The 15th Research Postgraduate Symposium (RPS) was held on December 1 & 2, 2010 at the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong. Introduced in 1996, the RPS provides a platform for research postgraduate students to present and share their exciting ideas and progress in research.
This year, 7 student from HKU-Pasteur Research Centre delivered poster or oral presentations of their research work.
"A Novel Role for Class II ADP-Ribosylation Factors (Arfs) in the Secretion of Dengue and Yellow Fever Virus", Kudelko Mateusz Aleksander, PhD Candidate, Department of Microbiology
"Antibody-dependent Enhancement of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus," Yip Ming Shum Simon, PhD Candidate, Department of Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
"An Approach to Generate a High-fidelity Influenza A Virus", Cheung Pak Hang Peter, PhD Candidate, Department of Microbiology
"Antibody-dependent Enhancement (ADE) of Infection and its Possible Role in the Pathogenesis of Influenza", Dutry Isabelle Cecile Angele, PhD Candidate, Department of Microbiology
"Identification of Molecular Determinants for Efficient H5pp Production", Lam Yuen Man Gladys, MPhil Candidate, Department of Biochemistry
"Mechanism of Antibody-dependent Enhancement Infection of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus", Leung Ho Chuen Nancy, MPhil Candidate, Department of Microbiology
"Identification of a Novel Interaction between the M2 Proton Channel of Influenza A Virus and Cyclin D3: Consequences for Cell Cycle Progression", Zhang Yang Joey, MPhil Candidate, Department of Anatomy
Ms Isabelle Dutry and Mr Peter Cheung, PhD students at HKU-Pasteur Research Centre were awarded a Certificate of Merit for the best poster presentation in “Infection & Immunology” theme.
Pictures of this event are available in our Media Gallery.