Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology

Doctor of Philosophy / Master of Philosophy

Sept 2018 Entry

Introduction


The Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (ABCT) is a multi-disciplinary department that embraces chemistry, biology, biochemistry, biochemical engineering and food science. In keeping with the mission of PolyU, ABCT focuses on providing high-quality education and building our strength in basic and applied research to meet the requirements of a rapidly changing society.

 

Please visit our website for more information about our research areas and programmes.

Research Areas


Biology

Biological research within the ABCT department covers a wide area, from the molecular to the cellular and to the organism levels, with the aim of tackling some of the most important and challenging issues in biological research today. A full list of our biological research areas can be found herein.

Biochemistry and Biophysics

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Bioengineering

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Biotechnology

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Cancer Biology

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Chinese Medicine

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Environmental Biology

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Genetics

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Microbiology

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Molecular Biology

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Molecular Pathology

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Pharmacology

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Proteomics

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Structural Biology 

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Toxicology

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Chemistry

Chemical research in the ABCT department is led by academics covering a wide spectrum of areas, divided into the categories listed below. The Department is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to support inter-disciplinary collaborations and high-level research on topics from fundamental concepts to practical applications. 

Analytical Chemistry

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Chemical Biology

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Environmental Chemistry and Technology

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Inorganic Chemistry

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Materials Chemistry

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Medicinal Chemistry

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Organic Chemistry

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Physical Chemistry

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Food Safety and Technology

The related research in the Department involves inter-disciplinary collaborations and combinations of various technologies to address important issues in food, with current research areas listed below. The Department aims to establish a world-class food safety and technology centre.

Food Chemistry and Analysis

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Food Engineering and Process

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Food Microbiology

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Food Nutrition

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Food Toxicology

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Functional Food

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Research Facilities


Please visit our website for more information about our research facilities.

Other Information


No information is available at present.

Supporting Documents


Curriculum Vitae

Compulsory

Transcript / Certificate

Compulsory