University & Program

National Sun Yat-sen University

Department of Marine Biotechnology and Resources (Ph.D Degree)

Program Level
Language of instruction
Under 50% taught in English
Fall / Spring

Program Features
The PhD program in this department began in 1996. The program was established to continue the training of the master’s program and cultivate advanced talents in the area of marine technology. Five PhD candidates are admitted each year. ※According to the current admissions guide.

Research orientation is divided into three groups:
Group A: Molecular biology & Physiology
Areas of research include: marine microorganisms, marine biotechnology, physiology of marine organisms, prevention of marine pollution, etc.
Test subject: biochemistry

Group B: Biological Resources
Areas of research include: all kinds of marine life, ecology and resources, such as biostatistics, biological oceanography, aquatic ecotoxicology, biodiversity, marine ranching and aquaculture, algal biomass energy applications and geology, mineral resources, and so on.
Test subject: general biology

Group C: Marine Natural Products Chemistry
Areas of research include: marine natural product chemistry (refinement and biosynthesis of marine invertebrates and microorganisms)
Test subject: general chemistry


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