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Biologist , Botanist , educator

Tsong-Teh Kuo, Chinese biologist, botanist, educator. Recipient Chung-San Academy award, China, 1968, Tzeng Ss-Kang Memorial award for science achievement, 1983; China Foundation fellow, 1992.


Kuo, Tsong-Teh was born on February 27, 1933 in Tainan, Taiwan.


Bachelor of Science in Plant Pathology, Taiwan Provincial Teaching College, Taichung, 1957. Master of Science in Plant Pathology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Pathology, University California, Davis, 1965.


Research fellow division biology California Institute of Technology, 1970-1971. Deputy director Institute Botany, Academia Sinica, 1971-1977. Professor department botany National Taiwan University, since 1977.

Visiting professor department biochemistry and biophysics science School Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 1977. Council member agriculture experiment Taiwan Agriculture Research Institute, 1974-1993. Council member sugar research Taiwan Sugar Research Institute, 1973-1996.

Member culture committee National Culture Development Council. Director Biology Research Center, National Science Council, 1971-1987, member advisory committee biology science, 1982-1995. Member academy committee Ministry of Education.

Acting director Institute Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, 1994-1995, research fellow, since 1987, research fellow Institute Botany, 1968-1996, director, 1971-1977, deputy director, 1968-1971, associate research fellow, 1965-1968, research assistant, 1960-1965. Distinguished research fellow Academia Sinica, 1997.


  • Other Work

    • Editor Botanical Bulletin Academia Sinica, since 1971, biomedical Journal, 1994-1998. Contributor numerous papers to professional journals.


Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Academia Sinica (academician), American Phytopathology Society, Chinese Society Cell and Molecular Biology, Chinese Society Toxicology, Chinese Society Plant Pathology, Chinese Society Plant Protection, Chinese Society Microbiology (president 1983-1985), Chinese Society Botany (president 1975-1976), Chinese Society Biology (Research award 1979), Chinese Society Biochemistry (president 1978-1979), New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi.


Married; 2 children.