Croucher Scholarships and Fellowships 2016

Winner of the Croucher Studentship 2016/2017

Mr Bill Wing Hin Ng – for PhD degree study at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on oxidative cleavage of polymers and oligosaccharides – conversion of municipal waste to useful raw material.

Winners of the Croucher Scholarships 2016/2017

Mr Gary Pui Tung Choi – for PhD degree study at the Harvard University on computational geometry and its applications.

Mr Ho Tat Lam – for PhD degree study at the Princeton University on nonperturbative quantum field theories and their applications.

Mr Joseph Chi Fung Ng – for PhD degree study at King’s College London on a computational and experimental study on the interactions of APOBEC3 deaminases with nucleic acids and their implications for distinct genomic signatures in cancers.

Mr Nick Chun So – for PhD degree study at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Goettingen on in vivo labeling and tracking of individual chromosomes during meiosis in human oocytes.

Miss Emmy Fai Tsang – for PhD degree study at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg on the neural circuits of the periaqueductal grey.

Winners of the Croucher Cambridge International Scholarships 2016/2017

Mr Aydan Chung Ho Szeto – for PhD degree study at the University of Cambridge on a CRISPR Screen to identify regulators of lymphocyte differentiation.

Mr Joseph Jo Yin Wong – for PhD degree study at the University of Cambridge on investigation of cell signals in Alzheimer’s Disease with novel biosensors.

Winner of the University of Oxford-Croucher Scholarship 2016/2017

Mr Terry Shing Bong Lou – for DPhil degree study at the University of Oxford on new routes to sulfonyl fluorides of tuned reactivity for application to chemical biology

Winners of the Croucher Fellowships 2016/17

Dr Antony Chi Shing Chan – to undertake postdoctoral research at the California Institute of Technology on capture of high-speed dynamics of intra-cellular structures with video-rate nanoscopy.

Dr Mandy Man Wai Cheung – to undertake postdoctoral research at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton on stratification of Quiver Grassmannians via Theta Bases.

Dr Yan Choi Lam – to undertake postdoctoral research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on theoretical investigation of Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer in the Oxygen Evolution Reaction (OER) catalysed by Co(O)(OH).

Dr Chris Pak Hang Lau – to undertake postdoctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the study of nuclei using the skyrme model and holographic QCD.

Dr Christopher Ho Tin Lee – to undertake postdoctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the development of novel high-performance spherical motor drives.

Dr Kenny Chun Yu Ng – to undertake postdoctoral research at the Weizmann Institute of Science on the sun as a high-energy astrophysical source.

Dr Leo Tsz Ho Tang – to undertake postdoctoral research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine on investigation into the molecular mechanism of dendritic development.

Dr Edmund Chun Ming Tse – to undertake postdoctoral research at the California Institute of Technology on sensing and repairing DNA damage using [4Fe4S] proteins for cancer prevention and treatment.

Dr Philip Yuk Kwong Yung – to undertake postdoctoral research at the Science for Life Laboratory, Karolinska Institutet on synthetic biology approaches to deciphering chromatin dynamics in mouse ES cells.