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Archive of Biomedical Science and Engineering

    Editor-in-Chief

    Wei Min HUANG

    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    Email: shape_memory_material@hotmail.com, mwmhuang@ntu.edu.sg
    Tel: 0065 84664500
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    Carlo Massaroni
    School of Engineering
    Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
    Italy
    c.massaroni@unicampus.it
    ABSE

    Carlo Massaroni was born in Anzio (Rome) in 1988.

    He received the B.S. Degree in Biomedical Engineering from Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma in December 2010. The Bachelor thesis title was "Perception Analysis of the form by the use of a numerical chessboard" and it was carried out in collaboration with the Bioinformatics Lab of the same University.

    He received the M.S. Degree  with highest honors in Biomedical Engineering from Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma in December 2012. His graduation Thesis was entitled "Preliminary validation of a respiratory apparatus simulator for the assessment of metrological characteristics of a optoelectronic plethysmograph".

    With his thesis he won two relevant National Price. On September he has been awarded the 2013 SIAMOC Dissertation Prize by the Italian Society of Clinical Movement Analysis (SIAMOC) in recognition of the outstanding quality of his undergraduate research. On October he has been awarded the 2013 GNB Dissertation Price by the Italian National Bioengineering Group (GNB) for outstanding contribute in the field of Rehabilitation and Prosthetics.

    From April 2013 to January 2014 he worked as Biomechanical Researcher in the Unit of Rehabilitation at Scientific Institute for Research IRCCS Eugenio Medea of Conegliano (TV), as Scholarship Winner and Assignee for 2013.

    He was PhD Student in Biomedical Engineering at Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma from January 2014 to December 2016: he started working in the Laboratory of Measurements and Biomedical Instrumentation in January 2014, under the supervision of Prof. Sergio Silvestri.

    In 2014 he has achieved the Professional Qualification as Industrial Engineer (Section A). He was Jury Aggregate Member as Topic expert in Biomedical Instrumentation during the State Examinations enabling the exercise of the profession of Engineer on behalf of Ordine degli Ingegneri of Rome. Section A - Industrial Section.

    From February 2015 is Student Mentor for the International Biomechanics Society (ISB) in Instrumentation for Human Motion, Optoelectronic Systems and Optoelectronic Plethysmography.  

    On July 2015 he has been awarded the International Grant Travel Program Award by the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB) with the project "MoCBA - MOtion Capture for Breathing Assessment". MoCBA is an interdisciplinary project taking advantage of the research cooperation between the School of Sport & Exercise Sciences (SSES) at the University of Kent (Dr. Dickinson and Dr. Winter) and the School of Engineering, Research Unit of Measurement and Biomedical Instrumentation (UCBM) at the Campus Bio-Medico di Roma University. He is currently (until 22/04/2016) a Visiting PhD Student  at University of Kent (Medway Campus, Kent, UK), where he is working in the Respiratory Clinic Unit.

    On September 2017 he has been awarded the 2017 GNB Thesis Award by the Italian National Bioengineering Group (GNB) for outstanding contribute in the field of Biorobotics and Biomechanics.

    URL: http://mtmbilaben.weebly.com/carlo-massaroni.html

    Grant Details:

    2017 IEEE Sensor Council Travel Award (€ 1000) to attend the 2nd IEEE Sensors Summer
    School on Optical Fibre Sensors at the University of Limerick, Ireland. 26th – 30th
    June 2017 - Limerick, Ireland.
    2016 European Society of Biomechanics (ESB) Travel Award (€ 400) to attend the 22nd
    Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (Respiratory Biomechanics
    Session) - Lyon, France.
    2015 International Society of Biomechanics (ISB) International Travel Grant (ITG2015) ($
    2500) to fund the Research Project “MoCBA: Motion Capture for Breathing
    Assessment” and to fund the foreign period of 6 months at University of Kent (UK).

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    Editorial Board Join as Editor

    Herng-Hua Chang
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Engineering Science & Ocean Engineering
    National Taiwan University
    Taiwan
    herbertchang@ntu.edu.tw
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Medical Image Analysis and Processing  Computer Simulations of Nanoscale Systems  Communications and Mobile Computing  Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Computational Neuroscience and Vascular Flow Dynamics Biometrics and Bio-robotics Computer Aided Diagnosis and Guided Surgerya

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    Joseph An-Cheng Shiau
    Department of Medical Physics
    Taiwan
    shiau158@ms22.hinet.net
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Medical Physics, Health physics, Radiation detection, Technique of Radiation Therapy, Treatment Planning in Radiation Therapy.

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    Paulo Magno Martins Dourado
    Associate Research
    Laboratory of Echocardiography
    University of Sao Paulo
    Brazil
    pmdourado@terra.com.br
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Echocardiography; animal models in rats and mice; myocardial ischemia; myocardial infarction

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    Gabriel Molina de Olyveira
    Department of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
    UNESP- Chemistry Institute
    Brazil
    gmolyveira@yahoo.com.br
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Applied research specifically in tissue engineering, biomaterials and regenerative medicine. Currently focus is bionanomedicine, bionanocomposites and bionanotechnology

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    Biliana Pancheva Nikolova
    Associate Professor
    Institute of Biophysics & Biomedical Engineering
    Bulgaria
    nikolova@bio21.bas.bg
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Electroporation, Electroloading, Electrochemotherapy, Drug and Gene Delivery Systems, Molecular Imaging (EPR imaging; optical imaging; multimodal imaging – MRI/EPR, MRI/optical), Cancer Biochemistry

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    Jian Ye
    Associate Professor
    School of Biomedical Engineering
    Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    China
    yejian78@sjtu.edu.cn
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Design, fabrication, and optical properties of nanomaterials,- Biomedical applications (biosensing, bioimaging, therapy) of nanomaterials ,- Surface-enhanced Raman scattering and related biomedical applications

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    Xiaojun Chen
    Associate Professor
    School of Mechanical Engineering
    Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    China
    xiaojunchen@163.com
    ABSE

    Research Interest: His research focuses on computer assisted surgery, including medical image analysis, surgical navigation, surgery simulation, surgical robots, biomedical manufacturing, etc.

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    Xiaoming Li
    Assistant Professor
    School of Biological Science and Medical Engineering
    Beihang University
    China
    x.m.li@hotmail.com
    ABSE

    Research Interest:  Designing and preparing new nanobiomaterials Characterizing physical and chemical properties, biocompatibility and bioactivity of the nanobiomaterials

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    Yong He
    Deputy Director
    Key Lab of 3D Printing of ZheJiang Province
    ZheJiang University
    China
    yonghe@zju.edu.cn
    ABSE

    Research Interest:  Cell Printing, Now, he is especially interested in the novel cell printing method. With the different own designed cell printers, the project about how to printing vessels and the organ at the same time is underway. Organ on a chip, Now, he is especially interested in designing new method to 3D printing microfluidic chips which can be used in cell culture and the prototype of organ

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    Qingjun Liu
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Zhejiang University
    China
    qjliu@zju.edu.cn
    ABSE

    Research Interest:  His research interests concentrate on the biosensors (e.g. living cell sensor, DNA sensor and protein sensor) and BioMEMS system.

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    Yanmin Zhang
    School of Pharmacy
    Ji an Jiaotong University
    China
    zhang2008@xjtu.edu.cn
    ABSE

    Research Interest:  His research interests concentrate on the biosensors (e.g. living cell sensor, DNA sensor and protein sensor) and BioMEMS system.

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    Pei Feng
    College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
    Central South University
    China
    fengpei@csu.edu.cn
    ABSE

    Research Interest:  Biofabrication, Selective laser sintering, Nanotechnology, 3D Printing Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering

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    Yi Zhang
    Aeronautics and Astronautics
    University of Electronic Science & Technology of China
    China
    yi.zhang@uestc.edu.cn
    ABSE

    Research Interest:  Biomedical  instrumentation,  Health  monitoring  system,  System  modeling  and control, robotics

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    Xiao MA
    College of Urban and Environmental Sciences
    Hubei Normal University
    China
    maxiao81@126.com
    ABSE

    Research Interest:  Non-point source, soil heavy metal, absorbing Material, and restoration

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    Zhisong Tong
    Research Associate
    Salk Institute for Biological Studies
    USA
    tongzhisong@hotmail.com
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Super-resolution technology; Stochastic Optical Reconstruction Microscopy(STORM); Cell Imaging and Structure; Propagation and Scattering of Light in Random and Complex Media; Classical Coherence Theory; Laser Communications and LaserRadar Systems; Near-field Scattering; Optical Imaging System

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    Zhijun Zhang
    Senior Research Scientist
    Oregon Health and Science University
    USA
    zjzhang@gmail.com
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Medical Image Computing and Analysis, Image registration, Reconstruction and Segmentation, Image

    Processing, Computer Vision, Machine Vision, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Motion Estimation,

    Deformable Registration, Optical Flow, Variational Method and Partial Differential Equation, Finite

    Element, Numerical Method, Optimization, Image Guided Surgery, Matrix Computation, Computer Graphics

    and Scientific Visualization, Cardiac Image Analysis, Brain Image Registration, Brain Functional Mapping,

    Freehand Ultrasound Imaging

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    Aimilia Gastounioti
    Department of Radiology
    University of Pennsylvania
    USA
    aimilia.gastounioti@uphs.upenn.edu
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Image / signal processing, Machine learning, Computer-aided clinical diagnosis and treatment selection

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    Kang Wei
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Ohio State University
    USA
    wei.179@osu.edu
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Biophotonics, BioMEMS, Optofluidics, Surface Wettability, Drug Delivery

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    Yanmei Tie
    Department of Neurosurgery
    Brigham and Womens Hospital
    USA
    ytie@bwh.harvard.edu
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Functional Brain Imaging, Pre-surgical Brain Mapping, Biomedical signal and Image Processing, Neural Engineering

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    Milan Toma
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology
    USA
    tomamil@tomamil.eu
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Numerical analysis finite element method finite element analysis

    biomedical engineering, computational simulations biomechanics heart heart valve

    mitral valve cardiovascular cardiovascular flow fluid-structure interaction

    smoothed particle hydrodynamics

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    Kranthi Kolli
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    USA
    krk2009@med.cornell.edu
    ABSE

    Research Interest: 3D printing, computational simulations and clinical radiology

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    Daniel Milej
    Department of Medical Biophysics
    Western University London
    Canada
    dmilej@uwo.ca
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Time-domain optical brain imaging, functional near-infrared  ectroscopy,  fluorescence measurements, analyses of an optical properties of the media, development of optical imaging systems, brain optics, clinical applications

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    Yan Xie
    Queensland University of Technology
    Australia
    y2.xie@qut.edu.au
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Tissue & organ repair and regeneration, Tissue engineering, Wound healing, Clinical medicine, dimensional tissue equivalent models, Novel wound and scar remediation therapies, Chinese herbal medicine, Growth factor/extracellular matrix protein complexes, Pharmaceutical and drugs

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    Kurt Alexander Schicho
    Clinic of Cranio-Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery
    Medical University of Vienna
    Austria
    kurt.schicho@meduniwien.ac.at
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Surgical planning and simulation in esthetical facial surgeryTelemedicine o Biomedical engineering 

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    Sophie Laurent
    Assistant Professor
    Department of General, Organic and Biomedical Chemistry
    University of Mons
    Belgium
    Sophie.LAURENT@umons.ac.be
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Development of new lanthanide complexes for MRI and optical imaging: synthesis, purification (HPLC, flash chromatography) and physicochemical characterization (NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, luminescence, UV-visible, FTIR).  

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    Kamil Kuca
    Biomedical Research Center
    University Hospital Hradec Kralove
    Czech Republic
    kamil.kuca@fnhk.cz
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Military toxicology; Acetylcholinesterase reactivators as treatment of nerve agent and pesticide intoxications; Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors in Alzheimer´s disease and Myasthenia Gravis treatment; Synthesis of the detergents as disinfectants, decontamination means and environment for micellar catalysis; Drug design and Development; Chemical warfare agents; Biological warfare agents; Pharmaceutical Industry; Project Management; Scientific Management; Technology Transfer; Commercialization; Fund Raising; Cloud computing; Parallel computing; medical devices development; toxins. 

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    Petra Maresova
    petra.maresova@uhk.cz
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Business Economics, Knowledge Management, Cost Benefit Analysis Method – application in company and in medical device market development, Healthcare, efectivness of medical equipment development. 

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    Mansour Mhaede
    Institute of Materials Science and Engineering
    lausthal University of Technology
    Germany
    mansour.mhaede@tu-clausthal.de
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Characterizing the mechanical properties and corrosion behaviour of biomaterials Mechanical surface treatments (shot peening and ball-burnishing) of metals and alloys. Coatings prior and after mechanical surface treatments. Evaluating the effects of Severe Plastic Deformations (SPD) on the materials. Characteristics Evaluation of surface layer properties (surface roughness, micro-hardness and residual stresses) of metals and alloys. Fatigue, corrosion fatigue and stress corrosion cracking of metals and alloys. Corrosion monitoring by electrochemical techniques. Analytical assessments by SEM and EDX. Analytical assessments by spectrophotometer and atomic absorption

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    argaret Tzaphlidou
    Professor
    Department of Medical Physics
    University of Ioannina
    Greece
    mtzaphli@uoi.gr
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Connective Tissue, Drugs Action, Microscopy, Protein Modeling, Bone Structure, Trace/major Elements, Image Processing, Electromagnetism, Spectroscopy, Biometrics, Human Networks

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    Paola Saccomandi
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    university Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
    Italy
    p.saccomandi@unicampus.it
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Since 2008 Paola Saccomandi has been involved in research activities in the fields of biomedical instrumentations and measurements applied to medicine. From 2008 to 2011 she worked under the supervisio of Prof. Sergio Silvestri and Dr. Emiliano Schena in the fied of mechanical ventilation. In particular she worked on development of optoelectronic and fiber optic-based flow sensors, as well as on ventilatory gases humidification. In 2011 she started her main research activity in the field of laser ablation of cancer, with particular regard to pancreatic tumor. She developed a mathematic model aiming to predic effects of laser light o pancreas, in terms of ablated volume and temperature distribution. Since 2012 she has been investigating the field of invasive (fiber optic sensors, thermocouples) and non-ivasive (based on diagnostic images) thermometry for temperature monitoring during laser ablation of tumour. In this activity she is actively collaborating with the team of research of the Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology of J. W. Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, headed by Prof. Thomas J. Vogl. Since 2013 she has been working in the fied of optical characterization of biological tissue, aiming to estimate optical properties of pancreas. She is collaborating with the team of Biophysics Institute J. W. Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, headed by Prof. Werner Mäntele. In the framework of laser ablation for the removal of pancreatic cancer, she has participated at the study approved by UCBM Ethics Committee -ComEt UCBM-, Prot. N. 4011/2011. The study aims to treat with laser ablation patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer. Since 2014 she is also involved in the design and development of tactile sensors for robotic artificial prosthetics

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    Vincenzo Guarino
    Research scientist
    Institute of Italy Polymer
    National Research Council,
    Italy
    vguarino@unina.it
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Scaffold Design For Tissue Engineering, Composites hydrogels For Bone Repair, Electrospinning and Electrospraying technology, Scanning and Trasmission Electron Microscopy, Image Analysis For Porosity Measurements, Chemical And Physical Properties Characterization Of Composite And/Or Polymeric Substrates, Injectable Composite Cements For Bone Cavity Filling.

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    Michele Iafisco
    Researcher
    ational Research Council
    Italy
    michele.iafisco@unibo.it
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Synthesis and characterization of inorganic and hybrid organic-inorganic nanomaterials, calcium phosphates, biomaterials, drug delivery, biomineralization and nanomedicine.

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    Carlo Massaroni
    Department of Bioengineering and Bioscience
    Universita Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
    Italy
    carlomassaroni@gmail.com
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Breathing assessment and analysis,Human movement analysis;Bio-mechanical analysis, Opto-electronic Plethysmography, Gait analysis; Energy consumption, Devices and procedures for optoelectronic/motion analysis systems calibration and metrological assessment; Design and validation of devices for breathing assessment and/or simulation

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    Francesco D Angelo
    Angeglantoni Life Science
    Italy
    francescodangelo@hotmail.it
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Stem cells and Regenerative Medicine, Tissue Regeneration, Tissue Engineering Stem Cells Biology and Differentiation, Stem cells biomaterials interaction, Mechanotransduction

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    Corrado Cescon
    Polytechnic University of Turin
    Italy
    corrado.cescon@supsi.ch
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Electromyography, muscle fatigue, motor units, innervation zone, anal sphincter, MMG, biofeedback, cervical kinematics, helical axis

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    Shibsekhar Roy
    Waterford Institute of Technology
    ireland
    shibsekharroy@gmail.com
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Biophotonics and Biosensors

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    Antonio Mendez Vilas
    Director
    Formatex Research Center
    Spain
    amvilas@formatex.org
    ABSE
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    Carlos Gomez
    Biomedical Engineering Group
    University of Valladolid
    Spain
    cargom@tel.uva.es
    ABSE

    Research Interest: His current research interests include non-linear analysis of biomedical time series, specially the analysis of electroencephalographic and magnetoencephalographic recordings to help physicians in the diagnosis of brain disorders

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    Blue Cameron L
    Department of Science and Technology
    Geneva University
    Switzerland
    lbluecameron@gmail.com
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Cell and tissue engineering

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    Wei Min Huang
    School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Nanyang Technological University
    Singapore
    MWMHuang@ntu.edu.sg
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Shape memory materials and composites (bulk and thin film), Laser annealing and micro fabrication, Thin films (characterization and materials/devices) Micro/nano mechanics, nano patterning and indentation technology, Surface and optical properties of smart materials.  Advanced and novel materials.  Micro assembly and packaging, active disassembly. Deployable and bi-stable structures. Materials selection Flight mechanism in inserts Micro biomedical devices

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    Tong Ming Liu
    Stem cell group
    Genome Institute of Singapore
    Singapore
    dbsliutm@yahoo.com
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Bone and cartilage disease modeling, drug screening and gene correctionDirect differentiation of pluripotent stem cells toward cartilage and boneBone reprogramming of fibroblasts using defined factors Gene therapy for cartilage regeneration and repair in regenerative medicine Signaling pathway of genes regulating cartilage differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells.Molecular basis of mesenchymal stem cells maintaining their stemness. Stem cell biology and technique

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    Barindra Sana
    Research Scientist
    Biomedical Sciences
    Institute of Agency for Science and Technology Research
    Singapore
    bsana@p53Lab.a-star.edu.sg
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Protein engineering and protein chemistry, Nanobiotechnology and Protein nanocage, Biomaterials and Biomedical engineering, Industrial microbiology

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    Wei Meng
    Department of Genetic Engineering
    Southern Medical University
    PR China
    mengwei_126@126.com
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Basic experiment skills in molecular and cell biology, immunology and zoology as follows: Molecular biology:Regular skills of molecular biology;plasmid construction, including shRNA and overexpression, GFP fusion protein, nucleic acid extraction, purification.  Biochemistry: protein expression analysis, including western blotting, immunoprecipitation and quantitative real-time RT-PCR; E.coli expressionsystem, soluble and insoluble protein purification.  Cell biology: Mammalian cell culture; plasmid transfection; development of stable transfected cell lines; immunohistochemistry; immunocytochemistry.   Others: Basic animal, especially mouse and rat handling skills;drosophila culture; familiar with ordinary operation of laser scanning confocal microscopy  (Leica,Zeiss,Olympus), fluorescence microscopy, fluorescence spectrometer;familiar with ordinary statistic and bioinformatical softwares.

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    Yu-Hsiang Lee
    Associate Professor
    Department of NeurologyChemical & Materials Engineering
    National Central University
    Taiwan
    yuhsianl@ncu.edu.tw
    ABSE

    Research Interest: Nano-Biomaterials Development, Cellular and Tissue Engineering Drug and Gene Delivery, Molecular Diagnostics Photobioreactor Design

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