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Chien, Fan-Ching Professor
+886-3-4227151 ext 25252


Ph.D. in optics. Institute of Optical Sciences, National Central University, Taiwan

Work Experience

Faculty, Department of Optics and Photonics, National Central University, Taiwan. (2012 - present)

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, US. (Aug, 2015 - Sep, 2015)

Assistant Research Scholar, National Science Council, and Research Center for Applied Sciences, Acdemia Sinica, Taiwan. (2011 - 2012)

Postdoctoral fellow, Research Center for Applied Sciences, Acdemia Sinica, Taiwan. (2008 - 2011)

Research Interests

Optical bioimaging informatics, nanobiomaterials, single molecule biophysics, optical biosensing, laser spectroscopy

Research Groups Biophotonics and BioimagingOptical Engineering and DesignNanophotonics

Current Research Areas

The research interests are based on single molecule approaches and combined with optoelectronic engineering, nanomaterials, and nanomedicine to explore biophotonics subjects such as bioimaging informatics and biosensing. It is able to investigate cell signal transduction, physiological function, and tissue engineering with molecular resolution, and develop diagnostics and therapy applications using molecular inducement and manipulation.


Selected Publications
Journal Papers
 No. Title
1 Fan-Ching Chien, Chiung Wen Kuo, Zong-Han Yang, Di-Yan Chueh, and Peilin Chen, “Exploring the formation of focal adhesions on patterned surfaces using super-resolution imaging,” Small 7, 2906-2913 (2011).
2 Fan-Ching Chien, Chiung Wen Kuo, and Peilin Chen, “Localization imaging using blinking quantum dots,” Analyst 136, 1608-1613 (2011).
3 Shobhit Charan, Fan-Ching Chien, Narendra Singh, Chiung-Wen Kuo and Peilin Chen "Development of Lipid Targeting Raman Probes for In vivo Imaging of C.elegans," Chemistry - A European Journal 17, 5165-5170 (2011).
4 Jen-Hsien Huang, Fan-Ching Chien, Dhananjay Kekuda, Peilin Chen, Kuo-Chuan Ho, and Chih-Wei Chu (Co-first author), "Monitoring the 3D nanostructures of bulk heterojunction polymer solar cells using confocal lifetime imaging", Analytical Chemistry, 82, 1669-1673, (2010).
5 Fan-Ching Chien, Wen-Yen Huang, Jau-Ye Shiu, Chiung Wen Kuo, and Peilin Chen, “Revealing the spatial distribution of the site enhancement for the surface enhanced Raman scattering on the regular nanoparticle arrays,” Optics Express 17, 13974-13981 (2009).
Research Projects
Position Project Project Duration Funding Agent Grant (NT$)
Super-resolution optical microscopy and single particale tracking for interaction analysis between nanomaterials and cell biology
2011-08-01 - 2014-07-31 Ministry of Science and Technology
Single molecule quantitative analysis via live cell multi-color super-resolution fluorescence localization microscopy and pair correlation analysis (1/3)
2013-08-01 - 2014-07-31 Ministry of Science and Technology
Biophotonics Laboratory(I)
Biophotonics Laboratory(II)
Intelligent Biomedicine Laboratory


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