Welcome to HKU School of Biological Sciences

There are two universal truths about biology. First, is unity. Life evolved once: its fundamental processes and building blocks are essentially the same regardless of species or location. The second is diversity. Evolution gave rise dazzling variety: millions of species, each with a unique array of adaptations, and a myriad different local communities. At the School of Biological Sciences, we study the proximate mechanisms underlying biological systems as well as their ultimate outcomes.  Our teaching and research contributes to the understanding, appreciation and conservation of nature in Hong Kong and globally.

David Dudgeon

Director

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Guest Seminar

November 29 @ 10:30 am

Effect of Oxygen Therapy on Brown Adipose Tissue using Gene Expression and Sequential Analysis by Chang-Hyung Lee, ...

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13th International Symposium on VIP, PACAP and Related Peptides

December 3

Date: 3-7 December, 2017 Venue: The University of Hong Kong Website

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Qualifying Seminar Symposia

December 5

Qualifying Seminar Symposia Name Degree Supervisor Module Mei Michele Wan ...

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