About the Department
The Department of Biochemistry has a vision to perform scientific research at the highest international levels, integrating cutting-edge multidisciplinary approaches to solving significant problems in biology and medicine; and to develop internationally competitive professionals with excellent leadership, communication and teamwork skills who can contribute to an exceptional talent pool in Hong Kong, China and internationally.
The Department seeks fundamental insights into the ways living systems function at the molecular level, and use multidisciplinary approaches to apply these insights in a biomedical context. As part of the Medical Faculty of The University of Hong Kong, the Department has excellent opportunities to collaborate with medical colleagues to carry research discoveries in biochemistry right through to improve human health.
- Aug 6. 2014: HKU researchers resolve century-long debate about how bone cells develop
- Aug 6, 2014: 香港大學學者破解骨細胞發育的世紀之謎
News and Events
- Oct 31, 2014: The third Dr. Veronical Lam Memorial Lecture to be given by Professor Sir Tom Blundell
- July 2, 2014: Congratulations to Dr. Zhongjun Zhou and Dr. Jiandong Huang for being promoted to Professors
- Jun 14, 2014: Hong Kong InterUniversity Biochemistry Postgraduate Symposium 2014 to be held at The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research.
Deadline for abstract submission: 20 May 2014
- Mar 10, 2014: Congratulations to Dr. Junwen Wang for being promoted to Associate Professor
- BIOC3614 Final year project
- HKU-UofT Joint PhD programme: call for application
- Undergraduate Student Internships for BSc Major in Biochemistry (HKU only)
- Apply for Student Helper Program (HKU only)
- Postgraduate Positions in AoE
- Seminar Schedule