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Seminar

2013

Building Abbreviations
BMS (Choh-Ming Li Basic Medical Sciences Building)
LHC (Y.C. Liang Hall)
LSB (Lady Shaw Building)
MMW (Mong Man Wai Building)
SC (Science Centre)
Date Time Venue Speaker Seminar Title  Organizer iCalendar File
Jan 9, 2014
1230 - 1315
MMW LT2
Dr. Vengatesen Thiyagarajan
School of Biological Sciences
The University of Hong Kong
Will the Pacific oysters invade and attack Hong Kong by 2100? School of Life Sciences
iCal File
             
Jan 3, 2014 1100 - 1200  SC 297  Dr Li Meng, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA  Microbes drive marine biogeochemical cycles: from single gene to the whole community  School of Life Sciences  iCal File
             
Dec 9, 2013 1400 - 1500 SC 297 Professor Sheng YE, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou Structural mechanism of hydrolysis-mediated conformational change of bacterial FtsZ protofilaments School of Life Sciences iCal File
Nov 28, 2013 1230 - 1315
LHC 103 Dr Shih Yu-Ling, Associate Research Fellow, National Taiwan College of Physical Education, Taichung, Taiwan Spatiotemporal organization of the MinCDE complex during cell division in E. coli School of Life Sciences iCal File
             
Nov 25, 2013 1100 - 1200 
SC 297 Dr Alaa El-Din Bekhit (PhD)
Senior Lecturer, Department of Food Science, University of Otago, New Zealand
In vitro meat: Is this the next big thing? School of Life Sciences  iCal file
           
Nov 19, 2013 1230 - 1315 SC L3 Dr Guang-Chao CHEN, PhD, Associate Research Fellow, Academia Sinica, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Taipei, Taiwan Regulation and function of autophagy - insights from Drosophila School of Life Sciences  
           
Nov 11, 2013 1400 - 1500 SC 297 Professor Hong MA, School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, China  Transcriptional networks important for Arabidopsis another development  Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology, Cell & Molecular Biology (CMB) Program    iCal file
           
Nov 4, 2013 1100 - 1200 SC 297 Professor Jia LI, Director of School of Life Sciences, Lanzhou University  BAK1 directly regulates brassinolide perception and BRI1 activation School of Life Sciences  iCal file
             
Nov 2, 2013 0855 - 1300 MMW LT1 See the attached seminar title SKL/IPMBAB Seminar Series 2013 State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology (SKL)/Institute of Plant Molecular Biology and Agricultural Biotechnology (IPMBAB) iCal file
             
Nov 1, 2013 1100 - 1200 SC 297 Dr Yansong MIAO, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California at Berkeley Cell cycle regulation of actin cable dynamics School of Life Sciences  iCal file
             
Oct 31, 2013 1230 - 1315 LHC 103 Professor Wing Ngor Shannon Au, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Bacterial flagellar motor - a superb natural engine School of Life Sciences iCal file
             
Oct 25, 2013 1400 - 1630 SC 297 Professor Alan McHughen, UC Riverside, USA GMOs: Assessing their Safety Special SKL/IPMBAB  iCal file
             
Oct 8, 2013 1230 - 1315 SC L1 Professor Liwen JIANG, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Plant endocytosis and exocytosis School of Life Sciences  
             
Sept 26 (Thu) 1230 - 1330 SC 297 Dr Qiu Jian Wen, Associate Professor, Baptist University of Hong Kong Diving with Jiao Long (蛟龍號) to the Depth of South China Sea School of Life Sciences  
             
Sept 24 (Tue) 1230 - 1315 SC L1 Professor Zhong Silin, Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences Tissue specific hormone response and epigenome reporgramming School of Life Sciences  
             
Sept 19 (Thu) 1500 - 1630 Rm 128

Mini-symposium on New Technologies for Fuel Production in the 21st Century

 

1) Professor Sunney I Chan

2) Professor James C Liao

3) Professor Sunney I Chan and James C Liao

 

 

1) Catalysts for effecient oxidation of methane under ambient conditions: From enzymes to biommics

2) A tale of two butanols

3) Student Question and Answer: Future opportunities and careers for fuel production in the 21st Century.

 

 

 

School of Life Sciences

1) 1500 - 1530

2) 1530 - 1600

3) 1600 - 1630 

 

             
Sept 19 (Thu) 1230 - 1330 SC 297 Professor Ding Lanping, 海洋生物研究所, 汕頭大學 The reproductive diversity and environmental adaptability of two Codium species from China Sea School of Life Sciences  
             
Sept 17 (Tue) 1600 - 1700 SC297 Professor Bo LIU, Department of Plant BIology, College of Biological Sciences, University of California at Davis Cytokinesis in Plants: When Microtubules are In Charge School of Life Sciences  
             
Sept 12 (Thu) 1230 - 1315 LHC 106 Dr David M Baker, Assistant Professor, The Swire Institute of Marine Science, School of Biological Sciences & Department of Earth Science, The University of Hong Kong Nitrogen sources from developed shores cause coral reef decline School of Life Sciences  
             
Sept 4 (Wed) 1100 - 1200 SC297 Dr Regina Choy Wai Yan, University of California at San Francisco, USA Retromer mediates a discrete route of local membrane delivery to dendrites Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology  
             
July 31 (Wed)  1600 - 1700  SC297  Professor Sheng Luan, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, USA  Regulation of membrane transport by signaling networks in plants  Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology, Cell & Molecular Biology (CMB) Program   
             
July 16 (Tue)  1415 - 1615  SC297  Dr Hongbing Yao, Research Scientist, Department of Genetics, University of Texas Southwestern, Medical Center Dallas, Texas, USA  Saturated Fatty Acid-Induced Lipotoxicity  Biochemistry Programme   
             
July 9 (Tue)  1100 - 1200  SC297  Professor Zheng-Hui He, Department of Biology, San Francisco State University, USA Vitamin B6 in Ultraviolet B Signaling in Plants Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology, Cell & Molecular Biology (CMB) Program  
             
May 22 (Wed)  1050 - 1815  YIA LT3  Prof Paul BUT, Dr Joseph KL YIP, Prof De-yuan HONG, Dr David BOUFFORD, Prof De-zhu LI, Dr Qin-er YANG and Dr Gunter FISCHER Wu Jieh Yee Symposium School of Life Sciences   
             
May 20 (Mon)  1100 -1300  SC 297  Dr Calvin Yip, Assistant Professor, The University of British Columbia, Canada  Structural studies of membrane tethering complexes from major secretory pathways to autophagy  School of Life Sciences   
             
Apr 29 (Mon)  1430 - 1630  SC 297  Professor Eastwood, Hon-Chiu LEUNG, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine; Director, Mass Spectrometry Proteomics Core Facility, Baylor College of Medicine  Deep and Wide Applications of Mass Spectrometry in Proteomics Discovery  Center for Soybean Research, SKL Agrobiotechnology Program, School of Life Sciences   
             
Apr 24 (Wed)  1100 - 1200  SC 297  Dr Enrique Rojo, National Center for Biotechnology, Madrid, Spain  Characterization of the IYO-ART Cell Differentiation Switch  Cell & Molecular Biology (CMB) Program   
             
Apr 23 (Tue)  1230 - 1315  SC 297  Professor Ting Fung CHAN, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong  RNAomics in biology and human diseases  School of Life Sciences   
             
Apr 11 (Thu) 1430 - 1530  SC 297  Professor Qifa ZHANG, National Key Lab of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhang, China Understanding reproductive isoloation based on the rice model Cell & Molecular Biology (CMB) Program   
             
Apr 10 (Wed) 1400 - 1641 SC 297  Clink a link of the Seminar Title at the right next column  Centre for Soybean Research - First Meeting  Sate Key Laboratories  
             
Apr 9 (Tue)  1230 - 1315  MMW LT2  Professor Tan Baocai, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong  Cracking the codes of making a seed in maize  School of Life Sciences   
             
Mar 18 (Mon)  1200 - 1245  SC L1  Professor Sir Tom Blundell FRS, FMedSci, Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, UK and Honorary Professor, Faculty of Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong    Genomes, Structural Biology and Drug Discovery  School of Life Sciences   
             
Mar 15 (Fri)  1100 - 1150  SC 297  Professor Inhwan Hwang, Department of Life Science, POSTECH, Korea  Adaptors for clathrin-coated vesicles in post-Golgi trafficking in plant cells  Cell & Molecular Biology (CMB) Program   
             
Mar 11 (Mon)  1430 - 1614 

LHC 104 

Dr Silin Zhong, HFSP Research Fellow, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Cornell University  Epi-genomics, a new opportunity for plant bioengineering: "A case study of tomato fruit development and epigenome reprogramming"  School of Life Sciences   
             
Mar 5 (Tue)  1230 - 1315  MMW LT2  Professor Michael Kenneth Chan, Director, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong  New Technologies for Engineering Proteins and Micromolecular Assemblies  School of Life Sciences   
             
Feb 19 (Tue) 1230 - 1315  MMW LT2  Dr Tsoi Ho, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong  Polyglutamine Diseases: From basic research to therapeutic development  School of Life Sciences   
             
Jan 31 (Thu)  1230 - 1315  SC L1  Professor Jerome Hui Ho Lam, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong  How organisms evolve?  A story on homebox genes and microRNAs regulation  School of Life Sciences   
             
Jan 11 (Fri) 1230 - 1315  SC L2  Professor Gourisankar Ghosh, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California San Diego, USA Mechanism of IkappaB Kinase (IKK) Activation  School of Life Sciences