Ph.D. positions for highly motivated and creative students are available in the Faculty (FHS).  The Faculty has strong connections to overseas universities and institutions, our Ph.D. students may have training opportunity in other top-tier research institutes, including laboratories of Nobel laureates. For more details, please visit the website of the Graduate School of University of Macau or contact fhs.enquiry@um.edu.mo.

Applicants should apply ONLINE with curriculum vitae, relevant certificates and transcripts, research interest proposal and contact information of at least two referees, etc.

Admission Requirement
As a research-oriented faculty, FHS only admits students with master degrees or good bachelor degrees for a PhD programme. Admission details, including the English language proficiency requirement, are located at the website of the Graduate School of University of Macau.

Study Requirement
PhD students in FHS need a minimum of 27 credits (students with Master’s Degree) and 30 credits (students without Master’s Degree) of course work and fulfill other requirements set in General Regulations Governing PhD Programme in order to graduate.  These 27 credits of course work comprise of one University-wide on-line course “Research Ethics”, two Faculty-wide compulsory courses, one* Required Elective course and a doctoral thesis.
* Students admitted via the Direct Entry channel (without Master Degree) are required to take a total of two Required Elective courses.

Tuition Fee
Starting from the academic year of 2014/2015, the Tuition Fee Scheme becomes credit-based.  Please visit the website of Graduate School for details.

PhD Funding
UM Macao PhD Scholarship
UM PhD Assistantship

PhD Specializations – List of Topics and Information of Supervisors
The Faculty offers a series of research topics which extensively cover numerous areas in the health and biomedical sciences.  Each project is supervised by one of our professors.

Name of SupervisorResearch TopicRecruitment DetailsContact
Chuxia DENG(1) Oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes
(2) Stem cells, Cancer metastasis and Drug development
Details_CXDcxdeng@um.edu.mo
Wei GE(1) Genetic analysis of growth and reproduction in the zebrafish model
(2) Impacts of environmental endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) on reproduction and public health
(3) Zebrafish as a model for aging, human diseases and drug discovery
Details_WGweige@um.edu.mo
Edwin Chong Wing CHEUNG(1) Mechanism of gene regulation in cancer
(2) Single cell analysis
Details_ECecheung@um.edu.mo
Kathy Qian LUO(1) Circulating tumor cells and cancer metastasis
(2) Drug resistant and anti-cancer drug discovery
--kluo@um.edu.mo
Sanming WANGCancer genetic, hereditery breast cancer, genomics, bioinformatics

Details_SMWsanmingwang@um.edu.mo
Garry WONGBioinformatics of aging related neurodegenerative diseases

Details_GWgarrygwong@um.edu.mo
Yutao XIANGPublic health, psychiatry, nursing, clinical psychologyDetails_YTXYTXiang@um.edu.mo
Ren-He XUHuman embryonic stem cell-derived MSC: developmental and therapeutic application
Details_RHXrenhexu@um.edu.mo
Xiaohua Douglas ZHANG(1) Digital medical research and data analysis
(2) Data mining for biomedical research
(3) Development of analytic software for high-throughput biomedical data
--douglaszhang@um.edu.mo
Wenhua ZHENGFoxo and neuronal differentiation or new drugs development like artemisinin and metformin etcDetails_WHZwenhuazhang@um.edu.mo
William Chong Hang CHAOTBC--williamchao@um.edu.mo
Guokai CHEN(1) Metabolic regulation in stem cell maintenance and differentiation
(2) Novel mechanisms involved in cardiomyocyte differentiation and maturation
(3) Skin cell differentiation for regenerative medicine
(4) Endoderm differentiation for disease model
Details_GKCguokaichen@um.edu.mo
Lijun DI(1) Remodeling of transcriptional program in cancer development by both endogenous and exogenous factors via regulating CtBP status
(2) Molecular mechanism of cancer metastasis
(3) Investigating the molecular mechanisms and identifying the potential therapeutic targets of obeesity and related disease
--lijundi@um.edu.mo
Henry Hang Fai KWOKAntibody/ Venom-based peptide targeted therapy for anti-cancer prototype drug discovery & development based on the hallmarks of cancerDetails_HKhfkwok@umc.mo
Tzu Ming LIU(1) In vivo microscopy and spectroscopy of tumor microenvironment
(2) Develop serum fluoroscope for the diagnosis of organ function
Details_TMLtmliu@um.edu.mo
Terence Chuen Wai POON(1) Identification of antibiotic resistant bacteria by proteomic analysis
(2) Glycated proteins in human diseases
(3) Development of novel methods for proteome-wide analysis of sumoylation
Details_TPtcwpoon@um.edu.mo
Kin Yip TAM(1) Development of small molecule inhibitors targeting cancer metabolism or Alzheimer’s disease
(2) High throughput screening
(3) Chemical optimizations of drug candidates
Details_KTkintam@um.edu.mo
Xiaoling XU
BRCA1 associated breast cancer and cancer metastasis
Details_XLXxiaolingx@um.edu.mo
Zhen YUAN(1) Neuroscience and neuroimaging
(2) Biomedical Optics
(3) Optical Molecular Imaging and Cancer Nanomedicine
Details_ZYzhenyuan@um.edu.mo
Yunlu DAI


(1) Cancer nanomedicine
(2) Molecular imaging
(3) Drug delivery
Details_YLDyldai@um.edu.mo
Leo Tsz On LEE(1) Elucidating the role of GRKs in the β-arrestin signaling in ovarian cancer and its potential clinical application
(2) Proteomic and metabolic analyses reveal fatty acid metabolic reprograming in highly metastatic ovarian cancer cells
Details_Leoltolee@um.edu.mo
Gang LI(1) Epigenetic mechanisms of tumorigenesis
(2) Signal transduction pathways in Epigenetics
--gangli@um.edu.mo
Ningyi SHAOCardiomyocytes differentiation across speciesDetails_NYSsaohalam@um.edu.mo
Joong Sup SHIMExploiting synthetic lethality genetic interaction for cancer target discovery
Details_Shimjsshim@um.edu.mo
Vivien Yafan WANGMechanism of gene regulation by NFkappaB and co-factors
Details_VWvivienwang@um.edu.mo
Chris Koon Ho WONGTranscription regulation of fungal metabolism and infection.--koonhowong@um.edu.mo
Ruiyu XIE(1) Epigenetic mechanisms underlying lineage specification;
(2) Stem cell-based therapy for diabetes
Details_RYXruiyuxie@um.edu.mo
Hongjie ZHANG(1) System-intrinsic sphingolipid homeostatic network regulation
(2) Molecular mechanisms of tubular organ morphogenesis
Details_HJZhjzhang@um.edu.mo
Xuanjun ZHANGMolecular probes and nanoprobes for bioimaging and sensing
Details_XJZxuanjunzhang@um.edu.mo
Qi ZHAO(1) Antibody drug development
(2) Immune cell therapy against cancer
Details_QZqizhao@um.edu.mo
Jun ZHENG(1) Type VI Secretion System in Pathogenic bacteria
(2) Development next generation antibiotics
(3) Bacterial persistence
Details_JZjunzheng@um.edu.mo

Student Housing 
Postgraduate House (PGH) consists of 4 buildings (S1, S2, S3 and S4), offering more than 2,600 bed spaces mainly to UM non-local students.  All the rooms in the PGH are fully furnished, internet-connected, air-conditioned and with bathrooms, excluding personal necessities and beddings.  Please visit the following links for more information:
Postgraduate House
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