6th IASCBC 2022

Stephanie shared the team’s latest research work on the liver CSC tumor microenvironment at the recent 6th International Anatomical Sciences and Cell Biology Conference (IASCBC) held virtually from February 21 to 23, 2022. Thank you to Leilei Chen for the invitation and for chairing the session on Cancer Biology. Hope to visit Singapore in person next time!

State Key Lab of Liver Research Internal Research Meeting 2021

December 11, 2021 – Huajian, Matthew and Yunong of the team presented at this year’s State Key Laboratory of Liver Research (SKLLR) Internal Research Meeting. Morning well spent sharing our work and also learning about other liver disease-related studies! Congratulations to Matthew on securing one of the three Best Oral Presentation Awards and Yunong on securing the Best Poster Presentation Award. Proud of you all!


10th International Workshop on Cancer Systems Biology at Jilin University

Happy to have the opportunity to participate in the 10th International Workshop on Cancer Systems Biology (ICSB2021) hosted by Jilin University from July 31 to August 1, 2021. The workshop gathered 20 chinese academics working in different parts of the world. I was told the presentations attracted over 10,000 audience on various social platforms. The power of virtual conferences!


FASEB Liver Meeting 2021

Stephanie shared the team’s latest work on liver cancer stem cell niche at the FASEB The Liver Biology Conference: Fundamental Mechanisms and Translational Applications held virtually on June 16-17, 2021. Huge thanks to organizers Stacey Huppert, Gen-Sheng Feng, Lijian Hui and Lars Zender for putting a great program together and also for the invitation to speak. The abstract submitted by Carol, RAP in the lab, was also selected for a flash talk at 5AM in the morning 🙂 It was great seeing old friends again at the meeting.

Conference agenda can be found here.


HK Inter-U Postgraduate Symposium in Biochemical Sciences 2021

PhD student Huajian gave an oral presentation on her research work at the HK Inter-U Postgraduate Symposium in Biochemcial Sciences held virtually on June 12, 2021 and secured one of the three Best Oral Presentation Awards!

PhD students JJ, Matthew and Jane also presented their work in the form of posters.

Day well spent learning about research postgraduate projects going on at HKU, CUHK and HKUST.
Well done everyone!