- Degree: BSc (Chem), PhD (Biomed Scs);
Field of Achievement: Biochemist
Date of Birth: December 14, 1948.
Place of Birth: Canton (China);
Name of Spouse: Yuh- Yeh Yang
No. of Children: one son and one daughter
Education: Chung-Yuan Univ, City Univ of New York (USA);
Career: Assoc Prof, Biochemistry Dept, National Yang Ming Univ, Taipei 1979-80, Adjunct Assoc Prof: Inst of Biochemistry 1982-89, School of Medical Techy 1987-89, Inst of Genetics 1988-89, Adjunct Prof, Insts of Genetics and Biochemistry 1989- 90, Dean of Gen Affairs 1990-93, Prof, Inst of Genetics 1990-2004 and Chairman 2000-03, Director, Genome Research Center 2000-04; Adjunct Assoc Prof, Chung-Yuan Univ 1979-83, 1985-86; Visiting Assoc Investigator, Veterans Gen Hospital, Taipei 1980-81, Assoc Investigator 1981-83, Incharge, Clinical Biochemistry Research Lab, Medical Research Dept, Investigator 1983-90, Adjunct Investigator 1990-, Director, Biochemistry Genetics Lab, Genetics Counselling Center 1984-2004; Director, Research Resources Dept, National Health Research Insts, Taipei 1996-98; Consultant in Clinical Biochemistry, Cancer Soc of Republic of China, Taipei 1985-87; Consultant: Neonatal Screening Center, Maternal & Child Health Asscn, Taipei 1993-2000, Neonatal Screening Center of Guangzhou, Canton (China) 1994-, National Screening Center, Chinese Foundation of Health, Taipei 2002-, Taipei Inst of Pathology 2005-, Centers for Disease Control, Dept of Health, ROC 2007-10; Visiting Prof: Shanghai 2nd Medical Univ (China) 1995-2005, Provincial Maternal & Child Health Hospital of Hunan (China) 2012-; Hon Prof, Research Inst of Clinical Medicine, China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing 1995-; Guest Prof, Peking Univ Health Sc Centre, Bejing (China) 2006-08;
Membership: Member, Genetic Health Advisory Comm: Dept of Health, Republic of China (ROC) 2002-, Taipei City Health Bureau 2009-; Fellow, National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (USA); ex-Fellow, Australasian College of Biomedical Scientists; Member: Chinese Asscn for Clinical Biochemistry (ex- President, ex-Secy-Gen & ex-Exec Director), Asscn of Lab Medicine (Exec Director 1991-97), International Soc for Neonatal Screening, International Soc of Clinical Enzymology, Preventive Medicine Foundation (Ch Exec Officer 1987-), International Federation of Clinical Chemistry (Member of Awards Com 1997- 99), Asian-Pacific Federation of Clinical Biochemistry (Member of Scientific Com 1988-95), Chinese Biochemical Soc, Chinese Chemical Soc, Soc for Study of Inborn Errors Metabolism, Editorial Board, Advances in Clinical Chemistry 1992- 2003; Dy Secy, 4th Asian-Pacific Cong of Clinical Biochemistry, Hong Kong 1985- 88; Member, International Organising Com, 5th & 6th International Cong of Inborn Errors of Metabolism, Asilomer (USA) 1989-90 and Milan (Italy) 1993- 94;
Publication: Over 140 papers and articles published;
Awards: Wood Badge, Boy Scouts of Republic of China 1985, Outstanding Service Personnel, Veterans Admn 1986, Outstanding Research Scientist, National Sc Council 1989, 1990, 1991, Outstanding Educational Personnel, Min of Education 1993, Health Medal of 2nd Order, Health Dept 1998;
Address (Office): Taipei Post Box 26-553, Taipei 10699, Taiwan.