The Taiwan International Graduate Program (TIGP) in “Molecular and Cell Biology” (MCB) is sponsored by the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB), Academia Sinica in cooperation with the Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), National Defense Medical Center. It is a multi-discipline, integrative graduate program, reflecting the trend of integrating the major fields of modern basic biology. Faculty of the MCB program consists of top researchers in Taiwan. Research interests cover a wide range of biological questions and experimental systems. This graduate program aims to provide solid training to Ph.D. students for a future career in basic and applied research in modern biology. Academia Sinica provides an international environment, which is culturally rich and intellectually stimulating. English is used for courses, seminars and discussions. Most of the labs have experience in hosting international scholars, postdocs, or students.


Administration Staff

Phone: +886-2-2789-9972 / +886-2-2789-9980
Rm. 117, IMB No. 128, Sec.2, Academia Road, Nankang, Taipei 115, Taiwan
Office hours: Mondays-Fridays, 9am-5:30pm


Recent News

TIGP-MCB Application Announcement for 2022 !!!

Taiwan International Graduate Program (TIGP) is now accepting applications for admission to the 2022 fall semester, and applications are due on 27 January 2022 (GMT+8). [Apply online] [More information]

2021 FAll Student Seminar

December 2nd
[2nd-year Student Seminar] Juvenile hormone drives the maturation of spontaneous mushroom body neural activity and learned behavior by Ms. Chien-Tzu Lin (林千慈)
[1st-year Student Seminar] Miniature neurotransmission is required to maintain Drosophila synaptic structures during ageing by Mr. Santhosh Magesh (馬聖陶)

2021 AS-TIGP Research Performance Fellowship

Congratulations on Ching-Han Lee, Tzu-Li Yen, Chih-Yen Kuo and Sahana Shankar who are the award winners of the 2021 AS-TIGP Research Performance Fellowship. see the link.

Ph.D. Dissertation Open Seminar in Fall, 2021 (new)

1. Topic:Development of Diagnostic Tools for the Identification of Anti-Gp.Mur in Human Serum Samples
Speaker: Mr. Robert John Sinoro Lamis 賴羅伯
Time: 2:00 PM, Friday, September 17 [poster]
2.Topic:Fam21 is critical for TLR2/Clec4e-mediated dendritic cell function against Candida albicans infection
Speaker: Mr. Rakesh Kulkarni 芮卡許
Time: 2:00 PM, Wednesday, September 22 [poster]

TIGP-MCB Travel Grant Application

MCB students please be noted that TIGP-MCB Travel Grant Award application is open. Please submit all materials to TIGP-MCB program office by 5PM, Feb 15.
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