Principle Investigator

                                      
Wenlin Liao, Ph.D.
   wlliao@nccu.edu.tw 


Dr. Wenlin Liao received her Bachelor's degree in Biology from Fu-Jen Catholic University and Ph.D. in Neuroscience from National Yang-Ming University in Taiwan. She was trained in Behavioral Neuroscience and Developmental Neurobiology.

Research Experiences
 2015 ~ present
 Associate Professor
Institute of Neuroscience, National Cheng-Chi University, Taipei, Taiwan
 2009 ~ 2015
 Assistant ProfessorInstitute of Neuroscience, National Cheng-Chi University, Taipei, Taiwan
 2007 ~ 2009 Postdoctoral FellowDepartment of Psychiatry/ Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, University of  Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
 2005 ~ 2007 Postdoctoral FellowInstitute of Neuroscience, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

Courses Offered

 CourseLevel  CreditYear  Semester
 NeuroscienceGrad.  3/4 2009 ~ Fall
 Molecular Cellular BiologyGrad.  2/4 2009 ~  Fall 
 SeminarGrad. 2/52009 ~ Fall & Spring
 NeurotransmittersGrad. 2/32009 ~ 2017Fall
 Neural Development Grad.  2  2009 ~  Fall 
 Advanced Neural Development Grad.  2 2010 ~ 2018 Spring
 Neurobiology of Mental IllnessGrad.  2  2010 ~   Spring 
 The Brain and IUnder.  3  2010 ~ Fall & Spring 
 Scientific Presentation and Writing Grad. 2/2  2014 ~  Spring
 Molecular NeurobiologyUnder. 3/3 2015 ~   Spring 


Former members 
  Name Role (Period)Expertise Contributions
 


Chien-Ling Jhang 

(張倩綾)




Research Assistant 
(2015 ~ 2017)




1. Western Blotting; 
2. Behavioral testing;
3. Tg/KO mouse breeding 




Mice lacking cyclin-dependent kinase-like 5 manifest autistic and ADHD-like behaviors. 
Jhang CL, Huang TN, Hsueh YP and Liao W*.  Human Molecular Genetics, 2017 July (in press) 
 
 

Yun-Hsuan Chang 

(張芸瑄)
 


Part-time Research Assistant 
(2015 ~ 2017)
 



Mouse colony management
 



To keep all mice living in the WLLab happily and healthily ~ 
 



Charles Wang

(王昱昌)

 


Part-time Research Assistant
(2015)

 


Animation / Painting
Research presentation 
 To draw for lab members ~ :)


 


Yi-Bo
Huang

(黃弈博)
 


Master student 
(2012 ~ 2015)
 

1. Behavioral testing; 
2. Immunohistochemistry; 
3. Stereotaxic surgery; 
4. Drug treatment in mice;
5. Tg/KO mouse breeding


MeCP2 in the rostral striatum maintains local dopamine content critical for psychomotor control. Su SH, Kao FC, Huang YB and Liao W*.
The Journal of Neuroscience, 2015, 35(15): 6209-20.
 


Fang-Chi Kao

(高方淇)

1. Part-time Research Assistant (2010 ~ 2011)

2. Project student (2011 ~ 2012)

3. Master student 
(2012 ~ 2014)
 

1. Behavioral testing; 
2. Western Blotting; 
3. HPLC; 
4. Stereotaxic surgery; 
5. Tg/KO mouse breeding


 
1. MeCP2-mediated alterations of striatal features accompany psychomotor deficits in a mouse model of Rett syndrome. Kao FC, Su SH, Carlson GC and Liao W* Brain Structure and Function, 2015, 220(1): 419-34. Epub 2013 Nov 12. 

2. MeCP2 in the rostral striatum maintains local dopamine content critical for psychomotor control. Su SH, Kao FC, Huang YB and Liao W*
The Journal of Neuroscience, 2015, 35(15): 6209-20. 
 
 


San-Hua 
Su
 
(蘇三華)
 


Master student (2010 ~ 2012)
 


     1. Behavioral testing;
      2. Western Blotting;
 3. Immunohistochemistry;
 4. Tg/KO mouse breeding



1. MeCP2 in the rostral striatum maintains local dopamine content critical for psychomotor control. Su SH, Kao FC, Huang YB and Liao W
The Journal of Neuroscience, 2015, 35(15): 6209-20. [PDF]

2. MeCP2-mediated alterations of striatal features accompany psychomotor deficits in a mouse model of Rett syndrome. Kao FC, Su SH, Carlson GC and Liao W*  Brain Structure and Function, 2015, 220(1): 419-34. Epub 2013 Nov 12.