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DR. IP, Chi Ho (葉志豪)

Research Assistant Professor

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Ph.D. (HKBU)

M.Sc. (HKU)

B.Sc. (HKU)


(* co-first authorship, # corresponding author)

Section A: 5 most representative publications:

  1. Zhang YJ*, Ip JCH*, Xie JY, YH, Qiu JW#. (2021). Host–symbiont transcriptomic changes during natural bleaching and recovery in the leaf coral Pavona decussata. Science of the Total Environment.
  2. Ip JCH, Xu T, Sun J, Li RS, Chen Chong, Lan Y, Han Z, Zhang HB, Wei JG, Wang HB, Cai ZW, Qian PY, Qiu JW# (2021). Host-endosymbiont genome integration in a deep-sea chemosymbiotic clam. Molecular Biology and Evolution 38(2): 502-518.
  3. IP JCH, Leung PTY, Qiu JW, Lam PKS, Leo L, Leung KML# (2021). Transcriptomics reveal triphenyltin-induced molecular toxicity in the marine mussel Perna viridis. Science of the Total Environment 790: 148040.
  4. Sun J*, Mu H*, Ip JCH*, Li RS, Xu T, Accorsi A, Alvarado AS, Ross E, Lan Y, Sun Y, Castro-Vazquez A, Vega IA, Heras H, Ituarte S, Bocxlaer BV, Hayes KA, Cowie RH, Zhao ZY#, Qian PY#, Qiu JW# (2019). Signatures of divergence, invasiveness, and terrestrialization revealed by four apple snail genomes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 36, 1507-1520.
  5. Ip JCH, Mu H, Zhang Y, Sun J, Heras H, Chu, KH, Qiu JW# (2019). Understanding the transition from water to land: Insights from multi-omic analyses of the perivitelline fluid of apple snail eggs. Journal of Proteomics 194, 79-88.


Section B: Other publications

  1. Sun Y, Sun J, Yang Y, Lan Y, Ip JCH, Wong WC, Kwan YH, Zhang Y, Han Z, Qiu JW#, Qian PY# (2021). Genomic signatures supporting the symbiosis and formation of chitinous tube in the deep-sea tubeworm Paraescarpia echinospica. Molecular Biology and Evolution. msab203.
  2. Ip JCH, Qiu JW#, Chan BKK# (2021). Genomic insights into the sessile life and biofouling of barnacles (Crustacea: Cirripedia). Heliyon 7:e07291.
  3. Sun J, Chen C, Miyamoto N, Li R, Sigwart JD, Xu T, Sun Y, Wong WC, Ip JCH, Zhang WP, Lan Y, Bissessur D, Watsuji T, Watanabe HK, Takaki Y, Ikeo K, Fujii N, Yoshitake K, Qiu JW, Takai K#, Qian PY# (2020). The Scaly-foot snail genome and implications for the origins of biomineralised armour. Nature Communications 11, 1-12.
  4. Ip JCH, Mu H, Zhang Y, Heras H, Qiu JW# (2020). Egg perivitelline fluid proteome of a freshwater snail (Caenogastropoda): insight into the transition from aquatic to terrestrial egg deposition. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 34, e8605.
  5. Niu JJ, Hu X, Ip JCH, Ma KY, Tang Y, Wang Y, Qin J, Qiu JW, Chan F, Chu KH# (2020). Multi-omic approach provides insights into osmoregulatory and osmoconforming processes of the crab Scylla paramamosain. Scientific Reports 10, 21771.
  6. Giglio ML, Ituarte S, Milesi V, Dreon MS, Brola TR, Caramelo J, Ip JCH, Matéa S, Qiu JW, Otero LH, Heras H# (2020). Exaptation of two ancient immune proteins into a new dimeric pore-forming toxin in snails. Journal of Structural Biology 21, 107531.
  7. Ip JCH, Mu H, Chen Q, Sun J, Ituarte S, Heras H, Bocxlaer BV, Gammanee M, Huang X, Qiu JW# (2018). AmpuBase: a transcriptome database for eight species of apple snails (Gastropoda: Ampullariidae). BMC Genomics 19, 179.
  8. Leung PT, Yi AX, Ip JCH, Mak SS, Leung KM (2017). Photosynthetic and transcriptional responses of the marine diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana to the combined effect of temperature stress and copper exposure. Marine Pollution Bulletin 124, 938-45.
  9. Yan M, Leung PT, Ip JCH, Cheng JP, Wu JJ, Gu JR, Lam PK# (2017). Developmental toxicity and molecular responses of marine medaka (Oryzias melastigma) embryos to ciguatoxin P-CTX-1 exposure. Aquatic Toxicology 185, 149-59.
  10. Leung PT, Yan M, Yiu SK, Lam VT, Ip JCH, Au MYW, Chen CY, Wai TC, Lam PK# (2017). Molecular phylogeny and toxicity of harmful benthic dinoflagellates Coolia (Ostreopsidaceae, Dinophyceae) in a sub-tropical marine ecosystem: the first record from Hong Kong. Marine Pollution Bulletin 124, 878-89.
  11. Ip JCH, Leung PTY, Ho KKY, Qiu JW, Leung KMY# (2016). De novo transcriptome assembly of the marine gastropod Reishia clavigera for supporting toxic mechanism studies. Aquatic Toxicology 178, 39-48.
  12. Leung PTY, Ip JCH, Mak SST, Qiu JW, Lam PKS, Wong CKC, Chan LL, Leung KMY# (2014). De novo transcriptome analysis of Perna viridis highlights tissue-specific patterns for environmental studies. BMC Genomics 15, 804.
  13. Ho KKY, Leung PTY, Ip JCH, Qiu JW, Leung KMY# (2014). De novo transcriptomic profile in the gonadal tissues of the intertidal whelk Reishia clavigera. Marine Pollution Bulletin 85, 499-504.