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Awards under the school

Congratulations to the following undergraduate students:

Award Year(s) Name Programme Awards
2021
Mr Siu Wa CHUI
BBMS Year 2 student
AIA Scholarships
2021
Miss Asra SAINJU
BBMS Year 2 student
AIA Scholarships
2021
Mr Kai Ng LO
BBMS Year 2 student
Talent Development Scholarship
2021
Miss Ji Won SEO
BBMS Year 3 student
IPE International Student Challenge 2021 (Team Award)
2021
Miss Wai Man CHICK
BBMS Year 3 student
Silver Prize (Team Award)
 
The 7th China International College Students’ “Internet+” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition
2021
Mr. Cheuk Hang Nicolas LAU
BBMS Year 3 student
Silver Prize (Team Award)
 
The 7th China International College Students’ “Internet+” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition
2021
Miss Xiyue PAN
BBMS Year 3 student
Silver Prize (Team Award)
 
The 7th China International College Students’ “Internet+” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition
2021
Mr. Kwan Yiu TSE
BBMS Year 3 student
Silver Prize (Team Award)
 
The 7th China International College Students’ “Internet+” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition
2021
Miss Wing Yan WONG
BBMS Year 3 student
Pitching Score Runner-up Award and Special Prize for Explainability (Team Award)
 
MindSpore Pathology Diagnosis Challenge 2021
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
Mr. Hei Shun CHUNG
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
3 Dec 2021 Ms. Feng HU PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Martin CH CHEUNG)
Oral Presentation Winners

The 26th Research Postgraduate Symposium (26th RPS)
3 Dec 2021 Mr. Man Hon Manton LEUNG PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Yick Pang CHING)
Poster Presentations Winners

The 26th Research Postgraduate Symposium (26th RPS)
3 Dec 2021 Mr. Yunong XIE MPhil student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
Poster Presentations Winners

The 26th Research Postgraduate Symposium (26th RPS)
3 Dec 2021 Ms. Huajian YU PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie KY MA)
Poster Presentations Winners

The 26th Research Postgraduate Symposium (26th RPS)
26 Oct 2021
Mr. Weizhong ZHENG
PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Joshua WK Ho)
Pitching Score Runner-up Award and Special Prize for Explainability (Team Award)
 
MindSpore Pathology Diagnosis Challenge 2021
21 Jul 2021
Miss Ling RAO
PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Lydia WT CHEUNG)
Yu To Sang and Yu Shing Keung Memorial Fund Scholarship 2020/21
13 Jul 2021
Miss Hiu Lam Rachel KWAN
PhD student
(Supervisor: Dr. Chi Wai LEE)
HKU Postgraduate Fellowships in Integrative Medicine 2021-22
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
23 Jun 2022 Dr. Joanna Ho Lecturer Teaching Development Grant Award
18 Dec 2021 Prof. Jiandong Huang Chair Professor 2021 WuXi AppTec Life Science and Chemistry Awards
19 Nov 2021 Prof. Dong-Yan JIN Professor
The 10th HMRF Anniversary Award & Best Poster Award
Health Research Symposium 2021
July 2021 Prof. Kathryn CHEAH Chair Professor BSMB Medal Lecture Award
24 July 2021 Dr. Stephanie KY Ma Associate Professor RGC Research Fellow Scheme 2021/22
13 July 2021 Prof. Dong-Yan JIN Professor RGC Theme-based Research Scheme 2021/22 (Eleventh Round)
8 Dec 2020 Prof. Jiandong HUANG Chair Professor Senior Research Fellowship 2021, Croucher Foundation
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