Hong Kong Society of Developmental Biology Autumn Scientific Meeting

September 9, 2006
Mrs. Chen Yang Foo Oi Telemedicine Centre,
LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong.
Rm. A2-08, 2/F., William MW Mong Block,
21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Ms Irene Poon
Tel: 28199240
email: biochem@hkusua.hku.hk

Programme Schedule

9:00 am
9:10 am
Welcoming introduction by the President
Prof. Kathy Cheah, The University of Hong Kong
9:15 am
"Increased Susceptibility to Retinoic Acid Teratogenicity in Diabetic Pregnancy"
Dr. Alisa Shum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
9:45 am
"Aberrant Hoxb5 signalling causes migration defect of NCCs and abnormal enteric nervous system development"
Dr. Vincent CH Lui, The University of Hong Kong
10:15 am
"Genetic studies of the role of LIM-homeobox genes in cerebellum development"
Dr. Kin Ming Kwan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
10:45 am
Tea Break
11:00 am
"Molecule that sustain males in species"
Miss Gus Chan, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
11:20 am
"Role of Sox9 in the development of the mammalian inner ear"
Dr. Irene Szeto, The University of Hong Kong
11:50 am
"Human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes as a model to study human cardiogenesis"
Dr. Faye Tsang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
12:20 am
"Ifitm/fragilis and Importin13 activity for germ cell navigation and meiosis"
Prof. Patrick Tam, University of Sydney, Australia