Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology & Department of Life Sciences

 

Dr. Oliver Wagner, Associate Professor

 

Chen Chih-Wei 陳志瑋

PhD student

Project: Effects of dynein/dynactin on bidirectional movements of kinesin-3.

Awards: 2012 Invited EMBO Conference Series Talk, 2012 TSBMB Meeting Poster Award, 2012+2014 NTHU LS Poster Award, Co-Author of our 2009 PNAS paper

Muniesh Muthaiyan Shanmugam

PhD student

Projects: 1) Phosphorylation regulation of SYD-2/UNC-104 interactions, 2) Mitochondria/IFB-1 interactions

Awards: Shen's Culture & Education Foundation Price

Prerana Mahendra

Master/PhD Student

Projects: 1) Role of RAB-3/RIM-1 on SYD-2 mediated UNC-104 transport, 2) Evaluating the function of PKG-1 and GCK-2 in the regulation of IFT (intraflagellar transport)

Ali Haider

PhD student

Project: Using optogenetic tools to understand the role of posttranslational modification of tubulin on axonal transport

Zaira Wang 王孟婕

Master student

Project: Investigating how synaptic transmission defects affect cargo transport in C. elegans neurons

Odgoo Bayansan

Master student

Project: Role of posttranslational modification of tubulin on axonal transport of mitochondria.

Peter (Chang Kuang-Wei) 光瑋 張

Undergraduate Student

Project: Dissecting UNC-104/dynein interactions

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Graduated from Wagner-lab

Photo Name, Earned Degree, Awards, Career Status

Wu Gong-Her 吳恭和

PhD Degree

Awards: 1st author of our 2016 Traffic paper; Co-Author of our 2009 PNAS paper; 2012 NTHU LS Poster Award

Career status: Postdoc at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Hsu Chih-Chun 許智鈞

MSc Degree

Awards: First author of our 2011 Neuroscience paper; 1st price for best oral presentation at Osaka University/NTHU student activity fair

Career status: Joined a PhD program at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Tien Nai-Wen 田乃文

MSc Degree

Awards: First author of our 2011 Neurobiol. Dis paper; NSC support for Undergrad studies; Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Society Honorship

Career status: Joined a PhD program at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL)

Huang Yu-Hsin 黃郁心

MSc Degree

Awards: Co-Author of our 2016 Traffic paper

Career status: Officer at the Ministry of Civil Service

Hsieh Jung 謝榕

MSc Degree

Awards: Co-Author of submitted paper

Career status: Project Assistant at Parexel

Chang Yen 張妍

MSc Degree

Awards: Co-Author of submitted paper; DLS service award

Career status:Business Development Project Manager at Lite Biomedical Group

Juan David Moncaleano

MSc Degree

Awards: Co-first author of our 2011 Neuroscience paper

Career status: Diplomat at Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombia

Chang Chien-Yu 張茜毓

MSc Degree

Awards: Co-Author of submitted paper; DLS Service Award; Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Society Honorship

Career status: Officer at Changhua County Public Health Bureau

Ying-Cheng Yen 閻映丞

MSc Degree

Awards: Co-Author of submitted paper

Career status: Full-time Employee at National Science and Technology Museum in Kaohsiung

Peng Yu-Fei 彭郁斐

MSc Degree

Awards: Co-Author of submitted paper

Career status: Researcher at Phalanx Biotech

Huang Hsin-Yi 黃欣怡

MSc Degree

Awards: Co-Author of submitted paper

Career status: Clinical Trial Division Chief at isRed Pharma & Biotech Research Co. Ltd

Víctor Daniel Lee Aplícano

MSc Degree

Awards: Co-Author of submitted paper

Career status: Pursue PhD degree on cognitive neuroscience in Honduras University

Wang Ding 王鼎

MSc Degree

Awards: Co-Author of submitted paper

Career status: Patent attorney training

 

Co-Advising, Undergrads & Summer Students

Hu Chun-Chih 胡竣智

PhD student (Co-Advisor)

Project: Effect of TiO2 nanoparticles on C. elegans

Chang Joe-Ming 張佐民

Former PhD student (Co-Advisor)

Project: Elasticity of C. elegans neurons as determined by atomic force microscopy (AFM)

Wang Zhong-Nan 王中南

Former Master Student (Co-Advisor)

Project: Elasticity of C. elegans neurons as determined by atomic force microscopy (AFM)

Undergraduate Training in Wagner-Lab

Gao Wen-Ling 高雯玲

Former Undergraduate Student

Project: Elasticity of C. elegans neurons as determined by atomic force microscopy (AFM)

Tsai Hsin-Chu 蔡欣居

Former Undergraduate Student

Project: Regulation of intraflagellar transport

Shi Yu-Ann 施俞安

Former Undergraduate Student

Project: Role of small Gproteins in axonal transport

Lin You-Hui 林佑暉 (Lam Iao-Fai)

Former Undergraduate Student

Project: Screen of proteins involved in mitochondria transport in C. elegans

Ye Shu-Han  葉書涵

Former Undergraduate Student

Project: LIN-2/UNC-104 interactions

Huang Szu-Jo 黃斯柔

Former Undergraduate Student

Project: Evaluating the function of PKG-1 and GCK-2 in the regulation of IFT (intraflagellar transport)

Hsu Chien-Hui 徐千惠

Former Undergraduate Student

Project: Evaluating the function of PKG-1 and GCK-2 in the regulation of IFT (intraflagellar transport)

Chang Meng-Chun 張孟群

Former Undergraduate Student

Project: Mitochondria/IFB-1 interactions

Hsieh Chia-Ying 謝佳穎

Former Undergraduate Student

Project: LIN-2/UNC-104 interactions

Hsieh Yu-Han 謝予涵

Former Undergraduate Student

Project: LIN-2/UNC-104 interactions

Li Hui-Min 李惠珉

Undergraduate Student

Project: Mitochondria/IFB-1 interactions

Summer Exchange Projects in Wagner-Lab

I) Exchange Students from Germany:

Severin Filser

Summer exchange student from Germany

Project: Detection of neurofilaments in C. elegans neurons

Marcel Beining

Summer exchange student from DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

Project: Elasticity of C. elegans neurons as determined by atomic force microscopy (AFM)

Jonas Seiler

Summer exchange student from DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

Project: Effects of dynein/dynactin on bidirectional movement of kinesin-3

Avni Baser

Summer exchange student from DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

Project: RAB-3/RIM-10/SYD-2 vesicle linkeage

Hendrik Schürer

DAAD RISE interims student

Project: Evaluating the function of PKG-1 and GCK-2 in the regulation of IFT (intraflagellar transport)

 

Stefan Werner

DAAD Exchange student

Project: Mitochondria/IFB-1 interactions

Franziska Krautter

DAAD Exchange student

Project: The role of posttranslational tubulin modification on IFT transport

 

II) Exchange students from Mainland China:

Shen Qing 申晴

Summer exchange student from Shandong University, Jinan Shi, China

Project: Phosphorylation regulation of SYD-2/UNC-104 interactions

Wang Sisi 王思斯

Summer exchange student from Suzhou University, Suzhou, China

Project: LIN-2/UNC-104 interactions

Sun Zhixing 孙之星

Summer exchange student from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Project: RAB-3/RIM-10/SYD-2 vesicle linkage

Zhang Yunchuan 張雲川

Summer exchange student from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Project: UNC-104/PTL-1(tau) interactions

 

Hongchen Zhang 張宏晨

Project: The role of PKG-1 and GCK-2 on IFT

Summer exchange student from Xiamen University, China

 

Limei Chen 陳李梅

Project: UNC-104/dynein interactions

Summer exchange student from Yunnan University, China

 

Lab tour

Our facility consists of 5 rooms including:

  • 2 large laboratory units including gradient PCR, 3 centrifuges, gel-documentation, micro-needle puller etc.
  • 1 microscope room including a fully automated confocal spinning disk microscope (with an watercooled EMCCD camera and microinjection device) and 2 fluorescence stereo microscopes
  • 1 cell culture room
  • An adjacent space with 2 large -80 freezers and 3 incubators for C. elegans maintenance
  • 1 student study room and Oliver's office

1st lab unit

2nd lab unit

Cell culture and microscopy/microinjection room

C. elegans maintenance room

Student study room and rest area

 

Welcome to join us!