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Seminar

2015

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  
Dec 29, 2015 1430 - 1530 SC 297 Professor Edward Yu, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University, USA Toxic metal ion export in bateria School lf Life Sciences iCal File
             
Dec 17, 2015 1200 - 1300
SC 297
Prof Keqiang WU
Institute of Plant Biology
National Taiwan University
Epigenetic regulation of gene expression by histone deacetylases in plants School of Life Sciences
iCal File
             
Dec 16, 2015 1430 - 1530
SC 297
Professor Eastwood Leung
Assistant Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
USA
The Potential Contributions of
Protein Science to Biotechnology
School of Life Sciences
iCal File
Dec 10, 2015 1030 - 1130 SC 297

Prof. Federica BRANDIZZI
MSU Foundation Professor
Department of Plant Biology
MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory
Michigan State University

The plant endoplasmic reticulum:
A vital network in harmony and defense

RGC-AoE Centre for Organelle Biogenesis and Function/Centre For Cell & Developmental Biology/Cell & Molecular Biology (CMB) Program iCal File 
Dec 10, 2015 0930 - 1030 SC 297 Prof Juan S Bonifacino, Cell Biology and Neurobiology Branch (CBNB), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child health and Human Development (NICHD), National Insitutes of Health (NIH)

Mechanisms and Functions of
Lysosome Positioning

RGC-AoE Centre for Organelle Biogenesis and Function/Centre For Cell & Developmental Biology/Cell & Molecular Biology (CMB) Program iCal File
Dec 8, 2015 1400 - 1715 LSB_LT1

Dr. Chun Kit KWOK
Croucher Fellow, Group of Prof. Shankar
Balasubramanian FRS FMedSci
University of Cambridge, Department of Chemistry
and Cancer Research UK(CRUK)

Deciphering the hidden codes in RNA:
Transcriptome-wide structure profiling
reveals novel regulatory features in plants
and humans

School of Life Sciences iCal File
             
Dec 9, 2015 1630 - 1730
SC L2
Professor KANG Shaozhong
Academician Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE)
西北旱区流域尺度水资源转化规律与节水调控模式 —以河西走廊
石羊河流域为例
School of Life Sciences & Office of Academic Links, China
iCal File
Dec 4, 2015 1430 - 1530
LT5, LSB
Professor Hongwei Guo
Professor of College of Life Sciences
Peking University, China

Ethylene signaling, RNA decay and gene silencing

School of Life Sciences
iCal File
       

 

   
Dec 4, 2015 1230 - 1315 SC L2 Professor Cahir J O'Kane, Departmental of Genetics, University of Cambridge, UK

Roles spastic paraplegia genes in organisation of axonal endoplasmic reticulum: Relevance of a forgotten compartment to neurodegeneration?

School of Life Sciences - Polyglutamine Disease Collaborative Research Group Seminar Series iCal File 
       

 

   
Dec 3, 2015 1230 - 1315 SC L5 Dr Xiaoxue Wang, Professor, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Environmental adaptation of marine bacteria mediated by DNA mutation and recombination

School of Life Sciences - Marine & Environmental Sciences Focus Group iCal File 
       

 

   
Nov 26, 2015 1230 - 1315 LHC Rm103 Dr Aixin Yan, Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong

Functional Characterization of Bacterial Multi-Drug Efflux Pumps: Understanding Their Ubiquitousness in Bacterial Genomes

School of Life Sciences - Marine & Environmental Sciences Focus Group iCale File 
       

 

   
Nov 24, 2015 1230 - 1315 SC L2 Professor Jörg Kreuter, Institut für Pharmazeutische Technologie, Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany

Brain Delivery of Drugs and Transport
Across the BBB by Nanoparticles:
Application to Anticancer drugs, NGF for
Stroke Treatment and Alzheimer/Parkinson
Models

School of Life Sciences - Polyglutamine Disease Collaborative Research Group Seminar Series iCal File
Nov 4, 2015 1230 - 1315 SC L2

Dr. Karina Hall
Fisheries Resource Assessment Scientist
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries

Determining the status of eastern Australian cephalopod stocks School of Life Sciences - Marine & Environmental Sciences Focus Group
iCal File
Nov 3, 2015 1200 - 1300
SC L1
Professor Chad A MIRKIN
Department of Chemistry and
International Institute for Nanotechnology
Northwestern University, USA
A Chemist’s Approach to Nanofabrication: Towards a ‘Desktop Fab’ Sunny I and Irene Chan Lecture in Chemical Biology 2015 iCal File
 
Oct 29, 2015 1500 - 1600 SC L2

Dr. Joanna C. Chiu
Assistant Professor
Department of Entomology and Nematology
University of California

Post-translational regulation of animal circadian clock School of Life Sciences - Food & Plant Sciences Focus Group
iCal File

   
Oct 29, 2015 1230 - 1315 LHC Rm 103

Dr. Sibum Sung
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular Biosciences
College of Natural Sciences
University of Texas at Austin

Coordinated epigenetic silencing by long noncoding RNAs  School of Life Sciences - Molecular & Cellular Function Focus Group iCal File
     

 

 
Oct 15, 2015 1230 - 1315 LHC Rm103

Professor Rudolf Wu, Honorary Professor, Faculty of Science, The University of Hong Kong

Marine conservation and environmental management: A paradigm shift
School of Life Sciences in Marine & Environmental Sciences Focus Group iCal File 
     

 

     
Oct 8, 2015  1230 - 1315 LHC Rm103

Dr Zhao Yanxiang, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Modulation of Autophagy by the Beclin1-VPS34 Complex
School of Life Sciences in Molecular and Cellular Function Fonus Group iCal File
     

 

     
Sept 25, 2015 1230 - 1315 SC L4

Professor M James C Crabbe, Senior Research Associate, Department of Zoology, Supernumerary Fellow of Wolfson College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

How fragile is our planet?  The impact of climate change on coral reefs and the people who depend on them
School of Life Sciences in Marine & Environmental Sciences Focus Group iCal File
     

 

     
Sept 24, 2015 1230 - 1315 LHC 103

Professor Li Ning, Professor, Division of Life Sciences, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Functional and quantitative phosphoproteomics in study of plant cell signaling School of Life Sciences in Food & Plant Sciences Focus Group iCal File 
     

 

     
Sept 17, 2015 1230 - 1315 LHC Rm 103

Dr Chih-Horng Kuo, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sincia, Taiwan

Genome evolution in symbiotic bacteria: Insights from arthropod-associated Sprioplasmasem School of Life Sciences in Marine & Environmental Sciences Focus Group iCal File
     

 

     
Sept 10, 2015 1230 - 1315 LHC Rm 103

Professor Liyuan Chen, Research Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Arabidopsis BPM Proteins Function as Substrate Adaptors to a CULLIN3-Based E3 Ligase to Affect Fatty Acid Metabolism in Plants
School of Life Sciences in Molecular and Cellular Function Focus Group iCal File
             
Sept 8,2015 1100 - 1200
Rm G02, Lo Kwee-Seong Integrated Biomedical Sciences Bldg.
Area 39, CUHK
Professor Margareta Hammarlund-Udenaes
Professor of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences
Head, Translational PKPD Research Group
Uppsala University, Sweden
Challenges in Brain Drug Delivery - Pharmacokinetic and Methodological Aspects School of Life Sciences & School of Pharmacy Polyglutamine Disease Collaborative Research Group Seminar Series
iCal File
             
June 9,2015 1100 - 1200
SC 297
Dr. Manda YU
Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology,Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Shoveling “SNO”- Protein
S-nitrosylation as the Key Regulatory Mechanism in Plant Immunity
School of Life Sciences
iCal File
             
June 1,2015 1630 - 1730
Conference Room, 3/F, MMW
Dr. Ying-Ping Wang
Chief research scientist and team leader of land surface modeling
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization
Global Nutrient Limitation on Terrestrial Biosphere and its Implications Food and Plant Science Focus Group
& Earth System Science Joint Seminar
iCal File
             
May 19,2015 1230 - 1330
SC L2
Professor Gianni Panagiotou
Systems Biology & Bioinformatics Group School of Biological Sciences
The University of Hong Kong
The Interplay Between Genome,
Metagenome and Exposome
School of Life Sciences
iCal File
             
May 18,2015 1100 - 1200 SC 297 Dr Cheng Tat Cheung
Post-doctoral
Boston University
USA
Apoptosome structure and procaspase activation: a Cryo-EM perspective School of Life Sciences iCal File
             
May 7, 2015 1430 - 1630
SC L3
Professor Leung, Thomas Yun-chung
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Development of Arginine-depleting Enzymes as Anti-cancer Drugs School of Life Sciences
iCal File
             
Apr 24, 2015 1630 - 1800
SC L2
Professor Yigong Shi
Dean of the School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, China
Mechanisms of Programmed Cell Death through Structural Biology Department of Physics and School of Life Sciences
iCal File
             
Apr 23, 2015 1630 - 1730
LT1, Lady Shaw Building
Professor Yigong Shi
Dean of the School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, China
The Beauty of Life Sciences
CN Yang Lecture in Physics
iCal File
             
Apr 16, 2015 1230 - 1315
SC L2
Professor Ho Kin Chung
Dean, School of Science & Technology, The Open University of Hong Kong
Micro-algae: From Harmful Algal Blooms To Beneficial Algal Biomass School of Life Sciences
iCal File
     

 

     
Apr 9, 2015 1230 - 1315
SC L2

Professor Anderson O.L. Wong
School of Biomedical Sciences
The University of Hong Kong

Novel Pituitary Actions of TAC3 Gene Products in Fish Model School of Life Sciences
iCal File
     

 

     
Apr 2, 2015 1230 - 1315 SC L2

Professor Kwan Yiu Wa, School of Biomedical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Mechanistic studies of the pleiotropic effects of simvastatin School of Life Sciences iCal File
     

 

     
Mar 26, 2015 1230 - 1315 SC L2

Professor Lo Clive SC, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong

Recruitment of Cytochrome P450 enzymes for flavonoid biosynthesis in grasses School of Life Sciences iCal File
     

 

     
Mar 19, 2015 1230 - 1315 SC L2

Professor David Banfield, Division of Life Sciences, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Mechanisms of membrance protein retention in the Golgi
School of Life Sciences iCal File
     

 

     
Mar 12, 2015 1230 - 1315 SC L2

Professor Pei-Yuan Qian, Chair Professor, Division of Life Sciences, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Marine omics from microbes to invertebrates School of Life Sciences iCal File 
             
Mar 6, 2015 1230 - 1315
SC L4
Professor Ng Wang Kit, Danny
Department of Biology
Hong Kong Baptist University
Genome hybridization and regulatory interactions in Arabidopsis polyploids School of Life Sciences
iCal File
 
               
Feb 26, 2015 1230 - 1315 SC L2 Dr Lau On Sun, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Biology, Stanford University, USA Stomatal development: from cell specification, environmental signaling to crop improvement School of Life Sciences iCal File  
               
Feb 12, 2015 1230 - 1315 SC L2 Professor Boon Leong Lim, Wallace, Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong How does energy supply affect plant physiology? Food and Plant Sciences Focus Group iCal File  
               
Feb 5, 2015 1230 - 1315 SC L2 Dr Doris W T Au, Associate Head & Associate Professor, Department of Biology and Chemistry, CIty University of Hong Kong The Story of Medaka: A Cross Disciplinary Model for Biomedical and Environmental Research Marine and Environmental Sciences, SLS iCal File  
               
Jan 22, 2015 1230 - 1315 SC L2 Dr Roger Wong, Research Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong The Ying and Yang of Energy Balance School of Life Sciences iCal File  
               
Jan 15, 2015 1230 - 1315 SC L2 Professor Kenneth M Y Leung, The Swire Institute of Marine Science & School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong Temperature-dependent chemical toxicity models and their implications on derivation of  water quality criteria and ecological risk assessment School of Life Sciences iCal File  
               
Jan 8, 2015 1230 - 1315 SC L2 Dr Shang-Te Danny Hsu, Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taiwan Structural insights into co-translational folding on the ribosome and ribosome-associated molecular chaperone School of Life Sciences iCal File