Expertise at Chang Gung System

Horng, Jim-Tong ,Ph.D.
Institution: Chang Gung University
Position: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Address: No.259, Wen-Hua First Road, Gueishan Township, Taoyuan County 333, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Tel: +886-3-2118800#5156 Fax: +886-3-2118407

Focus of Interest:
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Medicine
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology

Fulltime Employment:
  • University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics Postdoc fellow 1995-1999
  • Chang Gung University Department of Biochemistry Assistant Professor 1999.8-2007.7
  • Chang Gung University Department of Biochemistry Associate Professor 2007.8-

  • University of Cambridge Department of Biochemistry PhD.
  • National Taiwan University Institute of Biochemistry M.S
  • National Taiwan University Department of Medical Technology B.S.

Selected Main Publications:
  1. Ming-Jhan Wu, Po-Yuan Ke, John T. -A. Hsu, Chau-Ting Yeh, Jim-Tong Horng. (2014) Reticulon 3 interacts with NS4B of the hepatitis C virus and negatively regulates viral replication by disrupting NS4B self-interaction, Cellular Microbiology, 16(11):1603-18
  2. Ming-Jhan Wu, Po-Yuan Ke, Jim-Tong Horng. (2014) RacGTPase-activating protein 1 interacts with hepatitis C virus polymerase NS5B to regulate viral replication. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, doi:10.1016/j.bbrc.2014.10.008
  3. Jia-Rong Jheng, Jin-Yuan Ho and Jim-Tong Horng.(2014) ER stress, autophagy, and RNA viruses. Frontiers in Microbiology, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00388
  4. Chung-Fan Hsieh, Cheng-wei Lo, Chih-Hao Liu, Shiming Lin, Hung-Rong Yen, Tzou-Yien Lin, Jim-Tong Horng. (2012)Mechanism by which ma-xing-shi-gan-tang inhibits the entry of influenza virus. Journal of Ethnopharmacology.143(1):57-67
  5. Chung-Fan Hsieh, Hung-Rong Yen, Chih-Hao Liu, Shiming Lin, Jim-Tong Horng.(2012)Ching-fang-pai-tu-san inhibits the release of influenza virus. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 144(3):533-44.

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