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educator , Marine biologist

Der-Shyan Sheu, Chinese marine biologist, educator.


Sheu, Der-Shyan was born on June 22, 1969 in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.


Doctor of Philosophy, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 2003.


Assistant professor National Kaohsiung Marine University, Taiwan, 2005—2009, associate professor, since 2009. Review Environmental Engineering Science, New Rochelle, New York, since 2010. With Flutist Navy Band, 1989-1991, Kaohsiung.


  • Achievements include development of genotype method for detecting polyhydroxyalkanoate producing bacteria. Development of a method for rapid differentiation between short-chain-length and medium-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoate producers. Development of a unique approach for detecting polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase activity on a polyacrylamide gel.

    Development of high-cell-density fermentation techniques for polyhydroxyalkanoate mass production. Discovery of screen bacteria producing novel polyhydroxyalkanote from marine.


  • Other Interests

    Jogging, hiking, flute, reading.