Vitargent (International) Biotechnology Limited

Scientific Advisory Board

Professor David Hinton, Duke University – United States
Chairman
Our chairman, David Hinton, is the Nicholas Professor of Environmental Quality, in the Nicholas School of the Environment, at Duke University. His research focuses on environmental toxicology and heal...
Professor Cheng Shuk Han, City University of Hong Kong
Member
Cheng Shuk Han is a co-inventor of Vitargent’s transgenic medaka fish. Her lab also works with zebrafish to investigate how molecules and chemicals interact in regulating the fascinating processes of...
Professor Thomas Braunbeck, University of Heidelberg – Germany
Member
Thomas Braunbeck heads the Aquatic Ecology and Toxicology Group at the University of Heidelberg’s Department of Zoology. His team investigates the impact of environmental contaminants in rivers and la...
Professor Ian Cotgreave, Karolinska Institute – Sweden
Member
A professor of toxicology, Ian Cotgreave has studied the toxicity of drugs and environmental chemicals, and their impact on living organisms, for many years. As Director of Strategic Scientific Devel...
Professor Daniel Schlenk, University of California, Riverside – United States
Member
As a professor of aquatic ecotoxicology, Daniel Schlenk’s work focuses on understanding the biochemical factors that influence susceptibility to environmental and natural chemicals. Among other areas...
Dr. Masato Kinoshita, Kyoto University – Japan
Member
Masato Kinoshita is an assistant professor of applied biosciences. He studies the biology, genetics, and genomics of medaka fish, as well as the use of medaka as a model organism for laboratory work. ...
Professor Gong Zhiyuan, National University of Singapore
Member
A professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the National University of Singapore, Gong Zhiyuan has developed many transgenic lines of zebrafish and medaka fish. He is an expert in the dev...
Stefan Meyer, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) – Switzerland
Member
As deputy director of the EPFL’s Integrative Food Science and Nutrition Centre, Stefan Meyer works to bring food and nutrition experts from different disciplines together, to collaborate on research a...
Professor Peter de Witte, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven)- Belgium
Member
Peter de Witte heads the Laboratory for Molecular Bio-Discovery in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences at KU Leuven. His team uses state-of-the-art gene editing techniques t...
Professor Hani El-Nezami, University of Hong Kong
Member
Hani El-Nezami’s group studies the impacts of chemicals on human health. His research interests include the use of beneficial bacteria to fight cancer associated with exposure to dietary carcinogens a...
Professor Chris Kong Chu Wong, Hong Kong Baptist University
Member
Chris Kong Chu Wong is Director of the Croucher Institute for Environmental Sciences, and head of the Department of Biology at Hong Kong Baptist University. His research covers environmental pollutio...
Professor Ho Kin Chung, Open University of Hong Kong
Member
Ho Kin Chung heads the Environmental Studies Programme at the Open University of Hong Kong. Besides his primary interests in red tides and phytoplankton ecology, he is involved in a wide spectrum of r...