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Facsimile No. * Vice-Chancellor Professor Chio-Wei Woo. LX Mk PhO and Freddenr
Professor of Bioloay
&oointed for the Hono Kona Universitv of Science an& Technoloay
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology today announces
the appointment of Prof Ernest Hsiao Ying CHU (,#$$$ $+Q”) as Professor
Prof Chu is currently Professor of Human Genetics and Toxicology at
the Medical School and the School of Public Health of the University of
Michigan at Ann Arbor. He received his BSc from Shanghai’s St John’s
University and his MS and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.
Prior to joining the University of Michigan, he held appointments at Yale
University, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory at Tennessee and the
University of Tennessee. At present, he also serves as Consultant for two
US government agencies: Environmental Protection Agency and Bureau of
Drugs, Food and Drug Administration. In addition, he is an Advisory
Professor of Fudan University in Shanghai.
Prof Chu’s research interests are in the areas of mammalian cell and
molecular genetics, with emphasis on mutagenesis and DNA repair. He has _
published over 100 papers and one book. Prof Chu has received numerous -- -
honours and awards including fellowships of New York Academy of ’
Science, American Association for Advancement of Science, Josiah Macy
Foundation and American Cancer Society.
Prof Chu was born in Haining, Zhejiang. He is married to Nien-Si Liu.
They have three children.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 26 March 1990
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