Dr. Walee Chamulitrat
Curriculum vitae
Walee Chamulitrat, Ph.D.
June 1977Graduated from high school
June 1981B.Sc. (Chemistry), Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
September 1985Ph.D. (Chemistry), University of Houston, TX, USA
Post-Graduate Education and Training:
1986-1988Postdoctoral Fellow, U.S. Department of Agriculture,Agricultural Research Service, Philadelphia, PA, USA
1988-1994Visiting Fellow/Associate, Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of health, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
1983-1984Lynn Murray Scholarship Award, University of Houston
Academic Appointments:
1994-1998Assistant Professor (Research), Department of Physiology, LSU Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
1998-1999Associate Professor (Research),Department of Physiology, LSU Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
2000 -Research Scientist at DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
Professional Affiliations:
1983-International Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Society
1992-International Society for Free Radical Research
1994-1999American Association for the Advancement of Sciences
1994-1999New York Academy of Sciences.
1997-1999Shock Society
1997-1999Nitric Oxide Society
Research Interests:
  1. Applications of EPR spectroscopy and spin-trapping techniques in viable biological systems.
  2. Free radical biochemistry of oxygen-derived radicals and nitric oxide.
  3. Superoxide-generating enzymes as targets of human papillomavirus (HPV) and modulation by environmental co-factor ethanol.
  4. The role of ethanol and superoxide radicals in combined oral carcinogenicity by environmental co-factor ethanol and ‘high risk’ human papillomavirus 16.
  5. Effects of ethanol on nitric oxide synthase and HPV expression in oral keratinocytes.
  6. Regulation of HPV oncoproteins by nitric oxide.
Bibliography (1996-2001):
Original Papers
Chamulitrat W, Skrepnik NV, Spitzer JJ. (1996) Nitrosyl complex formation during endotoxin-induced injury in the rat small intestine. Shock 5:59-65.

Chamulitrat W, Skrepnik NV, Spitzer JJ. (1996) Endotoxin-induced oxidative stress in the rat small intestine: role of nitric oxide. Shock 5:217-222.

Chamulitrat W, Spitzer JJ. (1996) Nitric Oxide and liver injury in alcohol-fed rats after lipopolysaccharide administration. Alcoholism: Clin. Exp. Res. 20:10652)070.

Brouwer M, Chamulitrat W, Ferruzzi G, Sauls DL, Weinberg JB. (1996) Nitric oxide interaction with cobalamin: biochemical and functional consequences. Blood 88:18572)864.

Chamulitrat W. Spitzer JJ. (1997) Generation of nitro and superoxide radical anions from 2,4,6-trinitrobenzenesulfonic acid by rat gastrointestinal cells. Biochim. Biophys. Acta , 1336:73-82.

Weinberg JB, Gilkeson GS, Mason RP, Chamulitrat W. (1998) Nitrosylation of blood hemoglobin and renal non-heme proteins in autoimmune MRL-lpr/lpr mice. Free Radic. Biol. Med. 24:1912)96.

Chamulitrat W, Carnal J, Reed NM, Spitzer JJ. (1998) In vivo endotoxin enhances biliary ethanol-dependent free radical generation. Am. J. Physiol. 274:G653-G6612)96.

Chamulitrat W. (1998) Nitric oxide inhibited peroxyl and alkoxyl radical formation with concomitant protection against oxidant injury in intestinal epithelial cells. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 355:206-214.

Chamulitrat W, Miller HI, McDonough KH. (1999) Priming of Peyer's patch lymphoid cells by hemorrhagic shock and resuscitation to produce superoxide radical. Shock 11:1362)42.

Armstrong JS, Rajasekaran M, Chamulitrat W, Gatti P, Hellstrom W, Sikka S. (1999) Characterization of reactive oxygen species induced effects on human spermatozoa movement and energy metabolism. Free Radic. Biol. Med. 26:869-880.

Wang E, Spitzer JJ, Chamulitrat W. (1999) Differential regulation of inducible nitric oxide synthase gene expression by ethanol in the human intestinal epithelial cell line DLD2). Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry, 3:244-253.

Chamulitrat W. (1999) Activation of the superoxide-generating NADPH oxidase of intestinal lymphocytes produces highly reactive free radicals from sulfite. Free Radic Biol. Med 27:411-421.

Chamulitrat W. (1999) Desulfonation of a colitis inducer 2,4,6-trinitrobenzene sulfonic acid produces sulfite radical. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1472:368-375.

Invited contributions

An article published for "Workshop on EPR spectroscopy", Oxygen Society 1996 Annual Meeting, Biological Electron Spin Resonance Workshop, Miami Beach, FL, November 20, 1996, title of the lecture "Nitric oxide-iron protein complexes".

Articles published for "Workshop on Detection of Free Radicals" at Chulabhorn Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand, May 22-24, 1997, title of the lectures "Consequences and Fingerprints of Free Radical Attacks", and "Detection of Nitric Oxide and Experimental Design".

An article published for "Free Radical Course on EPR" at Annual Meeting of the Oxygen Club of California, Santa Barbara, CA, February 6-8, 1998, title of the lecture "Nitric oxide-iron protein complexes".

Chamulitrat W. (2001) EPR Studies of NO interactions of alkoxyl and peroxyl radicals in model system, cells and ex vivo. Antiox. Redox Signal. (in press).

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