The First Alumni Reunion was held successfully on May 18 2019 by the Division of Life Science (https://life-sci.ust.hk) and Life Science Alumni Association, HKUST. Over 50 graduates and colleagues from the former Department of Biochemistry and Department of Biology, and the current Division of Life Science joined in this homecoming event. Alumni speakers Johnson Leung (BSc Biology; Founder, 300cubits), Mr Bird Tang (BSc Biology; Co-Founder, VolTra義遊), and Mr Gerald Wong (BSc Biochemistry; Founder, Infinity Dance Ids) shared about their “secrets” in their school days and their career journey after graduation. The event was concluded with a reception and a ‘Badminton for Fun’ session.
Quanhua Mu, Yiyun Chen, Biaobin Jiang, and Yoonhee Nam from Prof. Jiguang Wang's lab have integrated sequencing data from not only the public literature but also a number of newly collected cases by Dr. Tao Jiang's team from Beijing Neurosurgical Institute and Beijing Tiantan Hospital, and uncovered the mutational landscape of secondary glioblastoma (sGBM) in East Asian cohort. This systematic study reveals genomic differences [...]Read More
Dr. Menglong Zeng and Mr. Xudong Chen, a postdoctoral fellow and a Ph.D. student, from Prof. Mingjie Zhang’s lab have made a ground-breaking discovery showing phase transition-mediated formation excitatory postsynaptic density condensates revealed by biochemical reconstitution approaches. The paper was published in the Aug. 23, 2018 issue of Cell. This is a continuation of their [...]Read More
The International Alzheimer's Disease Conference 2018 will be held on 07-08 Sept 2018 (Fri & Sat) in Grand Hall and Function Hall, 1/F, 12W, Science Park, Hong Kong. Register now and Call for abstract! Read More
Hi-res Image of Structure of the Origin Recognition Complex Bound to DNA Revealed Dr. Wai-Hei Lam and other group members in Bik Tye’s lab at HKUST in collaboration with Dr. Ning Li and others in Ning Gao’s lab at Peking University reported the atomic structure of the Origin Recognition Complex (ORC) bound to origin DNA [...]Read More
The award recognizes and honors the outstanding achievement of SSCI students in their research. The School presented the Award to the awardees on 30 May, 2018. Awardees from the Division of Life Science: WANG Gang TIAN Ye WANG Jian CHENG Aifang SHEN Yuehong Read More