Principal Investigator


Dr. Xuechen Li
Professor
Department of Chemistry &
State Key Laboratory of Synthetic Chemistry

2018-            Professor, HKU
2014-2018   Associate Professor, HKU
2009-2014   Assistant Professor, HKU

2007-2009   Postdoc, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
                      (Professor Samuel Danishefsky )
2004-2007   Ph.D, Harvard University (Professor Dan Kahne)
2000-2003   M.Sc, University of Alberta (Professor Ole Hindsgaul)
1995-1999   B.Sc, Nankai University


2020   The Cathay Award, Chinese Peptide Society
2019   The Rao Makineni Lectureship Award, American Peptide Society
2017   Croucher Senior Research Fellowship, Croucher Foundation




Current Members




Dr. Han Liu
Research Assistant Professor

2020-            Research Assistant Professor, HKU
2018-2020   Postdoc, Aarhus University (Professor Thomas B)
2010-2018   Postdoc, HKU (Professor Xuechen Li)

2005-2010   Ph.D, Peking University (Professor Da-Ming Du)
2001-2005   B.Sc, Peking University







Dr. Pilar Blasco Morales
Postdoc Fellow, 2019-
Ph.D UCM
Dr. Wang Xia
Postdoc Fellow, 2020-
Ph.D Sun Yat-Sen University
Dr. Hoi Yee Chow
Postdoc Fellow, 2019-
Ph.D HKU


Dr. Pengfei Shi
Postdoc Fellow, 2021-
Ph.D Nanjing University
Dr. Yuqing Zhao
Postdoc Fellow, 2021-
Ph.D BUCT






Tongyao Wei
Postgraduate Student, 2017-
B.Sc Lanzhou University
Hongxiang Wu
Postgraduate Student, 2017-
M.Sc SCNU
Guanlin Qiao
Postgraduate Student, 2017-
B.Sc Nankai University


Peizhong Chen
Postgraduate Student
with SUS Tech, 2017-
B.Sc SUS Tech
Winter Sun
Postgraduate Student, 2017-
B.Sc Sun Yat-Sen University
Wenjie Ma
Postgraduate Student, 2018-
B.Sc M.Sc Deajeon University


Jiamei Liu
Postgraduate Student, 2018-
B.Sc Wuhan University
Xing Guo
Postgraduate Student
with SUS Tech, 2018-
B.Sc SUS Tech
Carina Cheung
Postgraduate Student, 2018-
B.Sc HKU


Dongfang Li
Postgraduate Student, 2019-
B.Sc Lanzhou University
Fan Pu
Postgraduate Student
with SUS Tech, 2019-
B.Sc SUS Tech
Shunhe Liu
Postgraduate Student, 2020-
M.Sc Xiamen University


Haiyan Zhou
Postgraduate Student, 2020-
M.Sc SCUT
Xiaolin Cheng
Postgraduate Student, 2021-
B.Sc Nanjing University
Can Li
Postgraduate Student, 2021-
M.Sc Nankai University


Yihui Cao
Postgraduate Student, 2021-
B.Sc PolyU








Alumni




Dr. Han Liu
Postdoc Fellow
2010-2018
[RAP at HKU]
Dr. Du’an Lin
Ph.D
2013-2018
Dr. Gloria Andolina
Postdoc Fellow
2017-2018
Xiyun Ye
Final Year Project
2017-2018
[Ph.D at MIT]



Yafeng Wang
Research Assistant
2017-2018
[Ph.D at USF]
Arthur Tang
Ph.D Exchange
2018
[Ph.D at USyd]
Mengqi Yu
Research Assistant
2018-2019
Dr. Huajian Zhu
Visiting Scholar
2018-2019
[ZUCC]



Dr. Jiankang Zhang
Visiting Scholar
2019
[ZUCC]
Dr. Kang Jin
Ph.D & Postdoc
2014-2019
[Asst. Prof. at SDU]
Dr. Ming Liu
Postdoc Fellow
2017-2020
[HEC pharm]
Dr. Delin Chen
Postdoc Fellow
2017-2020
[FMU]



Dr. Qing Zhang
Postdoc Fellow
2018-2020
Dr. Heng Liu
Ph.D
2015-2020
[Wuxi pharm]
Dr. Yue Zhang
Ph.D
2015-2020
[Postdoc at U of Tokyo]
Dr. Ruohan Wei
Ph.D & Postdoc
2014-2021



Dr. Yi Tan
Postdoc Fellow
2018-2021
Dr. Jinzheng Wang
Postdoc Fellow
2018-2021
Dr. Liwen Tian
Postdoc Fellow
2018-2020
Dr. Yubo Tang
Postdoc Fellow,
2019-2021


Dr. Jianchao Xu, Ph.D student (2012-2016)
Dr. Tianlu Li, Ph.D student (2012-2016) [Assistant Professor at Shandong University]
Dr. Yanfeng Zhang, Ph.D student (2011-2016)
Dr. Chi Lung Lee, Ph.D student (2011-2016)
Dr. Clarence Tsun Ting Wong, Postdoc (Ph.D NTU) (2011-2016) [RAP at CUHK]
Dr. Hiu Yung Lam, Ph.D student (2010-2014); Postdoc (2014-2016)
Dr. Chun Ling Tung, Ph.D student (2011-2015)
Dr. Ci Xu, Ph.D student (2010-2014)
Dr. Yinfeng Zhang, Ph.D student (2010-2014) (B.Sc M.Sc Lanzhou University)
Dr. Peng Peng, Postdoc (Ph.D PKU) (2011-2013) [Professor at Shandong University]
Dr. Jianzhi Gong, Postdoc (Ph.D Shandong University) (2010-2012)

Exchange Students


2019-2020 Catriona SODEN (M.Sc The University of Edinburgh)
2018-2019 Eilidh Matheson (M.Sc The University of Edinburgh)
2016-2017 Ivana Ostojic (M.Sc The University of Edinburgh)
2016-2017 Paul Rooney (B.Sc The University of Edinburgh)
2015 Ning ZHOU(B.Sc Fudan University)
2013-2014 Rannveig Gaarden (M.Sc The University of Edinburgh)
2012-2013 Helen Farrants (M.Sc The University of Edinburgh)

Final Year Project Students


2017-2018 Xiyun Ye
2016-2017 Jonathan Avraham Reuven
2016-2017 Amaya Sirinimal
2014-2015 Wenbo Han (A+)
2013-2014 Peter Lee (A+)
2013-2014 Lok Ken Yeung (A)
2011-2012 Ching Long Law (A+)
2009-2011 Hiu Yung Lam (A+)

Summer Students


2020 Jodie NG(University College London)
2020 Emily CHAU(Queen Mary University of London)
2020 Zening YANG(HKU)
2019-2020 Brian Tsz Ho SIU(HKU)
2019 Stephanie HALIM(HKU)
2019 Ricky TSANG(HKU)
2019 Angela KWAN(City University of Hong Kong)
2019 Andy NGAN(HKU)
2018 Cheuk Lam Jade LEUNG(HKU)
2018 Fung Yu Lai (HKU)
2018 Lok Yee Emily Leung (HKU)
2018 Yik Sze Leung (HKU)
2018 Kai Hei Andrew Yik (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2017 Wang Yeuk Kong (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2017 Ho Yin Lam (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2017 Hanfei Liu (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2017 Tik Sze Wong (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2017 Chun Hei Lo (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2017 Chun Wah Lo (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2016 Shengxi Wang, Shawn (University of Alberta, Canada)
2016 Ho Ting Lau, Bert (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2016 Jonathan Reuven (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2016 Ting Ho Chan, Horace (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2016 Chi Nga Wai, Kelly (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2015 Hey Pui Cheung, Carina (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2015 Xiyun Ye (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2014 Hoi Yee Chow (HKU)
2014 Penny Ka Yan Tong (HKU)
2013 Lok Ken Yeung (HKU)
2013 Wenbo Han (HKU) (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2013 Chenyue Sun (HKU) (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2013 Po Yuen Ho, Jack (HKU)
2013 Wai Leung Yeung, Ricky (HKU)
2012 Peter Lee* (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
*The First Prize (only) for Undergraduate Research Colloquium Presentation
2012 Yao Xu (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2011 Gabriel Sit (University of Oxford)
2011 Ching Hong Law (HKU)
2011 Mandy Lo (HKU)
2011 Ailun Cao (Summer Research Fellowship, Faculty of Science, HKU)
2010 Chi Lung Lee (HKU)
2010 Tsu Han Poh (Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences)
2010 Chun Ling Tung (University of Indianapolis)
2010 Ernest Cheng So (University of Cambridge)
2009 Hiu Yung Lam (HKU)
2009 Chun Kei Chan (HKU)