BRCAS

Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica

Dr. Daryi Wang Associate Research Fellow

Lab PI

Dr. Daryi Wang

Associate Research Fellow

Ph.D.-National Taiwan Ocean University, 1999

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Office: Interdisciplinary Research Building for Science and Technology A303

Tel:+886-2-2787-2271

Research Fields
  • Metagenomics
  • Evolutionary genomics

Research Directions

  • 1.Construction of microbial interaction network
    Ecological interactions are key factors in understanding both ecology and evolution of animals. Likewise, Microorganisms do not exist solely but form complex ecological interaction network. Thanks to the advancements in sequencing technology, metagenomics, a direct sequencing of DNA from bacterial communities, provides access to the composition and diversity of microbial community in various environments. With a network approach, we take the advantage of metagenomic data and document the interactions between taxa across diverse communities and explore the environmental niches occupied by microorganism. Ultimately, the interaction network will be used to predict the outcome of community alteration and the effects of perturbations, ultimately help with the engineering of complex microbial communities.
  • 2.Evolution of gene regulation
    ENCODE project has drawn a great attention, it was shown that a significant fraction of the eukaryotic genome is transcribed into RNAs without further translation. These non-coding RNAs were considered to play an important in regulatory evolution, therefore, a great amount of scientific resource has been devoted to the related researches. We are interested in the antisense transcript which is a single-stranded non-coding RNA complementary to messenger RNA. Antisense RNA is speculated to play an important role in gene regulation through the complimentary interaction. We aimed to investigate the emergence and evolution of this particular transcript using yeast as model organism.

 

Latest published paper

期刊論文 ( 2017 - 2020 )

  1. Le MH, Wang D, 2020, “Structure and membership of gut microbial communities in multiple fish cryptic species under potential migratory effects.”, Scientific reports, 10(1), 7547. (SCI) (IF: 4.122; SCI ranking: 18.8%) Link
  2. Shaw, G.T.W., Weng, C.Y., Chen, C.Y., Weng, F.C.H., Wang, D.*, 2019, “A systematic approach re-analyzing the effects of temperature disturbance on the microbial community of mesophilic anaerobic digestion.”, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 10.1038/s41598-019-42987-0. (SCI) (IF: 4.122; SCI ranking: 21.4%)
  3. Tan TK, Low VL, Ng WH, Ibrahim J, Wang D, Tan CH, Chellappan S, Lim YAL, 2019, “Occurrence of zoonotic Cryptosporidium and Giardia duodenalis species/genotypes in urban rodents.”, Parasitology international, 69, 110-113. (SCI) (IF: 2.055; SCI ranking: 51.4%) Link
  4. Low VL, Takaoka H, Adler PH, Tan TK, Weng FC, Chen CY, Lim YAL, Ya'cob Z, Chen CD, Sofian-Azirun M, Wang D, 2018, “A novel molecular and chromosomal lineage of the anthropophilic Simulium (Simulium) rufibasis subgroup (Diptera: Simuliidae) in Taiwan.”, Parasitology research, 117(10), 3137-3143. (SCI) (IF: 2.558; SCI ranking: 37.8%) Link
  5. Weng, F.C.H., Shaw, G.T.W., Weng, C.Y., Yang, Y.J., Wang, D.*, 2017, “Inferring Microbial Interactions in the Gut of the Hong Kong Whipping Frog (Polypedates megacephalus) and a Validation Using Probiotics”, FRONTIERS IN MICROBIOLOGY, 8, 525-526. (SCI) (IF: 4.076; SCI ranking: 20.8%) Link
  6. Chen CY, Chen PC, Weng FC, Shaw GT, Wang D, 2017, “Habitat and indigenous gut microbes contribute to the plasticity of gut microbiome in oriental river prawn during rapid environmental change.”, PloS one, 12(7), e0181427. (SCI) (IF: 2.806; SCI ranking: 23.4%) Link
  7. Shaw GT, Liu AC, Weng CY, Chou CY, Wang D, 2017, “Inferring microbial interactions in thermophilic and mesophilic anaerobic digestion of hog waste.”, PloS one, 12(7), e0181395. (SCI) (IF: 2.806; SCI ranking: 23.4%) Link