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 Date : 2023/06/05 No:311 

Recent News

New Books
Period: 2023-06-05 ~ 2023-06-12
Significant Research Achievements of poster show Dr. Kuo-Fang Chung
Date: 6/5/2023-7/5/2023
Place: Life Science Library, Academia Sinica (Eco Pavilion)

Training Courses

Turnitin training course for instructor (in Chinese)(Physical and Video Class)
Ms. Weichi Dai (iGroup Taiwan)
209 Seminar Room, IBC

Video Service

Welcome to browse the video service of LSL courses

IPA advanced training course (in Chinese)
Introduction of Mendelian Randomization(In Chinese)
EndNote 20 Essentials (Windows & Mac)(In English)
High Throughout Sequencing – NGS Core Facility introduction and NGS platform principles, applications, and experimental considerations (in English)
Writing Abstracts and Literature Reviews in English(in Chinese)


Async Python - Part 1

In the previous article on Python Generators we saw how generator functions are essentially objects that represent the function, execution of which can be suspended and resumed. The resumption of the function happens when it has new values to emit to the caller, which it does via the yield statement. With this background knowledge, in this (and quite likely a few) article we will start examining asynchronous programming in python.


6/6 IMB Seminar

Topic:DNA replication - from yeast to humans
Speaker:Dr. Bik-Kwoon Tye (Cornell University, USA)
Date:2023-06-06 11:00 ~ 12:00
Place:1F Auditorium, Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica
6/8 IMB Seminar

Topic:Nuclear import of histones
Speaker:Dr. Yuh Min Chook (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA)
Date:2023-06-08 11:00 ~ 12:00
Place:B1 Auditorium, Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica
6/8 IBC Seminar

Topic:Applications of Single-particle Cryo-EM: Oligomerization Process, Transporter Mechanism, and Drug Developments
Speaker:Dr. Chih-Ta Chien (Stanford University, USA)
Date:2023-06-08 11:00 ~ 11:00
Place:IBC R209
6/9 IBC Seminar

Topic:Chemical Biology Approaches for Investigating Protein Deubiquitination
Speaker:Dr. Zhihao Zhuang (University of Delaware, USA) Speaker:
Date:IBC Seminar
Place:IBC R209
6/9 IMB Seminar

Topic:Cell-Type Memory and Gut Microbiome Interactions in Candida albicans, a Human Fungal Pathogen
Speaker:Dr. Chien-Der Lee (University of California San Francisco)
Date:2023-06-09 10:00 ~ 11:00
Place:1F Auditorium, Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica
6/14 BRCAS Seminar

Topic:The Dark Side of Cleaning Symbiosis
Speaker:Dr. Pauline Narvaez (University of Paris Sciences and Letters, France)
Date:2023-06-14 10:00 ~ 11:00
Place:Lounge C102, 1st Floor, Interdisciplinary Research Building
6/14 BRCAS Seminar

Topic:Animal Biomass on Earth’s Ecosystems: Are Coral Reefs Any Special?
Speaker:Dr. Renato Morais (University of Paris Sciences and Letters, France)
Date:2023-06-14 11:00 ~ 12:00
Place:Lounge C102, 1st Floor, Interdisciplinary Research Building
6/15 BioTReC Seminar

Topic:Do We Really Need BioStatisticians in Drug Development?
Speaker:Dr. Tai Chen
Date:2023-06-15 10:00 ~ 12:00
Place:C212 Lecture Room, 2nd floor, Building C, National Biotechnology Research Park
6/15 IBMS Seminar

Topic:Decoding the Cellular Mechanisms of Aging and Disease in Single Cells.
Speaker:盧子喬博士 (Baylor College of Medicine)
Date:2023-06-15 11:00 ~ 12:00
Place:B1B lecture room, IBMS
6/15 IBMS Seminar

Topic:Application of the silk cocoon: from traditional silk quilt to innovative silk biomaterial
Speaker:Dr. Amber Chen (CEO, Life Star Biotech)
Date:2023-06-15 16:00 ~ 17:00
Place:B1C Auditorium, IBMS
6/19 ICOB Seminar

Topic:The Genomic Evolution of Animal Body Plan and Cell Types
Speaker:Dr. Yi-Jyun Luo (Assistant Research Fellow, Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
Date:2023-06-19 11:00 ~ 12:00
Place:1F, Auditorium, Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology


2023 Genomic Epidemiology Workshop

Date: Monday to Friday, July 31 to August 4, 2023
Venue: 1F, Auditorium, Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica
Online Registration:
「陳定信院士紀念會」暨「GRC Liver Diseases Lecture Series 」學術研討會

Speaker: Chun-Yen Lin, MD, PhD、Evan Newell, PhD、Pei-Jer Chen, MD, PhD
Date:2023-06-15 14:00-17:45
Place:1F, Auditorium, Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica

Important Research

Identification of a new target for sensitizing tumors to immune checkpoint blockade

Immune checkpoint blockades targeting PD-1/PD-L1 or CTLA4 have revolutionized the current cancer therapy paradigm based on their high durability. However, only a small subset of cancer patients shows response. Thus, there is an unmet need for developing therapeutic strategies that could enhance the response rate to Immune checkpoint blockades.
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