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2016

Building Abbreviations
 
BMS (Choh-Ming Li Basic Medical Sciences Building)
ELB (Esther Lee Building, Sin Wai Kin Hall)
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 28, 2016 1100 - 1230 SCL2

Professor Natalia PREVARSKAYA, Full Professor of Physiology, University of Lille 1 Director, Laboratory of Cellular Physiology, Inserm U1003 PRE CE2 Professor of Exceptional Class France

Complex Regulation of TRPM8 Channel Co-organized by the School of Biomedical Sciences (Faculty of Medicine), RGC AoE Centre for Organelle Biogenesis and Function
     

 

   
Dec 2, 2016 1530 SC 297

Dr CHIAO Ying, Ann, Senior Fellow, Department of Pathology, University of Washington & Dr LEE Chi Fung, Acting Instructor, University of Washington, US

 

Dr LEE Chi Fung, Acting Instructor, University of Washington, US

 

Dr TSUI Wai Yi, Dana, Assistant Attending, Department of Pathology, Center for Molecular Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, US

 

Developing an academic career in the United States Molecular Biotechnology Programme
           
Dec,1 2016 1030 - 1130
LT7, Cheng Yu Tung Building, CUHK
Prof. Pui-Yan Kwok
Henry Bachrach Distinguished Professor
University of California – San Francisco
Precision Medicine: Opportunities and Challenges School of Life Sciences
           
Nov 28, 2016 1430 - 1530
Rm 115, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Professor Joe SY Lee
School of Environment and
Australian Rivers Institute
Griffith University, Australia
Hard science is essential to managing soft-intertidal ecosystem services in the era of restoration School of Life Sciences
       
Nov 26, 2016 0900 - 1100
LT1, YIA, CC College, CUHK
Prof. Chris Hawes and Prof. Inhwan Hwang The 3rd AOE Symposium on Organelle Biogenesis and Function
School of Life Sciences, CC College, NA College
         
Nov 24, 2016 1630 - 1730
SC 297
Prof. Jia-Huai Wang
Department of Medical Oncology and Department of Cancer Biology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School
USA
“What is wave” to “What is life” – history and development of structural biology School of Life Sciences, Biochemistry Programme
         
Nov 24,2016 1230 - 1315 SC L5 Professor Karen Chan, Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Growing up in a sea of change: impact of anthropogenic stresors on early life stages of marine invertebrates School of Life Sciences
           
Nov 22, 2016 1500 - 1715 SC 297 Professor Knud J Jensen, Nano Science Center and Center for Synthetic Biology, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen Peptide Medicinal chemistry: Conjjgates of peptides to direct their properties School of Life Sciences
           
Nov 17, 2016 1230 - 1315 SC L5 Dr Ichirou Karahara, University of Toyama, Japan Botany in space - Effects of altered gravitational environments on plant growth School of Life Science
           
Nov 10, 2016 1230 - 1315 SC L5 Dr Benny KK CHAN, Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan  Diving in the marine hydrothermal vent: the physical environment, biological assemblages and trophic relationships in shallow water hydrothermal vents in Kueishan, Taiwan School of Life Sciences
           
Nov. 7, 2016 1515 - 1615
SC 297
Prof. Natasha RAIKHEL
Center for Plant Cell Biology
University of California, Riverside, USA
From Cell Biology to Chemical Genomics. RGC AoE Centre for Organelle Biogenesis and Function, Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology, CMB Program.
           
Oct 20, 2016 1530 SC L4 Professor Jason W.H. Wong, Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia Gaining fundamental insights into DNA repair-chromatin interactions through cancer genomics School of Life Sciences
           
Oct 20, 2016 1230 - 1315 SC L5 Dr Kiminori Toyooka, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Yokohama, Japan Visualization of the plant organelles with the newly developed electron microscopy techniques School of Life Sciences
           
Oct 17, 2016 1230 SC 297 Fenix Leung, DPhil (Oxon), Senior Analyst, Healthcare - Oncology & Hematology, GlobalData Alternative Career Choices Outside Academia - Experience from a Leaver from Medical Sciences School of Life Sciences, Molecular Biotechnology Program
           
Oct 5, 2016 1630 - 1715
SC L2
Dr. Kin Fai Au
Department of Internal Medicine Carver College of Medicine
University of Iowa
Transcriptome analysis at the gene isoform level using hybrid sequencing School of Life Sciences
         
Sept 30, 2016 1530 MMW Rm710 Prof. Joe Shing Yip LEE, Australian Rivers Institute and School of Environment, Griffith University, Gold Coast campus, Australia  Recent advances in understanding and harnessing the ecosystem services of mangroves School of Life Sciences
           
Sept 29, 2016 1230 - 1315 SC L5 Prof. Yun Wah LAM, Associate Professor, Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong Nowhere like home: characterising and reconstructing tissue School of Life Sciences
           
Sept. 19, 2016 1100 - 1200
SC 297
Prof. Bo LIU
Department of Plant Biology
University of California
Building the microtubular
cytoskeleton for plant cell division and growth.
RGC AoE Centre for Organelle Biogenesis and Function, Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology, CMB Program.
             
Sept. 8, 2016 1230 - 1315
SC L5
Professor Nemat Keyhani
University of Florida
Yangtze River Scholar Professor
Chongqing University
The biochemistry and genetics of an arms race between an insect pathogenic fungus and a beetle School of Life Sciences
 
   

 

 

 

   
July 22, 2016 1400 - 1700

SC L4

(Tentative)

Professor DM DONG, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, AArhus University, Denmark

 

Professor Zheng GUO, Department of Chemical Engineering, AArhus University, Denmark

Beyong Imaging: Quantitative Measurement at the Nanoscale

 

Enzymatic Biorefining and Perspective of Industrial Enzymology

School of Life Sciences and Departmental of Chemistry iCal File 
June 27  2016 1100 - 1200
SC 297

Dr. Zhengkun QIU
Institute of Vegetables and Flowers
Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Map-based Cloning and Function Analysis of
Anthocyanin Biosynthesis Genes in Tomato
and
Identification of Regulatory DNA Elements Using
Genome-wide Mapping of DNase I Hypersensitive
Sites during Tomato Fruit Development
RGC AoE Centre for Organelle Biogenesis and Function, Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology, CMB Program.
     

 

 
June 23  2016 1500 - 1600
SC L2

Prof. Ruijun TIAN
Department of Chemistry
South University of Science and Technology of China

Exploring bi-directional signaling in
tumor microenvironment by
proteomic approaches.
RGC AoE Centre for Organelle Biogenesis and Function, Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology, CMB Program
     

 

 
June 17  2016 0900 - 1700
SC L1

Prof. J.L. Rubinstein, Prof. J. Wang, Prof. P. Zhang, Prof. C.J. Russo

Mini-Symposium on Cryo-EM and Organelle Biogenesis
RGC AoE Centre for Organelle Biogenesis and Function, Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology,
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June 3  2016 1000 - 1100
SC 297

Prof. Peter PIMPL
Center for Plant Molecular Biology - ZMBP
Developmental Genetics
University of Tübingen

Nanobody-based fusion proteins:
New tools and strategies to assess
receptor-mediated sorting of vacuolar
proteins in plant cells.
RGC AoE Centre for Organelle Biogenesis and Function, Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology, CMB Program  
     

 

     
May 26, 2016 1700 - 1800 ELB, Sin Wai Kin Hall, G/F

Professor Randy W SCHEKMAN

How Cells Package and Traffic Proteins for Export School of Life Sciences  
     

 

     
May 25, 2016 1130 - 1230
MMW LT1

Prof. Jaideep MATHUR
Laboratory of Plant Development & Interactions
Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology
University of Guelph

The Plastid: Moving towards a paradigm shift RGC AoE Centre for Organelle Biogenesis and Function, Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology, CMB Program  
     

 

     
May 4, 2016 1030 - 1130 SC L1

Professor Xuemei CHEN, Professor/HHMI investigator, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California Riverside, VC Distinguished Visiting Professor, CUHK

Small RNAs and endoplasmic reticulum School of Life Sciences - RGC - AoE Centre for Organelle Biogenesis & Function; Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology; Cell & Molecular Biology (CMB) Programme iCal File 
     

 

     
Apr 21, 2016 1230 - 1315 SC L2

Professor Hung Hsu PANG, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan

Reading Between the Peaks: The Application of Mass Spectrometry in Structural Proteomics School of Life Sciences - Molecular & Cellular Function iCal File 
   

 

   
Apr 20, 2016 1630 - 1730
SC L1

Professor Chen Yuan Tsong
Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica

Charting a Course for a Successful Research in Translational Medicine 生命科學院, 研究及知識轉移服務處
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Apr 14, 2016 1430 - 1515  

Professor Li PU, Chinese Academe of Agricultural Science

PcG and trxG: Friends or Enemies? School of Life Sciences - Food & Plant Sciences
     

 

   
Apr 14, 2016 1230 - 1315 SC L2

Professor Sin Giu CHEUNG, Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong

Two aspects of the effect of ocean acidification on marine molluscs: habitat-related responses and predator-prey interaction School of Life Sciences - Marine & Environmental Sciences
     

 

   
Apr 11, 201 1730 - 1900
Rm 103, Y.C. Liang Hall, CUHK
Professor Samuel SM Sun, Emeritus Professor of Biology, Director of Institute of Plant Molecular Biology and Agricultural Biotechnology, Founding Master of S.H. Ho College, CUHK, Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering
Science Essence: the Springhead of Motivation and Innovation School of Life Sciences, New Asia College
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Apr 7, 2016 1230 - 1315 SC L2

Professor lldoo HWANG, Professor Department of Life Sciences, Pohang University of Science and Technology

Peptide-mediated regulation of hormone signaling network in plant development School of Life Sciences - Molecular & Cellular Function
     

 

   
Apr 5, 2016 1230 -1315
SC L2

Professor William Bendena
Queen's University
Canada

Allatostatin-like neuropeptides as regulators of invertebrate physiology and behaviour School of Life Sceinces
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Mar 24, 2016 1230 - 1315 SC L2

Professor Jim GIOVANNONI, Cornell University

Genetic regulation of tomato fruit ripening School of Life Sciences -   
     

 

     
Mar 18, 2016 1500 - 1700 SC L2

Professor Eric DECKER, Chairman, Department of Food Science University of Massachusetts at Amherst Massachusetts, USA

Is Control of Water-Lipid Interfaces the Key to Inhibit Lipid Oxidation School of Life Sciences iCal File
     

 

   
Mar 15, 2016 1230 - 1315 SC L2

Professor Cathie MARTIN, John Innes Center, UK

The benefits of a colourful diet: some of the science behind 5-a-day School of Life Sciences - Food & Plant Sciences  
     

 

     
Mar 10, 2016 1230 - 1315 SC L2

Tien Hsien CHANG, the Genomic Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Caught in Action: How Prp28 RNA Helicase Tweaks the Spliceosomal Rubik's Cube School of Life Sciences - Molecular & Cellular Function iCal File
     

 

     
Mar 3, 2016 1230 - 1315 SC L2

Dr Paul SHIN, City University of Hong Kong

Conservation of horseshoe crabs School of Life Sciences - Marine & Environmental Sciences  
     

 

     
Feb 25, 2016 1230 - 1315 SC L2

Professor Pinghua LI, Professor, College of Agronomic Sciences, Shandong Agricultural University, China

Utilizing deep sequencing methods to dissect C4 differentiation in grasses School of Life Sciences - Food & Plant Sciences Focus Group iCal File
     

 

     
Feb 18, 2016 1230 - 1315 SC L2

Professor Jack WONG, Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Houston Methodist Research Institute, USA

Transcriptional and Epigenetic Control of Endothelial Differentiation and Development School of Life Sciences - Molecular & Cellular Function Focus Group iCal File
     

 

     
Feb 1, 2016 1430 - 1515 BMS G18

Professor Chris WONG, Professor and Director, Croucher Institute for Environmental Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University

Fish Gill Physiology:- A Journey from Osmoregulation to Osmosensing School of Life Sciences iCal File
     

 

     
Jan 28, 2016 1230 - 1315 SC L2

Professor Jing QIN, Research Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Integrative omics analysis on crustacean transcription factors and their functions School of Life Sciences, Marine & Environmental Sciences Focus Group iCal File
             
Jan, 21, 2016 1230 - 1315
SC L2
Professor Xiaohong ZHUANG,
Assistant Professor,
School of Life Sciences,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Autophagosome Biogenesis in Plant School of Life Sciences, Food & Plant Sciences Focus Group
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