Show-Ling Shyng, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Chemical Physiology and Biochemistry, School of Medicine
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Graduate Program, School of Medicine
  • Neuroscience Graduate Program, School of Medicine
  • OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute, School of Medicine
  • Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine


B.S. in Zoology, National Taiwan University, 1984
Ph.D. in Neurobiology, Cornell University, 1990
Assistant Scientist, Center for Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, Oregon Health & Science University, 1999
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Oregon Health & Science University, 2011


  • B.S., 1984, National Taiwan University
  • Ph.D., 1990, Cornell University

Honors and awards

  • American Diabetes Association Career Development Award, 1997-2001

Memberships and associations

  • Biophysics Society, American Society of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Diabetes journal editorial board member

Areas of interest

  • Ion channel regulation
  • Insulin secretion regulation in health and disease
  • Pancreatic beta-cell biology and signaling
  • Pharmacological chaperones
  • Structural biology of potassium channels



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