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Shih-Torng Ding Edit Profile

educator , Geneticist

Shih-Torng Ding, Chinese geneticist, educator. Achievements include established information on gene expression related to porcine adipocyte differentiation; discovery of polyunsaturated fatty acids inhibit the expression of lipogenic genes in pigs; cloned and studied the expression of adiponectin and its receptors in pigs. Member of Poultry Science Association, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Ding, Shih-Torng was born on December 25, 1965 in Yunlin, Taiwan. Son of Shen-Tsai Ding and Su-Chu Lin.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, The Ohio State University, 1996.

Career

Graduate research associate The Ohio State University, Columbus, 1992—1996. Research associate Baylor College Medicine, Houston, 1996—2000. Assistant professor National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2000—2003, associate professor, 2003—2006, professor, since 2006, professor Institute Biotechnology, since 2007, associate director Center for Teaching and Learning Development, since 2007.

Advisor National Taiwan University, since 2000. Second lieutenant Taiwanese Army, 1990-1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include established information on gene expression related to porcine adipocyte differentiation. Discovery of polyunsaturated fatty acids inhibit the expression of lipogenic genes in pigs. Cloned and studied the expression of adiponectin and its receptors in pigs.

Membership

Member of Poultry Science Association, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Yi-Chen Li, June 27, 1992. 1 child Chloe Chelsyn.

father:
Shen-Tsai Ding

mother:
Su-Chu Lin

spouse:
Yi-Chen Li

child:
Chloe Chelsyn Ding