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Professor Andy Tao Yin Lau

Cancer Proteomics and Epigenetics

Professor Andy Tao Yin Lau 劉道然

PhD (The University of Hong Kong)
Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics,
Shantou University Medical College


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  • Tel: (86) 754 8853 0052 (Office)
  • Office: Room 603-2, Comprehensive Building, 22 Xinling Road, Shantou, 515041, P.R. China


Professional Activities and Honors:

  • Editor-in-Chief of the Springer Nature Journal: Cancer Cell International (2022 – Present)
  • Associate Editor of the Springer Nature Journal: Clinical Epigenetics (2022 – present)
  • Associate Editor of the Springer Nature Journal: Epigenetics Communications (2020 – present)
  • Section Editor of the Springer Nature Journal: Current Pharmacology Reports (2017 – present)
  • Academic Editor of the Journal: Public Library of Science ONE (PLoS ONE) (2009 – Present)
  • Guest Associate Editor of the Journal: Frontiers in Genetics (2021 – present)
  • Review Editor of the Journal: Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences (2020 – present)
  • Active Member, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) (2012 – Present)
  • 国家重点研发计划“蛋白质机器与生命过程调控”重点专项2016年度和2017年度申报项目答辩评审专家
  • 国家重点研发计划“精准医学研究”重点专项2017年度和2018年度申报项目答辩评审专家
  • 广东省高等学校“千百十工程” 省级培养对象
  • 广东省“扬帆计划”培养高层次人才
  • 汕头大学医学院科研先进个人, SUMC (2011)
  • 汕头市科技创新创业领军人才
  • Foreign faculty teaching staff, using English-teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate courses: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Proteomics, Shantou University (2011 – Present)
  • Supervisor of PhD and MPhil candidates (博導, 碩導), Shantou University (2011 – Present)


Research Projects Available:

  • Proteomic interrogation of the molecular mechanism of toxic-metal induced cytotoxicity and carcinogenicity in humans
  • Covalent post-translational modification of mammalian histones and the associated functions
  • Cancer epigenetics and biomarker discovery