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Stanley C K LAU

Associate Professor

Email: scklau@ust.hk


Research Interests
Marine microbial ecology, microbial source tracking of fecal pollution in seawater, population genetics of environmental E. coli strains

Representative Publications

  1. Liu RL, Chiang MHY, Lun HI, Lau SCK (2010). Host-specific 16S rRNA gene markers of Bacteroidales for source tracking of fecal pollution in the subtropical coastal water of Hong Kong. Water Research. In press
  2. Zhang R, Lau SCK, Ki JS, Vengatesen T; Qian PY (2009) Response of bacterioplankton community structures to hydrological conditions and anthropogenic pollution in contrasting subtropical environments. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 69:449-460

  3. Zhang W, Song LS, Ki JS, Lau SCK, Li ZD, Qian PY (2008) Microbial diversity in polluted harbor sediments II: sulfate-reducing bacterial community assessment using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism and clone library of dsrAB gene. Esturaine, Coastal and Shelf Science 72:682-691

  4. Lau SCK, Liu WT (2007) Recent advances in molecular techniques for the detection of phylogenetic markers and functional genes in microbial communities. FEMS Microbiology Letters 275:183-190

  5. Peplies J, Lau SCK, Pernthaler J, Amann R, Gloeckner FO (2004) Application and validation of DNA microarrays for the 16S rRNA-based analysis of marine bacterioplankton. Environmental Microbiology 6:638-645

  6. Chen F, Wang K, Bachoon D, Lu J, Lau SCK, Campbell L (2004) Phylogenetic affiliation of marine Synechococcus spp. revealed by Ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase-oxygenase large subunit gene sequences. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 36:153-164


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