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Co-occurring, congener tubeworms have significantly different salinity tolerance

October 2020
Congratulations to Iris and Seneca for their first peer-reviewed publication. doi: 10.1007/s00227-020-03758-y
 

Feeding-swimming tradeoffs in barnacle nauplii

October 2020
Highspeed video of barnacle: https://osf.io/548qt/. Article doi: 10.1093/iob/obaa011
 

The pattern of fluctuation shapes acidification impact

October 2020
Congratulations to Daniel for his first peer-reviewed publication. doi: 10.1093/conphys/coaa008
 

Larval urchin swims to avoid acidic water

January 2020
Check out the new publication at https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00227-019-3629-7.
 

Chan Lab rocked at SICB Annual Meeting

January 2020
Prof. Chan presented the new collaborative work with Prof. Mimi Koehl (UC Berkeley) and Prof. Benny Chan (Academia Sinica) on biomechanics on larvae. Swarthmore undergraduates presented their work on bacterial compound on larval urchin development. 
 

New Home at Swarthmore, PA, USA 

January 2019
Prof. Chan has started her appointment at Swarthmore College. She will be teaching marine biology in spring. 
 

Marine Invertebrate Larvae Under Global Climate Change

January 2019
MPhil. student Wilson Yeung from Chan’s lab explains why ocean acidification caused by the increasing global temperature imposes threats to marine invertebrate larvae such as sea urchins, a rare treat for sushi lovers. Watch the full video at https://youtu.be/9EgLWSVxJeI
 

We are Relocating

November 2018
Prof. chan and her lab will relocate to Swarthmore College, PA as of Jan 1st 2019.
 

Why barnacles larvae are shaped the way they are

November 2018
PhD student WONG Jin Yung published his meta-analysis on barnacle larvae morphology. Check out the new publication at https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0206973
 

We are on TVB Pearl Report!

March 2018
We are featured in the episode “Small Plastic, Big Problem”. Watch the episode at http://news.tvb.com/programmes/pearlreport/5ab8da91e603838d46f8cf8a
 

Microplastics Cause Irreversible Effects on Marine Organisms

March 2018
Recently our research on the adverse effects of microbeads on marine invertebrates has been publicized in the media. The research team consists of Julia Leung (former undergraduate), Abby Lo (current postgraduate), and Pui-Lam Ng (current postgraduate) led by Dr. Karen Chan. The official HKUST press […]
 

New Publication on Interactive effects of temperature and salinity on early life stages of sea urchin

February 2018
Congratulations to former Research Assistant Karen Mak for her recent publication in Marine Biology. A PDF of her article can be viewed at https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s00227-018-3312-4.pdf
 

Co-occurring, congener tubeworms have significantly different salinity tolerance

October 2020
Congratulations to Iris and Seneca for their first peer-reviewed publication. doi: 10.1007/s00227-020-03758-y
 

Feeding-swimming tradeoffs in barnacle nauplii

October 2020
Highspeed video of barnacle: https://osf.io/548qt/. Article doi: 10.1093/iob/obaa011
 

The pattern of fluctuation shapes acidification impact

October 2020
Congratulations to Daniel for his first peer-reviewed publication. doi: 10.1093/conphys/coaa008
 

Larval urchin swims to avoid acidic water

January 2020
Check out the new publication at https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00227-019-3629-7.
 

Chan Lab rocked at SICB Annual Meeting

January 2020
Prof. Chan presented the new collaborative work with Prof. Mimi Koehl (UC Berkeley) and Prof. Benny Chan (Academia Sinica) on biomechanics on larvae. Swarthmore undergraduates presented their work on bacterial compound on larval urchin development. 
 

New Home at Swarthmore, PA, USA 

January 2019
Prof. Chan has started her appointment at Swarthmore College. She will be teaching marine biology in spring. 
 

Marine Invertebrate Larvae Under Global Climate Change

January 2019
MPhil. student Wilson Yeung from Chan’s lab explains why ocean acidification caused by the increasing global temperature imposes threats to marine invertebrate larvae such as sea urchins, a rare treat for sushi lovers. Watch the full video at https://youtu.be/9EgLWSVxJeI
 

We are Relocating

November 2018
Prof. chan and her lab will relocate to Swarthmore College, PA as of Jan 1st 2019.
 

Why barnacles larvae are shaped the way they are

November 2018
PhD student WONG Jin Yung published his meta-analysis on barnacle larvae morphology. Check out the new publication at https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0206973
 

We are on TVB Pearl Report!

March 2018
We are featured in the episode “Small Plastic, Big Problem”. Watch the episode at http://news.tvb.com/programmes/pearlreport/5ab8da91e603838d46f8cf8a
 

Microplastics Cause Irreversible Effects on Marine Organisms

March 2018
Recently our research on the adverse effects of microbeads on marine invertebrates has been publicized in the media. The research team consists of Julia Leung (former undergraduate), Abby Lo (current postgraduate), and Pui-Lam Ng (current postgraduate) led by Dr. Karen Chan. The official HKUST press […]
 

New Publication on Interactive effects of temperature and salinity on early life stages of sea urchin

February 2018
Congratulations to former Research Assistant Karen Mak for her recent publication in Marine Biology. A PDF of her article can be viewed at https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s00227-018-3312-4.pdf