Asst. Prof. Dr. Saowalak Kalapanulak

Position:

lecturer

Field of interests:

  • Systems biology and bioinformatics in plant metabolism
  • Systems biology and bioinformatics in metabolism of pathogen
  • Genome-scale metabolic network reconstruction
  • Transcriptional regulatory network reconstruction
  • Structural analysis of biochemical networks

Contact information

Work address:

Bioinformatics and Systems biology program,
School of Bioresources and Technology,
King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi,
49 Soi Thian Thale 25, Bang Khun Thian Chai Thale Road, Tha Kham, Bang Khun Thian, Bangkok 10150, Thailand.

E-mail:
Tel:
Fax:

saowalak.kal@kmutt.ac.th
(+66) 2470-7713
(+66) 2452-3479

Dr. Saowalak Kalapanulak
Dr. Saowalak Kalapanulak


Bibliography

2009 Ph.D. in Systems Biology,
School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
2002 M.Sc. in Petrochemical Technology, Petroleum and Petrochemical College (International program), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
2000 B.Eng. in Chemical Engineering,
King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand.

2019

  • Punyasu N, Kalapanulak S, Siriwat W, Saithong T (2019) Development of a compartmentalized model for insight into the structured metabolic pathway of carbon metabolism in cassava leaves. Australian Journal of Crop Science 13(04): 605-615.
  • Chiewchankaset P, Kalapanulak S, Saithong T (2019) Extended utilization of constraint-based metabolic model in a long-growing crop. Processes 7(5): 259.
  • Wirojsirasak W, Kalapanulak S, Saithong T (2019) Pan- and core- gene association networks: Integrative approaches to understanding biological regulation, PLoS ONE 14(1): e0210481.
  • Chiewchankaset P, Siriwat W, Suksangpanomrung M, Boonseng O, Meechai A, Tanticharoen M, Kalapanulak S, Saithong T (2019) Understanding carbon utilization routes between high and low starch-producing cultivars of cassava through Flux Balance Analysis, Scientific Reports 9: 2964.

2018

  • Siriwat W, Kalapanulak S, Suksangpanomrung M, Saithong T (2018) Unlocking conserved and diverged metabolic characteristics in cassava carbon assimilation via comparative genomics approach, Scientific Reports, 8(1): 16593.
  • Saithong T, Thanasomboon R, Kalapanulak S, Netrpan S, Suksangpanomrung M (2018) Highlighting the condition-specific protein-protein interaction by integrating expression data into the interactome network: A case of AGPase protein, The 19th International Conference on Systems Biology (ICSB), 28 October – 1 November 2018, Lyon, France. [Poster]
  • Kalapanulak S, Sriwichai N, Saithong T, Suksangpanomrung M, Netrpan S (2018) Unraveling transcriptional regulation of starch metabolic genes in cassava through computational prediction with Yeast-one hybrid validation, The 19th International Conference on Systems Biology (ICSB), 28 October – 1 November 2018, Lyon, France. [Poster]
  • Chiewchankaset P, Siriwat W, Kalapanulak S, Saithong T (2018) Genome-scale metabolic model predicts carbon flux partitioning towards starch biosynthesis in storage root of cassava, The 11th International Multiconference on Bioinformatics of Genome Regulation and Structure\Systems Biology (BGRS\SB- 2018), 20-25 August 2018, Novosibrisk, Russia. [Poster]
  • Kalapanulak S, Rangsiwutisak C, Saithong T (2018) Genome-wide prediction of transcription factor binding sites in cassava via phylogenetic footprinting between plants in Euphorbiaceae family, The 11th International Multiconference on Bioinformatics of Genome Regulation and Structure\Systems Biology (BGRS\SB-2018), 20-25 August 2018, Novosibrisk, Russia. [Poster]

2017

  • Thanasomboon R, Kalapanulak S, Netrphan S, Saithong T (2017) Prediction of cassava protein interactome based on interolog method, Scientific Reports, 7: 17206.
  • Siriwat W, Kalapanulak S, Saithong T (2017) Investigation of canonical metabolic network of plants through topology-based analysis, The 21st Annual International Conference on Research in Computational Molecular Biology (RECOMB2017), 3-7 May 2017, Hong Kong. [Poster]
  • Kalapanulak S, Rangsiwutisak C, Saithong T (2017) Exploring the landscape of regulatory elements on non-coding regions of cassava genome via motif-based screening, The 21st Annual International Conference on Research in Computational Molecular Biology (RECOMB2017), 3-7 May 2017, Hong Kong. [Poster]
  • Sriwichai N, Saithong T, Kalapanulak S (2017) Transcription Factors Controlling the Involvement of MIR164 and MIR167 in Cassava Response to Drought Stress Condition: A Potential Marker for Drought-resistant Trait Screening, International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Bioeconomy 2017 (AGBIO2017), 22 February - 2 March 2017, Bangkok, Thailand. [Poster]
  • Chiewchankaset P, Dusschoten D, Saithong T, Kalapanulak S, Wojchiechowski T (2017) Development of fine roots of cassava in soil as observed by 3D MRI, International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Bioeconomy 2017 (AGBIO2017), 22 February - 2 March 2017, Bangkok, Thailand. [Poster]
  • Chungloo D, Suksangpanomrung M, Netrphan S, Saithong T, Kalapanulak S (2017) A study towards understanding of transcriptional regulation of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase genes in cassava through bioinformatics and molecular biology techniques, International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Bioeconomy 2017 (AGBIO2017), 22 February - 2 March 2017, Bangkok, Thailand. [Poster]

2016

  • Punyasu N, Kalapanulak S, Bumee S, Saithong T (2016) Unravelling the changes in metabolism during storage root development of cassava through reporter metabolite analysis, The 28th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference, 28-30 Novermber 2016, Chiangmai, Thailand. [Poster]
  • Suksamran R, Saithong T, Thammarongtham C, Kalapanulak S (2016) A comparative approach to genome-wide discovery of intragenic non-coding RNAs in cassava, The 28th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference, 28-30 Novermber 2016, Chiangmai, Thailand. [Poster]
  • Thanasomboon R, Kalapanulak S, Saithong T (2016) Protein-Protein Interaction Network of Host and Pathogen inferring the Infection Mechanism of Xanthomonas axonopodis in Cassava, Siriraj International Conference, June 2016, Siriraj Hospital, Thailand. [Poster]
  • Chiewchankaset P, Boonseng O, Suksangpanomrung M, Kalapanulak S, Saithong T (2016) Investigation of growth behavior inferring the distinct carbon allocation between high and low starch-content traits of cassava, 1st international conference on World Congress on Root and Tuber Crops 2016, 18-23 January 2016, Guangxi, China. [Poster]
  • Bumee S, Khampoosa B, Saithong T, Meechai A, Kalapanulak S (2016) Integrative approach for predicting transcription factors controlling starch genes in cassava, Proceedings of 1st international conference on World Congress on Root and Tuber Crops 2016, 18-23 January 2016, Guangxi, China. [Poster]
  • Kalapanulak S, Saithong T, Thammarongtham C (2016) Networking Omic Data to Envisage Systems Biological Regulation In Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 1-21 [Book Chapter]

2015

  • Bumee, S., Kalapanulak, S., Meechai, A. and Saithong, T. (2015) Analysis of reporter metabolites for the compartmentalized genome-scale metabolic model of Arabidopsis leaves, Proceedings of 6th international conference on Computational Systems-Biology and Bioinformatics 2015 (CSBio2015), 22-25 November 2015, Thailand. [Proceedings]
  • Vongthaiwan, H., Siriwat, W., Kalapanulak, S. and Saithong, T. (2015) Shape the reconstructed metabolic pathway of cassava carbon assimilation into a cell, Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference (TSB2015), 17-22 November 2015, Thailand. [Proceedings]
  • Sriwichai, N., Saithong, T., Thammarongtham, C., Meechai, A. and Kalapanulak, S. (2015) A hybrid computational approach for predicting the intergenic microRNA promoters in plants: A case study in cassava, Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference (TSB2015), 17-22 November 2015, Thailand. [Proceedings]
  • Sojikul, P., Saithong, T., Kalapanulak, S., Pisuttinusart, N., Limsirichaikul, S., Tanaka, M., Utsumi, Y., Sakurai, T., Seki, M., Narangajavana, J. (2015) Genome-Wide Analysis Reveals Phytohormone Action During Cassava Storage Root Initiation, Plant Molecular Biology, pp. 1-13.
  • Saithong, T and Kalapanulak, S. (2015) Chapter 17 Going beyond the current native nutritional food through the integration of the omic data in the post-genomic era In Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods 2nd. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. [Book Chapter]
  • Saithong, T., Saerue, S., Kalapanulak, S., Sojikul, P., Narangajavana, J. and Bhumiratana, S. (2015) Gene co-expression analysis inferring the crosstalk of ethylene and gibberellin in modulating the transcriptional acclimation of cassava root growth in different seasons. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0137602.

2014

  • Khampoosa, B., Bumee, S., Saithong, T., Suksangpanomrung, M., and Kalapanulak, S. (2014) Construction of Transcriptional Regulatory Network Proposes bZIP Transcription Factor Controlling Rubisco Genes in Cassava, Proceedings of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference (TSB2014), 26-29 November 2014, Thailand. [Proceeding]
  • Yawichai, A., Srisuk, T., Kalapanulak, S., Thammarongtham, C., and Saithong, T. (2014) An Exhaustive Search for Intronic microRNAs in the Cassava Genome, Proceedings of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference (TSB2014), 26-29 November 2014, Thailand. [Proceeding]
  • Wirojsirasak, W., Saithong, T., Sojikul, P., Hirunsirisawat, P., and Kalapanulak, S. (2014) The Effect of Microarray Data Resolution on the Inferred Transcriptional Regulatory Network Topology, Proceedings of the 2nd ASEAN Plus Three Graduate Research Congress (AGRC2014), 5-7 February 2014, Thailand. [Proceeding]
  • Khampoosa, B., Kalapanulak, S., Bumee, S., and Saithong, T. (2014) Construction of Transcriptional Regulatory Network of Starch Metabolism in Cassava via Bioinformatics Approach, EMBO Conference Series: From Functional Genomics to Systems Biology, 8-11 November 2014, Germany. [Poster]
  • Yawichai, A., Suksamran, R., Kalapanulak, S., Saithong, T., and Thammarongtham, C. (2014) Computational Screening for Intronic microRNAs in Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) Genome, Next Generation Sequencing for Genetic and Genomic Studies (NGS2014), 29-30 July 2014, Thailand. [Poster]
  • Wirojsirasak, W., Saithong, T., and Kalapanulak, S. (2014) Discovering the Prominent Processes during Cassava Root Development through Gene Expression Profile Analysis, Genome, Next Generation Sequencing for Genetic and Genomic Studies (NGS2014), 29-30 July 2014, Thailand. [Poster]

2013

  • Saithong, T., Rongsirikul, O., Kalapanulak, S., Chiewchankaset, P., Siriwat, W., Netrphan, S., Suksangpanomrung, M., Meechai, A., and Cheevadhanarak, S. (2013) Starch Biosynthesis in Cassava: a Genome-based Pathway Reconstruction and Its Exploitation in Data Integration, BMC Systems Biology, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 75-92.
  • Bumee, S., Ingkasuwan, P., Kalapanulak, S., Meechai, A., Cheevadhanarak, S., and Saithong, T. (2013) Transcriptional Regulatory Network of Arabidopsis Starch Metabolism under Extensive Light Conditions: A Potential Model of Transcription-modulated Starch Metabolism in Roots of Starchy Crops, Proceedings of the 4th CSBio2013, 7-9 November 2013, Korea. [Proceeding]
  • Saithong, T., Rongsirikul, O., Kalapanulak, S., Chiewchankaset, P., Siriwat, W., Netrphan, S., Suksangpanomrung, M., Meechai, A., and Cheevadhanarak, S. (2013) Starch Biosynthesis in Cassava: a Genome-based Pathway Reconstruction and Its Exploitation in Data Integration. BMC Systems Biology, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp.75. [Proceeding]
  • Khampoosa, B., Kalapanulak, S., Saithong, T., and Suksangpanomrung, M. (2013). Performing Bioinformatics Study Discloses bZip Transcription Factor Family Protein Controlling Starch Metabolism in Cassava, Plant Genome Evolution 2013 (PGEV2013), 8-10 September 2013, Netherlands. [Poster]
  • Saithong, T., Bumee, S., Hirunsirisawat, P., Kalapanulak, S., Meechai, A., and Cheevadhanarak, S. (2013) Pan- and Core- Gene Regulatory Network of a Plant: A Potential Resolution of the Sloppy Gene Expression Data in Planta, Plant Genome Evolution 2013 (PGEV2013), 8-10 September 2013, Netherlands. [Poster]

2012

  • Siriwat, W.., Kalapanulak, S., Suksangpanomrung, M., Netrphan, S., Meechai, A., and Saithong T. (2012) Transcriptomic Data Integration Inferring the Dominance of Starch Biosynthesis in Carbon Utilization of Developing Cassava Roots, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computational Systems-Biology and Bioinformatics (CSBio2012), October 3-5 2012, Thailand. [Proceeding]
  • Saithong, T., Rongsirikula, O., Kalapanulaka, S., Netrphan, S., and Suksangpanomrung, M. (2012) High-quality Pathway of Cassava Starch Biosynthesis in Non-Photosynthetic Tissues Inferred by Multiple Plant Templates, Proceedings of The 23rd Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology “Systems Biotechnology: Quality & Success” (TSB2011), 1-2 February 2012, Thailand. [Proceeding]
  • Saithong, T., Saerue, S., Kalapanulak, S., Sojikul, P., and Narangajavana, J. (2012) Analysis of Gene Expression During Root Development Implies the Distinct Gene Regulation between Root Tissues, Proceedings of The 23rd Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology “Systems Biotechnology: Quality & Success” (TSB2011), 1-2 February 2012, Thailand. [Proceeding]
  • Kalapanulak, S., Juntrapirom, A., and Saithong, T. (2012) DTscreen v1: A Novel Drug Targets Identification Tool for Pathogenic Diseases Through Protein Signature-based Approach, Proceedings of The 23rd Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology “Systems Biotechnology: Quality & Success” (TSB2011), 1-2 February 2012, Thailand. [Proceeding]
  • Bumee, S., Ingkasuwan, P., Kalapanulak, S., Meechai, A., Cheevadhanarak, S., and Saithong, T. (2012) Transcriptional Regulatory Network Inference of Starch Metabolism in Root from Arabidopsis Gene Expression Data, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB2012), October 3-5 2012, Thailand. [Poster]

2010

  • Juntrapirom, A., Kalapanulak, S., and Saithong, T. (2010) Genome-Based Screening for Drug Targets Identification: Application to Typhoid Fever, Proceedings of The 1st International Conference on Computational Systems-Biology and Bioinformatics (CSBio2010), 3-5 November 2010, Thailand. [Proceeding]
  • Rongsirikul, O., Saithong, T., Kalapanulak, S., Meechai, A., Cheevadhanarak, S., Netrphan, S., and Suksangpanomrung, M. (2010) Reconstruction of Starch Biosynthesis Pathway in Cassava Using Comparative Genomic Approach, Proceedings of The 1st International Conference on Computational Systems-Biology and Bioinformatics (CSBio2010), 3-5 November 2010, Thailand. [Proceeding]

2005

  • Kalapanulak, S., Tang-amornsuksan, N., Meechai, A., Cheevadhanarak, S., and Bhumiratana, S. (2005) An Applied Process Control Concept to Gene Motif Network Modeling for Predicting the Gene Expression Profiles, The 2005 International Joint Conference of InCoB, AASBi and KSBI (Bioinfo 2005), 22-24 September 2005, Korea. [Poster]