<2019>

Nov 8-10, 2019 International Symposium on DNA Damage Response & Human Disease (isDDRHD-2019), Shenzhen - Short Talk (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Nov 7, 2019 Wellcome Centre For Human Genetics, University of Oxford - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

Nov 4-6, 2019 Joint Symposium on Stem Cell and Molecular Medicine, Bad Nauheim, Germany - Oral Presentation (Dr. MSY Huen)

Oct 7-11, 2019 EMBO Conference: The DNA Damage Response in Cell Physiology and Disease, Grecotel Cape Sounio, Greece - Poster Presentation (Mr. Chao Dong)

 

Sept 24, 2019 Minisymposium on Recombination, HKUST, Hong Kong - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Aug 4, 2019 Gordon Research Seminar, Genome Architecture in Cell Fate and Disease, HKUST, Hong Kong - Panel Discussion: Career Choices and Taking the Next Step (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

May 26-28, 2019 Croucher Advanced Study Institute: Frontiers in Aging and Longevity - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

April 26, 2019 We congratulate Chao Dong in being selected as the recipient of the YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship 2018/19!!

April 25, 2019 See Dr. Huen in Growing Human Capital (SmartBio & HealthTech) where he describes his path to pursuing Science.

 

Jan 13-17, 2019 Keystone Symposium: DNA Replication and Genome Instability - Poster Presentation / Short Talk (Mr. Chao Dong)

<2018>

Nov 5, 2018 We congratulate Liwei An on successfully defending his PhD thesis with flying colours!! We are also very happy to see that Yangzi Chen has completed her MPhil studies and will soon be pursuing PhD studies at Tsinghua University!!

 

Nov 4, 2018 Big congratulations to Chao Dong on receiving the poster prize at isDDRHD-2018.

Nov 1-4, 2018 International Symposium on DNA Damage Response & Human Disease (isDDRHD-2018), Shenzhen - Poster Presentation (Mr. Chao Dong)

 

July 22-27, 2018 Gordon Research Conference, Genomic Instability, HKUST, Hong Kong - Co-Vice Chair / Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

July 9, 2018 We congratulate Liwei An in being selected as the recipient of the YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship 2017/18!!

 

June 24-30, 2018 DreamCatchers MedTech Hackathon Hong Kong - Technical Mentor (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

June 23, 2018 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgraduate Symposium in Biomedical Sciences - Poster Presentation (Mr. Chao Dong & Ms. Yangzi Chen)

 

April 28-30, 2018 Departmental Seminar, Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, Tel Aviv University, Israel - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

April 13, 2018 Seminar, College of Life Sciences, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Feb 22, 2018 We congratulate Liwei An in being selected as the awardee of the Yu To Sang and Yu Shing Keung Memorial Fund Scholarship! A momentary award of $100,000!!!

 

Jan 12, 2018 The 1st Annual Academic Conference of Institute of Synthetic Biology, SIAT, Shenzhen - Oral Presentation (Mr. Liwei An) / Judge (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

<2017>​​​​​​​

Dec 6, 2017 The 22nd Research Postgraduate Symposium, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong - Oral Presentation (Mr. Liwei An) / Poster Presentation (Mr. Chao Dong & Ms. Yangzi Chen)

 

Oct 27-29, 2017 International Symposium on DNA Damage Response & Human Disease (isDDRHD-2017), Shenzhen - Short Talk (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Oct 26-27, 2017 International Congress of Genetic Society of Korea, Seoul, Korea - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

July 26, 2017 Center for Synthetic Biology Engineering Research, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

June 26-29, 2017 Sussex-HKUST Partnership Series: Collaborative Workshop with Genome Damage and Stability Centre and Sussex Neuroscience - Participant (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

May 11-12, 2017 華南農業大學紫荊國際青年科學家論壇 - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

April 14, 2017 Science Signaling highlighted our study that reported a bifunctional NLS in fine-tuning DNA damage responses!!!

 

April 13-14, 2017 第二屆中國生物化學與分子生物學會醫學生化分會“青年論壇” - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

April 12, 2017 Our recent study has been recommended by F1000Prime!!

 

April 6, 2017 Departmental Seminar, Department of Biomedical Sciences, City University of Hong Kong - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Feb 13, 2017 It's official!! The Gordon Research Conference on Genomic Instability will once again be held here in Hong Kong Summer 2018.

 

Jan 15-18, 2017 Genome Dynamics in Neuroscience, HKUST - Session Chair (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

<2016>

Dec 4-6, 2016 The 4th International Anatomical Sciences and Cell Biology Conference - Poster Presentation Adjudicator & Session Co-Chair (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Dec 1, 2016 The 21th Research Postgraduate Symposium, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong - Poster Presentation Adjudicator (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Oct 26, 2016 Congratulations to Dr. Alice Ng, our third graduating student this year, for successfully defending her PhD thesis!!

 

Aug 31, 2016 We farewell Dr. Wilson Lau as he takes up a Research Assistant Professor position at CUHK.

 

Aug 30, 2016 We congratulate Dr. Yingying Guo in successfully defending her PhD thesis.

 

Aug 18, 2016 Dr. Huen describes his research interest "DNA Repair as Therapeutic Targets" in a HKUST 25th Anniversary "Did You Know" video.

 

July 24-29, 2016 Gordon Research Conference, Genomic Instability, HKUST, Hong Kong - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen) / Poster Presentation (Ms. Alice Ng & Mr. Liwei An)

 

July 23-24, 2016 Gordon Research Seminar, Genomic Instability, HKUST, Hong Kong - Short Talk (Mr. Liwei An)

 

June 13-17, 2016 CSH Asia conference - DNA Metabolism, Genomic Stability and Diseases, Suzhou, China - Poster Presentation (Mr. Liwei An)

 

June 11, 2016 Inter-University Postgraduate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences, CUHK, Hong Kong - Poster Presentation (Ms. Yingying Guo & Ms. Alice Ng) / Oral Presentation (Mr. Liwei An)

 

May 19, 2016 Inaugural Symposium of School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Hong Kong - Short Talk (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

March 16, 2016 Our very first PhD graduate now Dr. Jie Chen has just successfully defended his thesis today!!! He will be heading off to UPenn very soon to continue his research training with Dr. Roger Greenberg. Congratulations and well done!

 

March 11, 2016 Dr.Huen was named Outstanding Young Researcher by the University Research Committee in recognition of his team's research accomplishments.

 

Feb 22-25, 2016 Dynamic DNA and RNA structures in Damage Responses & Cancer Conference, Cancun, Mexico - Short Talk (Dr. WCY Lau)

 

<2015>

Dec 16-19, 2015 IAS Foscused Program on Genome Damage & Stability, HKUST, Hong Kong - Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen) / Poster Presentation (Ms. Yingying Guo & Ms. Alice Ng)

 

Dec 3, 2015 The 20th Research Postgraduate Symposium, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong - Poster Presentation Adjudicator (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Nov 24, 2015 School of Life Science Seminar, Ulsan National Institute for Science and Technology, Ulsan, Korea - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Nov 19, 2015 Liwei gave the first ever RPG seminar for the School of Biomedical Sciences.

 

Oct 30, 2015 Hong Kong - San Diego Workshop on Signaling. Institute for Advanced Study, HKUST - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen) / Poster Presentation (Dr. WCY Lau & Mr. Liwei An)

 

Oct 27, 2015 Congratulations to Wilson for having single handedly put together his first manuscript since relocating back to Hong Kong.

 

Oct 14 ,2015 Big congratulations to Liwei who was awarded the CNU-BKLDDR Poster Prize at ATW2015-Beijing!!

 

Oct 11-14, 2015 The 16th Ataxia-Telangiectasia Workshop (ATW) / The 6th isDDRHD-Beijing2015, China - Poster Presentation (Mr. Liwei AN)

 

Oct 8, 2015 Newspaper coverage of local research on DNA repair mechanisms (Apple Daily)

 

Oct 7, 2015 We welcome Howin Ng into the lab. Howin graduated from Imperial College London and is currently purusing a master degree here at the University of Hong Kong.

 

Sept 30, 2015 Yingying making her first mark on Pubmed!! Congratulations and well done!!

 

Sept 19, 2015 Congratulations to Liwei An who has been selected as one of the ATW2015 Travel Grant awardees!!!

 

Aug 1-5, 2015 Zing Conferences: Genomic Integrity, Cairns, Australia - Poster Presentation (Dr. MSY Huen / Dr. SMH Sy)

 

July 1, 2015 The School of Biomedical Sciences is official!! Department of Anatomy has formally joined hands with Departments of Biochemistry and Physiology.

 

June 30, 2015 Departmental Postgraduate Symposium - Oral Presentation (Mr. Jie Chen / Ms. Yingying Guo / Ms. Alice Ng / Mr. Liwei An)

 

June 22, 2015 We welcome Sammi here again this summer. She will be spending 4 whole weeks in the lab with us, and this time she is joined by Ingrid, who will start her freshman year this September!

 

June 3, 2015 Departmental PDF Seminar - "Single-particle electron microscopy analysis of macromolecular assemblies" (Dr. Wilson Lau)

 

May 23, 2015 Hong Kong Inter-University Postgraduate Symposium on Life Science 2015 - Poster Presentation (Mr. Liwei AN)

 

May, 2015 Our first-ever trainee Wanjuan landed her dream job with Dr. Gaorav Gupta at UNC. Congratulations!!

 

April 1-7, 2015 Life Sciences Institute, Zhejiang University - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

March 20, 2015 LIFS Seminar, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

March 1-6, 2015 Genomic Instability and DNA Repair, Keystone Symposia, Whistler, BC, Canada - Short Talk (Dr. MSY Huen) / Poster Presentation (Mr. Jie Chen / Ms. Alice Ng)

 

Feb 4, 2015 We bid farewell to Wanjuan who has been with us for 3 years and will very soon be joining her husband in North Carolina. Good luck and All the best!

 

Jan 9, 2015 Departmental Seminar, Department of Chemical Pathology, Chinese University of Hong Kong - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

<2014>

Dec 11, 2014 The 19th Research Postgraduate Symposium, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong - Poster Presentation (Ms. Alice Ng) & Oral Presentation (Mr. Jie Chen)

 

Sept 13, 2014 Departmental Seminar, Department of Clinical Oncology, The University of Hong Kong - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Sept 1, 2014 We welcome a new addition to our growing laboratory - Mr. Liwei AN. Liwei graduated from Sichuan University and received his master degree from Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS just this past summer.

 

July 6-11, 2014 Gordon Research Conference, Genomic Instability, HKUST, Hong Kong - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen) / Poster Presentation (Dr. Wanjuan Feng / Ms. Yingying Guo)

 

June 23, 2014 Departmental Postgraduate Symposium - Oral Presentation (Mr. Jie Chen / Ms. Yingying Guo / Ms. Alice Ng) & Best Presenter Award (Ms. Yingying Guo / Ms. Alice Ng). Well done TEAM!!

 

June, 2014 Congratulations to Dr. W Lau for securing the prestigious Post-doctoral Fellowship from the AXA Research Fund.

 

June 14, 2014 Hong Kong InterUniversity Biochemistry Postgraduate Symposium 2014 - Poster Presentation (Mr. Jie Chen / Ms. Yingying Guo / Ms. Alice Ng)

 

May 29-30, 2014 Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, Canada - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

May 19-23, 2014 Mechanisms of Recombination: 50th Anniversary Meeting of the Holiday Model, Spain - Poster Presentation (Ms. Yingying Guo)

 

May, 2014 Congratulations to the happy newly weds, Mr. & Mrs. Jie Chen! 

 

April, 2014 Dr. MSY Huen was awarded Senior Visiting Scholarship to facilitate scientific exchange at State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering, Fudan University

 

March 6-7, 2014 Asia GenomeCheck Conference, Ajou University Medical Center, South Korea - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

March 3-6, 2014 Maintenance of Genome Stability 2014, Abcam, St. Kitts - Poster Presentation (Dr. W Feng)

 

Feb 24-28, 2014 Visit to MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Feb 9-10, 2014 Visit to University of Science and Technology in China, Hefei, China - Joint Research Scheme Project Kickoff (Dr. MSY Huen / Dr. W Feng / Dr. WCY Lau)

 

<2013>

Dec 11, 2013 The 18th Research Postgraduate Symposium, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong - Poster Presentation (Mr. Jie Chen / Ms. Yingying Guo / Ms Alice Ng) & Poster Presentation Prize (Ms. Yingying Guo) 

 

Dec 11, 2013 The 18th Research Postgraduate Symposium, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong - Poster Presentation Adjudicator (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Nov 14-15, 2013 The 20th Hong Kong International Cancer Congress, Hong Kong - Oral Presentation (Ms. Yingying Guo) / Poster Presentation (Ms. Yingying Guo / Ms. Alice Ng)

 

Oct 2013 Dr. MSY Huen joins Faculty of 1000 as F1000 Specialist

 

Oct 19-20, 2013 isDDRHD-Beijing 2013, China - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen) / Poster Presentation (Ms. Yingying Guo)

 

Sept 2013 Dr. MSY Huen joins PLOS ONE as Academic Editor

 

Aug 2013 NSFC Young Scientist Fund - Awardee (Dr. W Feng)

 

July 19-23, 2013 SCBA The 14th International Symposium, Xi'an, China - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)​

 

June 13, 2013 Departmental Postgraduate Symposium - Oral Presentation (Mr. Jie Chen / Ms. Yingying Guo) & Best Presenter Award (Mr. Jie Chen)

 

March 3-8, 2013 Genomic Instability and DNA Repair, Keystone Symposia, Banff, Canada - Poster Presentation (Dr. MSY Huen / Dr. SMH Sy)

 

<2012>

Dec 12, 2012 The 17th Research Postgraduate Symposium, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong - Poster Presentation (Mr. Jie Chen / Ms. Yingying Guo)

 

Dec 2012 University Postgraduate Fellowship - Awardee (Ms. Yingying Guo)

 

Dec 2012 Early Career Award, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong - Awardee (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Nov 10, 2012 Biochemistry Alumni Reunion Dinner 2012 - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Nov 8-9, 2012 The 19th Hong Kong International Cancer Congress, Hong Kong - Poster Presentation Adjudicator (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Oct 14, 2012 isDDRHD-Beijing 2012 BKL-DDR Poster Prize - Awardee (Mr. Jie Chen)

 

Oct 13-14, 2012 isDDRHD-Beijing 2012, China - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen) / Poster Presentation (Mr. Jie Chen)

 

June 9, 2012 Inter-University Postgraduate Symposium, HKUST, Hong Kong - Oral Presentation (Mr. Jie Chen)

 

June 1, 2012 Departmental Postgraduate Symposium - Oral Presentation & Best Presenter Award (Mr. Jie Chen)

 

April 16-19, 2012 icBEST-2012, Guangzhou, China - Poster Presentation & Poster Prize (Mr. Jie Chen)

 

<2011>

Aug 2011 Visit to University of Science and Technology in China, Hefei, China - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

June 2011 Departmental Postgraduate Symposium - Oral Presentation & Best Presenter Award (Ms. GTM Lok)

 

Jan 30-Feb 4, 2011 Genomic Instability and DNA Repair, Keystone Symposia, Keystone, Colorado, USA - Short Talk (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

<2010>

Dec 1-2, 2010 The 15th Research Postgraduate Symposium, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong - Poster Presentation Adjudicator (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Nov 3-4, 2010 The 17th Hong Kong International Cancer Congress, Hong Kong - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen) / Poster Presentation (Dr. SMH Sy)

 

June 2010 Visit to South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Jan 2010 Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Consortium Seminar Series, The University of Hong Kong - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

<2009>

Nov 4-5, 2009 The 16th Hong Kong International Cancer Congress, Hong Kong - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

 

Nov 13, 2009 The 5th Anniversary of the Croucher Laboratory for Human Genomics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong - Invited Speaker (Dr. MSY Huen)

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