Prof CHAN Wai-Yee

Prof CHAN Wai-Yee

Senior Advisor to the College Master and Fellow
Prof CHAN Wai-Yee

3943 6878

CHAN Wai-Yee (陳偉儀) is former Master of CW Chu College (2017–2021) and is currently Senior Advisor to the Master. He obtained his BSc from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and his PhD from the University of Florida. During his undergraduate years, he was a student of United College and held office in the Representative Council of CUHK.

Chan has been a teacher at CUHK since 2009, and is currently Pro-Vice-Chancellor / Vice-President (Strategic Developments), Li Ka Shing Professor of Biomedical Sciences and founding Director of School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine. He has held many offices at the University and in the Faculty of Medicine. Prior to his Mastership at CW Chu College, he was affiliated with United College.

Chan has been actively engaged in serving the scientific community of Hong Kong and China in various capacities. He is Director of Institute for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, CUHK–Chinese Academy of Sciences Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health Joint Research Laboratory on Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, and of CHUK–Shandong University Joint Laboratory on Reproductive Genetics. He is a member of the Hospital Authority Board (2019 to present), a member of the Research Grant Council (2021-2024) and a member of the Board of Directors, Hong Kong Genome Institute (2020-2024). He is the President of the Hong Kong Institution of Science (2018 to present), and a member of the Shaw Prize Council (2013 to present). He also serves in advisory committees of a number of regional universities, including Peking University, Fudan University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and Tsing Hua University, to name a few.

More information can be found on the departmental webpage.

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