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Department of Chemistry


CHAN, Jerry Chun Chung

CHAN, Jerry Chun Chung
Department Chair, Professor
Room A320, Chemistry Building
Fax: +886-2-3366-8671
Research Interest

  • Structural Elucidation of Oligomeric Aggregates of Beta Amyloid Peptides.

  • Protein–protein interactions associated with amyloidogenesis

  • Characterization of the Molecular Mechanism of Biomineralization. 

  • Development of biomaterials.

Career and Service Experiences

  • B.S., 1991, Department of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Ph.D., 1996, Department of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, 1997−1999; DFG Fellow 1999−2001, Muenster University, Germany

  • Visiting Fellow, 2001−2003, NIH, USA

  • Assistant Professor, 2003−2007; Associate Professor, 2007−2011; Professor, 2011−present; Associate Chair, 2013−2016; Chair, 2022−present, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University

Honors and Awards

  • Excellent Teaching Award, College of Science, National Taiwan University (2005, 2006, 2017, 2018).

  • Outstanding Teaching Award, National Taiwan University (2007).

  • Chinese Chemical Society (Taipei) Medal for Outstanding Young Chemists (2006).

  • Academia Sinica Award for Young Scholar Research Publication (2008).

  • Exceptional Performance, National Taiwan University (2021)

Research Content
Selected Publications

  1. ECY Yuan, SJ Huang, HC Huang, J Sinkkonen, O Andres ML Org, A Samoson,* HC Tai,* JCC Chan,*  2021, "Faster magic angle spinning reveals cellulose conformations in woods," Chem. Commun. 57, 4110−4113 (Inside cover).

  2. C Tsao, PT Yu, CC Wang, JCC Chan,* 2020, "Formation of Nano-Magnesite in the Calcareous Spicules Prepared under Ambient Conditions," Chem. Commun. 56, 6925–6928 (Front cover).

  3. PT Yu, C Tsao, CC Wang, CY Chang, CH Wang, JCC Chan*, 2017, "High-Mg Calcite Mesocrystals: Formation in Aqueous Solution under Ambient Conditions," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 56, 16202–16206.

  4. SY Yang, HH Chang, CJ Lin, SJ Huang, JCC Chan*, 2016, "Is Mg-stabilized amorphous calcium carbonate a homogeneous mixture of amorphous magnesium carbonate and amorphous calcium carbonate?" Chem. Commun. 52, 11527–11530 (Back cover).

  5. Solid State NMR, Chan J. C. C., Ed.; Topics in Current Chemistry, Vol. 306; Springer-Verlag: London, 2012.

  6. PH Chen, YH Tseng, Y Mou, YL Tsai, SM Guo, SJ Huang, SSF Yu and JCC Chan*, 2008, "Adsorption of a Statherin Peptide Fragment on the Surface of Nanocrystallites of Hydroxyapatite," J. Am. Chem. Soc.130, 2862–2868.

  7. YH Tseng, CY Mou, JCC Chan*, 2006, "Solid-State NMR Study of the Transformation of Octacalcium Phosphate to Hydroxyapatite: A Mechanistic Model for Central Dark Line Formation," J. Am. Chem. Soc.128, 6909–6918.

Book Chapters

  • Solid-State NMR; Chan J. C. C., Ed.; Topics in Current Chemistry, Vol. 306; Springer-Verlag: London, 2012.

Update: 2022-10-06