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Professor Chang Jeng














Highest Degree



Ph.D., Marine Sciences Research Center, State Univ. of

New York at Stony Brook, U.S.A.



Field of Specialization



Phytoplankton Ecology




886-2-2462-2192 ext 5308 or 5310

Fax 886-2-2463-3152









Research Project








Labs Video Presentation



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1.  YC Lin, LK Kang, CY Shih, GC Gong, J Chang* (2018) Evaluation of the relationship between the 18S rRNA/rDNA ratio and population growth in the marine diatom Skeletonema tropicum via the application of an exogenous nucleic acid standard. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 65: 792-803.


1.  HY Lin, SC Yen, PC Kuo, CY Chung, KL Yeh, CH Huang, J Chang, HJ Lin (2017) Alkaline phosphatase promoter as an efficient driving element for exogenic recombinant in the marine diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Algal Research 23: 59-65.

   L.-H. Peng, B. Unnikrishnan, C.-Y. Shih, T.-M. Hsiung, J. Chang, P.-H. Hsu, T.-C. Chiu, and C.-C. Huang.2016.

   Identification of microalgae by laser desorption/ ionization mass spectrometry coupled with multiple nanomatrices.

   Mol. Ecol.18:283-292.


1.  Kang, L.-K., G.-C Gong, Y.-H. Wu, and J. Chang*. 2015. The expression of nitrate transporter genes reveals

    different nitrogen statuses of dominant diatom groups in the southern East China Sea. Mol. Ecol. 24: 1374-1386.


2.  Shih, C.-Y., L.-K. Kang, and J. Chang*. 2015. Transcriptional responses to phosphorus stress in the marine diatom,

     Chaetoceros affinis, reveal characteristic genes and expression patterns in phosphorus uptake and intracellular recycling.

     J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 470: 43-54.


3.  Chan, Y.-F., K.-P. Chiang, J. Chang, Ø. Moestrupd, and C.-C. Chung. 2015. Strains of the morphospecies Ploeotia

     costata (Euglenozoa) isolated from the western North Pacific (Taiwan) reveal substantial genetic differences.

     J. Euk. Microbiol. 62: 318-326.


4.  Kang, L.-K., C.-C. Feng, J. Chang, and G.-C. Gong. 2015. Diversity and expression of diatom silicon transporter

    genes during a flood event in the East China Sea. Mar. Biol. (DOI 10.1007/s00227-015-2687-8).




   Kang, L.-K., and J. Chang*. 2014. Sequence diversity of ammonium transporter genes in cultured and natural species

  of marine phytoplankton. J. Mar. Sci. Technol.-Taiwan 22: 89-96.doc


 1.  Liu, K.-K., S.-J. Kao, K.-P. Chiang, G.-C. Gong, J. Chang, J.-S. Cheng, and C.-Y. Lan. 2013. Concentration dependent

    nitrogen isotope fractionation during ammonium uptake by phytoplankton under an algal bloom condition in the

    Danshuei estuary, northern Taiwan. Mar. Chem. 157: 242–252.


2.  Hung, S.-H., C.-C. Chung, C.-W. Liao, G.-C. Gong, and J. Chang*, 2013. Sequence diversity and expression levels of

    Synechococcus phosphate transporter gene in the East China Sea. J.Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 440: 90-99.


3.  Chan, Y.-F., Ø. Moestrup, and J. Chang, 2013. On Keelungia pulex nov. gen. et nov. sp., a heterotrophic euglenoid

    flagellate that lacks pellicular plates (Euglenophyceae, Euglenida). Eur. J.Protistol. 49: 15-31.


4.  Liu, H.-C., C.-Y. Shih, G.-C. Gong, T.-Y. Ho, F.-K. Shiah, C. Hsieh, J. Chang*. 2013. Discrimination between the

    influences of river discharge and coastal upwelling on summer microphytoplankton phosphorus stress in the East

    China Sea. Cont. Shelf Res. 60: 104-112.


5.  Lin, H.-Y., C.-Y. Shih, H.-C. Liu, J. Chang, Y.-L. Chen, Y.-R. Chen, H.-T. Lin, Y.-Y. Chang, C.-H. Hsu, and H.-J. Lin. 2013.

     Identification and characterization of an extracellular alkaline phosphatase in the marine diatom

     Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Mar. Biotechnol. 15: 425-436.


  Kang, L.-K., F.-H. Tsui, and J. Chang*, 2012. Quantification of diatom gene expression in the sea by

    selecting uniformly transcribed mRNA as the basis for normalization. Appl. Environ. 

    Microbiol.78: 6051-6058.


1.   Kang, L.-K., H.-F. Wang, and J. Chang*, 2011. Diversity of phytoplankton nitrate transporter sequences from

      isolated single cells and mixed samples and mRNA quantification in the East China Sea.

      Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 77:122-130.

2.  Chung, C.-C., J. Chang, G.-C. Gong, S.-C. Hsu, K.-P. Chiang, and C.-W. Liao. 2011. Effects of Asian dust

      storms on Synechococcus populations in the subtropical Kuroshio Current. Mar. Biotechnol. 13: 751-763.

3. Gong, G.-C., K.-K. Liu, K.-P. Chiang, T.-M. Hsiung, J. Chang, C.-C. Chen, C.-C. Hung, W.-C. Chou

    C.-C. Chung, H.-Y. Chen, F.-K. Shiah, A.-Y. Tsai, C.-H. Hsieh, J.- C. Shiao, C.-M. Tseng, S.-C. Hsu

    H.-J. Lee,  M.-A. Lee, I.-I. Lin, and F. Tsai. 2011.Yangtze River floods enhance coastal ocean

    phytoplankton biomass and potential fish production. Geophys. Res. Lett,38: L13603