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Faculty

Faculty

Shen, Fo-Ting Associate Professor

Room

Environmental Microbiology & Biotechnology Laboratory (EMBL)

Tel

+886-4-22840373 ext.4306 (office) or 4308 (lab.)

MAIL

ftshen@dragon.nchu.edu.tw Website

Subject

●General Microbiology (Undergraduate Requirement, 2 credit hours)
●Practice of General Microbiology (Undergraduate Requirement, 1 credit hour)
●Soil Environmental Microbiology (Undergraduate Requirement, 2 credit hours)
●Practice of Soil Environmental Microbiology (Undergraduate Requirement, 1 credit hour)
●Biochemistry (Undergraduate Requirement, 4 credit hours)
●Soil Microbial Ecology (Undergraduate Elective, 3 credit hours)
●Methods for Studying Soil Environmental Microbiology (Graduate Elective, 2 credit hours)

Education

●2000 B.S. National Chung Hsing University (Soil & Environmental Sciences)
●2006 Ph.D. National Chung Hsing University (Soil & Environmental Sciences)

Expertise

Environmental microbiology, Biotechnology, Bacterial
molecular monitoring and
identification, Microbial
systematic taxonomy

Professional Positions

●2006-2007 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Environmental Restoration and Disaster Reduction, National Chung Hsing University
●2007-2008 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Biotechnology Center, National Chung Hsing University
●2008-2010 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Environmental Restoration and Disaster Reduction, National Chung Hsing University

Research Program

Soil Microbiology

Awards/Honors/Service

●2006 Honorary Member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society of the Republic of China
●2008 Outstanding Award (the Top5) of the National Defense Industrial Reserve Officer, Ministry of National Defense
●2009 Outstanding Award (the Top5) of the National Defense Industrial Reserve Officer, Ministry of National Defense
●2010 Outstanding Award (the Top5) of the National Defense Industrial Reserve Officer, Ministry of National Defense
●2012 Silver Medal for Advising High School Student Popular Scientific Paper Writing and Digital Video Manufacture Originality Competition
●2013 Honorable Mention of Poster Competition of Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society of Soil and Fertilizer Sciences and Conference on Soil/Fertilizer Extension & Research

Patents/Technology Transfers

●Novel Gordonia strain and its application in oil degradation (Patent No. I270534)
●Novel Rhodococcus erythropolis strain and its application in oil degradation (Patent No. I270535)
●Novel Chryseobacterium formosense and its application (Patent No. I287575)
●Novel Cellulosimicrobium cellulans and its application (Patent No. I294459)
●Primers, kits and method for the identification of the genus Gordonia (Patent No. I303664)
●Novel Pseudoburkholderia malthae strain and its application in oil degradation (Patent No. I377248)
●Primers, kits and method for the identification of the genus Azospirillum (Patent No. I406951)

Publications

A.Books
.Young CC, Chao CC, Shen FT. 2012. Manual for the Application of Microbial Fertilizer. The Chinese Society of Soil and Fertilizer Sciences Publisher (published in Chinese).
.Shen FT. 2013. Manual for the Practice of Soil Environmental Microbiology. (published in Chinese)

B.Book Chapters
.Young CC, Shen FT, Singh S. 2012. Strategies for the exploration and development of biofertilizer. In Bacteria in Agrobiology: Plant Probiotics (Ed. DK Maheshwari), Springer Berlin Heidelberg Publisher, pp127-139.

C.Refereed Articles
.Young CC, Kampfer P, Shen FT, Lai WA, Arun AB. 2005. Chryseobacterium formosense sp. nov., isolated from the rhizosphere of Lactuca sativa L. (garden lettuce). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 55:423-426.
.Shen FT, Kampfer P, Young CC, Lai WA, Arun AB. 2005. Chryseobacterium taichungense sp. nov., isolated from contaminated soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 55:1301-1304.
.Shen FT, Young CC. 2005. Rapid detection and identification of the metabolically diverse genus Gordonia by 16S rRNA-gene-targeted genus-specific primers. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 250:221-227.
.Hung MH, Arun AB, Shen FT, Rekha, PD, Young CC. 2005. Indigenous rhizobia associated with native shrubby legumes in Taiwan. Pedobiologia. 49:577-584.
.Young CC, Lin TC, Yeh MS, Shen FT, Chang JS. 2005. Identification and kinetic characteristics of an indigenous diesel-degrading Gordonia alkanivorans strain. World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 21:1409-1414.
.Shen FT, Lu HL, Lin JL, Huang WS, Arun AB, Young CC. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of members of the metabolically diverse genus Gordonia based on proteins encoding the gyrB gene. Res Microbiol. 157:367-375.
.Lin TF, Huang HI, Shen FT, Young CC. 2006. The protons of gluconic acid are the major factor responsible for the dissolution of tricalcium phosphate by Burkholderia cepacia CC-Al74. Bioresour Technol. 97:957-960.
.Lai WA, Kampfer P, Arun AB, Shen FT, Huber B, Rekha PD, Young CC. 2006. Deinococcus ficus sp. nov., isolated from the rhizosphere of Ficus religiosa L. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 56:787-791.
.Kampfer P, Young CC, Sridhar KR, Arun AB, Lai WA, Shen FT, Rekha PD. 2006. Transfer of [Flexibacter] sancti, [Flexibacter] filiformis, [Flexibacter] japonensis and [Cytophaga] arvensicola to the genus Chitinophaga and description of Chitinophaga skermanii sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 56:2223-2228.
.Kampfer P, Young CC, Arun AB, Shen FT, Jackel U, Rossello-Mora R, Lai WA, Rekha PD. 2006. Pseudolabrys taiwanensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an alphaproteobacterium isolated from soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 56:2469-2472.
.Chen YP, Rekha PD, Arun AB, Shen FT, Lai WA, Young CC. 2006. Phosphate solubilizing bacteria from subtrophic soil and their tricalcium phosphate solubilizing abilities. Appl Soil Ecol 34:33-41.
.Shen FT, Goodfellow M, Jones AL, Chen YP, Arun AB, Lai WA, Rekha PD, Young CC. 2006. Gordonia soli sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 56:2597-2601.
.Yassin AF, Young CC, Lai WA, Hupfer H, Arun AB, Shen FT, Rekha PD, Ho MJ. 2007. Williamsia serinedens sp. nov., isolated from an oil-contaminated soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 57:558-561.
.Young CC, Kampfer P, Chen WM, Yen WS, Arun AB, Lai WA, Shen FT, Rekha PD, Lin KY, Chou JH. 2007. Luteimonas composti sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic bacterium isolated from food waste. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 57:741-744.
.Yassin AF, Shen FT, Hupfer H, Arun AB, Lai WA, Rekha PD, Young CC. 2007. Gordonia malaquae sp. nov., isolated from sludge of a wastewater treatment plant. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 57:1065-1068.
.Yassin AF, Chen WM, Hupfer H, Siering C, Kroppenstedt RM, Arun AB, Lai WA, Shen FT, Rekha PD, Young CC. 2007. Lysobacter defluvii sp. nov., isolated from municipal solid waste. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 57:1131-1136.
.Shen FT, Huang HR, Arun AB, Lu HL, Lin TC, Rekha PD, Young CC. 2007. Detection of filamentous genus Gordonia in foam samples using genus-specific primers combined with PCR-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis analysis. Can J Microbiol. 53:768-774.
.Young CC, Ho MJ, Arun AB, Chen WM, Lai WA, Shen FT, Rekha PD, Yassin AF. 2007. Pseudoxanthomonas spadix sp. nov., isolated from oil-contaminated soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 57:1823-1827.
.Young CC, Ho MJ, Arun AB, Chen WM, Lai WA, Shen FT, Rekha PD, Yassin AF. 2007. Sphingobium olei sp. nov., isolated from oil-contaminated soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 57:2613-2617.
.Young CC, Kampfer P, Ho MJ, Busse HJ, Huber BE, Arun AB, Shen FT, Lai WA, Rekha PD. 2007. Arenimonas malthae sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium isolated from an oil-contaminated site. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 57:2790-2793.
.Young CC, Chou JH, Arun AB, Yen WS, Sheu SY, Shen FT, Lai WA, Rekha PD, Chen WM. 2008. Comamonas composti sp. nov., isolated from food waste compost. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 58:251-256.
.Kampfer P, Thummes K, Chu HI, Tan CC, Arun AB, Chen WM, Lai WA, Shen FT, Rekha PD, Young CC. 2008. Pseudacidovorax intermedius gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel nitrogen-fixing betaproteobacterium isolated from soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 58:491-495.
.Young CC, Arun AB, Lai WA, Chen WM, Chou JH, Shen FT, Rekha PD, Kampfer P. 2008. Chromobacterium aquaticum sp. nov., isolated from spring water samples. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 58:877-880.
.Young CC, Hupfer H, Siering C, Ho MJ, Arun AB, Lai WA, Rekha PD, Shen FT, Hung MH, Chen WM, Yassin AF. 2008. Azospirillum rugosum sp. nov., isolated from oil-contaminated soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 58:959-963.
.Arun AB, Schumann P, Chu HI, Tan CC, Chen WM, Lai WA, Kampfer P, Shen FT, Rekha PD, Hung MH, Chou JH, Young CC. 2008. Pseudoxanthobacter soli gen. nov., sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing alphaproteobacterium isolated from soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 58:1571-1575.
.Young CC, Arun AB, Kampfer P, Busse HJ, Lai WA, Chen WM, Shen FT, Rekha PD. 2008. Sphingobium rhizovicinum sp. nov., isolated from rhizosphere soil of Fortunella hindsii (Champ. ex Benth.) Swingle. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 58:1801-1806.
.Shen FT, Ho MJ, Huang HR, Arun AB, Rekha PD, Young CC. 2008. Molecular detection and phylogenetic characterization of Gordonia species in heavily oil-contaminated soils. Res Microbiol. 159:522-529.
.Lin SY, Young CC, Hupfer H, Siering C, Arun AB, Chen WM, Lai WA, Shen FT, Rekha PD, Yassin AF. 2009. Azospirillum picis sp. nov., isolated from discarded tar. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 59:761-765.
.Arun AB, Chen WM, Lai WA, Chou JH, Rekha PD, Shen FT, Singh S, Young CC. 2009. Parvularcula lutaonensis sp. nov., a moderately thermotolerant marine bacterium isolated from a coastal hot spring. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 59:998-1001.
.Shen FT, Lin JL, Huang CC, Ho YN, Arun AB, Young LS, Young CC. 2009. Molecular detection and phylogenetic analysis of the catechol 1,2-dioxygenase gene from Gordonia spp. Syst Appl Microbiol. 32:291-300.
.Arun AB, Chen WM, Lai WA, Chou JH, Shen FT, Rekha PD, Young CC. 2009. Lutaonella thermophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic member of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from a coastal hot spring. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 59:2069-2073.
.Lin TC, Shen FT, Chang JS, Young CC, Arun AB, Lin SY, Chen TL. 2009. Hydrocarbon degrading potential of bacteria isolated from oil-contaminated soil. J Taiwan Inst Chem Eng. 40:580-582.
.Arun AB, Young CC, Chen WM, Hung MH, Lai WA, Chou JH, Rekha PD, Shen FT, Su SP. 2009. Belliella pelovolcani sp. nov., isolated from a mud-volcano in Taiwan. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 59:2534-2537.
.Arun AB, Chen WM, Lai WA, Chao JH, Rekha PD, Shen FT, Singh S, Young CC. 2009. Muricauda lutaonensis sp. nov., a moderate thermophile isolated from a coastal hot spring. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 59:2738-2742.
.Young CC, Lin SY, Arun AB, Shen FT, Chen WM, Rekha PD, Langer S, Busse HJ, Wu YH, Kampfer P. 2009. Algoriphagus olei sp. nov., isolated from oil-contaminated soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 59:2909-2915.
.Young CC, Busse HJ, Langer S, Chu JN, Schumann P, Arun AB, Shen FT, Rekha PD, Kampfer P. 2010. Microbacterium agarici sp. nov., Microbacterium humi sp. nov. and Microbacterium pseudoresistens sp. nov., isolated from the base of the mushroom Agaricus blazei. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 60:854-860.
Kampfer P, Young CC, Busse HJ, Chu JN, Schumann P, Arun AB, Shen FT, Rekha PD. 2010. Microlunatus soli sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 60:824-827.
.Kampfer P, Young CC, Chen WM, Rekha PD, Fallschissel K, Lodders N, Chou JH, Shen FT, Frischmann A, Busse HJ, Arun AB. 2010. Fontibacter flavus gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family 'Cyclobacteriaceae', isolated from a hot spring. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 60:2066-2070.
.Chu JN, Arun AB, Chen WM, Chou JH, Shen FT, Rekha PD, Kampfer P, Young LS, Lin SY, Young CC. 2010. Agaricicola taiwanensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an alphaproteobacterium isolated from the edible mushroom Agaricus blazei. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 60:2032-2035.
.Shen FT, Young LS, Hsieh MF, Lin SY, Young CC. 2010. Molecular detection and phylogenetic analysis of the alkane 1-monooxygenase gene from Gordonia spp. Syst Appl Microbiol. 33:53-59.
.Kampfer P, Young CC, Chu JN, Frischmann A, Busse HJ, Arun AB, Shen FT, Rekha PD. 2011. Gordonia humi sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 61:65-70.
.Kampfer P, Young CC, Busse HJ, Lin SY, Rekha PD, Arun AB, Chen WM, Shen FT, Wu YH. 2011. Novosphingobium soli sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 61:259-263.
.Rekha PD, Young CC, Kampfer P, Martin K, Arun AB, Chen WM, Lai WA, Chao JH, Shen FT. 2011. Jhaorihella thermophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic bacterium isolated from a coastal hot spring. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 61:1544-1548.
.Lin SY, Shen FT, Young CC. 2011. Rapid detection and identification of the free-living nitrogen fixing genus Azospirillum by 16S rRNA-gene-targeted genus-specific primers. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 99:837-844.
.Singh S, Rekha PD, Arun AB, Hameed A, Singh S, Shen FT, Young CC. 2011. Glutamate wastewater as a culture medium for Azospirillum rugosum production and its impact on plant growth. Biol Fertil Soils. 47:419-426.
.Singh S, Rekha PD, Arun AB, Huang YM, Shen FT, Young CC. 2011. Wastewater from monosodium glutamate industry as a low cost fertilizer source for corn (Zea mays L.). Biomass Bioenerg. 35:4001-4007.
.Zeng YH, Shen FT, Tan CC, Huang CC, Young CC. 2011. The flexibility of UV-inducible mutation in Deinococcus ficus as evidenced by the existence of the imuB-dnaE2 gene cassette and generation of superior feather degrading bacteria. Microbiol Res. 167:40-47.
.Lin SY, Shen FT, Young LS, Zhu ZL, Chen WM, Young CC. 2012. Azospirillum formosense sp. nov., a diazotroph from agricultural soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 62:1185-1190.
.Lin SY, Shen FT, Lai WA, Zhu ZL, Chen WM, Chou JH, Lin ZY, Young CC. 2012. Sphingomonas formosensis sp. nov., a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading bacterium isolated from agricultural soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 62:1581-1586.
.Lin CL, Shen FT, Tan CC, Huang CC, Chen BY, Arun AB, Young CC. 2012. Characterization of Gordonia sp. strain CC-NAPH129-6 capable of naphthalene degradation. Microbiol Res. 167:395-404.
.Huang KH, Chen BY, Shen FT, Young CC. 2012. Optimization of exopolysaccharide production and diesel oil emulsifying properties in root nodulating bacteria. World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 28:1367-1373.
.Lin SY, Hameed A, Liu YC, Hsu YH, Lai WA, Chen WM, Shen FT, Young CC. 2013. Pseudomonas sagittaria sp. nov., a siderophore-producing bacterium isolated from oil-contaminated soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 63:2410-2417.
.Lin SY, Hameed A, Liu YC, Hsu YH, Lai WA, Shen FT, Young LS, Tsai CF, Young CC. 2013. Aureimonas ferruginea sp. nov. and Aureimonas rubiginis sp. nov., two siderophore-producing bacteria isolated from rusty iron plates. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 63:2430-2435.
.Hsu YH, Lai WA, Lin SY, Hameed A, Shahina M, Shen FT, Zhu ZL, Young LS, Young CC. 2013. Chiayiivirga flava gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel bacterium of the family Xanthomonadaceae isolated from an agricultural soil, and emended description of the genus Dokdonella. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 63:3293-3300.
.Lin SY, Liu YC, Hameed A, Hsu YH, Lai WA, Shen FT, Young CC. 2013. Azospirillum fermentarium sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing species isolated from a fermenter. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 63:3762-3768.
.Liu YC, Young LS, Lin SY, Hameed A, Hsu YH, Lai WA, Shen FT, Young CC. 2013. Pseudomonas guguanensis sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium isolated from a hot spring. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 63:4591-4598.
.Singh S, Young LS, Shen FT, Young CC. 2014. Impacts of industrial waste resources on maize (Zea mays L.) growth, yield, nutrients uptake and soil properties. Waste Manag. (in press)

D.Conference Papers
.Singh S, Rekha PD, Arun AB, Huang YM, Shen FT, Wu HR, Young CC*. 2011. Wastewater from monosodium glutamate industry as a low cost fertilizer source for corn (Zea mays L.). Special Issue on 2011 Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society of Soil and Fertilizer Sciences and Conference on Soil/Fertilizer Extension & Research (Newsletter of Soil and Fertilizer Issue 94). December 9. Taichung, Taiwan. No. 7. P91-92. (*corresponding author)
.Huang YH, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2011. Utilization of hexadecane and pyrene by Gordonia spp. Special Issue on 2011 Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society of Soil and Fertilizer Sciences and Conference on Soil/Fertilizer Extension & Research (Newsletter of Soil and Fertilizer Issue 94). December 9. Taichung, Taiwan. No. 16. P109-110.
Chou YM, Shen FT*, Chiang SC, Chang CM, Chen MJ, Young CC. 2011. Soil microbial diversity in banana plantation soils as influenced by organic and conventional farming. Special Issue on 2011 Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society of Soil and Fertilizer Sciences and Conference on Soil/Fertilizer Extension & Research (Newsletter of Soil and Fertilizer Issue 94). December 9. Taichung, Taiwan. No. 17. P111-112.
.Chuang FY, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2011. Characterization of tricalcium phosphate solubilization and phytase production in Chryseobacterium spp. Special Issue on 2011 Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society of Soil and Fertilizer Sciences and Conference on Soil/Fertilizer Extension & Research (Newsletter of Soil and Fertilizer Issue 94). December 9. Taichung, Taiwan. No. 19. P115-116.
.Lin SY, Shen FT, Young CC*. 2011. Design of specific primers used for rapid detection and identification of free-living nitrogen fixing genus Azospirillum. Special Issue on 2011 Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society of Soil and Fertilizer Sciences and Conference on Soil/Fertilizer Extension & Research (Newsletter of Soil and Fertilizer Issue 94). December 9. Taichung, Taiwan. No. 28. P134-135.
.Lin SY, Shen FT, Young CC*. 2012。Azospirillum formosense sp. nov., a novel diazotrophic bacterium isolated from agricultural soil. Abstract of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Agricultural Chemical Society of Taiwan. June 28. Taipei, Taiwan. No. A101. P53.
.Huang YH, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2012. A comparative characterization of hydrocarbon utilization among sixteen Gordonia species. Abstract of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Agricultural Chemical Society of Taiwan. June 28. Taipei, Taiwan. No. A039. P75.
.Lee MH, Shen FT*, Lu HL, Young CC. 2012. Enumeration and genotyping of bacteria in weed rhizosphere: a comparison between NA- and SEA-derived microbial populations. Abstract of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Agricultural Chemical Society of Taiwan. June 28. Taipei, Taiwan. No. A040. P75.
.Chou YM, Shen FT*, Chiang SC, Chang CM, Chen MJ, Young CC. 2012. Organic farming increases the functional diversity of bacteria in banana plantation soils. Abstract of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Agricultural Chemical Society of Taiwan. June 28. Taipei, Taiwan. No. A062. P86.
.Singh S, Shen FT, Nakayan P, Young CC*. 2012. Food industrial wastewater for maize (Zea mays L.) cultivation. Abstract of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Agricultural Chemical Society of Taiwan. June 28. Taipei, Taiwan. No. D102. P142.
.Lee MH, Shen FT*, Lu HL, Young CC. 2012. Screening and characterization of copper-resistant bacteria. Abstract of the Environmental Microbiology Symposium. September 14. Taoyuan, Taiwan. No. 15. P20.
.Huang YH, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2012. Inter-species comparison of aliphatic/aromatic hydrocarbon utilization in Gordonia. Abstract of the Environmental Microbiology Symposium. September 14. Taoyuan, Taiwan. No. 22. P27.
.Kao YY, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2012. Isolation and characterization of cholesterol degrading bacteria. Abstract Book of the 5th International Conference on Industrial Bioprocesses (IFIB-2012). October 7-10. Taipei, Taiwan. P323.
.Chou YM, Shen FT*, Chiang SC, Chang CM, Chen MJ, Young CC. 2012. Influence of long-term organic farming on banana plantation soil: from microbial aspect. Abstracts of the International Banana Symposium: Banana Improvement, Health Management, Use Diversification and Adaptation to Climate Change. November 19-22. Kaohsiung, Taiwan. P65. (oral presentation)
.Singh S, Rekha PD, Arun AB, Hameed A, Singh S, Shen FT, Young CC*. 2012. Glutamate wastewater as a culture medium for Azospirillum rugosum production and its impact on Brassica chinensis L. Special Issue on 2012 Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society of Soil and Fertilizer Sciences and Conference on Soil/Fertilizer Extension & Research (Newsletter of Soil and Fertilizer Issue 95). December 9. Taichung, Taiwan. No. 33. P139-140.
.Kao YY, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2012. Characterization of cholesterol degradation in Gordonia spp. Special Issue on 2012 Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society of Soil and Fertilizer Sciences and Conference on Soil/Fertilizer Extension & Research (Newsletter of Soil and Fertilizer Issue 95). December 9. Taichung, Taiwan. No. 34. P141.
Shen FT*, Huang YH, Chou YM, Chang TC, Young CC. 2012. Establishment of a platform for the screening of versatile Gordonia species used in hydrocarbon degradation. Special Issue on 2012 Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society of Soil and Fertilizer Sciences and Conference on Soil/Fertilizer Extension & Research (Newsletter of Soil and Fertilizer Issue 95). December 9. Taichung, Taiwan. No. 35. P142.
.Lin CL, Shen FT, Tan CC, Huang CC, Chen BY, Arun AB, Chen CJ, Young CC*. 2012. Characterization of Gordonia sp. Strain CC-NAPH129-6 capable of naphthalene degradation. Special Issue on 2012 Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society of Soil and Fertilizer Sciences and Conference on Soil/Fertilizer Extension & Research (Newsletter of Soil and Fertilizer Issue 95). December 9. Taichung, Taiwan. No. 36. P143-144.
.Chou YM, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2012. The surface-active and emulsifying properties of Gordonia spp. Abstract of the 20th Annual Meeting of the Taiwan Society of Microbiology. December 16. Tainan, Taiwan. No. AM24. P64.
.Wang YN, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2013. Phylogenetic analysis of the genes responsible for trehalose biosynthesis in the genus Gordonia. Abstract of the 51th Annual Meeting of the Agricultural Chemical Society of Taiwan. June 27. Taipei, Taiwan. No. A102. P47.
.Lin SY, Hameed A, Liu YC, Hsu YH, Lai WA, Shen FT, Young CC*. 2013. Isolation, identification and cultivation of a novel siderophore-producing bacterium Pseudomonas sagittaria. Abstract of the 51th Annual Meeting of the Agricultural Chemical Society of Taiwan. June 27. Taipei, Taiwan. No. A007. P53.
.Lai WA, Lin SY, Shen FT, Young CC*. 2013. Feasibility of assay methods to demonstrate exo-cellulase and endo-cellulase activities from Sphingomonas formosense CC-Nfb-2. Abstract of the 51th Annual Meeting of the Agricultural Chemical Society of Taiwan. June 27. Taipei, Taiwan. No. A013. P56.
.Kao YY, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2013. Isolation of oligotrophic bacteria using soil extraction media. Abstract of the 51th Annual Meeting of the Agricultural Chemical Society of Taiwan. June 27. Taipei, Taiwan. No. A028. P63.
.Singh S, Young CC*, Shen FT, Young LS. 2013. Industrial waste resources for maize (Zea mays L. cv. Snow Jean) production. Abstract of the 51th Annual Meeting of the Agricultural Chemical Society of Taiwan. June 27. Taipei, Taiwan. No. D103. P118.
.Shen FT*, Young CC. 2013. Microbial fertilizer and soil health. Abstract of 2013 Annual Meeting of the Chinese Sustainable Agriculture Association. July 18. Taichung, Taiwan. P14-16. (invited speaker)
.Wang YN, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2013. Genetic diversity of hydrocarbon degrading genes in Gordonia spp. Abstract of the 18th Bacteriology Symposium. August 29-31. Nantou, Taiwan. No. EM14.
.Wang YN, Chang MH, Shen FT*, Guo HY, Young CC. 2013. Isolation and characterization of bacteria used in organic waste decomposition. Abstract of the 5th Taiwan-Korea-Japan International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. October 31-November 2. Jhongli, Taiwan. No. PP-10. P55.
.Kao YY, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2013. Genotypes and biochemical characteristics of indigenous oligotrophic bacteria isolated from soils in Taiwan. Abstract of the 5th Taiwan-Korea-Japan International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. October 31-November 2. Jhongli, Taiwan. No. PP-11. P56.
.Wang YN, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2013. Genotypes and ecological attributes of methylotrophic endophytes isolated from plant phyllosphere. Abstract of ASA, CSSA, & SSSA 2013 International Annual Meeting: Water, Food, Energy & Innovation for a Sustainable World. November 3-6. Tampa, Florida, USA. No. 129-13.
.Huang YH, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2013. Isolation and genotypic characterization of oligotrophic bacteria from soils. Abstract of ASA, CSSA, & SSSA 2013 International Annual Meeting: Water, Food, Energy & Innovation for a Sustainable World. November 3-6. Tampa, Florida, USA. No. 267-3.
.Pi HW, Wang YN, Chang MH, Shen FT*, Guo HY, Young CC. 2013. Screening of multi-extracellular enzyme-producing bacteria and their biosafety considerations. Special Issue on 2013 Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society of Soil and Fertilizer Sciences and Conference on Soil/Fertilizer Extension & Research (Newsletter of Soil and Fertilizer Issue 96). December 13. Taichung, Taiwan. No. 32. P142-143. (Honorable Mention of Poster Competition)
.Pi HW, Shen FT*, Hameed A, Young CC. 2013. Enrichment of the electrochemically active bacteria by a newly developed system. Abstract of the 21th Annual Meeting of the Taiwan Society of Microbiology. December 15. Taipei, Taiwan. No. AM23. P78.
.Kao YY, Huang YH, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2014. Exploration of oligotrophic bacteria from soils in Taiwan. 20th World Congress of Soil Science. June 8-13. ICC Jeju, Korea. No. AF2717. (accepted)
.Pi HW, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2014. Hydrolytic characterization of root nodulating bacteria. 20th World Congress of Soil Science. June 8-13. ICC Jeju, Korea. No. AF2735. (accepted)
.Kao YY, Shen FT*, Young CC. 2014. Exploration of two cholesterol oxidase-producing bacterial strains. International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS 2014) – XIVth International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology, XIVth International Congress of Mycology and Eukaryotic Microbiology, XVIth International Congress of Virology. July 27-August 1. Montreal, Canada. (submitted)
.Pi HW, Shen FT*, Hameed A, Young CC. 2014. Isolation and genotypic characterization of electrochemically active bacteria from beach samples. International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS 2014) – XIVth International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology, XIVth International Congress of Mycology and Eukaryotic Microbiology, XVIth International Congress of Virology. July 27-August 1. Montreal, Canada. (submitted)