Professor CHUNG Hau Yin


(Office): Rm 622D, Mong Man Wai Building

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1994 Ph.D. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
1989 M.Sc. University of Hawaii, Manoa
1986 B.Sc. University of Hawaii, Manoa


Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences

Research Interests

  • Food flavor chemistry, analysis and application
  • Natural product, safety, health and application
  • Food evaluation and food product development
  • Soy-based fermented food and seafood

Representative Publications

  • Huang, Waihuan; Kim, Joo-Shin; Chung, Hau Yin. 2011. Antioxidant activity and total phenolic content in shiitake mycelial exudates.Natural Product Communications. (accepted)
  • Kim, Joo-Shin; Lu, Ying; Chung, Hau Yin. 2011. Chemical and textural properties in commercial fermented soybean curds of sufu.Journal of Food Science and Nutrition. 16: 55-61.
  • Su, Miaoxian; Chung, Hau Yin; Li, Yaolan. 2011. 6-O-Angeloylenolin induced cell-cycle arrest and apoptosis in human nasopharyngeal cancer CNE cells.Chemico-Biological Interactions. 189 : 167-176.
  • Guan, Lei; Chung, Hau Yin; Su, Yalun; Jiao, Rui; Peng, Cheng; Chen, Zhen Yu. 2010. Hypocholesterolemic activity of onion is mediated by enhancing excretion of fecal sterols in hamsters.Food & Function. 1: 84-89.
  • Su, Miaoxian; Wu, Peng; Li, Yaolan; Chung, Hau Yin 2010. Antiproliferative effects of volatile oils from Centipeda minima on Human Nasopharyngeal cancer cells.Natural Product Communications. 5(1): 151-156.
  • Su, Miaoxian; Wu, Xia; Chung, Hau Yin; Li, Yaolan; Ye, Wencai 2009. Antiproliferative activities of five Chinese medicinal herbs and active compounds in Elephantopus scaber.Natural Product Communications. 4(8): 1025-1030.
  • Su, Miaoxian; Li, Yaolan; Chung, Hau Yin; Ye, Wencai 2009. 2β-(Isobutyryloxy)florilenalin, a sesquiterpene lactone isolated from the medicinal plant Centipeda minima, induces apoptosis in human nasopharyngeal carcinoma CNE cells.Molecules 14(6): 2134-2146.
  • Ooi, Linda S.M.; Tian, Li;, Su, Miaoxian; Ho, Wing-Shan; Sun, Samuel S.M.; Chung, Hau Yin; Wong, N.C. Henry; Ooi, Vincent E.C. 2008. Isolation, characterization, molecular cloning and modeling of a new lipid transfer protein with antiviral and antiproliferative activities from Narcissus tazetta.Peptides. 29(12): 2101-2109.
  • Kim, Joo-Shin; Ma, Wing Chi Joyce; Chung, Hau Yin. 2007. Enhancement of Bromophenol Content in Cultivated Green Grouper.Journal of Fisheries Science and Technology 10 (3): 113-118.
  • Chung, H.Y.; Yeung, C.W.; Kim, J.-S.; Chen, Feng. 2007. Static headspace analysis-olfactometry (SHA-O) of odor impact components in salted-dried white herring (Ilisha elongate).Food Chemistry 104: 842-851.

Research Grants

  • 2009. 广 东 省自然科学基金/自由申请项目/应用基础研究, co-I (项目编号:9151064101000027), 09-10. “地胆草属草药中倍半萜内酯类化合物的抗鼻咽癌活性研究, (funded: CNY 100,000).
  • 2008. 国家自然科学基金/专项基金项目/科学部主任基金, co-I (项目编号:30840099), 08-09. “鹅不食草和地胆草的倍半萜内酯类化合物的抗鼻咽癌活性研究”, (funded: CNY 90,000).
  • 2008. Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department, PI, external grant: (Quotation Ref.: AFCD/SQ/71/08), 08-09. “Provision of service to study the use of fish feeds in improving the flavour and quality of locally cultured fish”, (funded: HKD 700,000)
  • 2006. Innovation and Technology Support Fund, PI, external grant, 06-07. "Improving the flavor quality of local cultivated food fish by feed modification", (funded: HKD744,794).
  • 2006. RGC Earmarked, external grant, 06-07. "Role of the brownish shiitake mycelia exudate on the cell death of Leukemia cell line and its role as an antioxidant and a functional food colorant", (funded: HK$920,000).


  • Chung, H.Y.; Ang, Put O. Jr.; Woo, Y .S.N.; Ma, W. C.J. 2007. Additive composition for feeding aquaculture animals and feed containing the same. US Patent Application Publication. US 2007/0119380 A1.

Professional Activities

  • Member of Hong Kong Food Science and Technology Association
  • Member of Hong Kong Society of Mass Spectrometry
  • Member of Institute of Food Technologists
  • Member of American Chemical Society
  • Member of AOAC