About Ng Lab

To relieve the suffering of patients and their beloveds, we need a more profound, deep understanding of human diseases and transformative therapeutics.

Our lab uses modern chemical, biological, and bioinformatics tools to develop novel and safe medicines for the treatment of various dreadful diseases, including cancers, diabetes, infectious and neurodegenerative diseases.

Prof. Wai-Lung (Billy) Ng

Professor Wai-Lung (Billy) Ng leads the Ng Lab of Chemical Biology & Drug Discovery at the School of Pharmacy, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). His research interests are chemical biology, drug discovery, and medicinal chemistry.

Professor Ng completed his postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School / Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Prior to Harvard, he was a research fellow at University of Oxford, with funding supports from the Croucher Foundation and Marie Curie Fellowship (declined). He was a Fulbright Scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) during his graduate study. He obtained his Ph.D. and B.Sc. (1st Class Hons.) in Chemistry from CUHK.

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We seek and welcome highly-motivated individuals interested in our research to join the lab! 

We have multiple positions available at different levels:

  • PhD Student

  • Research Assistant

  • Visiting Scholar

Research background in neuroscience, organic synthesis, chemical biology, cancer biology or pharmacogenomics would be an advantage. 

Outstanding PhD applicant will be nominated for the prestigious HKPF Scheme.

Please send your CV and cover letter to billyng@cuhk.edu.hk

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