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DR. CHIU, Jill Man Ying

Associate Professor

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B.Sc. (Hons.) (HKU)


  1. Po BHK, CHIU JMY (2018) Transgenerational impairments of reproduction and development of the marine invertebrate Crepidula onyx resulted from long-term dietary exposure of 2,2′,4,4′-tetrabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-47). Environmental Pollution 235:730–738
  2. Chiu JMY, Po BHK, Degger N, Tse A, Liu W, Zheng G, Zhao DM, Xu D, Richardson B, Wu RSS (2018) Contamination and risk implications of endocrine disrupting chemicals along the coastline of China: A systematic study using mussels and semipermeable membrane devices. Science of the Total Environment 624:1298–1307
  3. Tuncer OC, Po BHK, Yilmaz F., Lau TC, Wu RSS, Chiu JMY (2018) Differences in metal profiles revealed by native mussels and artificial mussels in Sarıçay Stream, Turkey: implications for pollution monitoring. Marine and Freshwater Research 69:1372–1378
  4. Ruiz-Fernández AC, Wu RSS, Lau TC, Pérez-Bernal LH, Sánchez-Cabezad JA, Chiu JMY (2018) A comparative study on metal contamination in Estero de Urias lagoon, Gulf of California, using oysters, mussels and artificial mussels: Implications on pollution monitoring and public health risk. Environmental Pollution 243:197–205
  5. Po BHK, Ho KL, Lam MHW, Giesy JP, Chiu JMY (2017) Uptake and biotransformation of 2,2′,4,4′-tetrabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-47) in four marine microalgae species. Scientific Reports 7:44263
  6. Zhang Y, Sun J, Chen C, Watanabe H, Feng D, Zhang Y, Chiu JMY, Qian PY, Qiu JW (2017) Adaptation and evolution of deep-sea scale worms (Annelida: Polynoidae): insights from transcriptome comparison with a shallow-water species. Scientific Reports 7:46205
  7. Wang SY, Lau K, Lai KP, Zhang J, Tse ACK, Li JW, Tong Y, Chan TF, Wong C, Chiu JMY, Au DWT, Wong AST, Kong RYC, Wu RSS (2016) Hypoxia causes transgenerational impairments in reproduction of fish. Nature Communications NCOMMS-15-20222B
  8. Lai KP, Li JW, Chan CYS, Chan TF, Yuen KWY, Chiu JMY (2016) Transcriptomic alterations in Daphnia magna embryos from mothers exposed to hypoxia. Aquatic Toxicology 177:454–463
  9. Wei S, Lacap-Bugler DC, Lau M, Caruso T, Rao S, de los Rios A, Archer S, Chiu JMY, Higgins C, Van Nostrand J, Zhou J, Hopkins D, Pointing SB (2016) Taxonomic and functional diversity of soil and hypolithic microbial communities in Miers Valley, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:1642
  10. Chiu JMY, Degger N, Leung JYS, Po BHK, Zheng GJ, Richardson BJ, Lau TC, Wu RSS (2016) A novel approach for estimating the removal efficiencies of endocrine disrupting chemicals and heavy metals in wastewater treatment processes. Marine Pollution Bulletin 112:53–57
  11. Degger N, Chiu JMY, Po BHK, Tse ACK, Zheng GJ, Zhao DM, Xu D, Cheng YS, Wang XH, Liu WH, Lau TC, Wu RSS (2016) Heavy metal contamination along the China coastline: A comprehensive study using Artificial Mussels and native mussels. Journal of Environmental Management 180:238–246
  12. Ng JCY, Chan Y, Tun HM, Leung FCC, Shin PKS, Chiu JMY (2015) Pyrosequencing of the bacteria associated with Platygyra carnosus corals with skeletal growth anomalies reveals differences in bacterial community composition in apparently healthy and diseased tissues. Frontiers in Microbiology 6:1142
  13. Chan CYS, Chiu JMY (2015) Chronic effects of coated silver nanoparticles on marine invertebrate larvae. PLOS ONE DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132457
  14. Wei STS, Fernandez-Martinez MA, Chan Y, Van Nostrand JD, de los Rios-Murillo A, Chiu JMY, Ganeshram AM, Cary SC, Zhou J, Pointing SB (2015) Diverse metabolic and stress-tolerance pathways in chasmoendolithic and soil communities of Miers Valley, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Polar Biology 38:433–443
  15. Lai KP, Li JW, Wang SY, Chiu JMY, Tse A, Lau K, Lok S, Au DWT, WFW Tse, Wong CKC, Chan TF, Kong RYC, Wu RSS (2015) Tissue-specific transcriptome assemblies of the marine medaka Oryzias melastigma and comparative analysis with the freshwater medaka Oryzias latipesBMC genomics 16:135 doi:10.1186/s12864-015-1325-7
  16. Tian RM, Lee OO, Wang Y, Cai L, Bougouffa S, Chiu JMY, Wu RSS, Qian PY (2015) Effect of polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) treatment on the composition and function of the bacterial community in the sponge Haliclona cymaeformisFrontiers in Microbiology doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00799
  17. Chan Y, Li A, Gopalakrishnan S, Shin PKS, Wu RSS, Pointing SB, Chiu JMY (2014) Interactive effects of hypoxia and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) on microbial community assembly in surface marine sediments. Marine Pollution Bulletin 85:425–432
  18. Cheung SG, Chan CYS, Po BHK, Li AL, Leung JYS, Qiu JW, Ang PO, Thiyagarajan V, Wu RSS, Shin PKS, Chiu JMY (2014) Effects of hypoxia on benthic community: from biofilms to invertebrates. Marine Pollution Bulletin 85:418–424
  19. Cheung CHY, Chiu JMY, Wu RSS (2014) Hypoxia turns genotypic female medaka fish into phenotypic males. Ecotoxicology 23:1260–1269
  20. Shin PKS, Leung JYS, Qiu JW, Ang PO, Chiu JMY, Thiyagarajan V, Cheung SG (2014) Acute hypoxic exposure affects gamete quality and subsequent fertilization success and embryonic development in a serpulid polychaete. Marine Pollution Bulletin 85:439–445
  21. Li AL, Chiu JMY (2013) Latent effects of hypoxia on the gastropod Crepidula onyxMarine Ecology Progress Series 480:145–154
  22. Li Y, Chan Y, Zhang R, Fu Y, Chiu JMY (2013) Coralslurrinella hongkonensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel bacterium in the family Psychromonadaceae, isolated from the coral Platygyra carnosusAntonie van Leeuwenhoek Journal of Microbiology 104:983–991
  23. Mukherjee J, Po BHK, Chiu JMY, Wu RSS, Qian PY, Thiyagarajan V (2013) Polybrominated diphenyl ethers do not affect metamorphosis but alter the proteome of the invasive slipper limpet Crepidula onyxMarine Pollution Bulletin 73:273–281
  24. Shin PKS, Leung JYS, Qiu JW, Ang PO, Chiu JMY, Thiyagarajan V, Cheung SG (2013) Hypoxia induces abnormal larval development and affects biofilm-larval interaction in the serpulid polychaete Hydroides elegansMarine Pollution Bulletin 76:291–297
  25. Leung JYS, Cheung SG, Qiu JW, Ang PO, Chiu JMY, Thiyagarajan V, Shin PKS (2013) Effect of parental hypoxic exposure on embryonic development of the offspring of wo serpulid polychaetes: Implication for transgational epigenetic effect. Marine Pollution Bulletin 74:149–155
  26. Leung YS, Shin PKS, Qiu JW, Ang PO, Chiu JMY, Thiyagarajan V, Cheung SG (2013) Tolerance and physiological and behavioural responses of different life stages of a serpulid polychaete to hypoxia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 477:135–145
  27. Kwok CT, van de Merwe JP, Chiu JMY, Wu RSS (2012) Antioxidant responses and lipid peroxidation in gills and hepatopancreas of the mussel Perna viridis upon exposure to the red tide organism Chattonella marina and hydrogen peroxide. Harmful Algae 13:40–46
  28. Wu RSS, Woo KT, Chiu JMY (2012) Effect of hypoxia on growth of the diatom Skeletonema costatumJournal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 420-421:65–68
  29. Chiu JMY, Li S, Li A, Po B, Zhang R, Shin PKS, Qiu JW (2012) Bacteria associated with skeletal tissue growth anomalies in the coral Platygyra carnosusFEMS Microbiology Ecology 79:380–391 (photo was selected as the cover image for all regular issues of the Journal in year 2012)
  30. Chiu JMY, Po BHK, Chan CYS, Lam MHW, Qian PY, Wu RSS (2012) Polybrominated diphenylethers (PBDEs) in biofilms hinder larval settlement of marine intertidal organisms across three phyla. Environmental Science and Technology 46:7772–7781
  31. Zhao Q, Cheung SG, Shin PKS, Chiu JMY (2011) Effects of starvation on the physiology and foraging behaviour of two subtidal nassariid scavengers. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 409:53–61
  32. Chiu JMY, Shin PKS, Yang FY, Cheung SG (2011) Can a scavenging gastropod with a mussel conspecific diet induce anti-predator defence in the mussel Perna viridisJournal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 401:85–88
  33. Liu CC, Chiu JMY, Shin PKS, Cheung SG (2011) Physiological responses of two subtidal nassariid gastropods to hypoxia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 429:75–85
  34. Liu CC, Chiu JMY, Li L, Shin PKS, Cheung SG (2011) Respiration rate and swimming activity of larvae of two sub-tidal nassariid gastropods under reduced oxygen levels: Implications for their distributions in Hong Kong waters. Marine Pollution Bulletin 63:230–236
  35. Chiu JMY, Cheung SG, Wong KP, Shin PKS (2010) Sibling cannibalism in juveniles of the marine gastropod Nassarius festivus (Powys, 1983). Malacologia 52:157–161
  36. Tong ESP, van de Merwe JP, Chiu JMY, Wu RSS (2010) Effects of 1,2-dichlorobenzene on the growth and reproduction of the amphipod, Melita LongidactylaChemosphere 80:20–27
  37. Shin PKS, Yang FY, Chiu MY, Cheung SG (2009) Cues from the predator crab Thalamita danae fed different prey can affect Scope For Growth. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 42:343–355
  38. Cheung SG, Yang FY, Chiu JMY, Liu CC, Shin PKS (2009) Anti-predator behaviour in the green-lipped mussel, Perna viridis: byssus thread production depends on the mussels’ position in clump. Marine Ecology Progress Series 378:145–151
  39. Chiu JMY, Zhang R, Wang H, Thiyagarajan V, Qian PY (2008) Nutrient effects on intertidal community: from bacteria to invertebrates. Marine Ecology Progress Series 358:41–50
  40. Chiu JMY, Wang H, Thiyagarajan V, Qian PY (2008) Differential timing of larval starvation effects on filtration rate and growth in juvenile Crepidula onyxMarine Biology 151:1417–1431
  41. Chiu JMY, Thiyagarajan V, Pechenik JA, Hung OS, Qian PY (2007) Influence of bacteria and diatoms in biofilms on metamorphosis of the marine slipper limpet Crepidula onyxMarine Biology 151:1417–1431
  42. Chiu JMY, Ng TYT, Wang WX, Thiyagarajan V, Qian PY (2007) Latent effects of larval food limitation on filtration rate, carbon assimilation and growth in juvenile gastropod Crepidula onyxMarine Ecology Progress Series 343:173–182
  43. Chiu JMY, Thiyagarajan V, Tsoi MMY, Qian PY (2005) Qualitative and quantitative changes in marine biofilms as a function of temperature and salinity in summer and winter. Biofilms 2:183–195
  44. Thiyagarajan V, Hung OS, Chiu JMY, Wu RSS, Qian PY (2005) Growth and survival of juvenile barnacle: interactive effects of cyprid energy reserve level and habitat. Marine Ecology Progress Series 299:229–237