We love to study metabolic events in immune cells and tissue microenvironments that govern their immune function and contribute to disease outcomes.
Metabolism is a set of biochemical transformations, which remains the single most fundamental force driving cell fate and sustaining life. Our lab is particularly interested in understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms that control immune cell behavior during disease development. Our investigation is currently focused on elucidating the metabolic events involved in T cell reprogramming in tumor microenvironment. Our research lies at the intersection of immunology, metabolism, microbiology, oncology, pharmacology, and bioinformatics. Ultimately, our goal is to provide detailed mechanistic understanding of metabolic interplay between immune cells and diseased tissues, which will offer novel strategies for vaccines, drug development, disease prognosis, and immunotherapy.
D.Phil. (Ph.D.) Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
M.Sc. Pharmacology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
M.Sc. Microbiology, National Taiwan University
B.Sc. Agricultural Chemistry, National Taiwan University
Assistant Professor, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
Research Instructor, Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Saint Louis, MO
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Saint Louis, MO
Postdoctoral Researcher, Trudeau Institute, Saranac Lake, NY
Research Scientist, R&D division, Hen Te Biotechnology Co., Taipei, Taiwan
Research Assistant, Academia Sinica, Institute of Zoology, Taipei, Taiwan
Chemical Officer, Second Lieutenant, Taiwan Army