About the Division

The mission of the Division of Life Science is to facilitate the advancement of both research and education in the field of biological sciences. The research covers a broad range of specialized disciplines including cell biology, developmental biology, molecular biology, structural biology and biochemistry.

A stimulating and challenging learning environment is provided for students at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels not only in the classroom, but also in the laboratory and in numerous experiential activities that incorporate academic knowledge and real-world experiences. It is also dedicated to the wide dissemination and application of research findings that have tremendous impacts on society in regional and international arenas.

At a Glance
as of Sep 2020
Faculty Members
33
Undergraduate Students
641
Postgraduate Students
270
Undergraduate Programs
Postgraduate Programs

Division Administration
Ting XIE
Head and Chair Professor
tgx@ust.hk
(852) 3469 2792
Robert Kam Ming KO
Associate Head
bcrko@ust.hk
(852) 2358 7298
Yusong GUO
UG Programs Coordinator
guoyusong@ust.hk
(852) 3469 2492
Zilong WEN
PG Programs Coordinator
zilong@ust.hk
(852) 2358 7294
Research Interests
  • Cellular Regulation and Signaling
  • Cancer Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
  • Macromolecular Structure and Function
  • Biotechnology and Medicinal Biochemistry