Narisara Chantratita

Name: Narisara Chantratita (Anuntagool)

Position: Associate Professor in Microbiology

Department: Microbiology and Immunology

narisara@tropmedres.ac
narisara.cha@mahidol.ac.th




Field of Expertise

Field of Specialization/Expertise

Immunology, Bacteriology, Molecular biology, Host Genetics, Melioidosis


Paper reviewer

American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Archives of Microbiology

Plos Neglected Tropical Infectious Disease

Expert Reviews of Vaccines

Infection and Immunity

Plos One

BMC Microbiology

BMC Infectious Diseases

Canadian Journal of Microbiology

Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology

Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene

Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health

Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry

European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases

African Journal of Biotechnology

Malaysian Society of Applied Biology

DNA and Cell Biology

Journal of Virology and Microbiology

Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease

Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy

Applied Microbiology

Springer Plus

Future Microbiology


Society Membership

The Allergy and Immunology Society of Thailand since 1990

The Infectious Disease Society of Thailand since 2008

Vaccine and development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens (VALIDATE), UK


Organization of International Conferences and Workshop

2017

Scientific committee of Joint International Meeting 2017, Bangkok, Thailand


2016

Scientific committee of 8th World Melioidosis Congress, 7-10 August 2016, Cebu, the Philippines

Instructor for a practical training workshop: Laboratory diagnosis for important nosocomial bacterial infection, 13-15 July 2016 at Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.


2014

Instructor for a practical training workshop “Laboratory diagnosis for important nosocomial bacterial infection”, 16-18 July 2014 at Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Instructor for WHO collaborating Centre for Clinical Management of Malaria course “Asian Clinical Tropical Medicine 2014”, at Faculty of Tropical Medicine, at Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 30 June-10 July 2014.


2013

Scientific committee of 7th World Melioidosis Congress, 21-23 November 2007, Bangkok, Thailand


2012

Instructor for a practical training workshop “Laboratory diagnosis for fever-associated pathogens in tropics”, 14-16 August 2013 at Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Instructor for a practical training workshop “Molecular approaches to clinical bacteriology in tropical medicine”, 24-26 October 2012 at Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Instructor for a Wellcome Trust advance course “Working with pathogen genome”, 20-24 Febuary 2012 at Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand

Instructor for a practical training workshop “Molecular approaches to clinical bacteriology in tropical medicine”, 2-4 May 2012 at Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.


2011

Instructor for a practical training workshop: High containment Laboratory (BSL-3): principles and practices, 20-22 May 2011 at Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand


2009

Instructor for a Wellcome Trust advance course “Open Door Workshop: Working with pathogen genome”, 12-15 October 2009 at Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand


2007

Instructor for a practical training workshop on “Isolation of Burkholderia pseudomallei from soil” 19-20 November 200 at University of Khonkean, Khonkean, Thailand

Scientific committee of 5th World Melioidosis Congress, 21-23 November 2007, Khonkean, Thailand


1998

Secretary and treasurer of International Congress on Melioidosis in 1998, Bangkok, Thailand



Invited speaker in the past 3 years (2017-2019)


2019

Identification of diagnostic markers for melioidosis by understanding the host response and bacterial exposure

15 October 2019, the 9th World Melioidosis Congress (WMC), Sharaton Hanoi Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam

 

Prospective validation of diagnostic accuracy of Hcp1-ICT as a point-of-car test for rapid detection of melioidosis using whole blood samples

27 November 2019, Institutional Translational Partnership Award (iTPA), Siam@Siam Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Translational research in melioidosis: innovations and determinant associated with infection and outcome

22 March 2019, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

 

 

What’s next: new dimensional approach in one health, malaria, and research ethics

21 February  2019, 26th Myanmar Military Medical Conference, Yangon, Myanmar

 

Translational research in melioidosis

22 February  2019, 26th Myanmar Military Medical Conference, Yangon, Myanmar

 

Challenges of conducting research while complying with U.S. grant funding requirement

3 May 2019,  NIAID, NIH Post  Award Grants Policy and Management Training, Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Host-bacteria genetic in tuberculosis

17 April 2019, TB symposium, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Melioidosis

29 May 2019, VALIDATE seminar series, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

2018

Career planning for success panel talks and Q&A

5 November 2018, VALIDATE “Post-doc’ing for success” Early Career Researcher Workshop, The Principal York Hotel, York, UK

 

Development and Performance of serological tests for melioidosis

13 April 2018, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Nevada, Reno, USA

 

Serological diagnosis of melioidosis in Thailand

16 April 2018, Current and future status of diagnostics for detecting active melioidosis, InBios International, Inc., Seattle, USA.

 

Melioidosis: Case Studies of Tropical Health

11 December 2018, Special JITMM Event  organized by James Cook University, Australia, presented at Amari Watergate, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Translational research: from basic to rapid diagnostic kit for melioidosis

12 December 2018, JITMM2018, Amari Watergate, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Research and innovations for laboratory diagnosis of melioidosis

19 Febuary 2018, Faculty of Medical Technology, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Bacterial and host determinants on infections and outcomes in melioidosis

22 February  2018, 25th Myanmar Military Medical Conference, Yangon, Myanmar

 

Development and performance of serological tests for melioidosis

9 May 2018, Department of Disease Control Region 9, Ministry of Public Health, Songkla, Thailand

 

Impact of bacterial and host determinants on infections and outcomes in melioidosis

Tackling MDR bacteria and identification of new antibacterial targets

25 January 2018, Independent Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB) Meeting 2018

2017

Pathogens, vectors, hosts and environments

17 May 2017,  UK-Thailand Workshop on Infectious Diseases and Non-Communicable Diseases

 

Research to Innovation

MALDI-TOF: Principle and application

24th April 2017, Naraesuan Univeristy, Thailand

 

Rapid Immunochromatography test for diagnosis of melioidosis

17 August 2017, National Innovation Agency Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Laboratory diagnosis of melioidosis of melioidosis

30 August 2017, 2nd South Asian Melioidosis Congress, Unearthing a subterranean infection, Colombo7, Sri Lanka

 

Melioidosis: Pathogen, hosts and environment

23 March 2017, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Determinants of outcome and recurrent infections in melioidosis

3-7 January 2017, Surin Hospital, Thailand

 

Determinants of outcome and recurrent infections in melioidosis

22 June 2017, Buriram Hospital, Thailand

 

Laboratory diagnosis of melioidosis

20 February 2017,  Learning from each other: updating the clinical management and prevention of meoioidosis and tuberculosis in the UK and Thailand, Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Serological techniques for diagnosis of infection

4 November 2017, Faculty of Allied Health Science, Chulalongkorn University

Invited speaker/Chairperson at International Conferences

2017

Invited speaker at 2nd South Asian Melioidosis Congress, 30th August 2017. Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel, Colombo. Tittle: Laboratory diagnosis of melioidosis.

Invited speaker at Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, 1 November 2017. Title: Staphylococcus aureus infections in northeast Thailand.

Invited speaker at Learning from each other: updating the clinical management and prevention of melioidosis and tuberculosis in the UK and Thailand, Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. 20-21 February 2017. Title: Laboratory diagnosis of melioidosis.

Invited speaker at Faculty of Medical Science, Naraesaun University, 24 April, 2017. Title: From research to innovations.

Invited speaker for Mahidol Channel by TCBN Company. Research Impact at Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol Univesity, 29 November 2016. Title: Determinants of outcome and recurrent in melioidosis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4hNqH5WkRU

Invited speaker at Faculty of Medical Science, Naraesaun University, 24 April 2017. Title: Mass spectrometry in diagnostic laboratory.

Invited speaker at 24th Annual Myanmar Military Medical Conference, Yangoon, Myanmar, 7-10 March 2017. Title: Melioidosis.

Invited speaker at the 2th South Asian Meliodosis Congress (SEMC 2017), Unearthing a subterranean infection, 30 August 2017 at King’s Court, Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel, Columbo, Sri Lanka. Session: Diagnostics, Title: Laboratory diagnosis of melioidosis.

Invited speaker at the Thailand-UK workshop on infectious diseases and non-Communicable Diseases, 17-19 May 2017 at Bliston Suwan Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. Title: Tackling melioidosis and antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Facilitator for Branstroming: Research Strategy for Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol Unviersity 21-22 April 2017, Regent Cha-am, Petchaburi, Thailand


2016

Invited speaker for Mahidol Channel by TCBN Company. Research Impact at Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol Univesity, 29 November 2016. Title: Determinants of outcome and recurrent in melioidosis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4hNqH5WkRU

Invited speaker at the 8th World Melioidosis Congress 2016, 7-10 August 2016, Cebu, The Philippines. Session titled Diagnostic and genomics. Title: Diagnostic proteomics and biological markers for melioioidosis.

Invited speaker at 11th International Symposium of the Protein Society of Thailand, 3-5 August 2016 at the Chulabhorn Cnference Center, Bangkok, Thailand. Title: Proteomics in Microbiology: identification, evolution and adaptation of Burkholderia pseudomallei

Invited speaker at the Melioidosis Research Coordination Network (RCN) workshop, organized by the U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s (DTRA) Coorperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP) and Chemical/Biological Technologies Directorate (J9 CB) at Anantara Siam Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. 23-25 February 2016. Title: Antibiotic resistance in Burkholdria pseudomallei.

Invited speaker for Nakhon Phanom Hospital, 13 May 2016. Title: Update on diagnostic laboratory, Nakhon Phanom, Thailand

Invited speaker for Senate council at Mahidol University, Salaya Campus, 22 July 2016. Title: Research network and opportunity for research funding


2015

Invited speaker for a seminar at Department of Medical Science, Prince Songkla University, Thailand, 17 August 2015. Title: Determinant of infection and outcome in meliodosis.

Invited speaker for International Collaboration Infectious Disease Research (ICIDR) Orientation Meeting on 20-21 May 2015 at Bethesda MD, Maryland, USA. Title: Determinant of outcomes and recurrence in melioidoisis.

Invited speaker for Southeast Melioidosis Congress 2015, 20-22 November 2015 at Manipal University, India. Title: New diagnostic developments for melioidosis.

Invited speaker for Joint International of Tropical Medicine Meeting 2015 (JITMM2015), 2-4 December 2015 at Amari Watergate Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. Title: Application of new technologies to the problem of infections and antibiotic resistance.


2014

Invited speaker for a training workshop “Laboratory diagnosis for important nosocomial bacterial infection”, 18 July 2014 at Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. Title: “New advance technology for identification of pathogens: Mass spectrometry”

Invited speaker for Lao-Oxford-University-Mahosot Hospital-Wellcome Trust-Research Unit (LOMWRU), Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR, 27 June 2014. Title: “Staphylococcus aureus infection associated with sepsis in northeast Thailand”

Invited speaker for Wellcome Trust Researcher Meeing, 5 June 2014, at Ashridge House, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, UK. Title: “Clinical impact of genetic polymorphisms in the innate immune pathway for patients with melioidosis and S. aureus infection.

Invited speaker for International Advisory Board Meeting, 29 January 2014 at Novotel Suwanaphum airport, Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. Title: “Host susceptibility and bacterial infection”.


2013

Invited speaker for the UK Government’s Science and Innovation Network and Yangon University of Public Health, 21 November 2013 at Yangon University of Public Health, Rangoon, Myanmar

Title: “Bacteria and host interaction in melioidosis”

Invited speaker for Translational Immunology Conference: Application in Medicine, 5 September 2013 at Faculty of Medicine (Siriraj Hospital), Thailand.

Title: “Live or Die: Genetic Polymorphisms in Sepsis”

Invited speaker for a research lunch talk, 16 May 2013 at Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol Univeristy, Bangkok, Thailand.

Title: “Antigenic determinants of Burkholderia pseudomallei and host immune response”

Invited speaker for a National Institute of Animal Health Conference, 19 March 2013 at National Institute of Animal Health, Bangkok, Thailand. Title: “Detection of Burkholderia pseudomallei by PCR and PFGE”

Invited speaker for a Special Topics in Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, 17 Feb 2013 at Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Title: Association between polymorphism, innate immune and outcomes from sepsis in Thai patients with bacterial infections

Invited speaker for a seminar at Research and Training Building, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, University of Washington, USA, 28 January 2013

Title: Melioidosis Research in Thailand


2012

Invited speaker for a seminar at Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, 17 Nov 2012

Title: Bacterial adaptation to the environmental transition

Invited speaker for a seminar at Faculty of Medical Science, Naraesoun University, Pisanulok, Thailand, 26 Nov 2012.

Title: Evolution of Burkholderia pseodomallei in environmental niches” and “How to write a grant proposal

Chairperson and an invited speaker of session S21: Bacterial infections, at Joint International Meeting of Tropical Medicaine 2012 on14 Dec 2012, Bangkok, Thailand.

Invited speaker in Molecular Network Meeting 16 May 2011, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Title: Non-culture based techniques for bacterial identification


2011

Invited speaker in a workshop “Molecular Epidemiology: Basic knowledge for Tropical Diseases Research”, 3 June 2011, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Thailand

Title: Application of molecular methods for research on melioidosis

Chairperson and an invited speaker of session S21: Bacterial infections at Joint international Tropical Medicine Meeting 2011, 2 Dec 2011, Bangkok, Thailand.

Tittle: Variation in innate immune responses to bacterial stimuli in normal Thai subjects

Invited speaker in Molecular Network Meeting 28 December 2011, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Title: Colony morphology switching of Burkholderia pseudomallei


2009

Chairperson of the session, Mathematical modeling for malaria elimination JITMM, 3-4 December 2009, Bangkok, Thailand

Invited speaker for GameXP annual meeting 2009, 31 Nov-3 Dec 2552 at Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology Institute of Ecology and Biological Resource, Hanoi, Vietnam

Title: Effect of Burkholderia pseudomallei morphotype switching on intracellular survival in human macrophages


2008

Chairperson and invited speaker in a symposium, JITMM2008 , 13-14 October 2008, Bangkok, Thailand


2007

Invited speaker in a symposium, JITMM 2007, 30 November-2 December Bangkok, Thailand

Chairperson of the session, The 5th World Melioidosis Congress, 22-23 November 2007, Khonkean, Thailand


Last updated: March 12, 2019