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28
November 2023
(Tuesday)

Molecular and cellular mechanisms of tissue closure birth defects

Prof. Chengji Zhou, UC Davis, USA
14:00–15:00
YEUNG-Y5-204
1
December 2023
(Friday)

Mechanism to Therapy, A Journey to Amend Broken Heart

Prof. Yibin Wang, National University of Singapore, Singapore
16:00–17:00
YEUNG-G5-216
17
October 2023
(Tuesday)

Symposium on Advances in Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering

Co-organised by Department of Biomedical Sciences and
Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, City University of Hong Kong
15:15–17:00
YEUNG-LT-15
1
December 2023
(Friday)

Mechanism to Therapy, A Journey to Amend Broken Heart

Prof. Yibin Wang, National University of Singapore, Singapore
16:00–17:00
YEUNG-G5-216
28
November 2023
(Tuesday)

Molecular and cellular mechanisms of tissue closure birth defects

Prof. Chengji Zhou, UC Davis, USA
14:00–15:00
YEUNG-Y5-204
13
November 2023
(Monday)

Receptor-Mediated Lipid Transport in Metabolic Homeostasis and Viral Defense

Prof. Xiao-Wei Chen, Peking University, China
10:00–11:30
YEUNG-B5-307
9
November 2023
(Thursday)

Mitochondrial Function in Heart Failure: Mechanisms and Therapies

Prof. Rong Tian, University of Washington, USA
15:30–16:30
YEUNG-LT-8
21
September 2023
(Thursday)

Inositol polyphosphate metabolites in metabolic signaling and diseases

Dr Feng Rao, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
10:30–12:00
YEUNG-G4302
6
September 2023
(Wednesday)

Developing PAK kinase allosteric activators for the management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Prof. Ming Lei, University of Oxford, UK
16:00–17:00
YEUNG-Y5-303
4
September 2023
(Monday)

Rational design for First-in-class inhibitors of APC-Asef interaction against colorectal cancer migration

Dr Jian Zhang, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
11:15–12:15
YEUNG-LT-17
18
August 2023
(Friday)

Clinical functional proteomic exploration of the pancreatic tumor microenvironment

Prof. Ruijun Tian, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
14:30–16:00
YEUNG-LT-6
9
August 2023
(Wednesday)

Probing Reversible Noncovalent Molecular Interactions toward Developing Multifunctional Soft Materials for Bioengineering Applications

Prof. Hongbo Zeng, University of Alberta, Canada
14:30–16:00
YEUNG-LT-12
7
August 2023
(Monday)

Delivery of Biologics

Prof. Xiaohu Gao, University of Washington, USA
10:00–11:30
YEUNG-LT-4
3
August 2023
(Thursday)

Bioinspired Multi-Scale Pore/Channel Systems

Prof. Xu Hou, Xiamen University, China
14:30–16:00
YEUNG-Y5305
10
July 2023
(Monday)

Recent advances in antiviral strategies against medically important viruses and pandemic preparedness

Dr Justin Jang Hann Chu, National University of Singapore, Singapore
14:30–16:00
YEUNG-LT-13
23
June 2023
(Friday)

A permanent genetic treatment for spinal muscular atrophy using base editors

Dr Christiano ALVES, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School, USA
10:00–11:00
Webinar
13
June 2023
(Tuesday)

Profiling the dynamics of protein complexes at scale and in situ with thermal proximity co-aggregation

Dr Chris Soon Heng TAN, Southern University of Science & Technology, China
11:00–12:00
YEUNG-LT-14
9
June 2023
(Friday)

Building and regenerating the vertebrate retina

Prof. Seth Blackshaw, Johns Hopkins University, USA
14:30–16:00
YEUNG-LT-8
12
May 2023
(Friday)

From Cells to Life – On the way to generating functional synthetic embryos

Dr Man Zhang, Guangzhou Lab, China
14:30–15:30
Webinar
3
April 2023
(Monday)

Nano–Cell Interactions of Non-Cationic Bionanomaterials

Prof. Jonathan Choi, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
15:30–17:00
YEUNG-LT-16
8
March 2023
(Wednesday)

Implementation Science and Complex Interventions to Impact Health Policies

Prof. Xiaolin Wei, University of Toronto, Canada
11:00–12:00
Hybrid Mode
YEUNG-G4302
24
February 2023
(Friday)

Endothelial dysfunction in COVID-19: from molecular mechanism to potential therapie

Dr Suowen Xu, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), China
14:00–15:00
Webinar
8
February 2023
(Wednesday)

Nucleic acid sequencing: the history and clinical applications

Dr Yang Shao, Nanjing Medical University, China
11:00–12:00
Hybrid Mode
YEUNG-G4302
[CANCELLED]
29
December 2022
(Thursday)

A Comprehensive Proteomics Investigation to Decipher Brain Proteome Map and Mechanistic Studies on Brain Tumors

Dr Sanjeeva Srivastava, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
10:00–11:30
TYB-1B-G04
19
December 2022
(Monday)

Lipidomics, Immunometabolism, and the Regulation of Neuro-inflammation during Neuro-degenerative Diseases

Prof. Eugene D. Ponomarev, Nazarbayev University, Republic of Kazakhstan
11:00–12:30
TYB-1B-G04
7
December 2022
(Wednesday)

Integrin Adhesion Site Dynamics During the Cell Cycle

Prof. Reinhard Fässler, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany
11:00–12:30
YEUNG-LT-4
2
December 2022
(Friday)

Formative pluripotency and in vitro germ cell derivation for disease modeling

Dr Qiaolin Deng, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
16:00–17:00 16:30–17:30
Webinar
24
November 2022
(Thursday)

Unveiling the Hidden Action of the Natural Compound Andrographolide

Prof. Fred Wai Shiu Wong, City University of Hong Kong
09:15–10:45
YEUNG-LT-1
[RESCHEDULED FROM 1 NOVEMBER 2022]
15
November 2022
(Tuesday)

Cell fate determination: from transcription factors to epigenetics

Dr Yimeng Yin, Tongji University, China
10:00–11:00
Webinar
[organised by the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences (JCC)]
5
October 2022
(Wednesday)

HIV, aging and non-communicable diseases

Dr Yingying Ding, Fudan University, China
12:00–13:00
Webinar
[organised by the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences (JCC)]
5
May 2022
(Thursday)

Mechanisms of arrhythmogenesis in Brugada Syndrome: Insights from human pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocyte models

Dr Gary Tse, University of Kent, UK
16:00–17:30
Webinar
14
April 2022
(Thursday)

Fungal spores prepare for the future according to the sporulation environment before entering into dormancy

Dr Chris Koon Ho Wong, University of Macau, Macau
11:00–12:30
Webinar
29
March 2022
(Tuesday)

Untargeted metabolomics identifies succinate as a biomarker and therapeutic target in aortic aneurysm and dissection

Prof. Lemin Zheng, Peking University, China
14:30–15:30
Webinar (organised by JCC)
6
January 2022
(Thursday)

Rationally designing antibody drug conjugates for targeted treatment of pancreatic cancer

Dr Peng Guo, Institute of Basic Medicine and Cancer, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
10:30–12:00
Webinar
4
January 2022
(Tuesday)

Tackling membrane protein structure and function using solution NMR method

Dr Bill Qingshan Fu, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
10:30–12:00
Webinar
15
December 2021
(Wednesday)

Dynamic adipose remodeling and metabolic improvement by intermittent fasting

Dr Hoon-Ki Sung, University of Toronto, Canada
10:00–11:00
Webinar
24
November 2021
(Wednesday)

HKIAS Rising Star Lecture – Life Sciences

Development of Nanophotosensitizing Systems for Targeted Photodynamic Therapy
Dr Gigi Lo, City University of Hong Kong
Dissecting Protein Interactome in Health and Diseases
Dr Liang Zhang, City University of Hong Kong
RNA Transport in Neuron and Why It Matters
Dr Kwok On Lai, City University of Hong Kong
15:00–16:30
Online Lecture
3
November 2021
(Wednesday)

Dissecting Molecular Mechanisms of Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

Dr Xiaolai Zhou, Sun Yat-sen University, China
12:00
Webinar
7
October 2021
(Thursday)

Development of tailor-made nanomedicines and study on their in-vivo biofate

Prof. Ying Zheng, University of Macau, Macau
12:00
Webinar
10
July 2021
(Saturday)

Cabozantinib overcomes ABCG2-mediated drug resistance in cancer

Prof. Zhe-Sheng (Jason) Chen, St. John’s University, USA
21:30 09:30
Webinar
21
June 2021
(Monday)

Cancer Immumotherapy

Dr Honglin Jin, Huazhong Agricultural University, China
11:00
Webinar
30
April 2021
(Friday)

The accuracy and efficiency of primary microRNA processing by human Microprocessor

Dr Tuan Anh Nguyen, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
11:00
Webinar
17
February 2021
(Wednesday)

Molecular mechanisms of cancer susceptibility

Dr Jiyeon Choi, National Cancer Institute, USA
10:00
Webinar
21
January 2021
(Thursday)

The comparison study of lung cancer genomics between Chinese and European populations

Prof. Hongbing Shen, Nanjing Medical University, China
11:00
Webinar
22
January 2020
(Wednesday)

Proteogenomics of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Prof. Judith Steen, Harvard University, USA
11:00
TYB-1B-G04
25
September 2019
(Wednesday)

Hong Kong RNA Club Seminar:
New Bio-imaging Approaches Based on G-quadruplex Fluorescent Complex

Prof. Zhou Nie, Hunan University, China
17:00
YEUNG-Y5-204
18
September 2019
(Wednesday)

Increasing Coding Complexity of Human Genome at RNA Level

Dr Zefeng Wang , CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology (PICB), China
11:00
TYB-2-G02
30
August 2019
(Friday)

Immune genes are primed for robust transcription by proximal lncRNAs located in nuclear compartments

Prof. Musa Mhlanga , University of Cape Town, South Africa
10:30
TYB-1B-G04
[CANCELLED]
30
August 2019
(Friday)

Hong Kong RNA Club Seminar:
Target the virus replication process for specific antivirals against Dengue and Zika viruses

Prof. Dahai Luo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
10:00
TYB-1B-G04
02
August 2019
(Friday)

Multisource and Functional Diversity of Immunoglobulin

Prof. Xiaoyan Qiu , Peking University School of Basic Medical Science, China
11:00
YEUNG-P4302
01
August 2019
(Thursday)

Laser-induced Graphene-based Non-enzymatic Sensor for Detection of Hydrogen Peroxide

Dr Jiaqi Wang , Dalian University of Technology, China
11:00
YEUNG-B6605
30
July 2019
(Tuesday)

Engineering protein-protein interactions to probe and rewire cell signaling

Dr Wei Zhang, University of Guelph, Canada
11:00
YEUNG-P4703
19
July 2019
(Friday)

Regulation of genome stability and anti-cancer drug resistance

Dr Wenge Zhu, George Washington Univesity, USA
11:00
YEUNG-P4302
18
July 2019
(Thursday)

G-Quadruplex secondary structures and DNA dynamics

Prof. Sir Shankar Balasubramanian, University of Cambridge, UK
11:00
YEUNG-B4302
12
July 2019
(Friday)

Uncovering neural representations of large-scale rat hippocampal population codes

Dr Zhe Sage Chen, New York University, USA
10:55
YEUNG-G5314
11
July 2019
(Thursday)

Uncovering the immunosuppressive mechanism of TGF-β1 during cancer progression

Prof. Hui Yao Lan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
16:00, 11:00
YEUNG-P4704
29
June 2019
(Saturday)

Discovery of clinically translatable biomarkers (early detection, prognosis and predictive) and therapeutic targets in colorectal and other gastrointestinal cancers

Dr Raju Kandimalla, Baylor University, USA
10:00
YEUNG-P4701
24
June 2019
(Monday)

Developing experimental and computational methods to study the non-coding genetic basis of cancer and complex diseases

Dr Yuwen Liu, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
14:00
TYB-1B-G04
19
June 2019
(Wednesday)

Digital Manufacturing of Microfluidic Tissue Chips

Prof. Albert Folch, University of Washington, USA
11:00
YEUNG-P4302
18
June 2019
(Tuesday)

Accelerating biotech innovative eco-system in China Greater Bay Area (GBA)

Ms Mos Mo, Merck KGaA /, Innovation Hub China, China
14:00
TYB-1B-G04
11
June 2019
(Tuesday)

Cryo-EM Structure of phycobilisome

Prof. Senfang Sui, Tsinghua University, China
16:00
TYB-1B-G04
[CANCELLED]
5
June 2019
(Wednesday)

Discover new drugs for retinal degeneration by zebrafish research

Prof. Yuk Kai Leung, Purdue University, USA
14:00
TYB-1B-G04
28
May 2019
(Tuesday)

Brain Plasticity in Macroscale

Dr Sungchil Yang, City University of Hong Kong
11:55
YEUNG-B6605
24
May 2019
(Friday)

How to quench bacterial fire by altering bacterial genes

Dr Min Wu, University of North Dakota, USA
11:00
YEUNG-G4701
23
May 2019
(Thursday)

Hong Kong RNA Club Seminar:
Wide-spread Antisense RNAs in Bacteria: Where Are They, What Do They Do, and How Are They Controlled?

Dr Linfeng Huang, City University of Hong Kong
16:00
YEUNG-LT-15
20
May 2019
(Monday)

Structural basis and regulation mechanism of inflammatory cell death

Prof. Jixi Li, Fudan University, China
15:00
YEUNG-B4701
15
May 2019
(Wednesday)

Genome-side Analysis of Enhancers in Development and Disease

Prof. Bing Ren, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research /, University of California San Diego, USA
14:00
YEUNG-LT-4
7
May 2019
(Tuesday)

Highlights of Findings from Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (NPC) Studies in Taiwan and China

Dr Allan Hildesheim, National Cancer Institute, USA
14:30
YEUNG-P4704
30
April 2019
(Tuesday)

Hong Kong RNA Club Seminar:
DNA Bases beyond Watson and Crick

Prof. Thomas Carell, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
10:30
YEUNG-B5-210
8
April 2019
(Monday)

Transcriptional and epigenetic controls in pluripotent stem cells and cancer stem cells

Prof. Ping Yuan, Sun Yat-sen University, China
10:00
LAU-6-209 TYB-2-G02
27
March 2019
(Wednesday)

Novel therapeutic targets for treatment of major depression: Galanin and its receptors

Prof. Zhiqing David Xu, Capital Medical University, China
11:00
LI-3508
25
March 2019
(Monday)

RNAs in Molecular Crowding World

Prof. Naoki Sugimoto, Konan University, Japan
16:30
YEUNG-B6605
19
March 2019
(Tuesday)

Targeting the piriform cortex as therapeutic treatment for epilepsy

Dr Geoffrey Lau, City University of Hong Kong
11:55
YEUNG-G5-314
5
March 2019
(Tuesday)

Establishing novel animal models for biomedical research

Prof. Jing Leng, Guangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China
12:30
YEUNG-G5-314
21
February 2019
(Thursday)

Epidemiological Surveillance of Malaria Transmission Using New Serological Assays

Dr Lindsey Wu, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
15:00
YEUNG-P4704
21
January 2019
(Monday)

Hong Kong RNA Club Seminar:
Transcriptional formation of DNA:RNA hybrid G-quadruplexes and regulation on transcription in return

Prof. Zheng Tan, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
11:00
YEUNG-B4701
18
January 2019
(Friday)

Deep learning the spatial and molecular heterogeneity of tumour immune response

Dr Yinyin Yuan, Institute of Cancer Research, UK
14:00
TYB-2-130
17
January 2019
(Thursday)

The short-term plasticity of Hong Kong's Platygyra spp. corals: a new insight on carl in-situ metabolism and ex-situ manipulations

Mr Walter Dellisanti, City University of Hong Kong
11:00
LI-2614
10
December 2018
(Monday)

COPPWARE Nano-Copper-Carbon Composite and Its Applications

Prof. Kun Lian, Taiyuan University of Technology &, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
11:00
TYB-2-130
3
December 2018
(Monday)

Novel anticancer drug development candidates that target undruggable Ras or Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathways

Prof. Gary A. Piazza, USA Mitchell Cancer Institute, USA
16:00
TYB-2-130
23
November 2018
(Friday)

Cell-cell communication in the tumor microenvironment

Prof. Alice Wong, The University of Hong Kong
11:30
YEUNG-B5-211
12
November 2018
(Monday)

A negative feedback regulation of MTORC1 activity by the lysosomal Ca2+ channel MCOLN1/mucolipin-1 in cellular homeostasis and human diseases

Prof. Xianping Dong, Dalhousie University, Canada
11:00
TYB-2-130
9
November 2018
(Friday)

Single cell analyses

Dr Tim Huang, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
14:30
TYB-2-130
26
October 2018
(Friday)

Hong Kong RNA Club Seminar:
Genome architecture of Dengue and Zika viruses

Prof. Yue Wan, A*STAR Singapore, Singapore
15:30
YEUNG-B5-210
19
October 2018
(Friday)

Tumour-derived extracellular vesicles (EV) – a real time functional assessment of tumour activity in cancer patients

Dr Katie Meehan, The University of Western Australia, Australia
11:00
TYB-2-130
26
September 2018
(Wednesday)

Dissecting synaptic and circuitry mechanisms of psychatric disorders

Dr Guoping Feng, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
11:00
TYB-2-130
21
September 2018
(Friday)

Molecular mechanisms of interaction between TDP-43 and RNA G-quadruplex

Prof. Akira Ishiguro, University of Hosei, Japan
15:00
YEUNG-B5-208
29
August 2018
(Wednesday)

Marine Invertebrates and their Associated-Microorganisms, Untapped Resources for Novel Drug Leads to Treat Metabolic Diseases and Osteoporosis

Prof. Heonjoong Kang, Seoul National University, South Korea
15:00
YEUNG-P4704
21
August 2018
(Tuesday)

The synergistic effect of host immunity with phage and probiotic therapy against bacterial pathogens

Dr Joey Chung Yin Leung, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
14:30
YEUNG-LT-11
20
August 2018
(Monday)

Smart Biomaterials for Biomedical Applications

Dr Xuemin Du, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
11:00
YEUNG-P4701
10
August 2018
(Friday)

Engineering the molecular dynamics of polymeric biomaterials for regulating cellular functions

Prof. Liming Bian, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
11:00
TYB-2-130
8
August 2018
(Wednesday)

New Drug Discovery: From Target Identification to NDA

Mr Jack Wu, Salubris Pharmaceuticals, China
11:00
TYB-2-130
27
July 2018
(Friday)

From IP to IPO

Prof. Jun Wang, GeneHarbor (Hong Kong) Biotechnologies Limited
11:00
TYB-2-130
25
July 2018
(Wednesday)

Microfluidic techniques for isolation and analysis of floating cells

Dr Raymond Lam, City University of Hong Kong

Control of tumor cell migration and screening in biomimetic platform

Prof. Stella Pang, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
YEUNG-P4302
19
July 2018
(Thursday)

Engineering Advanced Biomaterials: from synthetic surfaces to lipid libraries

Dr Linxian Li, Hong Kong node, Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine, Karolinska Institute
11:00
TYB-2-130
29
June 2018
(Friday)

Seminar on Interdisciplinary Neurotechnology:

Upconversion-based All-optical Optogenetics
Dr Peng Shi, City University of Hong Kong
Label-free functional imaging of the brain in action
Dr Lidai Wang, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
YEUNG-G4302
20
June 2018
(Wednesday)

The Cambridge Biotechnology Ecosystem: Academic Entrepreneurs, New Technologies, and Building Companies to Treat Rare Diseases

Prof. Harvey F. Lodish, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
11:00
Conference Hall 01/02, G/F Core Building 1, Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin
19
June 2018
(Tuesday)

Hong Kong RNA Club Seminar:
Role of secretary small RNAs as a pro-inflammatory mediator in the development of EBV-associated lymphoma

Prof. Ai Kotani, Tokai University, Japan
17:00
TYB-2-130
11
June 2018
(Monday)

AMPK and Metformin in Cancer Cell Metabolism and Tumor Metastasis

Prof. Zhi-xiong Xiao, Sichuan University, China
11:00
TYB-2-130
28
May 2018
(Monday)

Advances in coral in-situ metabolisam of Hong Kong coral communities

Mr Walter Dellisanti, City University of Hong Kong
11:00
TYB-2-130
17
May 2018
(Thursday)

Investigation into bacterial antimicrobial resistance and novel antibiotic development

Prof. Sheng Chen, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
16:00
TYB-2-130
14
May 2018
(Monday)

Design, synthesis and application of mechanically robust self-healing polymers

Prof. Cheng-Hui Li, Nanjing University, China
14:30
YEUNG-G5-317
10
May 2018
(Thursday)

Seminar on Mechanism Discovery Platform:

Proteomic Dissection of Cell Signaling
Dr Liang Zhang, City University of Hong Kong
Application of high-throughput functional genomic screening for biomedical research
Dr Linfeng Huang, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
YEUNG-B6605
27
April 2018
(Friday)

Hong Kong RNA Club Seminar:
A structural basis of RNA epigenetics, and gene regulation by riboswitches

Prof. David Lilley, University of Dundee, UK
16:30
YEUNG-G5-216
23
April 2018
(Monday)

Harnessing big data to understand gene regulation and beyond

Dr Joshua W. K. Ho, University of New South Wales , Australia
11:00
TYB-2-130
9
April 2018
(Monday)

Seminar on Neurodegeneration:

Neurodegeneration in the Retina
Dr Wenjun Xiong, City University of Hong Kong
Changes in Cortical Properties Induced by Neurodegeneration in the Retina
Dr Leanne Chan, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
YEUNG-B6605
6
April 2018
(Friday)

Transcribing Memories: Encoding of Contextual Memories by Transcriptionally-defined Active Neuronal Ensembles

Prof. Yingxi Lin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
14:30
TYB-2-130
4
April 2018
(Wednesday)

Dissecting Molecular Mechanisms Of Transcription Regulation In Cells & Genome-wide

Prof. John T. Lis, Cornell University, USA
11:00
YEUNG-LT-10
22
March 2018
(Thursday)

Sample to Insight: Advanced RNA Technology for NGS and Bioinformatics

Mr Kyle Wang & Mr Henry Wang, QIAGEN
15:30
YEUNG-B2531
22
March 2018
(Thursday)

Seminar on Neural Plasticity:

Disturbed neural cell networks in neurodegenerative conditions: from the molecular level to the system level
Dr Jin Young Kim, City University of Hong Kong
Plasticity at the synapse and beyond
Prof. Ying Li, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
YEUNG-B6605
15
March 2018
(Thursday)

Functionalization and delivery of Pt(IV) anticancer prodrugs

Dr Guangyu Zhu, City University of Hong Kong
16:00
TYB-2-130
2
March 2018
(Friday)

Designing biofunctional interfaces with special wettability: from superhydrophobicity to cell microarrays

Dr Pavel A. Levkin, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
10:30
TYB-2-130
2
March 2018
(Friday)

Rapid Treatment Evaluation and Prognosis for Patients Using the CTC Cluster Assay with Circulating Tumor Cells

Dr Bee Luan Khoo, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), Signapore
14:30
TYB-2-130
9
February 2018
(Friday)

Biomaterials for Translational Regenerative Medicine

Dr Xin Zhao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
11:00
TYB-2-130
8
February 2018
(Thursday)

Seminar on Linguistics and Neuroscience:

The Effects of Typographic Features on the Eye Movements in the Reading of Chinese
Dr Chunyu Kit & Dr Nannan Zhou, City University of Hong Kong
ERP Evidence on Verbal Semantic Detection
Prof. Meichun Liu & Ms Bertie Lee, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
YEUNG-B6605
8
February 2018
(Thursday)

TRPC6 and Abeta production

Prof. Yizheng Wang, Brain Center of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China
11:00
TYB-2-130
5
February 2018
(Monday)

Harness the power of light: optogenetic control of intracellular activities

Dr Liting Duan, Stanford University, USA
11:00
TYB-2-130
15
January 2018
(Monday)

Hong Kong RNA Club Seminar:
A hidden layer of genetic regulation revealed by RNA structurome and interactome studies

Prof. Qiangfeng Cliff Zhang, Tsinghua University, China
16:00
YEUNG-B6605
11
January 2018
(Thursday)

Seminar on Cell Biology and Novel Technology:

Autophagy in Neurodegenerative Disease
Dr Jianbo Yue, City University of Hong Kong
Efficient RNA Delivery Using Extracellular Vesicles
Dr Minh Le, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
YEUNG-G4302
21
December 2017
(Thursday)

Mechanistic Insights into MCR-1/2 Colistin Resistance

Dr Youjun Feng, Zhejiang University, China
11:00
TYB-2-130
19
December 2017
(Tuesday)

CityU Distinguished Lecture Series:
Biogenesis and activities of plant microRNAs – the where and how

Prof. Xuemei Chen, University of California, Riverside, USA
10:45
CYC-4/F-MMR
18
December 2017
(Monday)

Uncovering intratumor heterogeneity with Dirichlet processes

Dr Ke Yuan, Glasgow University, UK
11:00
TYB-2-130
13
December 2017
(Wednesday)

Biomedical Sciences Seminar:

Integrating Photonics with Ultrasonics for Biomedical Applications: A Translational Journey
Prof. Matthew O'Donnell, University of Washington, USA
Recent Advances in Stimuli Responsive Photosensitizers for Photodynamic Therapy
Dr Gigi Lo, City University of Hong Kong
Development of novel strategy for cardiac repair
Dr Kiwon Ban, City University of Hong Kong
14:30
CYC-4/F-MMR
11
December 2017
(Monday)

Neuroscience Seminar:

Memory Encoding in the Brain
Prof. Jufang He, City University of Hong Kong
Mechanisms of Sensory Learning in the Cortex
Dr Geoffrey Lau, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
YEUNG-B6605
5
December 2017
(Tuesday)

Hong Kong RNA Club Seminar:
Mechanistic investigation of Linc-p27 function in skeletal muscle satellite cell and muscle regeneration

Prof. Huating Wang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
16:00
YEUNG-G5-317
29
November 2017
(Wednesday)

Early sensory experience shapes the initial circuits in auditory cortex

Prof. Patrick O. Kanold, University of Maryland, USA
11:00
TYB-1B-G04
27
November 2017
(Monday)

Possible role of non-selective channels in the inflammatory response of chronic diseases

Prof. Juan Carlos Sáez, Pontificia University, Chile
11:00
TYB-2-130
23
November 2017
(Thursday)

The President's Lecture Series 31: Excellence in Academia:
Don't just blame the animals, but who is to blame?
The role of animals and humans in the looming antimicrobial apocalypse

Prof. Michael P. Reichel, City University of Hong Kong
12:00
CYC-4/F-MMR
22
November 2017
(Wednesday)

Precision Medicine with Functional Diagnosis

Prof. Danyi Wen, Shanghai LIDE Biotech Co., Ltd, China
16:00
TYB-2-130
17
November 2017
(Friday)

Vibrio cholerae's gut feelings

Dr Jay Jun Zhu, University of Pennsylvania, USA
11:00
TYB-1B-G04
16
November 2017
(Thursday)

Destemming liver cancer stem cells as a novel strategy against liver cancer

Dr Terence Kin-Wah Lee, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
15:30
TYB-1B-G04
15
November 2017
(Wednesday)

Rod and cone signaling pathways in normal, mutant and diseased mammalian retinas

Prof. Samuel Miao-Sin Wu, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
11:00
TYB-2-130
13
November 2017
(Monday)

Academic Entrepreneurs, New Technologies, and Building Companies to Treat Disease

Prof. Harvey F. Lodish, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
16:00
CYC-4/F-MMR
13
November 2017
(Monday)

CityU Distinguished Lecture Series:
Self-renewal of human hematopoietic progenitor cells: Development of novel therapies for anemias

Prof. Harvey F. Lodish, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
10:15
CYC-4/F-MMR
10
November 2017
(Friday)

CityU Distinguished Lecture Series:
Non coding RNA, epigenetics and non Mendelian inheritance in plants

Prof. Sir David Baulcombe, Cambridge University, UK
16:15
CYC-4/F-MMR
8
November 2017
(Wednesday)

Single-Molecule Fluorescence Microscopy

Mr Jing Bo, Oxford Nanoimaging, UK
11:00
TYB-1B-G04
19
October 2017
(Thursday)

Targeting NMDA receptors: to inhibit or to enhance?

Prof. Qiang Zhou, Peking University, China
11:00
TYB-2-130
13
October 2017
(Friday)

The crossroad of metabolism and immunity in liver cancer

Dr Carmen Chak Lui Wong, The University of Hong Kong
11:00
TYB-1B-G04
3
October 2017
(Tuesday)

Physical Organic Chemistry in Drug Product Development – My Industrial-Chemist Career with Pharma

Dr Zheng-Zhi Wu, Sichuan Purity Pharmaceutical Technology Co. Ltd., China
11:00
TYB-1B-G04
8
September 2017
(Friday)

Single Molecule Localization Microscopy and Its Applications

Dr Daiying Xu, NanoBioImaging Ltd, Hong Kong
16:00
TYB-1B-G04
29
August 2017
(Tuesday)

Identifying consequential microRNAs and their targets in CD8+ T cells

Dr Andrew Grimson, Cornell University, USA
14:30
TYB-2-130
24
August 2017
(Thursday)

Cancer metastasis: from a tumor microenvironmental perspective

Dr Shengtao Zhou, Sichuan University, China
16:15
TYB-1B-G04
14
August 2017
(Monday)

Advanced combinatorial genetics technology for decoding biological complexity

Dr Alan Siu-lun Wong, The University of Hong Kong
16:00
AC1-G4701
9
August 2017
(Wednesday)

Plasticity of the auditory brainstem in the adult rat: molecular, cellular, functional

Prof. Dr rer. nat. Robert B. Illing, University of Freiburg, Germany
11:00
TYB-2-130
4
August 2017
(Friday)

Advanced Near-Infrared In Vivo Imaging: Seeing is Believing

Dr Qiangbin Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
11:00
TYB-2-130
31
July 2017
(Monday)

Dynamic representation of 3D auditory space in the midbrain of the free-flying echolocatingbat

Prof. Cynthia F. Moss, Johns Hopkins University, USA
11:00
TYB-2-130
28
July 2017
(Friday)

Understanding the roles of the stemness factors LIN28A/B in the conversion to pluripotent states and tumorigenesis

Dr Sutheera Ratanasirintrawoot, Chualalongkorn University, Thailand
10:30
TYB-2-130
27
July 2017
(Thursday)

Comprehensive tumor genotyping in the clinic

Dr A. John Iafrate, Harvard Medical School, USA
11:00
TYB-2-130
21
July 2017
(Friday)

Detecting Structural Variations using high-throughput sequencing data

Dr Ruibin Xi, Peking University, China
11:00
TYB-2-130
10
July 2017
(Monday)

Neural network mediating the phantom sound of tinnitus and loudness hypersensitivity (hyperacusis)

Prof. Richard Salvi, University of Buffalo, USA
11:00
TYB-2-130
27
June 2017
(Tuesday)

Approval of Antisense Oligo by FDA: From microRNA Biomarker Screening To Clinic Use

Dr Michael Hansen, Exiqon, Denmark
16:00
TYB-2-130
20
June 2017
(Tuesday)

Secondary Metabolites and their Bioactivities from Isodon species and their endophytic fungi

Prof. Jian-Xin Pu, Kunming Institute Botany, China
11:00
TYB-1B-G04
13
June 2017
(Tuesday)

Gut microbiome, intervention and host physiology

Dr Jun Li, Hans Knöll Institute, Germany
11:00
TYB-1B-G04
12
June 2017
(Monday)

Professional learning andcareer development of university students and Experience sharing

Dr Indu Singh, Griffith University, Australia
11:00
AC1-LT-10
25
May 2017
(Thursday)

Epstein-Barr virus-associated nasopharyngeal carcinoma: Biological mechanisms for carcinogenesis and advanced live-cell imaging of invasive processes

Dr Anna Chi-Man Tsang, University of Hong Kong
15:00
TYB-2-130
25
May 2017
(Thursday)

Targeted Destruction of Cancer Stem Cells by Nanomedicine

Prof. Michael M. Yang, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
AC1-B6605
24
May 2017
(Wednesday)

Lessons learned from bird studies in Taiwan

Prof. Hsiao-Wei Yuan, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
11:00
TYB-2-130
19
May 2017
(Friday)

Excessive fatty acid oxidation induces muscle atrophy in cancer cachexia

Dr Shyh-Chang Ng, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore
14:00
TYB-2-130
17
May 2017
(Wednesday)

Two Dimensional Materials for Flexible and Wearable Electronics

Prof. Jong-Hyun Ahn, Yonsei University, South Korea
11:00
AC1-P4704
11
May 2017
(Thursday)

Chemical Biology Approaches for Biofilm Eradication

Dr Liang Yang, Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering, Singapore
15:00
TYB-1B-G04
28
April 2017
(Friday)

Neural Modeling: Computation to Application

Dr Rosa H. M. Chan, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
AC1-G5314
27
April 2017
(Thursday)

Genetically-modified Red Blood Cells (RBCs) against anemia, metabolic disorders and cancers in future

Dr Jiahai Shi, City University of Hong Kong
19:00
AC1-LT-10
6
April 2017
(Thursday)

Keeping DNA Damage Responses Under Control

Dr Michael Shing-Yan Huen, The University of Hong Kong
14:00
TYB-1B-G04
31
March 2017
(Friday)

Directed forgetting in human and non-human animals: Implications for clinical psychology

Prof. Samuel M. Y. Ho, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
AC1-B4701
30
March 2017
(Thursday)

A Real-time Cerebellum on FPGA and A self-recalibrating sEMG pattern recognition system for neuroprosthetic control

Dr Tin Chung, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
AC1-Y5302
24
March 2017
(Friday)

Assessing the genetics of metabolic diseases: from disease genes identification to disease risk prediction

Dr Katie Chan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
15:30
TYB-2-130
23
March 2017
(Thursday)

Efficacy and Safety of an Aerosolized Recombinant Butyrylcholinesterase Pretreatment against Inhaled Organophosphate Toxicity

Dr Yvonne J. Rosenberg, PlantVax Inc., USA
15:00
TYB-1B-G04
15
March 2017
(Wednesday)

Changes in properties of identified spinal neurons after spinal cord injury

Prof. Ronald M. Harris-Warrick, Cornell University, USA
11:00
AC1-B6605
10
March 2017
(Friday)

Bioanalysis in Nanoliter Droplets

Prof. Bo Zheng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
17:00
TYB-2-130
10
March 2017
(Friday)

Make your lab life easier with optimized T cell tools

Dr Tobias Schenk, Miltenyi Biotec GmbH, Germany
15:00
AC1-B4701
21
February 2017
(Tuesday)

The emerging role of inertial microfluidics in high-throughput cell sorting

Dr Majid E. Warkiani, The University of New South Wales, Australia
11:00
TYB-2-130
17
February 2017
(Friday)

Epigenetic Mechanisms by the Hepatitis B Virus X Protein in Hepatocarcinogenesis

Prof. Hong Fan, Southeast University, China
17:00
TYB-2-130
16
February 2017
(Thursday)

Flexible Neural Probes and Biomimetic Platforms

Prof. Stella W. Pang, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
AC1-B6605
15
February 2017
(Wednesday)

Precision Cancer Medicine

Dr Joseph Siu-Kie Au, Hong Kong Adventist Hospital – Tsuen Wan,, Dr Shu-Jen Chen, ACT Genomics,, Prof. Michael Yang, City University of Hong Kong
18:30
Function Rm 2–3, The Mira Hotel
26
January 2017
(Thursday)

Gain-of-function hypomethylation in diabetic nephropathy

Prof. Sam El-Osta, Monash University, Australia
11:00
TYB-2-130
20
January 2017
(Friday)

Stem Cell Therapy: from Laboratory to Clinic

Prof. Ren-He Xu, University of Macau, Macau
14:30
TYB-2-130
19
January 2017
(Thursday)

What can we learn from statistical models of auditory neurons?

Prof. Jan Schnupp, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
AC1-B6605
16
January 2017
(Monday)

A Single, Duo, and Flexible Aptamers for Biosensing and Biotechnological Application

Prof. Man Bock Gu, Korea University, South Korea
16:30
TYB-1B-G04
6
January 2017
(Friday)

Cellular mechanisms of sound localization: roles of synaptic inhibition and neuromodulation

Prof. Yong Lu, Northeast Ohio Medical University, USA
11:00
TYB-2-130
6
January 2017
(Friday)

Cardiomyocyte behavior and genetic compensation in zebrafish

Prof. Didier Stainier, Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Germany
10:00
AC1-P4704
28
December 2016
(Wednesday)

Dinoflagellate genome and coral symbiosis

Prof. Senjie Lin, University of Connecticut, USA
10:30
AC1-B4302
22
December 2016
(Thursday)

Neuroethology of Prosocial Communication and Learning in Rodents

Dr Robert C. Liu, Emory University, USA
15:00
AC1-B4702
15
December 2016
(Thursday)

New Mechanistic Insights into PARP-1-mediated DNA Damage Response

Dr Chengmin Qian, The University of Hong Kong
11:00
AC1-P4704
14
December 2016
(Wednesday)

Wnt regulation of Planar Cell Polarity

Dr Bo Gao, The University of Hong Kong
11:00
AC1-P4704
13
December 2016
(Tuesday)

Mechanisms of phantom sound perception

Dr Shaowen Bao, University of Arizona, USA
10:30
AC1-G5-317
8
December 2016
(Thursday)

Functional dissection and therapeutic targeting of aberrant epigenomes in human cancer

Prof. Eric So, King's College London, UK
15:00
AC1-LT-15
8
December 2016
(Thursday)

Genome Research in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Prof. Nathalie Wong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
11:00
AC1-B5-211
6
December 2016
(Tuesday)

New Opportunities Offered By Lipid-Modified Electrodes to Modulate and Interrogate Transmembrane Diffusion Rates and Mechanisms

Dr Edmund Tse, The California Institute of Technology, USA
10:30
TYB-1B-G04
5
December 2016
(Monday)

Perineuronal net turnover and gamma oscillations reactivate brain plasticity

Dr Henry H. C. Lee, Boston Children's Hospital and, Harvard Medical School, USA
11:00
TYB-1B-G04
24
November 2016
(Thursday)

Regulating Cell Microenvironment using Microengineering Technology

Dr Raymond H. W. Lam, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
AC1-G6302
21
November 2016
(Monday)

Long term cell storage: the key to making regenerative medicine a reality

Dr Krishnaa T. Mahbubani, University of Cambridge, UK
14:00
TYB-1B-G04
18
November 2016
(Friday)

Elimination of multidrug resistance by small RNA in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Dr Terrence Lau, City University of Hong Kong
19:00
AC1-LT-13
10
November 2016
(Thursday)

Developing Fluorescent Probes and Peptide-based Materials for Biological Applications

Dr Hongyan Sun, City University of Hong Kong
12:00
AC1-B6605
7
November 2016
(Monday)

Dendritic integration in cortical neurons in vivo

Prof. Arthur Konnerth, Technical University of Munich, Germany
10:30
AC1-B6605
4
November 2016
(Friday)

Shooting the Messenger: Rapid and Global mRNA Decay in Apoptosis

Prof. Judy Lieberman, Boston Children’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School, USA
16:00
TYB-2-130
26
October 2016
(Wednesday)

Engineering Bacteria to Reveal Biological Principles and to Treat Cancers in Pets

Prof. Jiandong Huang, The University of Hong Kong
11:00
TYB Meeting Room 3, (TYB-1B-G04)
14
October 2016
(Friday)

Structure-guided iterative evolution of antigenically advanced AAV variants for therapeutic gene transfer

Dr Long Ping Victor Tse, University of North Carolina, USA
16:00
TYB-2-130
5
October 2016
(Wednesday)

Functional Organization and Plasticity of the Auditory System in Humans and Nonhuman Primates

Prof. Josef Rauschecker, Georgetown University, USA
11:30
AC2-3500
5
October 2016
(Wednesday)

fMRI Dissection of Auditory and Visual Cortical Descending Inputs to Midbrain Auditory Processing

Prof. Ed X. Wu, The University of Hong Kong
10:00
AC2-3500
4
October 2016
(Tuesday)

Dominant microRNAs in innate immune response and autoimmunity

Prof. Edward K. L. Chan, University of Florida, USA
11:00
AC2-1312
29
September 2016
(Thursday)

Responsibility of Circadian Clocks on Neurodegenerative Diseases

Dr Jin Young Kim, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
AC1-B6605
29
September 2016
(Thursday)

Missing Links between Stem Cell Differentiation and Tumorigenesis

Dr Tong-Chuan He, The University of Chicago Medical Center, USA
11:00
TYB-2-130
9
September 2016
(Friday)

Complexity of neuronal responses in primary auditory cortex: evidence for auditory scene analysis?

Prof. Israel Nelken, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
10:00
TYB-2-130
8
September 2016
(Thursday)

Nanostructure-based Neural Interface for Non-destructive in situ Dissection of Cellular Activities

Dr Peng Shi, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
AC1-B6605
2
September 2016
(Friday)

Targeting Leukemia on Multiple Fronts – from Zebrafish to Human Leukemia

Prof. Anskar Leung, The University of Hong Kong
14:30
TYB-2-130
18
August 2016
(Thursday)

Towards a High Resolution Retinal Implant to Restore Vision for the Blind

Dr Leanne L. H. Chan, City University of Hong Kong
11:45
AC1-B6605
16
August 2016
(Tuesday)

CityU Distinguished Lecture Series:
What’s So Special About the Human Brain?

Sir Colin Blakemore, University of London, and, University of Oxford, UK
16:30
CYC-4/F-MMR
12
August 2016
(Friday)

TRANSITIONAL EPITHELIUM: MERGING MICROENVIRONMENTS AND CELLULAR TRANSFORMATION

Dr Geraldine Guasch, Cancer Research Center of Marseille, France
11:00
TYB-2-130
5
August 2016
(Friday)

NEURONAL AND RECEPTOR BASIS OF SALICYLATE-INDUCED PHANTOM AUDITORY SENSATION

Prof. Lin Chen, University of Science and Technology of China, China
14:00
TYB-2-130
5
August 2016
(Friday)

EPITHELIAL SKIN STEM CELLS IN NORMAL HOMEOSTASIS AND IN CANCER

Dr Tudorita Tumbar, Cornell University, USA
11:00
TYB-2-130
28
July 2016
(Thursday)

NEW PIECES IN AN OLD PUZZLE – COUPLING NUCLEOSOME ASSEMBLY TO DNA REPLICATION

Dr Qing Li, Peking University, China
14:00
TYB-2-130
27
July 2016
(Wednesday)

PORPHYRIN NANOTECHNOLOGY: DISCOVERY, CLINCAL TRANSLATION AND BEYOND

Prof. Gang Zheng, University of Toronto, Canada
15:30
AC1-LT-10
26
July 2016
(Tuesday)

CALCIUM SIGNALING THROUGH STIM AND ORAI

Prof. Donald Gill, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
16:00
AC1-P4302
22
July 2016
(Friday)

SPATIAL STIMULUS-SPECIFIC ADAPTATION FACILITATES SPATIAL DISCRIMINATION THROUGH SHARPENING RESPONSE CONTRAST IN THE THALAMIC RETICULAR NUCLEUS OF RAT

Prof. Xiongjie Yu, Zhejiang University, China
12:00
TYB-2-130
18
July 2016
(Monday)

ROLES OF HIPPOCAMPUS AND NEOCORTEX IN LEARNING AND MEMORY IN MICE – FROM SYNAPSE TO BEHAVIOUR

Dr Michael Kohl, University of Oxford, UK
10:00
TYB-2-130
22
June 2016
(Wednesday)

THE ROLE OF EPIGENETICS IN CANCER MUTAGENESIS

Dr Benjamin Schuster-Böckler, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, UK
10:00
AC1-B5-310
2
June 2016
(Thursday)

Genetic Mechanisms underlying Homeostatic Plasticity of Inhibitory Transmission

Dr Geoffrey C. Y. Lau, City University of Hong Kong
12:30
AC1-P4302
1
June 2016
(Wednesday)

NEURAL ADAPTATION TO THE STATISTICS OF AUDITORY SCENES

Dr Nicol Harper, University of Oxford, UK
09:30
TYB-2-130
27
May 2016
(Friday)

DENDRITIC CELLS: FROM INNATE IMMUNITY TO AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES

Dr Temy Mok, The University of Hong Kong
11:00
TYB-2-130
26
May 2016
(Thursday)

Tinnitus Alleviation by Restored Kv1.4-mediated Dendritic Excitability

Dr Sungchil Yang, City University of Hong Kong
12:30
AC1-B6605
26
May 2016
(Thursday)

CityU Distinguished Lecture Series:
Host jump: Flu, MERS-CoV, Ebola and Zika

Prof. George F. Gao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China
10:30
CYC-4/F-MMR
25
May 2016
(Wednesday)

METABOLIC ENERGY IN THE CENTRAL AND PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEMS: A TALE OF TWO NERVES

Dr Brett Morrison
Johns Hopkins University
USA
10:30
AC1-LT-11
24
May 2016
(Tuesday)

POLQ, THE GENE ENCODING THE DNA REPLICATION TIMING FACTOR POLθ, IS A GENERAL AND STRONG PREDICTOR OF PATIENT OUTCOME FOR MULTIPLE TYPES OF CANCER

Dr Jean-Sébastien Hoffmann
Cancer Research Center of Toulouse
France
09:15
TYB-2-130
5
May 2016
(Thursday)

CityU Distinguished Lecture Series:
Language, Diversity, and Complexity: A Neurobiological Approach to the Three Ss (Speech, Sign Language, and Script) of Human Communication

Prof. Ovid J. L. Tzeng, University System of Taiwan, and, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
10:30
CYC-4/F-MMR
4
May 2016
(Wednesday)

ETV2 IN CARDIOVASCULAR DEVELOPMENT AND VASCULAR REGENERATION

Dr Changwon Park, Emory University, USA
10:00
AC1-G5-214
28
April 2016
(Thursday)

SARS PATHOGENESIS STUDY USING CHINESE RHESUS MACAQUE AS A MODEL

Dr Li Liu, The University of Hong Kong
15:00
TYB-2-130
28
April 2016
(Thursday)

Neuron-glia Energy Metabolic Interactions via Monocarboxylate Transporter1 (MCT1) in CNS Health and Disease

Dr Youngjin Lee, City University of Hong Kong
12:00
AC1-B6605
28
April 2016
(Thursday)

TRACKING PROTEINS INSIDE LIVE CELLS USING COORDINATION-BASED FLUORESCENCE APPROACH.

Prof. Hongzhe Sun, The University of Hong Kong
11:00
TYB-2-130
22
April 2016
(Friday)

MDIG AND HUMAN CANCER, 20 YEARS OF MINING AND DIGGING.

Prof. Fei Chen, Wayne State University, USA
10:30
TYB-2-130
21
April 2016
(Thursday)

The President's Lecture Series 27: Excellence in Academia
Mangrove Wetland: Our Green Kidney

Prof. Nora Fung-yee Tam, Futian-CityU Mangrove R&D Centre, City University of Hong Kong
12:00
CYC-4/F-MMR
7
April 2016
(Thursday)

Neuroprotection and Neuroregeneration Gene Therapy for Retinal Degeneration Diseases

Dr Wenjun Xiong, City University of Hong Kong
12:00
AC1-B6605
5
April 2016
(Tuesday)

GENETIC AND EPIGENETIC DETERMINANTS OF LONGEVITY IN C. ELEGANS

Prof. Sylvia Lee, Cornell University, USA
10:00
TYB-2-130
29
March 2016
(Tuesday)

ZFP57 LINKS MATERNAL EFFECT, GENOMIC IMPRINTING AND NOTCH SIGNALING

Dr Xiajun John Li, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
10:30
TYB-2-130
11
March 2016
(Friday)

EPIGENOMIC STUDY OF NASOPHARYNGEAL CARCINOMA (NPC)

Prof. Qian Tao, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
14:30
AC1-G5-215
10
March 2016
(Thursday)

INVASION AND IMMUNE ESCAPE MECHANISMS OF THE PLACENTA

Prof. Douglas F. Antczak, Cornell University, USA
16:00
AC1-G5-216
2
March 2016
(Wednesday)

POTENCY OF MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS DERIVED FROM PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR REPAIR: INTERCELLULAR MITOCHONDRIAL TRANSFER

Dr Qizhou Lian, The University of Hong Kong
10:00
AC1-G5-215
1
March 2016
(Tuesday)

AUTOPHAGY REGULATES HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA TUMORIGENESIS THROUGH THE SELECTIVE DEGRADATION MACHINERY

Dr Hsiao-Sheng Liu, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
10:30
TYB-2-130
4
February 2016
(Thursday)

REGULATION AND DETECTION OF STEM CELL STATE: NEW TRICKS FOR OLD DOGMAS

Prof. Ola Hermanson, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
10:30
AC1-Y4701
29
January 2016
(Friday)

The President's Lecture Series 26: Excellence in Academia
Biochips and Nanomedicine: From Basic Research to Clinical Applications

Prof. Michael Yang, City University of Hong Kong
12:00
CYC-4/F-MMR
26
January 2016
(Tuesday)

AVIAN HOST RANGE RESTRICTION AND INNATE ANTIVIRAL RESPONSES

Dr Mike Skinner, Imperial College London, UK
15:15
AC1-G4302
21
January 2016
(Thursday)

INTEGRATIVE ANALYSIS OF MULTI-DIMENSIONAL OMICs DATA FOR GENE REGULATORY NETWORK CONSTRUCTION

Dr John Junwen Wang, The University of Hong Kong
14:00
TYB-2-130
20
January 2016
(Wednesday)

DEVELOPMENT OF ANTI-ENTEROVIRUS 71 AGENTS THAT TARGET THE ER STRESS SIGNALING PATHWAY AND CAPSID PROTEIN VP1

Dr Jim-Tong Horng, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
10:00
AC1-G5-216
19
January 2016
(Tuesday)

Mechanism and Consequences of Protein Palmitoylation

Prof. Maurine Linder, Cornell University, USA
14:30
TYB-2-130
21
December 2015
(Monday)

Foxp3+ Regulatory T Cells in Immunological Diseases

Dr Song Guo Zheng, Penn State University, USA
14:30
AC1-G5-314
15
December 2015
(Tuesday)

Ischemic and Anesthetic Pre- and Post-Conditioning: The Challenge of Protecting the Diabetic Heart

Dr Zheng-yuan Xia, The University of Hong Kong
14:30
TYB-2-130
11
December 2015
(Friday)

Regulation of the Autophagy-Lysosome Pathway in Cancer Cell Biology

Dr Han-Ming Shen, National University of Singapore, Singapore
11:00
TYB-2-130
2
December 2015
(Wednesday)

Diet and Health in the 21st Century: Guiding Principles from Lactation to Big Data

Prof. J. Bruce German, University of California, USA
14:00
AC1-LT-16
19
November 2015
(Thursday)

A VIEW TO THE INTRACELLULAR JOURNEY OF DENGUE VIRUS

Prof. Roberto Bruzzone, The University of Hong Kong
11:00
TYB-2-130
12
November 2015
(Thursday)

The role of KLF5 transcription factor in triple negative breast cancer

Prof. Ceshi Chen, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
15:30
AC1-G4302
28
October 2015
(Wednesday)

France–Hong Kong Distinguished Lecture Series:
Pathogenic and Symbiotic Microbes at Mucosal Surface: the Yin and Yang of Hygiene

Prof. Philippe Sansonetti, Collège de France / Institut Pasteur, France
16:30
CYC-4/F-MMR
7
October 2015
(Wednesday)

The secret lives of gonadotropes: the interface between GnRH and ATP signaling in the pituitary

Dr Mark S. Roberson, Cornell University, USA
10:00
TYB-2-130
10
September 2015
(Thursday)

Characterization of Cancer Stem Cells in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Prof. Xinyuan Guan, The University of Hong Kong
14:00
AC1-LT-14
21
August 2015
(Friday)

Deregulated lineage-specific transcriptional program and signaling in lung cancer metastasis

Dr William Ka-Chun Cheung, Yale University, USA
10:00
AC1-LT-16
22
July 2015
(Wednesday)

Ovarian Cancer Metastasis: New Insights into the Early Steps and Niches

Prof. Alice Wong, The University of Hong Kong
14:30
AC1-G4302
14
July 2015
(Tuesday)

Androgen Receptor Activity Abnormality in Castrate-Resistant Prostate Cancer Defined by Functional Enhancer RNAs

Prof. Haojie Huang, Mayo Clinic
USA
16:00
AC1-P4703
17
June 2015
(Wednesday)

Epigenetic Mechanisms underlying Male Predominance of Liver Cancer

Prof. Alfred S. L. Cheng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
11:00
AC1-P4701
18
May 2015
(Monday)

Emergence of Epidemic Viruses in New hosts – Canine Parvoviruses and Canine Influenza Viruses

Dr Colin Parrish, Cornell University, USA
11:00
AC1-G5-217
17
April 2015
(Friday)

Host-Pathogen Interactions in Tuberculosis

Dr Oliver Neyrolles, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) / University of Toulouse, France
14:30
AC1-B5210
14
April 2015
(Tuesday)

Roles for the 9-1-1 DNA damage response complex during mammalian development and tumorigenesis

Prof. Robert S. Weiss, Cornell University, USA
11:00
AC1-B6605
31
March 2015
(Tuesday)

Where do emerging diseases come from?

Prof. Joe Brownlie, Royal Veterinary College, UK
16:00
AC1-LT-18
25
March 2015
(Wednesday)

Retinoic Acid-Induced Leukemic Stem Cell Differentiation: Nuclear translocation of Raf Kinase

Prof. Andrew Yen, Cornell University, USA
10:30
AC1-B6605
10
March 2015
(Tuesday)

Stem cells and ovarian cancer

Prof. Alexander Nikitin, Cornell University, USA
14:30
AC1-G5-314
3
February 2015
(Tuesday)

Functional cure of HIV infection by active vaccination

Prof. Zhiwei Chen, The University of Hong Kong
11:30
AC1-B6605
12
January 2015
(Monday)

Clostridium Difficile: Functional Genomics Studies

Prof. Yung-Fu Chang, Cornell University, USA
14:30
AC1-G5-217
19
December 2014
(Friday)

Publish or Perish: The Editor’s View

Dr Lajos Balogh, Journal Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine (Elsevier), USA
11:00
AC1-B6605
3
December 2014
(Wednesday)

Single-cell RNA Sequencing

Dr Andrew Farmer, Clontech Laboratories, Inc., USA
15:00
AC1-G5-317
26
November 2014
(Wednesday)

Investigating Human Tissue Heterogeneity Using Quantitative Single-cell Transcriptomics

Dr Angela Wu, Stanford University, USA
11:00
AC2-2405
4
November 2014
(Tuesday)

The Silent Treatment: Developing RNAi Therapeutics

Prof. Judy Lieberman, Boston Children’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School, USA
11:00
AC1-G5-216
3
November 2014
(Monday)

Hebbian and Homoestatic Plasticity in Auditory Cortical Map Development and Reorganization

Prof. Shaowen Bao, University of California at Berkeley, USA
11:00
AC1-Y5-203
27
October 2014
(Monday)

Neural Circuits underlying Auditory Cortical Control of Innate Defense Behavior

Prof. Zhang Li, University of Southern California, USA
12:00
AC3-5-205
27
October 2014
(Monday)

Plasticity of the auditory cortex on multiple time scales

Prof. Patrick Kanold, University of Maryland, USA
11:00
AC3-5-205
23
October 2014
(Thursday)

AAV Mediated BDNF Expression Rescues Retinal Ganglion Cells and Visual Function in Rodent Models of Elevated Intraocular Pressure

Prof. Shigang He, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
14:00
AC1-B5-308
15
October 2014
(Wednesday)

The role of the motor protein KIF5B and the scaffolding protein JLP in proteasomal degradation of the oncoprotein c-MYC

Dr Clement M. Lee, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
15:00
AC1-P4302
26
September 2014
(Friday)

Comparative population genetics of purebred and village dogs

Dr Adam Boyko, Cornell University, USA
11:00
AC1-B6605
24
September 2014
(Wednesday)

Microfluidic Tools for Cellular Delivery and Analysis

Dr Chang Lu, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), USA
15:00
AC1-G5-216
16
September 2014
(Tuesday)

Genome engineering using the CRISPR-Cas9 system

Dr Piotr Szyniarowski, Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore
15:00
AC1-B6605
21
July 2014
(Monday)

Functional Mechanisms that Mediate Subcortical Stimulus-Specific Adaptation

Prof. Manuel S. Malmierca, University of Salamanca, and, Institute of Neuroscience of Castilla y León, Spain
10:30
AC1-B4702
14
July 2014
(Monday)

Signaling mechanisms behind the development and plasticity of neuronal synapses

Dr Kwok On Lai, The University of Hong Kong
09:00
AC1-B4702
3
June 2014
(Tuesday)

Processing objects and space in the hippocampus

Dr Jennie Z. Young, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
15:00
AC1-B4302
3
June 2014
(Tuesday)

Adaptive Visual Cortical Processing

Prof. Wu Li, Beijing Normal University, China
14:00
AC1-B4302
29
May 2014
(Thursday)

Getting published: the inside view of a scientific editor

Prof. Dangsheng Li, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, China
15:00
AC1-B2625
19
May 2014
(Monday)

Micro- and Nano-scale Engineering of Cell Signaling

Prof. Lance Cameron Kam, Columbia University, USA
11:00
AC1-B5-211
19
May 2014
(Monday)

Rolling in the Deep: Tumor Cell Adhesion and Treatment in the Bloodstream

Prof. Michael King, Cornell University, USA
10:00
AC1-B5-211
22
April 2014
(Tuesday)

Synaptic micro-circuitry underlying auditory cortical function

Prof. Zhang Li, University of Southern California, USA
09:00
AC2-2513
27
May 2019
(Monday)
29
May 2019
(Wednesday)

Workshop on the Science and Business of Biotechnology

Prof. Harvey F. Lodish, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
09:30–12:30 everyday
CYC-4/F-MMR
2
November 2017
(Thursday)

BMS Workshop on Neuroscience of Glia Cells

14:30
YEUNG-B6605
27
October 2016
(Thursday)

Joint Workshop on Precision Oncology by City University of Hong Kong and Queen Elizabeth Hospital: Predictive biomarkers and therapeutic targets

13:15
AC3-8/F
17
October 2023
(Tuesday)

Symposium on Advances in Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering

Co-organised by Department of Biomedical Sciences and
Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, City University of Hong Kong
15:15–17:00
YEUNG-LT-15
23
September 2023
(Saturday)

Symposium on Innovation in Biomedicine and Bioengineering

Co-organised by Department of Biomedical Sciences and Department of Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong
14:00–19:00
Hybrid Mode
YEUNG-LT-16
11
May 2023
(Thursday)

Joint symposium on Brain and Vision Health

Jointly organised by
Department of Biomedical Sciences, City University of Hong Kong,
Guangdong-HongKong-Macau Institute of CNS Regeneration (GHMICR), Jinan University, China, and
Department of Neuroscience, City University of Hong Kong
Suppported by
Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study, City University of Hong Kong
14:00–18:25
Hybrid Mode
HKIAS Lecture Theatre, LG/F, Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study, CityU
2
March 2023
(Thursday)

Joint Symposium in Frontiers in Biomedical Sciences and Technologies

Jointly organised by Faculty of Medicine – Universiti Malaya, Malaysia, and Department of Biomedical Sciences – City University of Hong Kong
14:00–17:00
Online Symposium
21
July 2022
(Thursday)

Joint Symposium in Frontiers of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies

Jointly organised by Department of Biomedical Sciences – City University of Hong Kong, and Faculty of Medicine – Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
14:00–17:20
Online Symposium
16
June 2022
(Thursday)

Joint Symposium in Frontiers of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies

Jointly organised by City University of Hong Kong, Shanghai Institute of Nutrition and Health, and Chinese Academy of Sciences
14:00–17:40
Online Symposium
13
December 2018
(Thursday)
14
December 2018
(Friday)

2018 International Symposium on Nanobiotechnology, Biosensors and Biochips

08:45
Senate Room, LAU-19/F
10
November 2018
(Saturday)
11
November 2018
(Sunday)

5th Hong Kong International Oncology Symposium

10 November 2018 (Saturday):
08:40–15:55
ClubONE, G/F, 12W, Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin
11 November 2018 (Sunday):
08:20–17:30
Senate Room, LAU-19/F, CityU
6
November 2018
(Tuesday)

CityU-NUS Joint RNA Symposium

09:00
LI-3505
25
July 2018
(Wednesday)

Symposium on Neuroregeneration and Neuroplasticity

09:00
YEUNG-P4701
8
June 2018
(Friday)

Symposium of Neuroscience

09:30
YEUNG-G5-317
27
April 2018
(Friday)

Symposium on Regeneration Medicine

10:00
TYB-2-130
26
April 2018
(Thursday)

Multi-disciplinary Symposium on Translational Multi-omics and Precision Medicine: Linking Biotechnology, Basic Biology, and Clinical Research

08:50
YEUNG-G7603
14
November 2017
(Tuesday)

1st Hong Kong RNA Club Symposium

08:30
LAU-19/F
3
November 2017
(Friday)
4
November 2017
(Saturday)

4th Hong Kong International Oncology Symposium 2017

3 November 2017 (Friday):
Auditorium, Hong Kong Adventist Hospital, Tsuen Wan
4 November 2017 (Saturday):
LAU-19/F, CityU
12
August 2017
(Saturday)

East Meets West Educational Series – Osteoarthritis

13:30
YEUNG-LT-1
12
May 2017
(Friday)

Symposium, Hong Kong 2017: Integrated Research for Future Medicine

09:30
YEUNG-LT-4
25
February 2017
(Saturday)

Love is All Around 2017 – Rett Syndrome Opening Ceremony
「愛不罕見2017 – 雷特氏症」活動開幕禮

09:00
YEUNG-LT-6

2017 Symposium for HKARD 2017 World Rare Disease Day (WRDD)
2017 世界罕病日研討會

14:00
YEUNG-LT-6
14
October 2016
(Friday)

RNA and Structural Biology Mini-symposium

in honour of Prof. Ada Yonath, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2009
10:00
AMEN-LT-401
14
December 2015
(Monday)

Neuroscience Symposium

10:00
AC1-B5-208
9
June 2015
(Tuesday)

Healing: a three way dialogue between doctors, biologists and engineers

14:00
AC1-P4701
26
November 2021
(Friday)
29
November 2021
(Monday)

14th International Symposium on Mechanisms of VasoDilatation (MOVD2021)

1/F, Board Room, Faculty Administration Wing, Faculty of Medicine Building, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
6
November 2021
(Saturday)

24th Annual Scientific Meeting of ICSM: Cardiovascular Disease in the COVID-19 Era

Hybrid Meeting
18
November 2017
(Saturday)
19
November 2017
(Sunday)

The Thirteenth Chinese Laboratory Medicine Conference: Precision and Integration in Laboratory Medicine

Conference:
YEUNG-LT-1
Exhibition & Poster Presentation:
Amphitheatre, LAU-2/F
9
May 2023
(Tuesday)

BMS Research Gala 2023

09:00–18:00
Atrium, Ground Floor and Wei Hing Lecture Theatre (LT-2510), Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong
26
June 2019
(Wednesday)
28
June 2019
(Friday)

BMS Research Gala 2019

Jinhuayue International Hotel, Zhongshan, China
14
June 2018
(Thursday)
16
June 2018
(Saturday)

BMS Research Gala 2018

Tianan Smart City, Guangdong, China
5
June 2017
(Monday)

BMS Research Gala 2017

Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin
20
June 2016
(Monday)

BMS Research Gala 2016

Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin

24 November 2023