Yi-Ching Wang

王憶卿 教授

Yi-Ching Wang, PhD  王憶卿 教授

Dr. Yi-Ching Wang received her PhD in Genetics from Michigan State University, USA in 1993. She returned to Taiwan to join the Institute of Biomedical Sciences at Academia Sinica for post-doctoral training. Dr. Wang became an associated professor at Institute of Toxicology in Chung Shan Medical University in 1995. She then joined the Department of Life Science in National Taiwan Normal University and was promoted to professor in 1999. In 2006, Dr. Wang moved to the Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, where she served as Distinguished Professor until 2015 when she took up the current position as a Chair Professor at the same university. 

Dr. Wang has published more than 100 SCI papers [including prestigious journals such as Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Nature Communications, Advced Functional Materials, Nucleic Acids Research, Journal of Thoracic Oncology, Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research] on lung cancer and esophageal cancer. In addition, her group has reported near 300 conference papers, and obtained 4 Taiwan patents and 1 US patent. Dr. Wang received the Excellent Research Award from Ministry of Science and Technology (National Science Council, Taiwan) in 2004, 2010 and 2014. Dr. Wang was awarded for Excellent Basic Medical Research award from Dr. Wang Min-Ning Memory Foundation in 2017 and K. T. Li Honorary Scholar Award in 2018.

Research Interests

  1. Molecular cancer biology
  2. Cancer epigenetics
  3. Transcription deregulation in cancer
  4. Vesicle trafficking in tumor microenvironment
  5. Anticancer drug development

Education and Experience

1993   PhD, Genetics, Michigan State University

1995   Associate Professor, Molecular Toxicology, Chung Shan Medical University

1999   Professor, Life Science, National Taiwan Normal University

2006   Distinguished Professor, Pharmacology, National Cheng Kung University

2015   Chair Professor, Pharmacology, National Cheng Kung University

2015-2018  President, The Taiwan Society For Biochemistry And Molecular Biology

Honors / Awards 

2004, 2010, 2014

MOST Excellent Research Award, Taiwan 科技部傑出研究獎


Distinguished alumnus of Chinese Culture University, Taiwan文化大學傑出校友

Outstanding research award, Pharmacology Society, Taiwan藥理學會傑出研究獎

Dr. Tung Ta-Cheng Memorial Award for Basic Cancer Research, Chinese Oncology Society, Taiwan 董大成博士癌症基礎醫學研究傑出獎

Merit MOST Research Fellow Award, Taiwan科技部特約研究

Dr. Wang Min-Ning Memory Foundation for Excellent Basic Medical Research award, Taiwan財團法人王民寧先生紀念基金會【基礎醫學類】傑出貢獻獎

K. T. Li Honorary Scholar Award, Taiwan李國鼎科技與人文講座榮譽學者獎



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