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Professor LIM, Wallace Boon Leong

Professor LIM, Wallace Boon Leong

Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, HKU

B.Sc. (CUHK). D. Phil. (Oxon)

  • 3917 3826
  • 2858 3477
  • KBSB 5N13

Teaching Areas

  • Coordinator of the Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Major
  • Business aspects of biotechnology
  • Immunology
  • Virology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology

Research Interests

  • Plant Energy
  • Photosynthesis
  • Chloroplast Biology
  • Mitochondrial Biology
  • Omics
  • Biosensors

Current Research

Research Team

  • Ms. Sheyli Lim
  • Ms. Celine Yang
  • Ms. Lang Yang
  • Mr. Michael Chan
  • Ms. Wynne Zhong


  • How Plants Save Energy Asian Scientist
  • How Chloroplasts Maintain Energy Efficiency Science Daily
  • Hong Kong scientists engineer plants for a warmer planet Nikkei Asian Review
  • Versitech Limited and Agragen, LLC enter into an exclusive licensing agreement to enhance the agronomic performance of camelina Agragen
  • Scientists at HKU discover method for speeding up plant growth cycles which can help fight against world hunger and climate change SCMP
  • 港大新技術加快植物生長星島日報

A plant growth technology invented by Dr B L Lim (MBB coordinator of HKU)