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Doctoral Degree Program in Marine Biotechnology

This is a joint program between National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) and Academia Sinica. Both organizations will contribute faculty and facilities for teaching and research.

The mission of the program is to educate high-level interdisciplinary R&D experts in marine biotechnology. Key subjects include:

(1) Genomics-oriented R&D in aquaculture and biological resources, such as, special products with medical potential, protein structures and functions, developmental biology of marine organisms, stem cell regulations, stress physiology and gene regulation of marine organisms, genetics and evolution, and biofuel from marine organisms.

(2) Drug discoveries and chemical modifications of biologically important and structurally unique compounds from marine organisms for medical application and research purposes. Students are encouraged to conduct researches under joint guidance of both institutes.