Arsa Thammahong, MD, PhD Candidate
Arsa graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand in 2010. He continued his internship in the Mycology Unit, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University. He has received PhD Scholarships from the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University since 2012 and joined our lab at Dartmouth College as a graduate student in the MCB Program in August 2012. His project will focus on the trehalose biosynthetic pathway, its regulatory pathways and the connections to other metabolic pathways including the cellular reducing power (NADPH/NADP) in terms of virulence and pathogenesis in Aspergillus fumigatu
Chung D, Thammahong A, Shepardson KM, Blosser SJ, Cramer RA (2014) "Endoplasmic reticulum localized PerA is required for cell wall integrity, azole drug resistance, and virulence in Aspergillus fumigatus" Mol Microbiol. PMID: 24779420.