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educator , biomedical researcher

Tang Kent Tang, Chinese biomedical researcher, educator. Achievements include identification and characterization of human Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase mutations in Chinese and Taiwan aborigines. Recipient Excellent Research award National Science Council, 1991-1993, Outstanding Research award, 1993-1996. Member American Society Hematology, American Society Cell Biology, Chinese Society Genetics.

Background

Tang, Tang Kent was born on August 26, 1956 in Pindon, Taiwan. Son of Chao-kuan and Yu-Se (Chen) Tang.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Tunghai University, 1978. Master of Science, National Yang Ming Med College, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1988.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Yale University, New Haven, 1988-1989. Research fellow Academy Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, since 1995. Deputy director Institute biomedical Science, Academy Sinica, since 1997.

Adjunct associate professor National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1990-1995, adjunct professor, since 1995. Consultant department molecular medicine Ma-kay Hsop., Taipei, 1993-1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include identification and characterization of human Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase mutations in Chinese and Taiwan aborigines.

Membership

Member American Society Hematology, American Society Cell Biology, Chinese Society Genetics.

Connections

Married Chieh-ju Chang, 1982. 1 child, Cindy.

father:
Chao-kuan Tang

mother:
Yu-Se (Chen) Tang

spouse:
Chieh-ju Chang

child:
Cindy Tang