Teaching Staff
LI, Hung Wing - Associate Professor and Programme Director, B.Sc. (ATS)

Educational Background
  • B.Sc. (Hons.), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Ph.D., Iowa State University, USA
  • Postdoctoral: University of Chicago, USA

Current Research Interests
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Microfluidics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Protein aggregation
  • Single molecules and single cells imaging
  • Current Research activity

Group of Dr. H. W. Li


Selected Publications
  1. Y. Li, D. Xu, S. L. Ho, H. W. Li, R. Yang and M. S. Wong, "A Theranostic Agent for in Vivo Near-infrared Imaging of β-amyloid Species and Inhibition of β-amyloid Aggregation", Biomaterials, 94, 84-92 (2016).
  2. C. Y. Poon, Q. Li, J. Zhang, Z. Li, C. Dong, A. W. M. Lee, W. H. Chan and H. W. Li, "FRET-based Modified Graphene Quantum Dots for Direct Trypsin Quantification in Urine", Analytica Chimica Acta, 917, 64-70 (2016).
  3. Q. Yang, Z. Ye, M. Zhong, B. Chen, J. Chen, R. Zeng, L. Wei, H. W. Li and L. Xiao, "Self-Assembled Fluorescent Bovine Serum Albumin Nanoprobes for Ratiometric pH Measurement inside Living Cells", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8(15), 9629-9634 (2016).
  4. S. L. Ho, D. Xu, M. S. Wong and H. W. Li, "Direct and Multiplex Quantification of Protein Biomarkers in Serum Samples Using an Immuno-magnetic Platform", Chem. Sci., 7(4), 2695-2700 (2016).
  5. L. Lu, H. J. Zhong, M. Wang, S. L. Ho, H. W. Li, C. H. Leung and D. L. Ma, "Inhibition of Beta-Amyloid Fibrillation by Luminescent Iridium(III) Complex Probes", Scientific Reports, 5, (2015).
  6. S. L. Ho, C. Y. Poon, C. Lin, T. Yan, D. W. J. Kwong, K. K. L. Yung, M. S. Wong, Z. Bian and H. W. Li, "Inhibition of β-Amyloid Aggregation by Albiflorin, Aloeemodin and Neohesperidin and their Neuroprotective Effect on Primary Hippocampal Cells Against β-Amyloid Induced Toxicity", Current Alzheimer Research, 12(5), 424-433 (2015).
  7. S. L. Ho, H. M. Chan, A. W. Y. Ha, R. N. S. Wong and H. W. Li, "Direct Quantification of Circulating MiRNAs in Different Stages of Nasopharyngeal Cancerous Serum Samples in Single Molecule Level with Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy", Anal.l Chem., 86(19), 9880-9886 (2014).
  8. S. L. Ho, H. M. Chan, R. N. S. Wong and H. W. Li, "Self-Assembling Protein Platform for Direct Quantification of Circulating MicroRNAs in Serum with Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy", Analytica Chimica Acta, 823, 61-68 (2014).
  9. C. Y. Poon, H. M. Chan and H. W. Li, "Direct Detection of Prostate Specific Antigen by Darkfield Microscopy Using Single Immunotargeting Silver Nanoparticle", Sensors and Actuators B-Chemical, 190, 737-744 (2014).
  10. K. M. Lo, C. Y. Lai, H. M. Chan, D. L. Ma and H. W. Li, "Monitoring of DNA-Protein Interaction with Single Gold Nanoparticles by Localized Scattering Plasmon Resonance Spectroscopy", Methods, 64(3), 331-337 (2013).
  11. C. N. P. Lui, Y. P. Tsui, A. S. L. Ho, D. K. Y. Shum, Y. S. Chan, C. T. Wu, H. W. Li, S. C. E. Tsang and K. K. L. Yung, "Neural Stem Cells Harvested from Live Brains by Antibody-Conjugated Magnetic Nanoparticles", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 52(47), 12298-12302 (2013).
  12. D. W. Wang, X. M. Zhu, S. F. Lee, H. M. Chan, H. W. Li, S. K. Kong, J. C. Yu, C. H. K. Cheng, Y. X. J. Wang and K. C. F. Leung, "Folate-Conjugated Fe3O4@SiO2@Gold Nanorods@Mesoporous SiO2 Hybrid Nanomaterial: A Theranostic Agent for Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Photothermal Therapy", J. Mater. Chem. B, 1(23), 2934-2942 (2013).