Yen-Fu's (Edward) Homepage

yluo@cs.uml.edu

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Education:
Tatung University, Taiwan, BS and MS in Bioengineering
I am currently a Ph.D. student in Computer Science Department, University Of Massachusetts Lowell
Institute for Visualization and Perception Research
Advisor: Dr. Georges Grinstein

Master Thesis:
Title: Heterologous expression of a D-amino acid oxidase gene from Candida boidinii in Escherichia coli
Contents:
1. Cloning of D-amino acid oxidase (DAO) gene from Candida boidinii.
2. Insertion of DAO gene into the expression vector pET-23am for the heterologous expression in E. coli strain BL-21(DE3).
3. Optimization the expression of DAO in E. coli by adjusting culture conditions.
4. Biochemical characterization of DAO.

Work Experience:
VAST Challenge 2011
WEAVE (Web-based Analysis and Visualization Environment)