About Symposium

On behalf of Taiwanese Scholar Association in St. Louis (TSA-STL, 聖路易 台灣學者協會), we would like to welcome you to join the 2019 TSA-STL Symposium “Broaden Vision and Innovate New Technology-To fellowship together, to share together and to grow together: 擴大眼界,創新科技-合作、分享、成長” at Washington University Medical Campus in St. Louis, MO on April 6th 2019.

The purposes of the symposium are to provide opportunities for intellectual conversations, networking, and career development via learning the precious lessons from the speakers/panelists and networking with the participants. This year we have invited Drs. 高銘憲醫師 and 陳建寰醫師 as keynote speakers who will share their life wisdom with you. Six young professional scholars will present in the scientific sessions. These speakers are experts in their fields, 胡貽霖(老人醫學),孫敏瑜(神經科學),馮卓健(歷史),陳之翰(經濟),江玫曦(社工)and 陳佳欣(化學). The workshop program will be led by faculty members 張素馨,林倢伃,顏柏尹,金聖智 and industry specialists 周家宏,徐晧珩. They will share their precious experiences about how to find a dream job and work in academic and biotech/pharmaceutical industry.

The symposium is organized by enthusiastic organizing committee members and financially supported by generous sponsers. We welcome everyone to join us at the symposium. This symposium is open to public and free of charge, and provides light breakfast, lunch and refreshments. For lunch preparation, we would appreciate you to register online before April 2nd 2019.


Master of Ceremonies: Yun-Siang Peng (Abby) 彭雲香
Arrival, Check in & Breakfast
Opening Remarks

Welcome from the TSA-STL

黃立豪博士, Li-Hao (Paul) Huang PhD

Introductory Comments

李君浩博士, Jiun-Haw Lee PhD

Director of Science and Technology Division
Taipei Economic & Cultural Office (TECO) in Houston

Scientific Session I:(Moderator: 張哲斌, Che-Pin (Jonathan) Chang)
Tea Break
Scientific Session II:(Moderator: 王璽權, Hsi-Chuan (Andrew) Wang)
Photo and Lunch
Scientific Session III:(Moderator: 林岑軒博士, Tsen-Hsuan (Abby) Lin)
Tea Break
Panel Session:(Moderator: 吳宏為博士, Stephen H. Wu PhD)

Panel Discussion: Search for and Thriving in a Dream Job 從尋夢到稱職

Symposium Concludes

賴榮輝博士, Lonfye (George) Lye PhD


Opening Remarks

李君浩博士, Jiun-Haw Lee PhD

Director of Science and Technology Division
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houstons

Dr. Jiun-Haw Lee is the director of the Science and Technology Division at Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston. He was a professor in Graduate Institute of Photonics and Optoelectronics and Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan before the secondment by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan. Dr. Lee’s research interests include display technologies, organic light-emitting diode, solar cells, optoelectronic devices, and bio-sensors. He has published 1 book, 2 invited book chapter, more than 100 referred journal articles, more than 300 conference papers, and more than 50 patents. He has also served as Editor-in-Chief of Journal of the Society for Information Display, and Associate Editor of IEEE Photonics Journal.
He is also an Asian Committee member, Display Week, SID, and
Conference chair of “Advances in Display Technologies” in SPIE Photonics West.
Dr. Lee received the B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering in 1994, 1995, and 2000, respectively, all from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.


高銘憲醫師, Ming-Shian Kao MD

Dr. Ming-Shian Kao graduated and received his medical degree from National Taiwan University School of Medicine in 1961. He completed postgraduate residency training program in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He further subspecialized in gynecologic oncology at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario Canada, an affiliate of Ontario Cancer Foundation. He then returned to St. Louis in 1971 and joined the faculty of Washington University School of Medicine, where he went on to received tenure as a full professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He was one of the first physicians in St. Louis to be certified by the American Board as a sub-specialist in Gynecologic Oncology.

During his 23 years at Washington University, he served many roles, including, director of fellowship training program in gynecologic oncology, division director of gynecologic oncology, and Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology service at Barnes West County Hospital. He was selected as the “Best Teacher” by Washington University resident physicians on multiple occasions. He also received one of the highest accolades from the graduates of the Washington University OB/GYN residency program by having his name inscribed on a “Memorial Wall” located in front of the St. Louis Maternity Hospital Building. This award is selected by graduates of program and given only once every five years.

He then moved to St. Louis University School of medicine in 1993 as tenured professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology. In addition to his teaching, research, and patient care responsibilities, he has held various positions at St. Louis University. His administrative duties included division director, chief of service, and chairman of the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. For decades, he has consistently been named as “Best doctors”, “top Doctors”, and “Best Oncologists” by national organizations.

In addition to his busy academic life at St. Louis University, he also took time to establish Gynecologic Oncology training program in Taiwan under National Health Research Institute. He directed and trained first group of local physicians to provide better care of gynecologic cancer patients in Taiwan. He initiated and formalized sub- specialization in gynecologic oncology in Taiwan. Later, he also took on the primary responsibility as the director of preparatory office, in establishing MacKay Memorial Medical School, a brand new medical school in Taiwan under the auspices of Presbyterian Church.

Topic: Purposeful Life

陳建寰醫師, Chien-Huan Chen MD, PhD


Professor of Medicine
Director, General Gastroenterology
Director, Patient Safety and Quality
Director, Small Bowel Endoscopy Program
Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University School of Medicine
American Gastroenterological Association Fellow

Topic: 消化道亦有道


Panel Discussion — Search for and Thriving in a Dream Job 從尋夢到稱職




Erlanger Auditorium
McDonnell Medical Sciences Building
4565 McKinley Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110
Parking Garage
Clayton Garage
Clayton Ave. and Taylor Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110
($6.00; pay at the registration desk of the symposium to get a ticket for exiting the garage with this discount fee)

Driving Directions

Directions from I-64 West:

  1. Take exit 36A toward Kingshighway Blvd. and turn left onto S. Kingshighway Blvd.; drive for 0.3 miles.
  2. Turn right onto Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza Rd.; drive for 0.2 miles.
  3. Turn right onto S. Euclid Ave.; drive for 100 feet.
  4. Turn left onto McKinley Ave.; drive for 0.1 miles and you’ll see the door* with 4565 on your left.
  5. To go to Clayton Garage, drive on McKinley for another 0.1 miles. Turn left onto S. Taylor Ave., and turn right immediately at the stop sign. Then you’ll see the entrance to the garage on your right. DO NOT park in lot F before 2 pm or you’ll be ticketed.

*Participants can enter the door on McKinley by pressing the intercom.


Organizing Committee

Scientific Program
Li-Hao (Paul) Huang (黃立豪), Hsi-Chuan (Andrew) Wang (王璽權), Che-Pin (Jonathan) Chang (張哲斌), Tsen-Hsuan (Abby) Lin (林岑軒), Abby Peng (彭雲香), Meei-Hua Lin (林美華), Lon-Fye Lye (賴榮輝)
Stephen Wu (吳宏爲)
Lon-Fye Lye (賴榮輝), Meei-Hua Lin (林美華)
Meei-Hua Lin (林美華)
Onsite Registration
Hsiao-Mei Lin (林筱玫), Chia-Li Kao (高嘉利), Angela Wu (吳芃)
Conference Website
Che-Pin (Jonathan) Chang (張哲斌)
Online Registration System
Che-Pin (Jonathan) Chang (張哲斌)
Symposium Logo
Chin-Wen Lai (賴勁文)
Conference Brochure
Meei-Hua Lin (林美華)
Hsi-Chuan (Andrew) Wang (王璽權), Che-Pin (Jonathan) Chang (張哲斌), Tsen-Hsuan (Abby) Lin (林岑軒), Abby Peng (彭雲香), Stephen Wu (吳宏爲)
News Release
Juo-Chin Yao (姚若晴), Chia-Yun Lee (李佳芸)
Chin-Wen Lai (賴勁文), Chien-Cheng (Michael) Shih (施建誠)
Audio & Video System
Che-Pin (Jonathan) Chang (張哲斌)
Breakfast & Lunch Coordinator
Nien-Du Yang (楊念篤)
Refreshments Coordinator
Chen-Hao Lin (林真豪)
Conference Site Reservation
Meei-Hua Lin (林美華)
Nien-Du Yang (楊念篤), Chen-Hao Lin (林真豪), Chi-Chan Lee (李奇展), Shih-Feng You(游士鋒), Wen-Hsi Kuo (郭聞喜), Hsi-Chuan Wang (王璽權), Vivian Lin (林雨臻), Che-Pin (Jonathan) Chang (張哲斌), Jou-Yu (Franny) Chen (陳柔羽), Shane Chu (朱桂賢), Gary Lee (李耘), Ethan Chiang (江宇立), Shin-Ru Cheng (鄭歆儒), Shin-Cheng Tzeng (曾新城), Wen-Wei Liao (廖玟崴), Howard Tsui (崔豪)
Shin-Cheng Tzeng (曾新城), Che-Pin (Jonathan) Chang (張哲斌), Maggie Chen (章美茜), Kevin Lin (林子凱), Abby Peng (彭雲香), Chen-Hao Lin (林真豪), Hsi-Chuan (Andrew) Wang (王璽權)
Program consultant
Stephen Wu (吳宏爲)