Kanokwan Poomputsa (Head of Biotechnology)
Biochemistry, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Email: kanokwan.poo@kmutt.ac.th
Phone: (+66)2-470-7500 Office: RD1-A3-12, PDTI
Curriculum Vitae

Research Group

Research Focus

  • Molecular Biology of Baculovirus for biopsticide and vaccine production in insect cell culture
  • Genetic Engineering of stably transformed insect cells for recombinant protein and virus-like-particle production
  • Recombinant monoclonal antibody production from mammalian cell lines
  • Immunoglobulin Y (IgY) from chicken egg for feed supplement

Selected Publications           

  1. Cross S.C., Ciruela A., Poomputsa K., Romaniec P.M. and Freedman R. (1996) Thermostable chaperonin from Clostridium thermocellum. Biochem. J , 316, 615-622.
  2. Posayapisit N., Poomputsa K., Mekvichitsaeng P., and Techkarnjanaruk S. (2001). Phylogenetic analysis of Baculovirus chitinase sequences.  Proceeding of the 3rd International Symposium on Chitin Enzymology, Senigallia, Italy, pp. 19.
  3. Poomputsa K., Kittel C., Egorov A., Ernst W., Grabherr R. (2003) Generation of recombinant influenza virus using baculovirus delivery vector., J Virol   Methods, 110(1), 111-4.
  4. Win, T.I., Srilaong, W., Kyo, K.L., Poomputsa, K. and Kanlayanarat, S. (2006) Biochemical and physiological changes during chlorophylldegradation in lime (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle cv. ‘Paan’) Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, 81 (3), 471–477.
  5. Prungwitaya, D., Mekvichitsaeng, P., Akeprathumchai, S., Techkanjanarak, S., and Poomputsa, K. (2008) Characterization of immunoglobulin Y  specific to adiocyte plasma membrane. The 21st Annual Meeting and International Conference of the Thai Society for Biotechnology “Biotechnology: A Solution for Global Economic Crisis? September 24-25, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand.
  6. Xun, M. and Poomputsa, K. (2010) Analysis of ORF27 full length sequence of Thai isolated Helicoverpa armigera nucleopolyhedrovirus and prokaryotic expression of truncated ORF27 gene” Journal of Xi’an Jiaotong University (Medical Sciences) 31 (3), pp. 293-298.
  7. Marlita, Akeprathumchai S., Mekvichitsaeng P. and Poomputsa K. (2011) Production of Influenza H1N1 Virus Like Particle (VLP) by Baculovirus Expression Vector System. Proceeding of the 3rd International Conference on Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chiangmai, Thailand.
  8. Jian-umpunkula P., Thepthaia C., Apiwata N., Chantima W., Poomputsa K., Wiriyachaiporn N. and Dharakula T. (2012) Improved sensitivity of influenza A antigen detection using a combined NP, M, and NS1 sandwich ELISA., J Virol Methods, 185, 24– 31.