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Principal Investigator

Post Doctors

Ph.D. Students


Wang, Cyong-Yi
Jeng, Wen-Yih
Chen, Chin-Yu
Chen, Cammy
Lo, Yan-Chung
Chu, Julia
Lin, Ta-Wei
Guo, Rey-Ting
Wu, Yu-Hauh
Sung, Hsiang-Hsuan
Yu, Chung-Ming
Hsu, Chun-Hua
Chiu, Tai-Lin
Pai, Chien-Hua
Chen, Hui-Ju
Chu, Hsing-Mao
Chen, Li-Tzu
Wu, Hilda
Chen, Ying-Yin
Yeh, Yao-Jen
Liu, Chien-Liang
Wu, Cheng-Heng
Sun, Han-Yu
Tsui, Yao-Chen
Fang, Chiu-Hao
Chou, Momo
Chen, Feng-yuan
Huang, Wei-Lin
Shao, Ya-Hui
Chang, Yu-Wei
Tsai, Hsin-Ta
Chang, Rebecca
Chang, Tao-Hsin
Hsieh, Fu-Lien


Hsu, Chun-Hua

Telephone: +886-2-2785-5696 ext. 5030

   Education And Positions Held
1996 Bachelor of Science, Department of Chemistry, National Chun-Hsiung University.
1998 Master, Institute of Biochemical Sciences, National Taiwan University.
2002 Ph.D. Institute of Biochemical Sciences, National Taiwan University.
2003-2004 NHRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Academia Sinica.
2005-present Academia Sinica Distinguished Postdoctoral Scholar, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Academia Sinica
2000 Traveling award from the Taiwan Biophysical Society for the attendance of the Third East Asian Biophysics Symposium in South Korea. May 22-26.
2002 Second place in the poster competition (oral presentation) at the 8th Biophysical Society Annual Meeting and Frontier Biophysics Symposium (held by the Taiwan Biophysical Society). May 22-25.
2002 Excellent award (first place) in the graduation dissertation competition (oral presentation) at the 70th Chemical Annual Meeting (held by the Chinese Chemical Society and the Kung-Tsung Wang Bioorganic Chemistry Foundation).
2002 Science Young Scholar/chemistry thesis competition winner ( held by the Chinese cultural revival organization and recommended by the Chinese Chemical Society).
2003-2004 NHRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Award for outstanding young postdoctoral scientists conducting research work in Taiwan (held by National Health Research Institutes).(4 persons annually).
2005 Travel award from the 1st Asia Pacific NMR Symposium in Yokohama, Japan.
2005-2006 Academia Sinica Distinguished Postdoctoral Scholar (held by Academia Sinica) (2 persons annually)
   Research Interests
  • Virus Fusion Mechanism and Drug Design, Protein/DNA interaction.
   Selected Publications
  • Chun-Hua Hsu, Chinpan Chen*, Maou-Lin Jou, Alan Yueh-Luen Lee, Yu-Ching Lin, Yi-Ping Yu, Wei-Ting Huang and Shih-Hsiung Wu*. Structural and DNA-Binding Studies on the Bovine Antimicrobial Peptide, Indolicidin: Evidence for Multiple Conformations Involved in Binding to Membranes and DNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 2005 Aug;33(13):4053-64. (Featured on Cover) (SCI:7.260).
  • Chun-Hua Hsu, Tzu-Ping Ko, Hui-Ming Yu, Tswen-Kei Tang, Shui-Tsung Chen and Andrew H.-J. Wang*. Immunological, Structural and Preliminary X-ray Diffraction Characterizations of the Fusion Core of the SARS-Coronavirus Spike Protein. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2004 Nov 12; 324 (2): 761-7. (SCI:2.904, Biophysics 22/66).
  • Alan Yueh-Luen Lee, Chun-Hua Hsu and Shih-Hsiung Wu*. Functional Domains of Brevibacillus thermoruber Lon Protease for Oligomerization and DNA Binding: Role of N-terminal and sensor and substrate discrimination domains. J Biol Chem. 2004 Aug 13;279(33):34903-12. (SCI:6.355).
  • Chun-Hua Hsu, You-Di Liao*, Yun-Ru Pan, Lih-Woan Chen, Shih-Hsiung Wu, Ying-Jen Leu and Chinpan Chen*. Solution Structure of the Cytotoxic RNase 4 from Oocytes of Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana. J Mol Biol. 2003 Feb 28;326(4):1189-201. (SCI:5.239).
  • Chun-Hua Hsu, Shih-Hsiung Wu*, Ding-Kuo Chang and Chinpan Chen*. Structural Characterizations of Fusion-Peptide Analogs of Influenza Virus Hemagglutinin: Implication of the Necessity of a Helix-Hinge-Helix Motif in Fusion Activity. J Biol Chem. 2002 Jun 21;277(25):22725-33. (SCI:6.696).
  • Chinpan Chen*, Chun-Hua Hsu, Ning-Yuan Su, Yu-Ching Lin, Shyh-Horng Chiou* and Shih-Hsiung Wu*. Solution Structure of a Kunitz-Type Chymotrypsin Inhibitor Isolated from the Elapid Snake Bungarus fasciatus. J Biol Chem. 2001 Nov 30;276(48):45079-87. (SCI:7.258).
  • Chun-Hua Hsu, You-Di Liao, Shih-Hsiung Wu and Chinpan Chen*. 1H, 13C and 15N Resonance Assignments and Secondary Structure of the Cytotoxic Protein RNase 4 from Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana Oocytes. J Biomol NMR. 2001 May;20(1):93-4. (SCI:4.636, Spectroscopy 3/40).
  • Chun-Hua Hsu, Lih-Woan Chen, You-Di Liao, Shih-Hsiung Wu and Chinpan Chen*. 1H, 15N and 13C Resonance Assignments and Secondary Structure Determination of the RC-RNase 2 from Oocytes of Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana. J Biomol NMR. 2001 Jan;19(1):87-8. (SCI:4.636, Spectroscopy 3/40).
  • Chun-Hua Hsu*. Determination of Tertiary Structure of Carbohydrate Molecules. Chemistry (The chinese chem. Soc., Taipei) 2000 Jun; 58(2):323-6.