Monthly Archives: July 2014

General Research Fund grant (2014 – 2015) has been awarded to Professor Yiji Xia

The Arabidopsis redox-sensitive bZIP68 protein: does it function as a redox sensor in the oxidative stress response? (PI: Professor Yiji Xia) Redox signaling occurs when cellular redox homeostasis is perturbed. Redox signaling has increasingly been recognized as an important mechanism

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General Research Fund grant (2014 – 2015) has been awarded to Dr. Zhongying Zhao

Molecular characterization of hybrid male sterility and inviability produced by X-linked introgression between C. briggsae and C. sp.9 (PI: Dr. Zhongying Zhao) It is well known that closely related species are able to mate with each other but their hybrid

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General Research Fund grant (2014 – 2015) has been awarded to Dr. Danny Ng

Regulation and functional role of Arabidopsis miR163 and its targets in plant defense (PI: Dr. Danny Ng) In plants, microRNAs (miRNAs) have emerged as important regulators in various aspects of growth and development. miR163, a recently evolved miRNA, is highly

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General Research Fund grant (2014 – 2015) has been awarded to Dr. Shan Shan Chung

Managing pharmaceutical waste from households in Hong Kong (PI: Dr. CHUNG Shan Shan) Environmental contamination by pharmaceutical residues (PRs) represents an emerging concern for sustainability of public health and the environment, particularly in rapidly urbanizing areas. Recent studies have confirmed

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