As described in my previous post, there are some updates of the statistics of my online teaching. Until December 2020, I have totally conducted 19 online courses: 6 before July and 11 from August to December 2020. Among those 11 … Continue reading 2020 Online teaching statistics
Right after we learnt about B.1.1.7, another highly infectious variant of SARS-CoV-2 has captured public attention before Christmas. This variant was known as ‘501.V2’, which was believed to be from South Africa. According to Dr Julian Tang from the University … Continue reading 501.V2, another unfortunate coincidence!
Here let us try to take a closer look at the genome of the new lineage of SARS-CoV-2 recently identified in the Greater London Area of the United Kingdom. According to Andrew Rambaut et al (2020), there was a number … Continue reading A closer look at B.1.1.7
There has been a breaking news from the United Kingdom that a new variant of SARS-CoV-2 (B.1.1.7) was confirmed to acquire 17 effective mutations. Until today … Continue reading B.1.1.7, what a bad coincidence!
As the coordinator of the capstone courses, such as LSCI4000 Literature Review, in the School of life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, we have adopted the distance learning mode. I would humbly suggest one of the highlights of … Continue reading A new approach to capstone courses
It has been the third offering of CUSA3003 Biological Science Student Knowledge Enhancement Course since 2016. Unlike the previous two classes, the class in 2020 went … Continue reading CUSA3003 went online
Similar to laboratory courses, tutorial classes have also been conducted online in 2020/21. Online-and-offline mode was practised in my Chung Chi College General Education course, in which the tutorial was conducted on Zoom as well as through face-to-face meeting; interestingly, … Continue reading A new approach to tutorial class
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the world has been shut down. My plan to attend international conferences was greatly affected because the traffic around the globe has been blocked. Fortunately, I managed to join the 2nd International Academic Conference on … Continue reading Re-connected to the world
I am so glad that, in spite of the recent outbreak of COVID-19 in Europe, business seems to be as usual. After a quiet period during … Continue reading Business as usual
With reference to my prediction based on the most relevant data to Hong Kong, I scheduled four face-to-face practical sessions on 15, 20 and 29 October and 3 November for BCHE4640 Aspects of Neuroscience Laboratory and BCHE4760 Haematology and Immunology … Continue reading Face-to-face well timed