News

2024

  • [2024/06] Congratulations to Shan-Chi Hsieh (謝善棋) on being selected as an Academia Sinica Postdoctoral Scholar!
  • [2024/05] We welcome Shen-Chian Pei (裴慎謙) to re-join us as a Research Assistant after completing the compulsory military service.
  • [2024/04] We welcome Shan-Chi Hsieh (謝善棋) to join us as a Postdoctoral Research Associate.

2023

  • [2023/10] Congratulations to Shen-Chian Pei (裴慎謙) on his successful MS defense!
  • [2023/09] Our review on "Virulence and Ecology of Agrobacteria in the Context of Evolutionary Genomics" was published in Annual Review of Phytopathology.
  • [2023/08] Congratulations to Nian-Pu Li (李念璞) on receiving the Gold Award for her final oral presentation in the IPMB Summer Internship Program!
  • [2023/08] Congratulations to Shih-Hsun Hung (洪世勳) on his successful MS defense!
  • [2023/07] Congratulations to Chih-Horng Kuo (郭志鴻) on receiving the Derrick Edward Award from the International Organization for Mycoplasmology!
  • [2023/07] We welcome several new members: Sopio Tchabashvili is a TIGP-MBAS PhD students; Nian-Pu Li (李念璞) and Ru-Bin Yao (姚儒賓) are Undergraduate Interns.
  • [2023/06] Congratulations to Hsin-Ying Chang (張心盈) on receiving the Best Poster Award in the International Symposium on Evolutionary Genomics and Bioinformatics 2023!
  • [2023/05] We welcome Rafika Amalia Annur (安智慧) to join us as a Research Assistant.
  • [2023/04] Our new book chapter "Genomic studies of Asian phytoplasmas" was published. ISBN: 978-0-323-91671-4
  • [2023/03] Congratulations to Yu Wu (吳宇) on receiving the First Place Award in the 2023 IPMB Travel Grant Competition!
  • [2023/03] Our collaborative work with Erh-Min Lai (賴爾珉) on agrobacteria T6SS and gallobiome was published in mBio.
  • [2023/02] We welcome Kenneth Joseph Bureros (肯尼斯) to join us as a Research Assistant.
  • [2023/02] Our collaborative work with Ching-Hui Yeh (葉靖輝) on heat shock proteins was published in Plant Science.
  • [2023/01] Congratulations to Yu Wu (吳宇) on receiving the First Place Award in the 3-min Fire Talk Competition at MiTalk7!

2022

  • [2022/10] Congratulations to Yu Wu (吳宇) on receiving honorable mentions for her poster presentation and 3-min lightning talk competition at the 2022 Post-pandemic Era for Frontiers Plant Science and Sustainable Agriculture Conference!
  • [2022/09] We welcome two new Research Assistants: Dina Fitriana (費迪娜) and Xiao-Hua Yan (顏小華).
  • [2022/08] Congratulations to Fang-Yu Lin (林芳瑜) on receiving a Bronze Award for her final oral presentation in the IPMB Summer Internship Program!
  • [2022/08] Our collaborative work with Chi-Te Liu (劉啟德) on plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) was published in Frontiers in Microbiology.
  • [2022/08] Congratulations to Yu Wu (吳宇) on receiving a honorable mention for her poster presentation at the 26th Bacteriology Conference!
  • [2022/08] Our collaborative work with Hsiu-An Chu (朱修安) on cyanobacterium genomics was published in Frontiers in Microbiology.
  • [2022/07] We welcome Fang-Yu Lin (林芳瑜) to join us as an Undergraduate Intern.
  • [2022/06] We welcome Dr. Hanna Chepyshko to join us as a visiting scholar.
  • [2022/04] A collaborative work that involved many phytoplasma experts to revise the taxonomy guidelines was published in IJSEM.
  • [2022/04] We welcome two new Research Assistants: Hsin-Ying Chang (張心盈) and Hsi-Ching Yen (顏席清).
  • [2022/02] Our collaborative work with Jun-Yi Yang (楊俊逸) on phytoplasma genome evolution was published in Frontiers in Microbiology.
  • [2022/02] We welcome two new Research Assistants: Hsin-Yi Chang (張心怡) and Vania Bundjaja (溫如意).
  • [2022/01] Congratulations to Chih-Horng Kuo (郭志鴻) on the promotion to Research Fellow/Professor!
  • [2022/01] Our representative work on bacterial genome evolution, based on Agrobacterium and done in collaboration with Erh-Min Lai (賴爾珉) and Jeff Chang, was published in BMC Biology.

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2012

  • [2012/11] Dr. Takema Fukatsu from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST, Japan) visited our lab to discuss insect-symbiotic bacteria research.
  • [2012/10] Tean-Hsu Chang (張天昫) joined our lab as a Research Assistant.
  • [2012/09] Our former RA Wen-Sui Lo (羅文穗) has started her Ph.D. study in the TIGP-MBAS program.
  • [2012/09] Chuan Ku (顧銓) joined our lab as a Research Assistant.
  • [2012/07] Our proposal to study genome evolution in spiroplasmas was funded by the National Science Council of Taiwan.
  • [2012/07] We welcome Ann Chen (陳怡安) and Matan Shelomi to join our lab as summer visiting students.
  • [2012/03] Our phytoplasma/mycoplasma genome comparison was published in PLOS ONE.

2011

  • [2011/10] Dr. Saskia A. Hogenhout from the John Innes Centre visited our lab to discuss phytoplasma genome research.
  • [2011/08] Wen-Sui Lo (羅文穗) joined our lab as a Research Assistant.
  • [2011/07] We welcome Yu-Ching Yang (楊宇晴) and Yuchiao Chang (張育僑) to join our lab as summer students.
  • [2011/05] We have moved into a new lab space in the IPMB building, please note the updated phone numbers in our contact info.
  • [2011/01] Our lab website won an award in the Academia Sinica website competition.

2010

  • [2010/11] Ling-Ling Chen (陳泠伶) joined our lab as a Research Assistant.
  • [2010/10] Our proposal to study the evolution of phytoplasma through whole genome sequencing was funded by the National Science Council of Taiwan.
  • [2010/08] Wan-Chia Chung (鐘婉嘉) joined our lab as a Research Assistant.
  • [2010/06] We celebrate the opening of our lab @ IPMB, AS.