Post Doctoral Fellows

  
Dr. CHENG Aifang, Ivy
Research Assistant Professor

Research Interest: Neuroscience, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Cellular and Molecular Mechanism, Marine Bacteria, Molecular Medicine

Education background:
2009-2013: BS, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;
2013-2018: Ph.D., Hong Kong University of Science and Technology;

Hobbies: music, hiking, swimming, reading, cooking

Email: achengaa@connect.ust.hk
Dr. LAN Yi
Research Assistant Professor

Research Interest: deep sea, genomics, symbiosis, molecular adaptation

Education background:
BSc in Biotechnology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (2010-2014)
MPhil in Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2014-2016)
PhD in Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2017-2020)

Hobbies: swimming, travelling, movie, music

Email: ylan@connect.ust.hk
Dr. QIN Dapeng
Postdoc Fellow

Research Interests:
Biosynthesis of complex/bioactive natural products

Educational Background:
2009-2013: BS, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University;
2013-2018: Ph.D., Jinan University (Guangzhou);
2018- 2020: Shenzhen University, Associate Researcher

Research Grants:
National Natural Science Foundation of China Program (81903508)

Hobbies: swimming, hiking, reading

Email: qdppharm@ust.hk
Dr. TANG Jianwei
Postdoc Fellow

Research interests: Genome mining guided natural products discovery; Natural products biosynthesis; Antibacterial and antitumor natural products discovery.

Educational Background:
B.Sc., Dalian University of Technology;
Ph.D.; Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Email: tangjianwei7@hotmail.com
Dr. TONG Haoya
Postdoc Fellow
PhD Graduate

Research interest: coral molecular biology, coral evolution and adaptation

Education background:
BSc: Nanjing University;
PhD: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hobby: reading and travelling

Email: htongaa@connect.ust.hk
Dr. XU Ting
Research Assistant Professor
Postdoc Fellow

Research Interests:
Understanding the biogeography, biodiversity, and molecular adaptation of the deep-sea invertebrates using the omics-based approaches. Lists of publications are available here.

Educational Background:
Ph.D. Dec. 2013 ~ Nov. 2018
Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University (Principle supervisor: Prof. Jian-Wen QIU)
B.Sc. Sep. 2009 ~ Jun. 2013
College of Marine Life Sciences, Ocean University of China

Awards:
University of Shanghai John Yuen Memorial Scholarship, Award on the basis of academic merits, Hong Kong Baptist University, 2017

Email: xuting0708@gmail.com
Dr. YAN Guoyong
Postdoc Fellow

Research interests´╝Ü
I am interested in developmental biology and deep-sea biology, especially in the gene regulatory network underling larval development and deep-sea environment adaption.

Education background:
PhD Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering, CAS (2018)
MSc Northwest A&F University (2014)
BSc Northwest A&F University (2011)

Hobbies: Table tennis, Hiking, Collecting Documentaries
Dr. ZHONG Cheng
Postdoc Fellow

Research Interests:
Interdisciplinary environmental sciences interlinked by microbial ecology, geosciences, chemistry, and computational sciences.

Education background:
B.Eng. in Resource Exploration Engineering, Department of Earth Sciences, Southwest Petroleum University, China;
M.Sc. in Integrated Petroleum Geoscience, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Department of Physics (adjunct), University of Alberta, Canada;
M.Sc. in Environmental Earth Sciences, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences (adjunct), University of Alberta, Canada;
Ph.D. in Environmental Earth Sciences, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences (adjunct), University of Alberta, Canada

Hobbies:
Snowboarding, hiking, diving, travelling
Dr. ZHOU Kun
Postdoc Fellow
PhD Graduate

Research Interests: Bacteria, Meta-genome

Educational background:
BSc, Hubei University of Education; MSc, Central China Normal University

Hobbies: Music, Badminton

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