To conduct cutting edge basic and applied research in the field of life sciences with the ultimate goal of expanding the frontiers of life sciences and biotechnology



To be the leading national institute of excellence in the field of applied life science research and biotechnology development in Taiwan.


Established in August 2004, the Institute of Biotechnology (IBT), previously named the Institute of Medical Biotechnology, is currently one of the eight graduate institutes in the College of Health Sciences offering a Master of Science degree.  This institute is housed on the second and third floor of the Biomedical Research Building.

Combining the faculty members from the former Center for Research and Development with those jointly appointed from the Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, this institute is devoted to education and research in applied life sciences and biotechnology. The areas of emphasis include genomics, pathogenesis of bacteria and viruses, zoonoses, signal transduction, molecular diagnosis of pathogens, vaccine development as well as the discovery and application of useful proteins.


Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Institute of BiotechnologyIBT

AddressNo.666, Buzih Road, Beitun District, Taichung City 40601, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
2F&3F, Biomedical Research Building

Tel+886 4 22391647 #3851

Fax+886 4 2239 5474


Address: No.666, Buzih Road, Beitun District, Taichung City 40601, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
TEL:+886 4 22391647 #2002 E-mail:g0100@ctust.edu.tw