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  • Publish Date:2016/10/11
    Modify Date:2022/08/05
Chih-hsing Ho
  • Position:Associate Research Fellow
  • TEL:+886-(02)-37897298
  • Email:chihho@gate.sinica.edu.tw
  • Assistant’s Name:Pi-Mei Lin
  • Assistant’s Phone:+886-(02)-37897222
  • Assistant’s Email:pimei@gate.sinica.edu.tw
Chih-hsing Ho


  • London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Ph.D in Law
  • Stanford Law School, J.S.M.
  • Columbia Law School, LL.M.
  • College of Law, National Taiwan University, LL.B.


  • Associate Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, 2/2021~present
  • Associate Research Fellow, Research Center for Information Technology Innovation, Academia Sinica, 2/2021 ~present (Joint appointment)
  • Assistant Research Fellow, Research Center for Information Technology Innovation, Academia Sinica, 1/2020 ~2/2021 (Joint appointment)
  • Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, 4/2014~2/2021
  • Research Officer, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, University of Hong Kong, 1/2013~4/2014


  • Legal Aspects of Translational Medicine and Biobanking
  • Big Data, Privacy and Data Protection Law
  • Law, Medicine and Global Health
  • Law and Anthropology
  • Law and Development: Theories of Colonisation and Political Economy


  • Member, Advisory Committee on the Law and Strategy for Biotech Development, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan (1/2022~ 迄今)
  • Member, Data Security Committee, Taipei City Hospital (1/2021~present)
  • Member, Biobank Ethics and Governance Council, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan (8/2019~ present)
  • Member, Consultation and Review Board, National Biobank Consortium of Taiwan (6/2019~present)
  • Member, Review Board of Biobank Accreditation, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan (3/2019~present)
  • Member, Consultation Board for Biobank Accreditation, Joint Commission of Taiwan (3/2019~present)
  • Member, Ethics and Governance Council (EGC) of Taiwan Biobank (3/2019~present)
  • Member, Biobank Ethics Committee of Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital (7/2021~present)
  • Member, Institutional Review Board on Biomedical Science Research (IRB- BM), Academia Sinica (10/2018~present)
  • Convener, EU Core Research Group, IEAS, Academia Sinica (2017~2019, 2019~2020)
  • Review Editor, the Editorial Board of ELSI in Science and Genetics - Frontiers (2016~ present)


  • Ministry of Science and Technology Recruiting Outstanding Scholars Award, Taiwan, 2014~2017
  • Academia Sinica Recruiting Outstanding Scholars Award, Taiwan, 2014~2016
  • LSE Olive Stone Memorial Scholarship (Olive Stone Scholar), 2007~2009
  • LSE Morris Finer Award for Socio-Legal Studies (Morris Finer Scholar), 2007~2008
  • LSE Wedderburn Writing-Up Grant, 2010~2012
  • LSE Department of Law Research Studentships, 2006~2011
  • Ministry of Education Studying Abroad Scholarship (SAS962072UK12), Taiwan, 2007~2009


Journal Articles

Book Chapters

Conference Papers

  • Chih-hsing Ho, 2019, "Medical AI under GDPR," paper presented at the 8th Asian Privacy Scholars Network (APSN) Conference 2019, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2019-12-05~2019-12-06.
  • Chih-hsing Ho, 2019, "Artificial Intelligence on Data Protection: the Ca.se of Google DeepMind," paper presented at the Interdisciplinary AI conference, the Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, 2019-05-09~2019-05-10 (in Chinese)
  • Chih-hsinh Ho, 2018, "Law, Public Health and Governmentality in British Colonial Hong Kong in the Late Nineteenth-and Early Twentieth Centuries," paper presented at the Conference of Re-Configuring Colonial Medicine, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, 2018-12-02.
  • Chih-hsing Ho, 2018, “Forming a Common Good? Ideas and Challenges of Communal Data Sharing,” paper presented at the “EASST 2018: Making Science, Technology and Society Together,” The European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST), Lancaster, United Kingdom, 2018-07-25~2018-07-28.
  • Chih-hsing Ho, 2017, “Legal and Ethical Challenges in Governing Biobanks”, paper presented at the International Conference on Governance of Biobanking in Biomedical Research, Centre for Biomedical Ethics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2017-05-24 ~ 2017-05-26.
  • Chih-hsing Ho, 2017, “Gifts or Fictitious Commodities: Ownership, Consent, and the Use of Human Tissue and Data in Biomedical Research”, paper presented at the International Conference on “Who Owns Your Body?” The Centre for Medical Ethics & Law, The University of Hong Kong jointly organised with The Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences, The University of Cambridge, 2017-04-06 ~ 2017-04-07. 
  • Chih-hsing Ho, 2016, “Challenges of the EU General Data Protection Regulation on Consent and Data Transfer for Biobanking and Biomedical Research”, paper presented at The Asian Privacy Scholars Network 5th International Conference, Auckland, New Zealand: The University of Auckland, 2016-12-13 ~ 2016-12-14.
  • Chih-hsing Ho, 2015, “Different Models of Governance: Large Population-Based Cohort Studies in a Comparative Perspective”, paper presented at the Conference of Translation in Healthcare – Exploring the Impact of New Technologies, University of Oxford: the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX), Oxford, UK: University of Oxford, 2015-06-23 ~ 2015-06-25.
  • Chih-hsing Ho, 2015, “From Colonial Medicine to Global Health: A Dialogue between Global Norms and Local Forms”, paper presented at the Harvard Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP)'s 2015 Conference, Harvard, MA, USA: Harvard Law School, 2015-06-01 ~ 2015-06-02.
  • Chih-hsing Ho, 2014, “A Dialogue Between Global Norms and Local Forms: the Case of National Biobanks”, paper presented at The 6th International Conference of the European Society for the History of Science, University of Lisbon: University of Lisbon, 2014-09-04 ~ 2014-09-06.

Thesis and Dissertation

  • Chih-hsing Ho, 2012, “Socio-Legal Perspectives on Biobanking: The Case of Taiwan", Ph.D. Dissertation, 267 pages, London School of Economics and Political Science.
  • Chih-hsing Ho, 2006, “Crying Out For Justice: Ambiguous Property Rights and the Land Seizure Problems in China", J.S.M. Thesis, Stanford Law School.