Hong Kong Society of Developmental Biology Spring Scientific Meeting

Date:
March 21, 2009 (Saturday)
Venue:
Mr. & Mrs. Lee Siu Lun Theatre (LT K), Academic Concords (near lift 31-32), The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
Enquiry:
Ms Irene Poon
Tel: 28199240
email: biochem@hkusua.hku.hk

Programme Schedule

9:30am
Registration
9:40am
Welcoming introduction by the President
Prof. Kathryn CHEAH, The University of Hong Kong
9:45 am
"Functional analysis of BMP signaling in mouse limb interdigital programmed cell death"
Miss Sally Yuk-Lau WONG, CUHK

10:05 am
"A mutation in IHH that causes digit abnormalities alters its signaling capacity and range"
Dr. Jianxin HU, HKU
10:30 am
"Exploring the role of Ca2+ signaling in slow muscle development using intact live zebrafish embryos as an animal model"
Miss Chris Yuk-Kum CHEUNG, HKUST
10:50 am
"Investigating DC electric field-induced muscle acetylcholine receptor clustering with Quantum Dots"
Mr. Hailong ZHANG, HKUST
11:10 am
Tea Break
11:25 am
"Lrig3 regulates neural crest formation by modulating FGF and Wnt signaling pathways"
Dr. Hui ZHAO, CUHK
11:50 am
"Involvement of UPR pathways in abnormal ray morphology in C. elegans"
Miss Agnes Ka-Yi HUI, HKUST
12:10 pm
"Tissue engineering strategies in wound healing"
Dr. Pui Yan LEE, HKU
12:35 pm
"Effects of nanosilver particles on epidermal stem cells and wound regeneration"
Dr. Kenneth KY WONG, HKU
1:00 pm
Concluding Remark
Prof. Kathryn CHEAH, HKU
1:05 pm
HKSDB Annual General Meeting