Yau Hung Chen
Yau Hung Chen is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry at Tamkang University in Taiwan. He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from the National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. During his postdoctoral work (in Institute of Fisheries Science) at the National Taiwan University, he also worked as a one-year visiting scholar (in Institute of Neuroscience) at the University of Oregon in USA. He joined Tamkang University in 2004 as an Assistant Professor at the Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, where he became an Associate Professor in 2007. He has been an Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry at Tamkang University since 2009. As a Member of the Society for Developmental Biology since 2003, his main research interests focus on investigating the development and regulation of zebrafish, particularly in molecular mechanisms involved in muscle, cartilage, and cardiovascular development; establishing a disease model of human basal cell carcinoma in zebrafish; and performing small-molecule screening and toxicological studies using zebrafish as a model system.
Biography Updated on 22 November 2010