Vice President Andrew H.-J. Wang

Vice President Andrew H.-J. Wang

Present position:
Vice President, Academia Sinica
 
  

Education:
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
2006-
Chair Professor, National Chung Hsing University
2007-2011
Director-in-Chief, National Research Program for Genomic Medicine
2007-
Distinguished Research Chair Professor, National Taiwan University
2009-Board member, The KT Wang Foundation
2011-2013
President, the Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists and Molecular Biologists (FAOBMB)
2011-Co-Chair, National Research Program for Biopharmaceuticals
2018-2020
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
2000
Academician, Academia Sinica
2005
Elected Member, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
2007 Fellow, A-IMBN
2007
Science and Engineering Achievement Award, Taiwanese-American Foundation
2009 National Innovation and Invention Award, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan, ROC
2010
Distinguished Achievement Award, Chinese Institute of Engineers/USA-Great New York Chapter


   
 
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