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Professor Cheah, Kathryn Song Eng 謝賞恩

Title:
Jimmy and Emily Tang Professorship in Molecular Genetics
Professor (Non-Clinical)
Professor: Chair of Biochemistry

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Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Kao, PYP
Shigematsu, HIDEKI
2013-11-01AR Hodgson Award - Prediction of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis in Chinese: Findings from a Genome-wide Association Study: 33rd Annual Congress of The Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
Research Achievement
Chu, KH
Zhang, M
Szeto, YY
2012-06-09Best Poster Award: Sox10 is essential for neural crest invasion in cochleo-vastibular ganglion.: 2012 Inter-University Postgraduate Symposium on Life Science, HKUST, Hong Kong, 9 June 2012.
Research Achievement
Yang, L
Tsang, KY
Tang, HC
2011-03-01Best Poster Prize: Lineage reprogramming of hypertrophic chondrocytes in vivo: Gordon Research Conference on Cartilage Biology & Pathology 2011
Research Achievement
Wang, C
Tan, Z
Tsang, KY
2012-06-11(The Best Poster Award) The role of PERK pathway in adaptation of hypertrophic condrocytes to ER stress: Cold Spring Harbor Asia Meeting on " Bone and Cartilage: from Development to Human Diseases, Suzhou, China, 11-15 June, 2012.
Research Achievement
2000-12-01Nominated Paper of Best Presentation "Regulation of gene expression in hypertrophic chondrocytes”: 5th Research Postgraduate Symposium, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Gao, B
Hu, J
Stricker, S
Ma, G
Law, KF
Witte, F
Briscoe, J
Mundlos, S
He, L
2010-10-01A mutation in Ihh that causes digit abnormalities alters its signalling capacity and range: Research Output Prize, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Wang, C
Tsang, KY
2009-06-01Best Poster: the Roles Of Chop And Gadd34 In The Adaptation Of Hypertrophic Chondrocytes To Er Stress: Gordon Conference (cartilage Biology & Pathology)
Research Achievement
Chan, WCW
2013-11-01Best Oral Presentation (Differentiation and Migration of Endplate Chondrocytes Contribute to the Inner Annulus Fibrosus in Normal and Degenerative Intervertebral Discs): 9th Pan Pacific Connective Tissue societies Symposium 2014
Research Achievement
Chan, WCW
Ng, VCW
2007-10-28Molecular Basis For Growth Plate Abnormalities In A Mouse Model With Schmid Metaphyseal Chondrodyplasia: Best Poster Award, 7th Pan Pacific Connective Tissue Societies Symposium 2007 - Shangri-La Resort, Cairns, Australia
Research Achievement
FENG, C
CHAN, CWW
2013-04-01Best Poster Award (poster entitled "Descendents of Lgr5-expressing interzone cells are localized to the superficial layer of the articular cartilage"): Gordon Research Conference 2013: Cartilage Biology & Pathology - Formation, Structure, Function, and Regeneration
Research Achievement
Pelling, AL
A Kleman
Tang, ASP
DM Bell
Lovell-Badge, RH
K Steel
2005-04-01Sox2 is required for sensory organ development in the inner ear. Won by postdoc A. Pelling (supervised by KC): The 1st prize in the Nature Publishing Group HGM 2005 poster competition
Research Achievement
Tan, Z
Niu, B
Tsang, KY
Melhado, IG
Zhang, M
2011-03-06Best Poster Prize: Integration of Factors and Pathways facilitating Chondrocyte Adaptation to ER Stress.: Gordon Conference: Cartilage Biology and Pathology, Ventura, U.S. March 6-11, 2011.
Research Achievement
Yuan, M
Yeung, CW
Li, YY
Diao, H
2013-10-01SYIS-AP Best Oral Presentation Merit: TERMIS-AP Shanghai & Wuzhen, China. October 23-26, 2013
Research Achievement
Ho, DWH
Karppinen, J
Yip, SP
Ott, J
Leong, JCY
2007-06-10Linkage analysis on familial early-onset degenerative disc disease: Best Poster Award, 34th Annual Meeting of International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, June 10-14, 2007
Research Achievement
Leung, YL
2000-12-01Nominated Paper of Best Presentation: 5th Research Postgraduate Symposium
Research Achievement
2014-12-012014 Prize for Best Original Research by Trainees (Gold Medal): Genetic Predisposition of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis in Chinese: A Genome-wide Association Study: Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Research Achievement
LI, Y
Campbell, D
Karppinen, J
2014-05-15Best Short Talk Award: World Forum for Spine Research - Intervertebral Disc - from Degeneration to Therapeutic Motion Preservation, Xian, PR China, May 15-17, 2014
Research Achievement
Chu, KH
Zhang, M
Szeto, YY
2011-06-11Best Poster Award: Sox10 is essential for inner ear gangliogenesis.: 2011 Hong Kong Inter-University Biochemistry Postgraduate Symposium, June 11, 2011
Research Achievement
Chan, WCW
Zhang, JCL
Dung, WF
Wong, Q
Parmacek, M.S
Lau, CP
2008-06-08Functional analysis of SM22β by targeted gene deletion in mice.: ACGA-HKSMG International Conference on Genetic and Genomic Medicine, Hong Kong. June 8-11, 2008.
Research Achievement
Jim, JJT
Nonopone, NH
Ala-Kokko, L
Karppinen, J
Song, YQ
Yip, SP
Leong, JCY
2003-05-13Association of lumbar disc degeneration with type IX collagen polymorphisms in Chinese: Best Paper Award: 30th Annual Meeting of ISSLS, Vancouver, Canada, May 13-17, 2003
Research Achievement
Ho, DWH
2007-06-01Linkage analysis on familial early-onset degenerative disc disease.: Best Poster Award. 34th Annual Meeting of International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, Hong Kong.
Research Achievement
Pelling, AL
Tang, ASP
2006-12-01Faculty Outstanding Research Output Award: Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Chu, KH
Zhang, M
Szeto, YY
2010-06-20Best Poster Award: Sox10 mutation affects cochleo-vestibular ganglion gliogenesis: 43rd Annual Meeting for the Japanese Society of Developmental Biologists, Kyoto, Japan, 20-23 June, 2010.
Research Achievement
2006-09-01Sox2 is required for sensory organ development in the mammalian inner ear: 2006 Research Output Prize, LSF Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Chu, KH
Zhang, M
Szeto, YY
2010-05-15Best Poster Award: Sox10 mutation affects gliogenesis of the cochleo-vestibular ganglion: 2010 Hong Kong Inter-University Biochemistry Postgraduate Symposium, 15 May 2010
Research Achievement
Tang, LF
Tang, AYB
2006-10-01Identification of a genetic modifier of CHD in Type IIA procollagen deficient mutant mice: Travel Award. The 7th International Conferernce on Systems Biology. Japan
Research Achievement
Tang, LF
2008-09-01Mapping a genetic modifier for heart defects in Type IIA procollagen deficient mutant mice: Best Poster, New Developments in Quantitative Molecular Bioscience, Greece, 10-17 September, 2008
Research Achievement
WEN, S
Tan, Z
Hui, CC
2014-12-01Poster Presentation Award "Functional Roles for Irx3 and Irx5 in Skeletal Development": 19th Research Postgraduate Symposium, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, December 10 & 11, 2014.
Research Achievement
Tsang, KY
2016-04-01Wiley Blackwell Prize 2016: Development, Growth & Differentiation, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
1998-MemberHuman Genome Organization
1998- and *2004-2006Member, *Council MemberInternational Society for Matrix Biology
2006-2008PresidentInternational Society of Molecular Biology
2005-HK representative and memberAsia Pacific Developmental Biology Network
1997-Founding MemberAsia Pacific International Molecular Biology network
2005-Member, HK representativeISDB (International Society of Developmental Biology
1998-MemberAmerical Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
1980MemberBritish Society for matrix Biology
1998-MemberThe Genetical Society
2004-PresidentHong Kong Society for Developmental Biology
1976-2006memberBiochemical Society
1997-MemberBritish Society for Developmental Biology
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Molecular biology
Functional genomics
Skeletal biology
Developmental genetics
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English英語
Hokkien閩南語
Malay馬來語
Cantonese粵語
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