Department of Biotechnology and Bioindustry Sciences

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The field of biosciences has migrated from discovering fundamental knowledge to developing applicable biotechnology. As the potential and scope of bio-industry are unprecedentedly far-reaching, bio-industry has been placed among the top priorities of development in many advanced countries and is necessary for enhancing the quality of life. Biotechnology has advanced into an interdisciplinary science and is now applied not only in medical fields but also in aquaculture and farming industries. Hence, we are the era of responsibilities for promoting such knowledge-based industrial economics. DBBS was established in 2015 and is comprised of two institutes (Institute of Biotechnology and Institute of Bioinformatics and Biosignal Transduction) in College of Bioscience and Biotechnology, NCKU. We emphasize on translating fundamental knowledge into biotech products and equip students with capabilities of doing both hard science and cutting-edge technology. With those capabilities, our students are expected to be prophetic leaders of sustainable bio-industries.

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White spot syndrome virus 1 Medicine & Life Sciences
White spot syndrome virus Agriculture & Biology
Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Viruses Chemical Compounds
Genes Medicine & Life Sciences
Penaeidae Medicine & Life Sciences
shrimp Agriculture & Biology
Virus Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 1998 2018

Research Output 1974 2019

Aurantiochytrium dietary supplements reduce intra-cohort cannibalism among orange-spotted groupers (Epinephelus coioides) by modulating brain 5-HT and serum cortisol

Chang, Y. H., Lin, Y. H., Hsieh, C. H. & Chen, Y-M., 2019 Mar 15, In : Aquaculture. 502, p. 202-211 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epinephelus coioides
cannibalism
serotonin
cortisol
dietary supplements

LvRas and LvRap are both important for WSSV replication in Litopenaeus vannamei

Tseng, Y. T., Kumar, R. & Wang, H-C., 2019 May 1, In : Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 88, p. 150-160 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stem cells as a potential therapy for diabetes mellitus: A call-to-action in Latin America 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1103 Clinical Sciences

Solis, M. A., Moreno Velásquez, I., Correa, R. & Huang, L. L-H., 2019 Feb 18, In : Diabetology and Metabolic Syndrome. 11, 1, 20.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Stem Cell Research
Latin America
Diabetes Mellitus
Stem Cells
Health

Equipment

microscopes
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resonance fluorescence
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