Hong Kong Society of Developmental Biology Spring Scientific Meeting

Date:
June 9, 2007 (Saturday)
Venue:
Seminar Room 1, 1/F, Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N.T.
Enquiry:
Ms Irene Poon
Tel: 28199240
email: biochem@hkusua.hku.hk

Programme Schedule

9:00 am
Registration
9:10 am
Welcoming introduction by the President
Prof. Kathy CHEAH, The University of Hong Kong
9:15 am
"DeltaN p63 plays an anti-apoptotic role in the development of ventral bladder"
Dr. Wei CHENG, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
9:45 am
"Neural Crest Induction, Survival and Delamination are coordinately regulated by the transcription factor Sox9"
Dr. Martin CHEUNG, The University of Hong Kong
10:15 am
"Migration and lineage commitment of hematopoietic stem cells in distinct niches"
Mr. Hao JIN, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
10:45 am
Tea Break
11:00 am
"Stem cell and chemical genetic approaches to treat intervertebral disc degeneration"
Dr. Victor YL LEUNG, The University of Hong Kong
11:30 am
"ceh-43, a distal-less homolog, controls sensory organ assembly in Caenorhabditis elegans"
Mr. Brian YIP, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
12:00 am
"Identification of transcripts and microRNAs specific for human retina development: microarrays approach"
Mr. Kenneth WONG, The Chinese University of Hong Kong