Seminar

2024

Building Abbreviations
 
Area 39 (Lo Kwee-Seong Integrated Biomedical Sciences Building)
BMS (Choh-Ming Li Basic Medical Sciences Building)
CKH (Ching Kai Hall, Basic Medical Sciences Building)
ELB (Esther Lee Building, Sin Wai Kin Hall)
LHC (Y.C. Liang Hall)
LSB (Lady Shaw Building)
LSK (Lee Shau Kee Building)
MMW (Mong Man Wai Building)
SC (Science Centre)
YIA (Yasumoto International Academic Park) 
 

 

Date Time Venue Meeting Link
Speaker          
  Seminar Title
   Organizer
11 Jul 2024 1600-1700

Rm G02
Area 39

  Prof. Wai-yee CHAN, Li Ka Shing Professor of Biomedical Sciences, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong   Developmental and metabolic impacts of the WRN mutation in Werner Syndrome   School of Biomedical Sciences
4 Jul 2024 1100-

L1
SC

  Dr. Laura Falkenberg, UniSA STEM, The University of South Australia, Australia   Informing sustainable food choices in a warming world   School of Life Sciences
28 Jun 2024 1030-

L3
SC

  Prof. Li Wenyi, Department of Biochemistry and Chemistry, La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia   Using peptides to combat bacterial infections   School of Life Sciences
17 Jun 2024 1630-1730

Rm G02
Area 39

  Prof. Hongbo PANG, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.   Phage Display and Peptide Targeting for Novel Therapies   School of Biomedical Sciences
6 Jun 2024 1600-1700

Rm G02
Area 39

  Prof. CHEUNG Chi Kwan Vincent, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences, and Gerald Choa Neuroscience Institute, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong   Motor Modularity as a Theory of Motor Control   School of Biomedical Sciences
4 Jun 2024 1600-1700

Rm G02
Area 39

  Prof. Erik FUNG, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Cardiovascular Genomics and Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong   Biomarker and metabolomic profiling of cardiovascular aging and frailty   School of Biomedical Sciences
4 Jun 2024 1030-1130

L2
SC

  Prof. Zhao Wang, Ph.D., F.A.H.A., Associate Professor, Department of Diabetes & Cancer Metabolism, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope National Medical Center   Stress Response in Pathological Cardiac Remodelling and Heat Failure   Faculty of Science, School of Life Sciences & School of Biomedical Sciences
30 May 2024 1600-1700

Rm G02
Area 39

  Prof. CHEUNG Hoi Hung Albert, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong   Multiple functions of RNA helicases in stem cells and antiviral defence   School of Biomedical Sciences
23 May 2024 1600-1700

Rm G02
Area 39

  Prof. Stephen DALTON, Professor/Global STEM Scholar, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong   Organoid models for understanding early human development   School of Biomedical Sciences
16 May 2024 1600-1700

Rm G02
Area 39

 

Prof. WANG Dan Michelle, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine / Institute for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  Modulating the Cellular Microenvironment to Enhance Tendon Regeneration: From Basic Science to Translational Applications   School of Biomedical Sciences
13 May 2024 1500-1400

L2
SC

 

Dr. Alvin Tang, Hong Kong Baptish University

  Exploring the Common Future of Mankind and Fungi   School of Life Sciences
2 May 2024 1100-1200

L5
SC

 

Prof. Jason Chapman, University of Exeter

  Ecological Consequences of Mass Insect Migrations   School of Life Sciences
6 May 2024 1100-

L3
SC

 

Dr. Manuel ARANDA, Professor of Marine Sciences, Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

  The Intricate Dance of Coral Symbiosis: A Journey Through Partnership, Competition, and Environmental Challenges   School of Life Sciences
18 Apr 2024 1215-1315

Rm 622
MMW

 

Prof. Shu-Miaw Chaw, Academia Sinica

  Evolution of mitochondrial RNA editing in gymnosperms   School of Life Sciences
15 Apr 2024 1145-1230

L4
SC

 

Dr. Scott Edmunds, Editor-in-Chief for GigaScience

  Democratising biodiversity and genomics research: open science to build trust and fill the data gaps   School of Life Sciences
11 Apr 2024 1100-1200

LT2
LSK

 

Prof. Quan CHEN, Nankai University

  Molecular regulation of mitophagy and its implications in aging associated diseases   School of Life Sciences
11 Apr 2024 1600-1700

Rm G02
Area 39

 

Prof. WAN Chao, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  Lysosomal cathepsin D as a modulator for bone and cartilage homeostasis   School of Biomedical Sciences
28 Mar 2024 1130-

LT2
LSK

 

Dr. Yick Hin LING, Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Biology, Johns Hopkins University, USA

  How does RNA Polymerase II Find a Gene? Single-Molecule Insights into RNAPII Target Search and Transcription Regulation in Living Cells   School of Life Sciences
27 Mar 2024 1600-1700

Rm G02
Area 39

 

Dr. Hovy Wong, McGill University, Canada

  Local protein synthesis in axons sustains synapse-specific neurotransmission   Gerald Choa Neuroscience Institute
21 Mar 2024 1600-1700

Rm G02
Area 39

 

Prof. GU Shen Linda, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  Monoallelic variation in DHX9 underlies neurodevelopment disorders and beyond   School of Biomedical Sciences
7 Mar 2024 1600-1700

Rm G02
Area 39

 

Prof. Bin ZHOU, Professor, New Cornerstone Investigator, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

  Application of New Lineage Tracing Techniques in Tissue Regeneration   School of Biomedical Sciences
7 Mar 2024 1400-1500

Rm G02
Area 39

 

Prof. Yu FU, Senior Principal Investigator, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

  Decoding Tuberal Nucleus Feeding Regulation Circuits   School of Biomedical Sciences
7 Mar 2024 1100-1200

Rm 297
SC

 

Prof. Ye Tian, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

  Neuronal control of mitochondrial stress response: Implications for aging and health   School of Life Sciences
28 Feb 2024 1600-1700

Rm G02
Area 39

 

Dr. Christy Hung, Alzheimer’s Research UK Senior Fellow, University College London (UCL) and the Francis Crick Institute, UK

  Human Stem Cell Models of Neurodegenerative Diseases   Gerald Choa Neuroscience Institute & The Chinese University of Hong Kong
22 Feb 2024 1500-1600

L1
SC

 

Prof. Sharon A. Tooze, The Francis Crick Institute, UK

  The role of ATG9A in autophagy and lysosome homeostasis   School of Life Sciences
29 Jan 2024 1130-1230

L4
SC

 

Professor Evan MILLER, College of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, USA

  Electrophysiology: Unplugged. Chemical Tools to Measure and Monitor Membrane Potentials in Living Cells   School of Life Sciences and Department of Physics
19 Jan 2024 1530-1630

LT3
SC

 

Professor Weibo Cai, Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Radiology and Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA

  Molecular Imaging, Nanobiotechnology, and Theranostics   School of Life Sciences and Department of Biomedical Engineering
11 Jan 2024 1100-1200

LT2
LSK

 

Prof. NI Tao, School of Biomedical Sciences, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

  Towards in situ high-resolution cryo-electron tomography   School of Life Sciences
4 Jan 2024 1600-1700 Rm G02
Area 39
 

Prof. SO Kam Hei Karl, Research Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  Understanding neurosensory lineage specification in cranial placode development using single-cell multiome inferred gene regulatory networks   School of Biomedical Sciences