Dr. Sen-Lin Tang 湯森林
Research Fellow, Academia Sinica
Joint Professor at National Taiwan University
Joint Professor at National Chung-Hsing University
Joint Professor at National Taiwan Normal University
Joint Professor at Tzu-Chi University
Joint Professor at National Sun Yet-sen University
Joint Professor at Tung-Hai University
Joint Professor at National Chia-Yi University
Joint Professor at National Dong-Hwa University
Study Area

Aquatic Microbial Ecology, Biodiversity, and Omics
Interests & Hobbies

Playing Guitar and Ukulele
Taking pictures
Reading (biography and science fiction)
Education Background

  • Research Fellow, Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, (2016-)

    Deputy Director of Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica (2012-2016; 2018-2019)

    Coordinator of Taiwan International Graduate Program on Biodiversity (2016-2018)

    Associate Research Fellow, Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica,

    Assistant Research Fellow, Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, 2006-2012

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Veterniary Science, University of Melbourne-2006

    Ph.D. in Microbiology at University of Melbourne-2002

    MSci in Microbiology at National Taiwan University-1993

    BSci in Plant Pathology at National Chung-Hsing University-1991

Academic Awards and Honors

  • Academia Sinica Sustainable Project, 2022-2024(永續計畫)

  • Academia Sinica Investigator Award(中研院深耕計畫)(2020-2024)

  • Selected as Significant Research Achievements of Academia Sinica, 2018

  • 2017 建國中學郭正浩的作品「油汙環境中微生物群聚感應與生物降解的探討]16屆旺獎金牌


  • Selected as Significant Research Achievements of Academia Sinica, 2015

  • 指導羅皓瑜論文著作「管制藥品對河川底泥微生物功能性基因表現之影響」,榮獲2013財團法人慶恩教育基金會綠色科技論文獎碩士組得獎論文_2014

  • 大專院校獎勵特殊優秀人才_2013

  • Selected to join the Science Tour in Germany, 2012 (Biodiversity and Climate Change)

  • NSC 優秀年輕學者研究計畫 2012-2015

  • 大專院校獎勵特殊優秀人才_2012

  • Selected as Significant Research Achievements of Academia Sinica, 2012 and a poster presented in 30th Academician Meeting.

  • Selected as Significant Research Achievements of Academia Sinica, 2011

  • 大專院校獎勵特殊優秀人才_2011

  • Selected as Significant Research Achievements of Academia Sinica, 2010

  • Selected as Significant Research Achievements of Academia Sinica 2009

  • Travel scholarship for Ph.D. student, International Extremophiles Congress, 2000

    Overseas Postgraduate Research Scholarship for Ph.D. student by Australian Federation, 1998-2002

    Melbourne Research Scholarship for Ph.D. student by The University of Melbourne, 1998-2002

    King’s College Scholarship for Taiwan Student ( University of London)—9/1997

Professional Expression

  • My colleagues and I are mainly working on microbial diversity, community genomics and microbe-microbe/microbe-host interactions in aquatic environments, such as coral reefs and lakes.


  • 臺灣珊瑚礁學會理事長 (President of Taiwan Coral Reef Society )(2021-)
    環境科學委員會 SCOPE(執行秘書,2020-; 委員2014-)
    臺灣微菌聯盟 Taiwan Microbiome Consortium (監事)(2020-)
    台灣微生物生態學會Taiwan Society for Microbial Ecology (理事)(2020-)

    曾任大學自我評鑑評鑑委員 (海大、中山大學)

  • Review Editor of Frontiers in Microbiology (2018-)
    Guest Editor of Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

  • Associate Editor of Scientific Reports (Springer Nature, 2018-)

  • Co Editor-in-chief of Zoological Studies (2012-)

  • Associate Editor of Microbes and Environments (2016-)
    Senior Associate Editor of Microbes and Environments (2020-)

  • Have been manuscript reviewers of Zoological Studies, Zoological Science, Virus Research, Archive of Virology, BMC Bioinformatics, BMC Genomics, BMC Microbiology, Genes, Genome Biology, PLOSone, Microbial Ecology, Nucleic Acids Research, Environmental Microbiology, ISME J., Antonie van Leeuwenhoek Journal of Microbiology, Wetland, Water, FEMS Microbial Ecology, Scientific Reports, Frontier in Microbiology, Microbes and Environments, Microbiome, iScience, Nature Reviews Earth&Environment, mBio

  • Memeber of America Society for Microbiology
    Member of International Society for Coral Reef
    Member of International Society for Microbial Ecology
    Member of Taiwan Society for Microbial Ecology
    Member of Taiwan Coral Reef Society
    Member of Taiwan Microbiota Consortium

Journal and Review Papers

  • 125. Parkinson John Everett, Tang Sen-Lin, Denis Vianney, 2022, Editorial: Variance matters: Individual differences and their consequences for natural selection within and among coral holobionts, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 10: DOI=10.3389/fevo.2022.977844

  • 124. (added) Chen WM, Xie PB, Tang SL, Sheu SY. Coralloluteibacterium stylophorae gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Lysobacteraceae isolated from the reef-building coral Stylophora sp. Arch Microbiol. 2018 Apr;200(3):473-481. doi: 10.1007/s00203-017-1458-y.

  • 123. Dao Thi Anh Tuyet, Le Minh Hiep, Ha Thi Binh, Le Thanh Huyen, Sen‑Lin Tang, Pei‑Wen Chiang, Do Manh Hao, 2022, A multi‑step nitrifying microbial enrichment to remove ammonia and nitrite in brackish aquaculture systems, Biodegradation, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10532-022-09988-9

  • 122. Chow SW, Keshavmurthy S, Reimer JD, de Voogd N, Huang H, Wang J, Tang S, Schupp PJ, Tan CH, Liew H, Soong K, Subhan B, Madduppa H, Chen CA. 2022. Population genetics and demography of the coral-killing cyanobacteriosponge, Terpios hoshinota, in the Indo-West Pacific. PeerJ 10:e13451 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.13451

  • 121. Naohisa Wada, Ming-Tsung Hsu, Kshitij Tandon, Sliver Sung-Yun Hsiao, Hsing-Ju Chen, Yu-Hsiang Chen, Pei-Wen Chiang, Sheng-Ping Yu, Chih-Ying Lu, Yu-Jing Chiou, Yung-Chi Tu, Xuejiao Tian, Bi-Chang Chen, Der-Chuen Lee, Hideyuki Yamashiro, David G. Bourne, Sen-Lin Tang*, 2022, High-resolution spatial and genomic characterization of coral-associated microbial aggregates in the coral Stylophora pistillata, Science Advances, accepted.

  • 120. Shintaro Hara*, Naohisa Wada*, Sliver Sung-Yun Hsiao†, Meng Zhang, Zhihua Bao, Yoshiyuki Iizuka, Der-Chuen Lee, Shusei Sato, Sen-Lin Tang†, Kiwamu Minamisawa†, 2022, In vivo evidence of 13C and 15N isotope–labeled methanotrophic nitrogen-fixing bacterial single cells in rice roots, mBio, https://doi.org/10.1128/mbio.01255-22.

  • 119. Kshitij Tandon#, Yu-Jing Chiou#, Sheng-Ping Yu#, Hernyi Justin Hsieh, Chih-Ying Lu, Ming-Tsung Hsu, Pei-Wen Chiang, Hsing-Ju Chen, Naohisa Wada, Sen-Lin Tang*, 2022, Microbiome Restructuring: Dominant Coral Bacterium Endozoicomonas Species Respond Differentially to Environmental Changes, mSystem, https://doi.org/10.1128/msystems.00359-22 (# equally contribute to the work; * corresponding author)

  • 118. Po-Yu Liu, Sung-Yin Yang, Chih-Ying Lu, Naohisa Wada, Stéphane De Palmas, Shu-Shuo Yeh, Hideyuki Yamashiro, Sen-Lin Tang, Shan-Hua Yang, 2022, Ocean currents may influence the endolithic bacterial composition in coral skeletons, Frontiers in Marine Science, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2022.850984.

  • 117. Chan Ya-Fan, Chen Chia-Yu, Lu Chih-Ying, Tu Yung-Chi, Tandon Kshitij, Shikina Shinya, Tang Sen-Lin, 2022, A First Insight Into the Heat-Induced Changes in Proteomic Profiles of the Coral Symbiotic Bacterium Endozoicomonas montiporae, Frontiers in Marine Science, DOI=10.3389/fmars.2022.808132

  • 116. Rocktim Ramen Das, Haruka Wada, Giovanni Diego Masucci, Tanya Singh, Parviz Tavakoli-Kolour , Naohisa Wada, Sen-Lin Tang, Hideyuki Yamashiro, and James Davis Reimer*, 2022, Four-Year Field Survey of Black Band Disease and Skeletal Growth Anomalies in Encrusting Montipora spp. Corals Around Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Diversity, 14(1), 32.

  • 115.Jih-Terng Wang*, Yi-Ting Wang, Chaolun Allen Chen,, Pei-Jei Meng, Kwee Siong Tew, Pei-Wen Chiang, and Sen-Lin Tang*, 2022, Extra high superoxide dismutase in host tissue is associated with improving bleaching resistance in thermal adapted and Durusdinium trenchii-associating coral, Peer J, 10:e12746 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.12746.

  • 114.Yu-Hsiang Chen, Hsing-Ju Chen, Cheng-Yu Yang, Jia-Ho Shiu, Daphne Z. Hoh, Pei-Wen Chiang, Wenhua Savanna Chow, Chaolun Allen Chen, Tin-Han Shih, Szu-Hsien Lin, Chi-Ming Yang, James Davis Reimer, Euichi Hirose, Budhi Hascaryo Iskandar, Hui Huang, Peter J. Schupp, Chun Hong James Tan, Hideyuki Yamashiro, Ming-Hui Liao, Sen-Lin Tang#, 2021, Prevalence, complete genome, and metabolic potentials of a phylogenetically novel cyanobacterial symbiont in the coral-killing sponge, Terpios hoshinota, Environmental Microbiology, https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.15824.

  • 113. Yu-Ting Wu, Pei-Wen Chiang, Kshitij Tandon, Denis Yu Rogozin, Andrey G. Degermendzhy, and Sen-Lin Tang*, 2021, Single-cell genomics-based analysis reveals a vital ecological role of Thiocapsa sp. LSW in the meromictic Lake Shunet, Siberia, Microbial Genomics, https://doi.org/10.1099/mgen.0.000712.

  • 112. Chih-Wei Wang, Yu-Hsiang Yu, Chun-Yao Wu, Ru-Ying Feng, Kshitij Tandon, Ying-Lien Chen*, Sen-Lin Tang*, 2021, Detection of pathogenic and beneficial microbes for roselle wilt disease, Frontiers in Microbiology, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2021.756100.

  • 111. Shan-Hua Yang, Chi Chen, Yunli Eric Hsieh, Sung-Yin Yang, Hau-Wen Li, Tzu-Yun Ching, Chia-Hui Wang, Ching-Fong Chang, Sen-Lin Tang*, Guan-Chung Wu*, 2021, Bacterial Dynamics in the Accessory Nidamental Gland of Sepioteuthis lessoniana throughout Maturation. Microbes Environ 36: ME21030.

  • 110. Yu-Hsiang Chen , Pei-Wen Chiang , Denis Rogozin , Andrey Degermendzhy , Hsiu-Hui Chiu, Sen-Lin Tang, 2021, Salvaging high-quality genomes of microbial species from a meromictic lake using a hybrid sequencing approach, Communication Biology, 4, 996 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-021-02510-6

  • 109. Ching-Yun Huang, Jiang-Shiou Hwang, Hideyuki Yamashiro, Sen-Lin Tang, 2021, Spatial and cross-seasonal patterns of coral diseases in Taiwan’s reefs: High prevalence and regional variation, Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3354/dao03624

  • 108. Hiroki Taninaka, Davide Maggioni, Davide Seveso, Danwei Huang, Abram Townsend, Zoe T Richards, Sen-Lin Tang, Naohisa Wada, Taisei Kikuchi, Hideaki Yuasa, Megumi Kanai, Stéphane De Palmas, Niphon Phongsuwan, Nina Yasuda, 2021, Phylogeography of blue corals (genus Heliopora) across the Indo-West Pacific, Frontiers in Marine Science, DOI=10.3389/fmars.2021.714662

  • 107. Michael Dyall-Smith, Friedhelm Pfeiffer, Pei-Wen Chiang, and Sen-Lin Tang , 2021, Genome sequence of Hardyhisp2, a gammapleolipovirus infecting Haloarcula hispanica, Microbiology Resource Announcements, 10.1128/MRA.00226-21

  • 106. Haiwei Luo, Danli Luo, Xiaojun Wang, Xiaoyuan Feng, Mengdan Tian, Sishuo Wang, Sen-Lin Tang, Put Jr Ang, and Aixin Yan, 2021, Population Differentiation of Rhodobacteraceae Along Coral Compartments, ISME J. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-021-01009-6

  • 105. Kshitij Tandon, Min-Tao Wan, Chia-Chin Yang, Shan-Hua Yang, Bayanmunkh Baatar, Chih-Yu Chiu, Jeng-Wei Tsai, Wen-Cheng Liu, Chen Siang Ng and Sen-Lin Tang*, 2021, Aquatic microbial community is partially functionally redundant: insights from an in situ reciprocal transplant experiment, Science of All total Environment, 786: 147433

  • 104. Siti N. Aini, Sen-Lin Tang, Hideyuki Yamashiro, 2021, Monthly progression rates of the coral-killing sponge Terpios hoshinota in Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan, Coral Reefs, 40:973–981

  • 103. Yu-Hsiang Chen, Shan-Hua Yang, Kshitij Tandon, Chih-Ying Lu, Hsing-Ju Chen, Chao-Jen Shih, Sen-Lin Tang*, 2021, Potential syntrophic relationship between coral-associated Prosthecochloris and its companion sulfate-reducing bacterium unveiled by genomic analysis, Microbial Genomics, doi.org/10.1099/mgen.0.000574

  • 102. Ching-Hao Teng, Pin-Chieh Wu, Sen-Lin Tang, Yi-Chen Chen, Ming-Fang
    Cheng, Ping-Chih Huang, Wen-Chien Ko, Jiun-Ling Wang *, 2021, Large spatial survey of colistin-resistant gene mcr-1-carrying E. coli in rivers across Taiwan, Microorganisms, 31;9(4):722

  • 101. Jaspers, Cornelia, Fraune, Sebastian, Arnold, A. Elizabeth, Miller, David J., Bosch, Thomas C.G., Voolstra, Christian R., Adamska, Maja, Ainsworth, Tracy, Ball, Eldon, Boote, Chlöe, Bourne, David, Butterfield, Nicholas J., Chan, Cheong Xin, Cooke, Ira, Cowman, Peter F., Darling, Aaron, Davy, Simon K., Mohamed, Amin, Fabricius, Katharina, Valero Fortunato, Sofia V., Hernandez Agreda, Alejandra, Hoogenboom, Mia, Moya, Aurelie, Pita, Lucia, Ragan, Mark A., Robbins, Steven J., Andrade Rodriguez, Natalia R., Sakamaki, Kazuhiro, Schoepf, Verena, Seemann, Thorsten, Shinzato, Chuya, Stolarski, Jarosław, Strugnell, Jan, Takahashi, Shunichi, Tang, Sen-Lin, Webster, Nicole N, Whitelaw, Brooke, and Ying, Hua (2019) Resolving structure and function of metaorganisms through a holistic framework combining reductionist and integrative approaches. Zoology, 133. pp. 81-87.

  • 100. Mike Dyall-Smith* , Friedhelm Pfeiffer, Pei-Wen Chiang and Sen-Lin Tang, 2021, The Novel Halovirus Hardycor1, and the Presence of Active (Induced) Proviruses in Four Haloarchaea, Genes, 12:149

  • 99. Sung-Yin Yang, Chih-Ying Lu, Sen-Lin Tang, Rocktim Ramen Das, Kazuhiko Sakai, Hideyuki Yamashiro, Shan-Hua Yang, 2020, Effects of ocean acidification on coral endolithic bacterial communities in Isopora palifera and Porites lobata, Frontiers in Marine Science, 7: 603293

  • 98. Wu WK, Panyod S, Liu PY, Chen CC, Kao HL, Chuang HL, Chen YH, Zou HB, Kuo HC, Kuo CH, Liao BY, Chiu THT, Chung CH, Lin AY, Lee YC, Tang SL, Wang JT, Wu YW, Hsu CC, Sheen LY, Orekhov AN, Wu MS., 2020, Characterization of TMAO productivity from carnitine challenge facilitates personalized nutrition and microbiome signatures discovery. Microbiome 19;8(1):162

  • 97. Kshitij Tandon#, Bayanmunkh Baatar#, Pei‐Wen Chiang, Narangarvuu Dashdondog, Bolormaa Oyuntsetseg and Sen‐Lin Tang*, 2020, A Large‐Scale Survey of the Bacterial Communities in Lakes of Western Mongolia with Varying Salinity Regimes, Microorganisms, 8(11), 1729   

  • 96. Shan-Hua Yang†, Ching-Hung Tseng†, Hsueh-Ping Lo, Pei-Wen Chiang, Hsing-Ju Chen, Jia-Ho Shiu, Hung-Chun Lai, Kshitij Tandon, Naoko Isomura, Takuma Mezaki, Hiromi Yamamoto, Sen-Lin Tang*, 2020, Locality Effect of Coral-associated Bacterial Community in the Kuroshio Current from Taiwan to Japan, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 8:339

  • 95. Ya-Fan Chan, Pei-Wen Chiang, Kshitij Tandon, Denis Rogozin, Andrey
    Degermendzhi, Vladimir Zykov and Sen-Lin Tang, 2020, Spatio-temporal changes in the bacterial community of the meromictic Lake Uchum, Siberia, Microbial Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-020-01592-9

  • 94. Ya Shen, Sheng-Chung Chen, Mei-Chin Lai, Hsing-Hua Huang, Hsiu-Hui Chiu, Sen-Lin Tang, Denis Yu Rogozin, Andrey G. Degermendzhy, 2020, Methanolobus halotolerans sp. nov., isolated from a saline lake Tus in Siberia, IJSEM, https://doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.004453

  • 93. T.Thinesh, R. Meenatchia Anuj, Nishanth Liptona, Rangasamy Anandham, Polpass ArulJose, Sen-Lin Tang, G. Seghal Kirand, Joseph Selvina, 2020, Metagenomic sequencing reveals altered bacterial abundance during coral-sponge interaction: Insights into the invasive process of coral-killing sponge Terpios hoshinota, Microbiological Research, 240:126553

  • 92. Naohisa Wada, Hideaki Yuasa, Rei Kajitani, Yasuhiro Gotoh, Yoshitoshi Ogura, Dai Yoshimura, Atsushi Toyoda, Sen-Lin Tang, Yukio Higashimura, Hugh Sweatman, Zac Forsman, Omri Bronstein, Gal Eyal, Nalinee Thongtham, Takehiko Itoh, Tetsuya Hayashi, Nina Yasuda, 2020, A universal subcuticular bacterial symbiont of a coral predator, the crown-of-thorns starfish, Microbiome, 8, 123

  • 91. Jia-Ho Shiu, Sheng-Ping Yu, Chia-Ling Fong, Jiun-Yan Ding, Chih-Jui Tan, Tung-Yung Fan, Sen-Lin Tang *, 2020, Shifting in the Dominant Bacterial Group Endozoicomonas Is Independent of the Dissociation with Coral Symbiont Algae, Frontiers in Microbiology, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.01791

  • 90. Mike Dyall-Smith, Sen-Lin Tang, Brendan Russ, Pei-Wen Chiang,
    Friedhelm Pfeiffer *, 2020, Comparative genomics of two new HF1-like haloviruses, Genes, 11(4), 405

  • 89. Vidanaarachchi, R., Shaw, M., Tang, S. L., & Halgamuge, S. , 2020, IMPARO: Inferring Microbial Interactions through Parameter Optimisation., BMC Molecular and Cell Biology, 2020 (In Press)

  • 88. Sonny T M Lee, Jiun-Yan Ding, Pei-Wen Chiang, Mike Dyall-Smith, Sen-Lin Tang*, 2020, *Insights into gene regulation of the halovirus His2 infecting Haloarcula hispanica, MicrobiologyOpen, https://doi.org/10.1002/mbo3.1016

  • 87. Chih-Yu Chiu, John R. Jones, James A. Rusakc, Hao-Chi Lin, Keisuke Nakayama,Timothy K. Kratz, Wen-Cheng Liu, Sen-Lin Tang, Jeng-Wei Tsai, 2020, Terrestrial loads of dissolved organic matter drive interannual carbon flux in subtropical lakes during times of drought, Science of the Total Environment, 717:137052

  • 86. Kshitij Tandon, Pei-Wen Chiang, Chih-Ying Lu, Shan-Hua Yang, Ya-Fan Chan, Naohisa Wada, Ping-Yun Chen, Hsiao-Yu Chang, Ming-Shean Chou, Wen-Ming Chen, Sen-Lin Tang*, 2020, Dominant coral bacterium Endozoicomonas acroporae metabolizes DMSP, Biorxiv doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/519546, ISME J, 14(5):1290-1303.

  • 85.Wada N, Ishimochi M, Mastui T, Pollock FJ, Tang S-L, Ainsworth TD, Willis BL, Mano N, Bourne DG., 2019, Characterization of coral-associated microbial aggregates (CAMAs) within tissues of the coral Acropora hyacinthus., Scientific Reports, 9(1):14662

  • 84. Dyall-Smith, Mike; Sen-Lin Tang; Pfeiffe, Friedhelm, 2019, Haloviruses: the bad, the worse and the surprising. Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Biologia. Vol. 64 Issue 1, p51-51. 1p.

  • 83.Chung-Yen Chen, Sen-Lin Tang, Seng-Cho Chou*, 2019, Taxonomy Based Performance Metrics for Evaluating Taxonomic Assignment Method, BMC Bioinformatics, 20:310, doi:10.1186/s12859-019-2896-0

  • 82. Shan-Hua Yang, Kshitij Tandon, Chih-Ying Lu, Naohisa Wada, Chao-Jen Shih, Silver Sung-Yun Hsiao, Wann-Neng Jane, Tzan-Chain Lee, Chi-Ming Yang, Chi-Te Liu, Vianney Denis, Yu-Ting Wu, Li-Ting Wang, Lina Huang, Der-Chuen Lee, Yu-Wei Wu, Hideyuki Yamashiro and Sen-Lin Tang, 2019, Metagenomic, phylogenetic, and functional characterization of predominant endolithic green sulfur bacteria in the coral Isopora palifera, Microbiome 7:3

  • 81. Duleepa Jayasundara*; Damayanthi Herath*; Damith Senanayake; Isaam Saeed; Cheng-Yu Yang; Yuan Sun; Bill C Chang; Sen-Lin Tang*; Saman K Halgamuge, 2019, ENVirT: inference of ecological characteristics of viruses from metagenomic data, BMC Bioinformatics, 19:377.

  • 80. Chia‐Jung Hsieh, Shing Hei Zhan, Chen‐Pan Liao, Sen‐Lin Tang, Liang‐Chi Wang, Tsuyoshi Watanabe, Paul John L Geraldino, Shao‐Lun Liu, 2018, The effects of contemporary selection and dispersal limitation on the community assembly of acidophilic microalgae, Journal of Phycology, doi: 10.1111/jpy.12771>

  • 79. Yu-Ting Wu, Cheng-Yu Yang, Pei-Wen Chiang, Ching-Hung Tseng, Hsiu-Hui Chiu, Isaam Saeed, Bayanmunkh Baatar, Denis Rogozin, Saman Halgamuge, Andrei Degermendzhi ,Sen-Lin Tang*, 2018, Comprehensive Insights into Composition, Metabolic Potentials, and Interactions among Archaeal, Bacterial, and Viral Assemblages in Meromictic Lake Shunet in Siberia, Frontiers in Microbiology, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2018.01763

  • 78. Yo-Jin Shiau, Chung-Wen Pai, Jeng-Wei Tsai, Wen-Cheng Liu, Rita S.W. Yam, Shih-Chieh Chang, Sen-Lin Tang, Chih-Yu Chiu*, 2018, Characterization of phosphorus in a toposequence of subtropical perhumid forest soils facing a subalpine lake, Forests, 9, 294.

  • 77. Yang, S-Y., Chen H.-J., Ho M.-J., Huang Y.-Y., Chow WS, Tang S.-L., Jeng M.-S., Chen CA. 2018, Outbreak of coral-killing cyanobacteriosponge, Terpios hoshinota, in Taiping Island (Itu-Aba), Spratlys, South China Sea, Bulletin of Marine Science, DOI: 10.5343/bms.2018.0023

  • 76. Jessica Song, Sen-Lin Tang, Elena Ivanova, Aazani Mujahid, and Moritz Müller ,2017, Shotgun metagenomic analysis of microbial communities in the surface waters of the Eastern South China Sea’ Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, Vol 13(4), pp. 350- 362.

  • 75. Jia-Ho Shiu, Jiun-Yan Ding, Ching-Hung Tseng, Shueh-Ping Lou, Takuma Mezaki, Yu-Ting Wu, Hsiang-Iu Wang and Sen-Lin Tang, 2018, A Newly Designed Primer Revealed High Phylogenetic Diversity of Endozoicomonas in Coral Reefs, Microbes and Environment, 33(2):172-185. doi: 10.1264/jsme2.ME18054

  • 74. Sheng-Chung Chen; Hsing-Hua Huang; Chieh-Yin Weng; Hsiu-Hui Chiu; Sen-Lin Tang; Denis Yu Rogozin; Andrey G. Degermendzhy, Mei-Chin Lai, 2018, A psychrotolerant methanoarchaeon, Methanolobus psychrotolerans sp. nov., isolated from a saline meromictic lake in Siberia, IJSEM, 68(4):1378-1383

  • 73. Kshitij Tandon, Shan-Hua Yang, Min-Tao Wan, Chia-Chin Yang, Bayanmunkh Baatar, Chih-Yu Chiu, Jeng-Wei Tsai, Wen-Cheng Liu, and Sen-Lin Tang*, 2018, Bacterial community in water and air of two sub-alpine lakes in Taiwan, Microbes and Environment, 33(2):120-126

  • 72. Kshitij Tandon, Pei-Wen Chiang, Wen-Ming Chen and Sen-Lin Tang, 2018,
    Draft Genome Sequence of Endozoicomonas acroporae sp. Acr-14T isolated
    from Acropora coral, Genome Announcement, 6(6): e01576-17.

  • 71. Shih-Yi Sheu; Pei-Bei Xie; Der-Shyan Sheu; Sen-Lin Tang; Wen-Ming Chen, 2018, Litoribrevibacter euphylliae sp. nov., isolated from the torch coral Euphyllia glabrescens, IJSEM, 68(1):432-437

  • 70. Sheu SY, Lin KR, Hsu MY, Sheu DS, Tang SL, Chen WM., 2017,Endozoicomonas acroporae sp. nov., isolated from Acropora coral. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2017 Oct;67(10):3791-3797. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.002194

  • 69. Jia-Ho Shiu, Shashank Keshavmurthy, Pei-Wen Chiang, Hsing-Ju Chen, Shueh-Ping Lou, Ching-Hung Tseng, Hernyi Justin Hsieh, Chaolun Allen Chen, Sen-Lin Tang*, 2017, Dynamics of coral-associated bacterial communities acclimated to temperature stress based on recent thermal history. Scientific Reports, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-14927-3

  • 68. Bayanmunkh Baatar, Buyan Chuluun, Sen-Lin Tang, Ochirkhuyag Bayanjargal, Bolormaa Oyuntsetseg, 2017, Vertical distribution of physical–chemical features of water and bottom sediments in four saline lakes of the Khangai mountain region, Western Mongolia, Environ Earth Sci (2017) 76:130, DOI 10.1007/s12665-017-6447-6

  • 67.Bayanmunkh B, Sen-Lin T, Narangarvuu D, Ochirkhuyag B and Bolormaa O, 2017, Physico-Chemical Composition of Saline Lakes of the Gobi Desert Region, Western Mongolia, Journal of Earth Science & Climatic Change, 10.4172/2157-7617.1000388

  • 66.Damayanthi Heratha, Duleepa Jayasundara, David Ackland, Isaam Saeed, Sen-Lin Tang, Saman Halgamuge, 2017. Assessing species diversity using metavirome data: methods and challenges, Computational and Structure Biotechnology Journal, 15: 447–455.

  • 65. Seonock Woo, Shan-Hua Yang, Hsing-Ju Chen, Yu-Fang Tseng, Sung-Jin Hwang, Stephane De Palmas, Vianney Denis, Yukimitsu Imahara, Fumihito Iwase, Seungshic Yum, Sen-Lin Tang, 2017, Geographical variations in bacterial communities associated with soft coral Scleronephthya gracillimum, PLOSOne, 12(8): e0183663.

  • 64.Damayanthi Herath*, Sen-Lin Tang, Kshitij Tandon, David Ackland and Saman Kumara Halgamuge, 2017, CoMet: A workflow using contig coverage and composition for binning a metagenomic sample with high precision, BMC Bioinformatics, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12859-017-1967-3.

  • 63. Shan-Hua Yang, Ching-Hung Tseng, Chang-Rung Huang, Chung-Pin Chen, Kshitij Tandon, Sonny T. M. Lee, Pei-Wen Chiang, Jia-Ho Shiu, Chaolun Allen Chen, Sen-Lin Tang, 2017, Long term survey is necessary to reveal various shifts of microbial composition in corals, Frontiers in Microbiology, 8:1094. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01094. eCollection 2017.

  • 62. Duleepa Jayasundara1*, Sen-Lin Tang, Saman K. Halgamuge, 2017, Human body to water reservoirs: Estimating viral population characteristics using high-throughput sequencing. Big data analyitics in Metagenomics, in press

  • 61. Jia-Ho Shiu, Sen-Lin Tang, 2017. The Bacteria Endozoicomonas: Community dynamics, diversity, genomes and potential impacts on corals in Zhiyong Li [eds.] Symbiotic Microbiomes of Coral Reef Sponges and Corals, Springer, Netherlands. (in press)

  • 60. Shan-Hua Yang, Sen-Lin Tang, 2017. Endolithic microbes in coral skeletons: algae or bacteria? in Zhiyong Li [eds.] Symbiotic Microbiomes of Coral Reef Sponges and Corals, Springer, Netherlands. (in press)

  • 59. Lee, S. T.M.*, S. K. Davy, S.-L. Tang*, P. S Kench, 2017, “Water flow buffers shifts in bacterial community structure in heat-stressed Acropora muricata”, Scientific Reports, in press.

  • 58. Shih-Yi Sheu, Li-Ping Liu, Sen-Lin Tang, and Wen-Ming Chen*, 2016, Thalassotalea euphylliae sp. nov., isolated from the torch coral Euphyllia glabrescens, IJSEM, doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001466.

  • 57. Jeng-Wei Tsai,* Timothy K. Kratz, James A. Rusak, Wan-Yu Shih, Wen-Cheng Liu, Sen-Lin Tang, and Chih-Yu Chiu, 2016, Absence of winter and spring monsoon changes water level and rapidly shifts metabolism in a subtropical lake, Inland Water, doi: 10.5268/IW-6.2.844

  • 56. Shan-Hua Yang, Pei-Wen Chiang, Tin-Chang Hsu, Shuh-Ji Kao, Sen-Lin Tang, 2016, Bacterial Community Associated with Organs of Shallow Hydrothermal Vent Crab Xenograpsus testudinatus near Kuishan Island, Taiwan, PLOS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150597

  • 55. Sonny T.M. Lee,Simon K. Davy,Sen-Lin Tang*,Paul S Kench, 2016, Mucus sugar content shapes the bacterial community structure in thermally stressed Acropora muricata, Frontier in Microbiology, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00371 (* Corresponding author)

  • 54. Bayanmunkh Baatar, Pei-Wen Chiang, Denis Yu Rogozin, Yu-Ting Wu, Ching-Hung Tseng, Cheng-Yu Yang, Hsiu-Hui Chiu, Bolormaa Oyuntsetseg, Andrey G. Degermendzhy and Sen-Lin Tang*, 2016, Bacterial Communities of Three Saline Meromictic Lakes in Central Asia, PLOS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150847

  • 53. Jiun-Yan Ding,Jia-Ho Shiu,Wen-Ming Chen,Yin-Ru Chiang,Sen-Lin Tang*, 2016, Genomic insight into the host-endosymbiont relationship of Endozoicomonas montiporae CL-33 with its coral host, Frontier in Microbiology, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00251

  • 52. Shan-Hua Yang, Sonny T. M. Lee, Chang-Rung Huang, Ching-Hung Tseng, Pei-Wen Chiang, Chung-Pin Chen, Hsing-Ju Chen, and Sen-Lin Tang1*. 2016. Prevalence of potential nitrogen-fixing, green sulphur bacteria in the skeleton of reef-building coral Isopora palifera, Limnology and Ocanography, doi: 10.1002/lno.10277.

  • 51. Lan-Feng Fan, Hsing-Ju Chen, Hwey-Lian Hsieh, Hsing-Juh Lin, Sen-Lin Tang, 2016,Comparing abundance, composition and environmental influences on prokaryotic ammonia oxidizers in two subtropical constructed wetlands, Ecological Engineering, doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2016.01.034

  • 50. Ching-Hung Tseng, Jaw-Town Lin, Hsiu-Jon Ho, Zi-Lun Lai, Chang-Bi Wang, Sen-Lin Tang*, and Chun-Ying Wu*, 2016, Gastric microbiota and predicted gene functions are altered after subtotal gastrectomy in patients with gastric cancer, Scientific Report, doi:10.1038/srep20701

  • 49. Fu-Chun Yang, Yi-Lung Chen, Sen-Lin Tang, Chang-Ping Yu, Po-Hsiang Wang, Wael Ismail, Chia-Hsiang Wang, Jiun-Yan Ding, Cheng-Yu Yang, Chia-Ying Yang, and Yin-Ru Chiang*, 2016, Integrated multi-omics analyses reveal the biochemical mechanisms and phylogenetic relevance of anaerobic androgen biodegradation in the environment. ISME J., doi: 10.1038/ismej.2015.255.

  • 48. Sonny Lee, Simon Davy, Sen-Lin Tang*, Tung-Yung Fan, Paul Kench, 2016, Successive shifts in the microbial community of the surface mucus layer and tissues of the coral Acropora muricata under thermal stress. FEMS Microbial Ecology, doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiv142. (*corresponding author)

  • 47. Kuei-Han Lin, Ben-Yang Liao, Hao-Wei Chang, Shiao-Wei Huang, Ting-Yan Chang, Cheng-Yu Yang, Yu-Bin Wang, Yu-Teh Kirk Lin, Yu-Wei Wu, Sen-Lin Tang*, Hon-Tsen Yu*, 2015, Metabolic characteristics of dominant microbes and key rare species from an acidic hot spring in Taiwan revealed by metagenomics, BMC Genomics, 16(1):1029. doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-2230-9.

  • 46. Duleepa Jayasundara, I. Saeed, B.C. Chang, S.-L. Tang and S.K. Halgamuge, 2015, Accurate reconstruction of viral quasispecies spectra through improved estimation of strain richness, BMC Bioinformatics, doi:10.1186/1471-2105-16-S18-S3

  • 45. Chia-Jung Hsieh, Shing Hei Zhan,Yiching Lin, Sen-Lin Tang, and Shao-Lun Liu, 2015,
    Analysis of rbcL sequences reveals the global biodiversity, community structure, and
    biogeographical pattern of thermoacidophilic red algae (Cyanidiales), J. Phycology, doi: 10.1111/jpy.12310-14-236

  • 44. Ching-Hung Tseng, Pei-Wen Chiang, Hung-Chun Lai, Fuh-Kwo Shiah, Ting-Chang Hsu, Yi-Lung Chen, Liang-Saw Wen, Chun-Mao Tseng, Wung-Yang Shieh, Isaam Saeed, Saman Halgamuge, Sen-Lin Tang, 2015, Prokaryotic assemblages and metagenomes in pelagic zones of the South China Sea, BMC Genomics, 16:219 doi:10.1186/s12864-015-1434-3 (With a Flag "Highly accessed")

  • 43. Lin, Yu-Te; Whitman, William; Coleman, David; Shi, Shiang-Yun; Tang, Sen-Lin; Chiu, Chih-Yu, 2015, Changes of soil bacterial communities in bamboo plantations at different elevations, FEMS Microbial Ecology, 91(5), doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiv033

  • 42. Chu-Wen Yang, Sen-Lin Tang, Ling-Yun Chen, Bea-Ven Chang,2014 Removal of nonylphenol by earthworms and bacterial community change, International International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 96: 9e17

  • 41. Duleepa Jayasundara, I. Saeed, Suhinthan Maheswararajah, B.C. Chang, S-L. Tang, Saman K. Halgamuge, 2015, ViQuaS: An improved reconstruction pipeline for viral quasispecies spectra generated by next-generation sequencing, Bioinformatics, doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btu754

  • 40. Ching-Hung Tseng and Sen-Lin Tang*, 2014, Marine Microbial Metagenomics: From Individual to the Environment, Int. J. Mol. Sci. 15:8878-8892; doi:10.3390/ijms15058878

  • 39. Jiun-Yan Ding, Pei-Wen Chiang, Mei-Jhu Hong, Mike Dyall-Smith, Sen-Lin Tang*, 2014, Complete Genome Sequence of the Extremely Halophilic Archaeon Haloarcula hispanica Strain N601, doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00178-14 Genome Announc. 2014 vol. 2 no. 2 e00178-14

  • 38. Hsiu-Hui Chiu, Denis Yu. Rogozin, Ssu-Po Huang, Andrei G. Degermendzhy, Wung Yang Shieh, and Sen-Lin Tang*, 2014, Aliidiomarina shirensis sp. nov., a halophilic bacterium isolated from Shira Lake in Khakasia, southern Siberia, and a proposal to transfer Idiomarina maris to the genus Aliidiomarina, Int J Syst Evol Microbiol, 64:1334-1339

  • 37. Yu-Te Lin,Sen-Lin Tang, Chuang-Wen Pai,William B. Whitman,David C. Coleman, Chih-Yu Chiu, 2014, Changes in the Soil Bacterial Communities in a Cedar Plantation Invaded by Moso Bamboo, Microbial Ecology, DOI 10.1007/s00248-013-0291-3

  • 36. Ching-Hung Tseng, Pei-Wen Chiang, Fuh-Kwo Shiah, Yi-Lung Chen, Jia-Rong Liou, Ting-Chang Hsu, Suhinthan Maheswararajah, Isaam Saeed, Saman Halgamuge and Sen-Lin Tang, 2013, Microbial and viral metagenomes of a subtropical freshwater reservoir subject to climatic disturbances, ISME J. doi:10.1038/ismej.2013.118

  • 35. Wang, P. H., Leu, Y. L., Ismail, W., Tang, S. L., Tsai, C. Y., Chen, H. J., Kao, A. T., and *Chiang, Y. R., 2013, “The anaerobic and aerobic cleavage of the steroid core ring structure by Steroidobacter denitrificans. ”, JOURNAL OF LIPID RESEARCH, 54:1493-1504.

  • 34. Tseng, CH, Tang SL, Chan CK, Hsu AL, and Halgamuge SK: Binning sequences using very sparse labels within a metagenome. In: Nelson K. (Ed.) 2013, Encyclopedia of Metagenomics: SpringerReference (www.springerreference.com). Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg

  • 33. Kate Porter, Sen-Lin Tang, Chung-Pin Chen, Pei-Wen Chiang, Mei-Jhu Hong, and Mike Dyall-Smith,2013, PH1: an Archaeovirus of Haloarcula hispanica Related to SH1 and HHIV-2, Archaea, vol. 2013, doi:10.1155/2013/456318.

  • 32. Silk Yu Lin, Wung Yang Shieh, Jwo-Sheng Chen, Sen-Lin Tang*, 2013 Complete Genome Sequence of Simiduia agarivorans SA1T, a marine bacterium able to degrade a variety of polysaccharides, Genome Announcements, vol. 1 no. 1 e00039-12

  • 31. Hsiu-Hui Chiu, Andreas Mette, Jia-Ho Hsu, and Sen-Lin Tang*, 2013,
    Bacterial Distribution in the Epidermis and Mucus of the Coral Euphyllia glabrescens by CARD-FISH, Zoological Studies, 51(8), 1332-1342.

  • 30. Cheng, T.-W. , Y.-H. Chang, S.-L. Tang, C.-H. Tseng, P.-W. Chiang, K.-T. Chang, C.-H. Sun, Y.-G. Chen, H.-C. Kuo, C.-H. Wang, P.-H. Chu, S.-R. Song, P.-L. Wang, and L.-H. Lin, 2012, Metabolic stratification driven by surface and subsurface interactions in a terrestrial mud volcano, ISME Journal, doi: 10.1038/ismej.2012.61.

  • 29. I. Saeed*, S-L. Tang*, S.K. Halgamuge, 2012, “Unsupervised discovery of microbial population structure within metagenomes using nucleotide base composition”, Nucleic Acids Research, 40(5):e34. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkr1204

  • 28. Ching-Hung Tseng, Chon-Kit Kenneth Chan, Arthur L. Hsu, Saman K. Halgamuge, Sen-Lin Tang*, 2011, Binning metagenomic sequences using Seeded GSOM, Edited by Frans J. de Bruijn, Handbook of Molecular Microbial Ecology I, Metagenomics and Complementary Approaches, Wiley-Blackwell, pp369-378.

  • 27. Lan-Feng Fan, Sen-Lin Tang*, Chang-Po Chen and Hwey-Lian Hsieh*, 2011, Diversity and Composition of Sulfate- and Sulfite-Reducing Prokaryotes as Affected by Marine-Freshwater Gradient and Sulfate Availability, Microbial Ecology, DOI: 10.1007/s00248-011-9912-x (* corresponding authors)

  • 26. Shurong Zheng, Richard A. Johnson, Yi-Feng Chang, Kunio Shimizu,
    Chia-Chang Wang, Sen-Lin Tang, and Grace S. Shieh 2011, Modeling And Comparing the Organization of Circular Genomes, Bioinformatics, doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btr049

  • 25. Sen-Lin Tang#*, Mei-Jhu Hong#, Ming-Hui Liao, Wann-Neng Jane, Pei-Wen Chiang, Chung-Bin Chen, and Chaolun Allen Chen (2011) Bacteria associated with an encrusting sponge (Terpios hoshinota) and the corals partially covered by the sponge. Environmental Microbiology, doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2010.02418.x .(# the first author, * corresponding author)

  • 24. J.-T. Wang, P.-J Meng, E. Sampayo, S.-L. Tang, C. A. Chen (2011) Photosystem II breakdown induced by reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the freshly-isolated Symbiodinium of Montipora (Scleractinia; Acropordiae) Marine Ecology Progress Series. doi:10.3354/meps08913

  • 23. Chung-Pin Chen, Ching-Hung Tseng, Chaolun A. Chen, Sen-Lin Tang, 2011, The dynamics of microbial parternships in the coral Isopora palifera, ISME Journal, 2011 Apr;5(4):728-40

  • 22. Sen-Lin Tang, Bill CH Chang and Saman K Halgamuge, 2010, Gene functionality’s influence on the second codon: a large-scale survey of second codon composition in three domains, Genomics, doi:10.1016/j.ygeno.2010.04.001. (*Cover story of the journal issue)

  • 21. Lin YT, Huang YJ, Tang SL, Whitman WB, Coleman DC, Chiu CY., 2010,
    Bacterial Community Diversity in Undisturbed Perhumid Montane Forest Soils in Taiwan. Microbial Ecology, doi 10.1007/s00248-009-9574-0

  • 20. Mei-Jhu Hong, Yi-Ting Yu, Chao-Lun A. Chen, Pei-Wen Chiang, and Sen-Lin Tang , 2009, Influence of species specificity and other factors on bacteria associated with Stylophora pistillata in Taiwan. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, doi:10.1128/AEM.01418-09 (The sequence dataset can be downloaded from the webpage: http://biodiv.sinica.edu.tw/~sltang/pages/research_detail.php?title=rt&cate=&rp=1&id=20100912113552)

  • 19. Katri M Hallamaa, Sen-Lin Tang, Nino Ficorilli and Glenn F Browning, 2008, Differential expression of lipoprotein genes in Mycoplasma pneumoniae after contact with an epithelial lung carcinoma cell line, and under oxidative and acid stress, BMC Microbiology 8:124

  • 18.Jason Li, S. K. Halgamuge, Bill C. H. Chang, Sen-Lin Tang, 2008, Genome classification by gene distribution: an overlapping subspace clustering approach, BMC Evolutionary Biology, 8:116, doi:10.1186/1471-2148-8-116.

  • 17. Chon-Kit Kenneth Chan , Arthur L. Hsu , Saman K. Halgamuge and Sen-Lin Tang, 2008, Binning sequences using very sparse labels within a metagenome, BMC Bioinformatics, 9:215, doi:10.1186/1471-2105-9-215.

  • 16. Yu-Hsiang Lin, Bill C. H. Chang, Pei-Wen Chiang, and Sen-Lin Tang, 2008, Questionable 16S ribosomal RNA gene annotations are frequent in completed microbial genomes, Gene, 416:44-47.

  • 15. Chon-Kit Kenneth Chan, Arthur L. Hsu, Sen-Lin Tang and Saman K. Halgamuge. 2008, Using Growing Self-Organising Maps to Improve the Binning Process in Environmental Whole Genome Shotgun Sequencing, Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology , 2008:513701.

  • 14. Sen-Lin Tang, Bill CH Chang, Hsiang-Fu Yu, and Ming-Hsin An, 2007, Diversity of halovarchaeal viruses of Australia hypersaline environments: A review. The proceedings of International Symposium on Soil Biodiversity and Ecology, Taiwan, p81-90.

  • 13. Ming-Hui Liao, Sen-Lin Tang, Chia-Ming Hsu, Kou-Chang Wen, Henry Wu, Wen-Ming Chen, Jih-Temg Wang, Pei-Jie Meng, Wen-Hong Twan, Chang-Feng Dai, Keryea Soong, and Chaolun Allen Chen, The “ Black Disease” of reef-building corals at Green Island, Taiwan – Outbreak of a cyanobacteriospong, Terpios hoshinota (Suberitidae; Hadromerida), 2007, Zoological Studies, 46: 520.

  • 12. Li, J., Halgamuge, S. K. and Kells, C. I., Tang, S. L,2007, Gene function prediction based on genomic context clustering and discriminative learning: An application to bacteriophages BMC Bioinformatics, 8(Suppl 4):S6.

  • 11. Hallamaa, K., Browning, G. and Tang, S. L., 2006, Analysis of lipoprotein multigene families in Mycoplasma pneumoniae strain M129. Journal of Bacteriology, 188:5393-5399.

  • 10. Chang, B., Halgamuge, S. and Tang, S.-L., 2006, Analysis of SD sequences in completed prokaryotic genomes: Non SD-led genes are as common as SD-led genes. Gene 373:90-99.

  • 9. Johannes Reinhard, Chon-Kit Kenneth Chan, Saman Halgamuge, Sen-Lin Tang and Rudolf Kruse, Region Identification on a Trained Growing Self-Organizing Map for Sequence Separation between Different Phylogenetic Genomes", BIOINFO 2005, Proceedings of the 2005 International Joint Conference of InCoB, AASBi and KSBI, pp124-129

  • 8. Tang, S.-L., Fisher, C., Ngui, K., Nuttall, S.D., and Dyall-Smith, M. L. 2004 Genome sequences of the Head-Tailed haloviruses HF1 and HF2 (Chapter 17), Halophilies Microoganisms (A. Ventosa Ed.), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, chpt 11, p177-191.

  • 7. Tang, S.-L., S. Nuttall, and M. Dyall-Smith., 2004, Haloviruses HF1and HF2: genomic organizations and an unusual recombination. J. Bacteriology, 186:2810-2817.

  • 6.Dyall-Smith, M., S.-L. Tang, and C. Bath, 2003, Haloarchaeal viruses: how diverse are they?, Research in Microbiology, 154: 309-313.

  • 5. Hsu, A., S.-L. Tang, and S. Halgamuge, 2003. An unsupervised dynamic self-organizing map approach to class discovery and marker gene identification in microarray data. Bioinformatics. 19:2131-2140.

  • 4. Tang, S.-L., C. Fisher, K. Ngui, S. Nuttall and M. Dyall-Smith, 2002. HF2: a lytic, tailed haloarchaeal virus with a mosaic genome. Molecular Microbiology. 44: 283-296.

  • 3. J. Filee, P. Forterre, S.-L. Tang and J. Laurent. 2002. Evolution of DNA polymerase families: evidence for multiple gene exchange between cellular and viral protein. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 54:763-773.

  • 2. Keith Tolley, Deborah Maddocks, Shan Gyles, Zoe Siclair, Sen-Lin Tang, Mike Dyall-Smith,David Hough and Michael Danson. 2000. 2-Oxoacid dehygrogenase mutlienzyme complexes in the halophilic Archaea: Gene sequence and protein predictions. Microbiology. 146:1061-1069.

  • 1. Valery Y. Tarasov, Michael G. Pyatibratov, Sen-Lin Tang, Michael Dyall-Smith and Oleg V. Fedorov. 2000. Role of flagellins from A and B loci in flagella formation of Halobacterium salinarum. Molecular Microbiology. 35: 69-78.

Conference Abstracts or Other Reports

  • Chia-Ling Fong, Shan-Hua Yang, Sen-Lin Tang. A studying proposal: The influence of plastic nanoparticles to Aiptasia pulchella. (2014) 3rd Asia-Pacific Coral Reef symposium, Poster presentation.

  • Hsing-Ju Chen, Cheng-Yu Yang, Pen-Wen Chiang, Mei-Jhu Hong, Ming-Hui Liau, Chung-Bin Chen, Chaolun A. Chen, Wann-Neng Jane, Sen-Lin Tang. (2014) Coral-Killing Sponge: Terpios hoshinota and Its Internal Cyanobacteria Consortium, International Bioscience Conference, Phuket, Thailand (oral).

  • Jia-Ho Shiu, Jiun-Yan Ding, Ching-Hung Tseng, Shueh-Ping Lou, Takuma Mezaki, and Sen-Lin Tang. The Worldwide and Long-stay Coral Associated Bacteria, Endozoicomonas, and Its Diversity, Specificity and Distibution. (2014) The 3rd Asian-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium.

  • Jia-Ho Shiu, Jiun-Yan Ding, Ching-Hung Tseng, Shueh-Ping Lou, Takuma Mezaki, and Sen-Lin Tang. Composition and Distribution of Coral Associated Endozoicomonas Communities Differ with Locations, Host Species and Seasonal Shift. (2014) 15th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology.

  • Jiun-Yan Ding, Jia-Ho Shiu, Wen-Ming Chen and Sen-Lin Tang. Whole Genome Sequencing of the Endozoicomonas elysicola MKT110T and Endozoicomonas montiporae CL-33T, Two Marine gamma-Proteobacteria Isolated from Marine Invertebrates. (2014) Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium, 3rd.

  • Sen-Lin Tang, Ching-Hung Tseng, Hung-Chun Lai, Pei-Wen Chiang, Fuh-Kwo Shiah, Ting-Chang Hsu, Yi-Lung Chen, Liang-Saw Wen, Chun-Mao Tseng, Wung-Yang Shieh. (2014) Prokaryotic diversity and metagenomes from the South China Sea interiors, ISME at Seoul.

  • Shan-Hua Yang, Tuan Meng Lee, Chang-Rung Huang, Ching-Hung Tseng, Pei-Wen Chiang, Chung-Pin Chen, Hsing-Ju Chen, and Sen-Lin Tang. (2014) Endolithic bacterial communities in the coral Isopora palifera. (poster in the Symposium of Frontier of Microbial Ecology, Taipei, Taiwan). Best Award of Poster Presentation.

  • Shan-Hua Yang, Tuan Meng Lee, Chang-Rung Huang, Ching-Hung Tseng, Pei-Wen Chiang, Chung-Pin Chen, Hsing-Ju Chen, and Sen-Lin Tang. (2014) Endolithic bacterial communities in the coral Isopora palifera. (poster in the ISME15, Seoul, Korea)

  • Shan-Hua Yang, Tuan Meng Lee, Chang-Rung Huang, Ching-Hung Tseng, Pei-Wen Chiang, Chung-Pin Chen, Hsing-Ju Chen, and Sen-Lin Tang. (2014) Endolithic bacterial communities in the coral Isopora palifera. (Oral Presentation in the 3rd APCRS, Kenting, Taiwan)

  • Wu Y.T., Yang C.Y., Tseng C.H., Saeed I., Baatar B., Rogozin D.Y., Georgievich D.A., Tang S.L. (2014) Microbial community and metabolic function in a meromictic lake in Siberia, 15th International Society for Microbial Ecology, Seoul (Korea)

  • Chia-Ling Fong, Shan-Hua Yang and Sen-Lin Tang. (2014) A studying proposal: The influence of plastic nanoparticles to Aiptasia pulchella. (Poster in the 3rd APCRS, Kenting, Taiwan)

  • Hsing-Ju Chen, Cheng-Yu Yang, Chi-Chun Chen, Jia-Ho Shiu, and Sen-Lin Tang. (2014) Physiological polymorphism of the coral-killing sponge Terpios hoshinota. The 3rd Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. Poster.

  • Hao-Yu Lo, Sen-Lin Tang, Hsin-Hsin Tung. “Microbial Metabolic Activity Changes by Controlled Substances in River Sediment”, in 114th General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology. 2014: Massachusetts, USA

  • Hao-Yu Lo, Sen-Lin Tang, Hsin-Hsin Tung. “Disturbance of Microbial Functional Gene Expression by Controlled Substances in River Sediment”, in the 5th Taiwan-Korea-Japan International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. 2013: Taoyuan, Taiwan

  • Hao-Yu Lo, Sen-Lin Tang, Hsin-Hsin Tung. “Disturbance of Microbial Metabolic Activity by Controlled Substances in River Sediment”, in 22nd KAIST-KU-NTU-NUS Symposium on Environmental Engineering. 2013: Seoul, Korea.

  • Shan-Hua Yang, Tuan Meng Lee, Chang-Rung Huang, Ching-Hung Tseng, Pei-Wen Chiang, Chung-Pin Chen, Hsing-Ju Chen, and Sen-Lin Tang. (2013) Endolithic microbial communities in the coral Isopora palifera. Golden Research Conference: Marine Molecular Ecology (Poster)

  • Ching-Hung Tseng, Pei-Wen Chiang, Fuh-Kwo Shiah, Jia-Rong Liou, Yi-Lung Chen, Ting-Chang Hsu, Sen-Lin Tang. Comparative Metagenomics on a Typhoon Impacted Freshwater Ecosystem. (2012) International Symposium on Evolutionary Genomics and Bioinformatics, Best Poster Award, 3rd place.

  • Sen-Lin Tang*, Ching-Hung Tseng, Pei-Wen Chiang, Jia-Rong Liou, Yi-Long Chen, Ting-Chang Hsu, and Fuh-Kwo Shiah, 2012, Metabolic potential of microbial community in a subtropical freshwater little changed by a level-5 typhoon attack, 14th ISME Meeting, Copenhagen, Demark.(274A)

  • Sen-Lin Tang,Cheng-Yu Chen, Ching-Hung Tseng, Jia-Ho Hsu, Hsing-Ju Chen, Differential metabolisms in Terpios hoshinota by comparative transcriptomics approach, 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia.p160 (quick speech).

  • Silk Yu Lin, Wung Yang Shieh, Ching-Hung Tseng, Wann-Neng Jane, Su-Hsin Huang, Pei-Wen Chiang, Sen-Lin Tang, 2011, Life cycle of Simiduia agarivorans SA1T and its polysaccharide metabolism, Workshop of Marine Evolutionary Genomics and Genetics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

  • Cheng-Yu Yang, Ching-Hung Tseng, Jia-Ho Hsu, Hsin-Ju Chen, Chi-Chun Chen, Sen-Lin Tang, 2011, Differential metabolisms in an encrusting sponge (Terpios hoshinota) by comparative transcriptomics approaches, Workshop of Marine evolutionary genomics and genetics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

  • Sen-Lin Tang, Metagenomics: the gate toward the largest gene reservoir, FTFoS Symposium, Nice, France, June 2011, p28 (Invited speech)

  • Sen-Lin Tang, 2011 Change in microbial community influenced by typhoons, Annual meeting of Bacteriology, p11 (Invited speech), Taiwan.

  • Pei-Wen Chiang and Sen-Lin Tang, 2010, Vertical distribution of bacterial communities in South China Sea, 國科會海洋學門海洋年會.

  • Ching-Hung Tseng, Chung-Pin Chen, Hung-Chun Lai, Pei-Wen Chiang, Kai-Ti Chang, Sen-Lin Tang. (2010) A combinatory method maximizes taxonomy resolution in bacterial community analysis. 2010 General Assembly for the Establishment of Taiwan Society of Microbial Ecology and the International Conference, page 42. Keelung, Taiwan

  • Hung-Chun Lai, Pei-Wen Chiang, Ching-Hung Tseng, Sen-Lin Tang. (2010) The diversity and compositions of stratified microbial assemblages in the interior of the northern South China Sea. 2010 General Assembly for the Establishment of Taiwan Society of Microbial Ecology and the International Conference, page 42, Keelung, Taiwan (the poster awarded by the conference)

  • Hsiu-Hui Chiu, Andreas Mette, Sen-Lin Tang. (2010) Bacterial distribution in epidermis and mucus of Euphyllia glabrescens by CARD-FISH. 2010 General Assembly for the Establishment of Taiwan Society of Microbial Ecology and the International Conference, page 40, Keelung, Taiwan

  • Ting-Wen Cheng, Pei-Ling Wang, Chih-Hsien Sun, Sen-Lin Tang, Yung-Hsin Chang, Pao-Hsuan Chu, Li-Hung Lin (2010) Microbial communities associated with methane transformation in a terrestrial mud volcano, southwestern Taiwan. 2010 General Assembly for the Establishment of Taiwan Society of Microbial Ecology and the International Conference, page 43, Keelung, Taiwan

  • Hsiu-Hui Chiu, Andreas Mette and Sen-Lin Tang, 2010, Bacterial distribution in epidermis and mucus of Euphyllia glabrescens by CARD-FISH, Taiwan Society of Microbial Ecology Conference, Keelung , Keelung, Taiwan

  • Hsing-Ju Chen, Sen-Lin Tang and Hsing-Juh Lin. (2009) Prokaryotic community profile of wetland sediment. Abstract of Annual Symposium of Fisheries Society of Taiwan. p144.

  • 湯森林、廖敏惠、洪美珠、陳昭倫 (2008) 綠島Terpios hoshinota-like 海綿內微生物相鑑定及比較 2008年台灣珊瑚礁現況及保育進展,page 16

  • 廖敏惠、湯森林、陳昭倫 (2008)The bacterial community of cyanobacterisponge, Terpios hoshinota, in the Green Island, Taiwan.。2008年台灣珊瑚礁現況及保育進展,page 21.

  • Ming-Hui Liao, Sen-Lin Tang, Chaolun Allen Chen. (2008) Investigation into the bacterial community of cyanobacterisponge in Green Island, Taiwan. 2008動物行為研討會.

  • Ming-Hui Liao, Sen-Ling Tang, Chaolun Allen Chen. (2007) Coral deseases in Taiwan. 2007動物行為寄生態研討會-中國生物學會聯合年會.

  • Sen-Lin Tang, Bill CH Chang, Hsiang-Fu Yu, and Ming-Hsin An (2007) Diversity of halovarchaeal viruses of Australia hypersaline environments: A review. The proceedings of International Symposium on Soil Biodiversity and Ecology, Taiwan, p81-90

  • Ming-Hui Liao, Sen-Ling Tang, Chaolun Allen Chen. (2007) The "Black Disease" of reef-buiding corals at Green Island, Taiwan- outbreak of a Cyanobacteriosponge, Terpios hoshinota (Suberitidae; Hadromerida). Reefsite.

  • Chon-Kit Chan, Arthur Hsu, Sen-Lin Tang, Sama Halgamuge, 2007, A method for evaluating quality of clustering DNA fragments encoded in different nucleotide frequencies, Proceedings of the FBIT 2007 International Conference, p60-63, Jeju Island, Korea.

  • Katri Hallamaa, Glenn Browning, G., and Sen-Lin Tang, 2006, Analysis of lipoprotein multigene families in Mycoplasma pneumoniae strain M129. 16th Congress of the International Organisation for Mycoplasmology in Cambridge, UK

  • Ming-Hui Liao, Sen-Ling Tang, Chaolun Allen Chen. (2006) Coral disease in Taiwan: a primary probe. 2006台灣珊瑚礁年會. Taiwan

  • Sen-Lin Tang, S. Nuttall, K. Ngui, C. Fisher and M. Dyall-Smith, The genome sequences to
    two closely haloviruses (HF1 and HF2) show a remarkable recombination event, 2001,
    Halophiles 2001, International Congress on Halophilic Microorganisms, L39

  • Sen-Lin Tang, C. Fisher, K. Ngui, S. Nuttall and M. Dyall-Smith, 2000, HF2: a 77kb ds
    DNA virus of haloarchaea, International Conference Extremophiles 2000 in Hamburger

  • M. Dyall-Smith, C. Bath, S.-L. Tang, 2000 ‘Haloarchaeal viruses’, Fondation des Trelles
    ‘Origin, diversity and evolution of viruses’, France

  • C. Bath, C.-M. Fisher, K. Nugi, S.-L. Tang and Dyall-Smith, 1999, Halobacterial viruses
    isolated from Australian hypersaline waters. Gorden Conference, Archaea: Ecology,
    Metabolism, and Molecular Biology, USA

  • C. Bath, Sen-Lin Tang, Katrina Ngui and Mike Dyall Smith, 1999, Molecular Biology of
    New Haloarchaeal viruses, X I th International Congress of Virology, p15

  • Dai, H., Y.-S. Lo, L.-W. Lee, S.-H. Chen, S.-L. Tang and K.-S. Chiang, 1996 Biogenesis of Plant Mitochondria: Baby Mitochondrial Development , Annual Report of Institute of Botany, p13-14

  • Wang, W.-B., S.-L. Tang, and S.-P., 1993, Transcription Repression and Activation by the SV40 Small t Antigen, 1993 Tumor virus Meeting on Papovavirus. Papillomavirus and Adenovirus, p91

  • Wang, W.-B., H.-P. Tai, S.-L. Tang and Y.-C. Liu, 1993, Transcriptional Repression and Activation by SV40 Small Antigen. The 27th Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society of Microbiology, p64

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