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2014

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)
YIA (Yasumoto International Academic Park) 
Date Time Venue Speaker Seminar Title  Organizer iCalendar File
             
Nov 28, 2014 1230 - 1315
SC L2
Professor Chris CK Wong
Department of Biology
Hong Kong Baptist University
Endocrine disrupting chemicals, the effects of exposure on metabolic disorders School of Life Sciences
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Nov 26, 2014 1500 - 1600
SC 297
Prof. Julia Chekanova
School of Biological Sciences
University of Missouri, USA
The Role of the Arabidopsis
Exosome Complex in Regulation of Gene Expression Through ncRNAs
School of Life Sciences
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Nov 17, 2014 1230 - 1315 Lady Shaw Building, LT1 Professor Donald Grierson, Division of Plant & Crop Sciences, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom Molecular & Hormonal Control of Gene Expression and Ripening in Tomato School of Life Sciences iCal File
             
Nov 13, 2014 1230 - 1315 Lady Shaw Building LT2 Professor Liu Hongbin, Associate Professor, Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology High diversity of picocyanobacteria Synechococcus in Hong Kong estuarine and coastal waters School of Life Sciences iCal File
             
Nov 6, 2014 1230-1315
Lady Shaw Building LT2
Professor Dong-Yan Jin
Department of Biochemistry
The University of Hong Kong
Fire and counter-fire in the battle between virus and host: Using PACT as an example School of Life Sciences
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Nov 5, 2014 1200 - 1300 SC 297

Dr Hanne Løvlie, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (IFM), Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

 

 

Dr Alex Hayward, Researcher, Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Uppsala, Sweden

 

 

The Life of Chickens: Sexual Selection and Animal Personality

 

 

 

 

Causes and Consequences of Parasite Attack: A Phylogenetic Approach

 

 

 

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Nov 4, 2014 1430  SC 297

Dr. Chris Wing-cheung LEE, Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic Florida, USA


Targeting Frontotemporal Dementia - a neurodegenerative disease second to Alzheimer's disease

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Oct 30, 2014 1230 - 1315 LSB LT2

Professor Edwin Ho-Yin Chan
Associate Professor
School of Life Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Developing a multi-disciplinary platform for Spinocerebellar Ataxia research School of Life Sciences, Molecular and Cellular Function Focus Group iCal File
Oct 27, 2014 1200 - 1300 SC 297 Professor Peter Pimpl, Centre for Plant Molecular Biology, University of Tübingen, Germany 
Receptor-mediated Vacuolar Sorting: How Much Guidance is Needed? School of Life Sciences, RGC AoE Centre for Organelle Biogenesis and Function, Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology, Cell & Molecular Biology (CMB) Program iCal File
             
Oct 27, 2014 1600 SC 297 Dr Clement M Lee, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Oncological Sciences, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA The role of the motor protein KIF5B and the scaffolding protein JLP in proteasomal degradation of the oncoprotein c-MYC School of Life Sciences/ Cell and Molecular Biology Program/Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology/Centre for Organelle Biogenesis and Function  iCal File 
             
Oct 16, 2014 1230-1315
Lady Shaw Building, LT2
Professor Hon-Ming Lam
School of Life Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Genomic and Molecular Biology Studies of Stress Tolerance in Soybean School of Life Sciences
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Oct 9, 2014 1230-1315
Lady Shaw Building, LT2
Professor Yvonne Sadovy
School of Biological Sciences
The University of Hong Kong
Seafood Profile of Asia's 'World City'; past, present and possible future School of Life Sciences
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Oct 7, 2014 1200 - 1315 SC L2

Professor Knud J. Jensen, Nano Science Center and Center for Synthetic Biology, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen

 

Cyclic and bicyclic peptides as therapeutic inhibitors School of Life Sciences iCal File
             
Sept 25, 2014 1230-1315
Lady Shaw Building, LT2
Professor Huating WANG
Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Identification and Functional Characterization of Long non-coding RNAs in
Skeletal Muscle Cells and Muscle Regeneration
School of Life Sciences
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Sept 18, 2014 1230-1315
Lady Shaw Building, LT2
Professor M. James C. Crabbe
Executive Dean
Faculty of Creative Arts, Technologies & Science
Professor of Biochemistry
University of Bedfordshire
Fellow, Wolfson College, University of Oxford
United Kingdom
Marine Biodiversity; coral reefs and environmental stressors School of Life Sciences
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Sept 11, 2014 1230-1315
Lady Shaw Building LT2
Dr. Terrence C.K. Lau,
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences, City University of Hong Kong
Small RNA in Pathogen School of Life Sciences
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Sept 8, 2014 1100-1200 SC297 Dr. Keith Crandall,
Director, Computational Biology Institute George Washington University, Virginia, USA
Computational Approaches to Biodiversity Informatics
School of Life Sciences
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Sept 5, 2014 1230-1315 SC L2

Professor Sanwen Huang,
Deputy Director General
Agricultural Genomics Institute at Shenzhen Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
&
Institute of Vegetables and Flowers Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Big Data and Cucumber Biology School of Life Sciences
     

 

     
July 7, 2014 1000-1100 SC 297

Professor Staffan Persson,
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Germany

A mechanism for sustained cellulose synthesis during salt stress School of Life Sciences iCal File
     

 

     
July 4, 2014
 1230-1330 SC L4

Professor Yijuang Chem, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

 A2A adenosine receptor, iPSC, and neurodegenerative diseases  School of Life Sciences
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April 14, 2014
1230 - 1315 MMW LT2

Professor Po Keung WONG, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Advances in Visible-Light-Driven Photocatalytic Inactivation of BacteriaSeminar School of Life Sciences iCal File
     

 

     
April 3, 2014 1230 - 1315 MMW LT2

Professor PCK Wong, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Advances in Visible-Light-Driven Photocatalytic Inactivation of Bacteria  School of Life Sciences  
     

 

     
Mar 15, 2014    

Li Xiangdong, State Laboratory of Argobiotechnolog, College of Biological Sciences, China Agricultural University, PRC

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Mar 14, 2014 1430 - 1600 SC 297

Professor Ming LUO, Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama Birmingham, USA

Nucleocapsid of Negative Strang RNA Viruses Biochemistry Program, School of Life Sciences iCal File 
     

 

     
     

 

     
Mar 13, 2014 1030 - 1130 SC 297

Professor Xuemei CHEN, Howard Hughes Medical Institute - Gordon and Betty Moore Foundatio Investigator, Furuta Chair Professor and Professor of Plant Cell and Molecular Biology, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California at Riverside, USA

Plant MicroRNAs: Biogenesis, Turnover, and Modes of Action School of Life Sciences iCal File
     

 

     
Mar 11, 2014 1230 - 1315 BMS_G18

Professor Guo Dianjing, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Probing the role of H202 in plant development School of Life Sciences iCal File
             
Mar 5, 2014 1100-1200 SC 297 Prof. Yunde Zhao
Division of Biological Sciences
University of California at San Diego, US
Auxin Biosynthesis and Signal Transduction RCG AoE Centre For Organelle Biogenesis and Function, Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology, Cell & Molecular Biology Programme iCal File
Feb 20, 2014 1230-1315 MMW LT2 Dr. Rita P.Y. Chen
Associate Research Fellow
Institute of Biological Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Protein Misfolding: Amyloid, Prion, and Neurodegenerative Diseases School of Life Sciences iCal File
Feb 17, 2014 1400-1500 SC 297 Dr. Michael Griffin
Research Fellow in Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
Role of Early B-cell Factor-1 (Ebf1) in Adipocyte Inflammation School of Life Sciences iCal File
Jan 29, 2014 1630-1730 Lady Shaw Building LT1 Prof. Martin Chalfie
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2008
Green Fluorescent Protein: Lighting Up Life School of Life Sciences, Department of Chemistry iCal File
Jan 22, 2014 1100-1200 SC 297 Dr. Kang, Byung-ho
Associate Professor, and Director of Electron Microscopy and Bioimaging Laboratory, University of Florida, USA
Electron Tomography Analyses of Organelle Biogenesis School of Life Sciences iCal File
Jan 21, 2014 1230-1315 BMSB G18 (Ching Kai Hall) Prof. Lee Ming Ming Marianne
School of Life Sciences, CUHK
The Long and Short of Improving Distant Homology Detection School of Life Sciences iCal File
Jan 14, 2014 1400-1445 Lady Shaw Building LT5 Dr. Luo Haiwei
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Marine Sciences, University of Georgia, USA
The Use of Phylogenomics and Population Genetics to Make Sense of Marine Microbial Diversity School of Life Sciences iCal 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