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Teaching Staff

Dr. LEE, Jetty Chung Yung

Dr. LEE, Jetty Chung Yung

Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, HKU

B.Agr (Korea University); M.Phil (HKU); Ph.D. (HKU)

  • 2299 0318
  • 2559 9114
  • KBSB 6S09

Teaching Areas

  • Food Chemistry
  • Food & Nutrient Analysis
  • Meat, Dairy & Grain Sciences
  • Experiential Learning
  • Postgraduate Research Presentation Skills

Research Interests

  • Lipid peroxidation and profiling of biological samples.
  • Development and measurement of oxidative damage biomarkers in biological samples using GC/MS and LC-MS/MS.
  • Oxidative stress and disease development.
  • Antioxidant and oxidative stress in human nutrition. 
  • Oxidative stress and environmental stressors.

Current Research

  • Oxylipins and cardioprotection
  • Lipid mediators and plant polyunsaturated fatty acids
  • Age-macular degeneration and dietary oil
  • Lipophenols and disease protection
  • Lipid mediators and environmental stressors

Research Team


  • Andy Ho Hang Leung (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Harry Yu Fung Yau (M.Phil. Candidate)


  • Tai Hun Kim (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Emily Kwun Kwan Lo (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Vivian Wing Lam Poon (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Zuzanna Ostrowska (Ph.D. Candidate)


  • Université de Montpellier, Faculty of Pharmacy, Visiting Professorship Award
  • The University of Hong Kong Overseas Fellowship Award

Selected Publications

  • Signorini C, De Felice C, Durand T, Galano JM, Oger C, Leoncini S, Ciccoli L, Carone M, Ulivelli M, Manna C, Cortelazzo A, Lee JCY, Hayek J (2018). Relevance of 4-F4t-neuroprostane and 10-F4t-neuroprostane to neurological diseases. Free Radical Biology & Medicine 115:278-287.
  • Lai KP, Lee JCY+, Wan HT, Li JW, Wong AY, Chan TF, Oger C, Galano JM, Durand T, Leung KS, Leung CC, Li R, Wong CKC (2017). Effects of in utero PFOS exposure on transcriptome, lipidome and function of mouse testis. Environmental Science & Technology 51:8782-8794.
  • Roy J, Galano JM, Durand T, Le Guennec JY, Lee JCY* (2017). Physiological role of reactive oxygen species as promoters of natural defenses. FASEB J 31:3729-3745.
  • Roy J, Fauconnier J, Oger C, Farah C, Angebault-Prouteau C, Thireau J, Bideaux P, Scheuermann V, Bultel-Poncé V, Demion M, Galano JM, Durand T, Lee JCY*, Le Guennec JY* (2017). Non-enzymatic oxidized metabolite of DHA, 4(RS)-4-F4t-neuroprostane protects the heart against reperfusion injury. Free Radical Biology & Medicine 102: 229-239.
  • Poon WL, Alenius H, Ndika J, Fortino V, Kolhinen V, Meščeriakovas A, Wang M, Greco D, Lähde A, Jokiniemi J, Lee JCY, El-Nezami H, Karisola P (2017). Nano-sized zinc oxide and silver, but not titanium dioxide, induce innate and adaptive immunity and antiviral response in differentiated THP-1 cells. Nanotoxicology 11: 936-951.
  • Cuyamendous C, Leung KS, Durand T, Lee JCY*, Oger C*, Galano G* (2015) Synthesis and discovery of phytofurans: metabolites of a-linolenic acid peroxidation. Chemical Communications 51:15696-15699.
  • De La Torre A, Lee YY, Massoni A, Guy A, Bultel-Ponce V, Durand T, Oger C*, Lee JCY*, Galano JM* (2015) Total syntheses and in vivo quantitation of novel neurofuran and dihomo-isofuran derived from docosahexaenoic acid and adrenic acid. Chemistry - A European Journal 21: 2442-2446.
  • De La Torre A, Lee YY, Oger C, Sangild PT, Durand T, Lee JCY*, Galano JM*. (2014) Synthesis, discovery and quantitation of dihomo-Isofurans: Biomarkers for in vivo adrenic acid peroxidation. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 53: 6249-6252.