogen, Xanthomonas campestris. (Microbiol Res – In press)

Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Leesukon P, Saninjuk K, Vattanaviboon P, & Mongkolsuk S. The iron-sulfur cluster biosynthesis regulator IscR contributes to iron homeostasis and resistance against oxidants in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. PLoS One 2014 Jan; 9(1):e86763.

Somprasong N, Jittawuttipoka T, Duang-Nkern J, Romsang A, Chaiyen P, Schweizer HP, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Pseudomonas aeruginosa thiol peroxidase protects against hydrogen peroxide toxicity and displays atypical patterns of gene regulation. J Bacteriol. 2012 Aug; 194(15):3904-12.

Charoenlap N, Buranajitpakorn S, Duang-Nkern J, Namchaiw P, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Evaluation of the virulence of Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris mutant strains lacking functional genes in the OxyR regulon. Curr Microbiol. 2011 Aug; 63(2):232-7

Daung-nkern J, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S. Inactivation of nfuA enhances susceptibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to fluoroquinolone antibiotics. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2010 Aug; 65(8):1831-2.


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