Vice President Andrew H.-J. Wang

Vice President Andrew H.-J. Wang

Present position:
Vice President, Academia Sinica

B.S., Chemistry, National Taiwan University, 1967
M.S., Chemistry, National Taiwan University, 1970
Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Illinois-Urbana, 1974

Professional  Experience:

1974-88 Postdoctoral Research Associate (74-80), Research Scientist (80-82),
Principal Research Scientist (82-85), Senior Research Scientist (85-88),
Department of Biology, MIT
1-7/81 &3-4/83 Visiting Scientist, Gorlaeus Lab., Leiden State Univ., The Netherlands
(with Prof. J. H. van Boom)
9/87-2/88 Visiting Associate, Division of Chemistry, Caltech (with Prof. P. B. Dervan)
2/95-5/95 Visiting Professor, Department of Biophysical Chem., Nijmegen University
(with Prof. C. Hilbers)
1988-2000 Professor of Biophysics, Biochemistry, and Chemistry,
Dept. of Cell & Structural Biology, Biochemistry, UIUC
1996-97 Acting Head, Dept. of Cell & Structural Biology, UIUC
2000-2006 Distinguished Research Fellow and Director, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Academia Sinica
2006-2011Distinguished Research Fellow and Vice President, Academia Sinica
Chair Professor, National Chung Hsing University
Director-in-Chief, National Research Program for Genomic Medicine
Distinguished Research Chair Professor, National Taiwan University
2009-Board member, The KT Wang Foundation
President, the Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists and Molecular Biologists (FAOBMB)
2011-Co-Chair, National Research Program for Biopharmaceuticals
President Elect, International Union for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB)

Research interests:
Structural proteomics, anticancer drugs, x-ray crystallography, NMR and molecular design.

Awards and  Honors:

1987 Elected member, American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
1987 Fellow, American Institute of Chemists
1998 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Academician, Academia Sinica
Elected Member, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
2007 Fellow, A-IMBN
Science and Engineering Achievement Award, Taiwanese-American Foundation
2009 National Innovation and Invention Award, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan, ROC
Distinguished Achievement Award, Chinese Institute of Engineers/USA-Great New York Chapter

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