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Yu Chung Tse, Ph.D., Associate Professor.He got his Ph.D. at 2007 in The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and then he worked as Postdoctoral fellow in The University of Chicago for 5 years. Dr. Tse is fully experienced in the research of cell biology, and he is mainly interested on cell division, cell polarity, cell adhesion and developmental biology. His researches are supporting by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and Shenzhen Science, Technology and Innovation Commission (SZSTI).
My lab is mainly interested in cell biology researches. We particularly interested in study cytokinesis, cell adhesion, cell migration and related developmental process. Currently, we use nematode C. elegans and cultured human cells as the model systems and combine with live cell imaging, genetics and biochemistry to address the following problem:
(1) What is the molecular mechanism of cytokinesis?
(2) How does extracellular matrix regulate cytokinesis?
(3) What is the molecular mechanism of cell adhesion and its related developmental process?
(4) What is the molecular mechanism of cell migration?
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Welcome to the Department of Biology! Since its establishment in 2012, the Department of Biology has attracted internationally renowned professors to join as leaders and dozens of young scientists to start their independent academic career here pursuit of excellence in research and teaching. The research interests of our faculty members include diverse topics such as systems biology, plant biology, neurobiology, structural biology and molecular cell biology. The primary goals of our faculty are to address the most significant fundamental biological questions and to develop new strategies to treat various complex diseases. Such efforts will benefit from the shared inter-disciplinary collaborative spirit deeply rooted in the minds of all the faculty members working in different departments at SUSTech.
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