Asst. Prof. Dr. Siam Popluechai

Asst. Prof. Dr. Siam Popluechai

Director of Scientific & Technological
Instruments Center (STIC)/ Head of
Gut Microbiota Research Group/
Lecturer in Bioscience

Tel: +66 (0) 5391 6212
E-mail: siam@mfu.ac.th

Education

  • Ph.D.    Biology, Newcastle University, UK
  • M.Sc.    Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, Mahidol University, Thailand
  • B.Sc.    Biology, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Speciallization

Gut microbiota and molecular biology

Awards/Publications

1. Patcharee Pripdeevech*, Sakon Moonggoot, Siam Popluechai, and Ekachai Chukeatirote. Analysis of Volatile Constituents of Fermented Tea with Bacillus subtilis by SPME-GC-MS. Chiang Mai Journal of Science. Vol.41 No.2. (APRIL 2014). 395 – 402.
2. S. Popluechai*, N. Kullawong, A. Taluengjit, P. Pripdeevech, A. Hiranyakas, K. Kespechara. 2015. Investigation of Butyrate-producing Bacteria and Genes from Fecal Samples of Thai Volunteers. J. of Sci. Tech., Ubon Ratchathani University. Vol 17(1) Jan – Apr, pp 84-90.
3. Angkhana Inta, Henrik Balslev, Mats H.G. Gustafsson, Jane Frydenberg, Jatupol Kampuansai, Prasit Wangpakapattanawong, Siam Popluechai, Pei Shengji, Chusie Trisonthi, Carla Lambertini. Genetic diversity patterns of rice (Oryza sativa L.) landraces after migration by Tai Lue and Akha between China and Thailand. 2015. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. pp 1-14
4. MONGGOOT, S., POPLUECHAI, S., GENTEKAKI, E., & PRIPDEEVECH, P. (2017). FUNGAL ENDOPHYTES: AN ALTERNATIVE SOURCE FOR PRODUCTION OF VOLATILE COMPOUNDS FROM AGARWOOD OIL OF AQUILARIA SUBINTEGRA. MICROBIAL ECOLOGY, 74(1), 54-61. DOI:10.1007/S00248-016-0908-4
5. L. Gruneck, E. Gentekaki, J. Jaresitthikunchai, T. Waratrujiwong, S. Roytrakul, AND S. POPLUECHAI*. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF PROTEIN PROFILES OF TOXIC AND NON-TOXIC JATROPHA CURCAS LATEX. CHIANG MAI JOURNAL OF SCIENCE. VOL.44 NO.4. (OCTOBER 2017). 1379 - 1391.
6. Popluechai, S.*, Gruneck, L., Seesangboon, A., Sangsuriyaroj, A., Eungwanichayapant, P.D., Tovaranonte, J., Effect of PCB to Expression of Genes Involved in GA Biosynthesis during Jatropha Seedling. J. Sci. Tech. Ubon Ratchathani University, 2017; 20, 21-28.
7. Seesangboon, A., Pokawattana, T., Eungwanichayapant, P.D., Tovaranonte, J., Popluechai, S.*. Effects of 6-Benzyladenine on Jatropha Gene Expression and Flower Development. Russ. J. Plant Physiol, 2018; 65(3), p345-356.
8. T. Pokawattana+, L. Gruneck+, A. Seesangboon, P.D Eungwanichayapant, J. Tovaranonte and S. Popluechai*. Effect of Paclobutrazol on Flower Development and Gene Expression of Jatropha. CHIANG MAI JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, 2018; VOL.45 NO.3. 1394-1405.
9. .อนุภาพ สีสังบุญ ทิตตินาถ โภคาวัฒนา ประภัสสร ดำรงกุล อึ้งวณิชยพันธ์ จันทรารักษ์ โตวรานนท์ และสยาม ภพลือชัย*. ผลของสารพาโคลบิวทราโซลต่อการแสดงออกของยีนที่เกี่ยวข้องในการสร้างดอกเพศเมียในตาดอกของต้นสบู่ดำ. J. Sci. Tech. Ubon Ratchathani University, 2018; 21, 1-13.
10. A. Seesangboon, L. Gruneck, T. Pokawattana, P.D. Eungwanichayapant, J. Tovaranonte, S. Popluechai*, Transcriptome analysis of Jatropha curcas L. flower buds responded to the paclobutrazol treatment, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 127 (2018): 276–286, doi: 10.1016/j.plaphy.2018.03.035.
11. Kisuse J, La-ongkham O, Nakphaichit M, Therdtatha P, Momoda R, Tanaka M, Fukuda S, Popluechai S, Kespechara K, Sonomoto K, Lee Y-K, Nitisinprasert S and Nakayama J (2018) Urban Diets Linked to Gut Microbiome and Metabolome Alterations in Children: A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study in Thailand. Front. Microbiol. 9:1345. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01345.
12. Jinatham, V., Kullawong, N., Kespechara, K., Gentekaki, E., & Popluechai, S. (2018). Comparison of Gut Microbiota between Lean and Obese Adult Thai Individuals. Microbiology and Biotechnology Letters, 463, 277-287. doi:10.4014/mbl.1711.11003.
13. Yowang, A., Tsaousis, A. D., Chumphonsuk, T., Thongsin, N., Kullawong, N., Popluechai, S., & Gentekaki, E. (2018). High diversity of Blastocystis subtypes isolated from asymptomatic adults living in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Infection, Genetics, and Evolution, 65, 270-275. doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2018.08.010.
14. Jinatham, V., Popluechai, S., Clark, C. G., & Gentekaki, E. (2019). Entamoeba chiangraiensis n. sp. (Amoebozoa: Entamoebidae) isolated from the gut of Asian swamp eel (Monopterus albus) in northern Thailand. Parasitology, 1-23. doi:10.1017/s0031182019000775.
15. Diversity, prevalence, and subtyping of Blastocystis obtained from humans and animals living in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand. Vasana Jinatham, Amara Yowang, Abby McCain, Tawatchai Chumphonsuk, Nontaphat Thongsin, Niwed Kullawong, Anastasios D. Tsaousis, Siam Popluechai, Eleni Gentekaki. The 30 th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference "Bridging Research and Society's Needs" 22-23 November 2018, The Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok.
16. Diversity of eukaryotic gut microbiota of northern Thai populations. Amara Yowang, Vasana Jinatham, Anastasios Tsaousis, Niwed Kullawong, Siam Popluechai, Eleni Gentekaki. Microbiology society Annual Conference 2019. 8-11 April, ICC Belfast, UK.
17. Gut Microbiota of Thai Colorectal Cancer Patients. Siam Popluechai, Eleni Gentekaki, Kongkiat Kespechara, Art Hiranyakas. The 10th Asian Conference on Lactid Acid Bacteria (ACLAB-10). 29 – 31 August 2019 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
18. Gruneck L, Kullawong N, Kespechara K, Popluechai S. 2020. Gut microbiota of obese and diabetic Thai subjects and interplay with dietary habits and blood profiles. PeerJ 8:e9622 doi.org/10.7717/peerj.9622
19. Khonthun, C., Saikachain, N., Popluechai, S., Kespechara, K., Hiranyakas, A., Srikummool, M., Surangkul, D. (2020). Microarray Analysis of Gene Expression Involved in Butyrate-Resistant Colorectal Carcinoma HCT116 Cells. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 21(6), 1739-1746. DOI: 10.31557/APJCP.2020.21.6.1739
20. Chumponsuk, T., Gruneck, L., Gentekaki, E., Jitprasertwong, P., Kullawong, N., Nakayama, J., Popluechai, S. (2021) The salivary microbiota of Thai adults with metabolic disorders and association with diet. Archives of Oral Biology, 122. DOI: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2020.105036
21. Gruneck L., Khongphinitbunjong K., Popluechai S. 2021. Gut microbiota associated with two species of domesticated honey bees from Thailand. Symbiosis. doi.org/10.1007/s13199-021-00754-8