Special Lectures

Household hazard- carcinogenicity and neurotoxicity of acrolein​
Date: April 13, 2021
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Hsiang-Tsui Wang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
Department of Pharmacology,
National Yang-Ming University 

Alcohol Intolerance and Aldehyde toxicity: A Perspective from Basic Research to Public Health
Date: March 9, 2021
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Che-Hong Chen, Ph.D.
Regional Director,  
Stanford University Center for Asian Health Research and Education(CARE)

“Healthy” building is new Fengshui
Date: January 26, 2021
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: M.C. Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
Department of Interior Design,
National Taichung University of Science and Technology

TRPM2 in thermosensation and thermoregulation
Date: January 19, 2021
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Chun-Hsiang Tan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine,
Kaohsiung Medical University

Successive Success in lawsuits: RCA disputes, research and litigation
Date: December 15, 2021
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Yi-Ping Lin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
Institute of Science, Technology and Society
National Yang-Ming University

Asbestos bans: from international actions to national policies
Date: November 17, 2020
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Ro-Ting Lin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
Department of  Occupational Safety and Health,
China Medical University

The Preliminary Study on the Species Identification of Asbestos in Human Body Using instruments in NSRRC
Date: October 20, 2020
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Yi-Chia Lu, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Institute of  Geosciences,
National Taiwan University

Spatial Informatics Technologies and Its Application on Public Health
Date: September 15, 2020
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Chih-Da John Wu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
Department of  Geomatics,
National Cheng Kung University

Remote Sensing of Global PM2.5 and the Association with Under-Five and Maternal Mortality
Date: August 18, 2020
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Tang-Huang Lin, Ph.D.
Professor,
Center for  Space and Remote Sensing Research,
National Central University

Co-exposure to 3-MCPD and Glycidol Synergistically Induces Nephrotoxicity via NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation and Programmed Cell Death
Date: July 21, 2020
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Rong-Jane Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Department of  Food Safety/Hygiene and Risk Management,
National Cheng Kung University

Application of Mass Spectrometry in Food Safety
Date: March 17, 2020
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Hsin-Cheng Chen, Ph.D.
Project Assistant Professor,
Institute of  Food Safety and Health,
National Taiwan University

Adventures in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Date: February 18, 2020
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Pau-Chung Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor,
Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health,
National Taiwan University

Application and Development of Taiwan Air Quality Model
Date: January 14, 2020
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Fang-Yi Cheng
Associate Professor,
Department of Atmospheric Sciences,
National Central University 

Epidemiological Research in Environmental Endocrine disruptor and human health
Date: January 13, 2020
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Shu-Li Julie Wang
Investigator,
National Institute of Environmental Sciences,
National Health Research Institutes

Linking chemical composition and health effects of particulate air pollution from a molecular perspective
Date: January 10, 2020
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Ying-Hsuan Lin
Assistant Professor of Environmental Toxicology,
Department of Environmental Sciences,
University of California, Riverside

Uses of Machine Learning Algorithms to Analyze the Ecogenetics of Metal Toxicology- from Genetic Polymorphisms and Epigenetics to Risk Assessment
Time: 10:00~11:30, January 7th, 2020
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Hung-Yi Chuang, M.D., Ph. D. 
Professor, Department of Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University                                                                       

Epidemiology of Air Pollution in Taiwan: Research on exposure during pregnancy and Offspring health
Date: December 17, 2019
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Pei-Chen Lee
Associate Professor,
Department of Health Care Management,
National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences

Taiwan PM2.5 Spatial and Temporal Characteristics and Source Apportionment
Date: December 10, 2019
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Chung-Te Lee
Professor & Chair,
Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering,
National Central University

Large artery atherosclerosis in cerebrovascular disease
Date: October 15, 2019
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Tsong-Hai Lee
Professor,
Department of Neurology,
Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital

Strategy for AOP development in Chemical Mixtures
Date: September 18, 2019
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Seokjoo Yoon
Director,
Department of Predictive Toxicology,
Korea Institute of Toxicology

Management of Epidemics of Environmental Health Hazards in Children
Date: August 6, 2019
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. I-Jen Wang
Professor,
School of Medicine,
National Yang-Ming University

Health technology assessment in the era of big data and pay-for-value: Methods and examples
Date: July 22, 2019
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Jung-Der Wang
Chair Professor,
Institute of Public Health,
National Cheng Kung University  College of Medicine

Predicting toxicity along the gut-liver axis: Microbiome metabolism and in vitro models of fatty liver disease
Date: July 4, 2019
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Shana J. Sturla
Director of Studies, Food Science, ETH Zürich

The latest development of asbestos 
Date: June 18, 2019
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Ching-Tang Kuo
Professor,
Department of Public Health,
China Medical University 

Molecular epidemiology and chronic diseases
Date: June 4, 2019
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Wei Jie Seow
Assistant Professor,
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health,
National University of Singapore

Brominated fire retardants in Taiwanese environment and their impact on human health
Date: May 7, 2019
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. How-Ran Chao
Professor,
Department of Environmental Engineer and Science,
National Pingtung University  of Science and Technology

Health effects of air pollutants besides PM2.5
Date: April 30, 2019
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Yue-Liang Leon Guo
Professor,
Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine,
National Taiwan University College of Medicine

Roles of steroids in zebrafish
Date: April 16, 2019
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Bon-chu Chung
Distinguished Research Fellow,
Institute of Molecular Biology,
Academia Sinica

Recent advances in the management of paraquat intoxication
Date: March 19, 2019
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Tzung-Hai Yen
Professor,
Division of Nephrology,
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital

Building Medicine- Your house would (cure)cause disease?
Date: March 19, 2019
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Chih-Yuan Chang
Professor,
Department of Civil Engineering,
Feng Chia University

Opportunities and Challenges for Smart Medicine driven by AI and Big Data
Date: January 22, 2019
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Vincent S. Tseng
Distinguished Professor,
Institute of Data Science and Engineering,
National Chiao Tung University

Remote sensing and GIS approaches for linking vector-borne infectious diseases and environmental indicators
Date: December 4, 2018
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Yuei-An Liou
Distinguished Professor,
Center for Space and Remote Sensing,
National Central University

Arsenic exposure, arsenic metabolism and their clinical effects: Lessons from a research journey from children through to adults
Date: November 13, 2018
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Chin-Chi Kuo
Deputy Director, Department of Medical Research,
China Medical University Hospital

Transgenerational Effects of DEHP Exposure on Sperm Functions and DNA Methylation in Rats
Date: October 2, 2018
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Ping-Chi Hsu
Distinguished Professor, Department of Safety, Health and
Environmental Engineering, National Kaohsiung University
of Science and Technology

What does the assessed risk mean?
Date: September 11, 2017
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Kuen-Yu Wu
Professor, School of Public Health,
National Taiwan University

Environment exposures and critical illness: What do we know?
Date: August 21, 2018
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Kathleen D Liu
Professor in Residence, School of Medicine,
University of California, San Francisco, USA

Mask effectiveness impact factor assessment
Date: August 7, 2018
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Chane-Yu Lai
Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Safety
and Health, Chung-Shan Medical University

Altered DNA methylation as indicator of disease development and as indicator of known and unknown environmental risks
Date: June 26, 2018
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Wilfried Karmaus
Professor, School of Public Health,
University of Memphis, USA

Using surrogate methods for conducting exposure assessment
Date: May 22, 2018
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Perng-Jy Tsai
Distinguished Professor, Department of Environmental and
Occupational Health, College of Medicine,
National Cheng Kung University

Effects of fine particulate air pollution on daily mortality and hospital admissions for hypertension and chest pain
Date: April 24, 2018
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Chun-Yuh Yang
Vice president, Kaohsiung Medical University

Cohort study of Long-term exposure to air pollution of respiratory diseases and kidney diseases
Date: March 13, 2018
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Chang-Chuan Chan
Dean, College of Public Health,
National Taiwan University

Computational analysis of potential health effects of chemicals
Date: March 6, 2018
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Chun-Wei Tung
Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy,
Kaohsiung Medical University

Air Pollution and Respiratory Effect: The Role of Protein Oxidation
Date: December 19, 2017
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Hsiao-Chi Chuang
Associate Professor, School of Respiratory Therapy,
College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University

The exposure of dioxin in soil in Taiwan
Date: November 14, 2017
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. How-Ran Chao
Professor, Department of Environmental Science and
Engineering, National Pingtung University of Science and
Technology

Gene-environment interactions in Parkinson’s Disease
Date: October 31, 2017
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Pei-Chen Lee
Associate Professor, Department of Health Care
Management, National Taipei University of Nursing and
Health Sciences

Epigenome-wide association studies for human diseases
Date: September 19, 2017
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Pei-Chien Tsai
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences,
Chang Gung University

Epigenetic Signatures as Biomarkers of Exposure and Precision Medicine
Date: August 8, 2017
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. I-Jen Wang
Professor, College of Medicine,
National Yang-Ming University

ER stress regulates aryl hydrocarbon receptor: friend and foe
Date: July 18, 2017
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Meei-Ling Sheu
Professor, Institute of Biomedical Sciences,
National Chung Hsing University

The study on phthalates exposure and health effects in male adult
Date: June 6, 2017
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Ching-Chang Lee
Distinguished Professor and Director of Center for
Environmental Protection, Safety and Health,
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health,
National Cheng Kung University

Arsenic exposure and diet habit among pregnant women in Bangladesh
Date: May 16, 2017
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Pi-i Debby Lin
Doctoral Candidate
Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health,
Environmental and Occupational Molecular Epidemiology

Oxidative Stress and DNA Repair: Studies in Zebrafish Embryos
Date: February 21, 2017
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Todd Hsu
Professor, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology,
National Taiwan Ocean University

Possible Relations between Health and Historical Change of Air Pollution in Taiwan
Date: January 17, 2017
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Ben-Jei Tsuang
Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering,
National Chung Hsing University

Impact of radiation, chemical exposure, and chronic stress on the brain redox environment and neurocognitive functions
Date: December 27, 2016
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Ting Ting Huang
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and
Neurological Sciences, Stanford University

The impact of PM2.5 and the potential protection
Date: December 20, 2016
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Ming-Wei Chao
Assistant Professor, Chung Yuan Christian University

Predictive Toxicology and OpenTox
Date: December 1, 2016
Venue: No. 6 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Barry Hardy
CEO of Douglas Connect, Switzerland

Toward precision medicine based on biomics
Date: October 11, 2016
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Tzong-Yi Lee
Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering,
Yuan Ze University

Biomonitoring and Health Risk Assessment of Glass Manufacturing Workers
Date: September 13, 2016
Venue: R1-1222 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Tser-Sheng Lin
Professor, National United University

Introduction on Low-Dose Radiation Risk Assessment, Linear No Threshold Concept, Non-Monotonic Dose Response and Hormesis
Date: July 15, 2016
Venue: R1-1122 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Raymond S.H. Yang
Principal Scientist and owner of Ray Yang Consulting, LLC
Department of Environmental and Radiological Health
Sciences, Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University

Human Health and Ecological Integrity
Date: March 25, 2016
Venue: R1-1122 Conference Room, NHRI
Speaker: Dr. Colin L. Soskolne
Professor emeritus at the University of Alberta(Canada)
Chair of IJPC-SE

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