1991 Microbiology Ph.D. ----Brigham Young University

1987 Microbiology MS---Brigham Young University

1979 Master of Education---Taiwan Normal University

1973 Natural Resources BS---University of Chinese Culture


1Aug. 2009--Chair, Life Science Department, NTTU.

15 July 2008---31 Jan 2009 Visiting Scholar, The University of Oklahoma, Microbioology and Botany Department.

Aug. 2006---Life Science Institute Chair, National Taitung University Associate Professor,

July 2006---June 2000, Associate Professor, National Taiwan University

March 2000----Sept 1999 Secretary General, Taiwan Salt Company

Aug 1999---Aug. 1998 Associate Professor, National Taiwan University

July 1998----June 1997 Visiting Scholar, Missouri State University [ Columbia campus]

May 1997---July 1995 Secretary General, National Taitung Teacher’s College

June 1995---July 1994 Associate Professor, Dean of General Affairs, National Taitung Teacher’s College

June 1994---July 1992 Associate Professor, Chair of Environmental Education National Taitung Teacher’s College

June. 1992---Aug 1991 Associate Professor, National Taitung Teacher’s College

2004—2009 Selected Research Results

Applied Patents:

Lee, Yen. and Yang, Huan-Chuan. 2007The Discovery of An     Agarase Gene Containing Plasmid With Novel High Enzymatic Activity. Taiwan Patent # P-080622.


Lee, Yen. 2009. Fast Method to Produce Transparent Collagen from Chicken Comb and Applications. Taiwan Patent # I 305776.

Lee, Yen. 2009Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin Mass Production by Biotech Methods. Taiwan Patent # I 307361.

Journal Articles:

張智翔, 李炎. 2009. 由鞘絲藍菌Lyngbya sp.中分離純化藻藍素之方法及其抗氧化活性探討. 慈惠學術專刋第五期P. 243-262.

Lee, C. L., and Lee*, Y., 2009. cyanobacterial Bio-indicator Survey for Two Main rivers in Taitung Taiwan. 國立台南教育大學環境與生態學報 2(2):1-25

Sie, Y. F.,Yang, HY. C., and Lee*,Y., 2009. Isolation of An Agarase Gene Containing Plasmid from An Agarolytic Bacterium. International Journal of Applied Science and Engineering. 7(1):25-41

徐旭昇,李炎.2008. 利用益生菌改善養豬場臭味.國立台南教育大學環境與生態學報.1(2):45-63.

Lee, Yen. 2004. The Theory and Practices for Human Genome Annotation. Journal of National KaoShung Normal University. 15:663-688.

Conference Paper:

Hou, H. S., Hou, Y. C., and Lee*, Y.,2010.Study of Deep Ocean Water(DOW) Cooling Energy and DOW Industry.PET-AIT International Conference on Energy and Sustainable Devedlopment : Issues and Strategies (ESD 2010) p32.

侯怡辰., 楊惠春., 李炎*.,2010. 本土洋菜分解菌之發現與將性分析.第ニ屆國立臺東大學生命科學學術發表會摘要作品集.p.13.臺東

李智翔., 李炎*. 2009. 利用藍細菌處理器處理厨餘廢水. 2009台東大學與雲南大學學術交流論文發表會論文集. pp. 118-153.

Zhang, Z. X., and Lee*, Y., 2008. A Study of the Purification and Quantitation of Phycocyanin from Lyngbya sp. Symposium and Workshop on Medical Plants and Health Foods . p. 76.

Lee. C. S., and Lee*. Y., 2008.Use Cyanobacterial Bio-reactor to Treat Kitchen Waste Water. Sixteenth Symposium on Recent Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology. [Corresponding Author]

Hsu. Y., and Lee*, Y.,, 2008. The Characterizing of Collagen and Hyaluronic Acid That Extracted from Cock Combs by A New Method. Sixteenth Symposium on Recent Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology. [Corresponding Author]

Lee, Yen. 2007. The Application of Cyanobacteria for Hydrogen Production.2007. Green Science and

Nano Technology Symposium. National Taitung University. P.7-12.


Chen, S. F. , Dai, C. Y. , and Lee*, Y. , 2007. Selectively Removal of H2S and CO2 from Swine

Manure Marsh Gas Using Innovative Cyanobacteria biosorption. World Renewable energy

Conference—Pacific Rim Region. p.73.[Corresponding Author]




Lee, Yen. 2005.Cyanobacteria Research. Yi-Shuan Company. Taipei.

Lee, Yen. 2005.Basic Bioinformation Practice. 2nd Edi. [2nd print---2008]Yi-Shuan Company. Taipei.



Lee, Yen. 2004.Purified native cyanobacterium: Microcystis sp. and deposited in Food Industry Rersearch Institute—BCRC --AL10001

Lee, Yen. 2004. Purified Native Agarse gene containing bacterium named Alcaligenes sp. Strain Yen, registrated in GenBank. GI: AY744384

Research Interests:

1.     Bio-renewable energy biotechnology

2.     Biotech

3.     Applied Miceobiology for environmental pollution remediation