Awards obtained by our Postgraduate Students

Miss GU Shen, Year 2 MPhil student under supervision of Prof. Wai-Yee Chan, won the Association of Chinese Geneticists in America (ACGA) Graduate Student Research Poster Award for her poster presentation on "Identification of the regulatory networks of miR-199a-2 in testicular germ cell tumors" given at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics held in early November 2010.

During the same event, Mr. Cheung Hoi-Hung Albert, a PhD graduate in 2010, was awarded the American Society of Human Genetics Outstanding Trainee Research Travel Award (Semifinalist) and also the ACGA Post-doctoral Research Award for his podium presentation on "Intronic methylation, microRNA and testicular germ cell tumor".

The honours that they have received reflect the exceptional academic standard and research achievements of our postgraduate students.

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2010 Academic Symposium on Developmental Studies in Health and Diseases
School of Biomedical Sciences Postgraduate Research Day 2010
Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony for Lo Kwee-Seong Integrated Biomedical Sciences Building ( 羅桂祥綜合生物醫學大樓奠基典禮 )
SBS Christmas Party 2010
IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine 2010
Seminar on "Intellectual Property (IP) Protection and Commercialization of Research Outputs"
Publication of SBS Annual Report 2009-2010
Basic Core Lab Learning Series
Formation of Provisional Student Representative Council

Prof. CHENG Hon-Kei Christopher appointed as the Director of the Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology Ltd.
Prof. YUNG Wing-Ho elected as the Secretary of the Federation of Asian-Oceanian Neuroscience Societies (FAONS)
Dr. HWANG Shui-Shan Isabel won a Commendation Prize in the Teaching and Learning Innovation EXPO 2010
Awards obtained by our Postgraduate Students

Visit of Academicians from Chinese Academy of Engineeing (CAE)
2010 MOE Key CUHK-Jinan University Joint Laboratories for Regenerative Medicine Conference
Visit of Robert Gordon University (UK)
Follow-up Visit of Academic Scholars nominated by the NSFC
Meetings with Representatives from U.K. Universities
Delegation Visit of Xinjiang Medical University
Wuhan Delegation's Visit
Delegation Visit to Jinan University
Eighth International Symposium on Frontiers in Life Sciences – New Advances and Challenges in Multidisciplinary Research
The 2nd China-US Forum on Frontiers of Cancer Research: Cancer Prevention & Therapy
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Biodiversity and Disease Animal Model Academic Conference
Visit of Vice-President of Shantou University

Biomedical Sciences Series aired on RTHK Radio 1 via《精靈一點》
"Biomedical Research" Series published on Yahoo!Health

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