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17 January 2018 Career Talk: Why Medicine Needs More Scientists & Engineers

08 December 2017 iGEM 2017: CUHK Team Develops a Rapid On-Site Method for Subtyping Influenza A virus and Wins Gold Award in iGEM competition

4 Dec  2017 Chinese (繁) A genetic engineering team of 15 undergraduate students of life science and biomedical engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), has been awarded a Gold medal at the international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) 2017 Giant Jamboree held in Bos...

06 December 2017 Prof. Kam-Bo Wong published a PNAS paper on how Helicobacter pylori delivers a toxic metal to the urease to keep alive in human stomach

Prof. Kam-Bo Wong’s research group at the School of Life Sciences uncovered how Helicobacter pylori solves the problem of delivering a toxic metal, nickel, to the active site of urease, an enzyme essential for the infection of the pathogen in acidic human stomach. The discovery helps future development of novel drugs against H. pylori infection. Their research findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA in December 2017. (Structural insights into h...

22 August 2017 Academic Counselling for First Year Science Students ( 7 Sept. 2017)

27 July 2017 CUHK Scientists Use Tiny Marine Bacteria to Trace Earth’s History

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27 July 2017 School of Life Sciences shed new insights into the molecular pathology of cerebellar ataxia

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26 May 2017 Ministry of Education Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards

Professor HM Lam, together with Professor SSM Sun received the second-class award in natural sciences of the Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology) 2016 from the Ministry of Education (MoE) on the project titled “尋找作物改良的功能基因”.  The award presentation ceremony was held on May 25, 2017 on CUHK campus.    ...

24 May 2017 Mini-Symposium on the Detection and Treatment of Intracellular Pathogens

28 March 2017 Yen Kwo Yung Lecture in Life Sciences (2017)

28 March 2017 Berkeley Biosciences Study Abroad (BBSA) Programme 2017 /18

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