Ming-Daw Tsai Election Year 2012 Institute of Biological Chemistry, Academia Sinica
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Distinguished Visiting Chair, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Academia Sinica
Ph.D., Biochemistry & Medicinal Chemistry, Purdue University (1978)
Postdoctoral Associate (1978-79); Visiting Assistant Professor (1979-80), Purdue University
Ohio State University: Assistant Professor of Chemistry (1981-86); Associate Professor (1986-90); Professor of Chemistry (1990-2007); Professor of Biochemistry (1992-2007); Director of Campus Chemical Instrument Center (1993-2007); Director of Chemistry/Biology Interface Training Program (1995-2003); Kimberly Professor of Chemistry (2003-07); Emeritus Professor of Chemistry (2007-present)
Academia Sinica: Distinguished Research Fellow of GRC (2003-08); Director of Functional Genomics of GRC (2005-08); Director of Core Facilities Office, NRPGM (2004-10); Acting Director of IBC (2006-08); Director of IBC (2008-14);Distinguished Research Fellow of IBC(2008-20)
Biophosphates, Mechanistic Enzymology, Mechanism of Signaling, Chemical and Structural Biology, Biological NMR
Awards and Honors
Glenn L. Jenkins Award for Excellence in Research, Purdue University (1977); Alfred P. Sloan Fellow (1983-85); Faculty Research Award, Ohio State Chapter of Sigma X (1985); Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar (1985-90); Distinguished Scholar Award, Ohio State University (1992); AAAS Fellow (elected 1992); Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Academic Leadership Program Fellow (2002-03); Kimberly Professor (2003-07), Ohio State University; Guest Professor of Tsinghua University, PRC (2003-06); Distinguished Alumnus Award, Purdue University School of Pharmacy (2008); Elected Member, The World Academy of Sciences (2014).
Leadership in Professional Societies: Board Member (1993-96) and President (2003), Chinese American Chemical Society; Co-founder, Ohio NMR Consortium (1995); Nominating Committee, American Chemical Society Division of Biological Chemistry (1997); President, Taiwan Magnetic Resonance Society (2007－); President, Taiwan Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2009－).
Advisory and Review Board: NIH Physical Biochemistry Study Section (1988-92), NIH Training Grant Study Section (1997-2001) and Cancer PPG Special Study Section, National Cancer Institute (2007); SAB member of Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica (1991-2010).
Meeting Organizations/Liaisons: "Quadrupolar NMR" of 18th Central Regional Meeting (1986) and “NMR of Biological Macromolecules” of 31st Central Regional Meeting (1999), ACS; 8th Midwest Enzyme Chemistry Conference (1988); Gordon Conference on Enzymes (1993); Frontiers of Bioorganic and Natural Product Chemistry (2004); International Society for Magnetic Resonance Conference (ISMAR) (2007); The 12th International Symposium, SCBA (2009)