Mary Miu Yee Waye

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Mary Miu Yee Waye received the B.S. degree (with honors) from the University of Western Ontario, Canada, majoring in bacteriology and immunology and then took graduate work and received a Ph.D. degree in medical biophysics at the University of Toronto, Canada. During her graduate period, she received support as a research student of the National Cancer Institute. On completing her Ph.D. study, she received a King George V Fellowship and received her postdoctoral training at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK, as a National Cancer Institute Research Fellow. Later, she also received training at the Division of Structural Studies in Cambridge. She returned to Toronto, Canada, as an Assistant Professor for the Medical Research Group in periodontal physiology, Department of Dentistry, University of Toronto, from 1986 to 1992. She then went back to Hong Kong as a Lecturer at the Department of Biochemistry and has been there ever since, as an Associate Professor, then a Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She was appointed as the founding director of the Croucher Laboratory for Human Genomics in 2004 She was elected as the President of the Hong Kong Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 2006, and the President of the Hong Kong Society of Behavioural and Neural Genetics in 2011. She has published more than 120 articles in refereed international scientific journals. She is a Coinventor of a U.S. patent in the Generation of Unidirectional deletion mutants. She serves currently as the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Post Genomic Era, launched by Nova Science publishers in 2011.

Biography Updated on 10 June 2012

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