1982, BSc (Hons), Biochem. and 1984, MPhil, Biochem., The Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong; 1987, PhD, Molecular Neurobiology, Univ, of Cambridge. Post-doctorate: 1987-88, MRC Molecular Neurobiology Unit, Univ. of Cambridge; 1988-92, Dept of Neurobiology, Stanford Univ. School of Medicine. At Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology: 1992-98, Asst Prof. of Biology; 1998-2001, Assoc. Prof. of Biology (B); 2001-05, Assoc. Prof. of Biology (A); 2006-08, Acting Head of Biology; 2008-11, Head, Dept of Biology; Prof., Division of Life Science; Director, Center for Chinese Medicine R&D.