Dr. Yung-Feng Liao studied Biochemistry at the National Yang-Ming Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan, and graduated as MS in 1987. After working as a research assistant at the Graduate Institute of Biological Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Dr. Liao then joined the research group of Prof. Kelley Moremen at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA, and obtained his PhD degree in 1998. After completing postdoctoral fellowship supervised by Dr. Livingston Van De Water at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Dr. Michael Wolfe at the Brighm and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, he obtained the faculty position at the Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan in 2002. Since then, Dr. Liao has been the principal investigator of the Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology in the Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology (ICOB), Academia Sinica, a premier research institution in Taiwan. Currently, Dr. Liao holds the rank of Research Fellow at the ICOB. He has published more than 60 papers in reputed journals and has been serving either as an editorial board member or as a peer reviewer of prestigious journals.
Title : Novel Pharmacological Targets of Alzheimer’s Disease