Expertise at Chang Gung System

Chen, Yi-Ywan M. ,Ph.D.
Institution: Chang Gung University
Position: Professor
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
Address: 259 Wen-Hwa 1st Road,Kwei-Shan,Tao-Yuan, Taiwan, 333, R.O.C
Tel: +886-3-3281200 ext. 3352

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

Fulltime Employment:
  • 2012-Current Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences
  • 2004-2012 Associate Professor , Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences
  • 2001-2004 Research Professor, Department of Oral Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
  • 1995-2001 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Center for Oral Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA

  • Ph.D., Microbiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA (1988-1993)
  • M.S., Microbiology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA (1985-1987)
  • B.S., Biology, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan (1980-1984)

Selected Main Publications:
  1. S-C. Huang, R. A. Burne and Y. M. Chen*. 2014. The pH-dependent expression of the urease operon in Streptococcus salivarius is mediated by CodY. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80: 5386-5393. (SCI)
  2. Y. M. Chen*, H-R. Shieh, and Y-C. Chang. 2013. The expression of the fim operon is crucial for the survival of Streptococcus parasanguinis FW213 within macrophages but not acid tolerance. PLos ONE 8: e66163 (SCI)
  3. J. Geng, S-C. Huang, S. Li, S. Hu, Y. M. Chen*. 2011. Complete Genome Sequence of the ureolytic Streptococcus salivarius strain 57.I. J. Bacteriol. 193:5596-5597. (SCI)
  4. Y. M. Chen*, H-R. Shieh, C-T. Lin, and S-Y. Liang. 2011. Properties and construction of pFW213, a shuttle vector with the oral Streptococcus origin of replication. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 77:3967-3974. (SCI)
  5. P-M. Chen#, Y. M. Chen #, S-L. Yu, S. Sher, C-H. Lai, and J-S. Chia. 2010. Role of GlnR in acid-mediated repression of genes encoding proteins involved in glutamine and glutamate metabolism in Streptococcus mutans. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76:2478–2486. (SCI)

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