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Biochemist , educator

Felicia Ying-Hsiueh Wu, American former biochemist, educator. Grantee National Institutes of Health/National Science Foundation, since 1972.

Background

Wu, Felicia Ying-Hsiueh was born on February 27, 1939. Came to the United States, 1961, naturalized, 1976. Daughter of I-Sung and Ti (Yen) Chen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National Taiwan University, 1961. Master of Science, University Minnesota, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1969.

Career

Medical technician department biochemistry United States Naval Medical Research Unit 2, Taipei, Taiwan, 1963-1965. Research associate in biochemistry and molecular biology Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1969-1971. Research associate department pharmacology Yale University, New Haven, 1971-1972.

Associate department biophysics Albert Einstein College Medicine, Bronx, New York, 1972-1973, instructor, 1973-1978, assistant professor department biochemistry, 1978-1979. Visiting professor department molecular biology Institut Pasteur, Paris, and Unite de physicochimie macromoleculaire Institut Gustave-Roussy, Villejuif, France, 1979-1980. From associate professor to professor pharmaceutical science State University of New York-Stony Brook, 1980-1990, W.J. and F.M. Catacosinos professor, 1980-1990.

Special medical research chair, research fellow, coordinator division cancer research Institute biomedical Sciences, Academy Sinica, Taipei, since 1988.

Membership

Member American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Biophysics Society, American Chemical Society, American Association Cancer Research, American Institute Chemists, American Society Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Society Chinese Bioscientists in American, Chinese Society Cell and Molecular Biology, Biophysics Society Republican China, Chinese Society Genetics, Chinese Oncology, International Association Women in Science, Association Women in Bioscis., Asia Pacific Society Bioscientists, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Cheng-Wen Wu, November 10, 1963. Children: David, Faith, Albert.

father:
I-Sung Chen

mother:
Ti (Yen) Chen

spouse:
Cheng-Wen Wu

child:
David Wu

child:
Faith Wu

child:
Albert Wu