En-Cheng Yang | Neuroanatomy | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. En-Cheng Yang | Neuroanatomy | Best Researcher Award

Professor, Department of Entomology/National Taiwan University, Taiwan

En-Cheng Yang 🧠🐜, a distinguished male neuroscientist born on May 16, 1965, in Taiwan, Republic of China, has dedicated his career to the intricate field of insect neurobiology. Following his intellectual pursuits, Yang earned his Ph.D. in Neuroscience on September 30, 1994. Currently associated with the Lab of Insect Neurobiology in the Department of Entomology at National Taiwan University, his office is situated at No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Rd., Taipei. 🏛️ Yang’s significant contributions to the scientific community are reflected in his comprehensive understanding of insect neurobiology. His expertise is not limited to academia, as evidenced by his active involvement in research and teaching. Those seeking to connect with this distinguished scientist can reach him via telephone at +886 2 33669640, through fax at +886 2 3365-2092, or electronically at ecyang@ntu.edu.tw. En-Cheng Yang’s commitment to advancing the understanding of insect neurobiology has undoubtedly left an indelible mark on the scientific landscape. 🌐🔬

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Education

En-Cheng Yang’s academic journey is marked by significant milestones and international experiences. 🌏 In 1988, he earned his B.Sc. in Entomology from the Department of Entomology at National Chung Hsing University in Taichung, Taiwan. 🎓 Continuing his pursuit of knowledge, he embarked on a Master’s course at the Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, Australia, in 1989-90.

En-Cheng’s academic trajectory took a more specialized turn as he transferred to the Ph.D. program at the Centre for Visual Science, Australian National University, from 1990 to 1994. 🧠 On September 30, 1994, he achieved a significant milestone by obtaining his Ph.D. in Neuroscience, showcasing his dedication to advancing understanding in this intricate field. 🎉 This international academic exposure undoubtedly enriched his perspective and contributed to his distinguished career in insect neurobiology. 🐜📚

Experience

En-Cheng Yang’s illustrious career in academia and leadership roles is a testament to his commitment to education and research. 🌟 From 1999 to 2004, he served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Entomology at National Chung Hsing University. 🐜 During this period, he laid the foundation for his academic journey, contributing significantly to the field.

His dedication and expertise led to subsequent advancements in his career. From 2005 to 2006, he continued as an Associate Professor in the same department at National Chung Hsing University. 📚 Yang’s influence expanded when he joined the Department of Entomology at National Taiwan University, where he served as an Associate Professor from 2006 to 2010. 🏫

Research Focus

En-Cheng Yang’s prolific research portfolio encompasses a diverse array of topics within entomology, neurobiology, and agricultural science. 🐝 His groundbreaking work includes investigating the impact of imidacloprid contamination on honeybee olfactory behavior, shedding light on crucial ecological dynamics. 🍯🌺 Yang’s contributions extend to the development of web-based agro-ecological monitoring systems, offering innovative solutions for pest control in fruit orchards.

His research spans the realms of insect vision, exploring the diversity of photoreceptors in butterflies and the flash behavior of fireflies in the Alishan area of Taiwan. 🦋🔍 Furthermore, Yang’s work delves into the underwater attachment mechanisms of diving beetles and the intricacies of mosquito vector monitoring systems based on optical wingbeat classification.

 

Publications Top Notes

 

  1. Impaired olfactory associative behavior of honeybee workers due to contamination of imidacloprid in the larval stage.
  2. Application of a web-based remote agro-ecological monitoring system for observing spatial distribution and dynamics of Bactrocera dorsalis in fruit orchards.
  3. The distribution, life cycle, and flash behavior of the firefly Pyrocoelia praetexta Olivier (Coleoptera: Lampyridae) in the Alishan area of Taiwan.
  4. Diversity of photoreceptors and spectral opponency in the compound eye of golden birdwing butterfly, Troides aeacus formosanus.
  5. Toxicity and repellence of Taiwanese indigenous djulis, Chenopodium formosaneum, against Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) and Forcipomyia taiwana (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).
  6. A high range accuracy and high sensitivity harmonic radar using pulse pseudorandom code for bee searching.
  7. Signal processing for harmonic pulse radar based on spread spectrum Technology.
  8. Underwater attachment using hairs: the functioning of spatula and sucker setae from male diving beetles.
  9. Firefly ling flashing: Oxygen supply mechanism.
  10. A microwave applicator for uniform irradiation by circularly polarized waves in an anechoic chamber.

 

 

 

 

Subhendu Ghosh | Synaptic Plasticity | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Subhendu Ghosh: Synaptic Plasticity

Prof.  Subhendu Ghosh 🧠🔬, a distinguished biophysicist, earned his Ph.D. and M.Phil. in Biophysics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, delving into Ligand-DNA interactions. With a profound research career, he explores Cognitive Neuroscience, unraveling the neural mechanisms of learning and emotions. His expertise extends to Ion Channels and Electrophysiology, investigating VDAC and Gap Junctions. In the realm of Apoptosis and Neuronal Disorders, he deciphers cell death mechanisms linked to conditions like Alzheimer’s. As a Theoretical Biologist, he pioneers Mathematical Models using Stochastic and Nonlinear Dynamics, employing computational analyses. Prof. Ghosh’s impactful tenure includes professorial roles and heading the Biophysics Department at the University of Delhi South Campus.

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🎓 Education:

Professor Subhendu Ghosh is a trailblazing biophysicist 🧬 with a rich academic journey. He earned his Ph.D. in Biophysics, specializing in Ligand-DNA interactions, from Jawaharlal Nehru University in 1984. Prior to that, he obtained an M.Phil. in Biophysics in 1980 and an M.Sc. in Physics in 1978, both from Jawaharlal Nehru University. His academic journey commenced with a B.Sc. from Calcutta University (Presidency College) in 1975. Prof. Ghosh’s educational background reflects his commitment to unraveling the intricacies of biophysical phenomena, establishing him as a notable figure in the field. 👨‍🔬✨

🏥 Experience:

👨‍🔬 Professor Subhendu Ghosh, a seasoned biophysicist, boasts a diverse research portfolio. His expertise encompasses the intricate interactions of DNA with various entities, including carcinogens, anticancer agents, and proteins, focusing on structural nuances. Proficient in spectroscopic methods like absorption, fluorescence, CD & ORD, and well-versed in NMR, he unravels the mysteries of molecular structures. Additionally, his work extends to membrane channels, such as porins and Voltage Dependent Anion Channels, employing biochemical, electrophysiological (patch-clamp), and spectroscopic techniques.

A stalwart in mathematical modeling, he navigates stochastic and nonlinear realms, exploring Fractal Geometry’s applications in biology and computers. His illustrious career spans appointments as a Professor and Head at the University of Delhi South Campus, a Guest Scientist at the Max Planck Institute in Germany, and various roles at esteemed institutions. 🌐 With a relentless passion for unraveling biological complexities, Prof. Ghosh leaves an indelible mark on the world of biophysics.

🔬Research Interest:

🧠 Professor Subhendu Ghosh, a trailblazer in biophysics, delves into the realms of cognitive neuroscience, unraveling the mysteries of human learning and memory. Focused on the neural mechanisms and synaptic dynamics underlying learning, his interdisciplinary approach incorporates Behavioral Science, Neurophysiology, Computer Science (Artificial Neural Network), and Mathematics to decipher the biology of emotions.

⚡ In the realm of ion channels and electrophysiology, Prof. Ghosh pioneers advanced techniques like Patch-Clamp and Bilayer Electrophysiology. His investigations on Voltage Dependent Anion Channels (VDAC) and Gap Junctions in Rat Brain Cells shed light on ion flux control, channel gating, and self-organization, especially post-phosphorylation and ligand interactions.

💔 Delving into apoptosis and neuronal disorders, he explores the intricacies of cell death mediated by Cytochrome C, offering insights into conditions like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Amnesia, and Dementia through bilayer electrophysiology and patch-clamp studies.

🔍 In theoretical biology, Prof. Ghosh’s expertise shines as he develops mathematical models using Stochastic and Nonlinear Dynamics, employing Fourier Analyses, Fractal Analysis, Noise Analysis, and Computational Analyses to unravel the complexities of biological phenomena. 🌐🔬

🔬Publications:
  • Natalizumab for active Crohn’s disease
    • Authors: S Ghosh, E Goldin, FH Gordon, HA Malchow, J Rask-Madsen, …
    • Journal: New England Journal of Medicine
    • Year: 2003
    • Citations: 978
  • Influence of intracerebral hemorrhage location on incidence, characteristics, and outcome: population-based study
    • Authors: N Samarasekera, A Fonville, C Lerpiniere, AJ Farrall, JM Wardlaw, …
    • Journal: Stroke
    • Year: 2015
    • Citations: 143
  • Bax increases the pore size of rat brain mitochondrial voltage-dependent anion channel in the presence of tBid
    • Authors: J Banerjee, S Ghosh
    • Journal: Biochemical and biophysical research communications
    • Year: 2004
    • Citations: 97
  • Mitochondrial VDAC can be phosphorylated by cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase
    • Authors: AK Bera, S Ghosh, S Das
    • Journal: Biochemical and biophysical research communications
    • Year: 1995
    • Citations: 94
  • Dual mode of gating of voltage-dependent anion channel as revealed by phosphorylation
    • Authors: AK Bera, S Ghosh
    • Journal: Journal of Structural Biology
    • Year: 2001
    • Citations: 62
  • Wetland macrophytes as toxic metal accumulators
    • Author: S Ghosh
    • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Sciences
    • Year: 2010
    • Citations: 58
  • Representation and computational structure-property relations of random media.
    • Authors: D McDowell, S Ghosh, S Kalidindi
    • Journal: JOM: The Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)
    • Year: 2011
    • Citations: 57
  • Goiter prevalence and iodine nutritional status of school children in a sub-Himalayan Tarai region of eastern Uttar Pradesh
    • Authors: AK Chandra, A Bhattacharjee, T Malik, S Ghosh
    • Journal: Indian Pediatrics
    • Year: 2008
    • Citations: 56
  • The effect of amantadine on an ion channel protein from Chikungunya virus
    • Authors: D Dey, SI Siddiqui, P Mamidi, S Ghosh, CS Kumar, S Chattopadhyay, …
    • Journal: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
    • Year: 2019
    • Citations: 49
  • Phosphorylation of rat brain mitochondrial voltage‐dependent anion as a potential tool to control leakage of cytochrome c
    • Authors: J Banerjee, S Ghosh
    • Journal: Journal of neurochemistry
    • Year: 2006
    • Citations: 44

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Introduction of NeuroResearch Achievement Award

Introduction Of NeuroResearch Achievement Award

Welcome to the forefront of neuroscientific breakthroughs! The NeuroResearch Achievement Award celebrates and honors exceptional contributions to the field of Neurology, recognizing individuals whose research endeavors push the boundaries of knowledge and innovation.

Award Eligibility:

Open to researchers, scholars, and practitioners in the field of Neurology, regardless of age. Applicants must possess a minimum qualification of a relevant advanced degree and demonstrate a substantial record of impactful publications.

Evaluation Criteria:

Entries will be evaluated based on the significance of research, originality, methodological rigor, and the potential for transformative impact on the field of Neurology.

Submission Guidelines:
  • Applicants should submit a comprehensive biography highlighting their contributions.
  • Include an abstract summarizing the research and its implications.
  • Attach supporting files, such as publications or related documents.
  • Ensure adherence to the specified format for submission.
Recognition:

The awardee will receive a prestigious honor, a certificate of achievement, and an opportunity to present their research at a recognized neuroscientific conference.

Community Impact:

The NeuroResearch Achievement Award not only acknowledges individual accomplishments but also aims to inspire and drive positive change within the neurological research community.

Biography:

Applicants should provide a concise biography showcasing their academic journey, research focus, and notable achievements in the field of Neurology.

Abstract and Supporting Files:

Submit a well-crafted abstract outlining the essence of your research. Include supporting files, such as publications, that substantiate the impact of your work.

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