The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 
 
 
The Department of Chemical Pathology hosts weekly seminars during the academic terms, providing an opportunity to learn about exciting research both locally and internationally.
One CME point is accredited per seminar for attendance pre-approved by the Hong Kong College of Pathologists and one CPD credit point is accredited per seminar by the MLT Board.
Date
Topic
Speaker

15 October 2021

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Clinical applications of Interferon-Stimulated Genes (ISGs) and development of assays in small blood samples Ms HUANG Baozhen Lily
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

8 October 2021

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

SARS-CoV-2 immunity by vaccination and infection Prof VALKENBURG Sophie Alessandra
Assistant Professor
Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong

24 September 2021

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Development of a targeted approach for noninvasive prenatal testing of monogenic diseases Ms ZHONG Lilian Pok Wa
MPhil student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

17 September 2021

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Constructing 10-kb resolution 3D genome structure for single cell Dr MENG Luming
Associate Investigator
College of Biophotonics
South China Normal University

10 September 2021

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Single-cell protein analytical platforms and translational clinical applications Prof DING Xianting
School of Biomedical Engineering
Deputy Director of Institute for Personalized Medicine
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

3 September 2021

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Transcriptional control of vascular regeneration after ischemic injury by CD4+ regulatory T-cells Ms CHAN Si Kei Kathleen
MPhil student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

27 August 2021

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Fragmentomics of urinary cell-free DNA in nuclease knockout mouse models Ms CHEN Meihui Emma
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

23 April 2021

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Genome-wide detection of cytosine methylation by single molecule real-time sequencing Ms TSE On Yee Olivia
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

9 April 2021

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Functional study of Sugt1 in skeletal muscle stem cells and muscle regeneration Mr HE Zhiming
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

19 March 2021

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Sensitive Detection of Hepatitis B Virus DNA in Patients with Occult Hepatitis B Mr CHEUNG Wai Fung Jack
MPhil student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

12 March 2021

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

The Anti-inflammatory Mechanism of Interleukin-37 in Atopic Dermatitis Mr HOU Tianheng
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

5 March 2021

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Jagged Ends of Urinary Cell-Free DNA: Characterization and Feasibility Assessment in Bladder Cancer Detection Mr ZHOU Ze
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

22 January 2021

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Investigation of the role of RNA m6A reader YTHDC1 in skeletal muscle stem cells & single cell ATAC-seq using split-pool method Mr QIAO Yulong
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

11 December 2020

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

YY1 regulates insulin production and glucose metabolism in pancreatic beta cell Ms LIU Di
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

4 December 2020

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Regulatory role of interleukin-38 in the immunopathology of respiratory viral infections Ms GAO Xun
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

27 November 2020

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Analysis of 3D genome structure in aging skeletal muscle stem cells Ms LYU Anqi
MPhil student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

20 November 2020

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

The antiviral and antitumor activities of human gammadelta-T cells Prof TU Wenwei
Antony and Nina Chan Professor in Paediatric Immunology
Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong

13 November 2020

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Developing next generation histology technologies for better tissue diagnostics Dr LAI Hei Ming
Clinical Lecturer
Department of Psychiatry
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

6 November 2020

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Extracellular vesicles of hepatocellular carcinoma: Functions and clinical implications Dr YAM Wai Ping Judy
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong

30 October 2020

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Second-generation combinatorial genetics technologies for therapeutic target discovery and protein engineering Dr WONG Siu Lun Alan
Assistant Professor
Laboratory of Combinatorial Genetics and Synthetic Biology
School of Biomedical Sciences
The University of Hong Kong

23 October 2020

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

A new characteristic of plasma DNA fragmentomics: Jagged ends Ms DING Chen Spencer
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

9 October 2020

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Statistical Genomics: From Bulk Tissue to Single Cell Prof WEI Yingying
Associate Professor
Department of Statistics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

25 September 2020

9:15 am - 10:30 am

via Zoom

Topologic analysis of circulating mitochondrial DNA in plasma Ms MA Lizhen Mary
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

20 December 2019

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Room 33017
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Generation of human pancreatic beta like cells from pluripotent stem cells Mr LI Xisheng
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

29 November 2019

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Room 33017
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Drug Development in Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma Dr YAU Chung Cheung Thomas
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong

8 November 2019

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Room 33017
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Specialized regulatory T cells in human tolerance Prof Luis Graca
Associate Professor
University of Lisbon Medical School

1 November 2019

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Zonation-dependent single-endothelial cell transcriptomic changes in the aged brain Dr KO Owen
Clinical lecturer
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

25 October 2019

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Rooms 407 and 408, 4/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital

The processing of primary microRNA transcripts by human Microprocessor Prof NGUYEN Tuan Anh
Assistant Professor
Division of Life Science
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

11 October 2019

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Room 33017
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Leveraging big data and artificial intelligence to facilitate clinical translation of cancer classification Dr WANG Xin
Associate Head
Department of Biomedical Sciences
City University of Hong Kong

20 September 2019

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Room 33017
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Delineating the interplay between the epigenome and genome architecture Prof LEUNG Chi Yeu Danny
Assistant Professor
Division of Life Science
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

6 September 2019

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Room 33017
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Computational and experimental technologies for cancer omics Prof YIP Yuk Lap Kevin
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

29 July 2019

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Rooms 407 and 408, 4/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital

(Epi)Genomic Predictors of Disease Biology in Gastrointestinal Cancer Prof TAN Boon Ooi Patrick
Executive Director, Genome Institute of Singapore
Director, SingHealth / Duke-National University of Singapore, Precision Medicine Institute
Singapore

31 May 2019

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Integrated bioinformatics analysis of cell-free DNA in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) Mr JIAO Yinming
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

17 May 2019

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Ultra-sensitive detection of copy number aberrations using plasma DNA size-banded patterns Mr ZHANG Haiqiang
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

8 May 2019

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Rooms 407 and 408, 4/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital

Highlights of Findings from Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (NPC) Studies in Taiwan and China Prof Allan HILDESHEIM
Senior Investigator
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics
National Cancer Institute

7 May 2019

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Rooms 407 and 408, 4/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital

Use of high sensitivity cardiac troponin Prof Allan S JAFFE
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, USA

3 May 2019

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Application of Direct Whole blood Assay for leukocyte single subpopulation gene expression in an elderly exercise program Ms WU Junyi Jenny
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

26 April 2019

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

The skin as an orchestrator of influenza immunity Prof HUNG Fan Ngai Ivan
Clinical Professor
Department of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong

12 April 2019

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology: Where are we now? Dr CHEUNG Yim Lui Carol
Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

11 March 2019

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Rooms 407 and 408, 4/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital

The surgical techniques and clinical application of nasal endoscopic nasopharyngectomy in nasopharyngeal carcinoma Prof CHEN Ming Yuan
Professor
Department of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center

1 March 2019

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Pathway to "Precise" Head and Neck Cancer Drugging Prof LUI Wai Yan Vivian
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

25 January 2019

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Epigenetic regulation of small and long non-coding RNAs in cancer Prof CHEN Yangchao
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

11 January 2019

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Dysregulation of molecular targets involved in developmental process – its role in hepatocellular carcinoma Dr LO Cheuk Lam Regina
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
The University of Hong Kong

21 December 2018

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Uncovering drug targets and paired markers in cancers

Dr Grace S SHIEH
Institute of Statistical Science
Academia Sinica
Taiwan

14 December 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Applications of stem cell platform for cardiovascular disease Prof TSE Hung Fat
Chair Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong

6 December 2018

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Rooms 407 and 408, 4/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital

Prenatal Genetic Testing: What Patients Need to Know Prof Mary NORTON
Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
David E. Thorburn, M.D. and Kate McKee Thorburn Endowed Chair in Perinatal Medicine and Genetics
University of California, San Francisco

30 November 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Understanding severe respiratory virus infection Dr TO Kelvin Kai Wang
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
The University of Hong Kong

9 November 2018

11:00 am - 12:00 noon

Room 301, 3/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital

PREDICT: a Breast Cancer Prognostication and Treatment Benefit Model Prof Paul PHAROAH
Professor of Cancer Epidemiology
Strangeways Research Laboratory
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom

9 November 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Reproductive tract secretory proteins regulate sperm function and fertility Prof FOK Kin Lam Ellis
Assistant Professor
School of Biomedical Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

26 October 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Regulatory T-cells are required for neonatal heart regeneration Mr LI Jiatao
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

5 October 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Molecular regulation of somatic stem cell quiescence and activation Dr CHEUNG Hiu Tung Tom
S H Ho Assistant Professor
Division of Life Science
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

28 September 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Towards personalised treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia - from zebrafish research to biomarker driven clinical trial Prof LEUNG Yu Hung Anskar
Li Shu Fan Medical Foundation
Professor in Haematology
Department of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong

21 September 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Applications of CRISPR technology in EBV research and antiviral therapy Prof JIN Dong Yan
Clara and Lawrence Fok Professor in Precision Medicine
School of Biomedical Sciences
The University of Hong Kong

25 May 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Genomic Classification and Precision Oncology in Acute Myeloid Leukaemia Dr IP Ho Wan
Resident Specialist
Division of Haematology
Department of Pathology
Queen Mary Hospital

18 May 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Directed evolution of reprogramming factors by cell selection and sequencing Prof Ralf JAUCH
School of Biomedical Sciences
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong

11 May 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Study of lncRNA and enhancer regulation in skeletal muscle stem cells and muscle regeneration Prof WANG Huating
Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

8 May 2018

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Rooms 407 and 408, 4/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital

Ras GTPase-activating-like protein (IQGAP1) scaffolds intracellular signaling pathways - science and clinical implications Prof David Barry SACKS
Senior Investigator, National Institutes of Health
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University
Clinical Professor of Pathology, George Washington University
Honorary Professor of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University of Cape Town

4 May 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Insight into RNA-protein interaction: from cell fate to human disease Dr BAO Xichen
Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health
Chinese Academy of Sciences

27 April 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Polygenic testing and complex disease profiling in omics data Prof WANG Haitian Maggie
Centre for Clinical Research and Biostatistics
The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

13 April 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Knock-in of Large DNA via CRISPR/Cas9-induced Homology Independent DNA Repair Prof FENG Bo
School of Biomedical Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

6 April 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Effects of Huangbo and its small compounds and Sinomenine on Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic lupus Erythematosus Ms CHAN Yau Tsz Helen
MPhil Student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

23 March 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

IL-37-mediated anti-inflammatory activity by suppressing the activation of eosinophils on allergic asthma Ms ZHU Jing
PhD Student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

16 March 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Profiling of the alternative splicing in normal tissue and cancer Ms HUANG Dan
PhD Student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

13 March 2018

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Rooms 407 and 408, 4/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital

Human gene regulation: A journey from basic research to biomedical applications Prof Richard M MYERS
President, Science Director and Faculty Investigator
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

9 March 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

To Genome-wide investigate the hierarchical structure of super enhancers and their functional implications Mr DING Yingzhe
MPhil Student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

2 February 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Screening of key transcription factors regulating satellite cell quiescence and activation Mr HE Liangqiang
PhD Student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

26 January 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Combinatorial Genetics Platforms for Discovery of New Therapeutic Combinations Dr WONG Alan Siu Lun
School of Biomedical Sciences
The University of Hong Kong

19 January 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Nucleic acid aptamers – versatile tools for a new bionanomedicine Dr TANNER Julian Alexander
School of Biomedical Sciences
The University of Hong Kong

12 January 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

NT-proBNP testing in heart failure Prof FUNG Erik Yee Mun George
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

5 January 2018

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

A multidimensional network approach reveals microRNAs as determinants of the mesenchymal colorectal cancer subtype Prof WANG Xin
Department of Biomedical Sciences
City University of Hong Kong

15 December 2017

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Deciphering the evolutionary history of brain tumors Prof WANG Jiguang
Division of Life Science
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

8 December 2017

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Innate Immunity in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Prof Vera Chan
Department of Medicine and School of Biomedical Sciences
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong

1 December 2017

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

CYP450 gene polymorphisms and clinical response to cholinesterase inhibitors in Alzheimer's disease Prof MA Suk Ling
Department of Psychiatry
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

17 November 2017

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Gut microbiota in diseases - the gastrointestinal tract and beyond Prof Sunny Wong
Department of Medicine & Therapeutics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

10 November 2017

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

The study of eRNA subcellular localization and functional association by mining the high-throughput sequencing data

Ms HUANG Yile
MPhil Student
Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

3 November 2017

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Medical Image Analysis and Surgical Simulation - AI and VR Applications for Medicine Prof HENG Pheng Ann
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

27 October 2017

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Targeting vascular endothelium in cardio-metabolic diseases Prof HUANG Yu
School of Biomedical Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

20 October 2017

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Neural circuitry underlying sensory perception and motor function Dr Owen Ko
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

6 October 2017

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Is preeclampsia predictable and preventable? Prof Liona CY Poon
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

29 September 2017

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Biotechnologies Using Nanoliter Droplets Prof ZHENG Bo
Department of Chemistry
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

8 September 2017

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Combinatorial Blockade of Tumor-intrinsic Signaling in Boosting Liver Cancer Immunotherapy Prof Alfred CHENG
School of Biomedical Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

21 July 2017

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

There will be blood - a journey through genetics and epigenetics Prof Alexander DOBROVIC
Head, Translational Genomics & Epigenomics Laboratory
Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute

17 July 2017

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Rooms 407 and 408, 4/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital

Scientific and political aspects of the Introduction of NIPT in the Netherlands: the TRIDENT-studies Dr Erik SISTERMANS
Head of Genome Diagnostics
VU University Medical Center

29 May 2017

11:00 am - 12:00 noon

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Extending the scope of a prenatal diagnostic service for monogenic disorders Prof Lyn CHITTY
Professor of Genetics and Fetal Medicine
Chair, Institute of Child Health
University College London
26 May 2017 Discovery of novel pluripotency genes in stem cells and fusion genes in breast cancer by Third Generation Sequencing Dr AU Kin Fai
Assistant Professor
University of Iowa
19 May 2017 Dawn of the RNA structurome and interactome

Dr KWOK Chun Kit
Department of Biology and Chemistry
City University of Hong Kong

10 May 2017

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Rooms 407 and 408, 4/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital

"Treasure Hunt" for the Next Big Winner: Proteomics Biomarkers for Clinical Unmet Needs Prof Daniel W CHAN
Professor of Pathology, Oncology, Radiology & Urology
Director, Clinical Chemistry Division & Center for Biomarker Discovery and Translation
Co-Director, Pathology Core Laboratories, Department of Pathology
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
5 May 2017 Non-invasive assessment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease Prof Vincent WONG
Department of Medicine & Therapeutics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
21 April 2017 Mechanosensitive TRP channels Prof YAO Xiaoqiang
School of Biomedical Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
7 April 2017 SKmDB: a skeletal muscle gene regulatory information database Mr YUAN Jie
MPhil Student
Department of Chemical Pathology
31 March 2017 The role of regulatory T cells in transplantation tolerance to human pluripotent stem cell-derived pancreatic beta cells for T1D

Ms LEUNG She Ting Cherry
MPhil Student
Department of Chemical Pathology

17 March 2017 Development of a Database Management System for a 20,000-subject NPC Screening Study Mr CHU Weng In Sam
MPhil Student
Department of Chemical Pathology
10 March 2017 Unique mechanism of Biodegradable Metal Magnesium for fixation of bone fracture and regeneration of skeletal tissues during fracture repair Prof QIN Ling
Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
24 February 2017 CD4 blockade promotes vascular regeneration in type-2 diabetes Mr LEUNG Man Long Oscar
MPhil Student
Department of Chemical Pathology
17 February 2017 Universal approach for noninvasive prenatal testing of single gene diseases Ms HUI Wai In Winnie
MPhil Student
Department of Chemical Pathology
10 February 2017 A Genetic Perspective on Biliary Atresia Prof Merce Garcia-Bacello
Department of Surgery
The University of Hong Kong
3 February 2017 Investigation on the effect of a triterpenoid actein from Cimicifuga foetida on human metastatic breast cancer Ms WU Xiaoxiao
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
20 January 2017 Chondrocyte plasticity, adaptation and survival under ER stress Prof Kathy Cheah
School of Biomedical Sciences
The University of Hong Kong
13 January 2017 Quantifying Influenza Virus Sequence Diversity Using Deep Sequencing Approaches Prof Leo Poon
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
6 January 2017 Prevention and Immunotherapy against HIV / AIDS Prof Zhiwei Chen
Department of Microbiology / AIDS Institute
The University of Hong Kong

20 December 2016

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Room 301, 3/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital

Reversible DNA and RNA methylation in gene expression regulation Prof Chuan He
John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor
Department of Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
and Institute for Biophysical Dynamics,
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The University of Chicago
16 December 2016 Tracing the Origin of Human Sperm and Eggs: from Specification to Epigenetic Reprogramming Dr Walfred Tang
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Cambridge
9 December 2016 The PI3K//mTORC1 pathway is indispensable for injury-induced quiescence exit in adult muscle stem cells Prof Zhenguo Wu
Division of Life Science
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
25 November 2016 Tumour suppressor genes methylation as a biomarker for head and neck cancers Mr FUNG Yan Ho Sherwood
MPhil Student
Department of Chemical Pathology
18 November 2016 Metabolic reprogramming and microenvironment formation in liver cancer Dr Carmen Wong
Department of Pathology
The University of Hong Kong
11 November 2016 The Genomic Landscape of EBV-associated Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Prof Kwok Wai Lo
Department of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

4 November 2016

Exploring the Regulation of Mammalian Non-Coding DNA Dr Danny Leung
Division of Life Science
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

13 October 2016

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Rooms 407 and 408, 4/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital

CUHK Medicine 35th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture Series

Research in the Genetics of Pituitary Tumors; An Update on GPR101

Prof Constantine STRATAKIS
Scientific Director
National Institute of Child Health &
Human Development (NICHD)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
USA
7 October 2016 Genome and Metagenome Research in Colon Cancer Prof Jun Yu
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

30 September 2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Harnessing microfluidics in few-cell and single-cell manipulations for biological discovery Dr Angela Wu
Division of Life Science
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

25 July 2016

11:00 am - 12:00 noon

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Amniotic Fluid Transcriptomics: A Window into Fetal Development

Prof Diana W. Bianchi
Executive Director, Mother Infant Research Institute
Vice Chair for Research & Academic Affairs
Department of Pediatrics
Floating Hospital for Children

21 July 2016

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Rooms 407 and 408, 4/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital

The oxygen paradox: a novel approach to treating neurodegenerative diseases Dr Charles Cantor
Retired Chief Scientific Officer, Seqeunom, Inc, USA
Executive Director, Retrotope, Inc, USA
20 May 2016 Chronic Hepatitis B:
1. Depletion of cccDNA with long-term therapy
2. Occult hepatitis B in hepatocellular carcinoma
Prof LAI Ching Lung
Department of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong
15 April 2016 An integrated gene regulatory network approach for functional long noncoding RNA identification

Mr ZHOU Jiajian
PhD Student
Department of Chemical Pathology

11 April 2016

11:00 am - 12:00 noon

Impact of Test Analytic Performance on Patient Outcomes Prof Mitchell G. Scott
Professor of Pathology and Immunology
Division of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine
Co-Medical Director, Clinical Chemistry
Washington University School of Medicine, USA

 

5 April 2016

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Rooms 407 and 408, 4/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital

 

Epigenetic and genetic fields for cancerization: towards precision cancer risk diagnosis Prof Toshikazu Ushijima
Chief of the Division of Epigenomics
Senior Deputy Director
National Cancer Center Research Institute
Japan

 

1 April 2016

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

 

New insights into the cell adhesion dynamics in ovarian cancer metastasis Prof Alice S. T. Wong
School of Biological Sciences
The University of Hong Kong
18 March 2016 Search for Prognostic gene expression markers in early lung adenocarcinoma Ms HUANG Dan
PhD Student
Department of Chemical Pathology
11 March 2016 Roles of B cells in Autoimmunity Prof LU Liwei
Department of Pathology
The University of Hong Kong
26 February 2016 Diabetes and Cancer – what is the missing link Prof Juliana Chan
Department of Medicine & Therapeutics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
19 February 2016 Role of BRE in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Ms PUN Cheuk Man Charmaine
PhD student
Department of Chemical Pathology
5 February 2016 Digital PCR analysis of mutations in the plasma of cancer patients Ms GAI Wanxia
PhD Student
Department of Chemical Pathology
22 January 2016 Using Whole-Exome Sequencing Approach to Identify Somatic Mutations in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Prof Maria Lung
Department of Clinical Oncology
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong
8 January 2016 Functional study of long noncoding RNA GM11974 in skeletal muscle stem cells and muscle regeneration Ms LI Yuying
PhD Student
Department of Chemical Pathology

18 December 2015

11:00 am - 12:00 noon

Reconfigurable acceleration of genomic data analysis and compression Prof Wayne Luk
Department of Computer Engineering
Imperial College London

18 December 2015

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Mapping cellular hierarchy by single cell gene expression analysis Prof Guo Guoji
School of Medicine
Zhejiang University

2 December 2015

11:00 am - 12:00 noon

NIPT in the Netherlands Prof GCML Page-Christiaens
University Medical Center Utrecht
University Obstetrics Center
Utrecht, Netherlands
27 November 2015 Exploring the functional significance of intergenic variants by DNA long-range interactions and enhancer targeting Prof Kevin Yip
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
20 November 2015 Epigenetics in gene regulation and human disease Prof Kui Ming Chan
Department of Biomedical Sciences
City University of Hong Kong
13 November 2015 Clinical application of cfDNA-based molecular diagnostic in management of lung cancer Prof MOK Shu Kam Tony
Department Clinical Oncology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

30 October 2015

 

MRI Research in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) Prof Chu Chiu Wing Winnie
Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

23 October 2015

 

Probabilistic Detection of Differentially Methylated Regions from Paired Methylation Array Data Dr Xiaodan Fan
Department of Statistics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

14 October 2015

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room 407-408, 4/F
Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Circulating Tumour Cells in Lung Cancer - Biomarkers, Biology, Mouse Models and Drug Development Prof Caroline Dive
BPharm, PhD, FMedSCi
Deputy Director & Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology Group Leader
Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute
The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
25 September 2015 Integrative analysis of multi-dimensional OMICs data for regulatory function inference Prof John Junwen WANG
Centre for Genomic Sciences
The University of Hong Kong

23 September 2015

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pathology Conference Room 38069
1/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital

Unexpected Maternal Incidental Findings Following Noninvasive Prenatal DNA Sequencing Prof Diana W. Bianchi
Executive Director, Mother Infant Research Institute
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics, Floating Hospital for Children
Natalie V Zucker Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Tufts University School of Medicine
18 September 2015 Inducing female germ lineage cells from Oct4-GFP embryonic stem cells Mr MA Xin
MPhil Student
Department of Chemical Pathology
11 September 2015 The dark side of NPC pathogenesis Prof Tao Qian
Department of Clinical Oncology
The Chinese university of Hong Kong