Cheng, Hsu-Chen[ Assistant Professor ]

Office Tel: (04) 22840416 # 505
Lab. Tel: (04) 22840416 # 504
Fax: (04) 22874740
Location: Building of Life Sciences, Roo
Highest Education: Ph.D. Genetics & Developmental Biology, University of\r\nConnecticut
Professional Specialty: Genetics & Developmental Biology, Signal Transduction  
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Graduate from Major in Degree Period
University of Connecticut Genetics & Developmental Biology Ph.D. 1995/08-2002/01\r\n
國立台灣大學 植物病理與微生物學系(原植物病蟲害學系病理組)\r\n 學士 1987/09-1992/06
Organization Department Title Period
University of Connecticut Health Center (UCHC) Oral Biolog Instructor for "Curr 2002-2004
University of Connecticut health Center (UCHC) Oral Biology Program Post-doctoral fellow 2002 -2004
University of Connecticut Genetics & Developmental Biology Graduate assistant 1995-2002
中央研究院 分子生物學研究所 研究助理 1994-1995
Research Interest
1 Embryogenesis
2 Organogenesis
3 Evolutionary Developmental Biology
4 Sex Determination
5 Cell differentiation & Singal transduction

Research Topic
Hedgehog signaling pathway in chicken embryogenesis
1.Ming-Jyh Sheu, Pei-Yu Chou, Chin-Shiu Huang, I-Chun Tsai, Yi-Chung Chien, Sung-Yuan Lin, Huei-Yann Tsai, Hsu-Chen Cheng, Chieh-Hsi Wu 2010 2010 Pipoxolan inhibits proliferation of HL-60 human leukemia cancer cells by arresting the cell cycle at the G0/G1 phase Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology. (SCI)
2.Ming-Jyh Sheua, Pei-Yu Choub, Hsu-Chen Cheng, Chieh-Hsi Wu, Guan-Jhong Huang, Bor-Sen Wang, Yi-Chung Chien, Ming-Hsing Huang 2009 2009 Analgesic and Anti-inflammatory Activities of a water extract of Trachelospermum jasminoides (Apocynaceae. (SCI)
3.Wang CKL, Omi M, Ferrari D, Cheng HC, Lizarraga G, Chin HJ, Upholt WB, Dealy CN, Kosher RA 2004 2004 Function of BMPs in the apical ectoderm of the developing mouse limb,Dev Biol 269(1): . pp.109-122 .
4.Cheng HC, Wang CKL, Upholt WB 2004 2004 Transcriptional regulation of Msx2 in the\r\nAERs of developing limbs is dependent on multiple close Dev,Biol. 270(2). pp.513-524.
5.Dealy CN, Scranton V, Cheng HC 1998 1998 Roles of transforming growth factor-alpha and epidermal growth factor in chick limb development,Dev Biol 202(1):. pp.43-55.
6.Hsu LC, Hu MC, Cheng HC, Lu JC, Chung BC 1993 1993 The N-terminal hydrophobic domain of P450c21 is required for membrane insertion and enzyme stability J Biol Chem 268(20):,pp.14682-6.
1.Hsu-Chen Cheng, Chi-Kuang Leo Wang, William Upholt 2003 2003 Molecular characterization of the chicken Msx2 AER-specific enhancer,62th SDB Annual Meeting. Boston, MA (poster presentation) .
2.Hsu-Chen Cheng 2002 2002 Regulation of Msx2 expression in the AER during limb development,Skin and its Cell Workshop, CBRC. Boston, MA .
3.Hsu-Chen Cheng 2001 2001 Identification of a protein that specifically binds\r\nto an AER-specific enhancer region of the chi Northeast regional Developmental Biology meeting,Woods hole, MA .
4.Hsu-Chen Cheng, Zhongzong Pan, Leo Chi-Kwang Wang, William B. Upholt 2001 2001 Analysis of AER Enhancer Elements in the Chicken Msx2 Gene,60th SDB Annual Meeting, Seattle. WA .
5.Hsu-Chen Cheng, Caroline N. Dealy, Robert A. Kosher & William B. Upholt 1999 1999 Identification of a cis-acting regulatory region of the chicken Msx-2 gene that can respond to epith Northeast regional meeting of SDB,Woods Hole (Poster presentation) .