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Dr. Tzean, Shean-Shong

Title : Professor
Highest degree : PhD. Plant Science, McGill University, Canada
Specialties : Mycology
E-mail : sst@ntu.edu.tw
Office : Room 319, The First Hall
Telephone : 886-2-3366-4595
FAX : 886-2-2362-0639

Applied Mycology Laboratory

Positions

2/83~Present Professor, Dept. of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, National Taiwan University
07/00-06/04 Chairman, Dept. of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, National Taiwan University
01/01-12/02 President of Mycological Society of Republic of China
02/99-12/99 Visiting Scientist, Department of Energy-Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University
01/93-08/93 Visiting Scientist, United States Department of Agriculture, Eastern Region Research Center
09/92-12/92 Visiting Scientist, Biotechnology Center, Ohio State University
03/87-12/87 Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Biology, Harvard University
09/86-03/87 Visiting Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Rutgers University
07/81-02/83 Research Fellow, Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica
08/80-04/81 Postdoctorate Research Fellow, Department of Environmental Biology, Guelph University
02/77-07/80 Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica
09/70-09/73 Assistant Plant Pathologist , Taiwan Sugar Research Institute
 

Honors and Awards

1990-1996 Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council, Taiwan
1996-2002 Specially Contract Scientist Award, National Science Council, Taiwan
09/2004 Excellent Agricultural Service, Education and Research Award, Council of Agriculture, Taiwan
 

Research Interests

  1. Cloning and characterization of mating, fruiting and colonization capacity related genes in Ganoderma lucidum (Linchi)
  2. Cloning and characterization of secondary metabolites encoding genes in Antrodia cinnamomea (Niu-Chang-Tsu)
  3. Enhance antistress capability of entomopahtogenic fungi by recombinant DNA engineering and appraisal of their biocontrol potential.
  4. Mechanisms of constricting ing closure, adhesive nets, knobs, and stephnocysts sticking ability in nematophagous fungi, and appraisal of iocontrol exploitation.
  5. Fungal biology, biodiversity and their sustainable exploitation. 6. Developmental and application of specific nucleic acid probes against of critical quarantine fungal pathogens
 

Lab Members

 


Publications
  1. Tzean, S. S.*, L. S. Leu & H. T. Chu. 1974. Fungal flora of roots and rhizosphere from ratoon cane in Taiwan. Rept. Taiwan Sugar Res. Inst. 63: 69-117.
  2. Estey, R. H. & S. S. Tzean*. 1976. Scanning electron microscopy of the fungal nematode-trapping devices. Trans. Br. Mycol. Soc. 66: 520-522.
  3. Tzean, S. S.* & R. H. Estey. 1977. The ultrastructure of Nematoctonus leiosporus hyphae. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 18: 143-151.
  4. Tzean, S. S.* & R. H. Estey. 1978. Schizophyllum commune Fr. as a destructive mycoparasite. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 24: 780-784.
  5. Tzean, S. S.* & R. H. Estey. 1978. Nematode-trapping fungi as mycopathogens. Phytopathology 68: 1266-1270.
  6. Tzean, S. S.*, M. C. Shu & T. T. Kuo. 1979. Influence of storage regimes upon the population dynamics of fungi on stored rice. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. [Taipei], New Ser. 20: 58-88.
  7. Tzean, S. S.* & R. H. Estey. 1979. Transmission electron microscopy of the fungal nematode-trapping devices. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 59: 785-795.
  8. Chow, Y. S., S. S. Tzean*, C. S. Chang & C. H. Wang. 1980. A morphological approach of the tarsonemid mites Steneotarsonemus spinki Simley (Tarsonemidas) as rice plant pest. Acta Arachnologica 29: 25-41.
  9. Tzean, S. S.* & Y. S. Huang. 1980. The occurrence and formation of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae of citrus and maize. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. [Taipei], New Ser. 21: 119-134.
  10. Barron, G. L. & S. S. Tzean*. 1981. A subcuticular endoparasite attacking rotifers with three-pronged spores. Canadian Journal of Botany 59: 1207-1212.
  11. Estey, R. H. & S. S. Tzean*. 1981. An ultrastructural examination of nematode penetration by nematode-trapping fungi. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 61: 785-789.
  12. Tzean, S. S.* & R. H. Estey. 1981. Species of Phytophthora and Pythium as nematode-destroying fungi. Journal of Nematology 13: 140-143.
  13. Tzean, S. S.* & G. L. Barron. 1981. A new and unusual fungus inhabiting the gut of free-living nematodes. Canadian Journal of Botany 59: 1861-1866.
  14. Tzean, S. S.* & G. L. Barron. 1983. A new predatory hyphomycete capturing bdelloid rotifers. Canadian Journal of Botany 61: 1345-1348.
  15. Tzean, S. S.*, C. L. Chu & H. J. Su. 1983. Spiroplasm-like organism in vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus and its mycoparasite. Phytopathology 73: 989-991.
  16. Tzean, S. S.* & C. L. Chu. 1984. Ultrastructure and host-endophyte interactions in Alnus formosana root nodules. Proceedings of the National Science Council, R. O. C., Part B 8: 210-221.
  17. Ju, Y. M. & S. S. Tzean*. 1985. Investigations of Xylariaceae in Taiwan. II. The teleomorph of Hypoxylon. Trans. Mycol. Soc. R. O. C. 1: 13-27.
  18. Ju, Y. M. & S. S. Tzean*. 1985. Investigations of Xylariaceae in Taiwan. I. The teleomorph of Xylaria. Trans. Mycol. Soc. R. O. C. 1: 103-128.
  19. Tzean, S. S.* & C. L. Chu. 1985. Infectivity and nitrogen fixing activity of a species of Frankia from nodules of Alnus formosana. Proceedings of the National Science Council, R. O. C., Part B 9: 305-310.
  20. Hsieh, H. M., H. J. Su & S. S. Tzean*. 1987. The genus Penicillium in Taiwan. I. Two new taxa of synnematous Penicillium. Trans. Mycol. Soc. R. O. C. 2: 157-168.
  21. Su, C. Y., S. S. Tzean* & W. H. Ko. 1988. Beauveria bassiana as the lethal factor in a Taiwanese soil pernicious to sweet potato weevil, Cylas formicarius. Journ. Invert. Pathol. 52: 195-197.
  22. Shiao, M. S., L. J. Lin, C. Y. Lien, S. S. Tzean* & K. R. Lee. 1989. Natural products in Cordyceps. Proceedings of the National Science Council, R. O. C., Part B 13: 382-387.
  23. Tzean, S. S.* & J. L. Chen. 1989. Two new species of Dictyosporium from Taiwan. Mycological Research 92: 497-502.
  24. Tzean, S. S.* & J. L. Chen. 1989. A new species of Trinacrium from Taiwan. Mycological Research 93: 391-393.
  25. Tzean, S. S.* & J. L. Chen. 1989. A new species of Triadelphia from Taiwan. Mycologia 81: 626-631.
  26. Tzean, S. S.* & J. L. Chen. 1989. A new species of Endophragmiella from Taiwan. Mycologia 81: 800-805.
  27. Tzean, S. S.* & J. G. Torrey. 1989. Germination and life cycle of Frankia in vitro. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 35: 801-806.
  28. Tzean, S. S.* & J. L. Chen. 1990. Cheiromoniliophora elegans gen. et sp. nov. (Hyphomycetes). Mycological Research 94: 424-427.
  29. Tzean, S. S.*, J. L. Chen, G. Y. Liou, C. C. Chen & W. H. Hsu. 1990. Aspergillus and related teleomorphs from Taiwan. Mycological Monograph of the Food Industry Research & Development Institute (1): iii+113pp.
  30. Chen, J. L., C. H. Hwang & S. S. Tzean*. 1991. Dictyosporium digitatum a new hyphomycetes from Taiwan. Mycological Research 95: 1145-1149.
  31. Tzean, S. S.* & J. L. Chen. 1991. Two new species of Dactylaria from Taiwan. Mycological Research 95: 1000-1004.
  32. Tzean, S. S.* & R. H. Estey. 1991. Geotrichopsis mycoparasitica gen. et sp. nov. (Hyphomycetes), a new mycoparasite. Mycological Research 95: 1350-1354.
  33. Liou, J. Y. & S. S. Tzean*. 1992. Stephanocyst as nematode-trapping and infecting propagules. Mycologia 84: 786-790.
  34. Tzean, S. S.* & R. H. Estey. 1992. Geotrichopsis mycoparasitica as a destructive mycoparasite. Mycological Research 96: 263-269.
  35. Tzean, S. S.*, J. L. Chen & H. H. Hsu. 1992. Talaromyces unicus sp. nov. from Taiwan. Mycologia 84: 739-749.
  36. Tzean, S. S.*, L. S. Hsieh, J. L. Chen & W. J. Wu. 1992. Nomuraea viridulus, a new entomogenous fungus from Taiwan. Mycologia 84: 781-786.
  37. Chen, J. L. & S. S. Tzean*. 1993. Megacapitula villosa gen. et sp. nov. (Hyphomycetes) from Taiwan. Mycological Research 97: 347-350.
  38. Chen, J. L. & S. S. Tzean*. 1993. Podosporium elongatum a new synnematous Hyphomycetes from Taiwan. Mycological Research 97: 637-640.
  39. Tzean, S. S.* & J. Y. Liou. 1993. Nematophagous resupinate basidiomycetous fungi. Phytopathology 83: 1015-1020.
  40. Tzean, S. S.*, L. S. Hsieh, J. L. Chen & W. J. Wu. 1993. Nomuraea cylindrospora comb. nov. Mycologia 85: 514-519.
  41. Lin, A., K. C. Huang, L. Hwu & S. S. Tzean*. 1994. Production of ribotoxins among Aspergillus species and its related fungi. Toxicon 33: 105-110.
  42. Wingfield, M. J., P. W. Crous & S. S. Tzean*. 1994. Leptographium elegans: a new species from Taiwan. Mycological Research 98(7): 781-785.
  43. Tzean, S. S.*, S. C. Chiu, J. L. Chen, S. H. Hseu, G. H. Lin, G. Y. Liou, C. C. Chen & W. H. Hsu. 1994. Penicillium and related teleomorphs from Taiwan. Mycological Monograph of the Food Industry Research & Development Institute (9): v+159pp.
  44. Chen, J. L. & S. S. Tzean*. 1995. A new species of Ardhachandra from Taiwan. Mycological Research 99(3): 364-366.
  45. Chiu, S. C. & S. S. Tzean*. 1995. Glucanolytic enzyme production by Schizophyllum commune Fr. during mycoparasitism. Physiol. Mol. Plant Pathol. 46: 83-94.
  46. Liou, J. Y., G. Y. Liou & S. S. Tzean*. 1995. Dactylella formosana, a new nematode-trapping fungus from Taiwan. Mycological Research 99(6):751-755.
  47. Shih, H. L., C. P. Lin, R. F. Liou & S. S. Tzean*. 1995. Complete nucleotide sequence of Beauveria bassiana 5.8S rDNA coding gene and flanking internal transcribed spacers. DNA Sequence 5: 381-383.
  48. Tseng, T. C., J. C. Tu & S. S. Tzean*. 1995. Mycoflora and mycotoxins in dry bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) produced in Taiwan and in Ontario, Canada. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. [Taipei], New Ser. 36: 229-234.
  49. Liao, C. H., D. E. Mccallus, S. S. Tzean*, J. M. Wells & Y. G. Kang. 1996. DNA Sequence and characterization of the repB gene required for production of extracellular enzymes and soft rot pathogenicity in Pseudomonas viridiflava. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 42: 177-182.
  50. Yen, J. H. & S. S. Tzean*. 1996. Study on the complex causal agents of Japanese black pine, Pinus thunbergii, wilt disease. Plant Prot. Bull. 38: 215-224. (in Chinese)
  51. Yen, J. H. & S. S. Tzean*. 1996. Efficacy of pesticides against pine wilt caused by Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. Plant Prot. Bull. 38: 225-234. (in Chinese)
  52. Hsieh, L. S., S. S. Tzean* & W. J. Wu. 1997. The genus Akanthomyces on spiders from Taiwan. Mycologia 89(2): 319-324.
  53. Liou, G. Y. & S. S. Tzean*. 1997. Phylogeny of Arthrobotrys and allied nematode-trapping fungi based on rDNA sequences. Mycologia 89: 876-884.
  54. Tzean, S. S.*, L. S. Hsieh & W. J. Wu. 1997. Atlas of Entomopathogenic Fungi from Taiwan. Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, R. O. C. 214pp.
  55. Tzean, S. S.*, L. S. Hsieh & W. J. Wu. 1997. The genus Gibellula on spiders from Taiwan. Mycologia 89(2): 309-318.
  56. 56. Yen, J. H., S. S. Tzean* & R. J. Chang. 1997. Occurrence of pine wilt disease in Taiwan red pine, Pinus taiwanensis, in Taiwan. Plant Pathol. Bull. 6: 49-57. (in Chinese)
  57. Tzean, S. S.*, J. Y. Liou, G. Y. Liou & G. F. Yuan. 1997. Atlas of Nematophagous Fungi from Taiwan. Food Ind. Res. Develop. Inst. CCRC. Mycological Monograph 12, 55 pp. ( in Chinese with English Summary )
  58. Chen, J. L., T. L. Huang & S. S. Tzean*. 1998. Dactylella huisuniana, a new nematode-trapping fungus from Taiwan. Mycological Research: 102G1269-1273.
  59. Tzean, S. S.*, L. S. Hsieh & W. J. Wu. 1998. Torrubiella dimorpha, a new species of spider parasite from Taiwan. Mycological Research: 102: 1350-1354.
  60. Chang, R. J., S. S. Tzean*, N. Enda, K. H. Shen & C. H. Hsiao. 1998. Appraisal of Morantel Tartrate for controlling pine wilt disease. Taiwan Froestry 13:147-153. ( in Chinese with English Summary )
  61. Chen, J. L. & S. S. Tzean*. 1999. Two synnematous hyphomycetes from Taiwan. Fungal Science 14(1,2): 31-35.
  62. Chen, J. L. & S. S. Tzean*. 1999. Three species of Dictyosporium from Taiwan. Fungal Science 14(3,4): 105-109.
  63. Chen, J. L. & S. S. Tzean*. 1999. Two species of Trinacrium from Taiwan. Fungal Science 14(3,4): 111-115.
  64. Chen, J. L., T. L. Huang & S. S. Tzean*. 1999. Turturconchata, a new genus of Hyphomycetes from Taiwan. Mycological Research 103: 830-832.
  65. Chen, J. L., W. S. Lin & S. S. Tzean*. 1999. Aphanocladium macrosporum sp. nov. from Taiwan. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. [Taipei], New Ser. 40: 333-336.
  66. Liou, J. Y., J. Y. Shih & S. S. Tzean*. 1999. Esteya, a new genus of nematophagous fungus from Taiwan, attacking pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. Mycological Research: 103: 242-248.
  67. Shen, H. D., W. L. Lin, M. F. Tam, S. R. Wang, S. S. Tzean, M. H. Huang & S. H. Han. 1999. Characterization of allergens from Penicillium oxalicum and P. notatum by immunoblotting and N-terminal amino acid sequence analysis. Clinical and Experimental Allergy 29: 642-651.
  68. Chen J. L. & S. S. Tzean. 2000. Conioscypha taiwaniana sp. nov. and several new records of the genus from Taiwan. Bot. Bull. Academia Sinic 41:315~322
  69. Chen J. L., W. S. Lin, & S. S. Tzean. 2000. A new species of Lambdasporium from Taiwan. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 41: 81~84.
  70. Chen J. L. & S. S. Tzean. 2000. There species of Spegezzinia (Hyhomycetes) from Taiwan. Fungal Science15G81~87
  71. Chen J. L. & S. S. Tzean. 2000. An additional ten species of Stachbotrys from Taiwan. Fungal Science 15G93~107
  72. Chung, C. H. & S. S. Tzean*. 2001. Notes on fungi from Taiwan: Two new names. Mycotaxon. 75G477~478
  73. Chung, C. H. & S. S. Tzean*. 2001. Notes on the genera Turturconchata and Venustusporium (mitosporic fungi). Mycotaxon. 75G311~313
  74. Luen H., C. J. Cho, S. S. Tzean, A. M. J. Lin, 2001. Nucleotide sequence and the action of rubotoxin gene (sar gene) of Penicillium isolates from Taiwan. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 42: 101-107.
  75. Chang, T. C., C. C. Lin, C. S. Hu, H. J. Hsieh, S. S. Tzean, and M. J. Lee. 2002. Causal factors of Chinese fir decline in central Taiwan, 2002. Quarterly Journal of Chinese Forestry.36:129-137.
  76. Tzean, S.S., Hsieh, W. H., Chang, T. C., and WU, S. H. 2005. Fungal Flora of Taiwan.(1st ed.). Vol. I- V, 2422pp. National Science Council, Taiwan(R.O.C.) Press.
  77. Tzean,S. S., Huang, S. T., Song, H.C., Tzean, Y. M., Chen, L. K., Tong, K. H., Liou, Y. C., Liou, R. H., Yeh, H. H., and Shiao, M. S. 2005. Analysis of expressed sequence tags from Antrodia cinnamomea, a potential medicinal polypora. : manuscript submitted.
  78. Liao, C. H., Hoffman, G., Fett, W., and Tzean, S. S. 2005. Detection and analysis of a defective pectate lyase gene in Pseudomonas syringae pv. glycinea and related bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol.: manuscript submitted.
  79. Chen, C. C., Ashok Kumar, H. G., Tzean, S. S., Yeh, K. W. 2005. Molecular cloning, characterization, and expression analysis of an endochitinase cDNA from the entomopathogenic fungus, Paecilomyces javanicus. Curr. Genet. : manuscript submitted.
  80. Liao, C. H., G. Hoffman, W. Fett, and S. S. Tzean. 2006. Detection and analysis of a defective pectate lyase gene in Pseudomonas syringae pv. glycinea and related bacteria. Can. J. Microbiol. 52: 1051-1059.
  81. Tzean, S. S., T. W. Huang, and J. L. Yuan. 2006. Altas of potential fungal pathogens associated with plants and its commodity imported to Taiwan. COA Press. 194 pp.
  82. Chen, C. C., H. G. Ashok Kumar, S. S. Tzean, and K. W. Yeh. 2007. Molecular cloning, characterization, and expression analysis of an endochitinase cDNA from the entomopathogenic fungus, Paecilomyces javanicus. Curr. Microbiol. 55: 8-13.
  83. Chen J. L., and S. S. Tzean. 2007. Hyphomycetes from Taiwan. Akanthomyces and allied species. Fung. Sci. 22: 63-77.
  84. Jin-Liang Chen and Shean-Shong Tzean*. 2008. Hyphomycetes- Beltrania and allied species from Taiwan. Taiwania. 53: 301-307.
  85. S. T. Huang, S. S. Tzean*, B. Y. Tsai* and H. J. Hsieh. 2009. Cloning and heterologous expression of a novel ligninolytic peroxidase gene from the poroid brown-rot fungus Antrodia cinnamomea. Microbiology. 155: 424–433.      (3.110,MICROBIOLOGY,24%)
  86. Chen J.-L., Tzean S.-S and Lin W.-S. 2008. Endophragmiella multiramosa a new dematiaceous anamorphic ascomycete from Taiwan. Sydowia. Vol. 60(2) (0.556, MYCOLOGY, 84
  87. Jin-Liang Chen and Shean-Shong Tzean*. 2009. Hyphomycetes from Taiwan. Chaetendophragmia and allied species. Fung. Sci. In press.
  88. Jin-Liang Chen and Shean-Shong Tzean*. 2009. Hyphomycetes from Taiwan. Beltraniella and allied species. Taiwania. In press.
  89. Hsu, B.Y1., Tzean, Y1. and Tzean, S. S.* ,2009. Development of oligonucleotide microarray for simultaneous identification of multiple crucial Phellinus forest pathogens. Manuscript submitted.
  90. uang, S.T., Tzean, S. S.*, Tsai, B. Y*. and Hsieh, H. J. 2009. The ligninolytic   peroxidase in Antrodia and allied brown-rot basidiomycetes. FEMS   Microbiology Letters: Manuscript submitted.
  91. Tseng, M. N., Chong, P.J., and Tzean, S. S.* . 2009. Engineering melanin in an entomopathgenic fungus Metarhizum anisopliae to enhance antistress and virulence for insect control. Manuscript submitted.
  92. Tzean, S.S., Hsieh, W. H., Chang, T. C., and WU, S. H. 2009. Fungal Flora of Taiwan().(2st ed.). National Science Council and Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan(R.O.C.)               In Press.
  93. S. T. Huang, S. S. Tzean*, B. Y. Tsai* and H. J. Hsieh. 2009. Cloning and heterologous expression of a novel ligninolytic peroxidase gene from the poroid brown-rot fungus Antrodia cinnamomea. Microbiology. 155: 424-433. (3.110, MICROBIOLOGY, 24%) (SCI)
  94. Chen J.-L., Tzean S.-S and Lin W.-S. 2009. Endophragmiella multiramosa a newdematiaceous anamorphic ascomycete from Taiwan. Sydowia. Vol. 60(2). (0.556, MYCOLOGY, 84%) (SCI)
  95. Jin-Liang Chen and Shean-Shong Tzean*. 2009. Hyphomycetes from Taiwan. Chaetendophragmia and allied species. Taiwania 54(2): 152-158.
  96. Jin-Liang Chen and Shean-Shong Tzean*. 2009. Some Hyphomycetes (Deuteromycotina) Beltraniella and its allies in Taiwan. Fung. Sci. 24(1-4): 1-14.
  97. Tseng, M. N., Chung, P. J. and Tzean, S. S. 2011. Enhancing the stress tolerance and virulence of an entomopathogen by metabolic engineering DHN-melanin biosynthesis genes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology : In press.
 
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