Expertise at Chang Gung System

Chou, Li-Fang,Ph.D.
Intitution:Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou.
Position:Assistant research fellow
Department: Kidney Research Center, Department of Medical Research and Development
Address: No.5, Fusing St., Gueishan Township, Taoyuan County 333, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Tel:+886-3-3281200 ext. 8919 Fax:+886-3-3285056

Focus of Interest:
  • Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology

Employment Records :
 ◎ Now - Sept. 2013, Assistant Research Fellow, Kidney Research Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou
 ◎ Sept. 2013 - Jan. 2010, Postdoctoral research fellow, Kidney Research Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou
 ◎ June 2002 – July 2003, Associate Scientist, Division of Food Science, Food Industry Research and Development Institute, Hsinchu
 ◎ Sept. 2001 – May 2002, Engineer, President Office, Cando Corporation, Hsinchu

 》 Sept. 2003 – July 2009, Institute of Molecular Medicine, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu, Ph.D.
 》 Sept. 1999 – June 2001, Department of Life Science, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu, M.S.
 》 Sept. 1996 – June 1999, Department of Biology, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, B.S.
 》 Sept. 1989 – June 1995, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yuanpei Junior College of Medicine, Hsinchu, Junior college

Honors and Awards:
 -Membrane of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society of the Republic of China

Selected Publications:

1. L.F. Chou, T.W. Chen, Y.C. Ko, M.J. Pan, Y.C. Tian, C.H. Chiu, Petrus Tang, C.C. Hung*, C.W. Yang*. Potential Impact on Kidney Infection: Whole Genome Analysis for Leptospira santarosai serovar Shermani. Emerging Microbes & Infections. 2014, 3 (11), e82
2. L.F. Chou, Y.T. Chen, C.W. Lu, Y.C. Ko, C.Y. Tang, M.J. Pan, Y. C. Tian, C.H. Chiu, C.C. Hung and C.W. Yang (2012) Sequence of Leptospira santarosai serovar Shermani genome and prediction of virulence-associated genes. Gene 511 (2): 364-70.
3. F.Y. Hsu, L.F. Chou, L.I. Hor and H.Y. Chang (2011) A human single-chain variable fragment targeting to Vibrio vulnificus RtxA toxin. J Microbiol Methods 84 (1): 94-100.
4. L.F. Chou , H.L. Peng , Y.C. Yang , M. C. Kuo and H.Y. Chang (2009) Localization and characterization of VVA0331, a 489-kDa RTX-like protein, in Vibrio vulnificus YJ016. Arch Microbiol 191:441–450.
5. M.C. Kuo, L.F. Chou, H.Y. Chang (2008) Evolution of exceptionally large genes in prokaryotes. J Mol Evol 66 (4): 333-49.


Full Publication List

Board Certification:
 -Medical technologist certificate, License No: 006924;Membership of Taiwan Society of Laboratory Medicine

Ongoing projects:
NMRPG3D0481 ( MOST 103-2320-B-182A-020-)