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biology professor

WenJen Yang, Chinese biology professor. Achievements include patents pending for animal DNA vaccine against actionbacillus pleuropneumoniae. Director Kaohsiung Bioscience and Technology Association, since 2006; Member of Taiwan Bioinformatics Society, Chinese Society Cell and Molecular Biology, American Society Microbiology, Phi Tau Phi.

Background

Yang, WenJen was born on January 20, 1967 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Son of Jing Cheng Yang and Ching Yue Lin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1990. Master of Science, Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2003.

Career

Research assistant Department Health, Taipei, 1994—1997. Teaching assistant National Sun Yat-Sen University, 1997—2001, National Dong-Hwa University, Hualien, Taiwan, 2001—2002. Postdoc fellow Stanford University, California, 2003—2004.

Assistant professor National University Kaohsiung, since 2004, symosium organizer, 2006—2007, teaching consultant, 2008—2009.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents pending for animal DNA vaccine against actionbacillus pleuropneumoniae.

Membership

Director Kaohsiung Bioscience and Technology Association, since 2006. Member of Taiwan Bioinformatics Society, Chinese Society Cell and Molecular Biology, American Society Microbiology, Phi Tau Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, jogging, baseball, reading, bicycling.

Connections

Married Li-Huan Huang, January 19, 1998. Children: Arthur, Athena.

father:
Jing Cheng Yang

mother:
Ching Yue Lin

spouse:
Li-Huan Huang

child:
Arthur Yang

child:
Athena Yang