Prof. Karl Tsim and Prof. Andrew Miller (as a co-principal investigator) have received a grant from the Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) to identify potential Chinese medicines against COVID-19 infection.
Prof. Yusong Guo and his collaborators, Prof. Liwen Jiang at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Prof. Yan Yan at LIFS of HKUST, have discovered a novel molecular mechanism that controls the delivery of a key protein in PCP. Their findings, published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, can provide useful guidance on the development of new drugs for cancer treatment.
A research team led by Prof. Tuan Anh NGUYEN, Assistant Professor in the Division of Life Science at HKUST, recently discovered how RNA elements in the upper stem of pri-mRNAs affect the action of Microprocessor.
The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) just announced the award list of the 2019 Excellent Young Scientists [NSFC-EYS优青(港澳)]. We are delighted to share with you that our faculty Prof. Jiguang Wang (LIFS/CBE) is among the awardees.