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Biologist , educator , consultant

Yi-Fang Tsay, Chinese biologist, educator, consultant. Achievements include discovered isolation of the first nitrate transporter gene from higher plant which is a breakthrough for agriculture and basic research. Member American Society Plant Physiologists, China Plant Society (life).

Background

Tsay, Yi-Fang was born on February 10, 1961 in Taipei, Taiwan. Daughter of Min-Ta Tsai and Pi-Yueh Tsai-Huang.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1983. Master of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1999.

Career

Associate research fellow IMB Academia Sinica, Taipei, since 1999. Associate professor Young-Ming University, since 1999, National Taiwan University, Taipei, since 2000. Visiting scholar University California, San Diego, 1990-1993.

Assistant research fellow IMB, Academia Sinica, Taipei, 1994-1999. Consultant Biznet Corporation, Taipei, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovered isolation of the first nitrate transporter gene from higher plant which is a breakthrough for agriculture and basic research.

Membership

Member American Society Plant Physiologists, China Plant Society (life).

Connections

Married Ming-Ming Hwang, August 12, 1990. Children: Yi-Ling, Yun-Hwai.

father:
Min-Ta Tsai

mother:
Pi-Yueh Tsai-Huang

spouse:
Ming-Ming Hwang

child:
Yi-Ling Tsay

child:
Yun-Hwai Tsay