Stephen Kwok Wing Tsui
Stephen Kwok-Wing TSUI is currently a professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences, Head of the Division of Genomics and Bioinformatics and the directors of the Hong Kong Bioinformatics Centre and Centre for Microbial Genomics and Proteomics in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr. Tsui received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1985 and 1995, respectively. He joined the Chinese University of Hong Kong as an Assistant Professor in the Biochemistry Department in 1997. In the last 15 years, his team had characterized and named more than ten novel human genes. He is also a member of the International HapMap Consortium and had been worked on the single nucleotide polymorphisms of the chromosome 3p. During the SARS outbreak in 2003, his team was one of the earliest teams that cracked the complete genome of the SARS-coronavirus. Totally, he has published over 120 scientific papers in international journals, including Nature, New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, PNAS, Circulation and Nucleic Acids Research.
Biography Updated on 19 June 2012