Kathryn Cheah, chair professor of Biochemistry; Dr Danny Chan, associate professor, department of Biochemistry, and Dr Song You-qiang, assistant professor of Department of Biochemistry. Photo: David Wong Kathryn Cheah, chair professor of Biochemistry; Dr Danny Chan, associate professor, department of Biochemistry, and Dr Song You-qiang, assistant professor of Department of Biochemistry. Photo: David Wong
Kathryn Cheah, chair professor of Biochemistry; Dr Danny Chan, associate professor, department of Biochemistry, and Dr Song You-qiang, assistant professor of Department of Biochemistry. Photo: David Wong

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Kathryn Cheah, chair professor of Biochemistry; Dr Danny Chan, associate professor, department of Biochemistry, and Dr Song You-qiang, assistant professor of Department of Biochemistry. Photo: David Wong Kathryn Cheah, chair professor of Biochemistry; Dr Danny Chan, associate professor, department of Biochemistry, and Dr Song You-qiang, assistant professor of Department of Biochemistry. Photo: David Wong
Kathryn Cheah, chair professor of Biochemistry; Dr Danny Chan, associate professor, department of Biochemistry, and Dr Song You-qiang, assistant professor of Department of Biochemistry. Photo: David Wong
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