EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
2017- present. Associate Professor. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Saint Louis University (SLU), Missouri, USA.
2011-2017 Assistant Professor. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Saint Louis University (SLU), Missouri, USA.
2011 Postdoctoral Fellow. Genetics and Biochemistry Branch, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, Maryland, USA.
2006 Ph.D.. Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
1998 B.Sc., M.Sc. Agricultural Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
SELECTED AWARDS and HONORS
2017. The 41st Annual Grant Winners, Junior Faculty Award for Excellence in Research. Saint Louis University.
2010-2014. NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health.
2008-2010. NIDDK Nancy Nossal Fellowship Award (formerly NIDDK Scientific Director’s Award), NIDDK, National Institutes of Health.
2010, 2008. Fellows Award for Research Excellence (FARE) Award, National Institutes of Health.
2005. 105th General Meeting Student Travel Grant, American Society for Microbiology.
2004. William T. Dible-Terra International, Inc. Fund Scholarship, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
2003. The APS-North Central Division Meeting Student Travel Award, American Phytopathological Society.