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Congratulations to the following undergraduate students:

Award Year(s) Name Programme Awards
2021 Mr. Alexander Chun Lok CHAN BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Tze To CHAN BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Man Hei CHENG BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Wing Yiu CHENG BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Wai Yi CHIU BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Siu Wa CHUI BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Yin Yee HO BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Darren LAM BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Sanghyun LEE BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Yat Long LEONG BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Yuteng LIANG BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Ching Hon MAK BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Asra SAINJU BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Laura Simone Elisabeth SCHULZ BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Yui Ching SHEK BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Xingyu SHEN BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Tsz Him SO BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Yauvani SUDARSHAN BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Siu Kuk Cirrus YIU BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Sheung Man CHAN BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Hok Man Edmund CHENG BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Wai Man CHICK BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Nadya CHRISTINA BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Wang Ho CHUNG BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Tanvi FALODIYA BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Kyungmin KIM BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Cheuk Hang Nicolas LAU BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Ka Yi LEE BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Ka Ki Tiffany LUK BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Wing Tung NG BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Xiyue PAN BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Ar Wou Joivia SO BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Charlotte Theodora SO BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Cheuk Ying TSE BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Kwan Yiu TSE BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Yee Lok TSOI BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Lok Sze YEUNG BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Yui Yan Hillary YIP BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Wing Yin AU BBMS Year 3 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Eugene HWANG BBMS Year 3 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Kyu Eon JEON BBMS Year 3 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Hyun Woo KIM BBMS Year 3 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Yichen LI BBMS Year 3 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Michael WANG BBMS Year 3 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Woojeong YANG BBMS Year 3 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Ching Yun YU BBMS Year 3 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Wing Wa YU BBMS Year 3 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Yu CHENG BBMS Year 4 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Po Chit Pucci FUNG BBMS Year 4 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Wai Lam HO BBMS Year 4 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Tin Yan KOO BBMS Year 4 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Hiu Fung Jeremy KUEN BBMS Year 4 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Yat Hei Hugo KWONG BBMS Year 4 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Sing Chi LAM BBMS Year 4 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Yat Kwan LAM BBMS Year 4 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Claudia Simone LEE BBMS Year 4 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Tsz Fung Jacky LUK BBMS Year 4 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Yu Yan Kay NG BBMS Year 4 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Sze Wah TSANG BBMS Year 4 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Miss Amy YEUNG BBMS Year 4 student Dean’s Honours List
2021 Mr. Yuteng LIANG BBMS Year 1 student Dr Veronica Lam Prizes
2021 Miss Xiyue PAN BBMS Year 2 student Dr Veronica Lam Prizes
2021 Mr. Michael WANG BBMS Year 3 student Dr Veronica Lam Prizes
2021 Miss Claudia Simone LEE BBMS Year 4 student Dr Veronica Lam Prizes
2020 Miss Asra SAINJU BBMS Year 1 student The Ethnic Minority Women & Girls Scholarship
2020 Miss Wing Yan WONG BBMS Year 2 student Innovation and Technology Scholarship
2020 Mr.  Wang Ho CHUNG BBMS Year 1 student Dr Veronica Lam Prizes
2020 Miss Ching Yiu PANG BBMS Year 2 student Dr Veronica Lam Prizes
2020 Mr. Kin Hei WONG BBMS Year 3 student Dr Veronica Lam Prizes
2020 Miss Hui Yan Sabrina CHAN BBMS Year 4 student Dr Veronica Lam Prizes
2020 Mr. Wang Ho CHUNG BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Xiyue PAN BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Mr.  Kwan Yiu TSE BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Lok Sze YEUNG BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Mr. Hoi Man CHUNG BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Mr. Ho Lai PAO BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Cheuk Chi WU BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Mr. Cheuk Hang Nicolas LAU BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Yee Lok TSOI BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Ar Wou Joivia SO BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Charlotte Theodora SO BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Mr. Hei CHAN BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Nadya CHRISTINA BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Tsz Yi YEUNG BBMS Year 1 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Ching Yiu PANG BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Xin Zin LEE BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Mr. Chun Hei LEUNG BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Wing Yin AU BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Wing Wa YU BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Mr. Yichen LI BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Wing Sum LEE BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Yin Hei LAM BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Ip Man LAM BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Sukriti MATHUR BBMS Year 2 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Miss Hui Yan Sabrina CHAN BBMS Year 4 student Dean’s Honours List
2020 Mr. Derek Tsz Yin CHEUNG BBMS Year 4 student Dean’s Honours List
2019 Ms. Tin Yan​​ KOO BBMS Year 3 student Project Rainbow Scholarship
2019 Ms. Jia Yan TAN BBMS Year 4 student The Laidlaw Undergraduate Research and Leadership Scholarship
2018 Ms. Yin Po​​ HUNG BBMS Year 4 student Innovation and Technology Scholarship
2018 Mr.  Kwan Pui Anthony MOK BBMS Year 4 student Fung Scholarships
2018 Ms. Diogo Ann ONUSELOGU BBMS Year 4 student C.V. Starr Scholarships
2018 Mr. Chung Ming Alex WU BBMS Year 4 student Rosita King Ho​ Scholarship
2017 & 2018 Ms. Aleena KHALID BBMS Year 3 student HeForShe IMPACT Champion Scholarships​

Congratulations to the following postgraduate students:

Date Name Position Awards/Events
12 Jun 2021 Ms. Huajian YU PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
Oral Presentation Award

The 2021 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgraduate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences
12 Jun 2021 Mr. Mingpeng KONG PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Lydia WT CHEUNG)
Poster Presentation Award

The 2021 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgraduate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences
12 Jun 2021 Miss Xinyi TAN PhD student
(Supervisor: Prof. Michael SY HUEN)
Poster Presentation Award

The 2021 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgraduate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences
29 Mar 2021 Miss Lok Yiu Avala NGAN Master of Research in Medicine (MRes[Med]) student
(Supervisor: Prof. George SW TSAO)
BL Wong Scholarships for Master of Research in Medicine

Yu Chun Keung Memorial Scholarship for Master of Research in Medicine
29 Mar 2021 Mr. Chun Yat YEE Master of Research in Medicine (MRes[Med]) student
(Supervisor: Dr. Joshua WK HO)
BL Wong Scholarships for Master of Research in Medicine

Yu Chun Keung Memorial Scholarship for Master of Research in Medicine
13&14 March 2021 Mr. Man Him CHEUNG PhD student
(Supervisor: Prof. YS Chan)
The Young Investigator Award (Oral Presentation)

15th International Virtual Symposium on Healthy Aging "Towards Enduring Youth"
13&14 March 2021 Miss Xiaoqian HU PhD student
(Supervisor: Prof. YS Chan)
The Young Investigator Award (ePoster Presentation)

15th International Virtual Symposium on Healthy Aging "Towards Enduring Youth"
6 Jan 2021 Miss Ling RAO PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Lydia WT CHEUNG)
The Leong Che-Hung Medical and Research Enrichment Scholarship 2020-21
12 Dec 2020 Mr. Yeung LO PhD student
(Supervisor: Prof. Julian TANNER)
The 6th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (1st Prize in Life Sciences category, Grand Prize in Innovation)
12 Dec 2020 Mr. Lin WANG PhD student
(Supervisor: Prof. Julian TANNER)
The 6th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (1st Prize in Life Sciences category, Grand Prize in Innovation)
4 Dec 2020 Mr. Teng Fei LIU PhD student
(Supervisor: Prof. George SW TSAO)
The 25th Research Postgraduate Symposium (Oral Presentation)
4 Dec 2020 Miss Ho Chun LOONG PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
The 25th Research Postgraduate Symposium (Oral Presentation)
4 Dec 2020 Mr. Tsz Lam Matthew WONG PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
The 25th Research Postgraduate Symposium (Oral Presentation)
4 Dec 2020 Miss Feng HU PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Martin CH CHEUNG)
The 25th Research Postgraduate Symposium (Poster Presentation)
4 Dec 2020 Miss Sau Ni NG Mphil student
(Supervisor: Dr. Lydia WT CHEUNG)
The 25th Research Postgraduate Symposium (Poster Presentation)
4 Dec 2020 Mr. Jia Jian LOH PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
The 25th Research Postgraduate Symposium (Poster Presentation)
4 Dec 2020 Miss Zhengfan ZHENG PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Martin CH CHEUNG)
The 25th Research Postgraduate Symposium (Poster Presentation)
4 Dec 2020 Miss Raissa Regina NG PhD student
(Supervisor: Prof. Michael SY HUEN)
The 25th Research Postgraduate Symposium (Poster Presentation)
4 Dec 2020 Miss Xin Yi TAN PhD student
(Supervisor: Prof. Michael SY HUEN)
The 25th Research Postgraduate Symposium (Poster Presentation)
19 August 2020 Miss Chor Mei HUANG Mphil student
(Supervisor: Prof. George SW TSAO)
Award for Outstanding Research Postgraduate Student, 2018-19
17 March 2020 Miss Ho Chun LOONG Jane PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship (2019/20)
17 March 2020 Ms. Smaranda-Ruxandra BADEA PhD student
(Supervisor: Prof. Jiandong HUANG)
YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship (2019/20)
17 March 2020 Mr. Hu FANG MPhil student
(Supervisor: Dr. Jason WH WONG)
YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship (2019/20)
17 March 2020 Miss Junshi LI PhD student
(Supervisor: Prof. Michael SY HUEN)
YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship (2019/20)
30 December 2019 Dr. Liwei AN PhD student
(Supervisor: Prof. Michael SY HUEN)
Dr KP Stephen Chang Gold Medal 2018/19 for his PhD thesis entitled "Role of Ring Finger Protein 169 in DNA Double Strand Break Signaling and Repair"
10 November 2019 Miss Junshi LI PhD student
(Supervisor: Prof. Michael SY HUEN)
Received a poster award at the International Symposium on DNA Damage Response & Human Disease (isDDRHD-2019)
3 October 2019 Miss Yun ZHU PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Annie LM CHEUNG)
Received the "Travel Award" at the 11th International Conference on Proteoglycans, Kanazawa, Japan
30 July 2019 Mr. Liwei AN PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Michael SY HUEN)
Li Ka Shing Prizes and Awards for Outstanding Research Postgraduate Student (September 2017 to August 2018)
8 June 2019 Ms. Rong LIU PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. You-qiang SONG)
Received the "Oral Presentation Award" at the 2019 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgraduate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences

Title: The effect of a small molecular compound in the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease
8 June 2019 Miss Chui Kuen CHAN PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. CW LEE)
Received the "Oral Presentation Award" at the 2019 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgraduate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences

Title: Podosome-directed MT1-MMP trafficking and surface insertion regulate AChR clustering and remodeling at developing NMJs
8 June 2019 Miss Noelia CHE PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
Received the "Poster Presentation Award" at the 2019 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgraduate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences

Title: Protein arginine methylation by PRMT6 regulates autophagy in hostile microenvironment of hepatocellular carcinoma tumours
22-25 May 2019 Mr. Quanwei LYU MPhil student
(Supervisor: Dr. Kwok-On LAI)
Received the "BioLegend Best Presentation Award" at the 2019 Canadian Association for Neuroscience Meeting

Title: A knock-in strategy to study protein localization in human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived cortical neuron through genome editing
25 April 2019 Mr. Xintao YANG PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Martin CH CHEUNG)
YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship (2018/19)
25 April 2019 Mr. Chi Chin SHIU PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Julian TANNER)
YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship (2018/19)
25 April 2019 Miss Xinran LI PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Lydia WT CHEUNG)
YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship (2018/19)
25 April 2019 Mr. Chao DONG PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Michael SY HUEN)
YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship (2018/19)
25 April 2019 Miss Noelia CHE PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship (2018/19)
25 April 2019 Miss Smaranda-ruxandra BADEA PhD student
(Supervisor: Professor Jiandong HUANG)
YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship (2018/19)
25 April 2019 Miss Xinran LI PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Lydia WT CHEUNG)
Yu To Sang and Yu Shing Keung Memorial Fund Scholarship (2018/19)
23 April 2019 Miss Xinran LI PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Lydia WT CHEUNG)
Received the "Winner of the best oral presentation award" at the 2019 Research Seminar Final Symposium, New College, HKU

Title: Functional characterizing PIK3R1 genomic aberrations elucidate novel therapeutic opportunities
16-17 March 2019 Miss Yun ZHU PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Annie LM CHEUNG)
Received the “Young Investigator Award (Poster Category)” at 14th International Symposium on Healthy Aging

Title: Role of Serglycin in Promoting Esophageal Cancer Invasion and Metastasis
13 March 2019 Miss Smaranda-ruxandra BADEA PhD student
(Supervisor: Professor Jiandong HUANG)
Received the “Poster Presentation Prize” at Research Postgraduates Poster Presentation Session, School of Biomedical Sciences

Title: Overcoming CSPG-mediated inhibition by targeting PTPσ in experimental models of multiple sclerosis
13 March 2019 Miss Noelia CHE PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
Received the “Poster Presentation Prize” at Research Postgraduates Poster Presentation Session, School of Biomedical Sciences

Title: Protein arginine methylation by PRMT6 regulates autophagy in hostile microenvironment of hepatocellular carcinoma tumours
13 March 2019 Miss Hoi Ying Louisa LO PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Kwok-On LAI)
Received the “Poster Presentation Prize” at Research Postgraduates Poster Presentation Session, School of Biomedical Sciences

Title: The protein arginine methyltransferase PRMT8 regulates dendritic spine maturation and localization of excitatory synapses
14 December 2018 Mr. Shuang GUO PhD student
(Supervisor: Professor Kathryn CHEAH)
Received the “Poster Presentation Prize” at SBMS Research Day

Title: Single cell analyses of human intervertebral discs implicate HOPX as a regulator of homeostasis
14 December 2018 Mr. Quanwei LYU MPhil student
(Supervisor: Dr. Kwok-On LAI)
Received the “Poster Presentation Prize” at SBMS Research Day

Title: A knock-in strategy to study protein localization in human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived cortical neuron through genome editing
14 December 2018 Mr. Wei YANG PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Bo GAO)
Received the “Poster Presentation Prize” at SBMS Research Day

Title: Wnt-induced Vangl2 phosphorylation is dose-dependently required for planar cell polarity in mammalian development
5&6 December 2018 Miss Noelia CHE PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
Received the “Oral Presentation Prize - 2nd runner-up” at the 23rd Research Postgraduate Symposium, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Title: Functional and mechanistic characterization of PRMT6-regulated autophagy in hepatocellular carcinoma
5&6 December 2018 Miss Smaranda-ruxandra BADEA PhD student
(Supervisor: Professor Jiandong HUANG)
Received the “Poster Presentation Prize” at the 23rd Research Postgraduate Symposium, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Title: Overcoming CSPG-mediated inhibition by targeting PTPσ in experimental models of multiple sclerosis
5&6 December 2018 Mr. Zheng Kai Shawn TAN PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. LW LIM)
Received the “Poster Presentation Prize” at the 23rd Research Postgraduate Symposium, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Title: Deep brain stimulation of the medial prefrontal cortex disrupts consolidation of fear memories
4 November 2018 Mr. Chao DONG PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Michael SY HUEN)
Received a poster award at the 9th International Symposium on DNA Damage Response & Human Disease (isDDRHD-2018)

Title: Fine-tuning of Transcriptional Activities at DNA Double-Strand Breaks by the DYRK1 Kinases
30 August 2018 Ms. Mei Li KHONG PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Julian TANNER)
"First Placed Winner" in HKU Visualise Your Thesis Competition 2018

Title: Too Many P-s Spoil the Protein
29 June 2018 Miss Noelia CHE PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
Wong Ching Yee Medical Postgraduate Scholarship (2017/18)
29 June 2018 Mr. Zheng Kai Shawn TAN PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. LW LIM)
Wong Ching Yee Medical Postgraduate Scholarship (2017/18)
29 June 2018 Mr. Liwei AN PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Michael SY HUEN)
YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship (2017/18)
29 June 2018 Mr. Chi Chin SHIU PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Julian TANNER)
YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship (2017/18)
29 June 2018 Mr. Jun ZHANG PhD student
(Supervisor: Professor George SW TSAO)
YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship (2017/18)
23 June 2018 Miss Hoi Ying Louisa LO PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Kwok-On LAI)
Received the "Best Poster Award" at the 2018 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences

Title: Altered enhancer activity represses CEBPE expression in MLL-rearranged leukemia
1 June 2018 Miss Noelia CHE PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
Received a travel award from the organizers for participation at The Liver Week 2018 in Incheon, South Korea

Title: Functional and Mechanistic Characterization of PRMT6-Regulated Autophagy in Hepatocellular Carcinoma
21 May 2018 Mr. Liwei AN PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Michael SY HUEN)
Yu To Sang and Yu Shing Keung Memorial Fund Scholarship (2017/18)
1 April 2018 Mr. Steve Tin Chi LUK PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
Tigris Educational Fund - Graduate Student Travel Scholarship (2018)
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
1 March 2018 Miss Noelia CHE PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
Mary Sun Medical Scholarship (2017/18)
1 March 2018 Mr. Steve Tin Chi LUK PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
Mary Sun Medical Scholarship (2017/18)
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 Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate 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 Miss 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: Prof. 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/Events
24 July 2021 Dr. Stephanie KY Ma Associate Professor RGC Research Fellow Scheme 2021/22
13 July 2021 Prof. DY JIN Professor RGC Theme-based Research Scheme 2021/22 (Eleventh Round)
20 September 2020 Dr. Lydia WT CHEUNG Assistant Professor China's Excellent Young Scientists Fund 2020
20 September 2020 Dr. Alan SL Wong Assistant Professor China's Excellent Young Scientists Fund 2020
12 December 2019 Dr. George L TIPOE Associate Professor

Teaching Innovation Award (Team) 2019
(Professor Chak-sing Lau (Leader), Dr. Julie Y. ChenProfessor Gilberto K.K. LeungDr. George L. Tipoe and Dr. Gordon T.C. Wong of the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine for Re-imagining Medical Education: An Enrichment Year in the Core MBBS Curriculum

29 November 2018 Dr. Julian TANNER Associate Professor Teaching Excellence Awards 2018 (Team award)
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 Prof. 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 Prof. 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 Prof. Danny CHAN Professor SY and HY Cheng Professorship in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
15 April 2016 Prof. DY JIN Professor Clara and Lawrence Fok Professorship in Precision Medicine