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Prof. Tzi Bun Ng

Prof. Tzi Bun Ng
School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Biography :

TB Ng received his PhD degree in Biochemistry from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, postdoctoral training in endocrinology in Hormone Research Lab, University of California in San Francisco, and conducted sabbatical research in biotechnology Imperial College London. Currently he is a professor at the School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has published, in internationally refereed reputable journals, over 700 papers. He was the principal investigator and a coinvestigator of a number of research grants. He has served as a reviewer of research grant applications submitted to national funding agencies in Europe and Singapore.

Research Interest :

The research interest of TB Ng cover a diversity of proteins including whey proteins, antifungal proteins, and peptides, antiviral proteins and peptides, antibacterial peptides, cathelicidins, defensins, antifreeze proteins, venom proteins, ribosome inactivating proteins, lectins, trypsin inhibitors, and enzymes such as laccases, galactosidases and ribonucleases. Other research interests encompass melatonin, methyl gallate compounds,chitosan, marine products, and plasticizers. and Chinese medicinal products including those from Dendrobium, Cordyceps, Ganoderma, Momordica and Coriolus species.