Aug 22, 2021

Aug 19, 2021

July 1, 2021

Dr. Zheng is awarded the NSFC Excellent Young Scientist Fund.

Our paper on the function of bacterial amyloid fiber curli in the bacteria-host interaction during neurodegeneration is published at PNAS. Congrats to Dr. Chenyin Wang, who led the study. (see press release: link1, link2, link3)

Our team is awarded a GRF grant from RGC on "Understanding the genomic basis for intraspecific and interspecific variation in neuronal differentiation"; project number: 17107021.

Feb. 1, 2021

Our collaborative project with Prof. Xiang David Li at HKU chemistry on "Investigating protein homeostasis during neuronal development and aging through cell-specific proteomics and interactomics” is funded by RGC CRF scheme (C7026-20G).

Jun. 17, 2020

Our work on the negative role of chaperones in regulating microtubule stability and neuronal differentiation is published on Development. (see press release: link1, link2, link3)

Apr. 1, 2020

Our project on neurodgenerative disease is funded by HMRF grant from Food and Health Bureau

Project number: 07183186; "Bacteria-host interaction in Parkinson’s disease: identifying neuroprotective microbial metabolites against α-synuclein-mediated proteotoxicity” 

Oct. 16, 2019

Dr. Zheng is interviewed by South China Morning Post to comment on genetic testing and its interpretation (podcast: link1; article: link2)

Sep. 1, 2019

We got the first RGC grant (Early Career Scheme); 
Project number: 27104219; "Novel regulators of microtubule stability in neuronal outgrowth and axon regeneration."

Nov. 1, 2018

Zheng lab opens its door at 4/F South Wing of the Kadoorie Biological Sciences Building on the main campus of The University of Hong Kong.