Suttipun Keawsompong, Ph.D.
Assistant professor
Contact information
Department of Biotechnolgy, Faculty of Agro-Industry,
Kasetsart University, 50 Ngamwongwan road, Ladyao, Chatuchak,
Bangkok, THAILAND 10900
+662 562-5081
+662 579-4096
suttipun.k@ku.ac.th
Degree
Ph.D. (Life Science : Molecular Biology and Biotechnology), University of Nottingham
M.S.(Biotechnology), Kasetsart University
B.S. (Biotechnology), Kasetsart University
Research Areas
Enzymes technology
Solid state fermentation
Gene technology
Fungal molecular biology
Current Research Project
Lignocellulolytic enzymes system in edible fungi: biochemical and molecular approach
Hydrolytic enzyme for prebiotic production and animal feed application
Expression fungal cellulase in yeast
Bacillus thuringiensis application in agriculture: molecular biology, production and product formulation
Gene manipulation of keratinolytic enzyme for feather meal processing
Recent Publication
Publications and Presentations:
Nitisinprasert, S. and S. Keawsompong, 1997. Screening and characterization of microorganisms for feather degradation from various sources in Thailand. The Journal of Science Khonkaen University. 25:65-75.
Nitisinprasert, S., W. Pornwirun, and S. Keawsompong, 1999. Characterizations of two bacterial strains showing high keratinase activities and their synergism in feather degradation. Kasetsart Journal (Nat. Sci.)  33:191-199.
Keawsompong, S., J. Zulu, and J. F. Peberdy. Expression of cellobiohydrolase genes in oyster mushroom, Pleurotus sajor-caju. Abstract Contribute Paper Sessions and Poster presentation. British Mycology Society Postgraduate Symposium. Liverpool John Moore University, Liverpool, United Kingdom. 14-16 July 1998.
Keawsompong, S. Cloning of a cellobiohydrolase II gene and its expression in Pleurotus sajor-caju. Abstract Contribute Paper Sessions and Oral presentation. British Mycological Society Millenium Postgraduate Symposium. University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom. 10-11 July 2000.
Keawsompong, S. and T. Buwjoom. Utilization shiitake mushroom waste as animal feed. Abstract Contribute Paper Sessions and Poster presentation. 3rd Asia Pacific Mycological Congress on Biodiversity and Biotechnology. Kunming, China. 4-8 November 2002.
Titapoka, S., S. Keawsompong, W. Pornwirun, and S. Nitisinprasert. 2002. Purification and characterization of keratinase producing Bacillus licheniformis KUB-K0006 and Bacillus pumilus KUB-K0082.  The 14th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology: Biotechnology for Better Living in the New Economy. November 12-15, 2002. Hotel Sofitel Raja Orchid, Khon Kaen, Thailand. p. 166
Keawsompong, S. Cloning of a cellobiohydrolase II gene and its expression in Pleurotus sajor-caju. Abstract Contribute Paper Sessions and Oral presentation. The 5th Agro-Industrial Conference THAIFEX & THAI MEX 2003. 30-31 May 2003. BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand. p. 124-125
Keawsompong, S. Extracellular Cellulolytic Enzyme Profiles of Oyster Mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus Cultivated in Thailand. Abstract and Full paper Contribute Paper Sessions and Poster presentation. The 2nd International Conference on Medicinal Mushroom. PEACH, Pataya, Thailand. 17-19 July 2003.
Nitisinprasert, S., P. Leamkom, J. Sanomwathanawong, T. Rungsung, and S. Keawsompong. NTG and Ultraviolet Mutagenesis of Grass Degrading Bacillus subtilis GN 156. Abstract Contribute Paper Sessions and Poster presentation. BioThailand 2003, Technology for Life. PEACH, Pataya, Thailand. 17-20 July 2003.
Keawsompong, S., K. Piyajomkwan, S. Walapatit, C. Rodjanaridpiched, and K. Sriroth. Ethanol Production from Cassava Chips: Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation Process. Abstract and Full paper Contribute Paper Sessions and Oral presentation. Starch Update 2003. PEACH, Pataya, Thailand. 19-20 July 2003.
Keawsompong, S. Cellulase System in Basidiomycetes and Its Application in Biotechnology. Abstract Contribute Paper Sessions and Oral presentation. IV Asia-Pacific Mycological Congress. Lotus Hotel Pang Suan Kaew, Chiangmai, Thailand. 14-19 November 2004.
Sanomwattanawong, J and S. Keawsompong Extracellular Cellulolytic Enzyme Profiles of Oyster Mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus No.10. Abstract Contribute Paper Sessions and Poster presentation. IV Asia-Pacific Mycological Congress. Lotus Hotel Pang Suan Kaew, Chiangmai, Thailand. 14-19 November 2004.
Yodsuwan, N., N. Techai, S. Aroonsantiroj and S. Keawsompong. Study of Cellobiohydrolase I (CBHI) in Auricularia fuscosuccinea No.5. Abstract Contribute Paper Sessions and Poster presentation. IV Asia-Pacific Mycological Congress. Lotus Hotel Pang Suan Kaew, Chiangmai, Thailand. 14-19 November 2004.
Jintanasuntornsiri, S. and S. Keawsompong. Decolorization of Textile dyes in Wastewater by Pluerotus ostreatus. Abstract Contribute Paper Sessions and Poster presentation. IV Asia-Pacific Mycological Congress. Lotus Hotel Pang Suan Kaew, Chiangmai, Thailand. 14-19 November 2004.
Keawsompong, S., J. Sanomwatanawong and S. Nitisinprasert. Cellulolytic Enzyme System of Pleurotus ostreatus and Its Application in Animal Feed. Abstract and Full paper Contribute Paper Sessions and Oral presentation. Fifth International Conference on Mushroom Biology and Mushroom Products. Everbright Conference and Exhibition Centre, Shanghai, P.R. China. 8-12 April 2005.