Our Colleagues Received Funding Support from NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme

[February 2024 issue]

NA-affiliated Professor Cheng Sze-lok Alfred, Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences, Professor Hui Xiaoyan Hannah, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences, Professor Kwong Fuk-yee, Professor, Department of Chemistry, and Professor Zhou Renjie, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering received funding support from the National Natural Science Foundation of China/ Research Grants Council Joint Research Scheme. Each of them can receive a maximum grant of HK$1.25 million for a period of 48 months. The scheme aims to promote collaboration between researchers and research teams in Hong Kong and the mainland by complementing the existing strengths of both sides.

(In alphabetical order of surnames)

Principal Investigator Faculty/Department Project Title 
Professor Cheng Sze-lok Alfred School of Biomedical Sciences Mechanistic Basis and Therapeutic Targeting of Pathologic Phase Separation and Aberrant Genome Architecture for Cancer Immunotherapy
Professor Hui Xiaoyan Hannah MHC Class II+ Adipocyte in Control of White Adipose Tissue Browning
Professor Kwong Fuk-yee Department of Chemistry The Development of Palladium Catalyst Systems for Catalytic Construction of Quaternary Carbon/Silicon-Stereogenic Centers
Professor Zhou Renjie Department of Biomedical Engineering Development of Multi-scale Multimodal Intelligent Three-dimensional Light Microscopy System for Whole-brain Imaging and Analysis

From left: Professor Cheng Sze-lok Alfred, Professor Hui Xiaoyan Hannah, Professor Kwong Fuk-yee, Professor Zhou Renjie