Panuwan Chantawannakul

Panuwan Chantawannakul

Associate Professor Dr ,
Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Associate Professor Dr Panuwan Chantawannakul

Field of Specialisation


Honey bee pathology, Microbial diversity, natural products, and patent agent

Current Employment

            Associate Professor in Microbiology Section at Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University, Thailand 

Research activities and experiences


2011-2017                                                       Visiting scholar at several research institutes (Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science, Beijing; Honey bee genome laboratory, Uppsala University, Sweden; Institute of Bee Health, University of Bern, Switzerland)

2016                                                                Certificate of completion of the Royal academy of engineering’s Leaders in Innovation Fellowships residential program.

2013 (June)                                                      Intellectual property training by Japan patent office, Tokyo, Japan

2011 (October 15- November 16th)                     Visiting scholar at Waikato University, New Zealand   funded by International Mobility Fund, New Zealand Government, New Zealand           

2011 (August 1-20th)                                         Visiting scholar at National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science (NILGS), Tsukuba, Japan funded by NILGS

2011 (February 1st -14th)                                    Visiting scholar at Honey bee research group, USDA, Beltsville, MA, USA

2010 (March 1st –May 31st)                               Research Fellow at Japan Collection of Microorganisms (RIKEN Bioresource center), Tokyo, Japan, funded by Hitachi schlorarship foundation, Japan

2008 (April 1st – May 31st)                                Reserch Fellow at Japan Collection of Microorganisms (RIKEN Bioresource center), Tokyo, Japan, funded by Commision of Higer Education, Ministry of Education, Thailand.

2005 (March 1st -May 30th )                               Research fellow at National Bee unit, Central Science Laboratory (CSL), Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affair (Defra), York, UK funded by Coperative Research Network (CRN) in Biology, Thailand .

2004 (December 4th -25th )                                 Research fellow at Resercach Intstitute of Bioresources, Okayama university, Kurashiki, Okayama funded by Research Insitute of Bioresources, Japan.

2003 (September 1st  -10th)                                Visitor at Institute of Honeybee Science Research, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany.

2003-2001                                                       Postdoctoral scholarship funded by Thailand Research Fund (TRF).

                                                                        Project: Microbial diseases in honeybee larvae in Thailand

2001- 2000                                                       Postdoctoral fellow funded by Monbusho scholarship (National project on protein structural and functional analyses from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan) Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Oita university. Oita, Japan

Project: Protein engineering of salt tolerant glutaminase and crystallisation

2001(February 4-6)                                          Visiting scholar of Biomolecular Structure Laboratory at National Institute of Genetics (NIG), Shizouka, Japan

2001(September 25 -28)                                   Synchrotron visiting scholar for crystallographic experimentation at Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (SPring8), Hyogo, Japan (funded by Spring8)

2000 (September 28)                                       Certificate of Patent attorney in recognition of fulfillment of the requirement for practicing a patent attorney and qualified as being a registered patent attorney by Ministry of Commerce, Thailand (registered patent agent number: 1320) funded by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)

1994(April 1 –May 30)                                    Immunology Department of Science and Health Research Institution, Chiang Mai, Thailand (worked as a trainee)     


Scholarships and Academic Awards

– Best scored medals in Biology subject awarded by Chiang Mai University, Thailand on June 18th, 1992; May 19th, 1993; April 28th, 1994 and June 2nd, 1995.

– Studentship awarded by the Development and Promotion of Science Talent Project (DPST), Thai government from 1992-1999.

– A runner up awarded for poster presentation in PABIO Research Conversazione, Cardiff University, United Kingdom, on June 3rd, 1997.

– A studentship awarded to present a poster in the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS), Spore Conference at Cambridge UK, 8-11 July 1997.

– A travel grant awarded (President fund (SGM) on March 26th, 1999) to present a poster in the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) general meeting 99th held at Chicago, USA,.

– A SGM travel grant awarded (on May 6th, 1999) to present a poster in International Union of Microbiology Society (IUMS) at Sydney, Australia.

– Academic Excellent Award 2000 for Biotechnology subprogram, Thailand-Australian Science and Engineering Assistance Project (TASEAP). Siam International Hotel, Bangkok. Thailand. February 16th, 2000.

– MONBUSHO fellowship (2001)

– A travel grant awarded by Funded delegate program (International Congress of Entomology) to present a paper in XII International Congress of Entomology, Brisbane, Australia (August 15th -21st, 2004)

– A travel grant award from Bee for Development to act as speaker at the Honey trade workshop at Dublin (August 19-20th, 2005)

– A travel grant award from Thompson Rivers University at Kamloops, Canada to teach Science Seminar Fall (2005)             

– A speaker at British Bee Keeper meeting at Central Science Laboratory, UK on April 2005.-  A speaker in Science Seminar Fall 2005 in titled of “Exploitation of New Technologies in Bee Pathology Research” at Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada on October 27th, 2005.

– Bee disease diagnosis protocol drafting committee, Department of Livestock Development, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand (2004-2006)

– Chairperson in “Bee pathology session” in Australian Asian Apiculture Association Conference at Perth, Australia (March 2006)

– Chairperson in Session Bee pests and Diseases in the 9th Asian Apiculture Conference and Exhibition Association (AAA), Hangzhou, China, 1-4th November, 2008

– Invited speaker in Science Council of Asia (2009), Singapore, June 2009

– Invited speaker in Seminar in National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Tsukuba, April 2010

– Invited speaker at COLOSS meeting, Ankara, Turkey (2010)

– Invited speaker at MAF Biosecurity and University of Waikato, New Zealand (2011)

– TRF-CHE –SCOPUS award (Best scientist award in Agricultural Science (2009)

–  Hitachi Research fellowship (2009)

– Invited bee expert and speaker in Bee week 2013, organized by European parliament and United Nation.

– Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers (2013) by Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Science, Japan International Cooperation agency and Institute of Sustainability and Peace, United Nations University

–  Golden elephant award for young researcher award (2013)

–  Erasmus awardee (2015) in Uppsala University, Sweden

–  Newton fund awardee (2016) in Leadership in Innovation Fellowship

– Executive committee and Vice president of honey bee research international network (

–  Clarivate Analytics award in Research excellence (2017) by Thailand Research Fund

– Gold medal with the congratulation of the jury, Best innovation in Agriculture, at Salon International Des Invention Genève (45th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva) Switzerland, March 31st, 2017

– Certificate of excellent achievement from Malaysian Association of Research Scientists (MARS) (2017)


  1. Krongdang, S., Pettis, J.S., Williams, G., R., Chantawannakul, P. Screening of antagonistic bacterial isolates from hives of Apis cerana in Vietnam against the causal agent of American foulbrood of honey Bees, Paenibacillus larvae. (2018). Chiang Mai Journal of Science. 40(3):1249-1260.
  2. Krongdang, S., Evans, J.D., Chen, Y., Mookhploy, W., Chantawannakul, P. Comparative susceptibility and immune responses of Asian and European honey bees to the American foulbrood pathogen; Paenibacillus larvae. (2018). Insect Science. DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.1259.
  1. Somwongin, S., Chantawannakul, P., Chaiyana, W. Antioxidant activity and irritation property of venoms from Apis species (2018) Toxicon, 145, pp. 32-39. DOI: 1016/j.toxicon.2018.02.049
  2. Chantawannakul, P., Ramsey, S., vanEngelsdorp, D., Khongphinitbunjong, K., Phokasem, P. Tropilaelaps mite: an emerging threat to European honey bee (2018). Current Opinion in Insect Science, 26, pp. 69-75. DOI: 10.1016/j.cois.2018.01.012
  3. de Guzman, L.I., Phokasem, P., Khongphinitbunjong, K., Frake, A.M., Chantawannakul, P. Successful reproduction of unmated Tropilaelaps mercedesae and its implication on mite population growth in Apis mellifera colonies (2018). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 153, pp. 35-37. DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2018.02.010
  4. Sinpoo, C., Paxton, R.J., Disayathanoowat, T., Krongdang, S., Chantawannakul, P. Impact of Nosema ceranae and Nosema apis on individual worker bees of the two host species (Apis cerana and Apis mellifera) and regulation of host immune response (2018). Journal of Insect Physiology, 105, pp. 1-8.  DOI:10.1016/j.jinsphys.2017.12.010
  5. Subta, P., Chantawannakul, P., Singtripop, T., Manaboon, M. Effects of photoperiod on larval diapause termination in the bamboo borer, Omphisa fuscidentalis hampson (2018). Chiang Mai Journal of Science, 45 (1), pp. 154-161.
  6. Khacha-Ananda, S., Saenphet, K., Saenphet, S., Tragoolpua, K., Chantawannakul, P., Tragoolpua, Y. Evaluation of the stability of propolis granule and toxicity study in wistar rats (2018). Chiang Mai Journal of Science, 45 (1), pp. 162-176.
  7. Chanpanitkitchote, P., Chen, Y., Evans, J.D., Chantawannakul, P. Acute bee paralysis virus occurs in the Asian honey bee Apis cerana and parasitic mite Tropilaelaps mercedesae (2018) Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2017.11.009.
  8. Pakwan, C., Kaltenpoth, M., Weiss, B., Chantawannakul, P., Jun, G., Disayathanoowat, T. Bacterial communities associated with the ectoparasitic mites Varroa destructor and Tropilaelaps mercedesae of the honey bee (Apis mellifera) (2017). FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 93, art. no. fix160. DOI: 10.1093/femsec/fix160
  9. Sinpoo, C., Williams, G.R., Chantawannakul, P., Dynamics of fungal communities in corbicular pollen and bee bread (2017). Chiang Mai Journal of Science. 44(4), pp. 1244-1256.
  10. Subta, P., Suang, S., Chantawannakul, P., Manaboon, M. Diapause hormone terminates larval diapause in the bamboo borer, Omphisa fuscidentalis (Hampson) (2017). Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 20(3), pp. 1014-1018.
  11. Phokasem, P., Lekhakula, P.,Utama-ung, N., Rachtanapun P. Chantawannakul, P. Optimization of Mixed Bacillus Cultures as An Inoculant in Northern Thai Style Fermented Soybeans (Thua-nao) by Mixture Design (2017), Chiang Mai Journal of Science. 44 (2), pp. 414-426.
  12. Krongdang, S., Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S., Chantawannakul, P. Multilocus sequence typing, biochemical and antibiotic resistance characterizations reveal diversity of North American strains of the honey bee pathogen Paenibacillus larvae (2017). PLoS ONE, 12 (5), art. no. e0176831, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0176831.
  13. Sanpa, S., Popova, M., Tunkasiri, T., Eitssayeam, S., Bankova, V., Chantawannakul, P. Chemical profiles and antimicrobial activities of Thai propolis collected from Apis mellifera (2017). Chiang Mai Journal of Science, 44 (2), pp. 438-448.
  14. Maitip, J., Zhang, X., Tan, K., Thai, P.H., Nabozhenko, M.V., Kirejtshuk, A.G., Chantawannakul, P., Neumann, P. A scientific note on the association of black fungus beetles (Alphitobius laevigatus, Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) with Eastern honey bee colonies (Apis cerana) (2017). Apidologie, 48 (2), pp. 271-273. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-016-0471-5.
  15. Suang, S., Manaboon, M., Singtripop, T., Hiruma, K., Kaneko, Y., Tiansawat, P., Neumann, P., Chantawannakul, P. Larval diapause termination in the bamboo borer, Omphisa fuscidentalis (2017). PLoS ONE, 12 (4), art. no. e0174919, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174919.
  16. Pattamayutanon, P., Angeli, S., Thakeow, P., Abraham, J., Disayathanoowat, T., Chantawannakul, P. Volatile organic compounds of Thai honeys produced from several floral sources by different honey bee species (2017) PLoS ONE, 12 (2), art. no. e0172099, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172099.
  17. de Guzman, L., Williams, G.R., Khongphinitbunjong, K., Chantawannakul, P. Ecology, Life History, and Management of Tropilaelaps Mites (2017). Journal of Economic Entomology, 110(2) pp 319-332. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tow304.
  18. Saraithong, P., Li, Y., Saenphet, K., Chen, Z., Chantawannakul, P. Midgut bacterial communities in the giant Asian honeybee (Apis dorsata) across 4 developmental stages: A comparative study (2017). Insect Science, 24, pp. 81-92. DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.1227.
  19. Khongphinitbunjong, K., de Guzman, L.I., Rinderer, T.E., Tarver, M.R., Frake, A.M., Chen, Y., Chantawannakul, P. Responses of Varroa-resistant honey bees (Apis mellifera) to Deformed wing virus (2016) Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 19 (4), pp. 921-927. DOI: 10.1016/j.aspen.2016.08.008.
  20. Khacha-ananda, S., Tragoolpua, K., Chantawannakul, P., Tragoolpua, Y. Propolis extracts from the northern region of Thailand suppress cancer cell growth through induction of apoptosis pathways (2016). Investigational New Drugs, 34 (6), pp. 707-722. DOI: 10.1007/s10637-016-0392-1.
  21. Straub, L., Villamar-Bouza, L., Bruckner, S., Chantawannakul, P., Gauthier, L., Khongphinitbunjong, K., Retschnig, G., Troxler, A., Vidondo, B., Neumann, P., Williams, G.R. Neonicotinoid insecticides can serve as inadvertent insect contraceptives (2016). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 283 (1835), art. no. 20160506, DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0506.
  22. Traiyasut, P., Mookhploy, W., Kimura, K., Yoshiyama, M., Khongphinitbunjong, K., Chantawannakul, P. First detection of honey bee viruses in wax moth (2016). Chiang Mai Journal of Science, 43 (4), pp. 695-698.
  23. Yañez, O., Gauthier, L., Chantawannakul, P., Neumann, P. Endosymbiotic bacteria in honey bees: Arsenophonus are not transmitted transovarially (2016). FEMS Microbiology Letters, 363 (14), fnw147, DOI: 10.1093/femsle/fnw147.
  24. Page, P., Lin, Z., Buawangpong, N., Zheng, H., Hu, F., Neumann, P., Chantawannakul, P., Dietemann, V. Social apoptosis in honey bee superorganisms (2016). Scientific Reports, 6, art. no. 27210 .DOI: 10.1038/srep27210.
  25. Khongphinitbunjong, K., Neumann, P., Chantawannakul, P., Williams, G.R. The ectoparasitic mite Tropilaelaps mercedesae reduces western honey bee, Apis mellifera, longevity and emergence weight, and promotes Deformed wing virus infections (2016). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 137, pp. 38-42. DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2016.04.006.
  26. Chantawannakul, P., de Guzman, L.I., Li, J., Williams, G.R. Parasites, pathogens, and pests of honeybees in Asia (2016). Apidologie, 47 (3), pp. 301-324. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-015-0407-5.
  27. Buawanpong, N., de Guzman, L., Khongphinitbunjon, K., Frake, A.M., Burgett, M., Chantawannakul, P. Prevalence and reproduction of Tropilaelaps mercedesae and Varroa destructor in concurrently infested Apis mellifera Apidologie (2015). Apidologie, 46, pp.779-786. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-015-0368-8.
  28. Puttamayutanon, P., Angeli, S., Thakeow, P., Abraham, J., Disayathanoowant, T., Chantawannakul, P. Biomedical activity and related volatile compounds of Thai honeys from three different honey bee species (2015). Journal of Food Science, 80(10), pp. 2228-2240. DOI:10.1111/1750-3841.12993.
  29. Maitip, J., Trueman, H.E., Kaehler, B.D., Huttley, G.A., Chantawannakul, P., Sutherland, T.D. Folding behavior of four silks of giant honey bee reflects the evolutionary conservation of aculeate silk proteins. Insect biochemistry and molecular biology (2015). 59, pp. 72-79. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2015.02.007
  30. Saraithong, P., Li, Y., Saenphet, K., Chen, Z., Chantawannakul, P. Bacterial community structure in Apis florea larvae analysed by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis and 16S rRNA sequencing. Insect Science. (2015). 22, pp. 606-618. DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12155.
  31. Sanpa, S., Popova, M., Bankova, V., Tunkasiri, T., Eitssayeam, S., Chantawannakul, P. Antibacterial compounds from propolis of Tetragonula laeviceps and Tetrigona melanoleuca (Hymenoptera: Apidae) from Thailand (2015). PLoS ONE, 10 (5), art. no. e0126886. DOI: 10.1371/ journal.pone.0126886.
  32. Mookhploy, W., Kimura, K., Disayathanoowat, T., Yoshiyama, M., Hondo, K., Chantawannakul, P. Capsid Gene Divergence of Black Queen Cell Virus Isolates in Thailand and Japan Honey Bee Species (2015). Journal of Economic Entomology, 108 (3), pp. 1460-1464. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tov102.
  33. Sutjarittangtham, K., Tragoolpua, Y., Tunkasiri, T., Chantawannakul, P., Intatha, U., Eitssayeam, S. The preparation of electrospun fiber mats containing propolis Extract/CL-CMS for wound dressing and cytotoxicity, antimicrobial, anti-herpes simplex virus (2015). Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, 12 (5), pp. 804-808. DOI: 10.1166/jctn.2015.3807.
  34. Kutanan, W., Srikummool, M., Pittayaporn, P., Seielstad, M., Kangwanpong, D., Kumar, V., Prombanchachai, T., Chantawannakul, P. Admixed origin of the kayah (Red Karen) in northern thailand revealed by biparental and paternal markers (2015). Annals of Human Genetics, 79(2), pp. 108-121. DOI: 10.111/ahg.12100.
  35. Sutjarittangtham, K., Tunkasiri, T., Chantawannakul, P., Intatha, U., Eitssayeam, S. Mechanically improved antibacterial polycaprolactone/propolis electrospun fiber mat by adding bacterial nanocellulose (2015) Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, 12 (5), pp. 798-803. DOI: 10.1166/jctn.2015.3806.
  36. Suang, S., Manaboon, M., Chantawannakul, P., Singtripop, T., Hiruma, K., Kaneko, Y. Molecular cloning, developmental expression and tissue distribution of diapause hormone and pheromone biosynthesis activating neuropeptide in the bamboo borer Omphisa fuscidentalis (2015) Physiological Entomology, 40(3), pp. 247–256. DOI: 10.1111/phen.12109.
  37. Khongphinitbunjong, K., de Guzman, L.I., Tarver, M.R., Rinderer, T.E., Chen, Y., Chantawannakul, P. Differential viral levels and immune gene expression in three stocks of Apis mellifera induced by different numbers of Varroa destructor (2015). Journal of Insect Physiology, 72, pp. 28-34. DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2014.11.005.
  38. Chaimanee, V., Chantawannakul, P., Chen, Y., Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S. Effects of host age on susceptibility to infection and immune gene expression in honey bee queens (Apis mellifera) inoculated with Nosema ceranae (2013) Apidologie, 45 (4), pp. 451-463. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-013-0258-x.
  39. Buawangpong, N., Saraithong, P., Khongphinitbunjong, K., Chantawannakul, P., Burgett, M. The comb structure of Apis dorsata (hymenoptera: Apidae): 3-dimensional architecture and resource partitioning (2014) Chiang Mai Journal of Science, 41 (5-1), pp. 1077-1083.
  40. Khongphinitbunjong, K., de Guzman, L.I., Buawangpong, N., Rinderer, T.E., Frake, A.M., Chantawannakul, P. Observations on the removal of brood inoculated with Tropilaelaps mercedesae (Acari: Laelapidae) and the mite’s reproductive success in Apis mellifera colonies (2014) Experimental and Applied Acarology, 62 (1), pp. 47-55. DOI: 10.1007/s10493-013-9728-0.
  41. Sutjarittangtham, K., Sanpa, S., Tunkasiri, T., Chantawannakul, P., Intatha, U., Eitssayeam, S. Bactericidal effects of propolis/polylactic acid (PLA) nanofibres obtained via electrospinning (2014) Journal of Apicultural Research, 53 (1), pp. 109-115. DOI: 10.3896/IBRA.
  42. Khacha-ananda, S., Tragoolpua, K., Chantawannakul, P., Tragoolpua, Y. Antioxidant and anti-cancer cell proliferation activity of propolis extracts from two extraction methods (2013). Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 14 (11), pp. 6991-6995. DOI: 10.7314/APJCP.2013.14.11.6991.
  43. Buawangpong, N., Khongphinitbunjong, K., Chantawannakul, P., Burgett, M. Tropilaelaps mercedesae: Does this honey bee brood mite parasite exhibit a sex preference when infesting brood of the adapted host Apis dorsata? (2013). Journal of Apicultural Research, 52 (3), pp. 158-159. DOI: 10.3896/IBRA.
  44. Pettis, J.S., Rose, R., Lichtenberg, E.M., Chantawannakul, P., Buawangpong, N., Somana, W., Sukumalanand, P., Vanengelsdorp, D. A rapid survey technique for Tropilaelaps mite (Mesostigmata: Laelapidae) detection (2013). Journal of Economic Entomology, 106 (4), pp. 1535-1544.
  45. Promnuan, Y., Kudo, T., Ohkuma, M., Chantawannakul, P. Streptomyces chiangmaiensis nov. and Streptomyces lannensis sp. nov., isolated from the South-East Asian stingless bee (Tetragonilla collina) (2013). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 63 (PART 5), pp. 1896-1901. DOI: 10.1099/ijs0.045930-0.
  46. Chaimanee, V., Pettis, J.S., Chen, Y., Evans, J.D., Khongphinitbunjong, K., Chantawannakul, P. Susceptibility of four different honey bee species to Nosema ceranae (2013) Veterinary Parasitology, 193 (1-3), pp. 260-265. DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2012.12.004.
  47. Saraithong, P., Burgett, M., Khongphinitbunjong, K., Chantawannakul, P. Apis dorsata: Diurnal foraging patterns of worker bees in northern Thailand (2012) Journal of Apicultural Research, 51 (4), pp. 362-364.
  48. Disayathanoowat, T., Yoshiyama, M., Kimura, K., Chantawannakul, P. Isolation and characterization of bacteria from the midgut of the Asian honey bee (Apis cerana indica) (2012) Journal of Apicultural Research, 51 (4), pp. 312-319.
  49. Khongphinitbunjong, K., De Guzman, L.I., Burgett, M.D., Rinderer, T.E., Chantawannakul, P. Behavioral responses underpinning resistance and susceptibility of honeybees to Tropilaelaps mercedesae (2012) Apidologie, 43 (5), pp. 590-599.
  50. Chaimanee, V., Chantawannakul, P., Chen, Y., Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S.Differential expression of immune genes of adult honey bee (Apis mellifera) after inoculated by Nosema ceranae (2012) Journal of Insect Physiology, 58 (8), pp. 1090-1095.
  51. Sanpa, S., Sutjarittangtham, K., Tunkasiri, T., Eitssayeam, S., Chantawannakul, P. Antimicrobial effect of brazillian propolis/polycaprolactone polymer on some human pathogenic bacteria (2012) Advanced Materials Research, 506, pp. 537-540.
  52. Wanjai, C., Sirisa-Ard, P., Chantawannakul, P. Formulation development of gel-based lipstick containing longan honey and natural color extracted from sappan wood and roselle (2012) Advanced Materials Research, 506, pp. 375-378.
  53. Sanpa, S., Sutjarittangtham, K., Tunkasiri, T., Eitssayeam, S., Chantawannakul, P. Ultrasonic extraction of thai propolis for antimicrobial and antioxidant properties (2012) Advanced Materials Research, 506, pp. 371-374.
  54. Sutjarittangtham, K., Sanpa, S., Tunkasiri, T., Rachtanapun, P., Chantawannakul, P., Intatha, U., Pengpat, K., Rujijanagul, G., Eitssayeam, S. Preparation of polycaprolactone/ethanolic extract propolis nanofibers films (2012) Advanced Materials Research, 506, pp. 226-229.
  55. Puttamayutanon, P., Trongarom, W., Janta, N., Ruengsiri, S., Kamjaisai, S., Chantawannakul, P. Antimicrobial activity of newly formulated propolis cream (2012) Advanced Materials Research, 506, pp. 545-547.
  56. Puttamayutanon, P., Sutjarittangtham, K., Eitssayeam, S., Chantawannakul, P. Nanofiber production using polyvinylalcohol (PVA) and Thai honey and its properties (2012) Advanced Materials Research, 506, pp. 541-544.
  57. Saksinchai, S., Suzuki, M., Lumyong, S., Ohkuma, M., Chantawannakul, P. Two new species of the genus Candida in the Zygoascus clade, Candida lundiana sp. nov. and Candida suthepensis sp. nov., isolated from raw honey in Thailand (2012) Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology, 101 (3), pp. 633-640.
  58. Wanjai, C., Sringarm, K., Santasup, C., Pak-Uthai, S., Chantawannakul, P. Physicochemical and microbiological properties of longan, bitter bush, sunflower and litchi honeys produced by Apis mellifera in Northern Thailand (2012) Journal of Apicultural Research, 51 (1), pp. 36-44.
  59. Suntiparapop, K., Prapaipong, P., Chantawannakul, P. Chemical and biological properties of honey from Thai stingless bee (Tetragonula leaviceps)(2012) Journal of Apicultural Research, 51 (1), pp. 45-52.
  60. Disayathanoowat, T., Young, J.P.W., Helgason, T., Chantawannakul, P. T-RFLP analysis of bacterial communities in the midguts of Apis mellifera and Apis cerana honey bees in Thailand (2012) FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 79 (2), pp. 273-281.
  61. Saksinchai, S., Suzuki, M., Chantawannakul, P., Ohkuma, M., Lumyong, S.A novel ascosporogenous yeast species, Zygosaccharomyces siamensis, and the sugar tolerant yeasts associated with raw honey collected in Thailand (2012) Fungal Diversity, 52, pp. 123-139.
  62. Saksinchai, S., Suzuki, M., Lumyoung, L, Ohkuma, M. and Chantawannakul, P. (2011): Two new species of the genus Candida in the Zygoascus clade, Candida lundiana nov. and Candida suthepensis sp. nov., isolated from raw honey in Thailand. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 101(3), 633-640.
  63. Chaimanee, V., Yangping, C., Pettis, J.S., Cornman, S.R. and Chantawannakul, P. (2011): Phylogenetic analysis of Nosema cerana isolated from European and Asian honey bees in Northern Thailand. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 107(3), 229-233.
  64. Promnuan, Y., Kudo, T., Ohkuma, M. and Chantawannakul, P (2011): Actinomadura apis sp. nov. isolated from a honey bee (Apis mellifera) hive in Thailand and the reclassification of Actinomadura cremae sub sp. rifamycini Gauze et al., 1987 as Actinomadura rifamycini (Gauze et al., 1987) sp. nov., comb. nov. International Journal of Systematic Evolutionary Micribiology 61, 2271-2277.
  65. Ikeda, T., Nakamura, J., Furukawa, S., Chantawannakul, P., Sasaki, M. and Sasaki, T. (2011): Transduction of baculovirus vectors to queen honey bees, Apis mellifera Apidologie 42, 461-471.
  66. Budge, G., Barrett, B., Jones, B., Pietravalle, S., Marris, Chantawannakul, P., Thwaites R., Hall, Jayne, Cuthbertson, A. G.S. and Brown M. (2010): The occurrence of Melisosococcus plutonius in healthy colonies of Apis mellifera and the efficacy of European foulbrood control measures. Journal of Invertebrate pathology 105:164-170.
  67. Traiyasut, P., Burgett, M. and Chantawannakul, P. (2010): New Records for Reproductive Tropilaelaps mites from colonies of Apis ceranae in Northern Thailand. American bee journal 150(6), 540-541
  68. Chaimanee, V., Warrit, N. and Chantawannakul, P. (2010): Infection of Nosema ceranae in four different honey bee species. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 105, 207-210.
  69. Srisayeam, M. and Chantawannakul, P. (2010): Antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of Thai honeys produced by Apis mellifera in Thailand. Journal of ApiProduct and ApiMedical Science 2(2), 77-83.
  70. Boopha, B., Eittsayeam, S., Pengpat, K. and Chantawannakul, P. (2010): Development of bioactive ceramics to control mite and microbial disease in bee farms. Advanced Material Research 93-94, 553-557.
  71. Promnuan, Y, Kudo, T. and Chantawannakul P. (2009): Actinomycetes isolated from beehives in Thailand. World Journal of Microbiology Biotechnology 25, 1685-1689.
  72. Sanpa, S. and Chantawannakul, P. (2009): Survey of six bee viruses by using RT-PCR in Northern Thailand. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 100(2), 116-119.
  73. Cutler, R. and Chantawannakul, P. (2008): Synonymous codon usage bias dependent on local nucleotide context in the Class Deinococci. Journal of Molecular Evolution 67, 301-304.
  74. Chantawannakul, P. and Cutler, R (2008): Convergent host-parasite codon usage between honey bee and bee associated viral genomes. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 98, 206-210.
  75. Theantana, T. and Chantawannakul, P. (2008): Protease and β-N-acetylglucosaminidase of honey bee Chalkbrood pathogen Ascosphaera apis. Journal of Apiculural Research 47(1), 68-76.
  76. Cutler, R. and Chantawannakul, P. (2007): The effect of local nucleotide correlations on synonymous codon usage in the honeybee (Apis mellifera) Genome. Journal of Molecular Evolution 64, 637-645.
  77. Ward, L; Waite, R; Boonham, N; Fisher, T; Pescod, K; Thompson, H; Chantawannakul, P. and Brown, M. (2007): First detection of Kashmir bee virus using real-time PCR. Apidologie 38, 181-190.
  78. Yoshimune, K., Shirakihara, Y., Shiratori, A., Wakayama, M., Chantawannakul, P. and Moriguchi, M. (2006): Crystal structure of a major fragment of the salt-tolerant glutaminase from Micrococcus luteus K-3. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 346, 1118-1124.
  79. Chantawannakul, P., Ward, L., Boonham, N. and Brown, M. (2006): A Scientific Note on the Detection of Honeybee Viruses Using real-time PCR (TaqMan) in Varroa Mites Collected from a Thai Honeybee (Apis mellifera) Apiary. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 91, 69-73.
  80. Chukeatirote, E., Chainun, C., Siengsubchart, A., Moukamnerd, C., Chantawannakul, P., Lumyong, S., Boontim, N. and Thakang, P. (2006): Microbiological and Biochemical changes in Thua noa fermentation. Research Journal of Microbiology 1(1), 38-44.
  81. Wongsiri, S., Thapa, R., Chantawannakul, P., Chaiyawong, T., Thirakhupt, K. and Meckvichai, W. (2005): Bee Eating Birds and Honey Bee Predation in Thailand. American Bee Journal 145(5), 419-422.
  82. Munshaw, S., Cutler, R.W., Wongsiri, S. and Chantawannakul, P. (2004): A genomic wide analysis of Apis mellifera: Insight into small diverse high copy number ORFs. Journal of Apicultural Research 43(4), 172-175.
  83. Chantawannakul, P., Puchanichanthranon, T. and Wongsiri, S. (2005): Inhibitory effects of some medicinal plant extracts on the growth of Ascoshaera apis. Acta Horticulture 678, 183-190.
  84. Chantawannakul, P. (2004): Honeybee and microbes: past to present. Journal of Science (in thai) 57(6), 329-336
  85. Chantawannakul, P., Peterson, S. and Wongsiri, S. (2004): Conservation of honey bee species in South East Asia: Mellifera or Native bees. Biodiversity 5(2), 25-28.
  86. Chantawannakul, P., Yashimune, K., Wakayama, M, Shirakihara, Y. and Moriguchi, M. (2003): Crystalization and preliminary x-ray crystallographic studies of salt-tolerant glutaminase from Micrococcus luteus K-3. Acta Crystallographica 59, 566-568.
  87. Chantawannakul, P., Oncharoen, A., Klanbut, K., Chukeatirote, E. and Lumyong, S., (2002): Characterization of proteases of Bacillus subtilis strain 38 isolated from traditionally fermented soybean in Northern Thailand. Science Asia 28, 241-245.
  88. Chantawannakul, P. and Dancer, B N. (2001): American foulbrood in honey bees. Bee world 82(4), 168-180.
  89. Cheeptham, N. and Chantawannakul, P. (2001): Intellectual property management and awareness at the university level in the biotechnology era: a Thai perspective. World Patent Information Journal 23(4), 373-378.
  90. Dancer, B. N. and Chantawannakul, P. (1997): The proteases of American foulbrood scales. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 70, 79-87.



  1. Bioactive ceramics to control microbial diseases and parasitic mites in honey bee hives (Application number: 0901004813)
  2. Lipstick with antioxidant properties (Application number: 1103001005)
  3. Synthetic peptide inhibiting metalloprotease activity (Application number: 1101003513)
  4. Process of fermented soybean (Thai Application number: 1101001551)
  5. Process of fermented soybean using mixed bacterial cultures (Thai Application number: 1001001501)
  6. Food supplement for bee (Thai Application number: 1201004649)
  7. Soybean soup cube (Thai Application number: 1201004648)
  8. Propolis wound dressing (Thai Application number: 1301000230)
  9. Honey cellulose (Thai Application number: 1301006248)
  10. Extraction of silk protein from honey bee (Thai Application number: 1401001276)
  11. Electrospinning of polycarbolactone and propolis (Thai Application number: 1503001708)
  12. Fermented soybean cube (Thai Application number: 1503001710)
  13. Venom peptides from honey bees and their application (Thai Application number: 1701001040) 



  1. Book publication
  2. Chantawannakul, P. and Plikomol, A. (2001): Unit 4: Bacteria (Structure and function), Laboratory Manual for Microbiology (in Thai). Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University, Thailand.
  3. Chantawannakul, P. (2008): Honey bee disease and parasite (in Thai) Maxx Printing, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 32 pp. ISBN 978 974 672 344 2
  4. Chantawannakul, P. (2008): Honey (in Thai) Maxx Printing, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 31 pp.
  5. Chantawannakul, P. (2012): (Chapter 9) in Honey bee. Chulalongkorn publishing house, Bangkok, Thailand, 20 pp. ISBN 978-974-03-2942-8
  6. Diagnosis of European foulbrood in Bee. Thai Agricultural Commodity and Food Standard. 15 pp. TACFS 10350-2007
  7. Diagnosis of American foulbrood in Bee. Thai Agricultural Commodity and Food Standard. 16 pp. TACFS 10351-2007
  8. Chantawannakul, P., Trakulpua, Y., Sirisaard, P., Eisagium, S., Sanpa, S. and Sujaritham, K. Propolis Maxx Printing, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 32 pp.
  9. Chantawannakul, P, Lee V.S., Nimmanpipak, P. and Krongdaeng, S. (2010): Bee Insecticides and their effects on ecological system and human health. Maxx Printing, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 52 pp.
  10. Chantawannakul, P. (2010): Microbial diseases in honey bee (in Thai) Maxx Printing, Chiang Mai, Thailand. 148 pp. ISBN 978-974-672-490-6
  11. Chantawannakul, P. and Lekakul, P. (2011): Thunao: Northern Thai fermented soybean (in Thai) NSTDA (Northern region), Chiang Mai, Thailand, 47 pp. ISBN 978-616-12-0138-8
  12. Chantawannakul, P. (2016): (Chapter 4) Bee Paralysis Virus. Molecular Detection of Animal Viral Pathogens. CRC Press, United States. ISBN 978-1-4987-0037-5
  13. Chantawannakul, P., Cutler, R.W. Viral host specific evolution: A case of honeybee virus (2010) Host-Pathogen Interactions: Genetics, Immunology and Physiology, pp. 133-144.
  14. Chantawannakul, P. and Boopha, B. (2017) Technology trend for four agricultural products of Thailand (in thai). IBBN 978-616-398-175-2) 122pp
  15. The assessment report on pollinators, pollination and food production for policy maker, contributing chapter 2: Drivers of change of pollinators, pollination networks and pollination. The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) ISBN: 978-92-807-3568-0
  16. Chantawannakul, P. Williams, G. and Neumann, P. (2018) Asian beekeeping in 21st century, Springer Nature ISBN 978-981-10-8221-4