Name: Qiaoyi Jessie

Qualification: Ph.D

Country: Hong Kong

Affiliation:

The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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Address:

Rm 707,
Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building,
Prince of Wales Hospital,
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong.

Research Interests:

Gastrointestinal cancers, Non-alcohol steatohepatitis (NASH), Biomarkers, Human endogenous retrovirus

Biography:

  • Dr. Liang has been involved in the identification and characterization of cancer-related genes since 2004.
  • Whilst completing her PhD in Oncology at the Cancer Institute of Zhejiang University, she identified and designated three novel cancer-related genes, including HERV-HX, HERV-H4p15, and psiTPTE22-HERV.
  • Upon completion of her doctorate, Dr. Liang devoted one year to establishing rapid prenatal diagnosis methods, one of which has been granted with patent number ZL 2010 1 0019380.5.
  • Dr. Liang is now Research Assistant Professor in State Key Laboratory of Digestive Disease, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • Dr. Liang's research now focuses on cancer genomics, metagenomics, human endogenous retroviruses in cancers, biomarkers, and functional studies on cancer-related genes.
  • Till December 2016, Dr. Liang's work has resulted in publication of 32 peer-reviewed research articles, of which 16 are as first/co-first or corresponding author, 3 patents, 21 conference abstracts and 14 research awards (AACR travel award, UEGW Oral Free Paper Prize, ICG Women Scientists Award, CUHK Research Excellence Award, etc).

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