Croucher Foundation News

Biochemist offers hope for leukaemia treatment

Biochemist Dr Alice Cheung has been fascinated by the mechanism of cells – how they divide and function – since high school and her undergraduate days at the University of Hong Kong (HKU).

20 August 2019

Landslide devastation prompts interest in geohazards

Dr Louis Wong studies how geomaterials behave and why they can be so destructive.

14 August 2019

Accelerating next-generation protein engineering

Croucher scholars involved in a breakthrough to engineer clinically useful proteins.

9 August 2019

Oceans anchor passion for marine science and conservation

Prof Kenneth Leung is helping to protect the aquatic environment.

6 August 2019

Fishing for a cure

Professor Zilong Wen is at the forefront of global blood cell research, and the tiny zebrafish is key to his work.

1 August 2019

Nerd Nite Hong Kong x CSA

Croucher Scholars Association organised a public talk in collaboration with Nerd Nite Hong Kong on 22 Jul 2019.

26 July 2019

Remaking the molecular world

Dr Sam Chan is working to increase our knowledge of the world around us, one molecule at a time.

24 July 2019

Discovering the difference when egg cells divide

Cell biologists at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany, have now discovered a previously unknown structure in mammalian eggs that appears indispensable for error-free distribution of chromosomes in meiosis.

18 July 2019