Hong Kong Society of Developmental Biology Spring Scientific Meeting & AGM

Date:
June 8, 2013 (Saturday)
Venue:
Mrs Chen Yan Foo Oi Telemedicine Centre, 2/F William MW Mong Block Faculty of Medicine Building, Faculty of Medicine, HKU. 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.
Enquiry:
Ms Irene Poon
Tel: 2819-9240
email: biochem@hku.hk

Programme Schedule

9:15 am
Registration
9:30 am
Welcoming introduction by the President
Prof. Kathryn CHEAH, Department of Biochemistry, The University of Hong Kong
9:35 am
"Activation of ER stress modulates osteocyte differentiation and sclerostin-dependent bone formation"
Wilson CHAN, Department of Biochemistry, The University of Hong Kong
(30 min presentation plus 5 min Q&A)
10:10 am
"Wnt Inhibitory factor I (Wif1) regulates endoderm cell death by mediating Shh-Wnt-β-catenin signaling for cloaca septation"
Vincent Chi-Hang LUI, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong
(30 min presentation plus 5 min Q&A)
10:45 am
Tea Break
11:15 am
"Threonine dephosphorylation by EYA1 regulates N-MYC stability to promote cell proliferation"
Elaine WONG, Department of Biochemistry, The University of Hong Kong
(30 min presentation plus 5 min Q&A)
11:50 am
AGM