Dr. Chow Ka Lai, Karen (周嘉麗博士)

Lecturer I
Ph.D. HKBU (Hong Kong)

Office: SMC 12/F, College of International Education, Shek Mun
Tel: (852) 3411 3179
Fax: (852) 3411 5990
Email: karenchow@hkbu.edu.hk

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
B.Sc. (Hons.) in Applied Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

TEACHING

Environmental Biotechnology
Laboratory Environmental Analysis
Environmental Pollution and Toxicology
Integrated Waste Management
Internship for Environment and Resources Management

RESEARCH INTEREST

Environmental Health
Environmental remediation
Constructed wetland in sewage treatment

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Lin, S., Man, Y.B., Chow, K.L., Zheng, C., & Wong, M.H. (2019). Impacts of the influx of e-waste into Hong Kong after China has tightened up entry regulations. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 1-30.

Man, Y.B., Chow, K.L., Tsang Y.F., Lau, F.T.K., Fung, W.C., Wong, M.H., (2018). Fate of bisphenol A, perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctanesulfonate in two different types of sewage treatment works in Hong Kong. Chemosphere, 190: 358-367.

Man Y.B., Chow K.L., Xing G.H., Chan J.K.Y., Wu S.C., Wong M.H., (2017). A pilot study on health risk assessment based on body loadings of PCBs of lactating mothers at Taizhou, China, the world’s major site for recycling transformers. Environmental Pollution, 5: 364-371.

Chow, K.L., Man, Y.B., Tam, N.F.Y., Liang, Y., Wong, M.H., 2015. Uptake and transport mechanisms of decabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-209) by rice (Oryza sativa). Chemosphere, 119: 1262-1267.

Man, Y.B., Chow, K.L., Wang, H.S., Sun, X.L., Wu, S.C., Cai, Z.W., Kang, Y., Li, H., Zheng, J.S., Giesy, J.P., Wong, M.H., 2015. Human health risk assessment of soil dioxin/furans contamination and dioxin-like activity determined by ethoxyresorufin-O-deethylase bioassay. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22: 5218-5227.

Man, Y.B., Chow, K.L., Man, M., Lam, J.C.W., Lau, F.T.K., Fung, W.C., Wong, M.H., 2015. Profiles and removal efficiency of polybrominated diphenyl ethers by two different types of sewage treatment work in Hong Kong. Science of the Total Environment, 505: 261-268.

Man, Y.B., Chow, K.L., Kang, Y., Wong, M.H., 2013. Mutagenicity and genotoxicity of Hong Kong soils contaminated by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and dioxins/furans. Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, 752: 47-46.

Man, Y.B., Kang, Y., Wang, H.S., Lau, K.Y., Li, H., Sun, X.L., Giesy, J.P., Chow, K.L., Wong, M.H., 2013. Cancer risk assessment of Hong Kong soils contaminated by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 261: 770-776.