Expertise at Chang Gung System

Chao, Mei ,Ph.D.
Institution: Chang Gung University
Position: Associate professor
Department: School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Address: No.259, Wenhua 1st Rd., Guishan Dist., Taoyuan City 33302, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Tel: +886-3-2118800 Ext. 5134 Fax: +886-3-2118856

Focus of Interest:
  • Microbiology
  • Oncology

Fulltime Employment:
  • Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Chang Gung University
  • Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Chang Gung University
  • Liver Research Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
  • University of Southern California/Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Microbiology

  • University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D
  • National Taiwan University, B.S.

Selected Main Publications:
  1. Mei Chao*, Hsiao-Ning Wang, Yi-Jin Lu, Yu-Sun Chang and Jau-Song Yu. 2015. A V-val subtype Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen 1 promotes cell survival after serum withdrawal. Oncology Reports, 33:958-966.
  2. Chia-Chi Lin, Zhi-Wei Yang, Shan-Bei Iang, and Mei Chao*. 2015. Reduced genetic distance and high replication levels increase the RNA recombination rate of hepatitis delta virus. Virus Research, 195:79-85.
  3. Chao, M. RNA recombination in hepatitis delta virus: implications regarding the abilities of mammalian RNA polymerases. 2007. Virus Research. 127(2):208-15.
  4. Wang TC. Chao M. 2005. RNA recombination of hepatitis delta virus in natural mixed-genotype infection and transfected cultured cells. Journal of Virology. 79(4):2221-9.
  5. Chao M. Hsieh SY. Taylor J. 1990. Role of two forms of hepatitis delta virus antigen: evidence for a mechanism of self-limiting genome replication. Journal of Virology. 64(10):5066-9.

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