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Carton Wen-sheng Chen

陳文盛

Personal: 個人資料

  • Date of Birth: February 26, 1945

  • Place of Birth: Taoyuan, Taiwan 台灣桃園

  • Marital Status: Married, two children

Education: 教育

Professional Appointments: 經歷

  • 1988- now Professor, Institute of Genetics, National Yang-Ming Medical College 國立陽明大學生命科學系暨基因體科學研究所教授

  • 1991- 1994 Head, Institute of Genetics, National Yang-Ming Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan 國立陽明大學遺傳所所長

  • 1988-1991 Adjunct Professor, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, National Yang-Ming Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan

  • 1987- 1991 Adjunct Professor, Institute of Biochemistry, National Yang-Ming Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan 國立陽明醫學院生物化學研究所兼任教授

  • 1987-1988 Professor, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, National Yang-Ming Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan 國立陽明醫學院微生物及免疫學研究所教授

  • 1981-1987 Director, Fermtech Division, Panlabs Taiwan, Ltd., Taipei, Taiwan 泛球藥理研究所發酵部所長

  • 1981-1987 Adjunct Associate professor, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, National Yang-Ming Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan 國立陽明醫學院微生物及免疫學研究所兼任副教授

  • 1978-1981 Postdoctoral Fellow, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, California, USA 1975-1977 Teaching Associate, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, USA 博士後研究與教學

Services: 服務

Awards: 獎勵

  • 1988-1989 Tjing Ling Basic Medical Research Lectureship, ROC 慶齡基礎醫學研究獎

  • 1997-1998 Tjing Ling Basic Medical Research Lectureship, ROC 慶齡基礎醫學研究獎

  • 1997-1998 Scholarship Excellence Award, Ministry of Education, ROC 教育部學術獎

  • 1997-2000 National Science Council Excellent Research Award, ROC 國科會研究傑出獎

  • 2002-2005 National Lectureship Award, Minstry of Education, ROC 教育部國家講座

Recent invited speaker/organizer at international meetings: 國際會議邀請演講

  • 9th International Symposium on Biology of Actinomycetes, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, July 1991 (Symposium speaker)

  • Pan-Pacific Symposium on Biotechnology, Taipei, Taiwan, August, 1992 (Symposium speaker)

  • International Congress of Genetics, Birmingham, U.K., August 1993 (Workshop Chairman and speaker)

  • Society for Actinomycetes Japan Symposium, Hiroshima, Japan, June 1994 (Symposium speaker)

  • Seventh International Symposium on the Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms, Montreal, Canada, June-July 1994 (Symposium speaker)

  • International Symposium on Genetics 1997, Taipei, Taiwan, April. 1997 (Symposium speaker)

  • International Symposium on Life Sciences and Drug Development, Kyongsan, Korea, September 1994 (Symposium speaker)

  • The 10th International Symposium on Biology of Actinomycetes, Beijing, China, May 1997 (Symposium speaker)

  • Frontier in Prokaryotic Biology, Taipei, Taiwan, May, 1997 (Symposium Speaker)

  • The 8th International Symposium on the Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms, Jerusalem, Israel, July 1998 (Session convenor and speaker)

  • Portrait of an Organism: The Genetic Analysis of Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2) Biology, Norwich, U. K. September, 1998 (Symposium speaker)

  • International Symposium on Plasmid Biology, Mereda, Yucatan, Mexico, October 1998 (Symposium speaker)

  • The International Symposium of the Third Yamazaki School, Yokohama, Japan. July 1999 (Symposium speaker)

  • The 11th International Symposium on Biology of Actinomycetes, Crete, Greece, October 1999 (Scientific Committee and symposium speaker)

  • The 7th Genetics and molecular biology of industrial microorganisms, Indianapolis, USA, October, 2000 (Co-chairperson and seminar speaker)

  • The 9th International Symposium on the Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms, Kyongju, Korea, June 2002 (Scientific Committee and speaker)

  • The 9th International Symposium on the Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms, Kyongju, Korea, June 2002 (Scientific Committee and speaker)

  • 105th American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, USA, June 2005 (Session organizer and speaker)
  • BioMicro World 2007, Seville, Spain, November 2007 (Symposium speaker)

Past research experiences: 過去研究經驗

  • Bacteriophages genome structures and transcription

  • Development of physical techniques in separating DNA molecules (including 2-D electrophoresis)

  • DNA Structures and sequence analyses

  • Strain improvement on industrial microorganisms

  • Cloning and manipulations of antibiotic biosynthesis and modification genes

Current research Interests 目前研究興趣

  • Molecular genetics of Streptomyces鏈黴菌分子遺傳學

  • Bioinformatics of bacterial genomes;細菌基因組之生物資訊學

  • Structures, replication, mobilization, and instability of bacterial genomes;細菌基因組之結構、複製、流動性、及不穩定性

  • Global evolution;演化學

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Other interests and activities

  • Pupular science writing;科普著作

行政院新聞局圖書金鼎獎推薦獎 (2000年)

吳大猷科學普及著作獎 佳作獎(2002年)

  • 《看漫畫學遺傳》 (華香園出版社;絕版)

  • Chaconas G and Chen CW (2003) Linear chromosomes in bacteria: no longer going around in circles. In The Bacterial Chromosome, ASM
  • Chen, C. W. (2007) Streptomyces Linear Plasmids: Replication and Telomeres. In Linear Microbial Plasmid. Meinhardt, F. and Klassen, R. (eds). Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 33-61.

Teaching: 教學

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