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Ho, Ying-Ning






Assistant Professor





Highest Degree



Ph.D., Department of Life Sscience, National Chung Hing University, Taiwan



Field of Specialization



Microbiology, Environmental microbiology, Molecular biology,

Applied microbiology





886-2-2462-2192 ext








Research Project






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1. Chongyang Yang, Ying-Ning Ho, Ryota Makita, Chihiro Inoue, Mei-Fang Chien*. 2019. Cupriavidus basilensis strain r507a potential toxic arsenic extraction helper, increases the accumulation of arsenic in Pteris vittata. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. (IF: 4.527, Environmental Sciences)

2. Mei-Fang Chien, Ying-Ning Ho, Hui-Erh Yang, Masaru Narita, Keisuke Miyauchi, Ginro Endo, Chieh-Chen Huang*. 2019. Identification of a Novel Arsenic Resistance Transposon Nested in a Mercury Resistance Transposon of Bacillus sp. MB24. Microorganisms. 7: 566. (IF: 4.16, Microbiology)

3. Chongyang Yang, Ying-Ning Ho, Ryota Makita, Chihiro Inoue,Mei-Fang Chien* 2019. A multifunctional rhizobacterial strain with wide application in different ferns facilitates arsenic phytoremediation. Science of the Total Environment. (IF: 5.589, Environmental Sciences)

4. Chongyang Yang, Mei-Fang Chien, Ying-Ning Ho, Chihiro Inoue. 2019. Phosphorus- and iron-deficiency stresses affect arsenic accumulation and root exudates in Pteris vittata. International Journal of Environmental Science and Development. 10: 12

5. Mei-Fang Chien, Ying-Ning Ho, Hui-Tzu Lin, Kuo-Hsing Lin, Ginro Endo, Chieh-Chen Huang*. 2019. MerB3, an organomercurial lyase of Bacillus as an antidote against organomercurial poisoning. Journal of Environmental Biotechnology.19(1): 73-80.



1. Ying-Ning Ho, Hsin-Chi Tsai, Bing-Mu Hsu*, and Chien-Shun Chiou. 2018. The association of Salmonella enterica from aquatic environmental and clinical samples in Taiwan. Science of the Total Environment. 15(624): 106-113. (IF: 5.589, Environmental Sciences)


1. Ying-Ning Ho, Ming-Yuan Chou, Hsin-Chi Tsai, Tung-Yi Huang, Cheng-Wei Fan, and Bing-Mu Hsu*. 2017. Empirical testing of modified Salmonella MLST in aquatic environmental samples by in silico analysis. Science of the Total Environment 581-582:378-385. (IF: 5.589, Environmental Sciences)

2. Ying-Ning Ho, Lin-Jie Shu and Yu-Liang Yang*. 2017. Imaging mass spectrometry for metabolites: technical progress, multimodal imaging and biological interactions. Wiley interdisciplinary Reviews: Systems Biology and Medicine. Doi: 10.1002/wsbm.1387. (Review paper) (IF: 3.709, medicine, research & experimental)


1. Wen-Chien Huang, Yi-Pen Chou, Po-Min Kao, Tsui-Kang Hsu, Hung-Chang Su, Ying-Ning Ho, Yi-Chun Yang, Bing-Mu Hsu*. 2016. Nested-PCR and TaqMan real-time quantitative PCR assays for human adenoviruses in environmental waters. Water Science and Technology. 73(8): 1832-4. DOI: 10.2166/wst.2016.004 (IF: 1.6245, Water Resources)

2. Wen-Chien Huang, Bing-Mu Hsu*, Po-Min Kao, Chi-Wei Tao, Ying-Ning Ho, Chun-Wei Kuo, Yu-Li Huang. 2016. “Seasonal distribution and prevalence of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli in different aquatic environments in Taiwan” Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 124:37-41. (IF: 4.527, Environmental Sciences)

3. Chi-Wei Tao, Bing-Mu Hsu*, Po-Min Kao, Wen-Chien Huang, Tsui-Kang Hsu, Ying-Ning Ho, Yen-Ju Lu and Cheng-Wei Fan. 2016. “Seasonal difference of human adenoviruses in a subtropical river basin based on one-year monthly survey” Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 23:2928–2936 (IF: 2.914, Environmental Sciences)


1. Zhon-Min Huang, Bing-Mu Hsu*, Po- Min Kao, Tien-Yu Chang, Tsui-Kang Hsu, Ying-Ning Ho, Yi-Chun Yang, Yu-Li Huang. 2015. Prevalence, quantification and typing of human adenoviruses detected in river water in Taiwan. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 22(11): 8359-8366. (IF: 2.914, Environmental Sciences)

2. Dony Chacko Mathew, Ying-Ning Ho, Ronnie Gicaraya Gicana, Gincy Marina Mathew, Mei-Chieh Chien, Chieh-Chen Huang*. 2015. A rhizosphere-associated symbiont, Photobacterium spp. strain MELD1, and its targeted synergistic activity for phytoprotection against mercury. Plos One. 10(3): e0121178.doi: 10.1371/journal.pone. 0121178 (IF: 2.776, Multidisciplinary Sciences)

3. Ying-Ning Ho, Hsing-Mei Chiang, Chih-Ping Chao, Ching-Chung Su, Hui-Fang Hsu, Chen-tong Guo, Ju-Liang Hsieh, Chieh-Chen Huang*. 2015. In planta biocontrol of soil-borne Fusarium wilt of banana through a plant endophytic bacterium, Burkholderia cenocepacia 869T2. Plant and soil 387:295-306 (IF: 3.259, Agronomy)

4. Ying-Ning Ho, Chieh-Chen Huang*. 2015. Draft Genome Sequence of Burkholderia cenocepacia Strain 869T2, a Plant-Beneficial Endophytic Bacterium. Genome Announcements. 12;3(6). pii: e01327-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01327-15.


Conference papers



1. Ying-ning Ho, Chongyang Yang, Mei-Fang Chien, Chihiro Inoue. Metabolomic analyses of an arsenic hyperaccumulator, Pteris vittata, and its arsenic accumulation helper, Pseudomonas vancouverensis m318. 13th Wakate colosseum for bacteriology. Mizaki Zao, August 18-20, 2019.

2. Chongyang Yang, Mei-Fang Chien, Ying-ning Ho, Chihiro Inoue. Characterization of multifunctional rhizobacteria from As hyperaccumulators and their potential in promoting As phytoremediation. ASM Microbe 2019, 06.20-06.24, 2019, San Francisco, America, Poster presentation.

3. Chongyang Yang, Mei-Fang Chien, Ying-ning Ho, Chihiro Inoue. Phosphorus- and iron-deficiency stresses affect arsenic accumulation and root exudates in Pteris vittata. 2019 8th International conference on Environment, Energy and Biotechnology, 07.02-07.05, 2019, Okinawa, Japan, Oral presentation.


1. Ying-Ning Ho, Chi-Ting Hsieh, Chia-Chi Peng, Bo-Wei Wang, Chih Lin, Yu-Liang Yang. 2018. The war of bacteria and fungi: bio-enzymatic transformation of the siderophore, pyochelin through imaging mass spectrometry and multi-omics analyses. The 33rd Symposium on Natural Products. (October 6-7, 2018, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan) (Outstanding Poster Award).


1. Ying-Ning Ho, Lin-Jie Shu, Chi-Ting Hsieh, Yu-Liang Yang. 2017. Microbiome networks of brown root rot disease in trees: the pathogen and its symbionts. 2017 Multi-omics for Microbiomes-EMSL Integration Conference (August 1-3, 2017, Pasco, WA, Unite Sates) (Poster)

2. Ying-Ning Ho, Chi-Ting Hsieh, Yu-Liang Yang. 2017. Enzymatic transformation of the siderophore, pyochelin through imaging mass spectrometry of bacteria-fungi interaction. 2017 Microbial and Plant Systems Modulated by Secondary Metabolites meeting. (July, 24-26, Walnut Creek, California, Unite Sates) (Poster)


1. Ying-Ning Ho, Pi-Yu Chen, Ying-Mi Lai, Shih-Neng Lin, Yu-Liang Yang. 2016. More than antibiotics: a novel natural compound combination by exploring the interaction between brown root rot disease pathogen, Phellinus noxius and Burkholderia sp. 869T2. The 31th Symposium on Natural Products & Symposium on Pharmacy and Traditional Chinese Medicine. (November 14-15, 2016, Kaohsiung, Taiwan) (Poster Award, The second place prize) (Poster)


Books & Chapters


1. Ying-Ning Ho, Han-Jung Lee, Chi-Ting Hsieh, Chia-Chi Peng, Yu-Liang Yang* 2018. Chemistry and Biology of Salicyl-capped Siderophores. (Book series: Studies in Natural Product Chemistry, B978-0-444-64179-3, Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam, the Netherlands) Doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-64179-3. 00013-X.

2. Ying-Ning Ho, Dony Chacko Mathew, and Chieh-Chen Huang*. 2017. Plant-microbe ecology: Interactions of plants and symbiotic microbial communities. (Book: Plant ecology, ISBN 978-953-51-5385-6; Publisher: InTechOpen) DOI: 10.5772/ intechopen. 69088.






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