Research Projects
Genetic Manipulation In Vivo and In Vitro to Study Function of Novel Genes


Programme(s) to which this project applies:

☒ MPhil/PhD ☑ MRes[Med] ☒ URIS
About the Project

Objective and Significance:

To identify the target genes of a novel nucleosome assembly protein

Research Plan and Methodology:

Transfection of different cell lines with DNA constructs for over-expression and knockdown and to demonstrate the effect on cellular differentiation.

About the Supervisor

Dr SY Chan, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Biography
sychan@hku.hk

Next Step?

For more information or to express interest for this project, please email the supervisor or the specified contact point in the project description.  Interested candidates are advised to enclose with your email:

  1. your CV,
  2. a brief description of your research interest and experience, and
  3. two reference letters (not required for HKUMed UG students seeking MRes[Med]/URIS projects).

Information on the research programme, funding support and admission documentations could be referenced online at the Research Postgraduate Admissions website. General admission enquiries should be directed to rpgmed@hku.hk.

HKUMed MBBS students interested in the Master of Research in Medicine (MRes[Med]) programme may visit the programme website for more information.  

HKUMed UG students interested in the Undergraduate Research Internship Scheme (URIS) may visit the scheme’s website for more information.