Monthly Archives: July 2016

General Research Fund grant (2016 – 2017) has been awarded to Dr. Zhongying Zhao

Identification of Asymmetric Hybrid Incompatibility Loci by Systematic Introgression of C. nigoni Genomic Fragment into C. briggsae Background (PI: Dr. ZHAO Zhongying) Closely related species may mate with each other but produce hybrid progeny that often suffer from severe damages

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General Research Fund grant (2016 – 2017) has been awarded to Professor Yiji Xia

Functional Characterization of Two E3 Ubiquitin Ligases (PUB2 and PUB4) and the EXTRA LARGE G PROTEINS in Arabidopsis (PI: Professor XIA Yiji) As sessile organisms, plants need to adjust their growth and development according to ever-changing environments. Environmental cues and

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General Research Fund grant (2016 – 2017) has been awarded to Dr. Roger Wong

Role of USF methylation and epigenetic modifications in lipogenic gene repression during starvation (PI: Dr. Roger Wong) Background Mammals employ intricate and precise endocrine control to maintain a constant supply of metabolic energy. Transcription of genes encoding enzymes involved in

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General Research Fund grant (2016 – 2017) has been awarded to Professor Chris Wong

Regulatory Roles of Tonicity-responsive MicroRNAs in Osmoregulatory Functions of the gills of Japanese Eels (PI: Professor Chris Wong) Homeostatic regulation of fluid and electrolyte balance is a vital process for guiding many cellular functions. It is crucial for upholding osmotic

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General Research Fund grant (2016 – 2017) has been awarded to Dr. Ka Man Lai

Stress resistance genes as the new engineering target for environmental control of airborne bacteria (PI: Dr. LAI Ka Man) Over the past 70 years, studies have attempted to determine the survival of airborne bacteria and the associated effects of environmental

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