Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Life Sciences was founded in 1982 previously known as the Department of Biology. Our research programs cover a breadth of biological systems, including Biomedicine, Genomics, Biotechnology, and Ecology. A unifying theme of our research is to understand the molecular mechanism of cells and organisms, and the evolution between species. This basic knowledge can lead us to understand the interactions between genomics and environment and mechanisms of human diseases.Our mission is to achieve excellence in teaching, research, and service to the country, and to provide the best programs in undergraduate and graduate education. Our Department is comprised of 19 faculty members, 60 graduate students, 200 undergraduate students, and 4 departmental staff members. Our faculty members direct cutting edge research programs in three fields, Biomedicine, Genomics & Biotechnology, and Ecology. This research breadth allows us to tackle important questions in biology.

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Phalaenopsis Agriculture & Biology
Genes Medicine & Life Sciences
Orchidaceae Medicine & Life Sciences
Taiwan Agriculture & Biology
genes Agriculture & Biology
Microsatellite Repeats Medicine & Life Sciences
Genome Medicine & Life Sciences
microsatellite repeats Agriculture & Biology

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Projects 1995 2018

Research Output 1981 2018

A dual repeat cis-element determines expression of GERANYL DIPHOSPHATE SYNTHASE for monoterpene production in phalaenopsis orchids

Chuang, Y. C., Hung, Y. C., Hsu, C. Y., Yeh, C. M., Mitsuda, N., Ohme-Takagi, M., Tsai, W-C., Chen, W. H. & Chen, H-H., 2018 Jun 5, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 9, 765.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

promoter regions
1 Citations

Carcinoembryonic antigen as a marker of radioresistance in colorectal cancer: A potential role of macrophages

Huang, E. Y., Chang, J. C., Chen, H-H., Hsu, C. Y., Hsu, H. C. & Wu, K. L., 2018 Mar 27, In : BMC Cancer. 18, 1, 321.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carcinoembryonic Antigen
Colorectal Neoplasms
Rectal Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
1 Citations

Chromosome-level assembly, genetic and physical mapping of Phalaenopsis aphrodite genome provides new insights into species adaptation and resources for orchid breeding

Chao, Y. T., Chen, W. C., Chen, C. Y., Ho, H. Y., Yeh, C. H., Kuo, Y. T., Su, C. L., Yen, S. H., Hsueh, H. Y., Yeh, J. H., Hsu, H. L., Tsai, Y. H., Kuo, T. Y., Chang, S-B., Chen, K. Y. & Shih, M. C., 2018 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Plant Biotechnology Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physical Chromosome Mapping
physical chromosome mapping
chromosome mapping