Principal investigator

Dr. Xiang David LI
Associate Professor
B.Sc. Fudan University, 2003; 
Ph.D. The University of HK, with Prof. Dan Yang, 2008; 
Postdoc. The Rockefeller University, with Prof. Tarun M. Kapoor, 2008-2011
Tel. (+852) 2299 0777
Email:  [email protected]
Office: Room 8N-12, Kadoorie Biological Science Building,
             The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
 Honors and Awards:    
  • CAPA Distinguished Faculty Award from Chinese-American Chemistry & Chemical Biology Professors Association (CAPA), USA, 2018
  • The Distinguished Lectureship Award from The Chemical Society of Japan, 201​​8
  • Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2015/16, The University of Hong Kong 2016
  • Early Career Award from the Hong Kong Research Grant Council (RGC), 2013
  • Li Ka Shing Prize at The University of Hong Kong, 2009.
  • C. H. Li Memorial Scholar Fund Postdoctoral Fellowship at The Rockefeller University, 2008.
  • Roche Creative Chemistry Award at Roche R&D center in Shanghai, 2007.
  • Best Poster Presentation Award in the MGH-HKU-Nature China Forum, 2007.
  • Best Oral Presentation Award in The Twelfth Symposium on Chemistry Postgraduate Research in Hong Kong, 2005.
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award at Fudan University, 2003.
  • First Prize of Kodak Scholarship at Fudan University, 2002.
  • First Prize of National Chemistry Olympic Contest, 1999.​​

Post-Doctoral Researchers​

Dr. Xiucong Bao
B.S. Life Sciences
Nankai University, 2011
Ph.D. Chemistry 
The University of Hong Kong, 2016

Dr. Zheng Liu
B.S. Life Sciences
Nankai University, 2012
Ph.D. Chemistry
The University of Hong Kong, 2016

Dr. Xin Li
B.S. Pharmaceutical Sciences

Zhejiang University, 2012
Ph.D. Chemistry
The University of Hong Kong, 2017
Dr. Xiao-Meng Li
B.S. Life Sciences

Zhejiang University, 2013
Ph.D. Chemistry 
The University of Hong Kong, 2017



Graduate Students

Yiwen Cui
B.S. Animal Science

Jilin University, 2014

Jianwei Lin
B.S. Chemistry

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2014

Gaofei Tian
B.S. Life Sciences

Nankai University, 2012
M.S. Life Sciences
Nankai University, 2015
Yixiang Jiang
B.S. Chemistry

Fudan University, 2016
Yiping Wu
B.S. Chemical Biology

Xiamen University, 2017

Siyue Huang
B.S. Life Sciences

Peking University, 2016

Ka Chun Jonathan Kwan
B.S. Biochemistry

University of Hong Kong, 2018

Xinxin Cheng
B.S. Chemistry

Southern University of Science and Technology, 2018
Xiaoyu Qin
B.S. Chemistry

Shandong University, 2016
M.Phil. Chemistry
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2018

Undergraduate

Ngo Fung Man, Major in biochemistry, HKU

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