King L ChowView all speakers
King Chow is Professor of Life Science and Biomedical Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He holds the positions of Associate Dean of Students, Academic Director of the Common Core Program, Director of the Molecular Biomedical Sciences Program and Associate Director of the Bioengineering Program at HKUST.
His research focuses on molecular genetics, neural development and evolutionary biology. He first brought synthetic biology to Hong Kong through organizing the SB4.0 in 2008. He led the iGEM Asia regional competition in the year 2011 and 2012, and advised the HKUST teams for the past five years. He is active in teaching broad areas in life science disciplines and general science education at undergraduate and postgraduate level, earning him the School of Science Teaching Award and the Michael G. Gale Medal of distinguished teaching at HKUST.