Award for Teaching Excellence 2009-10
Dr Alice S T Wong
School of Biological Sciences
"Teaching and learning interrelate and mutually enrich each other. It has always been a joy to share my knowledge and values with students, whether they are currently attending the University or have graduated.”
Dr Wong received her BSc (First Class Honours) and MPhil from The University of Hong Kong, and obtained her PhD from the University of British Columbia. She worked at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre as a Postdoctoral Fellow and then in the University as an Assistant Professor in 2002. She is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Biological Sciences. Dr Wong’s research interests focus on molecular and cellular mechanisms regulating normal ovarian function and the development of ovarian cancer, and the courses she teaches include cell biology and technology, and biotechnology industry, etc. She has received a number of prestigious awards, including the Croucher Foundation Studentship, Brigid G Leventhal Award, and Bristol-Myer Squibb Oncology Young Investigator Scholar Award. In 2007, she was awarded the University’s Outstanding Young Researcher Award. Dr Wong is a dedicated teacher and has made significant contributions to teaching and played an active role in curriculum design, review, and innovation both for the School of Biological Sciences and the new 4-year curriculum.