To bring together team members with excellent track records to focus on a broad theme of organelle biogenesis and function, using a combination of cellular, molecular, biochemical, physiological, genetic and omics approaches in model organisms.



To address the fundamental questions concerning organelle biogenesis and function in important biological processes, such as cell wall formation and stress signaling pathways in plants, and explore potential applications for the biotechnology industry in Hong Kong and China to improve the value of plants as biofuel feedstocks and to enhance crop productivity in high-stress environments.