Monthly Archives: August 2015

General Research Fund grant (2015 – 2016) has been awarded to Professor Yiji Xia

Roles of two Nudix proteins in epigenetic control of plant immunity (PI: Professor Yiji Xia) Plants use complex signaling networks to fine-tune defense pathways in response to pathogen attack, leading to broad transcriptional reprogramming. Epigenetic mechanism/chromatin remodeling plays a vital

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General Research Fund grant (2015 – 2016) has been awarded to Dr. Jianwen Qiu

Divergence of perivitelline fluid proteins in association with the change in egg deposition environment in apple snails: A transcriptomic and proteomic approach Apple snails of the family Ampullariidae exhibit unusually diverse reproductive strategies: while some genera deposit eggs underwater, other

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Early Career Scheme grant (2015 – 2016) has been awarded to Dr. Jill Chiu

Will hypoxia and ocean acidification alter biofilms and hence disrupt their role as a signpost for marine larval settlement? (PI: Dr. Jill Chiu) Hypoxia and ocean acidification are amongst the major environmental threats to many marine populations and ecosystems worldwide.

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