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PROF. QIU, Jianwen (邱建文)

Professor and Associate Head of Department

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M.Sc. (First Institute of Oceanography, SOA)
B.Sc. (Hons.) (Shandong College of Oceanology)

Past Postgraduate Students

  • Sam King Fung Yiu (2020-2022), MPhil. Thesis: Biodiversity and ecology of corallivorous nudibranchs in Hong Kong waters.

  • Juntng Hu (2019-2021), MPhil. Thesis: Physiological and molecular responses of the massive coral Dipsastraea rotumana to heat and hypo-salinity stresses.

  • Jack C.H. Ip (2016-2019), PhD. Thesis: Molecular evolution of egg perivitelline fluid proteins in apple snails (Ampullariidae, Caenogastropoda).

  • Zhi Wang (2015-2019), PhD. Thesis: Responses of microbenthic communities to pollution control and fisheries management measures in Hong Kong.
  • Yolanda Y.H. Yeung (2017-2019), MPhil. Thesis: Baseline, demography and bioerosion of Hong Kong coral communities.
  • Ting Xu (2013-2018), PhD. Thesis: Population Connectivity, Local Adaptation, and Biomineralization of Deep-sea Mussels (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) in the Northwestern Pacific
  • Yanjie Zhang (2013-2017), PhD. Thesis: Systematics and evolution of scale worms (Aphroditiformia, Polychaeta), with a focus on deep-sea species.
  • Huawei Mu (2012-2016), PhD. Thesis: Mechanisms of species invasion in apple snails: Proteome of the egg perivitelline fluid, and proteomic responses of the adults to abiotic stressors.
  • James Y. Xie (2012-2017), PhD. Thesis: Growth and bioerosion of massive corals in Hong Kong.
  • Kelvin Ka Lok Ip (2011-2013), MPhil. Thesis: Biological control of invasive apple snails in freshwater wetlands.
  • Jin Sun (2009-2013), PhD. Thesis: Characterization of the egg and embryonic proteome of Pomacea canaliculata, and responses of the proteome to environmental stressors.
  • Dickey Chi-Chung Lau (2007-2011), PhD. Thesis: Variability of the populations of the sea urchin Anthocidaris crassispinain Hong Kong.
  • Yanan Sun (2009 – 2011), MPhil. Thesis: Biodiversity and phylogeny of coral-associated polychaetes.
  • Pak Ki Wong (2007 – 2009), MPhil. Thesis: Impact of the apple snail, Pomacea canaliculata, on wetland diversity and function.
  • King Lun Kwong (2006-2008), MPhil. Thesis: Status of the apple snail, Pomacea canaliculata, in Hong Kong twenty years after its invasion, with emphasis on its distribution, secondary production and trophic relationship.
  • Ka Ming Chan (2005-2007), MPhil. Thesis: The use of the rock shell, Thais clavigera, as a biomonitor of tributyltin contamination in Hong Kong and Shenzhen.
  • Nga Cheung Wong (2003-2005), MPhil. Thesis: Effects of algae (Isochrysis galbana) and humic acids on copper toxicity to polychaete (Hydroides elegans) larvae.