e-mail : Nuttapon.Po@chula.ac.th
Phone : 662 218 5091
Website : https://natpombubpa-lab.github.io/


2011 Ph.D. in Plant Pathology, University of California Riverside, USA
2015 B.A.&Sc. (Summa cum laude) with double majors in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB) and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EBIO)


2019 – The Fourth International Workshop on Biological Soil Crusts (Queensland, Australia)
– Zygolife Genomic Workshop 2019 (Riverside, CA, USA)
2016 – The Third International Workshop on Biological Soil Crusts (Moab, UT, USA)
– Sloan Microbiology of the Built Environment Data Analysis Workshop (San Diego, CA, USA)

Research Interest

– Environmental microbiome
– Agricultural microbiome
– Microbial Ecology
– Fungal diversity


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Selected Publications

  1. Coleine, C., Selbmann, L., Pombubpa, N. and Stajich, J.E., 2021. Amplicon Sequencing of Rock-Inhabiting Microbial Communities from Joshua Tree National Park, USA. Microbiology Resource Announcements10(25), pp.e00494-21.
  2. Collins, C.G., Spasojevic, M., Alados , C., Aronson, E., Benavides, J., Cannone, N., Caviezel, C., Grau, O., Guo, H., Kudo, G., Kuhn, N., M¨ullerov´a, J., Phillips, M., Pombubpa , N., Reverchon , F., Shulman , H., Stajich, J.E., Stokes, A., Weber, S., Diez, J., 2020. Belowground impacts of alpine woody encroachment are determined by plant traits, local climate, and soil conditions. Global Change Biology.
  3. Pombubpa, N., Pietrasiak, N., De Ley, P. and Stajich, J.E., 2020. Insights into dryland biocrust microbiome: Geography, soil depth and crust type affect biocrust microbial communities and networks in Mojave Desert, USA. FEMS Microbiology Ecology96(9), p.fiaa125.
  4. Coleine, C., Pombubpa, N., Zucconi, L., Onofri, S., Turchetti, B., Buzzini, P., Stajich, J.E. and Selbmann, L., 2020. Uncovered Microbial Diversity in Antarctic Cryptoendolithic Communities Sampling three Representative Locations of the Victoria Land. Microorganisms, 8(6), p.942.
  5. Coleine, C., Stajich, J.E., Pombubpa, N., Zucconi, L., Onofri, S. and Selbmann, L., 2020. Sampling strategies to assess microbial diversity of Antarctic cryptoendolithic communities. Polar Biology, 43(3), pp.225-235.
  6. Coleine, C., Pombubpa, N., Zucconi, L., Onofri, S., Stajich, J.E. and Selbmann, L., 2020. Endolithic fungal species markers for harshest conditions in the McMurdo Dry valleys, Antarctica. Life, 10(2), p.13.
  7. Coleine, C., Stajich, J.E., Pombubpa, N., Zucconi, L., Onofri, S., Canini, F. and Selbmann, L., 2019. Altitude and fungal diversity influence the structure of Antarctic cryptoendolithic Bacteria communities. Environmental Microbiology Reports, 11(5), pp.718-726.
  8. Warren, S.D., Clair, L.L.S., Stark, L.R., Lewis, L.A., Pombubpa, N., Kurbessoian, T., Stajich, J.E. and Aanderud, Z.T., 2019. Reproduction and dispersal of biological soil crust organisms. Frontiers In Ecology Evolution 7: 344., 7, p.344.
  9. Coleine, C., Stajich, J.E., Zucconi, L., Onofri, S., Pombubpa, N., Egidi, E., Franks, A., Buzzini, P. and Selbmann, L., 2018. Antarctic cryptoendolithic fungal communities are highly adapted and dominated by Lecanoromycetes and Dothideomycetes. Frontiers in microbiology, 9, p.1392.
  10. Coleine, C., Zucconi, L., Onofri, S., Pombubpa, N., Stajich, J.E. and Selbmann, L., 2018. Sun exposure shapes functional grouping of fungi in cryptoendolithic Antarctic communities. Life, 8(2), p.19.
    Collins, C.G., Stajich, J.E., Weber, S.E., Pombubpa, N. and Diez, J.M., 2018. Shrub range expansion alters diversity and distribution of soil fungal communities across an alpine elevation gradient. Molecular ecology, 27(10), pp.2461-2476.
  11. Abarenkov, K., Adams, RI., Irinyi, L., Agan, A., Ambrosio, E., Antonelli, A., Bahram, M., Bengtsson-Palme, J., Bok, G., Cangren, P., Coimbra, V., Coleine, C., Gustafsson, C., He J., Hofmann, T., Kristiansson, E., Larsson, E., Larsson, T., Liu, Y., Martinsson, S., Meyer, W., Panova, M., Pombubpa, N., Ritter, C., Ryberg, M., Svantesson, S., Scharn, R., Svensson, O., T¨opel, M., Unterseher, M., Visagie, C., Wurzbacher, C., Taylor, AFS., K˜oljalg, U., Schriml, L., Nilsson, RH. 2016. Annotating public fungal ITS sequences from the built environment according to the MIxS-Built Environment standard–a report from a May 23-24, 2016 workshop (Gothenburg, Sweden). MycoKeys, 16, p.1-15.

Grants, Awards and Recognition

2010-2021 Royal Thai Government Scholarship (DPST)
2020-2021 Dissertation Research Grant
2010 Dissertation Year Program Award
2016-2020 Graduate Student Association Travel Award
2019 Earle C. Anthony Graduate Student Travel Award 2019
2016-2019 L.J. Klotz Memorial Award
2018 – Translational Mycology Research Award, Mycological Society of America
– LTER graduate fellowship summer 2018, Jornada long-term ecological
2018 UCR Grad Slam 2018: Honorable Mention award
2015-2017 Robert Lee Graduate Student Research Grant
2013 Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Award, CU Boulder
2010 Search for Young Scientists: Special Award, Penang, Malaysia