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許萬枝 Wan-Jr Syu

Syu, Wan-Jr (許萬枝教授)



Education and Major Experiences


1975 B.S. National Taiwan University

1979 M.S. National Taiwan University

1987 Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison ()

1987-1990 Post-doctoral Fellow, Harvard University

2007 Visiting Scholar, Harvard University



Molecular and immunochemical characterization of microbial pathogens; Natural compounds with potential therapeutic usage


Publications  (also see 


1. Hua ng TS, Kunin CM, Yan BS, Chen YS, Lee SSJ, Syu WJ*. (2012) Susceptibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprim and the combination during a 12-year period in . Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 67, 633-637.

2. Lei GS, Syu WJ, Liang PH, Chak KF, Hu WS, Hu ST. (2011) Repression of btuB gene transcription in Escherichia coli by the GadX protein. BMC Microbiol. 11, 33.

3. Liao WC, Ng WV, Lin IH, Syu WJ, Liu TT, Chang CH. (2011) T4-Like genome organization of the Escherichia coli O157:H7 lytic phage AR1. J Virol. 85, 6567-6578.

4. Lin CN, Syu WJ, Sun WS, Chen JW, Chen TH, Don MJ, Wang SH. (2010) A role of ygfZ in the Escherichia coli response to plumbagin challenge. J. Biom. Sci. 17, 52-60.

5. Su PT, Yen PW, Wang SH, Lin CH, Chiou A* and Syu WJ * (2010) Factors affecting daughter cells’ arrangement during the early bacterial divisions. PLoS ONE 5, e9147.

6. Yu YC, Lin CN, Wang SH, Ng SC , Hu WS and Syu WJ * (2010) A putative lytic transglycosylase tightly regulated and critical for the EHEC type three secretion. J. Biom. Sci. 17, 52-60.

7. Ku CP, Lio JCW, Wang SH, Lin CN, Syu WJ* (2009) Identification of a third EspA-binding protein that forms part of the type III secretion system of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli. J. Biol. Chem. 284, 1686-1693.

8. Su MSW, Kao HC, Lin CN, Syu WJ* (2008) Gene l0017 encodes a second chaperone for EspA of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O 157:H7. Microbiology-SGM 154, 1094-1103.

9. Shih HH, Jeng KS, Syu WJ, Huang YH, Su CW, Peng WL, Sheen IJ, Wu JC (2008) Hepatitis B surface antigen levels and sequences of natural hepatitis B virus variants influence the assembly and secretion of hepatitis D virus. J Virol 82, 2250-2264.

10. Huang LH, Syu WJ* (2008) GrlA of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 activates LEE1 by binding to the promoter region. J Microbiol Immunol Infect 41, 9-16.

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