Researchers

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Prof. Gray Williams
Director, Professor

Intertidal ecology,  Herbivore-autotroph interactions, Behaviour and ecophysiology of intertidal species, especially molluscs

 Room 3S02

 (852) 2299 0604

 hrsbwga@hku.hk

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Dr. Bayden D. Russell
Associate Director,
Associate Professor

Marine Ecology (particularly subtidal), Climate Change and Nutrient Pollution impacts in marine ecosystems, herbivore and algal ecophysiology, Ecosystem Phase-shifts.

Room 2S05

 (852) 2299 0680

 brussell@hku.hk

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Dr. Stefano Cannicci
Associate Director,
Associate Professor

Mangrove ecology and conservation, Crabs-trees interactions in mangrove systems, Behavioural ecology of intertidal crabs, Evolutionary biology of intertidal and terrestrial crabs

Room 2S04

 (852) 2299 0673

 cannicci@hku.hk

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Dr. ThiyagaRajan Vengatesen
Associate Professor

Ocean acidification, Environmental proteomics, Biofouling: Larval Biology, Oyster Fishery and Aquaculture, and Ecological and economic consequences of larval exposure to environmental stressors

Room 2S03

 (852) 2299 0601

 rajan@hku.hk

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Dr. David Baker
Associate Professor

Coral Reef Ecology, Stable Isotope Ecology, Evolution & Extinction of Symbiosis, Global Change, Marine Pollution, Conservation Forensics

Room 6S14

 (852) 2299 0606

 dmbaker@hku.hk

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Dr. Moriaki Yasuhara
Associate Professor

Paleoecology and macroecology, Biodiversity patterns, Climatic impacts, Deep-sea biology, Human-induced ecosystem degradation

Room 3S12

 (852) 2299 0317

 yasuhara@hku.hk

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Dr. Celia Schunter
Assistant Professor

Ecological genomics, Transcriptomics & epigenomics of adaptation, Response to environmental change, Transgenerational inheritance, and Environmental effects on behaviour and the brain in marine organisms

Room 3S01

 (852) 2299 0304

 schunter@hku.hk

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Dr. Juan Diego Gaitan-Espitia
Assistant Professor

Evolutionary ecology, Eco-physiology, Functional and comparative genomics, Quantitative genetics, Climate change biology

Room 3S03

 (852) 2299 0637

 jdgaitan@hku.hk

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Dr. Christelle Not
Assistant Professor

Climate, Marine geochemical cycles, Paleoceanography, Plastic pollution, Microplastics, Radiogenic isotopes, Element traces, Chemical oceanography, Biogeochemistry and Paleoceanography, in order to understand the impact of human on the marine environment and climate

HOC 306

(852) 3917 7831

cnot@hku.hk

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Dr. Nicole Khan
Assistant Professor

Sea-level and paleoenvironmental change, Drivers of coastal subsidence, Coastal wetlands

HOC 328

(852) 3917 1454

nskhan@hku.hk

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Dr. Shelby McIlroy
Research Assistant Professor

Dr. Philip Yong-Xin Li
Assistant Professor

Natural Products, Microbiome, Big data genome mining, Synthetic biology, Biosynthesis

Molecular ecology, Ecology and Evolution of Coral Symbiosis, Population connectivity and Range expansion

HOC 107

 (852) 3910 2196

yxpli@hku.hk

Rm 5N11

 (852) 2299 0824

 smcilroy@hku.hk

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Dr. Cesar Jung-Harada
Senior Lecturer

Engineering, design and invention, social and environmental impacts

Faculty of Architecture

harada@hku.hk