ARC Grant-Funded Researcher (A)
School of Biomedicine
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Hon Yeung (Dexter) Chan is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Reproductive Immunology group at the Robinson Research Institute. His research aims to further the understanding and to define the significance of the male seminal fluid in the reproductive process, and the female response to signalling factors carried within the ejaculate. His research will help understand how both paternal and maternal factors contribute to normal reproductive processes and may ultimately, improve our understanding of the causes of infertility.
His current research interests include:
- the identification of the regulators of seminal fluid signalling that alter the female response to conception, such as signalling factors in the male ejaculate and receptors for these signalling moieties in the female reproductive tract
- the mechanisms by which semen contributes to gene regulation in the uterus during the peri-implantation phase of pregnancy critical for female receptivity for successful embryo implantation
Date Position Institution name 2020 - ongoing Postdoctoral Researcher University of Adelaide
Language Competency Chinese (Cantonese) Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, speak and understand spoken English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2015 - 2020 University of Adelaide Australia PhD in Medicine 2014 - 2014 University of Adelaide Australia Honours Degree of Bachelor of Health Sciences 2011 - 2013 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science)
Year Citation 2020 Robertson, S. A., Schjenken, J. S., Moldenhauer, L. M., Zhang, B., Groome, H. M., Chan, H. Y., & Care, A. S. (2020). miR-155 Deficiency Impairs Pregnancy Tolerance and Predisposes to Inflammation-Induced Fetal Loss in Mice.. Poster session presented at the meeting of REPRODUCTIVE SCIENCES. Vancouver, CANADA: SPRINGER HEIDELBERG.
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2023 Co-Supervisor Identity of seminal fluid antigens driving expansion of the female adaptive immune response after mating Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Ha Manh Tran
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