Combining coastal oceanographic, ecological, and engineering-based observational techniques, our work focuses on the main question of how individual experience in the plankton affects population dynamics.
On October 12th, Dr. Chan gave a seminar at the Moss Landing Marine Labs in California, USA titled "Growing up in a sea of change".
Congratulations to PhD candidate Elizaldy Maboloc for his recent publication in Scientific Reports. A PDF of his journal article can be viewed here.
LIFS, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Division of Life Science
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Website: Marine Invertebrate Larvae in Hong Kong Waters
The Chan Lab is excited to announce our new website highlighting the findings of a recent project to investigate the distribution and seasonality of marine decapod crustacean larvae in nearby Hong Kong waters. The website can be viewed here.
New Publication on Interactive effects of temperature and salinity on early life stages of the sea urchin Heliocidaris crassispina
Congratulations to former Research Assistant Karen Mak for her recent publication in Marine Biology. A PDF of her article can be viewedhere.
Two new publications!
Congratulations to PhD student Abby and former lab member Julia for their recent publications. PDFs of the two journal articles can be viewed here(Abby) andhere(Julia).
Microplastics Cause Irreversible Effects on Marine Organisms
Recently our research on the adverse effects of microbeads on marine invertebrates has been publicized in the media. The research team consists of Julia Leung (former undergraduate), Abby Lo (current postgraduate), and Pui-Lam Ng (current postgraduate) led by Dr. Karen Chan. The official HKUST press release can be viewed here.
We are on TVB Pearl Report! Mar 2018
We are featured in the episode "Small Plastic, Big Problem". Watch the episode here.
Photos by Dr. Karen Chan. Last updated on Apr 19, 2018