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Ming-Wei Lu Distinguished Professor

呂明偉 Ming-Wei Lu Distinguished Professor
Education: Ph.D. Department Of Marine Resource, National Sun Yat-sen University, R.O.C.
Field of Specialization: Virology, Immunology, Biotechnology
Lab: Life Science Building Room 508 /
TEL: 886-2-24622192 Ext.5206
E-mail: mingwei@mail.ntou.edu.tw

Refereed Papers

  1. CH Tso, YF Hung, SP Tan, MW Lu* (2013) Identification of the STAT1 gene and the characterisation of its immune response to immunostimulants, including nervous necrosis virus (NNV) infection, in Malabar grouper (Epinephelus malabaricus). Fish and Shellfish Immunology.
  2. CC Hsu, WY Pai, CY Lai, MW Lu, GM Her* (2013) Genetic characterization and in vivo image analysis of novel zebrafish Danio rerio pigment mutants. Journal of Fish Biology.
  3. WG Liu, YR Lin, MW Lu, PJ Sung, WH Wang, CS Lin* (2014) Genome sequences characterizing five mutations in RNA polymerase and major capsid of phages øA318 and øAs51 of Vibrio alginolyticus with different burst efficiencies. BMC Genomics 15(1): 505. (SCI)
  4. YC Luo, CH Wang, YM Wu, W Liu, MW Lu, CS Lin* (2014) Crystallization and X-ray diffraction of virus-like particles from a piscine betanodavirus. Acta Crystallographica. Section F, Structure Biology Communications. 70(Pt 8): 1080-1086. (SCI)
  5. HC Kung, Ø Evensen, JR Hong, CY Kuo, CH Tso, FH Ngou, MW Lu*, JL Wu* (2014) Interferon regulatory factor-1 (IRF-1) is involved in the induction of phosphatidylserine receptor (PSR) in response to dsRNA virus infection and contributes to apoptotic cell clearance. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 15(10): 19281-19306. (SCI)
  6. HY Chen, W Liu, SY Wu, PP Chou, YH Li, YC Chen, GH Lin, MW Lu*, JL Wu* (2015) RIG-I specifically mediates group II type I IFN activation in nervous necrosis virus infected zebrafish cells. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 43(2): 427-435. (SCI)
  7. HP Kuo, CL Chung, YF Hung, YS Lai, PP Chiou, MW Lu*, ZL Kong* (2016) Comparison of the responses of different recombinant fish type I interferons against betanodavirus infection in grouper. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 9;49: 143-153. (SCI)
  8. MW Lu*, HP Kuo, HY Chou, EY Ling, CL Chung, YF Hung, HE Horng, JL Wu, GM Her, ZL Kong (2016) A novel method for detection of fish iridovirus in groupers using nano-magnetic particle. Fish Pathology 51 Special-issue: S54-S59 (SCI)
  9. CH Tso, MW Lu* (2016) Role of adaptive immunity in, nervous necrosis virus persistent infection on grouper by transcriptome approach. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 53: 120 (SCI)
  10. FJ Su, MW Lu* (2016) Application and efficacy test of siRNA vaccine against nervous necrosis virus infection. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 53: 97 (SCI)
  11. HP Kuo, LL Goh, MW Lu, ZL Kong* (2016) Delivery of grouper interferon by chitosan-modified poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) nanoparticles to protect nervous necrosis virus infection. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 16(7): 7521-7529(9) (SCI)
  12. W Knibb, G Luu, HKA Premachandra, MW Lu, NH Nguyen (2017) Regional genetic diversity for NNV grouper viruses across the Indo-Asian region – implications for selecting virus resistance in farmed groupers. Scientific Reports: DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-11263-4. (SCI)
  13. T Periyasamya, Xiao Joe J.T., MW Lu * (2017) Cloning and expression of malabar grouper (Epinephelus malabaricus) ADAR1 gene in response to immune stimulants and Nervous Necrosis Virus. Fish and Shellfish Immunology (SCI)
  14. K Anderson, CY Kuo, MW Lu*, I Bar, A Elizur* (2018) A transcriptomic investigation of digestive processes in orange-spotted grouper, Epinephelus coioides, before, during, and after metamorphic development. Gene 661: 95-108. (SCI)
  15. T Periyasamya, MW Lu* (2018) Molecular characterization and expression of Malabar Grouper (Epinephelus malabaricus) IRF8 gene response to immuno-stimulants and Nervous Necrosis Virus. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2018; 6(1): 213-221
  16. CH Tso, MW Lu* (2018) Transcriptome profiling analysis of grouper during nervous necrosis virus persistent infection. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 76: 224-232. (SCI)
  17. Y Han*, C Peng*, L Wang, J Guo, MW Lu, J Chen, Y Liu, S Li, M Zhao, Y Zhang, H Lin (2018) Female-to-male sex reversal in orange-spotted grouper (Epinephelus coioides) caused by over-expressing of Amh in vivo. Biology of Reproduction 2018 Jul 13. (SCI)
  18. Xiao Joe J.T., Chiou P.P., Kuo C.Y., Jia Lin J.H., Wu J.L., MW Lu* (2019) The microbiota profile and transcriptome analysis of immune response during metamorphosis stages in orange spotted grouper (Epinephelus coioides). Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 90:141-149.(SCI)
  19. Palma P., Nocillado J., Superio J., de Jesus-Ayson E.G., Ayson F., Takemura A., MW Lu, Elizur A.*(2019) Induction of gonadal development in protogynous grouper with orally delivered FSH DNA. Marine Biotechnology. 21(5):697-706. (SCI)  
  20. Xiao Joe J.T., MW Lu* (2019) The microbiome and transcriptome analysis of intestinal microbiota communities in larval and diseased grouper. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 91: 470-471. (SCI)
  21. C.R. Lin, T.M. Chu, Anin L., S.J. Huang, H.Y. Chou, MW Lu, J.L. Wu* (2019)  Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids suppress metastatic features of human cholangiocarcinoma cells by suppressing twist. The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry.74:108245 (SCI)
  22. H.J. Lin , Xiao Joe J.T., W. J. Lu, M.Y. Huang, T.Hs. Sun, S.P Lin, Y.C. Li, Y.C. Tsui, MW Lu*,H. T. V. Lin* (2020) Secretory Production of Functional Grouper Type I Interferon from Epinephelus septemfasciatus in Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2020, 21(4), 1465(SCI)
  23. Tso C.H., Wu J.L., M.W. Lu*(2020) Blast2Fish: A reference-based annotation web tool for transcriptome analysis of non-model teleost fish. BMC Bioinformatics. 21:174(SCI)
  24. P.Y. Huang, H.C. Hsiao, S.W. Wang, S.F. Lo, M.W. Lu, L.L. Chen* (2020) Screening for the Proteins That Can Interact with Grouper Nervous Necrosis Virus Capsid Protein. Viruses. 4;12(9):985(SCI)
  25. Xiao Joe J.T., Y.C. Tseng, J.L. Wu, M.W. Lu*(2021) The Alteration of Intestinal Microbiota Profile and Immune Response in Epinephelus coioides during Pathogen Infection. Life (Basel). 11(2):99(SCI)


Other Publications

  1. 洪瑜芳、呂明偉 (2015) 以中草藥作為飼料添加劑對抗魚類病毒性疾病之進展。水產雙月刊 691:53-55漁訊廣場。
  2. MW Lu, CH Tso, T Periyasamy (2016) Studies on Nervous Necrosis Virus Pathogenesis by Transcriptomic Approaches. Marine OMICS: Principles and Applications. Taylor & Francis; p297-305.



  1. 呂明偉、吳金洌、左淳熙。製備魚類核醣核酸試劑之方法。發明第I496595號。專利權人:國立臺灣海洋大學。專利權期間:2015年8月21日~2033年6月6日。