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Pi-hsueh Shirley Li

Pi-hsueh Shirley Li, Professor

Education and Experience:

B.S. Tunghai University, 1969

M.S. Montana State University, 1975

Ph.D. University of Illinois, 1982

Joined Cheng Kung University faculty, 1983

Retired from Dept. of Physiology, 2011


Endocrinology ; Reproductive physiology




Hobbies: 1. Flower arrangement  2. Knitting & Crocheting  3. Racquet ball  4. Reading biographical literature, historical novel, & detective story

Research interests

1. Conduct research on the interaction between hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal and hypothalamo-potuitary-gonadal axis with emphasis on the cellular and molecular mechanisms that regulate pituitary, adrenal, and gonadal functions.

 2. Current areas of research include :

 - use of whole follicle culture system from ovary to study gene regulation in follicular steroidogenesis.

 - suppressive effect of glucocorticoids on ACTH signal transduction pathways in corticosteroidogenesis.


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