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  • 1998, Ph D. (Cell Molecular Biology), U. Texas at Austin
  • 1988, M.S. (Biochemistry), National Yang-Ming University
  • 1984, B.S. (Plant Pathology & Entomology), National Taiwan University


  • 2012 Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine
  • 2005 Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine
  • 2002 Research Scientist, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
  • 2000 Research Scientist, Somagenics Inc. Santa Cruz, CA USA
  • 1998 Post-doctoral training, Princeton University, NJ USA


  • 2010 Outstanding adviser to students of Department of Medical Technology

Research Interests

  • Protein engineering technology
  • Ribozyme, aptamer- research & applications
  • Nanotechnology- applications of kinesin motor proteins
  • Biophysics
  • Biochemistry

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Catalytic RNA Medicine & Life Sciences
Proteins Engineering & Materials Science
Arsenic Medicine & Life Sciences
Calorimetry Medicine & Life Sciences
Streptavidin Medicine & Life Sciences
Self-Splicing Ribosomal RNA Medicine & Life Sciences
Introns Medicine & Life Sciences
Thermodynamics Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2012 2019

Research Output 1990 2019

  • 859 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 23 Article
  • 1 Book/Film/Article review
  • 1 Review article

Isothermal titration calorimetry for characterization of recombinant proteins

Baranauskiene, L., Kuo, T. C., Chen, W. Y. & Matulis, D., Feb 1 2019, In : Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 55, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Recombinant proteins
Recombinant Proteins
Drug Design
Pancreatic Ribonuclease
Surface charge
Ionic strength
1 Citations

Effect of juvenile hormone and pyriproxyfen treatments on the production of Spodoptera litura nuclear polyhedrosis virus

Liao, Z. H., Kuo, T. C., Shih, C. W., Tuan, S. J., Kao, Y. H. & Huang, R. N., Nov 1 2016, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 161, 2, p. 112-120 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spodoptera litura nucleopolyhedrovirus
Spodoptera litura
juvenile hormones
3 Citations

Identification of the chitinase genes from the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella

Liao, Z. H., Kuo, T. C., Kao, C. H., Chou, T. M., Kao, Y. H. & Huang, R. N., Jul 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Bulletin of Entomological Research. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plutella xylostella
polymerase chain reaction
plant pests
4 Citations

Revisiting the streptavidin-biotin binding by using an aptamer and displacement isothermal calorimetry titration

Kuo, T-C., Tsai, C. W., Lee, P. C. & Chen, W. Y., 2015, In : Journal of Molecular Recognition. 28, 3, p. 125-128 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review