Wei-Jen Chen
  • Wei-Jen Chen

    Professor

  • Tel 1: +886-2-33661630
  • Tel 2:
  • Fax:
  • E-mail 1: wjchen1971@ntu.edu.tw
  • E-mail 2: wjchen.actinops@gmail.com
  • Website: http://sites.google.com/site/wjchenactinops/
  • Research Room: Room 308(office) & 303(lab), Institute of Oceanography
  • Field: Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Phylogenetics, Ichthyology, Biodiversity, Populations Genetics, Marine Phylogenomics
  • Academic Background:
    • 2001 Ph.D. of Biological Sciences (University Paris 6)
    • 1997 DEA of Biodiversity: Genetics, History and Mechanisms of Evolution (University Paris 6)
    • 1993 B.S. Department of Zoology, Fishery Biology Division (National Taiwan University).
    • Experiences

    • 2017.08 – present Professor at Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Taiwan.
    • 2013.08 – 2017.07 Associate professor at Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Taiwan.
    • 2006 - 2009 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Saint Louis University, USA
    • 2003 - 2005 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at National Institute of Agronomical Research (INRA, Bordeaux), France
    • 2002 - 2003 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Konstanz, Germany
    • 2001 - 2002 Research Associate at University of Nebraska, USA
  • Research Achievements/Publications:

      A. Journal Papers
    • Tashiro, F., Chen, W. -J. (2022) Ilyophis singularis (Synaphobranchidae; Ilyophinae), a new deep-sea eel from the South China Sea. Ichthyological Research, DOI10.1007/s10228-022-00887-w.
    • Lin, Y. V., Hsiao, W. V., Chen, W. -J., Denis, V. (2022) Habitat change and its consequences on reef fish specialization in biogeographic transition zones. Journal of Biogeography, DOI10.1111/jbi.14450.
    • Lee, H., Puillandre, N., Kano, Y., Chen, W.-J., Samadi, S. (2022) Biodiversity and phylogeny of Cocculinidae (Gastropoda: Cocculinida) in the Indo-West Pacific. Zoological Journal Of The Linnean Society, DOI10.1093/zoolinnean/zlac023.
    • Lim, H. C., Habib, A., Chen, W.-J.* (2021) Comparative Phylogeography and Phylogeny of Pennah Croakers (Teleostei: Sciaenidae) in Southeast Asian Waters. Genes, 12(12), 1926.
    • Wong, M. K., Lee, M. Y, Chen, W.-J.* (2021) Integrative taxonomy reveals a rare and new tusk-eel species of Luciobrotula (Teleostei, Ophidiidae) from the Solomon Sea, West Pacific. European Journal of Taxonomy, 750, 52-69.
    • Okamoto, M., Chen, W.-J., Motomura, H. (2020) New distributional records of three deepwater cardinalfishes Epigonus angustifrons, E. denticulatus, and E. exodon (Perciformes: Epigonidae) in the South Indian Ocean. Cybium, 44(2), 165-168.
    • Chen, W.-J.*, Borsa, P. (2020) Diversity, phylogeny, and historical biogeography of large-eye seabreams (Teleostei: Lethrinidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 151, 106902.
    • Hurzaid, A., Chan, T. Y., Nor, S. A. M., Muchlisin, Z. A., Chen, W.-J.* (2020) Molecular phylogeny and diversity of penaeid shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) from South-East Asian waters. Zoologica Scripta, 49(5), 596-613.
    • Campbell, M. A., Tongboonkua, P., Chanet, B., Chen, W.-J. (2020) The distribution of the recessus orbitalis across flatfishes (order: Pleuronectiformes). Journal of Fish Biology, 97(1), 293-297.
    • Ogino, A., Lee, S.-H., Chen, W.-J., Matsunuma, M. (2020) Chelidoperca cerasina sp. nov., a new perchlet (Perciformes: Serranidae) from the southwest Pacific Ocean. Ichthyological Research, 67(1), 117-132.
    • Delrieu-Trottin, E., Durand, J. D., Limmon, G., Sukmono, T., Kadarusman, Sugeha, H. Y., Chen, W.-J., Busson, F., Borsa, P., Dahruddin, H., Sauri, S., Fitriana, Y., Zein, M. S. A., Hocd, R., Pouyaud, L., Keith, P., Wowor, D., Steinke, D., Hanner, R., Hubert, N. (2020) Biodiversity inventory of the grey mullets (Actinopterygii: Mugilidae) of the Indo-Australian Archipelago through the iterative use of DNA-based species delimitation and specimen assignment methods. Evolutionary Applications, 13(6), SI, 1451-1467.
    • Chen, C.-J., Chen, W.-J., Shikina, S., Denis, V., Chang, C.-F. (2020) The plasticity of gonad development of sexual reproduction in a scleractinian coral, Porites lichen. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 285, 113270.
    • Lee, H., Lin, J. P., Li, H. C., Chang, L. Y., Lee, K. S., Lee, S. J, Chen, W.-J., Sankar, A., & Kang, S. C. (2019) Young colonization history of a widespread sand dollar (Echinodermata, Clypeasteroida) in western Taiwan. Quaternary International, 528, 120-129.
    • Ogino, A., Lee, S.H, Chen, W.-J, & Matsunuma, M. (2019) Chelidoperca cerasina sp. nov., a new perchlet (Perciformes: Serranidae) from the southwest Pacific Ocean. Ichthyological Research, DOI: 10.1007/s10228-019-00714-9.
    • Campbell, M.A., Chanet, B., Chen, J.N., Lee, M.Y., & Chen, W.-J.* (2019) Origins and relationships of the Pleuronectoidei: Molecular and morphological analysis of living and fossil taxa. Zoologica Scripta, 48(5), 640-656.
    • Lee, S.H., Lee, M.Y., Matsunuma, M., & Chen, W.-J.* (2019) Exploring the Phylogeny and Species Diversity of Chelidoperca (Teleostei: Serranidae) From the Western Pacific Ocean by an Integrated Approach in Systematics, With Descriptions of Three New Species and a Redescription of C. lecromi Fourmanoir, 1982. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6, UNSP 465.
    • Lee, H., Chen, W.-J.*, Puillandre, N., Aznar-Cormano, L., Tsai, M.H., & Samadi, S. (2019) Incorporation of deep-sea and small-sized species provides new insights into gastropods phylogeny. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 135, 136-147.
    • Fricke, R., Allen, G.R., Amon, D., Andrefouet, S., Chen, W.-J., Kinch, J., Mana, R., Russell, B.C., Tully, D., & White, W.T. (2019) Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records. ZOOTAXA, 4588(1), 1-+.
    • Chen, J.-N., Samadi, S., & Chen, W.-J.* (2018) Rhodopsin gene evolution in early teleost fishes. PLoS ONE, 13(11), e0206918.
    • Bakar, A.A., Adamson, E.A.S., Juliana, L.H., Nor Mohd S.A., Chen, W.-J., Man, A., et al. (2018) DNA barcoding of Malaysian commercial snapper reveals an unrecognized species of the yellow-lined Lutjanus (Pisces:Lutjanidae). PLoS ONE, 13(9), e0202945.
    • Okamoto, M., Chen, W.-J., & Shinohara, G. (2018) Epigonus okamotoi (Perciformes: Epigonidae), a junior synonym of E. draco, with new distributional records for E. atherinoides and E. lifouensis in the West Pacific. Zootaxa, 4476 (1), 141–150.
    • Wang, S.-Y., Chen, J.-N., Russell, B.C., & Chen, W.-J.* (2018) First record of Gauguin’s blunt-nose lizardfish, Trachinocephalus gauguini Polanco, Acero & Betancur 2016 (Teleostei: Synodontidae) outside the Marquesas Archipelago. Zootaxa, 4476 (1), 151–156.
    • Tongboonkua, T., Lee, M.-Y., & Chen, W.-J.*, (2018) A new species of sinistral flatfish of the genus Chascanopsetta (Teleostei: Bothidae) from off Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean. Zootaxa, 4476 (1), 168–181.
    • Lavoué, S., Ratmuangkhwang, S., Ho, H.-C., Chen, W.-J., Siti Azizah, M.N. (2018) Swimbladder evolution of longfin herrings (Pristigasteridae, Teleostei). Zoological Studies 57, 39.
    • Chen, W.-J., Miki, R., and Borsa, P. (2017) Gymnocranius obesus, a new large-eye seabream from the Coral Triangle. Comptes Rendus Biologies, 340 (11-12), 520-530.
    • Hung, K. W., Russell, B. C., and Chen, W.-J.* (2017) Molecular systematics of threadfin breams and relatives (Teleostei, Nemipteridae). Zoologica Scripta, 46 (5), 536-551.
    • Lavoue, S.,Bertrand, J. A. M., Wang, H. Y., Chen, W.-J., Ho, H. C., Motomura, H., Hata, H., Sado, T., and Miya, M. (2017) Molecular systematics of the anchovy genus Encrasicholina in the Northwest Pacific. PLoS One, 12 (7), 0181329.
    • Lavoue, S.,Bertrand, J. A. M., Chen, W.-J., Ho, H. C., Motomura, H., Sado, T., and Miya, M. (2017) Phylogenetic position of the rainbow sardine Dussumieria (Dussumieriidae) and its bearing on the early evolution of the Clupeoidei. Gene, 623, 41-47.
    • Lo, P. C., Liu, S. H., Nor, S. A. M., and Chen, W.-J.* (2017) Molecular exploration of hidden diversity in the Indo-West Pacific sciaenid clade. PLoS ONE, 12 (4), e0176623.
    • Bertrand, J. A. M., Borsa, P., and Chen, W.-J.* (2017) Phylogeography of the sergeants Abudefduf sexfasciatus and A-vaigiensis reveals complex introgression patterns between two widespread and sympatric Indo-West Pacific reef fishes. Molecular Ecology, 26 (9), 2527-2542.
    • Fricke, R., Chen, J. N., and Chen, W.-J. (2017) New case of lateral asymmetry in fishes: A new subfamily, genus and species of deep water clingfishes from Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean. Comptes Rendus Biologies, 340 (1), 47-62.
    • Lee, H., Samadi, S., Puillandre, N., Tsai, M. H., Dai, C. F., and Chen, W.-J. (2016) Eight new mitogenomes for exploring the phylogeny and classification of Vetigastropoda. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 82, 534-541.
    • Borsa, P., Durand, J. D., Chen, W.-J., Hubert, N., Muths, D., Mou-Tham, G., and Kulbicki, M. (2016) Comparative phylogeography of the western Indian Ocean reef fauna. Acta Oecologica-International Journal of Ecology, 72, 72-86.
    • Chen, C.-J., Shikina, S., Chen, W.-J., Chung, Y.-J., Chiu, Y.-L., Bertrand, J.A.M., Lee, Y.-H., and Chang, C.-F. (2016) A novel female-specific and sexual reproduction-associated Dmrt gene discovered in the stony coral, Euphyllia ancora. Biology of Reproduction, 94 (2), Article Number 40.
    • Chen, W.-J.*, Ho, H. C., and Borsa, P. (2016) Taiwanese Records of Oblong Large-Eye Seabream Gymnocranius oblongus (Teleostei: Lethrinidae) and Other Rare or Undetermined Large-Eye Seabreams. Frontiers in Marine Science, 3, 107.
    • Samadi, S., Puillandre, N., Pante, E., Boisselier, M. C., Corbari, L., Chen, W.-J., Maestrati, P., Mana, R., Thubaut, J., Zuccon, D. and Hourdez, S. (2015) Patchiness of deep-sea communities in Papua New Guinea and potential susceptibility to anthropogenic disturbances illustrated by seep organisms, Marine Ecology-An Evolutionary Perspective, 36, 109-132.
    • Lo, P. C., Liu, S. H., Chao, N. L., Nunoo, F. K. E., Mok, H. K., Chen, and W. J.* (2015) A multi-gene dataset reveals a tropical New World origin and Early Miocene diversification of croakers (Perciformes: Sciaenidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 88, 132-143.
    • Borsa, P., Sembiring, A., Fauvelot, C., and Chen, W. J. (2014) Resurrection of Indian Ocean humbug damselfish, Dascyllus abudafur (Forsskal) from synonymy with its Pacific Ocean sibling, Dascyllus aruanus (L.). Comptes Rendus Biologies, 337(12), 709-716.
    • Liu, S.-Y.V., Chang, F.-T., Borsa, P., Chen, W.-J., and Dai, C.-F.* (2014) Phylogeography of the humbug damselfish, Dascyllus aruanus (Linnaeus, 1758): evidence of Indo-Pacific vicariance and genetic differentiation of peripheral populations. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 113, 931–942.
    • Chang, C.-H., Li. F. Shao, K.-T., Lin, Y.-S., Morosawa, T. Kim, S., Koo, H. Kim, W., Lee, J.-S., He, S., Smith, C., Reichard, M., Miya, M., Sado, T., Uehara, K., Lavoué, S., Chen, W.-J.*and Mayden, R.L. (2014) Phylogenetic relationships of Acheilognathidae (Cypriniformes: Cyprinoidea) as revealed from evidence of both nuclear and mitochondrial gene sequence variation: Evidence for necessary taxonomic revision in the family and the identification of cryptic species. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 81, 182-194.
    • Chen, W.-J.*, Santini, F., Carnevale, G., Chen, J.-N., Liu, S.-H., Lavoue, S. and Mayden, R.L. (2014) New insights on early evolution of spiny-rayed fishes (Teleostei: Acanthomorpha). Frontiers in Marine Science 1, 53 (Open Access).
    • Campbell, M. A., Lopez, J. A., Satoh, T. P. , Chen, W. -J*., and Miya, M. (2014) Mitochondrial genomic investigation of flatfish monophyly, Gene, 551(2), 176-182.
    • Chen, W. -J.*, Lavoue, S., Beheregaray, L. B., and Mayden, R. (2014) Historical biogeography of a new antitropical clade of temperate freshwater fishes, Journal of Biogeography, 41(9), 1806-1818.
    • Fricke, R., Allen, G. R., Andrefouet, S., Chen, W. -J., Hamel, M. A. , Laboute, P., Mana, R. , Hui, T. H. , and Uyeno, D. (2014) Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of Madang District, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 820 new records, Zootaxa, 3832(1), 1-247.
    • 1Campbell, M. A., Chen, W. -J.*, Lopez, J. A. (2014) Molecular data do not provide unambiguous support for the monophyly of flatfishes (Pleuronectiformes): A reply to Betancur-R and Orti, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 75, 149-153.
    • Chen, J. N., Lopez, J. A., Layoue, S., Miya, M., and Chen, W. -J.* (2014) Phylogeny of the Elopomorpha (Teleostei): Evidence from six nuclear and mitochondrial markers, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 70, 152-161.
    • Borsa, P., Hsiao, D. R., Carpenter, K. E., and Chen, W. -J. (2013) Cranial morphometrics and mitochondrial DNA sequences distinguish cryptic species of the longface emperor (Lethrinus olivaceus), an emblematic fish of Indo-West Pacific coral reefs, Comptes Rendus Biologies, 336(10), 505-514.
    • Campbell, M.A., Chen, W.-J., and Lopez, J.A. (2013) Are flatfishes (Pleuronectiformes) monophyletic? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 69 (3), 664-673.
    • Chen, W.-J., Lavoue, S., and Mayden, R.L. (2013) Evolutionary origin and early biogeography of otophysan fishes (Ostariophysi: Teleostei). Evolution, 67, 2218-2239.
    • Borsa, P., Arlyza, I.S., Chen, W.-J., Durand, J.D., Meekan, M.G., and Shen, K.N. (2013) Resurrection of New Caledonian maskray Neotrygon trigonoides (Myliobatoidei: Dasyatidae) from synonymy with N. kuhlii, based on cytochrome-oxidase I gene sequences and spotting patterns, Comptes Rendus Biologies, 336(4), 221-232.
    • Borsa, P., Bearez, P., Paijo, S., and Chen, W. -J. (2013) Gymnocranius superciliosus and Gymnocranius satoi, two new large-eye breams (Sparoidea: Lethrinidae) from the Coral Sea and adjacent regions, Comptes Rendus Biologies, 336(4), 233-240.
    • Ho, H.C. and Chen, W.-J. (2013) DNA sequences and morphological variation in Lophiodes iwamotoi Ho, Seret and Shao, 2011 based on new material from New Caledonia, ZOOTAXA, 3682(4), 594-598.
    • Lavoue, S., Miya, M., Musikasinthorn, P., Chen, W. -J., and Nishida, M. (2013) Mitogenomic Evidence for an Indo-West Pacific Origin of the Clupeoidei (Teleostei: Clupeiformes), PLoS One, 8(2), e56485.
    • Chen, W. -J. and Mayden, R. L. (2012) Phylogeny of suckers (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Catostomidae): further evidence of relationships provided by the single-copy nuclear gene IRBP2, Zootaxa, 3586 (SI), 195-210.
    • Durand, J. D., Chen, W. -J., Shen, K. N., Fu, C. Z., and Borsa, P. (2012) Genus-level taxonomic changes implied by the mitochondrial phylogeny of grey mullets (Teleostei: Mugilidae), Comptes Rendus Biologies, 335 (10-11), 687-697.
    • Yang L., Arunachalam M., Sado T., Levin B.A., Golubtsov A.S., Freyhof J., Friel J.P., Chen W.-J., Hirt, M.V., Manickam R., Agnew M.K., Simons A.M., Saitoh K., Miya M., Mayden R.L., and He S.P. (2012) Molecular phylogeny of the cyprinid tribe Labeonini (Teleostei: Cypriniformes). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 65(2): 362-379.
    • Durand, J. D., Shen, K. N., Chen, W.-J., Jamandre, B. W., Blel, H., Diop, K., Nirchio, M., Garcia de Leon, F. J., Whitfield, A. K., Chang, C. W. and Borsa, P. (2012) Systematics of the grey mullets (Teleostei: Mugiliformes: Mugilidae): Molecular phylogenetic evidence challenges two centuries of morphology-based taxonomy, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 64(1), 73-92.
    • Tang, K. L., Agnew, M. K., Chen, W.-J., Hirt, M. V., Raley, M. E., Sado, T., Schneider, L. M., Yang, L., Bart, H. L., He, S. P., Liu, H. Z., Miya, M., Saitoh, K., Simons, A. M., Wood, R. M. and Mayden, R. L. (2011) Phylogeny of the gudgeons (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Gobioninae), Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 61(1), 103-124.
    • Corio-Costet, M.-F., Dufour, M. C., Cigna, J., Abadie, P. and Chen, W.-J. (2011) Diversity and fitness of Plasmopara viticola isolates resistant to QoI fungicides. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 129, 315-329.
    • Saitoh, K., Chen, W.-J. and Mayden, R. L. (2010) Extensive hybridization and tetrapolyploidy in spined loach fish. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 56, 1001-1010.
    • Mayden, R. L. and Chen, W.-J. (2010) The world's smallest vertebrate species of the Genus Paedocypris: A new family of freshwater fishes and the sister group to the world's most diverse clade of freshwater fishes (Teleostei: Cypriniformes). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 57, 152-175.
    • Chen, W.-J. and Mayden, R. L. (2010) A phylogenomic perspective on the new era of ichthyology. BioScience, 60, 421-432.
    • Borsa, P., Collet, A., Carassou, L., Ponton, D. and Chen, W.-J. (2010) Multiple nuclear and mitochondrial genotyping identifies emperors and large-eye breams (Teleostei: Lethrinidae) from New Caledonia and reveals new large-eye bream species. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 38, 370-389.
    • Borsa, P., Béarez, P. and Chen, W.-J. (2010) Gymnocranius oblongus, a new large-eye bream species from New Caledonia (Teleostei: Lethrinidae). Comptes Rendus Biologies, 333, 241-247.
    • Mayden, R. L., Chen, W.-J., Bart, H. L., Doosey, M. H., Simons, A. M., Tang, K. L., Wood, R. M., Agnew, M. K., Yang, L., Hirt, M. V., Clements, M. D., Saitoh, K., Sado, T., Miya, M. and Nishida, M. (2009) Reconstructing the phylogenetic relationships of the Earth's most diverse clade of freshwater fishes - Order Cypriniformes (Actinopterygii: Ostariophysi): a case study using multiple nuclear loci and the mitochondrial genome. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 51, 500-514.
    • Chen, W.-J. and Mayden, R. L. (2009) Molecular systematics of the Cyprinoidea (Teleostei: Cypriniformes), the world's largest clade of freshwater fishes: Further evidence from six nuclear genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 52, 544-549.
    • Chen, W.-J., Lheknim, V. and Mayden, R. L. (2009) Molecular phylogeny of the Cobitoidea (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) revisited: position of enigmatic loach Ellopostoma Vaillant resolved with six nuclear genes. Journal of Fish Biology, 75, 2197-2208.
    • Saitoh, K. and Chen, W.-J. (2008) Reducing cloning artifacts for recovery of allelic sequences by T7 endonuclease I cleavage and single re-extension of PCR products - a benchmark. Gene, 423, 92-95.
    • Mayden, R. L., Tang, K. L., Wood, R. M., Chen, W.-J., Agnew, M. K., Conway, K. W., Yang, L., Simons, A. M., Bart, H. L., Harris, P. M., Li, J., Wang, X., Saitoh, K., He, S., Liu, H., Chen, Y., Nishida, M. and Miya, M. (2008) Inferring the Tree of Life of the order Cypriniformes, the earth's most diverse clade of freshwater fishes: implications of varied taxon and character sampling. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 46, 424-438.
    • He, S., Mayden, R. L., Wang, X., Wang, W., Tang, K. L., Chen, W.-J. and Chen, Y. (2008). Molecular phylogenetics of the family Cyprinidae (Actinopterygii: Cypriniformes) as evidenced by sequence variation in the first intron of S7 ribosomal protein-coding gene: further evidence from a nuclear gene of the systematic chaos in the family. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 46, 818-829.
    • He, S., Gu, X., Mayden, R. L., Chen, W.-J., Conway, K. W. and Chen, Y. (2008b). Phylogenetic position of the enigmatic genus Psilorhynchus (Ostariophysi: Cypriniformes): evidence from the mitochondrial genome. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 47, 419-425.
    • Conway, K. W., Chen, W.-J. and Mayden, R. L. (2008) The “Celestial Pearl danio” is a miniature Danio (s.s) (Ostariophysi: Cyprinidae): evidence from morphology and molecules. Zootaxa, 1686, 1-28.
    • Chen, W.-J., Miya, M., Saitoh, K. and Mayden, R. L. (2008) Phylogenetic utility of two existing and four novel nuclear gene loci in reconstructing Tree of Life of ray-finned fishes: the order Cypriniformes (Ostariophysi) as a case study. Gene, 423, 125-134.
    • Chen, W.-J., Ruiz-Carus, R. and Ortí, G. (2007) Relationships among four genera of mojarras (Teleostei: Perciformes: Gerreidae) from the western Atlantic and their tentative placement among percomorph fishes. Journal of Fish Biology, 70 (sb), 202-218.
    • Chen, W.-J., Delmotte, F., Richard-Cervera, S., Douence, L., Greif, C. and Corio-Costet, M. F. (2007) At least two origins of fungicide resistance in grapevine downy mildew populations. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 73, 5162-5172.
    • Delmotte, F., Chen, W.-J., Richard-Cervera, S., Greif, C., Papura, D., Giresse, X., Mondor-Genson, G. and Corio-Costet, M. F. (2006) Microsatellite DNA markers for Plasmopara viticola, the causal agent of downy mildew of grapes. Molecular Ecology Notes, 6, 379-381.
    • Luo, J., Yang, D., Suzuki, H., Wang, Y., Chen, W.-J., Campbell, K. L. and Zhang, Y. P. (2004) Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of Oriental voles: genus Eothenomys (Muridae, Mammalia). Mol Phylogenet Evol, 33, 349-362.
    • López, J. A., Chen, W.-J. and Ortí, G. (2004) Esociform phylogeny. Copeia, 2004, 449-464.
    • Chen, W.-J., Ortí, G. and Meyer, A. (2004) Novel evolutionary relationship among four fish model systems. Trends in Genetics, 20, 424-431.
    • Chen, W.-J., Bonillo, C. and Lecointre, G. (2003) Repeatability of clades as criterion of reliability: a case study for molecular phylogeny of Acanthomorpha (Teleostei) with larger number of taxa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 26, 262-288.
    • Derome, N., Chen, W.-J., Dettai, A., Bonillo, C. and Lecointre, G. (2002) Phylogeny of Antarctic dragonfishes (Bathydraconidae, Notothenioidei, Teleostei) and related families based on their anatomy and two mitochondrial genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 24, 139-152.

    • B. Book Chapters
    • Chen, J.-N.,Samadi, S., and Chen, W.-J.* (2015) Elopomorpha (teleostei) as a new model fish group for evolutionary biology and comparative genomics. In: P. Pontarotti, ed., Evolutionary Biology: Biodiversification from Genotype to Phenotype, pp.329. Springer.
    • Lavoué S.*, Konstantinidis P., and Chen W.-J. (2014) Progress in Clupeiform Systematics. In: K. Ganias, ed., Biology and Ecology of Anchovies and Sardines. Science Publishers, Enfield, New Hampshire, pp. 1-42.
    • Corio-Costet, M.-F., Martinez, F., Delmotte, F., Douence, L., Richart-Cervera, S. and Chen, W.-J. (2008) Resistance of Plasmopara viticola to QoIs fungicides: Origin and Diversity. In Modern fungicides and antifungal compounds V. (Dehne, H. W., Deising, H. B., Gisi, U., Kuck, K. H., Russell, P. E. and Lyr, H., eds.), pp. 107-112. Braunschweig, Germany: DPG.
    • Chen, W.-J., Bonillo, C. and Lecointre, G. (1998) Phylogeny of the Channichthyidae (Notothenioidei, Teleostei) based on two mitochondrial genes. In Fishes of Antarctica: A biological overview. (di Prisco, G., Pisano, E. and Clarke, A., eds.), pp. 187-198. Milano, Italy: Springer-Verlag.
  • Teaching:
      Molecular Phylogenetics; advanced course of evolutionary biology, Vertebrate zoology

  • Supervised Dissertations:
      Chen, Jhen-Nien; Chang, Fan-Ting; Lo, Pei-Chun; Lee, Hsin