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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
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

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

 

Congratulation to the following staff members:

Date Name Position Awards
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