International Partnerships (MoU)

DESY                                          Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, Hamburg, Germany

PARC                            Photonics Advanced Research Center of Osaka University, Japan

 Wellman Center for Photomedicine of Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

                                          Research Center for Applied Sciences (RCAS), Academia Sinica, Taiwan

A list of the international cooperative research projects from 2011 to 2013:

•Study skin whitening effect of different cosmetic ingredients in Asian women (L'Oreal Paris, France)

•Lead an international research team for digital library research

•Fiber laser with a high power and a short pulse (DESY CFEL, Germany/ Prof. Franz X. Kärtner)

•Nanoultrasonic imaging of interfacial water molecules (Université du Maine, France/ Prof. Vitali Goussev)

•Develop Raman optical endoscopy (Moscow State University, Russia/ Prof. Andrey Fedotov)

•Image dinosaur fossiles with a high 3D spatial resolution (University of Toronto, Canada/ Prof. Robert Reisz)

•Develop THz hypersonic transducers (MIT, USA/ Prof. Keith A. Nelson)

•Study the sensitivity of Taiwan sea urchin to the toxins in water (Italy/ Prof. Buttino)

•Develop a multi-color femtosecond source for multiple label multiphoton fluorescence microscopy (Massachusetts General Hospital, USA/ Prof. Charles Lin)

•Develop three demsional advanced microscope (MIT  /Professor George Barbastathis;KLA-Tencor/ Dr. SeBaek Oh)

•Targeting N-RAS as a molecular regulator in melanoma tumorigenesis and drug resistance (Baylor College of Medicine, USA/ Prof. Eric Chang,)

•Superresolution optical microscopy (Osaka University, Japan/ Prof. Satoshi Kawata and Katsumasa Fujita)

•Nonlinear chirality of collagen molecules (Tampere University, Finland/ Prof. Martti Kauranen)

•MRI research program (UCSF, USA/ Professor Chung)

•Low field magnetic resonance image (Toyohashi University of Technology/ Saburo Tanaka)

•Improve resolution of reconstructed 3D molecule structure (Harvard University/ Shing-Tung Yau)

18F-DOPA in gene therapy (Japan/Dr. Shin-ichi Muramatsu ; USA/ Dr. Richard O. Snyder)

18F–FDG in cortical hearing response of rats (France/ Prof. Huy)

99m Tc-Glycopeptide (99m Tc-GP) for breast cancer research (USA/ Dr. David Yang)

•R&D of new hepatocellular carcinoma imaging PET probe 2-[18F]fluoro-2-deoxy-D-galactose (UBC, Canada/ Prof. François Bénard)

•Cell engineering and protein engineering technology for cell fate changes (Tokyo University/ Prof. Teruyuki Nagamune)

•Anti-tumor nanoparticles for targeting (Tokyo University/ Prof. Kazunori Kataoka)