All of our faculty members have Ph.D. degrees from accredited or noted universities either in Taiwan or from abroad, and have research expertise in many areas of biological science & technology. The main research foci of our faculty include the following:

  1. Cancer Biology & Tumor Biology 
  2. Drug Delivery 
  3. Development of Anti-Cancer Chinese Herbal Medicine 
  4. Enzyme Catalysis and Kinetics 
  5. Genetics & Genomics
  6. Immunology & Drug Development 
  7. Mechanism of Bacterial Pathogenesis and Its Therapeutic Development
  8. Mechanism of Cardiovascular disease and its Therapeutic Development
  9. Nano-Biomedical Engineering
  10. Nanovector-based Gene Therapy
  11. Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Drug Design
  12. Protein Chemistry & Engineering
  13. Proteomics 
  14. Structure Biology & Bioinformatics
  15. Transcriptomics

Currently, our dept has 15 faculty members and 14 adjunct members. Out of 14 adjunct members, some are really outstanding: Dr. Shu Chien &Dr. Jen-Kun Lin are members of Academia Sinica (, which is the counterpart of National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in the US). Dr. Wellington Gibson Wood is our foreign adjunct faculty member from University of Minnesota in the US. 

Below is a list of our 15 faculty members: three are full professors,  five are associate professors, and seven are assistant professors. For delving into one particular member's research profile, please visit a link underlining his/her name.

(Front from left to right Dr. Wei-Wen Kuo; Dr. Ming-Ching Kao; Chair Professor Chang-Hung Chou; Acting Dean Jing-Gung Chung; Dean of Graduate Student Affairs Yuan-Man Hsu; Dr. Jing-Ru Weng; Dr. Yu-Hsin Lin)
(Back from left to right Dr. Tzong-Der Way; Dr. Shu-Fen Peng; Dr. Wen-Wen Huang; Dr. Ju-Hwa Lin; Dr. Jeng-Wei Tsai; Dr. Shou-Lun Lee; Dr. Shen-Chieh Chou; Dr. Shih-Chang Tsai)


Name Title Highest Degree received Research Interests Phone and Email
Jing-Gung Chung Professor and Dean,  college of biopharmaceutical and food sciences Ph.D. in Immunology, from University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA Cancer Immunology, Anticancer Drugs, Molecular Biotechnology, Health Food, Carcinogenesis 886-4-22053366 ext 8000
Yuan-Man Hsu Professor and Dean, Office of research and development Ph.D. in Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA The effects and mechanisms of natural compounds in herbal plants on anti - Helicobacter pylori infection; The study of multidrug resistance mechanisms in Salmonella isolates in Taiwan and developing the application of herbal plants in place of feed additives in animals 886-4-22053366 ext2503
Tzong-Der Way Professor and chairman, department of biological science and technology Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan Carcinogenesis Mechanisms of Natural Products; Molecular Tumor Biology; Neuro-Degenerate Diseases 886-4-22053366 ext2509
Ming-Ching Kao Professor Ph.D. in Biochemistry, from Louisiana State University, Louisiana, USA Molecular & Cell Biology; Cancer Gene Therapy; Development of Anti-Cancer Traditional Chinese Medicines 886-4-22053366 ext2206
Wei-Wen Kuo Professor Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biotechnology, from Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Molecular Cardiology; Molecular Medicine of Carcinogenesis; Cell Biology 886-4-22053366 ext2510
Jeng-Wei Tsai Associate Professor Ph. D. in Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering, from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan  aquatic toxicology, watershed-lake carbon cycling and lake metabolism, climate change ecology 886-4-22053366 ext8103
Wen-Wen Huang Associate Professor Ph.D. in Chinese Pharmaceutical Science, from China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Plant Tissue Culture; Anti-Cancer Research of Herb. 886-4-22053366 ext2527
Shih-Chang Tsai Associate Professor Ph. D. in Medical Microbiology and Immunology, from University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
  1. microRNA and cancer
  2. Gene regulation and cancer
886-4-22053366 ext2518
Ju-Hwa Lin Associate Professor Ph. D. in Biochemistry, from National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan Technology & Applications of Microarrays; Genomics; Technology of Molecular Diagnosis 886-4-22053366 ext2513
Shou-Lun Lee Associate Professor Ph.D. in Life Sciences, from National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan Enzyme kinetics; Protein Chemistry; Alcoholic Metabolism  886-4-22053366 ext2526
Chen, Po Yuan Associate Professor Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Antiaging and Regenerative Medicine 886-4-22053366 ext 2508