Dr CHUI Pui Yi Apple

Address

(Office): Rm 412A, Science Centre East Block
(Lab):

People AppleChui
 

Phone

(Office): (852) 3943 8026
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Fax

(852) 2603 5745

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Web

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Education

B.S.             Hong Kong University of Science and Technolog
M.Phil. The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Ph.D. The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 
Position

  • Lecturer, School of Life Sciences, CUHK


Research Interests

  • Reproductive and Iarval ecology of corals
  • Coral recruitment dynamics
  • Reef restoration using sexually reared corals


Representative Publications

  • Chui APY, Yeung CW, Tsang RHL, Leung YH, Ng TY, Chai KH, Ang PO (2016) Lowered temperature and reduced salinity retarded development of early life history stages of Acropora valida from the marginal environment. Regional Studies in Marine Science (In press) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rsma.2016.04.004.
  • Kwok CK, Lam EKY, Leung SM, Chui APY, Ang PO (2016) Copper and thermal perturbations on the early life processes of the hard coral Platygyra acuta. Coral Reefs 35:827-838.
  • Chui APY and Ang PO (2015) Elevated temperature enhances normal early embryonic development in the coral Platygyra acuta under low salinity conditions. Coral Reefs 34:461-469.
  • Lam EKY, Chui APY, Kwok CK, IP AHP, Chan SW, Leung HN, Yeung LC and Ang PO (2015) High levels of inorganic nutrients affect fertilization kinetics, early development and settlement of the scleractinian coral Platygyra acuta. Coral Reefs 34:837-848.
  • Edmunds PJ, Steneck R, Albright R, Carpenter RC, Chui APY, Fan T-Y, Harii S, Kitano H, Kurihara H, Legendre L, Mitarai S, Muko S, Nozawa Y, Padilla-Gamino J, Price NN, Sakai K, Suzuki G, van Oppen M, Yarid A, Satoh NL and Gates RD (2015) Geographic variation in long-term trajectories of change in coral recruitment: a global-to-local perspective. Marine and Freshwater Research http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF14139.
  • Chui APY, Wong MC, Liu SH, Lee GW, Chan SW, Lau PL, Leung SM and Ang PO (2014) Gametogenesis, embryogenesis, and fertilization ecology of Platygyra acuta in marginal nonreefal coral communities in Hong Kong. Journal of Marine Biology, doi:10.1155/2014/953587.
  • Chui APY and Ang PO (2014) Extensive mortality of black corals Antipathes curvata along a depth gradient in Hong Kong, China. Marine Biodiversity, doi: 10.1007/s12526-014-0309-1.
  • Chui PYA and Ang PO (2010) Massive overgrow of coral recruits by barnacles in prolonged winter low temperature conditions, Hong Kong, China. Coral Reefs 29:1017.
  • Lee OO, Chui PY, Wong YH, Pawlik JR and Qian PY (2009) Evidence for vertical transmission of bacterial symbionts from adult to embryo in the Caribbean sponge Svenzea zeai. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 75:6147-6156.


Professional Activities

  • Invited Speaker, Public Seminar on Marine Parks & Marine Ecological Resources, Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, “The Little Secret of Hong Kong Corals”, 2016
  • Invited Speaker, Ocean Seminar 6, Coastal Watch, World Wild Fund Hong Kong, “The Story of Corals in Hong Kong”, 2016
  • Invited Speaker, Seminar, Young Members Committee, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, “Coral Communities and Marine Preservation”, 2016
  • Invited Speaker, Underwater Photography Seminar, “Corals in Hong Kong”, 2016
  • Invited Speaker, Biodiversity Public Lecture IV, Hong Kong Wetland Park and Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, “Exploring Our Cities Beneath the Sea”, 2015
  • Invited Speaker, Public Seminar on Marine Parks & Marine Ecological Resources, Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, “Hard Corals in Hong Kong”, 2011


Others

  • Team Scientist, Reef Check global survey of coral reefs in Hong Kong, 2009-Present