Curriculum Vitae
§ơ®aºû Li, Chia-Wei

Professor, Department of Life Science, National Tsing Hua University (1990-¡^
Dean, Tsing Hua College, National Tsing Hua University (2008-)
President, National Museum of Natural Science Foundation (1999-2003, 2005-¡^
Editor in Chief, Scientific American¡]Chinese Edition¡^(2002-¡^
Chair Professor, Suzhou Univeristy (2005- )
CEO, Dr. Cecilia Koo Botanic Conservation and Environmental Protection Foundation (2007- )

Born: September 17, 1953

Education:
B.S. 1971-1975 Dept. of Botany, National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
M.S. 1975-1977 Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Ph.D. 1979-1983 Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, U.S.A.


Experience:
1983-1985 Research Marine Biologist, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, U.S.A.
1985-1990 Associate Professor, Institute of Life Science, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
1987-1990 Director, Institute of Life Science, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
1990-1992 Secretary General, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
1992-1995 Deputy Director, National Museum of Natural Science, Taichung, Taiwan
1995-1996 Director, National Museum of Natural Science, Taichung, Taiwan
2002-2005 Director, National Museum of Natural Science, Taichung, Taiwan
2005-2008 Director, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan


Major Research Fields: Cell Biology, Ecology, Microscopy, Evolutionary Biology.

Selected Publications

1. C.-Y. Hsu and Li, C.-W. (1994) Magnetoreception in honeybees. Science, 265:95-97

2. Li, C.-W.*, Chen, J.-Y.* and Hua, T.-E. (1998) Precambrian sponges with cellular structures. Science, 279: 879-882.

3. Li, C.-W.*, Chen, J.-Y. and Hua, T.-E. (1998) Interpreting late Precambrian microfossils. Science, 282: 1783a.

4. Chen, J.-Y.*, Huang D.-Y. and Li, C.-W.* (1999) An early cambrian Craniate-like chordate. Nature, 402:518-522.

5. Chen, C.-Y.*, and Li, C.-W.* (2000) Distant ancestor of mankind unearthed: 520 million year-old fish-like fossils reveal early history of vertebrates. Science Progress, 83: 123-133.

6. Chen, C.-Y., Oliveri, P., Li, C.-W., Zhou, G.-Q., Gao, F., Hagadorn, J. W., Peterson, K. J., Davidson, E. H.* (2000) Precambrian animal diversity: Putative phosphatized embryos from the Doushantuo Formation of China. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 97:4457-4462.

7. Chen, C.-Y.*, Oliveri, P., Gao, F., Dornbos, S. Q., Li, C.-W., Bottjer, D. J. Davidson, E. H.* (2002) Precambrian Animal Life: Probable Developmental and Adult Cnidarian Forms from Southwest China. Dev. Biol., 248(1): 182-96.

8. Li, G.-X., Zhu, M.-Y., Iten, H. V., Li, C.-W. (2004)Occurrence of the earliest known Sphenothallus Hall in the Lower Cambrian of Southern Shaanxi Province, China. Geobios 37: 229-237,.

9. Chen, C.-Y.*, Bottjer, D. J.*, Oliveri, P., Dornbos, S. Q., Gao, F., Ruffins, S., Chi, H., Li, C.-W., Davidson, E. H. (2004) Small bilaterian fossils from 40 to 55 million years before the Cambrian. Science, 305: 218-222.

10. Chen, C.-Y.*, Bottjer, D. J., Davidson, E. H., Dornbos, S. Q., Gao, X., Yang, Y.-H., Li, C.-W., Li, G., Wang, X.-Q., Xian, D.-C., Wu, H.-J., Hwu, Y.-K., Tafforeau, P. (2006) Phosphatized polar lobe-forming embryos from the Precambrian of Southwest China. Science, 312: 1644-1646.