Undergraduate Education
Postgraduate Education
Certificate Course in Medical Microbiology
List of Former Graduate Students
No Name of Student Degree Supervisor Year Thesis Title
1 Yeung Heung Fun Mabel MPhil Prof G L French 1987 Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Hospital and City Sewage
2 Lau Tze Chin MPhil Prof J S Tam 1991 Hepatitis B Virus Deoxyribonucleic Acid (HBV-DNA) in Peripheral Blood Leukocytes of Patients With Different HBV-Associated Liver Diseases
3 Chan Chuek Kee Raymond PhD (part-time) Prof J S Tam 1992 Epidemiology and Genetic Variation of Rotavirus Infection in Hospitalised Children
4 Ling Kin Wah Thomas PhD (part-time) Prof A F B Cheng 1992 The Beta-Lactamases of Ampicillin-Resistant Escherichia coli
5 Tsui Yee Tuen Simon BMedSc Prof R C Y Chan 1992 Postantibiotic Effects of Amikacin and Ofloxacin on Mycobacterium fortuitum
6 Yip Chi Wai Peter MPhil (part-time) Prof R C Y Chan 1992 A Taxonomic and Epidemiological Study on Mycobacteria
7 Au Lai Yin Cathy MPhil Prof R C Y Chan 1995 Rapid Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Clinical Specimens by DNA Amplification
8 Lo Wai Sing Norman MPhil Prof J M Ling 1995 Epidemiology of Salmonella typhi in Hong Kong
9 Neil Thomas MPhil Prof J S Tam 1995 Genotyping of the Rotavirus Major Capsid Protein Gene (VP7) By Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction
10 Chin Miu Ling MPhil (part-time) Prof J M Ling 1996 Prevalence and Mechanisms of Aminoglycoside-resistance in Clinical Isolates in Hong Kong
11 Ng Dean Yew Dennis MPhil (part-time) Prof J S Tam 1996 Molecular Cloning & DNA Sequencing of EBV-Specific DNase Gene
12 Au Yeang Ka Wai Carrie MPhil Prof R C Y Chan 1997 Postantibiotic Effects of Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs on Mycobacterium tuberculosis
13 Koo Ching Irene MPhil Prof J M Ling 1997 Molecular and Epidemiological Study of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis in Hong Kong
14 Cheuk Hon Kan Wynstan MPhil Prof J C K Lee /
Prof A F B Cheng
1998 The Morphological, Physiological and Biochemical Changes in the Parasitization of Cordyceps militaris on Its Lepidopteran Host, Antheraea pernyi
15 Lam Lap Yee MPhil (part-time) Prof J S Tam 1998 Detection of Hepatitis A Virus in Shellfish in Hong Kong
16 Yip Chi Wai Peter PhD (part-time) Prof R C Y Chan 1998 The Beta-Lactamases of Rapidly Growing Mycobacteria
17 Leung Wing Cheuk Terence MPhil Prof J M Ling 1999 Characterization of Extended-Spectrum b-Lactamases of Clinical Isolates in Hong Kong
18 Liu Chun Ki Kevin MPhil Prof J S Tam 1999 Cloning and Characterization of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Latent Membrane Protein 2 (LMP2) Gene
19 Chan Pui Chung Denise MPhil Prof P K S Chan 2000 Molecular Epidemiology of Human Papillomavirus Infection in Chinese Women with Cervical Cancer and Precancerous Lesions
20 Tong Kwok Leung Louis MPhil (part-time) Prof J S  Tam 2000 Molecular Epidemiology and Genomic Diversity of Small Round Structured Viruses (SRSVs) Associated With Acute Infectious Gastroenteritis in Hong Kong
21 Char Tsui Shan Evon MPhil (part-time) Prof J M Ling 2001 Investigations of Multiply-Resistant Enterococci in Hong Kong
22 Chu Ka Yi Christine MPhil Prof E T S Houang 2001 Characterization of Unclassifiable Acinetobacters from Hong Kong
23 Ho Iok Ieng Yolanda PhD (part-time) Prof R C Y Chan 2001 An Examination of the Mechanisms of Aminoglycoside Resistance in Mycobacteria
24 Leung Chi Man Eddie MPhil (part-time) Prof E T S Houang 2001 Distribution of Acinetobacter spp in Hong Kong
25 Chio Weng Fen Fiona MPhil Prof M Ip 2002 Longitudinal Analysis of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a Hong Kong Teaching Hospital
26 Wong Yin Wai Felix MPhil (part-time) Prof J M Ling 2003 Characterization of b-Lactamases of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium in Hong Kong
27 Xiao Wei MPhil Prof P K S Chan 2003 Epidemiology of Human Herpesvirus Type 8 in Hong Kong
28 Chau Sze Lok Shirley MPhil Prof E T S Houang 2003 A Study of Multi-Drug Efflux Pumps in Acinetobacter
29 Hung Ming Wai Philip MPhil Prof M Ip 2004 Molecular Typing and Characterisation of MRSA in Hong Kong
30 Jin Yongjie MPhil Prof J M Ling 2004 Investigation of the in vitro Development of Fluoroquinolone-resistance in Salmonellae
31 Ko Mui Lam May MPhil Prof J M Ling 2004 Selection of Resistant Strains of Samonella, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa by Antimicrobial Agents
32 Xie Tong PhD Prof J S Tam 2004 Immunological Response of Patients with Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma against Epstein-barr Virus-specific Antigens
33 Cheuk Shing Ching MPhil Prof M Ip 2005 Molecular Identification and Characterization of Streptococcus agalactiae in Hong Kong
34 Chan Ping Lung Panda MPhil Prof M Hui 2006 Function of ALS Genes of Candida albicans in Catheter adhesion
35 Tam On Yi Ann MPhil Prof P K S Chan 2006 Molecular Characterization for Oncogenic Human Papillomaviruses
36 Ho Ching Sze MPhil Prof P K S Chan 2007 Epidemiological Risk Profile of Human Papillomavirus Type 52 Infection and Its Sequence diversity Among the General Population and Cervical Cancer Patients in Hong Kong
37 Zhou Xiaoming PhD Prof P K S Chan 2007 Molecular Characterization of Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 6a in Hong Kong
38 Jin Yujuan PhD Prof J M Ling 2008 A Study on the Molecular and Epidemiological Characteristics of Antibiotic-resistant Salmonellae Isolated in Hong Kong
39 Thilani IUA Marasinghe MPhil Prof M Ip 2008 Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Stewardship in a Hong Kong Teaching Hospital
40 Yip Yuen Fong MPhil Prof J M Ling 2008 Characterization of Imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Hong Kong
41 Chan Pui Chung Denise PhD Prof P K S Chan 2009 Oncogenic Risk Implication of HLA-A Polymorphism and Characterization of Immune Responses in Human Papillomavirus Type 58 Infection
42 Luk Chun Shui MPhil Prof P K S Chan 2009 Human Papillomavirus Type 58 Across the World
43 Ma Hok Lun MPhil Prof M Ip 2009 Characterization, Antimicrobial Susceptibilities and Resistance Mechanisms of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae in a Childhood Respiratory Illness Surveillance Study
44 Fung Ka Chun PhD Prof R C Y Chan 2010 Induction Signals and Functional Regulation of Antibiotic Tolerance in Escherichia coli
45 Jin Dawei MPhil Prof M Hui 2010 Candida albicans Agglutinin-Like Sequence (ALS) Gene Expression in an in vitro Dynamic Catheter Adhesion Model
46 Wong Ah Ting MPhil Prof J M Ling 2010 Mutation Induction on Characteristics and Parameters of Antibiotic Stress
47 Chan Lap Kwan MPhil Prof M Hui 2011 A Study of the Resistance Mechanisms in Neisseria Gonorrhoeae
48 Fung Man Sze MPhil Prof P K S Chan 2011 The Role of Human Papillomavirus DNA Methylation in Cervical Lesion Progression
49 Wong Kai Yi MPhil Prof M Ip 2011 Modulatory Effects of Antimicrobials on Panton Valentine Leukocidin Gene Expression in CA-MRSA in vitro and Disease Severity in vivo in a Murine Model
50 Cheung Lai Ken Jo PhD Prof P K S Chan 2012 Integration of Human Papillomavirus is not a Necessary Mechanism in Cervical Cancer Development
51 Zhang Chuqing MPhil Prof P K S Chan 2012 Sequence Variation of Human Papillomavirus Type 52 in Two East Asian Cities
52 Ma Tse Ue Sarah MPhil Prof P K S Chan 2013 Sequence variation and risk association of human papillomavirus type 16 variants in East Asia
53 Chow Yun Chung MPhil Prof M Ip 2014 Novel Multiplex PCR Assay for Identification of Hospital- and Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
54 Man Wing Chung MPhil Prof M Hui 2014 Biofilm Formation and Regulation of Biofilm-related Genes in Clinical Isolates of Candida parapsilosis
55 Yang Junwei PhD Prof Guoping Zhao 2014 Leptospirosis Hemorrhage Is Tissue Specific and Requires the Localized Presence of the Bacterium
56 Zhou Haokui PhD Prof Guoping Zhao 2014 Pangenome Modeling for Analyzing the Evolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
57 Wang Zheng PhD Prof M Ip 2015 Molecular Epidemiology and Comparative Genomics Studies on Prevalent Clones of MRSA in Hong Kong and Mainland China
58 Veranja Liyanapathirana PhD Prof M Ip 2015 Pneumococcal Carriage and Disease in the Era of Conjugate Vacination
59 Cheung Pui Yiu Grace MPhil Prof P K S Chan 2016 Characterization of Human Papillomavirus Type 58 E7 Protein Variant T20I/G63S
60 Luo Mingjing PhD Prof M Ip 2016 Relationship of Pst, a High Affinity Phosphate Transporter, β-lactam Resistance and Biofilm Formation in Streptocfoccus pneumoniae
61 Tsui Ka Yin MPhil Prof P K S Chan 2016 Effects of anti-diabetic drugs on the growth of human papillomavirus-positive tumour in a diabetic mouse model
62 Hu Chenghua MPhil Prof P K S Chan 2017 The Oncogenicity of Human Papillomavirus Type 58 E7 Variants
63 Ma Hok Lun PhD Prof M Ip 2017 Elucidation of b-lactam-resistance Mechanisms in Multidrug resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae
64 Wong Kai Yi PhD Prof M Ip 2017 Mechanism of Virulence Genes Expression in CA-MRSA Under the Effect of Antibiotics
65 Wu Yuqian MPhil Prof M Ip 2017 Biocide Resistance in Methicillin-Susceptible and -Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
66 Xu Jie MPhil Prof P K S Chan 2018 Evolution and Dispersion of Human Papillomavirus Type 31 and 45 Variants
67 Yang Ying PhD Prof M Ip 2018 Role of BeeR , a Two Component Response Regulator , in Virulence and Environmental Stress Response of the Streptococcus agalactiae Serotype III Subtype IV
68 Hui Pak Chun MPhil Prof M Hui 2019 The Immunomodulatory Effect of Macrolides and Probiotics in Helicobacter pylori-Induced Inflammation
69 Kwok Tsoi Tung MPhil Dr M C W Chan 2019 Epidemiological and Evolutionary Dynamics and Spatio-temporal Transmission of Re-emerging Epidemic GII.2 Noroviruses
70 Lai Tsz On PhD Prof P K S Chan 2019 Oncogenicity of Human Papillomavirus Type 52 E6 Prototype and Variants
71 Tong Samuel MPhil Prof Z G Chen 2019 Identification of DNA CpG Methylation of HPV16, HPV18, and Human Tumour Suppressor Genes in Cervical Precancer and Cancer
72 Chan Ching Man Jenny MPhil Dr M C W Chan 2020 Norovirus-Induced Immune Response in Human Intestinal Enteroids
73 Cheung Yuk Yam PhD Prof M Hui 2020 Effects of Echinocandins in combination with nikkomycin Z against Candida albicans bloodstream isolates
74 Tsang Tsz Fung MPhil Dr Xiao Yang 2020 Discover and Characterization of Novel Inhibitors for Bacterial rRNA Transcription
75 Ye Yu PhD Prof Guoping Zhao 2020 Novel Functions of Molybdenum Cofactor (MoCo) Synthesis Genes in Mycobacteria: From Reverse Genetics Screen to Physiological and Biochemical Characterization
76 Lam Siu MPhil Prof P K S Chan 2021 Faecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) Impacts the Chemical Effect of Food Additives
77 Lei Pu MPhil Prof Z G Chen 2021 Characterization of Molecular Genomics and Cellular Performances of Fusobacterium in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
78 Reema Subramanian PhD Prof M Ip 2021 Characterisation of Pneumococcal Disease and Carriage in Hong Kong
79 Tan Wei PhD Prof Guoping Zhao 2021 Identification and Characterization of a New Highly Efficient Assimilatory Nitrate Reductase from Mycolicibacterium smegmatis
80 Wei Yuchen PhD Prof Guoping Zhao 2021 An Integrative Framework Based on Topological Data Analysis for Population-scale Microbiome Stratification, Association and Comparative Studies