Joint Universities Summer Teaching Laboratory (JUSTL)

Concluding remarks 21 May 2020

I hope that from this review of the JUSTL programme, you can see that it had positive life- and career-changing effects on many of the JUSTL participants. Interestingly, the participants were inspired by different aspects of the programme.For some, the JUSTL programme had a real career-changing effect. For example, Dr Tori Xiao was in the middle of her PhD training during the JUSTL programme....

How the JUSTL Programme Began 21 May 2020

Professor Andrew L. Miller described to me how the Joint Universities Summer Teaching Laboratory (JUSTL) programme came about....

The JUSTL mentors 21 May 2020

The following tables list the scientists who mentored the JUSTL participants and (as far as possible) their current affiliation. In some cases, they are working at the same university or institute today, that they were during the JUSTL programme, but in some cases they have moved....

JUSTL participant: Mr Jacky Tin Shing Hung 21 May 2020

Mr Jacky Tin Shing Hung is a Technical Officer at The University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine Faculty Core Facility. He obtained his MPhil in 2016 from the Division of Life Science at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in the laboratory of Professor Andrew L. Miller, where he investigated the contribution of the scales of zebrafish to the short-term regulation of...

JUSTL participant: Dr Jacky Chun Kit Kwok 21 May 2020

Dr Jacky Chun Kit Kwok is a Marine Conservation Officer at the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) in Hong Kong....

JUSTL participant: Ms Tjasa Boh Whiteman 21 May 2020

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JUSTL participant: Dr Cora Sau Wan Lai 21 May 2020

Dr Cora Sau Wan Lai is an Assistant Professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Hong Kong. She obtained her PhD in 2009 from the Department of Anatomy at The University of Hong Kong in the laboratory of Dr Raymond Chuen Chung Chang, where she investigated how Aβ exerts its toxicity on neurons in Alzheimer’s disease. After completing her PhD, she received her post-doctora...

JUSTL participant: Dr Chi Wai Lee 21 May 2020

Dr Chi Wai Lee has been an Assistant Professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Hong Kong since 2015. He obtained his PhD in 2005 in the laboratory of Professor H. Benjamin Peng in the Division of Life Science and State Key Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience at the The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. There, he studied the clustering and function of mit...

JUSTL participant: Mr Lingyu Zhou 21 May 2020

Mr Lingyu Zhou is a Quality Improvement Data Analyst in Dr John Kheir’s laboratory at Boston Children’s Hospital (Boston, MA, USA). He obtained an MPhil in 2015 from the Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, under the supervision of Professor Andrew L. Miller, where he was involved in developing novel tools to investigate calcium signalling during the for...