Prof. Peter Pak Hang CHEUNG

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK




Dr Peter Cheung is currently an Assistant Dean (Research) and Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He obtained his bachelor’s and Master's degree from Queen’s University, Canada, and Western University, Canada, respectively, and his doctorate degree from The University of Hong Kong. Dr Cheung's research interest focuses on using computational, statistical, structural, and enzymological approaches to study viral replications and prevention strategies for infectious diseases. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Croucher-Butterfield Ph.D. Scholarship (Croucher Foundation), Best Poster Presentation Award (The University of Hong Kong), and Finalist of the Hong Kong Young Scientist Award (Hong Kong Institution of Science). He has published extensively in the field of computational and structural biology. His original research findings have been published as first or corresponding authors in leading international journals including those of the Lancet Microbe, BMJ, Nature Catalysis, Nucleic Acids Research, and Nature Communications. His work has been supported by the Research Grants Committee’s General Research Fund and Collaborative Research Fund, with which he led international efforts to study viral replication of influenza and SARS-CoV-2 replication using structural, computational, and enzymology approaches.