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Ka Ho Leung



    BSc., Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, 2008‒2011

    Ph.D., Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, 2011‒2015

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, 2015‒2016

    Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago, US, 2016‒present


    Best poster presenter at the 20th Symposium on Chemistry Postgraduate Research in Hong Kong - 2013

    Dr. Wu Yee Sun Memorial Scholarship Fund, HKBU - 2013

    Dr. Wu Yee Sun Memorial Scholarship Fund, HKBU - 2012


    DNA-nanotechnology and the applications in multicellular living organism

    Luminescence sensing and imaging


    1. K. Chakraborty, K.-H. Leung, Y. Krishnan "High lumenal chloride in the lysosome is critical for lysosome function." eLife, 2017, in press

    2. K.-H. Leung, H.-Z. He, B. He, H.-J. Zhong, S. Lin, Y.-T Wang, D.-L. Ma, C.-H. Leung. "Label-free luminescence switch-on detection of hepatitis C virus NS3 helicase activity using a G-quadruplex-selective probe" Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 2166

    3. K.-H. Leung, B. He, C. Yang, C.-H. Leung, H.-M. D. Wang, D.-L. Ma. "Development of an aptamer-based sensing platform for metal ions, proteins and small molecules through terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase-induced G-quadruplex formation" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7, 24046

    4. D.-L. Ma, L.-J. Liu, K.-H. Leung, Y.-T. Chen, H.-J. Zhong, D. S.-H. Chan, H.-M. D. Wang, C.-H. Leung. "Antagonising STAT3 dimerization by a rhodium(III) complex" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 9178

    5. K.-H. Leung, H.-Z. He, W. Wang, H.-J. Zhong, D. S.-H. Chan, C.-H. Leung, D.-L. Ma. "Label-free luminescent switch-on detection of endonuclease IV activity using a G-quadruplex-selective iridium(III) complex" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013, 23, 12249

Post-doctoral Scholar, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago,
GCIS, E347A, 929, East 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637
Email: kaholeung[at]uchicago.edu
Phone: +1 7737024364


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