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Biotechnology researcher

Ning-Sun Yang, Chinese biotechnology researcher. Second lieutenant Taiwan Army, 1969-1970. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Gene Therapy (member program sub-committee non-viral gene delivery 1999), New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Yang, Ning-Sun was born on June 21, 1947 in Beijing. Came to United States, 1970. Son of Shei-Mei Yang and Shieu-Yien Wu.

Education

Bachelor, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemical Genetics, Michigan State University, 1974.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow department cell biology Roche Institute Molecular Biology, 1974—1975. Research scientist department biology Michigan Cancer Foundation, Detroit, 1976—1980, assistant member, 1980—1981, laboratory chief. Tumor Biochemistry Laboratory, 1981—1982.

Senior scientist Agracetus Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, 1982-1989, director Cancer Gene Therapy, 1993—1997. Fellow Agracetus Inc./Grace, 1990—1997. Clinical associate professor, adjunct professor University Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, 1990—2000, principal investigator Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1997—2000.

Project leader department mammalian genetics Agracetus Inc./Powder Ject Inc., 1991—1993. Professor National Taiwan University, Taipei, since 1998. Director, distinguished research fellow Academia Sinica Institute BioAgricultural Sciences, since 1998.

Professor Academia Sinica Taiwan International Graduate Progressive, since 2003. Adjunct and consultant professor Fudan University, Shanghai, United Medical College, Beijing, 1990. Member foreign advisory committee human gene therapy progressive Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 1993.

Member advisory board various United States and Taiwan biotechnology companies. Lecturer in field.

Membership

Second lieutenant Taiwan Army, 1969-1970. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Gene Therapy (member program sub-committee non-viral gene delivery 1999), New York Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, cooking, classical music, museums.

Connections

Married Vina W.H. Yang, August 15, 1970. Children: Kayva, Shaun.

father:
Shei-Mei Yang

mother:
Shieu-Yien Wu

spouse:
Vina W.H. Yang

child:
Kayva Yang

child:
Shaun Yang