Cheng’s lab gathered at Chung Chi College Staff Canteen on Feb 26,2024 to celebrate the beginning of a new year together. Filled with laughter, conversations, and delectable food, the event provided an opportunity for team members to strengthen bonds and foster a sense of unity.
Prof. Alfred S.L. Cheng, Professor, Dr. Ann S.N. Lau, Associate Director (Undergraduate Education) and Dr. Christopher Y.H. See, Lecturer of the School of Biomedical Sciences were invited as the speakers and moderator at the Faculty Strategic Workshop 2024 organised by the Faculty of Medicine of CUHK held on 27 Jan 2024 at the CUHK Medical Centre.
It is with mixed emotions that we bid farewell to Dr. Xiong Zhewen, a remarkable member of our lab, as she embarks on an exciting new chapter in her academic career at Stanford University.
We expressed heartfelt appreciation for Willis’s significant efforts and extended their best wishes as he embarks on his journey to become a veterinarian!
Tis the season to be jolly! Dec. 21 2023, Prof. Cheng, Prof. Zhou and Prof. Tong’s lab gathered together to exchange presents, expressing appreciation and strengthening the bonds that make our team thrive. This beloved annual tradition brings together lab members in a joyous celebration, fostering a sense of camaraderie, gratitude, and goodwill.
The Research Grants Council of Hong Kong (RGC) recently announced the funding results of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)/RGC Joint Research Scheme (JRS) and Collaborative Research Scheme (CRS). The JRS is funding 10 projects at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), while the CRS is funding two. Among the eight University Grants Committee (UGC)-funded universities, CUHK is the leader in the number of projects funded by the JRS and the total number funded by both schemes.
CUHK Emeritus Professor CHO Chi Hin, the Honorary Director of South Sichuan Institute of Translational Medicine (SSITM), along with Prof. CHAN Leung Franky and Prof. CHENG Sze-lok Alfred from CUHK SBS and other experts, visited the SSITM in November 2023.
We are delighted to extend our warmest congratulations to Dr. Liang Zhixian and Dr. Chen Shufen on their successful graduation. Their remarkable achievements and dedication have been truly inspiring, and we are immensely proud to have been a part of their academic journey.
Lab members Dr. Yang Weiqin, Dr. Tu Yalin, with Prof. Alfred Cheng recently attended the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Japan Cancer Association, held at Pacifico Yokohama from September 21st to September 23rd.
The new semester has begun and we are thrilled to welcome our new lab members! We are looking forward to working with them on exciting projects and discoveries that will advance our field.
After three years of fruitful collaboration, our lab bids farewell to Dr. Zhong Chengpeng, a visiting scholar from the Renji hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine.
Liver cancer remains one of the most common cancers in the world. Recent research from CUHK’s Faculty of Medicine has discovered how liver cancer cells adapt to immunotherapy, the most advanced therapy for cancer patients.
Welcome our summer research interns, Michelle and Sunnie! They will contribute to our project “Characterization of novel immuno-oncology drug candidates for cancer immunotherapy” and experience biomedical research in a practical and hands-on environment.
We are happy to have Prof. WANG Jia and his team for a visit and academic communication. We organized a Joint CUHK-GZHMU Lab Meeting on 3D Genome on 28th April.
Prof. Cheng was invited to deliver educational lecture for VIVA Education Webinar entitled Gut Microbiome and Effects of Cancer Therapy.