Name: Atiporn Saeung

Assistant Professor, Ph.D.,


  • B.Sc. (Medical Technology)                                            Chiang Mai University (Thailand), 2005
  • Ph.D. (Parasitology)                                                        Chiang Mai University (Thailand), 2010

Teaching Activities:

  • Medical Parasitology
  • Medical Entomology

Research Emphasis:

  • Medical Entomolgy
  • Genetics of Vector

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Past Publications:  pdf file, click here

Recent Publications:

1. Choochote W, Min GS, Intapan PM, Tantrawatpan C, Saeung A, Lulitanond V. Evidence to support natural hybridization between Anopheles sinensis and Anopheles kleini (Diptera: Culicidae): possibly a significant mechanism for gene introgression in sympatric populations. Parasites & Vectors 2014;7:36.

2. Saeung A, Hempolchom C, Yasanga T, Otsuka Y, Thongsahuan S, Srisuka W, Chaithong U, Taai K, Somboon P, Choochote W. Scanning electron microscopy of Anopheles hyrcanus group (Diptera: Culicidae) eggs in Thailand and an ultrastructural key for species identification. Parasitology Research 2014;113(3):973-981.

3. Sor-suwan S, Jariyapan N , Roytrakul S, Paemanee A, Phumee A, Phattanawiboon B, Intakhan N, Chanmol W, Bates PA, Saeung A, Choochote W. Identification of salivary gland proteins depleted after blood feeding in the malaria vector Anopheles campestris-like mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). PLoS ONE 2014;9(3):e90809.

4. Takaoka H, Srisuka W, Saeung A, Choochote W. A new species of Simulium (Gomphostilbia) (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Thailand, with keys to 11 species of the Simulium varicorne species-group. Journal of Medical Entomology 2014;51(2):314-322.

5. Intakhan N, Jariyapan N , Sor-suwan S, Phattanawiboon B, Taai K, Chanmol W, Saeung A, Choochote W, Bates PA. Exsheathment and midgut invasion of nocturnally subperiodic Brugia malayi microfilariae in a refractory vector, Aedes aegypti (Thailand strain). Parasitology Research 2014;113(11):4141-9.

6. Saeung A, Min GS, Thongsahuan S, Taai K, Songsawatkiat S, Choochote W. Susceptibility of five species members of the Korean Hyrcanus Group to Brugia malayi, and hybridization between B. malayi-susceptible and -refractory Anopheles sinensis strains. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health 2014;45(3):588-597.

7. Saeung A, Baimai V, Thongsahuan S, Otsuka Y, Srisuka W, Taai K, Somboon P, Suwonkerd W, Sochanta T, Choochote W. Cytogenetic, cross-mating and molecular evidence of four cytological races of Anopheles crawfordi (Diptera: Culicidae) in Thailand and Cambodia. Comptes Rendus Biologies 2014;337(11):625-634.

8. Takaoka H, Srisuka W, Saeung A, Otsuka Y. Simulium (Simulium) lomkaoense, a new species of black fly (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Thailand. Journal of Medical Entomology 2014;51(6):1109-1115.

9. Thongsahuan S, Otsuka Y, Baimai V, Saeung A, Taai K, Hempolchom C, Srisuka W, Dedkhad W, Sor-suwan S, Choochote W. Cytogenetic, crossing and molecular evidence of two cytological forms of Anopheles argyropus and three cytological forms of Anopheles pursati (Diptera: Culicidae) in Thailand. Tropical Biomedicine 2014;31:641-653.

10. Songsawatkiat S, Baimai V, Thongsahuan S, Otsuka Y, Taai K, Hempolchom C, Srisuka W, Poolphol P, Choochote W, Saeung A. Evidence to support a conspecific nature of allopatric cytological races of Anopheles nitidus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Thailand. Journal of Insect Science. 2014;14:287.

11. Phattanawiboon B, Jariyapan N, Roytrakul S, Paemanee A, Sor-suwan S, Intakhan N, Chanmol W, Siriyasatien P, Saeung A, Choochote W. Morphological and protein analyses of adult female salivary glands of Anopheles barbirostris species A1 (Diptera: Culicidae). Tropical Biomedicine. 2014;31(4): 813–827.

12. Intakhan N, Jariyapan N, Chanmol W, Sor-Suwan S, Phattanawiboon B, Saeung A, Choochote W, Bates PA. Midgut ultrastructure of fourth instar Ochlerotatus togoi (diptera: culicidae). Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2014;45(6):1301-1315.

13. Srisuka W, Takaoka H, Otsuka Y, Fukuda M, Thongsahuan S, Taai K, Choochote W, Saeung A. Seasonal biodiversity of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) and evaluation of ecological factors influencing species distribution at Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park, Thailand. Acta Trop 2015;149:212-219.

14. Low VL, Adler PH, Sofian-Azirun M, Srisuka W, Saeung A, Huang YT, Hadi UK, Da Pham X, Takaoka H. Tests of conspecificity for allopatric vectors: Simulium nodosum and Simulium shirakii (Diptera: Simuliidae) in Asia. Parasit Vectors. 2015;8:297.

15. Srisuka W,  Takaoka H,  Saeung A. Description of male, pupa and larva of Simulium (Asiosimulium) wanchaii (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Thailand, with keys to identify four species of the subgenus Asiosimulium. Trop Biomed. 2015;32(3):504-510.


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