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  • 2012 Ph.D. Neuroscience, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan 
  • 2006 Master of Science Neurobiology and Behavior, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan
  • 2004 Bachelor of Science Life Science, National Chiayi University


Teaching Experience

  • 2023.11- Assistant Professor, International Master Program for Translational Science, Taipei Medical University
  • 2023.11- Joint-Appointment Assistant Professor, International Ph.D. Program for Translational Science, Taipei Medical University 
  • 2023 Joint-Appointment Assistant Professor, The Ph.D. Program for Translational Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 2011-2012 Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Science Education and Application, National Taichung University of Education, Taiwan

Research Experience

  • 2014.01-2022.04 Department of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota – Minneapolis, MN
    • Project 1: Investigated the regulatory mechanism and therapeutic effects of CRABP1 in an Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis disease model
      • Established a novel 3D co-culture model using motor neurons and skeletal myotubes.
      • Established a whole mounting IF staining for neuromuscular junction.
    • Project 2: Investigated the non-canonical signaling mechanism of CRABP1 in stem cells.
      • Established a novel and non-canonical retinoic acid signaling pathway in the cytoplasm of embryonic stem cells.
      • Collaborated with colleagues to uncover the role of CRABP1 in cancer therapy.
    • Project 3: Investigated the role of RIP140 in neuron stress and murine behavior.

      • Performed mouse brain stereotaxic surgery with lentivirus infection to knockdown RIP140 expression.
      • Collaborated with colleagues to uncover the role of RIP140 in mouse anxiety.
    • Other:
      • Mentored junior scientists and students to conduct experiments for various projects.
      • Managed laboratory in various aspects including ordering, animal facility, chemicals, and controlled substance.
  • 2012.07-2012.11 Postdoctoral Associate, Institute Of Biomedical Engineering & Nanomedicine, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan

Research Interests

  • Neuroscience
  • Motor neuron diseases
  • Stem cell
  • Cell culture


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