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Congratulations to the following undergraduate students:

Date Name Position Awards
13 March 2016 Mr. Ka Ki TAM BBMS Year 1 student Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarship for Disabled Students
12 March 2016 Ms. Chloe Choi Yi FUNG BBMS Year 3 student FameLab HK 2016 Grand Final Winner (Topic: The Science of Sleeping)

 

Congratulations to the following postgraduate students:

Date Name Position Awards Events
29 June 2018 Mr. Liwei AN PhD student (Supervisor: Dr. MSY HUEN) YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship
(2017/18)
23 June 2018 Ms. Hoi Ying Louisa LO PhD student (Supervisor: Dr. Kwok-On LAI)

Received the "Best Poster Award" at the 2018 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgradauate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences

Title: Protein arginine methyltransferase 8 (PRMT8) is a novel regulatory protein in synapse development of neuron

23 June 2018 Mr. Lianfeng LIN PhD student (Supervisor: Dr. Kwok-On LAI)

Received the "Best Poster Award" at the 2018 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgradauate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences

Title: The epilepsy gene tbc1d24 encodes a novel synaptic protein that is required for the maintenance of excitatory synapses in hippocampal neuron

23 June 2018 Miss Xianwen YANG PhD student (Supervisor: Dr. Ray K NG)

Received the "Best Poster Award" at the 2018 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgradauate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences

Title: Altered enhancer activity represses CEBPE expression in MLL-rearranged leukemia

21  May 2018 Mr. Liwei AN PhD student (Supervisor: Dr. MSY HUEN) Yu To Sang and Yu Shing Keung Memorial Fund Scholarship (2017/18)
7 March 2018 Ms. Mei Li KHONG PhD student (Supervisor: Dr. Julian TANNER)

Received the “Champion and People’s Choice Award Winner" at the HKU Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition 2018

Title: Too Many P-s Spoil The Protein

6-7 December 2017 Mr. Lewis Anthony FRASER PhD student (Supervisor: Dr. Julian TANNER)

Received the “Oral Presentation Prize - 1st runner-up” at the 22nd Research Postgraduate Symposium, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Title: Development of an instrument-free microfluidic biosensor for malaria diagnosis

6-7 December 2017 Ms. Mei Li KHONG PhD student (Supervisor: Dr. Julian TANNER)

Received the “Oral Presentation Prize - 2nd runner-up” at the 22nd Research Postgraduate Symposium, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Title: Polyphosphate mediates protein folding in human osteoblasts

6-7 December 2017 Mr. Wing Chung TANG PhD student (Supervisor: Professor George SW TSAO)

Received the “People’s Choice Award” at the 22nd Research Postgraduate Symposium, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Title: M2-polarized macrophages induced invadopodia formation in EBV-associated nasopharyngeal carcinoma through TNFα signalling and LMP1 induction

6-7 December 2017 Ms. Yanxia RAO PhD student (Supervisor: Dr. Martin CH CHEUNG)

Received the “Poster Presentation Prize” at the 22nd Research Postgraduate Symposium, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Title: Distinct modes of DLC1 function regulate avian cranial neural crest cell fate commitment and delamination

16 June 2017 Mr. Hei Lok CHAN MPhil student (Supervisor: Dr. Kwok-On LAI)

Received the "Outstanding Poster Presentation Award" at the 2017 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgradauate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences

Title:  To elucidate the role of kinesin motor protein KIF5B in mRNA transport and dendritic spine morphogenesis

16 June 2017 Ms. Mei Li KHONG PhD student (Supervisor: Dr. Julian TANNER)

Received the "Outstanding Poster Presentation Award" at the 2017 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgradauate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences

Title: Inorganic Polyphosphate Influences Cyclophilin B-Mediated Protein Folding In Osteoblasts

16 June 2017 Ms. Ran YOU PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr Raymond CC CHANG)

Received the "Outstanding Poster Presentation Award" at the 2017 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgradauate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences

Title: Evaluating the implication of silica nanoparticles in neurodegeneration

16 June 2017 Mr. Zhe YU PhD student (Supervisor: Dr. You-qiang SONG)

Received the "Outstanding Poster Presentation Award" at the 2017 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgradauate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences

Title: Hnrnpa1 Mutations Cause Congenital Heart Defects

16 June 2017 Mr. Nan ZHOU PhD student (Supervisor: Dr. ML FUNG)

Received the "Outstanding Poster Presentation Award" at the 2017 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgradauate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences

Title: Synthetic Multicellular Systems for Spontaneous Pattern Formation

1-2 December 2016 Ms. Mei Li KHONG PhD student (Supervisor: Dr. Julian TANNER)

Received the “Best Oral Presentation Prize - 2nd Runner Up” at the 21st Research Postgraduate Symposium, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU    

Title: Translating Polyphosphate-Cyclophilin B Interaction to an Understanding of Polyphosphate’s Role in Protein Folding

18 May 2016 Ms. Hoi Ying Louisa LO MPhil student (Supervisor: Dr. Kwok-On LAI)

Received the “Poster Presentation Award” at the Neuroscience Symposium 2016 "Nature and Nurture in Brain Functions" 

Title: A potential role of NMDA receptor-dependent expression of Striatin-4 in dendritic spine maturation

12-13 March 2016 Ms. Qiufen JIANG PhD student
(Supervisor: Professor YS CHAN)
Received the “Sun Chieh Yeh Young Investigator Award” for Oral Presentation at the 11th International Symposium on Healthy Aging Science and Aging: An Era of Discovery

Title: Antidepressant Re-opens the Plasticity of Vestibular-mediated Navigation in the Adult
12-13 March 2016 Ms. Pui-Yi KWAN PhD student
(Supervisor: Professor Daisy KY SHUM)
Received “Young Investigator Award” for Poster Presentation at the 11th International Symposium on Healthy Aging Science and Aging: An Era of Discovery

Title: Roles of Perineuronal Chondroitin Sulfates and Semaphorin 3A in the Maturation of the Vestibular Circuitry
12-13 March 2016 Ms. Anuri SHAH PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr Raymond CC CHANG)
Received “Young Investigator Award” for Poster Presentation at the 11th International Symposium on Healthy Aging Science and Aging: An Era of Discovery

Title: The Role of Oxyresveratrol in Mitigating Cellular Toxicity in Parkinson’s Disease
2-3 December 2015 Mr. Lianfeng LIN MPhil student (Supervisor: Dr. Kwok-On LAI)

Received the “Outstanding Poster Presentation” at the 20th Research Postgraduate Symposium, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU    

Title: The epilepsy-related gene tbc1d24 encodes a novel synaptic protein that regulates dendritic spine morphogenesis in neuron

2-3 December 2015 Mr. Steve Tin Chi LUK PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
Received the “Best Poster Award” at the 20th Research Postgraduate Symposium, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Title: Identification of REX1 as a Regulator of Cancer Stemness in CD133+Liver Cancer Stem Cells by Genome-wide DNA Methylation Analysis
2-3 December 2015 Ms. Siyu ZHU PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. JH CHEN)
Received the Outstanding Poster Presentation at the 20th Research Postgraduate Symposium, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Title: Roles of Bicarbonate Ion in Ion Transport And Bacterial Killing of Cultured Pig Tracheal Epithelia
25 August 2015 Ms. Dandan ZHU PhD student
(Supervisor: Professor George SW TSAO)
Received the 2nd prize for Oral Presentation in 1st Exchange Camp for Biomedical Research Students, Sun Yat-Sen University

Title: Significance of NF-kB activation in immortalization of nasopharyngeal epithelial cells

 

Congratulations to the following staff members:

Date Name Position Awards
12 December 2017 Dr. Wenwen XU Honorary Assistant Professor The Hong Kong Institute of Science HKIS-Towngas 2017 Young Scientist Award in Life Science (2017)
2 December 2017 Dr. Lydia WT CHEUNG Assistant Professor The US Chinese Anti-Cancer Association (USCACA) and the Asian Fund for Cancer Research (AFCR) Scholar Award (2017)
7 September 2017 Professor Danny CHAN Professor Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award (2017)
20 July 2017 Dr. LK CHAN Associate Professor Publishing Award (Life and Science) in the Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards (2017)
9 May 2016 Professor JD HUANG Professor Outstanding Researcher Award (2014-2015)
9 May 2016 Dr. Michael SY HUEN Associate Professor Outstanding Young Researcher (2014-2015)
9 May 2016 Dr. Julian TANNER Associate Professor Outstanding Teaching Award (2014-2015)
15 April 2016 Professor Danny CHAN Professor SY and HY Cheng Professorship in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
15 April 2016 Professor DY JIN Professor Clara and Lawrence Fok Professorship in Precision Medicine