Apichai Tuanyok

Apichai Tuanyok

Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology
Business Phone: (352) 294-8269
Business Email: tuanyok@ufl.edu

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Burkholderia mallei (Glanders) vaccine development
  • Burkholderia pseudomallei – genotype classification, effective treatment and early diagnosis of Melioidosis and its impact on Southeast Asia
  • Molecular genetics and biology of pathogenic bacteria and their drug resistance

Publications

2019 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Biological Sciences
2018 Infection and Immunity
2017 Journal of Aoac International
2015 Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Grants

Jun 2017 – May 2020
Membrane bound Burkholderia pseudomallei PenA beta-lactamase
NATL INST OF HLTH NIAID ·
Feb 2017 – May 2018
Molecular Surveillance of Ceftazidime (CAZ) Resistance in Melioidosis
CRDF GLOBAL · Principal Investigator
Feb 2017 – May 2020
Eco-environmental signatures of danger to identify melioidosis-endemic hotzones.
UNIV OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES · Principal Investigator
Jan 2017 ACTIVE
Modulation of Burkholderia pseudomallei immune responses by human-like T cell epitopes.
CUBRC · Principal Investigator
Jan 2015 – Sep 2015
Antigenic protein and lipopolysaccharide (LPS) signature
NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY · Principal Investigator

Education

PhD
2000 · Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, University of Liverpool

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-8269
Emails:
Business:
tuanyok@ufl.edu

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