Academic Staff

Cheng, Tianfan

Dr Cheng, Tianfan

BEng (Shanghai), MSc (Zhejiang), PhD (HK)

Title: Post-doctoral Fellow in Infection and Immunity
Discipline area: Periodontology
Tel: 2859 0222

Areas of Research Expertise

  1. Immunology
  2. Oral microbiology and microbiomics
  3. Chemical biology

Faculty Research Group

Selected Latest Publications


  1. Cheng T, Li H, Xia W, Jin L & Sun H. Exploration into the nickel ‘microcosmos’ in prokaryotes. Coordination Chemistry Reviews 2016;311:24-37. doi:10.1016/j.ccr.2015.12.007
  2. Cheng T, XIA W, WANG P, HUANG F, Wang JJ & Sun H. Histidine-rich proteins in prokaryotes: metal homeostasis and environmental habitat-related occurrence. ~/Metallomics~~ 2013;5(10):1423-1429. doi:10.1039/C3MT00059A

Honours and Awards

  1. Doris Zimmern HKU-Cambridge Hughes Hall Fellowships 2015-16 University Research Committee (URC). 2015. Cheng T.

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