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Biochemistry educator

Gu-Gang Chang, Chinese biochemistry educator. Achievements include research on the quaternary structure of pigeon liver malic enzyme; exploration of kinetic behavior of human placental alkaline phosphatase in reverse micelles; identification of metal binding site of pigeon liver malic enzyme. Recipient Medical Research award Union Medical Foundation, Taipei, 1989, Distinguished Research award National Science Council Taipei, 1986, 89, 91, 93.

Background

Chang, Gu-Gang was born on October 18, 1943 in Chuan-Si, Kweichow, China. Son of Zen-Chen and Chien-Chun (Tang) Chang.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, China, 1966. Master of Science in Biochemistry, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, China, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, State University of New York, Syracuse, 1976.

Career

Assistant National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, China, 1966-1969, instructor China, 1969-1976, associate professor China, 1976-1980, professor biochemistry China, since 1980, chairman department biochemistry China, 1984-1990.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on the quaternary structure of pigeon liver malic enzyme. Exploration of kinetic behavior of human placental alkaline phosphatase in reverse micelles. Identification of metal binding site of pigeon liver malic enzyme.

Membership

Fellow National Academy Clinical Biochemistry. Member Protein Society, Chinese Chemical Society, Bio-chemical Society (president since 1994).

Connections

Married Hwei-Chang Chen, January 16, 1971. Children: Jeou-Hwa, Yu-Hwa.

father:
Zen-Chen Chang

mother:
Chien-Chun (Tang) Chang

spouse:
Hwei-Chang Chen

child:
Jeou-Hwa Chang

child:
Yu-Hwa Chang