Hongyong Fu was born in Kinmen, Taiwan, in 1960. He received the B.S. degree from National Taiwan University and the Ph.D. degree from the Texas A&M University, Tex in 1984 and 1995, respectively. He started research on plant ubiquitin/26S proteasome-mediated proteolysis in Dr. Richard D. Vierstra’s Lab in University of Wisconsin in 1996 as a postdoctoral research fellow. He joined Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sinica as an Assistant Research Fellow in 1998. Presently, he serves as an Associate Research Fellow in IPMB. He is mainly interested in examining functional roles and regulatory mechanisms of ubiquitylated substrate recognition pathways and deubiquylation mediated by an ovarian tumor domain-containing (OTU) deubiquitylating enzyme family in Arabidopsis.
Biography Updated on 15 July 2011