Anderson O. Wong

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Anderson O. L. Wong obtained his B.Sc. and M.Phil. at the University of Hong Kong and moved to Canada for his Ph.D. training in the University of Alberta. After his postdoctoral training at the University of Toronto, he joined the University of Hong Hong as an assistant professor in 1996, promoted to associate professor in 2003, and is now a full professor in the School of Biological Sciences. During his appointment at the University of Hong Kong, he also served as an adjunct researcher (2000) in the National Institute of Child Health and Development (NIH, USA), guest professor (2002-04) in the GuangDong Dayabay Fishery Development Center (Oceanic and Aquatic Product Department, Guangdong Province, China), and visiting professor (2002-05, 2006-09) in the School of Life Sciences, Zhongshan University (Guangzhou, China). For his services in teaching and research at the University of Hong Kong, he has received the Award for Teaching Excellence (2010), GRF Merit Award for Research (2008, 2009), CERG Merit Award for Research (2003-2007), and Honorable Mention Award for Teaching (2002). Regarding his area of research, he is a comparative endocrinologist by training and his works focus on neuroendocrine regulation and signal transduction for pituitary hormone secretion, synthesis, and gene expression in fish models. Recently, he has extended his research to autocrine/paracrine feedback control in the fish pituitary. Besides his regular duties at the University, he is also a council member of the Asia and Oceania Society for Comparative Endocrinology and Hong Kong Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Reproduction. He is now serving in the editorial broad of “The Open Physiology Journal” and as a special editor for the journal “General & Comparative Endocrinology”.

Biography Updated on 14 October 2010

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