Expertise at Chang Gung System

Shu, Jwu-Ching ,Ph.D.
Institution: Chang Gung University
Position: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Medical Biotechnology and Laboratory Science
Address: No.259, Wenhua 1st Rd., Guishan Dist., Taoyuan City 33302, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Tel: +886-3-2118800 ext. 3418

Focus of Interest:
  • Medical Technology, and Clinical Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Medicine

Fulltime Employment:
  • 2004-2005 Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, U.S.A.

  • D. Phil., Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, U.K.

Selected Main Publications:
  1. Shu JC, Clarkson J, Yudkin MD*. (2004). Studies of SpoIIAB mutant proteins elucidate the mechanisms that regulate the developmental transcription factor σF in Bacillus subtilis. Biochemical Journal. 384(Pt 1): 169-78.
  2. Chen HY, Chen CC, Fang CS, Hsieh YT, Lin MH, Shu JC*. (2011). Vancomycin activates σB in vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus resulting in the enhancement of cytotoxicity. PLoS One. 6: e24472.
  3. Hsu CY#, Lin MH#, Chen CC, Chien SC, Cheng YH, Su IN, Shu JC*. (2011). Vancomycin promotes the bacterial autolysis, release of extracellular DNA, and biofilm formation in vancomycin-non-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus. FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology. 63: 236-47.
  4. Shu JC#, Chia JH#, Siu LK, Kuo AJ, Huang SH, Su LH, Wu TL*. (2012). Interplay between mutational and horizontally acquired resistance mechanisms and its association with carbapenem resistance amongst extensively drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (XDR-PA). International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 39: 217-22.
  5. Shu JC, Soo PC, Chen JC, Hsu SH, Chen LC, Chen CY, Liang SH, Buu LM, Chen CC*. (2013). Differential regulation and activity against oxidative stress of Dps proteins in Bacillus cereus. International Journal of Medical Microbiology. 303: 662-73.

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