15th Research Postgraduate Symposium: Ms Isabelle Dutry and Mr Peter Cheung awarded

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.


Oral presentations:

  • "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

Poster presentations:

  • "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.


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