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. D. G. He, X. He, X. Yang and H. W. Li, “A smart ZnO@polydopamine-nucleic acid nanosystem for ultrasensitive live cell mRNA imaging by the target-triggered intracellular self-assembly of active DNAzyme nanostructures”, Chem. Sci., 8(4), 2832-2840 (2017).
  2. H. N. Chan, D. Xu, S. L. Ho, M. S. Wong and H. W. Li, “Ultra-sensitive detection of protein biomarkers for diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease”, Chem. Sci., 8(5), 4012-4018 (2017).
  3. C. Y. Poon, L. Wei, Y. L. Xu, B. Chen, L. H. Xiao and H. W. Li, “Quantification of Cancer Biomarkers in Serum Using Scattering-Based Quantitative Single Particle Intensity Measurement with a Dark-Field Microscope”, Anal. Chem., 88(17), 8849-8856 (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. 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).
  6. 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”, Anal. Chim. Acta, 917, 64-70 (2016).
  7. 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).
  8. 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).
  9. 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”, Sci. Rep., 5, 14619 (2015).
  10. 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”, Curr. Alzheimer Res., 12(5), 424-433 (2015).
  11. 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. Chem., 86(19), 9880-9886 (2014).
  12. 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”, Anal. Chim. Acta, 823, 61-68 (2014).