Memorial Symposium

Tao-Shih Hsieh Memorial Symposium celebrates Professor Hsieh's life and achievements. We invite you to join us at the symposium to honor Tao whose legacy benefits the world. Please see the links on the left to view the program, register for the symposium, and for other pertinent information.


      Program ( PDF )
1:00-1:30 pm   Registration
1:30-1:40 pm   Opening Remarks
  Professor Ming-Jer Tsai, Academician, Academia Sinica
  Professor Ming-Che Shih, Secretary General, Academia Sinica
  Moderator: Dr. Pung-Pung Hwang
1:40-2:10 pm   Professor Richard Brennan, Chair, Department of Biochemistry, Duke University School of Medicine 
  Structures of HipBA Promoter Complexes Reveal the Mechanisms of hipBA
  Repression and Heritable Bacterial Multidrug Tolerance
  Moderator. Yuan-Tsong Chen
2:10-2:40 pm   Professor Yuan-Tsong Chen, Academician, Academia Sinica
  Move Pharmacogenomics Discovery to Medical Practice
  Moderator: Dr. Che-Kun James Shen
2:40-3:10 pm   Professor Leroy Liu, Academician, Academia Sinica 
  DNA Topoisomerases: From Bench to Bedside
  Moderator: Dr. Ru-Chih Chow Huang
3:10-3:35 pm   Professor Tsai-Kun Li, Department and Graduate Institute of Microbiology, National Taiwan University
College of Medicine
  DNA Topoisomerase II-targeting Novel Therapeutic Intervention in “Jekyll” Physiology & “Hyde”
  Moderator: Dr. Leroy Liu
3:35-4:00 pm   Coffee Break
4:00-4:25 pm   Professor Nei-Li Chan, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, National Taiwan University
College of Medicine
  Structural insights into the opening of type II topoisomerase-mediated DNA-gate
  Moderator: Dr. Tsai-Kun Li
4:25-5:00 pm   Plenary Lecture from Tao’s Lab
  Dr. I-Cheng Cheng, ICOB, Academia Sinica
  Dr. Grace Siaw, ICOB, Academia Sinica
  Dr. Wan-Chen Huang, ICOB, Academia Sinica
  Moderator: Dr. Pung-Pung Hwang
5:00-5:30 pm   Professor Che-Kun James Shen, Academician,   Academia Sinica
  Crossing of Tao-Shih's Research Path with Mine
  Moderator: Dr. Leroy Liu
5:30-5:40 pm   Remembrance by Family Member
  Aily Hsieh
5:40-8:00 pm   Banquet



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Please make sure to complete your registration as soon as possible. We look forward to seeing you on March 16. Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 15, 2017