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Towards Defining DNA Damage Detection and Repair Control

Programme(s) to which this project applies:

☑ MPhil/PhD ☒ MRes[Med] ☒ URIS

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Professor MSY Huen, School of Biomedical Sciences

Michael Huen is currently Professor and Associate Director (Research and Innovation) of School of Biomedical Sciences and Assistant Dean (Innovation and Technology) of LKS Faculty of Medicine at The University of Hong Kong. Dr. Huen heads a research team to elucidate the molecular bases of DNA damage detection and repair control, and has published many of his research findings in leading scientific journals, including Molecular Cell and PNAS. He is the recipient of the Early Career Award from University Grants Committee (Hong Kong), and has been merited with the Outstanding Young Researcher Award title from The University of Hong Kong.  

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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

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.