Monthly Archives: July 2017

General Research Fund grant (2017 – 2018) has been awarded to Dr. Zhongying Zhao

Characterization of Paternal Transmission of Mitochondrial DNA Observed in An Hybrid Line between Nematodes C. briggsae and C. nigoni (PI: Dr. Zhongying Zhao) It is well known that both parents contribute to a half of genetic materials to their offspring

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General Research Fund grant (2017 – 2018) has been awarded to Dr. Shoudong Zhang

Roles of the Plant SIRTUIN Deacetylases in Plant Immunity (PI: Dr. Shoudong Zhang) SIRTUIN proteins are largely NAD+-dependent protein deacetylases that couple lysine deacetylation with NAD+ hydrolysis to yield O-acetyl-ADP-ribose (OAADPR), nicotinamide, and deacetylated lysine. SIRTUINs, initially identified in yeast

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General Research Fund grant (2017 – 2018) has been awarded to Professor Chris Wong

Isolation and Characterization of Stanniocalcin-1 Receptor in Fish Gills of Japanese Eels (PI: Professor Chris Wong) Calcium ion is vital for many cellular and physiological processes which are critical in life. The maintenance of Ca2+ homeostasis in cellular and extracellular

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General Research Fund grant (2017 – 2018) has been awarded to Dr. Hong Lok Lung

The Epithelial SAA1 Protein Regulates Epithelial-Mesenchymal-Transition (EMT) in Normal Esophageal Epithelium and Esophageal Carcinoma (PI: Dr. Hong Lok Lung) Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (ESCC) is a highly prevalent cancer type in China and Hong Kong, and is derived from thin

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