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Prof Angela Ruohao WU 吳若昊
Division of Life Science, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Assistant Professor
Associate Director of Center for Epigenomics Research

Tel:
(852) 3469 2577
Language:
Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Genomics
Cancer genomics
Systems Biology
Microfluidics and nanofluidics
Single particle / molecule / cell studies
Prof Chun LIANG 梁純
Division of Life Science

Associate Professor
Director of Center for Cancer Research

Tel:
(852) 2358 7296
Language:
Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) replication
Cell cycle control
Cancer
Biotechnology
Prof Danny Chi Yeu LEUNG 梁子宇
Division of Life Science

Assistant Professor
Director of Center for Epigenomics Research
Associate Director of HKUST-BGI Joint Research Center

Tel:
(852) 3469 2494
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Cancer genomics
Epigenomics
Epigenetics
Genome biology
Chromatin structure
Prof Ho Yi MAK 麥晧怡
Division of Life Science

Associate Professor
Director of Biosciences Central Research Facility

Tel:
(852) 2358 8785
Email:
Language:
English, Cantonese
Area of Expertise:
Cell biology
Fat storage
Organelle structure and function
Metabolic diseases
Caenorhabditis elegans
Prof Hongbin LIU 劉紅斌
Department of Ocean Science, Division of Life Science

Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7341
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Marine plankton ecology
Microbial food web dynamics
Biodiversity
Global change biology
Prof Jun XIA 夏軍
Division of Life Science, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7293
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Protein trafficking
Synaptic transmission (Neurotransmission)
Prof Kai LIU 劉凱
Division of Life Science

Cheng Associate Professor of Science
Associate Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7277
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Molecular mechanisms regulating axon regeneration
Prof Karl Wah Keung TSIM 詹華強
Division of Life Science

Chair Professor
Director of Center for Chinese Medicine Research and Development
Director of HKUST Shenzhen Center for Chinese Medicine

Tel:
(852) 2358 7332
Language:
Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Agricultural and domestic animal services
Cellular and molecular mechanisms
Food science and technology
Molecular and cellular neuroscience
Prof King Lau CHOW 周敬流
Division of Life Science, Interdisciplinary Programs Office, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Acting Dean of Students
Director
Professor
Director of the Center for the Development of the Gifted and Talented
Program Director of BSc in Individualized Interdisciplinary Major Program
Program Director of MPhil/PhD in Individualized Interdisciplinary Program

Tel:
(852) 2358 7342
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Genetics
Evolutionary biology
Cellular and molecular mechanisms
Developmental biology
Sensory organ differentiation
Prof Peiyuan QIAN 錢培元
Department of Ocean Science, Division of Life Science

Head and Chair Professor
David von Hansemann Professor of Science
Chair Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7331
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Omics of deep-sea marine invertebrates
Marine molecular ecology
Marine nature products (genome mining-based)
Prof Qinglu ZENG 曾慶璐
Department of Ocean Science, Division of Life Science

Associate Professor
PG Programs Coordinator (Ocean Science)

Tel:
(852) 2358 8701
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Cyanobacteria
Virology
Marine bacteria
Environmental microbiology
Marine microbial ecology
Prof Stanley Chun Kwan LAU 劉振鈞
Division of Life Science, Division of Environment and Sustainability, Department of Ocean Science

Associate Professor
UG Programs Coordinator (Ocean Science)

Tel:
(852) 2358 7329
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Marine bacteria
Environmental microbiology
Marine pollution
Marine microbial ecology
Prof Tom CHEUNG 張曉東
Division of Life Science

S H Ho Associate Professor of Life Science
Associate Professor
Director of HKUST-BGI Joint Research Center
Associate Director of Biosciences Central Research Facility

Tel:
(852) 2358 7306
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Aging
Muscle stem cells
Single particle / molecule / cell studies
Muscular dystrophy
Stem cell biology