Team:Hong Kong HKUST/team/acknowledgement



Our deepest thanks to the following parties, who generously sponsored and supported our cause:

  • Office of the Provost, HKUST
  • Office of the Dean of Science, HKUST

iGEM teams from the following institutions kindly exchanged information with us and has greatly helped with us our human practice project:

  • South University of Science and Technology of China (2014 iGEM team)
  • Tec Monterrey (2013 iGEM team)
  • Manchester (2013 iGEM team)
  • Cornell (2013 iGEM team)

We would very much like to thank the following parties for generously sharing their plasmids and gDNA with us. Without their help, we would not be able to complete our devices.

  • Professor Patrick Chiu Yat Woo at Hong Kong University (Department of Microbiology), who provided us with the gDNA of Streptococcus Pneumoniae NCTC 7465 strain.
  • Dr. Don Morrison and all his staffs (Université de Toulouse, UPS, Laboratoire de Microbiologie et Génétique Moléculaires), who provided us with pCEPcin, pKHS-comE, pKHS-comER120S, pKHS-comED58E and pXPL16.

The individuals below participated in our Human Practice Interview and offered much insight for promoting our project beyond academia. We would like to express our great gratitude to:

  • Prof. Lam Hon Ming (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • Prof. Tom Richard (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Dr. Samuel Yu (Health, Safety and Environment Office of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
  • Ms. Christine Chiu (Health, Safety and Environment Office of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

We would like to greatly thank below organization for cooperating with us in our Human Practice:

  • Independent Schools Foundation Academy (ISF Academy)

Finally, special thanks to the individual below, who built the database search engine for our Human Practice project:

  • Mr. Kevin Wongso (Graduate student from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

We would also like to thank the following individuals from Division of Life Science at our home institute:

  • Prof. Siu Chun HUNG, who advised on the feasibility of the project as well as various techniques
  • Jack ZHU for training and advice
  • And all other members at Professor King L. CHOW's laboratory




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