Lab Members

Lab News!

  • 2020/08/01: Welcome onboard our new PhD students (劉思妏, 劉曉甄) , Master's students (鐘佑哲, 李欣蓓, 莊艾于), and new RA (黃怡嘉)
  • 2020/07/17: Congratulations to 謝雨蓁 & 李承澤 for successfully defending their Master's thesis
  • 2020/06/18: Congratulations to 張嫚珊, who is awarded MOST College Student Research Creativity Award (科技部109年度「大專學生研究計畫」)
  • 2020/05/19: 恭喜 謝雨蓁 代表神研所拿到 陽明大學碩士班優良論文獎學金入圍獎
  • 2020/01/18: Congratulations to 謝雨蓁 for winning the Outstanding Award in the Student Presentation Competition in the 2020 Taiwan Society of Cognitive Neuroscience Annual Meeting (台灣認知神經科學年會 學生優秀論文競賽優等獎)
  • 2019/08/28: Dr. Shih-Chieh Lin received the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) Shackleton Program Grant (沙克爾頓計劃)
  • 2019/07/01: Welcome onboard our new Master's students: 郭沐恩, 謝昆霖, 劉曉甄 & 丁冠云!
  • 2019/06/24: Congratulations to 林育慧 , who is awarded MOST College Student Research Creativity Award (科技部108年度「大專學生研究計畫」)

Principal Investigator

Professor, Institute of Neuroscience, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan (since 2017)

Ming-Ching Chiang, PhD 江明憬

Postdoctoral Fellow (2019-)

Ph.D. in Life science & Medical Bioscience from Waseda University (2018)

Szwen Liu 劉思妏

PhD student (2020-)


Hsiao-Chen Liu 劉曉甄

PhD student (2020-)


Chiung-Wen Ma 麻瓊文

Master's student (2018-)


Mu-En Kuo 郭沐恩

Master's student (2019-)

海洋大學 生命科學暨生物科技學系

Kuan-Yun Ting 丁冠云

Master's student (2019-)


Kun-Lin Hsieh 謝昆霖

Master's student (2019-)


You-Jhe Jhong 鐘佑哲

Master's student (2020-)


Hsin-Pei Lee 李欣蓓

Master's student (2020-)

慈濟大學 醫學系

Ai-Yu Chuang 莊艾于

Master's student (2020-)


Shu-Ting Wu 吳舒婷

Technician (2018-)


Cheng-Ze Lee 李承澤

Research Assistant (2020-)

陽明大學 神經科學研究所 碩士

Yu-Chen Hsieh 謝雨蓁

Research Assistant (2020-)

陽明大學 神經科學研究所 碩士

Yi-Chia Huang 黃怡嘉

Research Assistant (2020-)

陽明大學 基因體科學研究所 碩士

Undergraduate Students


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Mentorship and Trainee Awards


NIH Graduate Partnerships Program Outstanding Mentor Award (2014)

NIA Post Baccalaureate Distinguished Mentor Award (2016)

Honors and Awards for Trainees

1. Nguyen D.P.: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) postdoctoral fellowship for foreign researchers (short-term), 2010

2. Nelson G.M.: The Scientific Director's Award at NIA postbac poster day 2011

3. Nelson G.M.: NIH postbac award at NIH postbac poster day 2011

4. Nguyen D.P.: Nathan W. Shock Postdoctoral Travel Award, National Institute on Aging, 2012

5. Deshpande K.S.: Barbara A. Hughes Award of Excellence for best poster among summer student interns, National Institute on Aging, 2013

6. Mayse J.D.: NIH NRSA F31 Grant (F31AG045039), The Neural Basis of Response Inhibition, 2013

7. Scaglione A.: 2nd place award for the best systems neuroscience poster (postdoc category) at the Baltimore Chapter of Society for Neuroscience poster session, 2014

8. Manzur H.: 2015 NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence (FARE)

9. 林育慧, MOST College Student Research Creativity Award (科技部108年度 大專學生研究計畫), 2019

10. 謝雨蓁, Outstanding Award in the Student Presentation Competition, Taiwan Society of Cognitive Neuroscience Annual Meeting (台灣認知神經科學年會 學生優秀論文競賽優等獎), 2020

11. 張嫚珊, MOST College Student Research Creativity Award (科技部109年度 大專學生研究計畫), 2020

Lab Alumni

Alumni @ YM INS lab

Cheng-Ze Lee 李承澤

Master's student (2017-2020)

Yu-Chen Hsieh 謝雨蓁

Master's student (2018-2020)


陽明大學 醫學系 2018-2020

Undergraduate students

2019: 劉殷豪, 江寧, 王可可, 李政哲

2018: 倪詠綸, 劉昱

Summer interns

2020: Daniel Ku; Kaitlyn Hu, Taipei American School

2019: Jimmy Su, Taipei American School

2019: Ying-Yi Lam, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

2019: Chang-Ting Yeh, NYU Shanghai, Neural Science Major

2019: 陳祺侑, Yang-Ming University, Medical Student

2018: Brandon Lim, Taipei American School

2018: Duncan Chang, Taipei American School

Alumni @ NIH lab

Postdoctoral fellows (immediate position after leaving the lab)

1. David P. Nguyen (2010-2013): Senior Manager, Translational Neuroscience, Pfizer Inc

2. Irene Avila (2010-2014): Scientific Program Analyst, Scientific Workforce Diversity, Office of the Director, NIH

3. Sylvina M. Raver (2014-2015): Training & Policy Manager at Society for Neuroscience

4. Hachi Manzur (2011-2016): Neurology Resident at University of Chile

5. Alessandro Scaglione (2011-2017): Research Associate, European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy

Graduate students (immediate position after leaving the lab)

1. Jeffrey D. Mayse (co-mentoring with Michela Gallagher) (2010-2014): Postdoctoral fellow, Brown University

IRTA students (NIH Postbaccalaureate training program, immediate position after leaving the lab)

1. Geoffrey M. Nelson (2009-2011): PhD at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

2. Ksenia Vlasov (2013-2015): Research Assistant, MIT/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

3. Nathan W. Whitmore (2014-2016): Neuroscience PhD program, Northwesten University

4. Ruby Lam (2014-2016): Neuroscience PhD program, NIH/Brown University

5. Jing Liang (2015-2016): Neuroscience PhD program, NIH/Brown University

6. Ashley Nelson, MS (2016-2017): MD/PhD program, University of Arizona

7. Aleksandra S. Safonova (2016-2017): Medical School, University of Pittsburgh

8. Shehzad S. Ukani, MS (2016-2017): Technical IRTA fellow at NIDA IRP

9. Marlian Montesinos-Cartagena (2016-2017): Postbaccalaureate fellow at NIDA IRP

10. Joshua B. Hunt (2016-2017): Neuroscience PhD program, University of Colorado Denver

11. Jay K. Gupta (2016-2017): MD program, Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Summer and visiting students

1. Kaivalya S. Deshpande (2013), University of Michigan

2. Matthew Vetere (2015), Syracuse University

3. Shih-Yi Chuang (2016-2017), National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan

Last updated on 2020/08/10