Hong Kong Society of Developmental Biology Spring Scientific Meeting

Date:
May 24, 2008 (Saturday)
Venue:
Mrs Chen Yang Foo Oi Telemedicine Centre, 2/F, William MW Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
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
"The role of cell-matrix interactions mediated by ß1 integrin in notochord function"
Dr. Shiny GUO, The University of Hong Kong
10:15 am
"The role of FGFR1 signaling during neuromuscular junction formation"
Miss Pan LI, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
10:45 am
"Factors influencing retinal axon pathfinding in developing mouse retinofugal pathway"
Mr. Chung Kit CHAN, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
11:15 am
Tea Break
11:30 am
"Regulation of Muscle Acetylcholine Receptor Clustering by Cortactin"
Miss Zhuolin GONG, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
12:00 am
"The roles of Hedgehog signaling in the development of the enteric nervous system"
Dr. Vincent LUI, The University of Hong Kong
12:30 am
"mab-22, a key gene required for sensory organ assembly, regulates its own expression via a negative feedback mechanism"
Mr. Chi-Kwan LEUNG, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
1:00 pm
"Retinal specialization in hamsters, Phodopus sp."
Mr. Wai Kai WONG, The Chinese University of Hong Kong