Prof. Danny Leung, Associate Professor in the Division of Life Science at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), specializes in the fields of epigenetics, stem cell biology, and genetics. Prof. Leung’s research focuses on the interplay between epigenetic pathways in the regulation of non-coding DNA. His research has been published in various journals including Nature and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS).
Prof. Leung currently serves as Director of the HKUST Center for Epigenomics Research, and is the lead investigator for the Hong Kong Epigenomics Project. He is also the Associate Director of HKUST-BGI Joint Research Center. Furthermore, he was honored with the Croucher Innovation Award 2017 for his distinguished scientific research achievements.