Academic Staff


Wong, Kam Bo 黃錦波
Using structural biology (NMR, X-ray crystallography and cryo-EM) to understand the molecular mechanism of life; The maturation pathway of urease; Vacuolar sorting in plant cells; Protein Engineering, Design, Simulation and Modelling


Au, Wing Ngor Shannon 區詠娥
Molecular and structural biology
Chan, Ho Yin Edwin 陳浩然
Biochemical and genetic studies of human diseases
Chan, Michael Kenneth 陳文博
Protein Crystallography and Chemical Biology
Chen, Zhenyu 陳振宇
Food and nutrition
Cheung, Chi Keung Peter 張志強
Structure-function of cell wall polysaccharides/dietary fiber; Fungal/mushroom bioactive substances; Prebiotics, probiotics and gut microbiome
Fong, Wing Ping 方永平
Novel Photosensitizers for Photodynamic Therapy, Yeast Pathogenesis and Engineering
Jiang, Liwen 姜里文
Plant cell and molecular biology; Protein targeting and trafficking in plant cells; Organelle biogenesis and function in plants; and Plant biotechnology
Lam, Hon Ming 林漢明
Plant and agricultural biotechnology
Shaw, Pang Chui 邵鵬柱
Protein structure and function study; and Quality control and authentication of Chinese medicinal material
Tsang, Suk Ying Faye 曾淑瑩
Stem cell biology and Cardiovascular physiology 

Associate Professor

Chan, Ting Fung 陳廷峰
RNomics and bioinformatics in biological processes and diseases; Platform development for structural variation detection and comparative analysis of complex genomic variation

Chung, Hau Yin 鍾厚賢
Food flavor; Food quality; Bioactive components from food and herb in health; and Food by-product utilization

Guo, Dianjing 郭殿京
Computational and systems biology; and Plant genomics and metabolomics
He, Junxian 何軍賢
Hormone signal transduction in plants; Nitrogen signaling and nitrogen use efficiency of plants; Functional genomics of plant stress resistance
Hui, Ho Lam Jerome
Insect and arthropod biology, cnidarians, invertebrates, animal-plant interactions, marine biotechnology, molecular ecology and conservation of biodiversity, evolutionary biology, genomics
Kang, Byung Ho 姜秉昊
Plant Cell Biology; 3D electron microscopy
Kwan, Kin Ming 關健明
Genetic Control of Organogenesis in Development

Lau, Kwok Fai 劉國輝
Molecular neuroscience

Luo, Haiwei 羅海偉
Microbial evolution and ecology; genomics; bioinformatics

Ngai, Sai Ming 倪世明
Bioinformatics and proteomics; Protein/Peptide biochemistry; PTMs, structural and functional studies; and Research and development on modern Chinese medicine
Ngo, Chi Ki Jacky 敖志祺
Structure-function relationship of macromolecules; Structure-based drug discovery; Kinase-substrate interaction and phosphorylation mechanisms
Tsui, Tsz Ki Martin 徐子祺
pollution; ecosystem biogeochemistry; stable isotope applications
Wong, Wing Tak Jack 黃永德
Vascular and metabolic biology; Stem cell biology; and Cardiovascular regeneration
Zhong, Silin 鍾思林
Epigenetics and genomics; Hormone signaling network; Fruit ripening; and Sequencing technology

Assistant Professor

Chow, Hei Man Kim 周熙文
Metabolic plasticity and neurodegenerative disorders; Mitochondrial bioenergetics; Aging and cellular senescence

Falkenberg, Laura Jane
Global change biology – particularly ocean acidification and warming; Marine ecosystem dynamics, shifts, and resistance/resilience; Herbivore-autotroph ecophysiology, behaviour, and interactions; Socio-economic consequences of environmental change

Lau, Wilson Chun Yu 劉振宇
Single-particle cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM); Structure-function relationship of macromolecular machines; Drug and herbicide discovery through rational design
Pittman, Michael 文嘉棋
Dinosaur-to-bird transition - feathered dinosaur anatomy, systematics, biology and evolution; Other dinosaur biology and evolution; Lagerstätten & fossilised soft tissues - imaging, geochemistry and palaeobiology
Thibodeau, Benoit 
Ocean Biogeochemical Dynamics; Stable Isotope Geochemistry; Anthropogenic impacts; Paleoceanography & paleoclimate
Tsang, Ling Ming 曾令銘
Biogeography and conservation genetictructural biology; Evolution and phylogeny of crustaceans; and Molecular ecology of marine animals

Zhuang, Xiaohong 庄小紅
Autophagy and autophagosome formation in plants and green algae; Signalling mechanisms of selective autophagy in plant stress resistance; Lipid metabolism and membrane dynamics


Research Assistant Professor

Chui, Pui Yi Apple 崔佩怡
Impact of climate change on marginal coral communities; Interventions that might increase coral resilience; Coral restoration

Zhai, Liting  翟麗婷
Structure-function study (using X-ray crystallography and Cryo-EM) of the molecular mechanism in bacteria and plant; Structural and functional study of suppressors of free1 in plant  

Senior Lecturer

Chiu, Chi Ming Lawrence 招志明
Cell signaling in apoptosis; Reversal of drug resistance in cancer cells by targeting their apoptosis signaling pathways with bioactive molecules; and Applications of flow cytometry

Koon, Chun Alex 管進
Synaptic plasticity; Neurodegenerative and neuromuscular diseases; Drosophila neurobiology; Science communication; and Humour as a pedagogical approach


Chow, Cheung Ming Cherry 周祥明
Plant cell biology; and Membrane trafficking
Li, Yuk Man Charis 李毓雯
Fat and cholesterol metabolism; Anti-aging and nutraceutical; and Food Toxicology
Law, Man Suet Michelle 羅文雪
Earthworm Ecology and Biodiversity; Soils and the Environment; Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Functioning; and Sustainability & Environmental Researces Management
Lo, Fai Hang 羅輝恒
Cancer and natural product research; Immunobiology; Molecular endocrinology; Neurogenetics; Wilderness medicine education

Ngai, Hung Kui 魏雄鉅
Protein biochemistry; Metabolic diseases

Siow, Lam Nina 蕭琳
Molecular and cellular neuroscience; cell signaling and gene regulation

Yam, Kwan Mei 任君美
Molecular biology; Endocrinology; Popular science promotion; and Learning & teaching methodologies
Yip, Pui Sze Peggy 葉珮詩
Community nutrition; Public health; and Nutrition education and promotion

Assistant Lecturer

Chu, Kin Kan Astley 朱建勤
Food Processing Technology and Product Development; and Teaching Material Development in Food Science
Sin Man Ching Daisy 冼雯菁

Nutrition education and behavioral modification; Weight and chronic disease management; Food, health and environmental sustainability