Vice President Andrew H.-J. Wang

Vice President Andrew H.-J. Wang

Present position:
Vice President, Academia Sinica
Distinguished Research Fellow
Institute of Biological Chemistry

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

Positions:

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

Other Professional Activities:

1983-94 Member, Editorial Board, J. Biomol. Struct. Dyn.
1984 Director, Second Summer School in Biophysics,
International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
1984-94 Member, Organizing Committee for the SUNYA Conversation
in the Discipline of Biomolecular Stereodynamics
1987-present Member, Oversea Advisory Board,
Newton Graphic Science Magazine (Taiwan)
1988-1996 Member, Advisory Board, Institute of Mol. Biol., Taipei, Taiwan
1992-2002 Adj. Research Fellow, Institute of Mol. Biol., Taipei, Taiwan
1990-93 Member, Advisory Board, Biotechnology Center, UIUC
1991-94 Member, NIH BBCA Study Section
1993-96 Member, NSF Predoctoral Fellowship Review Panel
1995-2002 Editor, European J. Biochem.
1998-2002 Editorial Board, Nucleic Acids Research
2000-2006 Distinguished Research Fellow & Director, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Academia, Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
2002-present Adj. Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Mol. Biol., Taipei, Taiwan
2007-present Director, National Research Program for Genomic Medicine
2001-2007 Director, Core Facilities for Proteomic Research, and High-throughput Protein Crystallography, National Research Program for Genomic Medicine
2001-2007 Co-Director, Core Facility for High-throughput Synchrotron Beamline for Protein Crystallography, National Research Program for Genomic Medicine
2001-2005 Director, Core Facility for High-throughput Protein Production, National Research Program for Genomic Medicine
2001-2005 Director, Chemical Biology and Molecular Biophysics Program, Taiwan International Graduate Program, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
2001-2007 President, Biophysics Society of ROC
2001-2004 President, Taiwan Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
2004-present Council Member, Taiwan Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
2003-2006 President, Taiwan Proteomics Society
2006-present Council Member, Taiwan Proteomics Society
2003-present Council Member, Human Proteomic Organization (HUPO).
2003-present Council Member, AOHUPO

Membership:

1987 Elected member, American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
1987 Fellow, American Institute of Chemists
1998 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
2000 Academician, Academia Sinica
2005 Fellow, The Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
2007 Fellow, A-IMBN
2007 Science and Engineering Achievement Award, Taiwanese-American Foundation

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


   
 
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